The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank 540 580 546
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -34
Contract jobs citing VMS 74 44 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.086% 0.088%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.66% 0.39% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 16 17
Median daily rate £425 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £575 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £463
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -24.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £41.75 £22.83 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.87% +47.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £15.50
VMS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11132 11365 11051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.59% 22.34% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7054 6653 6406
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 575 934 984
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.83 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +6.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £32.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing VMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in England

VMS
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMS across the England region.

VMS Daily Rate Trend in England

VMS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMS across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

VMS Daily Rate Histogram in England

VMS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMS across the England region.

VMS Hourly Rate Trend in England

VMS
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMS across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

VMS Hourly Rate Histogram in England

VMS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +26 37 £415 -12.63% 9
South East +17 26 £475 - 1
West Midlands -8 4 £450 +63.63%
East of England +2 1 - - 1
South West -4 1 £425 -
North East - 1 - -
VMS
UK

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for VMS.

1 52 (42.98%) SQL
1 52 (42.98%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (40.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (34.71%) Active Directory
4 41 (33.88%) Microsoft
5 39 (32.23%) Puppet
5 39 (32.23%) Azure Active Directory
6 36 (29.75%) PowerShell
7 35 (28.93%) Configuration Management
8 34 (28.10%) SCOM
8 34 (28.10%) DevOps
9 32 (26.45%) Software Deployment
9 32 (26.45%) Python
10 31 (25.62%) SCCM
10 31 (25.62%) Opscode Chef
11 28 (23.14%) Azure SQL Database
12 27 (22.31%) Git (software)
13 26 (21.49%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (21.49%) Use Case
14 25 (20.66%) Jenkins
15 24 (19.83%) Enterprise Software
15 24 (19.83%) Ruby
16 23 (19.01%) Dell
16 23 (19.01%) Ansible
16 23 (19.01%) Docker
16 23 (19.01%) Amazon AWS
17 22 (18.18%) Splunk
17 22 (18.18%) Maven
17 22 (18.18%) JIRA
18 21 (17.36%) Subversion

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (17.36%) OpenStack
2 5 (4.13%) Apache
2 5 (4.13%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.48%) IIS
3 3 (2.48%) Node.js
3 3 (2.48%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.48%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.65%) Documentum
4 2 (1.65%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.65%) PegaRULES
4 2 (1.65%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.83%) JBoss
5 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.83%) TPMS
Applications
1 6 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.31%) MS Office
4 1 (0.83%) MS Project
4 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) SAP SD
2 2 (1.65%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.65%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.65%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.65%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (40.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (32.23%) Azure Active Directory
3 23 (19.01%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (16.53%) IaaS
4 20 (16.53%) PaaS
5 4 (3.31%) Office 365
6 2 (1.65%) GitHub
7 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.36%) Network Security
2 12 (9.92%) Firewall
3 11 (9.09%) VPN
4 10 (8.26%) DNS
4 10 (8.26%) LAN
4 10 (8.26%) WAN
5 9 (7.44%) DHCP
5 9 (7.44%) SAN
6 8 (6.61%) MPLS
6 8 (6.61%) VLAN
7 4 (3.31%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.48%) Broadband
8 3 (2.48%) LDAP
9 2 (1.65%) BIG-IP
9 2 (1.65%) NAS
9 2 (1.65%) VoIP
9 2 (1.65%) Wireless
10 1 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.83%) Internet
10 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.14%) Azure SQL Database
2 15 (12.40%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.44%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (7.44%) OLAP
3 9 (7.44%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (2.48%) InfluxDB
4 3 (2.48%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.48%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.48%) SQLPlus
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.83%) IDMS
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 27 (22.31%) Git (software)
2 25 (20.66%) Jenkins
3 22 (18.18%) JIRA
3 22 (18.18%) Maven
4 21 (17.36%) Subversion
5 20 (16.53%) Ant
5 20 (16.53%) Hudson
6 4 (3.31%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.48%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.65%) GitLab
8 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.83%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 12 (9.92%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Banking
3 4 (3.31%) Automotive
3 4 (3.31%) French Language
3 4 (3.31%) German Language
3 4 (3.31%) Portuguese Language
3 4 (3.31%) Spanish Language
3 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.48%) Law
4 3 (2.48%) Legal
4 3 (2.48%) Retail
5 2 (1.65%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Billing
6 1 (0.83%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.83%) Electronics
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (23.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (20.66%) Azure Engineer
3 16 (13.22%) Architect
4 15 (12.40%) Consultant
5 12 (9.92%) Cloud Engineer
6 11 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 10 (8.26%) Cloud Architect
7 10 (8.26%) VMS Engineer
8 8 (6.61%) Developer
8 8 (6.61%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (6.61%) Senior Support Engineer
9 7 (5.79%) Analyst
10 6 (4.96%) Administrator
10 6 (4.96%) Azure Architect
10 6 (4.96%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (4.96%) PowerShell Engineer
10 6 (4.96%) SAP Consultant
11 5 (4.13%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (4.13%) Technical Consultant
12 4 (3.31%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.13%) Web Services
2 3 (2.48%) JSON
2 3 (2.48%) Middleware
2 3 (2.48%) RESTful
2 3 (2.48%) SOAP
3 2 (1.65%) Spring
3 2 (1.65%) ZeroMQ
4 1 (0.83%) .NET
4 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.83%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.83%) jQuery
4 1 (0.83%) Modernizr
4 1 (0.83%) OAuth
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.83%) REST
4 1 (0.83%) Sass
4 1 (0.83%) Spring Boot
4 1 (0.83%) Swing
4 1 (0.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.83%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (14.88%) Data Centre
3 16 (13.22%) Replication
4 11 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (9.09%) VAX
5 9 (7.44%) Computer Science
5 9 (7.44%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (5.79%) Clustering
6 7 (5.79%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.31%) EqualLogic
8 3 (2.48%) Derivative
8 3 (2.48%) HACMP
8 3 (2.48%) LPAR
9 2 (1.65%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.65%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.65%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.65%) VCE vBlock
10 1 (0.83%) BYOD
10 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.53%) Linux
2 18 (14.88%) Windows
3 10 (8.26%) Unix
4 6 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.13%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.31%) AIX
6 4 (3.31%) OpenVMS
6 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.65%) CentOS
8 2 (1.65%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.65%) Solaris
8 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.65%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.83%) Android
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.83%) VME
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (42.98%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.93%) Configuration Management
3 34 (28.10%) DevOps
4 32 (26.45%) Software Deployment
5 26 (21.49%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (21.49%) Use Case
6 19 (15.70%) Service Management
7 11 (9.09%) Migration
8 9 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (7.44%) Load Balancing
9 8 (6.61%) Time Management
10 7 (5.79%) ITIL
11 6 (4.96%) Change Management
11 6 (4.96%) Data Migration
11 6 (4.96%) Project Management
12 5 (4.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (4.13%) Vulnerability Management
13 4 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (3.31%) Open Source
13 4 (3.31%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 52 (42.98%) SQL
2 36 (29.75%) PowerShell
3 32 (26.45%) Python
4 24 (19.83%) Ruby
5 13 (10.74%) DCL
6 6 (4.96%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.13%) Java
7 5 (4.13%) Perl
8 4 (3.31%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.48%) AWK
9 3 (2.48%) COBOL
9 3 (2.48%) sed
9 3 (2.48%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.65%) Groovy
10 2 (1.65%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.83%) C#
11 1 (0.83%) C++
11 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (14.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (13.22%) MCSE
3 13 (10.74%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.74%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.96%) CISSP
5 5 (4.13%) CCNA
5 5 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.31%) MCSA
7 3 (2.48%) MCP
7 3 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.65%) CEH
8 2 (1.65%) CISM
8 2 (1.65%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (1.65%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (1.65%) VCAP
8 2 (1.65%) VCP5
8 2 (1.65%) VCP6
9 1 (0.83%) CCNP
9 1 (0.83%) MCSD
9 1 (0.83%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.31%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) ISO27002
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 42 (34.71%) Active Directory
2 23 (19.01%) Docker
3 17 (14.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 8 (6.61%) VMware ESX
6 6 (4.96%) Hyper-V
6 6 (4.96%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.31%) vSphere
8 3 (2.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (2.48%) Veritas File System
8 3 (2.48%) XenApp
9 1 (0.83%) Firmware
9 1 (0.83%) iptables
9 1 (0.83%) NFS
9 1 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 39 (32.23%) Puppet
2 34 (28.10%) SCOM
3 31 (25.62%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (25.62%) SCCM
4 23 (19.01%) Ansible
5 8 (6.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 8 (6.61%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.48%) Grafana
6 3 (2.48%) WMI
7 1 (0.83%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.83%) Control-M
7 1 (0.83%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 41 (33.88%) Microsoft
2 23 (19.01%) Dell
3 22 (18.18%) Splunk
4 21 (17.36%) VMware
5 15 (12.40%) Cisco
6 10 (8.26%) Barracuda Networks
7 9 (7.44%) Citrix
7 9 (7.44%) SAP
8 8 (6.61%) Oracle
9 6 (4.96%) EMC
10 5 (4.13%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.31%) HP
11 4 (3.31%) NetApp
11 4 (3.31%) Qualys
11 4 (3.31%) Symantec
12 3 (2.48%) 3PAR
12 3 (2.48%) IBM
12 3 (2.48%) iManage
12 3 (2.48%) Veritas
13 2 (1.65%) Lotus
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