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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenVMS
Rank 414 427 424
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing OpenVMS 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.025% 0.020%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.020% 0.11% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £363 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £525 £300
% change year-on-year
-69.52% +75.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
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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
5098 5426 5719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.50% 22.67% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3464 3543 3745
Average daily rate £405 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 242 261
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £34.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 10 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Tandem
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

OpenVMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) SSL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Tandem
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) zOS