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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank 244 261 240
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -21
Contract jobs citing VMS 27 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.21% 0.42% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Median daily rate £513 £475 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% -7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £483
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £475
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
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 South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2231 2370 2255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.97% 25.10% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1303 1234 1116
Median daily rate £385 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 226 221
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMS across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

VMS Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 May 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
Surrey +2 14 £550 -
Hampshire - 7 £450 -
Berkshire -9 4 £225 -35.71%
West Sussex - 2 - - 1
VMS
England

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for VMS.

1 25 (58.14%) SQL
1 25 (58.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 25 (58.14%) Azure Active Directory
2 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (53.49%) Configuration Management
3 23 (53.49%) Puppet
4 22 (51.16%) SCOM
4 22 (51.16%) PowerShell
5 20 (46.51%) Use Case
5 20 (46.51%) Software Deployment
6 19 (44.19%) Azure SQL Database
6 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
7 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
7 18 (41.86%) DevOps
8 17 (39.53%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (39.53%) SCCM
9 15 (34.88%) Ruby
9 15 (34.88%) Python
9 15 (34.88%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (32.56%) Jenkins
10 14 (32.56%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (32.56%) JIRA
10 14 (32.56%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (32.56%) Git (software)
11 13 (30.23%) Service Management
11 13 (30.23%) Dell
11 13 (30.23%) Splunk
12 12 (27.91%) OpenStack
12 12 (27.91%) Hudson
12 12 (27.91%) Ansible

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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (27.91%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) TPMS
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP CO
1 2 (4.65%) SAP FI
1 2 (4.65%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (4.65%) SAP MM
1 2 (4.65%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 25 (58.14%) Azure Active Directory
1 25 (58.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (32.56%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (16.28%) IaaS
3 7 (16.28%) PaaS
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) DNS
1 6 (13.95%) Firewall
2 5 (11.63%) DHCP
2 5 (11.63%) LAN
2 5 (11.63%) MPLS
2 5 (11.63%) Network Security
2 5 (11.63%) VLAN
2 5 (11.63%) VPN
2 5 (11.63%) WAN
3 3 (6.98%) Broadband
3 3 (6.98%) SAN
4 1 (2.33%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) LDAP
4 1 (2.33%) NAS
4 1 (2.33%) Value-Added Service
4 1 (2.33%) VoIP
4 1 (2.33%) VoLTE
4 1 (2.33%) Wireless
4 1 (2.33%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (44.19%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.33%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Git (software)
1 14 (32.56%) Jenkins
1 14 (32.56%) JIRA
2 12 (27.91%) Ant
2 12 (27.91%) Hudson
2 12 (27.91%) Maven
2 12 (27.91%) Subversion
3 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.65%) Automotive
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Billing
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (32.56%) Azure Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Architect
3 7 (16.28%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (16.28%) Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Azure Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (9.30%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) AIX Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) DevOps Specialist
8 1 (2.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) COBOL Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) EMC Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Office 365 Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) REST
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
3 9 (20.93%) Replication
4 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
5 5 (11.63%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
7 3 (6.98%) Clustering
7 3 (6.98%) HACMP
7 3 (6.98%) LPAR
8 2 (4.65%) EMC VNX
8 2 (4.65%) Public Cloud
8 2 (4.65%) VCE vBlock
9 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
9 1 (2.33%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Windows
3 3 (6.98%) AIX
3 3 (6.98%) Unix
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.33%) VME
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (53.49%) Configuration Management
3 20 (46.51%) Software Deployment
3 20 (46.51%) Use Case
4 18 (41.86%) DevOps
5 14 (32.56%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (30.23%) Service Management
7 6 (13.95%) Migration
8 5 (11.63%) Data Migration
9 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (9.30%) Open Source
9 4 (9.30%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (6.98%) Change Management
10 3 (6.98%) High Availability
10 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (6.98%) Storage Virtualisation
11 2 (4.65%) ITIL
11 2 (4.65%) SAP Implementation
11 2 (4.65%) Scrum
11 2 (4.65%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (58.14%) SQL
2 22 (51.16%) PowerShell
3 15 (34.88%) Python
3 15 (34.88%) Ruby
4 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.98%) AWK
5 3 (6.98%) Perl
5 3 (6.98%) sed
6 2 (4.65%) DCL
7 1 (2.33%) C#
7 1 (2.33%) C++
7 1 (2.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (16.28%) MCSE
3 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) MCSD
4 1 (2.33%) RHCT
4 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
2 12 (27.91%) Docker
3 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.63%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (6.98%) Veritas File System
6 2 (4.65%) vSphere
7 1 (2.33%) Firmware
7 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.33%) NFS
7 1 (2.33%) XenApp
7 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (53.49%) Puppet
2 22 (51.16%) SCOM
3 17 (39.53%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (39.53%) SCCM
4 12 (27.91%) Ansible
5 5 (11.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.23%) Dell
2 13 (30.23%) Splunk
3 7 (16.28%) Barracuda Networks
3 7 (16.28%) Cisco
4 6 (13.95%) VMware
5 5 (11.63%) EMC
6 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
6 4 (9.30%) SAP
7 3 (6.98%) 3PAR
7 3 (6.98%) IBM
7 3 (6.98%) Symantec
7 3 (6.98%) Veritas
8 2 (4.65%) Isilon
9 1 (2.33%) Ariba
9 1 (2.33%) Citrix
9 1 (2.33%) Cognizant
9 1 (2.33%) Oracle
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