The table below looks at the statistics for MVS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVS over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MVS
Rank 63 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing MVS 11 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.27% 0.78% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.42% 3.74% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£258 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £513 £263
% change year-on-year
-4.87% +95.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
203 187 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.44% 20.96% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 71 62
Average daily rate £350 £346 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.30% +7.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £185 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 13
Average hourly rate £16.14 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.28% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.93 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.75 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

MVS
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MVS Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MVS Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MVS Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

MVS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing MVS 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 MVS.

1 10 (71.43%) Control-M
2 7 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (50.00%) UNIX
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) JCL
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) SLA
4 4 (28.57%) DB2
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 3 (21.43%) MAINVIEW
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Web Development
5 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
5 3 (21.43%) CA Endevor
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) Windows NT
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) Remedy
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 3 (21.43%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (21.43%) Web Application Development
5 3 (21.43%) VSAM
5 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing MVS 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 MVS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Web Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Operations Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
1 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 3 (21.43%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (21.43%) VSAM
3 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) UNIX
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) Scrum
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Web Development
2 3 (21.43%) Web Application Development
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Coaching
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
1 5 (35.71%) JCL
2 3 (21.43%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) Control-M
2 3 (21.43%) CA Endevor
2 3 (21.43%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Remedy
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle