Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for OpenVMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenVMS over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

OpenVMS
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 160 -
Rank change year-on-year +19 - +173
Contract jobs citing OpenVMS 34 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.88% 0.050% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.18% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 0 0
Berkshire median daily rate £425 - -
South East median daily rate £425 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

OpenVMS is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 656 712 899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.90% 17.71% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 358 484
Berkshire median daily rate £403 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.21% +4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £155 £204 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 58 64
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.25 £13.88 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.53% +11.00% -42.00%
10th Percentile £8.00 £11.10 £10.58
90th Percentile £44.93 £39.83 £41.00
South East median hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.43% - -

OpenVMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing OpenVMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for OpenVMS in Berkshire

OpenVMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OpenVMS in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenVMS in Berkshire

OpenVMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenVMS in Berkshire

OpenVMS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenVMS within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wokingham - 21 £425 - 1
Reading - 6 £425 -
OpenVMS
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OpenVMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for OpenVMS.

1 31 (91.18%) Oracle
2 24 (70.59%) SQL
2 24 (70.59%) XML
3 21 (61.76%) PVCS
3 21 (61.76%) C
3 21 (61.76%) CMS
4 20 (58.82%) Oracle Database
5 15 (44.12%) Fortran
5 15 (44.12%) ProC
6 13 (38.24%) STL
6 13 (38.24%) C++
6 13 (38.24%) Unix
7 12 (35.29%) PL/SQL
8 9 (26.47%) Windows
8 9 (26.47%) IaaS
9 8 (23.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 8 (23.53%) Replication
10 7 (20.59%) PowerBuilder
10 7 (20.59%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
11 3 (8.82%) SDLC
11 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
11 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (5.88%) IBM
12 2 (5.88%) OO
12 2 (5.88%) VMS
12 2 (5.88%) Java
12 2 (5.88%) Open Source
12 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
13 1 (2.94%) Test Management

OpenVMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 21 (61.76%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (58.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (61.76%) PVCS
2 15 (44.12%) ProC
3 7 (20.59%) PowerBuilder
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Oracle Developer
3 9 (26.47%) SQL Developer
4 8 (23.53%) Fortran Developer
4 8 (23.53%) PL/SQL Developer
5 7 (20.59%) DBA
6 5 (14.71%) C Developer
6 5 (14.71%) C++ Developer
7 4 (11.76%) C/C++ Developer
7 4 (11.76%) OpenVMS Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (5.88%) Administrator
9 2 (5.88%) Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Development DBA
9 2 (5.88%) OpenVMS Administrator
9 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (5.88%) Test Automation Specialist
9 2 (5.88%) Test Specialist
10 1 (2.94%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) XML
2 13 (38.24%) STL
3 8 (23.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (2.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Replication
2 7 (20.59%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Unix
2 9 (26.47%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
2 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (8.82%) SDLC
2 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
3 2 (5.88%) OO
3 2 (5.88%) Open Source
3 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
4 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.94%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) SQL
2 21 (61.76%) C
3 15 (44.12%) Fortran
4 13 (38.24%) C++
5 12 (35.29%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.88%) Java
7 1 (2.94%) DCL
Vendors
1 31 (91.18%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) IBM