The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank - 57 -
Contract jobs citing VMS 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.52% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £263 £275
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
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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 Cambridgeshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
204 177 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 25.92% 30.52% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 87 81
Average daily rate £190 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £190 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 52
Average hourly rate £30.50 £14.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.77% -57.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

VMS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VMS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

VMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VMS Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

VMS
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware