The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 108 103 91
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs citing VMS 12 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.56% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.46% 0.76% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
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£440 £538 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.13% +60.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £488 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £588 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £323
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +39.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £24.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -44.18%
VMS
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
821 524 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 38.17% 28.25% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 268 165
Average daily rate £338 £320 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £161 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 45 50
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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
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
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Aldershot - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
VMS
South East

VMS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
1 15 (93.75%) VMware
1 15 (93.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (87.50%) vSphere
2 14 (87.50%) Security Cleared
3 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
3 13 (81.25%) Linux
4 12 (75.00%) CheckPoint
4 12 (75.00%) Migration
5 10 (62.50%) Cisco
6 9 (56.25%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) UNIX
7 3 (18.75%) DNS
8 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
8 2 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (12.50%) SQL
8 2 (12.50%) Oracle
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 2 (12.50%) VLAN
9 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
9 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
9 1 (6.25%) PKI
9 1 (6.25%) Clustering
9 1 (6.25%) C
9 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
9 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
9 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
9 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Monitoring

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Cloud Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (87.50%) vSphere
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) VMware
2 12 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (62.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft