Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for VMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMS over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMS
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 94 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - +97
Contract jobs citing VMS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.079% 0.071% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.38% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Reading median daily rate £650 - -
Berkshire median daily rate £650 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

VMS is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 262 244 497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 20.81% 17.30% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 130 301
Reading median daily rate £400 £382 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% -4.50% +16.36%
10th Percentile £203 £213 £213
90th Percentile £550 £553 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £398
% change year-on-year +6.67% -5.66% +18.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 59
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £30.91 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.38% +0.03% +87.27%
10th Percentile £13.23 £11.00 £16.05
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £55.57
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £29.45
% change year-on-year -20.00% -40.58% +78.48%

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing VMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for VMS in Reading

VMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMS in Reading

VMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMS in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Redis
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (100.00%) Runbook

VMS
Co-occurring 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%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (100.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Azure DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft