The first table below looks at the demand for VMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Staffordshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VMS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
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 £425 £275 £440
% change year-on-year
+54.54% -37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £36.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-56.94% +71.42%
Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29 20 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 24.79% 16.95% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 41
Average daily rate £320 £330 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +12.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £291 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £330 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 1
Average hourly rate £13.44 £16.94 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.70% +1.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

VMS
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

VMS Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire