Period
to 21 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VSAM in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VSAM over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 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.

Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing VSAM 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.10% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median daily rate - - -
East of England median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

VSAM 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 Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 352 351 332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 36.18% 41.44% 36.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 228 167
Essex median daily rate £525 £488 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +62.50% -14.29%
10th Percentile £334 £229 £223
90th Percentile £600 £600 £464
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 36 94
Essex median hourly rate £26.45 £35.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.49% +26.79% +5.66%
10th Percentile £15.75 £10.70 £15.75
90th Percentile £72.25 £63.75 £42.84
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year -28.00% +12.36% -21.93%

VSAM
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing VSAM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for VSAM in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VSAM 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 Essex region with a requirement for VSAM.

1 1 (100.00%) Control-M
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

VSAM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Control-M