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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 32 25 41
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Contract jobs citing VMware 490 611 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.51% 6.40% 4.59%
As % of the Vendors category 11.37% 13.46% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 362 239
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 27
Median hourly rate £35.75 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.43% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.31 £52.18 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.69%
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
4310 4541 4209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.47% 47.58% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2508 2526 2064
Median daily rate £390 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 210 241
Median hourly rate £17.45 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.36 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £39.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +2 171 £425 +13.33% 39
Berkshire +14 130 £370 -6.91% 44
Surrey -8 80 £400 +14.28% 26
Oxfordshire +7 37 £325 - 5
Buckinghamshire -12 34 £403 +15.00% 17
West Sussex -19 21 £350 -1.75% 7
Kent -8 11 £321 -14.33% 7
East Sussex -25 6 £306 -7.19% 4
Middlesex -14 2 £325 -3.70%
Sussex - 2 £178 -
Home Counties +3 1 £285 -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 656 (60.63%) Windows
2 592 (54.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 437 (40.39%) Active Directory
4 421 (38.91%) Linux
5 364 (33.64%) Microsoft
6 339 (31.33%) Windows Server
7 272 (25.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 256 (23.66%) Cisco
9 240 (22.18%) ITIL
9 240 (22.18%) Security Cleared
10 236 (21.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 222 (20.52%) Citrix
12 218 (20.15%) SQL
13 211 (19.50%) vSphere
14 183 (16.91%) Firewall
15 182 (16.82%) Data Centre
16 175 (16.17%) SC Cleared
17 164 (15.16%) SAN
18 157 (14.51%) Windows Server 2003
19 154 (14.23%) Red Hat
20 152 (14.05%) MS Exchange
21 151 (13.96%) PowerShell
22 149 (13.77%) DNS
23 147 (13.59%) Hyper-V
24 140 (12.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 120 (11.09%) SQL Server
26 118 (10.91%) HP
27 114 (10.54%) Finance
28 111 (10.26%) Oracle
29 109 (10.07%) SCCM

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
1 152 (14.05%) MS Exchange
2 79 (7.30%) SharePoint
3 61 (5.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 37 (3.42%) Apache
5 34 (3.14%) Skype for Business
6 33 (3.05%) IIS
7 30 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2013
8 29 (2.68%) OpenStack
9 26 (2.40%) Tomcat
10 24 (2.22%) WebLogic
11 20 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
12 13 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (0.92%) WordPress
14 9 (0.83%) WebSphere
15 8 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
16 7 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
17 6 (0.55%) iPlanet
18 4 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 107 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 58 (5.36%) MS Office
3 6 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.37%) MS Project
5 3 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.092%) GIMP
6 1 (0.092%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.092%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.092%) Magento
4 1 (0.092%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (0.092%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.092%) Primavera
4 1 (0.092%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 77 (7.12%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (5.64%) Office 365
3 60 (5.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (3.14%) IaaS
5 29 (2.68%) SaaS
6 25 (2.31%) PaaS
7 16 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (1.20%) Amazon Kinesis
8 13 (1.20%) GitHub
9 11 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.83%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.46%) Heroku
12 4 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (0.37%) Yammer
13 3 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.28%) CloudFront
14 2 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.18%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 183 (16.91%) Firewall
2 164 (15.16%) SAN
3 149 (13.77%) DNS
4 91 (8.41%) LAN
5 86 (7.95%) WAN
6 81 (7.49%) DHCP
7 68 (6.28%) TCP/IP
8 55 (5.08%) LDAP
9 53 (4.90%) Cisco Nexus
10 48 (4.44%) VPN
11 41 (3.79%) Internet
12 39 (3.60%) Fibre Channel
13 34 (3.14%) iSCSI
14 33 (3.05%) Network Security
15 29 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
15 29 (2.68%) MPLS
15 29 (2.68%) NAS
16 27 (2.50%) SSL
17 26 (2.40%) VoIP
18 22 (2.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (11.09%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (3.70%) MySQL
4 30 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (2.59%) Oracle Database
6 20 (1.85%) Big Data
6 20 (1.85%) DB2
7 18 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (1.48%) Oracle Database 12c
8 16 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (1.02%) Hadoop
12 10 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.74%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.74%) 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 34 (3.14%) Git (software)
2 26 (2.40%) Jenkins
3 17 (1.57%) Sonatype Nexus
4 16 (1.48%) Subversion
5 12 (1.11%) TeamCity
6 11 (1.02%) MSI
7 10 (0.92%) Maven
8 8 (0.74%) JIRA
9 7 (0.65%) Ant
9 7 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.55%) StarTeam
11 5 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.46%) Vagrant
12 4 (0.37%) Travis CI
13 3 (0.28%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.28%) GitLab
14 2 (0.18%) InstallShield
14 2 (0.18%) IntelliJ
14 2 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 114 (10.54%) Finance
2 43 (3.97%) Telecoms
3 15 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 15 (1.39%) Military
4 14 (1.29%) Back Office
5 12 (1.11%) Marketing
5 12 (1.11%) Retail
6 11 (1.02%) Banking
7 10 (0.92%) Electronics
8 9 (0.83%) Advertising
8 9 (0.83%) Billing
9 5 (0.46%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.37%) Automotive
10 4 (0.37%) Legal
10 4 (0.37%) Local Government
11 2 (0.18%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.18%) Publishing
12 1 (0.092%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 163 (15.06%) Support Engineer
2 129 (11.92%) Architect
3 120 (11.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 120 (11.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 96 (8.87%) Administrator
5 95 (8.78%) VMware Engineer
6 91 (8.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 70 (6.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 63 (5.82%) Server Engineer
9 61 (5.64%) Analyst
9 61 (5.64%) Systems Administrator
10 58 (5.36%) Infrastructure Architect
11 54 (4.99%) Consultant
12 44 (4.07%) VMware Support Engineer
12 44 (4.07%) Wintel Engineer
13 39 (3.60%) Linux Engineer
14 38 (3.51%) VMWare Administrator
15 37 (3.42%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
15 37 (3.42%) Network Engineer
16 36 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (2.40%) .NET
2 23 (2.13%) Web Services
3 19 (1.76%) LAMP
3 19 (1.76%) Middleware
4 18 (1.66%) RabbitMQ
4 18 (1.66%) SOAP
5 17 (1.57%) HTML
6 14 (1.29%) CSS
7 13 (1.20%) jQuery
8 12 (1.11%) LAPP Stack
9 11 (1.02%) ActiveMQ
9 11 (1.02%) SAML
10 10 (0.92%) Ajax
11 9 (0.83%) XML
12 8 (0.74%) JSP
13 6 (0.55%) J2EE
13 6 (0.55%) REST
13 6 (0.55%) Spring
14 5 (0.46%) Oracle Fusion
15 4 (0.37%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 182 (16.82%) Data Centre
2 37 (3.42%) Clustering
3 28 (2.59%) PKI
4 26 (2.40%) EMC VNX
5 25 (2.31%) VCE vBlock
6 23 (2.13%) Driving Licence
6 23 (2.13%) FlexPod
6 23 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 22 (2.03%) iSeries
8 21 (1.94%) Replication
9 20 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (1.76%) Computer Science
11 17 (1.57%) AS400
12 12 (1.11%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.02%) Mainframe
13 11 (1.02%) Private Cloud
13 11 (1.02%) Virtual Team
14 10 (0.92%) Smart Meter
15 9 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 656 (60.63%) Windows
2 421 (38.91%) Linux
3 339 (31.33%) Windows Server
4 272 (25.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 236 (21.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 157 (14.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 140 (12.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 96 (8.87%) Unix
9 70 (6.47%) Windows 7
10 57 (5.27%) Solaris
11 47 (4.34%) AIX
12 46 (4.25%) CentOS
13 34 (3.14%) Data ONTAP
14 24 (2.22%) Ubuntu
15 19 (1.76%) Windows 10
16 14 (1.29%) VMS
17 13 (1.20%) Debian
17 13 (1.20%) Windows 8
18 12 (1.11%) Windows XP
19 11 (1.02%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (22.18%) ITIL
2 92 (8.50%) Change Management
3 81 (7.49%) Configuration Management
4 77 (7.12%) DevOps
5 67 (6.19%) Project Management
6 65 (6.01%) Migration
7 64 (5.91%) Incident Management
8 56 (5.18%) Service Management
9 53 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 40 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
11 39 (3.60%) High Availability
12 38 (3.51%) Open Source
12 38 (3.51%) Problem Management
13 37 (3.42%) ITIL V3
14 35 (3.23%) Service Delivery
15 33 (3.05%) Agile Software Development
16 31 (2.87%) Virtual Environments
17 29 (2.68%) Capacity Management
18 28 (2.59%) PRINCE2
19 27 (2.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 218 (20.15%) SQL
2 151 (13.96%) PowerShell
3 94 (8.69%) Perl
4 89 (8.23%) Java
5 83 (7.67%) Python
6 48 (4.44%) Ruby
7 44 (4.07%) VBScript
8 42 (3.88%) Bash Shell
9 41 (3.79%) JavaScript
10 37 (3.42%) PHP
10 37 (3.42%) Shell Script
11 24 (2.22%) VB
12 20 (1.85%) C
13 11 (1.02%) T-SQL
14 10 (0.92%) C++
15 9 (0.83%) C#
15 9 (0.83%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.46%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.37%) Korn
18 2 (0.18%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 240 (22.18%) Security Cleared
2 175 (16.17%) SC Cleared
3 104 (9.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 77 (7.12%) MCSE
5 73 (6.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 71 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
7 56 (5.18%) DV Cleared
8 48 (4.44%) CCNA
8 48 (4.44%) Degree
9 43 (3.97%) MCSA
10 41 (3.79%) CCNP
11 19 (1.76%) MCP
12 13 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (1.20%) MCITP
13 11 (1.02%) NCDA
14 10 (0.92%) DBS Check
14 10 (0.92%) ISEB
14 10 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 10 (0.92%) RHCSA
15 9 (0.83%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.60%) SLA
2 21 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 15 (1.39%) JSP 440
4 10 (0.92%) QA
5 5 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.46%) HIPAA
6 4 (0.37%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.18%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.092%) COBIT
9 1 (0.092%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.092%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 592 (54.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 437 (40.39%) Active Directory
3 211 (19.50%) vSphere
4 147 (13.59%) Hyper-V
5 103 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
6 97 (8.96%) VMware ESX
7 69 (6.38%) XenApp
8 42 (3.88%) Virtual Machines
9 40 (3.70%) NFS
10 38 (3.51%) XenDesktop
11 36 (3.33%) XenServer
12 26 (2.40%) vCloud
13 12 (1.11%) VMware Workstation
14 10 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
15 9 (0.83%) Docker
15 9 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
15 9 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
15 9 (0.83%) Terminal Services
16 8 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 8 (0.74%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 109 (10.07%) SCCM
2 82 (7.58%) Puppet
3 66 (6.10%) SCOM
4 53 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
5 41 (3.79%) Backup Exec
6 38 (3.51%) NetBackup
7 34 (3.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 33 (3.05%) Ansible
8 33 (3.05%) Nagios
9 29 (2.68%) WSUS
10 26 (2.40%) SCVMM
11 21 (1.94%) Tivoli
12 19 (1.76%) McAfee ePO
12 19 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
12 19 (1.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 16 (1.48%) EMC NetWorker
13 16 (1.48%) SCSM
14 15 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
15 13 (1.20%) SCDPM
15 13 (1.20%) vRealize
Vendors
1 364 (33.64%) Microsoft
2 256 (23.66%) Cisco
3 222 (20.52%) Citrix
4 154 (14.23%) Red Hat
5 118 (10.91%) HP
6 111 (10.26%) Oracle
7 103 (9.52%) NetApp
8 88 (8.13%) EMC
9 55 (5.08%) IBM
10 52 (4.81%) Juniper
11 45 (4.16%) F5
12 44 (4.07%) Symantec
13 35 (3.23%) Intel Security
14 34 (3.14%) CheckPoint
14 34 (3.14%) Dell
15 33 (3.05%) Veritas
16 16 (1.48%) CommVault
16 16 (1.48%) SolarWinds
17 14 (1.29%) 3PAR
17 14 (1.29%) Intel
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