Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 34 48
Rank change year-on-year +16 +14 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware 111 106 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 8.75% 5.97% 3.37%
As % of the Vendors category 16.69% 12.51% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 45 28
Milton Keynes median daily rate £388 £370 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.73% -15.43% +41.13%
10th Percentile £313 £232 £257
90th Percentile £500 £483 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £370 £390
% change year-on-year +4.73% -5.13% +25.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.00 - £11.50
10th Percentile £10.90 - £11.25
90th Percentile £32.70 - £11.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 - £11.50

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 665 847 598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 52.40% 47.72% 48.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 413 353
Milton Keynes median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £240 £250 £205
90th Percentile £588 £525 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £392
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.04% +4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 57 35
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.00 £16.93 £10.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.21% +56.76% -25.52%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.92 £9.00
90th Percentile £16.86 £57.50 £16.70
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 £17.75 £11.00
% change year-on-year -26.76% +61.36% -31.25%

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 13 December 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

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 82 (73.87%) Windows
2 65 (58.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (57.66%) Active Directory
4 55 (49.55%) Microsoft
5 52 (46.85%) Windows Server
6 50 (45.05%) Security Cleared
7 44 (39.64%) Citrix
8 38 (34.23%) NetApp
9 34 (30.63%) DV Cleared
9 34 (30.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (30.63%) Office 365
10 32 (28.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (28.83%) Linux
10 32 (28.83%) Firewall
11 30 (27.03%) Change Management
12 29 (26.13%) Hyper-V
13 28 (25.23%) PowerShell
13 28 (25.23%) SC Cleared
13 28 (25.23%) vSphere
13 28 (25.23%) ITIL
14 27 (24.32%) SQL
15 25 (22.52%) Unix
16 24 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
16 24 (21.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 24 (21.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 23 (20.72%) SAN
17 23 (20.72%) MS Exchange
18 22 (19.82%) Incident Management
18 22 (19.82%) ITIL V3
19 21 (18.92%) Cisco

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 23 (20.72%) MS Exchange
2 19 (17.12%) SharePoint
3 18 (16.22%) IIS
4 10 (9.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (8.11%) Skype for Business
6 4 (3.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (3.60%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (30.63%) Office 365
2 13 (11.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.31%) Akamai
3 7 (6.31%) IaaS
4 5 (4.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (4.50%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (28.83%) Firewall
2 23 (20.72%) SAN
3 20 (18.02%) WAN
4 18 (16.22%) LAN
5 15 (13.51%) TCP/IP
6 14 (12.61%) NAS
7 7 (6.31%) Unified Communications
8 6 (5.41%) IP Telephony
8 6 (5.41%) Skype
9 3 (2.70%) DNS
10 2 (1.80%) DHCP
10 2 (1.80%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.80%) VSAN
11 1 (0.90%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.90%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.90%) Network Security
11 1 (0.90%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.50%) Power BI
3 4 (3.60%) DB2
4 2 (1.80%) MySQL
5 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) GitLab
1 1 (0.90%) MSI
1 1 (0.90%) SonarQube
1 1 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (12.61%) Law
2 7 (6.31%) Finance
3 4 (3.60%) Banking
3 4 (3.60%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.70%) Publishing
5 1 (0.90%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (21.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (14.41%) Project Engineer
3 13 (11.71%) Analyst
4 10 (9.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (8.11%) Applications Support
5 9 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (6.31%) Support Analyst
6 7 (6.31%) Support Specialist
6 7 (6.31%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (5.41%) Administrator
7 6 (5.41%) Applications Specialist
7 6 (5.41%) Applications Support Specialist
7 6 (5.41%) Architect
7 6 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (5.41%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (3.60%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.60%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) .NET
2 3 (2.70%) LDAP
3 1 (0.90%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.90%) COM
3 1 (0.90%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.41%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.11%) Clustering
3 7 (6.31%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (5.41%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.50%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.50%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.60%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 82 (73.87%) Windows
2 52 (46.85%) Windows Server
3 34 (30.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (28.83%) Linux
4 32 (28.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (22.52%) Unix
6 17 (15.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (6.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (6.31%) Windows 10
8 6 (5.41%) Solaris
9 2 (1.80%) AIX
10 1 (0.90%) CentOS
10 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.03%) Change Management
2 28 (25.23%) ITIL
3 24 (21.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 22 (19.82%) Incident Management
4 22 (19.82%) ITIL V3
5 18 (16.22%) Service Management
6 17 (15.32%) ITSM
7 13 (11.71%) Migration
8 10 (9.01%) Patch Management
8 10 (9.01%) Server Building
8 10 (9.01%) Server Management
9 8 (7.21%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (7.21%) E-Commerce
9 8 (7.21%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 8 (7.21%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (7.21%) Virtual Environments
10 6 (5.41%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
10 6 (5.41%) Task Automation
11 5 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (4.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.23%) PowerShell
2 27 (24.32%) SQL
3 7 (6.31%) VBScript
4 4 (3.60%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.80%) VB
6 1 (0.90%) C
6 1 (0.90%) Java
6 1 (0.90%) Perl
6 1 (0.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 50 (45.05%) Security Cleared
2 34 (30.63%) DV Cleared
3 28 (25.23%) SC Cleared
4 24 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (21.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (10.81%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (7.21%) CCA
6 8 (7.21%) MCITP
7 7 (6.31%) VCAP
8 6 (5.41%) MCDBA
8 6 (5.41%) MCTS
8 6 (5.41%) VCP4
8 6 (5.41%) VCP5
9 4 (3.60%) CCNA
9 4 (3.60%) CCNP
9 4 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.70%) MCSA
10 3 (2.70%) MCSE
10 3 (2.70%) RHCE
10 3 (2.70%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) SLA
2 3 (2.70%) Government Security Classifications
2 3 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 65 (58.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (57.66%) Active Directory
3 29 (26.13%) Hyper-V
4 28 (25.23%) vSphere
5 20 (18.02%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (11.71%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (9.91%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (5.41%) vCloud
8 6 (5.41%) XenServer
9 5 (4.50%) XenApp
9 5 (4.50%) XenDesktop
10 3 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (2.70%) UAG
10 3 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (1.80%) Docker
11 2 (1.80%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.90%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (14.41%) SCCM
2 15 (13.51%) McAfee ePO
3 12 (10.81%) SCVMM
4 7 (6.31%) Ansible
5 6 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (5.41%) vCenter Server
6 5 (4.50%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (2.70%) OVSD
8 2 (1.80%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.80%) Control-M
8 2 (1.80%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.80%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.80%) Puppet
8 2 (1.80%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.90%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.90%) EdgeSight
9 1 (0.90%) Nagios
9 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.90%) SCOM
9 1 (0.90%) vRealize
Vendors
1 55 (49.55%) Microsoft
2 44 (39.64%) Citrix
3 38 (34.23%) NetApp
4 21 (18.92%) Cisco
5 15 (13.51%) McAfee
6 14 (12.61%) Sony
7 13 (11.71%) F5
8 11 (9.91%) Red Hat
9 8 (7.21%) HP
10 6 (5.41%) Oracle
11 5 (4.50%) Blue Coat
12 4 (3.60%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.70%) Forcepoint
13 3 (2.70%) Lumension
13 3 (2.70%) Remedy
13 3 (2.70%) Veritas
14 2 (1.80%) BMC
14 2 (1.80%) CA
14 2 (1.80%) Computacenter
15 1 (0.90%) Juniper