The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VSAM in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSAM over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank 264 272 256
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs citing VSAM 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.012% 0.031% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.038% 0.099% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate - £448 £295
% change year-on-year
- +51.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
VSAM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2652 3025 2799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.83% 30.86% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1540 1707 1514
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 175 161
Median hourly rate £27.38 £21.15 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.46% +20.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.49 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £47.57 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.47%

VSAM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing VSAM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

VSAM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VSAM
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

VSAM Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VSAM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

VSAM Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VSAM
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VSAM within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +12 1 - -
VSAM
England

VSAM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VSAM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for VSAM.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) PowerCenter
1 1 (100.00%) Control-M
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) MapReduce

VSAM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) HBase
1 1 (100.00%) Impala
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) PowerCenter
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Sqoop
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Java Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) Spark Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) MapReduce
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Flume
1 1 (100.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Control-M
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cloudera
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle