The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 50 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 14 53 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.96% 5.22% 5.01%
As % of the Vendors category 3.97% 9.76% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 40 22
Median daily rate £285 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £290 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £551 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £54.08 £55.65 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
353 543 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 49.51% 53.50% 44.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 293 215
Median daily rate £396 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £534 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 9
Median hourly rate £38.46 £55.55 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.77% +146.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
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 Reading

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Reading

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Reading region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 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 Reading region with a requirement for VMware.

1 49 (81.67%) Windows
2 25 (41.67%) Linux
2 25 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 25 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 21 (35.00%) Data Centre
4 20 (33.33%) Solaris
5 19 (31.67%) Cisco
5 19 (31.67%) SAN
5 19 (31.67%) NetApp
5 19 (31.67%) Active Directory
6 18 (30.00%) EMC
7 17 (28.33%) Unix
7 17 (28.33%) AIX
8 16 (26.67%) Shell Script
9 15 (25.00%) Mainframe
10 14 (23.33%) Law
10 14 (23.33%) Citrix
10 14 (23.33%) IBM
10 14 (23.33%) EMC VNX
10 14 (23.33%) EMC VMAX
10 14 (23.33%) IBM Mainframe
11 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (21.67%) Hyper-V
12 11 (18.33%) Firewall
13 10 (16.67%) MS Exchange
14 8 (13.33%) Finance
14 8 (13.33%) DNS
14 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 10 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (1.67%) Confluence
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.67%) SAS
3 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.67%) SAN
2 11 (18.33%) Firewall
3 8 (13.33%) DNS
4 7 (11.67%) DHCP
5 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.00%) Internet
7 2 (3.33%) BGP
7 2 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (3.33%) LAN
7 2 (3.33%) LDAP
7 2 (3.33%) MPLS
7 2 (3.33%) OSPF
7 2 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (3.33%) WAN
8 1 (1.67%) IMAP
8 1 (1.67%) IOS XR
8 1 (1.67%) IPsec
8 1 (1.67%) SSL
8 1 (1.67%) VoIP
8 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) DB2
2 1 (1.67%) MySQL
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.67%) Gerrit
2 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 14 (23.33%) Law
2 8 (13.33%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 9 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 6 (10.00%) Server Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Data Centre Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 21 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 15 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 14 (23.33%) EMC VMAX
3 14 (23.33%) EMC VNX
3 14 (23.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.67%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.33%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (3.33%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) AS400
6 1 (1.67%) Clustering
6 1 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.67%) iSeries
6 1 (1.67%) Replication
6 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (81.67%) Windows
2 25 (41.67%) Linux
2 25 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 20 (33.33%) Solaris
4 17 (28.33%) AIX
4 17 (28.33%) Unix
5 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.33%) Android
8 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.67%) CentOS
9 1 (1.67%) Debian
9 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (6.67%) ITIL
2 4 (6.67%) Project Management
2 4 (6.67%) Validation
2 4 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (3.33%) DevOps
4 2 (3.33%) Email Management
4 2 (3.33%) Migration
4 2 (3.33%) Network Management
4 2 (3.33%) Service Design
4 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.67%) Information Management
5 1 (1.67%) Scrum
5 1 (1.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.00%) SQL
3 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.33%) Perl
3 2 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (1.67%) C
4 1 (1.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) CCNA
4 1 (1.67%) CCNP
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.67%) MCSA
4 1 (1.67%) MCSE
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (31.67%) Active Directory
3 13 (21.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (3.33%) iptables
4 2 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.33%) vSphere
5 1 (1.67%) Ceph
5 1 (1.67%) Docker
5 1 (1.67%) Dovecot
5 1 (1.67%) Firmware
5 1 (1.67%) KVM
5 1 (1.67%) NFS
5 1 (1.67%) Postfix
5 1 (1.67%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.67%) Squid
5 1 (1.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (11.67%) SCCM
2 7 (11.67%) SCOM
3 3 (5.00%) Ansible
3 3 (5.00%) Puppet
4 2 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (3.33%) WSUS
5 1 (1.67%) Cacti
5 1 (1.67%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.67%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.67%) Nagios
5 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.67%) RANCID
5 1 (1.67%) Salt
5 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.67%) vMotion
5 1 (1.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (31.67%) Cisco
2 19 (31.67%) NetApp
3 18 (30.00%) EMC
4 14 (23.33%) Citrix
4 14 (23.33%) IBM
5 7 (11.67%) HP
6 4 (6.67%) 3PAR
6 4 (6.67%) Oracle
7 2 (3.33%) Apple
7 2 (3.33%) Dell
7 2 (3.33%) Samsung
7 2 (3.33%) Veritas
8 1 (1.67%) Juniper
8 1 (1.67%) Mitel
8 1 (1.67%) Polycom
8 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.67%) SAP
8 1 (1.67%) Tandberg
8 1 (1.67%) Veeam