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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DCL over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DIGITAL Command Language (DCL)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DCL 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £275 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
1306 1190 907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.40% 32.71% 29.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 767 526
Median daily rate £388 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 23
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.97% +48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £18.68 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.25 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

DCL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing DCL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DCL 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 North West region with a requirement for 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

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:

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