The table below looks at the statistics for OpenVMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenVMS over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenVMS
Rank - - 101
Contract jobs citing OpenVMS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.054%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £218
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £440 £279
% change year-on-year
-65.90% +57.84%
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 West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
508 442 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.46% 19.91% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 203 142
Average daily rate £319 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £463 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £319 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 72 58
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

OpenVMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

OpenVMS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OpenVMS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

OpenVMS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

OpenVMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

OpenVMS Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

OpenVMS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing OpenVMS 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 OpenVMS.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Hitachi
1 1 (100.00%) Novell
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
1 1 (100.00%) MVS
1 1 (100.00%) Tru64
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) JNI
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage

OpenVMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing OpenVMS 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 OpenVMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
1 1 (100.00%) MVS
1 1 (100.00%) Tru64
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Hitachi
1 1 (100.00%) Novell
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade