Period
to 25 May 2019

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 May 2019 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 37 24
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13 +22
Contract jobs citing VMware 87 107 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.83% 5.12% 6.46%
As % of the Vendors category 13.18% 10.90% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 64 52
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £241 £296
90th Percentile £500 £538 £573
South East median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -0.18% +3.31% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £29.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.14% - -
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% -1.82% -28.57%

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 660 982 890
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 44.21% 46.96% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 518 447
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.14% -1.13%
10th Percentile £233 £221 £215
90th Percentile £625 £543 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 61 26
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -20.63% +9.38%
10th Percentile £10.55 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.00 £48.00 £32.00
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -8.57%

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 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 +1 71 £435 +2.35% 3
High Wycombe -1 8 £275 +15.79% 2
Aylesbury - 2 £390 -
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 57 (65.52%) Windows
2 52 (59.77%) Microsoft
3 42 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (40.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 34 (39.08%) Security Cleared
5 34 (39.08%) Windows Server
6 29 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 25 (28.74%) Citrix
8 23 (26.44%) SC Cleared
9 21 (24.14%) Hyper-V
9 21 (24.14%) SQL Server
10 19 (21.84%) DV Cleared
10 19 (21.84%) Office 365
10 19 (21.84%) SCCM
11 18 (20.69%) Red Hat
11 18 (20.69%) Cisco
12 17 (19.54%) MS Exchange
13 16 (18.39%) ITIL
13 16 (18.39%) Amazon AWS
13 16 (18.39%) Data Centre
14 15 (17.24%) vSphere
14 15 (17.24%) SQL
15 13 (14.94%) Firewall
15 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (14.94%) SAN
15 13 (14.94%) Problem-Solving
16 11 (12.64%) Windows 10
16 11 (12.64%) Linux
16 11 (12.64%) Migration
16 11 (12.64%) VMware ESXi

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 17 (19.54%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.20%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.75%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.60%) Confluence
4 4 (4.60%) IIS
4 4 (4.60%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.30%) Apache
6 2 (2.30%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.30%) IBM Domino
6 2 (2.30%) JBoss
6 2 (2.30%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (40.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (21.84%) Office 365
3 16 (18.39%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (8.05%) OpenShift
5 6 (6.90%) IaaS
5 6 (6.90%) PaaS
6 2 (2.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.30%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (2.30%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.15%) GitHub
7 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.94%) Firewall
1 13 (14.94%) SAN
2 10 (11.49%) IP Telephony
2 10 (11.49%) WAN
3 9 (10.34%) DHCP
4 7 (8.05%) DNS
5 5 (5.75%) LAN
6 4 (4.60%) Unified Communications
7 3 (3.45%) PBX
7 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.45%) VPN
8 2 (2.30%) Internet
8 2 (2.30%) Intranet
8 2 (2.30%) Network Security
8 2 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.15%) BGP
9 1 (1.15%) MPLS
9 1 (1.15%) NAS
9 1 (1.15%) OSPF
9 1 (1.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.30%) Big Data
4 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.75%) Subversion
3 3 (3.45%) Bitbucket
3 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.45%) JIRA
3 3 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.30%) FishEye
4 2 (2.30%) Maven
4 2 (2.30%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.15%) AdminStudio
5 1 (1.15%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (6.90%) Publishing
2 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.60%) Finance
4 1 (1.15%) Law
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (17.24%) Analyst
1 15 (17.24%) Architect
2 10 (11.49%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (8.05%) Consultant
4 7 (8.05%) Developer
4 7 (8.05%) Technical Architect
5 6 (6.90%) Service Analyst
5 6 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.75%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.75%) SQL Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 4 (4.60%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Technical Manager
7 4 (4.60%) Technical Project Manager
7 4 (4.60%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Wintel Consultant
7 4 (4.60%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) Web Services
2 2 (2.30%) .NET
2 2 (2.30%) Java EE
2 2 (2.30%) JMS
2 2 (2.30%) JTA
2 2 (2.30%) Middleware
2 2 (2.30%) Servlets
3 1 (1.15%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.15%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.39%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.34%) Clustering
3 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.30%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) e-Health
6 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.15%) NHS
6 1 (1.15%) PKI
6 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 57 (65.52%) Windows
2 34 (39.08%) Windows Server
3 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (12.64%) Linux
4 11 (12.64%) Windows 10
5 10 (11.49%) Unix
5 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.60%) AIX
8 4 (4.60%) Solaris
9 3 (3.45%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.15%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.39%) ITIL
2 13 (14.94%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (12.64%) Migration
4 10 (11.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (10.34%) Data Migration
5 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (9.20%) Presales
7 7 (8.05%) Network Design
7 7 (8.05%) Server Management
7 7 (8.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (6.90%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.90%) DevOps
8 6 (6.90%) Performance Management
8 6 (6.90%) Server Building
8 6 (6.90%) Service Management
9 5 (5.75%) Change Management
9 5 (5.75%) Database Optimisation
9 5 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.75%) Incident Management
9 5 (5.75%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.24%) SQL
2 5 (5.75%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.75%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.60%) Java
4 3 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.15%) C
5 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (39.08%) Security Cleared
2 23 (26.44%) SC Cleared
3 19 (21.84%) DV Cleared
4 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (8.05%) MCP
6 5 (5.75%) MCITP
6 5 (5.75%) MCSE
6 5 (5.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.45%) CCA
7 3 (3.45%) CCNA
7 3 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (3.45%) MCSA
7 3 (3.45%) MCTS
7 3 (3.45%) VCAP
7 3 (3.45%) VCP4
7 3 (3.45%) VCP5
8 1 (1.15%) CCIE
8 1 (1.15%) CCNP
8 1 (1.15%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 21 (24.14%) Hyper-V
4 15 (17.24%) vSphere
5 11 (12.64%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (3.45%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 3 (3.45%) Docker
7 3 (3.45%) vCloud
8 2 (2.30%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.15%) VMware NSX
9 1 (1.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (21.84%) SCCM
2 7 (8.05%) Ansible
2 7 (8.05%) Backup Exec
2 7 (8.05%) NetBackup
2 7 (8.05%) Tivoli
3 5 (5.75%) vRealize
4 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (4.60%) SCOM
4 4 (4.60%) SCVMM
5 3 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (3.45%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (3.45%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.30%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (2.30%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.30%) Nagios
6 2 (2.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.15%) Terraform
7 1 (1.15%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 52 (59.77%) Microsoft
2 25 (28.74%) Citrix
3 18 (20.69%) Cisco
3 18 (20.69%) Red Hat
4 9 (10.34%) Blue Coat
4 9 (10.34%) CheckPoint
4 9 (10.34%) IBM
4 9 (10.34%) NetApp
5 7 (8.05%) BMC
6 6 (6.90%) Unisys
7 4 (4.60%) F5
7 4 (4.60%) Telerik
8 3 (3.45%) Mitel
8 3 (3.45%) MuleSoft
8 3 (3.45%) Veeam
9 2 (2.30%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.30%) HP
9 2 (2.30%) Oracle
9 2 (2.30%) Planview
9 2 (2.30%) Splunk