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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 41 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware 2287 2543 2104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.62% 4.81% 4.13%
As % of the Vendors category 10.25% 10.87% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1556 1563 1299
Median daily rate £400 £353 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £219 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.92% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 151 121
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.83 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.27% +2.38%
VMware
UK

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
22322 23400 23315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.11% 44.23% 45.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13837 14131 13301
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 738 996 1032
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.52 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% -0.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.99% +5.82%

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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -5 954 £425 +6.25% 214
South East -6 483 £400 +14.28% 145
Yorkshire -16 147 £380 +8.57% 58
North West -6 145 £369 +18.95% 78
North East +22 140 £300 -20.00% 10
South West +1 128 £316 +15.00% 64
East of England -12 117 £350 - 27
West Midlands -4 113 £388 +19.23% 30
East Midlands +14 57 £375 +23.96% 18
VMware
UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 2759 (59.19%) Windows
2 2497 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1915 (41.09%) Active Directory
4 1626 (34.89%) Microsoft
5 1599 (34.31%) Linux
6 1556 (33.38%) Windows Server
7 1113 (23.88%) Citrix
8 1035 (22.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 951 (20.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 942 (20.21%) Cisco
11 911 (19.55%) DNS
12 853 (18.30%) ITIL
13 820 (17.59%) Security Cleared
14 753 (16.16%) Firewall
15 750 (16.09%) SAN
16 730 (15.66%) SQL
17 682 (14.63%) SQL Server
18 669 (14.35%) MS Exchange
19 662 (14.20%) HP
20 657 (14.10%) PowerShell
21 647 (13.88%) Data Centre
22 641 (13.75%) vSphere
23 625 (13.41%) SC Cleared
24 623 (13.37%) Puppet
25 615 (13.19%) Finance
26 596 (12.79%) Red Hat
27 590 (12.66%) Windows Server 2003
28 587 (12.59%) Hyper-V
29 569 (12.21%) Amazon AWS
30 567 (12.16%) SCCM

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
1 669 (14.35%) MS Exchange
2 385 (8.26%) Apache
3 302 (6.48%) SharePoint
4 295 (6.33%) IIS
5 274 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 221 (4.74%) Skype for Business
7 199 (4.27%) Tomcat
8 144 (3.09%) Confluence
9 128 (2.75%) OpenStack
10 123 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2013
11 104 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
12 87 (1.87%) WebSphere
13 78 (1.67%) WebLogic
14 76 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
15 70 (1.50%) JBoss
16 60 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
17 55 (1.18%) nginx
18 54 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
19 39 (0.84%) IBM Notes
20 38 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 440 (9.44%) MS Excel
2 244 (5.23%) MS Office
3 80 (1.72%) HipChat
4 39 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 23 (0.49%) MS Project
6 21 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.11%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.021%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.021%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 21 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.15%) Documaker
5 6 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.11%) Eikon
6 5 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.064%) BASE24
8 3 (0.064%) ENOVIA
8 3 (0.064%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.064%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.064%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.064%) Primavera
8 3 (0.064%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.043%) Northgate Housing
9 2 (0.043%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (0.043%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.043%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.021%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 569 (12.21%) Amazon AWS
2 356 (7.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 337 (7.23%) Office 365
4 134 (2.87%) IaaS
5 93 (2.00%) PaaS
6 83 (1.78%) SaaS
7 76 (1.63%) GitHub
8 70 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
9 49 (1.05%) Google Apps
10 41 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
11 38 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
12 31 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
13 26 (0.56%) Trello
14 25 (0.54%) Google App Engine
15 19 (0.41%) Amazon S3
16 14 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
17 13 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
17 13 (0.28%) OneDrive
18 10 (0.21%) Mimecast
19 9 (0.19%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 911 (19.55%) DNS
2 753 (16.16%) Firewall
3 750 (16.09%) SAN
4 550 (11.80%) DHCP
5 423 (9.08%) WAN
6 408 (8.75%) LAN
7 378 (8.11%) TCP/IP
8 229 (4.91%) VPN
9 200 (4.29%) NAS
10 186 (3.99%) LDAP
11 164 (3.52%) iSCSI
12 149 (3.20%) VLAN
13 143 (3.07%) SSL
14 134 (2.87%) NetScaler
15 129 (2.77%) HTTP
16 128 (2.75%) Internet
17 126 (2.70%) Network Security
18 112 (2.40%) Fibre Channel
19 111 (2.38%) SSH
20 107 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 682 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 231 (4.96%) MySQL
3 191 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
4 169 (3.63%) Hadoop
5 136 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 100 (2.15%) Oracle Database
7 81 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 70 (1.50%) MongoDB
8 70 (1.50%) Relational Database
9 69 (1.48%) Big Data
10 66 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
11 64 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
12 61 (1.31%) SQL Server 2014
13 59 (1.27%) DB2
14 46 (0.99%) NoSQL
15 42 (0.90%) Redis
16 38 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
17 37 (0.79%) RDBMS
18 31 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 31 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 328 (7.04%) Jenkins
2 321 (6.89%) Git (software)
3 189 (4.05%) JIRA
4 135 (2.90%) Maven
5 121 (2.60%) Sonatype Nexus
6 100 (2.15%) SonarQube
7 93 (2.00%) Ant
8 89 (1.91%) JUnit
9 77 (1.65%) Subversion
10 76 (1.63%) JIRA Agile
10 76 (1.63%) Liquibase
11 74 (1.59%) Bitbucket
12 64 (1.37%) MSI
13 60 (1.29%) Vagrant
14 40 (0.86%) TeamCity
15 37 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
16 35 (0.75%) Selenium
17 33 (0.71%) Visual Studio
18 32 (0.69%) Travis CI
19 27 (0.58%) Artifactory
General
1 615 (13.19%) Finance
2 178 (3.82%) Banking
3 96 (2.06%) Telecoms
4 78 (1.67%) Retail
5 69 (1.48%) Back Office
6 68 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 60 (1.29%) Legal
8 52 (1.12%) Financial Institution
9 46 (0.99%) Publishing
10 38 (0.82%) Games
11 35 (0.75%) Advertising
12 33 (0.71%) Marketing
13 28 (0.60%) Law
14 26 (0.56%) Military
15 24 (0.51%) Electronics
15 24 (0.51%) Investment Banking
16 16 (0.34%) Local Government
17 14 (0.30%) Billing
18 9 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
19 8 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 644 (13.82%) Architect
2 532 (11.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 414 (8.88%) Support Engineer
4 358 (7.68%) Administrator
5 351 (7.53%) VMware Engineer
6 321 (6.89%) Analyst
7 304 (6.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 298 (6.39%) DevOps Engineer
9 270 (5.79%) Consultant
10 266 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
11 249 (5.34%) 3rd Line Support
12 242 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
13 210 (4.51%) Windows Engineer
14 195 (4.18%) Server Engineer
15 191 (4.10%) Linux Engineer
16 163 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
17 152 (3.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 149 (3.20%) Systems Engineer
19 133 (2.85%) Wintel Engineer
20 130 (2.79%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (3.95%) Web Services
2 165 (3.54%) Middleware
3 118 (2.53%) LAMP
4 114 (2.45%) .NET
5 97 (2.08%) XML
6 96 (2.06%) REST
7 84 (1.80%) MCollective
8 83 (1.78%) ELK Stack
9 80 (1.72%) HTML
9 80 (1.72%) Software Packaging
10 71 (1.52%) Node.js
11 66 (1.42%) J2EE
12 57 (1.22%) RabbitMQ
13 49 (1.05%) LAPP Stack
14 43 (0.92%) SOAP
15 41 (0.88%) CSS
16 40 (0.86%) JSON
17 30 (0.64%) XSD
18 28 (0.60%) Spring
19 25 (0.54%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 647 (13.88%) Data Centre
2 214 (4.59%) Clustering
3 149 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
4 141 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 134 (2.87%) Management Information System
6 121 (2.60%) Replication
7 94 (2.02%) Private Cloud
8 80 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
9 79 (1.69%) Fat Client
9 79 (1.69%) Thin Client
10 70 (1.50%) EMC VNX
11 63 (1.35%) PKI
12 60 (1.29%) Blackberry
13 55 (1.18%) VCE vBlock
14 53 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
15 51 (1.09%) NHS
16 46 (0.99%) Public Cloud
17 40 (0.86%) Hedge funds
18 39 (0.84%) Client/Server
19 38 (0.82%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 2759 (59.19%) Windows
2 1599 (34.31%) Linux
3 1556 (33.38%) Windows Server
4 1035 (22.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 951 (20.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 590 (12.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 557 (11.95%) Unix
8 454 (9.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 352 (7.55%) Windows 7
10 309 (6.63%) Solaris
11 261 (5.60%) CentOS
12 158 (3.39%) AIX
13 140 (3.00%) Windows 10
14 135 (2.90%) Ubuntu
15 107 (2.30%) Windows 8
16 60 (1.29%) Windows XP
17 53 (1.14%) SUSE
18 51 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
19 50 (1.07%) Data ONTAP
20 46 (0.99%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 853 (18.30%) ITIL
2 560 (12.01%) DevOps
3 513 (11.01%) Migration
4 496 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
5 455 (9.76%) Configuration Management
6 262 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
7 253 (5.43%) Service Management
8 232 (4.98%) Project Management
9 200 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 194 (4.16%) Service Delivery
11 184 (3.95%) High Availability
11 184 (3.95%) Scrum
12 176 (3.78%) Load Balancing
13 171 (3.67%) Change Management
13 171 (3.67%) Open Source
14 166 (3.56%) Continuous Delivery
15 154 (3.30%) Virtual Environments
16 153 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
17 131 (2.81%) Performance Tuning
18 123 (2.64%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 730 (15.66%) SQL
2 657 (14.10%) PowerShell
3 400 (8.58%) Java
4 336 (7.21%) Python
5 317 (6.80%) Perl
6 284 (6.09%) Bash Shell
7 242 (5.19%) Ruby
8 187 (4.01%) Shell Script
9 145 (3.11%) PHP
10 133 (2.85%) VBScript
11 116 (2.49%) JavaScript
12 76 (1.63%) VB
13 58 (1.24%) C#
14 54 (1.16%) T-SQL
15 52 (1.12%) C++
16 42 (0.90%) C
17 38 (0.82%) Korn
18 22 (0.47%) Scala
19 18 (0.39%) C-shell
20 14 (0.30%) Go
Qualifications
1 820 (17.59%) Security Cleared
2 625 (13.41%) SC Cleared
3 390 (8.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 273 (5.86%) Cisco Certification
5 260 (5.58%) MCSE
6 253 (5.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 225 (4.83%) Degree
8 180 (3.86%) CCNA
9 129 (2.77%) CCNP
10 124 (2.66%) MCSA
11 117 (2.51%) DV Cleared
12 106 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
13 61 (1.31%) MCP
14 58 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
15 52 (1.12%) MCITP
16 38 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
17 37 (0.79%) RHCE
18 33 (0.71%) CISSP
19 31 (0.67%) ISEB
20 27 (0.58%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (2.83%) SLA
2 93 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 89 (1.91%) PCI DSS
4 67 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
5 48 (1.03%) QA
6 33 (0.71%) JSP 440
7 17 (0.36%) COBIT
8 16 (0.34%) ISO 9001
9 15 (0.32%) HL7
10 12 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 11 (0.24%) RMADS
12 8 (0.17%) ISO22301
13 5 (0.11%) Data Quality
14 4 (0.086%) HIPAA
14 4 (0.086%) PMBOK
15 2 (0.043%) DICOM
16 1 (0.021%) Government Security Classifications
16 1 (0.021%) ISO 14001
16 1 (0.021%) ISO27002
16 1 (0.021%) MiFID
System Software
1 2497 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1915 (41.09%) Active Directory
3 641 (13.75%) vSphere
4 587 (12.59%) Hyper-V
5 399 (8.56%) XenApp
6 374 (8.02%) VMware ESX
7 260 (5.58%) VMware ESXi
8 255 (5.47%) XenDesktop
9 243 (5.21%) Docker
10 209 (4.48%) vCloud
11 194 (4.16%) Microsoft App-V
12 187 (4.01%) Virtual Machines
13 151 (3.24%) XenServer
14 140 (3.00%) NFS
15 109 (2.34%) Xen
16 99 (2.12%) Squid
17 91 (1.95%) Postfix
18 84 (1.80%) KVM
19 83 (1.78%) VMware Server
20 72 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 623 (13.37%) Puppet
2 567 (12.16%) SCCM
3 333 (7.14%) SCOM
4 292 (6.26%) Ansible
5 223 (4.78%) Opscode Chef
6 162 (3.48%) Nagios
7 135 (2.90%) ZABBIX
8 123 (2.64%) NetBackup
9 119 (2.55%) Kubernetes
9 119 (2.55%) WSUS
10 117 (2.51%) logstash
11 108 (2.32%) Kibana
12 104 (2.23%) Microsoft Clustering
13 103 (2.21%) Terraform
14 96 (2.06%) Backup Exec
15 82 (1.76%) Rancher
16 73 (1.57%) vRealize
17 69 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 67 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
19 56 (1.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1626 (34.89%) Microsoft
2 1113 (23.88%) Citrix
3 942 (20.21%) Cisco
4 662 (14.20%) HP
5 596 (12.79%) Red Hat
6 557 (11.95%) Oracle
7 419 (8.99%) NetApp
8 334 (7.17%) EMC
9 238 (5.11%) IBM
10 230 (4.93%) Dell
11 176 (3.78%) Symantec
12 160 (3.43%) AppSense
13 152 (3.26%) CheckPoint
14 123 (2.64%) F5
14 123 (2.64%) Juniper
15 106 (2.27%) Google
16 97 (2.08%) Intel Security
17 95 (2.04%) Veritas
18 93 (2.00%) Sonatype
19 86 (1.85%) Atlassian
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