Period
to 20 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 April 2019 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 162 142
Contract jobs citing VMS 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.030% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.17% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
West Yorkshire median daily rate - £325 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -22.62% -
Yorkshire median daily rate - £363 £350
% change year-on-year - +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £20.00

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 674 598 552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 21.11% 17.88% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 374 330
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +0.61% +2.50%
10th Percentile £203 £200 £242
90th Percentile £575 £538 £527
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 57 43
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £11.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +23.08% -9.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £9.43
90th Percentile £21.50 £24.11 £20.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +3.45% +16.00% -3.85%

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VMS in West Yorkshire

VMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMS in West Yorkshire