The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank - 66 75
Contract jobs citing VMS 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.46% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.00% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +16.66%
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
261 200 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.63% 22.94% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 106 86
Average daily rate £390 £356 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +28.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £139 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 14
Average hourly rate £55.55 £21.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.37% +38.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £55.65 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMS across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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