Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 61 63
Rank change year-on-year -10 +2 +3
Contract jobs citing Virtual Machines 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.48% 0.29% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 3.48% 2.20% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Swindon median daily rate £450 - £450
10th Percentile £425 - £425
90th Percentile £575 - £475
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 - £450
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 115 91 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 13.82% 13.30% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 58 57
Swindon median daily rate £500 £334 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.81% -16.56% +8.11%
10th Percentile £335 £254 £195
90th Percentile £625 £498 £550
Wiltshire median daily rate £490 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +40.00% -12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 0
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £37.52 £13.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +188.58% -70.11% +115.51%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Machines in Swindon over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 October 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Debian
2 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) Wiki
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) VMware

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (25.00%) Cosmos DB
1 1 (25.00%) DataStax
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cassandra DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) DBA
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (25.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Debian
2 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Apple
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) VMware