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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 27 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing VMS 11 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.37% 0.87% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.19% 5.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £468 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £315 £363
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
64 39 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 19.63% 16.96% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 21
Average daily rate £325 £175 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £95 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £375 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 11
Average hourly rate £10.69 £23.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.53% +48.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £45.68 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 16 April 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 15 (93.75%) SAP
2 7 (43.75%) ABAP
3 6 (37.50%) Analytics
3 6 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (37.50%) CRM
3 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (37.50%) SAP BW
3 6 (37.50%) SAP SD
3 6 (37.50%) SAP BI
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
5 4 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 4 (25.00%) Logistics
5 4 (25.00%) SAP CO
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
5 4 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (25.00%) SAP FI
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (12.50%) Product Management
7 2 (12.50%) QA
7 2 (12.50%) Automotive
8 1 (6.25%) Legal
8 1 (6.25%) Workflow
8 1 (6.25%) VMware

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) SAP SD
2 4 (25.00%) SAP FI
2 4 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (25.00%) SAP CO
3 1 (6.25%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
1 6 (37.50%) SAP BW
1 6 (37.50%) SAP BI
2 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) LSMW
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
1 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Automotive
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Consultant
2 7 (43.75%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) Architect
3 5 (31.25%) SAP Architect
4 4 (25.00%) SAP BI Consultant
4 4 (25.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) SAP Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Senior SAP Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Data Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
6 1 (6.25%) VMWare Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) EDI
1 1 (6.25%) SAP ALE
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) CRM
1 6 (37.50%) Analytics
2 4 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 4 (25.00%) Logistics
2 4 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) SAP Implementation
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Product Management
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) MOM
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) VMware