The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 47 52
Rank change year-on-year +12 +5  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 19 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.28% 2.69% 1.89%
As % of the System Software category 26.76% 23.23% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 5
Median daily rate £285 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £241 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £465 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year - +11.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £19.66 £28.89 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.94% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -50.00% -6.66%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 71 99 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 12.26% 11.59% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 55 56
Median daily rate £350 £388 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% -7.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £231 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 32
Median hourly rate £19.66 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.82% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.47 £14.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £43.28 £24.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% +24.28%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Reading

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Reading over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Reading over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (60.00%) Windows
3 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (28.00%) DevOps
5 7 (28.00%) Linux
5 7 (28.00%) Java
5 7 (28.00%) Web Services
6 6 (24.00%) ITIL
6 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (20.00%) Maven
7 5 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (20.00%) DNS
7 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 4 (16.00%) Firewall
8 4 (16.00%) Citrix
8 4 (16.00%) DHCP
8 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
8 4 (16.00%) SSL

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.00%) JBoss
4 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (4.00%) Apache
5 1 (4.00%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (4.00%) EPiServer
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Sage CRM
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.00%) SaaS
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.00%) GitHub
4 1 (4.00%) HP Helion
4 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) DHCP
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) SSL
3 3 (12.00%) 3G
3 3 (12.00%) Internet
3 3 (12.00%) LTE
3 3 (12.00%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (8.00%) LAN
4 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.00%) Wireless
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.00%) LDAP
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security
5 1 (4.00%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (4.00%) SAN
5 1 (4.00%) SMTP
5 1 (4.00%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.00%) Maven
3 4 (16.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (16.00%) Subversion
4 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.00%) DbUnit
5 1 (4.00%) Gerrit
5 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.00%) GitLab
5 1 (4.00%) jMock
5 1 (4.00%) JUnit
5 1 (4.00%) Mockito
5 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (4.00%) SonarQube
5 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Server Support
4 2 (8.00%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 4 (16.00%) RESTful
3 2 (8.00%) Java EE
4 1 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (4.00%) Apache CXF
4 1 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (4.00%) J2EE
4 1 (4.00%) OSGi
4 1 (4.00%) PowerMock
4 1 (4.00%) SOAP
4 1 (4.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) CESG
2 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (28.00%) Linux
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.00%) Unix
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) AIX
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) DevOps
2 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (12.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.00%) Information Management
5 2 (8.00%) IT Asset Management
5 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (8.00%) Release Management
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) Java
3 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.00%) VB
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (8.00%) VCP6
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.00%) CCIE
4 1 (4.00%) CCIP
4 1 (4.00%) CCNP
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) GDPR
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (8.00%) vSphere
5 1 (4.00%) Docker
5 1 (4.00%) vCloud
5 1 (4.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Ansible
1 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
1 2 (8.00%) SCOM
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.00%) Kibana
2 1 (4.00%) logstash
2 1 (4.00%) Packer
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (4.00%) Salt
2 1 (4.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (4.00%) yum
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Citrix
3 4 (16.00%) Jaspersoft
4 3 (12.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) Veeam
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco
6 1 (4.00%) Ensim
6 1 (4.00%) Google
6 1 (4.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.00%) RedGate
6 1 (4.00%) Sage
6 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (4.00%) SAP
6 1 (4.00%) Sun
6 1 (4.00%) Talend
6 1 (4.00%) Temenos