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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 377 351 354
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +3
Contract jobs citing VMS 10 33 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.049% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.22% 0.74% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 26 15
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£428 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £350 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £320
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +40.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £24.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -44.18%
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
4580 4443 4236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.29% 20.92% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3135 2956 2709
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £195 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 212 239
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
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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 +9 3 £428 -3.22% 2
VMS
England

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) HTML
3 10 (43.48%) Java
3 10 (43.48%) Linux
4 9 (39.13%) UNIX
4 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 9 (39.13%) CSS
5 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
5 7 (30.43%) jQuery
6 6 (26.09%) JSON
6 6 (26.09%) Finance
6 6 (26.09%) HTML5
7 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
7 5 (21.74%) Backbone.js
7 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
7 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
7 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
7 5 (21.74%) VMware
7 5 (21.74%) Maven
7 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 5 (21.74%) Solaris
8 4 (17.39%) XHTML
8 4 (17.39%) OO
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle
8 4 (17.39%) Web Services
8 4 (17.39%) XML
8 4 (17.39%) C
8 4 (17.39%) W3C
8 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
8 4 (17.39%) Red Hat

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Taleo
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
1 3 (13.04%) DVB
2 2 (8.70%) DHCP
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Maven
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
1 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 4 (17.39%) Grunt
2 4 (17.39%) Subversion
3 3 (13.04%) Toad
3 3 (13.04%) Ant
3 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (8.70%) YourKit
4 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.35%) JIRA
5 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
3 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) IT Operations Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.35%) SQL DBA
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Change Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) CSS
3 7 (30.43%) jQuery
4 6 (26.09%) JSON
4 6 (26.09%) HTML5
5 5 (21.74%) Backbone.js
5 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
6 4 (17.39%) JPA
6 4 (17.39%) REST
6 4 (17.39%) Spring
6 4 (17.39%) Web Services
6 4 (17.39%) XML
6 4 (17.39%) XHTML
6 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
7 3 (13.04%) Middleware
7 3 (13.04%) .NET
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
8 2 (8.70%) Ajax
8 2 (8.70%) Dojo
8 2 (8.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) W3C
2 3 (13.04%) Digital Media
2 3 (13.04%) Data Structures
2 3 (13.04%) Interactive TV
3 1 (4.35%) Statistics
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) DTV
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Linux
3 9 (39.13%) UNIX
4 5 (21.74%) Solaris
5 4 (17.39%) Ubuntu
5 4 (17.39%) CentOS
6 3 (13.04%) OpenVMS
7 2 (8.70%) zOS
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (8.70%) AIX
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
2 4 (17.39%) OO
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Web Development
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Database Tuning
3 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) Validation
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Release Management
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) C
4 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
5 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
5 3 (13.04%) C#
5 3 (13.04%) C++
6 2 (8.70%) Python
6 2 (8.70%) Perl
6 2 (8.70%) PHP
7 1 (4.35%) Ruby
7 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.35%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
7 1 (4.35%) Dart
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCTS
2 1 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) vSphere
2 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (8.70%) vCloud
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (8.70%) Control-M
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
1 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.70%) Salt
2 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) VMware
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.04%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) BMC
4 2 (8.70%) Remedy
4 2 (8.70%) Sophos
4 2 (8.70%) F5
4 2 (8.70%) SaltStack
5 1 (4.35%) i-GRasp
5 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
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