Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for Virtual Machines skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Machines over the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Virtual Machine (VM)
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 60 67
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7 -14
Contract jobs citing Virtual Machines 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.63% 0.14% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 4.12% 1.14% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Swindon median daily rate £700 - £425
10th Percentile £648 - £403
90th Percentile £713 - £468
Wiltshire median daily rate £700 £350 £450
% change year-on-year +100.00% -22.22% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -

Virtual Machines is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 97 88 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 15.20% 12.75% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 59 51
Swindon median daily rate £460 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.39% -5.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £256 £247 £135
90th Percentile £701 £550 £550
Wiltshire median daily rate £430 £343 £375
% change year-on-year +25.55% -8.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 5
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -28.95% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.25 £13.10
90th Percentile £18.00 £13.75 £94.90
Wiltshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +48.15% -27.03% -2.79%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

Job postings citing Virtual Machines as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swindon.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in Swindon

Virtual Machines
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Virtual Machines in Swindon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Machines in Swindon

Virtual Machines
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Machines in Swindon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtual Machines in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Machines 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) nginx
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (75.00%) gulp
2 3 (75.00%) Travis CI
2 3 (75.00%) CircleCI
2 3 (75.00%) PaaS
2 3 (75.00%) npm
2 3 (75.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (75.00%) Gradle
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Groovy
2 3 (75.00%) OWASP
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Docker
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) Banking

Virtual Machines
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 4 (100.00%) nginx
2 3 (75.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) npm
1 3 (75.00%) PaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) CircleCI
2 3 (75.00%) Gradle
2 3 (75.00%) gulp
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Travis CI
3 2 (50.00%) IBM UrbanCode
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) OWASP
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Groovy
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Kubernetes