The first table below looks at the demand for VME 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 VME over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the North West region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ICL VME
Rank - 125 140
Contract jobs citing VME 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.038% 0.061%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.16% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
679 636 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.91% 24.22% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 277 269
Average daily rate £300 £315 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 77 87
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
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VME
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

VME Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VME
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

VME Daily Rate Trend in the North West

VME
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

VME Hourly Rate Trend in the North West