The table below looks at the statistics for VME 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 VME over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ICL VME
Rank - - 111
Contract jobs citing VME 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.045%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £435
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -31.03%
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
616 685 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.26% 21.16% 25.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 352 282
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £148 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.79% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 86 88
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £14.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -0.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.55 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

VME
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

VME Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VME
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

VME Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VME
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

VME Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VME
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing VME 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 VME.

1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ICL
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Fujitsu
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Management

VME
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing VME 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 VME. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ICL
1 1 (100.00%) Fujitsu