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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ICL VME
Rank - 42 42
Contract jobs citing VME 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.25% 0.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.30% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £319
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £588 £328
% change year-on-year
-34.04% +79.04%
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
68 77 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.74% 19.35% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 42 59
Median daily rate £410 £313 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.20% +1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £167 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £437 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 10
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 14 (100.00%) COBOL
2 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 6 (42.86%) C
2 6 (42.86%) Middleware
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Tuxedo
3 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
3 5 (35.71%) Subversion
3 5 (35.71%) ICL
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Unix
5 3 (21.43%) AIX
5 3 (21.43%) Micro Focus
6 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (7.14%) Fujitsu
7 1 (7.14%) TPMS
7 1 (7.14%) C#

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 5 (35.71%) Tuxedo
2 1 (7.14%) TPMS
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
1 5 (35.71%) Subversion
1 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Middleware Developer
3 3 (21.43%) COBOL Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) C Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) COBOL Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior COBOL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (21.43%) AIX
3 3 (21.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) COBOL
2 6 (42.86%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) ICL
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) Micro Focus
3 1 (7.14%) Fujitsu
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