Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 61 65
Rank change year-on-year +13 +4 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 64 79 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.02% 3.43% 2.74%
As % of the System Software category 18.77% 22.83% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 37 32
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £414 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.38% +0.36% +10.00%
10th Percentile £303 £268 £290
90th Percentile £495 £509 £500
South East median daily rate £413 £376 £400
% change year-on-year +9.71% -6.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £54.13 £25.00 £43.28
% change year-on-year +116.52% -42.24% +1.84%

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 341 346 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.39% 15.04% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 155 120
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £378 £375 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% +4.53% -4.33%
10th Percentile £163 £129 £235
90th Percentile £500 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 32 28
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £19.00 £13.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.70% +44.93% -17.34%
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.20 £8.74
90th Percentile £29.91 £40.35 £18.00
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.19% +12.50% -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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +14 58 £413 +3.25% 8
High Wycombe - 1 £275 - 3
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 64 (100.00%) VMware
2 48 (75.00%) Windows
3 44 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 36 (56.25%) Windows Server
5 35 (54.69%) Microsoft
6 32 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 29 (45.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (39.06%) NetApp
10 24 (37.50%) DV Cleared
11 22 (34.38%) SAN
11 22 (34.38%) Citrix
11 22 (34.38%) vSphere
12 21 (32.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 21 (32.81%) Firewall
13 20 (31.25%) Office 365
14 19 (29.69%) Hyper-V
14 19 (29.69%) SQL
15 18 (28.13%) LAN
15 18 (28.13%) WAN
15 18 (28.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 17 (26.56%) Data Centre
17 16 (25.00%) SCCM
17 16 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 15 (23.44%) TCP/IP
18 15 (23.44%) ITIL
18 15 (23.44%) McAfee
18 15 (23.44%) PowerShell
18 15 (23.44%) McAfee ePO
19 14 (21.88%) NAS

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 9 (14.06%) IIS
2 8 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (31.25%) Office 365
2 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (34.38%) SAN
2 21 (32.81%) Firewall
3 18 (28.13%) LAN
3 18 (28.13%) WAN
4 15 (23.44%) TCP/IP
5 14 (21.88%) NAS
6 7 (10.94%) Unified Communications
7 3 (4.69%) DNS
8 2 (3.13%) DHCP
8 2 (3.13%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.56%) BGP
9 1 (1.56%) BIG-IP
9 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (1.56%) Internet
9 1 (1.56%) IPsec
9 1 (1.56%) Network Security
9 1 (1.56%) SSL
9 1 (1.56%) VPN
9 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MSI
General
1 14 (21.88%) Law
2 2 (3.13%) Publishing
3 1 (1.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (21.88%) Project Engineer
3 10 (15.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Applications Support
5 5 (7.81%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (6.25%) Applications Support Specialist
6 4 (6.25%) Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Support Specialist
6 4 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Wintel Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.69%) Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) DBA
7 3 (4.69%) SQL DBA
7 3 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 3 (4.69%) Wintel Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) COM
1 1 (1.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.94%) Clustering
3 6 (9.38%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 48 (75.00%) Windows
2 36 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 29 (45.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (21.88%) Linux
6 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (12.50%) Unix
8 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.56%) CentOS
9 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (23.44%) ITIL
3 13 (20.31%) Patch Management
3 13 (20.31%) Server Building
4 12 (18.75%) Change Management
5 11 (17.19%) Incident Management
6 10 (15.63%) Server Management
6 10 (15.63%) Service Management
6 10 (15.63%) Task Automation
7 9 (14.06%) ITIL V3
7 9 (14.06%) ITSM
7 9 (14.06%) Virtual Environments
8 6 (9.38%) Presales
9 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 5 (7.81%) Migration
9 5 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (7.81%) Server Virtualisation
9 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.25%) Critical Thinking
11 3 (4.69%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.69%) SQL
2 15 (23.44%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.56%) C
3 1 (1.56%) Java
3 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.56%) VB
3 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 21 (32.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 7 (10.94%) MCITP
6 7 (10.94%) VCP5
7 6 (9.38%) CCA
7 6 (9.38%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (9.38%) MCDBA
7 6 (9.38%) MCSA
7 6 (9.38%) MCSE
7 6 (9.38%) MCTS
7 6 (9.38%) VCAP
7 6 (9.38%) VCP4
8 4 (6.25%) CCNA
8 4 (6.25%) CCNP
8 4 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (4.69%) MCP
10 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 44 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 22 (34.38%) vSphere
3 19 (29.69%) Hyper-V
4 12 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (14.06%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (9.38%) vCloud
6 6 (9.38%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (9.38%) XenServer
7 3 (4.69%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (4.69%) UAG
8 2 (3.13%) ISA Server
8 2 (3.13%) XenApp
8 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.56%) Docker
9 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.56%) VMware NSX
9 1 (1.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (25.00%) SCCM
2 15 (23.44%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (10.94%) SCVMM
4 6 (9.38%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (9.38%) vCenter Server
5 3 (4.69%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.56%) Ansible
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.56%) Control-M
6 1 (1.56%) EdgeSight
6 1 (1.56%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.56%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.56%) Nagios
6 1 (1.56%) Puppet
6 1 (1.56%) SCOM
6 1 (1.56%) vRealize
6 1 (1.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (54.69%) Microsoft
3 25 (39.06%) NetApp
4 22 (34.38%) Citrix
5 15 (23.44%) McAfee
6 14 (21.88%) Sony
7 11 (17.19%) Cisco
8 6 (9.38%) F5
9 5 (7.81%) Oracle
10 4 (6.25%) HP
11 3 (4.69%) Blue Coat
11 3 (4.69%) Forcepoint
11 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
11 3 (4.69%) Remedy
12 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
12 2 (3.13%) Computacenter
13 1 (1.56%) CA
13 1 (1.56%) EMC
13 1 (1.56%) Ivanti
13 1 (1.56%) Juniper