The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 25 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing VMS 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.79% 0.81% 0.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.71% 3.57% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£150 - £218
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £24.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -44.18%
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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 Liverpool region.

Operating Systems Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
70 28 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 31.39% 22.58% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 17
Average daily rate £325 £375 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +54.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £280 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.77 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.56% -22.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.77 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.77 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMS across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

VMS Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

VMS
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Automotive
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 2 (28.57%) OpenVMS
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Motorola
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) IT Support
2 4 (57.14%) IT Support Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 2 (28.57%) OpenVMS
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) Motorola
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy
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