The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank 402 417 393
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -24
Contract jobs citing VMS 34 15 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.064% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.72% 0.30% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 11
Median daily rate £450 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £213 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £505 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.37% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £15.50
VMS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4724 4987 5308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.33% 21.13% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3324 3407 3512
Median daily rate £438 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 178 238
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.83 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing VMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in London

VMS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

VMS Daily Rate Trend in London

VMS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMS across the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

VMS Daily Rate Histogram in London

VMS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

VMS Hourly Rate Trend in London

VMS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +48 3 £430 -11.79%
Hounslow - 3 £415 -
Barnet - 1 £400 -
VMS
England

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for VMS.

1 29 (43.94%) SQL
1 29 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (30.30%) Active Directory
4 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
4 19 (28.79%) Linux
5 18 (27.27%) Puppet
6 17 (25.76%) VMware
6 17 (25.76%) Python
6 17 (25.76%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (24.24%) DevOps
7 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
7 16 (24.24%) Git (software)
7 16 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (22.73%) Network Security
8 15 (22.73%) Ansible
9 14 (21.21%) Load Balancing
9 14 (21.21%) PowerShell
9 14 (21.21%) SCCM
9 14 (21.21%) Windows
9 14 (21.21%) Configuration Management
10 13 (19.70%) Virtual Servers
11 12 (18.18%) Citrix
12 11 (16.67%) Dell
12 11 (16.67%) Finance
12 11 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (16.67%) PaaS
12 11 (16.67%) Docker
12 11 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
12 11 (16.67%) IaaS

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (13.64%) Apache
2 8 (12.12%) OpenStack
3 5 (7.58%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.55%) IIS
4 3 (4.55%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.03%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.52%) Documentum
6 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.52%) JBoss
6 1 (1.52%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
2 5 (7.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 11 (16.67%) IaaS
2 11 (16.67%) PaaS
3 2 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.73%) Network Security
2 8 (12.12%) DNS
2 8 (12.12%) SAN
3 7 (10.61%) DHCP
4 5 (7.58%) iSCSI
5 4 (6.06%) Firewall
5 4 (6.06%) LDAP
5 4 (6.06%) VPN
6 3 (4.55%) LAN
6 3 (4.55%) WAN
7 2 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (3.03%) MPLS
7 2 (3.03%) NAS
7 2 (3.03%) VLAN
8 1 (1.52%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.52%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.52%) VoIP
8 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (13.64%) OLAP
2 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (12.12%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (7.58%) MySQL
4 5 (7.58%) SQLPlus
5 3 (4.55%) InfluxDB
5 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 8 (12.12%) Maven
4 7 (10.61%) Ant
4 7 (10.61%) Hudson
4 7 (10.61%) JIRA
4 7 (10.61%) Subversion
5 4 (6.06%) Vagrant
6 3 (4.55%) Capybara
6 3 (4.55%) JUnit
6 3 (4.55%) Selenium
6 3 (4.55%) TestNG
7 1 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 10 (15.15%) Banking
3 5 (7.58%) Law
3 5 (7.58%) Legal
4 4 (6.06%) French Language
4 4 (6.06%) German Language
4 4 (6.06%) Portuguese Language
4 4 (6.06%) Retail
4 4 (6.06%) Spanish Language
5 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.52%) Electronics
6 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.52%) Marketing
6 1 (1.52%) Publishing
6 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (19.70%) Support Engineer
2 11 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
3 10 (15.15%) Consultant
4 9 (13.64%) Azure DevOps
4 9 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Architect
5 8 (12.12%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Senior Support Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Administrator
6 6 (9.09%) Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) PowerShell Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (7.58%) Applications Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Applications Support
7 5 (7.58%) Applications Support Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Storage Consultant
7 5 (7.58%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 5 (7.58%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) RESTful
2 5 (7.58%) Web Services
3 4 (6.06%) LAMP
3 4 (6.06%) Node.js
3 4 (6.06%) Sass
4 3 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (4.55%) CSS
4 3 (4.55%) CSS3
4 3 (4.55%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.55%) HTML
4 3 (4.55%) HTML5
4 3 (4.55%) JMS
4 3 (4.55%) JSON
4 3 (4.55%) SOAP
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.52%) jQuery
5 1 (1.52%) Middleware
5 1 (1.52%) Modernizr
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Replication
2 7 (10.61%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.61%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.58%) Clustering
3 5 (7.58%) EqualLogic
4 3 (4.55%) Derivative
4 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.03%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.03%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.52%) Fintech
6 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.79%) Linux
2 14 (21.21%) Windows
3 9 (13.64%) Unix
4 6 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 5 (7.58%) CentOS
6 4 (6.06%) Ubuntu
7 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.03%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.03%) Solaris
8 2 (3.03%) Windows NT
8 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.52%) AIX
9 1 (1.52%) OpenVMS
9 1 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (24.24%) DevOps
3 14 (21.21%) Configuration Management
3 14 (21.21%) Load Balancing
4 10 (15.15%) Open Source
5 9 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (13.64%) Migration
5 9 (13.64%) Software Deployment
6 8 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.61%) ITIL
8 6 (9.09%) Service Management
8 6 (9.09%) Use Case
9 5 (7.58%) Document Management
9 5 (7.58%) High Availability
9 5 (7.58%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (6.06%) Change Control
10 4 (6.06%) Front End Development
10 4 (6.06%) Project Management
10 4 (6.06%) TDD
11 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.94%) SQL
2 17 (25.76%) Python
3 14 (21.21%) PowerShell
4 7 (10.61%) Java
4 7 (10.61%) Ruby
5 5 (7.58%) PHP
5 5 (7.58%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.52%) DCL
8 1 (1.52%) Scala
8 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) MCSE
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.09%) CISSP
2 6 (9.09%) MCSA
3 5 (7.58%) CCNA
3 5 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.58%) MCP
4 2 (3.03%) CEH
4 2 (3.03%) CISM
4 2 (3.03%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (1.52%) CCNP
5 1 (1.52%) MCITP
5 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.52%) ISO27002
1 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 16 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (19.70%) Virtual Servers
4 11 (16.67%) Docker
5 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 8 (12.12%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (10.61%) XenDesktop
8 6 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (7.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (7.58%) Hyper-V
9 5 (7.58%) iptables
10 4 (6.06%) XenApp
11 3 (4.55%) VMware ESX
12 1 (1.52%) Gluster
12 1 (1.52%) GlusterFS
12 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (1.52%) Varnish
12 1 (1.52%) vSphere
12 1 (1.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (27.27%) Puppet
2 17 (25.76%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (22.73%) Ansible
4 14 (21.21%) SCCM
5 10 (15.15%) SCOM
6 5 (7.58%) Failover Clustering
6 5 (7.58%) WMI
7 4 (6.06%) FreeIPA
7 4 (6.06%) HAProxy
7 4 (6.06%) Nagios
8 3 (4.55%) Grafana
9 2 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Tivoli
10 1 (1.52%) BladeLogic
10 1 (1.52%) Control-M
10 1 (1.52%) MIMEsweeper
10 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
10 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (1.52%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.76%) VMware
3 12 (18.18%) Citrix
4 11 (16.67%) Dell
5 8 (12.12%) Splunk
6 7 (10.61%) Oracle
6 7 (10.61%) Red Hat
7 6 (9.09%) Cisco
8 5 (7.58%) iManage
8 5 (7.58%) NetApp
9 4 (6.06%) HP
9 4 (6.06%) Qualys
9 4 (6.06%) SolarWinds
10 3 (4.55%) SaltStack
11 2 (3.03%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (3.03%) Lotus
11 2 (3.03%) Novell
11 2 (3.03%) Symantec
12 1 (1.52%) Intel
12 1 (1.52%) Nokia
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