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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 44 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware 10 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.09% 4.49% 6.54%
As % of the Vendors category 4.27% 8.90% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 25
Median daily rate £375 £265 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £197 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £452 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+29.54% +15.78%
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
234 326 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 48.85% 50.46% 51.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 188 128
Median daily rate £300 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £208 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 33 50
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

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
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 1 July 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
Chelmsford +12 4 £363 +4.31%
Colchester -7 3 £425 +1.19%
Harlow -2 1 £350 +36.18% 1
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 35 (94.59%) Windows
2 24 (64.86%) Windows Server
3 21 (56.76%) Active Directory
3 21 (56.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
4 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
5 16 (43.24%) MS Exchange
6 13 (35.14%) HP
7 12 (32.43%) Cisco
7 12 (32.43%) Finance
8 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
9 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
10 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
10 9 (24.32%) IIS
10 9 (24.32%) CheckPoint
11 8 (21.62%) Citrix
11 8 (21.62%) .NET
12 7 (18.92%) DNS
12 7 (18.92%) HTTP
12 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
12 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
13 6 (16.22%) Banking
13 6 (16.22%) Network Load Balancing
13 6 (16.22%) WCF
13 6 (16.22%) NetApp
13 6 (16.22%) DHCP
13 6 (16.22%) SAS

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 (43.24%) MS Exchange
2 9 (24.32%) IIS
2 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
3 6 (16.22%) SAS
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.70%) Jetty
4 1 (2.70%) nginx
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.70%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
2 7 (18.92%) DNS
2 7 (18.92%) HTTP
3 6 (16.22%) DHCP
4 4 (10.81%) Intranet
4 4 (10.81%) SAN
5 3 (8.11%) iSCSI
5 3 (8.11%) NetScaler
5 3 (8.11%) VLAN
6 2 (5.41%) Firewall
7 1 (2.70%) FTP
7 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.70%) IPsec
7 1 (2.70%) LAN
7 1 (2.70%) NAS
7 1 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.70%) SSL
7 1 (2.70%) WAN
7 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Data Mart
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.70%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Architect
2 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Technical Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Applications Support
3 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Active Directory Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Server Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) VMware Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Web Applications Support
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) .NET
2 6 (16.22%) Classic ASP
2 6 (16.22%) WCF
3 1 (2.70%) J2EE
3 1 (2.70%) Servlets
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.70%) Fintech
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) NHS
2 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (94.59%) Windows
2 24 (64.86%) Windows Server
3 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.70%) Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
1 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
2 6 (16.22%) Capacity Management
2 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (16.22%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Network Load Balancing
3 5 (13.51%) High Availability
4 2 (5.41%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.41%) Migration
5 1 (2.70%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) Change Management
5 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.70%) Database Tuning
5 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.70%) Open Source
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.70%) Project Management
5 1 (2.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) Perl
3 1 (2.70%) VB
3 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) CCNA
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
1 2 (5.41%) MCSE
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) CCA
2 1 (2.70%) CCNP
2 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.70%) HND
2 1 (2.70%) MCP
2 1 (2.70%) MOS
2 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (56.76%) Active Directory
1 21 (56.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
2 4 (10.81%) XenApp
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.41%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.70%) Firmware
4 1 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
4 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) SCCM
2 4 (10.81%) SCOM
3 2 (5.41%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.70%) Puppet
4 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 13 (35.14%) HP
3 12 (32.43%) Cisco
4 9 (24.32%) CheckPoint
5 8 (21.62%) Citrix
6 6 (16.22%) NetApp
7 4 (10.81%) SunGard
8 2 (5.41%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.70%) Altiris
9 1 (2.70%) EMC
9 1 (2.70%) Google
9 1 (2.70%) IBM