The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for OpenVMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenVMS over the 3 months to 28 June 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.

OpenVMS
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 580 614 621
Rank change year-on-year +34 +7  
Contract jobs citing OpenVMS 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.012% 0.002%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.034% 0.053% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £525 £450 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +63.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 £275
% change year-on-year - +63.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Operating System Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8889 11314 11220
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.56% 22.88% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5521 7246 6667
Median daily rate £413 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £205 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 517 590 877
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

OpenVMS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing OpenVMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for OpenVMS in England

OpenVMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenVMS in England

OpenVMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenVMS in England

OpenVMS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenVMS within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 1 £525 +37.25%
South East - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
OpenVMS
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OpenVMS 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 England region with a requirement for OpenVMS.

1 8 (88.89%) SQL
1 8 (88.89%) Unix
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 6 (66.67%) Coaching
3 6 (66.67%) Security Operations
3 6 (66.67%) SIEM
3 6 (66.67%) Tandem
3 6 (66.67%) iSeries
3 6 (66.67%) RACF
3 6 (66.67%) TACACS
4 5 (55.56%) Banking
5 4 (44.44%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (44.44%) Network Security
5 4 (44.44%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (44.44%) Information Security
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (22.22%) Solaris
7 2 (22.22%) Linux
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (22.22%) Law
7 2 (22.22%) GIAC
7 2 (22.22%) GCIH
7 2 (22.22%) Java
7 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
7 2 (22.22%) Service Management

OpenVMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) TACACS
2 4 (44.44%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
2 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Security Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) SOC Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Payments Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (66.67%) iSeries
2 6 (66.67%) Tandem
3 4 (44.44%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Unix
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Coaching
1 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 6 (66.67%) Security Operations
1 6 (66.67%) SIEM
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Attack Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Data Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) GCIH
1 2 (22.22%) GIAC
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) RACF
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle