The table below looks at the statistics for VME skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VME over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ICL VME
Rank 587 560 574
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +14
Contract jobs citing VME 36 59 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.11% 0.027%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.32% 0.53% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 49 7
Median daily rate £340 £393 £552
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.37% -28.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £320 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £438 £666
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £393 £550
% change year-on-year
-13.37% -28.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
VME
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11225 11205 11151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.50% 21.71% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7211 6745 6422
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 563 871 958
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

VME
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing VME as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

VME Jobs Demand Trend in England

VME
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VME across the England region.

VME Daily Rate Trend in England

VME
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VME across the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

VME Daily Rate Histogram in England

VME
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VME across the England region.

VME Hourly Rate Trend in England

VME
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VME within the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West +11 34 £345 -10.79% 1
North East -72 2 £265 -35.36%
VME
UK

VME
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VME also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for VME.

1 64 (87.67%) COBOL
2 37 (50.68%) Tuxedo
3 34 (46.58%) Middleware
4 30 (41.10%) Linux
5 25 (34.25%) ICL
6 24 (32.88%) Micro Focus
7 21 (28.77%) Red Hat
8 20 (27.40%) C
8 20 (27.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (24.66%) Security Cleared
10 15 (20.55%) BPSS Clearance
11 14 (19.18%) Visual Studio
11 14 (19.18%) Eclipse
11 14 (19.18%) Fujitsu
11 14 (19.18%) Subversion
12 13 (17.81%) Unix
13 12 (16.44%) Migration
14 11 (15.07%) SC Cleared
15 10 (13.70%) Finance
16 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (12.33%) AIX
16 9 (12.33%) Project Management
17 8 (10.96%) TPMS
18 7 (9.59%) Test Scripting
18 7 (9.59%) Oracle
18 7 (9.59%) Java
18 7 (9.59%) Automated Testing
19 6 (8.22%) Degree
19 6 (8.22%) Mainframe
20 5 (6.85%) HP

VME
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (50.68%) Tuxedo
2 8 (10.96%) TPMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.37%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 14 (19.18%) Eclipse
1 14 (19.18%) Subversion
1 14 (19.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) General Ledger
2 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (45.21%) Developer
2 12 (16.44%) Architect
3 10 (13.70%) COBOL Developer
3 10 (13.70%) Middleware Developer
4 9 (12.33%) Test Manager
5 8 (10.96%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.22%) C Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Technical Leader
7 5 (6.85%) Programmer
8 4 (5.48%) C Programmer
8 4 (5.48%) Network Architect
9 3 (4.11%) Test Assurance Manager
10 2 (2.74%) Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) COBOL Programmer
10 2 (2.74%) Delivery Manager
10 2 (2.74%) Digital Delivery Manager
10 2 (2.74%) Senior COBOL Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Technical Architect
11 1 (1.37%) Consultant
11 1 (1.37%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (46.58%) Middleware
2 2 (2.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (41.10%) Linux
2 20 (27.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (17.81%) Unix
4 9 (12.33%) AIX
5 1 (1.37%) MVS
5 1 (1.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.44%) Migration
2 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (12.33%) Project Management
3 7 (9.59%) Automated Testing
3 7 (9.59%) Test Scripting
4 5 (6.85%) Risk Management
4 5 (6.85%) Test Strategy
4 5 (6.85%) Waterfall
5 4 (5.48%) Financial Modelling
5 4 (5.48%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (5.48%) Network Design
5 4 (5.48%) Re-Platforming
5 4 (5.48%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (4.11%) ITSM
6 3 (4.11%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (4.11%) Test Automation
6 3 (4.11%) Test Management
6 3 (4.11%) TOGAF
6 3 (4.11%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (2.74%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (87.67%) COBOL
2 20 (27.40%) C
3 7 (9.59%) Java
4 4 (5.48%) C++
5 2 (2.74%) C#
6 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (24.66%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 11 (15.07%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 25 (34.25%) ICL
2 24 (32.88%) Micro Focus
3 21 (28.77%) Red Hat
4 14 (19.18%) Fujitsu
5 7 (9.59%) Oracle
6 5 (6.85%) HP
7 1 (1.37%) IBM
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