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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank - 60 -
Contract jobs citing VMS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.16% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +16.66%
VMS
East of England

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
135 162 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.44% 25.51% 25.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 67 79
Average daily rate £375 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £200 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 17
Average hourly rate £15.50 £24.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.73% +84.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.35 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 6 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM Specialist
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM