The table below looks at the statistics for VME skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VME over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ICL VME
Rank 541 561 547
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Contract jobs citing VME 39 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.083% 0.041% 0.054%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.39% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 16 19
Average daily rate £401 £339 £580
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.37% -41.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £264 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £468 £696
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £330 £580
% change year-on-year
+21.51% -43.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
10069 10543 9908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.34% 22.87% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6173 6184 5496
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 749 842 915
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

VME
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VME across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VME within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West +11 34 £400 +5.96% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £700 -
VME
UK

VME
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VME also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VME.

1 37 (68.52%) COBOL
2 34 (62.96%) Linux
3 30 (55.56%) Mainframe
4 28 (51.85%) Tuxedo
5 25 (46.30%) Micro Focus
5 25 (46.30%) Migration
5 25 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (42.59%) Oracle
7 20 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (35.19%) Red Hat
9 17 (31.48%) Middleware
10 14 (25.93%) Fujitsu
11 13 (24.07%) Waterfall
11 13 (24.07%) MVS
11 13 (24.07%) Finance
12 12 (22.22%) Project Management
13 11 (20.37%) Risk Management
14 10 (18.52%) Unix
14 10 (18.52%) QA
15 9 (16.67%) C
15 9 (16.67%) SOA
15 9 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
16 8 (14.81%) Configuration Management
16 8 (14.81%) Java
16 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
17 7 (12.96%) Enterprise Architecture
17 7 (12.96%) Private Cloud
17 7 (12.96%) PostgreSQL
17 7 (12.96%) VMware
18 6 (11.11%) Solaris

VME
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VME also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VME. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (51.85%) Tuxedo
2 3 (5.56%) TPMS
3 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) LAN
1 3 (5.56%) NAS
1 3 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (12.96%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Eclipse
1 4 (7.41%) Subversion
1 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.70%) PVCS
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Architect
2 10 (18.52%) Delivery Manager
3 7 (12.96%) Senior Manager
3 7 (12.96%) Test Assurance Manager
3 7 (12.96%) Test Manager
4 6 (11.11%) Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Security Architect
4 6 (11.11%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 6 (11.11%) Technical Manager
5 3 (5.56%) C Programmer
5 3 (5.56%) COBOL Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Database Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Product Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Programmer
5 3 (5.56%) Quality Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Subject Matter Expert
6 2 (3.70%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Product Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (31.48%) Middleware
2 2 (3.70%) J2EE
2 2 (3.70%) JSP
2 2 (3.70%) Servlets
2 2 (3.70%) XML
2 2 (3.70%) XML Schema
2 2 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (55.56%) Mainframe
2 7 (12.96%) Private Cloud
3 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.56%) CMDB
4 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.70%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 34 (62.96%) Linux
2 20 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (24.07%) MVS
4 10 (18.52%) Unix
5 6 (11.11%) Solaris
6 1 (1.85%) AIX
6 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (46.30%) Migration
2 13 (24.07%) Waterfall
3 12 (22.22%) Project Management
4 11 (20.37%) Risk Management
5 9 (16.67%) SOA
6 8 (14.81%) Configuration Management
7 7 (12.96%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (11.11%) Analytics
8 6 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.11%) Defect Management
8 6 (11.11%) DevOps
8 6 (11.11%) Operations Management
8 6 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
8 6 (11.11%) Security Architecture
8 6 (11.11%) Supplier Management
8 6 (11.11%) Test Management
9 5 (9.26%) SABSA
9 5 (9.26%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 37 (68.52%) COBOL
2 9 (16.67%) C
3 8 (14.81%) Java
4 3 (5.56%) SQL
5 2 (3.70%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.26%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) QA
2 5 (9.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) Micro Focus
2 23 (42.59%) Oracle
3 19 (35.19%) Red Hat
4 14 (25.93%) Fujitsu
5 7 (12.96%) VMware
6 6 (11.11%) IBM
7 5 (9.26%) ICL
8 2 (3.70%) BEA
9 1 (1.85%) Capita
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