The first table below looks at the demand for VMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cambridge region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 42 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing VMS 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% 0.52% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.09% 1.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £240 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £315 £363
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £56.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
92 134 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.21% 34.72% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 33 77
Average daily rate £375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £150 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 39
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £40.00 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
VMS
Cambridgeshire

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMS across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

VMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMS across the Cambridge region.

VMS Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

VMS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing VMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMS.

1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) DirectX
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing VMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
Cambridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £240.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago