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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VSAM 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £463 £350
% change year-on-year
-22.97% +32.14%
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
2850 2976 2614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.05% 31.88% 29.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1656 1556 1398
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 £255 £232 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 141 180
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.86 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.55% -17.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.80 £47.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) CA Endevor
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) MVS
2 1 (50.00%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (50.00%) Control-M
2 1 (50.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) MVS
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CA Endevor
1 1 (50.00%) Control-M
1 1 (50.00%) MAINVIEW