The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.61% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £475 £335
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +41.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -61.25%
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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
23 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 14.11% 10.18% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 10
Average daily rate £400 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
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 the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMS across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) EDI
1 2 (66.67%) SAP ALE
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) JDA

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Management Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) EDI
1 2 (66.67%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) HP StorageWorks
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) JDA