The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
UK / England
Rank 47 41 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware 1689 2066 2254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.04% 4.33% 4.80%
As % of the Vendors category 9.10% 10.09% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1146 1318 1405
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 93 125
Median hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% +26.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £14.10 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £37.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.62% +14.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
18552 20482 21459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.35% 42.94% 45.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11656 12435 12578
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 672 793 895
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.05 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £55.00 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in England

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the England region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in England

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in England

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in England

VMware
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in England

VMware
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 697 £425 - 220
South East -1 466 £400 +14.28% 120
Yorkshire -5 101 £425 +6.25% 50
East of England +4 96 £323 -7.85% 36
South West -20 94 £300 -14.28% 26
North West -15 91 £350 -12.50% 65
West Midlands -23 57 £300 -37.50% 42
East Midlands -21 47 £325 -10.34% 22
North East -11 33 £275 -38.88% 9
Midlands +4 3 £450 -18.18%
VMware
UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 England region with a requirement for VMware.

1 2250 (56.68%) Windows
2 2080 (52.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1389 (34.99%) Linux
4 1383 (34.84%) Active Directory
5 1248 (31.44%) Microsoft
6 1237 (31.16%) Windows Server
7 862 (21.71%) Cisco
8 825 (20.78%) Security Cleared
9 769 (19.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 767 (19.32%) Citrix
11 712 (17.93%) DNS
12 707 (17.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 666 (16.78%) Firewall
14 660 (16.62%) ITIL
15 641 (16.15%) SC Cleared
16 599 (15.09%) Puppet
16 599 (15.09%) DevOps
17 564 (14.21%) SAN
18 557 (14.03%) Data Centre
19 520 (13.10%) Finance
20 517 (13.02%) vSphere
21 512 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
22 497 (12.52%) Red Hat
23 482 (12.14%) SQL
24 463 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
24 463 (11.66%) Hyper-V
25 462 (11.64%) PowerShell
26 457 (11.51%) SQL Server
27 449 (11.31%) HP
28 440 (11.08%) Unix

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 380 (9.57%) MS Exchange
2 306 (7.71%) Apache
3 238 (5.99%) IIS
4 199 (5.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 149 (3.75%) Tomcat
6 145 (3.65%) SharePoint
7 121 (3.05%) Skype for Business
8 110 (2.77%) OpenStack
9 101 (2.54%) nginx
10 93 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
11 85 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
12 77 (1.94%) Confluence
13 76 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
13 76 (1.91%) WebSphere
14 55 (1.39%) JBoss
15 44 (1.11%) Jetty
16 33 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
17 29 (0.73%) WebLogic
18 26 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 26 (0.65%) Mongrel
Applications
1 341 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 188 (4.74%) MS Office
3 44 (1.11%) HipChat
4 30 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.20%) MS Project
7 7 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.025%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.025%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.025%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.025%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 25 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 20 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 19 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
5 7 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
6 6 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.10%) Infor M3
7 4 (0.10%) Pegasus Opera
7 4 (0.10%) Teamcenter
8 3 (0.076%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.076%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.076%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 3 (0.076%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.076%) RMDS
8 3 (0.076%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.050%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.025%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.025%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 512 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 412 (10.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 297 (7.48%) Office 365
4 254 (6.40%) IaaS
5 174 (4.38%) PaaS
6 84 (2.12%) SaaS
7 59 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
8 43 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
9 42 (1.06%) GitHub
9 42 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
10 39 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
10 39 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
11 27 (0.68%) Amazon S3
12 25 (0.63%) Google App Engine
13 14 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 13 (0.33%) HP Helion
15 12 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 11 (0.28%) G Suite
17 10 (0.25%) Heroku
17 10 (0.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 712 (17.93%) DNS
2 666 (16.78%) Firewall
3 564 (14.21%) SAN
4 351 (8.84%) TCP/IP
5 340 (8.56%) DHCP
6 336 (8.46%) WAN
7 333 (8.39%) LAN
8 240 (6.05%) VPN
9 156 (3.93%) NAS
10 142 (3.58%) LDAP
11 130 (3.27%) HTTP
12 123 (3.10%) Internet
13 121 (3.05%) SSL
14 110 (2.77%) VLAN
15 109 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
16 106 (2.67%) MPLS
17 102 (2.57%) VoIP
18 100 (2.52%) Cisco Nexus
19 98 (2.47%) NetScaler
19 98 (2.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 457 (11.51%) SQL Server
2 198 (4.99%) PostgreSQL
3 155 (3.90%) MySQL
4 126 (3.17%) Hadoop
5 119 (3.00%) Oracle Database
6 78 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 72 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 71 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 56 (1.41%) MongoDB
10 54 (1.36%) NoSQL
11 51 (1.28%) Big Data
12 49 (1.23%) Relational Database
13 47 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
14 44 (1.11%) DB2
14 44 (1.11%) Redis
15 42 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 34 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 31 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
18 24 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 20 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 369 (9.29%) Jenkins
2 287 (7.23%) Git (software)
3 112 (2.82%) JIRA
4 93 (2.34%) Maven
5 72 (1.81%) Sonatype Nexus
6 66 (1.66%) Vagrant
7 53 (1.34%) SonarQube
8 51 (1.28%) Bitbucket
9 50 (1.26%) JUnit
10 49 (1.23%) Ant
11 46 (1.16%) Liquibase
12 44 (1.11%) JIRA Agile
13 41 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
14 34 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 33 (0.83%) Gerrit
15 33 (0.83%) GitLab
16 30 (0.76%) Subversion
16 30 (0.76%) TeamCity
17 26 (0.65%) MSI
17 26 (0.65%) Travis CI
General
1 520 (13.10%) Finance
2 124 (3.12%) Banking
3 102 (2.57%) Telecoms
4 83 (2.09%) Retail
5 67 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 56 (1.41%) Law
7 42 (1.06%) Marketing
8 39 (0.98%) Back Office
8 39 (0.98%) Legal
9 36 (0.91%) Advertising
10 32 (0.81%) Electronics
11 29 (0.73%) Games
12 28 (0.71%) Military
13 24 (0.60%) Publishing
14 21 (0.53%) Investment Banking
14 21 (0.53%) Local Government
15 15 (0.38%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.28%) Billing
17 9 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.10%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 473 (11.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 453 (11.41%) Architect
3 335 (8.44%) DevOps Engineer
4 300 (7.56%) Analyst
5 292 (7.36%) Support Engineer
6 286 (7.20%) Administrator
7 276 (6.95%) VMware Engineer
8 233 (5.87%) Consultant
9 224 (5.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 192 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
11 185 (4.66%) Windows Engineer
12 180 (4.53%) Infrastructure Architect
13 160 (4.03%) 3rd Line Support
14 144 (3.63%) Systems Engineer
15 132 (3.32%) Linux Engineer
16 130 (3.27%) Network Engineer
17 119 (3.00%) Server Engineer
18 114 (2.87%) Support Analyst
19 113 (2.85%) Linux Administrator
20 109 (2.75%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (2.95%) Web Services
2 106 (2.67%) Middleware
3 105 (2.64%) Elastic Stack
4 91 (2.29%) LAMP
5 83 (2.09%) .NET
6 62 (1.56%) Software Packaging
7 60 (1.51%) MCollective
8 54 (1.36%) REST
8 54 (1.36%) SOAP
9 52 (1.31%) LAPP Stack
10 46 (1.16%) HTML
10 46 (1.16%) J2EE
11 43 (1.08%) XML
12 42 (1.06%) RabbitMQ
13 40 (1.01%) RESTful
14 35 (0.88%) CSS
14 35 (0.88%) Node.js
15 32 (0.81%) LEMP Stack
16 26 (0.65%) SAML
17 25 (0.63%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 557 (14.03%) Data Centre
2 168 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 165 (4.16%) Clustering
4 125 (3.15%) Management Information System
5 97 (2.44%) EMC VNX
6 89 (2.24%) Replication
7 87 (2.19%) PKI
8 73 (1.84%) Computer Science
9 72 (1.81%) Fat Client
9 72 (1.81%) Thin Client
9 72 (1.81%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 68 (1.71%) Private Cloud
11 64 (1.61%) EMC VMAX
12 49 (1.23%) Public Cloud
13 48 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
14 39 (0.98%) Blackberry
15 36 (0.91%) NHS
16 34 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
17 32 (0.81%) iSeries
17 32 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2250 (56.68%) Windows
2 1389 (34.99%) Linux
3 1237 (31.16%) Windows Server
4 769 (19.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 707 (17.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 440 (11.08%) Unix
7 413 (10.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 410 (10.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 363 (9.14%) Windows 7
10 211 (5.31%) CentOS
11 174 (4.38%) Solaris
12 149 (3.75%) Windows 10
13 111 (2.80%) AIX
14 93 (2.34%) Ubuntu
15 71 (1.79%) SUSE
16 64 (1.61%) Windows 8
17 51 (1.28%) Mac OS X
18 48 (1.21%) Oracle Linux
19 44 (1.11%) Windows XP
20 30 (0.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 660 (16.62%) ITIL
2 599 (15.09%) DevOps
3 463 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
4 384 (9.67%) Migration
5 361 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 287 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
7 278 (7.00%) Service Management
8 198 (4.99%) Scrum
9 179 (4.51%) Project Management
10 169 (4.26%) Change Management
11 165 (4.16%) Continuous Delivery
12 147 (3.70%) High Availability
13 141 (3.55%) Open Source
14 134 (3.38%) Load Balancing
14 134 (3.38%) Problem Management
15 123 (3.10%) Disaster Recovery
16 112 (2.82%) Incident Management
17 111 (2.80%) Stakeholder Management
18 99 (2.49%) Service Delivery
19 98 (2.47%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 482 (12.14%) SQL
2 462 (11.64%) PowerShell
3 280 (7.05%) Bash Shell
4 279 (7.03%) Python
5 243 (6.12%) Java
6 205 (5.16%) Perl
7 156 (3.93%) Ruby
8 139 (3.50%) Shell Script
9 80 (2.02%) JavaScript
10 79 (1.99%) C
11 66 (1.66%) PHP
12 59 (1.49%) VBScript
13 56 (1.41%) C#
14 38 (0.96%) VB
15 33 (0.83%) Korn
16 18 (0.45%) Scala
17 16 (0.40%) PL/SQL
18 13 (0.33%) AWK
18 13 (0.33%) T-SQL
19 12 (0.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 825 (20.78%) Security Cleared
2 641 (16.15%) SC Cleared
3 282 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 228 (5.74%) Cisco Certification
5 211 (5.31%) MCSE
6 147 (3.70%) DV Cleared
7 141 (3.55%) Degree
7 141 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 134 (3.38%) CCNA
9 118 (2.97%) CCNP
10 88 (2.22%) MCSA
11 71 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
12 58 (1.46%) MCITP
13 54 (1.36%) MCP
14 50 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
15 44 (1.11%) CCIE
16 37 (0.93%) DBS Check
17 36 (0.91%) RHCE
18 26 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
19 20 (0.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (3.07%) SLA
2 82 (2.07%) PCI DSS
3 56 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 46 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 31 (0.78%) QA
6 28 (0.71%) JSP 440
7 10 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.18%) RMADS
9 6 (0.15%) GPG13
9 6 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.076%) PA-DSS
11 2 (0.050%) BS25999
11 2 (0.050%) GxP
11 2 (0.050%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.050%) ISO22301
12 1 (0.025%) BS7799
12 1 (0.025%) COBIT
12 1 (0.025%) GAMP
12 1 (0.025%) GCP
12 1 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2080 (52.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1383 (34.84%) Active Directory
3 517 (13.02%) vSphere
4 463 (11.66%) Hyper-V
5 336 (8.46%) VMware ESX
6 277 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
7 261 (6.57%) XenApp
8 255 (6.42%) Docker
9 191 (4.81%) vCloud
10 151 (3.80%) Virtual Machines
11 135 (3.40%) XenDesktop
12 122 (3.07%) Microsoft App-V
13 89 (2.24%) Virtual Servers
14 76 (1.91%) NFS
15 70 (1.76%) XenServer
16 67 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
17 61 (1.54%) Xen
18 55 (1.39%) Squid
19 54 (1.36%) KVM
20 50 (1.26%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 599 (15.09%) Puppet
2 342 (8.61%) SCCM
3 332 (8.36%) Ansible
4 190 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
5 143 (3.60%) ZABBIX
6 126 (3.17%) vRealize
7 121 (3.05%) Nagios
8 117 (2.95%) SCOM
9 100 (2.52%) Kubernetes
10 96 (2.42%) Terraform
11 91 (2.29%) NetBackup
12 90 (2.27%) logstash
13 83 (2.09%) Kibana
14 77 (1.94%) WSUS
15 65 (1.64%) HAProxy
16 63 (1.59%) Backup Exec
16 63 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 60 (1.51%) Docker Swarm
18 58 (1.46%) Microsoft Clustering
19 50 (1.26%) Packer
Vendors
1 1248 (31.44%) Microsoft
2 862 (21.71%) Cisco
3 767 (19.32%) Citrix
4 497 (12.52%) Red Hat
5 449 (11.31%) HP
6 401 (10.10%) Oracle
7 300 (7.56%) EMC
8 267 (6.73%) NetApp
9 204 (5.14%) IBM
10 173 (4.36%) Dell
11 142 (3.58%) CheckPoint
12 135 (3.40%) Symantec
13 96 (2.42%) F5
14 95 (2.39%) Veritas
15 92 (2.32%) AppSense
16 90 (2.27%) 3PAR
17 86 (2.17%) Avaya
18 81 (2.04%) Veeam
19 80 (2.02%) Atlassian
20 78 (1.96%) Palo Alto
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Amicus Recruitment Limited
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 minutes ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ascend Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £280 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 23 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
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Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
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Net Talent
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People Source Consulting
Rate: £400.00 - £401.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £535 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Posted: 4 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £240.00 - £270.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wembley, Middlesex
Meadows Consulting Limited
Rate: Up to £200 per day 3 month contract
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: Up to £37,000 DOE
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London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Derby, Derbyshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £125 - £150 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £750 - £850 per day
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Manchester, Lancashire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
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