The first table below looks at the demand for OpenVMS 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 OpenVMS over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South East region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenVMS
Rank 243 233 251
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Contract jobs citing OpenVMS 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.030% 0.024% 0.009%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.12% 0.11% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £445 £340 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.88% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £279 £363
% change year-on-year
+59.64% -23.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2423 1830 2235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.50% 21.54% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1183 850 933
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 251 295
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.60 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
OpenVMS
England

OpenVMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

OpenVMS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OpenVMS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

OpenVMS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

OpenVMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

OpenVMS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

OpenVMS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenVMS within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 3 £445 -
East Sussex - - - -
OpenVMS
England

OpenVMS
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing OpenVMS 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 OpenVMS.

1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) HPUX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Sun
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Migration

OpenVMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing OpenVMS 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 OpenVMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) HPUX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Sun
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) VMware