The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank - 51 -
Contract jobs citing VMS 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 1.13% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 4.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £295 £475
% change year-on-year
+56.77% -37.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - -
VMS
East of England

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

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
131 125 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 30.61% 23.63% 24.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 67 69
Median daily rate £348 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.55% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £170 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 13 26
Median hourly rate £16.50 £23.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% +23.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

VMS
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

VMS Daily Rate Trend in Essex

VMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

VMS Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

VMS
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 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 Essex region with a requirement for VMS.

1 4 (100.00%) COBOL
1 4 (100.00%) DCL
1 4 (100.00%) VAX
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) VAX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) COBOL
1 4 (100.00%) DCL