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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 35 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware 27 42 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.79% 4.11% 2.58%
As % of the Vendors category 7.96% 7.95% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 17
Median daily rate £388 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.51% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £229 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £43.28 £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+147.31% -41.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -4.44%
VMware
Berkshire

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
339 528 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 47.55% 51.71% 47.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 313 199
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 35
Median hourly rate £18.06 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.21% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £30.90 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £17.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.27%

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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 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 Reading region with a requirement for VMware.

1 40 (67.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (55.93%) Active Directory
3 32 (54.24%) Windows
4 27 (45.76%) Linux
5 23 (38.98%) Windows Server
6 22 (37.29%) Microsoft
7 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (20.34%) Citrix
8 12 (20.34%) Red Hat
8 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
8 12 (20.34%) vSphere
9 11 (18.64%) HP
9 11 (18.64%) Perl
10 10 (16.95%) Cisco
10 10 (16.95%) Puppet
10 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
11 9 (15.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (15.25%) Ubuntu
11 9 (15.25%) Hyper-V
11 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (15.25%) DNS
12 8 (13.56%) DevOps
13 7 (11.86%) Data Centre
13 7 (11.86%) High Availability
13 7 (11.86%) Bash Shell
13 7 (11.86%) DV Cleared
13 7 (11.86%) Configuration Management
13 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
13 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
13 7 (11.86%) SAN

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 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.39%) Confluence
2 2 (3.39%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.39%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.69%) Apache
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Office 365
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.69%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (1.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) DNS
2 7 (11.86%) SAN
2 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.17%) Firewall
3 6 (10.17%) LAN
4 5 (8.47%) DHCP
5 4 (6.78%) MPLS
5 4 (6.78%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (6.78%) WAN
6 3 (5.08%) Internet
6 3 (5.08%) LDAP
6 3 (5.08%) VLAN
6 3 (5.08%) VoIP
7 2 (3.39%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.39%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (3.39%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.39%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.39%) Network Security
7 2 (3.39%) SSL
8 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.39%) JIRA
2 1 (1.69%) Ant
2 1 (1.69%) Maven
2 1 (1.69%) MSI
General
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Electronics
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (18.64%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (15.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (11.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Administrator
5 6 (10.17%) Architect
5 6 (10.17%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) VMware Specialist
8 3 (5.08%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
8 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) Web Services
2 3 (5.08%) MSMQ
3 2 (3.39%) .NET
3 2 (3.39%) Middleware
3 2 (3.39%) XML
4 1 (1.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.39%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.69%) Clustering
3 1 (1.69%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.69%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.69%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 32 (54.24%) Windows
2 27 (45.76%) Linux
3 23 (38.98%) Windows Server
4 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (15.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (15.25%) Ubuntu
5 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.78%) SUSE
8 3 (5.08%) AIX
8 3 (5.08%) Solaris
9 2 (3.39%) Android
9 2 (3.39%) Debian
9 2 (3.39%) Unix
10 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.56%) DevOps
2 7 (11.86%) Configuration Management
2 7 (11.86%) High Availability
3 6 (10.17%) ITIL
4 4 (6.78%) Patch Management
4 4 (6.78%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (6.78%) Software Distribution
5 3 (5.08%) Data Protection
5 3 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.08%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.08%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (5.08%) Validation
6 2 (3.39%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (3.39%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (3.39%) Email Management
6 2 (3.39%) Network Design
6 2 (3.39%) Open Source
6 2 (3.39%) Server Patching
6 2 (3.39%) Software Testing
6 2 (3.39%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.64%) Perl
2 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
3 7 (11.86%) Bash Shell
3 7 (11.86%) Python
4 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.78%) SQL
6 3 (5.08%) Ruby
6 3 (5.08%) VB
6 3 (5.08%) VBScript
7 2 (3.39%) C#
7 2 (3.39%) C++
8 1 (1.69%) C-shell
8 1 (1.69%) Java
8 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.86%) DV Cleared
3 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.78%) MCP
4 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.08%) CCNA
5 3 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.08%) Degree
6 2 (3.39%) MCSA
6 2 (3.39%) MCSE
7 1 (1.69%) CCENT
7 1 (1.69%) CCNP
7 1 (1.69%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (1.69%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (67.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (55.93%) Active Directory
3 12 (20.34%) vSphere
4 9 (15.25%) Hyper-V
5 5 (8.47%) VMware ESX
5 5 (8.47%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (5.08%) NFS
7 2 (3.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (3.39%) XenServer
8 1 (1.69%) Firmware
8 1 (1.69%) iptables
8 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.69%) Postfix
8 1 (1.69%) vCloud
8 1 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (16.95%) Puppet
2 6 (10.17%) CFEngine
2 6 (10.17%) SCOM
3 5 (8.47%) SCCM
4 4 (6.78%) WSUS
5 3 (5.08%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (3.39%) NetBackup
6 2 (3.39%) Perfmon
6 2 (3.39%) SCOrch
6 2 (3.39%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.69%) Ansible
7 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.69%) Capistrano
7 1 (1.69%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (37.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.34%) Citrix
2 12 (20.34%) Red Hat
3 11 (18.64%) HP
4 10 (16.95%) Cisco
5 5 (8.47%) Dell
5 5 (8.47%) IBM
6 4 (6.78%) NetApp
6 4 (6.78%) Veeam
7 3 (5.08%) EMC
8 2 (3.39%) Apple
8 2 (3.39%) Hitachi
8 2 (3.39%) Intel
8 2 (3.39%) Juniper
8 2 (3.39%) Oracle
8 2 (3.39%) Samsung
8 2 (3.39%) Splunk
9 1 (1.69%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.69%) Lumension
9 1 (1.69%) Percona