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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 40 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing VMS 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.81% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.23% 2.70% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £270 £425
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -36.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +32.14%
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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
71 37 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 19.19% 12.42% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 21
Average daily rate £275 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 13
Average hourly rate £31.50 £11.25 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -53.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £20.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 22 September 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 12 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (41.67%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) SAP BW
3 4 (33.33%) SAP SD
3 4 (33.33%) ABAP
3 4 (33.33%) CRM
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
3 4 (33.33%) Product Management
3 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) Automotive
5 2 (16.67%) SAP CO
5 2 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (16.67%) Logistics
5 2 (16.67%) QA
5 2 (16.67%) ERP
5 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) SAP FI
5 2 (16.67%) SAP BI
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Line Management
6 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) SAP SD
2 2 (16.67%) SAP FI
2 2 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (16.67%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Crystal Reports
1 5 (41.67%) SAP BW
2 2 (16.67%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) LSMW
General
1 3 (25.00%) Automotive
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
1 7 (58.33%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (50.00%) SAP Architect
2 6 (50.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Consultant
4 3 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (25.00%) SAP BW Architect
5 2 (16.67%) SAP SD Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 1 (8.33%) SAP P2P Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) CRM
2 4 (33.33%) Product Management
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
2 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) Logistics
3 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) SAP