The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 34 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing VMS 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.42% 1.41% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.89% 9.30% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£575 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
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%
VMS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
45 43 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 15.96% 15.14% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 11
Average daily rate £250 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £430 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 6
Average hourly rate £10.00 £12.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

VMS
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

VMS Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

VMS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (42.86%) EDI
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) SAP BW
2 3 (42.86%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (28.57%) Product Management
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) ABAP
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Automotive
4 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (14.29%) SAP SD
4 1 (14.29%) SAP BI

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (42.86%) SAP BW
2 1 (14.29%) SAP BI
General
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP SD Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP BW Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (28.57%) Product Management
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) ABAP
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) SAP