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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 32 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware 492 549 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.91% 5.55% 5.47%
As % of the Vendors category 12.40% 11.64% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 353 267
Median daily rate £400 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.59% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 26
Median hourly rate £27.13 £28.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.65% +10.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.25 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £50.00 £48.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.13 £21.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.11% -5.55%
VMware
England

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
3969 4715 4335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.68% 47.68% 46.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2337 2705 2239
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 206 277
Median hourly rate £16.75 £21.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.23% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 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
Hampshire +6 187 £438 +21.52% 38
Berkshire +25 127 £375 -4.45% 42
Surrey +10 94 £425 +30.76% 21
Oxfordshire -30 31 £288 +25.00% 7
Buckinghamshire +7 26 £425 +44.06% 9
Kent -1 12 £338 -10.00% 5
West Sussex -24 12 £350 +3.70% 5
Sussex +5 3 £178 -60.41%
Middlesex -9 2 £500 +25.00% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £450 -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 South East region with a requirement for VMware.

1 596 (60.51%) Windows
2 532 (54.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 393 (39.90%) Linux
4 363 (36.85%) Active Directory
5 348 (35.33%) Microsoft
6 311 (31.57%) Windows Server
7 248 (25.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 229 (23.25%) Cisco
9 227 (23.05%) Security Cleared
10 195 (19.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 188 (19.09%) ITIL
12 180 (18.27%) SQL
13 176 (17.87%) Citrix
14 175 (17.77%) vSphere
15 170 (17.26%) Red Hat
16 163 (16.55%) SC Cleared
17 159 (16.14%) DNS
18 158 (16.04%) Firewall
19 157 (15.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 151 (15.33%) Data Centre
21 134 (13.60%) SAN
22 130 (13.20%) Hyper-V
23 121 (12.28%) HP
24 119 (12.08%) PowerShell
25 116 (11.78%) MS Exchange
26 115 (11.68%) Windows Server 2003
27 114 (11.57%) Finance
28 111 (11.27%) SQL Server
29 96 (9.75%) Perl
30 95 (9.64%) MS Excel

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
1 116 (11.78%) MS Exchange
2 54 (5.48%) SharePoint
3 46 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 44 (4.47%) Apache
5 36 (3.65%) Skype for Business
6 30 (3.05%) IIS
7 25 (2.54%) Tomcat
8 22 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 19 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
10 17 (1.73%) WebLogic
11 16 (1.62%) OpenStack
12 15 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (1.02%) Office Communications Server
14 8 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.71%) JBoss
16 6 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
16 6 (0.61%) iPlanet
17 5 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 5 (0.51%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 95 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 58 (5.89%) MS Office
3 7 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (1.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.71%) SAP hybris
4 3 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.10%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.10%) OpenText Process Suite
6 1 (0.10%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 66 (6.70%) IaaS
1 66 (6.70%) Office 365
2 65 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (4.37%) PaaS
5 19 (1.93%) SaaS
6 13 (1.32%) GitHub
7 10 (1.02%) Amazon Kinesis
7 10 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.91%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.41%) Yammer
11 3 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.30%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.20%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.20%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 159 (16.14%) DNS
2 158 (16.04%) Firewall
3 134 (13.60%) SAN
4 89 (9.04%) LAN
5 81 (8.22%) WAN
6 80 (8.12%) DHCP
7 72 (7.31%) LDAP
8 70 (7.11%) TCP/IP
9 43 (4.37%) VPN
10 41 (4.16%) MPLS
11 38 (3.86%) Internet
12 36 (3.65%) Cisco Nexus
13 35 (3.55%) SSL
14 34 (3.45%) Network Security
15 32 (3.25%) iSCSI
16 30 (3.05%) VoIP
17 28 (2.84%) NAS
18 25 (2.54%) Fibre Channel
19 24 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
20 22 (2.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.16%) MySQL
3 38 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (2.64%) Oracle Database
5 24 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
8 14 (1.42%) Big Data
8 14 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (1.32%) DB2
9 13 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
10 12 (1.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 11 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
14 5 (0.51%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (0.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 38 (3.86%) Git (software)
2 31 (3.15%) Jenkins
3 17 (1.73%) TeamCity
4 14 (1.42%) Subversion
5 13 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
5 13 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (1.22%) MSI
6 12 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
7 7 (0.71%) Maven
8 6 (0.61%) JIRA
9 5 (0.51%) Ant
10 4 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (0.41%) StarTeam
10 4 (0.41%) Travis CI
10 4 (0.41%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.30%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.30%) Gerrit
11 3 (0.30%) JUnit
12 2 (0.20%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 114 (11.57%) Finance
2 35 (3.55%) Telecoms
3 22 (2.23%) Marketing
4 21 (2.13%) Military
5 20 (2.03%) Electronics
6 19 (1.93%) Manufacturing
6 19 (1.93%) Retail
7 14 (1.42%) Back Office
8 8 (0.81%) Advertising
8 8 (0.81%) Banking
8 8 (0.81%) Billing
9 7 (0.71%) Publishing
10 5 (0.51%) Legal
11 4 (0.41%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.41%) Local Government
12 3 (0.30%) Games
12 3 (0.30%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.20%) Automotive
13 2 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 146 (14.82%) Architect
2 110 (11.17%) Support Engineer
3 100 (10.15%) Administrator
4 91 (9.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 90 (9.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 75 (7.61%) Infrastructure Architect
7 74 (7.51%) 3rd Line Support
8 70 (7.11%) VMware Engineer
9 62 (6.29%) Consultant
10 56 (5.69%) Systems Administrator
11 53 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 47 (4.77%) Analyst
13 44 (4.47%) VMWare Administrator
14 37 (3.76%) Linux Engineer
15 35 (3.55%) Linux Administrator
15 35 (3.55%) VMware Support Engineer
16 34 (3.45%) Server Engineer
17 30 (3.05%) Solaris Engineer
18 29 (2.94%) Network Engineer
19 28 (2.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.84%) Middleware
2 27 (2.74%) HTML
3 25 (2.54%) CSS
4 23 (2.34%) Web Services
5 20 (2.03%) LAMP
6 16 (1.62%) .NET
7 14 (1.42%) Ajax
7 14 (1.42%) jQuery
8 13 (1.32%) SOAP
9 12 (1.22%) LAPP Stack
9 12 (1.22%) RabbitMQ
9 12 (1.22%) XML
10 10 (1.02%) Spring
11 9 (0.91%) ActiveMQ
12 8 (0.81%) Oracle Fusion
13 7 (0.71%) JSP
13 7 (0.71%) REST
14 6 (0.61%) J2EE
14 6 (0.61%) SAML
15 4 (0.41%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 151 (15.33%) Data Centre
2 34 (3.45%) Clustering
3 26 (2.64%) Management Information System
4 25 (2.54%) PKI
5 23 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (2.23%) EMC VNX
7 20 (2.03%) Replication
8 17 (1.73%) VCE vBlock
9 15 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
10 14 (1.42%) Driving Licence
10 14 (1.42%) FlexPod
11 12 (1.22%) Public Cloud
12 11 (1.12%) Fat Client
12 11 (1.12%) Thin Client
13 10 (1.02%) Private Cloud
13 10 (1.02%) Smart Meter
14 9 (0.91%) Client/Server
14 9 (0.91%) Computer Science
14 9 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.91%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 596 (60.51%) Windows
2 393 (39.90%) Linux
3 311 (31.57%) Windows Server
4 248 (25.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 195 (19.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 157 (15.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 115 (11.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 72 (7.31%) Solaris
9 71 (7.21%) Unix
10 61 (6.19%) Windows 7
11 41 (4.16%) AIX
11 41 (4.16%) CentOS
12 27 (2.74%) Ubuntu
13 22 (2.23%) Data ONTAP
13 22 (2.23%) Windows 10
14 17 (1.73%) Oracle Linux
15 14 (1.42%) VMS
15 14 (1.42%) Windows 8
16 13 (1.32%) Android
16 13 (1.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (19.09%) ITIL
2 77 (7.82%) Migration
3 71 (7.21%) Configuration Management
4 70 (7.11%) Service Management
5 65 (6.60%) DevOps
6 61 (6.19%) Change Management
6 61 (6.19%) Incident Management
7 49 (4.97%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (4.87%) Performance Monitoring
9 39 (3.96%) Project Management
10 34 (3.45%) High Availability
11 32 (3.25%) Disaster Recovery
12 30 (3.05%) Capacity Management
12 30 (3.05%) Virtual Environments
13 29 (2.94%) ITIL V3
14 28 (2.84%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (2.84%) Service Delivery
15 26 (2.64%) Load Balancing
15 26 (2.64%) TOGAF
16 25 (2.54%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 180 (18.27%) SQL
2 119 (12.08%) PowerShell
3 96 (9.75%) Perl
4 88 (8.93%) Java
5 67 (6.80%) Python
6 53 (5.38%) Bash Shell
7 40 (4.06%) PHP
8 39 (3.96%) JavaScript
9 38 (3.86%) Shell Script
10 29 (2.94%) Ruby
11 28 (2.84%) VBScript
12 23 (2.34%) VB
13 14 (1.42%) C
13 14 (1.42%) PL/SQL
14 11 (1.12%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.71%) C#
15 7 (0.71%) C++
16 4 (0.41%) Korn
17 3 (0.30%) Go
18 2 (0.20%) XPath
Qualifications
1 227 (23.05%) Security Cleared
2 163 (16.55%) SC Cleared
3 92 (9.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 73 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 73 (7.41%) MCSE
5 59 (5.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 49 (4.97%) DV Cleared
7 44 (4.47%) CCNA
8 38 (3.86%) CCNP
8 38 (3.86%) Degree
9 24 (2.44%) MCSA
10 21 (2.13%) CCIE
11 15 (1.52%) MCP
12 13 (1.32%) MCITP
13 10 (1.02%) RHCSA
14 9 (0.91%) RHCE
15 8 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.71%) DBS Check
16 7 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 7 (0.71%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (2.64%) SLA
3 19 (1.93%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.52%) JSP 440
5 5 (0.51%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.51%) QA
6 4 (0.41%) ISO22301
7 3 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.30%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.10%) COBIT
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.10%) PMBOK
System Software
1 532 (54.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 363 (36.85%) Active Directory
3 175 (17.77%) vSphere
4 130 (13.20%) Hyper-V
5 85 (8.63%) VMware ESXi
6 62 (6.29%) VMware ESX
7 51 (5.18%) XenApp
8 35 (3.55%) NFS
9 31 (3.15%) vCloud
10 30 (3.05%) XenServer
11 29 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
12 27 (2.74%) XenDesktop
13 12 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
14 11 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
14 11 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
15 10 (1.02%) Docker
16 9 (0.91%) Firmware
16 9 (0.91%) Terminal Services
16 9 (0.91%) VMware Server
17 8 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 94 (9.54%) SCCM
2 80 (8.12%) Puppet
3 62 (6.29%) SCOM
4 42 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
5 38 (3.86%) NetBackup
5 38 (3.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 32 (3.25%) WSUS
7 31 (3.15%) Ansible
8 29 (2.94%) Backup Exec
9 27 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
10 22 (2.23%) Nagios
10 22 (2.23%) vRealize
11 14 (1.42%) EMC NetWorker
12 13 (1.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 12 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
14 11 (1.12%) SCVMM
15 10 (1.02%) SCOrch
15 10 (1.02%) SCSM
16 9 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 9 (0.91%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 348 (35.33%) Microsoft
2 229 (23.25%) Cisco
3 176 (17.87%) Citrix
4 170 (17.26%) Red Hat
5 121 (12.28%) HP
6 84 (8.53%) NetApp
7 79 (8.02%) Oracle
8 63 (6.40%) EMC
9 46 (4.67%) Symantec
10 42 (4.26%) IBM
11 41 (4.16%) Juniper
12 40 (4.06%) CheckPoint
13 38 (3.86%) F5
14 35 (3.55%) Dell
15 32 (3.25%) SAP
16 25 (2.54%) Veritas
17 23 (2.34%) Intel Security
18 22 (2.23%) Veeam
19 20 (2.03%) SolarWinds
20 18 (1.83%) 3PAR
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