The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank - - 59
Contract jobs citing VMS 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -56.94%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
218 170 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.68% 25.45% 28.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 72 69
Average daily rate £350 £256 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.58% -18.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £160 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 40 17
Average hourly rate £9.50 £15.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% -42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.95 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

VMS
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VMS Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VMS Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire