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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 24 37 14
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Contract jobs citing VMware 16 3 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.67% 1.23% 8.74%
As % of the Vendors category 16.84% 3.26% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 16
Median daily rate £330 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £450 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £490 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -
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
95 92 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.58% 37.70% 54.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 67 68
Median daily rate £325 £344 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 11
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.13 £19.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.04% -25.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £23.00 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 - 6 £325 -
Tonbridge 0 1 £180 -64.00% 1
Chatham - 1 £550 -
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 26 (96.30%) Windows
2 25 (92.59%) Windows Server
3 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
4 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 14 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (48.15%) Finance
7 12 (44.44%) Citrix
7 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (40.74%) DNS
9 10 (37.04%) XenApp
10 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (25.93%) SolarWinds
11 7 (25.93%) MCITP
11 7 (25.93%) LANDesk
11 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (25.93%) MCSE
11 7 (25.93%) MCSA
11 7 (25.93%) MS Office
11 7 (25.93%) MCP
11 7 (25.93%) Nessus
12 6 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (22.22%) AppSense
12 6 (22.22%) VMware ESX
12 6 (22.22%) Wyse
12 6 (22.22%) CA
12 6 (22.22%) Symantec
12 6 (22.22%) Thin Client
12 6 (22.22%) XenDesktop
12 6 (22.22%) Fat Client

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 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) DHCP
3 3 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Systems Engineer
1 7 (25.93%) Windows Engineer
1 7 (25.93%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (18.52%) Server Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Server Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Citrix Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Server Support
5 3 (11.11%) Server Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Database Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) DBA
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Fat Client
1 6 (22.22%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (96.30%) Windows
2 25 (92.59%) Windows Server
3 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.41%) Linux
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Application Virtualisation
1 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 5 (18.52%) Performance Management
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) MCITP
1 7 (25.93%) MCP
1 7 (25.93%) MCSA
1 7 (25.93%) MCSE
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 14001
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 14 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (37.04%) XenApp
4 6 (22.22%) BitLocker
4 6 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (22.22%) VMware ESX
4 6 (22.22%) XenDesktop
5 2 (7.41%) vSphere
6 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Nessus
2 6 (22.22%) SCCM
2 6 (22.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) Citrix
3 7 (25.93%) LANDesk
3 7 (25.93%) SolarWinds
4 6 (22.22%) AppSense
4 6 (22.22%) CA
4 6 (22.22%) Symantec
4 6 (22.22%) Wyse
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco
6 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle
8 1 (3.70%) Dell
8 1 (3.70%) HP