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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 379 403 367
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -36
Contract jobs citing VMS 35 28 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.63% 0.49% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 30
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £430
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -27.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £27.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +58.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +54.76%
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
5522 5726 5565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.70% 22.89% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3610 3746 3385
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 262 346
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £28.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
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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 +23 10 £500 +92.30% 1
VMS
England

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 25 (51.02%) UNIX
2 19 (38.78%) Linux
3 16 (32.65%) HP
4 15 (30.61%) Oracle
5 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 13 (26.53%) Active Directory
7 12 (24.49%) Oracle Database
8 11 (22.45%) Control-M
8 11 (22.45%) Finance
9 10 (20.41%) Shell Script
9 10 (20.41%) Configuration Management
9 10 (20.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (18.37%) Tivoli
10 9 (18.37%) IBM
10 9 (18.37%) SQL
10 9 (18.37%) Solaris
10 9 (18.37%) Financial Institution
10 9 (18.37%) VMware
10 9 (18.37%) Backup Exec
11 8 (16.33%) NetBackup
11 8 (16.33%) AS400
11 8 (16.33%) SecurID
11 8 (16.33%) VAX
11 8 (16.33%) Windows
11 8 (16.33%) SLA
11 8 (16.33%) OpenView
11 8 (16.33%) SAN
11 8 (16.33%) Veritas
11 8 (16.33%) Red Hat
11 8 (16.33%) Tivoli NetView

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Route 53
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon S3
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
1 2 (4.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) SAN
2 6 (12.24%) Kerberos
2 6 (12.24%) NAS
3 2 (4.08%) Firewall
3 2 (4.08%) Wireless
3 2 (4.08%) Network Security
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.04%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (2.04%) LDAP
4 1 (2.04%) LAN
4 1 (2.04%) WAN
4 1 (2.04%) VPN
4 1 (2.04%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.04%) Internet
4 1 (2.04%) OSPF
4 1 (2.04%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.04%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
2 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
1 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.08%) Selenium
2 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.08%) Hudson
3 1 (2.04%) Maven
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Financial Institution
3 4 (8.16%) Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Analyst
2 8 (16.33%) Operations Analyst
3 5 (10.20%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) DBA
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Lead Test Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Architect
5 3 (6.12%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) UNIX Specialist
5 3 (6.12%) Security Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Network Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Linux Specialist
6 2 (4.08%) Storage Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.08%) VMware Consultant
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) jQuery
2 4 (8.16%) JDBC
2 4 (8.16%) RESTful
3 2 (4.08%) DOM
3 2 (4.08%) CSS
3 2 (4.08%) HTML
3 2 (4.08%) HTML5
3 2 (4.08%) CSS3
3 2 (4.08%) WebKit
3 2 (4.08%) Backbone.js
3 2 (4.08%) Sass
3 2 (4.08%) Underscore.js
3 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) AS400
1 8 (16.33%) SecurID
1 8 (16.33%) VAX
1 8 (16.33%) Hedge funds
2 6 (12.24%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.12%) Smartphone
3 3 (6.12%) Replication
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.04%) Open Source
5 1 (2.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (51.02%) UNIX
2 19 (38.78%) Linux
3 10 (20.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (18.37%) Solaris
5 8 (16.33%) Windows
6 5 (10.20%) OpenVMS
6 5 (10.20%) AIX
7 3 (6.12%) Android
7 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
7 3 (6.12%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.08%) CentOS
9 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Configuration Management
2 7 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 6 (12.24%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (10.20%) DevOps
5 4 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.16%) SOA
5 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
5 4 (8.16%) ETRM
6 3 (6.12%) Security Architecture
6 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.08%) E-business
7 2 (4.08%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (4.08%) Change Management
7 2 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.08%) Database Security
8 1 (2.04%) SABSA
8 1 (2.04%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.04%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) Shell Script
2 9 (18.37%) SQL
3 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.20%) DCL
4 4 (8.16%) Python
5 2 (4.08%) CoffeeScript
5 2 (4.08%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.04%) Java
6 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
1 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) CISSP
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (6.12%) CISM
3 2 (4.08%) VCAP
3 2 (4.08%) VCDX
4 1 (2.04%) MCSE
4 1 (2.04%) CCIE
4 1 (2.04%) CCNP
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) SLA
2 4 (8.16%) QA
System Software
1 13 (26.53%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.24%) RHEV
4 2 (4.08%) vSphere
4 2 (4.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) Control-M
2 9 (18.37%) Tivoli
2 9 (18.37%) Backup Exec
3 8 (16.33%) NetBackup
3 8 (16.33%) OpenView
3 8 (16.33%) Tivoli NetView
3 8 (16.33%) Netcool
3 8 (16.33%) BMC PATROL
3 8 (16.33%) Legato
3 8 (16.33%) HP SIM
4 2 (4.08%) Vagrant
4 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) HP
2 15 (30.61%) Oracle
3 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 9 (18.37%) IBM
4 9 (18.37%) VMware
5 8 (16.33%) Veritas
5 8 (16.33%) Red Hat
5 8 (16.33%) Remedy
5 8 (16.33%) Wall Street Systems
6 5 (10.20%) Cyber-Ark
6 5 (10.20%) CheckPoint
7 4 (8.16%) Cisco
8 3 (6.12%) Gemalto
8 3 (6.12%) Apple
9 2 (4.08%) Juniper
9 2 (4.08%) Hitachi
10 1 (2.04%) Veeam
10 1 (2.04%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.04%) F5
10 1 (2.04%) Nokia
London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago