Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 33 35
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware 72 70 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.71% 4.94% 5.12%
As % of the Vendors category 10.57% 9.35% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 39 65
Reading median daily rate £400 £325 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -16.67% -2.50%
10th Percentile £303 £248 £213
90th Percentile £575 £488 £494
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £363 £390
% change year-on-year -3.45% -7.05% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
Reading median hourly rate £30.00 £49.47 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.35% +86.66% -11.67%
10th Percentile £17.37 £20.27 £18.15
90th Percentile £39.75 £55.65 £149.45
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% +69.81% +53.62%

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 681 749 964
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 54.05% 52.82% 50.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 346 526
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £275 £225 £219
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 54 84
Reading median hourly rate £19.31 £12.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.69% -42.81% +23.14%
10th Percentile £14.10 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.00 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year +17.31% -26.76% +4.41%

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

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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 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 39 (54.17%) Windows
2 35 (48.61%) Active Directory
3 31 (43.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (37.50%) Cisco
4 27 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 27 (37.50%) Firewall
5 25 (34.72%) Linux
6 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
6 22 (30.56%) IIS
7 19 (26.39%) TCP/IP
7 19 (26.39%) Microsoft Azure
8 18 (25.00%) PowerShell
9 16 (22.22%) ITIL
10 15 (20.83%) Change Control
11 13 (18.06%) Windows Server
12 12 (16.67%) Palo Alto
12 12 (16.67%) DNS
12 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (15.28%) Citrix
13 11 (15.28%) HP
13 11 (15.28%) IaaS
13 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (15.28%) JIRA
13 11 (15.28%) Data Centre
14 10 (13.89%) Git (software)
14 10 (13.89%) Microservices
14 10 (13.89%) SAN
14 10 (13.89%) MS Exchange
14 10 (13.89%) Java
14 10 (13.89%) Oracle

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 22 (30.56%) IIS
2 10 (13.89%) MS Exchange
3 9 (12.50%) Confluence
4 7 (9.72%) OpenStack
5 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (5.56%) WebSphere
7 3 (4.17%) Skype for Business
7 3 (4.17%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 19 (26.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (15.28%) IaaS
3 9 (12.50%) Office 365
4 8 (11.11%) PaaS
5 6 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.39%) G Suite
6 1 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.39%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 27 (37.50%) Firewall
2 19 (26.39%) TCP/IP
3 12 (16.67%) DNS
4 10 (13.89%) SAN
5 6 (8.33%) LAN
5 6 (8.33%) WAN
6 5 (6.94%) DHCP
6 5 (6.94%) NAS
7 4 (5.56%) LTE
7 4 (5.56%) Wireless
8 3 (4.17%) iSCSI
8 3 (4.17%) Network Security
8 3 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (4.17%) VoLTE
9 2 (2.78%) 3G
9 2 (2.78%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (2.78%) Skype
9 2 (2.78%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (1.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (15.28%) JIRA
2 10 (13.89%) Git (software)
3 9 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 9 (12.50%) Maven
3 9 (12.50%) NuGet
3 9 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 9 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.17%) MSI
5 1 (1.39%) GitLab
5 1 (1.39%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (15.28%) Architect
2 10 (13.89%) Analyst
3 9 (12.50%) Consultant
3 9 (12.50%) Developer
3 9 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 7 (9.72%) Administrator
4 7 (9.72%) Windows Administrator
5 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) Requirements Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Build Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (5.56%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Systems Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.50%) .NET
1 9 (12.50%) REST
2 8 (11.11%) .NET Core
3 4 (5.56%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.78%) JSON
4 2 (2.78%) Web Services
4 2 (2.78%) X-Windows
5 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.56%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (1.39%) BYOD
4 1 (1.39%) CESG
4 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 39 (54.17%) Windows
2 25 (34.72%) Linux
3 13 (18.06%) Windows Server
4 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (6.94%) Unix
6 5 (6.94%) Windows Vista
7 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.39%) Android
8 1 (1.39%) Debian
8 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) ITIL
2 15 (20.83%) Change Control
3 10 (13.89%) Microservices
4 9 (12.50%) Low Latency
4 9 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.11%) SDLC
5 8 (11.11%) TDD
6 7 (9.72%) Migration
6 7 (9.72%) Validation
7 6 (8.33%) DevOps
8 5 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.94%) Traceability Matrix
9 4 (5.56%) Patch Management
9 4 (5.56%) Workflow
10 3 (4.17%) Coaching
10 3 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (4.17%) Defect Management
10 3 (4.17%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 10 (13.89%) Java
3 9 (12.50%) C#
3 9 (12.50%) C++
3 9 (12.50%) CQL
3 9 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (4.17%) Python
5 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.39%) VB
6 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (12.50%) MCSE
3 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
4 6 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (8.33%) MCSA
4 6 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (6.94%) CCNA
5 5 (6.94%) DV Cleared
5 5 (6.94%) ISTQB
6 4 (5.56%) CCNP
7 3 (4.17%) A+ Certification
7 3 (4.17%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (4.17%) Degree
7 3 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (2.78%) MCSD
8 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.39%) MCDST
9 1 (1.39%) MCITP
9 1 (1.39%) MCP
9 1 (1.39%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 8 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (48.61%) Active Directory
2 31 (43.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (12.50%) vSphere
4 5 (6.94%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.56%) XenServer
6 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.39%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.39%) Docker
7 1 (1.39%) LXC
7 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) Opsview
2 6 (8.33%) Ansible
3 5 (6.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (5.56%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.17%) SCCM
6 2 (2.78%) AirWatch
6 2 (2.78%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.78%) Puppet
6 2 (2.78%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.78%) vRealize
7 1 (1.39%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.39%) Mesos
7 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.39%) SCOM
7 1 (1.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (37.50%) Cisco
1 27 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 11 (15.28%) Citrix
3 11 (15.28%) HP
4 10 (13.89%) Oracle
5 7 (9.72%) Juniper
6 6 (8.33%) Symantec
7 4 (5.56%) Lumension
8 3 (4.17%) Brocade
8 3 (4.17%) Dell
8 3 (4.17%) EMC
8 3 (4.17%) F5
8 3 (4.17%) IBM
8 3 (4.17%) Intel
8 3 (4.17%) NetApp
8 3 (4.17%) Nokia
8 3 (4.17%) SAP
8 3 (4.17%) Sun
9 2 (2.78%) Borland