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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 34 44 46
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware 29 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.90% 3.19% 2.66%
As % of the Vendors category 8.36% 6.08% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 17
Median daily rate £401 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £248 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.28 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+147.31% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £21.63
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -0.57%
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
347 526 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.70% 52.39% 47.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 293 189
Median daily rate £420 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £233 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 25
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +26.24%
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 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 52 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (52.78%) Linux
3 34 (47.22%) Windows
4 29 (40.28%) Active Directory
5 24 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 23 (31.94%) Windows Server
7 21 (29.17%) vSphere
8 19 (26.39%) Cisco
9 18 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 16 (22.22%) Perl
10 16 (22.22%) Red Hat
11 15 (20.83%) DevOps
12 14 (19.44%) Python
12 14 (19.44%) PowerShell
12 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (18.06%) Citrix
13 13 (18.06%) Data Centre
14 12 (16.67%) SAN
14 12 (16.67%) IBM
14 12 (16.67%) HP
14 12 (16.67%) TCP/IP
14 12 (16.67%) Puppet
15 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
15 11 (15.28%) ITIL
15 11 (15.28%) Firewall
16 10 (13.89%) DNS
16 10 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (12.50%) Ubuntu

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 (9.72%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.94%) OpenStack
3 3 (4.17%) Apache
3 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.78%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.39%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.39%) CMS
5 1 (1.39%) Confluence
5 1 (1.39%) Drupal
5 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.39%) JBoss
5 1 (1.39%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Magento
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.39%) CloudBees
3 1 (1.39%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (1.39%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) SAN
1 12 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 11 (15.28%) Firewall
3 10 (13.89%) DNS
4 7 (9.72%) LAN
5 6 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (8.33%) MPLS
6 5 (6.94%) Ethernet
6 5 (6.94%) WAN
7 4 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (5.56%) DHCP
7 4 (5.56%) VoIP
8 3 (4.17%) iSCSI
8 3 (4.17%) NAS
8 3 (4.17%) Network Security
8 3 (4.17%) SSL
8 3 (4.17%) VLAN
9 2 (2.78%) Internet
9 2 (2.78%) LDAP
9 2 (2.78%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) MySQL
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.94%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.56%) JIRA
3 3 (4.17%) Maven
4 2 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.39%) Ant
5 1 (1.39%) MSI
5 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 4 (5.56%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.39%) Electronics
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (18.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (15.28%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (9.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (9.72%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (9.72%) VMware Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Architect
4 6 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Administrator
5 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (6.94%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Lead DevOps
6 4 (5.56%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.56%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) IT Support
7 3 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) Web Services
2 4 (5.56%) Middleware
3 3 (4.17%) .NET
3 3 (4.17%) MSMQ
3 3 (4.17%) Node.js
4 2 (2.78%) XML
5 1 (1.39%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.39%) CSS
5 1 (1.39%) CSS3
5 1 (1.39%) ELK Stack
5 1 (1.39%) HTML
5 1 (1.39%) HTML5
5 1 (1.39%) jQuery
5 1 (1.39%) LAMP
5 1 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.39%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.39%) Servlets
5 1 (1.39%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.17%) FlexPod
3 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.78%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.78%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.39%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (52.78%) Linux
2 34 (47.22%) Windows
3 23 (31.94%) Windows Server
4 14 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (12.50%) Ubuntu
7 7 (9.72%) Unix
8 5 (6.94%) SUSE
8 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (5.56%) Solaris
10 3 (4.17%) AIX
10 3 (4.17%) CentOS
10 3 (4.17%) Debian
11 2 (2.78%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (1.39%) Fedora
12 1 (1.39%) HPUX
12 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.83%) DevOps
2 11 (15.28%) ITIL
3 7 (9.72%) Configuration Management
3 7 (9.72%) High Availability
4 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.56%) Coaching
5 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 4 (5.56%) Kanban
5 4 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.56%) Patch Management
5 4 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (5.56%) Software Distribution
6 3 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.17%) Data Protection
6 3 (4.17%) ITSM
6 3 (4.17%) Open Source
6 3 (4.17%) Scrum
7 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.78%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.22%) Perl
2 14 (19.44%) PowerShell
2 14 (19.44%) Python
3 8 (11.11%) Ruby
4 7 (9.72%) Bash Shell
5 6 (8.33%) Java
5 6 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.17%) C#
6 3 (4.17%) C++
6 3 (4.17%) PHP
6 3 (4.17%) VB
6 3 (4.17%) VBScript
7 2 (2.78%) SQL
8 1 (1.39%) C
8 1 (1.39%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 18 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
3 10 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (9.72%) CCNA
5 7 (9.72%) MCP
6 6 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 6 (8.33%) MCSA
7 3 (4.17%) CCNP
7 3 (4.17%) Degree
8 2 (2.78%) CCENT
8 2 (2.78%) MCSE
9 1 (1.39%) CCAA
9 1 (1.39%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.39%) NCDA
9 1 (1.39%) RHCA
9 1 (1.39%) VCP4
9 1 (1.39%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (40.28%) Active Directory
3 21 (29.17%) vSphere
4 9 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.94%) VMware ESX
6 4 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.17%) NFS
7 3 (4.17%) vCloud
7 3 (4.17%) XenServer
8 2 (2.78%) KVM
8 2 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.39%) Docker
9 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.39%) Postfix
9 1 (1.39%) qmail
9 1 (1.39%) Sendmail
9 1 (1.39%) Varnish
9 1 (1.39%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (16.67%) Puppet
2 6 (8.33%) CFEngine
2 6 (8.33%) SCOM
3 4 (5.56%) SCCM
4 3 (4.17%) Ansible
4 3 (4.17%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.17%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.17%) WSUS
5 2 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.78%) Perfmon
5 2 (2.78%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.78%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.39%) Cacti
6 1 (1.39%) Nagios
6 1 (1.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.39%) Plesk
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.39%) Cisco
3 16 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 13 (18.06%) Citrix
5 12 (16.67%) HP
5 12 (16.67%) IBM
6 6 (8.33%) Dell
6 6 (8.33%) Hitachi
6 6 (8.33%) NetApp
7 5 (6.94%) Intel
7 5 (6.94%) Oracle
8 4 (5.56%) EMC
8 4 (5.56%) Veeam
9 3 (4.17%) LANDesk
9 3 (4.17%) Symantec
10 2 (2.78%) Juniper
10 2 (2.78%) Splunk
10 2 (2.78%) Veritas
11 1 (1.39%) Avaya
11 1 (1.39%) CommVault
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
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