Period
to 22 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VAX in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VAX over the 6 months to 22 July 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.

DEC VAX
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 899 853 893
Rank change year-on-year -46 +40 -5
Contract jobs citing VAX 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.007% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.006% 0.021% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
UK median hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.50 -

VAX 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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35,065 32,807 37,517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.94% 34.20% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,783 21,314 24,553
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.12%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £255
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,104 1,115 1,217
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.54 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +18.61% -5.00% +14.29%

VAX
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VAX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VAX in the UK

VAX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VAX in the UK

VAX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VAX in the UK

VAX
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VAX within the UK over the 6 months to 22 July 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
South West 0 1 - -
UK excluding London -28 1 - -
England -48 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VAX 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 with a requirement for VAX.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VMS
2 1 (50.00%) OpenVMS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) DECnet
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) DCL
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) RMADS
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

VAX
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DECnet
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Migration Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OpenVMS
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) VMS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) DCL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Sun