The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMS
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing VMS 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry - - 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
- +30.35%

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
43 37 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 9.25% 11.01% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 30
Median daily rate £450 £310 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £219 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry region citing VMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for VMS.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA