Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 22 48
Rank change year-on-year -7 +26 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware 103 102 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.48% 7.40% 3.69%
As % of the Vendors category 12.86% 14.85% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 44 42
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +39.34%
10th Percentile £250 £327 £297
90th Percentile £538 £575 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +34.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £11.00 £11.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.35% -48.89% -43.75%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.25 £21.25
90th Percentile £11.50 £11.75 £52.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £29.25 £11.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +154.35% -48.89% -43.75%

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 801 687 636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 50.38% 49.82% 44.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 367 342
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +22.14%
10th Percentile £231 £263 £251
90th Percentile £550 £550 £549
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 16 23
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £11.50 £11.15 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.14% -17.41% +21.59%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.15 £9.05
90th Percentile £42.50 £17.98 £22.60
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £14.40
% change year-on-year -19.35% +7.64% +19.16%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 75 (72.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (59.22%) Windows
3 59 (57.28%) Microsoft
4 46 (44.66%) Linux
5 45 (43.69%) Security Cleared
6 44 (42.72%) ITIL
6 44 (42.72%) NetApp
7 37 (35.92%) SC Cleared
8 35 (33.98%) Change Management
9 31 (30.10%) Citrix
9 31 (30.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (28.16%) Microsoft Certification
11 28 (27.18%) ITIL V3
11 28 (27.18%) Problem-Solving
12 26 (25.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 25 (24.27%) Cisco
13 25 (24.27%) Active Directory
13 25 (24.27%) MS Exchange
13 25 (24.27%) Windows Server 2008
14 24 (23.30%) Hyper-V
15 23 (22.33%) Red Hat
16 22 (21.36%) HP
16 22 (21.36%) DV Cleared
17 20 (19.42%) Firewall
18 19 (18.45%) SAN
19 17 (16.50%) Microsoft Office
19 17 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
19 17 (16.50%) Data Centre
19 17 (16.50%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
20 16 (15.53%) Virtual Machines

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 25 (24.27%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.62%) Skype for Business
3 8 (7.77%) IIS
3 8 (7.77%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.94%) Apache
4 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.94%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (16.50%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.59%) Office 365
2 12 (11.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.77%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.97%) IaaS
5 1 (0.97%) PaaS
5 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.42%) Firewall
2 19 (18.45%) SAN
3 13 (12.62%) iSCSI
3 13 (12.62%) WAN
4 12 (11.65%) TCP/IP
5 7 (6.80%) LAN
6 6 (5.83%) Wireless
7 5 (4.85%) DHCP
7 5 (4.85%) DNS
7 5 (4.85%) Skype
8 3 (2.91%) NAS
9 1 (0.97%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (2.91%) Big Data
2 3 (2.91%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.97%) DB2
3 1 (0.97%) OLTP
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (5.83%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) Banking
3 2 (1.94%) Retail
4 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.97%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (26.21%) Architect
2 24 (23.30%) Technical Architect
3 17 (16.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 16 (15.53%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 16 (15.53%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 13 (12.62%) Administrator
6 12 (11.65%) Storage Specialist
7 11 (10.68%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 11 (10.68%) Team Leader
8 10 (9.71%) Linux Administrator
8 10 (9.71%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (7.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 7 (6.80%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (5.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 5 (4.85%) Support Engineer
13 4 (3.88%) Migration Engineer
13 4 (3.88%) NetApp Specialist
13 4 (3.88%) Server Engineer
13 4 (3.88%) Server Migration Engineer
13 4 (3.88%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.97%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (16.50%) Data Centre
2 15 (14.56%) Clustering
3 12 (11.65%) Management Information System
4 11 (10.68%) Enterprise Cloud
5 7 (6.80%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (3.88%) CMDB
6 4 (3.88%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.91%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.94%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.97%) HACMP
9 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.97%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 61 (59.22%) Windows
2 46 (44.66%) Linux
3 31 (30.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (25.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (24.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (14.56%) Solaris
6 15 (14.56%) Windows Server
7 13 (12.62%) AIX
8 12 (11.65%) Data ONTAP
8 12 (11.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (11.65%) Unix
9 6 (5.83%) Windows 10
10 4 (3.88%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.91%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.91%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (42.72%) ITIL
2 35 (33.98%) Change Management
3 28 (27.18%) ITIL V3
3 28 (27.18%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (16.50%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
5 15 (14.56%) Virtual Environments
6 14 (13.59%) Service Management
7 13 (12.62%) Capacity Management
8 12 (11.65%) Service Delivery
9 11 (10.68%) ITSM
9 11 (10.68%) Network Virtualisation
10 10 (9.71%) Incident Management
10 10 (9.71%) Migration
11 9 (8.74%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (7.77%) TOGAF
13 7 (6.80%) Network Design
13 7 (6.80%) PRINCE2
13 7 (6.80%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (6.80%) Server Virtualisation
14 6 (5.83%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.65%) PowerShell
2 9 (8.74%) Bash Shell
3 5 (4.85%) SQL
4 1 (0.97%) Java
4 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (43.69%) Security Cleared
2 37 (35.92%) SC Cleared
3 29 (28.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (21.36%) DV Cleared
5 14 (13.59%) MCSE
6 12 (11.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (8.74%) RHCE
8 7 (6.80%) CCNA
8 7 (6.80%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (5.83%) MCP
10 5 (4.85%) MCSA
11 4 (3.88%) CCNP
11 4 (3.88%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (3.88%) MCITP
12 3 (2.91%) CCA
12 3 (2.91%) CCSP
12 3 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.97%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.53%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) PMO
2 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 75 (72.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (24.27%) Active Directory
3 24 (23.30%) Hyper-V
4 16 (15.53%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (12.62%) NFS
5 13 (12.62%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (10.68%) XenApp
7 10 (9.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 6 (5.83%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (4.85%) vCloud
10 4 (3.88%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (3.88%) UAG
11 3 (2.91%) ISA Server
11 3 (2.91%) Xen
12 2 (1.94%) vSphere
13 1 (0.97%) GPFS
13 1 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (14.56%) SCOM
2 11 (10.68%) Cobbler
3 7 (6.80%) Backup Exec
3 7 (6.80%) OVSD
3 7 (6.80%) SCCM
4 6 (5.83%) SCSM
5 5 (4.85%) Ansible
6 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.94%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.97%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.97%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.97%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.97%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 59 (57.28%) Microsoft
2 44 (42.72%) NetApp
3 31 (30.10%) Citrix
4 25 (24.27%) Cisco
5 23 (22.33%) Red Hat
6 22 (21.36%) HP
7 16 (15.53%) Blue Coat
7 16 (15.53%) CheckPoint
8 9 (8.74%) Veritas
9 7 (6.80%) Forcepoint
9 7 (6.80%) Symantec
10 6 (5.83%) arcserve
10 6 (5.83%) Veeam
11 4 (3.88%) Computacenter
11 4 (3.88%) Remedy
12 2 (1.94%) McAfee
12 2 (1.94%) Oracle
13 1 (0.97%) BMC
13 1 (0.97%) StorageTek
13 1 (0.97%) Sun