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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank 423 418 415
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing VMS 20 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.088% 0.073% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.43% 0.34% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 14
Median daily rate £455 £255 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.43% -21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £213 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £500 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
+15.75% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
4703 5059 5519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.59% 21.58% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3243 3468 3709
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 153 242
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £34.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +20 2 £324 -28.05% 5
VMS
England

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 21 (38.18%) Linux
2 17 (30.91%) VMware
3 15 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (25.45%) Git (software)
4 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (25.45%) Python
5 13 (23.64%) Windows
5 13 (23.64%) SQL
6 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (20.00%) Open Source
6 11 (20.00%) Puppet
7 10 (18.18%) Citrix
7 10 (18.18%) Apache
7 10 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (16.36%) Ansible
8 9 (16.36%) Java
8 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
8 9 (16.36%) Finance
8 9 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (14.55%) Migration
9 8 (14.55%) Replication
9 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (14.55%) SAN
9 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
9 8 (14.55%) MCSE
9 8 (14.55%) Unix
9 8 (14.55%) DevOps
9 8 (14.55%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (12.73%) ITIL

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 10 (18.18%) Apache
2 4 (7.27%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.64%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.64%) IIS
3 2 (3.64%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.82%) Documentum
4 1 (1.82%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.09%) MS Office
3 4 (7.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.64%) IaaS
4 2 (3.64%) PaaS
5 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) SAN
2 6 (10.91%) DNS
2 6 (10.91%) Network Security
3 5 (9.09%) DHCP
3 5 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 4 (7.27%) LDAP
5 3 (5.45%) VPN
6 2 (3.64%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (3.64%) Firewall
7 1 (1.82%) LAN
7 1 (1.82%) MPLS
7 1 (1.82%) NAS
7 1 (1.82%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.82%) VLAN
7 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 5 (9.09%) MySQL
3 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.27%) SQLPlus
4 3 (5.45%) InfluxDB
5 2 (3.64%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.82%) OLAP
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.09%) Vagrant
3 4 (7.27%) Capybara
3 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.27%) Selenium
4 3 (5.45%) JUnit
4 3 (5.45%) Maven
4 3 (5.45%) TestNG
5 2 (3.64%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.82%) Ant
6 1 (1.82%) Hudson
6 1 (1.82%) JIRA
6 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) French Language
3 4 (7.27%) German Language
3 4 (7.27%) Law
3 4 (7.27%) Legal
3 4 (7.27%) Portuguese Language
3 4 (7.27%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Publishing
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Consultant
2 8 (14.55%) Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Administrator
3 7 (12.73%) Architect
3 7 (12.73%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (9.09%) Python Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Storage Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
5 4 (7.27%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Applications Support
5 4 (7.27%) Applications Support Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.27%) Security Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) VMS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) RESTful
2 5 (9.09%) Node.js
2 5 (9.09%) Sass
2 5 (9.09%) Web Services
3 4 (7.27%) CSS
3 4 (7.27%) CSS3
3 4 (7.27%) HTML
3 4 (7.27%) HTML5
3 4 (7.27%) LAMP
4 3 (5.45%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (5.45%) Hibernate
4 3 (5.45%) JMS
4 3 (5.45%) JSON
4 3 (5.45%) SOAP
5 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.64%) jQuery
5 2 (3.64%) Modernizr
5 2 (3.64%) Spring Boot
5 2 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Replication
2 7 (12.73%) Clustering
3 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.64%) Derivative
4 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.82%) Fintech
5 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Linux
2 13 (23.64%) Windows
3 8 (14.55%) Unix
4 6 (10.91%) Windows Server
5 5 (9.09%) CentOS
5 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.27%) Ubuntu
7 3 (5.45%) Solaris
8 2 (3.64%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.64%) SUSE
8 2 (3.64%) Windows NT
8 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.82%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.82%) OpenVMS
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.00%) Open Source
3 8 (14.55%) DevOps
3 8 (14.55%) Migration
4 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
4 7 (12.73%) ITIL
5 6 (10.91%) Load Balancing
6 5 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 5 (9.09%) High Availability
6 5 (9.09%) TDD
6 5 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (7.27%) BDD
7 4 (7.27%) Change Control
7 4 (7.27%) Document Management
7 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.45%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.45%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (5.45%) Project Management
8 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.45%) Python
2 13 (23.64%) SQL
3 9 (16.36%) Java
4 7 (12.73%) PHP
5 6 (10.91%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.64%) Ruby
8 1 (1.82%) DCL
8 1 (1.82%) Scala
8 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) MCSE
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.09%) CISSP
3 4 (7.27%) CCNA
3 4 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (7.27%) MCP
3 4 (7.27%) MCSA
3 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) CEH
4 2 (3.64%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (1.82%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.82%) ISO27002
1 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (14.55%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (10.91%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.91%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (10.91%) XenDesktop
5 5 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (9.09%) Docker
5 5 (9.09%) iptables
5 5 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (7.27%) XenApp
7 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (3.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (3.64%) vSphere
9 1 (1.82%) Gluster
9 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.82%) Varnish
9 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.82%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) Puppet
2 10 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (16.36%) Ansible
4 7 (12.73%) SCCM
5 5 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (7.27%) FreeIPA
6 4 (7.27%) HAProxy
6 4 (7.27%) Nagios
6 4 (7.27%) WMI
7 3 (5.45%) Grafana
7 3 (5.45%) SCOM
8 1 (1.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (1.82%) SnapMirror
8 1 (1.82%) SnapVault
8 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) VMware
2 10 (18.18%) Citrix
3 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
4 6 (10.91%) Dell
4 6 (10.91%) NetApp
4 6 (10.91%) Oracle
5 5 (9.09%) EqualLogic
5 5 (9.09%) HP
6 4 (7.27%) iManage
6 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
6 4 (7.27%) Qualys
6 4 (7.27%) SolarWinds
7 3 (5.45%) 3PAR
7 3 (5.45%) Cisco
7 3 (5.45%) SaltStack
8 2 (3.64%) Lotus
8 2 (3.64%) Novell
8 2 (3.64%) Splunk
9 1 (1.82%) Intel
9 1 (1.82%) SunGard
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