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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 57 49 52
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 6 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.90% 3.17% 2.24%
As % of the System Software category 11.54% 18.29% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 22 14
Median daily rate £380 £388 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.93% -7.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £291 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £450 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £55.65 £55.65 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -46.51% +43.33%  

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 52 175 147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 7.77% 17.34% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 107 79
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 14
Median hourly rate £52.50 £55.55 £16.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +236.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.65 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

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

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Reading

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (85.71%) Windows
3 18 (64.29%) Linux
4 17 (60.71%) Cisco
5 16 (57.14%) Unix
5 16 (57.14%) SAN
5 16 (57.14%) Shell Script
6 15 (53.57%) NetApp
6 15 (53.57%) EMC
6 15 (53.57%) IBM
6 15 (53.57%) AIX
6 15 (53.57%) Solaris
6 15 (53.57%) Data Centre
7 14 (50.00%) EMC VNX
7 14 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
7 14 (50.00%) Mainframe
7 14 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
8 12 (42.86%) Law
9 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
10 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
11 7 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
12 6 (21.43%) DNS
12 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
13 5 (17.86%) Performance Monitoring
13 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
13 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
13 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (17.86%) SCCM
13 5 (17.86%) SCOM

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related 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 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.57%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) SAN
2 6 (21.43%) DNS
3 5 (17.86%) DHCP
3 5 (17.86%) Firewall
4 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) BGP
5 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.57%) HTTP
5 1 (3.57%) IMAP
5 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
5 1 (3.57%) LDAP
5 1 (3.57%) MPLS
5 1 (3.57%) MRTG
5 1 (3.57%) OSPF
5 1 (3.57%) SMTP
5 1 (3.57%) SSL
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Gerrit
General
1 12 (42.86%) Law
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Active Directory Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Storage Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) Team Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.57%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Environment Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Presales Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Storage Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) Data Centre
2 14 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
2 14 (50.00%) EMC VNX
2 14 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 14 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Linux
3 16 (57.14%) Unix
4 15 (53.57%) AIX
4 15 (53.57%) Solaris
5 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.57%) CentOS
8 1 (3.57%) Debian
8 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) Defect Management
4 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.57%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) Network Management
5 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.14%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) Perl
2 2 (7.14%) Python
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) Korn
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) GDPR
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.57%) Ceph
4 1 (3.57%) Docker
4 1 (3.57%) Dovecot
4 1 (3.57%) iptables
4 1 (3.57%) KVM
4 1 (3.57%) Sendmail
4 1 (3.57%) Squid
4 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (17.86%) SCCM
2 5 (17.86%) SCOM
3 2 (7.14%) Ansible
3 2 (7.14%) Puppet
4 1 (3.57%) Cacti
4 1 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.57%) HAProxy
4 1 (3.57%) Nagios
4 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (3.57%) RANCID
4 1 (3.57%) Salt
4 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (60.71%) Cisco
3 15 (53.57%) EMC
3 15 (53.57%) IBM
3 15 (53.57%) NetApp
4 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix
6 1 (3.57%) Google
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) Polycom
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.57%) SAP
6 1 (3.57%) Sun
6 1 (3.57%) Tandberg
6 1 (3.57%) Temenos
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