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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 36 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware 118 117 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.96% 4.86% 4.30%
As % of the Vendors category 9.76% 9.53% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 54 60
Median daily rate £363 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £279 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £487 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £26.00 £19.91 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% -21.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £19.58 £21.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £20.23 £29.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year
+29.54% +16.55%
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
1209 1228 1215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.78% 51.04% 49.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 580 539
Median daily rate £400 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 54 32
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +30.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.25 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 +6 33 £375 -9.09% 10
Newbury +8 21 £275 -20.28% 2
Slough +5 15 £375 -6.25% 1
Bracknell -14 9 £118 -72.67% 1
Windsor - 7 £500 - 2
Maidenhead -15 2 £303 -23.89%
Wokingham -5 1 - - 2
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 136 (53.13%) Windows
2 118 (46.09%) Linux
3 115 (44.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 95 (37.11%) Cisco
5 91 (35.55%) Windows Server
6 81 (31.64%) Active Directory
7 74 (28.91%) vSphere
8 66 (25.78%) Microsoft
9 57 (22.27%) DNS
10 53 (20.70%) ITIL
11 51 (19.92%) Firewall
12 48 (18.75%) Data Centre
13 47 (18.36%) Windows Server 2008
14 43 (16.80%) Cisco Certification
15 42 (16.41%) SQL
16 41 (16.02%) Python
17 39 (15.23%) Puppet
18 38 (14.84%) Citrix
18 38 (14.84%) NetApp
19 36 (14.06%) SAN
20 35 (13.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 35 (13.67%) Cisco Nexus
21 34 (13.28%) Windows Server 2012
21 34 (13.28%) Red Hat
22 33 (12.89%) Change Management
22 33 (12.89%) Hyper-V
23 32 (12.50%) CCNA
24 31 (12.11%) MS Exchange
25 30 (11.72%) Java
25 30 (11.72%) EMC

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 31 (12.11%) MS Exchange
2 18 (7.03%) OpenStack
3 12 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (4.30%) Tomcat
5 10 (3.91%) Apache
6 9 (3.52%) JBoss
7 8 (3.13%) nginx
7 8 (3.13%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.95%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.17%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.78%) Confluence
11 2 (0.78%) IIS
11 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.39%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.39%) CMS
12 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.95%) MS Office
3 2 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.42%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.34%) Office 365
4 4 (1.56%) IaaS
4 4 (1.56%) SaaS
5 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.39%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.39%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 57 (22.27%) DNS
2 51 (19.92%) Firewall
3 36 (14.06%) SAN
4 35 (13.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 29 (11.33%) LDAP
6 25 (9.77%) LAN
7 23 (8.98%) TCP/IP
7 23 (8.98%) WAN
8 21 (8.20%) DHCP
8 21 (8.20%) Fibre Channel
9 17 (6.64%) Ethernet
10 14 (5.47%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (5.47%) VPN
11 11 (4.30%) SMTP
11 11 (4.30%) SSL
12 10 (3.91%) VoIP
13 9 (3.52%) HTTP
13 9 (3.52%) MPLS
13 9 (3.52%) NAS
13 9 (3.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.98%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.86%) MySQL
3 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.39%) DB2
6 1 (0.39%) DTS
6 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (5.08%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.95%) JIRA
3 5 (1.95%) Maven
4 3 (1.17%) Ant
4 3 (1.17%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.78%) Robot Framework
5 2 (0.78%) Subversion
5 2 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.39%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.39%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.39%) Gradle
6 1 (0.39%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.39%) Serena SBM
6 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (5.47%) Finance
2 13 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.17%) Billing
4 2 (0.78%) Electronics
4 2 (0.78%) Legal
4 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.78%) Marketing
4 2 (0.78%) Publishing
5 1 (0.39%) Advertising
5 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 80 (31.25%) Support Engineer
2 64 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
3 40 (15.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 39 (15.23%) VMware Support Engineer
5 37 (14.45%) Administrator
6 32 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
7 26 (10.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 24 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 21 (8.20%) VMWare Administrator
10 20 (7.81%) Architect
11 18 (7.03%) Linux Administrator
12 16 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
12 16 (6.25%) Solaris Engineer
13 15 (5.86%) Consultant
14 14 (5.47%) NetApp Engineer
14 14 (5.47%) Solaris Support Engineer
14 14 (5.47%) Systems Administrator
15 13 (5.08%) Network Engineer
15 13 (5.08%) Solaris Administrator
16 11 (4.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.30%) Web Services
2 9 (3.52%) LAMP
3 8 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
4 7 (2.73%) MCollective
5 4 (1.56%) .NET
5 4 (1.56%) HTML
5 4 (1.56%) Middleware
6 3 (1.17%) JDBC
6 3 (1.17%) JSP
6 3 (1.17%) MSMQ
6 3 (1.17%) Node.js
7 2 (0.78%) CSS
7 2 (0.78%) RESTful
7 2 (0.78%) XML
7 2 (0.78%) YAML
8 1 (0.39%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.39%) jQuery
8 1 (0.39%) MAPI
8 1 (0.39%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 48 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 21 (8.20%) FlexPod
3 15 (5.86%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.69%) EMC VNX
5 10 (3.91%) Driving Licence
6 9 (3.52%) e-Health
7 8 (3.13%) Replication
8 7 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.34%) Clustering
9 6 (2.34%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (2.34%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.95%) Enterprise Cloud
11 4 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (1.17%) EqualLogic
13 2 (0.78%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.78%) Fat Client
13 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.78%) NGOSS
13 2 (0.78%) Thin Client
14 1 (0.39%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 136 (53.13%) Windows
2 118 (46.09%) Linux
3 91 (35.55%) Windows Server
4 47 (18.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (13.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (11.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (10.94%) Solaris
8 26 (10.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (7.81%) Data ONTAP
10 18 (7.03%) Unix
11 12 (4.69%) CentOS
12 7 (2.73%) SUSE
13 5 (1.95%) AIX
13 5 (1.95%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.56%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.56%) VMS
15 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.78%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.39%) Debian
16 1 (0.39%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (20.70%) ITIL
2 33 (12.89%) Change Management
3 27 (10.55%) Incident Management
4 24 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 23 (8.98%) DevOps
5 23 (8.98%) High Availability
6 19 (7.42%) Configuration Management
7 17 (6.64%) Migration
8 11 (4.30%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (3.91%) Mentoring
10 9 (3.52%) Problem Management
10 9 (3.52%) Server Virtualisation
11 8 (3.13%) Coaching
11 8 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (3.13%) Project Management
11 8 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (2.73%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (2.73%) Load Balancing
12 7 (2.73%) Service Management
13 6 (2.34%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 42 (16.41%) SQL
2 41 (16.02%) Python
3 30 (11.72%) Java
4 27 (10.55%) Perl
5 25 (9.77%) PowerShell
6 18 (7.03%) Ruby
7 9 (3.52%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.95%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.95%) C#
8 5 (1.95%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.56%) C
9 4 (1.56%) C++
10 3 (1.17%) PHP
11 2 (0.78%) AWK
11 2 (0.78%) sed
11 2 (0.78%) VB
11 2 (0.78%) VBScript
12 1 (0.39%) C-shell
12 1 (0.39%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 43 (16.80%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (13.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 32 (12.50%) CCNA
4 24 (9.38%) CCNP
5 23 (8.98%) Security Cleared
6 21 (8.20%) Degree
7 19 (7.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (4.69%) SC Cleared
9 11 (4.30%) NCDA
10 10 (3.91%) MCP
10 10 (3.91%) MCSA
10 10 (3.91%) RHCSA
11 9 (3.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (3.13%) MCSE
12 8 (3.13%) RHCE
13 7 (2.73%) DV Cleared
14 5 (1.95%) CCDA
14 5 (1.95%) VCP5
15 4 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
15 4 (1.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.25%) SLA
2 9 (3.52%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.95%) HIPAA
3 5 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) QA
4 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 115 (44.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 81 (31.64%) Active Directory
3 74 (28.91%) vSphere
4 33 (12.89%) Hyper-V
5 30 (11.72%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (8.98%) VMware ESX
7 13 (5.08%) NFS
8 11 (4.30%) XenApp
8 11 (4.30%) XenDesktop
9 10 (3.91%) XenServer
10 8 (3.13%) qmail
10 8 (3.13%) vCloud
11 7 (2.73%) Squid
11 7 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (2.73%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (2.73%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (1.17%) ISA Server
12 3 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (1.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 39 (15.23%) Puppet
2 26 (10.16%) Nagios
3 20 (7.81%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (4.69%) Backup Exec
5 10 (3.91%) Ansible
6 9 (3.52%) SCCM
6 9 (3.52%) SCOM
7 8 (3.13%) Cacti
7 8 (3.13%) Graphite
7 8 (3.13%) logstash
7 8 (3.13%) vRealize
7 8 (3.13%) ZABBIX
8 7 (2.73%) collectd
8 7 (2.73%) Ganglia
8 7 (2.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (2.73%) WSUS
9 4 (1.56%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.56%) vMotion
10 3 (1.17%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 95 (37.11%) Cisco
2 66 (25.78%) Microsoft
3 38 (14.84%) Citrix
3 38 (14.84%) NetApp
4 34 (13.28%) Red Hat
5 30 (11.72%) EMC
5 30 (11.72%) IBM
6 24 (9.38%) HP
7 21 (8.20%) F5
8 17 (6.64%) Dell
8 17 (6.64%) Oracle
9 11 (4.30%) Symantec
10 10 (3.91%) CA
11 9 (3.52%) Hitachi
12 8 (3.13%) Intel
12 8 (3.13%) Splunk
12 8 (3.13%) Veritas
13 7 (2.73%) Juniper
14 5 (1.95%) CommVault
15 4 (1.56%) Remedy
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