The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VAX in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VAX over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DEC VAX
Rank - 417 407
Contract jobs citing VAX 0 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.012% 0.037%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.031% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Average daily rate
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- £239 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -44.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8744 9589 9128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.46% 37.84% 37.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6105 6745 6293
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 164 224
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.03 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

VAX
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

VAX Jobs Demand Trend in London

VAX
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

VAX Daily Rate Trend in London

VAX
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

VAX Hourly Rate Trend in London

VAX
Top 26 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing VAX 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 VAX.

1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
1 8 (100.00%) Solaris
1 8 (100.00%) VMS
1 8 (100.00%) SLA
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) OpenView
1 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) Veritas
1 8 (100.00%) Legato
1 8 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 8 (100.00%) Tivoli NetView
1 8 (100.00%) Netcool
1 8 (100.00%) BMC PATROL
1 8 (100.00%) Control-M
1 8 (100.00%) Remedy
1 8 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 8 (100.00%) AS400
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 8 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 8 (100.00%) SecurID
1 8 (100.00%) Wall Street Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Hedge funds
1 8 (100.00%) HP SIM

VAX
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing VAX 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 VAX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 8 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
1 8 (100.00%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) AS400
1 8 (100.00%) SecurID
1 8 (100.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
1 8 (100.00%) Solaris
1 8 (100.00%) VMS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) OpenView
1 8 (100.00%) Legato
1 8 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 8 (100.00%) Tivoli NetView
1 8 (100.00%) Netcool
1 8 (100.00%) BMC PATROL
1 8 (100.00%) Control-M
1 8 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 8 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 8 (100.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) Veritas
1 8 (100.00%) Remedy
1 8 (100.00%) Wall Street Systems