Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VAX in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VAX over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

DEC VAX
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 834 863 855
Rank change year-on-year +29 -8 -10
Contract jobs citing VAX 8 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.009% 0.001% 0.006%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.025% 0.003% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
England median daily rate - - £218
UK median daily rate - - £218
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
England median hourly rate £41.00 - £32.50
10th Percentile £37.25 - £28.75
90th Percentile £47.50 - £36.25
UK median hourly rate £41.00 - £32.50

VAX is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 31569 32361 34347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.86% 33.23% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21171 21383 22212
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 903 1110 1348
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.75 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +9.04% +5.72%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.83
UK median hourly rate £20.66 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year -0.46% +6.41% +8.33%

VAX
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VAX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for VAX in England

VAX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VAX in England

VAX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VAX in England

VAX
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 VAX within the England region over the 6 months to 19 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
South West - 6 - -
North of England - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
VAX
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VAX 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 VAX.

1 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) Sun
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) Back Office
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (37.50%) NAS
4 3 (37.50%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (37.50%) WSUS
4 3 (37.50%) RMADS
4 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
4 3 (37.50%) McAfee
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) OpenVMS
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery

VAX
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 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
3 3 (37.50%) NAS
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (75.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) IT Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (37.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Sun
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) McAfee
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft