Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 91 82
Contract jobs citing VMS 0 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - 0.10% 1.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.41% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
West Sussex median daily rate - £400 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -23.81% -
South East median daily rate £475 £388 £451
% change year-on-year +22.58% -13.98% +0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Sussex median hourly rate - - £32.50
South East median hourly rate - - £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 307 241 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 27.99% 24.25% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 149 146
West Sussex median daily rate £433 £410 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.49% +12.33% +5.80%
10th Percentile £236 £130 £156
90th Percentile £575 £532 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 20
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +100.00% +40.63%
10th Percentile £14.73 £12.75 £10.29
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.25 £49.93
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.28
% change year-on-year - +1.27% -5.32%

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