The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Coventry region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 33 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing VMS 7 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.91% 0.41% 2.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.45% 2.70% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £275 £430
% change year-on-year
+54.54% -36.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £36.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-56.94% +71.42%
Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
67 37 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 18.26% 15.29% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 9 27
Average daily rate £288 £145 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+98.27% -63.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £85 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £20.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
VMS
West Midlands

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 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (44.44%) SAP SD
3 7 (38.89%) CRM
3 7 (38.89%) ABAP
3 7 (38.89%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (38.89%) SAP BW
3 7 (38.89%) Procure-to-pay
4 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (33.33%) Product Management
5 5 (27.78%) SAP FI
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (27.78%) SAP CO
5 5 (27.78%) Logistics
6 4 (22.22%) QA
6 4 (22.22%) SAP BI
6 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 3 (16.67%) Automotive
7 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
7 3 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
7 3 (16.67%) Analytics
8 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (11.11%) ERP
8 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
8 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (5.56%) Migration

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 8 (44.44%) SAP SD
2 5 (27.78%) SAP FI
2 5 (27.78%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (27.78%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Crystal Reports
1 7 (38.89%) SAP BW
2 4 (22.22%) SAP BI
3 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) LSMW
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Automotive
2 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Architect
2 10 (55.56%) Solutions Architect
2 10 (55.56%) SAP Architect
3 9 (50.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 6 (33.33%) Consultant
5 5 (27.78%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (16.67%) SAP BW Architect
6 3 (16.67%) SAP SD Consultant
7 2 (11.11%) SAP Team Leader
7 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
7 2 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 1 (5.56%) Migration Consultant
8 1 (5.56%) Data Consultant
8 1 (5.56%) Lead Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Data Migration Specialist
8 1 (5.56%) Senior SAP Consultant
8 1 (5.56%) Senior SAP SD Consultant
8 1 (5.56%) SAP BI Consultant
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) CRM
1 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Procure-to-pay
2 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (33.33%) Product Management
3 5 (27.78%) Logistics
4 3 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) ERP
5 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) SAP