Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 19 19
Rank change year-on-year -12 0 +20
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 12 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.51% 5.03% 7.55%
As % of the System Software category 22.22% 30.61% 43.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 16
Slough median daily rate £410 £303 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.54% -16.55% -29.27%
10th Percentile £216 £278 £276
90th Percentile £538 £345 £470
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £310 £401
% change year-on-year +37.10% -22.60% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £18.57 £44.14
% change year-on-year -8.45% -57.93% +126.36%

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 54 49 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 15.79% 16.44% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 35
Slough median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £219 £287 £188
90th Percentile £566 £528 £470
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £407 £401
% change year-on-year +4.55% +1.50% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Slough median hourly rate £17.50 - £18.00
10th Percentile £12.32 - £16.70
90th Percentile £20.00 - £19.30
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £17.28
% change year-on-year +17.24% -16.09% -19.81%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Slough over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Slough region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (41.67%) DNS
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (25.00%) Office 365
7 3 (25.00%) Puppet
7 3 (25.00%) NetApp
7 3 (25.00%) Firewall
7 3 (25.00%) Unix
7 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (25.00%) Perl
7 3 (25.00%) Citrix
7 3 (25.00%) Apache
7 3 (25.00%) Python
8 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
8 2 (16.67%) SLA
8 2 (16.67%) DHCP
8 2 (16.67%) NFS
8 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (16.67%) SQL
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle
8 2 (16.67%) SOAP
8 2 (16.67%) Solaris
8 2 (16.67%) Wireless
8 2 (16.67%) Clustering

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 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) nginx
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) 802.11
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) SSH
4 1 (8.33%) tcpdump
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
4 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Wintel Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Windows Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Support
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) FlexPod
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (16.67%) CentOS
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Solaris
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) Debian
6 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (8.33%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
1 3 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (16.67%) NFS
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Server
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) iptables
4 1 (8.33%) Postfix
4 1 (8.33%) Squid
4 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (8.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) Tekelec
4 2 (16.67%) Veeam
5 1 (8.33%) Apple
5 1 (8.33%) Canon
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) MobileIron
5 1 (8.33%) Polycom
5 1 (8.33%) Sandvine
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Veritas