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 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMS
Berkshire / Reading
Rank - - 66
Contract jobs citing VMS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%

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
106 300 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.76% 29.70% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 189 116
Median daily rate £500 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 11
Median hourly rate £30.91 £32.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.89% +56.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

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 5 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 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 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
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements

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
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell