The table below looks at the statistics for OpenVMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenVMS 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
OpenVMS
Rank 407 404 402
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing OpenVMS 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.010% 0.018%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.024% 0.042% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate £450 £428 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -0.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £150 £225
% change year-on-year
+200.00% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OpenVMS
England

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

Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4185 4771 4743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.06% 22.75% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2859 3294 3110
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £183 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 148 218
Average hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

OpenVMS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenVMS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

OpenVMS Jobs Demand Trend in London

OpenVMS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

OpenVMS Daily Rate Trend in London

OpenVMS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

OpenVMS Hourly Rate Trend in London

OpenVMS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing OpenVMS 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 OpenVMS.

1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Law
2 3 (50.00%) Tandem
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) zOS
2 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) iSeries
2 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 3 (50.00%) Line Management
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Banking

OpenVMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing OpenVMS 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 OpenVMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Law
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (50.00%) iSeries
1 3 (50.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 3 (50.00%) Line Management
1 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Re-Platforming