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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 39 38 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing VMS 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.29% 1.52% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.13% 8.11% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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
47 74 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 13.51% 18.73% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 38 10
Average daily rate £350 £275 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +44.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £225 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £29.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.54% +195.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (100.00%) SAP SD
General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP