Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 45 35
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware 64 46 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.71% 3.70% 5.23%
As % of the Vendors category 8.96% 7.55% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 26 82
Reading median daily rate £425 £338 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.93% -11.76% +17.69%
10th Percentile £300 £258 £285
90th Percentile £565 £563 £573
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% -9.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Reading median hourly rate £36.50 £52.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.48% +262.07% -
10th Percentile £30.25 £18.60 £9.00
90th Percentile £43.15 £55.65 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £52.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -61.90% +183.78% +12.12%

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 714 609 977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 52.54% 48.99% 52.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 263 530
Reading median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £250 £210 £225
90th Percentile £624 £550 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 60 57
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% -18.79%
10th Percentile £11.34 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £52.75 £53.94 £58.59
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +25.93% +8.00% -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 24 June 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 24 June 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 35 (54.69%) Active Directory
2 33 (51.56%) Microsoft
3 31 (48.44%) Windows
4 30 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (32.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 20 (31.25%) Cisco
7 19 (29.69%) Security Cleared
8 17 (26.56%) SQL
9 16 (25.00%) Linux
9 16 (25.00%) Palo Alto
10 14 (21.88%) HP
11 13 (20.31%) Firewall
12 12 (18.75%) PowerShell
13 11 (17.19%) SC Cleared
13 11 (17.19%) Office 365
13 11 (17.19%) Oracle
14 10 (15.63%) PaaS
14 10 (15.63%) SCCM
14 10 (15.63%) Hyper-V
14 10 (15.63%) Windows Server
15 9 (14.06%) Traceability Matrix
15 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (14.06%) Citrix
15 9 (14.06%) Validation
15 9 (14.06%) Migration
15 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
16 8 (12.50%) ITIL
16 8 (12.50%) IIS
16 8 (12.50%) MS Exchange

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 8 (12.50%) IIS
1 8 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.38%) Confluence
3 4 (6.25%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.56%) Apache
4 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 21 (32.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (17.19%) Office 365
3 10 (15.63%) PaaS
4 7 (10.94%) IaaS
5 6 (9.38%) NuGet
6 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.56%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.31%) Firewall
2 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.69%) DHCP
3 3 (4.69%) DNS
3 3 (4.69%) Software-Defined Networking
3 3 (4.69%) SSL
3 3 (4.69%) VPN
3 3 (4.69%) WAN
3 3 (4.69%) Wireless
4 2 (3.13%) LAN
4 2 (3.13%) LTE
4 2 (3.13%) SAN
4 2 (3.13%) VLAN
5 1 (1.56%) 3G
5 1 (1.56%) BGP
5 1 (1.56%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.56%) Internet
5 1 (1.56%) OSPF
5 1 (1.56%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (9.38%) Power BI
3 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Eclipse
1 6 (9.38%) Git (software)
1 6 (9.38%) JIRA
1 6 (9.38%) Maven
1 6 (9.38%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (9.38%) TeamCity
1 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.25%) MSI
3 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (21.88%) Analyst
2 10 (15.63%) Architect
3 6 (9.38%) Developer
3 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 6 (9.38%) Java Developer
3 6 (9.38%) Requirements Analyst
3 6 (9.38%) Test Analyst
4 4 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 4 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.69%) Author
5 3 (4.69%) Azure Architect
5 3 (4.69%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (4.69%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Technical Author
5 3 (4.69%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) .NET
1 6 (9.38%) .NET Core
1 6 (9.38%) REST
2 3 (4.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (7.81%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) BYOD
4 1 (1.56%) Clustering
4 1 (1.56%) PKI
4 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (48.44%) Windows
2 16 (25.00%) Linux
3 10 (15.63%) Windows Server
4 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.81%) Windows Vista
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.13%) Unix
7 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.56%) CentOS
8 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.56%) Solaris
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (14.06%) Migration
1 9 (14.06%) Traceability Matrix
1 9 (14.06%) Validation
2 8 (12.50%) ITIL
3 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (9.38%) Change Control
4 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 6 (9.38%) Low Latency
4 6 (9.38%) Microservices
4 6 (9.38%) Multithreading
4 6 (9.38%) SDLC
4 6 (9.38%) TDD
5 5 (7.81%) Project Management
6 4 (6.25%) B2C
6 4 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.25%) Operations Management
6 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.56%) SQL
2 12 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 7 (10.94%) Java
4 6 (9.38%) C#
4 6 (9.38%) C++
4 6 (9.38%) CQL
5 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.56%) C
6 1 (1.56%) Python
6 1 (1.56%) Ruby
6 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (29.69%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.19%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 6 (9.38%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.56%) Degree
5 1 (1.56%) MCSE
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) ISO 9001
1 6 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (54.69%) Active Directory
2 30 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (15.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.69%) vSphere
5 1 (1.56%) Docker
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) SCCM
2 8 (12.50%) SCOM
3 6 (9.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (9.38%) Opsview
4 2 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.13%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.56%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.56%) Ansible
5 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.56%) Nagios
5 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.56%) Puppet
5 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (51.56%) Microsoft
2 20 (31.25%) Cisco
3 16 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 14 (21.88%) HP
5 11 (17.19%) Oracle
6 9 (14.06%) Citrix
7 7 (10.94%) Veeam
8 5 (7.81%) McAfee
9 4 (6.25%) Lumension
10 2 (3.13%) Capita
11 1 (1.56%) Borland
11 1 (1.56%) Google
11 1 (1.56%) Isilon
11 1 (1.56%) Ivanti
11 1 (1.56%) Juniper
11 1 (1.56%) NetApp
11 1 (1.56%) New Relic
11 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.56%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.56%) WatchGuard