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 24 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 21 28
Rank change year-on-year -10 +7  
Contract jobs citing VMware 24 37 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.15% 6.26% 6.39%
As % of the Vendors category 11.01% 14.18% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 41
Median daily rate £213 £440 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.70% +21.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £154 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £482 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £360 £330
% change year-on-year +3.05% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.17 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.95% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £28.88 £22.00
% change year-on-year -41.12% +31.25%  

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 218 261 355
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 37.72% 44.16% 45.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 136 202
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £505 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 42
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +41.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 24 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 24 June 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 +5 17 £219 -49.42% 4
Peterborough -6 3 £193 -57.22% 3
Huntingdon -12 1 - - 4
VMware
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for VMware.

1 34 (68.00%) Windows
2 22 (44.00%) Windows Server
3 20 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (38.00%) Active Directory
5 17 (34.00%) Linux
6 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
7 15 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (24.00%) SAN
10 11 (22.00%) Cisco
10 11 (22.00%) Unix
11 10 (20.00%) Data Centre
12 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
12 9 (18.00%) ITIL
13 8 (16.00%) SQL
13 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
13 8 (16.00%) Red Hat
13 8 (16.00%) Firewall
13 8 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
14 7 (14.00%) vCenter Server
14 7 (14.00%) DNS
15 6 (12.00%) CentOS
16 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
16 5 (10.00%) SCCM
16 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
16 5 (10.00%) Defect Management
16 5 (10.00%) Data Analysis
16 5 (10.00%) Finance

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 5 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (6.00%) JBoss
4 2 (4.00%) Apache
4 2 (4.00%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.00%) MediaWiki
5 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.00%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) SAN
2 8 (16.00%) Firewall
3 7 (14.00%) DNS
4 5 (10.00%) DHCP
5 3 (6.00%) LAN
6 2 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (4.00%) WAN
7 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.00%) IMAP
7 1 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.00%) Skype
7 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.00%) VoIP
7 1 (2.00%) VPN
7 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) VMware Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) Windows Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (6.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.00%) Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) EMC Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Linux Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Storage Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (4.00%) VMware Specialist
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) Java EE
2 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) EMC VNX
3 2 (4.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.00%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Life Science
4 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 34 (68.00%) Windows
2 22 (44.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (34.00%) Linux
4 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (22.00%) Unix
6 8 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (12.00%) CentOS
8 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
9 4 (8.00%) Ubuntu
9 4 (8.00%) Windows 10
10 3 (6.00%) Solaris
10 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (4.00%) Debian
12 1 (2.00%) Android
12 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
12 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
12 1 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) ITIL
2 5 (10.00%) Data Analysis
2 5 (10.00%) Defect Management
2 5 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (8.00%) Project Management
3 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.00%) Migration
4 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.00%) Bioinformatics
5 2 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.00%) Change Control
5 2 (4.00%) Converged Infrastructure
5 2 (4.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.00%) People Management
5 2 (4.00%) Requirements Management
5 2 (4.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) Java
3 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.00%) Perl
4 2 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (2.00%) C
5 1 (2.00%) C++
5 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (6.00%) Degree
4 3 (6.00%) MCP
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) MCSE
5 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.00%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) GDPR
2 2 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.00%) GAMP
3 1 (2.00%) GxP
3 1 (2.00%) HIPAA
3 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (38.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.00%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (6.00%) XenApp
6 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.00%) Snort
7 1 (2.00%) vCloud
7 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) vCenter Server
2 5 (10.00%) SCCM
3 2 (4.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.00%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (4.00%) Terraform
3 2 (4.00%) yum
4 1 (2.00%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.00%) Packer
4 1 (2.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.00%) Cisco
3 8 (16.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (10.00%) NetApp
5 3 (6.00%) Citrix
5 3 (6.00%) EMC
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle
6 2 (4.00%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.00%) Apple
7 1 (2.00%) Becrypt
7 1 (2.00%) CyberArk
7 1 (2.00%) Dell
7 1 (2.00%) HP
7 1 (2.00%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.00%) Splunk
7 1 (2.00%) Temenos
7 1 (2.00%) Tufin