The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank 394 404 369
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -35
Contract jobs citing VMS 17 12 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.080% 0.057% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.40% 0.25% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 29
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +16.66%
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
4279 4840 4802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.16% 22.84% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2923 3330 3156
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 154 207
Average hourly rate £18.85 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.68% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +42 4 £425 -0.58% 1
VMS
England

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 24 (72.73%) Windows
1 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
3 14 (42.42%) CISSP
3 14 (42.42%) Unix
3 14 (42.42%) CISM
4 13 (39.39%) HP
5 12 (36.36%) AIX
5 12 (36.36%) Cyber-Ark
6 10 (30.30%) Management Information System
7 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (27.27%) VMware
7 9 (27.27%) CheckPoint
7 9 (27.27%) DevOps
8 8 (24.24%) Security Architecture
9 7 (21.21%) Cisco
9 7 (21.21%) Linux
9 7 (21.21%) SQL
10 6 (18.18%) Information Security
10 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
11 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (15.15%) Puppet
11 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (15.15%) Ansible
11 5 (15.15%) Docker
11 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (15.15%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (15.15%) Firewall
11 5 (15.15%) MS Office

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (9.09%) Node.js
3 2 (6.06%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.03%) Jetty
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Office
2 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.09%) GitHub
2 3 (9.09%) IaaS
2 3 (9.09%) Office 365
2 3 (9.09%) PaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Firewall
1 5 (15.15%) LAN
1 5 (15.15%) WAN
2 4 (12.12%) DHCP
2 4 (12.12%) DNS
2 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.12%) VoIP
2 4 (12.12%) Wireless
3 3 (9.09%) BIG-IP
3 3 (9.09%) DECT
3 3 (9.09%) HTTPS
3 3 (9.09%) Kerberos
3 3 (9.09%) LDAP
3 3 (9.09%) VPN
3 3 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (6.06%) Internet
4 2 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.03%) NAS
5 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.06%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) GitLab
2 3 (9.09%) Vagrant
2 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.12%) Banking
2 3 (9.09%) Advertising
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Analyst
2 11 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 11 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (30.30%) Senior Security Analyst
4 8 (24.24%) Active Directory Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Architect
7 3 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (9.09%) Information Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Unix Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) CISSP Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Middleware
1 3 (9.09%) OAuth
1 3 (9.09%) Web Services
1 3 (9.09%) ZeroMQ
2 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.03%) LAMP
2 1 (3.03%) Spring
2 1 (3.03%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) BYOD
2 3 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.06%) Cryptography
3 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Unix
3 12 (36.36%) AIX
4 7 (21.21%) Linux
5 4 (12.12%) CentOS
5 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.09%) Android
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Phone
7 1 (3.03%) Solaris
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (27.27%) DevOps
2 8 (24.24%) Security Architecture
3 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (18.18%) Information Security
4 4 (12.12%) Change Management
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL
4 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Auto-Scaling
5 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (9.09%) Microservices
5 3 (9.09%) Migration
5 3 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Scrum
5 3 (9.09%) SOA
5 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.06%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) Python
3 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.09%) Groovy
3 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) Perl
3 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.03%) AspectJ
4 1 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) PHP
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby
4 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) CISM
1 14 (42.42%) CISSP
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.12%) MCSA
4 3 (9.09%) DBS Check
5 2 (6.06%) MCSE
6 1 (3.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) Docker
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (3.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (3.03%) VirtualBox
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Ansible
1 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (15.15%) Puppet
2 4 (12.12%) Backup Exec
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Intune
4 2 (6.06%) SCCM
4 2 (6.06%) SCOM
5 1 (3.03%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (3.03%) Control-M
5 1 (3.03%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (3.03%) WMI
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 13 (39.39%) HP
3 12 (36.36%) Cyber-Ark
4 9 (27.27%) CheckPoint
4 9 (27.27%) VMware
5 7 (21.21%) Cisco
6 4 (12.12%) SafeCom
6 4 (12.12%) Symantec
7 3 (9.09%) Apple
7 3 (9.09%) F5
8 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.06%) Splunk
9 1 (3.03%) BMC
9 1 (3.03%) Citrix
9 1 (3.03%) iManage
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle
9 1 (3.03%) Remedy
9 1 (3.03%) Sun
9 1 (3.03%) Veritas
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