The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Yorkshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MVS
Rank 110 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing MVS 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.043% 0.14% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.21% 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £168 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £263 £260
% change year-on-year
+95.05% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
482 619 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.84% 29.18% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 278 242
Average daily rate £275 £310 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 63 66
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.09 £10.13 £9.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £40.70 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
MVS
England

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
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVS within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North Yorkshire - - - -
MVS
England

MVS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ADF
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

MVS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ADF
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce