The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenVMS
Rank 396 400 407
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing OpenVMS 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.016% 0.011%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.11% 0.076% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £306 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £150
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5290 5255 5684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.78% 21.67% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3498 3420 3285
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £202 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 255 372
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
OpenVMS
England

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 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 5 (71.43%) DCL
3 5 (71.43%) VMS
3 5 (71.43%) JDBC
4 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
4 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
6 1 (14.29%) Spring
6 1 (14.29%) Maven
6 1 (14.29%) VAX
6 1 (14.29%) Java EE
6 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
6 1 (14.29%) jMock
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (14.29%) RESTful
6 1 (14.29%) Hudson
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (14.29%) Middleware
6 1 (14.29%) C
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) Validation
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 1 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (14.29%) SOAP

OpenVMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database
2 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Ant
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) jMock
1 1 (14.29%) Hudson
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) DBA
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) JDBC
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Struts
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) Java EE
2 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) DCL
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss