Period
to 18 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VSAM in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VSAM over the 6 months to 18 June 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)
England > North East
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing VSAM 17 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.32% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.95% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
North East median daily rate £400 - -
England median daily rate £400 £400 £240
% change year-on-year - +66.67% -49.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
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 the North East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 576 466 922
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 44.79% 35.14% 38.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 323 613
North East median daily rate £380 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +13.64% -5.03%
10th Percentile £230 £238 £221
90th Percentile £550 £550 £531
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 49
North East median hourly rate £33.00 £11.33 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.26% -58.04% +80.00%
10th Percentile £17.63 £9.03 £11.70
90th Percentile £47.13 £53.57 £35.20
England median hourly rate £23.00 £19.68 £21.00
% change year-on-year +16.86% -6.27% +16.67%

VSAM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing VSAM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for VSAM in the North East

VSAM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VSAM in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for VSAM in the North East

VSAM
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VSAM within the North East region over the 6 months to 18 June 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear - 17 £400 -
VSAM
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 North East region with a requirement for VSAM.

1 17 (100.00%) MVS
1 17 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 17 (100.00%) JCL
1 17 (100.00%) ISPF
1 17 (100.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 16 (94.12%) RACF
2 16 (94.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 16 (94.12%) C
3 15 (88.24%) ITIL
3 15 (88.24%) Service Management
3 15 (88.24%) Change Management
4 14 (82.35%) Data Management
4 14 (82.35%) Unix
4 14 (82.35%) Windows
4 14 (82.35%) AIX
4 14 (82.35%) HPUX
4 14 (82.35%) Solaris
4 14 (82.35%) Linux
4 14 (82.35%) Shell Script
4 14 (82.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 14 (82.35%) VMS
4 14 (82.35%) HP
4 14 (82.35%) BMC
4 14 (82.35%) Red Hat
4 14 (82.35%) Open Source
4 14 (82.35%) SaaS
4 14 (82.35%) PaaS
4 14 (82.35%) ITIL V3
4 14 (82.35%) VME
4 14 (82.35%) PowerShell

VSAM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Cloud Services
1 14 (82.35%) IaaS
1 14 (82.35%) PaaS
1 14 (82.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SMS
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Analyst
2 9 (52.94%) Operations Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (35.29%) Support Analyst
4 5 (29.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (23.53%) Operational Support Analyst
5 4 (23.53%) Operations Support Analyst
6 3 (17.65%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) MVS Support
8 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
8 1 (5.88%) Digital Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Digital Performance Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) Mainframe Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Mainframe Support
8 1 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Unix Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Unix Support
8 1 (5.88%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (82.35%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (76.47%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) MVS
2 14 (82.35%) AIX
2 14 (82.35%) HPUX
2 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 14 (82.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 14 (82.35%) Solaris
2 14 (82.35%) Unix
2 14 (82.35%) VME
2 14 (82.35%) VMS
2 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Windows 2000 Server
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Change Management
1 15 (88.24%) ITIL
1 15 (88.24%) Service Management
2 14 (82.35%) Data Management
2 14 (82.35%) ITIL V3
2 14 (82.35%) Open Source
2 14 (82.35%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) JCL
2 16 (94.12%) C
3 14 (82.35%) PowerShell
3 14 (82.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 17 (100.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 16 (94.12%) RACF
3 14 (82.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 17 (100.00%) Tivoli
2 16 (94.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) BMC
1 14 (82.35%) HP
1 14 (82.35%) Red Hat
1 14 (82.35%) ServiceNow