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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 480 479 448
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -31
Contract jobs citing VMS 77 60 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.74% 0.60% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 32 43
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£400 £391 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% +5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £408 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £263 £250
% change year-on-year
+52.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £24.00 £32.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £24.00 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
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
10442 10018 9268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.91% 22.47% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6166 5600 4971
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 841 926 1054
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 29 January 2015.

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 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
North West +19 23 £325 +44.44% 2
South East +7 22 £440 - 1
London -5 14 £413 +3.77% 9
West Midlands +1 8 £463 +54.16%
East of England +3 7 £413 +65.00%
South West -23 1 - -
VMS
UK

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 70 (52.24%) Windows
2 65 (48.51%) Linux
3 60 (44.78%) VMware
4 47 (35.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 45 (33.58%) UNIX
6 32 (23.88%) vSphere
7 28 (20.90%) HP
7 28 (20.90%) Migration
8 27 (20.15%) Finance
8 27 (20.15%) SAN
8 27 (20.15%) SQL
8 27 (20.15%) Security Cleared
9 26 (19.40%) SC Cleared
10 24 (17.91%) Active Directory
11 23 (17.16%) CheckPoint
11 23 (17.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (15.67%) Red Hat
12 21 (15.67%) Oracle
13 20 (14.93%) Cisco
14 19 (14.18%) Java
15 18 (13.43%) JavaScript
15 18 (13.43%) HTML
16 17 (12.69%) DNS
17 16 (11.94%) Microsoft
18 15 (11.19%) CSS
18 15 (11.19%) Windows Server 2008
19 13 (9.70%) Relational Database
19 13 (9.70%) Shell Script
19 13 (9.70%) RDBMS
19 13 (9.70%) Clustering

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 10 (7.46%) Apache
2 6 (4.48%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.73%) Lync
4 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.24%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.24%) JBoss
6 2 (1.49%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.73%) MS Office
2 2 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.49%) SAP SD
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.75%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.99%) SaaS
2 3 (2.24%) PaaS
3 2 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.49%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.49%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.49%) Route 53
4 1 (0.75%) IaaS
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.75%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.15%) SAN
2 17 (12.69%) DNS
3 11 (8.21%) LDAP
4 10 (7.46%) LTE
4 10 (7.46%) ISUP
4 10 (7.46%) INAP
4 10 (7.46%) 3G
5 7 (5.22%) HTTPS
5 7 (5.22%) SSH
6 6 (4.48%) NAS
7 5 (3.73%) PuTTY
7 5 (3.73%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.99%) Kerberos
8 4 (2.99%) SMS
8 4 (2.99%) DHCP
9 3 (2.24%) DVB
10 2 (1.49%) VLAN
11 1 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.75%) MVNO
11 1 (0.75%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.70%) Relational Database
1 13 (9.70%) RDBMS
2 12 (8.96%) SQL Server
3 10 (7.46%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (5.22%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (3.73%) Ingres
5 5 (3.73%) JasperReports
6 4 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.99%) SQLPlus
7 3 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.49%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (1.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.75%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.75%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.75%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 7 (5.22%) Jenkins
1 7 (5.22%) Oracle APEX
1 7 (5.22%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (4.48%) Maven
3 5 (3.73%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.73%) PHPUnit
4 4 (2.99%) Subversion
4 4 (2.99%) Grunt
5 3 (2.24%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.24%) Ant
5 3 (2.24%) Toad
6 2 (1.49%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.49%) Selenium
6 2 (1.49%) YourKit
6 2 (1.49%) Hudson
7 1 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 27 (20.15%) Finance
2 9 (6.72%) Manufacturing
2 9 (6.72%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.48%) Automotive
4 5 (3.73%) Banking
4 5 (3.73%) Retail
5 3 (2.24%) Games
6 2 (1.49%) Billing
6 2 (1.49%) Electronics
7 1 (0.75%) Military
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (17.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (14.18%) Cloud Engineer
3 18 (13.43%) Developer
4 15 (11.19%) Architect
5 12 (8.96%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (8.21%) Administrator
7 10 (7.46%) Analyst
8 9 (6.72%) Consultant
9 7 (5.22%) Windows Engineer
10 6 (4.48%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (4.48%) Test Engineer
10 6 (4.48%) SAP Consultant
11 5 (3.73%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.73%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.73%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.73%) Systems Developer
11 5 (3.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 4 (2.99%) Applications Architect
12 4 (2.99%) Applications Developer
12 4 (2.99%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.43%) HTML
2 15 (11.19%) CSS
3 12 (8.96%) Web Services
4 9 (6.72%) Hibernate
5 8 (5.97%) JDBC
5 8 (5.97%) jQuery
5 8 (5.97%) HTML5
6 7 (5.22%) XML
7 6 (4.48%) JSON
7 6 (4.48%) Middleware
7 6 (4.48%) .NET
7 6 (4.48%) Laravel
7 6 (4.48%) AngularJS
7 6 (4.48%) Backbone.js
8 5 (3.73%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.73%) EDI
8 5 (3.73%) CGI
8 5 (3.73%) DAO
9 4 (2.99%) Spring
9 4 (2.99%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.70%) Clustering
2 11 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.48%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.99%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.99%) W3C
4 4 (2.99%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.24%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.24%) Celerra
5 3 (2.24%) PKI
5 3 (2.24%) Interactive TV
6 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.75%) User Experience
7 1 (0.75%) DTV
7 1 (0.75%) AS400
7 1 (0.75%) SecurID
7 1 (0.75%) VAX
7 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.75%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 70 (52.24%) Windows
2 65 (48.51%) Linux
3 45 (33.58%) UNIX
4 23 (17.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (11.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (8.96%) Solaris
7 10 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (7.46%) CentOS
8 9 (6.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (5.97%) AIX
10 6 (4.48%) HPUX
11 4 (2.99%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.99%) OpenVMS
12 3 (2.24%) Windows 7
13 2 (1.49%) zOS
13 2 (1.49%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.90%) Migration
2 11 (8.21%) OO
2 11 (8.21%) Configuration Management
3 10 (7.46%) Validation
3 10 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (5.97%) MVC
4 8 (5.97%) Unit Testing
5 5 (3.73%) Change Control
5 5 (3.73%) ITIL
5 5 (3.73%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (2.99%) Software Engineering
6 4 (2.99%) Business Continuity
6 4 (2.99%) RAD
6 4 (2.99%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (2.24%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (2.24%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (2.24%) DevOps
7 3 (2.24%) Database Tuning
7 3 (2.24%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.15%) SQL
2 19 (14.18%) Java
3 18 (13.43%) JavaScript
4 13 (9.70%) Shell Script
5 9 (6.72%) PHP
5 9 (6.72%) PL/SQL
6 8 (5.97%) C
7 7 (5.22%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.22%) C#
7 7 (5.22%) Perl
7 7 (5.22%) Korn
8 3 (2.24%) C++
9 2 (1.49%) Dart
9 2 (1.49%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.49%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.75%) Ada
10 1 (0.75%) Python
10 1 (0.75%) VB
10 1 (0.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (20.15%) Security Cleared
2 26 (19.40%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (5.97%) Degree
5 3 (2.24%) MCSE
6 2 (1.49%) MCITP
7 1 (0.75%) HP APS
7 1 (0.75%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.75%) CISSP
7 1 (0.75%) CISM
7 1 (0.75%) MCTS
7 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (35.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (23.88%) vSphere
3 24 (17.91%) Active Directory
4 7 (5.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 7 (5.22%) NFS
5 4 (2.99%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.99%) XenApp
6 3 (2.24%) RHEV
6 3 (2.24%) XenServer
6 3 (2.24%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.49%) Xen
7 2 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.49%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.49%) vCloud
8 1 (0.75%) Docker
8 1 (0.75%) LXC
Systems Management
1 8 (5.97%) Puppet
2 3 (2.24%) SCOM
2 3 (2.24%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.49%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.49%) OpenView
3 2 (1.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.49%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.49%) Control-M
3 2 (1.49%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.49%) SCCM
3 2 (1.49%) SCDPM
3 2 (1.49%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.75%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.75%) Netcool
4 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.75%) Foglight
4 1 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (44.78%) VMware
2 28 (20.90%) HP
3 23 (17.16%) CheckPoint
4 21 (15.67%) Red Hat
4 21 (15.67%) Oracle
5 20 (14.93%) Cisco
6 16 (11.94%) Microsoft
7 12 (8.96%) NetApp
8 10 (7.46%) TIBCO
9 9 (6.72%) SAP
10 7 (5.22%) Citrix
11 5 (3.73%) 3PAR
11 5 (3.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 5 (3.73%) Remedy
11 5 (3.73%) BMC
12 4 (2.99%) Ericsson
12 4 (2.99%) EMC
12 4 (2.99%) Brocade
13 3 (2.24%) F5
13 3 (2.24%) ZTE
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