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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 41 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware 22 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.69% 5.26% 9.55%
As % of the Vendors category 11.22% 12.62% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 12
Average daily rate £400 £340 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -12.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £216 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.63% +11.90%
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
196 103 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 41.79% 41.70% 49.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 49 52
Average daily rate £330 £415 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.48% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £191 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £524 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 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
(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
Tunbridge Wells - 8 £388 -
Tonbridge - 2 £650 - 1
Maidstone -1 1 £388 +13.97%
Canterbury - 1 £315 -
Chatham - 1 £225 -
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 22 (62.86%) Active Directory
2 21 (60.00%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (40.00%) Finance
3 14 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 12 (34.29%) Perl
4 12 (34.29%) VMware ESX
5 11 (31.43%) LDAP
5 11 (31.43%) HP
5 11 (31.43%) Citrix
6 10 (28.57%) Firewall
6 10 (28.57%) SQL
6 10 (28.57%) IIS
7 9 (25.71%) .NET
7 9 (25.71%) Python
7 9 (25.71%) SAN
7 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
7 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
8 8 (22.86%) Clustering
9 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (20.00%) DNS
10 6 (17.14%) DHCP
10 6 (17.14%) Tomcat
10 6 (17.14%) Linux
10 6 (17.14%) ITIL
10 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
10 6 (17.14%) Nagios
10 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
10 6 (17.14%) Cacti
10 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 10 (28.57%) IIS
2 6 (17.14%) Tomcat
3 5 (14.29%) Apache
3 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 3 (8.57%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (8.57%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (8.57%) OpenStack
4 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.57%) Heroku
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) PaaS
3 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) LDAP
2 10 (28.57%) Firewall
3 9 (25.71%) SAN
4 7 (20.00%) DNS
5 6 (17.14%) DHCP
6 3 (8.57%) LAN
6 3 (8.57%) VLAN
6 3 (8.57%) VPN
6 3 (8.57%) WAN
7 2 (5.71%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (5.71%) Kerberos
7 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.86%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (8.57%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.57%) MySQL
2 3 (8.57%) Neo4j
2 3 (8.57%) QlikView
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
1 6 (17.14%) Subversion
2 3 (8.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) JIRA
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Analyst
1 7 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Active Directory Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) LAMP
3 3 (8.57%) Kafka
4 2 (5.71%) REST
4 2 (5.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Clustering
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.57%) Grid Computing
3 3 (8.57%) Wiki
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (17.14%) Debian
3 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (14.29%) Unix
5 4 (11.43%) CentOS
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.57%) Ubuntu
6 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (17.14%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
3 3 (8.57%) Analytics
3 3 (8.57%) Capacity Management
3 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (8.57%) DevOps
3 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
3 3 (8.57%) Process Improvement
3 3 (8.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
4 2 (5.71%) Contingency Planning
4 2 (5.71%) Line Management
4 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
4 2 (5.71%) Time Management
5 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.86%) Coaching
5 1 (2.86%) Investment Management
5 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Perl
2 10 (28.57%) SQL
3 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
3 9 (25.71%) Python
4 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) MCSE
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (62.86%) Active Directory
2 21 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (34.29%) VMware ESX
4 5 (14.29%) SpamAssassin
4 5 (14.29%) Squid
5 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
5 4 (11.43%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (11.43%) XenServer
6 3 (8.57%) Docker
6 3 (8.57%) Firmware
6 3 (8.57%) vCloud
6 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (8.57%) XenApp
6 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
7 2 (5.71%) FreeRADIUS
7 2 (5.71%) Gluster
7 2 (5.71%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Cacti
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 6 (17.14%) Nagios
1 6 (17.14%) SCCM
1 6 (17.14%) SCOM
1 6 (17.14%) SCOrch
1 6 (17.14%) WSUS
2 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (8.57%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (8.57%) Kubernetes
2 3 (8.57%) OpenView
3 2 (5.71%) Ansible
4 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Citrix
1 11 (31.43%) HP
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle
3 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 4 (11.43%) Dell
4 4 (11.43%) Siebel
4 4 (11.43%) Veritas
5 3 (8.57%) Informatica
5 3 (8.57%) IronPort
5 3 (8.57%) New Relic
5 3 (8.57%) Splunk
6 2 (5.71%) AppSense
7 1 (2.86%) BMC
7 1 (2.86%) Ektron
7 1 (2.86%) NetApp
7 1 (2.86%) Symantec