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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ICL VME
Rank 526 552 519
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -33
Contract jobs citing VME 65 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.030% 0.007%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.58% 0.14% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 11 1
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£376 £350 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -19.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £435
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
11255 11002 9302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.20% 22.13% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6480 6306 5084
Average daily rate £370 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £163 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.79% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 927 996 953
Average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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
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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 East +21 42 £347 -0.72% 1
North West - 23 £400 - 1
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UK

VME
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 55 (65.48%) COBOL
2 41 (48.81%) Migration
3 33 (39.29%) Mainframe
4 30 (35.71%) Relational Database
5 23 (27.38%) Security Cleared
5 23 (27.38%) Java
5 23 (27.38%) UNIX
6 21 (25.00%) SQL
7 16 (19.05%) Automated Testing
8 15 (17.86%) RDBMS
9 14 (16.67%) Finance
9 14 (16.67%) ICL
10 13 (15.48%) Data Conversion
10 13 (15.48%) Linux
11 12 (14.29%) Micro Focus
11 12 (14.29%) Test Scripting
11 12 (14.29%) QA
12 11 (13.10%) Integration Testing
12 11 (13.10%) Middleware
12 11 (13.10%) Tuxedo
13 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
15 7 (8.33%) MVS
15 7 (8.33%) CRM
15 7 (8.33%) Workflow
15 7 (8.33%) Scala
15 7 (8.33%) Open Source
15 7 (8.33%) NoSQL
15 7 (8.33%) Test Strategy
16 6 (7.14%) Continuous Integration

VME
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 11 (13.10%) Tuxedo
2 2 (2.38%) TPMS
2 2 (2.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 15 (17.86%) RDBMS
3 7 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.19%) StarTeam
General
1 14 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (25.00%) Analyst
2 15 (17.86%) Architect
2 15 (17.86%) COBOL Analyst
3 13 (15.48%) Test Manager
4 11 (13.10%) Technical Architect
4 11 (13.10%) Technical Leader
5 9 (10.71%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.95%) Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Author
8 3 (3.57%) Technical Author
8 3 (3.57%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (2.38%) COBOL Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (2.38%) Applications Architect
9 2 (2.38%) Java Programmer
9 2 (2.38%) Agile Project Manager
9 2 (2.38%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.38%) Programmer
9 2 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.10%) Middleware
2 2 (2.38%) Java SE
2 2 (2.38%) Java EE
2 2 (2.38%) Java EE 5
2 2 (2.38%) JPA
2 2 (2.38%) J2EE
2 2 (2.38%) SOAP
2 2 (2.38%) Web Services
3 1 (1.19%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (39.29%) Mainframe
2 13 (15.48%) Data Conversion
3 7 (8.33%) Open Source
4 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.57%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.38%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.19%) Economics
7 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.19%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.38%) UNIX
2 13 (15.48%) Linux
3 7 (8.33%) MVS
4 4 (4.76%) Windows
5 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (48.81%) Migration
2 16 (19.05%) Automated Testing
3 12 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 11 (13.10%) Integration Testing
5 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.33%) Workflow
6 7 (8.33%) CRM
6 7 (8.33%) Test Strategy
7 6 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.95%) Test Automation
8 5 (5.95%) Project Management
9 4 (4.76%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (4.76%) System Testing
9 4 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (3.57%) Project Planning
10 3 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (3.57%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 55 (65.48%) COBOL
2 23 (27.38%) Java
3 21 (25.00%) SQL
4 7 (8.33%) Scala
5 1 (1.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (27.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.95%) Degree
3 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) OCAJ
4 2 (2.38%) OCP
4 2 (2.38%) OCA
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.19%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (16.67%) ICL
2 12 (14.29%) Micro Focus
3 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.95%) Fujitsu
5 4 (4.76%) HP
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle
6 2 (2.38%) EnterpriseDB
6 2 (2.38%) VMware
7 1 (1.19%) SAP
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Rate: £400 - £420 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago