Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 57 60
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 60 86 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.12% 3.89% 2.79%
As % of the System Software category 20.27% 25.52% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 52 37
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +41.67%
10th Percentile £363 £278 £300
90th Percentile £484 £549 £500
South East median daily rate £413 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +5.77% -2.50% +13.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £47.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £25.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -39.29% +15.86%

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 296 337 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 15.38% 15.23% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 166 117
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £393 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.46% -3.09% +8.00%
10th Percentile £187 £129 £251
90th Percentile £548 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 29
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.94% +50.00% -25.33%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.86 £8.50
90th Percentile £21.85 £57.75 £19.50
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -14.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -14 55 £425 +6.25% 5
High Wycombe -5 1 £238 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 60 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (56.67%) Linux
3 27 (45.00%) Windows
4 23 (38.33%) Microsoft
4 23 (38.33%) Change Management
5 22 (36.67%) Unix
6 20 (33.33%) NetApp
6 20 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 19 (31.67%) SC Cleared
7 19 (31.67%) Red Hat
8 18 (30.00%) ITIL
9 16 (26.67%) Active Directory
9 16 (26.67%) Citrix
10 15 (25.00%) Service Management
10 15 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (25.00%) ITIL V3
11 14 (23.33%) ITSM
12 13 (21.67%) SAN
12 13 (21.67%) SQL
13 12 (20.00%) SharePoint
13 12 (20.00%) HP
13 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (20.00%) Incident Management
13 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (18.33%) Data Centre
14 11 (18.33%) Windows Server
14 11 (18.33%) Virtual Environments
14 11 (18.33%) Self-Motivation
14 11 (18.33%) DV Cleared
14 11 (18.33%) SLA

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 12 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (13.33%) IIS
4 5 (8.33%) Skype for Business
5 4 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) Office 365
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.67%) SAN
2 9 (15.00%) Firewall
3 5 (8.33%) LAN
3 5 (8.33%) WAN
4 4 (6.67%) iSCSI
4 4 (6.67%) NAS
4 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.33%) VSAN
6 1 (1.67%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.67%) Skype
6 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.67%) DB2
3 1 (1.67%) OLTP
3 1 (1.67%) Power BI
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
1 4 (6.67%) Law
2 3 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (15.00%) Applications Support
2 8 (13.33%) Administrator
2 8 (13.33%) Architect
2 8 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (11.67%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (11.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
4 6 (10.00%) Applications Support Specialist
4 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Support Specialist
4 6 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Coordinator
6 4 (6.67%) Project Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Storage Specialist
7 3 (5.00%) DBA
7 3 (5.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Data Centre
1 11 (18.33%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (15.00%) Clustering
3 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.33%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.67%) HACMP
6 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 34 (56.67%) Linux
2 27 (45.00%) Windows
3 22 (36.67%) Unix
4 15 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (18.33%) Windows Server
7 9 (15.00%) Solaris
8 8 (13.33%) AIX
9 4 (6.67%) Data ONTAP
9 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Change Management
2 18 (30.00%) ITIL
3 15 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 15 (25.00%) Service Management
4 14 (23.33%) ITSM
5 12 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 11 (18.33%) Virtual Environments
7 10 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (15.00%) High Availability
8 9 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 7 (11.67%) Capacity Management
10 7 (11.67%) Service Delivery
11 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 6 (10.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 5 (8.33%) Change Control
12 5 (8.33%) Migration
12 5 (8.33%) Network Design
12 5 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
12 5 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.67%) SQL
2 8 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.67%) C++
4 1 (1.67%) Java
4 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.67%) Python
4 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 19 (31.67%) SC Cleared
3 11 (18.33%) DV Cleared
4 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (13.33%) RHCE
6 6 (10.00%) MCDBA
6 6 (10.00%) MCITP
7 3 (5.00%) MCSE
7 3 (5.00%) VCP6
7 3 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.33%) MCP
9 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.67%) RHCSA
9 1 (1.67%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.33%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) COBIT
3 1 (1.67%) PMO
3 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 16 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (15.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 9 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (15.00%) vSphere
4 6 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (6.67%) NFS
5 4 (6.67%) vCloud
6 3 (5.00%) XenApp
7 1 (1.67%) Docker
7 1 (1.67%) GPFS
7 1 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) Ansible
2 5 (8.33%) Cobbler
2 5 (8.33%) OVSD
2 5 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.33%) SCOM
4 2 (3.33%) SCSM
5 1 (1.67%) Control-M
5 1 (1.67%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.67%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (38.33%) Microsoft
3 20 (33.33%) NetApp
4 19 (31.67%) Red Hat
5 16 (26.67%) Citrix
6 12 (20.00%) HP
7 8 (13.33%) Veritas
8 6 (10.00%) F5
9 5 (8.33%) Blue Coat
9 5 (8.33%) CheckPoint
9 5 (8.33%) Cisco
10 4 (6.67%) McAfee
10 4 (6.67%) Oracle
10 4 (6.67%) Sony
11 3 (5.00%) Lumension
11 3 (5.00%) Symantec
12 2 (3.33%) arcserve
12 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
12 2 (3.33%) Veeam
13 1 (1.67%) Intel