The table below looks at the statistics for VME skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VME over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ICL VME
Rank 27 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing VME 18 28 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.42% 6.36% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.51% 22.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 27 0
Median daily rate £321 £393 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.21% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £389 £363
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
VME
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
109 127 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 26.78% 28.86% 26.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 85 73
Median daily rate £390 £385 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +53.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £265 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £580 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 24
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -52.72%
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 Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing VME as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

VME Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

VME
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

VME Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

VME
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VME across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

VME Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

VME
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

VME Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

VME
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VME within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Blackpool -12 9 £330 -15.49% 1
Lytham St Annes - 5 £308 - 2
VME
North West

VME
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for VME.

1 52 (92.86%) COBOL
2 40 (71.43%) Tuxedo
3 36 (64.29%) Linux
4 25 (44.64%) Micro Focus
4 25 (44.64%) Middleware
5 24 (42.86%) Red Hat
6 22 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (37.50%) Oracle
7 21 (37.50%) Migration
8 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (26.79%) Finance
9 15 (26.79%) Project Management
9 15 (26.79%) Mainframe
10 14 (25.00%) Waterfall
11 13 (23.21%) Risk Management
12 12 (21.43%) ICL
12 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
13 11 (19.64%) C
14 10 (17.86%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (16.07%) Java
15 9 (16.07%) Fujitsu
16 8 (14.29%) Subversion
16 8 (14.29%) Supplier Management
16 8 (14.29%) Visual Studio
16 8 (14.29%) Unix
16 8 (14.29%) Eclipse
17 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
17 7 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
17 7 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
18 6 (10.71%) Private Cloud

VME
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 40 (71.43%) Tuxedo
2 6 (10.71%) TPMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 8 (14.29%) Subversion
1 8 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) Architect
3 9 (16.07%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (12.50%) COBOL Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 6 (10.71%) Technical Manager
5 6 (10.71%) Test Assurance Manager
5 6 (10.71%) Test Manager
6 5 (8.93%) Security Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Middleware Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Network Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Technical Leader
8 3 (5.36%) C Developer
8 3 (5.36%) C Programmer
8 3 (5.36%) Programmer
8 3 (5.36%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Digital Delivery Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (44.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Mainframe
2 6 (10.71%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (64.29%) Linux
2 22 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (14.29%) Unix
4 5 (8.93%) AIX
5 1 (1.79%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) Migration
2 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (26.79%) Project Management
4 14 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 13 (23.21%) Risk Management
6 8 (14.29%) Supplier Management
7 7 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
8 6 (10.71%) Automated Testing
8 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
8 6 (10.71%) SOA
8 6 (10.71%) Test Management
9 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.93%) Defect Management
9 5 (8.93%) DevOps
9 5 (8.93%) Security Architecture
9 5 (8.93%) TOGAF
9 5 (8.93%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (7.14%) SABSA
10 4 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 52 (92.86%) COBOL
2 11 (19.64%) C
3 9 (16.07%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) Micro Focus
2 24 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 21 (37.50%) Oracle
4 12 (21.43%) ICL
5 9 (16.07%) Fujitsu
6 6 (10.71%) VMware
7 1 (1.79%) HP
7 1 (1.79%) IBM
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