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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMS
UK / England
Rank 537 551 524
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Contract jobs citing VMS 28 55 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.32% 0.56% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 40
Median daily rate £363 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £413 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £540 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £438 £350
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £36.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
- +30.35%

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
8620 9898 10713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.81% 21.27% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5487 5992 6376
Median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 760 898
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £10.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 19 January 2017.

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
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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +3 9 £425 - 6
South East +11 8 £443 -1.66%
Yorkshire - 5 £350 -
South West +19 2 £264 - 1
East of England +4 2 - -
North East - 2 £363 -
VMS
UK

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 19 (31.67%) Windows
2 15 (25.00%) DNS
3 14 (23.33%) VMware
4 13 (21.67%) Linux
4 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (20.00%) Finance
5 12 (20.00%) Migration
5 12 (20.00%) Replication
6 10 (16.67%) ITIL
6 10 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 10 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (15.00%) Unix
8 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 8 (13.33%) DevOps
9 7 (11.67%) Data Centre
9 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (11.67%) SUSE
9 7 (11.67%) Change Management
9 7 (11.67%) NetApp
9 7 (11.67%) Red Hat
9 7 (11.67%) Solaris
9 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
10 6 (10.00%) SQL
10 6 (10.00%) SAP
10 6 (10.00%) Perl

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 3 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.67%) Apache
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Project
3 1 (1.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.67%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.67%) IaaS
4 3 (5.00%) PaaS
5 2 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.00%) DNS
2 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.00%) SAN
4 5 (8.33%) LDAP
4 5 (8.33%) NAS
5 4 (6.67%) DHCP
5 4 (6.67%) LAN
5 4 (6.67%) WAN
6 3 (5.00%) Network Security
7 2 (3.33%) Firewall
7 2 (3.33%) IPv4
7 2 (3.33%) MPLS
7 2 (3.33%) VLAN
7 2 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (3.33%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.67%) Capybara
5 1 (1.67%) Maven
5 1 (1.67%) Selenium
5 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.67%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Consultant
2 8 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 6 (10.00%) Administrator
3 6 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
4 5 (8.33%) Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (6.67%) Active Directory Consultant
5 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Senior Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) AIX Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) Architect
6 3 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (5.00%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Python Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) SAN Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (3.33%) Node.js
2 1 (1.67%) CSS
2 1 (1.67%) CSS3
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) HTML5
2 1 (1.67%) jQuery
2 1 (1.67%) Modernizr
2 1 (1.67%) React
2 1 (1.67%) Sass
2 1 (1.67%) Spring Boot
2 1 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Replication
2 7 (11.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.33%) CCTV
3 5 (8.33%) PKI
3 5 (8.33%) Symmetrix
4 4 (6.67%) SCADA
5 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.33%) Clustering
6 2 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Windows
2 13 (21.67%) Linux
3 10 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 9 (15.00%) Unix
5 7 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (11.67%) Solaris
5 7 (11.67%) SUSE
5 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (8.33%) AIX
7 5 (8.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.67%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.67%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) Migration
2 10 (16.67%) ITIL
3 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.33%) DevOps
4 7 (11.67%) Change Management
5 6 (10.00%) Build Automation
5 6 (10.00%) Project Management
6 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.33%) Open Source
6 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.67%) Analytics
7 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.00%) Demand Management
8 3 (5.00%) Server Building
8 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.33%) ITSM
9 2 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) Perl
1 6 (10.00%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) Java
2 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.67%) Python
3 3 (5.00%) Ruby
4 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.33%) MCP
3 5 (8.33%) MCTS
3 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.67%) Degree
5 3 (5.00%) PMP
6 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (8.33%) NFS
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (8.33%) SRDF
2 5 (8.33%) Veritas File System
2 5 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.67%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.67%) Docker
5 1 (1.67%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (8.33%) Puppet
2 5 (8.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (3.33%) SCOM
3 2 (3.33%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.67%) Ansible
4 1 (1.67%) CloudForms
4 1 (1.67%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.67%) SnapMirror
4 1 (1.67%) SnapVault
4 1 (1.67%) vMotion
4 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) VMware
2 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.67%) NetApp
3 7 (11.67%) Red Hat
4 6 (10.00%) EMC
4 6 (10.00%) Oracle
4 6 (10.00%) SAP
5 5 (8.33%) IBM
5 5 (8.33%) Sun
5 5 (8.33%) Veritas
6 4 (6.67%) 3PAR
7 3 (5.00%) Cisco
7 3 (5.00%) HP
8 2 (3.33%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.67%) CA
9 1 (1.67%) F5
9 1 (1.67%) Intel
9 1 (1.67%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.67%) SunGard
9 1 (1.67%) Symantec
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