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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 34 37 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware 2388 2377 1875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.69% 4.69% 3.77%
As % of the Vendors category 10.65% 10.34% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1584 1470 1180
Median daily rate £390 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 164 106
Median hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.75 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.29 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.15% +19.04%
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
22424 22990 22410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.00% 45.36% 45.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13988 13379 12931
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 705 1002 1002
Median hourly rate £18.28 £18.55 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.48% +3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £11.02 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -8 916 £425 +13.33% 219
South East +1 580 £375 +2.73% 149
North West -4 185 £375 +18.57% 48
South West +10 164 £358 +2.14% 43
Yorkshire -12 138 £369 +22.91% 62
East of England 0 133 £375 +11.52% 34
West Midlands -2 111 £400 +8.84% 42
North East +24 96 £274 -18.28% 14
East Midlands +4 67 £325 -10.34% 13
Midlands -2 3 £450 - 1
VMware
UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 2784 (63.65%) Windows
2 2442 (55.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1792 (40.97%) Active Directory
4 1575 (36.01%) Windows Server
5 1478 (33.79%) Linux
6 1424 (32.56%) Microsoft
7 1015 (23.21%) Citrix
8 989 (22.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 904 (20.67%) Cisco
10 893 (20.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 756 (17.28%) SAN
12 753 (17.22%) ITIL
13 682 (15.59%) MS Exchange
13 682 (15.59%) Finance
14 673 (15.39%) HP
15 668 (15.27%) Security Cleared
16 662 (15.13%) DNS
17 660 (15.09%) Unix
18 639 (14.61%) Data Centre
19 638 (14.59%) SQL
20 635 (14.52%) vSphere
21 609 (13.92%) Firewall
22 565 (12.92%) Windows Server 2003
23 560 (12.80%) Red Hat
24 548 (12.53%) PowerShell
25 546 (12.48%) SQL Server
26 518 (11.84%) Puppet
27 511 (11.68%) Hyper-V
28 502 (11.48%) Migration
29 488 (11.16%) SC Cleared

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
1 682 (15.59%) MS Exchange
2 285 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 285 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 256 (5.85%) Apache
4 235 (5.37%) IIS
5 228 (5.21%) Tomcat
6 180 (4.12%) Skype for Business
7 175 (4.00%) OpenStack
8 152 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2013
9 116 (2.65%) WebSphere
10 90 (2.06%) WebLogic
11 85 (1.94%) JBoss
12 84 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
13 76 (1.74%) Node.js
14 69 (1.58%) nginx
15 64 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
16 46 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 42 (0.96%) Jetty
18 36 (0.82%) Confluence
19 35 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 412 (9.42%) MS Excel
2 233 (5.33%) MS Office
3 33 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.39%) MS Project
6 9 (0.21%) HipChat
7 6 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.023%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.023%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.023%) GIMP
8 1 (0.023%) ImageReady
8 1 (0.023%) PaintShop Pro
8 1 (0.023%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 28 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 21 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.18%) RMDS
5 5 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.091%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.091%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.069%) BASE24
7 3 (0.069%) Eikon
7 3 (0.069%) Maximo
7 3 (0.069%) Northgate Housing
7 3 (0.069%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.046%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.046%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.046%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.046%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.023%) Magento
9 1 (0.023%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.023%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.023%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 423 (9.67%) Amazon AWS
2 278 (6.36%) Office 365
3 248 (5.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 130 (2.97%) IaaS
5 98 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
6 91 (2.08%) SaaS
7 88 (2.01%) PaaS
8 47 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
9 41 (0.94%) GitHub
10 37 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
11 23 (0.53%) Google App Engine
12 18 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
13 17 (0.39%) Amazon S3
14 11 (0.25%) Mimecast
15 9 (0.21%) OpenShift
15 9 (0.21%) Yammer
16 8 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
16 8 (0.18%) Google Apps
17 7 (0.16%) IBM PureFlex
17 7 (0.16%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 756 (17.28%) SAN
2 662 (15.13%) DNS
3 609 (13.92%) Firewall
4 412 (9.42%) DHCP
5 354 (8.09%) LAN
6 344 (7.86%) WAN
7 322 (7.36%) TCP/IP
8 200 (4.57%) NAS
9 188 (4.30%) VPN
10 162 (3.70%) HTTP
11 147 (3.36%) LDAP
12 140 (3.20%) SSL
13 118 (2.70%) Internet
14 113 (2.58%) NetScaler
15 112 (2.56%) Network Security
16 103 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
17 95 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
17 95 (2.17%) iSCSI
18 92 (2.10%) VoIP
19 90 (2.06%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 546 (12.48%) SQL Server
2 181 (4.14%) MySQL
3 120 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 105 (2.40%) MongoDB
5 103 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
6 102 (2.33%) Oracle Database
7 79 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 74 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 63 (1.44%) DB2
10 58 (1.33%) Hadoop
11 47 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
12 43 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
13 38 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
14 35 (0.80%) Redis
15 34 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
16 33 (0.75%) NoSQL
17 30 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
18 29 (0.66%) Big Data
19 26 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 22 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 324 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 264 (6.04%) Git (software)
3 121 (2.77%) Maven
4 77 (1.76%) JIRA
5 65 (1.49%) Subversion
6 40 (0.91%) TeamCity
7 39 (0.89%) MSI
7 39 (0.89%) Vagrant
8 37 (0.85%) Travis CI
9 36 (0.82%) Hudson
10 34 (0.78%) Selenium
10 34 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
11 28 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
12 24 (0.55%) SonarQube
13 21 (0.48%) JMeter
14 20 (0.46%) Gradle
15 19 (0.43%) Cucumber
16 18 (0.41%) JUnit
16 18 (0.41%) LoadRunner
17 16 (0.37%) Eclipse
General
1 682 (15.59%) Finance
2 182 (4.16%) Banking
3 113 (2.58%) Telecoms
4 89 (2.03%) Retail
5 71 (1.62%) Manufacturing
6 68 (1.55%) Financial Institution
7 54 (1.23%) Games
8 51 (1.17%) Legal
9 40 (0.91%) Investment Banking
10 37 (0.85%) Marketing
11 36 (0.82%) Advertising
12 33 (0.75%) Law
13 30 (0.69%) Back Office
14 29 (0.66%) Electronics
15 21 (0.48%) Military
16 19 (0.43%) Front Office
16 19 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
17 15 (0.34%) Local Government
18 13 (0.30%) Publishing
19 11 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 579 (13.24%) Architect
2 459 (10.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 421 (9.63%) Support Engineer
4 358 (8.18%) Analyst
5 336 (7.68%) VMware Engineer
6 298 (6.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 272 (6.22%) Administrator
8 267 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support
9 262 (5.99%) DevOps Engineer
10 225 (5.14%) Consultant
11 196 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
12 189 (4.32%) Infrastructure Architect
13 188 (4.30%) Server Engineer
14 184 (4.21%) Windows Engineer
15 181 (4.14%) Solutions Architect
16 180 (4.12%) Linux Engineer
17 162 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
18 153 (3.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 145 (3.32%) Infrastructure Support
20 137 (3.13%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (3.73%) Web Services
2 149 (3.41%) .NET
3 111 (2.54%) Middleware
4 82 (1.87%) LAMP
5 72 (1.65%) J2EE
6 71 (1.62%) MCollective
7 48 (1.10%) RabbitMQ
7 48 (1.10%) XML
8 47 (1.07%) HTML
8 47 (1.07%) REST
9 42 (0.96%) Servlets
10 41 (0.94%) SOAP
11 30 (0.69%) Sensu
12 24 (0.55%) JSON
12 24 (0.55%) LEMP Stack
13 20 (0.46%) ActiveMQ
14 18 (0.41%) LAPP Stack
15 16 (0.37%) CSS
15 16 (0.37%) SAML
16 15 (0.34%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 639 (14.61%) Data Centre
2 201 (4.60%) Clustering
3 180 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 122 (2.79%) Management Information System
5 106 (2.42%) Computer Science
6 96 (2.19%) Private Cloud
7 92 (2.10%) EMC VNX
8 86 (1.97%) Replication
9 71 (1.62%) Fat Client
9 71 (1.62%) Thin Client
10 62 (1.42%) PKI
11 60 (1.37%) VCE vBlock
12 57 (1.30%) Hedge funds
13 54 (1.23%) iSeries
14 51 (1.17%) Blackberry
15 50 (1.14%) Public Cloud
16 47 (1.07%) Driving Licence
17 45 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
18 40 (0.91%) FlexPod
19 39 (0.89%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2784 (63.65%) Windows
2 1575 (36.01%) Windows Server
3 1478 (33.79%) Linux
4 989 (22.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 893 (20.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 660 (15.09%) Unix
7 565 (12.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 456 (10.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 371 (8.48%) Windows 7
10 232 (5.30%) Solaris
11 196 (4.48%) CentOS
12 173 (3.96%) AIX
13 129 (2.95%) Ubuntu
14 118 (2.70%) Windows XP
15 111 (2.54%) Windows 8
16 102 (2.33%) Windows 10
17 64 (1.46%) SUSE
18 50 (1.14%) HPUX
18 50 (1.14%) Mac OS X
19 45 (1.03%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 753 (17.22%) ITIL
2 502 (11.48%) Migration
3 464 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
4 459 (10.49%) DevOps
5 458 (10.47%) Configuration Management
6 254 (5.81%) Project Management
7 235 (5.37%) Continuous Integration
8 220 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
9 219 (5.01%) Open Source
10 200 (4.57%) Change Management
11 188 (4.30%) Service Management
12 175 (4.00%) High Availability
13 165 (3.77%) Service Delivery
14 159 (3.64%) Scrum
15 144 (3.29%) Incident Management
16 125 (2.86%) Problem Management
17 115 (2.63%) Load Balancing
18 111 (2.54%) Continuous Improvement
19 108 (2.47%) PRINCE2
20 100 (2.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 638 (14.59%) SQL
2 548 (12.53%) PowerShell
3 438 (10.01%) Java
4 322 (7.36%) Python
5 279 (6.38%) Bash Shell
6 273 (6.24%) Perl
7 240 (5.49%) Ruby
8 150 (3.43%) Shell Script
9 85 (1.94%) JavaScript
10 81 (1.85%) PHP
11 76 (1.74%) VBScript
12 68 (1.55%) C#
13 59 (1.35%) C
14 52 (1.19%) C++
15 49 (1.12%) VB
16 45 (1.03%) Korn
17 29 (0.66%) T-SQL
18 17 (0.39%) Go
19 16 (0.37%) PL/SQL
20 14 (0.32%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 668 (15.27%) Security Cleared
2 488 (11.16%) SC Cleared
3 327 (7.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 243 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 229 (5.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 224 (5.12%) MCSE
7 185 (4.23%) CCNA
8 179 (4.09%) Degree
9 138 (3.16%) MCSA
10 113 (2.58%) DV Cleared
11 108 (2.47%) CCNP
12 61 (1.39%) MCP
13 52 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
14 51 (1.17%) MCITP
15 48 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
16 32 (0.73%) CISSP
17 30 (0.69%) RHCE
18 27 (0.62%) ISEB
19 26 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
20 25 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (2.90%) SLA
2 58 (1.33%) QA
3 57 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 51 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
5 46 (1.05%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.39%) COBIT
7 11 (0.25%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.23%) JSP 440
8 10 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.16%) ISO27002
10 5 (0.11%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.069%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.069%) ISO15022
11 3 (0.069%) ISO20022
12 2 (0.046%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.046%) DICOM
12 2 (0.046%) HL7
13 1 (0.023%) MiFID
System Software
1 2442 (55.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1792 (40.97%) Active Directory
3 635 (14.52%) vSphere
4 511 (11.68%) Hyper-V
5 408 (9.33%) VMware ESX
6 345 (7.89%) XenApp
7 269 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
8 221 (5.05%) XenDesktop
9 161 (3.68%) Microsoft App-V
10 149 (3.41%) Docker
11 133 (3.04%) XenServer
12 112 (2.56%) vCloud
13 110 (2.51%) NFS
14 88 (2.01%) Xen
15 71 (1.62%) KVM
16 55 (1.26%) VMware Server
17 44 (1.01%) Firmware
18 43 (0.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 36 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
20 35 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 518 (11.84%) Puppet
2 487 (11.13%) SCCM
3 236 (5.40%) SCOM
4 214 (4.89%) Opscode Chef
5 181 (4.14%) Ansible
6 167 (3.82%) Nagios
7 126 (2.88%) NetBackup
8 99 (2.26%) WSUS
9 96 (2.19%) ZABBIX
10 83 (1.90%) Backup Exec
11 61 (1.39%) vRealize
12 57 (1.30%) logstash
13 56 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 47 (1.07%) Tivoli
15 45 (1.03%) Salt
15 45 (1.03%) SCVMM
16 43 (0.98%) Cacti
17 38 (0.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 37 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
19 36 (0.82%) Icinga
Vendors
1 1424 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 1015 (23.21%) Citrix
3 904 (20.67%) Cisco
4 673 (15.39%) HP
5 560 (12.80%) Red Hat
6 463 (10.59%) Oracle
7 424 (9.69%) NetApp
8 384 (8.78%) EMC
9 274 (6.26%) IBM
10 208 (4.76%) Dell
11 133 (3.04%) CheckPoint
12 131 (2.99%) AppSense
13 126 (2.88%) Symantec
14 120 (2.74%) Veritas
15 106 (2.42%) Juniper
16 97 (2.22%) F5
17 89 (2.03%) SAP
18 77 (1.76%) Intel Security
19 76 (1.74%) Sun
20 74 (1.69%) 3PAR
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