Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 46 32
Rank change year-on-year -7 -14 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware 49 53 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.11% 4.15% 5.07%
As % of the Vendors category 6.89% 7.91% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 31 36
Reading median daily rate £463 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% +15.38% -17.72%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £245
90th Percentile £525 £575 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £325 £363
% change year-on-year +23.08% -10.34% -7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 9
Reading median hourly rate - £20.66 £43.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -52.28% +63.32%
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £20.66 £43.28
% change year-on-year -17.70% -52.28% +119.14%

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 711 670 789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 45.09% 52.47% 52.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 368 374
Reading median daily rate £425 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.34% +2.81% -5.66%
10th Percentile £188 £271 £213
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 29 55
Reading median hourly rate £21.75 £17.48 £12.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.43% +41.83% -42.81%
10th Percentile £10.15 £10.01 £9.25
90th Percentile £64.35 £47.50 £50.31
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +31.03% +11.54% -33.33%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 38 (77.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (34.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (34.69%) Windows
3 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
4 13 (26.53%) Active Directory
4 13 (26.53%) Data Centre
5 12 (24.49%) Security Cleared
5 12 (24.49%) Linux
5 12 (24.49%) Oracle
6 11 (22.45%) SQL
6 11 (22.45%) SCCM
7 10 (20.41%) Veeam
7 10 (20.41%) Windows Server
7 10 (20.41%) HP
8 9 (18.37%) WAN
8 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
8 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
8 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
9 8 (16.33%) IaaS
9 8 (16.33%) KVM
9 8 (16.33%) Migration
9 8 (16.33%) LAN
9 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
9 8 (16.33%) SAN
10 7 (14.29%) ITIL
10 7 (14.29%) Firewall
10 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (14.29%) PaaS
11 6 (12.24%) vSphere
11 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS

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 5 (10.20%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (34.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (16.33%) IaaS
3 7 (14.29%) PaaS
4 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.04%) Datadog
6 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.04%) Office 365
6 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) WAN
2 8 (16.33%) LAN
2 8 (16.33%) SAN
3 7 (14.29%) Firewall
4 5 (10.20%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (6.12%) Internet
5 3 (6.12%) MPLS
5 3 (6.12%) VoIP
5 3 (6.12%) WLAN
6 2 (4.08%) 3G
6 2 (4.08%) DHCP
6 2 (4.08%) DNS
6 2 (4.08%) LTE
6 2 (4.08%) NAS
6 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.08%) VLAN
6 2 (4.08%) VPN
6 2 (4.08%) Wireless
7 1 (2.04%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (2.04%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.16%) Power BI
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.12%) MSI
2 2 (4.08%) DbUnit
2 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.08%) jMock
2 2 (4.08%) JUnit
2 2 (4.08%) Maven
2 2 (4.08%) Mockito
2 2 (4.08%) SonarQube
2 2 (4.08%) Toad
3 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.04%) Travis CI
3 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Architect
2 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Technical Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Data Centre Technician
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Network Architect
8 1 (2.04%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Apache Camel
1 2 (4.08%) J2EE
1 2 (4.08%) PowerMock
1 2 (4.08%) RESTful
1 2 (4.08%) SOAP
1 2 (4.08%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.04%) CSS
2 1 (2.04%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.04%) HTML
2 1 (2.04%) JSP
2 1 (2.04%) Spring
2 1 (2.04%) Spring Boot
2 1 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.12%) Clustering
4 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.08%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.04%) CMDB
5 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.04%) HACMP
5 1 (2.04%) LPAR
5 1 (2.04%) NHS
5 1 (2.04%) PKI
5 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) Windows
2 12 (24.49%) Linux
3 10 (20.41%) Windows Server
4 5 (10.20%) Unix
5 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.04%) AIX
8 1 (2.04%) CentOS
8 1 (2.04%) Solaris
8 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) Migration
2 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (14.29%) ITIL
3 6 (12.24%) Service Management
4 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 5 (10.20%) Project Management
5 4 (8.16%) Data Protection
5 4 (8.16%) Process Improvement
5 4 (8.16%) TOGAF
5 4 (8.16%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.12%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 3 (6.12%) High Availability
6 3 (6.12%) Integration Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Server Management
6 3 (6.12%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) SQL
2 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.12%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.04%) CCNA
5 1 (2.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) GDPR
2 1 (2.04%) PMO
2 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (77.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (26.53%) Active Directory
3 8 (16.33%) KVM
4 6 (12.24%) vSphere
5 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (4.08%) Xen
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.04%) VirtualBox
7 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) SCCM
2 5 (10.20%) SCOM
3 4 (8.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (6.12%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (4.08%) vRealize
6 1 (2.04%) Ansible
6 1 (2.04%) Data Guard
6 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.04%) Netcool
6 1 (2.04%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (2.04%) OpenView
6 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (2.04%) Packer
6 1 (2.04%) Puppet
6 1 (2.04%) TeMIP
6 1 (2.04%) Terraform
6 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.49%) Oracle
3 10 (20.41%) HP
3 10 (20.41%) Veeam
4 5 (10.20%) CheckPoint
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco
5 4 (8.16%) McAfee
6 3 (6.12%) Lumension
7 2 (4.08%) Juniper
8 1 (2.04%) BMC
8 1 (2.04%) Brocade
8 1 (2.04%) Citrix
8 1 (2.04%) Fujitsu
8 1 (2.04%) Google
8 1 (2.04%) IBM
8 1 (2.04%) Micro Focus
8 1 (2.04%) MKS
8 1 (2.04%) Nokia
8 1 (2.04%) Remedy
8 1 (2.04%) Sun