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 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 30 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware 11 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.79% 8.14% 5.20%
As % of the Vendors category 9.09% 19.51% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 13
Median daily rate £321 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £259 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £495 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.69%
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
121 123 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 41.72% 41.69% 49.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 74 77
Median daily rate £328 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £524 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £9.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+511.11% -80.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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 23 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 23 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 +3 2 £321 -
Chatham -6 1 £400 -15.78%
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 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 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 18 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (42.42%) Windows Server
4 13 (39.39%) Citrix
5 10 (30.30%) Finance
5 10 (30.30%) VMware ESX
6 9 (27.27%) Linux
6 9 (27.27%) ITIL
7 8 (24.24%) HP
7 8 (24.24%) Firewall
8 7 (21.21%) SAN
8 7 (21.21%) Perl
8 7 (21.21%) SQL
8 7 (21.21%) Oracle
8 7 (21.21%) Python
9 6 (18.18%) LDAP
9 6 (18.18%) Tomcat
9 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
9 6 (18.18%) IIS
9 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.18%) Nagios
9 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
9 6 (18.18%) LAMP
9 6 (18.18%) Debian
9 6 (18.18%) Clustering
9 6 (18.18%) Subversion
9 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (18.18%) Git (software)

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 6 (18.18%) IIS
1 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 6 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 5 (15.15%) Apache
3 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Heroku
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
1 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Firewall
2 7 (21.21%) SAN
3 6 (18.18%) LDAP
4 5 (15.15%) DNS
5 4 (12.12%) DHCP
5 4 (12.12%) LAN
5 4 (12.12%) WAN
6 2 (6.06%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (6.06%) Kerberos
6 2 (6.06%) Wireshark
7 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.03%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (3.03%) VLAN
7 1 (3.03%) VPN
7 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (12.12%) MySQL
2 4 (12.12%) QlikView
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.03%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 6 (18.18%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Advertising
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Server Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 3 (9.09%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Server Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Server Support
5 3 (9.09%) Server Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Server Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) LAMP
2 4 (12.12%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) REST
3 2 (6.06%) SOAP
4 1 (3.03%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Clustering
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) Wiki
3 1 (3.03%) Economics
3 1 (3.03%) Grid Computing
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Windows Server
3 9 (27.27%) Linux
4 6 (18.18%) Debian
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.12%) CentOS
5 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 3 (9.09%) Unix
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 3 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (6.06%) Application Packaging
5 2 (6.06%) Line Management
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.03%) Analytics
6 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Coaching
6 1 (3.03%) Contingency Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) DevOps
6 1 (3.03%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Perl
1 7 (21.21%) Python
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
2 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (3.03%) MCSE
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
1 18 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (30.30%) VMware ESX
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (15.15%) SpamAssassin
3 5 (15.15%) Squid
3 5 (15.15%) XenApp
4 3 (9.09%) Firmware
4 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.06%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (6.06%) Gluster
5 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.06%) NFS
5 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.06%) XenServer
6 1 (3.03%) Docker
6 1 (3.03%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Cacti
1 6 (18.18%) Nagios
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (6.06%) Ansible
5 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.03%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.03%) OpenView
5 1 (3.03%) SCCM
5 1 (3.03%) SCOM
5 1 (3.03%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Citrix
2 8 (24.24%) HP
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle
4 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
5 5 (15.15%) Siebel
6 4 (12.12%) Informatica
6 4 (12.12%) IronPort
7 2 (6.06%) AppSense
7 2 (6.06%) Dell
8 1 (3.03%) BMC
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco
8 1 (3.03%) Ektron
8 1 (3.03%) NetApp
8 1 (3.03%) New Relic
8 1 (3.03%) Splunk
8 1 (3.03%) Symantec
8 1 (3.03%) Veritas