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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MVS
Rank 120 127 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing MVS 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.11% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.57% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £425 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £500 £325
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +53.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.40%
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
525 607 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.93% 21.29% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 291 295
Median daily rate £315 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £445 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 11 21
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £100.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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

MVS
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

MVS
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

MVS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +6 3 £425 +41.66%
MVS
UK

MVS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 3 (100.00%) CICS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) COBOL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (33.33%) DataPower
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement

MVS
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 3 (100.00%) CICS
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Transformation Extender
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) COBOL Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) COBOL Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior COBOL Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior COBOL Analyst Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior COBOL Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Programme Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Developer
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DataPower
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) COBOL
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat