The table below looks at the statistics for DCL skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DCL over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DIGITAL Command Language (DCL)
Rank 151 - 131
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DCL 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% - 0.071%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.50% - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £460 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 - £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - -
DCL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1413 1129 989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 37.28% 34.52% 35.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 914 733 565
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 29 34
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +7.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £19.00 £17.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £42.50 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

DCL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DCL across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

DCL Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DCL
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

DCL Daily Rate Trend in the North West

DCL
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

DCL Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

DCL
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DCL within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 7 £460 - 1
DCL
England

DCL
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing DCL 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 DCL.

1 7 (100.00%) VMS
1 7 (100.00%) VAX
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) OpenVMS
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering

DCL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing DCL 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 DCL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) VMS Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) OpenVMS Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) VAX Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (100.00%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) VMS
2 2 (28.57%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
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