Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 37 43
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware 45 54 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.15% 4.32% 3.86%
As % of the Vendors category 6.64% 8.46% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 37
Reading median daily rate £450 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -9.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £304 £263 £226
90th Percentile £533 £500 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £396 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +13.14% -4.11% -8.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Reading median hourly rate £43.00 £28.58 £43.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.45% -33.96% +147.31%
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £28.58 £43.28
% change year-on-year -30.02% -33.96% +147.31%

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 678 638 783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 47.51% 51.00% 48.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 316 424
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £239 £274 £200
90th Percentile £587 £581 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 50 48
Reading median hourly rate £18.25 £16.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.06% +25.49% -40.84%
10th Percentile £11.08 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £52.73 £48.13 £28.98
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% +20.00% -42.00%

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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 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 Reading region with a requirement for VMware.

1 29 (64.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (48.89%) Windows
3 18 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (28.89%) PaaS
4 13 (28.89%) Linux
5 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 12 (26.67%) HP
6 11 (24.44%) Oracle
6 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
6 11 (24.44%) Hyper-V
7 10 (22.22%) IaaS
7 10 (22.22%) SQL
7 10 (22.22%) Firewall
7 10 (22.22%) Migration
7 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 9 (20.00%) SAN
9 8 (17.78%) Office 365
10 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
10 7 (15.56%) SCCM
10 7 (15.56%) Cisco
10 7 (15.56%) WAN
10 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
10 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (13.33%) Citrix
11 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
11 6 (13.33%) DV Cleared
11 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (13.33%) OpenStack

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 6 (13.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.44%) Confluence
2 2 (4.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (28.89%) PaaS
3 10 (22.22%) IaaS
4 8 (17.78%) Office 365
5 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (4.44%) NuGet
8 1 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (2.22%) Datadog
8 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) Firewall
2 9 (20.00%) SAN
3 7 (15.56%) WAN
4 5 (11.11%) LAN
4 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.89%) VPN
5 4 (8.89%) WLAN
6 3 (6.67%) MPLS
6 3 (6.67%) VLAN
6 3 (6.67%) VoIP
6 3 (6.67%) Wireless
7 2 (4.44%) 3G
7 2 (4.44%) BGP
7 2 (4.44%) DHCP
7 2 (4.44%) DNS
7 2 (4.44%) EIGRP
7 2 (4.44%) Internet
7 2 (4.44%) LTE
7 2 (4.44%) OSPF
7 2 (4.44%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.89%) Power BI
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.89%) Maven
2 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.44%) DbUnit
3 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.44%) JIRA
3 2 (4.44%) jMock
3 2 (4.44%) JUnit
3 2 (4.44%) Mockito
3 2 (4.44%) MSI
3 2 (4.44%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (4.44%) SonarQube
3 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.44%) Toad
3 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.22%) Travis CI
4 1 (2.22%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Architect
2 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (11.11%) Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 5 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Network Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Linux Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) .NET
1 2 (4.44%) .NET Core
1 2 (4.44%) Apache Camel
1 2 (4.44%) J2EE
1 2 (4.44%) JSON
1 2 (4.44%) PowerMock
1 2 (4.44%) REST
1 2 (4.44%) RESTful
1 2 (4.44%) SOAP
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.22%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) JSP
2 1 (2.22%) Spring
2 1 (2.22%) Spring Boot
2 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.89%) Clustering
2 4 (8.89%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.22%) CMDB
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.22%) HACMP
4 1 (2.22%) LPAR
4 1 (2.22%) NHS
4 1 (2.22%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (48.89%) Windows
2 13 (28.89%) Linux
3 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.67%) Unix
6 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.22%) AIX
8 1 (2.22%) CentOS
8 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.22%) Solaris
8 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Migration
2 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 5 (11.11%) ITIL
3 5 (11.11%) Project Management
4 4 (8.89%) B2C
4 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (8.89%) Operations Management
4 4 (8.89%) TDD
5 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (4.44%) Change Control
6 2 (4.44%) DevOps
6 2 (4.44%) Low Latency
6 2 (4.44%) Microservices
6 2 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.44%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (4.44%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) SQL
2 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
3 5 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (4.44%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) C++
4 2 (4.44%) CQL
5 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.22%) C
5 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) DV Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.22%) CCNA
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) MCSE
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.44%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.22%) GDPR
3 1 (2.22%) PMO
3 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (64.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 11 (24.44%) Hyper-V
4 5 (11.11%) KVM
4 5 (11.11%) vSphere
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.22%) VirtualBox
6 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) SCCM
2 5 (11.11%) SCOM
3 4 (8.89%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (8.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (4.44%) Opsview
5 1 (2.22%) Ansible
5 1 (2.22%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.22%) Netcool
5 1 (2.22%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (2.22%) OpenView
5 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (2.22%) Packer
5 1 (2.22%) Puppet
5 1 (2.22%) TeMIP
5 1 (2.22%) Terraform
5 1 (2.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) HP
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) Oracle
3 7 (15.56%) Cisco
4 6 (13.33%) Citrix
5 5 (11.11%) Veeam
6 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
6 4 (8.89%) McAfee
7 2 (4.44%) Ivanti
7 2 (4.44%) Lumension
7 2 (4.44%) Mirantis
8 1 (2.22%) Brocade
8 1 (2.22%) Google
8 1 (2.22%) Isilon
8 1 (2.22%) MKS
8 1 (2.22%) New Relic
8 1 (2.22%) Remedy
8 1 (2.22%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.22%) Splunk
8 1 (2.22%) WatchGuard