The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 3 months to 23 April 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 29 25
Rank change year-on-year -8 -4  
Contract jobs citing VMware 8 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.36% 3.49% 4.34%
As % of the Vendors category 6.30% 8.70% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
Median daily rate £263 £354 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.79% -5.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £333 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £370 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £372 £347
% change year-on-year -5.97% +7.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £20.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year -20.00% -4.76%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 127 138 154
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 37.46% 40.12% 41.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 84 92
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £323 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £500 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £20.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -25.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +8.57%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Swindon

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Swindon

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 17 (77.27%) Cisco
2 14 (63.64%) vSphere
3 13 (59.09%) Windows
3 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
3 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
4 10 (45.45%) Unix
5 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (36.36%) LAN
5 8 (36.36%) WAN
5 8 (36.36%) C
5 8 (36.36%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 8 (36.36%) vCenter Server
6 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 6 (27.27%) Firewall
7 5 (22.73%) VPN
7 5 (22.73%) Solaris
8 4 (18.18%) DNS
8 4 (18.18%) HP
8 4 (18.18%) Citrix
8 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
8 4 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (13.64%) SIEM
9 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
9 3 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
9 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
9 3 (13.64%) Wireless
9 3 (13.64%) Change Management

VMware
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 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) GlassFish
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) LAN
1 8 (36.36%) WAN
2 6 (27.27%) Firewall
3 5 (22.73%) VPN
4 4 (18.18%) DNS
5 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
5 3 (13.64%) Wireless
6 2 (9.09%) SAN
6 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (4.55%) Internet
7 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Unix Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Network Integration Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) LAMP
1 1 (4.55%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Unix
3 5 (22.73%) Solaris
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
6 2 (9.09%) Linux
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.55%) Android
7 1 (4.55%) CentOS
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 3 (13.64%) Change Management
2 3 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (13.64%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) SIEM
3 2 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Critical Success Factor
4 1 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) SANS
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) vSphere
2 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.55%) Shibboleth
5 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) vCenter Server
2 2 (9.09%) vRealize
3 1 (4.55%) Ansible
3 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 2 (9.09%) F5
5 2 (9.09%) Sun
6 1 (4.55%) Apple
6 1 (4.55%) ArcSight
6 1 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (4.55%) Forcepoint
6 1 (4.55%) Gemalto
6 1 (4.55%) Intel Security
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper
6 1 (4.55%) Rackspace
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