The table below looks at the statistics for MVS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVS over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MVS
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MVS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £580
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - £60.50
MVS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
648 514 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.64% 20.16% 22.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 295 263
Average daily rate £400 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £157 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 59 46
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +10.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £22.50 £14.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

MVS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

MVS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

MVS
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

MVS Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

MVS
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

MVS Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

MVS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing MVS 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 MVS.

1 6 (85.71%) Mainframe
1 6 (85.71%) IBM
1 6 (85.71%) Operations Management
1 6 (85.71%) Analytics
1 6 (85.71%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) VME
2 5 (71.43%) Fujitsu
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
6 1 (14.29%) Unix
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Middleware
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) Marketing
6 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring

MVS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing MVS 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 MVS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Delivery Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Subject Matter Expert
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Expert
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Security Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Mainframe
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) VME
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Analytics
1 6 (85.71%) Operations Management
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 5 (71.43%) Fujitsu
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft