Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

VMware
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 45 35
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware 35 13 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 5.04% 2.06% 5.18%
As % of the Vendors category 14.89% 4.92% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 29
Cambridge median daily rate £300 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - +114.29%
10th Percentile £184 £260 £304
90th Percentile £400 £429 £438
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £295 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -15.71% -6.67% +66.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Cambridge median hourly rate £16.63 - £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.63 - £48.50

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Cambridge.

All Vendors
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 235 264 393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 33.81% 41.77% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 138 253
Cambridge median daily rate £363 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% -3.03% +13.01%
10th Percentile £200 £234 £236
90th Percentile £570 £554 £573
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £363 £400 £404
% change year-on-year -9.38% -0.93% +15.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 27
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -19.51% -18.81%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.50 £15.77
90th Percentile £44.30 £43.75 £59.25
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.73 £17.25 £17.25
% change year-on-year -8.81% - -31.00%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Cambridge

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Cambridge

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Cambridge over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Cambridge

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for VMware.

1 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) People Management
3 12 (34.29%) Linux
3 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (31.43%) SAN
4 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
4 11 (31.43%) MCSE
5 9 (25.71%) NHS
6 8 (22.86%) ITIL
6 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 7 (20.00%) Cisco
7 7 (20.00%) Unix
7 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (17.14%) Marketing
8 6 (17.14%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
8 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (17.14%) HP
8 6 (17.14%) SAP
8 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (17.14%) Electronics
8 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
8 6 (17.14%) Finance
8 6 (17.14%) Manufacturing
8 6 (17.14%) Programme Management
9 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared

VMware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.71%) MediaWiki
3 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) SAN
2 3 (8.57%) SNMP
3 2 (5.71%) DHCP
3 2 (5.71%) DNS
3 2 (5.71%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.86%) LDAP
4 1 (2.86%) Network Security
4 1 (2.86%) OSPF
4 1 (2.86%) VPN
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (17.14%) Electronics
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
1 6 (17.14%) Manufacturing
1 6 (17.14%) Marketing
1 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Server Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
3 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Senior Server Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Senior Server Support Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Senior Support Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Server Support
3 4 (11.43%) Server Support Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) NHS
2 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Linux
3 7 (20.00%) Unix
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (11.43%) CentOS
4 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) Debian
5 2 (5.71%) Solaris
5 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) People Management
2 8 (22.86%) ITIL
3 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (17.14%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (17.14%) Programme Management
4 3 (8.57%) DevOps
5 2 (5.71%) Change Management
5 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.71%) Open Source
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.86%) ITSM
6 1 (2.86%) Migration
6 1 (2.86%) Network Design
6 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.86%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) Service Management
6 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.86%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (2.86%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) Python
3 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (31.43%) MCSE
3 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) Degree
6 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.86%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.86%) MCP
6 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
3 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.71%) vSphere
4 1 (2.86%) Docker
4 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.86%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.71%) Puppet
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) Terraform
2 2 (5.71%) vCenter Server
2 2 (5.71%) vMotion
2 2 (5.71%) yum
3 1 (2.86%) Ansible
3 1 (2.86%) Nagios
3 1 (2.86%) Packer
3 1 (2.86%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Cisco
2 6 (17.14%) HP
2 6 (17.14%) SAP
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.43%) NetApp
4 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.57%) Citrix
6 2 (5.71%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.86%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds