Period
to 16 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 6 months to 16 December 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 42 49
Rank change year-on-year +20 +7 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware 118 120 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 7.10% 5.09% 3.44%
As % of the Vendors category 15.13% 11.49% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 44 40
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £378 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.65% -9.85% +35.08%
10th Percentile £295 £228 £289
90th Percentile £500 £484 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.50 - £11.50
10th Percentile £11.10 - £11.25
90th Percentile £30.45 - £11.75
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +24.00% -31.97% +42.72%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Buckinghamshire.

All Vendors
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 780 1,044 772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 46.96% 44.27% 45.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 479 426
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £240 £212 £213
90th Percentile £588 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 71 42
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +55.56% -29.38%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £17.00 £48.75 £33.68
South East median hourly rate £16.05 £17.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.96% +15.00% -16.67%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Buckinghamshire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Buckinghamshire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Buckinghamshire

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Buckinghamshire

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware in Buckinghamshire

VMware
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 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 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 +20 108 £388 +2.65% 11
High Wycombe 0 3 £275 +10.11% 4
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 87 (73.73%) Windows
2 67 (56.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (55.93%) Active Directory
4 56 (47.46%) Windows Server
5 53 (44.92%) Microsoft
6 48 (40.68%) Security Cleared
7 41 (34.75%) Citrix
8 38 (32.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (29.66%) NetApp
9 35 (29.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 33 (27.97%) Linux
11 32 (27.12%) Firewall
11 32 (27.12%) Office 365
11 32 (27.12%) DV Cleared
12 30 (25.42%) PowerShell
12 30 (25.42%) vSphere
12 30 (25.42%) Change Management
13 29 (24.58%) SQL
14 28 (23.73%) Microsoft Certification
15 26 (22.03%) Hyper-V
15 26 (22.03%) SC Cleared
16 25 (21.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 25 (21.19%) ITIL
17 24 (20.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 23 (19.49%) Unix
18 23 (19.49%) SAN
19 22 (18.64%) Cisco
20 21 (17.80%) MS Exchange
20 21 (17.80%) SCCM
20 21 (17.80%) Incident Management

VMware
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 21 (17.80%) MS Exchange
2 16 (13.56%) IIS
2 16 (13.56%) SharePoint
3 10 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (5.08%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (3.39%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 32 (27.12%) Office 365
2 15 (12.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.93%) Akamai
3 7 (5.93%) IaaS
4 5 (4.24%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (4.24%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (27.12%) Firewall
2 23 (19.49%) SAN
3 20 (16.95%) WAN
4 18 (15.25%) LAN
5 15 (12.71%) TCP/IP
6 14 (11.86%) NAS
7 7 (5.93%) Unified Communications
8 6 (5.08%) IP Telephony
8 6 (5.08%) Skype
9 3 (2.54%) DNS
10 2 (1.69%) DHCP
10 2 (1.69%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.69%) VSAN
11 1 (0.85%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.85%) IPsec
11 1 (0.85%) Telepresence
11 1 (0.85%) VPN
11 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.24%) Power BI
3 4 (3.39%) DB2
4 2 (1.69%) MySQL
5 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.85%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) GitLab
1 1 (0.85%) MSI
1 1 (0.85%) SonarQube
1 1 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (11.86%) Law
2 9 (7.63%) Finance
3 4 (3.39%) Banking
3 4 (3.39%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.54%) Publishing
5 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (20.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (13.56%) Project Engineer
3 13 (11.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 13 (11.02%) Analyst
4 9 (7.63%) Infrastructure Support
5 8 (6.78%) VMware Engineer
6 7 (5.93%) Administrator
7 6 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (5.08%) Applications Support
7 6 (5.08%) Architect
7 6 (5.08%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (5.08%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.08%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Support Specialist
9 4 (3.39%) Applications Specialist
9 4 (3.39%) Applications Support Specialist
9 4 (3.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (3.39%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.39%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.08%) .NET
2 3 (2.54%) LDAP
3 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.85%) COM
3 1 (0.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.95%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.47%) Clustering
3 8 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (5.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 5 (4.24%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.24%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.39%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 87 (73.73%) Windows
2 56 (47.46%) Windows Server
3 38 (32.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (29.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (27.97%) Linux
6 23 (19.49%) Unix
7 18 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (7.63%) Windows 10
9 7 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (5.08%) Solaris
11 2 (1.69%) AIX
12 1 (0.85%) CentOS
12 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.42%) Change Management
2 25 (21.19%) ITIL
3 24 (20.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 21 (17.80%) Incident Management
5 20 (16.95%) Migration
6 19 (16.10%) ITIL V3
7 15 (12.71%) Service Management
8 14 (11.86%) ITSM
9 13 (11.02%) Patch Management
9 13 (11.02%) Server Building
10 12 (10.17%) Task Automation
11 10 (8.47%) Server Management
12 9 (7.63%) Virtual Environments
13 8 (6.78%) E-Commerce
14 7 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (5.93%) Problem-Solving
15 6 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (5.08%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
16 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Monitoring
16 5 (4.24%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (25.42%) PowerShell
2 29 (24.58%) SQL
3 7 (5.93%) VBScript
4 4 (3.39%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.69%) Java
5 2 (1.69%) VB
6 1 (0.85%) C
6 1 (0.85%) Perl
6 1 (0.85%) Python
6 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (40.68%) Security Cleared
2 32 (27.12%) DV Cleared
3 28 (23.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (22.03%) SC Cleared
5 25 (21.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (10.17%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (6.78%) CCA
7 8 (6.78%) MCITP
8 7 (5.93%) MCSE
8 7 (5.93%) VCAP
8 7 (5.93%) VCP5
9 6 (5.08%) MCDBA
9 6 (5.08%) MCSA
9 6 (5.08%) MCTS
9 6 (5.08%) VCP4
10 5 (4.24%) MCP
11 4 (3.39%) CCNA
11 4 (3.39%) CCNP
11 4 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (2.54%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.93%) SLA
2 3 (2.54%) Government Security Classifications
2 3 (2.54%) QA
System Software
1 67 (56.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (55.93%) Active Directory
3 30 (25.42%) vSphere
4 26 (22.03%) Hyper-V
5 21 (17.80%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (11.86%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (9.32%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (5.08%) vCloud
8 6 (5.08%) XenServer
9 5 (4.24%) XenApp
9 5 (4.24%) XenDesktop
10 3 (2.54%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (2.54%) UAG
10 3 (2.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (1.69%) Docker
11 2 (1.69%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 21 (17.80%) SCCM
2 15 (12.71%) McAfee ePO
3 12 (10.17%) SCVMM
4 7 (5.93%) Ansible
5 6 (5.08%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (5.08%) vCenter Server
6 5 (4.24%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (2.54%) AirWatch
7 3 (2.54%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.54%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.54%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.69%) Control-M
8 2 (1.69%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.69%) Puppet
8 2 (1.69%) vRealize
9 1 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.85%) Nagios
9 1 (0.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 53 (44.92%) Microsoft
2 41 (34.75%) Citrix
3 35 (29.66%) NetApp
4 22 (18.64%) Cisco
5 15 (12.71%) McAfee
6 14 (11.86%) Sony
7 13 (11.02%) F5
8 11 (9.32%) Red Hat
9 10 (8.47%) Oracle
10 6 (5.08%) HP
11 5 (4.24%) Blue Coat
12 4 (3.39%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.54%) BMC
13 3 (2.54%) Forcepoint
13 3 (2.54%) Remedy
13 3 (2.54%) Veritas
14 2 (1.69%) CA
14 2 (1.69%) Computacenter
14 2 (1.69%) Unisys
15 1 (0.85%) Ivanti