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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ICL VME
Rank 543 519 506
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -13
Contract jobs citing VME 20 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.045% 0.017%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.19% 0.20% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 6
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£330 £580 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% +93.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £562 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £698 £307
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £580 £300
% change year-on-year
-43.10% +93.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
10634 10081 9124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 23.03% 22.65% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6307 5694 4893
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 856 937 1037
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -14.28%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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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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 - 12 £330 - 2
North West -15 7 £378 -34.91% 1
Yorkshire - - - -
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VME
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 24 (66.67%) COBOL
2 17 (47.22%) Java
2 17 (47.22%) Migration
3 16 (44.44%) SQL
4 15 (41.67%) UNIX
5 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (36.11%) Micro Focus
5 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
6 9 (25.00%) Mainframe
7 8 (22.22%) Linux
8 7 (19.44%) Middleware
9 6 (16.67%) Finance
9 6 (16.67%) Tuxedo
9 6 (16.67%) Open Source
10 5 (13.89%) NoSQL
10 5 (13.89%) Scala
10 5 (13.89%) Integration Testing
10 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
10 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
10 5 (13.89%) Eclipse
10 5 (13.89%) MVS
11 4 (11.11%) ICL
11 4 (11.11%) System Testing
12 3 (8.33%) Fujitsu
12 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
12 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
13 2 (5.56%) SOAP
13 2 (5.56%) JBoss
13 2 (5.56%) J2EE
13 2 (5.56%) Oracle

VME
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 6 (16.67%) Tuxedo
2 2 (5.56%) JBoss
3 1 (2.78%) TPMS
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Eclipse
2 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) StarTeam
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Analyst
2 13 (36.11%) Developer
3 9 (25.00%) COBOL Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) Architect
4 7 (19.44%) Applications Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Project Manager
5 5 (13.89%) Developer Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) COBOL Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Digital Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.78%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Systems Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Middleware
2 2 (5.56%) SOAP
2 2 (5.56%) J2EE
2 2 (5.56%) JPA
3 1 (2.78%) Java EE 5
3 1 (2.78%) Java SE
3 1 (2.78%) Java EE
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) UNIX
2 8 (22.22%) Linux
3 5 (13.89%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Migration
2 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.89%) Integration Testing
3 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
4 4 (11.11%) System Testing
5 2 (5.56%) CRM
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL
5 2 (5.56%) BCP
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Supplier Management
5 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.56%) Security Management
5 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) COBOL
2 17 (47.22%) Java
3 16 (44.44%) SQL
4 5 (13.89%) Scala
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby
5 1 (2.78%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) OCAJ
3 1 (2.78%) OCP
3 1 (2.78%) OCA
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Micro Focus
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.11%) ICL
4 3 (8.33%) Fujitsu
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle
5 2 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (5.56%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (2.78%) VMware
6 1 (2.78%) Borland
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