The table below looks at the statistics for VME skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VME over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ICL VME
Rank 624 623 608
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing VME 6 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.038% 0.041%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.057% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 20
Median daily rate £388 £550 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.54% +67.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £268 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £700 £362
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £588 £329
% change year-on-year
-34.04% +78.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

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
10578 11926 12947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.22% 21.51% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6655 7007 7666
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 681 983 1117
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 £11.78 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £41.50 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

VME
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VME Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VME
Daily Rate Trend

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

VME Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VME
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VME within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

VME Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VME
Hourly Rate Trend

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

VME Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VME
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VME within the UK over the 3 months to 7 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
England +8 4 £388 -29.54% 2
East of England +8 2 £325 -40.90%
Essex +7 2 £325 -40.90%
Southend-on-Sea +4 1 - -
West Midlands -17 1 - -
Telford - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £450 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £450 - 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
North East - 1 £450 - 1

VME
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VME 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 VME.

1 30 (96.77%) COBOL
2 15 (48.39%) ICL
3 10 (32.26%) Migration
3 10 (32.26%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) Oracle
4 9 (29.03%) C
4 9 (29.03%) PL/SQL
5 8 (25.81%) Linux
5 8 (25.81%) Test Strategy
6 7 (22.58%) Process Improvement
6 7 (22.58%) Unix
6 7 (22.58%) Middleware
7 6 (19.35%) Tuxedo
7 6 (19.35%) IDMS
7 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (16.13%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
8 5 (16.13%) Subversion
8 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
8 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
8 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
8 5 (16.13%) AIX
9 4 (12.90%) Micro Focus
9 4 (12.90%) Mainframe
10 3 (9.68%) TPMS
10 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
11 2 (6.45%) Fujitsu
11 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
11 2 (6.45%) Pega
11 2 (6.45%) OO

VME
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (19.35%) Tuxedo
2 3 (9.68%) TPMS
3 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.23%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.23%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) IDMS
2 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.45%) DB2
3 1 (3.23%) Ingres
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
1 5 (16.13%) Subversion
1 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) CA Gen
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) COBOL Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Middleware Developer
4 3 (9.68%) C Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Programmer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) COBOL Programmer
5 2 (6.45%) Integration Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.23%) C Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.23%) COBOL Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Linux Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Mainframe Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Senior COBOL Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Subject Matter Expert
6 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Middleware
2 2 (6.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Unix
3 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (16.13%) AIX
5 2 (6.45%) MVS
6 1 (3.23%) HPUX
6 1 (3.23%) Solaris
6 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Migration
2 8 (25.81%) Test Strategy
3 7 (22.58%) Process Improvement
4 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.45%) OO
4 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.45%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (6.45%) RUP
4 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Application Discovery
5 1 (3.23%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (3.23%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) COBOL
2 10 (32.26%) SQL
3 9 (29.03%) C
3 9 (29.03%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) ICL
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle
3 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
4 4 (12.90%) Micro Focus
5 2 (6.45%) Fujitsu
5 2 (6.45%) Informatica
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.45%) Pega
6 1 (3.23%) BEA
6 1 (3.23%) Brocade
6 1 (3.23%) EMC
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) PlateSpin
6 1 (3.23%) VMware
6 1 (3.23%) webMethods
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