Period
to 18 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 6 months to 18 April 2019 with a comparison to the 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 Infrastructure (VI3)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 107 109 74
Rank change year-on-year +2 -35 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 71 64 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.65% 1.59% 2.25%
As % of the System Software category 13.50% 13.42% 23.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 36 48
Berkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% -0.99%
10th Percentile £214 £285 £260
90th Percentile £528 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -46.09% +26.26%
South East median hourly rate £54.13 £27.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +100.48% -34.94% -5.68%

VMware Infrastructure is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 526 477 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.19% 11.83% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 254 194
Berkshire median daily rate £441 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.82% +0.59% +12.67%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £202
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £403 £386
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.21% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 20
Berkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £18.11 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +134.68% -34.15% +57.14%
10th Percentile £11.43 £13.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £49.88 £42.50 £55.65
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £15.93 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.44% -3.45% +3.13%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Berkshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Berkshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Berkshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Berkshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Berkshire

VMware Infrastructure
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 Infrastructure within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 April 2019. 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
Reading -23 27 £371 -7.19% 3
Newbury -1 11 £380 +16.92%
Bracknell -11 7 - - 2
Windsor - 7 £475 -
Slough -5 4 £488 +45.09%
Wokingham - 2 £210 -
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 71 (100.00%) VMware
2 37 (52.11%) Microsoft
3 35 (49.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (43.66%) Windows
5 23 (32.39%) Amazon AWS
6 22 (30.99%) Windows Server
7 19 (26.76%) TCP/IP
8 17 (23.94%) Active Directory
8 17 (23.94%) Linux
9 16 (22.54%) SQL Server
10 15 (21.13%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 14 (19.72%) HP
11 14 (19.72%) NetApp
11 14 (19.72%) Security Cleared
12 13 (18.31%) SCCM
12 13 (18.31%) EMC
12 13 (18.31%) SharePoint
13 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (16.90%) SAN
13 12 (16.90%) Office 365
14 11 (15.49%) Non-Functional Testing
14 11 (15.49%) Integration Testing
14 11 (15.49%) Test Management
14 11 (15.49%) MCSE
14 11 (15.49%) Migration
14 11 (15.49%) Server Virtualisation
14 11 (15.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 11 (15.49%) Operational Acceptance Testing
15 10 (14.08%) Network Virtualisation
15 10 (14.08%) Telecoms

VMware Infrastructure
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 13 (18.31%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.86%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (8.45%) Skype for Business
4 5 (7.04%) Apache
4 5 (7.04%) IIS
5 4 (5.63%) OpenStack
5 4 (5.63%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.23%) Commerce Server
6 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.23%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.23%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.41%) CMS
7 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 35 (49.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (32.39%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (16.90%) Office 365
4 5 (7.04%) IaaS
4 5 (7.04%) PaaS
5 3 (4.23%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 3 (4.23%) OneDrive
5 3 (4.23%) SaaS
6 2 (2.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.82%) Datadog
6 2 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.41%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 19 (26.76%) TCP/IP
2 12 (16.90%) SAN
3 10 (14.08%) LAN
3 10 (14.08%) VPN
3 10 (14.08%) WAN
4 9 (12.68%) DNS
5 8 (11.27%) Firewall
5 8 (11.27%) Unified Communications
6 7 (9.86%) VLAN
7 6 (8.45%) DHCP
8 4 (5.63%) Internet
9 3 (4.23%) NAS
9 3 (4.23%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (4.23%) Skype
10 2 (2.82%) 4G
10 2 (2.82%) 5G
10 2 (2.82%) BIG-IP
10 2 (2.82%) LTE
10 2 (2.82%) Network Security
10 2 (2.82%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.23%) Big Data
3 3 (4.23%) MySQL
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.41%) DB2
5 1 (1.41%) OLAP
5 1 (1.41%) OLTP
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) JIRA
2 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.82%) DbUnit
3 2 (2.82%) jMock
3 2 (2.82%) JUnit
3 2 (2.82%) Maven
3 2 (2.82%) Mockito
3 2 (2.82%) SonarQube
3 2 (2.82%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.41%) MSI
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
1 10 (14.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.41%) Back Office
2 1 (1.41%) Legal
2 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (30.99%) Architect
2 10 (14.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (14.08%) Technical Architect
2 10 (14.08%) Test Manager
3 5 (7.04%) Designer
3 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Designer
3 5 (7.04%) Network Engineer
3 5 (7.04%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (7.04%) Solutions Designer
3 5 (7.04%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (5.63%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (5.63%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (5.63%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 4 (5.63%) Consultant
4 4 (5.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 4 (5.63%) Network Systems Engineer
4 4 (5.63%) UAT Manager
4 4 (5.63%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) Web Services
2 4 (5.63%) RESTful
3 3 (4.23%) 802.1X
3 3 (4.23%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (4.23%) Kafka
4 2 (2.82%) Apache Camel
4 2 (2.82%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.82%) J2EE
4 2 (2.82%) PowerMock
4 2 (2.82%) REST
4 2 (2.82%) SOAP
4 2 (2.82%) Spring
4 2 (2.82%) XML
5 1 (1.41%) .NET
5 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.41%) CSS
5 1 (1.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.86%) BYOD
3 6 (8.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (5.63%) Private Cloud
4 4 (5.63%) Replication
5 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Licensing
5 3 (4.23%) PKI
6 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.82%) Clustering
6 2 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.41%) FMCG
7 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.66%) Windows
2 22 (30.99%) Windows Server
3 17 (23.94%) Linux
4 10 (14.08%) Android
4 10 (14.08%) Apple iOS
5 8 (11.27%) Unix
6 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.63%) SUSE
7 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.23%) AIX
8 3 (4.23%) VMS
8 3 (4.23%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.23%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.82%) CentOS
9 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.82%) Solaris
9 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.41%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 11 (15.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (15.49%) Integration Testing
2 11 (15.49%) Migration
2 11 (15.49%) Non-Functional Testing
2 11 (15.49%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 11 (15.49%) Server Virtualisation
2 11 (15.49%) Test Management
3 10 (14.08%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (14.08%) ITIL
3 10 (14.08%) Network Virtualisation
4 9 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (9.86%) Service Management
6 6 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (8.45%) Decision-Making
6 6 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (8.45%) Manual Testing
6 6 (8.45%) Test Automation
7 5 (7.04%) DevOps
7 5 (7.04%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) SQL
2 8 (11.27%) Java
2 8 (11.27%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.23%) Korn
3 3 (4.23%) VB
4 1 (1.41%) C#
4 1 (1.41%) PHP
4 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (19.72%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (15.49%) MCSE
4 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
5 7 (9.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (5.63%) AWS Certification
6 4 (5.63%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.82%) Degree
8 1 (1.41%) CCNP
8 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.41%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) QA
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (23.94%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.68%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.45%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (8.45%) vSphere
4 5 (7.04%) Docker
5 4 (5.63%) KVM
6 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (4.23%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (4.23%) VMware NSX
6 3 (4.23%) Xen
6 3 (4.23%) XenApp
6 3 (4.23%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.82%) iptables
7 2 (2.82%) LXC
7 2 (2.82%) VirtualBox
7 2 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (18.31%) SCCM
2 8 (11.27%) NetBackup
3 7 (9.86%) Ansible
4 5 (7.04%) Puppet
4 5 (7.04%) vCenter Server
5 4 (5.63%) Kubernetes
5 4 (5.63%) Terraform
6 3 (4.23%) AirWatch
6 3 (4.23%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (4.23%) SCOM
6 3 (4.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (4.23%) vRealize
6 3 (4.23%) yum
7 2 (2.82%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (2.82%) HP ALM
7 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.82%) Packer
7 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (2.82%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.41%) Graylog
Vendors
1 71 (100.00%) VMware
2 37 (52.11%) Microsoft
3 14 (19.72%) HP
3 14 (19.72%) NetApp
4 13 (18.31%) EMC
5 9 (12.68%) Oracle
6 7 (9.86%) Micro Focus
7 5 (7.04%) Citrix
7 5 (7.04%) Google
7 5 (7.04%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.63%) Juniper
8 4 (5.63%) New Relic
8 4 (5.63%) Okta
8 4 (5.63%) Symantec
9 3 (4.23%) CA
9 3 (4.23%) Clearswift
9 3 (4.23%) Dell
9 3 (4.23%) Hitachi
9 3 (4.23%) IBM
10 2 (2.82%) McAfee