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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenVMS
Rank 647 646 595
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -51
Contract jobs citing OpenVMS 9 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.005% 0.006%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.072% 0.025% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Median daily rate £450 £150 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -66.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £150 £445
% change year-on-year
+200.00% -66.29%
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
12481 12235 11977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.89% 22.16% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7803 7070 6827
Median daily rate £390 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 638 1012 1042
Median hourly rate £16.97 £16.50 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.84% +3.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £38.50 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenVMS within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

OpenVMS Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 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 28 May 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
England -9 8 £450 +200.00%
Yorkshire - 5 £450 -
Sheffield - 5 £450 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £450 -
London - 2 £383 -

OpenVMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 9 (64.29%) Unix
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Middleware
2 8 (57.14%) Project Management
2 8 (57.14%) Process Improvement
2 8 (57.14%) Business Transformation
2 8 (57.14%) Line Management
3 7 (50.00%) Banking
4 6 (42.86%) Re-Platforming
4 6 (42.86%) Migration
5 5 (35.71%) VMS
6 3 (21.43%) DCL
7 2 (14.29%) VAX
7 2 (14.29%) Dutch Language
7 2 (14.29%) Subversion
7 2 (14.29%) Spring
7 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
7 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 2 (14.29%) TortoiseSVN
7 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 2 (14.29%) Swing
7 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
7 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 2 (14.29%) Java
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle

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 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
1 2 (14.29%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Dutch Language
4 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Infrastructure Manager
1 8 (57.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 8 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 2 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 2 (14.29%) OpenVMS Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) VAX Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) OpenVMS Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 2 (14.29%) Spring
2 2 (14.29%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 2 (14.29%) VAX
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) iSeries
2 1 (7.14%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
1 9 (64.29%) Unix
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) VMS
3 1 (7.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Business Transformation
1 8 (57.14%) Line Management
1 8 (57.14%) Process Improvement
1 8 (57.14%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 6 (42.86%) Re-Platforming
3 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) DCL
2 2 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Intel