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 28 June 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.

VMS
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 46 41
Contract jobs citing VMS 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry - 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.67% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -0.58% -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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 38 60 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 15.20% 14.53% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 33
Median daily rate £275 £375 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +9.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £188 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 9
Median hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £12.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -13.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £13.20 £20.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

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