The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for VMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMS
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing VMS 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry - - 0.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 £400
% change year-on-year -1.09% +13.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00%  

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

Contract Operating System Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 41 58 65
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 11.29% 16.34% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 36
Median daily rate £325 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 6
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +40.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing VMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for VMS in Coventry

VMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMS in Coventry.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMS in Coventry