The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VMS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - -
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 £350 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +13.09%
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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 Cheltenham region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
39 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 33.33% 29.17% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 4
Average daily rate £365 £390 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £325 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £390 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £30.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.26% +165.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham