The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 28 27 32
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Contract jobs citing VMware 26 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.87% 5.63% 4.80%
As % of the Vendors category 11.50% 12.54% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 14
Median daily rate £290 £338 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.07% +10.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £222 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £425 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 7
Median hourly rate £51.00 £47.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.36% +239.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.44% -  

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 Cambridgeshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 226 279 369
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 42.32% 44.86% 55.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 168 180
Median daily rate £400 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 21 38
Median hourly rate £19.90 £37.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.93% +212.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.33 £9.60 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £60.00 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Cambridgeshire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Cambridgeshire

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Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
Cambridge -9 10 £275 -17.29% 9
Peterborough +1 7 £194 -32.60% 1
Huntingdon -2 3 £110 -58.49% 1
VMware
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for VMware.

1 31 (67.39%) Windows
2 26 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (56.52%) Windows Server
3 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
4 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (34.78%) Active Directory
6 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (28.26%) Linux
8 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
8 11 (23.91%) Firewall
8 11 (23.91%) Windows 7
9 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
10 9 (19.57%) SQL
11 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
11 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
12 7 (15.22%) Migration
12 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
12 7 (15.22%) Project Management
12 7 (15.22%) DV Cleared
12 7 (15.22%) JSP 440
12 7 (15.22%) Degree
12 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (15.22%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
13 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
13 6 (13.04%) SCCM
13 6 (13.04%) Data Migration
13 6 (13.04%) PRINCE
13 6 (13.04%) Cisco

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (6.52%) JBoss
3 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Office 365
2 2 (4.35%) SaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) Firewall
2 4 (8.70%) SAN
3 3 (6.52%) DNS
3 3 (6.52%) Internet
4 2 (4.35%) DHCP
4 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (4.35%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.35%) VPN
4 2 (4.35%) Wireless
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.17%) LAN
5 1 (2.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Billing
2 2 (4.35%) Law
3 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) VMware Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) System Design Authority
5 4 (8.70%) Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Active Directory Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Django Developer
7 2 (4.35%) EMC Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) IT Support
7 2 (4.35%) Python Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) Java EE
2 2 (4.35%) CSS
2 2 (4.35%) Django
2 2 (4.35%) jQuery
2 2 (4.35%) Matplotlib
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
3 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.35%) EMC VNX
5 2 (4.35%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.17%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.17%) iPad
6 1 (2.17%) iPhone
6 1 (2.17%) Life Science
6 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (67.39%) Windows
2 26 (56.52%) Windows Server
3 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (28.26%) Linux
6 11 (23.91%) Windows 7
7 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (8.70%) Windows 10
8 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.17%) Android
10 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.17%) CentOS
10 1 (2.17%) Solaris
10 1 (2.17%) Unix
10 1 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) Migration
1 7 (15.22%) Project Management
1 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (13.04%) Data Migration
2 6 (13.04%) ITIL
2 6 (13.04%) PRINCE
2 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
2 6 (13.04%) Risk Management
3 5 (10.87%) Data Analysis
3 5 (10.87%) Defect Management
3 5 (10.87%) Requirements Management
3 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
4 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.70%) Data Protection
4 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
5 3 (6.52%) Application Virtualisation
5 3 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.52%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) SQL
2 6 (13.04%) C
3 5 (10.87%) Python
4 4 (8.70%) Java
4 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.52%) C++
5 3 (6.52%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.22%) Degree
2 7 (15.22%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.17%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.17%) MCP
5 1 (2.17%) MCSA
5 1 (2.17%) MCSE
5 1 (2.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) JSP 440
2 4 (8.70%) GDPR
3 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.35%) QA
4 1 (2.17%) GAMP
4 1 (2.17%) GxP
4 1 (2.17%) HIPAA
4 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (34.78%) Active Directory
3 7 (15.22%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.70%) XenApp
6 3 (6.52%) vSphere
7 2 (4.35%) Docker
7 2 (4.35%) KVM
7 2 (4.35%) LXC
7 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.17%) Snort
8 1 (2.17%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.17%) vCloud
8 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) SCCM
2 3 (6.52%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.17%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.17%) DameWare
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
3 6 (13.04%) Cisco
4 5 (10.87%) Citrix
4 5 (10.87%) EMC
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle
6 2 (4.35%) Adobe
6 2 (4.35%) Brocade
6 2 (4.35%) CA
6 2 (4.35%) Riverbed
6 2 (4.35%) Vyatta
7 1 (2.17%) Becrypt
7 1 (2.17%) CyberArk
7 1 (2.17%) Dell
7 1 (2.17%) HP
7 1 (2.17%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.17%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.17%) Splunk
7 1 (2.17%) Temenos
7 1 (2.17%) Tufin