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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 30 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware 13 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.32% 11.96% 8.06%
As % of the Vendors category 10.48% 22.15% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 24 10
Average daily rate £438 £400 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +48.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £330 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £700 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £365 £315
% change year-on-year
- +15.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
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
124 149 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 41.20% 53.99% 35.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 95 35
Average daily rate £338 £400 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 9
Average hourly rate £11.46 £11.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% -25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.91 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 - 4 £414 -
Tonbridge - 3 £450 - 2
Maidstone -12 1 £325 -7.14%
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 18 (85.71%) Windows
1 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (42.86%) Citrix
5 8 (38.10%) Finance
5 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
5 8 (38.10%) SQL
6 7 (33.33%) DNS
6 7 (33.33%) HP
6 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 7 (33.33%) SCCM
7 6 (28.57%) SCOM
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (28.57%) DHCP
7 6 (28.57%) .NET
7 6 (28.57%) IIS
7 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
7 6 (28.57%) Firewall
8 5 (23.81%) Clustering
8 5 (23.81%) SAN
8 5 (23.81%) Perl
8 5 (23.81%) LDAP
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (23.81%) WSUS
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (23.81%) SCOrch

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (28.57%) IIS
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
4 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
5 1 (4.76%) Apache
5 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Heroku
3 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) DNS
2 6 (28.57%) DHCP
2 6 (28.57%) Firewall
3 5 (23.81%) LDAP
3 5 (23.81%) SAN
4 4 (19.05%) VLAN
5 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 3 (14.29%) WAN
6 2 (9.52%) BGP
6 2 (9.52%) BIG-IP
6 2 (9.52%) HTTP
6 2 (9.52%) LAN
6 2 (9.52%) OSPF
6 2 (9.52%) SMTP
6 2 (9.52%) VPN
7 1 (4.76%) MPLS
7 1 (4.76%) NAS
7 1 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
1 2 (9.52%) Neo4j
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix Support
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Exchange Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Messaging Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Server Support
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Clustering
2 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Grid Computing
4 1 (4.76%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (19.05%) Unix
6 1 (4.76%) Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Solaris
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.52%) Analytics
2 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (9.52%) DevOps
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
2 2 (9.52%) Time Management
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
3 1 (4.76%) Line Management
3 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
3 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.76%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (23.81%) Perl
4 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.52%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) CCNP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 4 (19.05%) XenApp
4 4 (19.05%) XenDesktop
5 3 (14.29%) XenServer
6 2 (9.52%) Docker
6 2 (9.52%) vCloud
6 2 (9.52%) vSphere
7 1 (4.76%) DFS Replication
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) SCCM
2 6 (28.57%) SCOM
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 5 (23.81%) SCOrch
3 5 (23.81%) WSUS
4 2 (9.52%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
4 2 (9.52%) OpenView
4 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (4.76%) Foglight
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Citrix
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (19.05%) Dell
4 4 (19.05%) Veritas
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco
6 2 (9.52%) F5
6 2 (9.52%) New Relic
6 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
6 2 (9.52%) Splunk
7 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.76%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (4.76%) Ektron
7 1 (4.76%) Meraki
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle
7 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
7 1 (4.76%) Siebel
Kent
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Tonbridge
iKas International
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 26 days ago