Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for MVS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MVS over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 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.

IBM MVS
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 103 101
Rank change year-on-year -34 -2 +21
Contract jobs citing MVS 1 12 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.042% 0.69% 1.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.19% 3.13% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Buckinghamshire median daily rate - - £285
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £285
% change year-on-year +7.14% +22.81% +12.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

MVS 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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 513 383 599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.61% 21.97% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 173 209
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £360 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.10% +3.33% +16.73%
10th Percentile £140 £200 £245
90th Percentile £500 £513 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 27 49
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.88 £11.80 £9.50
90th Percentile £60.00 £50.50 £31.75
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £17.06 £18.75
% change year-on-year +4.16% -9.01% +20.10%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing MVS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for MVS in Buckinghamshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MVS in Buckinghamshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MVS in Buckinghamshire

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Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Milton Keynes -37 1 - - 1
MVS
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MVS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MVS.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) CA Wily
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Monitoring Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) CA Wily
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli