The table below looks at the statistics for VME skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VME over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ICL VME
Rank 17 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -7
Contract jobs citing VME 32 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.10% 1.41% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.02% 6.52% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 4 0
Average daily rate £388 £378 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £349 £580
% change year-on-year
+14.69% -39.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
123 92 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 31.14% 21.65% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 58 13
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £279 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £450 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 21
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +41.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

VME
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VME across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VME within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Blackpool +9 23 £363 -3.97% 1
Lytham St Annes +1 7 £380 -
VME
North West

VME
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (97.22%) COBOL
2 27 (75.00%) Tuxedo
3 25 (69.44%) Linux
4 23 (63.89%) Micro Focus
5 22 (61.11%) Migration
6 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (50.00%) Oracle
7 18 (50.00%) Red Hat
8 17 (47.22%) Mainframe
9 16 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (41.67%) Middleware
11 12 (33.33%) Project Management
11 12 (33.33%) Finance
11 12 (33.33%) Waterfall
12 11 (30.56%) Risk Management
13 8 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (16.67%) Automated Testing
14 6 (16.67%) Supplier Management
14 6 (16.67%) Test Management
14 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
14 6 (16.67%) Java
14 6 (16.67%) SOA
14 6 (16.67%) C
14 6 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (16.67%) VMware
14 6 (16.67%) Private Cloud
15 5 (13.89%) Security Architecture
15 5 (13.89%) Defect Management
15 5 (13.89%) DevOps
15 5 (13.89%) Re-Platforming

VME
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 27 (75.00%) Tuxedo
2 2 (5.56%) TPMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 4 (11.11%) Subversion
1 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Architect
2 7 (19.44%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (16.67%) Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 6 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 6 (16.67%) Test Assurance Manager
3 6 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Security Architect
5 3 (8.33%) C Programmer
5 3 (8.33%) COBOL Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Programmer
5 3 (8.33%) Quality Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Engineering Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (5.56%) QA Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Technical Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (47.22%) Mainframe
2 6 (16.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Linux
2 16 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (2.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Migration
2 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (33.33%) Project Management
3 12 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 11 (30.56%) Risk Management
5 6 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 6 (16.67%) SOA
5 6 (16.67%) Supplier Management
5 6 (16.67%) Test Management
6 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
6 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.89%) Defect Management
6 5 (13.89%) DevOps
6 5 (13.89%) Re-Platforming
6 5 (13.89%) Security Architecture
7 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (11.11%) Logistics
7 4 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 4 (11.11%) SABSA
7 4 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 35 (97.22%) COBOL
2 6 (16.67%) C
2 6 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (11.11%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Micro Focus
2 18 (50.00%) Oracle
2 18 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (16.67%) VMware
4 5 (13.89%) Fujitsu
5 4 (11.11%) ICL
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