Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for OpenVMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenVMS over the 6 months to 18 August 2019 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 333 349 370
Rank change year-on-year +16 +21 -
Contract jobs citing OpenVMS 28 33 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.20% 0.012%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.90% 0.90% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 0
South East median daily rate £425 £425 -
England median daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year - -2.86% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £26.22

OpenVMS 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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3,128 3,666 3,562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.37% 21.81% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,832 1,982 1,958
South East median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.13% +5.26%
10th Percentile £156 £168 £187
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 322 271
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% -8.11%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.39
% change year-on-year - +0.63% +5.39%

OpenVMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing OpenVMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for OpenVMS in the South East

OpenVMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenVMS in the South East

OpenVMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenVMS in the South East over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenVMS in the South East

OpenVMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenVMS in the South East

OpenVMS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenVMS within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. 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
Thames Valley +13 27 £425 - 1
Berkshire -8 27 £425 - 1
Hampshire +8 1 £575 -
OpenVMS
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing OpenVMS 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 South East region with a requirement for OpenVMS.

1 28 (100.00%) SQL
2 25 (89.29%) C
2 25 (89.29%) Oracle
2 25 (89.29%) PVCS
2 25 (89.29%) XML
3 24 (85.71%) CMS
4 19 (67.86%) Fortran
5 17 (60.71%) STL
5 17 (60.71%) C++
6 13 (46.43%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (42.86%) Unit Testing
8 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
8 9 (32.14%) ProC
9 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
10 4 (14.29%) VMS
10 4 (14.29%) SDLC
11 3 (10.71%) DCL
11 3 (10.71%) PowerBuilder
11 3 (10.71%) Service Management
12 2 (7.14%) SLA
12 2 (7.14%) Java
12 2 (7.14%) ITIL
12 2 (7.14%) Spring
12 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
12 2 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
12 2 (7.14%) Release Management
12 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
13 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
13 1 (3.57%) Web Development

OpenVMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 24 (85.71%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Power BI
2 1 (3.57%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 25 (89.29%) PVCS
2 9 (32.14%) ProC
3 3 (10.71%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.57%) NetBeans
4 1 (3.57%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (3.57%) Toad
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 14 (50.00%) Fortran Developer
3 8 (28.57%) C Developer
4 7 (25.00%) C/C++ Developer
4 7 (25.00%) C++ Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (14.29%) OpenVMS Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Applications Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (7.14%) PowerBuilder Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.57%) C++ Programmer
8 1 (3.57%) Programmer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Systems Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (89.29%) XML
2 17 (60.71%) STL
3 2 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (3.57%) .NET
4 1 (3.57%) ActiveX
4 1 (3.57%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) VMS
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 4 (14.29%) SDLC
3 3 (10.71%) Service Management
4 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.14%) Release Management
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) Data Management
5 1 (3.57%) Functional Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.57%) Test Management
5 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) SQL
2 25 (89.29%) C
3 19 (67.86%) Fortran
4 17 (60.71%) C++
5 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
6 3 (10.71%) DCL
7 2 (7.14%) Java
8 1 (3.57%) C#
8 1 (3.57%) Korn
8 1 (3.57%) Pascal
8 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.57%) VB
8 1 (3.57%) VB6
8 1 (3.57%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 25 (89.29%) Oracle