Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 47 85
Rank change year-on-year -32 +38 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 91 156 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.21% 3.63% 2.04%
As % of the System Software category 16.79% 31.33% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 92 68
Berkshire median daily rate £310 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.97% +4.69% +5.96%
10th Percentile £231 £291 £231
90th Percentile £538 £525 £514
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.57 £44.14 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.93% +126.36% -7.14%
10th Percentile £16.75 £25.93 £16.80
90th Percentile £20.49 £55.65 £20.75
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £43.28 £32.00
% change year-on-year -42.24% +35.25% +52.38%

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 542 498 501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.16% 11.58% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 259 243
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +6.80% +7.14%
10th Percentile £226 £202 £163
90th Percentile £583 £575 £500
South East median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.20% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 43 71
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -18.79% +24.67%
10th Percentile £10.44 £12.25 £15.00
90th Percentile £39.28 £53.75 £45.25
South East median hourly rate £16.88 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -14.29% +12.90%

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 22 November 2017.

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
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 22 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
Reading -12 24 £330 -26.67% 3
Bracknell -7 17 £300 -16.08% 2
Slough -3 15 £303 -16.55%
Newbury 0 8 £225 -52.63% 1
Maidenhead -8 7 £500 +38.89% 1
Wokingham +8 1 - -
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 91 (100.00%) VMware
2 60 (65.93%) Windows
3 38 (41.76%) Linux
4 36 (39.56%) Microsoft
5 35 (38.46%) Active Directory
6 29 (31.87%) Windows Server
7 26 (28.57%) PowerShell
8 25 (27.47%) VMware ESXi
9 23 (25.27%) Cisco
10 22 (24.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (23.08%) HP
12 20 (21.98%) TCP/IP
12 20 (21.98%) DNS
12 20 (21.98%) Windows 7
13 19 (20.88%) Telecoms
14 18 (19.78%) SQL Server
14 18 (19.78%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (18.68%) Bash Shell
15 17 (18.68%) Windows 10
15 17 (18.68%) Hyper-V
16 16 (17.58%) Configuration Management
16 16 (17.58%) SAN
16 16 (17.58%) Firewall
16 16 (17.58%) Citrix
17 15 (16.48%) EMC
17 15 (16.48%) IBM
17 15 (16.48%) DHCP
17 15 (16.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 15 (16.48%) Data Centre
17 15 (16.48%) Jenkins

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 15 (16.48%) OpenStack
2 10 (10.99%) MS Exchange
3 9 (9.89%) Confluence
4 8 (8.79%) SharePoint
5 7 (7.69%) IIS
6 4 (4.40%) Apache
6 4 (4.40%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.30%) Skype for Business
7 3 (3.30%) WebLogic
7 3 (3.30%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.20%) IBM Domino
8 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.29%) IaaS
2 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (10.99%) Office 365
3 9 (9.89%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (7.69%) Slack
4 7 (7.69%) Trello
5 4 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.30%) HP Helion
6 3 (3.30%) OneDrive
6 3 (3.30%) PaaS
7 2 (2.20%) SaaS
8 1 (1.10%) G Suite
8 1 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.10%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (1.10%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.98%) DNS
1 20 (21.98%) TCP/IP
2 16 (17.58%) Firewall
2 16 (17.58%) SAN
3 15 (16.48%) DHCP
4 12 (13.19%) LAN
5 11 (12.09%) VLAN
6 10 (10.99%) WAN
7 5 (5.49%) Wireless
8 4 (4.40%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (4.40%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (3.30%) Internet
9 3 (3.30%) LTE
9 3 (3.30%) Skype
9 3 (3.30%) SMTP
9 3 (3.30%) VPN
10 2 (2.20%) 3G
10 2 (2.20%) MPLS
10 2 (2.20%) NAS
10 2 (2.20%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.40%) MySQL
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.20%) DB2
5 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (16.48%) Jenkins
2 10 (10.99%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.89%) JIRA
4 8 (8.79%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (7.69%) git-flow
5 7 (7.69%) Maven
5 7 (7.69%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.20%) Selenium
6 2 (2.20%) Subversion
7 1 (1.10%) MSI
General
1 19 (20.88%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.79%) Finance
3 7 (7.69%) Retail
4 3 (3.30%) Back Office
5 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.10%) Billing
6 1 (1.10%) Electronics
6 1 (1.10%) French Language
6 1 (1.10%) Legal
6 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (19.78%) Architect
2 11 (12.09%) Cloud Architect
2 11 (12.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (12.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (10.99%) Analyst
4 9 (9.89%) Consultant
5 8 (8.79%) Server Engineer
5 8 (8.79%) VMware Engineer
6 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) IT Support
8 5 (5.49%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.49%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Virtualisation Architect
8 5 (5.49%) VMware Architect
9 4 (4.40%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.40%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.69%) pytest
2 4 (4.40%) LAMP
3 2 (2.20%) JSON
3 2 (2.20%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (2.20%) REST
3 2 (2.20%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (2.20%) Web Services
3 2 (2.20%) X-Windows
4 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.48%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (7.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.59%) Private Cloud
3 6 (6.59%) Public Cloud
3 6 (6.59%) Replication
4 5 (5.49%) EMC VNX
5 4 (4.40%) N-Tier
5 4 (4.40%) Smartphone
6 3 (3.30%) CESG
6 3 (3.30%) Clustering
6 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.30%) iPad
6 3 (3.30%) iPhone
7 2 (2.20%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.20%) NHS
8 1 (1.10%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 60 (65.93%) Windows
2 38 (41.76%) Linux
3 29 (31.87%) Windows Server
4 22 (24.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (21.98%) Windows 7
6 18 (19.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (18.68%) Windows 10
8 15 (16.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (8.79%) Unix
9 8 (8.79%) Windows 8
10 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (6.59%) Apple iOS
12 5 (5.49%) SUSE
13 4 (4.40%) CentOS
14 3 (3.30%) Android
15 2 (2.20%) AIX
15 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
15 2 (2.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 2 (2.20%) Windows Vista
15 2 (2.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.58%) Configuration Management
2 15 (16.48%) DevOps
3 14 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.38%) ITIL
4 11 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (8.79%) Asset Management
5 8 (8.79%) Mobile Device Management
5 8 (8.79%) Presales
5 8 (8.79%) Release Management
5 8 (8.79%) SOA
6 7 (7.69%) Coaching
6 7 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
6 7 (7.69%) Microservices
6 7 (7.69%) Scrum
6 7 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 7 (7.69%) User Stories
7 6 (6.59%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (6.59%) Load Balancing
7 6 (6.59%) Migration
7 6 (6.59%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 17 (18.68%) Bash Shell
3 14 (15.38%) SQL
4 12 (13.19%) Python
5 10 (10.99%) VBScript
6 7 (7.69%) Groovy
7 5 (5.49%) Perl
8 4 (4.40%) PHP
9 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.30%) VB
10 2 (2.20%) Korn
10 2 (2.20%) Ruby
11 1 (1.10%) C
11 1 (1.10%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.79%) MCSE
3 7 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (6.59%) Degree
5 5 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.49%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.40%) MCSA
7 3 (3.30%) CCNA
7 3 (3.30%) CCNP
7 3 (3.30%) MCP
7 3 (3.30%) RHCE
8 2 (2.20%) CCENT
8 2 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (2.20%) MCDST
8 2 (2.20%) MCITP
8 2 (2.20%) MCSD
8 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.20%) VCP6
9 1 (1.10%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.19%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 25 (27.47%) VMware ESXi
3 17 (18.68%) Hyper-V
4 14 (15.38%) vSphere
5 12 (13.19%) XenDesktop
6 10 (10.99%) Docker
7 9 (9.89%) XenApp
8 7 (7.69%) KVM
8 7 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (6.59%) vCloud
10 5 (5.49%) XenServer
11 4 (4.40%) VMware NSX
12 3 (3.30%) BitLocker
12 3 (3.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 3 (3.30%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (2.20%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (2.20%) Xen
14 1 (1.10%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (16.48%) Ansible
2 14 (15.38%) vCenter Server
3 12 (13.19%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (13.19%) Puppet
4 11 (12.09%) SCCM
4 11 (12.09%) vRealize
5 9 (9.89%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (7.69%) Salt
7 6 (6.59%) Kubernetes
7 6 (6.59%) PowerCLI
8 4 (4.40%) AirWatch
8 4 (4.40%) NetBackup
9 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (3.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 3 (3.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (3.30%) WSUS
10 2 (2.20%) CFEngine
10 2 (2.20%) CloudForms
10 2 (2.20%) Cobbler
10 2 (2.20%) vMotion
Vendors
1 91 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (39.56%) Microsoft
3 23 (25.27%) Cisco
4 21 (23.08%) HP
5 16 (17.58%) Citrix
6 15 (16.48%) EMC
6 15 (16.48%) IBM
7 14 (15.38%) Red Hat
8 13 (14.29%) Symantec
9 12 (13.19%) NetApp
10 10 (10.99%) Dell
11 7 (7.69%) Oracle
12 6 (6.59%) Apple
12 6 (6.59%) MobileIron
13 5 (5.49%) 3PAR
13 5 (5.49%) Forcepoint
13 5 (5.49%) Polycom
13 5 (5.49%) Sun
13 5 (5.49%) Veeam
14 4 (4.40%) SAP