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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 385 390 373
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing VMS 19 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.085% 0.061% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.39% 0.28% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 13
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£463 £375 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -34.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £463 £323
% change year-on-year
-23.78% +43.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.83 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -61.25%
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
4819 5085 4403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.50% 22.12% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3199 3447 2883
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 235 230
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015. 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 +9 4 £463 +27.58% 1
Twickenham - 2 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
VMS
England

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) VMware
3 9 (33.33%) Linux
4 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
4 8 (29.63%) UNIX
5 7 (25.93%) SAN
5 7 (25.93%) Java
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (22.22%) C
7 5 (18.52%) ITIL
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle
7 5 (18.52%) HP
7 5 (18.52%) vSphere
8 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (14.81%) F5
8 4 (14.81%) vCloud
8 4 (14.81%) DNS
8 4 (14.81%) DHCP
8 4 (14.81%) Sophos
8 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
8 4 (14.81%) Wiki
8 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
9 3 (11.11%) TDD
9 3 (11.11%) Finance
9 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
9 3 (11.11%) Migration
9 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 3 (11.11%) Mule
1 3 (11.11%) Mule ESB
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) SAN
2 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) DHCP
3 3 (11.11%) FTP
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) VLAN
4 1 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) PowerCenter
4 1 (3.70%) SQLPlus
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (7.41%) Toad
3 1 (3.70%) ProC
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) FFmpeg
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.41%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) XSLT
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.70%) Middleware
3 1 (3.70%) EDIFACT
3 1 (3.70%) Ajax
3 1 (3.70%) JSON
3 1 (3.70%) Dojo
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Wiki
2 3 (11.11%) Video on Demand
2 3 (11.11%) MPEG
3 2 (7.41%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.70%) AS400
4 1 (3.70%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.70%) SWIFT
4 1 (3.70%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.70%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Linux
3 8 (29.63%) UNIX
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.41%) OpenVMS
6 1 (3.70%) NetWare
6 1 (3.70%) AIX
6 1 (3.70%) HPUX
6 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
3 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) TDD
4 3 (11.11%) DRM
4 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.41%) Database Tuning
5 2 (7.41%) Open Source
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) Web Development
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) Release Management
6 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.70%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 6 (22.22%) C
4 3 (11.11%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) C++
4 3 (11.11%) Perl
4 3 (11.11%) Python
4 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.41%) DCL
5 2 (7.41%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) VB
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) vSphere
2 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (14.81%) vCloud
3 3 (11.11%) Docker
3 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Puppet
1 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (11.11%) Salt
2 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) VMware
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) HP
3 4 (14.81%) F5
3 4 (14.81%) Sophos
4 3 (11.11%) SaltStack
5 2 (7.41%) SAP
6 1 (3.70%) Cognos
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco
6 1 (3.70%) IBM
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix
6 1 (3.70%) Informatica
6 1 (3.70%) NetApp
6 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £399.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago