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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VME over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £414 £550
% change year-on-year
-15.35% -24.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
VME
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
599 696 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.59% 20.76% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 393 384
Median daily rate £355 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £140 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 95 77
Median hourly rate £15.75 £19.03 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.23% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.78 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £41.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

VME
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

VME Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VME
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

VME Daily Rate 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