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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVS over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MVS
Rank 55 61 65
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing MVS 4 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.60% 1.31% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.55% 5.47% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £258 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £550 £513
% change year-on-year
-40.95% +7.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00
MVS
Buckinghamshire

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
157 201 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.64% 23.87% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 83 72
Median daily rate £425 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £245 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 19
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.06% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £20.19 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

MVS
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing MVS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

MVS Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

MVS
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

MVS
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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MVS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for MVS.

1 9 (90.00%) Unix
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 8 (80.00%) SLA
2 8 (80.00%) Mainframe
3 7 (70.00%) Tivoli
3 7 (70.00%) Windows NT
3 7 (70.00%) CA Wily
3 7 (70.00%) Retail
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) DB2
5 2 (20.00%) JCL
6 1 (10.00%) Validation
6 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management
6 1 (10.00%) Coaching
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) Data Management
6 1 (10.00%) VSAM
6 1 (10.00%) CA Endevor
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
6 1 (10.00%) COBOL
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (10.00%) SAS
6 1 (10.00%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (10.00%) Control-M
6 1 (10.00%) IBM

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (10.00%) Analyst
1 1 (10.00%) COBOL Developer
1 1 (10.00%) Developer
1 1 (10.00%) MVS Operator
1 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (10.00%) Unix Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (10.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Unix
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Coaching
2 1 (10.00%) Data Management
2 1 (10.00%) Line Management
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JCL
2 1 (10.00%) COBOL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) CA Wily
1 7 (70.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (10.00%) CA Endevor
2 1 (10.00%) Control-M
2 1 (10.00%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle