Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 82 49
Rank change year-on-year -18 -33 +31
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 82 89 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.90% 2.16% 3.44%
As % of the System Software category 16.24% 16.36% 32.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 44 80
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £320 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.81% -23.58% +4.69%
10th Percentile £150 £231 £310
90th Percentile £533 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 12
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.48 £44.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.75% -60.40% +126.36%
South East median hourly rate £45.05 £25.00 £43.28
% change year-on-year +80.19% -42.24% +76.65%

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 505 544 459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.72% 13.20% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 290 242
Berkshire median daily rate £440 £423 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.14% -0.59% +15.65%
10th Percentile £175 £227 £213
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 41 40
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -21.62% -14.15%
10th Percentile £12.27 £10.40 £12.23
90th Percentile £26.00 £35.00 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.71 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.22% +11.37% -11.76%

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018. 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 +6 38 £475 +18.75% 14
Slough -8 12 £425 +41.67% 4
Wokingham -3 8 £150 - 1
Bracknell -17 7 £450 +50.00% 3
Newbury -6 5 £338 +50.00% 5
Windsor - 3 £500 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 82 (100.00%) VMware
2 42 (51.22%) Windows
3 26 (31.71%) Microsoft
4 25 (30.49%) Active Directory
4 25 (30.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (26.83%) Linux
6 20 (24.39%) Windows Server
7 18 (21.95%) Oracle
8 17 (20.73%) Migration
9 16 (19.51%) ITIL
9 16 (19.51%) Data Centre
10 15 (18.29%) Security Cleared
11 14 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (17.07%) HP
12 13 (15.85%) WAN
12 13 (15.85%) PowerShell
13 12 (14.63%) SC Cleared
13 12 (14.63%) SAN
13 12 (14.63%) SQL
13 12 (14.63%) IaaS
14 11 (13.41%) Windows 7
14 11 (13.41%) Unix
14 11 (13.41%) DNS
14 11 (13.41%) LAN
14 11 (13.41%) Firewall
14 11 (13.41%) Telecoms
15 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
15 10 (12.20%) SCCM
15 10 (12.20%) vSphere
15 10 (12.20%) PaaS

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 7 (8.54%) OpenStack
2 6 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.88%) Apache
3 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (4.88%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.66%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.22%) IIS
6 1 (1.22%) JBoss
6 1 (1.22%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (30.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (14.63%) IaaS
4 10 (12.20%) PaaS
5 8 (9.76%) Office 365
6 4 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (3.66%) OneDrive
7 3 (3.66%) SaaS
8 2 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.22%) Datadog
9 1 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.85%) WAN
2 12 (14.63%) SAN
3 11 (13.41%) DNS
3 11 (13.41%) Firewall
3 11 (13.41%) LAN
4 8 (9.76%) VPN
5 7 (8.54%) DHCP
6 6 (7.32%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.88%) VLAN
7 4 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.66%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (3.66%) Wireless
9 2 (2.44%) 3G
9 2 (2.44%) Internet
9 2 (2.44%) LTE
9 2 (2.44%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.22%) NAS
10 1 (1.22%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (1.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.88%) Power BI
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.22%) MySQL
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.66%) MSI
3 2 (2.44%) DbUnit
3 2 (2.44%) jMock
3 2 (2.44%) JUnit
3 2 (2.44%) Maven
3 2 (2.44%) Mockito
3 2 (2.44%) SonarQube
3 2 (2.44%) Toad
4 1 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.22%) JIRA
4 1 (1.22%) Selenium
4 1 (1.22%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.22%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.22%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (13.41%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.88%) Finance
3 3 (3.66%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (25.61%) Architect
2 9 (10.98%) Consultant
3 8 (9.76%) Analyst
4 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (8.54%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.32%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) IT Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) IT Support
6 5 (6.10%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Technical Manager
7 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.66%) Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.66%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) SOAP
2 3 (3.66%) RESTful
2 3 (3.66%) Web Services
3 2 (2.44%) Apache Camel
3 2 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (2.44%) J2EE
3 2 (2.44%) LDAP
3 2 (2.44%) PowerMock
4 1 (1.22%) .NET
4 1 (1.22%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.22%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.22%) CSS
4 1 (1.22%) HTML
4 1 (1.22%) JSP
4 1 (1.22%) Kafka
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.22%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.10%) Clustering
4 2 (2.44%) BYOD
4 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.44%) Digital Signage
4 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.44%) HP Storage
4 2 (2.44%) iPad
4 2 (2.44%) iPhone
5 1 (1.22%) CMDB
5 1 (1.22%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.22%) HACMP
5 1 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.22%) LPAR
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (1.22%) NHS
5 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 42 (51.22%) Windows
2 22 (26.83%) Linux
3 20 (24.39%) Windows Server
4 11 (13.41%) Unix
4 11 (13.41%) Windows 7
5 10 (12.20%) Windows 10
6 8 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (4.88%) Android
9 4 (4.88%) Solaris
10 3 (3.66%) CentOS
10 3 (3.66%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.66%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.44%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.44%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (1.22%) AIX
12 1 (1.22%) Debian
12 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.73%) Migration
2 16 (19.51%) ITIL
3 9 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (10.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (9.76%) Project Management
5 6 (7.32%) Service Management
6 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 5 (6.10%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 4 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.88%) High Availability
7 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (4.88%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (4.88%) Network Virtualisation
7 4 (4.88%) Process Improvement
7 4 (4.88%) Scrum
7 4 (4.88%) TOGAF
7 4 (4.88%) Waterfall
8 3 (3.66%) Integration Testing
8 3 (3.66%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.85%) PowerShell
2 12 (14.63%) SQL
3 5 (6.10%) Java
3 5 (6.10%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.10%) Python
4 4 (4.88%) Perl
5 3 (3.66%) VB
6 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.22%) C#
6 1 (1.22%) PHP
6 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.63%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.66%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.66%) MCSE
5 2 (2.44%) Degree
5 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.22%) CCA
6 1 (1.22%) CCIE
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.22%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) GDPR
3 1 (1.22%) GPG13
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.22%) PMO
3 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (30.49%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.20%) KVM
2 10 (12.20%) vSphere
3 7 (8.54%) Hyper-V
3 7 (8.54%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (6.10%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.44%) Docker
5 2 (2.44%) iptables
5 2 (2.44%) NFS
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.44%) VMware NSX
5 2 (2.44%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.44%) Xen
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.22%) Postfix
6 1 (1.22%) Squid
6 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.22%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.22%) XenApp
6 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) SCCM
2 6 (7.32%) Puppet
3 4 (4.88%) Ansible
3 4 (4.88%) SCOM
4 3 (3.66%) AirWatch
4 3 (3.66%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (3.66%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.44%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.44%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.44%) Netcool
5 2 (2.44%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.22%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.22%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (1.22%) OpenView
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.22%) TeMIP
6 1 (1.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 82 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (31.71%) Microsoft
3 18 (21.95%) Oracle
4 14 (17.07%) HP
5 9 (10.98%) Veeam
6 8 (9.76%) NetApp
7 7 (8.54%) Citrix
8 5 (6.10%) Cisco
9 4 (4.88%) McAfee
10 3 (3.66%) Hitachi
10 3 (3.66%) Lumension
10 3 (3.66%) Okta
10 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.66%) Symantec
11 2 (2.44%) BMC
11 2 (2.44%) EMC
11 2 (2.44%) Equitrac
11 2 (2.44%) Mirantis
11 2 (2.44%) Motorola
11 2 (2.44%) Tekelec