Period
to 22 October 2020

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 22 October 2020 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
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 50 48
Rank change year-on-year +33 -2 +14
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 29 47 76
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 7.51% 3.34% 4.20%
As % of the System Software category 49.15% 18.43% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 36 43
Median daily rate £463 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% - -
10th Percentile £345 £268 £313
90th Percentile £500 £525 £476
South East median daily rate £463 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +15.63% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £47.83 £27.00
% change year-on-year -32.05% +77.15% +8.00%

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 59 255 343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 15.28% 18.14% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 125 176
Median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £327 £152 £200
90th Percentile £550 £545 £500
South East median daily rate £443 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +4.12% - +6.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 42
Median hourly rate £12.86 £14.00 £14.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.13% -0.18% -22.08%
10th Percentile £10.61 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £53.05 £17.25 £19.98
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.41 £16.10
% change year-on-year +3.42% +8.11% -7.00%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Buckinghamshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Buckinghamshire.

Daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Buckinghamshire

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Buckinghamshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Buckinghamshire.

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 22 October 2020. 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 +31 26 £420 +1.20%
High Wycombe +14 1 - - 2
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (58.62%) Security Cleared
3 15 (51.72%) Windows
4 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
5 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
5 10 (34.48%) Strategic Roadmap
6 9 (31.03%) VMware NSX
6 9 (31.03%) Migration
6 9 (31.03%) Azure
7 7 (24.14%) vSphere
7 7 (24.14%) Cisco
7 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
8 6 (20.69%) Citrix
8 6 (20.69%) NetApp
8 6 (20.69%) DV Cleared
9 5 (17.24%) AWS
9 5 (17.24%) JSP 440
9 5 (17.24%) Firewall
9 5 (17.24%) Linux
9 5 (17.24%) VSAN
9 5 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (17.24%) 802.1X
10 4 (13.79%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (13.79%) Capacity Management
10 4 (13.79%) Office 365
10 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 4 (13.79%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (13.79%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
10 4 (13.79%) SCCM

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 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Azure
2 5 (17.24%) AWS
3 4 (13.79%) Office 365
4 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.45%) Datadog
4 1 (3.45%) Mimecast
4 1 (3.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
1 5 (17.24%) VSAN
2 3 (10.34%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) SAN
3 2 (6.90%) DHCP
3 2 (6.90%) IP Telephony
3 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
3 2 (6.90%) NetScaler
3 2 (6.90%) VPN
4 1 (3.45%) DMZ
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.45%) SSL
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) PolyBase
2 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2017
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (6.90%) Publishing
2 1 (3.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Architect
2 13 (44.83%) VMware Architect
3 10 (34.48%) Cloud Architect
4 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (17.24%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 5 (17.24%) Security Architect
5 5 (17.24%) Virtualisation Architect
6 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Technical Architect
6 4 (13.79%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Architect
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Technical Architect
7 3 (10.34%) Senior VMware Architect
7 3 (10.34%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (6.90%) AWS Architect
8 2 (6.90%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (6.90%) Storage Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.90%) Private Cloud
1 2 (6.90%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) AIX
6 1 (3.45%) HPUX
6 1 (3.45%) Solaris
6 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Strategic Roadmap
2 9 (31.03%) Migration
3 5 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (13.79%) Capacity Management
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (13.79%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (10.34%) High Availability
5 3 (10.34%) IT Strategy
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (6.90%) DevOps
6 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.90%) Network Design
6 2 (6.90%) Presales
6 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Service Management
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Security Cleared
2 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
3 6 (20.69%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) CCNA
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.45%) CCA
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) VMware NSX
2 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) vSphere
3 4 (13.79%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.34%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 2 (6.90%) NFS
5 2 (6.90%) UAG
5 2 (6.90%) XenApp
5 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) Backup Exec
2 3 (10.34%) vRealize
3 2 (6.90%) Ansible
3 2 (6.90%) SCOM
3 2 (6.90%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 1 (3.45%) SCSM
4 1 (3.45%) WSUS
4 1 (3.45%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (24.14%) Cisco
4 6 (20.69%) Citrix
4 6 (20.69%) NetApp
5 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.34%) Symantec
5 3 (10.34%) Veeam
6 2 (6.90%) arcserve
6 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
6 2 (6.90%) Rackspace
6 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.90%) Zscaler
7 1 (3.45%) Computacenter
7 1 (3.45%) F5
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) McAfee
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.45%) Sybase