Period
to 26 October 2020

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 26 October 2020 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
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 20 19
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 +18
Contract jobs citing VMware 36 101 135
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 9.00% 7.28% 7.52%
As % of the Vendors category 13.53% 15.73% 15.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 51 72
Median daily rate £463 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.12% +5.00% +4.03%
10th Percentile £345 £274 £313
90th Percentile £500 £550 £499
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £12.86 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.13% +16.67% -4.00%
10th Percentile £12.06 £14.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £13.50 £14.00 £38.18
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -18.75% +48.15% +8.00%

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 266 642 845
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 66.50% 46.25% 47.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 333 459
Median daily rate £500 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% +3.23%
10th Percentile £306 £250 £231
90th Percentile £638 £563 £575
South East median daily rate £463 £448 £425
% change year-on-year +3.35% +5.29% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 68 79
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.34% +13.73% -25.00%
10th Percentile £9.39 £9.88 £9.00
90th Percentile £43.20 £34.30 £16.73
Median hourly rate £27.00 £19.71 £16.50
% change year-on-year +36.99% +19.45% -4.35%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing VMware as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Buckinghamshire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware in Buckinghamshire.

Daily rate trend for VMware in Buckinghamshire

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 26 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VMware in Buckinghamshire

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware in Buckinghamshire.

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 26 October 2020. 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 +4 33 £420 -4.55% 2
High Wycombe +15 1 - - 3
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 26 October 2020, 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 29 (80.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (61.11%) Security Cleared
3 21 (58.33%) Windows
4 17 (47.22%) SC Cleared
5 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
6 12 (33.33%) Strategic Roadmap
7 11 (30.56%) Azure
8 10 (27.78%) Migration
9 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 9 (25.00%) vSphere
9 9 (25.00%) VMware NSX
10 8 (22.22%) Cisco
11 7 (19.44%) Citrix
11 7 (19.44%) DV Cleared
12 6 (16.67%) NetApp
12 6 (16.67%) Firewall
13 5 (13.89%) Linux
13 5 (13.89%) SCCM
13 5 (13.89%) JSP 440
13 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
13 5 (13.89%) AWS
13 5 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
13 5 (13.89%) 802.1X
13 5 (13.89%) VSAN
14 4 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
14 4 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (11.11%) Data ONTAP
14 4 (11.11%) Capacity Management
14 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (11.11%) Office 365

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 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) Azure
2 5 (13.89%) AWS
3 4 (11.11%) Office 365
4 2 (5.56%) Azure Stack
5 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.78%) Datadog
5 1 (2.78%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.78%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Firewall
2 5 (13.89%) VSAN
3 3 (8.33%) DNS
3 3 (8.33%) SAN
4 2 (5.56%) DHCP
4 2 (5.56%) IP Telephony
4 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.56%) NetScaler
4 2 (5.56%) VPN
5 1 (2.78%) DMZ
5 1 (2.78%) Internet
5 1 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.78%) SSL
5 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) PolyBase
2 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2017
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
1 2 (5.56%) Publishing
2 1 (2.78%) Automotive
2 1 (2.78%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Architect
2 15 (41.67%) VMware Architect
3 12 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Security Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Virtualisation Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Technical Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Senior VMware Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (5.56%) AWS Architect
8 2 (5.56%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) CMDB
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) Private Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Linux
3 4 (11.11%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.56%) Mac OS
5 2 (5.56%) Unix
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) AIX
6 1 (2.78%) HPUX
6 1 (2.78%) Solaris
6 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Strategic Roadmap
2 10 (27.78%) Migration
3 5 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (8.33%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (8.33%) High Availability
5 3 (8.33%) IT Strategy
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL
5 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (5.56%) Application Virtualisation
6 2 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (5.56%) DevOps
6 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.56%) Presales
6 2 (5.56%) Service Management
6 2 (5.56%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) Python
2 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 17 (47.22%) SC Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) CCNA
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.56%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.78%) CCA
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 29 (80.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.00%) VMware NSX
2 9 (25.00%) vSphere
3 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (5.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (5.56%) NFS
6 2 (5.56%) UAG
6 2 (5.56%) XenApp
6 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) SCCM
2 3 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.33%) SCOM
2 3 (8.33%) vRealize
3 2 (5.56%) Ansible
3 2 (5.56%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 1 (2.78%) SCSM
4 1 (2.78%) WSUS
4 1 (2.78%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Cisco
3 7 (19.44%) Citrix
4 6 (16.67%) NetApp
5 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.33%) Symantec
5 3 (8.33%) Veeam
6 2 (5.56%) arcserve
6 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
6 2 (5.56%) Rackspace
6 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.56%) Remedy
6 2 (5.56%) Zscaler
7 1 (2.78%) Computacenter
7 1 (2.78%) F5
7 1 (2.78%) HP
7 1 (2.78%) McAfee
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle
7 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.78%) Sybase