Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 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.

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
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 45 28 44
Rank change year-on-year -17 +16 -18
Contract jobs citing VMware 19 94 91
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.87% 6.01% 4.43%
As % of the Vendors category 5.28% 13.56% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 52 51
Median daily rate £410 £423 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.96% -0.59% +3.66%
10th Percentile £400 £263 £275
90th Percentile £521 £525 £530
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Median hourly rate £14.05 £14.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.36% +27.27% -12.00%
10th Percentile £14.01 £13.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £14.41 £29.40 £41.30
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £18.20 £27.00
% change year-on-year +37.34% -32.58% +20.91%

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 360 693 932
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 54.46% 44.31% 45.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 350 479
Median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £261 £252 £220
90th Percentile £638 £581 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 64 76
Median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +23.08% -21.21%
10th Percentile £11.70 £9.39 £9.00
90th Percentile £39.25 £37.85 £42.50
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +7.04% +4.41% +5.43%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Buckinghamshire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Daily rate trend for VMware in Buckinghamshire

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VMware in Buckinghamshire

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Hourly rate trend 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 14 July 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 -17 11 £400 -11.11% 1
Amersham +1 3 - -
High Wycombe +7 1 - - 1
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (47.37%) ITIL
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
4 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (36.84%) Linux
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (31.58%) SLA
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
6 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
6 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
6 6 (31.58%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (31.58%) UAG
7 5 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (26.32%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (21.05%) Proactive Monitoring
8 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
8 4 (21.05%) Change Management
8 4 (21.05%) vSphere
8 4 (21.05%) AWS
8 4 (21.05%) Coaching
8 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (21.05%) Computacenter

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 3 (15.79%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) AWS
2 3 (15.79%) Azure
2 3 (15.79%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
1 3 (15.79%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) DMZ
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) HSRP
3 1 (5.26%) IPsec
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security
3 1 (5.26%) VLAN
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) VSAN
3 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) PolyBase
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2017
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Public Sector
2 2 (10.53%) Publishing
3 1 (5.26%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Support Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (21.05%) Service Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Active Directory Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Active Directory Support
4 3 (15.79%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Wintel Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Wintel Support
4 3 (15.79%) Wintel Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support
5 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.79%) NHS
4 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.26%) Clustering
5 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
5 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
3 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2016
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
6 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
7 2 (10.53%) Mac OS
8 1 (5.26%) AIX
8 1 (5.26%) HPUX
8 1 (5.26%) Solaris
8 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
3 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (21.05%) Change Management
4 4 (21.05%) Coaching
4 4 (21.05%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
5 3 (15.79%) Preventative Maintenance
5 3 (15.79%) Workflow
6 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) High Availability
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 1 (5.26%) BCP
7 1 (5.26%) Benchmarking
7 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) Python
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) MCSA
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) GDPR
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
3 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 6 (31.58%) UAG
4 5 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (21.05%) vSphere
6 2 (10.53%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (5.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (5.26%) vCloud
7 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (5.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.26%) vCenter Server
1 1 (5.26%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Computacenter
3 3 (15.79%) Remedy
4 2 (10.53%) F5
4 2 (10.53%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Aruba
5 1 (5.26%) BMC
5 1 (5.26%) Brocade
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) CommVault
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) Hitachi
5 1 (5.26%) McAfee
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) Sybase
5 1 (5.26%) Veeam
5 1 (5.26%) Veritas