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 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 57 46 56
Rank change year-on-year -11 +10  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 25 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.43% 2.97% 2.66%
As % of the System Software category 17.61% 31.96% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 14
Median daily rate £500 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +7.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -46.51% +43.33%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 142 97 119
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.80% 9.30% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 46 39
Median daily rate £400 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £255 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 13
Median hourly rate £15.75 £14.13 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.50% -11.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £11.02 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
Milton Keynes -3 23 £500 +17.64% 6
High Wycombe - 1 - - 3
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 50 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (82.00%) Windows
3 27 (54.00%) Active Directory
4 22 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (42.00%) Security Cleared
6 20 (40.00%) ITIL
7 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
7 19 (38.00%) SC Cleared
7 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (34.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (32.00%) Citrix
9 16 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (32.00%) Windows Server
10 15 (30.00%) HP
10 15 (30.00%) Linux
11 14 (28.00%) PowerShell
11 14 (28.00%) Hyper-V
12 13 (26.00%) Cisco
12 13 (26.00%) Red Hat
12 13 (26.00%) Change Management
13 12 (24.00%) DNS
14 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
14 11 (22.00%) DHCP
14 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
15 10 (20.00%) CentOS
15 10 (20.00%) WAN
15 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
16 9 (18.00%) LAN
16 9 (18.00%) MCSA

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related 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 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.00%) Skype for Business
3 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (10.00%) IIS
6 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Office 365
2 4 (8.00%) IaaS
3 2 (4.00%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) DNS
2 11 (22.00%) DHCP
3 10 (20.00%) WAN
4 9 (18.00%) Firewall
4 9 (18.00%) LAN
5 6 (12.00%) SAN
6 4 (8.00%) BIG-IP
6 4 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (8.00%) Skype
6 4 (8.00%) SMTP
7 2 (4.00%) NAS
7 2 (4.00%) Network Security
7 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.00%) HTTP
8 1 (2.00%) IPsec
8 1 (2.00%) SSL
8 1 (2.00%) VPN
8 1 (2.00%) Wireless
8 1 (2.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.00%) Big Data
5 1 (2.00%) MySQL
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
1 2 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Architect
2 9 (18.00%) Technical Architect
3 8 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Administrator
5 5 (10.00%) Automation Specialist
5 5 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.00%) Active Directory Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Data Centre Specialist
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) VMWare Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) Wintel Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) Wintel Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.00%) Active Directory Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.00%) Clustering
3 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) PKI
4 1 (2.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 41 (82.00%) Windows
2 22 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (32.00%) Windows Server
4 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (30.00%) Linux
6 10 (20.00%) CentOS
7 9 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (10.00%) Unix
8 5 (10.00%) Windows 10
9 4 (8.00%) Android
10 3 (6.00%) AIX
11 1 (2.00%) Solaris
11 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
11 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
11 1 (2.00%) Windows NT
11 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
11 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) ITIL
2 13 (26.00%) Change Management
3 9 (18.00%) Capacity Management
4 8 (16.00%) ITIL V2
4 8 (16.00%) Virtual Environments
5 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 7 (14.00%) Migration
5 7 (14.00%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (12.00%) ITIL V3
6 6 (12.00%) ITSM
6 6 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (12.00%) Service Management
7 4 (8.00%) Application Discovery
7 4 (8.00%) Data Centre Operations
7 4 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (8.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 4 (8.00%) Personalization
7 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 3 (6.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (16.00%) SQL
3 5 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (2.00%) Java
4 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (42.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (38.00%) SC Cleared
3 17 (34.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (18.00%) MCSA
6 7 (14.00%) DV Cleared
6 7 (14.00%) MCP
7 6 (12.00%) MCSE
8 5 (10.00%) CCNA
8 5 (10.00%) CCNP
8 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (8.00%) MCDBA
10 2 (4.00%) VCP5
11 1 (2.00%) CCA
11 1 (2.00%) CCAA
11 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (2.00%) DBS Check
11 1 (2.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (54.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (28.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (16.00%) Docker
3 8 (16.00%) vCloud
3 8 (16.00%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (14.00%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (12.00%) ISA Server
6 5 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (10.00%) UAG
7 2 (4.00%) PowerHA
7 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.00%) XenApp
7 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.00%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) SCCM
2 8 (16.00%) Puppet
2 8 (16.00%) vRealize
3 4 (8.00%) AirWatch
3 4 (8.00%) NetBackup
3 4 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (8.00%) SCOM
3 4 (8.00%) WSUS
4 3 (6.00%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (6.00%) OVSD
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.00%) AppDNA
6 1 (2.00%) EdgeSight
6 1 (2.00%) FortiGate
6 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (32.00%) Citrix
4 15 (30.00%) HP
5 13 (26.00%) Cisco
5 13 (26.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (12.00%) Forcepoint
7 5 (10.00%) EMC
7 5 (10.00%) NetApp
8 4 (8.00%) CheckPoint
8 4 (8.00%) F5
8 4 (8.00%) MobileIron
8 4 (8.00%) Symantec
9 3 (6.00%) Blue Coat
9 3 (6.00%) IBM
9 3 (6.00%) Nimsoft
9 3 (6.00%) Remedy
9 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
9 3 (6.00%) Veritas
10 2 (4.00%) Computacenter