Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 78 73
Rank change year-on-year +33 -5 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 72 66 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.18% 2.78% 2.47%
As % of the System Software category 19.57% 20.00% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 30
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.78% -9.53% +21.43%
10th Percentile £312 £256 £256
90th Percentile £500 £475 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £42.27 £25.00 £43.28
% change year-on-year +69.06% -42.24% +35.25%

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 368 330 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.36% 13.89% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 161 116
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £197 £130 £204
90th Percentile £507 £494 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 39 28
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £19.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.05% +52.00% -21.88%
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.56 £8.50
90th Percentile £18.33 £59.00 £16.21
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.71 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.22% +11.37% -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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +18 66 £388 +3.33% 7
High Wycombe - 1 £275 - 4
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 72 (100.00%) VMware
2 44 (61.11%) Windows
3 39 (54.17%) Active Directory
4 31 (43.06%) Microsoft
4 31 (43.06%) Windows Server
5 29 (40.28%) Security Cleared
6 27 (37.50%) NetApp
7 26 (36.11%) Linux
8 25 (34.72%) vSphere
9 24 (33.33%) Citrix
10 22 (30.56%) Change Management
10 22 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (29.17%) DV Cleared
11 21 (29.17%) SAN
11 21 (29.17%) SQL
12 20 (27.78%) ITIL
12 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (27.78%) Firewall
12 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (26.39%) Incident Management
13 19 (26.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 19 (26.39%) Unix
14 18 (25.00%) LAN
14 18 (25.00%) WAN
14 18 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 17 (23.61%) PowerShell
15 17 (23.61%) Data Centre
15 17 (23.61%) Office 365
16 16 (22.22%) Hyper-V
17 15 (20.83%) SC 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 11 (15.28%) IIS
1 11 (15.28%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.72%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (5.56%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.61%) Office 365
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (29.17%) SAN
2 20 (27.78%) Firewall
3 18 (25.00%) LAN
3 18 (25.00%) WAN
4 15 (20.83%) TCP/IP
5 14 (19.44%) NAS
6 7 (9.72%) Unified Communications
7 3 (4.17%) DNS
8 2 (2.78%) DHCP
8 2 (2.78%) VSAN
9 1 (1.39%) BGP
9 1 (1.39%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (1.39%) Internet
9 1 (1.39%) Skype
9 1 (1.39%) SSL
9 1 (1.39%) Telepresence
9 1 (1.39%) VPN
9 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) MySQL
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MSI
General
1 14 (19.44%) Law
2 1 (1.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Publishing
2 1 (1.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (19.44%) Project Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 8 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
5 6 (8.33%) Applications Support Specialist
5 6 (8.33%) Support Specialist
5 6 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Administrator
6 5 (6.94%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.94%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Coordinator
7 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.17%) DBA
8 3 (4.17%) Developer
8 3 (4.17%) SQL DBA
8 3 (4.17%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) COM
1 1 (1.39%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) Data Centre
2 11 (15.28%) Clustering
3 7 (9.72%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (61.11%) Windows
2 31 (43.06%) Windows Server
3 26 (36.11%) Linux
4 22 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (26.39%) Unix
7 9 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.17%) AIX
9 3 (4.17%) Solaris
10 1 (1.39%) CentOS
10 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) Change Management
2 20 (27.78%) ITIL
3 19 (26.39%) Incident Management
4 18 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 15 (20.83%) Service Management
6 14 (19.44%) ITIL V3
6 14 (19.44%) ITSM
7 12 (16.67%) Patch Management
7 12 (16.67%) Server Building
8 10 (13.89%) Server Management
9 9 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (12.50%) Task Automation
9 9 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
10 8 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 6 (8.33%) Change Control
11 6 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (8.33%) High Availability
12 5 (6.94%) Critical Thinking
12 5 (6.94%) Migration
12 5 (6.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.17%) SQL
2 17 (23.61%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.39%) C
4 1 (1.39%) Java
4 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.39%) Python
4 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.39%) VB
4 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (40.28%) Security Cleared
2 21 (29.17%) DV Cleared
3 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (26.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (20.83%) SC Cleared
6 7 (9.72%) MCITP
6 7 (9.72%) VCAP
6 7 (9.72%) VCP5
7 6 (8.33%) CCA
7 6 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (8.33%) MCDBA
7 6 (8.33%) MCTS
7 6 (8.33%) VCP4
8 5 (6.94%) MCSA
8 5 (6.94%) MCSE
9 4 (5.56%) CCNA
9 4 (5.56%) CCNP
9 4 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (5.56%) RHCE
10 3 (4.17%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) COBIT
2 2 (2.78%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 39 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 25 (34.72%) vSphere
3 16 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 14 (19.44%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (15.28%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (8.33%) vCloud
6 6 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (8.33%) XenServer
7 4 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (4.17%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (4.17%) UAG
9 2 (2.78%) ISA Server
9 2 (2.78%) XenApp
9 2 (2.78%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.39%) Docker
10 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.39%) VMware NSX
10 1 (1.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (20.83%) McAfee ePO
2 14 (19.44%) SCCM
3 7 (9.72%) SCVMM
4 6 (8.33%) Ansible
4 6 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (8.33%) vCenter Server
5 5 (6.94%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (4.17%) OVSD
7 2 (2.78%) AirWatch
7 2 (2.78%) vRealize
8 1 (1.39%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (1.39%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.39%) Control-M
8 1 (1.39%) EdgeSight
8 1 (1.39%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.39%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.39%) Nagios
8 1 (1.39%) Puppet
8 1 (1.39%) SCOM
8 1 (1.39%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 72 (100.00%) VMware
2 31 (43.06%) Microsoft
3 27 (37.50%) NetApp
4 24 (33.33%) Citrix
5 15 (20.83%) McAfee
6 14 (19.44%) Sony
7 10 (13.89%) Cisco
7 10 (13.89%) Red Hat
8 7 (9.72%) HP
9 6 (8.33%) F5
10 4 (5.56%) Oracle
10 4 (5.56%) Veritas
11 3 (4.17%) Forcepoint
11 3 (4.17%) Lumension
11 3 (4.17%) Remedy
12 2 (2.78%) Blue Coat
12 2 (2.78%) Computacenter
13 1 (1.39%) 3PAR
13 1 (1.39%) Aruba
13 1 (1.39%) Ivanti