The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term VAX in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VAX over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Essex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DEC VAX
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VAX 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
166 93 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 21.93% 22.63% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 51 52
Average daily rate £350 £300 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £190 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £453 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 11
Average hourly rate £26.00 £28.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £19.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
VAX
East of England

VAX
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VAX across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

VAX Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

VAX
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VAX across the Essex region.

VAX Daily Rate Trend in Essex

VAX
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VAX across the Essex region.

VAX Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

VAX
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing VAX 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 VAX.

1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing

VAX
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing VAX 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 VAX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) Support Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management