The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VSAM in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSAM over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank - 91 86
Contract jobs citing VSAM 0 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.77% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.77% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
Median daily rate - £465 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £448 £295
% change year-on-year
- +51.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
VSAM
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
626 506 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.26% 27.92% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 284 247
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 20
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.90 £9.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £23.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

VSAM
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing VSAM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

VSAM Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VSAM
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

VSAM Daily Rate Trend in Manchester
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 4 days ago