The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 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.

VMS
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 121 116
Contract jobs citing VMS 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire - 0.045% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.17% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £420 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.54%  
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 Hampshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 486 602 760
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 26.06% 27.29% 34.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 393 368
Median daily rate £405 £360 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 33 53
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.75 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.85 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

VMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMS in Hampshire

VMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMS in Hampshire