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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 19 38
Rank change year-on-year -19 +19  
Contract jobs citing VMware 21 64 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.19% 6.30% 3.77%
As % of the Vendors category 6.44% 11.53% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 45 24
Median daily rate £438 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.13% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £293 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £54.08 £44.08 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.68% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

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 326 555 462
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 49.54% 54.63% 45.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 288 243
Median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £55.55 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.99% +158.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

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 29 March 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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 46 (68.66%) Windows
2 36 (53.73%) Microsoft
3 30 (44.78%) Linux
4 27 (40.30%) Data Centre
5 25 (37.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (35.82%) Windows Server
7 23 (34.33%) Unix
8 22 (32.84%) Firewall
9 21 (31.34%) IBM
10 20 (29.85%) Citrix
11 17 (25.37%) Cisco
11 17 (25.37%) Solaris
11 17 (25.37%) Active Directory
12 16 (23.88%) SAN
12 16 (23.88%) NetApp
13 15 (22.39%) EMC
14 14 (20.90%) HP
14 14 (20.90%) AIX
15 13 (19.40%) Shell Script
15 13 (19.40%) Mainframe
16 12 (17.91%) Law
16 12 (17.91%) MS Exchange
16 12 (17.91%) EMC VNX
16 12 (17.91%) EMC VMAX
16 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (17.91%) IBM Mainframe
17 11 (16.42%) Hyper-V
17 11 (16.42%) Private Cloud
17 11 (16.42%) Migration
18 10 (14.93%) Finance

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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 (17.91%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.97%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.99%) JBoss
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Maximo
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.84%) Firewall
2 16 (23.88%) SAN
3 9 (13.43%) DNS
4 8 (11.94%) DHCP
5 4 (5.97%) LAN
5 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.48%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (4.48%) MPLS
6 3 (4.48%) Skype
7 2 (2.99%) BGP
7 2 (2.99%) OSPF
7 2 (2.99%) SMTP
7 2 (2.99%) VPN
7 2 (2.99%) WAN
8 1 (1.49%) DSL
8 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.49%) PPP
8 1 (1.49%) SNMP
8 1 (1.49%) SSL
8 1 (1.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.49%) DB2
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Gerrit
1 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (17.91%) Law
2 10 (14.93%) Finance
3 4 (5.97%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Legal
4 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Electronics
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 11 (16.42%) Consultant
3 8 (11.94%) Active Directory Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) Exchange Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) Support Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (10.45%) IT Consultant
4 7 (10.45%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.45%) Server Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (7.46%) Storage Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Windows Server Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Data Centre Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (40.30%) Data Centre
2 13 (19.40%) Mainframe
3 12 (17.91%) EMC VMAX
3 12 (17.91%) EMC VNX
3 12 (17.91%) IBM Mainframe
4 11 (16.42%) Private Cloud
5 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.49%) AS400
7 1 (1.49%) CCTV
7 1 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.49%) iSeries
7 1 (1.49%) Replication
7 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 46 (68.66%) Windows
2 30 (44.78%) Linux
3 24 (35.82%) Windows Server
4 23 (34.33%) Unix
5 17 (25.37%) Solaris
6 14 (20.90%) AIX
7 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.99%) Android
11 1 (1.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) Migration
2 9 (13.43%) Data Migration
3 7 (10.45%) ITIL
4 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.46%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.97%) Project Management
5 4 (5.97%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (4.48%) Data Protection
6 3 (4.48%) Defect Management
6 3 (4.48%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.48%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (4.48%) Validation
7 2 (2.99%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.99%) Data Analysis
7 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 2 (2.99%) Network Management
7 2 (2.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.99%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.40%) Shell Script
2 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.48%) SQL
4 2 (2.99%) Java
4 2 (2.99%) VB
5 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.49%) Perl
5 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.96%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.49%) CCNA
4 1 (1.49%) CCNP
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.49%) MCSA
4 1 (1.49%) MCSE
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) GDPR
3 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 25 (37.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (25.37%) Active Directory
3 11 (16.42%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.97%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.99%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.49%) Docker
6 1 (1.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (10.45%) SCCM
2 7 (10.45%) SCOM
3 3 (4.48%) WSUS
4 2 (2.99%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.99%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.49%) Ansible
5 1 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.49%) Puppet
5 1 (1.49%) Salt
5 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.49%) vMotion
Vendors
1 36 (53.73%) Microsoft
2 21 (31.34%) IBM
3 20 (29.85%) Citrix
4 17 (25.37%) Cisco
5 16 (23.88%) NetApp
6 15 (22.39%) EMC
7 14 (20.90%) HP
8 9 (13.43%) Google
8 9 (13.43%) Sun
9 4 (5.97%) Oracle
10 3 (4.48%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.99%) MobileIron
11 2 (2.99%) SAP
11 2 (2.99%) Symantec
12 1 (1.49%) Juniper
12 1 (1.49%) Polycom
12 1 (1.49%) Tandberg
12 1 (1.49%) Temenos
12 1 (1.49%) Veeam
12 1 (1.49%) Veritas
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