Period
to 19 February 2018

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 6 months to 19 February 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 40 47
Rank change year-on-year +8 +7 -20
Contract jobs citing VMware 98 56 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.14% 4.52% 3.68%
As % of the Vendors category 12.30% 9.14% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 34 42
Milton Keynes median daily rate £420 £413 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +16.20% +1.43%
10th Percentile £231 £300 £142
90th Percentile £539 £518 £474
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £396 £350
% change year-on-year +6.19% +13.00% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £11.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -48.89% -25.00%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £11.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -48.89% -25.00%

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 Milton Keynes.

All Vendors
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 797 613 745
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 49.97% 49.44% 43.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 357 324
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.94%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £200
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 25 35
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £10.00 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -36.95% +9.38%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £24.00 £21.15 £22.25
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.13 £10.80 £16.07
% change year-on-year +58.56% -32.79% +23.62%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for VMware.

1 76 (77.55%) Windows
2 67 (68.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (47.96%) Linux
4 46 (46.94%) Microsoft
5 44 (44.90%) ITIL
6 37 (37.76%) Security Cleared
7 36 (36.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (33.67%) Active Directory
9 30 (30.61%) NetApp
10 29 (29.59%) Change Management
10 29 (29.59%) ITIL V3
10 29 (29.59%) SC Cleared
10 29 (29.59%) Microsoft Azure
11 28 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 27 (27.55%) Windows Server
13 26 (26.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 26 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
14 25 (25.51%) Windows Server 2008
14 25 (25.51%) Citrix
15 24 (24.49%) Hyper-V
16 20 (20.41%) Office 365
16 20 (20.41%) Microsoft Office
17 19 (19.39%) MS Exchange
17 19 (19.39%) HP
18 18 (18.37%) DV Cleared
19 17 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
19 17 (17.35%) Virtual Environments
19 17 (17.35%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
20 15 (15.31%) SCOM
20 15 (15.31%) Service Management

VMware
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 19 (19.39%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.29%) IIS
3 13 (13.27%) OpenStack
3 13 (13.27%) Skype for Business
4 12 (12.24%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.06%) Apache
7 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.02%) IBM Domino
8 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (20.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (29.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (20.41%) Office 365
4 9 (9.18%) IaaS
5 7 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.02%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.27%) Firewall
2 12 (12.24%) TCP/IP
3 10 (10.20%) iSCSI
4 9 (9.18%) SAN
4 9 (9.18%) WAN
5 6 (6.12%) Skype
6 5 (5.10%) DHCP
6 5 (5.10%) DNS
6 5 (5.10%) NAS
7 4 (4.08%) LAN
8 3 (3.06%) Wireless
9 2 (2.04%) BIG-IP
9 2 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (3.06%) Big Data
3 3 (3.06%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (3.06%) GitLab
1 3 (3.06%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (12.24%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.02%) Retail
3 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (19.39%) Architect
2 14 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 14 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 11 (11.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (11.22%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 11 (11.22%) Team Leader
4 10 (10.20%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (9.18%) Administrator
5 9 (9.18%) Storage Specialist
6 8 (8.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 7 (7.14%) Optimisation Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (6.12%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) VMware Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Cloud Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) .NET
2 1 (1.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.24%) Enterprise Cloud
3 11 (11.22%) Clustering
3 11 (11.22%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (9.18%) Management Information System
5 8 (8.16%) Public Cloud
6 6 (6.12%) CMDB
6 6 (6.12%) Data Centre
7 4 (4.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 76 (77.55%) Windows
2 47 (47.96%) Linux
3 36 (36.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (27.55%) Windows Server
5 26 (26.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (25.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (10.20%) Solaris
8 9 (9.18%) Data ONTAP
9 8 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (8.16%) Unix
10 7 (7.14%) AIX
10 7 (7.14%) Windows 10
11 4 (4.08%) Windows Vista
12 3 (3.06%) Windows 7
13 2 (2.04%) Windows 8
14 1 (1.02%) Android
14 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
14 1 (1.02%) CentOS
14 1 (1.02%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.90%) ITIL
2 29 (29.59%) Change Management
2 29 (29.59%) ITIL V3
3 17 (17.35%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
3 17 (17.35%) Virtual Environments
4 15 (15.31%) Service Management
5 14 (14.29%) ITSM
6 11 (11.22%) Network Virtualisation
6 11 (11.22%) Service Delivery
7 9 (9.18%) Migration
8 7 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 7 (7.14%) Incident Management
9 6 (6.12%) Capacity Management
9 6 (6.12%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.12%) TOGAF
10 5 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.10%) DevOps
11 4 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (4.08%) Problem Management
11 4 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.14%) SQL
3 6 (6.12%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.06%) Python
5 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (37.76%) Security Cleared
2 29 (29.59%) SC Cleared
3 28 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (18.37%) DV Cleared
5 14 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (12.24%) MCSE
7 9 (9.18%) CCNA
7 9 (9.18%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (5.10%) MCITP
8 5 (5.10%) MCSA
8 5 (5.10%) RHCE
9 4 (4.08%) CCNP
9 4 (4.08%) CCSP
9 4 (4.08%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (4.08%) MCP
10 3 (3.06%) CCA
11 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (1.02%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (68.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (33.67%) Active Directory
3 24 (24.49%) Hyper-V
4 14 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (10.20%) NFS
5 10 (10.20%) VMware Workstation
6 9 (9.18%) XenApp
7 7 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (5.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (4.08%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (4.08%) UAG
10 3 (3.06%) Docker
10 3 (3.06%) ISA Server
10 3 (3.06%) Xen
11 1 (1.02%) vCloud
11 1 (1.02%) vSphere
11 1 (1.02%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (15.31%) SCOM
2 10 (10.20%) Ansible
3 9 (9.18%) SCCM
4 7 (7.14%) Cobbler
5 5 (5.10%) OVSD
6 4 (4.08%) Backup Exec
6 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (4.08%) SCSM
7 3 (3.06%) Rundeck
8 2 (2.04%) AirWatch
8 2 (2.04%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (2.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (2.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (1.02%) CFEngine
9 1 (1.02%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (1.02%) SCOrch
9 1 (1.02%) Unicenter
9 1 (1.02%) vRealize
Vendors
1 46 (46.94%) Microsoft
2 30 (30.61%) NetApp
3 25 (25.51%) Citrix
4 19 (19.39%) HP
5 15 (15.31%) Cisco
6 12 (12.24%) Red Hat
7 7 (7.14%) Blue Coat
7 7 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 7 (7.14%) Forcepoint
8 6 (6.12%) ServiceNow
8 6 (6.12%) Symantec
9 5 (5.10%) Veritas
10 4 (4.08%) arcserve
10 4 (4.08%) Computacenter
10 4 (4.08%) Remedy
10 4 (4.08%) Veeam
11 3 (3.06%) Sun
12 2 (2.04%) EMC
12 2 (2.04%) McAfee
12 2 (2.04%) StorageTek