Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 27 41
Rank change year-on-year -11 +14 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware 94 162 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.92% 7.34% 3.82%
As % of the Vendors category 10.80% 16.40% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 65 53
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +20.00%
10th Percentile £313 £253 £263
90th Percentile £510 £550 £498
South East median daily rate £413 £383 £388
% change year-on-year +7.84% -1.29% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -44.44% -25.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.75 £21.25
90th Percentile £41.30 £13.25 £23.75
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £26.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year +1.89% -25.87% +19.17%

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 870 988 863
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 45.50% 44.75% 44.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 427 452
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £210 £212 £213
90th Percentile £551 £539 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 43 42
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% +40.43% +5.38%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.79 £8.55
90th Percentile £36.35 £31.00 £32.95
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.45
% change year-on-year +3.03% -5.44% -0.29%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -6 85 £425 +6.25% 10
High Wycombe -7 1 £238 +48.44% 1
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 60 (63.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (56.38%) Linux
3 49 (52.13%) Windows
4 38 (40.43%) Microsoft
5 32 (34.04%) Active Directory
5 32 (34.04%) Citrix
5 32 (34.04%) NetApp
5 32 (34.04%) Change Management
6 30 (31.91%) Unix
6 30 (31.91%) Security Cleared
7 28 (29.79%) SC Cleared
8 24 (25.53%) ITIL
9 23 (24.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (23.40%) VMware ESXi
10 22 (23.40%) Red Hat
11 21 (22.34%) ITIL V3
12 20 (21.28%) SharePoint
13 19 (20.21%) SQL
14 17 (18.09%) HP
14 17 (18.09%) SAN
14 17 (18.09%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (17.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (17.02%) Service Management
16 15 (15.96%) MS Exchange
16 15 (15.96%) Solaris
16 15 (15.96%) vSphere
16 15 (15.96%) Data Centre
17 14 (14.89%) Windows Server
17 14 (14.89%) DV Cleared
17 14 (14.89%) Firewall

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 20 (21.28%) SharePoint
2 15 (15.96%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.51%) IIS
4 5 (5.32%) Skype for Business
4 5 (5.32%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.26%) OpenStack
5 4 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.06%) Confluence
6 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.83%) Office 365
2 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.38%) IaaS
4 5 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.06%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.09%) SAN
2 14 (14.89%) Firewall
3 9 (9.57%) WAN
4 8 (8.51%) LAN
5 4 (4.26%) iSCSI
5 4 (4.26%) NAS
5 4 (4.26%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.26%) VSAN
6 3 (3.19%) Wireless
7 2 (2.13%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.06%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.06%) Network Security
8 1 (1.06%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) DB2
1 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.06%) OLTP
3 1 (1.06%) Power BI
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) GitLab
2 1 (1.06%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.06%) JIRA
General
1 11 (11.70%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Banking
3 5 (5.32%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.26%) Law
5 2 (2.13%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.06%) Advertising
6 1 (1.06%) Retail
6 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (17.02%) Architect
2 13 (13.83%) Technical Architect
3 10 (10.64%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (9.57%) Administrator
4 9 (9.57%) Applications Support
4 9 (9.57%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 9 (9.57%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (7.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.45%) Support Specialist
6 7 (7.45%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Applications Specialist
7 6 (6.38%) Applications Support Specialist
7 6 (6.38%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.32%) Project Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Technical Manager
8 5 (5.32%) Technical Project Manager
9 4 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) LDAP
2 1 (1.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Data Centre
2 13 (13.83%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (9.57%) Clustering
4 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.38%) Management Information System
6 5 (5.32%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.13%) HP Storage
7 2 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.13%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.06%) HACMP
8 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.06%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (56.38%) Linux
2 49 (52.13%) Windows
3 30 (31.91%) Unix
4 23 (24.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (18.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (17.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (15.96%) Solaris
8 14 (14.89%) Windows Server
9 11 (11.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (10.64%) AIX
11 4 (4.26%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
12 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.04%) Change Management
2 24 (25.53%) ITIL
3 21 (22.34%) ITIL V3
4 16 (17.02%) Service Management
5 14 (14.89%) ITSM
6 12 (12.77%) Incident Management
6 12 (12.77%) Migration
7 11 (11.70%) Virtual Environments
8 10 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (9.57%) High Availability
9 9 (9.57%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
9 9 (9.57%) Service Delivery
10 8 (8.51%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 7 (7.45%) Capacity Management
11 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 6 (6.38%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 5 (5.32%) Change Control
13 5 (5.32%) Matrix Organization
13 5 (5.32%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.21%) SQL
2 8 (8.51%) Bash Shell
3 7 (7.45%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.13%) Python
4 2 (2.13%) VB
5 1 (1.06%) C++
5 1 (1.06%) Java
5 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (31.91%) Security Cleared
2 28 (29.79%) SC Cleared
3 14 (14.89%) DV Cleared
4 12 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (10.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (8.51%) RHCE
7 7 (7.45%) MCITP
8 6 (6.38%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (6.38%) MCDBA
9 5 (5.32%) MCSE
9 5 (5.32%) VCP6
10 4 (4.26%) MCP
11 2 (2.13%) CCA
11 2 (2.13%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (1.06%) RHCSA
12 1 (1.06%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.83%) SLA
2 4 (4.26%) QA
3 2 (2.13%) COBIT
4 1 (1.06%) PMO
System Software
1 60 (63.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (34.04%) Active Directory
3 22 (23.40%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (15.96%) vSphere
5 11 (11.70%) Hyper-V
6 10 (10.64%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (10.64%) VMware Workstation
7 9 (9.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 8 (8.51%) XenApp
9 5 (5.32%) vCloud
10 4 (4.26%) NFS
11 3 (3.19%) XenDesktop
12 2 (2.13%) Docker
13 1 (1.06%) GPFS
13 1 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (8.51%) Ansible
2 5 (5.32%) Backup Exec
2 5 (5.32%) Cobbler
2 5 (5.32%) OVSD
2 5 (5.32%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (4.26%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.13%) Control-M
4 2 (2.13%) HP SIM
4 2 (2.13%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.13%) Rundeck
4 2 (2.13%) SCOM
4 2 (2.13%) SCSM
4 2 (2.13%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.06%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.06%) vRealize
Vendors
1 38 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 32 (34.04%) Citrix
2 32 (34.04%) NetApp
3 22 (23.40%) Red Hat
4 17 (18.09%) HP
5 13 (13.83%) Cisco
6 9 (9.57%) Blue Coat
6 9 (9.57%) CheckPoint
7 8 (8.51%) Oracle
7 8 (8.51%) Veritas
8 6 (6.38%) F5
9 5 (5.32%) McAfee
10 4 (4.26%) Sony
11 3 (3.19%) Lumension
11 3 (3.19%) Symantec
12 2 (2.13%) arcserve
12 2 (2.13%) BMC
12 2 (2.13%) CA
12 2 (2.13%) ServiceNow
12 2 (2.13%) Veeam