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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ICL VME
Rank 19 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing VME 31 29 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.08% 7.42% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.38% 22.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 0
Median daily rate £330 £396 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.71% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £396 £363
% change year-on-year
-16.65% +9.22%
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
145 127 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 33.11% 32.48% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 87 62
Median daily rate £413 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £233 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £570 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 10
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -11 18 £413 +5.09%
Lytham St Annes - 9 £321 -
VME
North West

VME
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 57 (90.48%) COBOL
2 40 (63.49%) Tuxedo
3 36 (57.14%) Linux
4 29 (46.03%) Middleware
5 27 (42.86%) Red Hat
6 26 (41.27%) Micro Focus
7 25 (39.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (28.57%) Project Management
8 18 (28.57%) Finance
9 17 (26.98%) ICL
10 16 (25.40%) Migration
10 16 (25.40%) C
11 15 (23.81%) Oracle
11 15 (23.81%) Mainframe
11 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (22.22%) Waterfall
13 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
13 13 (20.63%) Risk Management
13 13 (20.63%) BPSS Clearance
14 12 (19.05%) Fujitsu
15 11 (17.46%) Visual Studio
15 11 (17.46%) Eclipse
15 11 (17.46%) Subversion
16 10 (15.87%) Oracle Reports
17 9 (14.29%) Unix
18 8 (12.70%) Supplier Management
19 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
20 6 (9.52%) TPMS
20 6 (9.52%) Test Management
20 6 (9.52%) Automated Testing

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 (63.49%) Tuxedo
2 6 (9.52%) TPMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Eclipse
1 11 (17.46%) Subversion
1 11 (17.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (38.10%) Developer
2 12 (19.05%) Architect
3 9 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
4 8 (12.70%) COBOL Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Middleware Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 6 (9.52%) Technical Leader
5 6 (9.52%) Technical Manager
5 6 (9.52%) Test Assurance Manager
5 6 (9.52%) Test Manager
6 4 (6.35%) C Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Network Architect
7 3 (4.76%) C Programmer
7 3 (4.76%) Programmer
8 2 (3.17%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Technical Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Architect
9 1 (1.59%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (57.14%) Linux
2 25 (39.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (14.29%) Unix
4 6 (9.52%) AIX
5 1 (1.59%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) Project Management
2 16 (25.40%) Migration
3 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 13 (20.63%) Risk Management
6 8 (12.70%) Supplier Management
7 6 (9.52%) Automated Testing
7 6 (9.52%) Matrix Organization
7 6 (9.52%) Test Management
8 4 (6.35%) Financial Modelling
8 4 (6.35%) Network Design
8 4 (6.35%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.76%) ITSM
9 3 (4.76%) TOGAF
9 3 (4.76%) Zachman Framework
10 2 (3.17%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.17%) Re-Platforming
10 2 (3.17%) Technical Architecture
11 1 (1.59%) Agile Project Management
11 1 (1.59%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 57 (90.48%) COBOL
2 16 (25.40%) C
3 5 (7.94%) Java
4 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) BPSS Clearance
1 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 27 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 26 (41.27%) Micro Focus
3 17 (26.98%) ICL
4 15 (23.81%) Oracle
5 12 (19.05%) Fujitsu
6 3 (4.76%) HP
7 1 (1.59%) IBM