Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 10 10
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 +15
Contract jobs citing VMware 27 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 7.76% 8.48% 9.96%
As % of the Vendors category 18.00% 16.44% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 17
Slough median daily rate £400 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -17.24% -12.12%
10th Percentile £247 £290 £302
90th Percentile £480 £313 £414
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% -7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £25.33 £45.00
% change year-on-year +57.93% -43.72% +69.81%

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 150 146 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 43.10% 51.59% 53.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 92 97
Slough median daily rate £370 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +10.34% -4.61%
10th Percentile £125 £298 £240
90th Percentile £531 £556 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 - £16.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.43 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -0.45% +19.23% -26.76%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019, 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 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Linux
3 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
4 12 (44.44%) DNS
5 10 (37.04%) Firewall
5 10 (37.04%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (33.33%) ITIL
7 8 (29.63%) Unix
7 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
8 7 (25.93%) Puppet
8 7 (25.93%) Perl
8 7 (25.93%) Apache
8 7 (25.93%) Python
8 7 (25.93%) NetApp
9 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (22.22%) Solaris
9 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
9 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
10 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (18.52%) vSphere
10 5 (18.52%) Squid
10 5 (18.52%) DHCP
10 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
10 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
10 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
10 5 (18.52%) Cisco
10 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef

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 7 (25.93%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) nginx
3 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) DNS
2 10 (37.04%) Firewall
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (18.52%) DHCP
3 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) 802.11
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.70%) DAB
4 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.70%) RFID
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) SSH
4 1 (3.70%) tcpdump
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) Wireless
4 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) DTS
1 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Administrator
1 6 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 4 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Team Leader
3 4 (14.81%) Unix Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Designer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Linux
3 8 (29.63%) Unix
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
4 6 (22.22%) Solaris
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (7.41%) CentOS
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.70%) Debian
8 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (14.81%) IT Strategy
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
5 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) Due Diligence
6 1 (3.70%) High Availability
6 1 (3.70%) Open Source
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.70%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) Service Design
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) Perl
1 7 (25.93%) Python
2 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) CCNP
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.11%) CCNA
4 2 (7.41%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.70%) CCDP
5 1 (3.70%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) GPG13
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 10 (37.04%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (18.52%) Squid
4 5 (18.52%) vSphere
5 2 (7.41%) NFS
5 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (7.41%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.70%) iptables
6 1 (3.70%) Postfix
6 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Puppet
2 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) NetApp
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco
3 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
4 4 (14.81%) Crossbeam
4 4 (14.81%) Dell
4 4 (14.81%) F5
4 4 (14.81%) Sun
5 3 (11.11%) Citrix
5 3 (11.11%) Ericsson
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle
6 2 (7.41%) Tekelec
6 2 (7.41%) Veeam
7 1 (3.70%) AppDynamics
7 1 (3.70%) BMC
7 1 (3.70%) CA
7 1 (3.70%) Sandvine