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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ICL VME
Rank 601 537 586
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +49
Contract jobs citing VME 28 69 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.14% 0.023%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.25% 0.62% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 53 8
Median daily rate £306 £389 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.23% +5.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £296 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £537 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
-21.03% +6.89%
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
11293 11083 10879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.56% 22.43% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7150 6486 6301
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 579 913 974
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.83 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +5.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 May 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 May 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 -24 19 £316 -20.37% 3
North East -71 8 £265 -30.26% 1
South East - 1 - -
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UK

VME
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 61 (88.41%) COBOL
2 45 (65.22%) Tuxedo
3 38 (55.07%) Linux
4 31 (44.93%) Micro Focus
5 27 (39.13%) Middleware
6 25 (36.23%) Red Hat
7 24 (34.78%) Oracle
7 24 (34.78%) Migration
8 23 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (24.64%) Mainframe
10 16 (23.19%) ICL
10 16 (23.19%) Finance
11 15 (21.74%) Project Management
11 15 (21.74%) Waterfall
12 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
13 13 (18.84%) Risk Management
14 12 (17.39%) Java
15 11 (15.94%) C
15 11 (15.94%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (15.94%) Fujitsu
16 10 (14.49%) BPSS Clearance
16 10 (14.49%) Re-Platforming
16 10 (14.49%) Automated Testing
17 9 (13.04%) Unix
17 9 (13.04%) Test Scripting
18 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
18 8 (11.59%) Private Cloud
18 8 (11.59%) Eclipse
18 8 (11.59%) Visual Studio

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 45 (65.22%) Tuxedo
2 7 (10.14%) TPMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.45%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Eclipse
1 8 (11.59%) Subversion
1 8 (11.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (23.19%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Developer
2 16 (23.19%) Architect
3 12 (17.39%) Test Manager
4 9 (13.04%) Delivery Manager
5 7 (10.14%) COBOL Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Test Assurance Manager
6 6 (8.70%) Security Architect
6 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 6 (8.70%) Technical Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Middleware Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.35%) C Developer
8 3 (4.35%) C Programmer
8 3 (4.35%) Programmer
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.90%) Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (39.13%) Middleware
2 2 (2.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) Mainframe
2 8 (11.59%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (55.07%) Linux
2 23 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (13.04%) Unix
4 5 (7.25%) AIX
5 1 (1.45%) MVS
5 1 (1.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) Migration
2 23 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (21.74%) Project Management
3 15 (21.74%) Waterfall
4 13 (18.84%) Risk Management
5 10 (14.49%) Automated Testing
5 10 (14.49%) Re-Platforming
6 9 (13.04%) Test Scripting
7 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
7 8 (11.59%) Supplier Management
8 7 (10.14%) SOA
8 7 (10.14%) Test Strategy
9 6 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.70%) Defect Management
9 6 (8.70%) DevOps
9 6 (8.70%) Security Architecture
9 6 (8.70%) Test Management
9 6 (8.70%) TOGAF
9 6 (8.70%) Zachman Framework
10 5 (7.25%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 61 (88.41%) COBOL
2 12 (17.39%) Java
3 11 (15.94%) C
4 4 (5.80%) C++
5 1 (1.45%) C#
5 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.25%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (5.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 31 (44.93%) Micro Focus
2 25 (36.23%) Red Hat
3 24 (34.78%) Oracle
4 16 (23.19%) ICL
5 11 (15.94%) Fujitsu
6 7 (10.14%) VMware
7 3 (4.35%) HP
8 1 (1.45%) IBM
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