The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank 241 254 250
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing VMS 5 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.30% 0.54% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 7
Median daily rate £525 £475 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £413 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £540 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £450 £363
% change year-on-year
-20.88% +24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.75%
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 South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1653 2386 2528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.64% 25.07% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 906 1344 1308
Median daily rate £360 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £210 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 240 220
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £40.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VMS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

VMS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

VMS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VMS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +13 2 £525 +5.00%
Surrey +8 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
VMS
England

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 South East region with a requirement for VMS.

1 11 (39.29%) VMware
2 7 (25.00%) SAP
2 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 6 (21.43%) Linux
4 5 (17.86%) VPN
4 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
4 5 (17.86%) SAP SD
4 5 (17.86%) VMware ESX
4 5 (17.86%) Migration
4 5 (17.86%) SCOM
5 4 (14.29%) SCVMM
5 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (14.29%) Release Management
5 4 (14.29%) SCCM
5 4 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (14.29%) Analytics
5 4 (14.29%) SCDPM
5 4 (14.29%) SCOrch
5 4 (14.29%) SCSM
5 4 (14.29%) Change Management
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.29%) DNS
5 4 (14.29%) NFS
5 4 (14.29%) VBScript
5 4 (14.29%) Client/Server
5 4 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (10.71%) Windows
6 3 (10.71%) MS Excel

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) IaaS
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) VPN
2 4 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (7.14%) DHCP
3 2 (7.14%) LDAP
3 2 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) MPLS
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) VLAN
4 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Capybara
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Selenium
1 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (7.14%) Billing
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Consultant
2 3 (10.71%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) SAP SD Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) AWS Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Data Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Development Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (3.57%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
1 1 (3.57%) CSS3
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) HTML5
1 1 (3.57%) jQuery
1 1 (3.57%) JSON
1 1 (3.57%) Modernizr
1 1 (3.57%) Node.js
1 1 (3.57%) RESTful
1 1 (3.57%) Sass
1 1 (3.57%) SOAP
1 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 3 (10.71%) Private Cloud
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.14%) EMC VNX
3 2 (7.14%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.14%) SUSE
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Migration
2 4 (14.29%) Analytics
2 4 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (14.29%) Change Management
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Release Management
3 3 (10.71%) Server Building
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) Open Source
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.57%) MVC
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.29%) VBScript
3 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
1 5 (17.86%) VMware ESX
2 4 (14.29%) NFS
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCOM
2 4 (14.29%) SCCM
2 4 (14.29%) SCDPM
2 4 (14.29%) SCOrch
2 4 (14.29%) SCSM
2 4 (14.29%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.57%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (3.57%) Grafana
3 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.57%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) VMware
2 7 (25.00%) SAP
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) CommVault
4 2 (7.14%) EMC
4 2 (7.14%) Isilon
5 1 (3.57%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Intel
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat