Period
to 25 May 2020

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 6 months to 25 May 2020 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 57 52
Rank change year-on-year +29 -5 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware 30 22 32
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.18% 2.09% 3.03%
As % of the Vendors category 13.39% 5.39% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 17
Median daily rate £400 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.98% +14.55%
10th Percentile £250 £325 £239
90th Percentile £520 £538 £465
East of England median daily rate £325 £425 £336
% change year-on-year -23.53% +26.39% -7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £21.00 £170.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -87.65% +818.92% -63.73%
East of England median hourly rate £59.63 £27.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +120.85% +42.11% -8.46%

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 Cambridgeshire.

All Vendors
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 224 408 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 38.69% 38.75% 39.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 207 212
Median daily rate £450 £450 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £248 £209 £254
90th Percentile £653 £600 £574
East of England median daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 46 53
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.29% +16.67% -20.97%
10th Percentile £15.21 £11.50 £11.21
90th Percentile £22.80 £50.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.25 £15.86
% change year-on-year +7.25% +8.76% -10.07%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing VMware as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Cambridgeshire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for VMware in Cambridgeshire

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VMware in Cambridgeshire

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for VMware in Cambridgeshire

VMware
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 6 months to 25 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +21 13 £255 -43.33% 4
Peterborough +7 7 £375 -2.28% 1
Huntingdon +2 1 - -
VMware
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for VMware.

1 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 17 (56.67%) Windows Server
3 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (43.33%) PowerShell
5 13 (43.33%) ITIL
6 12 (40.00%) Office 365
6 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (36.67%) Oracle
8 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 10 (33.33%) Cisco
8 10 (33.33%) Azure
8 10 (33.33%) Windows 10
8 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2016
8 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2019
9 9 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 9 (30.00%) DevOps
10 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
10 7 (23.33%) AWS
10 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (23.33%) DHCP
10 7 (23.33%) DNS
10 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (20.00%) Lumension
11 6 (20.00%) Ansible
11 6 (20.00%) Sophos
11 6 (20.00%) ESRI
11 6 (20.00%) ArcGIS

VMware
Co-occurring 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 (20.00%) ArcGIS
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (13.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (20.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) Office 365
2 10 (33.33%) Azure
3 7 (23.33%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) DHCP
1 7 (23.33%) DNS
2 4 (13.33%) SAN
2 4 (13.33%) Skype
3 3 (10.00%) Internet
3 3 (10.00%) Network Security
4 2 (6.67%) IP Telephony
4 2 (6.67%) ISDN
4 2 (6.67%) NetScaler
4 2 (6.67%) PBX
4 2 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (6.67%) VoIP
5 1 (3.33%) Firewall
5 1 (3.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) GIS
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) GitLab
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Public Sector
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Windows Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Asset Management Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Office 365 Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Software Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Implementation Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Telephony Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) XMPP
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Replication
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Blog
2 3 (10.00%) CMDB
2 3 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) PKI
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Windows Server
3 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2016
5 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2019
6 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
7 5 (16.67%) Linux
8 1 (3.33%) CentOS
8 1 (3.33%) Debian
8 1 (3.33%) FreeBSD
8 1 (3.33%) VMS
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) DevOps
2 9 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 5 (16.67%) Image Processing
3 5 (16.67%) Migration
3 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Information Security Management
5 3 (10.00%) IT Strategy
5 3 (10.00%) Process Management
5 3 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Security Operations
5 3 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (10.00%) SIEM
5 3 (10.00%) Software Asset Management
5 3 (10.00%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (20.00%) VB
3 5 (16.67%) C
4 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.00%) Python
5 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) Degree
3 3 (10.00%) SANS
3 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) CCIE
4 2 (6.67%) CCNA
4 2 (6.67%) CCNP
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.33%) MCSE
5 1 (3.33%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) SLA
2 3 (10.00%) AICPA
2 3 (10.00%) COBIT
2 3 (10.00%) NIST
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (16.67%) VMware NSX
5 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (10.00%) Terminal Services
7 2 (6.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (6.67%) XenApp
7 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
8 1 (3.33%) Docker
8 1 (3.33%) Firmware
8 1 (3.33%) vCloud
8 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
8 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Ansible
2 4 (13.33%) SCCM
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.33%) Terraform
4 1 (3.33%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) Oracle
3 10 (33.33%) Cisco
4 6 (20.00%) ESRI
4 6 (20.00%) Lumension
4 6 (20.00%) Sophos
5 5 (16.67%) Citrix
6 3 (10.00%) Adobe
6 3 (10.00%) IBM
6 3 (10.00%) SAP
6 3 (10.00%) ServiceNow
6 3 (10.00%) Snow
7 2 (6.67%) Ivanti
8 1 (3.33%) Brocade