The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 180 195 180
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs citing VMS 6 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.10% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.52% 0.47% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 8
Average daily rate
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£428 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +9.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £263 £250
% change year-on-year
+52.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
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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 City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1143 1271 1299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.05% 21.25% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 883 874
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% +0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 51 85
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £24.00 £120.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VMS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

VMS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

VMS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) JSON
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) C
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) XHTML
4 3 (33.33%) OpenVMS
4 3 (33.33%) W3C
4 3 (33.33%) Toad
4 3 (33.33%) Shell Script

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DVB
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (33.33%) Toad
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
1 3 (33.33%) Maven
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (33.33%) Grunt
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) JSON
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) XHTML
3 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 3 (33.33%) JPA
3 3 (33.33%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) REST
3 3 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) Ajax
4 2 (22.22%) Dojo
4 2 (22.22%) Middleware
4 2 (22.22%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) W3C
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Media
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Interactive TV
2 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) OpenVMS
4 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 3 (33.33%) CentOS
5 1 (11.11%) AIX
5 1 (11.11%) Solaris
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) OO
1 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Web Development
1 3 (33.33%) Database Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) C
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) RHEV
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (11.11%) Control-M
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) BMC
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (11.11%) Gemalto
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