The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
England / South East
Rank 21 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 521 448 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.15% 5.46% 6.19%
As % of the Vendors category 14.27% 11.48% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 279 285
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £523 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 23
Median hourly rate £24.75 £26.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.95% +33.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £13.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £26.60 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-17.29% +19.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3652 3902 4455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 50.14% 47.56% 48.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2077 2150 2336
Median daily rate £400 £389 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 213 215
Median hourly rate £18.50 £37.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.66% +120.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £11.89 £11.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the South East region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the South East region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VMware
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

VMware
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 January 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
Hampshire +11 241 £425 +13.33% 24
Berkshire +2 106 £350 -7.59% 39
Surrey +14 75 £360 +6.27% 20
Buckinghamshire +6 34 £350 +7.69% 7
Kent +14 19 £350 -22.22% 6
Middlesex +11 11 - -
West Sussex +6 10 - - 4
Oxfordshire -7 9 £306 +11.36% 10
East Sussex -8 5 £275 -12.69% 8
Sussex - 1 £250 -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 South East region with a requirement for VMware.

1 628 (62.93%) Windows
2 518 (51.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 368 (36.87%) Linux
4 345 (34.57%) Microsoft
5 324 (32.46%) Active Directory
6 305 (30.56%) Windows Server
7 254 (25.45%) Security Cleared
8 239 (23.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 236 (23.65%) Cisco
10 196 (19.64%) SC Cleared
11 185 (18.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 167 (16.73%) Citrix
13 157 (15.73%) vSphere
14 155 (15.53%) ITIL
15 152 (15.23%) Data Centre
16 151 (15.13%) Firewall
17 142 (14.23%) SAN
17 142 (14.23%) IaaS
18 138 (13.83%) Red Hat
19 133 (13.33%) DNS
20 126 (12.63%) HP
21 125 (12.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 123 (12.32%) SQL
23 122 (12.22%) PowerShell
24 113 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
25 111 (11.12%) Service Management
26 107 (10.72%) Finance
27 104 (10.42%) Hyper-V
28 101 (10.12%) PaaS
29 94 (9.42%) MS Exchange

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 94 (9.42%) MS Exchange
2 50 (5.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (4.91%) Skype for Business
4 38 (3.81%) Apache
5 35 (3.51%) IIS
6 30 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 27 (2.71%) SharePoint
8 24 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 18 (1.80%) OpenStack
10 17 (1.70%) Tomcat
11 11 (1.10%) JBoss
12 9 (0.90%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.60%) IBM Domino
13 6 (0.60%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
15 4 (0.40%) nginx
15 4 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
16 3 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 65 (6.51%) MS Excel
2 56 (5.61%) MS Office
3 4 (0.40%) MS Project
4 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 12 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.70%) SAP hybris
4 4 (0.40%) Infor M3
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.20%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.10%) Maximo
7 1 (0.10%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 142 (14.23%) IaaS
2 101 (10.12%) PaaS
3 61 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 58 (5.81%) Office 365
5 46 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (1.90%) SaaS
7 6 (0.60%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.40%) GitHub
10 2 (0.20%) G Suite
10 2 (0.20%) IBM PureFlex
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 151 (15.13%) Firewall
2 142 (14.23%) SAN
3 133 (13.33%) DNS
4 85 (8.52%) LAN
5 83 (8.32%) WAN
6 75 (7.52%) TCP/IP
7 65 (6.51%) DHCP
8 47 (4.71%) MPLS
9 43 (4.31%) NAS
9 43 (4.31%) VPN
10 42 (4.21%) LDAP
10 42 (4.21%) SSL
11 32 (3.21%) NetScaler
12 31 (3.11%) Cisco Nexus
13 29 (2.91%) Network Security
13 29 (2.91%) Skype
13 29 (2.91%) VoIP
14 25 (2.51%) HTTP
15 23 (2.30%) VLAN
16 22 (2.20%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.21%) MySQL
3 26 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (2.20%) DB2
4 22 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (1.50%) Oracle Database
7 10 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 10 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (0.90%) Hadoop
9 8 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (0.60%) IBM BigInsights
10 6 (0.60%) Neo4j
10 6 (0.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 6 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.40%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (3.61%) Jenkins
2 33 (3.31%) Git (software)
3 13 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (1.10%) MSI
5 10 (1.00%) TeamCity
6 7 (0.70%) JIRA
6 7 (0.70%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.60%) Maven
7 6 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (0.50%) Subversion
8 5 (0.50%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.40%) Gerrit
9 4 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (0.30%) NeoLoad
11 2 (0.20%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.20%) NuGet
11 2 (0.20%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.20%) WinDbg
General
1 107 (10.72%) Finance
2 37 (3.71%) Telecoms
3 20 (2.00%) Marketing
3 20 (2.00%) Retail
4 19 (1.90%) Electronics
5 17 (1.70%) Law
6 16 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.40%) Legal
7 14 (1.40%) Military
8 9 (0.90%) Back Office
9 8 (0.80%) Advertising
9 8 (0.80%) Banking
9 8 (0.80%) Local Government
10 6 (0.60%) Publishing
11 4 (0.40%) Games
12 3 (0.30%) Billing
12 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 129 (12.93%) Architect
2 94 (9.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 82 (8.22%) Administrator
4 71 (7.11%) Support Engineer
4 71 (7.11%) VMware Engineer
5 69 (6.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 63 (6.31%) Analyst
7 62 (6.21%) Infrastructure Architect
8 60 (6.01%) Consultant
9 50 (5.01%) 3rd Line Support
10 48 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
11 47 (4.71%) Windows Engineer
12 40 (4.01%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 37 (3.71%) Server Engineer
13 37 (3.71%) Systems Engineer
14 34 (3.41%) VMWare Administrator
15 33 (3.31%) VMware Specialist
16 31 (3.11%) Linux Administrator
17 30 (3.01%) Wintel Engineer
18 29 (2.91%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.40%) HTML
1 24 (2.40%) Middleware
1 24 (2.40%) SOAP
2 21 (2.10%) CSS
3 17 (1.70%) RESTful
3 17 (1.70%) Web Services
4 12 (1.20%) XML
5 11 (1.10%) REST
6 9 (0.90%) LAMP
6 9 (0.90%) Spring
7 8 (0.80%) ActiveMQ
8 6 (0.60%) Ajax
8 6 (0.60%) jQuery
9 5 (0.50%) HTML5
9 5 (0.50%) JMS
9 5 (0.50%) LAPP Stack
10 4 (0.40%) ADO
10 4 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (0.30%) .NET
11 3 (0.30%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 152 (15.23%) Data Centre
2 42 (4.21%) EMC VNX
3 41 (4.11%) Clustering
4 40 (4.01%) Management Information System
5 38 (3.81%) EMC VMAX
6 31 (3.11%) VCE vBlock
7 25 (2.51%) CMDB
8 21 (2.10%) Fat Client
8 21 (2.10%) Thin Client
9 16 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (1.60%) PKI
10 15 (1.50%) Mainframe
11 14 (1.40%) FlexPod
11 14 (1.40%) IBM Mainframe
12 13 (1.30%) iSeries
13 11 (1.10%) Public Cloud
14 10 (1.00%) Driving Licence
14 10 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
14 10 (1.00%) Smart Meter
15 9 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 628 (62.93%) Windows
2 368 (36.87%) Linux
3 305 (30.56%) Windows Server
4 239 (23.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 185 (18.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 125 (12.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 113 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 80 (8.02%) Unix
9 76 (7.62%) Windows 7
10 65 (6.51%) Solaris
11 45 (4.51%) CentOS
12 37 (3.71%) AIX
13 23 (2.30%) Windows 10
14 22 (2.20%) Android
15 13 (1.30%) Windows XP
16 12 (1.20%) Ubuntu
17 11 (1.10%) Mac OS X
18 10 (1.00%) Windows 8
19 8 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
19 8 (0.80%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (15.53%) ITIL
2 111 (11.12%) Service Management
3 74 (7.41%) Migration
4 68 (6.81%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (5.81%) Incident Management
6 53 (5.31%) Configuration Management
7 52 (5.21%) Change Management
7 52 (5.21%) DevOps
8 46 (4.61%) User Stories
9 41 (4.11%) Performance Monitoring
10 40 (4.01%) Root Cause Analysis
11 34 (3.41%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 34 (3.41%) Project Management
12 33 (3.31%) Capacity Management
13 29 (2.91%) Network Design
14 28 (2.81%) Scrum
15 27 (2.71%) Workflow
16 26 (2.61%) Converged Infrastructure
17 24 (2.40%) Security Hardening
17 24 (2.40%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 123 (12.32%) SQL
2 122 (12.22%) PowerShell
3 69 (6.91%) Java
4 52 (5.21%) Python
5 46 (4.61%) Bash Shell
6 39 (3.91%) Perl
7 28 (2.81%) Shell Script
8 25 (2.51%) Ruby
9 23 (2.30%) VBScript
10 17 (1.70%) JavaScript
11 15 (1.50%) C
11 15 (1.50%) VB
12 11 (1.10%) PHP
13 8 (0.80%) C#
14 6 (0.60%) C++
14 6 (0.60%) Korn
14 6 (0.60%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.60%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.20%) Groovy
15 2 (0.20%) XPath
Qualifications
1 254 (25.45%) Security Cleared
2 196 (19.64%) SC Cleared
3 76 (7.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 63 (6.31%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (5.21%) MCSE
6 49 (4.91%) DV Cleared
7 47 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 40 (4.01%) CCNP
9 36 (3.61%) CCNA
10 34 (3.41%) MCSA
11 24 (2.40%) MCITP
12 21 (2.10%) MCP
13 20 (2.00%) CCIE
13 20 (2.00%) Degree
14 8 (0.80%) RHCSA
15 7 (0.70%) VCP5
16 4 (0.40%) CISSP
16 4 (0.40%) MCTS
16 4 (0.40%) SAP Certification
16 4 (0.40%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (2.10%) SLA
3 20 (2.00%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.40%) ISO22301
5 4 (0.40%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.20%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.10%) QA
7 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 518 (51.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 324 (32.46%) Active Directory
3 157 (15.73%) vSphere
4 104 (10.42%) Hyper-V
5 83 (8.32%) VMware ESXi
6 52 (5.21%) VMware ESX
7 51 (5.11%) XenApp
8 45 (4.51%) XenDesktop
9 37 (3.71%) vCloud
10 33 (3.31%) XenServer
11 26 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
12 19 (1.90%) Docker
13 18 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
14 14 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
15 12 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
16 11 (1.10%) Firmware
16 11 (1.10%) NFS
17 8 (0.80%) VMware Server
18 7 (0.70%) UAG
18 7 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 89 (8.92%) Puppet
2 68 (6.81%) SCCM
3 43 (4.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 37 (3.71%) WSUS
5 34 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (3.31%) SCOM
6 33 (3.31%) vRealize
7 31 (3.11%) NetBackup
8 26 (2.61%) Ansible
9 21 (2.10%) AirWatch
10 20 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
11 15 (1.50%) Backup Exec
12 14 (1.40%) EMC NetWorker
12 14 (1.40%) Nagios
12 14 (1.40%) Tivoli
13 12 (1.20%) Nessus
14 9 (0.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 9 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 9 (0.90%) vMotion
14 9 (0.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 345 (34.57%) Microsoft
2 236 (23.65%) Cisco
3 167 (16.73%) Citrix
4 138 (13.83%) Red Hat
5 126 (12.63%) HP
6 86 (8.62%) EMC
7 79 (7.92%) NetApp
8 52 (5.21%) Oracle
9 48 (4.81%) IBM
10 46 (4.61%) Symantec
11 39 (3.91%) CheckPoint
12 37 (3.71%) CA
13 35 (3.51%) Dell
14 33 (3.31%) SAP
15 29 (2.91%) SolarWinds
16 26 (2.61%) Intel Security
17 25 (2.51%) Juniper
18 24 (2.40%) F5
19 21 (2.10%) Veeam
20 19 (1.90%) Veritas
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Rate: £300 - £335 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££Market
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
AAP3
Rate: £400 - £485 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
First Point
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago