Period
to 16 August 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 16 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 22 49
Rank change year-on-year -7 +27 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware 85 134 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.66% 8.17% 3.31%
As % of the Vendors category 11.61% 17.22% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 59 39
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +34.92%
10th Percentile £319 £271 £306
90th Percentile £516 £555 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -44.44% -43.75%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.75 £21.25
90th Percentile £11.50 £13.25 £23.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.00% -44.44% -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 732 778 644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 48.74% 47.41% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 356 355
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £211 £246 £198
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 35 31
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £12.75 £16.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +50.00% +9.62%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.79 £8.50
90th Percentile £30.25 £42.90 £15.88
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £11.75
% change year-on-year -21.21% +40.43% +5.38%

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 16 August 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 16 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for VMware.

1 55 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (57.65%) Linux
3 46 (54.12%) Windows
4 36 (42.35%) Microsoft
5 31 (36.47%) Active Directory
5 31 (36.47%) Citrix
5 31 (36.47%) NetApp
5 31 (36.47%) Change Management
6 30 (35.29%) Security Cleared
7 29 (34.12%) Unix
8 28 (32.94%) SC Cleared
9 23 (27.06%) ITIL
10 22 (25.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (24.71%) ITIL V3
12 20 (23.53%) SharePoint
12 20 (23.53%) Red Hat
13 19 (22.35%) VMware ESXi
14 18 (21.18%) SQL
15 17 (20.00%) SAN
15 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (18.82%) HP
16 16 (18.82%) Service Management
17 15 (17.65%) Data Centre
18 14 (16.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 14 (16.47%) DV Cleared
18 14 (16.47%) ITSM
18 14 (16.47%) MS Exchange
18 14 (16.47%) Solaris
19 13 (15.29%) SLA
19 13 (15.29%) Firewall

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 20 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 14 (16.47%) MS Exchange
3 8 (9.41%) IIS
4 5 (5.88%) Skype for Business
4 5 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.71%) OpenStack
5 4 (4.71%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (4.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.12%) Office 365
2 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.06%) IaaS
4 5 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.00%) SAN
2 13 (15.29%) Firewall
3 8 (9.41%) WAN
4 7 (8.24%) LAN
5 4 (4.71%) NAS
5 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.53%) iSCSI
6 3 (3.53%) Wireless
7 2 (2.35%) VSAN
8 1 (1.18%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.18%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.18%) Network Security
8 1 (1.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.88%) DB2
1 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.35%) MySQL
3 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.18%) OLTP
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) GitLab
General
1 10 (11.76%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Banking
3 5 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.71%) Law
5 2 (2.35%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.18%) Retail
6 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (18.82%) Architect
2 13 (15.29%) Technical Architect
3 10 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (10.59%) Applications Support
4 9 (10.59%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 9 (10.59%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (8.24%) Administrator
5 7 (8.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Support Specialist
6 6 (7.06%) Applications Specialist
6 6 (7.06%) Applications Support Specialist
6 6 (7.06%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.06%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.88%) Project Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Technical Manager
7 5 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Coordinator
8 4 (4.71%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 12 (14.12%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (9.41%) Clustering
4 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.88%) Mainframe
5 5 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.35%) HP Storage
6 2 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.35%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.18%) HACMP
7 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (57.65%) Linux
2 46 (54.12%) Windows
3 29 (34.12%) Unix
4 22 (25.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (16.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (16.47%) Solaris
7 13 (15.29%) Windows Server
8 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (10.59%) AIX
10 3 (3.53%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.47%) Change Management
2 23 (27.06%) ITIL
3 21 (24.71%) ITIL V3
4 16 (18.82%) Service Management
5 14 (16.47%) ITSM
6 12 (14.12%) Migration
7 11 (12.94%) Incident Management
8 10 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (11.76%) Virtual Environments
9 9 (10.59%) High Availability
9 9 (10.59%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
9 9 (10.59%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (10.59%) Service Delivery
10 8 (9.41%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 7 (8.24%) Capacity Management
11 7 (8.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 6 (7.06%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 5 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
13 5 (5.88%) Network Design
13 5 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.18%) SQL
2 7 (8.24%) Bash Shell
2 7 (8.24%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.35%) VB
4 1 (1.18%) Java
4 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 28 (32.94%) SC Cleared
3 14 (16.47%) DV Cleared
4 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (9.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (8.24%) MCITP
6 7 (8.24%) RHCE
7 6 (7.06%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (7.06%) MCDBA
8 5 (5.88%) MCSE
9 4 (4.71%) MCP
10 3 (3.53%) VCP6
11 2 (2.35%) CCA
11 2 (2.35%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (1.18%) RHCSA
12 1 (1.18%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.29%) SLA
2 4 (4.71%) QA
3 2 (2.35%) COBIT
4 1 (1.18%) PMO
System Software
1 55 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (36.47%) Active Directory
3 19 (22.35%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (15.29%) vSphere
5 11 (12.94%) Hyper-V
6 10 (11.76%) VMware Workstation
7 8 (9.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 8 (9.41%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (9.41%) XenApp
8 5 (5.88%) vCloud
9 3 (3.53%) NFS
9 3 (3.53%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.18%) Docker
10 1 (1.18%) GPFS
10 1 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (9.41%) Ansible
2 5 (5.88%) OVSD
2 5 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (4.71%) Backup Exec
3 4 (4.71%) Cobbler
3 4 (4.71%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.35%) Control-M
4 2 (2.35%) HP SIM
4 2 (2.35%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.35%) Rundeck
4 2 (2.35%) SCOM
4 2 (2.35%) SCSM
4 2 (2.35%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.18%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 36 (42.35%) Microsoft
2 31 (36.47%) Citrix
2 31 (36.47%) NetApp
3 20 (23.53%) Red Hat
4 16 (18.82%) HP
5 12 (14.12%) Cisco
6 9 (10.59%) Blue Coat
6 9 (10.59%) CheckPoint
7 8 (9.41%) Oracle
8 7 (8.24%) Veritas
9 6 (7.06%) F5
10 4 (4.71%) McAfee
10 4 (4.71%) Sony
11 3 (3.53%) Lumension
11 3 (3.53%) Symantec
12 2 (2.35%) arcserve
12 2 (2.35%) BMC
12 2 (2.35%) CA
12 2 (2.35%) ServiceNow
12 2 (2.35%) Veeam