Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 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
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 105 105
Rank change year-on-year +40 0 -30
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 53 70 61
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.67% 1.72% 1.57%
As % of the System Software category 20.23% 14.58% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 46 33
Median daily rate £400 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +1.56% +11.11%
10th Percentile £213 £215 £305
90th Percentile £538 £547 £538
South East median daily rate £423 £401 £413
% change year-on-year +5.30% -2.73% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.37% +58.33% -46.09%
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £47.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -47.37% +75.93% -36.09%

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 262 480 474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.22% 11.82% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 279 236
Median daily rate £450 £425 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.34% +2.81%
10th Percentile £146 £213 £195
90th Percentile £575 £575 £588
South East median daily rate £425 £434 £413
% change year-on-year -2.02% +4.96% +3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 26
Median hourly rate £20.00 £46.57 £17.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.05% +161.54% +11.28%
10th Percentile £14.50 £13.15 £11.92
90th Percentile £34.00 £50.75 £43.75
Median hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -4.41% - +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 5 June 2020.

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 5 June 2020. 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 +16 17 £450 +12.50%
Bracknell +44 10 £588 -2.08% 4
Slough +18 10 £279 -38.06%
Newbury -2 9 £356 -6.25%
Maidenhead +17 2 £350 +7.69% 1
Wokingham +13 1 £225 -
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 53 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (50.94%) Windows
3 16 (30.19%) Cisco
3 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
3 16 (30.19%) Ansible
4 15 (28.30%) Security Cleared
4 15 (28.30%) PowerShell
4 15 (28.30%) Python
5 14 (26.42%) ITIL
5 14 (26.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 13 (24.53%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 13 (24.53%) DNS
6 13 (24.53%) Linux
7 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
7 12 (22.64%) Firewall
7 12 (22.64%) Windows Server
7 12 (22.64%) vRealize
7 12 (22.64%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (20.75%) Git (software)
8 11 (20.75%) Service Management
8 11 (20.75%) Replication
9 10 (18.87%) DevOps
9 10 (18.87%) Data Centre
9 10 (18.87%) Network Virtualisation
10 9 (16.98%) VMware NSX
10 9 (16.98%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared
11 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (15.09%) OpenStack
11 8 (15.09%) 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 8 (15.09%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.89%) Documentum
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Office 365
2 3 (5.66%) Azure
3 2 (3.77%) AWS
3 2 (3.77%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) DNS
2 12 (22.64%) Firewall
3 8 (15.09%) BGP
3 8 (15.09%) WAN
4 7 (13.21%) 2G
4 7 (13.21%) 3G
4 7 (13.21%) 4G
4 7 (13.21%) DHCP
5 6 (11.32%) OSPF
5 6 (11.32%) SAN
6 4 (7.55%) EIGRP
6 4 (7.55%) Internet
6 4 (7.55%) LTE
6 4 (7.55%) MPLS
6 4 (7.55%) VLAN
6 4 (7.55%) VPN
6 4 (7.55%) Wireless
7 3 (5.66%) GGSN
7 3 (5.66%) IPsec
7 3 (5.66%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
2 8 (15.09%) Vagrant
3 7 (13.21%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (5.66%) Subversion
5 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Architect
2 13 (24.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Network Architect
5 4 (7.55%) VMware Architect
6 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.66%) DBA
6 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Mobile Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) SQL DBA
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Deployment Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) Middleware
2 3 (5.66%) LDAP
3 2 (3.77%) 802.1X
3 2 (3.77%) JSON
4 1 (1.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Replication
2 10 (18.87%) Data Centre
3 8 (15.09%) Management Information System
4 7 (13.21%) Private Cloud
5 6 (11.32%) Client/Server
6 4 (7.55%) PKI
7 3 (5.66%) Smartphone
8 2 (3.77%) Biotechnology
8 2 (3.77%) Clustering
8 2 (3.77%) EMC VNX
8 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.89%) Cloud Native
9 1 (1.89%) CMDB
9 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (50.94%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Linux
3 12 (22.64%) Windows Server
4 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (5.66%) Ubuntu
6 3 (5.66%) Windows 10
6 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Vista
6 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.77%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (3.77%) SUSE
7 2 (3.77%) VMS
7 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.89%) Unix
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 14 (26.42%) ITIL
2 12 (22.64%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (20.75%) Service Management
4 10 (18.87%) DevOps
4 10 (18.87%) Network Virtualisation
5 9 (16.98%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure as Code
6 8 (15.09%) Systems Engineering
6 8 (15.09%) Workflow
7 7 (13.21%) Deployment Automation
7 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Automation
8 6 (11.32%) Load Balancing
8 6 (11.32%) Network Design
9 5 (9.43%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (7.55%) Migration
10 4 (7.55%) Network Architecture
10 4 (7.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.30%) PowerShell
1 15 (28.30%) Python
2 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
2 3 (5.66%) SQL
3 2 (3.77%) Perl
4 1 (1.89%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.77%) CCNA
4 2 (3.77%) CCNP
4 2 (3.77%) Degree
4 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) APMP
5 1 (1.89%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.89%) CCDP
5 1 (1.89%) CCIE
5 1 (1.89%) CCIP
5 1 (1.89%) MCSE
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.98%) VMware NSX
3 6 (11.32%) vSphere
4 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.55%) vCloud
5 3 (5.66%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (5.66%) XenApp
6 2 (3.77%) Docker
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.89%) KVM
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.89%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (30.19%) Ansible
2 13 (24.53%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 12 (22.64%) vRealize
4 7 (13.21%) vCenter Server
5 6 (11.32%) Puppet
6 4 (7.55%) Kubernetes
7 3 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (5.66%) ZABBIX
8 2 (3.77%) Avamar
8 2 (3.77%) SCCM
8 2 (3.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (1.89%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (1.89%) Cobbler
9 1 (1.89%) Icinga
9 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.89%) vMotion
9 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (30.19%) Cisco
3 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (13.21%) Dell
4 7 (13.21%) Juniper
5 6 (11.32%) NetApp
6 5 (9.43%) 3PAR
6 5 (9.43%) Citrix
6 5 (9.43%) F5
6 5 (9.43%) Oracle
6 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
7 4 (7.55%) Palo Alto
8 3 (5.66%) Apple
8 3 (5.66%) EMC
9 2 (3.77%) IBM
9 2 (3.77%) Veeam
10 1 (1.89%) Google
10 1 (1.89%) Mavenir
10 1 (1.89%) Mirantis
10 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow