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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ICL VME
Rank 125 - 120
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VME 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.034% - 0.041%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.17% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £435
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -16.66%
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
577 672 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.50% 26.17% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 338 263
Average daily rate £325 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 37 9
Average hourly rate £28.10 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.11% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VME within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 1 £375 - 1
VME
UK

VME
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) ICL
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) TPMS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database

VME
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) TPMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) ICL
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