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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMS
South East / Berkshire
Rank - 119 126
Contract jobs citing VMS 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.040% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.20% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £450 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
- -28.57%

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
272 496 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.87% 19.64% 19.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 299 274
Median daily rate £400 £353 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -4.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 33
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.13 £60.80 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

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
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for VMS.

1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell