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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 45 45
Rank change year-on-year -5 0  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 21 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.82% 3.18% 2.76%
As % of the System Software category 18.75% 29.63% 29.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 11
Median daily rate £500 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +3.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -47.09% +43.33%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 112 81 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 15.05% 10.74% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 43 27
Median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £369 £350
% change year-on-year -5.08% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 5
Median hourly rate £16.75 £17.38 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.59% +7.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £10.96 £9.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 43 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (79.07%) Windows
3 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
3 21 (48.84%) Security Cleared
4 19 (44.19%) SC Cleared
4 19 (44.19%) ITIL
5 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (39.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (34.88%) Citrix
7 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
7 14 (32.56%) Linux
7 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (30.23%) Red Hat
9 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (27.91%) Change Management
10 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
11 10 (23.26%) CentOS
11 10 (23.26%) Windows Server
12 9 (20.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (20.93%) Capacity Management
12 9 (20.93%) Cisco
12 9 (20.93%) HP
12 9 (20.93%) Firewall
12 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
12 9 (20.93%) SCCM
13 8 (18.60%) MCSA
13 8 (18.60%) vCloud
13 8 (18.60%) Docker
13 8 (18.60%) Puppet

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 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
1 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.63%) IIS
3 3 (6.98%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Office
2 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Office 365
2 4 (9.30%) IaaS
3 2 (4.65%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) Firewall
2 7 (16.28%) DNS
3 6 (13.95%) DHCP
3 6 (13.95%) SAN
3 6 (13.95%) WAN
4 5 (11.63%) LAN
5 3 (6.98%) BIG-IP
6 2 (4.65%) NAS
6 2 (4.65%) Network Security
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (2.33%) HTTP
7 1 (2.33%) IPsec
7 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.33%) Big Data
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MSI
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
1 2 (4.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Architect
2 9 (20.93%) Technical Architect
3 5 (11.63%) Administrator
3 5 (11.63%) Automation Specialist
3 5 (11.63%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (9.30%) Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Data Centre Specialist
4 4 (9.30%) VMWare Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Wintel Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Wintel Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Wintel Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Active Directory Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) VMware Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) EMC Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Messaging Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Server Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Clustering
1 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) PKI
3 1 (2.33%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 34 (79.07%) Windows
2 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (32.56%) Linux
3 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (23.26%) CentOS
5 10 (23.26%) Windows Server
6 9 (20.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (11.63%) Windows 10
8 4 (9.30%) Unix
9 3 (6.98%) AIX
10 1 (2.33%) Solaris
10 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.33%) Windows NT
10 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) ITIL
2 12 (27.91%) Change Management
3 9 (20.93%) Capacity Management
4 8 (18.60%) ITIL V2
5 7 (16.28%) Migration
5 7 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (16.28%) Virtual Environments
6 6 (13.95%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (11.63%) ITIL V3
7 5 (11.63%) ITSM
7 5 (11.63%) Service Management
8 4 (9.30%) Application Discovery
8 4 (9.30%) Personalization
9 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
9 3 (6.98%) Network Design
9 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
9 3 (6.98%) Project Management
9 3 (6.98%) Server Virtualisation
9 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
10 2 (4.65%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
2 7 (16.28%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) VB
3 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (48.84%) Security Cleared
2 19 (44.19%) SC Cleared
3 17 (39.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (18.60%) MCSA
6 7 (16.28%) DV Cleared
7 6 (13.95%) MCP
8 5 (11.63%) CCNA
8 5 (11.63%) CCNP
8 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (11.63%) MCSE
9 4 (9.30%) MCDBA
10 2 (4.65%) VCP5
11 1 (2.33%) CCA
11 1 (2.33%) CCAA
11 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
3 8 (18.60%) Docker
3 8 (18.60%) vCloud
3 8 (18.60%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (13.95%) ISA Server
5 5 (11.63%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (11.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (11.63%) UAG
5 5 (11.63%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (4.65%) PowerHA
6 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.65%) XenApp
6 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.33%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) SCCM
2 8 (18.60%) Puppet
2 8 (18.60%) vRealize
3 4 (9.30%) SCOM
4 3 (6.98%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (6.98%) OVSD
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.33%) AppDNA
6 1 (2.33%) EdgeSight
6 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
6 1 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (34.88%) Citrix
3 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
4 13 (30.23%) Red Hat
5 9 (20.93%) Cisco
5 9 (20.93%) HP
6 6 (13.95%) Forcepoint
7 5 (11.63%) EMC
7 5 (11.63%) NetApp
8 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint
9 3 (6.98%) Blue Coat
9 3 (6.98%) F5
9 3 (6.98%) IBM
9 3 (6.98%) Nimsoft
9 3 (6.98%) Remedy
9 3 (6.98%) Veritas
10 2 (4.65%) Computacenter
10 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
11 1 (2.33%) 3PAR
11 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
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