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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 33 27 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing VMware 493 620 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.52% 6.58% 4.60%
As % of the Vendors category 11.33% 13.83% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 327 246
Median daily rate £375 £362 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.67% +3.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 37 29
Median hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +92.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £17.10 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.17 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+29.54% +14.28%
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
4353 4484 4307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.78% 47.58% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2545 2459 2132
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 236 235
Median hourly rate £19.61 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £11.17 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 +2 160 £400 +8.10% 39
Berkshire -2 118 £363 -8.80% 27
Surrey -2 90 £407 +8.40% 31
Oxfordshire +9 38 £355 +18.33% 9
Buckinghamshire -14 33 £400 +14.28% 11
West Sussex -23 31 £350 - 6
Kent -1 12 £328 -25.14% 8
East Sussex -19 7 £250 -25.09% 6
Middlesex -18 2 £325 +27.45%
Home Counties +2 1 £285 -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 659 (61.42%) Windows
2 600 (55.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 436 (40.63%) Active Directory
4 419 (39.05%) Linux
5 361 (33.64%) Windows Server
6 356 (33.18%) Microsoft
7 281 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 273 (25.44%) Cisco
9 242 (22.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 222 (20.69%) Security Cleared
10 222 (20.69%) Citrix
11 217 (20.22%) SQL
12 216 (20.13%) ITIL
13 210 (19.57%) vSphere
14 198 (18.45%) Firewall
15 183 (17.05%) Data Centre
16 175 (16.31%) SAN
17 167 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
18 161 (15.00%) MS Exchange
19 159 (14.82%) SC Cleared
20 151 (14.07%) Hyper-V
21 148 (13.79%) DNS
22 146 (13.61%) PowerShell
23 141 (13.14%) Red Hat
24 140 (13.05%) HP
25 129 (12.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 119 (11.09%) Finance
27 118 (11.00%) SQL Server
28 113 (10.53%) MS Excel
29 109 (10.16%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 161 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 79 (7.36%) SharePoint
3 62 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 45 (4.19%) Apache
5 39 (3.63%) OpenStack
6 35 (3.26%) IIS
7 34 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 30 (2.80%) Tomcat
9 27 (2.52%) Skype for Business
9 27 (2.52%) WebLogic
10 22 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
11 16 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (1.03%) JBoss
13 10 (0.93%) WordPress
14 9 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
14 9 (0.84%) nginx
14 9 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.84%) WebSphere
15 8 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
16 7 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 113 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 56 (5.22%) MS Office
3 4 (0.37%) MS Project
4 3 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.093%) GIMP
5 1 (0.093%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.093%) Magento
4 1 (0.093%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (0.093%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.093%) Primavera
4 1 (0.093%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 86 (8.01%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (5.31%) Office 365
4 40 (3.73%) IaaS
5 32 (2.98%) PaaS
6 29 (2.70%) SaaS
7 16 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (1.12%) Amazon Kinesis
8 12 (1.12%) GitHub
9 9 (0.84%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.65%) Heroku
11 4 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.37%) Yammer
12 3 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.28%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.19%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 198 (18.45%) Firewall
2 175 (16.31%) SAN
3 148 (13.79%) DNS
4 89 (8.29%) LAN
5 87 (8.11%) WAN
6 80 (7.46%) DHCP
7 63 (5.87%) TCP/IP
8 60 (5.59%) LDAP
9 53 (4.94%) Cisco Nexus
10 50 (4.66%) VPN
11 41 (3.82%) Fibre Channel
12 36 (3.36%) Internet
13 35 (3.26%) Cisco ASA
13 35 (3.26%) Network Security
14 31 (2.89%) iSCSI
15 30 (2.80%) MPLS
15 30 (2.80%) NAS
16 27 (2.52%) VoIP
17 23 (2.14%) SSL
18 20 (1.86%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (4.29%) MySQL
3 43 (4.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (2.24%) DB2
5 24 (2.24%) Oracle Database
6 18 (1.68%) Big Data
7 17 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (1.49%) Hadoop
9 15 (1.40%) Oracle Database 12c
10 12 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
10 12 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
11 10 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (0.84%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (0.65%) MongoDB
14 7 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
14 7 (0.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 35 (3.26%) Git (software)
2 30 (2.80%) Jenkins
3 16 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
3 16 (1.49%) Subversion
4 12 (1.12%) MSI
4 12 (1.12%) TeamCity
5 10 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (0.93%) Maven
6 9 (0.84%) JIRA
7 7 (0.65%) Ant
7 7 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (0.56%) StarTeam
9 5 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.47%) Vagrant
10 4 (0.37%) Travis CI
11 3 (0.28%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.28%) GitLab
12 2 (0.19%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.19%) JUnit
12 2 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 119 (11.09%) Finance
2 46 (4.29%) Telecoms
3 15 (1.40%) Back Office
3 15 (1.40%) Banking
4 14 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 14 (1.30%) Military
5 11 (1.03%) Marketing
5 11 (1.03%) Retail
6 10 (0.93%) Billing
6 10 (0.93%) Electronics
7 8 (0.75%) Advertising
8 6 (0.56%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.37%) Automotive
9 4 (0.37%) Local Government
10 3 (0.28%) Legal
10 3 (0.28%) Publishing
11 2 (0.19%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.093%) Law
12 1 (0.093%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 172 (16.03%) Support Engineer
2 122 (11.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 118 (11.00%) Architect
4 112 (10.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 105 (9.79%) VMware Engineer
6 95 (8.85%) Administrator
7 86 (8.01%) 3rd Line Support
8 68 (6.34%) Analyst
9 65 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 62 (5.78%) Systems Administrator
11 60 (5.59%) Server Engineer
12 51 (4.75%) Wintel Engineer
13 50 (4.66%) Consultant
14 48 (4.47%) VMware Support Engineer
15 44 (4.10%) Infrastructure Architect
16 43 (4.01%) Linux Engineer
16 43 (4.01%) Systems Engineer
17 39 (3.63%) Windows Engineer
18 37 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
19 36 (3.36%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (2.98%) .NET
2 27 (2.52%) Web Services
3 25 (2.33%) LAMP
4 19 (1.77%) RabbitMQ
5 18 (1.68%) Middleware
6 17 (1.58%) SOAP
7 15 (1.40%) HTML
8 13 (1.21%) CSS
8 13 (1.21%) jQuery
9 11 (1.03%) SAML
10 10 (0.93%) Ajax
11 9 (0.84%) LEMP Stack
11 9 (0.84%) MCollective
11 9 (0.84%) XML
12 7 (0.65%) LAPP Stack
13 6 (0.56%) ActiveMQ
13 6 (0.56%) Kafka
13 6 (0.56%) REST
14 5 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
14 5 (0.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 183 (17.05%) Data Centre
2 43 (4.01%) Clustering
3 29 (2.70%) Driving Licence
3 29 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 27 (2.52%) iSeries
4 27 (2.52%) PKI
5 26 (2.42%) EMC VNX
6 24 (2.24%) AS400
6 24 (2.24%) Computer Science
6 24 (2.24%) VCE vBlock
7 23 (2.14%) FlexPod
8 21 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (1.68%) Replication
10 13 (1.21%) Mainframe
10 13 (1.21%) Private Cloud
11 12 (1.12%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
13 9 (0.84%) Fat Client
13 9 (0.84%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 659 (61.42%) Windows
2 419 (39.05%) Linux
3 361 (33.64%) Windows Server
4 281 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 242 (22.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 167 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 129 (12.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 93 (8.67%) Unix
9 73 (6.80%) Windows 7
10 45 (4.19%) CentOS
11 43 (4.01%) Solaris
12 39 (3.63%) AIX
13 30 (2.80%) Data ONTAP
14 19 (1.77%) Ubuntu
14 19 (1.77%) Windows 10
15 13 (1.21%) Debian
15 13 (1.21%) VMS
16 12 (1.12%) SUSE
16 12 (1.12%) Windows 8
16 12 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (20.13%) ITIL
2 96 (8.95%) Change Management
3 87 (8.11%) Configuration Management
4 69 (6.43%) DevOps
5 63 (5.87%) Incident Management
6 60 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 59 (5.50%) Project Management
8 57 (5.31%) Migration
9 54 (5.03%) Service Management
10 49 (4.57%) High Availability
11 42 (3.91%) Open Source
12 39 (3.63%) Problem Management
13 38 (3.54%) Service Delivery
14 35 (3.26%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (3.26%) Performance Monitoring
15 32 (2.98%) ITIL V3
16 30 (2.80%) PRINCE2
17 28 (2.61%) Load Balancing
17 28 (2.61%) Virtual Environments
18 27 (2.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 217 (20.22%) SQL
2 146 (13.61%) PowerShell
3 97 (9.04%) Perl
4 95 (8.85%) Python
5 73 (6.80%) Java
6 50 (4.66%) Ruby
7 44 (4.10%) VBScript
8 42 (3.91%) Shell Script
9 38 (3.54%) JavaScript
10 35 (3.26%) Bash Shell
10 35 (3.26%) PHP
11 24 (2.24%) VB
12 20 (1.86%) C
13 10 (0.93%) C#
13 10 (0.93%) C++
14 9 (0.84%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.56%) Korn
15 6 (0.56%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.47%) sed
16 5 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 222 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 159 (14.82%) SC Cleared
3 109 (10.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 83 (7.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 79 (7.36%) MCSE
6 76 (7.08%) Cisco Certification
7 58 (5.41%) DV Cleared
8 53 (4.94%) MCSA
9 52 (4.85%) CCNA
10 51 (4.75%) Degree
11 39 (3.63%) CCNP
12 21 (1.96%) MCP
13 14 (1.30%) MCITP
14 12 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 11 (1.03%) ISEB
15 11 (1.03%) NCDA
15 11 (1.03%) RHCSA
16 10 (0.93%) CISSP
17 9 (0.84%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.73%) SLA
2 25 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 21 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.93%) QA
5 7 (0.65%) JSP 440
6 5 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.47%) HIPAA
6 5 (0.47%) ISO27002
7 4 (0.37%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.093%) COBIT
9 1 (0.093%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.093%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 600 (55.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 436 (40.63%) Active Directory
3 210 (19.57%) vSphere
4 151 (14.07%) Hyper-V
5 108 (10.07%) VMware ESX
6 105 (9.79%) VMware ESXi
7 67 (6.24%) XenApp
8 45 (4.19%) Virtual Machines
9 44 (4.10%) XenServer
10 40 (3.73%) XenDesktop
11 34 (3.17%) NFS
12 23 (2.14%) vCloud
13 14 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
14 13 (1.21%) Squid
14 13 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
15 12 (1.12%) Docker
16 11 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 9 (0.84%) Terminal Services
17 9 (0.84%) VMware Server
18 8 (0.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 106 (9.88%) SCCM
2 80 (7.46%) Puppet
3 64 (5.96%) SCOM
4 48 (4.47%) Opscode Chef
5 46 (4.29%) Backup Exec
6 42 (3.91%) Nagios
7 41 (3.82%) WSUS
8 38 (3.54%) NetBackup
9 33 (3.08%) Ansible
10 26 (2.42%) SCVMM
10 26 (2.42%) Tivoli
10 26 (2.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 25 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
12 21 (1.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 18 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
13 18 (1.68%) SCOrch
14 17 (1.58%) Microsoft Clustering
14 17 (1.58%) vRealize
15 16 (1.49%) Cacti
15 16 (1.49%) SCSM
Vendors
1 356 (33.18%) Microsoft
2 273 (25.44%) Cisco
3 222 (20.69%) Citrix
4 141 (13.14%) Red Hat
5 140 (13.05%) HP
6 104 (9.69%) Oracle
7 103 (9.60%) NetApp
8 94 (8.76%) EMC
9 75 (6.99%) IBM
10 58 (5.41%) Juniper
11 45 (4.19%) Symantec
12 44 (4.10%) Intel Security
12 44 (4.10%) Veritas
13 42 (3.91%) CheckPoint
14 41 (3.82%) Dell
14 41 (3.82%) F5
15 19 (1.77%) Splunk
16 18 (1.68%) 3PAR
17 17 (1.58%) Intel
18 16 (1.49%) CA
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