The table below looks at the statistics for DCL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DCL over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DIGITAL Command Language (DCL)
Rank - 640 622
Contract jobs citing DCL 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.007% 0.009%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.019% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £275 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21223 21555 19738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.22% 37.85% 37.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14516 14480 12675
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 437 406
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £18.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

DCL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing DCL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

DCL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DCL
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DCL within the UK.

DCL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DCL
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DCL within the UK.

DCL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DCL
Top 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DCL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for DCL.

1 4 (100.00%) VMS
2 2 (50.00%) OpenVMS
2 2 (50.00%) VAX
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Intel
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering

DCL
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) OpenVMS Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) OpenVMS Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) VAX Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) VMS Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) VMS Operator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) VAX
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) VMS
2 2 (50.00%) OpenVMS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Intel