The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank - 23 -
Contract jobs citing VMS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 0.63% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £463
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -24.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £15.50
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 Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.18% 12.66% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 6
Median daily rate £500 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing VMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

VMS
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMS across the Midlands region.

VMS Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

VMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMS across the Midlands region.

VMS Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

VMS
Top 3 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Midlands region with a requirement for VMS.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Order to Cash

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Architect
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) VMS Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Order to Cash
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP