Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 24 42
Rank change year-on-year -13 +18 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware 107 126 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.14% 6.45% 3.81%
As % of the Vendors category 10.87% 14.24% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 52 50
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +34.92%
10th Percentile £241 £295 £300
90th Percentile £538 £573 £501
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £29.25 - £22.50
10th Percentile £14.08 - £21.25
90th Percentile £45.03 - £52.75
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £27.50 £40.25
% change year-on-year -1.82% -31.68% +34.17%

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 984 885 864
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 47.31% 45.29% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 443 455
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £396 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.14% -1.13% +18.52%
10th Percentile £221 £225 £240
90th Percentile £541 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 26 35
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.50 £15.75 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.63% +9.38% +22.55%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.15 £9.10
90th Percentile £48.00 £32.00 £39.05
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -8.57% +1.63%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -3 99 £425 +6.25% 11
High Wycombe -2 1 £238 +48.44% 2
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 79 (73.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (57.94%) Microsoft
3 60 (56.07%) Windows
4 47 (43.93%) Linux
5 45 (42.06%) ITIL
5 45 (42.06%) NetApp
5 45 (42.06%) Security Cleared
6 37 (34.58%) SC Cleared
7 32 (29.91%) Citrix
7 32 (29.91%) Change Management
8 29 (27.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 29 (27.10%) Problem-Solving
9 28 (26.17%) Cisco
9 28 (26.17%) ITIL V3
9 28 (26.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (24.30%) MS Exchange
11 25 (23.36%) Active Directory
12 23 (21.50%) HP
12 23 (21.50%) Red Hat
12 23 (21.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 23 (21.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 23 (21.50%) Hyper-V
13 22 (20.56%) DV Cleared
13 22 (20.56%) Firewall
14 19 (17.76%) Microsoft Office
15 18 (16.82%) SAN
15 18 (16.82%) Virtual Machines
16 17 (15.89%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
16 17 (15.89%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (14.95%) Blue Coat

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 26 (24.30%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.15%) Skype for Business
3 8 (7.48%) IIS
3 8 (7.48%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.87%) Apache
4 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.87%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.93%) Confluence
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (17.76%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.08%) Office 365
2 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (8.41%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.93%) IaaS
5 1 (0.93%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.93%) PaaS
5 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.56%) Firewall
2 18 (16.82%) SAN
3 15 (14.02%) WAN
4 14 (13.08%) iSCSI
5 11 (10.28%) TCP/IP
6 9 (8.41%) LAN
7 7 (6.54%) Wireless
8 5 (4.67%) DHCP
8 5 (4.67%) DNS
8 5 (4.67%) Skype
9 1 (0.93%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.93%) NAS
9 1 (0.93%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.93%) VLAN
9 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.93%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (2.80%) Big Data
3 3 (2.80%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.93%) DB2
4 1 (0.93%) OLTP
4 1 (0.93%) Power BI
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Bitbucket
1 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 6 (5.61%) Finance
2 3 (2.80%) Banking
3 2 (1.87%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Advertising
4 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.93%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (25.23%) Architect
2 24 (22.43%) Technical Architect
3 17 (15.89%) Infrastructure Architect
4 16 (14.95%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 16 (14.95%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 13 (12.15%) Storage Specialist
6 11 (10.28%) Administrator
6 11 (10.28%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 11 (10.28%) Linux Administrator
6 11 (10.28%) Team Leader
7 9 (8.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 9 (8.41%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (6.54%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (6.54%) Support Engineer
9 6 (5.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (4.67%) NetApp Specialist
10 5 (4.67%) VMware Engineer
11 4 (3.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (3.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (3.74%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) .NET
1 1 (0.93%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.89%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (14.02%) Data Centre
3 13 (12.15%) Management Information System
4 12 (11.21%) Clustering
5 11 (10.28%) Enterprise Cloud
6 7 (6.54%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (3.74%) CMDB
7 4 (3.74%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.87%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.87%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.93%) HACMP
9 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 60 (56.07%) Windows
2 47 (43.93%) Linux
3 28 (26.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (21.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (21.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (14.02%) Windows Server
6 14 (13.08%) Solaris
7 13 (12.15%) Data ONTAP
8 12 (11.21%) AIX
8 12 (11.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (9.35%) Unix
10 5 (4.67%) Windows 10
11 4 (3.74%) Windows 7
11 4 (3.74%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.80%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (42.06%) ITIL
2 32 (29.91%) Change Management
3 29 (27.10%) Problem-Solving
4 28 (26.17%) ITIL V3
5 17 (15.89%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 15 (14.02%) Virtual Environments
7 14 (13.08%) Service Management
8 13 (12.15%) Capacity Management
9 12 (11.21%) Service Delivery
10 11 (10.28%) ITSM
10 11 (10.28%) Network Virtualisation
11 9 (8.41%) Migration
12 8 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (7.48%) Incident Management
12 8 (7.48%) TOGAF
13 7 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (6.54%) Network Design
13 7 (6.54%) PRINCE2
13 7 (6.54%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (6.54%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.35%) PowerShell
2 8 (7.48%) Bash Shell
3 6 (5.61%) SQL
4 2 (1.87%) Python
5 1 (0.93%) C++
5 1 (0.93%) Java
5 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (42.06%) Security Cleared
2 37 (34.58%) SC Cleared
3 29 (27.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (20.56%) DV Cleared
5 14 (13.08%) MCSE
6 12 (11.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (7.48%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (7.48%) RHCE
8 7 (6.54%) CCNA
9 6 (5.61%) MCP
9 6 (5.61%) MCSA
10 5 (4.67%) MCITP
11 4 (3.74%) CCNP
11 4 (3.74%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (2.80%) CCA
12 3 (2.80%) CCSP
12 3 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.93%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.02%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) PMO
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 79 (73.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (23.36%) Active Directory
3 23 (21.50%) Hyper-V
4 18 (16.82%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (14.02%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (13.08%) NFS
7 11 (10.28%) XenApp
8 9 (8.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 6 (5.61%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (4.67%) vCloud
11 4 (3.74%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (3.74%) UAG
12 3 (2.80%) ISA Server
12 3 (2.80%) Xen
13 2 (1.87%) vSphere
14 1 (0.93%) Docker
14 1 (0.93%) GPFS
14 1 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (14.02%) SCOM
2 10 (9.35%) Cobbler
3 8 (7.48%) Backup Exec
3 8 (7.48%) SCCM
4 7 (6.54%) OVSD
5 6 (5.61%) SCSM
6 5 (4.67%) Ansible
7 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.93%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.93%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 62 (57.94%) Microsoft
2 45 (42.06%) NetApp
3 32 (29.91%) Citrix
4 28 (26.17%) Cisco
5 23 (21.50%) HP
5 23 (21.50%) Red Hat
6 16 (14.95%) Blue Coat
6 16 (14.95%) CheckPoint
7 8 (7.48%) Veritas
8 7 (6.54%) Forcepoint
8 7 (6.54%) Symantec
8 7 (6.54%) Veeam
9 6 (5.61%) arcserve
10 4 (3.74%) Computacenter
10 4 (3.74%) Remedy
11 3 (2.80%) McAfee
12 2 (1.87%) Meraki
12 2 (1.87%) Oracle
13 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.93%) Tableau