Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 2017 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
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 46 45
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware 120 63 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.10% 3.64% 3.86%
As % of the Vendors category 11.51% 7.90% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 44 61
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £385 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.41% +20.00% -14.42%
10th Percentile £235 £263 £155
90th Percentile £479 £500 £410
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.70% -42.50% +6.67%
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £42.64 £24.50
% change year-on-year -41.37% +74.04% +8.89%

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 1043 797 1203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 44.35% 46.02% 45.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 421 530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £212 £230 £208
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £419 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +4.75% +2.56% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 44 47
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £10.80 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.04% -32.50% +28.00%
10th Percentile £8.89 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £39.88 £26.80 £30.20
South East median hourly rate £17.25 £15.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year +12.73% -19.46% +22.58%

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 25 November 2017.

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
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 25 November 2017. 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 +12 96 £385 -9.53% 5
High Wycombe - 2 £250 - 3
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for VMware.

1 86 (71.67%) Windows
2 67 (55.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (46.67%) Linux
4 54 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 52 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
6 51 (42.50%) Active Directory
7 43 (35.83%) Windows Server
8 42 (35.00%) Microsoft
9 37 (30.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (26.67%) Migration
11 30 (25.00%) OpenStack
12 29 (24.17%) Office 365
13 25 (20.83%) Finance
14 23 (19.17%) Hyper-V
15 22 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
15 22 (18.33%) Microsoft Office
16 21 (17.50%) Unix
16 21 (17.50%) Hybrid Cloud
17 20 (16.67%) HP
18 19 (15.83%) Windows Server 2003
19 18 (15.00%) Citrix
19 18 (15.00%) SharePoint
19 18 (15.00%) ITIL
19 18 (15.00%) IaaS
20 17 (14.17%) Banking
21 16 (13.33%) Security Cleared
21 16 (13.33%) MS Exchange
21 16 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
21 16 (13.33%) SAN
21 16 (13.33%) Virtual Environments

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 30 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 18 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 16 (13.33%) MS Exchange
4 8 (6.67%) IIS
5 7 (5.83%) Skype for Business
6 5 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.33%) Apache
7 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.67%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.83%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (18.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (24.17%) Office 365
4 18 (15.00%) IaaS
5 12 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (3.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.33%) SAN
2 10 (8.33%) Firewall
3 6 (5.00%) NAS
4 5 (4.17%) DNS
4 5 (4.17%) Network Security
5 4 (3.33%) BIG-IP
5 4 (3.33%) Skype
6 2 (1.67%) LDAP
6 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.83%) DHCP
7 1 (0.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.67%) Big Data
5 2 (1.67%) DB2
5 2 (1.67%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (5.00%) GitLab
2 4 (3.33%) SonarQube
3 2 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.83%) Maven
4 1 (0.83%) MSI
4 1 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 25 (20.83%) Finance
2 17 (14.17%) Banking
3 2 (1.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (22.50%) Architect
2 15 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 14 (11.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 10 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (7.50%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (7.50%) Optimisation Engineer
5 9 (7.50%) Technical Architect
6 8 (6.67%) Administrator
6 8 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
6 8 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
7 7 (5.83%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (5.83%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (5.83%) Migration Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Analyst
8 6 (5.00%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.17%) Consultant
9 5 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 5 (4.17%) Unix Administrator
9 5 (4.17%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (0.83%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 15 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 13 (10.83%) Data Centre
4 10 (8.33%) CMDB
5 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.83%) Clustering
7 3 (2.50%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.50%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.67%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.67%) PKI
8 2 (1.67%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 86 (71.67%) Windows
2 56 (46.67%) Linux
3 43 (35.83%) Windows Server
4 37 (30.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (17.50%) Unix
7 19 (15.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (8.33%) AIX
9 9 (7.50%) Solaris
10 5 (4.17%) Windows 10
10 5 (4.17%) Windows Vista
11 4 (3.33%) VMS
12 3 (2.50%) Windows 7
13 2 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.83%) Android
14 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.83%) CentOS
14 1 (0.83%) SUSE
14 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.67%) Migration
2 18 (15.00%) ITIL
3 16 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
4 15 (12.50%) Change Management
5 11 (9.17%) ITIL V3
6 9 (7.50%) Service Management
7 8 (6.67%) Project Management
8 7 (5.83%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.83%) DevOps
8 7 (5.83%) ITSM
8 7 (5.83%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
8 7 (5.83%) TOGAF
9 6 (5.00%) Network Design
9 6 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.17%) Configuration Management
10 5 (4.17%) PRINCE2
10 5 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (3.33%) Incident Management
11 4 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.67%) SQL
2 12 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.33%) Python
4 3 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.83%) Java
5 1 (0.83%) VB
5 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.50%) MCSE
2 15 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.83%) DV Cleared
3 7 (5.83%) MCP
4 5 (4.17%) CCNA
4 5 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.50%) MCITP
7 2 (1.67%) GSAE
7 2 (1.67%) MCSA
7 2 (1.67%) RHCE
8 1 (0.83%) CCSP
8 1 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.83%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.50%) SLA
2 7 (5.83%) GDPR
3 3 (2.50%) PMO
4 1 (0.83%) AS 2805
4 1 (0.83%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 67 (55.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (42.50%) Active Directory
3 23 (19.17%) Hyper-V
4 11 (9.17%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (9.17%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (5.00%) XenApp
7 5 (4.17%) VMware Server
7 5 (4.17%) vSphere
8 4 (3.33%) Docker
9 3 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.67%) vCloud
10 2 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.67%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 14 (11.67%) Ansible
2 11 (9.17%) Jamf Pro
3 9 (7.50%) SCCM
4 5 (4.17%) Rundeck
4 5 (4.17%) SCOM
5 4 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (3.33%) SCVMM
6 3 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (2.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.67%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.67%) OpenView
7 2 (1.67%) OVSD
8 1 (0.83%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.83%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.83%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.83%) vRealize
Vendors
1 42 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.67%) HP
3 18 (15.00%) Citrix
4 11 (9.17%) Cisco
4 11 (9.17%) NetApp
5 7 (5.83%) Red Hat
5 7 (5.83%) ServiceNow
6 6 (5.00%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.17%) Symantec
8 4 (3.33%) Blue Coat
8 4 (3.33%) F5
8 4 (3.33%) Google
8 4 (3.33%) Oracle
8 4 (3.33%) Sun
9 3 (2.50%) IBM
9 3 (2.50%) StorageTek
10 2 (1.67%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.67%) EMC
10 2 (1.67%) SAP
11 1 (0.83%) Nimsoft