The first table below looks at the demand for VMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Liverpool region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 21 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing VMS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.74% 0.65% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.94% 1.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £218 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £315 £363
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
Operating Systems Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
34 57 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 25.19% 37.01% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 40 18
Average daily rate £340 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £218 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Average hourly rate £12.49 £28.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.17% +62.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
VMS
Merseyside

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

VMS
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

VMS Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

VMS
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows