Period
to 24 April 2019

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 6 months to 24 April 2019 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
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 59 38
Rank change year-on-year -6 -21 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware 129 135 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.00% 3.36% 4.11%
As % of the Vendors category 6.25% 7.09% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 79 98
Berkshire median daily rate £428 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.76% +25.00% -9.33%
10th Percentile £215 £300 £259
90th Percentile £573 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £413 £406 £400
% change year-on-year +1.54% +1.56% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Berkshire median hourly rate £47.50 £20.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.50% -61.90% +114.29%
10th Percentile £39.75 £17.37 £19.54
90th Percentile £53.50 £27.87 £55.65
South East median hourly rate £44.00 £26.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +69.21% -5.45% -26.67%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,063 1,904 1,913
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 47.90% 47.39% 50.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 949 983 879
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £247
90th Percentile £601 £600 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 48 131
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £16.18 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.24% +19.85% -10.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.69 £36.70 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -2.86% +12.90% -12.54%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

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 6 months to 24 April 2019.

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 6 months to 24 April 2019.

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 6 months to 24 April 2019. 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 -34 41 £410 -0.61% 5
Bracknell +3 23 £422 +11.94% 5
Newbury +5 18 £450 +12.50% 2
Slough -1 11 £450 +21.62%
Windsor +6 7 £475 -
Maidenhead 0 2 £300 +71.43%
Wokingham - 2 £210 - 1
Ascot - 1 - -
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 73 (56.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (41.09%) Windows
3 49 (37.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 47 (36.43%) Microsoft
5 34 (26.36%) Active Directory
5 34 (26.36%) Security Cleared
6 29 (22.48%) Windows Server
7 28 (21.71%) Amazon AWS
8 27 (20.93%) Linux
9 25 (19.38%) SCCM
10 24 (18.60%) SC Cleared
11 23 (17.83%) TCP/IP
12 22 (17.05%) Migration
13 20 (15.50%) SQL Server
13 20 (15.50%) Firewall
14 19 (14.73%) SQL
15 18 (13.95%) HP
15 18 (13.95%) Office 365
16 17 (13.18%) Citrix
16 17 (13.18%) DNS
16 17 (13.18%) SharePoint
17 16 (12.40%) Data Centre
18 15 (11.63%) Desktop Virtualisation
18 15 (11.63%) Cisco
18 15 (11.63%) ITIL
18 15 (11.63%) NetApp
18 15 (11.63%) PowerShell
19 14 (10.85%) SAN
19 14 (10.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 14 (10.85%) Windows Server 2012

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 17 (13.18%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.20%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.43%) Skype for Business
4 6 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.88%) Apache
5 5 (3.88%) IIS
6 4 (3.10%) OpenStack
6 4 (3.10%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.33%) Commerce Server
7 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.33%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.78%) CMS
9 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.55%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 49 (37.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (21.71%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (13.95%) Office 365
4 12 (9.30%) IaaS
5 7 (5.43%) PaaS
6 6 (4.65%) SaaS
7 5 (3.88%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 4 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (2.33%) G Suite
9 3 (2.33%) OneDrive
10 2 (1.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (1.55%) CloudFront
10 2 (1.55%) Datadog
10 2 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (1.55%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.83%) TCP/IP
2 20 (15.50%) Firewall
3 17 (13.18%) DNS
4 14 (10.85%) SAN
5 12 (9.30%) VPN
6 11 (8.53%) DHCP
6 11 (8.53%) LAN
6 11 (8.53%) WAN
7 10 (7.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (6.20%) Unified Communications
10 7 (5.43%) VLAN
11 6 (4.65%) Internet
12 5 (3.88%) Reverse Proxy
13 4 (3.10%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (3.10%) Skype
14 3 (2.33%) HTTP
14 3 (2.33%) HTTPS
14 3 (2.33%) NAS
15 2 (1.55%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.88%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.10%) Big Data
3 4 (3.10%) MySQL
4 3 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.55%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (1.55%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.78%) DB2
6 1 (0.78%) DTS
6 1 (0.78%) OLAP
6 1 (0.78%) OLTP
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (8.53%) JIRA
2 5 (3.88%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.88%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.55%) DbUnit
4 2 (1.55%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.55%) jMock
4 2 (1.55%) JUnit
4 2 (1.55%) Maven
4 2 (1.55%) Mockito
4 2 (1.55%) SonarQube
4 2 (1.55%) Subversion
4 2 (1.55%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.78%) MSI
General
1 13 (10.08%) Telecoms
2 11 (8.53%) Finance
3 4 (3.10%) Legal
4 3 (2.33%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Advertising
5 1 (0.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 47 (36.43%) Architect
2 13 (10.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (9.30%) Technical Architect
4 10 (7.75%) Consultant
4 10 (7.75%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (7.75%) Test Manager
5 9 (6.98%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (6.98%) Network Architect
6 8 (6.20%) Designer
6 8 (6.20%) Solutions Designer
6 8 (6.20%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (4.65%) Cisco Architect
7 6 (4.65%) Cisco Network Architect
8 5 (3.88%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (3.88%) Developer
8 5 (3.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.88%) Infrastructure Designer
8 5 (3.88%) Network Engineer
9 4 (3.10%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (3.10%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.08%) Web Services
2 5 (3.88%) RESTful
3 4 (3.10%) Apache Camel
3 4 (3.10%) XML
4 3 (2.33%) 802.1X
4 3 (2.33%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (2.33%) Kafka
5 2 (1.55%) .NET
5 2 (1.55%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.55%) J2EE
5 2 (1.55%) PowerMock
5 2 (1.55%) REST
5 2 (1.55%) SOAP
5 2 (1.55%) Spring
6 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.78%) CSS
6 1 (0.78%) HTML
6 1 (0.78%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.40%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.43%) BYOD
3 7 (5.43%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (4.65%) Replication
5 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Licensing
5 5 (3.88%) Private Cloud
5 5 (3.88%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.33%) Clustering
6 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.33%) PKI
7 2 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.78%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.78%) FMCG
8 1 (0.78%) IBM Storwize
8 1 (0.78%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 53 (41.09%) Windows
2 29 (22.48%) Windows Server
3 27 (20.93%) Linux
4 14 (10.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (9.30%) Unix
6 10 (7.75%) Android
6 10 (7.75%) Apple iOS
7 7 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (3.88%) AIX
9 5 (3.88%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (3.10%) Solaris
10 4 (3.10%) SUSE
10 4 (3.10%) Windows 10
11 3 (2.33%) VMS
11 3 (2.33%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.55%) HPUX
12 2 (1.55%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.05%) Migration
2 15 (11.63%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 15 (11.63%) ITIL
3 14 (10.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 13 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (8.53%) Integration Testing
5 11 (8.53%) Non-Functional Testing
5 11 (8.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 11 (8.53%) Server Virtualisation
5 11 (8.53%) Test Management
6 10 (7.75%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (7.75%) Network Design
6 10 (7.75%) Network Virtualisation
6 10 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (6.20%) IT Strategy
8 7 (5.43%) DevOps
8 7 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (5.43%) Manual Testing
8 7 (5.43%) Service Management
9 6 (4.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.73%) SQL
2 15 (11.63%) PowerShell
3 12 (9.30%) Java
4 3 (2.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.33%) Korn
4 3 (2.33%) VB
5 2 (1.55%) C#
5 2 (1.55%) Perl
5 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.78%) PHP
6 1 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (26.36%) Security Cleared
2 24 (18.60%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (8.53%) DV Cleared
4 11 (8.53%) MCSE
5 7 (5.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.10%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.55%) Degree
8 1 (0.78%) CCNP
8 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.78%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.43%) QA
2 6 (4.65%) SLA
3 2 (1.55%) PMO
System Software
1 73 (56.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (26.36%) Active Directory
3 10 (7.75%) Hyper-V
3 10 (7.75%) vSphere
4 7 (5.43%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (4.65%) Docker
5 6 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (4.65%) VMware NSX
6 5 (3.88%) KVM
6 5 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (2.33%) Xen
7 3 (2.33%) XenApp
7 3 (2.33%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.55%) iptables
8 2 (1.55%) LXC
8 2 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.55%) vCloud
8 2 (1.55%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 25 (19.38%) SCCM
2 11 (8.53%) Ansible
2 11 (8.53%) NetBackup
3 8 (6.20%) SCOM
4 7 (5.43%) vCenter Server
5 6 (4.65%) Puppet
6 5 (3.88%) Kubernetes
6 5 (3.88%) Terraform
6 5 (3.88%) vMotion
7 4 (3.10%) AirWatch
8 3 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (2.33%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (2.33%) vRealize
8 3 (2.33%) yum
8 3 (2.33%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.55%) Data Guard
9 2 (1.55%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (1.55%) Packer
Vendors
1 47 (36.43%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.95%) HP
3 17 (13.18%) Citrix
4 15 (11.63%) Cisco
4 15 (11.63%) NetApp
5 13 (10.08%) EMC
5 13 (10.08%) Juniper
5 13 (10.08%) Oracle
6 10 (7.75%) CheckPoint
6 10 (7.75%) Red Hat
7 7 (5.43%) Micro Focus
8 6 (4.65%) Google
9 5 (3.88%) New Relic
9 5 (3.88%) Okta
10 4 (3.10%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.10%) CA
10 4 (3.10%) Dell
10 4 (3.10%) IBM
10 4 (3.10%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.10%) Symantec