Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 6 months to 23 September 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 54 68
Rank change year-on-year +4 +14 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 57 70 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.93% 4.17% 1.92%
As % of the System Software category 22.01% 25.83% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 45 21
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +41.67%
10th Percentile £325 £264 £281
90th Percentile £444 £545 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £423
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.33% +40.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £47.50 - -

VMware Infrastructure is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 259 271 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 17.87% 16.15% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 135 81
Milton Keynes median daily rate £389 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.81% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £200 £177 £200
90th Percentile £488 £500 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £390 £414
% change year-on-year +2.56% -5.74% +10.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 32
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +44.00% +7.48%
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.42 £8.50
90th Percentile £18.81 £57.50 £19.14
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +38.46% -18.75%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Milton Keynes

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Milton Keynes

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Milton Keynes

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 57 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (49.12%) Linux
3 27 (47.37%) Windows
4 23 (40.35%) Microsoft
5 22 (38.60%) NetApp
6 21 (36.84%) Unix
7 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 19 (33.33%) SAN
7 19 (33.33%) Change Management
7 19 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 18 (31.58%) SC Cleared
9 16 (28.07%) Service Management
9 16 (28.07%) Red Hat
9 16 (28.07%) ITIL
9 16 (28.07%) Windows Server
10 15 (26.32%) Citrix
10 15 (26.32%) Firewall
11 14 (24.56%) ITSM
11 14 (24.56%) ITIL V3
12 13 (22.81%) Office 365
12 13 (22.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 13 (22.81%) vSphere
13 12 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (21.05%) DV Cleared
14 11 (19.30%) Incident Management
14 11 (19.30%) HP
14 11 (19.30%) LAN
14 11 (19.30%) WAN
14 11 (19.30%) SQL
14 11 (19.30%) Virtual Environments

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 10 (17.54%) SharePoint
2 8 (14.04%) IIS
2 8 (14.04%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.02%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (7.02%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.81%) Office 365
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.33%) SAN
2 15 (26.32%) Firewall
3 11 (19.30%) LAN
3 11 (19.30%) WAN
4 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
5 9 (15.79%) NAS
6 3 (5.26%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.51%) VSAN
8 1 (1.75%) BGP
8 1 (1.75%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.75%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.75%) Internet
8 1 (1.75%) IPsec
8 1 (1.75%) SSL
8 1 (1.75%) Telepresence
8 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.75%) OLTP
General
1 9 (15.79%) Law
2 2 (3.51%) Banking
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) Applications Support
2 9 (15.79%) Project Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Applications Specialist
3 6 (10.53%) Applications Support Specialist
3 6 (10.53%) Architect
3 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (10.53%) Support Specialist
4 5 (8.77%) Administrator
4 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 5 (8.77%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (8.77%) Technical Architect
4 5 (8.77%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Coordinator
5 4 (7.02%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (7.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.02%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Linux Operator
6 3 (5.26%) Storage Specialist
6 3 (5.26%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Data Centre
2 9 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (12.28%) Clustering
4 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.51%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.75%) HACMP
7 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 28 (49.12%) Linux
2 27 (47.37%) Windows
3 21 (36.84%) Unix
4 16 (28.07%) Windows Server
5 12 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (10.53%) AIX
7 6 (10.53%) Solaris
8 3 (5.26%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.75%) CentOS
10 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Change Management
2 16 (28.07%) ITIL
2 16 (28.07%) Service Management
3 14 (24.56%) ITIL V3
3 14 (24.56%) ITSM
4 13 (22.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 11 (19.30%) Incident Management
5 11 (19.30%) Virtual Environments
6 10 (17.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (17.54%) High Availability
7 8 (14.04%) Capacity Management
7 8 (14.04%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 8 (14.04%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (10.53%) Service Delivery
9 5 (8.77%) Change Control
9 5 (8.77%) Critical Thinking
9 5 (8.77%) Network Design
9 5 (8.77%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (8.77%) Server Virtualisation
9 5 (8.77%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.75%) Java
4 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.75%) Python
4 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 18 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 12 (21.05%) DV Cleared
4 6 (10.53%) MCDBA
4 6 (10.53%) MCITP
4 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (10.53%) RHCE
5 3 (5.26%) VCP6
5 3 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.75%) CCNA
6 1 (1.75%) CCNP
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.75%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.75%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.79%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) COBIT
2 2 (3.51%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (1.75%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (22.81%) vSphere
3 9 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (12.28%) Hyper-V
4 7 (12.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (7.02%) vCloud
5 4 (7.02%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (5.26%) NFS
7 1 (1.75%) Docker
7 1 (1.75%) GPFS
7 1 (1.75%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.75%) XenApp
7 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (10.53%) Ansible
3 5 (8.77%) OVSD
3 5 (8.77%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (5.26%) Cobbler
5 2 (3.51%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.51%) SCOM
5 2 (3.51%) SCSM
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.75%) Control-M
6 1 (1.75%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.75%) Nagios
6 1 (1.75%) Puppet
6 1 (1.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (40.35%) Microsoft
3 22 (38.60%) NetApp
4 16 (28.07%) Red Hat
5 15 (26.32%) Citrix
6 11 (19.30%) HP
7 9 (15.79%) McAfee
7 9 (15.79%) Sony
8 6 (10.53%) Blue Coat
8 6 (10.53%) Cisco
8 6 (10.53%) F5
8 6 (10.53%) Veritas
9 5 (8.77%) CheckPoint
10 3 (5.26%) Lumension
10 3 (5.26%) Oracle
11 2 (3.51%) arcserve
11 2 (3.51%) Symantec
11 2 (3.51%) Veeam
12 1 (1.75%) Aruba
12 1 (1.75%) Intel