The table below looks at the statistics for VME skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VME over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ICL VME
Rank - 127 -
Contract jobs citing VME 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.037% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £347 £580
% change year-on-year
+15.25% -40.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
VME
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
533 578 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.92% 21.27% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 306 232
Average daily rate £343 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £110 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 41
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £170.00 £18.00 £33.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

VME
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

VME Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VME
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

VME Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

VME
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing VME 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 VME.

1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) ICL
1 1 (100.00%) IDMS

VME
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing VME 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 VME. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) IDMS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ICL