The table below looks at the statistics for MVS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVS over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MVS
Rank - 232 -
Contract jobs citing MVS 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.033% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+26.05% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2348 2194 1725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.85% 24.25% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1152 1010 793
Average daily rate £350 £314 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% +0.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £130 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 256 259
Average hourly rate £16.14 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.09 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

MVS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

MVS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

MVS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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Top 15 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing MVS 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 MVS.

1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) Control-M
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) CA Wily
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (33.33%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Windows NT
3 1 (33.33%) JCL
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing MVS 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 MVS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Operator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Control-M
2 1 (33.33%) CA Wily
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (33.33%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy
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