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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 26 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing VMS 4 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.50% 2.55% 1.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.41% 15.56% 10.00%
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 £400 £263 £238
% change year-on-year
+52.38% +10.52%
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 Coventry region.

Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
54 45 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 20.22% 16.42% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 4
Average daily rate £309 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £290 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 £15.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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 10 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) SAP Implementation
2 3 (60.00%) EDI
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (20.00%) SAP SD
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BI
3 1 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (20.00%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BI
1 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP SD Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP