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 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 - - -
Contract jobs citing VMS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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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%
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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
160 152 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.20% 21.62% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 68 80
Average daily rate £375 £325 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -19.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £164 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £12.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +7.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £23.50 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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

VMS
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Linux

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Platform Architect
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat