Period
to 20 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for VMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMS over the 6 months to 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMS
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank - 88 -
Contract jobs citing VMS 0 2 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.18% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
West Midlands median daily rate - £475 £500
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +212.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

VMS is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 114 202 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 19.59% 18.21% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 132 150
Median daily rate £325 £300 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -16.67% +2.86%
10th Percentile £133 £116 £130
90th Percentile £600 £550 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £355 £364 £380
% change year-on-year -2.41% -4.28% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 21
Median hourly rate £17.13 £16.00 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.03% +0.88% +37.91%
10th Percentile £13.85 £11.67 £10.25
90th Percentile £18.00 £19.70 £21.75
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.85
% change year-on-year +4.10% - +9.31%

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing VMS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for VMS in Birmingham

VMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMS in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for VMS in Birmingham

VMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMS in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for VMS in Birmingham