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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 23 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware 124 133 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.25% 5.23% 5.21%
As % of the Vendors category 12.29% 10.75% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 77 76
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £502 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Median hourly rate £43.28 £93.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.58% +418.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £39.85 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £146.65 £27.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +2.22%
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
1009 1237 1292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.83% 48.62% 48.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 607 673
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 83 32
Median hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.31 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -1 47 £325 -16.12% 13
Bracknell +1 15 £425 +32.81% 3
Newbury +20 11 £275 -38.13%
Slough +8 9 £310 -27.05% 3
Windsor +5 5 £550 +50.68%
Maidenhead -5 3 £618 +37.22% 1
Wokingham -5 2 £344 - 3
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 152 (58.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 141 (53.82%) Windows
3 106 (40.46%) Linux
4 78 (29.77%) Cisco
5 69 (26.34%) Microsoft
6 65 (24.81%) Active Directory
7 63 (24.05%) Windows Server
8 61 (23.28%) DNS
9 58 (22.14%) Solaris
10 51 (19.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 49 (18.70%) EMC
12 48 (18.32%) SQL
13 43 (16.41%) Data Centre
14 41 (15.65%) Firewall
15 38 (14.50%) vSphere
15 38 (14.50%) Java
15 38 (14.50%) LDAP
16 37 (14.12%) SAN
17 36 (13.74%) Red Hat
18 35 (13.36%) Performance Monitoring
19 33 (12.60%) NetApp
19 33 (12.60%) Unix
20 32 (12.21%) ITIL
20 32 (12.21%) Windows Server 2012
21 31 (11.83%) Citrix
22 30 (11.45%) HP
22 30 (11.45%) Incident Management
23 29 (11.07%) SQL Server
23 29 (11.07%) TCP/IP
23 29 (11.07%) Change Management

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 21 (8.02%) MS Exchange
2 16 (6.11%) Apache
3 12 (4.58%) Skype for Business
4 11 (4.20%) IIS
5 10 (3.82%) OpenStack
6 7 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.29%) iPlanet
7 6 (2.29%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.76%) Confluence
8 2 (0.76%) nginx
9 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.38%) JBoss
9 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.38%) SAS
9 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.38%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.15%) MS Office
2 3 (1.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (4.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.38%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.44%) Office 365
4 7 (2.67%) IaaS
5 3 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.15%) PaaS
6 2 (0.76%) SaaS
7 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.38%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 61 (23.28%) DNS
2 41 (15.65%) Firewall
3 38 (14.50%) LDAP
4 37 (14.12%) SAN
5 29 (11.07%) TCP/IP
6 21 (8.02%) Cisco Nexus
6 21 (8.02%) LAN
6 21 (8.02%) WAN
7 20 (7.63%) HTTP
8 17 (6.49%) FTP
9 15 (5.73%) DHCP
10 14 (5.34%) SSL
11 11 (4.20%) VLAN
12 10 (3.82%) MPLS
13 9 (3.44%) BGP
13 9 (3.44%) Internet
14 8 (3.05%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (3.05%) Ethernet
14 8 (3.05%) NAS
14 8 (3.05%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.07%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.34%) MySQL
3 13 (4.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (4.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (4.20%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.91%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.76%) DB2
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.38%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.29%) Jenkins
1 6 (2.29%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (1.53%) MSI
3 3 (1.15%) JIRA
3 3 (1.15%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.38%) JUnit
5 1 (0.38%) Maven
5 1 (0.38%) TestNG
5 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (9.54%) Telecoms
2 24 (9.16%) Finance
3 18 (6.87%) Electronics
4 14 (5.34%) Law
5 11 (4.20%) Manufacturing
5 11 (4.20%) Marketing
6 5 (1.91%) Retail
7 4 (1.53%) Legal
7 4 (1.53%) Publishing
8 3 (1.15%) Billing
9 2 (0.76%) Back Office
9 2 (0.76%) Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (19.47%) Administrator
2 47 (17.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 43 (16.41%) Support Engineer
4 40 (15.27%) VMware Engineer
5 38 (14.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 36 (13.74%) VMWare Administrator
7 33 (12.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 32 (12.21%) Architect
9 27 (10.31%) VMware Support Engineer
10 26 (9.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 26 (9.92%) Solaris Engineer
11 25 (9.54%) Solaris Administrator
12 24 (9.16%) Solaris Support Engineer
13 21 (8.02%) Systems Administrator
14 19 (7.25%) Consultant
15 15 (5.73%) Linux Administrator
16 14 (5.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 13 (4.96%) Infrastructure Architect
18 11 (4.20%) Cisco Engineer
18 11 (4.20%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.96%) Web Services
2 12 (4.58%) HTML
3 11 (4.20%) CSS
4 7 (2.67%) Middleware
5 6 (2.29%) J2EE
6 5 (1.91%) JSP
6 5 (1.91%) LAMP
6 5 (1.91%) REST
7 1 (0.38%) Django
7 1 (0.38%) Java EE
7 1 (0.38%) Kafka
7 1 (0.38%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.38%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.41%) Data Centre
2 21 (8.02%) EMC VNX
3 15 (5.73%) Mainframe
4 14 (5.34%) EMC VMAX
4 14 (5.34%) IBM Mainframe
5 10 (3.82%) Clustering
6 7 (2.67%) Private Cloud
7 6 (2.29%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.91%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.91%) FlexPod
8 5 (1.91%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.53%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.53%) IPTV
9 4 (1.53%) Over-the-Top Content
9 4 (1.53%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.53%) Replication
9 4 (1.53%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 141 (53.82%) Windows
2 106 (40.46%) Linux
3 63 (24.05%) Windows Server
4 58 (22.14%) Solaris
5 51 (19.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (12.60%) Unix
7 32 (12.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (9.92%) AIX
9 23 (8.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (8.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (6.11%) Ubuntu
12 12 (4.58%) Android
13 9 (3.44%) CentOS
14 7 (2.67%) Windows 7
15 5 (1.91%) Data ONTAP
16 4 (1.53%) Debian
16 4 (1.53%) SUSE
16 4 (1.53%) VMS
17 3 (1.15%) Windows 10
17 3 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (13.36%) Performance Monitoring
2 32 (12.21%) ITIL
3 30 (11.45%) Incident Management
4 29 (11.07%) Change Management
5 24 (9.16%) DevOps
6 16 (6.11%) Migration
7 14 (5.34%) Configuration Management
8 13 (4.96%) Project Management
9 11 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (4.20%) Digital Marketing
9 11 (4.20%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 11 (4.20%) Programme Management
10 10 (3.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (3.82%) Problem Management
11 8 (3.05%) High Availability
11 8 (3.05%) ITIL V3
11 8 (3.05%) Load Balancing
11 8 (3.05%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 7 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (2.67%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 48 (18.32%) SQL
2 38 (14.50%) Java
3 20 (7.63%) Bash Shell
3 20 (7.63%) Python
3 20 (7.63%) Shell Script
4 16 (6.11%) Perl
4 16 (6.11%) PowerShell
5 10 (3.82%) C
6 8 (3.05%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.05%) Ruby
7 7 (2.67%) VB
8 6 (2.29%) PHP
9 4 (1.53%) VBScript
10 1 (0.38%) C++
10 1 (0.38%) Korn
10 1 (0.38%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (10.69%) Security Cleared
2 18 (6.87%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (6.49%) CCNP
4 15 (5.73%) CCNA
5 14 (5.34%) DV Cleared
6 13 (4.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (4.58%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.29%) RHCSA
9 5 (1.91%) RHCE
10 4 (1.53%) Degree
11 3 (1.15%) CCIP
11 3 (1.15%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.76%) MCSE
12 2 (0.76%) NCDA
13 1 (0.38%) CCDA
13 1 (0.38%) CCIE
13 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.67%) SLA
2 6 (2.29%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.38%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 152 (58.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (24.81%) Active Directory
3 38 (14.50%) vSphere
4 28 (10.69%) Hyper-V
5 21 (8.02%) VMware ESX
6 8 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (3.05%) XenApp
7 6 (2.29%) vCloud
8 5 (1.91%) NFS
8 5 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.91%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (1.53%) Xen
10 3 (1.15%) KVM
11 2 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.76%) Docker
11 2 (0.76%) Firmware
11 2 (0.76%) iptables
11 2 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (10.69%) Puppet
2 16 (6.11%) Nagios
2 16 (6.11%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (5.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 14 (5.34%) SCCM
5 13 (4.96%) NetBackup
6 12 (4.58%) AirWatch
6 12 (4.58%) SCOM
7 11 (4.20%) EMC NetWorker
7 11 (4.20%) WSUS
8 7 (2.67%) Ansible
9 6 (2.29%) CFEngine
9 6 (2.29%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.91%) Backup Exec
10 5 (1.91%) vRealize
11 3 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (1.15%) ThinApp
11 3 (1.15%) vMotion
12 2 (0.76%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 78 (29.77%) Cisco
2 69 (26.34%) Microsoft
3 49 (18.70%) EMC
4 36 (13.74%) Red Hat
5 33 (12.60%) NetApp
6 31 (11.83%) Citrix
7 30 (11.45%) HP
8 24 (9.16%) Oracle
9 19 (7.25%) IBM
10 15 (5.73%) Symantec
11 13 (4.96%) F5
12 12 (4.58%) SAP
13 10 (3.82%) Veeam
14 9 (3.44%) Juniper
15 7 (2.67%) Sun
16 6 (2.29%) BEA
16 6 (2.29%) MobileIron
17 5 (1.91%) CheckPoint
17 5 (1.91%) Hitachi
18 4 (1.53%) CommVault
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