The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 26 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
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 423 416 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 -  
Contract jobs citing OpenVMS 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.009% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.024% 0.043% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £525 £383 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.25% -  
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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4147 4671 5024
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 19.98% 21.85% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2914 3331 3372
Median daily rate £450 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 95 184
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.92% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

OpenVMS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

OpenVMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenVMS in London

OpenVMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenVMS in London

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region with a requirement for OpenVMS.

1 7 (100.00%) Unix
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
2 6 (85.71%) Coaching
2 6 (85.71%) iSeries
2 6 (85.71%) SIEM
2 6 (85.71%) Security Operations
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) RACF
2 6 (85.71%) TACACS
2 6 (85.71%) Tandem
3 5 (71.43%) Banking
4 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (57.14%) Information Security
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (57.14%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) GCIH
5 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
5 2 (28.57%) Attack Monitoring
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Programme Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Law
5 2 (28.57%) GIAC
5 2 (28.57%) Service Management
5 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint

OpenVMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) TACACS
2 4 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) JMeter
1 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Security Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) SOC Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Payments Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (85.71%) iSeries
2 6 (85.71%) Tandem
3 4 (57.14%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Coaching
1 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
1 6 (85.71%) Security Operations
1 6 (85.71%) SIEM
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Attack Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) GCIH
1 2 (28.57%) GIAC
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) RACF
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft