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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 26 28
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2  
Contract jobs citing VMware 18 17 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 5.96% 4.83% 8.12%
As % of the Vendors category 16.67% 12.41% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 35
Median daily rate £225 £433 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.97% +19.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £152 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £465 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £358 £330
% change year-on-year +3.49% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £48.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.06%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £28.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -39.47% +29.54%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 108 137 216
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 35.76% 38.92% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 75 148
Median daily rate £300 £340 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -6.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 17
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +2.43%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing VMware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Cambridge

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Cambridge over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Cambridge

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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 26 June 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 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 11 (39.29%) Linux
3 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
4 8 (28.57%) Cisco
4 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (25.00%) Unix
6 6 (21.43%) ITIL
6 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
6 6 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (21.43%) CentOS
6 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
7 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
7 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
7 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.86%) DNS
7 5 (17.86%) SAN
8 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (14.29%) DHCP
8 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
8 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (14.29%) SCCM
9 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
9 3 (10.71%) People Management
9 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (10.71%) Firewall
9 3 (10.71%) LAN

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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 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) Apache Spark
3 2 (7.14%) MediaWiki
4 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.57%) Mozilla Thunderbird
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) DNS
1 5 (17.86%) SAN
2 4 (14.29%) DHCP
3 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) LAN
4 2 (7.14%) WAN
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.57%) IMAP
5 1 (3.57%) Skype
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) VoIP
5 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Administrator
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) VMware Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Storage Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.57%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (3.57%) EMC VNX
2 1 (3.57%) Life Science
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 11 (39.29%) Linux
4 7 (25.00%) Unix
5 6 (21.43%) CentOS
5 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (10.71%) Solaris
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (7.14%) Debian
8 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
8 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
8 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.71%) People Management
4 2 (7.14%) Change Management
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (3.57%) Bioinformatics
5 1 (3.57%) Break/Fix
5 1 (3.57%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps
5 1 (3.57%) ITSM
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Network Design
5 1 (3.57%) Security Hardening
5 1 (3.57%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.57%) Validation
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.71%) MCSE
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) MCP
5 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.57%) Master's Degree
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) GAMP
1 1 (3.57%) GxP
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.71%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (7.14%) Terminal Services
5 2 (7.14%) XenApp
6 1 (3.57%) vCloud
6 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) vCenter Server
3 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 2 (7.14%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (7.14%) Terraform
3 2 (7.14%) yum
4 1 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.57%) Packer
4 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Cisco
2 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) Cloudera
4 2 (7.14%) EMC
4 2 (7.14%) NetApp
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) Dell