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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 20 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware 50 55 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.69% 5.86% 5.60%
As % of the Vendors category 11.60% 11.60% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 34 30
Median daily rate £325 £378 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.90% -12.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £472 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Median hourly rate £43.28 £93.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.58% +288.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £39.85 £19.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £146.65 £28.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +2.22%
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
431 474 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 57.70% 50.48% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 247 258
Median daily rate £375 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 14
Median hourly rate £43.28 £30.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.26% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.31 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 9 December 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 9 December 2016.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 51 (67.11%) Windows
2 42 (55.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (51.32%) Linux
4 29 (38.16%) Active Directory
5 27 (35.53%) Microsoft
6 25 (32.89%) Windows Server
7 22 (28.95%) Data Centre
8 21 (27.63%) Solaris
9 20 (26.32%) SAN
10 19 (25.00%) Cisco
10 19 (25.00%) EMC
10 19 (25.00%) AIX
11 18 (23.68%) NetApp
12 16 (21.05%) IBM
12 16 (21.05%) Unix
13 15 (19.74%) Citrix
13 15 (19.74%) Shell Script
13 15 (19.74%) Mainframe
14 14 (18.42%) Law
14 14 (18.42%) EMC VNX
14 14 (18.42%) EMC VMAX
14 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (18.42%) IBM Mainframe
15 12 (15.79%) Hyper-V
16 11 (14.47%) Security Cleared
17 10 (13.16%) Firewall
17 10 (13.16%) MS Exchange
17 10 (13.16%) Ubuntu
17 10 (13.16%) Puppet
18 9 (11.84%) SCCM

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 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.63%) Apache
2 2 (2.63%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.63%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.32%) Confluence
3 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.32%) SAS
3 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Project
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.32%) SAN
2 10 (13.16%) Firewall
3 9 (11.84%) DNS
4 6 (7.89%) DHCP
5 5 (6.58%) LAN
5 5 (6.58%) MPLS
5 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.58%) WAN
6 4 (5.26%) LDAP
7 3 (3.95%) Internet
7 3 (3.95%) SSL
7 3 (3.95%) VoIP
8 2 (2.63%) BGP
8 2 (2.63%) OSPF
8 2 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.32%) IMAP
9 1 (1.32%) IPsec
9 1 (1.32%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) DB2
2 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.32%) JIRA
2 1 (1.32%) MSI
General
1 14 (18.42%) Law
2 8 (10.53%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (23.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 11 (14.47%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (11.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Exchange Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Administrator
7 5 (6.58%) Architect
7 5 (6.58%) Server Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Storage Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (5.26%) Support Specialist
8 4 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) Web Services
2 2 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.95%) Data Centre
2 15 (19.74%) Mainframe
3 14 (18.42%) EMC VMAX
3 14 (18.42%) EMC VNX
3 14 (18.42%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (5.26%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.63%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (2.63%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.32%) AS400
7 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.32%) Clustering
7 1 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.32%) iSeries
7 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 51 (67.11%) Windows
2 39 (51.32%) Linux
3 25 (32.89%) Windows Server
4 21 (27.63%) Solaris
5 19 (25.00%) AIX
6 16 (21.05%) Unix
7 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (13.16%) Ubuntu
9 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (3.95%) Debian
13 2 (2.63%) Android
14 1 (1.32%) CentOS
14 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
14 1 (1.32%) SUSE
14 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
14 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
14 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
14 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.53%) DevOps
2 7 (9.21%) Configuration Management
2 7 (9.21%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (7.89%) ITIL
4 5 (6.58%) Validation
5 4 (5.26%) Project Management
6 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.95%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (3.95%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.63%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.63%) Email Management
7 2 (2.63%) High Availability
7 2 (2.63%) Migration
7 2 (2.63%) Network Management
7 2 (2.63%) Service Design
7 2 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.63%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (2.63%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.74%) Shell Script
2 9 (11.84%) Perl
3 7 (9.21%) Bash Shell
4 6 (7.89%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.58%) SQL
6 4 (5.26%) Python
7 2 (2.63%) Ruby
8 1 (1.32%) C
8 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.32%) Korn
8 1 (1.32%) VB
8 1 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) CCNA
4 1 (1.32%) CCNP
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.32%) MCP
4 1 (1.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (55.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (38.16%) Active Directory
3 12 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.21%) vSphere
5 2 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (2.63%) iptables
5 2 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.63%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.32%) Ceph
6 1 (1.32%) Dovecot
6 1 (1.32%) Firmware
6 1 (1.32%) KVM
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.32%) NFS
6 1 (1.32%) Postfix
6 1 (1.32%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.32%) Squid
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) Puppet
2 9 (11.84%) SCCM
3 8 (10.53%) SCOM
3 8 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (7.89%) CFEngine
5 5 (6.58%) WSUS
6 4 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (2.63%) Ansible
7 2 (2.63%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.32%) Cacti
8 1 (1.32%) Capistrano
8 1 (1.32%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.32%) Nagios
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (1.32%) RANCID
8 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (35.53%) Microsoft
2 19 (25.00%) Cisco
2 19 (25.00%) EMC
3 18 (23.68%) NetApp
4 16 (21.05%) IBM
5 15 (19.74%) Citrix
6 9 (11.84%) HP
7 7 (9.21%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.58%) Oracle
8 5 (6.58%) Veeam
9 3 (3.95%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.63%) Apple
10 2 (2.63%) Dell
10 2 (2.63%) Juniper
10 2 (2.63%) Samsung
10 2 (2.63%) Splunk
11 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.32%) Sophos
11 1 (1.32%) Symantec
11 1 (1.32%) Wyse