The table below looks at the statistics for VMS 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 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 - - 143
Contract jobs citing VMS 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £450 £363
% change year-on-year
-20.88% +24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
593 649 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.88% 20.34% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 369 408
Median daily rate £315 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £135 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 64 129
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.70 £40.00
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 West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

VMS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

VMS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

VMS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West
Blandford Forum, Dorset
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago