Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 59 68 32
Rank change year-on-year +9 -36 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware 25 34 73
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Reading 2.63% 2.50% 5.48%
As % of the Vendors category 5.46% 5.29% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 54
Median daily rate £425 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +34.92%
10th Percentile £270 £238 £300
90th Percentile £578 £656 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -8.57% +2.94% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £20.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +154.18% -61.80%
Berkshire median hourly rate £36.00 £47.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -24.21% +137.50% -63.01%

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 458 643 685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 48.26% 47.24% 51.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 353 422
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% +3.03%
10th Percentile £213 £300 £250
90th Percentile £638 £619 £622
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 21 15
Median hourly rate £16.75 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.14% +100.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £12.93 £11.25 £11.91
90th Percentile £33.25 £82.50 £52.75
Median hourly rate £19.25 £14.20 £16.50
% change year-on-year +35.56% -13.94% +26.92%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing VMware as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Reading

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware in Reading.

Daily rate trend for VMware in Reading

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware in Reading over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VMware in Reading

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware in Reading.

Hourly rate trend for VMware in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 16 (64.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (44.00%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 10 (40.00%) Service Management
4 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (36.00%) Linux
4 9 (36.00%) ITIL
5 8 (32.00%) DNS
5 8 (32.00%) Replication
6 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
6 7 (28.00%) WAN
6 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (28.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 7 (28.00%) VMware NSX
7 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
7 6 (24.00%) 3PAR
7 6 (24.00%) Ansible
7 6 (24.00%) Cisco
8 5 (20.00%) Firewall
8 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
8 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 5 (20.00%) Azure
8 5 (20.00%) Client/Server
8 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (20.00%) DevOps
8 5 (20.00%) Kubernetes
8 5 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
9 4 (16.00%) Palo Alto

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 2 (8.00%) IIS
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Azure
2 4 (16.00%) AWS
3 2 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (8.00%) Office 365
4 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) DNS
2 7 (28.00%) WAN
3 5 (20.00%) Firewall
4 4 (16.00%) BGP
4 4 (16.00%) DHCP
4 4 (16.00%) SAN
4 4 (16.00%) VLAN
5 3 (12.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (12.00%) OSPF
5 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.00%) Internet
6 2 (8.00%) IPsec
6 2 (8.00%) LAN
6 2 (8.00%) MPLS
6 2 (8.00%) Network Security
6 2 (8.00%) VPN
7 1 (4.00%) Frame Relay
7 1 (4.00%) GGSN
7 1 (4.00%) SGSN
7 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Architect
2 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) DBA
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Integration Manager
4 1 (4.00%) IT Technician
4 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Senior IT Technician
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Replication
2 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (20.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (8.00%) CMDB
5 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (8.00%) PKI
6 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.00%) Cloud Native
6 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
6 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) CentOS
5 1 (4.00%) Unix
5 1 (4.00%) VMS
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (40.00%) Service Management
3 9 (36.00%) ITIL
4 7 (28.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 5 (20.00%) DevOps
5 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 5 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
6 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (16.00%) Network Design
6 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
7 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (12.00%) High Availability
7 3 (12.00%) Migration
8 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
8 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (8.00%) Network Architecture
8 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.00%) Project Management
8 2 (8.00%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) Perl
3 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) Degree
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CCDP
5 1 (4.00%) CCIE
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
5 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (28.00%) VMware NSX
4 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (12.00%) vSphere
6 1 (4.00%) Docker
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (4.00%) XenApp
6 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Ansible
2 5 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (12.00%) Puppet
4 2 (8.00%) SCCM
4 2 (8.00%) vCenter Server
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (4.00%) Terraform
5 1 (4.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) 3PAR
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.00%) F5
3 4 (16.00%) Juniper
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (12.00%) Veeam
5 2 (8.00%) BMC
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) Dell
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.00%) Remedy
6 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.00%) CommVault
6 1 (4.00%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (4.00%) Google
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Mavenir
6 1 (4.00%) Veritas