The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 29 March 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 27 30
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 3 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.87% 4.64% 3.38%
As % of the System Software category 8.11% 40.54% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 11
Median daily rate £263 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -47.09% +43.33%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 37 37 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 10.76% 11.46% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 19
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £300 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £400 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £369 £350
% change year-on-year -5.08% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £14.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £43.60 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Swindon

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Swindon

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 VMware Infrastructure.

1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) Change Management
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) Solaris
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Sun
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 1 (12.50%) GlassFish

VMware Infrastructure
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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) GlassFish
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) LDAP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Cloud Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) LAMP
1 1 (12.50%) SAML
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Critical Success Factor
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SANS
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Shibboleth
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Sun
6 1 (12.50%) Apple
6 1 (12.50%) ArcSight
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) Dell
6 1 (12.50%) F5
6 1 (12.50%) Forcepoint
6 1 (12.50%) Gemalto
6 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
6 1 (12.50%) Juniper
6 1 (12.50%) Rackspace