Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 23 May 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 62 65
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 79 64 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.80% 3.28% 2.42%
As % of the System Software category 27.82% 23.44% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 37 30
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +37.10%
10th Percentile £281 £313 £313
90th Percentile £500 £560 £513
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £386
% change year-on-year +3.31% +3.56% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £47.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.82% -38.89% +28.57%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 284 273 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.67% 13.98% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 131 89
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £388 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -5.49% +15.49%
10th Percentile £167 £270 £238
90th Percentile £525 £550 £502
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 26
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £11.89 £16.25 £12.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.83% +28.03% -15.38%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.89 £10.07
90th Percentile £18.25 £18.00 £21.63
South East median hourly rate £16.36 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -0.86% +3.13% -5.88%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Buckinghamshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Buckinghamshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Buckinghamshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Buckinghamshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 May 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
Milton Keynes +2 73 £425 - 5
High Wycombe -2 1 £238 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 79 (100.00%) VMware
2 47 (59.49%) Windows
3 44 (55.70%) Microsoft
4 39 (49.37%) ITIL
5 38 (48.10%) NetApp
5 38 (48.10%) Security Cleared
6 37 (46.84%) Linux
7 33 (41.77%) SC Cleared
8 27 (34.18%) Change Management
9 25 (31.65%) ITIL V3
9 25 (31.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (30.38%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (29.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (24.05%) Hyper-V
13 18 (22.78%) DV Cleared
13 18 (22.78%) Virtual Machines
13 18 (22.78%) Red Hat
14 17 (21.52%) Active Directory
14 17 (21.52%) Citrix
14 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (20.25%) HP
16 15 (18.99%) MS Exchange
16 15 (18.99%) SCOM
16 15 (18.99%) Virtual Environments
17 14 (17.72%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
17 14 (17.72%) Data Centre
17 14 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (17.72%) iSCSI
17 14 (17.72%) Firewall

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 15 (18.99%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.66%) Skype for Business
3 6 (7.59%) IIS
4 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.53%) Apache
5 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (17.72%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.39%) Office 365
2 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.72%) Firewall
1 14 (17.72%) iSCSI
1 14 (17.72%) SAN
2 11 (13.92%) TCP/IP
3 8 (10.13%) WAN
4 5 (6.33%) LAN
4 5 (6.33%) Wireless
5 4 (5.06%) DHCP
5 4 (5.06%) DNS
5 4 (5.06%) Skype
6 2 (2.53%) NAS
7 1 (1.27%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.27%) VLAN
7 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (3.80%) Big Data
2 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.27%) DB2
3 1 (1.27%) OLTP
3 1 (1.27%) Power BI
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (5.06%) Banking
1 4 (5.06%) Finance
2 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.27%) Retail
2 1 (1.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (18.99%) Architect
2 13 (16.46%) Storage Specialist
2 13 (16.46%) Technical Architect
3 12 (15.19%) Administrator
4 11 (13.92%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 11 (13.92%) Linux Administrator
4 11 (13.92%) Team Leader
5 10 (12.66%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (11.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 8 (10.13%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 7 (8.86%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (6.33%) NetApp Specialist
10 4 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (5.06%) VMware Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Migration Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Project Manager
11 3 (3.80%) Server Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) .NET
1 1 (1.27%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (17.72%) Data Centre
2 13 (16.46%) Clustering
2 13 (16.46%) Management Information System
3 11 (13.92%) Enterprise Cloud
4 5 (6.33%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (5.06%) CMDB
6 3 (3.80%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.53%) HP Storage
8 1 (1.27%) HACMP
8 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (59.49%) Windows
2 37 (46.84%) Linux
3 25 (31.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (16.46%) Data ONTAP
6 13 (16.46%) Solaris
7 12 (15.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (13.92%) AIX
9 9 (11.39%) Windows Server
10 8 (10.13%) Unix
11 4 (5.06%) Windows 10
12 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
12 3 (3.80%) Windows 8
12 3 (3.80%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (49.37%) ITIL
2 27 (34.18%) Change Management
3 25 (31.65%) ITIL V3
4 24 (30.38%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (18.99%) Virtual Environments
6 14 (17.72%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
7 13 (16.46%) Capacity Management
8 12 (15.19%) Service Management
9 11 (13.92%) Network Virtualisation
10 10 (12.66%) ITSM
11 9 (11.39%) Service Delivery
12 8 (10.13%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (8.86%) Migration
13 7 (8.86%) Network Design
13 7 (8.86%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (8.86%) Server Virtualisation
13 7 (8.86%) TOGAF
14 6 (7.59%) Incident Management
14 6 (7.59%) Performance Tuning
15 5 (6.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.13%) Bash Shell
2 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.33%) SQL
3 1 (1.27%) C++
3 1 (1.27%) Java
3 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (48.10%) Security Cleared
2 33 (41.77%) SC Cleared
3 23 (29.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (22.78%) DV Cleared
5 9 (11.39%) MCSE
5 9 (11.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (10.13%) RHCE
7 7 (8.86%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (7.59%) CCNA
9 4 (5.06%) MCITP
9 4 (5.06%) MCSA
10 3 (3.80%) CCNP
10 3 (3.80%) CCSP
10 3 (3.80%) MCP
11 2 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (1.27%) CCA
12 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.27%) MCTS
12 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) PMO
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 19 (24.05%) Hyper-V
2 18 (22.78%) Virtual Machines
3 17 (21.52%) Active Directory
4 14 (17.72%) NFS
5 9 (11.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 8 (10.13%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (7.59%) XenApp
8 5 (6.33%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (5.06%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (5.06%) UAG
9 4 (5.06%) vCloud
10 3 (3.80%) Xen
11 2 (2.53%) ISA Server
12 1 (1.27%) GPFS
12 1 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (18.99%) SCOM
2 10 (12.66%) Cobbler
3 6 (7.59%) Backup Exec
3 6 (7.59%) OVSD
3 6 (7.59%) SCCM
3 6 (7.59%) SCSM
4 5 (6.33%) Ansible
5 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.27%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.27%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 79 (100.00%) VMware
2 44 (55.70%) Microsoft
3 38 (48.10%) NetApp
4 18 (22.78%) Red Hat
5 17 (21.52%) Citrix
6 16 (20.25%) HP
7 14 (17.72%) Cisco
8 8 (10.13%) Veritas
9 7 (8.86%) Blue Coat
9 7 (8.86%) CheckPoint
9 7 (8.86%) Symantec
9 7 (8.86%) Veeam
10 6 (7.59%) arcserve
11 4 (5.06%) Forcepoint
12 3 (3.80%) Computacenter
13 2 (2.53%) McAfee
13 2 (2.53%) Oracle
13 2 (2.53%) Remedy
14 1 (1.27%) StorageTek
14 1 (1.27%) Sun