Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 50 66
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 49 77 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.42% 4.22% 3.15%
As % of the System Software category 18.56% 22.71% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 46 43
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £407 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.60% +1.63% -5.88%
10th Percentile £269 £314 £251
90th Percentile £525 £467 £475
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £47.50 -
South East median hourly rate £47.83 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +77.15% +8.00% -42.24%

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 264 339 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 18.44% 18.58% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 175 157
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £431 £378 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.24% -4.43% -1.25%
10th Percentile £154 £200 £127
90th Percentile £549 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 43 35
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.25 £14.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.79% -22.22% +36.16%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £11.55
90th Percentile £20.88 £19.70 £51.50
South East median hourly rate £17.41 £16.50 £17.48
% change year-on-year +5.48% -5.61% +16.53%

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 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 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
Milton Keynes -11 32 £440 +6.02% 12
High Wycombe +1 5 £288 +12.20% 6
Amersham - 5 £108 -
Buckingham - 1 £274 -
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (61.22%) Windows
3 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
4 21 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 19 (38.78%) SC Cleared
6 17 (34.69%) Windows Server
6 17 (34.69%) Active Directory
6 17 (34.69%) Cisco
7 16 (32.65%) Citrix
8 15 (30.61%) SQL
8 15 (30.61%) Hyper-V
9 14 (28.57%) SCCM
9 14 (28.57%) ITIL
10 13 (26.53%) Azure
10 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (24.49%) vSphere
11 12 (24.49%) Office 365
11 12 (24.49%) Migration
12 11 (22.45%) Linux
13 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Office
13 10 (20.41%) Firewall
13 10 (20.41%) Data Centre
13 10 (20.41%) Windows 10
13 10 (20.41%) Virtual Machines
14 9 (18.37%) Server Management
14 9 (18.37%) Patch Management
14 9 (18.37%) Server Building
14 9 (18.37%) vCloud
14 9 (18.37%) DV Cleared

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 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.12%) IIS
4 2 (4.08%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (4.08%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (6.12%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.53%) Azure
2 12 (24.49%) Office 365
3 5 (10.20%) AWS
4 3 (6.12%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (6.12%) IaaS
5 2 (4.08%) OpenShift
5 2 (4.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) Firewall
2 7 (14.29%) WAN
3 6 (12.24%) DHCP
3 6 (12.24%) DNS
3 6 (12.24%) SAN
4 5 (10.20%) IP Telephony
4 5 (10.20%) Unified Communications
5 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.12%) HSRP
6 3 (6.12%) PBX
6 3 (6.12%) VLAN
6 3 (6.12%) VPN
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
7 2 (4.08%) Internet
7 2 (4.08%) Intranet
7 2 (4.08%) VoIP
7 2 (4.08%) Wireless
8 1 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (2.04%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Publishing
3 1 (2.04%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Architect
2 10 (20.41%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (18.37%) Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Developer
5 5 (10.20%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 5 (10.20%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (10.20%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) IT Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) IT Support
5 5 (10.20%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Service Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Service Desk Support
5 5 (10.20%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) .NET
1 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
1 3 (6.12%) HTML
2 1 (2.04%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Data Centre
2 8 (16.33%) Clustering
3 6 (12.24%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.20%) NHS
4 5 (10.20%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (4.08%) Fat Client
5 2 (4.08%) Thin Client
5 2 (4.08%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (61.22%) Windows
2 17 (34.69%) Windows Server
3 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (22.45%) Linux
6 10 (20.41%) Windows 10
7 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
9 4 (8.16%) Unix
10 2 (4.08%) AIX
10 2 (4.08%) Android
10 2 (4.08%) CentOS
10 2 (4.08%) Mac OS
10 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (4.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) ITIL
2 12 (24.49%) Migration
3 9 (18.37%) Patch Management
3 9 (18.37%) Server Building
3 9 (18.37%) Server Management
4 8 (16.33%) Change Management
4 8 (16.33%) Service Delivery
5 7 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (12.24%) Data Migration
6 6 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (12.24%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (12.24%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (10.20%) Capacity Management
7 5 (10.20%) Coaching
7 5 (10.20%) ITIL V3
7 5 (10.20%) Network Design
7 5 (10.20%) Proactive Monitoring
7 5 (10.20%) Task Automation
7 5 (10.20%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.12%) C#
3 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 19 (38.78%) SC Cleared
3 9 (18.37%) DV Cleared
3 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (18.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (14.29%) Degree
5 5 (10.20%) CCA
5 5 (10.20%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (10.20%) MCTS
5 5 (10.20%) VCAP
5 5 (10.20%) VCP4
5 5 (10.20%) VCP5
6 4 (8.16%) MCSE
7 3 (6.12%) MCP
8 2 (4.08%) MCITP
9 1 (2.04%) ACMT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) SLA
2 4 (8.16%) QA
System Software
1 17 (34.69%) Active Directory
2 15 (30.61%) Hyper-V
3 12 (24.49%) vSphere
4 10 (20.41%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (18.37%) vCloud
6 6 (12.24%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (10.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 3 (6.12%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (28.57%) SCCM
2 8 (16.33%) vCenter Server
3 7 (14.29%) SCVMM
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (4.08%) Ansible
5 2 (4.08%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (4.08%) SCOM
5 2 (4.08%) vRealize
6 1 (2.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (2.04%) vMotion
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
3 17 (34.69%) Cisco
4 16 (32.65%) Citrix
5 8 (16.33%) NetApp
6 7 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 6 (12.24%) CheckPoint
7 6 (12.24%) HP
8 5 (10.20%) Blue Coat
8 5 (10.20%) Mitel
8 5 (10.20%) ServiceNow
9 3 (6.12%) Telerik
10 2 (4.08%) Apple
10 2 (4.08%) F5
10 2 (4.08%) IBM
10 2 (4.08%) IFS
10 2 (4.08%) Juniper
10 2 (4.08%) Planview
10 2 (4.08%) Red Box
10 2 (4.08%) Remedy