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 3 months to 25 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 75 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 -  
Contract jobs citing VMS 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.21% 0.55% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.69% 2.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £406 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.53% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -0.58% -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
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 West Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 145 179 185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 30.08% 24.45% 33.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 107 105
Median daily rate £383 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +8.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 16
Median hourly rate £16.50 £28.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.60% -4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chichester -1 1 £400 -36.00%
VMS
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 3 (75.00%) CCTV
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) SCADA
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SAP BSP
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) ABAP
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (25.00%) PMP
3 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SAPscript
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) PMO
3 1 (25.00%) IDoc
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) QA

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) ABAP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ABAP Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior IT Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Senior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) BAPI
1 1 (25.00%) IDoc
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BSP
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Smart Forms
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) CCTV
2 2 (50.00%) SCADA
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) ABAP
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP