Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 48 66
Rank change year-on-year -16 +18 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 24 48 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.87% 3.22% 2.07%
As % of the System Software category 11.82% 29.45% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 28
Reading median daily rate £330 £425 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.40% +0.29% -3.36%
10th Percentile £263 £313 £242
90th Percentile £575 £488 £477
Berkshire median daily rate £310 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -24.85% +3.13% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Reading median hourly rate £18.57 £43.28 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.09% +147.31% -
10th Percentile £16.75 £43.28 £16.25
90th Percentile £20.49 £55.65 £18.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.57 £44.14 £19.50
% change year-on-year -57.93% +126.36% -7.14%

VMware Infrastructure is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 203 163 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 15.79% 10.95% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 81 112
Reading median daily rate £400 £375 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% +8.28%
10th Percentile £263 £158 £175
90th Percentile £550 £538 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +3.00% +6.80% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 59
Reading median hourly rate £14.75 £43.28 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.92% +100.84% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.88 £13.50
90th Percentile £39.75 £55.65 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year -17.14% -18.79% +24.67%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Reading

VMware Infrastructure
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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Reading

VMware Infrastructure
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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (62.50%) Windows
3 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
5 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 9 (37.50%) Cisco
7 8 (33.33%) Linux
7 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 7 (29.17%) SQL
8 7 (29.17%) HP
9 6 (25.00%) Citrix
9 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (25.00%) MCSE
9 6 (25.00%) DNS
9 6 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (20.83%) Unix
10 5 (20.83%) LAN
10 5 (20.83%) IIS
10 5 (20.83%) SAN
10 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (20.83%) Finance
11 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
11 4 (16.67%) Migration
11 4 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop
11 4 (16.67%) Symantec
11 4 (16.67%) ITIL
11 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange

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 5 (20.83%) IIS
2 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
5 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (8.33%) IaaS
3 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.17%) Office 365
3 1 (4.17%) OneDrive
3 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.83%) LAN
2 5 (20.83%) SAN
3 4 (16.67%) DHCP
3 4 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.50%) LTE
4 3 (12.50%) WAN
4 3 (12.50%) Wireless
5 2 (8.33%) 3G
5 2 (8.33%) Firewall
5 2 (8.33%) Internet
5 2 (8.33%) NAS
5 2 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.17%) Skype
6 1 (4.17%) SNMP
6 1 (4.17%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Server Support
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Build Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Server Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Storage Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
5 2 (8.33%) VMware Architect
5 2 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) JSON
1 2 (8.33%) X-Windows
2 1 (4.17%) REST
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 4 (16.67%) Private Cloud
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.33%) Clustering
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) NHS
3 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.17%) CESG
4 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (20.83%) Unix
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL
1 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (12.50%) Coaching
2 3 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (12.50%) Presales
2 3 (12.50%) Service Design
2 3 (12.50%) Service Management
2 3 (12.50%) Validation
3 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (8.33%) Information Management
3 2 (8.33%) IT Asset Management
3 2 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (8.33%) Release Management
3 2 (8.33%) Server Building
3 2 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) MCSE
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (8.33%) MCDST
3 2 (8.33%) MCITP
3 2 (8.33%) MCP
3 2 (8.33%) MCSA
3 2 (8.33%) MCSD
3 2 (8.33%) RHCE
3 2 (8.33%) VCP6
4 1 (4.17%) CCIE
4 1 (4.17%) CCIP
4 1 (4.17%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (16.67%) vSphere
3 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 3 (12.50%) XenServer
5 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (4.17%) BitLocker
6 1 (4.17%) Docker
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.17%) Mesos
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (4.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (37.50%) Cisco
4 7 (29.17%) HP
5 6 (25.00%) Citrix
6 4 (16.67%) Symantec
7 3 (12.50%) Brocade
7 3 (12.50%) Dell
7 3 (12.50%) EMC
7 3 (12.50%) IBM
7 3 (12.50%) Intel
7 3 (12.50%) NetApp
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle
7 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 3 (12.50%) SAP
7 3 (12.50%) Sun
8 2 (8.33%) Veeam
9 1 (4.17%) Altiris
9 1 (4.17%) Ensim
9 1 (4.17%) LANDesk