Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 6 months to 15 December 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 17 38
Rank change year-on-year -5 +21 +14
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 13 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.56% 6.86% 2.21%
As % of the System Software category 28.26% 43.75% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 9
Slough median daily rate £300 £363 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% -28.92% +78.95%
10th Percentile £275 £292 £282
90th Percentile £312 £369 £526
Berkshire median daily rate £320 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -22.42% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.48 £45.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -61.16% +130.77% +4.00%

VMware Infrastructure is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 46 48 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 16.14% 15.69% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 26
Slough median daily rate £325 £363 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% -1.36% +22.50%
10th Percentile £223 £194 £140
90th Percentile £529 £448 £523
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £365
% change year-on-year - +16.44% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Slough median hourly rate - £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% -13.58%
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -19.44% -16.47% +21.41%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Slough

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Slough.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Slough

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Slough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Slough

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Slough region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) DNS
3 10 (76.92%) DHCP
3 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
4 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
5 8 (61.54%) Firewall
5 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
5 8 (61.54%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (61.54%) Windows 8
5 8 (61.54%) Windows 10
6 7 (53.85%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (53.85%) Office 365
6 7 (53.85%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (46.15%) VLAN
7 6 (46.15%) XenApp
7 6 (46.15%) XenDesktop
7 6 (46.15%) Linux
7 6 (46.15%) LAN
7 6 (46.15%) WAN
7 6 (46.15%) Citrix
7 6 (46.15%) Apple
7 6 (46.15%) Symantec
7 6 (46.15%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (38.46%) Forcepoint
8 5 (38.46%) Cisco
8 5 (38.46%) Polycom

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) G Suite
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) DNS
2 10 (76.92%) DHCP
3 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
4 8 (61.54%) Firewall
5 6 (46.15%) LAN
5 6 (46.15%) VLAN
5 6 (46.15%) WAN
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (15.38%) SAN
7 2 (15.38%) SMTP
7 2 (15.38%) VPN
7 2 (15.38%) Wireless
8 1 (7.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 3 (23.08%) Back Office
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) French Language
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) iPad
2 3 (23.08%) iPhone
2 3 (23.08%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) EMC VNX
3 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 8 (61.54%) Windows 10
3 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
3 8 (61.54%) Windows 8
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Phone
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 1 (7.69%) CentOS
7 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (30.77%) Asset Management
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Kanban
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNA
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) CCENT
3 2 (15.38%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) MCSA
3 2 (15.38%) MCSE
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.69%) CCA
4 1 (7.69%) CCAA
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (46.15%) XenApp
3 6 (46.15%) XenDesktop
4 3 (23.08%) vSphere
5 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.69%) KVM
5 1 (7.69%) vCloud
5 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (7.69%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (15.38%) vCenter Server
2 2 (15.38%) WSUS
3 1 (7.69%) Ansible
3 1 (7.69%) Cobbler
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (7.69%) PowerCLI
3 1 (7.69%) Puppet
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Apple
3 6 (46.15%) Citrix
3 6 (46.15%) Symantec
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco
4 5 (38.46%) Forcepoint
4 5 (38.46%) MobileIron
4 5 (38.46%) Polycom
5 4 (30.77%) Canon
6 3 (23.08%) HP
6 3 (23.08%) Veeam
7 2 (15.38%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (15.38%) Dell
7 2 (15.38%) IBM
7 2 (15.38%) Kaspersky
8 1 (7.69%) Kofax
8 1 (7.69%) LANDesk
8 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
8 1 (7.69%) Wonderware