The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VMS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £325 £450
% change year-on-year
+42.30% -27.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - -
VMS
Wales

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 Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
200 117 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 37.24% 24.02% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 79 76
Average daily rate £350 £305 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £461 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 8 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.00 £17.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMS across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

VMS
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

VMS Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

VMS
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

VMS Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales