The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MVS
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MVS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £580 £450
% change year-on-year
-23.27% +28.88%
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 Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
586 612 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.18% 21.81% 23.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 294 304
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £140 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 81 74
Average hourly rate £16.72 £14.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.42% -31.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.47 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £30.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

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