The first table below looks at the demand for VMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 25 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 Suffolk 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
25 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 Suffolk - - -
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 £450 £318 £463
% change year-on-year
+41.73% -31.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-56.94% -4.00%
Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
71 28 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 26.20% 18.79% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 10 33
Average daily rate £225 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £119 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £386 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 8
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £10.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £33.25 £31.50
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 Suffolk

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

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

VMS
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

VMS Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk