The table below looks at the statistics for PVCS 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 PVCS over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 263 250 231
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -19
Contract jobs citing PVCS 7 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.071% 0.011% 0.069%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.55% 0.100% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£300 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £418
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -25.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1271 1003 956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.83% 10.97% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 582 556
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.22 £30.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

PVCS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

PVCS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PVCS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

PVCS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

PVCS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

PVCS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

PVCS
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 PVCS within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire -1 4 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £300 -
PVCS
England

PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing PVCS 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 PVCS.

1 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) ClearCase
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) ITSM
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Serena
3 3 (42.86%) assyst
3 3 (42.86%) CMDB
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Release Management
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (14.29%) SMTP
5 1 (14.29%) NFS
5 1 (14.29%) SNMP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) EMC

PVCS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing PVCS 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 PVCS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SMTP
1 1 (14.29%) SNMP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) ClearCase
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Release Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Release Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) X-Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) CMDB
2 1 (14.29%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) ITSM
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Release Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB
1 1 (14.29%) Korn
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) NFS
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Samba
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
1 1 (14.29%) Xen
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Serena
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Fujitsu
4 1 (14.29%) Egenera
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) VMware