Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 19 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 71 91
Rank change year-on-year -19 +20 -27
Contract jobs citing VMS 1 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.097% 1.11% 0.083%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.41% 5.67% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
West Sussex median daily rate - £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
South East median daily rate £375 £463 £475
% change year-on-year -19.01% -2.53% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £26.25 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.23% - -
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 -

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 West Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 246 247 377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 23.75% 19.53% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 138 241
West Sussex median daily rate £410 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.33% +4.29% +13.36%
10th Percentile £110 £226 £170
90th Percentile £613 £509 £545
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 22 34
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £22.25 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.25% +32.84% +8.06%
10th Percentile £14.60 £10.29 £11.48
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.00 £46.63
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £17.06 £18.50
% change year-on-year +4.16% -7.78% +17.63%

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for VMS in West Sussex

VMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMS in West Sussex

VMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMS in West Sussex

VMS
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Crawley +2 1 - -
VMS
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for VMS.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Infrastructure

VMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) VMWare Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware