The first table below looks at the demand for MVS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MVS
Rank 142 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing MVS 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.060% 0.086% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.28% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
710 556 777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.44% 23.90% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 284 378
Average daily rate £345 £320 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £183 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 75 83
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
MVS
England

MVS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MVS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

MVS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MVS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

MVS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

MVS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

MVS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

MVS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing MVS 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 MVS.

1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Informatica
1 1 (50.00%) PowerCenter
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mart
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ODI

MVS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing MVS 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 MVS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) PowerCenter
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mart
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) ETL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Informatica
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