The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VMS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - -
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 £318
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +41.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Kent region.

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
73 54 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 24.66% 20.45% 31.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 39 54
Average daily rate £350 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £140 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 12
Average hourly rate £9.00 £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -21.87%
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 Kent

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

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

VMS
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

VMS Daily Rate Trend in Kent

VMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

VMS Hourly Rate Trend in Kent