The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 3 months to 24 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 37 36 29
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7  
Contract jobs citing VMware 36 33 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.82% 4.39% 4.65%
As % of the Vendors category 9.65% 10.28% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 14
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -43.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.44% -2.17%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 373 321 411
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 49.93% 42.74% 49.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 176 175
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 10
Median hourly rate £10.80 £19.38 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.25% +33.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.27 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Milton Keynes

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Milton Keynes

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Milton Keynes

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Milton Keynes

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 43 (68.25%) Windows
1 43 (68.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (50.79%) Security Cleared
3 28 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 26 (41.27%) ITIL
4 26 (41.27%) Active Directory
5 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
6 19 (30.16%) Linux
6 19 (30.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (26.98%) Citrix
9 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (23.81%) Hyper-V
10 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (22.22%) Change Management
11 14 (22.22%) Migration
12 13 (20.63%) Red Hat
13 12 (19.05%) DV Cleared
13 12 (19.05%) Windows Server
14 11 (17.46%) HP
15 10 (15.87%) Service Management
15 10 (15.87%) Firewall
15 10 (15.87%) Cisco
15 10 (15.87%) Data Centre
15 10 (15.87%) PowerShell
15 10 (15.87%) CentOS
15 10 (15.87%) Capacity Management
15 10 (15.87%) ITIL V3
16 9 (14.29%) IaaS

VMware
Top Related 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 7 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.52%) IIS
2 6 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.76%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Office
2 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.29%) IaaS
2 8 (12.70%) Office 365
3 5 (7.94%) SaaS
4 2 (3.17%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (1.59%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) Firewall
2 9 (14.29%) DNS
3 8 (12.70%) DHCP
4 7 (11.11%) SAN
4 7 (11.11%) WAN
5 6 (9.52%) LAN
6 3 (4.76%) BIG-IP
7 2 (3.17%) NAS
7 2 (3.17%) Network Security
8 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.59%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.59%) HTTP
8 1 (1.59%) IPsec
8 1 (1.59%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.59%) Big Data
4 1 (1.59%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MSI
General
1 7 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Architect
2 11 (17.46%) Technical Architect
3 6 (9.52%) Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Administrator
4 5 (7.94%) Automation Specialist
4 5 (7.94%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (7.94%) Wintel Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (6.35%) Active Directory Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Data Centre Specialist
5 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) VMWare Administrator
5 4 (6.35%) Wintel Administrator
5 4 (6.35%) Wintel Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.76%) Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) VMware Specialist
7 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 2 (3.17%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.11%) Clustering
3 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.59%) CMDB
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) PKI
5 1 (1.59%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 43 (68.25%) Windows
2 19 (30.16%) Linux
2 19 (30.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (19.05%) Windows Server
6 10 (15.87%) CentOS
7 9 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (14.29%) Unix
8 5 (7.94%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.76%) AIX
10 1 (1.59%) Solaris
10 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.59%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) ITIL
2 14 (22.22%) Change Management
2 14 (22.22%) Migration
3 10 (15.87%) Capacity Management
3 10 (15.87%) ITIL V3
3 10 (15.87%) Service Management
4 9 (14.29%) ITSM
5 8 (12.70%) ITIL V2
5 8 (12.70%) Project Management
6 7 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
7 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.35%) Application Discovery
9 4 (6.35%) Personalization
10 3 (4.76%) Performance Management
10 3 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
10 3 (4.76%) Software Asset Management
10 3 (4.76%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (1.59%) C
3 1 (1.59%) Java
3 1 (1.59%) VB
3 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (50.79%) Security Cleared
2 28 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 18 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (19.05%) DV Cleared
6 9 (14.29%) MCSA
7 7 (11.11%) MCP
8 6 (9.52%) CCNA
8 6 (9.52%) CCNP
8 6 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (7.94%) MCSE
10 4 (6.35%) MCDBA
11 2 (3.17%) VCP5
12 1 (1.59%) CCA
12 1 (1.59%) CCAA
12 1 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (1.59%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.59%) ISO19770
System Software
1 43 (68.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (41.27%) Active Directory
3 15 (23.81%) Hyper-V
4 8 (12.70%) Docker
4 8 (12.70%) vCloud
4 8 (12.70%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (9.52%) ISA Server
6 5 (7.94%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (7.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (7.94%) UAG
6 5 (7.94%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.17%) PowerHA
8 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.17%) vSphere
8 2 (3.17%) XenApp
8 2 (3.17%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.59%) Firmware
9 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) SCCM
2 8 (12.70%) Puppet
2 8 (12.70%) vRealize
3 4 (6.35%) SCOM
4 3 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (4.76%) OVSD
5 2 (3.17%) AirWatch
5 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.59%) AppDNA
6 1 (1.59%) EdgeSight
6 1 (1.59%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.59%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.98%) Citrix
3 13 (20.63%) Red Hat
4 11 (17.46%) HP
5 10 (15.87%) Cisco
6 7 (11.11%) Forcepoint
7 5 (7.94%) EMC
7 5 (7.94%) NetApp
7 5 (7.94%) Oracle
7 5 (7.94%) SAP
8 4 (6.35%) CheckPoint
8 4 (6.35%) IBM
9 3 (4.76%) Blue Coat
9 3 (4.76%) F5
9 3 (4.76%) Nimsoft
9 3 (4.76%) Remedy
9 3 (4.76%) Veritas
10 2 (3.17%) 3PAR
10 2 (3.17%) Computacenter
10 2 (3.17%) ServiceNow