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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
South East / Berkshire
Rank 29 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 103 131 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.25% 5.31% 4.76%
As % of the Vendors category 10.24% 10.69% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 80 53
Median daily rate £350 £376 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £256 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Median hourly rate £55.65 £26.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.00% +60.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £26.60 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-15.41% +18.22%

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
1006 1225 1206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.30% 49.70% 48.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 580 621
Median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 73 24
Median hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +57.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -7 34 £325 -7.14% 10
Bracknell -2 12 £450 +17.64% 5
Slough 0 8 £356 -13.10% 4
Windsor +6 7 £550 +50.68%
Newbury +10 6 £275 -38.13%
Wokingham -5 4 £338 - 1
Maidenhead -7 4 £535 +25.36% 5
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 137 (59.05%) Windows
2 134 (57.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (34.91%) Linux
4 70 (30.17%) Cisco
5 68 (29.31%) Active Directory
6 67 (28.88%) Microsoft
6 67 (28.88%) Windows Server
7 51 (21.98%) DNS
8 45 (19.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 44 (18.97%) Solaris
9 44 (18.97%) Firewall
10 42 (18.10%) Data Centre
11 41 (17.67%) EMC
12 39 (16.81%) Citrix
13 35 (15.09%) SAN
13 35 (15.09%) SQL
13 35 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
14 32 (13.79%) NetApp
15 29 (12.50%) HP
15 29 (12.50%) Unix
15 29 (12.50%) TCP/IP
16 28 (12.07%) Red Hat
17 27 (11.64%) Finance
17 27 (11.64%) vSphere
18 26 (11.21%) SQL Server
19 25 (10.78%) Telecoms
19 25 (10.78%) Hyper-V
19 25 (10.78%) Security Cleared
20 23 (9.91%) Java
20 23 (9.91%) WAN

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 22 (9.48%) MS Exchange
2 15 (6.47%) Apache
3 10 (4.31%) IIS
4 9 (3.88%) OpenStack
4 9 (3.88%) Skype for Business
5 8 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.86%) Confluence
8 2 (0.86%) iPlanet
8 2 (0.86%) nginx
8 2 (0.86%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.43%) JBoss
9 1 (0.43%) SAS
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.29%) MS Office
3 2 (0.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (4.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.43%) Maximo
2 1 (0.43%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.31%) Office 365
4 7 (3.02%) IaaS
5 4 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.29%) PaaS
7 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.43%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (21.98%) DNS
2 44 (18.97%) Firewall
3 35 (15.09%) SAN
4 29 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 23 (9.91%) LAN
5 23 (9.91%) LDAP
5 23 (9.91%) WAN
6 18 (7.76%) HTTP
7 17 (7.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (6.47%) DHCP
8 15 (6.47%) FTP
9 14 (6.03%) SSL
10 12 (5.17%) MPLS
10 12 (5.17%) VLAN
11 11 (4.74%) BGP
12 9 (3.88%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (3.02%) Internet
13 7 (3.02%) OSPF
13 7 (3.02%) Skype
13 7 (3.02%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.60%) MySQL
3 10 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.59%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.43%) DB2
7 1 (0.43%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.59%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.72%) MSI
2 4 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (1.72%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.29%) JIRA
4 2 (0.86%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.86%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.43%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.43%) JUnit
5 1 (0.43%) Maven
5 1 (0.43%) TestNG
General
1 27 (11.64%) Finance
2 25 (10.78%) Telecoms
3 18 (7.76%) Electronics
4 14 (6.03%) Law
5 12 (5.17%) Manufacturing
5 12 (5.17%) Marketing
6 7 (3.02%) Retail
7 4 (1.72%) Banking
7 4 (1.72%) Legal
7 4 (1.72%) Publishing
8 3 (1.29%) Back Office
9 2 (0.86%) Billing
10 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (16.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 35 (15.09%) Architect
3 33 (14.22%) Administrator
4 31 (13.36%) VMware Engineer
5 29 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 28 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (10.78%) 3rd Line Support
8 22 (9.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 21 (9.05%) VMWare Administrator
10 17 (7.33%) Systems Administrator
10 17 (7.33%) VMware Support Engineer
11 14 (6.03%) Consultant
11 14 (6.03%) Solaris Engineer
12 13 (5.60%) Solaris Administrator
12 13 (5.60%) Solaris Support Engineer
12 13 (5.60%) Windows Engineer
13 12 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
14 11 (4.74%) Linux Administrator
14 11 (4.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 11 (4.74%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.74%) HTML
2 10 (4.31%) CSS
3 7 (3.02%) Middleware
4 6 (2.59%) Web Services
5 5 (2.16%) REST
6 4 (1.72%) LAMP
7 2 (0.86%) J2EE
8 1 (0.43%) Django
8 1 (0.43%) Java EE
8 1 (0.43%) JSP
8 1 (0.43%) Kafka
8 1 (0.43%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.43%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (18.10%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.90%) EMC VNX
3 15 (6.47%) Mainframe
4 14 (6.03%) EMC VMAX
4 14 (6.03%) IBM Mainframe
5 10 (4.31%) Clustering
6 6 (2.59%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (2.59%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.59%) Private Cloud
7 5 (2.16%) FlexPod
7 5 (2.16%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.72%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.72%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.72%) IPTV
8 4 (1.72%) Over-the-Top Content
8 4 (1.72%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.72%) Video on Demand
9 3 (1.29%) Replication
9 3 (1.29%) STB
Operating Systems
1 137 (59.05%) Windows
2 81 (34.91%) Linux
3 67 (28.88%) Windows Server
4 45 (19.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (18.97%) Solaris
6 35 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (12.50%) Unix
8 19 (8.19%) AIX
8 19 (8.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (7.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (5.60%) Android
11 11 (4.74%) CentOS
12 8 (3.45%) Ubuntu
12 8 (3.45%) Windows 7
13 4 (1.72%) Debian
13 4 (1.72%) Windows 10
14 3 (1.29%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.86%) SUSE
15 2 (0.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (9.48%) Performance Monitoring
2 20 (8.62%) Incident Management
3 17 (7.33%) Change Management
3 17 (7.33%) ITIL
4 14 (6.03%) DevOps
5 12 (5.17%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 12 (5.17%) Migration
6 11 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (4.74%) Digital Marketing
6 11 (4.74%) Programme Management
7 9 (3.88%) Configuration Management
7 9 (3.88%) Problem Management
7 9 (3.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 8 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (3.45%) Project Management
9 7 (3.02%) Data Management
9 7 (3.02%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (2.59%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (2.59%) Load Balancing
10 6 (2.59%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 35 (15.09%) SQL
2 23 (9.91%) Java
3 20 (8.62%) PowerShell
4 19 (8.19%) Shell Script
5 16 (6.90%) Python
6 14 (6.03%) Bash Shell
7 9 (3.88%) C
7 9 (3.88%) Ruby
8 7 (3.02%) VB
8 7 (3.02%) VBScript
9 6 (2.59%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.59%) Perl
10 5 (2.16%) PHP
11 1 (0.43%) C++
11 1 (0.43%) Korn
11 1 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (10.78%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (6.03%) CCNP
4 13 (5.60%) DV Cleared
5 12 (5.17%) SC Cleared
6 11 (4.74%) CCNA
7 6 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.29%) CCIE
9 3 (1.29%) CCIP
9 3 (1.29%) Degree
9 3 (1.29%) JNCIA
9 3 (1.29%) MCSE
10 2 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.43%) MCP
11 1 (0.43%) MCSA
11 1 (0.43%) MCSD
11 1 (0.43%) PMP
11 1 (0.43%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.59%) SLA
2 3 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.43%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 134 (57.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (29.31%) Active Directory
3 27 (11.64%) vSphere
4 25 (10.78%) Hyper-V
5 19 (8.19%) VMware ESX
6 8 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (3.45%) XenApp
7 7 (3.02%) vCloud
8 5 (2.16%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.29%) Docker
9 3 (1.29%) KVM
9 3 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.29%) Xen
10 2 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.86%) Firmware
10 2 (0.86%) iptables
10 2 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.43%) NFS
11 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (9.48%) Puppet
2 15 (6.47%) AirWatch
2 15 (6.47%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (5.60%) Nagios
3 13 (5.60%) SCCM
4 11 (4.74%) Ansible
4 11 (4.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 10 (4.31%) NetBackup
5 10 (4.31%) SCOM
5 10 (4.31%) WSUS
6 8 (3.45%) vRealize
7 6 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (1.72%) vMotion
9 3 (1.29%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (1.29%) ThinApp
10 2 (0.86%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.86%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.43%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 70 (30.17%) Cisco
2 67 (28.88%) Microsoft
3 41 (17.67%) EMC
4 39 (16.81%) Citrix
5 32 (13.79%) NetApp
6 29 (12.50%) HP
7 28 (12.07%) Red Hat
8 18 (7.76%) Oracle
9 17 (7.33%) IBM
10 12 (5.17%) SAP
11 11 (4.74%) Symantec
12 10 (4.31%) F5
13 8 (3.45%) CheckPoint
13 8 (3.45%) Juniper
14 7 (3.02%) Veeam
15 6 (2.59%) MobileIron
16 5 (2.16%) 3PAR
17 4 (1.72%) Dell
18 3 (1.29%) Ericsson
18 3 (1.29%) Sun
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