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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
South East / Kent
Rank 28 33 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs citing VMware 16 18 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.04% 4.79% 12.06%
As % of the Vendors category 12.31% 11.46% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 25
Median daily rate £325 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.49% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £330 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £537 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £370
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%

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
130 157 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 49.06% 41.76% 52.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 120 95
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £195 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £460 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £27.38 £11.46 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.91% +27.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +9 4 £308 -25.00%
Chatham - 1 £550 -
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 29 (93.55%) Windows Server
3 28 (90.32%) Active Directory
4 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
5 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (58.06%) Finance
6 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (41.94%) DNS
9 12 (38.71%) SolarWinds
9 12 (38.71%) Windows 7
9 12 (38.71%) Nessus
9 12 (38.71%) MCITP
9 12 (38.71%) Incident Management
9 12 (38.71%) LANDesk
9 12 (38.71%) MCSE
9 12 (38.71%) MCSA
9 12 (38.71%) MCP
9 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (38.71%) VMware ESX
10 10 (32.26%) Citrix
11 8 (25.81%) SCCM
12 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (22.58%) XenApp
13 6 (19.35%) XenDesktop
13 6 (19.35%) Fat Client
13 6 (19.35%) BitLocker
13 6 (19.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 6 (19.35%) Application Virtualisation
13 6 (19.35%) Unix

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 (9.68%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) DNS
2 6 (19.35%) SAN
3 3 (9.68%) LAN
3 3 (9.68%) VPN
3 3 (9.68%) WAN
General
1 18 (58.06%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Advertising
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Systems Engineer
1 15 (48.39%) Windows Engineer
2 13 (41.94%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Server Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Citrix Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Solaris Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Unix Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Desktop Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Server Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Server Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Fat Client
1 6 (19.35%) Thin Client
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 29 (93.55%) Windows Server
3 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (38.71%) Windows 7
7 6 (19.35%) Solaris
7 6 (19.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Incident Management
2 6 (19.35%) Application Virtualisation
3 5 (16.13%) Performance Management
3 5 (16.13%) Server Patching
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Information Security
5 1 (3.23%) Kanban
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (3.23%) Scrum
5 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma
5 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) MCITP
1 12 (38.71%) MCP
1 12 (38.71%) MCSA
1 12 (38.71%) MCSE
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.23%) PMP
System Software
1 28 (90.32%) Active Directory
2 12 (38.71%) VMware ESX
3 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (22.58%) XenApp
4 6 (19.35%) BitLocker
4 6 (19.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (19.35%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.45%) vSphere
6 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) Nessus
2 8 (25.81%) SCCM
3 6 (19.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) LANDesk
2 12 (38.71%) SolarWinds
3 10 (32.26%) Citrix
4 6 (19.35%) AppSense
4 6 (19.35%) CA
4 6 (19.35%) Symantec
4 6 (19.35%) Wyse
5 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco