Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 30 56
Rank change year-on-year +10 +26 -15
Contract jobs citing VMware 113 106 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 8.08% 6.30% 3.03%
As % of the Vendors category 15.59% 13.91% 6.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 45 35
Milton Keynes median daily rate £389 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.81% -5.88% +37.10%
10th Percentile £313 £232 £289
90th Percentile £456 £475 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £398 £425
% change year-on-year -2.52% -6.47% +32.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year -4.00% - -

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 725 762 623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 51.86% 45.30% 48.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 355 349
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £219 £215 £200
90th Percentile £575 £535 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 54 36
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £12.75 £16.50 £10.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +61.21% -11.50%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.77 £8.50
90th Percentile £16.83 £23.80 £15.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.75 £17.13 £11.00
% change year-on-year -25.55% +55.68% -21.43%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 (66.37%) Windows
2 67 (59.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (48.67%) Active Directory
4 52 (46.02%) Microsoft
5 46 (40.71%) Security Cleared
6 43 (38.05%) Windows Server
7 40 (35.40%) Linux
8 37 (32.74%) Citrix
8 37 (32.74%) NetApp
9 34 (30.09%) Office 365
10 31 (27.43%) SC Cleared
10 31 (27.43%) Change Management
11 30 (26.55%) Firewall
11 30 (26.55%) DV Cleared
12 29 (25.66%) ITIL
13 27 (23.89%) Windows Server 2008
14 26 (23.01%) Hyper-V
14 26 (23.01%) vSphere
14 26 (23.01%) Unix
14 26 (23.01%) SAN
14 26 (23.01%) Windows Server 2012
15 25 (22.12%) PowerShell
16 24 (21.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 23 (20.35%) ITIL V3
18 22 (19.47%) MS Exchange
19 21 (18.58%) SQL
20 20 (17.70%) LAN
20 20 (17.70%) WAN
20 20 (17.70%) Cisco
21 19 (16.81%) 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 22 (19.47%) MS Exchange
2 19 (16.81%) SharePoint
3 18 (15.93%) IIS
4 9 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (7.08%) Skype for Business
6 4 (3.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.54%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (3.54%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.77%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (9.73%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (30.09%) Office 365
2 15 (13.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.19%) Akamai
3 7 (6.19%) IaaS
4 4 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.54%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (3.54%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 30 (26.55%) Firewall
2 26 (23.01%) SAN
3 20 (17.70%) LAN
3 20 (17.70%) WAN
4 14 (12.39%) TCP/IP
5 13 (11.50%) NAS
6 5 (4.42%) Skype
7 4 (3.54%) Unified Communications
8 3 (2.65%) DNS
8 3 (2.65%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.65%) Wireless
9 2 (1.77%) DHCP
9 2 (1.77%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.77%) Network Security
9 2 (1.77%) VSAN
10 1 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.88%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.88%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.54%) DB2
2 4 (3.54%) MySQL
2 4 (3.54%) Power BI
3 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (2.65%) GitLab
2 1 (0.88%) MSI
2 1 (0.88%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (11.50%) Law
2 7 (6.19%) Finance
3 4 (3.54%) Banking
3 4 (3.54%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (21.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (14.16%) Project Engineer
3 10 (8.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 10 (8.85%) Analyst
4 9 (7.96%) Applications Support
4 9 (7.96%) Infrastructure Support
5 7 (6.19%) Support Analyst
5 7 (6.19%) Support Specialist
6 6 (5.31%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (5.31%) Applications Specialist
6 6 (5.31%) Applications Support Specialist
7 5 (4.42%) Administrator
7 5 (4.42%) Architect
7 5 (4.42%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.54%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.54%) Coordinator
8 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (3.54%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.54%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.31%) .NET
2 3 (2.65%) LDAP
3 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.93%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.96%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (6.19%) Clustering
3 7 (6.19%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.54%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.54%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.54%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (0.88%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 75 (66.37%) Windows
2 43 (38.05%) Windows Server
3 40 (35.40%) Linux
4 27 (23.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (23.01%) Unix
5 26 (23.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (14.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (7.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (6.19%) Solaris
9 3 (2.65%) AIX
9 3 (2.65%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (2.65%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.88%) CentOS
10 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.43%) Change Management
2 29 (25.66%) ITIL
3 24 (21.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 23 (20.35%) ITIL V3
5 19 (16.81%) Service Management
6 18 (15.93%) Incident Management
6 18 (15.93%) ITSM
7 12 (10.62%) Migration
8 11 (9.73%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (9.73%) Virtual Environments
9 8 (7.08%) E-Commerce
9 8 (7.08%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 7 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (6.19%) High Availability
10 7 (6.19%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
10 7 (6.19%) Patch Management
10 7 (6.19%) Server Building
10 7 (6.19%) Server Management
11 5 (4.42%) Change Control
11 5 (4.42%) Critical Thinking
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.12%) PowerShell
2 21 (18.58%) SQL
3 7 (6.19%) VBScript
4 4 (3.54%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.77%) Python
5 2 (1.77%) VB
6 1 (0.88%) Java
6 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 46 (40.71%) Security Cleared
2 31 (27.43%) SC Cleared
3 30 (26.55%) DV Cleared
4 19 (16.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (15.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (8.85%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (6.19%) MCITP
8 6 (5.31%) CCA
8 6 (5.31%) MCDBA
9 5 (4.42%) VCAP
10 4 (3.54%) CCNA
10 4 (3.54%) CCNP
10 4 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (3.54%) MCTS
10 4 (3.54%) VCP4
10 4 (3.54%) VCP5
11 3 (2.65%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (2.65%) MCSA
11 3 (2.65%) RHCE
11 3 (2.65%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) SLA
2 3 (2.65%) Government Security Classifications
2 3 (2.65%) QA
3 2 (1.77%) COBIT
System Software
1 67 (59.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (48.67%) Active Directory
3 26 (23.01%) Hyper-V
3 26 (23.01%) vSphere
4 18 (15.93%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (13.27%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (7.96%) VMware Workstation
7 7 (6.19%) vCloud
8 5 (4.42%) XenApp
8 5 (4.42%) XenDesktop
9 4 (3.54%) XenServer
10 3 (2.65%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (2.65%) NFS
10 3 (2.65%) UAG
10 3 (2.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (1.77%) Docker
11 2 (1.77%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (11.50%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (7.96%) Ansible
3 7 (6.19%) SCVMM
4 6 (5.31%) SCCM
5 5 (4.42%) Backup Exec
5 5 (4.42%) OVSD
5 5 (4.42%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (3.54%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (3.54%) vCenter Server
7 3 (2.65%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.65%) SCOM
7 3 (2.65%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.77%) Control-M
8 2 (1.77%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.77%) Puppet
8 2 (1.77%) Rundeck
8 2 (1.77%) SCSM
9 1 (0.88%) EdgeSight
9 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 52 (46.02%) Microsoft
2 37 (32.74%) Citrix
2 37 (32.74%) NetApp
3 20 (17.70%) Cisco
4 14 (12.39%) HP
5 13 (11.50%) F5
5 13 (11.50%) McAfee
5 13 (11.50%) Red Hat
5 13 (11.50%) Sony
6 6 (5.31%) Oracle
7 5 (4.42%) Blue Coat
8 4 (3.54%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.65%) BMC
9 3 (2.65%) Forcepoint
9 3 (2.65%) Lumension
9 3 (2.65%) Remedy
9 3 (2.65%) Veritas
10 2 (1.77%) CA
10 2 (1.77%) Computacenter
10 2 (1.77%) Veeam