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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank 551 566 533
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -33
Contract jobs citing VMS 61 47 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.091% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.54% 0.41% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 19 35
Median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £150 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £560 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £325 £463
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -29.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.83 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.39% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - -
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
11290 11483 11178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.09% 22.30% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7138 6608 6375
Median daily rate £393 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 623 938 1000
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £35.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 2 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
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 2 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 -7 33 £425 -22.72% 4
South East -2 21 £550 +15.78% 3
West Midlands -13 2 £450 +28.57%
North West -5 1 - -
South West -5 1 £425 +46.55%
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
North East - 1 - -
VMS
UK

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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 (43.70%) Microsoft
1 52 (43.70%) Active Directory
1 52 (43.70%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (39.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (37.82%) SQL
4 38 (31.93%) Azure Active Directory
5 36 (30.25%) DevOps
5 36 (30.25%) Puppet
5 36 (30.25%) PowerShell
6 33 (27.73%) SCOM
7 32 (26.89%) Opscode Chef
7 32 (26.89%) Configuration Management
8 31 (26.05%) Python
8 31 (26.05%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (26.05%) SCCM
9 30 (25.21%) Software Deployment
10 28 (23.53%) Git (software)
11 27 (22.69%) Azure SQL Database
11 27 (22.69%) Ansible
12 26 (21.85%) Docker
12 26 (21.85%) Enterprise Software
12 26 (21.85%) Ruby
13 25 (21.01%) Use Case
14 23 (19.33%) Dell
14 23 (19.33%) Windows
14 23 (19.33%) OpenStack
14 23 (19.33%) Splunk
15 22 (18.49%) Hudson
15 22 (18.49%) Jenkins
15 22 (18.49%) Ant

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 23 (19.33%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (2.52%) Node.js
2 3 (2.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.68%) IIS
3 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.68%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.84%) Apache
4 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.84%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.84%) JBoss
4 1 (0.84%) Jetty
4 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.84%) TPMS
4 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.68%) MS Office
4 1 (0.84%) MS Project
4 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) SAP SD
2 2 (1.68%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.68%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.68%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.68%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 47 (39.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (31.93%) Azure Active Directory
3 19 (15.97%) IaaS
3 19 (15.97%) PaaS
4 17 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (5.04%) Office 365
6 3 (2.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.45%) Network Security
2 12 (10.08%) Firewall
3 10 (8.40%) LAN
3 10 (8.40%) WAN
4 9 (7.56%) VPN
5 8 (6.72%) SAN
6 7 (5.88%) DHCP
6 7 (5.88%) DNS
7 5 (4.20%) MPLS
7 5 (4.20%) VLAN
8 4 (3.36%) BIG-IP
9 3 (2.52%) Broadband
9 3 (2.52%) HTTPS
9 3 (2.52%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.52%) Kerberos
9 3 (2.52%) LDAP
9 3 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.68%) Internet
11 1 (0.84%) SMS
11 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.69%) Azure SQL Database
2 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.56%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (7.56%) OLAP
3 9 (7.56%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (2.52%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.68%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.84%) IDMS
6 1 (0.84%) InfluxDB
6 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 28 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 22 (18.49%) Ant
2 22 (18.49%) Hudson
2 22 (18.49%) Jenkins
2 22 (18.49%) JIRA
2 22 (18.49%) Maven
2 22 (18.49%) Subversion
3 6 (5.04%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.52%) GitLab
4 3 (2.52%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (10.08%) Finance
2 8 (6.72%) Banking
3 4 (3.36%) Automotive
4 3 (2.52%) Advertising
4 3 (2.52%) Retail
4 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.68%) French Language
5 2 (1.68%) German Language
5 2 (1.68%) Law
5 2 (1.68%) Legal
5 2 (1.68%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (1.68%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.84%) Electronics
6 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.84%) Marketing
6 1 (0.84%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (23.53%) Azure Engineer
1 28 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (13.45%) Analyst
3 14 (11.76%) Architect
3 14 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
3 14 (11.76%) Consultant
4 10 (8.40%) Support Engineer
5 9 (7.56%) Security Analyst
6 8 (6.72%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (6.72%) Senior Support Engineer
6 8 (6.72%) VMS Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (5.88%) Senior Security Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) Active Directory Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) Developer
8 6 (5.04%) PowerShell Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Administrator
9 5 (4.20%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.04%) Web Services
2 4 (3.36%) Middleware
3 3 (2.52%) OAuth
3 3 (2.52%) ZeroMQ
4 1 (0.84%) .NET
4 1 (0.84%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.84%) JSON
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.84%) RESTful
4 1 (0.84%) SOAP
4 1 (0.84%) Spring
4 1 (0.84%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.85%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (10.92%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.92%) VAX
3 12 (10.08%) Management Information System
4 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (7.56%) Computer Science
6 8 (6.72%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (6.72%) Replication
7 7 (5.88%) Clustering
8 3 (2.52%) BYOD
8 3 (2.52%) Derivative
8 3 (2.52%) EqualLogic
8 3 (2.52%) HACMP
8 3 (2.52%) LPAR
8 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.68%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.68%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.84%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.33%) Windows
2 18 (15.13%) Unix
3 13 (10.92%) Linux
4 12 (10.08%) AIX
5 4 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.36%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.52%) Android
6 3 (2.52%) CentOS
6 3 (2.52%) OpenVMS
6 3 (2.52%) Windows Phone
6 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.68%) Solaris
7 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.84%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.84%) VME
8 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.84%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (43.70%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (30.25%) DevOps
3 32 (26.89%) Configuration Management
4 31 (26.05%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (25.21%) Software Deployment
6 25 (21.01%) Use Case
7 20 (16.81%) Service Management
8 12 (10.08%) Migration
9 9 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (7.56%) Load Balancing
10 8 (6.72%) Time Management
11 7 (5.88%) Change Management
12 6 (5.04%) Security Architecture
13 5 (4.20%) Data Migration
13 5 (4.20%) Information Security
13 5 (4.20%) ITIL
13 5 (4.20%) SOA
13 5 (4.20%) Software Engineering
13 5 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (3.36%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 45 (37.82%) SQL
2 36 (30.25%) PowerShell
3 31 (26.05%) Python
4 26 (21.85%) Ruby
5 15 (12.61%) DCL
6 6 (5.04%) Perl
7 5 (4.20%) COBOL
8 4 (3.36%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.36%) Java
9 3 (2.52%) AWK
9 3 (2.52%) Groovy
9 3 (2.52%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.52%) sed
9 3 (2.52%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.84%) ABAP
11 1 (0.84%) AspectJ
11 1 (0.84%) C#
11 1 (0.84%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.92%) CISSP
2 13 (10.92%) MCSE
3 11 (9.24%) CISM
4 10 (8.40%) SC Cleared
4 10 (8.40%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.52%) CCNA
5 3 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.52%) MCSA
6 2 (1.68%) MCP
6 2 (1.68%) VCAP
6 2 (1.68%) VCP5
6 2 (1.68%) VCP6
6 2 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.84%) CCNP
7 1 (0.84%) CEH
7 1 (0.84%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.84%) MCITP
7 1 (0.84%) MCSD
7 1 (0.84%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.20%) SLA
2 3 (2.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.84%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 52 (43.70%) Active Directory
2 26 (21.85%) Docker
3 13 (10.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (7.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (5.04%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.36%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.36%) vSphere
6 4 (3.36%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (2.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (2.52%) Veritas File System
7 3 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.84%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (30.25%) Puppet
2 33 (27.73%) SCOM
3 32 (26.89%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (26.05%) SCCM
5 27 (22.69%) Ansible
6 5 (4.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (4.20%) Tivoli
7 3 (2.52%) Windows Intune
8 2 (1.68%) Control-M
8 2 (1.68%) WMI
9 1 (0.84%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.84%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.84%) Grafana
9 1 (0.84%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.84%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 52 (43.70%) Microsoft
2 23 (19.33%) Dell
2 23 (19.33%) Splunk
3 18 (15.13%) VMware
4 12 (10.08%) HP
5 11 (9.24%) Cisco
5 11 (9.24%) SAP
6 9 (7.56%) Cyber-Ark
7 7 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 6 (5.04%) Citrix
9 5 (4.20%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (3.36%) EMC
10 4 (3.36%) Oracle
10 4 (3.36%) Symantec
11 3 (2.52%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.52%) Apple
11 3 (2.52%) F5
11 3 (2.52%) IBM
11 3 (2.52%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.52%) Veritas
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