Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 2017 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
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 105
Contract jobs citing VMS 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - - 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Reading median daily rate - - £350
Berkshire median daily rate - £338 £350
% change year-on-year - -3.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

VMS is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 229 405 496
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 18.19% 22.07% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 250 261
Reading median daily rate £416 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.06% +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £163 £194 £206
90th Percentile £538 £539 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 51
Reading median hourly rate £13.75 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.54% -1.02% +36.83%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.48 £13.00
90th Percentile £40.54 £44.51 £30.90
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £18.55
% change year-on-year +4.00% -32.61% +6.00%

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