Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 22 16
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 14 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.47% 6.25% 5.34%
As % of the Vendors category 8.54% 15.52% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 9
Slough median daily rate £438 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.38% +9.29% -4.11%
10th Percentile £302 £221 £319
90th Percentile £528 £526 £404
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Slough median hourly rate - £20.00 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.00 £18.50 £19.66
% change year-on-year +137.84% -5.90% -12.62%

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 164 116 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 52.40% 40.28% 54.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 80 103
Slough median daily rate £425 £373 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.09% -6.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £126 £251
90th Percentile £584 £513 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Slough median hourly rate £170.00 £20.00 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +750.00% +40.85% -21.11%
10th Percentile £165.00 £15.10 £13.33
90th Percentile £175.00 £20.70 £15.67
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.11 £13.50
% change year-on-year -3.37% +34.15% +8.00%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 6 (42.86%) Linux
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (28.57%) NetApp
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) IT Strategy
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 3 (21.43%) VMware NSX
4 3 (21.43%) Ansible
4 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 2 (14.29%) Legal
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (14.29%) SAN
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (14.29%) Unix
5 2 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) DNS
5 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
5 2 (14.29%) Office 365

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%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.14%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
1 2 (14.29%) Skype
2 1 (7.14%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (7.14%) PBX
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
1 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (7.14%) CentOS
5 1 (7.14%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (7.14%) Debian
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) SUSE
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) IT Strategy
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Architectural Design
2 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Presales
3 1 (7.14%) SIEM
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Leadership
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) MCTS
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (21.43%) VMware NSX
3 1 (7.14%) KVM
3 1 (7.14%) vCloud
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Ansible
2 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) vCenter Server
2 2 (14.29%) vRealize
2 2 (14.29%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.14%) PowerCLI
3 1 (7.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) NetApp
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Apple
4 1 (7.14%) CA
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) CyberArk
4 1 (7.14%) Mitel
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Polycom
4 1 (7.14%) Qualys
4 1 (7.14%) SaltStack
4 1 (7.14%) Veeam
4 1 (7.14%) Veritas