The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 38 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware 20 38 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.54% 7.16% 5.93%
As % of the Vendors category 9.57% 13.38% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 28
Median daily rate £348 £262 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.63% -31.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £156 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £415 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.00% +25.00%
VMware
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
209 284 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 47.39% 53.48% 52.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 149 159
Median daily rate £375 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 19 34
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% +26.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Essex

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 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
Colchester -10 6 £348 -17.26% 1
Chelmsford +6 1 £325 -6.47%
Basildon - 1 £350 -
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 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 Essex region with a requirement for VMware.

1 32 (84.21%) Windows
2 21 (55.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (52.63%) Windows Server
4 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
4 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
5 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
5 16 (42.11%) MS Exchange
6 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (31.58%) Cisco
7 12 (31.58%) HP
8 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
9 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
9 10 (26.32%) Finance
10 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
10 9 (23.68%) CheckPoint
10 9 (23.68%) IIS
10 9 (23.68%) DNS
10 9 (23.68%) HTTP
10 9 (23.68%) .NET
11 8 (21.05%) DHCP
11 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
11 8 (21.05%) Citrix
12 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
12 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (15.79%) Network Load Balancing
13 6 (15.79%) WCF
13 6 (15.79%) Banking
13 6 (15.79%) SAS
13 6 (15.79%) SQL

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 16 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 9 (23.68%) IIS
3 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
4 6 (15.79%) SAS
5 2 (5.26%) Apache
5 2 (5.26%) Jetty
5 2 (5.26%) nginx
5 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (7.89%) Google App Engine
1 3 (7.89%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (7.89%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
2 9 (23.68%) DNS
2 9 (23.68%) HTTP
3 8 (21.05%) DHCP
4 4 (10.53%) Intranet
4 4 (10.53%) SAN
5 3 (7.89%) FTP
5 3 (7.89%) IPsec
5 3 (7.89%) NetScaler
5 3 (7.89%) SSL
6 2 (5.26%) Firewall
7 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.63%) LAN
7 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.63%) Skype
7 1 (2.63%) VLAN
7 1 (2.63%) VoIP
7 1 (2.63%) WAN
7 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) Data Mart
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.26%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
3 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Architect
2 6 (15.79%) Applications Support
2 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Support Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Technical Architect
3 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Web Applications Support
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) .NET
2 6 (15.79%) Classic ASP
2 6 (15.79%) WCF
3 2 (5.26%) J2EE
3 2 (5.26%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Chemistry
2 1 (2.63%) Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.63%) Fintech
2 1 (2.63%) FlexPod
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) NHS
2 1 (2.63%) Physics
2 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (84.21%) Windows
2 20 (52.63%) Windows Server
3 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (13.16%) Linux
7 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.63%) Unix
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
2 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
3 6 (15.79%) Capacity Management
3 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (15.79%) Network Load Balancing
4 5 (13.16%) High Availability
5 4 (10.53%) DevOps
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.26%) Coaching
7 2 (5.26%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (5.26%) ITIL
7 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.26%) Migration
7 2 (5.26%) Open Source
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.63%) Microservices
8 1 (2.63%) Server Building
8 1 (2.63%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (2.63%) Target Operating Model
8 1 (2.63%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (2.63%) C
4 1 (2.63%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.63%) VB
4 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) CCNA
1 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
1 2 (5.26%) MCSE
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) CCA
2 1 (2.63%) CCNP
2 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.63%) HND
2 1 (2.63%) MCP
2 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (55.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.53%) XenApp
4 3 (7.89%) Xen
5 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.26%) vSphere
6 1 (2.63%) Firmware
6 1 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) SCCM
2 4 (10.53%) Puppet
2 4 (10.53%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) Ansible
3 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 12 (31.58%) Cisco
2 12 (31.58%) HP
3 9 (23.68%) CheckPoint
4 8 (21.05%) Citrix
5 4 (10.53%) SunGard
6 3 (7.89%) Google
6 3 (7.89%) NetApp
7 2 (5.26%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.63%) Altiris