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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
UK / England
Rank 41 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware 1950 1972 2271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.71% 4.24% 4.89%
As % of the Vendors category 10.41% 9.87% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1277 1405
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £549 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.35% +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 109 116
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +26.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £26.60 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.35% +18.22%

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
18740 19973 21191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.24% 42.91% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11637 11888 12684
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 664 810 945
Median hourly rate £19.63 £22.50 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% +29.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.42 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.63 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 19 January 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 0 799 £425 - 182
South East +11 509 £400 +14.28% 122
Yorkshire +18 130 £365 -7.00% 40
East of England +12 104 £365 -5.80% 28
South West -2 102 £305 -6.15% 29
North West -8 101 £330 -20.95% 59
West Midlands -8 76 £313 +0.80% 40
North East +2 62 £250 -42.29% 9
East Midlands -10 58 £350 -5.40% 30
Midlands +3 3 £450 +1.12%
VMware
UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 2361 (56.15%) Windows
2 2192 (52.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1503 (35.74%) Linux
4 1472 (35.01%) Active Directory
5 1344 (31.96%) Microsoft
6 1292 (30.73%) Windows Server
7 917 (21.81%) Cisco
8 869 (20.67%) Security Cleared
9 820 (19.50%) DNS
10 810 (19.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 788 (18.74%) Citrix
12 739 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 695 (16.53%) Firewall
14 686 (16.31%) SC Cleared
15 670 (15.93%) Puppet
16 644 (15.32%) ITIL
17 642 (15.27%) DevOps
18 634 (15.08%) SAN
19 589 (14.01%) Amazon AWS
20 574 (13.65%) Data Centre
21 544 (12.94%) Finance
22 535 (12.72%) vSphere
23 519 (12.34%) Red Hat
24 515 (12.25%) Agile Software Development
25 508 (12.08%) SQL
25 508 (12.08%) SQL Server
26 495 (11.77%) HP
27 489 (11.63%) Unix
28 480 (11.41%) PowerShell
29 461 (10.96%) Hyper-V

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
1 416 (9.89%) MS Exchange
2 371 (8.82%) Apache
3 249 (5.92%) IIS
4 209 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 164 (3.90%) Tomcat
6 159 (3.78%) SharePoint
7 130 (3.09%) Skype for Business
8 122 (2.90%) OpenStack
9 117 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
10 114 (2.71%) Confluence
11 108 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2013
12 99 (2.35%) nginx
13 87 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
14 72 (1.71%) WebSphere
15 43 (1.02%) JBoss
16 42 (1.00%) Jetty
17 39 (0.93%) WebLogic
18 31 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
19 29 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 28 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 369 (8.78%) MS Excel
2 199 (4.73%) MS Office
3 82 (1.95%) HipChat
4 31 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 23 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.29%) MS Project
7 6 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.024%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.024%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.024%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 21 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 20 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 16 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.21%) SAP hybris
5 7 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
6 6 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.095%) Infor M3
8 4 (0.095%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.095%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.071%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 3 (0.071%) RMDS
9 3 (0.071%) Sentinel
9 3 (0.071%) Teamcenter
10 2 (0.048%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.048%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.048%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.048%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.048%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 589 (14.01%) Amazon AWS
2 413 (9.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 291 (6.92%) Office 365
4 260 (6.18%) IaaS
5 184 (4.38%) PaaS
6 75 (1.78%) SaaS
7 65 (1.55%) GitHub
8 61 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
9 36 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
10 33 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
10 33 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
11 31 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
12 23 (0.55%) Amazon S3
13 19 (0.45%) G Suite
14 16 (0.38%) Boomi
15 14 (0.33%) Google App Engine
16 13 (0.31%) HP Helion
17 10 (0.24%) Heroku
18 9 (0.21%) Trello
19 8 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 820 (19.50%) DNS
2 695 (16.53%) Firewall
3 634 (15.08%) SAN
4 400 (9.51%) DHCP
5 381 (9.06%) WAN
6 374 (8.89%) TCP/IP
7 364 (8.66%) LAN
8 247 (5.87%) VPN
9 176 (4.19%) NAS
10 164 (3.90%) LDAP
11 137 (3.26%) VLAN
12 133 (3.16%) HTTP
13 126 (3.00%) SSH
14 122 (2.90%) SSL
15 113 (2.69%) Internet
16 110 (2.62%) MPLS
17 106 (2.52%) VoIP
18 102 (2.43%) NetScaler
19 100 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
19 100 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 508 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 238 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
3 185 (4.40%) MySQL
4 170 (4.04%) Hadoop
5 125 (2.97%) Oracle Database
6 72 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 71 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 70 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 64 (1.52%) NoSQL
10 56 (1.33%) Big Data
11 54 (1.28%) MongoDB
12 50 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
13 49 (1.17%) DB2
13 49 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 47 (1.12%) Relational Database
15 45 (1.07%) Redis
16 40 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 34 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
18 32 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
19 26 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 383 (9.11%) Jenkins
2 342 (8.13%) Git (software)
3 148 (3.52%) JIRA
4 129 (3.07%) Maven
5 112 (2.66%) Sonatype Nexus
6 95 (2.26%) SonarQube
7 91 (2.16%) JUnit
8 90 (2.14%) Ant
9 86 (2.05%) Liquibase
10 84 (2.00%) Bitbucket
11 82 (1.95%) JIRA Agile
12 81 (1.93%) Vagrant
13 45 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
14 43 (1.02%) GitLab
15 41 (0.98%) Gerrit
16 36 (0.86%) Subversion
17 34 (0.81%) MSI
18 33 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 29 (0.69%) Mercurial
20 24 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 544 (12.94%) Finance
2 134 (3.19%) Banking
3 104 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 86 (2.05%) Retail
5 61 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 56 (1.33%) Law
7 50 (1.19%) Back Office
8 44 (1.05%) Legal
9 40 (0.95%) Marketing
10 39 (0.93%) Publishing
11 38 (0.90%) Advertising
12 35 (0.83%) Electronics
13 31 (0.74%) Military
14 26 (0.62%) Games
15 24 (0.57%) Investment Banking
16 21 (0.50%) Financial Institution
17 16 (0.38%) Local Government
18 13 (0.31%) Billing
19 11 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
20 5 (0.12%) French Language
Job Titles
1 521 (12.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 518 (12.32%) Architect
3 354 (8.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 342 (8.13%) Administrator
5 313 (7.44%) Support Engineer
6 298 (7.09%) Analyst
7 294 (6.99%) VMware Engineer
8 245 (5.83%) Consultant
9 237 (5.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 223 (5.30%) Systems Administrator
11 207 (4.92%) Infrastructure Architect
12 180 (4.28%) 3rd Line Support
13 174 (4.14%) Windows Engineer
14 134 (3.19%) Linux Engineer
15 131 (3.12%) Systems Engineer
16 129 (3.07%) Network Engineer
17 122 (2.90%) Linux Administrator
18 121 (2.88%) Server Engineer
19 118 (2.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
20 111 (2.64%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (3.26%) ELK Stack
2 135 (3.21%) Web Services
3 121 (2.88%) Middleware
4 114 (2.71%) LAMP
5 99 (2.35%) MCollective
6 96 (2.28%) Software Packaging
7 73 (1.74%) .NET
8 65 (1.55%) LAPP Stack
9 62 (1.47%) REST
10 53 (1.26%) HTML
11 51 (1.21%) SOAP
12 49 (1.17%) RabbitMQ
13 42 (1.00%) Node.js
14 41 (0.98%) CSS
15 40 (0.95%) J2EE
16 39 (0.93%) LEMP Stack
17 36 (0.86%) XML
18 34 (0.81%) Spring
19 30 (0.71%) RESTful
20 23 (0.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 574 (13.65%) Data Centre
2 181 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
3 161 (3.83%) Clustering
4 132 (3.14%) Management Information System
5 102 (2.43%) EMC VNX
6 88 (2.09%) Replication
7 83 (1.97%) Private Cloud
8 80 (1.90%) Fat Client
8 80 (1.90%) Thin Client
8 80 (1.90%) VCE vBlock
9 75 (1.78%) PKI
10 73 (1.74%) Computer Science
11 64 (1.52%) EMC VMAX
12 60 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
13 59 (1.40%) Public Cloud
14 55 (1.31%) Blackberry
15 41 (0.98%) NHS
16 37 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
17 34 (0.81%) Client/Server
18 30 (0.71%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2361 (56.15%) Windows
2 1503 (35.74%) Linux
3 1292 (30.73%) Windows Server
4 810 (19.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 739 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 489 (11.63%) Unix
7 453 (10.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 419 (9.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 342 (8.13%) Windows 7
10 269 (6.40%) CentOS
11 239 (5.68%) Solaris
12 140 (3.33%) Windows 10
13 125 (2.97%) Ubuntu
14 122 (2.90%) AIX
15 74 (1.76%) SUSE
16 73 (1.74%) Windows 8
17 52 (1.24%) Oracle Linux
17 52 (1.24%) Windows XP
18 45 (1.07%) Mac OS X
19 35 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 644 (15.32%) ITIL
2 642 (15.27%) DevOps
3 515 (12.25%) Agile Software Development
4 409 (9.73%) Migration
5 399 (9.49%) Configuration Management
6 325 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
7 306 (7.28%) Service Management
8 242 (5.76%) Scrum
9 224 (5.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 178 (4.23%) Change Management
11 177 (4.21%) Project Management
12 171 (4.07%) Load Balancing
13 162 (3.85%) High Availability
14 157 (3.73%) Stakeholder Management
15 143 (3.40%) Open Source
16 135 (3.21%) Identity Management
17 134 (3.19%) Problem Management
18 131 (3.12%) Disaster Recovery
19 122 (2.90%) Incident Management
20 117 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 508 (12.08%) SQL
2 480 (11.41%) PowerShell
3 304 (7.23%) Bash Shell
4 301 (7.16%) Python
5 270 (6.42%) Java
6 231 (5.49%) Perl
7 199 (4.73%) Ruby
8 191 (4.54%) Shell Script
9 87 (2.07%) PHP
10 79 (1.88%) C
10 79 (1.88%) JavaScript
11 68 (1.62%) VBScript
12 55 (1.31%) C#
13 53 (1.26%) VB
14 46 (1.09%) Korn
15 24 (0.57%) Scala
16 21 (0.50%) T-SQL
17 18 (0.43%) C++
18 16 (0.38%) AWK
18 16 (0.38%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 869 (20.67%) Security Cleared
2 686 (16.31%) SC Cleared
3 283 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 239 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
5 214 (5.09%) MCSE
6 161 (3.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 152 (3.61%) Degree
8 149 (3.54%) DV Cleared
9 146 (3.47%) CCNA
10 115 (2.73%) CCNP
11 85 (2.02%) MCSA
12 75 (1.78%) BPSS Clearance
13 68 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
14 60 (1.43%) MCITP
15 50 (1.19%) CCIE
16 48 (1.14%) MCP
17 36 (0.86%) CTC Cleared
18 33 (0.78%) DBS Check
18 33 (0.78%) RHCE
19 22 (0.52%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (3.31%) SLA
2 102 (2.43%) PCI DSS
3 61 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 45 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
5 35 (0.83%) QA
6 26 (0.62%) JSP 440
7 17 (0.40%) RMADS
8 9 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.17%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.12%) COBIT
10 5 (0.12%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.095%) ISO22301
12 3 (0.071%) PA-DSS
13 2 (0.048%) GPG13
13 2 (0.048%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.024%) BS25999
14 1 (0.024%) BS7799
14 1 (0.024%) GCP
14 1 (0.024%) GxP
System Software
1 2192 (52.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1472 (35.01%) Active Directory
3 535 (12.72%) vSphere
4 461 (10.96%) Hyper-V
5 340 (8.09%) VMware ESX
6 301 (7.16%) Docker
7 285 (6.78%) XenApp
8 273 (6.49%) VMware ESXi
9 231 (5.49%) vCloud
10 176 (4.19%) Virtual Machines
11 139 (3.31%) XenDesktop
12 126 (3.00%) Microsoft App-V
13 98 (2.33%) Squid
14 90 (2.14%) Virtual Servers
15 89 (2.12%) NFS
15 89 (2.12%) Postfix
16 81 (1.93%) XenServer
17 68 (1.62%) Virtual Desktop
18 66 (1.57%) Xen
19 64 (1.52%) KVM
Systems Management
1 670 (15.93%) Puppet
2 372 (8.85%) SCCM
3 363 (8.63%) Ansible
4 204 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
5 190 (4.52%) ZABBIX
6 137 (3.26%) Kubernetes
7 136 (3.23%) logstash
8 129 (3.07%) Kibana
8 129 (3.07%) Nagios
8 129 (3.07%) SCOM
9 128 (3.04%) Terraform
10 118 (2.81%) vRealize
11 109 (2.59%) NetBackup
12 94 (2.24%) WSUS
13 87 (2.07%) Rancher
14 78 (1.85%) HAProxy
15 66 (1.57%) Backup Exec
15 66 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 65 (1.55%) Microsoft Clustering
17 57 (1.36%) Packer
Vendors
1 1344 (31.96%) Microsoft
2 917 (21.81%) Cisco
3 788 (18.74%) Citrix
4 519 (12.34%) Red Hat
5 495 (11.77%) HP
6 461 (10.96%) Oracle
7 321 (7.63%) EMC
8 283 (6.73%) NetApp
9 212 (5.04%) IBM
10 207 (4.92%) Dell
11 153 (3.64%) CheckPoint
12 142 (3.38%) Symantec
13 110 (2.62%) Veritas
14 107 (2.54%) Atlassian
15 101 (2.40%) 3PAR
16 94 (2.24%) F5
17 93 (2.21%) Sonatype
18 91 (2.16%) AppSense
19 87 (2.07%) Intel Security
19 87 (2.07%) Juniper
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Experis Ltd
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Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East
EMBS Ltd
Rate: £350 day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
set2recruit
Rate: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
County Durham
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £320 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £115 - £150 per day + 45p per mile
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £230.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £340 per day
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City, London
Red10
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
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London
Austin Fraser
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Plymouth, Devon
Reed Technology
Rate: £499 - £599 per day
Posted: Yesterday