The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank - 43 42
Contract jobs citing VMS 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 0.54% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.61% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
- +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -56.94%
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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 West Sussex region.

Operating Systems Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
152 124 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 30.89% 33.51% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 71 40
Average daily rate £335 £220 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.27% -37.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.94 £12.95 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £26.98 £25.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

VMS
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

VMS Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

VMS
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

VMS Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex