The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £15.50
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 Kent region.

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
78 71 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 24.07% 25.91% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 36 42
Median daily rate £388 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £111 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Median hourly rate - £14.84 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing VMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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