Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for VME skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VME over the 6 months to 14 December 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.

ICL VME
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 40 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 - -
Contract jobs citing VME 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.70% 0.33% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.50% 1.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median daily rate - - -
Berkshire median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

VME is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 80 81 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 27.97% 26.47% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 49 47
Slough median daily rate £363 £326 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.37% -8.95% +10.00%
10th Percentile £200 £173 £197
90th Percentile £588 £450 £515
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 16
Slough median hourly rate - £17.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.48% -21.79%
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £17.28 £22.03
% change year-on-year -27.66% -21.54% +29.03%

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VME 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 Slough region with a requirement for VME.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) OpenVMS
1 2 (100.00%) Fortran
1 2 (100.00%) Pascal
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Fujitsu
1 2 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 2 (100.00%) IDMS
1 2 (100.00%) TPMS

VME
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (100.00%) TPMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) IDMS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) OpenVMS
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) Fortran
1 2 (100.00%) Pascal
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Fujitsu