Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a VMware Engineer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 126 163
Rank change year-on-year -26 +37 +11
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 17 41 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.41% 0.95% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 1.03% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 36 12
Berkshire median daily rate £300 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -26.57% +15.23%
South East median daily rate £400 £275 £375
% change year-on-year +45.45% -26.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £13.03 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year -59.92% -12.16% +23.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3778 3968 4615
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.92% 92.21% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2002 2141 2497
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £215
90th Percentile £588 £569 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 188 250
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.90 £45.45 £45.62
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

VMware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured VMware Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Engineer in Berkshire

VMware Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Engineer in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Engineer in Berkshire

VMware Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Engineer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Engineer in Berkshire

VMware Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Engineer in Berkshire

VMware Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +8 8 £300 -14.29%
Reading +6 2 £500 +53.85%
Bracknell +4 2 - -
Windsor +1 2 - -
VMware Engineer
South East

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, VMware Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring VMware Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (88.24%) Windows
3 13 (76.47%) Windows Server
4 11 (64.71%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
5 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (52.94%) DNS
7 8 (47.06%) DHCP
7 8 (47.06%) Citrix
7 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (41.18%) XenApp
8 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (23.53%) vRealize
9 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
10 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (17.65%) HP
10 3 (17.65%) Cisco
10 3 (17.65%) VBScript
10 3 (17.65%) PowerCLI
10 3 (17.65%) vCenter Server
10 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
10 3 (17.65%) HP Helion
10 3 (17.65%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 3 (17.65%) vSphere
10 3 (17.65%) OpenStack
11 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
11 2 (11.76%) DevOps
11 2 (11.76%) Unix
11 2 (11.76%) SQL

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (17.65%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) DNS
2 8 (47.06%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
1 3 (17.65%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Unix
6 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) DevOps
2 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
2 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.88%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) High Availability
2 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) VBScript
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.88%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
1 11 (64.71%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (41.18%) XenApp
4 3 (17.65%) vSphere
5 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) vRealize
2 3 (17.65%) PowerCLI
2 3 (17.65%) vCenter Server
3 1 (5.88%) Ansible
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.88%) vMotion
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) F5
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft