The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank 118 117 121
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing VMS 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.21% 0.20% 0.080%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.08% 1.02% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £15.50
VMS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
461 492 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.67% 19.83% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 239 254
Median daily rate £375 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £218 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 59 22
Median hourly rate £21.33 £19.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.38% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.68 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £35.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing VMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VMS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMS across the Berkshire region.

VMS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

VMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

VMS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

VMS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Slough - 4 £225 -
VMS
South East

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for VMS.

1 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 4 (50.00%) Server Building
2 4 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Value-Added Service
5 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (12.50%) XenApp
5 1 (12.50%) XenServer
5 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (12.50%) vSphere
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (12.50%) VoLTE
5 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (12.50%) TPMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) INAP
1 1 (12.50%) ISUP
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) Value-Added Service
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) IDMS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) COBOL Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Service Control Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) VAS Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) VME
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Server Building
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) COBOL
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) MCSD
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Cognizant
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft