Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 36 24
Rank change year-on-year +15 -12 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 15 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 5.88% 1.43% 1.99%
As % of the System Software category 35.71% 11.36% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 2
Slough median daily rate £279 £388 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.06% +32.48% -19.31%
10th Percentile £109 £185 £267
90th Percentile £511 £523 £312
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Slough median hourly rate £21.25 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £47.00 £47.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -1.05% +58.33% -46.09%

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 42 44 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 16.47% 12.61% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 23
Slough median daily rate £363 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% -5.88% +17.24%
10th Percentile £109 £194 £270
90th Percentile £513 £575 £535
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £446 £425
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Slough median hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.46% - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £15.86
% change year-on-year +25.00% +26.10% -42.33%

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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 2020, 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 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) Office 365
5 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (33.33%) Firewall
6 5 (33.33%) Wireless
6 5 (33.33%) Apple
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Vista
6 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 5 (33.33%) Smartphone
6 5 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (33.33%) Windows 10
7 4 (26.67%) OpenStack
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) BGP
8 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (20.00%) Juniper
8 3 (20.00%) VXLAN
9 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
9 2 (13.33%) Change Control
9 2 (13.33%) Network Virtualisation
9 2 (13.33%) VoIP
9 2 (13.33%) DNS

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 4 (26.67%) OpenStack
2 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
1 5 (33.33%) Wireless
2 3 (20.00%) BGP
2 3 (20.00%) VXLAN
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) Junos
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) OAuth
1 1 (6.67%) RESTful
1 1 (6.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 2 (13.33%) Biotechnology
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
1 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (13.33%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Architecture Roadmap
4 1 (6.67%) Co-Creation
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Governance
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Presales
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Strategic Roadmap
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) Docker
3 1 (6.67%) KVM
3 1 (6.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Cobbler
1 1 (6.67%) Icinga
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) Apple
5 3 (20.00%) Juniper
6 1 (6.67%) Mirantis
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat