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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank 260 262 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing VSAM 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.011% 0.022% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.036% 0.067% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £475 £320
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +48.43%
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
2803 2970 2676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.17% 31.98% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1635 1581 1448
Median daily rate £400 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 129 154
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.66 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.03% -18.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.75 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.10 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.52% -12.04%

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 June 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 +14 1 - -
VSAM
England

VSAM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Control-M
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) JCL
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (33.33%) PowerCenter
3 1 (33.33%) MVS
3 1 (33.33%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis

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 (33.33%) Apache Pig
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) HBase
2 1 (33.33%) Impala
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) PowerCenter
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Sqoop
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Java EE
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MVS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
1 1 (33.33%) MapReduce
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) JCL
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Scala
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Flume
1 1 (33.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Control-M
2 1 (33.33%) CA Endevor
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (33.33%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cloudera
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle