The table below looks at the statistics for OpenVMS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenVMS over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenVMS
Rank 624 632 646
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Contract jobs citing OpenVMS 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.009% 0.005%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.028% 0.043% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £500 £588 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +37.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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 Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10687 11749 13122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.30% 21.48% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6700 6906 7771
Median daily rate £388 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 683 972 1139
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.92 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £41.80 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

OpenVMS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing OpenVMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

OpenVMS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenVMS
Daily Rate Trend

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

OpenVMS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OpenVMS
Hourly Rate Trend

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

OpenVMS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OpenVMS
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenVMS within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +19 2 - -
Scotland +9 2 - -
England -1 1 £500 -14.89%
London -5 1 £500 -14.89%

OpenVMS
Top 29 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OpenVMS 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 OpenVMS.

1 4 (80.00%) Unix
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) zOS
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) RACF
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) TACACS
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Sourcefire
3 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) iSeries
3 2 (40.00%) Tandem
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) Malware Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) FireEye
3 2 (40.00%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris

OpenVMS
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 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (40.00%) TACACS
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Monitoring Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Security Monitoring Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) iSeries
1 2 (40.00%) Tandem
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) zOS
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) Line Management
1 2 (40.00%) Malware Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Re-Platforming
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) RACF
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) FireEye
1 2 (40.00%) Sourcefire