Period
to 23 September 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 23 September 2019 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 50 37
Rank change year-on-year -2 -13 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware 55 45 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.82% 3.19% 4.32%
As % of the Vendors category 7.46% 6.70% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 25 30
Reading median daily rate £500 £450 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +32.35% -9.33%
10th Percentile £347 £304 £263
90th Percentile £688 £533 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £396 £350
% change year-on-year +19.95% +13.14% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Reading median hourly rate £80.00 £43.00 £28.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.05% +50.45% -33.96%
10th Percentile £77.50 £41.50 £17.57
90th Percentile £82.50 £44.50 £47.70
Berkshire median hourly rate £80.00 £20.00 £28.58
% change year-on-year +300.00% -30.02% -33.96%

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 Reading.

All Vendors
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 737 672 637
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 51.18% 47.63% 51.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 364 315
Reading median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £236 £239 £273
90th Percentile £600 £587 £583
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 13 50
Reading median hourly rate £65.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +293.94% +3.13% +25.49%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.05 £9.25
90th Percentile £83.25 £42.10 £48.13
Berkshire median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% +33.33% +20.00%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Reading

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Reading

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Reading over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Reading

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 Reading region with a requirement for VMware.

1 40 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (50.91%) Windows
3 20 (36.36%) Azure
4 19 (34.55%) Security Cleared
5 18 (32.73%) Migration
6 17 (30.91%) vSphere
7 16 (29.09%) Windows 10
7 16 (29.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
8 15 (27.27%) AWS
9 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (23.64%) SCCM
10 13 (23.64%) PowerShell
11 12 (21.82%) Project Management
12 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
13 10 (18.18%) QA
13 10 (18.18%) Application Packaging
13 10 (18.18%) Hyper-V
14 9 (16.36%) Test Automation
14 9 (16.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 9 (16.36%) System Integration Testing
14 9 (16.36%) Windows Server
14 9 (16.36%) Desktop Virtualisation
14 9 (16.36%) Decision-Making
14 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 9 (16.36%) Finance
14 9 (16.36%) SharePoint
15 8 (14.55%) Linux
15 8 (14.55%) Citrix
15 8 (14.55%) DV Cleared

VMware
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 9 (16.36%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) MS Project Server
2 2 (3.64%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (36.36%) Azure
2 15 (27.27%) AWS
3 4 (7.27%) IaaS
3 4 (7.27%) Office 365
4 3 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.45%) PaaS
4 3 (5.45%) SaaS
5 2 (3.64%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 2 (3.64%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.45%) Firewall
2 3 (5.45%) HTTP
2 3 (5.45%) HTTPS
2 3 (5.45%) Internet
2 3 (5.45%) NAS
2 3 (5.45%) SAN
3 2 (3.64%) 2G
3 2 (3.64%) 3G
3 2 (3.64%) 4G
3 2 (3.64%) DNS
3 2 (3.64%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (3.64%) VPN
3 2 (3.64%) WAN
4 1 (1.82%) ADSL
4 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.82%) ISDN
4 1 (1.82%) LAN
4 1 (1.82%) MPLS
4 1 (1.82%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.64%) Power BI
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) InstallShield
1 7 (12.73%) MSI
2 6 (10.91%) AdminStudio
2 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.91%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (5.45%) DbUnit
3 3 (5.45%) jMock
3 3 (5.45%) JUnit
3 3 (5.45%) Maven
3 3 (5.45%) Mockito
3 3 (5.45%) SonarQube
3 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Billing
3 1 (1.82%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 9 (16.36%) Test Manager
2 7 (12.73%) Architect
3 6 (10.91%) Applications Packager
4 5 (9.09%) DV Cleared Application Packager
5 4 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (7.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Developer
6 3 (5.45%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) RESTful
2 5 (9.09%) Web Services
3 3 (5.45%) Apache Camel
3 3 (5.45%) J2EE
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (5.45%) PowerMock
3 3 (5.45%) SOAP
4 1 (1.82%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Licensing
4 2 (3.64%) Replication
5 1 (1.82%) iSeries
5 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.91%) Windows
2 16 (29.09%) Windows 10
3 9 (16.36%) Windows Server
4 8 (14.55%) Linux
4 8 (14.55%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Migration
2 16 (29.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (21.82%) Project Management
5 10 (18.18%) Application Packaging
6 9 (16.36%) Decision-Making
6 9 (16.36%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 9 (16.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 9 (16.36%) System Integration Testing
6 9 (16.36%) Test Automation
7 8 (14.55%) Test Management
8 7 (12.73%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (12.73%) Test Strategy
9 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
9 6 (10.91%) DevOps
9 6 (10.91%) Kanban
9 6 (10.91%) Scrum
10 5 (9.09%) Process Improvement
10 5 (9.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.73%) SQL
3 6 (10.91%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (34.55%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.55%) DV Cleared
4 6 (10.91%) Degree
4 6 (10.91%) ISTQB
4 6 (10.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.82%) APMP
6 1 (1.82%) CCIP
6 1 (1.82%) CCNA
6 1 (1.82%) CCNP
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (30.91%) vSphere
3 10 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 7 (12.73%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (10.91%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (9.09%) Docker
7 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
8 1 (1.82%) vCloud
8 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (23.64%) SCCM
2 4 (7.27%) Kubernetes
3 3 (5.45%) Ansible
3 3 (5.45%) Terraform
3 3 (5.45%) ZABBIX
4 2 (3.64%) SCOM
5 1 (1.82%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Citrix
2 8 (14.55%) CyberArk
3 7 (12.73%) Ivanti
4 5 (9.09%) Cisco
4 5 (9.09%) Oracle
5 4 (7.27%) Veeam
6 3 (5.45%) New Relic
7 2 (3.64%) HP
7 2 (3.64%) Workday
8 1 (1.82%) EMC
8 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.82%) SAP