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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 11 16
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5  
Contract jobs citing VMware 7 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 5.04% 9.74% 5.80%
As % of the Vendors category 10.77% 14.15% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 13
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £372 £358 £330
% change year-on-year +4.05% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £28.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -40.35% +29.54%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Slough.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 65 106 146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 46.76% 68.83% 52.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 72 81
Median daily rate £375 £375 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -38.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough citing VMware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 June 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 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Ansible
3 9 (64.29%) DevOps
4 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (35.71%) vSphere
6 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
6 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (35.71%) LAMP
6 5 (35.71%) Nagios
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) PHP
6 5 (35.71%) MySQL
7 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
7 4 (28.57%) CentOS
7 4 (28.57%) Docker
8 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (21.43%) MariaDB
8 3 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
8 3 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (21.43%) Squid
8 3 (21.43%) Marketing
8 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
8 3 (21.43%) Samba
8 3 (21.43%) Finance

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 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Confluence
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
1 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (21.43%) MariaDB
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Electronics
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) LAMP
2 2 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) CentOS
4 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 2 (14.29%) Unix
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
2 3 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) High Availability
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
1 5 (35.71%) PHP
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (35.71%) vSphere
3 4 (28.57%) Docker
4 3 (21.43%) NFS
4 3 (21.43%) Samba
4 3 (21.43%) Squid
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 2 (14.29%) KVM
5 2 (14.29%) Xen
5 2 (14.29%) XenServer
6 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) Ansible
2 5 (35.71%) Nagios
3 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (14.29%) WSUS
4 2 (14.29%) ZABBIX
5 1 (7.14%) Puppet
5 1 (7.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) SAP