The table below looks at the statistics for OpenVMS 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 OpenVMS over the 3 months to 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenVMS
Rank 147 128 117
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -11
Contract jobs citing OpenVMS 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.035% 0.043%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.50% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£150 £225 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £440 £218
% change year-on-year
-65.90% +102.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
798 639 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.92% 22.32% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 260 230
Average daily rate £375 £290 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £307
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 131 72
Average hourly rate £13.87 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.74% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.68 £11.84 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

OpenVMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

OpenVMS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OpenVMS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

OpenVMS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

OpenVMS
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing OpenVMS 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 OpenVMS.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (100.00%) VMS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing

OpenVMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing OpenVMS 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 OpenVMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 4 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (100.00%) VMS
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft