Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 31 39
Rank change year-on-year -13 +8 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware 46 76 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.67% 5.17% 4.44%
As % of the Vendors category 7.03% 9.93% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 36 53
Reading median daily rate £330 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.97% -9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £247 £213
90th Percentile £555 £488 £498
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £363 £395
% change year-on-year -10.34% -8.23% +12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 2
Reading median hourly rate £28.58 £43.28 £88.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.96% -51.23% +195.83%
10th Percentile £17.16 £20.51 £28.63
90th Percentile £39.75 £55.65 £163.88
Berkshire median hourly rate £28.58 £43.28 £19.50
% change year-on-year -33.96% +121.95% -7.14%

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 654 765 1009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 52.19% 52.04% 52.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 374 549
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £275 £191 £231
90th Percentile £576 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 58 79
Reading median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.93 £46.80 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year +16.00% -42.00% +23.14%

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 19 November 2017.

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

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Reading over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 27 (58.70%) Windows
2 24 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
4 20 (43.48%) Linux
5 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
5 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 15 (32.61%) Cisco
6 15 (32.61%) ITIL
6 15 (32.61%) PowerShell
7 14 (30.43%) DNS
8 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
8 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (26.09%) Windows Server
9 11 (23.91%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (23.91%) IIS
10 10 (21.74%) SQL
10 10 (21.74%) Citrix
10 10 (21.74%) Firewall
10 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (19.57%) SAN
11 9 (19.57%) Oracle
11 9 (19.57%) MCSE
11 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
12 8 (17.39%) LAN
12 8 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (17.39%) vSphere
13 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (15.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 11 (23.91%) IIS
2 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.70%) OpenStack
3 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.04%) Office 365
3 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.35%) IaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.17%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) DNS
2 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
3 10 (21.74%) Firewall
4 9 (19.57%) SAN
5 8 (17.39%) LAN
6 7 (15.22%) DHCP
7 6 (13.04%) NAS
8 5 (10.87%) WAN
9 4 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (6.52%) iSCSI
10 3 (6.52%) LTE
10 3 (6.52%) Network Security
10 3 (6.52%) Wireless
11 2 (4.35%) 3G
11 2 (4.35%) Internet
11 2 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
11 2 (4.35%) Skype
11 2 (4.35%) VoLTE
12 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) MySQL
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.35%) GitLab
2 2 (4.35%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
1 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Administrator
2 8 (17.39%) Architect
2 8 (17.39%) Consultant
3 7 (15.22%) Windows Administrator
4 6 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (10.87%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.70%) Server Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Server Support
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Build Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (6.52%) IT Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) IT Manager
7 3 (6.52%) IT Support
7 3 (6.52%) Support Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Systems Manager
7 3 (6.52%) VMware Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (4.35%) JSON
2 2 (4.35%) Web Services
2 2 (4.35%) X-Windows
3 1 (2.17%) REST
3 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Private Cloud
3 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.35%) Clustering
4 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) NHS
4 2 (4.35%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.17%) CESG
5 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (58.70%) Windows
2 20 (43.48%) Linux
3 12 (26.09%) Windows Server
4 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (10.87%) Unix
8 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.35%) Debian
10 1 (2.17%) Android
10 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) ITIL
2 7 (15.22%) Change Control
2 7 (15.22%) Migration
3 5 (10.87%) Business Continuity
3 5 (10.87%) DevOps
4 4 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (8.70%) Patch Management
5 3 (6.52%) Coaching
5 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.52%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) Information Management
5 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.52%) Presales
5 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.52%) Proactive Management
5 3 (6.52%) Project Management
5 3 (6.52%) Service Design
5 3 (6.52%) Service Management
5 3 (6.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) PowerShell
2 10 (21.74%) SQL
3 3 (6.52%) VB
4 2 (4.35%) Python
4 2 (4.35%) Ruby
5 1 (2.17%) Java
5 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (19.57%) MCSE
3 7 (15.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (10.87%) MCSA
5 4 (8.70%) CCNP
5 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.52%) A+ Certification
6 3 (6.52%) CCNA
6 3 (6.52%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (6.52%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (6.52%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (4.35%) Degree
7 2 (4.35%) MCDST
7 2 (4.35%) MCITP
7 2 (4.35%) MCP
7 2 (4.35%) MCSD
7 2 (4.35%) RHCE
7 2 (4.35%) VCP6
8 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
3 11 (23.91%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (17.39%) vSphere
5 4 (8.70%) XenDesktop
6 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.52%) XenServer
7 2 (4.35%) LXC
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.17%) BitLocker
8 1 (2.17%) Docker
8 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.35%) Ansible
2 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.35%) Nagios
2 2 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.35%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (2.17%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.17%) Mesos
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.17%) SCOM
3 1 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.17%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 15 (32.61%) Cisco
3 10 (21.74%) Citrix
4 9 (19.57%) Oracle
5 7 (15.22%) HP
6 6 (13.04%) Symantec
7 5 (10.87%) Juniper
7 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
8 3 (6.52%) Brocade
8 3 (6.52%) Dell
8 3 (6.52%) EMC
8 3 (6.52%) IBM
8 3 (6.52%) Intel
8 3 (6.52%) NetApp
8 3 (6.52%) SAP
8 3 (6.52%) Sun
8 3 (6.52%) Veeam
9 2 (4.35%) Nokia
10 1 (2.17%) Borland
10 1 (2.17%) Ensim