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 3 months to 24 June 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 39 38
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1  
Contract jobs citing VMware 25 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.36% 3.82% 3.36%
As % of the Vendors category 8.96% 7.76% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 11
Median daily rate £325 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £360 £330
% change year-on-year +3.05% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £19.66 £28.89 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.94% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £28.88 £22.00
% change year-on-year -41.12% +31.25%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 279 425 460
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 48.61% 49.13% 53.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 245 211
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 30
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -7.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.45 £24.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing VMware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Reading

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Reading over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Reading

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Reading over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 26 (56.52%) Windows
1 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 24 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (41.30%) Linux
4 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
4 14 (30.43%) Firewall
5 13 (28.26%) Citrix
5 13 (28.26%) Windows Server
6 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (26.09%) HP
6 12 (26.09%) DNS
6 12 (26.09%) MS Exchange
6 12 (26.09%) Unix
7 11 (23.91%) DHCP
7 11 (23.91%) PowerShell
8 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
8 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
8 10 (21.74%) Migration
9 9 (19.57%) Google
9 9 (19.57%) SQL
9 9 (19.57%) Sun
9 9 (19.57%) IBM
9 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (19.57%) Private Cloud
9 9 (19.57%) Data Migration
10 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
11 7 (15.22%) DevOps
11 7 (15.22%) VB
11 7 (15.22%) Java

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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 12 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (13.04%) Skype for Business
3 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.52%) JBoss
6 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.17%) Apache
7 1 (2.17%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.17%) EPiServer
7 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Sage CRM
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.35%) Office 365
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.17%) GitHub
4 1 (2.17%) HP Helion
4 1 (2.17%) IaaS
4 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) Firewall
2 12 (26.09%) DNS
3 11 (23.91%) DHCP
4 7 (15.22%) LAN
5 6 (13.04%) Skype
5 6 (13.04%) SMTP
6 5 (10.87%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (8.70%) SSL
8 3 (6.52%) 3G
8 3 (6.52%) Internet
8 3 (6.52%) LTE
8 3 (6.52%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (4.35%) Network Security
9 2 (4.35%) SAN
9 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
9 2 (4.35%) VPN
9 2 (4.35%) Wireless
10 1 (2.17%) MPLS
10 1 (2.17%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.35%) MySQL
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.87%) Maven
3 4 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (8.70%) Subversion
4 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.17%) DbUnit
6 1 (2.17%) Gerrit
6 1 (2.17%) GitLab
6 1 (2.17%) jMock
6 1 (2.17%) JUnit
6 1 (2.17%) Mockito
6 1 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Consultant
2 8 (17.39%) VMware Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Active Directory Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) IT Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Exchange Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Telecoms Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Data Centre Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) Web Services
2 4 (8.70%) RESTful
3 2 (4.35%) Java EE
4 1 (2.17%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.17%) Apache CXF
4 1 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.17%) J2EE
4 1 (2.17%) OSGi
4 1 (2.17%) PowerMock
4 1 (2.17%) SOAP
4 1 (2.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 9 (19.57%) Private Cloud
3 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.35%) NHS
5 1 (2.17%) CCTV
5 1 (2.17%) CESG
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (56.52%) Windows
2 19 (41.30%) Linux
3 13 (28.26%) Windows Server
4 12 (26.09%) Unix
4 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (10.87%) Android
8 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.35%) Solaris
10 1 (2.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Migration
2 9 (19.57%) Data Migration
3 7 (15.22%) DevOps
3 7 (15.22%) ITIL
4 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 5 (10.87%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (6.52%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.52%) Defect Management
8 2 (4.35%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.35%) IT Asset Management
8 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.35%) Presales
8 2 (4.35%) Release Management
8 2 (4.35%) Scrum
8 2 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) PowerShell
2 9 (19.57%) SQL
3 7 (15.22%) Java
3 7 (15.22%) VB
4 3 (6.52%) Python
5 2 (4.35%) Ruby
6 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.17%) C#
6 1 (2.17%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) VCP6
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.17%) MCSA
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) GDPR
2 2 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
3 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (4.35%) vSphere
6 1 (2.17%) Docker
6 1 (2.17%) vCloud
6 1 (2.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) AirWatch
1 5 (10.87%) NetBackup
1 5 (10.87%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (10.87%) WSUS
2 4 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.70%) Puppet
2 4 (8.70%) SCCM
2 4 (8.70%) SCOM
3 2 (4.35%) Ansible
3 2 (4.35%) Nagios
4 1 (2.17%) Kibana
4 1 (2.17%) logstash
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.17%) Packer
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (2.17%) Salt
4 1 (2.17%) vMotion
4 1 (2.17%) yum
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.26%) Citrix
3 12 (26.09%) HP
4 9 (19.57%) Google
4 9 (19.57%) IBM
4 9 (19.57%) Sun
5 5 (10.87%) Cisco
5 5 (10.87%) MobileIron
5 5 (10.87%) Symantec
6 4 (8.70%) Jaspersoft
6 4 (8.70%) Oracle
7 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.35%) Veeam
9 1 (2.17%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.17%) RedGate
9 1 (2.17%) Sage
9 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.17%) SAP
9 1 (2.17%) Talend
9 1 (2.17%) Veritas