Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 15 August 2018 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 95 143
Rank change year-on-year +15 +48 -105
Contract jobs citing VME 17 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.71% 0.11% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.07% 0.34% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 6
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £375 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +38.89% -28.00%
10th Percentile £307 £363 £241
90th Percentile £440 £388 £339
North East median daily rate £350 £375 £270
% change year-on-year -6.67% +38.89% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 - -
North East median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 335 293 962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 33.74% 31.44% 42.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 215 625
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.69% -17.14%
10th Percentile £202 £239 £211
90th Percentile £538 £500 £438
North East median daily rate £345 £350 £295
% change year-on-year -1.43% +18.64% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 65
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £30.25 £14.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.07% -50.00% +85.12%
10th Percentile £10.56 £9.50 £17.50
90th Percentile £44.13 £41.60 £36.30
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £14.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% -50.00% +73.27%

VME
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing VME as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for VME in Tyne and Wear

VME
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VME in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for VME in Tyne and Wear

VME
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VME in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VME in Tyne and Wear

VME
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VME in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VME in Tyne and Wear

VME
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VME within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 15 August 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +8 16 £350 -6.67% 2
Tyneside - 1 £425 -
VME
North East

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VME 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for VME.

1 10 (58.82%) COBOL
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) MVS
2 7 (41.18%) Micro Focus
2 7 (41.18%) Fujitsu
3 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
3 6 (35.29%) Axway
3 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) Unix
3 6 (35.29%) IBM
3 6 (35.29%) HTTPS
3 6 (35.29%) SSL
3 6 (35.29%) Tuxedo
3 6 (35.29%) WebLogic
3 6 (35.29%) Puppet
3 6 (35.29%) Deployment Automation
4 5 (29.41%) AIX
4 5 (29.41%) OLTP
4 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
5 4 (23.53%) Middleware
5 4 (23.53%) Python
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
5 4 (23.53%) XML
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) TPMS

VME
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 6 (35.29%) Tuxedo
1 6 (35.29%) WebLogic
1 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
2 4 (23.53%) TPMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) HTTPS
1 6 (35.29%) SSL
2 3 (17.65%) SMS
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) FTP
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) OLTP
2 1 (5.88%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) COBOL Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Operational Support Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Operations Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Operations Support Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Middleware Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Operations Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Subject Matter Expert
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Unix Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Unix Support
3 1 (5.88%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Middleware
1 4 (23.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
1 7 (41.18%) MVS
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Unix
3 5 (29.41%) AIX
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) HPUX
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris
5 1 (5.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Deployment Automation
2 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 3 (17.65%) Service Management
4 3 (17.65%) Statistics
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) ITSM
5 2 (11.76%) Open Source
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Kanban
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) COBOL
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Python
3 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) HP SIM
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Fujitsu
1 7 (41.18%) Micro Focus
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) Axway
2 6 (35.29%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.88%) BMC
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) EMC
4 1 (5.88%) F5
4 1 (5.88%) ICL
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat