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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
South East / Berkshire
Rank 36 28 33
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5  
Contract jobs citing VMware 75 135 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.05% 5.51% 4.69%
As % of the Vendors category 7.99% 10.43% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 100 80
Median daily rate £330 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £54.08 £32.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.38% +96.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.82 £14.40 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.34 £55.65 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.44% -2.17%  

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 939 1294 1403
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 50.70% 52.79% 48.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 662 695
Median daily rate £400 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% -0.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 48 43
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -2.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 24 March 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 -18 21 £438 +15.89% 9
Bracknell -3 13 £265 +3.92% 1
Slough 0 7 £380 +7.80% 5
Windsor +4 3 £550 +10.00%
Newbury +4 2 - -
Wokingham -4 2 £294 +11.90% 2
Maidenhead -9 2 - - 4
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 107 (54.87%) Windows
2 103 (52.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (35.38%) Linux
4 60 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 54 (27.69%) Cisco
6 53 (27.18%) Windows Server
7 52 (26.67%) Data Centre
8 51 (26.15%) Active Directory
9 48 (24.62%) Firewall
10 42 (21.54%) Citrix
11 39 (20.00%) Unix
12 36 (18.46%) EMC
13 31 (15.90%) DNS
13 31 (15.90%) Windows Server 2012
14 30 (15.38%) Solaris
14 30 (15.38%) NetApp
15 28 (14.36%) HP
16 27 (13.85%) SAN
17 26 (13.33%) IBM
18 22 (11.28%) Windows Server 2008
18 22 (11.28%) SQL
19 21 (10.77%) Security Cleared
19 21 (10.77%) Hyper-V
20 20 (10.26%) MS Exchange
21 19 (9.74%) SQL Server
21 19 (9.74%) Finance
22 18 (9.23%) Migration
22 18 (9.23%) AIX
22 18 (9.23%) TCP/IP
22 18 (9.23%) Cisco Certification

VMware
Top Related 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 20 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.10%) OpenStack
3 7 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (3.08%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.56%) Apache
6 4 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.05%) IIS
7 3 (1.54%) JBoss
8 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.51%) Confluence
9 1 (0.51%) nginx
9 1 (0.51%) SAS
9 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.03%) MS Office
2 2 (1.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.03%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.51%) Maximo
3 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.59%) Office 365
4 4 (2.05%) IaaS
5 3 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.51%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.51%) G Suite
7 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.51%) iTunes
7 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (24.62%) Firewall
2 31 (15.90%) DNS
3 27 (13.85%) SAN
4 18 (9.23%) TCP/IP
5 15 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (7.18%) LAN
7 13 (6.67%) WAN
8 10 (5.13%) DHCP
9 9 (4.62%) BGP
9 9 (4.62%) LDAP
9 9 (4.62%) VLAN
10 8 (4.10%) MPLS
10 8 (4.10%) NetScaler
11 7 (3.59%) FTP
11 7 (3.59%) HTTP
12 6 (3.08%) IGMP
12 6 (3.08%) OSPF
13 5 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (2.56%) Ethernet
13 5 (2.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.08%) MySQL
2 6 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.54%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.03%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.51%) DB2
5 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.05%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.54%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.51%) Gerrit
3 1 (0.51%) JIRA
3 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (9.74%) Finance
2 17 (8.72%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.18%) Law
4 7 (3.59%) Electronics
4 7 (3.59%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.59%) Retail
5 6 (3.08%) Marketing
6 4 (2.05%) Banking
6 4 (2.05%) Legal
7 3 (1.54%) Back Office
8 2 (1.03%) Billing
9 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (14.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 25 (12.82%) Architect
3 24 (12.31%) Support Engineer
3 24 (12.31%) VMware Engineer
4 21 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (8.72%) Administrator
6 16 (8.21%) 3rd Line Support
6 16 (8.21%) Consultant
7 15 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
8 14 (7.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 13 (6.67%) Server Engineer
9 13 (6.67%) VMWare Administrator
10 12 (6.15%) Project Manager
10 12 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (5.64%) Linux Administrator
11 11 (5.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 10 (5.13%) Cloud Architect
13 8 (4.10%) Linux Engineer
13 8 (4.10%) VMware Support Engineer
13 8 (4.10%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.56%) Web Services
2 4 (2.05%) LAMP
2 4 (2.05%) Middleware
3 3 (1.54%) Java EE
4 1 (0.51%) CSS
4 1 (0.51%) HTML
4 1 (0.51%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 52 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 14 (7.18%) EMC VMAX
3 14 (7.18%) EMC VNX
3 14 (7.18%) IBM Mainframe
4 12 (6.15%) Private Cloud
5 9 (4.62%) Clustering
6 5 (2.56%) FlexPod
6 5 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.05%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.05%) IPTV
7 4 (2.05%) Over-the-Top Content
7 4 (2.05%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.54%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.54%) Replication
8 3 (1.54%) STB
9 2 (1.03%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 107 (54.87%) Windows
2 69 (35.38%) Linux
3 53 (27.18%) Windows Server
4 39 (20.00%) Unix
5 31 (15.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (15.38%) Solaris
7 22 (11.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (9.23%) AIX
9 13 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (5.64%) CentOS
11 6 (3.08%) Android
11 6 (3.08%) Windows 7
12 5 (2.56%) SUSE
13 3 (1.54%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.03%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.03%) Windows 10
14 2 (1.03%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (9.23%) Migration
2 17 (8.72%) ITIL
3 14 (7.18%) High Availability
4 13 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 12 (6.15%) Business Continuity
5 12 (6.15%) Incident Management
6 11 (5.64%) DevOps
7 10 (5.13%) BCP
7 10 (5.13%) Business Continuity Planning
7 10 (5.13%) Change Management
7 10 (5.13%) Problem Management
7 10 (5.13%) WFM
7 10 (5.13%) Workforce Optimisation
8 9 (4.62%) Data Migration
9 8 (4.10%) Data Management
10 7 (3.59%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (3.59%) Configuration Management
11 6 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (3.08%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 6 (3.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.28%) SQL
2 17 (8.72%) Shell Script
3 15 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 13 (6.67%) Java
4 13 (6.67%) Python
5 8 (4.10%) C
5 8 (4.10%) Ruby
6 6 (3.08%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.08%) VBScript
7 4 (2.05%) PHP
8 3 (1.54%) Perl
9 1 (0.51%) C++
9 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.51%) Korn
9 1 (0.51%) R
9 1 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (10.77%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.23%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (8.21%) CCNP
4 13 (6.67%) CCNA
4 13 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 10 (5.13%) Avaya Certification
5 10 (5.13%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.56%) MCSE
7 5 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.54%) CCIE
8 3 (1.54%) CCIP
8 3 (1.54%) Degree
8 3 (1.54%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.03%) NCDA
10 1 (0.51%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.51%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.56%) SLA
2 3 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.03%) GDPR
3 2 (1.03%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 103 (52.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (26.15%) Active Directory
3 21 (10.77%) Hyper-V
4 17 (8.72%) vSphere
5 12 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (4.62%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.56%) Docker
7 5 (2.56%) XenApp
8 4 (2.05%) vCloud
9 3 (1.54%) Squid
9 3 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.03%) KVM
10 2 (1.03%) NFS
10 2 (1.03%) Samba
10 2 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.03%) Xen
11 1 (0.51%) Ceph
11 1 (0.51%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.51%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 17 (8.72%) Puppet
2 16 (8.21%) Nagios
2 16 (8.21%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (5.64%) Ansible
3 11 (5.64%) SCCM
3 11 (5.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 10 (5.13%) AirWatch
5 8 (4.10%) SCOM
6 5 (2.56%) vRealize
6 5 (2.56%) WSUS
7 4 (2.05%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.05%) vMotion
8 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.54%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (1.03%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.03%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.51%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.51%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 60 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 54 (27.69%) Cisco
3 42 (21.54%) Citrix
4 36 (18.46%) EMC
5 30 (15.38%) NetApp
6 28 (14.36%) HP
7 26 (13.33%) IBM
8 11 (5.64%) Oracle
8 11 (5.64%) Red Hat
9 10 (5.13%) Avaya
9 10 (5.13%) Google
9 10 (5.13%) Sun
10 7 (3.59%) SAP
10 7 (3.59%) Symantec
11 6 (3.08%) 3PAR
11 6 (3.08%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.56%) F5
12 5 (2.56%) Juniper
12 5 (2.56%) Veeam
13 3 (1.54%) Dell
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