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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSAM over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank 236 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VSAM 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.077% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £315 £375
% change year-on-year
+50.79% -16.00%
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 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
2583 2201 1712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.67% 26.45% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1154 778
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £218 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 133 174
Average hourly rate £19.25 £18.38 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -8.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

VSAM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VSAM across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VSAM 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 VSAM.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics

VSAM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VSAM 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 VSAM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk