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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 45 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing VMS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.25% 0.26% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.95% 0.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
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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
105 122 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 26.52% 31.69% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 69 66
Average daily rate £375 £300 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £130 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.86 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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

VMS
Top 7 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing VMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMS.

1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) HP

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing VMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) HP