The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 32 42 23
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Contract jobs citing VMware 28 26 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.52% 3.63% 5.96%
As % of the Vendors category 9.24% 8.41% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 18
Median daily rate £376 £328 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.88% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £180 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.50 - £30.00
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 Milton Keynes region.

Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
303 309 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 48.87% 43.10% 49.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 140 202
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 26
Median hourly rate £10.80 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.08% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.24 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.00 £30.00
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 Milton Keynes

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for VMware.

1 36 (73.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (65.31%) Windows
3 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
4 21 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 18 (36.73%) ITIL
6 17 (34.69%) Linux
6 17 (34.69%) Security Cleared
6 17 (34.69%) Capacity Management
7 16 (32.65%) SC Cleared
7 16 (32.65%) Red Hat
8 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
8 15 (30.61%) Hyper-V
9 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (26.53%) CentOS
11 12 (24.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (24.49%) Data Centre
11 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (24.49%) Windows Server
12 11 (22.45%) Virtual Machines
12 11 (22.45%) ITIL V2
12 11 (22.45%) vCloud
12 11 (22.45%) SCCM
12 11 (22.45%) Cisco
12 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (20.41%) MS Office
13 10 (20.41%) DHCP
13 10 (20.41%) DNS
13 10 (20.41%) Change Management
13 10 (20.41%) Firewall

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.24%) IIS
3 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Office
2 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) IaaS
2 2 (4.08%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) DHCP
1 10 (20.41%) DNS
1 10 (20.41%) Firewall
2 9 (18.37%) SAN
3 7 (14.29%) LAN
3 7 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (4.08%) Internet
4 2 (4.08%) NAS
4 2 (4.08%) VPN
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.04%) HTTP
5 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.04%) SSL
5 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.04%) Wireless
5 1 (2.04%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Big Data
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
1 2 (4.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Analyst
2 6 (12.24%) Architect
2 6 (12.24%) VMware Specialist
3 5 (10.20%) Administrator
3 5 (10.20%) Automation Specialist
3 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (10.20%) Wintel Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Active Directory Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Data Centre Specialist
4 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (8.16%) VMWare Administrator
4 4 (8.16%) Wintel Administrator
4 4 (8.16%) Wintel Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.12%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.08%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.29%) Clustering
3 4 (8.16%) Replication
4 3 (6.12%) PKI
5 1 (2.04%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 32 (65.31%) Windows
2 17 (34.69%) Linux
3 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (26.53%) CentOS
5 12 (24.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (24.49%) Windows Server
5 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (10.20%) Unix
8 3 (6.12%) AIX
9 1 (2.04%) Solaris
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.04%) Windows NT
9 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) ITIL
2 17 (34.69%) Capacity Management
3 11 (22.45%) ITIL V2
4 10 (20.41%) Change Management
4 10 (20.41%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (14.29%) Migration
5 7 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (12.24%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (6.12%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.12%) Network Design
7 3 (6.12%) Performance Management
7 3 (6.12%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.08%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (4.08%) Translating Business Requirements
9 1 (2.04%) Build Automation
9 1 (2.04%) DevOps
9 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.04%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.04%) C
2 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (34.69%) Security Cleared
3 16 (32.65%) SC Cleared
4 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (18.37%) DV Cleared
6 6 (12.24%) CCNA
6 6 (12.24%) CCNP
6 6 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (12.24%) MCSA
7 4 (8.16%) MCSE
8 2 (4.08%) VCP5
9 1 (2.04%) CCA
9 1 (2.04%) CCAA
9 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (2.04%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (2.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (73.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
2 15 (30.61%) Hyper-V
3 11 (22.45%) vCloud
3 11 (22.45%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (18.37%) vSphere
5 8 (16.33%) Docker
6 6 (12.24%) ISA Server
6 6 (12.24%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (10.20%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (10.20%) UAG
8 3 (6.12%) Firmware
9 2 (4.08%) PowerHA
9 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
10 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (2.04%) XenApp
10 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
10 1 (2.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) SCCM
2 8 (16.33%) Puppet
2 8 (16.33%) vRealize
3 4 (8.16%) Backup Exec
3 4 (8.16%) SCOM
3 4 (8.16%) vMotion
4 3 (6.12%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) AppDNA
5 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.04%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.65%) Red Hat
3 11 (22.45%) Cisco
4 7 (14.29%) Forcepoint
5 6 (12.24%) HP
6 5 (10.20%) Dell
7 4 (8.16%) CheckPoint
7 4 (8.16%) Citrix
7 4 (8.16%) NetApp
7 4 (8.16%) Veeam
8 3 (6.12%) 3PAR
8 3 (6.12%) Blue Coat
8 3 (6.12%) EMC
8 3 (6.12%) IBM
8 3 (6.12%) Nimsoft
8 3 (6.12%) Oracle
8 3 (6.12%) Remedy
8 3 (6.12%) SAP
8 3 (6.12%) Symantec
8 3 (6.12%) Veritas
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