The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 28 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware 12 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.90% 7.37% 5.86%
As % of the Vendors category 10.34% 18.42% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 13
Median daily rate £328 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.14% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £249 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £503 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+29.54% +15.78%
VMware
South East

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

Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
116 114 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 37.66% 40.00% 50.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 65 67
Median daily rate £328 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £16.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+243.75% -65.95%
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 Kent

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Kent

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Kent 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
Tunbridge Wells +1 4 £321 -
Canterbury - 1 £315 -
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

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 Kent region with a requirement for VMware.

1 24 (61.54%) Windows
1 24 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 22 (56.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (43.59%) Windows Server
4 15 (38.46%) Finance
5 13 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 13 (33.33%) HP
5 13 (33.33%) Citrix
6 12 (30.77%) Perl
6 12 (30.77%) Firewall
7 11 (28.21%) SQL
7 11 (28.21%) IIS
7 11 (28.21%) LDAP
7 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
8 10 (25.64%) SAN
8 10 (25.64%) PowerShell
9 9 (23.08%) Python
9 9 (23.08%) .NET
9 9 (23.08%) Clustering
10 8 (20.51%) Linux
10 8 (20.51%) ITIL
10 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Clustering
11 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (17.95%) DNS
11 7 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (15.38%) SCCM
12 6 (15.38%) SCOM
12 6 (15.38%) WSUS
12 6 (15.38%) LAMP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 11 (28.21%) IIS
2 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 5 (12.82%) Apache
4 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.69%) Heroku
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) PaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) Firewall
2 11 (28.21%) LDAP
3 10 (25.64%) SAN
4 7 (17.95%) DNS
5 6 (15.38%) DHCP
6 4 (10.26%) LAN
6 4 (10.26%) WAN
7 3 (7.69%) VLAN
7 3 (7.69%) VPN
8 2 (5.13%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (5.13%) Kerberos
8 2 (5.13%) Wireshark
9 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (10.26%) QlikView
3 3 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.69%) MySQL
3 3 (7.69%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 6 (15.38%) Subversion
2 3 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.13%) JIRA
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Active Directory Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) IT Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Server Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) .NET
2 6 (15.38%) LAMP
3 3 (7.69%) Kafka
4 2 (5.13%) REST
4 2 (5.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Clustering
2 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.26%) Wiki
3 3 (7.69%) Grid Computing
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) Economics
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Windows
2 17 (43.59%) Windows Server
3 8 (20.51%) Linux
4 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (15.38%) Debian
6 5 (12.82%) Unix
6 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (10.26%) CentOS
7 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
8 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (7.69%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) ITIL
2 7 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.69%) Analytics
4 3 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 3 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (7.69%) DevOps
4 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (5.13%) Application Packaging
5 2 (5.13%) Contingency Planning
5 2 (5.13%) Line Management
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.13%) Time Management
6 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.56%) Investment Management
6 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) Perl
2 11 (28.21%) SQL
3 10 (25.64%) PowerShell
4 9 (23.08%) Python
5 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.56%) MCSE
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 22 (56.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (12.82%) SpamAssassin
4 5 (12.82%) Squid
4 5 (12.82%) XenServer
5 3 (7.69%) Docker
5 3 (7.69%) Firmware
5 3 (7.69%) vCloud
5 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.69%) XenApp
5 3 (7.69%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.13%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (5.13%) Gluster
6 2 (5.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (15.38%) Cacti
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 6 (15.38%) Nagios
2 6 (15.38%) SCCM
2 6 (15.38%) SCOM
2 6 (15.38%) SCOrch
2 6 (15.38%) WSUS
3 4 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (7.69%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (7.69%) Kubernetes
4 3 (7.69%) OpenView
5 2 (5.13%) Ansible
6 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Citrix
1 13 (33.33%) HP
2 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.38%) Oracle
4 5 (12.82%) Dell
4 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
4 5 (12.82%) Siebel
5 4 (10.26%) Informatica
5 4 (10.26%) IronPort
5 4 (10.26%) Veritas
6 3 (7.69%) New Relic
6 3 (7.69%) Splunk
7 2 (5.13%) AppSense
8 1 (2.56%) BMC
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco
8 1 (2.56%) Ektron
8 1 (2.56%) NetApp
8 1 (2.56%) Symantec