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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
South East / Berkshire
Rank 35 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 84 126 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.28% 5.02% 4.82%
As % of the Vendors category 8.64% 9.78% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 94 68
Median daily rate £325 £350 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -16.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £229 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £370
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Median hourly rate £54.08 £44.08 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.68% +167.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.82 £28.30 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.34 £55.65 £16.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%

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
972 1288 1392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.49% 51.29% 48.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 653 678
Median daily rate £404 £380 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 62 40
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 26 February 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
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 26 February 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 -14 16 £285 -18.57% 10
Bracknell -1 14 £265 +3.92% 1
Slough -1 8 £385 +9.21% 1
Windsor +5 6 £550 +10.00%
Maidenhead -6 5 £535 +39.68% 1
Wokingham -1 3 £338 +3.84%
Newbury +2 2 - -
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 116 (57.14%) Windows
2 113 (55.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (33.00%) Linux
4 59 (29.06%) Cisco
5 58 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 57 (28.08%) Microsoft
6 57 (28.08%) Active Directory
7 46 (22.66%) Data Centre
8 39 (19.21%) EMC
8 39 (19.21%) Firewall
9 37 (18.23%) Citrix
9 37 (18.23%) DNS
10 33 (16.26%) Solaris
10 33 (16.26%) NetApp
11 32 (15.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 31 (15.27%) Unix
13 30 (14.78%) SAN
13 30 (14.78%) Windows Server 2008
14 27 (13.30%) SQL
15 25 (12.32%) Hyper-V
16 24 (11.82%) Security Cleared
16 24 (11.82%) TCP/IP
17 22 (10.84%) HP
18 21 (10.34%) Finance
18 21 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
18 21 (10.34%) Puppet
19 20 (9.85%) vSphere
20 19 (9.36%) MS Exchange
20 19 (9.36%) SQL Server
20 19 (9.36%) AIX

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 19 (9.36%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.42%) Apache
3 9 (4.43%) IIS
4 7 (3.45%) OpenStack
5 6 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.97%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.48%) JBoss
9 2 (0.99%) Confluence
9 2 (0.99%) nginx
9 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.49%) SAS
10 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.99%) MS Office
2 2 (0.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.99%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.49%) Maximo
3 1 (0.49%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.93%) Office 365
4 5 (2.46%) IaaS
5 3 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.48%) PaaS
6 2 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.49%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.49%) G Suite
7 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.49%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 39 (19.21%) Firewall
2 37 (18.23%) DNS
3 30 (14.78%) SAN
4 24 (11.82%) TCP/IP
5 18 (8.87%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (7.88%) LAN
6 16 (7.88%) WAN
7 14 (6.90%) LDAP
8 13 (6.40%) HTTP
9 12 (5.91%) FTP
10 11 (5.42%) BGP
11 10 (4.93%) VLAN
12 9 (4.43%) DHCP
12 9 (4.43%) MPLS
12 9 (4.43%) SSL
13 8 (3.94%) NetScaler
14 7 (3.45%) Internet
15 6 (2.96%) Ethernet
15 6 (2.96%) IGMP
15 6 (2.96%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.36%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.93%) MySQL
3 5 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.48%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.49%) DB2
7 1 (0.49%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.96%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.97%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (1.97%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.48%) JIRA
4 2 (0.99%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.99%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.49%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.49%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.49%) JUnit
5 1 (0.49%) Maven
5 1 (0.49%) TestNG
General
1 21 (10.34%) Finance
2 17 (8.37%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.90%) Law
4 8 (3.94%) Electronics
4 8 (3.94%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.45%) Marketing
6 6 (2.96%) Retail
7 4 (1.97%) Banking
7 4 (1.97%) Legal
8 3 (1.48%) Back Office
9 2 (0.99%) Billing
10 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (15.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 29 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 26 (12.81%) Architect
3 26 (12.81%) VMware Engineer
4 23 (11.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
5 21 (10.34%) Administrator
6 17 (8.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 17 (8.37%) VMWare Administrator
7 14 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
8 12 (5.91%) Systems Administrator
8 12 (5.91%) VMware Support Engineer
9 11 (5.42%) Server Engineer
10 10 (4.93%) Linux Administrator
10 10 (4.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 10 (4.93%) Project Manager
11 9 (4.43%) Solaris Engineer
12 8 (3.94%) Cloud Architect
12 8 (3.94%) Cloud Engineer
12 8 (3.94%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.45%) Web Services
2 6 (2.96%) CSS
2 6 (2.96%) HTML
3 5 (2.46%) Middleware
4 4 (1.97%) LAMP
5 3 (1.48%) Java EE
6 1 (0.49%) Django
6 1 (0.49%) Kafka
6 1 (0.49%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 46 (22.66%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.39%) Mainframe
3 14 (6.90%) EMC VMAX
3 14 (6.90%) EMC VNX
3 14 (6.90%) IBM Mainframe
4 11 (5.42%) Clustering
5 6 (2.96%) FlexPod
5 6 (2.96%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.97%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.97%) IPTV
7 4 (1.97%) Over-the-Top Content
7 4 (1.97%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.97%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.48%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (1.48%) Replication
8 3 (1.48%) STB
9 2 (0.99%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (0.99%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 116 (57.14%) Windows
2 67 (33.00%) Linux
3 58 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 33 (16.26%) Solaris
5 32 (15.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (15.27%) Unix
7 30 (14.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (9.36%) AIX
9 13 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (5.42%) CentOS
11 9 (4.43%) Windows 7
12 8 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (3.45%) Android
14 6 (2.96%) SUSE
15 5 (2.46%) Ubuntu
16 3 (1.48%) Data ONTAP
16 3 (1.48%) Windows 10
17 2 (0.99%) Debian
17 2 (0.99%) Windows XP
18 1 (0.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (8.37%) ITIL
1 17 (8.37%) Performance Monitoring
2 16 (7.88%) High Availability
3 15 (7.39%) Incident Management
4 14 (6.90%) DevOps
5 12 (5.91%) Business Continuity
5 12 (5.91%) Change Management
6 10 (4.93%) BCP
6 10 (4.93%) Business Continuity Planning
6 10 (4.93%) WFM
6 10 (4.93%) Workforce Optimisation
7 9 (4.43%) Migration
8 8 (3.94%) Configuration Management
8 8 (3.94%) Data Management
8 8 (3.94%) Problem Management
9 6 (2.96%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (2.96%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (2.96%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (2.96%) Programme Management
9 6 (2.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (13.30%) SQL
2 18 (8.87%) Shell Script
3 17 (8.37%) Java
4 14 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 14 (6.90%) Python
5 10 (4.93%) Bash Shell
6 8 (3.94%) C
6 8 (3.94%) Ruby
7 6 (2.96%) VBScript
8 5 (2.46%) PHP
9 4 (1.97%) Perl
10 3 (1.48%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.49%) C++
11 1 (0.49%) Korn
11 1 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (11.82%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.87%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (7.88%) CCNP
4 14 (6.90%) DV Cleared
5 13 (6.40%) CCNA
6 12 (5.91%) SC Cleared
7 10 (4.93%) Avaya Certification
8 6 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.46%) MCSE
10 3 (1.48%) CCIE
10 3 (1.48%) CCIP
10 3 (1.48%) Degree
10 3 (1.48%) JNCIA
11 2 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.99%) NCDA
12 1 (0.49%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.49%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.49%) NCIE
12 1 (0.49%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.96%) SLA
2 4 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.99%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.49%) GDPR
System Software
1 113 (55.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (28.08%) Active Directory
3 25 (12.32%) Hyper-V
4 20 (9.85%) vSphere
5 13 (6.40%) VMware ESX
5 13 (6.40%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.96%) vCloud
7 5 (2.46%) XenApp
8 3 (1.48%) Docker
8 3 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.48%) Xen
9 2 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.99%) Firmware
9 2 (0.99%) iptables
9 2 (0.99%) KVM
9 2 (0.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.49%) NFS
10 1 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 21 (10.34%) Puppet
2 16 (7.88%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (6.90%) Nagios
4 12 (5.91%) Ansible
5 11 (5.42%) SCCM
5 11 (5.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 9 (4.43%) AirWatch
7 8 (3.94%) SCOM
8 7 (3.45%) vRealize
9 5 (2.46%) WSUS
10 4 (1.97%) vMotion
11 3 (1.48%) Backup Exec
11 3 (1.48%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (1.48%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.99%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.99%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.99%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.49%) BladeLogic
13 1 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 59 (29.06%) Cisco
2 57 (28.08%) Microsoft
3 39 (19.21%) EMC
4 37 (18.23%) Citrix
5 33 (16.26%) NetApp
6 22 (10.84%) HP
7 17 (8.37%) IBM
7 17 (8.37%) Red Hat
8 12 (5.91%) Oracle
9 10 (4.93%) Avaya
10 8 (3.94%) SAP
11 7 (3.45%) 3PAR
11 7 (3.45%) CheckPoint
12 6 (2.96%) F5
13 5 (2.46%) Juniper
13 5 (2.46%) Symantec
14 4 (1.97%) Dell
14 4 (1.97%) Veeam
15 3 (1.48%) Atlassian
15 3 (1.48%) Huawei
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Austin Fraser
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