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 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
England / South East
Rank 31 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 457 524 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.94% 5.99% 6.07%
As % of the Vendors category 12.04% 12.28% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 341 321
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 31
Median hourly rate £17.75 £44.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.65% +120.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.10 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.75 £55.59 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
3796 4268 4631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 49.34% 48.82% 47.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2199 2482 2424
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 216 207
Median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.62% +132.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.88 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £60.00 £45.00
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 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 24 February 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 24 February 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 24 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
Hampshire +8 224 £440 +20.54% 31
Berkshire -2 84 £325 -7.14% 16
Surrey -12 61 £369 +8.45% 25
Buckinghamshire +1 35 £376 +0.33% 7
Kent +5 16 £325 -21.49% 2
Oxfordshire -1 10 £356 +53.22% 9
West Sussex -9 10 £443 -1.11% 4
Middlesex +9 8 £550 +37.50%
East Sussex -2 6 £250 -23.66% 6
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for VMware.

1 606 (61.15%) Windows
2 505 (50.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 356 (35.92%) Linux
4 343 (34.61%) Microsoft
5 324 (32.69%) Active Directory
6 304 (30.68%) Windows Server
7 284 (28.66%) Security Cleared
8 237 (23.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 225 (22.70%) SC Cleared
10 224 (22.60%) Cisco
11 185 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 183 (18.47%) ITIL
13 167 (16.85%) vSphere
14 163 (16.45%) Citrix
15 154 (15.54%) Firewall
16 148 (14.93%) Data Centre
17 142 (14.33%) SAN
18 137 (13.82%) IaaS
19 136 (13.72%) Red Hat
20 124 (12.51%) PowerShell
21 121 (12.21%) SQL
22 118 (11.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 114 (11.50%) HP
24 112 (11.30%) DNS
25 108 (10.90%) Finance
25 108 (10.90%) Hyper-V
26 107 (10.80%) Service Management
27 106 (10.70%) Windows Server 2003
28 95 (9.59%) Unix
28 95 (9.59%) 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 95 (9.59%) MS Exchange
2 54 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 54 (5.45%) Skype for Business
3 36 (3.63%) Apache
4 32 (3.23%) IIS
5 26 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 25 (2.52%) SharePoint
7 19 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (1.92%) JBoss
8 16 (1.61%) OpenStack
9 13 (1.31%) Tomcat
10 12 (1.21%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.71%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (0.61%) IBM Domino
13 5 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.40%) nginx
15 3 (0.30%) ArcGIS
15 3 (0.30%) GlassFish
15 3 (0.30%) Mule
Applications
1 64 (6.46%) MS Excel
2 60 (6.05%) MS Office
3 4 (0.40%) MS Project
4 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 12 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.71%) SAP Hybris
4 4 (0.40%) Infor M3
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.30%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.10%) Maximo
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.10%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 137 (13.82%) IaaS
2 93 (9.38%) PaaS
3 74 (7.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 69 (6.96%) Office 365
5 47 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
6 22 (2.22%) SaaS
7 7 (0.71%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.30%) G Suite
11 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.20%) IBM PureFlex
11 2 (0.20%) Mailgun
11 2 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.10%) AWS CloudTrail
12 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.10%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 154 (15.54%) Firewall
2 142 (14.33%) SAN
3 112 (11.30%) DNS
4 79 (7.97%) TCP/IP
5 67 (6.76%) WAN
6 64 (6.46%) LAN
7 47 (4.74%) VPN
8 45 (4.54%) DHCP
9 43 (4.34%) MPLS
10 42 (4.24%) NAS
11 37 (3.73%) Cisco Nexus
12 36 (3.63%) NetScaler
13 31 (3.13%) VoIP
14 29 (2.93%) Skype
14 29 (2.93%) SSL
15 27 (2.72%) LDAP
16 26 (2.62%) VLAN
17 25 (2.52%) HTTP
17 25 (2.52%) Network Security
18 20 (2.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (8.98%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.03%) MySQL
3 25 (2.52%) Oracle Database
4 23 (2.32%) DB2
5 22 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 21 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
11 14 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
12 12 (1.21%) Oracle Database 12c
13 10 (1.01%) Hadoop
14 8 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
15 7 (0.71%) IBM BigInsights
15 7 (0.71%) Neo4j
15 7 (0.71%) Oracle OWB
16 6 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
16 6 (0.61%) NoSQL
16 6 (0.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 42 (4.24%) Jenkins
2 32 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 18 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (1.31%) Oracle APEX
5 12 (1.21%) TeamCity
6 8 (0.81%) MSI
7 7 (0.71%) HP UFT
8 6 (0.61%) Maven
8 6 (0.61%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.50%) JIRA
9 5 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (0.50%) Toad
9 5 (0.50%) Vagrant
10 4 (0.40%) Gerrit
10 4 (0.40%) NeoLoad
11 3 (0.30%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.30%) Selenium
11 3 (0.30%) SilkTest
11 3 (0.30%) SoapUI
General
1 108 (10.90%) Finance
2 39 (3.94%) Telecoms
3 20 (2.02%) Marketing
4 19 (1.92%) Law
5 17 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 16 (1.61%) Retail
7 14 (1.41%) Electronics
7 14 (1.41%) Military
8 13 (1.31%) Legal
9 11 (1.11%) Back Office
9 11 (1.11%) Local Government
10 10 (1.01%) Advertising
11 9 (0.91%) Banking
12 4 (0.40%) Games
13 3 (0.30%) Billing
13 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.10%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 109 (11.00%) Architect
2 95 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 72 (7.27%) Support Engineer
4 67 (6.76%) Administrator
5 66 (6.66%) Analyst
6 62 (6.26%) VMware Engineer
7 61 (6.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 52 (5.25%) Consultant
9 48 (4.84%) Windows Engineer
10 45 (4.54%) Infrastructure Architect
11 44 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
12 43 (4.34%) 3rd Line Support
13 41 (4.14%) Server Engineer
13 41 (4.14%) Systems Engineer
14 37 (3.73%) Wintel Engineer
15 33 (3.33%) VMware Specialist
16 31 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 30 (3.03%) Infrastructure Specialist
18 29 (2.93%) Linux Administrator
19 28 (2.83%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.23%) SOAP
2 26 (2.62%) Middleware
3 23 (2.32%) RESTful
4 22 (2.22%) XML
5 20 (2.02%) Web Services
6 18 (1.82%) HTML
7 16 (1.61%) CSS
8 13 (1.31%) REST
9 9 (0.91%) LAMP
10 6 (0.61%) Ajax
10 6 (0.61%) jQuery
11 5 (0.50%) HTML5
11 5 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (0.40%) .NET
12 4 (0.40%) ADO
12 4 (0.40%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.40%) Java EE
12 4 (0.40%) JAXB
12 4 (0.40%) JMS
12 4 (0.40%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 148 (14.93%) Data Centre
2 44 (4.44%) Clustering
2 44 (4.44%) EMC VNX
3 42 (4.24%) EMC VMAX
4 41 (4.14%) Management Information System
5 32 (3.23%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 27 (2.72%) CMDB
7 23 (2.32%) PKI
8 19 (1.92%) Fat Client
8 19 (1.92%) Thin Client
9 16 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (1.61%) Mainframe
10 14 (1.41%) IBM Mainframe
10 14 (1.41%) iSeries
11 13 (1.31%) FlexPod
12 11 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
12 11 (1.11%) Replication
13 10 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.91%) AS400
14 9 (0.91%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 606 (61.15%) Windows
2 356 (35.92%) Linux
3 304 (30.68%) Windows Server
4 237 (23.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 185 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 118 (11.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 106 (10.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 95 (9.59%) Unix
9 88 (8.88%) Windows 7
10 46 (4.64%) CentOS
10 46 (4.64%) Solaris
11 34 (3.43%) AIX
12 26 (2.62%) Windows 10
13 14 (1.41%) Android
14 11 (1.11%) Mac OS X
14 11 (1.11%) SUSE
15 9 (0.91%) Data ONTAP
15 9 (0.91%) Ubuntu
15 9 (0.91%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (18.47%) ITIL
2 107 (10.80%) Service Management
3 72 (7.27%) Migration
4 61 (6.16%) DevOps
5 60 (6.05%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (5.65%) Configuration Management
7 48 (4.84%) Change Management
8 46 (4.64%) Incident Management
9 40 (4.04%) Project Management
10 38 (3.83%) User Stories
11 37 (3.73%) Root Cause Analysis
12 32 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
13 30 (3.03%) Converged Infrastructure
13 30 (3.03%) Virtual Environments
14 29 (2.93%) Network Design
15 28 (2.83%) Workflow
16 27 (2.72%) High Availability
17 26 (2.62%) Scrum
18 25 (2.52%) Capacity Management
19 24 (2.42%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 124 (12.51%) PowerShell
2 121 (12.21%) SQL
3 56 (5.65%) Java
4 45 (4.54%) Python
5 31 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 31 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 30 (3.03%) VBScript
7 26 (2.62%) Perl
8 23 (2.32%) Ruby
9 15 (1.51%) PHP
10 14 (1.41%) C
11 13 (1.31%) JavaScript
12 9 (0.91%) PL/SQL
12 9 (0.91%) VB
13 8 (0.81%) C#
14 7 (0.71%) Korn
15 4 (0.40%) F#
16 2 (0.20%) Bourne shell
16 2 (0.20%) C++
16 2 (0.20%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 284 (28.66%) Security Cleared
2 225 (22.70%) SC Cleared
3 86 (8.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 60 (6.05%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (5.85%) MCSE
6 51 (5.15%) DV Cleared
7 45 (4.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 40 (4.04%) CCNP
8 40 (4.04%) MCSA
9 30 (3.03%) CCNA
10 29 (2.93%) MCITP
11 25 (2.52%) Degree
12 22 (2.22%) MCP
13 20 (2.02%) CCIE
14 11 (1.11%) ISEB
15 10 (1.01%) Avaya Certification
16 8 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 8 (0.81%) RHCSA
17 6 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
17 6 (0.61%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (2.42%) PCI DSS
3 19 (1.92%) SLA
4 7 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.40%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.20%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.20%) PA-DSS
6 2 (0.20%) QA
6 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.10%) GDPR
7 1 (0.10%) GPG13
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.10%) ISO19770
7 1 (0.10%) PMBOK
System Software
1 505 (50.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 324 (32.69%) Active Directory
3 167 (16.85%) vSphere
4 108 (10.90%) Hyper-V
5 91 (9.18%) VMware ESXi
6 62 (6.26%) VMware ESX
7 46 (4.64%) XenApp
7 46 (4.64%) XenDesktop
8 38 (3.83%) vCloud
9 33 (3.33%) XenServer
10 27 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
11 22 (2.22%) Docker
12 17 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
12 17 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
13 13 (1.31%) Virtual Servers
14 12 (1.21%) Firmware
15 11 (1.11%) NFS
16 10 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
17 8 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 7 (0.71%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 89 (8.98%) Puppet
2 67 (6.76%) SCCM
3 41 (4.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 33 (3.33%) SCOM
5 31 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (3.03%) vRealize
6 30 (3.03%) WSUS
7 22 (2.22%) Ansible
8 20 (2.02%) NetBackup
9 18 (1.82%) Backup Exec
10 17 (1.72%) Nagios
11 15 (1.51%) EMC NetWorker
11 15 (1.51%) Tivoli
12 14 (1.41%) Nessus
13 13 (1.31%) AirWatch
13 13 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
14 12 (1.21%) Failover Clustering
15 11 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
15 11 (1.11%) Red Hat Satellite
15 11 (1.11%) vMotion
Vendors
1 343 (34.61%) Microsoft
2 224 (22.60%) Cisco
3 163 (16.45%) Citrix
4 136 (13.72%) Red Hat
5 114 (11.50%) HP
6 89 (8.98%) EMC
7 86 (8.68%) NetApp
8 58 (5.85%) Oracle
9 53 (5.35%) IBM
10 43 (4.34%) CA
11 39 (3.94%) CheckPoint
11 39 (3.94%) Symantec
12 32 (3.23%) Dell
13 30 (3.03%) SAP
14 27 (2.72%) Intel Security
14 27 (2.72%) SolarWinds
15 20 (2.02%) Veritas
16 19 (1.92%) Veeam
17 18 (1.82%) F5
17 18 (1.82%) Splunk
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