Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 64 73
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9 -26
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 72 43 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.23% 2.44% 2.18%
As % of the System Software category 23.30% 18.38% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 31
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +13.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £243 £290 £180
90th Percentile £514 £525 £530
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £42.64 £43.00
% change year-on-year -41.37% -0.84% +91.11%

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 309 234 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.87% 13.28% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 122 78
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.61% -5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £149 £237 £180
90th Percentile £530 £500 £530
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 23
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -15.63% +23.08%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.76 £9.86
90th Percentile £42.50 £18.00 £28.75
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +6.25%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +5 67 £414 -5.37% 15
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 58 (80.56%) Windows
3 40 (55.56%) ITIL
4 38 (52.78%) Linux
5 36 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 34 (47.22%) Security Cleared
6 34 (47.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (40.28%) SC Cleared
7 29 (40.28%) ITIL V3
8 27 (37.50%) Active Directory
8 27 (37.50%) NetApp
9 26 (36.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 26 (36.11%) Change Management
10 23 (31.94%) Hyper-V
11 22 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
12 18 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
13 17 (23.61%) Windows Server
13 17 (23.61%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (23.61%) HP
13 17 (23.61%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
14 16 (22.22%) Office 365
14 16 (22.22%) DV Cleared
14 16 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
15 15 (20.83%) SCOM
15 15 (20.83%) Citrix
15 15 (20.83%) Service Management
16 14 (19.44%) ITSM
16 14 (19.44%) MS Exchange

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 14 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.67%) IIS
3 11 (15.28%) Skype for Business
4 9 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.56%) OpenStack
7 3 (4.17%) Apache
7 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.39%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 18 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (22.22%) Office 365
2 14 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.94%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (6.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
2 10 (13.89%) Firewall
2 10 (13.89%) iSCSI
3 7 (9.72%) SAN
3 7 (9.72%) WAN
4 6 (8.33%) Skype
5 4 (5.56%) DHCP
5 4 (5.56%) DNS
5 4 (5.56%) LAN
5 4 (5.56%) NAS
5 4 (5.56%) Wireless
6 3 (4.17%) BIG-IP
7 2 (2.78%) Network Security
8 1 (1.39%) VLAN
8 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (4.17%) Big Data
3 3 (4.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (9.72%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Banking
2 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (18.06%) Architect
2 11 (15.28%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 11 (15.28%) Team Leader
3 9 (12.50%) Administrator
3 9 (12.50%) Storage Specialist
4 8 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 7 (9.72%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (9.72%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
8 3 (4.17%) Communications Specialist
8 3 (4.17%) Optimisation Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Server Migration Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) VMware Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.67%) Enterprise Cloud
3 11 (15.28%) Clustering
4 10 (13.89%) Management Information System
5 6 (8.33%) CMDB
5 6 (8.33%) Data Centre
6 4 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (5.56%) Private Cloud
6 4 (5.56%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.39%) PKI
7 1 (1.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 58 (80.56%) Windows
2 38 (52.78%) Linux
3 34 (47.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (23.61%) Windows Server
6 10 (13.89%) Solaris
7 9 (12.50%) Data ONTAP
8 8 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (9.72%) AIX
9 7 (9.72%) Unix
10 4 (5.56%) Windows 10
10 4 (5.56%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
11 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.39%) Android
12 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.39%) CentOS
12 1 (1.39%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (55.56%) ITIL
2 29 (40.28%) ITIL V3
3 26 (36.11%) Change Management
4 18 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
5 17 (23.61%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 15 (20.83%) Service Management
7 14 (19.44%) ITSM
8 11 (15.28%) Network Virtualisation
9 10 (13.89%) Service Delivery
10 8 (11.11%) Migration
11 6 (8.33%) Capacity Management
11 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
11 6 (8.33%) TOGAF
12 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (6.94%) Configuration Management
12 5 (6.94%) DevOps
13 4 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (5.56%) Incident Management
13 4 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.89%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 6 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (1.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (47.22%) Security Cleared
2 29 (40.28%) SC Cleared
3 26 (36.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (22.22%) DV Cleared
5 12 (16.67%) MCSE
6 11 (15.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (9.72%) CCNA
9 5 (6.94%) MCITP
9 5 (6.94%) MCSA
9 5 (6.94%) RHCE
10 4 (5.56%) CCSP
10 4 (5.56%) MCP
11 3 (4.17%) CCNP
12 2 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (1.39%) CCA
13 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (1.39%) MCTS
13 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (1.39%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 23 (31.94%) Hyper-V
3 14 (19.44%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (13.89%) NFS
4 10 (13.89%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (6.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (6.94%) XenApp
6 4 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (5.56%) UAG
6 4 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.17%) Xen
8 2 (2.78%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.78%) vCloud
8 2 (2.78%) vSphere
9 1 (1.39%) Docker
9 1 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (20.83%) SCOM
2 8 (11.11%) SCCM
3 7 (9.72%) Cobbler
4 6 (8.33%) Ansible
5 4 (5.56%) Backup Exec
5 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (5.56%) OVSD
5 4 (5.56%) SCSM
6 3 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (1.39%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.39%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.39%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.39%) Puppet
8 1 (1.39%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.39%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.39%) vRealize
Vendors
1 72 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 27 (37.50%) NetApp
4 17 (23.61%) HP
5 15 (20.83%) Citrix
6 10 (13.89%) Red Hat
7 9 (12.50%) Cisco
8 8 (11.11%) Symantec
9 7 (9.72%) ServiceNow
10 5 (6.94%) Veeam
10 5 (6.94%) Veritas
11 4 (5.56%) arcserve
11 4 (5.56%) Forcepoint
12 3 (4.17%) Computacenter
12 3 (4.17%) F5
12 3 (4.17%) Sun
13 2 (2.78%) CheckPoint
13 2 (2.78%) EMC
13 2 (2.78%) Remedy
13 2 (2.78%) StorageTek