Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 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.

Virtual Machine (VM)
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 64 54
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 +9
Contract jobs citing Virtual Machines 3 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.42% 0.15% 1.72%
As % of the System Software category 3.13% 1.23% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 13
Swindon median daily rate £625 £450 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.89% +21.62% -7.50%
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £450 £350
% change year-on-year - +28.57% -12.50%
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 96 81 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 13.31% 12.42% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 51 65
Swindon median daily rate £411 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.50% +2.94% -9.33%
10th Percentile £269 £300 £218
90th Percentile £600 £525 £528
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +21.43% +7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 18
Swindon median hourly rate £15.25 - £19.27
10th Percentile £13.00 - £11.78
90th Percentile £18.75 - £41.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 - £20.25

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 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Machines 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) zOS
1 2 (66.67%) RACF
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (66.67%) Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (66.67%) zSecure
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Travis CI
2 1 (33.33%) CircleCI
2 1 (33.33%) IBM UrbanCode
2 1 (33.33%) npm
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) nginx
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring

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 1 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) npm
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) CircleCI
1 1 (33.33%) Gradle
1 1 (33.33%) gulp
1 1 (33.33%) IBM UrbanCode
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) RACF Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Groovy
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Python
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) zSecure
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM