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 24 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 40 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware 33 29 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.82% 3.36% 4.35%
As % of the Vendors category 7.76% 6.30% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 28
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £155 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £560 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.89 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.88 £22.00 £18.38
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +19.72%
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
425 460 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 49.13% 53.36% 49.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 211 192
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 15
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £15.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +42.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £16.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.45 £24.12 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

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 24 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for VMware.

1 55 (56.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (55.10%) Windows
2 54 (55.10%) Linux
3 40 (40.82%) Windows Server
4 35 (35.71%) Cisco
5 34 (34.69%) Active Directory
6 30 (30.61%) Microsoft
6 30 (30.61%) Python
7 27 (27.55%) vSphere
8 23 (23.47%) Citrix
9 21 (21.43%) Perl
9 21 (21.43%) High Availability
10 20 (20.41%) DNS
11 19 (19.39%) SAN
11 19 (19.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (18.37%) PowerShell
12 18 (18.37%) Puppet
13 17 (17.35%) Security Cleared
13 17 (17.35%) TCP/IP
14 16 (16.33%) MySQL
14 16 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (16.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 15 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
15 15 (15.31%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (15.31%) Red Hat
15 15 (15.31%) Configuration Management
15 15 (15.31%) IBM
15 15 (15.31%) HP
16 14 (14.29%) OpenStack

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 14 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 12 (12.24%) Apache
2 12 (12.24%) Tomcat
3 10 (10.20%) JBoss
3 10 (10.20%) MS Exchange
3 10 (10.20%) WebLogic
4 9 (9.18%) nginx
5 3 (3.06%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.02%) CloudStack
7 1 (1.02%) CMS
7 1 (1.02%) Confluence
7 1 (1.02%) Drupal
7 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.02%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.02%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.02%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Magento
1 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.08%) IaaS
4 2 (2.04%) SaaS
5 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.02%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.02%) CloudBees
5 1 (1.02%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.41%) DNS
2 19 (19.39%) SAN
3 17 (17.35%) TCP/IP
4 13 (13.27%) Firewall
5 12 (12.24%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (10.20%) SMTP
6 10 (10.20%) SSL
7 9 (9.18%) HTTP
7 9 (9.18%) LDAP
8 8 (8.16%) Ethernet
8 8 (8.16%) MPLS
9 7 (7.14%) NAS
9 7 (7.14%) NetScaler
10 6 (6.12%) DHCP
11 5 (5.10%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (5.10%) LAN
11 5 (5.10%) VPN
12 4 (4.08%) Internet
12 4 (4.08%) iSCSI
13 3 (3.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.33%) MySQL
2 10 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.02%) DB2
5 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.12%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.08%) JIRA
3 4 (4.08%) Maven
4 2 (2.04%) Ant
4 2 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.02%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.02%) Gradle
5 1 (1.02%) Subversion
5 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.12%) Finance
3 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.02%) Electronics
3 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.02%) Marketing
3 1 (1.02%) Publishing
3 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (23.47%) Support Engineer
2 17 (17.35%) VMware Engineer
3 14 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (11.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (10.20%) Architect
5 10 (10.20%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (10.20%) VMware Support Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (8.16%) Applications Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) Linux Support
6 8 (8.16%) Linux Support Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) Administrator
7 6 (6.12%) Applications Support
7 6 (6.12%) Applications Support Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) Technical Support
8 5 (5.10%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.10%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.22%) Web Services
2 10 (10.20%) LAMP
3 9 (9.18%) LEMP Stack
3 9 (9.18%) MCollective
4 3 (3.06%) .NET
4 3 (3.06%) MSMQ
4 3 (3.06%) Node.js
5 2 (2.04%) Middleware
5 2 (2.04%) XML
6 1 (1.02%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.02%) CSS
6 1 (1.02%) CSS3
6 1 (1.02%) HTML
6 1 (1.02%) HTML5
6 1 (1.02%) jQuery
6 1 (1.02%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.02%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.02%) Servlets
6 1 (1.02%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.10%) FlexPod
4 4 (4.08%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.04%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.04%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.04%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.04%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.02%) Clustering
7 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.02%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.02%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (55.10%) Linux
1 54 (55.10%) Windows
2 40 (40.82%) Windows Server
3 19 (19.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (11.22%) Unix
7 6 (6.12%) Solaris
7 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (5.10%) SUSE
9 4 (4.08%) CentOS
9 4 (4.08%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (2.04%) AIX
10 2 (2.04%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.02%) Debian
11 1 (1.02%) Fedora
11 1 (1.02%) HPUX
11 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.43%) High Availability
2 15 (15.31%) Configuration Management
3 11 (11.22%) ITIL
4 10 (10.20%) DevOps
5 8 (8.16%) Incident Management
6 7 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.12%) Data Protection
7 6 (6.12%) Server Virtualisation
8 5 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.10%) Coaching
8 5 (5.10%) Presales
9 4 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.08%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (4.08%) Kanban
9 4 (4.08%) Load Balancing
9 4 (4.08%) Patch Management
9 4 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (4.08%) Software Architecture
9 4 (4.08%) Software Distribution
10 3 (3.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.61%) Python
2 21 (21.43%) Perl
3 18 (18.37%) PowerShell
4 13 (13.27%) Ruby
5 7 (7.14%) Java
6 6 (6.12%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.08%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.08%) C#
8 3 (3.06%) C++
8 3 (3.06%) PHP
8 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.04%) AWK
9 2 (2.04%) sed
9 2 (2.04%) VB
9 2 (2.04%) VBScript
10 1 (1.02%) C
10 1 (1.02%) C-shell
10 1 (1.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (17.35%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (16.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 15 (15.31%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (13.27%) CCNA
5 9 (9.18%) Degree
5 9 (9.18%) MCP
5 9 (9.18%) MCSA
5 9 (9.18%) SC Cleared
6 6 (6.12%) DV Cleared
6 6 (6.12%) MCSE
7 4 (4.08%) CCNP
8 2 (2.04%) CCENT
8 2 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.04%) HNC
8 2 (2.04%) MCITP
8 2 (2.04%) NCDA
8 2 (2.04%) RHCSA
8 2 (2.04%) VCP5
9 1 (1.02%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.02%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (56.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (34.69%) Active Directory
3 27 (27.55%) vSphere
4 13 (13.27%) Hyper-V
5 10 (10.20%) qmail
6 9 (9.18%) Squid
7 6 (6.12%) XenServer
8 5 (5.10%) NFS
8 5 (5.10%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (4.08%) vCloud
9 4 (4.08%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (4.08%) VMware ESX
9 4 (4.08%) XenApp
10 3 (3.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (3.06%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (3.06%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (2.04%) KVM
12 1 (1.02%) Docker
12 1 (1.02%) Varnish
12 1 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 18 (18.37%) Puppet
2 11 (11.22%) Nagios
3 10 (10.20%) Cacti
3 10 (10.20%) Graphite
3 10 (10.20%) logstash
3 10 (10.20%) ZABBIX
4 9 (9.18%) collectd
4 9 (9.18%) Ganglia
5 6 (6.12%) SCOM
6 5 (5.10%) Ansible
7 4 (4.08%) Backup Exec
8 3 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (3.06%) SCCM
8 3 (3.06%) vMotion
9 2 (2.04%) Perfmon
9 2 (2.04%) SCOrch
9 2 (2.04%) SCVMM
10 1 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
10 1 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (35.71%) Cisco
2 30 (30.61%) Microsoft
3 23 (23.47%) Citrix
4 15 (15.31%) HP
4 15 (15.31%) IBM
4 15 (15.31%) Red Hat
5 10 (10.20%) Dell
6 9 (9.18%) Hitachi
6 9 (9.18%) Splunk
7 8 (8.16%) Intel
7 8 (8.16%) NetApp
8 7 (7.14%) EMC
8 7 (7.14%) Juniper
9 6 (6.12%) Oracle
10 5 (5.10%) F5
10 5 (5.10%) Veritas
11 3 (3.06%) 3PAR
11 3 (3.06%) LANDesk
11 3 (3.06%) Remedy
12 2 (2.04%) CommVault
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