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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ICL VME
Rank 581 555 576
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +21
Contract jobs citing VME 35 57 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.11% 0.037%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.31% 0.51% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 47 10
Median daily rate £330 £399 £437
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.37% -8.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £294 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £542 £699
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £396 £363
% change year-on-year
-16.65% +9.22%
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
11370 11182 11317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.95% 22.33% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7297 6652 6564
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 875 957
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £32.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -10 31 £330 -17.50%
North East -76 4 £265 -26.83% 1
VME
UK

VME
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 66 (86.84%) COBOL
2 44 (57.89%) Tuxedo
3 37 (48.68%) Linux
4 32 (42.11%) Micro Focus
5 30 (39.47%) Middleware
6 28 (36.84%) Red Hat
7 26 (34.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (27.63%) ICL
9 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (25.00%) Finance
11 18 (23.68%) Migration
11 18 (23.68%) Project Management
12 17 (22.37%) Mainframe
12 17 (22.37%) Oracle
13 16 (21.05%) C
13 16 (21.05%) BPSS Clearance
14 15 (19.74%) Waterfall
14 15 (19.74%) Security Cleared
15 14 (18.42%) Fujitsu
16 13 (17.11%) Risk Management
17 11 (14.47%) Visual Studio
17 11 (14.47%) Oracle Reports
17 11 (14.47%) Eclipse
17 11 (14.47%) Subversion
18 10 (13.16%) Automated Testing
18 10 (13.16%) Unix
19 9 (11.84%) Test Scripting
20 8 (10.53%) SC Cleared
20 8 (10.53%) Supplier Management
21 7 (9.21%) Java

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 44 (57.89%) Tuxedo
2 7 (9.21%) TPMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.32%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Eclipse
1 11 (14.47%) Subversion
1 11 (14.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) General Ledger
2 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (32.89%) Developer
2 13 (17.11%) Test Manager
3 12 (15.79%) Architect
4 9 (11.84%) Delivery Manager
5 8 (10.53%) COBOL Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Middleware Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Test Assurance Manager
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 6 (7.89%) Technical Leader
7 6 (7.89%) Technical Manager
8 4 (5.26%) C Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Network Architect
9 3 (3.95%) C Programmer
9 3 (3.95%) Programmer
10 2 (2.63%) Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Digital Delivery Manager
10 2 (2.63%) Senior Manager
10 2 (2.63%) Senior Technical Manager
10 2 (2.63%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (39.47%) Middleware
2 2 (2.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.37%) Mainframe
2 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (48.68%) Linux
2 26 (34.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (13.16%) Unix
4 6 (7.89%) AIX
5 1 (1.32%) MVS
5 1 (1.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.68%) Migration
2 18 (23.68%) Project Management
3 15 (19.74%) Waterfall
4 13 (17.11%) Risk Management
5 10 (13.16%) Automated Testing
6 9 (11.84%) Test Scripting
7 8 (10.53%) Supplier Management
8 7 (9.21%) Matrix Organization
8 7 (9.21%) Test Strategy
9 6 (7.89%) Test Management
10 4 (5.26%) Financial Modelling
10 4 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (5.26%) Network Design
10 4 (5.26%) Re-Platforming
10 4 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
11 3 (3.95%) ITSM
11 3 (3.95%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.95%) TOGAF
11 3 (3.95%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 66 (86.84%) COBOL
2 16 (21.05%) C
3 7 (9.21%) Java
4 4 (5.26%) C++
5 2 (2.63%) C#
6 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) BPSS Clearance
2 15 (19.74%) Security Cleared
3 8 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 32 (42.11%) Micro Focus
2 28 (36.84%) Red Hat
3 21 (27.63%) ICL
4 17 (22.37%) Oracle
5 14 (18.42%) Fujitsu
6 5 (6.58%) HP
7 1 (1.32%) IBM