Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 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
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 169 163 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 - -
Contract jobs citing OpenVMS 16 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.37% 0.074% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.22% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% - -
South East median daily rate £400 £413 -
% change year-on-year -3.03% - -
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 721 757 550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.71% 18.78% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 413 287
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +0.65%
10th Percentile £160 £164 £193
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 50 47
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £14.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.28% -5.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £8.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £42.63 £54.25
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +12.90% -17.33%

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 21 April 2019. 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 +4 11 £400 +6.67%
Slough -6 3 - -
OpenVMS
South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 13 (81.25%) C
3 9 (56.25%) CMS
3 9 (56.25%) XML
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle
4 8 (50.00%) PVCS
5 7 (43.75%) Fortran
6 6 (37.50%) ProC
6 6 (37.50%) C++
6 6 (37.50%) PL/SQL
6 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
7 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (25.00%) Spring
8 4 (25.00%) Web Development
9 3 (18.75%) Service Management
9 3 (18.75%) Perl
9 3 (18.75%) ITIL
9 3 (18.75%) STL
9 3 (18.75%) Windows
9 3 (18.75%) Linux
9 3 (18.75%) Python
9 3 (18.75%) SLA
9 3 (18.75%) Refactoring
9 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
9 3 (18.75%) Release Management
9 3 (18.75%) Migration
9 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
9 3 (18.75%) CMake
9 3 (18.75%) Gradle

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 9 (56.25%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) PVCS
2 6 (37.50%) ProC
3 3 (18.75%) CMake
3 3 (18.75%) Gradle
4 1 (6.25%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (6.25%) Rational Functional Tester
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Applications Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Fortran Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL Developer
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 2 (12.50%) C++ Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (6.25%) OpenVMS Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) XML
2 4 (25.00%) Spring
3 3 (18.75%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Web Development
3 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
3 3 (18.75%) Refactoring
3 3 (18.75%) Release Management
3 3 (18.75%) SDLC
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Thinking
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Decision-Making
4 2 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Test Management
5 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 13 (81.25%) C
3 7 (43.75%) Fortran
4 6 (37.50%) C++
4 6 (37.50%) PL/SQL
5 3 (18.75%) Perl
5 3 (18.75%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) HP