The table below looks at the statistics for MVS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVS over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MVS
Rank - 132 -
Contract jobs citing MVS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.034% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £307 £540 £525
% change year-on-year
-43.10% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00
MVS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
802 552 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.26% 18.68% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 263 357
Median daily rate £340 £320 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £115 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 43 38
Median hourly rate £36.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £11.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

MVS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

MVS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

MVS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

MVS Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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Top 24 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for MVS.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft