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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ICL VME
Rank 540 512 501
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -11
Contract jobs citing VME 25 27 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.060% 0.007%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.24% 0.28% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 1
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£375 £578 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.06% +32.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £580 £435
% change year-on-year
-35.34% +33.33%
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
10302 9806 8695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.27% 21.82% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5960 5452 4679
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 811 939 960
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +18 15 £347 +54.71% 1
North West -28 8 £378 -34.91%
Yorkshire - - - -
VME
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VME
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 35 (74.47%) COBOL
2 26 (55.32%) Migration
3 18 (38.30%) Mainframe
4 17 (36.17%) Security Cleared
5 15 (31.91%) Java
6 14 (29.79%) Micro Focus
7 12 (25.53%) SQL
7 12 (25.53%) UNIX
8 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (21.28%) Linux
10 8 (17.02%) Finance
11 7 (14.89%) ICL
11 7 (14.89%) Tuxedo
11 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
12 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
12 6 (12.77%) Test Scripting
13 5 (10.64%) Eclipse
13 5 (10.64%) Middleware
14 4 (8.51%) Project Management
14 4 (8.51%) Fujitsu
14 4 (8.51%) System Testing
14 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
15 3 (6.38%) EnterpriseDB
15 3 (6.38%) JPA
15 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
15 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
15 3 (6.38%) Agile Project Management
15 3 (6.38%) Supplier Management
15 3 (6.38%) Project Planning
15 3 (6.38%) Security Management

VME
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 7 (14.89%) Tuxedo
2 3 (6.38%) JBoss
3 2 (4.26%) TPMS
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Eclipse
2 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.26%) StarTeam
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Analyst
2 12 (25.53%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) COBOL Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Project Manager
4 7 (14.89%) Applications Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Technical Leader
6 5 (10.64%) Developer Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Architect
7 3 (6.38%) COBOL Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.13%) J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Systems Architect
9 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Architect
9 1 (2.13%) Applications Architect
9 1 (2.13%) Java Programmer
9 1 (2.13%) Programmer
9 1 (2.13%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) Middleware
2 3 (6.38%) J2EE
2 3 (6.38%) SOAP
2 3 (6.38%) JPA
3 2 (4.26%) Web Services
3 2 (4.26%) Java SE
3 2 (4.26%) Java EE
3 2 (4.26%) Java EE 5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (38.30%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Economics
4 1 (2.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) UNIX
2 10 (21.28%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) Migration
2 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
3 6 (12.77%) Test Scripting
4 4 (8.51%) System Testing
4 4 (8.51%) Project Management
5 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.38%) Security Management
5 3 (6.38%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.38%) Supplier Management
5 3 (6.38%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Change Management
7 1 (2.13%) Service Management
7 1 (2.13%) CMMI
7 1 (2.13%) Validation
7 1 (2.13%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (74.47%) COBOL
2 15 (31.91%) Java
3 12 (25.53%) SQL
4 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (36.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) OCP
3 2 (4.26%) OCA
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (4.26%) OCAJ
4 1 (2.13%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Micro Focus
2 7 (14.89%) ICL
3 4 (8.51%) Fujitsu
4 3 (6.38%) EnterpriseDB
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle
5 2 (4.26%) HP
5 2 (4.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) Borland
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
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