Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 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.

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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 41 31
Rank change year-on-year -9 -10 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware 135 139 245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.51% 3.81% 5.07%
As % of the Vendors category 7.24% 7.69% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 86 192
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% -9.38%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £225
90th Percentile £538 £581 £568
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.63% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 11
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £52.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.90% +262.07% -12.12%
10th Percentile £17.00 £18.60 £9.00
90th Percentile £48.40 £55.65 £55.65
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £25.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% -33.77% +25.20%

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 1,865 1,808 2,475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 48.43% 49.49% 51.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 958 796 1,289
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +4.06% +5.40%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 130 119
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.08% +6.00% -42.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £39.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +4.53%

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 21 June 2018.

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 21 June 2018.

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 21 June 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 +2 65 £425 +32.81% 29
Newbury +11 28 £406 +51.87% 7
Slough -5 13 £305 -17.29% 5
Bracknell -7 8 - - 5
Wokingham -6 3 - - 1
Maidenhead -15 2 - - 3
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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 67 (49.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (47.41%) Windows
3 63 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 49 (36.30%) Microsoft
5 29 (21.48%) Cisco
6 27 (20.00%) Linux
6 27 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 27 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 26 (19.26%) OpenStack
8 25 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
9 24 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (17.78%) Telecoms
10 22 (16.30%) Office 365
11 20 (14.81%) SQL
12 19 (14.07%) Palo Alto
12 19 (14.07%) Software-Defined Networking
13 18 (13.33%) Firewall
13 18 (13.33%) HP
14 16 (11.85%) Veeam
14 16 (11.85%) PowerShell
14 16 (11.85%) Use Case
14 16 (11.85%) SCCM
14 16 (11.85%) SC Cleared
14 16 (11.85%) Docker
15 15 (11.11%) Kubernetes
15 15 (11.11%) Network Virtualisation
15 15 (11.11%) ITIL
16 14 (10.37%) Hyper-V
17 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2008
17 13 (9.63%) Citrix

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 26 (19.26%) OpenStack
2 12 (8.89%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.67%) IIS
4 6 (4.44%) Confluence
5 3 (2.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.74%) Apache
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.74%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 25 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (16.30%) Office 365
3 11 (8.15%) PaaS
4 9 (6.67%) IaaS
5 8 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (4.44%) NuGet
7 3 (2.22%) G Suite
8 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.74%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.74%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.07%) Software-Defined Networking
2 18 (13.33%) Firewall
3 12 (8.89%) DNS
4 11 (8.15%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.67%) WAN
6 8 (5.93%) DHCP
7 5 (3.70%) LAN
8 4 (2.96%) SAN
8 4 (2.96%) SSL
8 4 (2.96%) Wireless
9 3 (2.22%) Network Security
10 2 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.48%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.48%) LTE
10 2 (1.48%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.48%) VLAN
10 2 (1.48%) VPN
10 2 (1.48%) WLAN
11 1 (0.74%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (0.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (4.44%) Power BI
3 1 (0.74%) Big Data
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Eclipse
1 6 (4.44%) Git (software)
1 6 (4.44%) JIRA
1 6 (4.44%) Maven
1 6 (4.44%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (4.44%) TeamCity
1 6 (4.44%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.96%) MSI
3 3 (2.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.74%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (17.78%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.96%) French Language
3 2 (1.48%) Automotive
3 2 (1.48%) Finance
3 2 (1.48%) Retail
4 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.74%) Marketing
4 1 (0.74%) Military
4 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (28.89%) Architect
2 25 (18.52%) Network Architect
3 19 (14.07%) Analyst
4 16 (11.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
6 12 (8.89%) Virtualisation Architect
7 10 (7.41%) Automation Architect
8 8 (5.93%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (5.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (5.19%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
9 7 (5.19%) Requirements Analyst
9 7 (5.19%) Test Analyst
10 6 (4.44%) Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
11 5 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (3.70%) Support Engineer
12 4 (2.96%) Consultant
12 4 (2.96%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.19%) .NET
2 6 (4.44%) .NET Core
2 6 (4.44%) REST
3 3 (2.22%) JSON
4 2 (1.48%) LDAP
5 1 (0.74%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.74%) Node.js
5 1 (0.74%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.93%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.19%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.22%) BYOD
4 3 (2.22%) Clustering
4 3 (2.22%) Replication
5 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.48%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.74%) Digital Signage
6 1 (0.74%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.74%) Fintech
6 1 (0.74%) iPad
6 1 (0.74%) iPhone
6 1 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.74%) PKI
6 1 (0.74%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 64 (47.41%) Windows
2 27 (20.00%) Linux
2 27 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 8 (5.93%) Windows 10
7 5 (3.70%) Windows Vista
8 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.22%) Unix
10 2 (1.48%) CentOS
10 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.48%) SUSE
10 2 (1.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.48%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.74%) Android
11 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.74%) Solaris
11 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (11.85%) Use Case
3 15 (11.11%) ITIL
3 15 (11.11%) Network Virtualisation
4 12 (8.89%) Migration
5 10 (7.41%) Traceability Matrix
5 10 (7.41%) Validation
6 7 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (5.19%) Change Control
6 7 (5.19%) Project Management
6 7 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.44%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 6 (4.44%) Low Latency
7 6 (4.44%) Microservices
7 6 (4.44%) Multithreading
7 6 (4.44%) SDLC
7 6 (4.44%) TDD
8 5 (3.70%) Configuration Management
8 5 (3.70%) DevOps
9 4 (2.96%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.81%) SQL
2 16 (11.85%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.19%) C#
3 7 (5.19%) Java
4 6 (4.44%) C++
4 6 (4.44%) CQL
5 5 (3.70%) Python
6 4 (2.96%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.48%) C
8 1 (0.74%) Perl
8 1 (0.74%) Ruby
8 1 (0.74%) Tcl
8 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.85%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.15%) DV Cleared
4 7 (5.19%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.70%) MCSE
5 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.96%) Degree
7 3 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.48%) CCNA
8 2 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.48%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.74%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.74%) CCNP
9 1 (0.74%) CCSE
9 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.74%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.74%) MCSA
9 1 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.74%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.44%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.96%) QA
4 1 (0.74%) GCP
4 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (49.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 16 (11.85%) Docker
4 14 (10.37%) Hyper-V
5 9 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (5.19%) vSphere
7 2 (1.48%) vCloud
7 2 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.48%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.48%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.48%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.74%) KVM
8 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (11.85%) SCCM
2 15 (11.11%) Kubernetes
3 10 (7.41%) SCOM
4 6 (4.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (4.44%) Opsview
4 6 (4.44%) Puppet
5 5 (3.70%) AirWatch
5 5 (3.70%) Ansible
6 3 (2.22%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.22%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.48%) Icinga
7 2 (1.48%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.48%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.48%) Netcool
8 1 (0.74%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (0.74%) Graphite
8 1 (0.74%) Graylog
8 1 (0.74%) Salt
8 1 (0.74%) Terraform
Vendors
1 49 (36.30%) Microsoft
2 29 (21.48%) Cisco
3 19 (14.07%) Palo Alto
4 18 (13.33%) HP
5 16 (11.85%) Veeam
6 13 (9.63%) Citrix
7 12 (8.89%) Oracle
8 5 (3.70%) McAfee
8 5 (3.70%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.96%) Lumension
10 3 (2.22%) F5
10 3 (2.22%) Google
10 3 (2.22%) NetApp
11 2 (1.48%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.48%) Dell
11 2 (1.48%) EMC
11 2 (1.48%) Juniper
11 2 (1.48%) Mirantis
11 2 (1.48%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.48%) Symantec