Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 7 11
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 +19
Contract jobs citing VMware 36 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 10.53% 9.73% 11.95%
As % of the Vendors category 22.09% 18.47% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 25
Slough median daily rate £400 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -17.24% -19.44%
10th Percentile £217 £293 £298
90th Percentile £495 £372 £470
Berkshire median daily rate £395 £325 £363
% change year-on-year +21.54% -10.34% -8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £28.58 £43.28
% change year-on-year -40.52% -33.96% +121.95%

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 163 157 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 47.66% 52.68% 59.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 98 110
Slough median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +4.48%
10th Percentile £125 £263 £225
90th Percentile £529 £552 £473
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -23.53% +30.77%
10th Percentile £16.13 £13.00 £14.90
90th Percentile £20.50 £13.00 £20.05
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +31.03% +16.00% -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 17 November 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 17 November 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 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 18 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 15 (41.67%) Linux
5 13 (36.11%) DNS
6 12 (33.33%) Firewall
6 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (27.78%) Office 365
8 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (22.22%) Veeam
9 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (19.44%) Puppet
10 7 (19.44%) vSphere
10 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (19.44%) NetApp
10 7 (19.44%) Apache
10 7 (19.44%) Python
10 7 (19.44%) ITIL
10 7 (19.44%) Unix
10 7 (19.44%) Perl
11 6 (16.67%) Solaris
11 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 6 (16.67%) DHCP
11 6 (16.67%) Cisco
11 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
12 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
12 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
12 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared

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 (19.44%) Apache
2 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.78%) JBoss
3 1 (2.78%) nginx
3 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) DNS
2 12 (33.33%) Firewall
3 6 (16.67%) DHCP
3 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.56%) WAN
5 2 (5.56%) Wireless
6 1 (2.78%) 802.11
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.78%) DAB
6 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.78%) LAN
6 1 (2.78%) RFID
6 1 (2.78%) SAN
6 1 (2.78%) SSH
6 1 (2.78%) tcpdump
6 1 (2.78%) VLAN
6 1 (2.78%) VPN
6 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (13.89%) French Language
1 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Automotive
3 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Administrator
1 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (13.89%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 4 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 4 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.78%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.78%) Replication
4 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 15 (41.67%) Linux
4 7 (19.44%) Unix
4 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (16.67%) Solaris
6 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
7 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.56%) CentOS
8 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.78%) Debian
9 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (19.44%) ITIL
3 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.56%) Change Management
4 2 (5.56%) Patch Management
4 2 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.78%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (2.78%) Due Diligence
5 1 (2.78%) High Availability
5 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.78%) IT Strategy
5 1 (2.78%) Migration
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (2.78%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (2.78%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.78%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) Perl
1 7 (19.44%) Python
2 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.78%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) CCNP
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.33%) CCNA
4 2 (5.56%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.78%) CCDP
5 1 (2.78%) CCIE
5 1 (2.78%) MCSE
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) GPG13
System Software
1 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 12 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (19.44%) vSphere
4 5 (13.89%) Squid
5 2 (5.56%) NFS
5 2 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.56%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.78%) iptables
6 1 (2.78%) Postfix
6 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.78%) vCloud
6 1 (2.78%) XenApp
6 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Puppet
2 5 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.56%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.78%) Ansible
4 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Veeam
3 7 (19.44%) NetApp
4 6 (16.67%) Cisco
5 5 (13.89%) CheckPoint
6 4 (11.11%) Citrix
6 4 (11.11%) Crossbeam
6 4 (11.11%) Dell
6 4 (11.11%) F5
6 4 (11.11%) Sun
7 3 (8.33%) Ericsson
7 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.56%) Oracle
8 2 (5.56%) Tekelec
9 1 (2.78%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.78%) Canon
9 1 (2.78%) ConnectWise
9 1 (2.78%) MobileIron
9 1 (2.78%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (2.78%) Sandvine