The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 25 June 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 32 32
Rank change year-on-year -8 0  
Contract jobs citing VMware 67 115 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.70% 4.95% 4.75%
As % of the Vendors category 7.65% 9.75% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 78 55
Median daily rate £360 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.68% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £372 £358 £330
% change year-on-year +4.05% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Median hourly rate £19.66 £20.25 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.91% +1.73%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £28.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -40.35% +29.54%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 876 1179 1242
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 48.37% 50.71% 50.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 615 588
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 72 54
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -41.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.80 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing VMware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Berkshire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Berkshire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Berkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Berkshire

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Berkshire

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Berkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware in Berkshire

VMware
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 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +6 25 £325 -13.33% 18
Bracknell +5 7 £125 +6.38% 5
Windsor 0 7 £575 +15.00%
Slough -4 7 £350 -6.66% 1
Maidenhead +4 6 £360 +19.00% 4
Newbury -13 2 £268 -2.72% 1
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 76 (53.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (51.41%) Windows
3 51 (35.92%) Linux
4 50 (35.21%) Active Directory
5 44 (30.99%) Windows Server
6 42 (29.58%) Microsoft
7 34 (23.94%) Cisco
8 31 (21.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (20.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (19.72%) DevOps
10 28 (19.72%) Firewall
11 27 (19.01%) Data Centre
12 26 (18.31%) PowerShell
13 25 (17.61%) ITIL
14 24 (16.90%) DNS
14 24 (16.90%) Opscode Chef
14 24 (16.90%) VMware ESXi
15 23 (16.20%) Citrix
16 21 (14.79%) HP
16 21 (14.79%) Puppet
16 21 (14.79%) Ansible
17 19 (13.38%) MS Exchange
17 19 (13.38%) Unix
18 18 (12.68%) SQL
18 18 (12.68%) SQL Server
18 18 (12.68%) Red Hat
19 17 (11.97%) Nagios
19 17 (11.97%) Python
19 17 (11.97%) Telecoms
19 17 (11.97%) vSphere

VMware
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 19 (13.38%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.93%) Skype for Business
6 6 (4.23%) Tomcat
7 5 (3.52%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.82%) Apache
8 4 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.11%) IIS
9 3 (2.11%) JBoss
10 2 (1.41%) Confluence
10 2 (1.41%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.70%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.70%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.70%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.70%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.70%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.70%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.97%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.23%) Office 365
4 3 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.41%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.41%) HP Helion
5 2 (1.41%) IaaS
5 2 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.70%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.70%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.70%) G Suite
6 1 (0.70%) GitHub
6 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.70%) iTunes
6 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.72%) Firewall
2 24 (16.90%) DNS
3 16 (11.27%) DHCP
4 14 (9.86%) LAN
5 12 (8.45%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (7.04%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (7.04%) SMTP
7 8 (5.63%) TCP/IP
8 7 (4.93%) Internet
8 7 (4.93%) MPLS
8 7 (4.93%) NetScaler
8 7 (4.93%) VPN
8 7 (4.93%) WAN
9 6 (4.23%) Skype
9 6 (4.23%) SSL
10 4 (2.82%) LTE
10 4 (2.82%) SAN
11 3 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.11%) Radio Access Network
11 3 (2.11%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.75%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (6.34%) MySQL
4 6 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.11%) MariaDB
5 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 11 (7.75%) Sonatype Nexus
2 10 (7.04%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.23%) Subversion
4 5 (3.52%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.52%) Maven
5 4 (2.82%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.41%) JIRA
6 2 (1.41%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.70%) DbUnit
7 1 (0.70%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.70%) GitLab
7 1 (0.70%) jMock
7 1 (0.70%) JUnit
7 1 (0.70%) Mockito
7 1 (0.70%) MSI
7 1 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.70%) Selenium
7 1 (0.70%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.70%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.70%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (11.97%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.63%) Finance
3 6 (4.23%) Retail
4 5 (3.52%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.82%) Electronics
5 4 (2.82%) Marketing
6 1 (0.70%) Back Office
6 1 (0.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (14.79%) Consultant
2 20 (14.08%) VMware Engineer
3 17 (11.97%) Support Engineer
4 16 (11.27%) Architect
5 15 (10.56%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (9.15%) Administrator
7 12 (8.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (7.75%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (7.75%) Linux Administrator
8 11 (7.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 8 (5.63%) Cloud Architect
9 8 (5.63%) IT Consultant
9 8 (5.63%) Server Engineer
9 8 (5.63%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.93%) Active Directory Engineer
10 7 (4.93%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.93%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.93%) Technical Leader
10 7 (4.93%) Telecoms Engineer
10 7 (4.93%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.45%) Web Services
2 6 (4.23%) LAMP
3 5 (3.52%) RESTful
4 2 (1.41%) Java EE
4 2 (1.41%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (1.41%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.70%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.70%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.70%) Apache CXF
5 1 (0.70%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.70%) J2EE
5 1 (0.70%) OSGi
5 1 (0.70%) PowerMock
5 1 (0.70%) SOAP
5 1 (0.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.01%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.04%) Private Cloud
3 5 (3.52%) EMC VNX
3 5 (3.52%) FlexPod
3 5 (3.52%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (2.82%) Clustering
4 4 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.82%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.41%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.41%) NHS
6 2 (1.41%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.70%) CCTV
7 1 (0.70%) CESG
7 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.70%) Replication
7 1 (0.70%) User Experience
7 1 (0.70%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 73 (51.41%) Windows
2 51 (35.92%) Linux
3 44 (30.99%) Windows Server
4 31 (21.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (20.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (13.38%) Unix
7 16 (11.27%) CentOS
8 14 (9.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (7.04%) Android
10 7 (4.93%) SUSE
11 5 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (3.52%) Windows 7
12 4 (2.82%) AIX
12 4 (2.82%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (2.82%) Windows 10
13 3 (2.11%) Solaris
13 3 (2.11%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.41%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.70%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.72%) DevOps
2 25 (17.61%) ITIL
3 13 (9.15%) High Availability
4 12 (8.45%) Business Continuity
4 12 (8.45%) Migration
5 11 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (7.04%) BCP
6 10 (7.04%) Business Continuity Planning
6 10 (7.04%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 10 (7.04%) Mobile Device Management
6 10 (7.04%) WFM
6 10 (7.04%) Workforce Optimisation
7 9 (6.34%) Data Management
7 9 (6.34%) Data Migration
8 8 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (5.63%) Configuration Management
8 8 (5.63%) Incident Management
8 8 (5.63%) Load Balancing
9 6 (4.23%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (4.23%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.31%) PowerShell
2 18 (12.68%) SQL
3 17 (11.97%) Python
4 11 (7.75%) VB
5 9 (6.34%) Ruby
6 7 (4.93%) Bash Shell
6 7 (4.93%) Java
6 7 (4.93%) Perl
7 6 (4.23%) PHP
8 5 (3.52%) VBScript
9 4 (2.82%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.70%) C
10 1 (0.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (11.97%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (9.15%) CCNP
4 11 (7.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (7.04%) Avaya Certification
5 10 (7.04%) CCNA
6 8 (5.63%) DV Cleared
6 8 (5.63%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.82%) CCIE
7 4 (2.82%) RHCE
7 4 (2.82%) RHCSA
8 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.41%) MCSE
9 2 (1.41%) NCDA
9 2 (1.41%) VCP6
10 1 (0.70%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.70%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.11%) SLA
2 2 (1.41%) GDPR
2 2 (1.41%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.41%) QA
2 2 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 76 (53.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (35.21%) Active Directory
3 24 (16.90%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (11.97%) vSphere
5 14 (9.86%) Hyper-V
6 7 (4.93%) Docker
6 7 (4.93%) vCloud
7 4 (2.82%) XenApp
8 3 (2.11%) KVM
8 3 (2.11%) NFS
8 3 (2.11%) Samba
8 3 (2.11%) Squid
8 3 (2.11%) Xen
9 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.41%) VirtualBox
9 2 (1.41%) XenServer
10 1 (0.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (16.90%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (14.79%) Ansible
2 21 (14.79%) Puppet
3 17 (11.97%) Nagios
4 12 (8.45%) WSUS
5 11 (7.75%) AirWatch
6 9 (6.34%) NetBackup
6 9 (6.34%) vRealize
7 8 (5.63%) SCCM
8 7 (4.93%) vCenter Server
9 6 (4.23%) SCOM
10 5 (3.52%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (2.11%) Backup Exec
11 3 (2.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (2.11%) vMotion
12 2 (1.41%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (1.41%) PowerCLI
12 2 (1.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 2 (1.41%) Tivoli
12 2 (1.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 42 (29.58%) Microsoft
2 34 (23.94%) Cisco
3 23 (16.20%) Citrix
4 21 (14.79%) HP
5 18 (12.68%) Red Hat
6 16 (11.27%) IBM
7 15 (10.56%) EMC
8 13 (9.15%) Symantec
9 10 (7.04%) Avaya
9 10 (7.04%) Google
9 10 (7.04%) NetApp
9 10 (7.04%) Sun
10 9 (6.34%) MobileIron
11 6 (4.23%) Oracle
12 5 (3.52%) 3PAR
12 5 (3.52%) SAP
12 5 (3.52%) Veeam
13 4 (2.82%) Dell
13 4 (2.82%) Jaspersoft
14 3 (2.11%) CheckPoint
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