The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 112 117 132
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Contract jobs citing VMS 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.29% 0.045% 0.037%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.38% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.08% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £285 £428
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +32.14%
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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 Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
507 607 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.03% 27.32% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 313 216
Average daily rate £313 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 62 52
Average hourly rate £13.60 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

VMS
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

VMS Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

VMS Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VMS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) NetApp
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) SAN
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (12.50%) iPhone
8 1 (12.50%) SaaS
8 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
8 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
8 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (12.50%) Finance
8 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (12.50%) HP
8 1 (12.50%) Dell
8 1 (12.50%) C
8 1 (12.50%) ITIL
8 1 (12.50%) MCSE
8 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 1 (12.50%) ERP
8 1 (12.50%) DHCP
8 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 1 (12.50%) DNS
8 1 (12.50%) IBM

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) NetApp
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) IBM