Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 November 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 60
Contract jobs citing VMS 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - - 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Merseyside median daily rate - - £165
North West median daily rate £475 - £165
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Merseyside with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 104 114 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 21.18% 19.22% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 62 78
Merseyside median daily rate £361 £381 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.25% +26.03% +20.76%
10th Percentile £117 £210 £128
90th Percentile £511 £519 £438
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 21
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £14.34 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.34% -4.40% +9.09%
10th Percentile £11.35 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £16.30 £18.16 £18.75
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £14.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year +20.21% -8.05% +5.13%

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing VMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for VMS in Merseyside

VMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMS in Merseyside