The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 515 514 507
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing VMS 64 46 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.096% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.55% 0.42% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 45
Average daily rate
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£327 £270 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.20% -32.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £270 £425
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -36.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +32.14%
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
11679 11042 11303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.26% 22.93% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6854 6361 5887
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1029 964 1147
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 28 £325 +20.37% 4
South East -3 13 £450 +28.57% 3
West Midlands -8 7 £450 -
South West -21 6 £350 - 1
North West -4 2 £163 -37.50% 1
East of England -26 1 - - 1
VMS
UK

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 44 (40.74%) UNIX
2 32 (29.63%) Linux
3 25 (23.15%) VMware
4 24 (22.22%) Windows
5 19 (17.59%) SAP
6 18 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 18 (16.67%) SAN
7 17 (15.74%) Oracle
8 16 (14.81%) Finance
9 15 (13.89%) Microsoft
9 15 (13.89%) HP
9 15 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (12.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (12.96%) Configuration Management
10 14 (12.96%) SQL
10 14 (12.96%) Solaris
11 13 (12.04%) Control-M
11 13 (12.04%) Shell Script
12 12 (11.11%) Oracle Database
13 11 (10.19%) IBM
13 11 (10.19%) JavaScript
13 11 (10.19%) LDAP
14 10 (9.26%) SLA
14 10 (9.26%) JDBC
14 10 (9.26%) BMC PATROL
14 10 (9.26%) Remedy
14 10 (9.26%) Tivoli
14 10 (9.26%) Red Hat
14 10 (9.26%) AS400
14 10 (9.26%) Relational Database

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 (5.56%) Apache
2 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) MS Project
1 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.48%) SAP SD
2 2 (1.85%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.85%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.85%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.93%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) SaaS
2 2 (1.85%) PaaS
2 2 (1.85%) Route 53
2 2 (1.85%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.85%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.67%) SAN
2 11 (10.19%) LDAP
3 9 (8.33%) ISUP
3 9 (8.33%) INAP
3 9 (8.33%) 3G
3 9 (8.33%) LTE
4 7 (6.48%) DNS
5 6 (5.56%) Kerberos
5 6 (5.56%) NAS
6 5 (4.63%) SSH
6 5 (4.63%) HTTPS
7 4 (3.70%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.70%) SMS
8 3 (2.78%) Firewall
8 3 (2.78%) PuTTY
9 2 (1.85%) Wireless
9 2 (1.85%) WAN
9 2 (1.85%) LAN
10 1 (0.93%) PBX
10 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 10 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.63%) SAP BW
4 5 (4.63%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.78%) Ingres
5 3 (2.78%) JasperReports
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.85%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.93%) DB2
7 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.93%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 4 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.78%) PHPUnit
2 3 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.78%) Ant
3 2 (1.85%) YourKit
3 2 (1.85%) Hudson
3 2 (1.85%) Selenium
3 2 (1.85%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.85%) Maven
4 1 (0.93%) JIRA
4 1 (0.93%) LSMW
4 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (14.81%) Finance
2 9 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 9 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.48%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.56%) Automotive
5 5 (4.63%) Banking
6 4 (3.70%) Retail
7 1 (0.93%) Billing
7 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (18.52%) Analyst
2 15 (13.89%) Architect
2 15 (13.89%) Consultant
3 10 (9.26%) Operations Analyst
4 8 (7.41%) SAP Consultant
5 7 (6.48%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (6.48%) Developer
6 6 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.56%) SAP Architect
6 6 (5.56%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 6 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) DBA
7 5 (4.63%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (4.63%) SAP SD Consultant
7 5 (4.63%) Test Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) Test Analyst
8 4 (3.70%) Lead Test Analyst
9 3 (2.78%) Applications Architect
9 3 (2.78%) SAP BW Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.26%) JDBC
2 9 (8.33%) HTML
3 7 (6.48%) CSS
4 5 (4.63%) jQuery
5 4 (3.70%) RESTful
5 4 (3.70%) HTML5
5 4 (3.70%) Laravel
5 4 (3.70%) Web Services
6 3 (2.78%) XML
6 3 (2.78%) CGI
6 3 (2.78%) Hibernate
6 3 (2.78%) DAO
7 2 (1.85%) WebKit
7 2 (1.85%) Backbone.js
7 2 (1.85%) Sass
7 2 (1.85%) Underscore.js
7 2 (1.85%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.85%) CSS3
7 2 (1.85%) Java RMI
7 2 (1.85%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) AS400
2 9 (8.33%) VAX
3 8 (7.41%) SecurID
3 8 (7.41%) Hedge funds
4 7 (6.48%) Mainframe
5 6 (5.56%) Clustering
5 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.78%) Replication
6 3 (2.78%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.78%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.85%) User Experience
7 2 (1.85%) Tandem
8 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.93%) GIS
8 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.93%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 44 (40.74%) UNIX
2 32 (29.63%) Linux
3 24 (22.22%) Windows
4 14 (12.96%) Solaris
4 14 (12.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.63%) AIX
6 5 (4.63%) OpenVMS
7 3 (2.78%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.78%) zOS
7 3 (2.78%) CentOS
7 3 (2.78%) Android
7 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.85%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.93%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.96%) Configuration Management
2 7 (6.48%) Software Engineering
2 7 (6.48%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
3 6 (5.56%) DevOps
3 6 (5.56%) Validation
3 6 (5.56%) Migration
4 5 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (4.63%) OO
4 5 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (4.63%) Procure-to-pay
4 5 (4.63%) Mentoring
4 5 (4.63%) Test Automation
5 4 (3.70%) Product Management
5 4 (3.70%) ETRM
5 4 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (3.70%) MVC
5 4 (3.70%) Business Continuity
5 4 (3.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.96%) SQL
2 13 (12.04%) Shell Script
3 11 (10.19%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.33%) Java
5 6 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.63%) PHP
6 5 (4.63%) DCL
6 5 (4.63%) Korn
7 4 (3.70%) Perl
7 4 (3.70%) ABAP
7 4 (3.70%) Python
8 2 (1.85%) C
8 2 (1.85%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (1.85%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.93%) C#
9 1 (0.93%) Delphi
9 1 (0.93%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 8 (7.41%) Degree
2 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.78%) MCSE
5 2 (1.85%) CCIE
5 2 (1.85%) CCNP
5 2 (1.85%) CISSP
5 2 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.85%) CISM
5 2 (1.85%) VCDX
5 2 (1.85%) VCAP
6 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.26%) SLA
2 8 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 18 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.56%) RHEV
4 5 (4.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (4.63%) NFS
5 3 (2.78%) vSphere
6 2 (1.85%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.85%) Xen
7 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (12.04%) Control-M
2 10 (9.26%) Tivoli
2 10 (9.26%) BMC PATROL
3 9 (8.33%) OpenView
3 9 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 9 (8.33%) Backup Exec
4 8 (7.41%) Legato
4 8 (7.41%) Tivoli NetView
4 8 (7.41%) Netcool
4 8 (7.41%) HP SIM
5 5 (4.63%) Puppet
6 2 (1.85%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.85%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.85%) SCCM
6 2 (1.85%) SCOM
6 2 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.93%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.93%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 25 (23.15%) VMware
2 19 (17.59%) SAP
3 17 (15.74%) Oracle
4 15 (13.89%) HP
4 15 (13.89%) Microsoft
5 11 (10.19%) IBM
6 10 (9.26%) Red Hat
6 10 (9.26%) Remedy
7 9 (8.33%) TIBCO
8 8 (7.41%) Veritas
8 8 (7.41%) Wall Street Systems
9 7 (6.48%) NetApp
10 5 (4.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 5 (4.63%) Cisco
11 4 (3.70%) Ericsson
12 3 (2.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 3 (2.78%) Huawei
12 3 (2.78%) Apple
12 3 (2.78%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.78%) ZTE
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