The first table below looks at the demand for VMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.22% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £275 £430
% change year-on-year
+54.54% -36.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £36.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-56.94% +71.42%
Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
141 73 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.79% 30.17% 26.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 27 72
Average daily rate £350 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 5
Average hourly rate £15.75 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £21.75 £21.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
VMS
South West

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMS across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

VMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VMS Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

VMS
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) VAX

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Support Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows