The first table below looks at the demand for VMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Wiltshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank - - 58
Contract jobs citing VMS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire - - 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £315 £363
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
140 88 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 19.66% 18.97% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 58 48
Average daily rate £330 £343 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.64% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £550 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 32
Average hourly rate £13.87 £16.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.64% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £35.50 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
VMS
South West

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

VMS
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

VMS Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

VMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

VMS Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

VMS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 4 (100.00%) JSP
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) JSP 440
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Grid Computing
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Sun
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Grid Computing
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Sun