Period
to 20 January 2021

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 20 January 2021 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
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 57 82 93
Rank change year-on-year +25 +11 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 32 82 77
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.58% 2.47% 1.89%
As % of the System Software category 21.05% 18.39% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 47 40
Median daily rate £563 £375 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -9.37% +3.44%
10th Percentile £403 £174 £173
90th Percentile £660 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £408 £413
% change year-on-year +10.43% -1.21% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Median hourly rate - £80.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +68.42% +58.33%
South East median hourly rate £33.75 £45.87 £45.00
% change year-on-year -26.43% +1.94% +80.00%

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 152 446 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.24% 13.44% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 264 281
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £184 £137 £215
90th Percentile £608 £600 £619
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £426
% change year-on-year +5.88% -0.29% +6.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 18
Median hourly rate £55.00 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +129.17% +20.00% +27.55%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.10 £12.45
90th Percentile £63.25 £82.50 £49.13
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -3.03%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Berkshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Berkshire

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Berkshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend 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 20 January 2021. 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 +33 9 £438 +20.69% 8
Bracknell +10 7 £475 -13.64% 1
Slough 0 4 £640 +76.55% 4
Maidenhead +12 3 - -
Windsor - 3 - -
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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 32 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (56.25%) Linux
3 17 (53.13%) Windows
4 12 (37.50%) Azure
5 10 (31.25%) DNS
5 10 (31.25%) Cisco
5 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
7 8 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 8 (25.00%) AWS
7 8 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (25.00%) VMware NSX
8 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
8 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
8 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
8 7 (21.88%) Dell
8 7 (21.88%) Perl
9 6 (18.75%) SQL
9 6 (18.75%) DHCP
9 6 (18.75%) Python
9 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (18.75%) GCP
9 6 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (18.75%) OpenStack
9 6 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (15.63%) High Availability
10 5 (15.63%) Google
10 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (15.63%) Cloud Computing

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 6 (18.75%) OpenStack
2 3 (9.38%) Apache
2 3 (9.38%) IIS
2 3 (9.38%) JBoss
2 3 (9.38%) nginx
2 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) Azure
2 8 (25.00%) AWS
3 6 (18.75%) GCP
4 5 (15.63%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (12.50%) Serverless
6 2 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (6.25%) Office 365
7 1 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) DNS
2 6 (18.75%) DHCP
3 5 (15.63%) SAN
4 4 (12.50%) FTP
5 3 (9.38%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (9.38%) HTTP
5 3 (9.38%) iSCSI
5 3 (9.38%) NAS
5 3 (9.38%) SMTP
5 3 (9.38%) SSH
5 3 (9.38%) WAN
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (6.25%) WAAS
7 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.13%) Firewall
7 1 (3.13%) LAN
7 1 (3.13%) SSL
7 1 (3.13%) VLAN
7 1 (3.13%) VoIP
7 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.25%) Big Data
3 2 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Administrator
2 9 (28.13%) Architect
3 8 (25.00%) Consultant
4 6 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (18.75%) VMWare Administrator
5 5 (15.63%) Cloud Consultant
6 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (9.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Network Architect
8 2 (6.25%) VMware Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
8 2 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Data Centre Architect
9 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
9 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (9.38%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Linux
2 17 (53.13%) Windows
3 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (15.63%) Unix
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.13%) AIX
7 1 (3.13%) CentOS
7 1 (3.13%) HPUX
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Solaris
7 1 (3.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (15.63%) High Availability
2 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 4 (12.50%) Migration
3 4 (12.50%) Network Design
3 4 (12.50%) Presales
3 4 (12.50%) Server Management
3 4 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 3 (9.38%) Change Control
4 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.38%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (9.38%) Microservices
4 3 (9.38%) Project Management
4 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) Perl
2 6 (18.75%) Python
2 6 (18.75%) SQL
3 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
3 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) CCNA
4 2 (6.25%) MCSE
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.13%) CCNP
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (25.00%) VMware NSX
3 6 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (15.63%) Firmware
5 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 4 (12.50%) NFS
6 3 (9.38%) UAG
6 3 (9.38%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (9.38%) VMware Server
6 3 (9.38%) vSphere
7 1 (3.13%) DFS Replication
7 1 (3.13%) Docker
7 1 (3.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Ansible
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
1 4 (12.50%) vCenter Server
2 3 (9.38%) BladeLogic
2 3 (9.38%) HAProxy
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) SCOM
2 3 (9.38%) Terraform
2 3 (9.38%) vRealize
3 2 (6.25%) IBM BigFix
3 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
3 2 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.25%) Puppet
4 1 (3.13%) CFEngine
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.13%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (3.13%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (31.25%) Cisco
2 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (21.88%) Dell
5 5 (15.63%) Google
5 5 (15.63%) HP
6 4 (12.50%) F5
7 3 (9.38%) BMC
7 3 (9.38%) Citrix
7 3 (9.38%) EMC
7 3 (9.38%) Ivanti
7 3 (9.38%) Rackspace
7 3 (9.38%) Shavlik
7 3 (9.38%) Veeam
8 2 (6.25%) Lumension
8 2 (6.25%) McAfee
8 2 (6.25%) Oracle
8 2 (6.25%) Zerto
9 1 (3.13%) Splunk