Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 34 46
Rank change year-on-year +15 +12 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 132 134 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 7.30% 5.95% 3.55%
As % of the Vendors category 15.46% 13.67% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 53 49
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £395 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% -7.06% +34.92%
10th Percentile £299 £238 £263
90th Percentile £475 £475 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% - -
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +8.00% -39.02% +53.27%

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 854 980 813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 47.23% 43.50% 46.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 433 433
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £231 £172 £213
90th Percentile £575 £536 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 69 41
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.75 £17.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +54.55% -21.97%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.79 £8.50
90th Percentile £17.00 £31.00 £25.75
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £15.70
% change year-on-year -4.35% +9.87% -12.78%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +10 116 £389 -1.58% 10
High Wycombe - 4 £256 - 2
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 87 (65.91%) Windows
2 77 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (46.97%) Active Directory
4 56 (42.42%) Microsoft
5 53 (40.15%) Windows Server
6 48 (36.36%) Security Cleared
7 46 (34.85%) Linux
8 39 (29.55%) Citrix
8 39 (29.55%) NetApp
9 38 (28.79%) Office 365
10 34 (25.76%) Change Management
11 33 (25.00%) Firewall
12 32 (24.24%) SC Cleared
12 32 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 31 (23.48%) DV Cleared
13 31 (23.48%) ITIL
14 30 (22.73%) PowerShell
14 30 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
14 30 (22.73%) vSphere
15 27 (20.45%) Hyper-V
15 27 (20.45%) Unix
15 27 (20.45%) SAN
16 25 (18.94%) MS Exchange
16 25 (18.94%) SQL
16 25 (18.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 24 (18.18%) ITIL V3
18 23 (17.42%) Microsoft Certification
19 22 (16.67%) Cisco
19 22 (16.67%) LAN
19 22 (16.67%) WAN

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 25 (18.94%) MS Exchange
2 19 (14.39%) SharePoint
3 18 (13.64%) IIS
4 9 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (6.82%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (3.03%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.52%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (9.85%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (28.79%) Office 365
2 19 (14.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.30%) Akamai
3 7 (5.30%) IaaS
4 5 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (3.79%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 33 (25.00%) Firewall
2 27 (20.45%) SAN
3 22 (16.67%) LAN
3 22 (16.67%) WAN
4 15 (11.36%) TCP/IP
5 14 (10.61%) NAS
6 6 (4.55%) Skype
7 4 (3.03%) iSCSI
7 4 (3.03%) Unified Communications
7 4 (3.03%) VSAN
8 3 (2.27%) DNS
8 3 (2.27%) NetScaler
8 3 (2.27%) Wireless
9 2 (1.52%) DHCP
9 2 (1.52%) Network Security
10 1 (0.76%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.76%) Internet
10 1 (0.76%) IPsec
10 1 (0.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.55%) Power BI
3 4 (3.03%) DB2
3 4 (3.03%) MySQL
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (2.27%) GitLab
2 1 (0.76%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.76%) JIRA
2 1 (0.76%) MSI
2 1 (0.76%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (10.61%) Law
2 9 (6.82%) Finance
3 4 (3.03%) Banking
3 4 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.76%) Advertising
4 1 (0.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (18.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (12.88%) Project Engineer
3 12 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (8.33%) Analyst
5 9 (6.82%) Applications Support
5 9 (6.82%) Infrastructure Support
6 8 (6.06%) VMware Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) Administrator
7 7 (5.30%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.30%) Support Specialist
8 6 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
8 6 (4.55%) Applications Support Specialist
8 6 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.79%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (3.79%) Architect
9 5 (3.79%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.03%) Coordinator
10 4 (3.03%) Developer
10 4 (3.03%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.30%) .NET
2 3 (2.27%) LDAP
3 1 (0.76%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.91%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.58%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (6.82%) Clustering
4 8 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.79%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.03%) Mainframe
6 4 (3.03%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (0.76%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 87 (65.91%) Windows
2 53 (40.15%) Windows Server
3 46 (34.85%) Linux
4 32 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (20.45%) Unix
7 17 (12.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (6.06%) Solaris
10 5 (3.79%) Windows 10
11 4 (3.03%) AIX
11 4 (3.03%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (1.52%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.76%) CentOS
13 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.76%) Change Management
2 31 (23.48%) ITIL
3 25 (18.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 24 (18.18%) ITIL V3
5 20 (15.15%) Incident Management
5 20 (15.15%) Service Management
6 19 (14.39%) ITSM
7 18 (13.64%) Migration
8 14 (10.61%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (9.85%) Virtual Environments
10 9 (6.82%) Patch Management
10 9 (6.82%) Server Building
10 9 (6.82%) Task Automation
11 8 (6.06%) E-Commerce
11 8 (6.06%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 8 (6.06%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
12 7 (5.30%) Critical Thinking
12 7 (5.30%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (5.30%) High Availability
12 7 (5.30%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 25 (18.94%) SQL
3 7 (5.30%) VBScript
4 5 (3.79%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.27%) Python
6 2 (1.52%) Java
6 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.52%) VB
7 1 (0.76%) C++
7 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 32 (24.24%) SC Cleared
3 31 (23.48%) DV Cleared
4 23 (17.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (15.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (7.58%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (5.30%) MCITP
8 6 (4.55%) CCA
8 6 (4.55%) MCDBA
9 5 (3.79%) MCSA
9 5 (3.79%) VCAP
9 5 (3.79%) VCP5
9 5 (3.79%) VCP6
10 4 (3.03%) CCNA
10 4 (3.03%) CCNP
10 4 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (3.03%) MCSE
10 4 (3.03%) MCTS
10 4 (3.03%) RHCE
10 4 (3.03%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.82%) SLA
2 3 (2.27%) Government Security Classifications
2 3 (2.27%) QA
3 2 (1.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 77 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (46.97%) Active Directory
3 30 (22.73%) vSphere
4 27 (20.45%) Hyper-V
5 22 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (6.82%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (5.30%) vCloud
9 5 (3.79%) XenApp
9 5 (3.79%) XenDesktop
10 4 (3.03%) NFS
10 4 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (3.03%) XenServer
11 3 (2.27%) Docker
11 3 (2.27%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (2.27%) UAG
12 2 (1.52%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (10.61%) McAfee ePO
2 10 (7.58%) SCCM
3 9 (6.82%) Ansible
4 8 (6.06%) SCVMM
5 6 (4.55%) Backup Exec
6 5 (3.79%) OVSD
6 5 (3.79%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (3.03%) vCenter Server
8 3 (2.27%) NetBackup
8 3 (2.27%) SCOM
8 3 (2.27%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.52%) AirWatch
9 2 (1.52%) Control-M
9 2 (1.52%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.52%) Puppet
9 2 (1.52%) Rundeck
9 2 (1.52%) SCSM
9 2 (1.52%) vRealize
10 1 (0.76%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 56 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 39 (29.55%) Citrix
2 39 (29.55%) NetApp
3 22 (16.67%) Cisco
4 15 (11.36%) HP
4 15 (11.36%) McAfee
5 14 (10.61%) Red Hat
5 14 (10.61%) Sony
6 13 (9.85%) F5
7 8 (6.06%) Oracle
8 5 (3.79%) Blue Coat
9 4 (3.03%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.03%) Veritas
10 3 (2.27%) BMC
10 3 (2.27%) Forcepoint
10 3 (2.27%) Lumension
10 3 (2.27%) Remedy
11 2 (1.52%) arcserve
11 2 (1.52%) CA
11 2 (1.52%) Symantec