The table below looks at the statistics for VME skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VME over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ICL VME
Rank - 30 39
Contract jobs citing VME 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.43% 1.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.37% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 - -
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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 Lancashire region.

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
136 73 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 31.63% 31.20% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 13 52
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £214 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £11.00 £14.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £16.75 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

VME
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

VME Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

VME
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

VME Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

VME
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

VME Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire