The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VMS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £440
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +54.76%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
156 99 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.41% 26.68% 40.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 39 82
Average daily rate £350 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 60
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%

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
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

VMS Daily Rate 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 8 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware