The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank 59 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMS 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% - 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.72% - 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
VMS
Berkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
139 235 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.72% 23.02% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 144 102
Median daily rate £388 £420 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.73% +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £205 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 24 22
Median hourly rate £43.28 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.06% +81.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VMS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

VMS Daily Rate Trend in Reading

VMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

VMS Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

VMS
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Reading 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

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell