Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 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.

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
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 10 33
Rank change year-on-year +3 +23 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware 28 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 9.76% 11.11% 3.56%
As % of the Vendors category 18.92% 19.02% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 12
Slough median daily rate £300 £363 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% -24.48% +60.00%
10th Percentile £293 £310 £319
90th Percentile £344 £470 £523
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £363 £395
% change year-on-year -10.34% -8.23% +12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £28.58 £43.28 £19.75
% change year-on-year -33.96% +119.14% -5.95%

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 148 184 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 51.57% 58.41% 52.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 107 164
Slough median daily rate £400 £363 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +7.81% -3.93%
10th Percentile £274 £225 £204
90th Percentile £555 £488 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.18% +0.06% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Slough median hourly rate - £17.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.77% -10.34%
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.75 £13.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year +13.46% -39.68% +23.14%

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 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 25 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 22 (78.57%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) DNS
3 18 (64.29%) DHCP
3 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 18 (64.29%) Windows Server
4 17 (60.71%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (46.43%) XenApp
7 13 (46.43%) Citrix
8 11 (39.29%) Linux
8 11 (39.29%) Firewall
9 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
10 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
11 8 (28.57%) WAN
11 8 (28.57%) LAN
11 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
11 8 (28.57%) Office 365
11 8 (28.57%) Windows 8
11 8 (28.57%) Windows 10
12 7 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
12 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 7 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (21.43%) VLAN
13 6 (21.43%) Cisco
13 6 (21.43%) Symantec
13 6 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (21.43%) Apple

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 3 (10.71%) Apache
1 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) G Suite
2 1 (3.57%) IaaS
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) DNS
2 18 (64.29%) DHCP
3 11 (39.29%) Firewall
4 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
5 8 (28.57%) LAN
5 8 (28.57%) WAN
6 6 (21.43%) VLAN
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (10.71%) SAN
7 3 (10.71%) VPN
7 3 (10.71%) Wireless
8 2 (7.14%) SMTP
8 2 (7.14%) SNMP
9 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (3.57%) Network Security
9 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) MySQL
4 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.14%) JIRA
2 2 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) French Language
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) LAMP
2 2 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.71%) iPad
3 3 (10.71%) iPhone
3 3 (10.71%) Replication
4 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.57%) EMC VNX
5 1 (3.57%) FMCG
5 1 (3.57%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (39.29%) Linux
5 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (28.57%) Windows 10
6 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 8 (28.57%) Windows 8
7 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
9 3 (10.71%) CentOS
10 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
10 2 (7.14%) Windows Phone
10 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
11 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (10.71%) DevOps
3 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.57%) Kanban
5 1 (3.57%) Open Source
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) PHP
2 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.14%) Ruby
3 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.29%) CCNA
2 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.71%) CCNP
4 2 (7.14%) CCENT
4 2 (7.14%) MCSA
4 2 (7.14%) MCSE
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.57%) CCA
5 1 (3.57%) CCAA
5 1 (3.57%) CCDA
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) HIPAA
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 17 (60.71%) VMware ESXi
3 15 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (46.43%) XenApp
5 6 (21.43%) XenDesktop
6 3 (10.71%) KVM
6 3 (10.71%) vSphere
7 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
7 2 (7.14%) Xen
7 2 (7.14%) XenServer
8 1 (3.57%) vCloud
8 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (3.57%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (17.86%) Ansible
3 2 (7.14%) Nagios
3 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.14%) vCenter Server
3 2 (7.14%) WSUS
3 2 (7.14%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.57%) Cobbler
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (3.57%) PowerCLI
4 1 (3.57%) Puppet
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Citrix
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (21.43%) Apple
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco
3 6 (21.43%) Symantec
4 5 (17.86%) Forcepoint
4 5 (17.86%) MobileIron
4 5 (17.86%) Polycom
5 4 (14.29%) Canon
5 4 (14.29%) HP
6 3 (10.71%) Veeam
7 2 (7.14%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (7.14%) Dell
7 2 (7.14%) IBM
7 2 (7.14%) Kaspersky
7 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.57%) Kofax
8 1 (3.57%) LANDesk
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle
8 1 (3.57%) Wonderware