Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 64 63
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 68 42 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.87% 2.42% 2.86%
As % of the System Software category 20.48% 18.50% 30.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 47
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £385 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.53% +21.43% -9.68%
10th Percentile £256 £256 £220
90th Percentile £475 £500 £410
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £43.28 £32.00
% change year-on-year -42.24% +35.25% +52.38%

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 332 227 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.01% 13.05% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 115 106
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £131 £204 £213
90th Percentile £494 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £394 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.07% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 29
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -25.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £11.56 £8.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £59.00 £16.10 £30.00
South East median hourly rate £16.71 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.37% -14.29% +12.90%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +9 60 £375 -16.67% 4
Amersham - 1 £325 -
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 68 (100.00%) VMware
2 54 (79.41%) Windows
3 42 (61.76%) Active Directory
4 35 (51.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (48.53%) Microsoft
6 24 (35.29%) Linux
6 24 (35.29%) Windows Server
7 23 (33.82%) Office 365
7 23 (33.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 23 (33.82%) Amazon AWS
8 19 (27.94%) Hyper-V
8 19 (27.94%) HP
9 18 (26.47%) Microsoft Office
9 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (25.00%) SharePoint
11 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (23.53%) Virtual Environments
12 15 (22.06%) Citrix
12 15 (22.06%) ITIL
12 15 (22.06%) Security Cleared
13 14 (20.59%) SC Cleared
13 14 (20.59%) MCSE
13 14 (20.59%) MS Exchange
13 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (19.12%) Migration
14 13 (19.12%) Change Management
15 12 (17.65%) Finance
15 12 (17.65%) SAN
16 11 (16.18%) Unix
16 11 (16.18%) SQL

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 17 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 14 (20.59%) MS Exchange
3 8 (11.76%) IIS
4 6 (8.82%) OpenStack
4 6 (8.82%) Skype for Business
5 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.41%) Apache
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.47%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (26.47%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (33.82%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (33.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 23 (33.82%) Office 365
2 5 (7.35%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (7.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.65%) SAN
2 8 (11.76%) Firewall
3 5 (7.35%) NAS
3 5 (7.35%) Network Security
4 4 (5.88%) DNS
4 4 (5.88%) Skype
5 3 (4.41%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.47%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.94%) Big Data
5 2 (2.94%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.47%) DB2
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.47%) MSI
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.47%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (27.94%) Architect
2 9 (13.24%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (8.82%) Administrator
4 6 (8.82%) Technical Architect
5 5 (7.35%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 4 (5.88%) Active Directory Support
6 4 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Support Specialist
6 4 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Azure Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Communications Specialist
7 3 (4.41%) Migration Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Optimisation Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) CMDB
2 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.82%) Clustering
4 4 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (5.88%) Public Cloud
5 3 (4.41%) Fat Client
5 3 (4.41%) PKI
5 3 (4.41%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (79.41%) Windows
2 35 (51.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (35.29%) Linux
3 24 (35.29%) Windows Server
4 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (16.18%) Unix
7 8 (11.76%) Solaris
8 5 (7.35%) Windows Vista
9 4 (5.88%) AIX
10 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.94%) VMS
10 2 (2.94%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.47%) Android
11 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.47%) CentOS
11 1 (1.47%) SUSE
11 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) Virtual Environments
2 15 (22.06%) ITIL
3 13 (19.12%) Change Management
3 13 (19.12%) Migration
4 11 (16.18%) ITIL V3
5 8 (11.76%) Service Management
6 7 (10.29%) ITSM
6 7 (10.29%) Project Management
7 6 (8.82%) Network Design
7 6 (8.82%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
7 6 (8.82%) TOGAF
8 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
8 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.88%) DevOps
9 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
9 4 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (4.41%) Capacity Management
10 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.18%) SQL
2 9 (13.24%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.47%) Python
4 1 (1.47%) VB
4 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (22.06%) Security Cleared
2 14 (20.59%) MCSE
2 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (20.59%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.29%) DV Cleared
4 6 (8.82%) MCP
5 4 (5.88%) CCNA
5 4 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.41%) MCITP
6 3 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.94%) GSAE
7 2 (2.94%) MCSA
8 1 (1.47%) CCSP
8 1 (1.47%) RHCE
8 1 (1.47%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) GDPR
1 7 (10.29%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) PMO
3 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 42 (61.76%) Active Directory
2 19 (27.94%) Hyper-V
3 10 (14.71%) VMware Workstation
4 9 (13.24%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (7.35%) VMware Server
7 4 (5.88%) vSphere
8 3 (4.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (4.41%) XenApp
9 2 (2.94%) vCloud
9 2 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.47%) Docker
10 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) Jamf Pro
2 8 (11.76%) SCCM
3 5 (7.35%) SCOM
4 4 (5.88%) Ansible
4 4 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (4.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (4.41%) SCVMM
5 3 (4.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.94%) OpenView
6 2 (2.94%) OVSD
7 1 (1.47%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.47%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.47%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.47%) Puppet
7 1 (1.47%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.47%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) VMware
2 33 (48.53%) Microsoft
3 19 (27.94%) HP
4 15 (22.06%) Citrix
5 8 (11.76%) Cisco
5 8 (11.76%) NetApp
6 7 (10.29%) ServiceNow
7 5 (7.35%) CheckPoint
7 5 (7.35%) Red Hat
7 5 (7.35%) Symantec
8 4 (5.88%) Sun
9 3 (4.41%) Blue Coat
9 3 (4.41%) F5
9 3 (4.41%) StorageTek
10 2 (2.94%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.94%) EMC
10 2 (2.94%) Oracle
10 2 (2.94%) Veritas
11 1 (1.47%) IBM
11 1 (1.47%) SAP