The first table below looks at the demand for VMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Hampshire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 108 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing VMS 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.19% 0.17% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.62% 0.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £538 £335 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £315 £363
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
Operating Systems Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
642 416 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 30.70% 24.13% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 247 182
Average daily rate £321 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 59 84
Average hourly rate £28.00 £15.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.64% -43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £38.75 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
VMS
South East

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

VMS
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

VMS Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

VMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMS across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

VMS Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

VMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

VMS Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) E-business
2 4 (80.00%) Zachman Framework
2 4 (80.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) DB2
2 4 (80.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (80.00%) SIEM
2 4 (80.00%) SABSA
3 3 (60.00%) CISM
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) CISSP
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (60.00%) Resource Management
3 3 (60.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (40.00%) C
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Service Management
5 1 (20.00%) Juniper
5 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Security Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Security Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) E-business
1 4 (80.00%) Zachman Framework
1 4 (80.00%) TOGAF
1 4 (80.00%) SIEM
1 4 (80.00%) SABSA
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (60.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISM
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) IBM