The table below looks at the statistics for VME skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VME over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ICL VME
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VME 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £355 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 - -
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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 South West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
733 453 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.75% 21.01% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 206 300
Average daily rate £375 £305 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% -1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £140 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 106 100
Average hourly rate £16.72 £15.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% -10.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

VME
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

VME Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VME
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

VME Hourly Rate Trend in the South West