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 31 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 43 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 14 35 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.88% 5.61% 6.78%
As % of the Vendors category 5.15% 12.28% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 21
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £257 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £41.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.10% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.81 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+32.42% +7.69%
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
272 285 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 55.97% 45.67% 51.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 166 127
Median daily rate £300 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 36 40
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +8.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.31 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.25% +4.60%

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 31 July 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 31 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 +11 7 £375 +11.11%
Colchester -5 3 £425 +1.19%
Harlow -1 1 £350 +33.58%
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 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 34 (91.89%) Windows
2 24 (64.86%) Windows Server
3 20 (54.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
5 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
7 14 (37.84%) MS Exchange
7 14 (37.84%) Finance
8 13 (35.14%) Cisco
8 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
9 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (29.73%) HP
11 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
11 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (24.32%) CheckPoint
13 8 (21.62%) IIS
13 8 (21.62%) ITIL
14 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
14 7 (18.92%) .NET
14 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
15 6 (16.22%) HTTP
15 6 (16.22%) SAS
15 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
15 6 (16.22%) Classic ASP
15 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
15 6 (16.22%) Citrix
15 6 (16.22%) NetApp
15 6 (16.22%) Network Load Balancing
15 6 (16.22%) WCF
15 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement

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 14 (37.84%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.62%) IIS
3 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
4 6 (16.22%) SAS
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
2 6 (16.22%) HTTP
3 4 (10.81%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) Intranet
3 4 (10.81%) iSCSI
3 4 (10.81%) SAN
3 4 (10.81%) VLAN
4 3 (8.11%) DHCP
5 2 (5.41%) Firewall
5 2 (5.41%) LAN
5 2 (5.41%) WAN
6 1 (2.70%) Internet
6 1 (2.70%) NAS
6 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.70%) Wireless
6 1 (2.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Data Mart
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Architect
2 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Technical Architect
3 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Applications Support
3 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) VMware Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Active Directory Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) VMware Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Support
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) .NET
2 6 (16.22%) Classic ASP
2 6 (16.22%) WCF
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (91.89%) Windows
2 24 (64.86%) Windows Server
3 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
3 6 (16.22%) Capacity Management
3 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
3 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (16.22%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (8.11%) High Availability
4 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 2 (5.41%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.70%) Database Tuning
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (2.70%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.70%) Planning and Forecasting
6 1 (2.70%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (2.70%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (2.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) C#
2 1 (2.70%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) VB
2 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) CCNA
1 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (8.11%) MCSE
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) CCA
2 2 (5.41%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) MCP
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.70%) CCNP
3 1 (2.70%) HND
3 1 (2.70%) MOS
3 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.70%) VCP5
3 1 (2.70%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (54.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.41%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.41%) vSphere
4 2 (5.41%) XenApp
5 1 (2.70%) Firmware
5 1 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
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%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 13 (35.14%) Cisco
3 11 (29.73%) HP
4 9 (24.32%) CheckPoint
5 6 (16.22%) Citrix
5 6 (16.22%) NetApp
6 4 (10.81%) SunGard
7 1 (2.70%) Altiris
7 1 (2.70%) EMC
7 1 (2.70%) IBM