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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMS
England / London
Rank 400 391 409
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Contract jobs citing VMS 8 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.11% 0.066%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% 0.57% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 9
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £425 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £531 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
- +30.35%

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
3984 4240 4818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.83% 20.24% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2809 2873 3325
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £186 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 145 159
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 22 January 2017.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 10 (45.45%) Windows
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 7 (31.82%) DNS
3 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
3 7 (31.82%) Migration
3 7 (31.82%) Replication
3 7 (31.82%) VMware
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) Build Automation
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (22.73%) MCTS
5 5 (22.73%) PKI
5 5 (22.73%) MCP
5 5 (22.73%) Finance
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
7 3 (13.64%) 3PAR
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.64%) Python

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 3 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) IaaS
3 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) LDAP
3 1 (4.55%) MPLS
3 1 (4.55%) NAS
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) VLAN
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.64%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (9.09%) Artifactory
4 1 (4.55%) Capybara
4 1 (4.55%) Maven
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Active Directory Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Python Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) AIX Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) CSS3
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) HTML5
1 1 (4.55%) jQuery
1 1 (4.55%) Modernizr
1 1 (4.55%) Node.js
1 1 (4.55%) Sass
1 1 (4.55%) Spring Boot
1 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Replication
2 5 (22.73%) PKI
3 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) CCTV
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) SCADA
4 1 (4.55%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Solaris
4 3 (13.64%) SUSE
4 3 (13.64%) Unix
5 1 (4.55%) AIX
5 1 (4.55%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (4.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Migration
2 6 (27.27%) Build Automation
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.64%) DevOps
4 3 (13.64%) Server Building
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Open Source
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.55%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) Use Case
6 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Java
1 3 (13.64%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) PHP
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
3 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) MCP
3 5 (22.73%) MCTS
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
5 1 (4.55%) PMP
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) BitLocker
3 1 (4.55%) Docker
3 1 (4.55%) NFS
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.55%) SRDF
3 1 (4.55%) Veritas File System
3 1 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) Ansible
3 1 (4.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
3 1 (4.55%) SnapMirror
3 1 (4.55%) SnapVault
3 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) 3PAR
3 3 (13.64%) HP
3 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.09%) NetApp
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) EMC
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) SaltStack
5 1 (4.55%) Sun
5 1 (4.55%) SunGard
5 1 (4.55%) Veritas
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