The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 28 July 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 27 41 44
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware 130 98 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.52% 3.81% 3.74%
As % of the Vendors category 10.52% 7.37% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 52 51
Median daily rate £375 £391 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.15% +11.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.92% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Median hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.81 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+32.42% +7.69%
VMware
South East

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

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1236 1329 1190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.48% 51.69% 47.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 668 521
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 63 37
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £18.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +17.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £35.70 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

VMware
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +16 35 £375 -3.22% 16
Newbury +9 22 £275 -20.28% 1
Slough +10 18 £375 -3.22% 5
Bracknell -4 18 £445 +55.45% 2
Windsor - 8 £500 -
Maidenhead -10 2 £303 -23.89% 3
Wokingham -9 1 £410 +32.25% 1
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for VMware.

1 130 (49.43%) Windows
2 123 (46.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 120 (45.63%) Linux
4 96 (36.50%) Cisco
5 76 (28.90%) Windows Server
6 72 (27.38%) Active Directory
6 72 (27.38%) vSphere
7 60 (22.81%) ITIL
8 59 (22.43%) Microsoft
9 55 (20.91%) Firewall
10 53 (20.15%) DNS
11 50 (19.01%) SQL
12 49 (18.63%) Data Centre
13 45 (17.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 41 (15.59%) Java
14 41 (15.59%) Solaris
14 41 (15.59%) Red Hat
15 39 (14.83%) Cisco Certification
16 37 (14.07%) NetApp
16 37 (14.07%) Change Management
16 37 (14.07%) Puppet
17 36 (13.69%) Cisco Nexus
18 34 (12.93%) SAN
19 33 (12.55%) Citrix
19 33 (12.55%) LDAP
20 32 (12.17%) Python
20 32 (12.17%) EMC
21 31 (11.79%) Windows Server 2012
22 30 (11.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 29 (11.03%) DevOps

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 24 (9.13%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.94%) OpenStack
3 8 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (2.66%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.28%) iPlanet
6 5 (1.90%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.90%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.52%) Apache
7 4 (1.52%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.14%) IIS
9 2 (0.76%) Confluence
9 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.76%) JBoss
9 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.38%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.38%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (6.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.14%) MS Office
3 2 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.28%) Office 365
4 4 (1.52%) SaaS
5 2 (0.76%) IaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.38%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.38%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 55 (20.91%) Firewall
2 53 (20.15%) DNS
3 36 (13.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 34 (12.93%) SAN
5 33 (12.55%) LDAP
6 28 (10.65%) LAN
7 26 (9.89%) WAN
8 22 (8.37%) TCP/IP
9 17 (6.46%) Fibre Channel
10 16 (6.08%) DHCP
11 14 (5.32%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (5.32%) Ethernet
12 12 (4.56%) VPN
13 11 (4.18%) VoIP
14 10 (3.80%) FCoE
15 9 (3.42%) Network Security
16 8 (3.04%) MPLS
16 8 (3.04%) NAS
16 8 (3.04%) Wireless
17 7 (2.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.42%) MySQL
2 9 (3.42%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.38%) DB2
6 1 (0.38%) DTS
6 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (5.32%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (3.04%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.04%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.90%) JIRA
3 5 (1.90%) Maven
4 3 (1.14%) Ant
4 3 (1.14%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.76%) Robot Framework
5 2 (0.76%) Subversion
5 2 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.38%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.38%) Gradle
6 1 (0.38%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.38%) Serena SBM
6 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (5.70%) Finance
2 12 (4.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.14%) Billing
3 3 (1.14%) Electronics
3 3 (1.14%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.14%) Marketing
4 2 (0.76%) Legal
4 2 (0.76%) Retail
5 1 (0.38%) Advertising
5 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (26.24%) Support Engineer
2 60 (22.81%) VMware Engineer
3 45 (17.11%) Administrator
4 43 (16.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 35 (13.31%) 3rd Line Support
5 35 (13.31%) VMware Support Engineer
6 28 (10.65%) VMWare Administrator
7 27 (10.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 27 (10.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 22 (8.37%) Solaris Engineer
9 19 (7.22%) Linux Administrator
9 19 (7.22%) Solaris Administrator
9 19 (7.22%) Solaris Support Engineer
10 18 (6.84%) Architect
11 17 (6.46%) Consultant
12 16 (6.08%) Systems Administrator
13 14 (5.32%) Linux Engineer
13 14 (5.32%) NetApp Engineer
13 14 (5.32%) Network Engineer
14 12 (4.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.18%) Web Services
2 8 (3.04%) JSP
3 6 (2.28%) J2EE
4 5 (1.90%) HTML
4 5 (1.90%) Middleware
5 4 (1.52%) .NET
6 3 (1.14%) CSS
6 3 (1.14%) JDBC
6 3 (1.14%) LAMP
6 3 (1.14%) MSMQ
6 3 (1.14%) Node.js
7 2 (0.76%) RESTful
7 2 (0.76%) XML
7 2 (0.76%) YAML
8 1 (0.38%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.38%) jQuery
8 1 (0.38%) MAPI
8 1 (0.38%) Servlets
8 1 (0.38%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (18.63%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.98%) FlexPod
3 14 (5.32%) EMC VNX
4 10 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.42%) Driving Licence
5 9 (3.42%) e-Health
5 9 (3.42%) Replication
6 6 (2.28%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.90%) Enterprise Cloud
8 4 (1.52%) Clustering
8 4 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.14%) EqualLogic
9 3 (1.14%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.76%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.76%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.76%) NGOSS
10 2 (0.76%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.76%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.38%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 130 (49.43%) Windows
2 120 (45.63%) Linux
3 76 (28.90%) Windows Server
4 45 (17.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (15.59%) Solaris
6 31 (11.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (10.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (7.98%) Unix
9 20 (7.60%) Data ONTAP
9 20 (7.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (4.56%) CentOS
11 10 (3.80%) AIX
11 10 (3.80%) Ubuntu
12 9 (3.42%) SUSE
13 6 (2.28%) VMS
14 3 (1.14%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.76%) Debian
15 2 (0.76%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.38%) Fedora
16 1 (0.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (22.81%) ITIL
2 37 (14.07%) Change Management
3 29 (11.03%) DevOps
4 28 (10.65%) Performance Monitoring
5 27 (10.27%) Incident Management
6 18 (6.84%) Migration
7 15 (5.70%) Configuration Management
7 15 (5.70%) High Availability
8 12 (4.56%) Project Management
9 11 (4.18%) ITIL V3
10 10 (3.80%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (3.80%) Problem Management
11 9 (3.42%) Server Virtualisation
11 9 (3.42%) Service Management
12 8 (3.04%) Load Balancing
12 8 (3.04%) Mentoring
13 7 (2.66%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (2.66%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (2.28%) Business Continuity
14 6 (2.28%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 50 (19.01%) SQL
2 41 (15.59%) Java
3 32 (12.17%) Python
4 24 (9.13%) Perl
5 23 (8.75%) PowerShell
6 17 (6.46%) Ruby
7 10 (3.80%) JavaScript
8 9 (3.42%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.90%) C#
9 5 (1.90%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.52%) C
10 4 (1.52%) C++
10 4 (1.52%) PHP
11 2 (0.76%) VB
11 2 (0.76%) VBScript
12 1 (0.38%) C-shell
12 1 (0.38%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 39 (14.83%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (11.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 28 (10.65%) CCNA
4 25 (9.51%) CCNP
5 23 (8.75%) Security Cleared
6 16 (6.08%) Degree
7 13 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (4.94%) SC Cleared
8 11 (4.18%) NCDA
9 9 (3.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 9 (3.42%) RHCE
9 9 (3.42%) RHCSA
10 8 (3.04%) MCP
11 7 (2.66%) DV Cleared
11 7 (2.66%) MCSA
12 5 (1.90%) CCDA
12 5 (1.90%) MCSE
13 4 (1.52%) MCITP
14 3 (1.14%) VCP5
15 2 (0.76%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.18%) SLA
2 9 (3.42%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.28%) JSP 440
4 5 (1.90%) HIPAA
4 5 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.38%) QA
5 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 123 (46.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (27.38%) Active Directory
2 72 (27.38%) vSphere
3 28 (10.65%) VMware ESXi
4 27 (10.27%) Hyper-V
5 19 (7.22%) VMware ESX
6 14 (5.32%) NFS
7 8 (3.04%) vCloud
7 8 (3.04%) XenApp
8 7 (2.66%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (2.66%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (2.66%) XenDesktop
9 6 (2.28%) XenServer
10 4 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (1.14%) Docker
12 2 (0.76%) KVM
12 2 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.76%) Xen
13 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 37 (14.07%) Puppet
2 21 (7.98%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (7.60%) Nagios
4 12 (4.56%) Backup Exec
4 12 (4.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 11 (4.18%) EMC NetWorker
6 10 (3.80%) Ansible
7 9 (3.42%) SCCM
8 8 (3.04%) SCOM
8 8 (3.04%) vRealize
9 6 (2.28%) CFEngine
9 6 (2.28%) NetBackup
10 4 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (1.52%) WSUS
11 3 (1.14%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (1.14%) Oracle ZFS
12 2 (0.76%) cPanel
12 2 (0.76%) NetVault Backup
12 2 (0.76%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.76%) vMotion
Vendors
1 96 (36.50%) Cisco
2 59 (22.43%) Microsoft
3 41 (15.59%) Red Hat
4 37 (14.07%) NetApp
5 33 (12.55%) Citrix
6 32 (12.17%) EMC
7 27 (10.27%) F5
8 24 (9.13%) IBM
8 24 (9.13%) Oracle
9 20 (7.60%) HP
10 13 (4.94%) Symantec
11 11 (4.18%) Dell
12 10 (3.80%) CA
13 8 (3.04%) Hitachi
14 7 (2.66%) Juniper
15 6 (2.28%) BEA
15 6 (2.28%) CommVault
15 6 (2.28%) Sun
16 5 (1.90%) Intel
16 5 (1.90%) Veritas
Reading
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
aap3
Rate: £450 - £480 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago