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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 35 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware 16 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.12% 5.35% 4.09%
As % of the Vendors category 7.44% 10.91% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 16
Average daily rate £265 £260 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -37.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £208 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £363 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
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
215 220 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 41.91% 49.00% 46.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 102 158
Average daily rate £350 £280 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 26
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -36.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.75 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £45.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Essex region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £438 -
Chelmsford - 1 £225 -
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware.

1 34 (72.34%) Windows
2 23 (48.94%) Active Directory
3 20 (42.55%) Linux
4 19 (40.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (36.17%) Windows Server
5 17 (36.17%) DNS
5 17 (36.17%) Citrix
6 14 (29.79%) DHCP
7 13 (27.66%) XenApp
8 12 (25.53%) HP
9 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
9 11 (23.40%) SQL
9 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
9 11 (23.40%) Finance
10 10 (21.28%) VMware ESX
10 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (17.02%) Unix
11 8 (17.02%) NetScaler
12 7 (14.89%) Vulnerability Management
12 7 (14.89%) 3PAR
12 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (14.89%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
13 6 (12.77%) Cisco
13 6 (12.77%) SAN
13 6 (12.77%) DevOps
13 6 (12.77%) Puppet
14 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
14 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
14 5 (10.64%) Jenkins

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.26%) Apache
3 2 (4.26%) IIS
3 2 (4.26%) Jetty
3 2 (4.26%) nginx
3 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.38%) Google App Engine
2 3 (6.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (6.38%) Office 365
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.17%) DNS
2 14 (29.79%) DHCP
3 8 (17.02%) NetScaler
4 6 (12.77%) SAN
5 5 (10.64%) HTTP
5 5 (10.64%) SSL
5 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
6 4 (8.51%) Firewall
6 4 (8.51%) FTP
6 4 (8.51%) IPsec
7 3 (6.38%) BGP
7 3 (6.38%) LDAP
7 3 (6.38%) Network Security
7 3 (6.38%) OSPF
7 3 (6.38%) VoIP
8 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (4.26%) DMVPN
8 2 (4.26%) IP Telephony
8 2 (4.26%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Automotive
3 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Publishing
4 1 (2.13%) French Language
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Security Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Backup Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Citrix Support
6 3 (6.38%) Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) IT Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Network Security Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Network Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
1 2 (4.26%) J2EE
1 2 (4.26%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Clustering
1 4 (8.51%) HP Storage
2 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Chemistry
3 2 (4.26%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.26%) Physics
3 2 (4.26%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.13%) Fintech
4 1 (2.13%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.13%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 34 (72.34%) Windows
2 20 (42.55%) Linux
3 17 (36.17%) Windows Server
4 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (17.02%) Unix
6 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.13%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.13%) SUSE
8 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (14.89%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (12.77%) DevOps
3 5 (10.64%) Migration
4 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (8.51%) Open Source
5 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.26%) Change Management
6 2 (4.26%) Coaching
6 2 (4.26%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (4.26%) High Availability
6 2 (4.26%) Information Security
6 2 (4.26%) ITIL
6 2 (4.26%) Time Management
7 1 (2.13%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.13%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.13%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (2.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) Perl
2 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.64%) VBScript
3 4 (8.51%) Java
4 2 (4.26%) C
4 2 (4.26%) VBA
5 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.38%) CCNP
2 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) CCA
4 1 (2.13%) CCEA
4 1 (2.13%) CCEE
4 1 (2.13%) CCIE
4 1 (2.13%) CCNA
4 1 (2.13%) CCSE
4 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
System Software
1 23 (48.94%) Active Directory
2 19 (40.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (27.66%) XenApp
4 10 (21.28%) VMware ESX
5 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.38%) Xen
6 3 (6.38%) XenServer
7 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.13%) Docker
8 1 (2.13%) Snort
8 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Puppet
2 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.13%) Ansible
3 1 (2.13%) EnCase
3 1 (2.13%) Mesos
3 1 (2.13%) QRadar
3 1 (2.13%) SCCM
3 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Citrix
2 12 (25.53%) HP
3 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
4 7 (14.89%) 3PAR
5 6 (12.77%) Cisco
6 4 (8.51%) IBM
7 3 (6.38%) Google
8 2 (4.26%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.26%) F5
8 2 (4.26%) Imperva
8 2 (4.26%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.13%) ArcSight
9 1 (2.13%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.13%) NetApp
9 1 (2.13%) NetIQ
9 1 (2.13%) Rapid7
9 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.13%) Splunk
9 1 (2.13%) Veeam