Period
to 22 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 22 September 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 7 10
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 +19
Contract jobs citing VMware 28 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 8.43% 9.86% 10.94%
As % of the Vendors category 18.79% 19.59% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 24
Slough median daily rate £353 £303 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.53% -16.55% -9.38%
10th Percentile £222 £300 £327
90th Percentile £511 £375 £470
Berkshire median daily rate £396 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +13.14% -4.11% -8.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £28.58 £43.28
% change year-on-year -30.02% -33.96% +147.31%

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 Slough.

All Vendors
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 149 148 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 44.88% 50.34% 63.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 91 123
Slough median daily rate £361 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.67% +3.45% +13.28%
10th Percentile £125 £213 £225
90th Percentile £527 £525 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -23.53% -2.86%
10th Percentile £15.55 £13.00 £11.70
90th Percentile £20.40 £13.00 £20.05
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% +20.00% -42.00%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Slough

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Slough

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Slough over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Slough

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 Slough region with a requirement for VMware.

1 22 (78.57%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 13 (46.43%) Windows Server
4 12 (42.86%) Office 365
4 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 8 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (25.00%) Linux
7 7 (25.00%) Veeam
8 6 (21.43%) ITIL
8 6 (21.43%) Firewall
8 6 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (17.86%) DNS
9 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
9 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
9 5 (17.86%) French Language
10 4 (14.29%) Unix
10 4 (14.29%) Citrix
10 4 (14.29%) NetApp
11 3 (10.71%) Cisco
11 3 (10.71%) Solaris
11 3 (10.71%) Apache
11 3 (10.71%) Perl
11 3 (10.71%) Python
11 3 (10.71%) Clustering
11 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
11 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS

VMware
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 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.57%) JBoss
4 1 (3.57%) nginx
4 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (42.86%) Office 365
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
2 5 (17.86%) DNS
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.57%) DAB
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) RFID
4 1 (3.57%) SSH
4 1 (3.57%) tcpdump
4 1 (3.57%) VLAN
4 1 (3.57%) Wireless
4 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (17.86%) French Language
2 2 (7.14%) Automotive
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 4 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Wintel Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (3.57%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Clustering
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server
3 7 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (14.29%) Unix
5 3 (10.71%) Solaris
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.14%) CentOS
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.57%) Debian
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) Change Management
4 2 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (7.14%) Patch Management
4 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.57%) Due Diligence
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) High Availability
5 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (3.57%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (3.57%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) Perl
2 3 (10.71%) Python
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) DBS Check
2 2 (7.14%) MCSE
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) CCDP
3 1 (3.57%) CCIE
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) GPG13
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (10.71%) vSphere
5 2 (7.14%) NFS
5 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.57%) iptables
6 1 (3.57%) Postfix
6 1 (3.57%) Squid
6 1 (3.57%) vCloud
6 1 (3.57%) XenApp
6 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
2 2 (7.14%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) Veeam
3 4 (14.29%) Citrix
3 4 (14.29%) NetApp
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.14%) Tekelec
6 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.57%) Canon
6 1 (3.57%) ConnectWise
6 1 (3.57%) Crossbeam
6 1 (3.57%) F5
6 1 (3.57%) MobileIron
6 1 (3.57%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (3.57%) Polycom
6 1 (3.57%) Sandvine
6 1 (3.57%) Sun
6 1 (3.57%) Symantec