Period
to 27 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 27 May 2020 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 - 76
Rank change year-on-year - +76 +2
Contract jobs citing VMS 2 0 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.35% - 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.60% - 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £313 - £374
10th Percentile £294 - £276
90th Percentile £331 - £482
East of England median daily rate £340 £550 £506
% change year-on-year -38.18% +8.64% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £21.00 - -

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 125 221 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 22.05% 21.13% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 100 101
Median daily rate £423 £348 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.58% -7.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £130 £116 £116
90th Percentile £533 £613 £538
East of England median daily rate £394 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 54 50
Median hourly rate £17.75 £15.75 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.70% +3.28% -23.75%
10th Percentile £14.43 £11.25 £12.14
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £46.85
Median hourly rate £17.75 £16.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +10.94% +4.92% -14.73%

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VMS in Cambridgeshire

VMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Daily rate trend for VMS in Cambridgeshire

VMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Hourly rate trend for VMS in Cambridgeshire

VMS
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 27 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 1 - -
VMS
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing VMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for VMS.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) vCloud
1 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) vMotion
1 1 (50.00%) Security Hardening
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

VMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Reinforcement Learning
1 1 (50.00%) Security Hardening
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (50.00%) vCloud
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
1 1 (50.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware