Period
to 20 February 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 20 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.

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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 42 51
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9 -22
Contract jobs citing VMware 112 70 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.05% 4.03% 3.22%
As % of the Vendors category 11.02% 8.70% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 43 45
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £396 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.19% +13.00% -6.67%
10th Percentile £221 £291 £146
90th Percentile £538 £500 £483
South East median daily rate £390 £400 £363
% change year-on-year -2.50% +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £11.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -48.89% -25.00%
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% -14.29% +55.56%

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 1,016 805 1,012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 45.85% 46.37% 44.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 440 454
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £235 £263 £211
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 34 44
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.25 £10.80 £16.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.72% -32.79% +23.62%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.74
90th Percentile £29.46 £37.03 £30.35
South East median hourly rate £17.48 £15.36 £19.00
% change year-on-year +13.84% -19.18% +18.75%

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 20 February 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
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 20 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 +8 98 £420 +1.82% 20
High Wycombe - 2 £250 - 4
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 86 (76.79%) Windows
2 72 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (46.43%) Linux
4 50 (44.64%) Microsoft
5 46 (41.07%) ITIL
6 39 (34.82%) Active Directory
7 38 (33.93%) Security Cleared
7 38 (33.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 36 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
9 34 (30.36%) Windows Server
10 31 (27.68%) Amazon AWS
10 31 (27.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 30 (26.79%) NetApp
11 30 (26.79%) Change Management
11 30 (26.79%) SC Cleared
11 30 (26.79%) ITIL V3
12 27 (24.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 27 (24.11%) Hyper-V
13 26 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 25 (22.32%) Citrix
15 22 (19.64%) Office 365
16 21 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
16 21 (18.75%) MS Exchange
17 20 (17.86%) HP
18 19 (16.96%) DV Cleared
19 18 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
19 18 (16.07%) Virtual Environments
19 18 (16.07%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
20 17 (15.18%) OpenStack
20 17 (15.18%) Cisco

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 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 17 (15.18%) OpenStack
3 14 (12.50%) IIS
3 14 (12.50%) Skype for Business
4 12 (10.71%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.68%) Apache
6 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.89%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (27.68%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (19.64%) Office 365
4 12 (10.71%) IaaS
5 7 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.68%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.68%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.50%) Firewall
2 12 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 10 (8.93%) iSCSI
3 10 (8.93%) SAN
3 10 (8.93%) WAN
4 7 (6.25%) Skype
5 6 (5.36%) DHCP
5 6 (5.36%) DNS
6 5 (4.46%) LAN
6 5 (4.46%) NAS
7 4 (3.57%) Wireless
8 3 (2.68%) BIG-IP
9 2 (1.79%) Network Security
10 1 (0.89%) VLAN
10 1 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.89%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (2.68%) Big Data
3 3 (2.68%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) SonarQube
2 3 (2.68%) GitLab
3 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.89%) Maven
4 1 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (15.18%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.89%) Retail
3 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (19.64%) Architect
2 17 (15.18%) Support Engineer
3 14 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 12 (10.71%) Cloud Engineer
5 11 (9.82%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (9.82%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 11 (9.82%) Team Leader
6 9 (8.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (8.04%) Administrator
6 9 (8.04%) Optimisation Engineer
6 9 (8.04%) Storage Specialist
7 7 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 7 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (0.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
3 12 (10.71%) Enterprise Cloud
4 11 (9.82%) Clustering
5 10 (8.93%) Management Information System
6 9 (8.04%) Public Cloud
7 6 (5.36%) CMDB
7 6 (5.36%) Data Centre
8 4 (3.57%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.89%) PKI
9 1 (0.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 86 (76.79%) Windows
2 52 (46.43%) Linux
3 38 (33.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (30.36%) Windows Server
5 27 (24.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (8.93%) Solaris
8 9 (8.04%) Data ONTAP
9 8 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (7.14%) Unix
10 7 (6.25%) AIX
10 7 (6.25%) Windows 10
11 4 (3.57%) Windows 7
11 4 (3.57%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.79%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.89%) Android
13 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.89%) CentOS
13 1 (0.89%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.07%) ITIL
2 30 (26.79%) Change Management
2 30 (26.79%) ITIL V3
3 18 (16.07%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
3 18 (16.07%) Virtual Environments
4 16 (14.29%) Service Management
5 15 (13.39%) ITSM
6 12 (10.71%) Service Delivery
7 11 (9.82%) Network Virtualisation
8 10 (8.93%) Migration
9 7 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 7 (6.25%) DevOps
9 7 (6.25%) Incident Management
10 6 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.36%) Capacity Management
10 6 (5.36%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.36%) TOGAF
11 5 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.46%) Problem Management
12 4 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.25%) SQL
3 6 (5.36%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.68%) Python
5 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (33.93%) Security Cleared
2 31 (27.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (26.79%) SC Cleared
4 19 (16.96%) DV Cleared
5 15 (13.39%) MCSE
5 15 (13.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (8.04%) CCNA
8 7 (6.25%) MCSA
9 6 (5.36%) MCITP
10 5 (4.46%) MCP
10 5 (4.46%) RHCE
11 4 (3.57%) CCNP
11 4 (3.57%) CCSP
11 4 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (2.68%) CCA
13 2 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.89%) MCTS
14 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.89%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.93%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (34.82%) Active Directory
3 27 (24.11%) Hyper-V
4 14 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (9.82%) VMware Workstation
6 10 (8.93%) NFS
7 9 (8.04%) XenApp
8 8 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (4.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (3.57%) Docker
10 4 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (3.57%) UAG
11 3 (2.68%) ISA Server
11 3 (2.68%) Xen
12 2 (1.79%) vCloud
12 2 (1.79%) vSphere
13 1 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (13.39%) SCOM
2 12 (10.71%) Ansible
3 10 (8.93%) SCCM
4 7 (6.25%) Cobbler
5 5 (4.46%) OVSD
6 4 (3.57%) Backup Exec
6 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (3.57%) SCSM
7 3 (2.68%) Rundeck
7 3 (2.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.79%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (1.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.89%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.89%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.89%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.89%) vRealize
Vendors
1 50 (44.64%) Microsoft
2 30 (26.79%) NetApp
3 25 (22.32%) Citrix
4 20 (17.86%) HP
5 17 (15.18%) Cisco
6 12 (10.71%) Red Hat
7 8 (7.14%) Symantec
8 7 (6.25%) Blue Coat
8 7 (6.25%) CheckPoint
8 7 (6.25%) Forcepoint
8 7 (6.25%) ServiceNow
9 5 (4.46%) Veeam
9 5 (4.46%) Veritas
10 4 (3.57%) arcserve
10 4 (3.57%) Computacenter
10 4 (3.57%) Remedy
11 3 (2.68%) F5
11 3 (2.68%) Google
11 3 (2.68%) Sun
12 2 (1.79%) McAfee