Period
to 27 November 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 27 November 2021 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 52 34
Rank change year-on-year +22 -18 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware 87 17 97
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.58% 2.37% 5.32%
As % of the Vendors category 13.24% 4.57% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 11 62
10th Percentile £206 £255 £206
25th Percentile £295 £313 £269
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £363 £350 £346
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +1.08% +1.84%
75th Percentile £400 £403 £434
90th Percentile £478 £475 £523
England median daily rate £475 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +9.20% +8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 16
10th Percentile £33.90 £29.95 £14.10
25th Percentile " £33.63 £16.20
Median hourly rate £63.00 £41.00 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year +53.66% +148.48% -40.00%
75th Percentile £72.00 £47.13 £44.06
90th Percentile £79.80 £50.05 £45.70
England median hourly rate £43.19 £44.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -2.94% +43.55% +16.98%

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 the East Midlands.

All Vendors
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 657 372 845
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 42.17% 51.81% 46.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 224 487
10th Percentile £131 £158 £175
25th Percentile £250 £293 £305
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £375 £400
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.23%
75th Percentile £520 £469 £494
90th Percentile £600 £525 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 24 73
10th Percentile £8.75 £9.96 £10.36
25th Percentile £10.76 £11.39 £11.88
Median hourly rate £16.83 £14.07 £15.00
Median % change year-on-year +19.56% -6.18% +7.14%
75th Percentile £22.38 £20.63 £17.88
90th Percentile £51.00 £36.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year -13.33% +20.32% +7.52%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing VMware as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in the East Midlands

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for VMware in the East Midlands

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for VMware in the East Midlands

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for VMware in the East Midlands

VMware
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing VMware in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for VMware in the East Midlands

VMware
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 November 2021. 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
Northamptonshire +16 39 £380 +4.11% 12
Nottinghamshire -8 18 £375 +1.69% 17
Derbyshire - 14 £300 - 9
Leicestershire -6 12 £308 -12.14% 11
Lincolnshire -6 4 £400 +33.33% 10
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for VMware.

1 64 (73.56%) Windows
2 53 (60.92%) Active Directory
3 51 (58.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (45.98%) Microsoft
5 35 (40.23%) Firewall
6 32 (36.78%) Windows Server
7 31 (35.63%) Microsoft 365
8 28 (32.18%) HP
9 26 (29.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 25 (28.74%) Cisco Certification
11 24 (27.59%) ITIL
12 23 (26.44%) Azure
13 22 (25.29%) VPN
14 21 (24.14%) CCNA
14 21 (24.14%) Social Skills
15 20 (22.99%) Cisco
16 16 (18.39%) Linux
16 16 (18.39%) Aruba
17 15 (17.24%) vSphere
17 15 (17.24%) PowerShell
17 15 (17.24%) MCP
17 15 (17.24%) Palo Alto
18 14 (16.09%) SQL
18 14 (16.09%) Citrix
18 14 (16.09%) Hyper-V
19 13 (14.94%) VMware ESXi
19 13 (14.94%) SAN
20 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
21 10 (11.49%) AWS
21 10 (11.49%) Veeam

VMware
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 8 (9.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.60%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.15%) Apache
3 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.15%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 31 (35.63%) Microsoft 365
2 23 (26.44%) Azure
3 10 (11.49%) AWS
4 5 (5.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.15%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (1.15%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (1.15%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.15%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.15%) AWS Fargate
5 1 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.15%) GCP
5 1 (1.15%) IaaS
5 1 (1.15%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.15%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.15%) Route 53
5 1 (1.15%) Serverless
5 1 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (40.23%) Firewall
2 22 (25.29%) VPN
3 13 (14.94%) SAN
4 10 (11.49%) LAN
5 8 (9.20%) DNS
5 8 (9.20%) IPsec
5 8 (9.20%) SSL
5 8 (9.20%) WAN
6 7 (8.05%) SSH
7 6 (6.90%) Internet
7 6 (6.90%) Wireless
8 5 (5.75%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (5.75%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (5.75%) PBX
9 4 (4.60%) DHCP
9 4 (4.60%) TCP/IP
10 3 (3.45%) MPLS
11 2 (2.30%) BGP
11 2 (2.30%) WLAN
12 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.15%) MySQL
2 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.15%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) JIRA
2 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (24.14%) Social Skills
2 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.75%) Presentation Skills
4 4 (4.60%) Public Sector
4 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.45%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (2.30%) Advertising
6 2 (2.30%) Banking
6 2 (2.30%) Finance
6 2 (2.30%) Retail
7 1 (1.15%) Automotive
7 1 (1.15%) Back Office
7 1 (1.15%) Law
7 1 (1.15%) Local Government
7 1 (1.15%) Military
7 1 (1.15%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 23 (26.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (20.69%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (11.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Network Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Security Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Consultant
8 5 (5.75%) Desktop Support
8 5 (5.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) IT Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.60%) Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) IT Support
9 4 (4.60%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) LDAP
2 1 (1.15%) Middleware
2 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.60%) BYOD
2 4 (4.60%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.60%) PKI
3 2 (2.30%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.30%) Replication
3 2 (2.30%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.30%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.15%) Derivative
4 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.15%) NHS
4 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 64 (73.56%) Windows
2 32 (36.78%) Windows Server
3 16 (18.39%) Linux
4 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (9.20%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (8.05%) Unix
6 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (6.90%) Windows 10
8 5 (5.75%) Mac OS
8 5 (5.75%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.30%) Android
9 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.30%) CentOS
9 2 (2.30%) VMS
10 1 (1.15%) AIX
10 1 (1.15%) SUSE
10 1 (1.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 24 (27.59%) ITIL
3 10 (11.49%) Migration
4 8 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.90%) Project Management
6 5 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 5 (5.75%) Matrix Organization
6 5 (5.75%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.75%) Project Delivery
6 5 (5.75%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (5.75%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 4 (4.60%) Behavioural Change
7 4 (4.60%) PRINCE
7 4 (4.60%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (4.60%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.24%) PowerShell
2 14 (16.09%) SQL
3 3 (3.45%) VBScript
4 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.30%) PHP
4 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.30%) VBA
5 1 (1.15%) Perl
5 1 (1.15%) Python
5 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (28.74%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (24.14%) CCNA
3 15 (17.24%) MCP
4 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
5 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (9.20%) CCNP
6 8 (9.20%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.75%) MCSA
8 4 (4.60%) MCSE
8 4 (4.60%) PMP
8 4 (4.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.30%) DBS Check
9 2 (2.30%) Degree
10 1 (1.15%) AWS Certification
10 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.15%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (60.92%) Active Directory
2 51 (58.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (17.24%) vSphere
4 14 (16.09%) Hyper-V
5 13 (14.94%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.30%) Firmware
6 2 (2.30%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (2.30%) VMware Server
6 2 (2.30%) XenApp
7 1 (1.15%) Docker
7 1 (1.15%) GPFS
7 1 (1.15%) NFS
7 1 (1.15%) pfSense
7 1 (1.15%) vCloud
7 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.15%) VMware NSX
7 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) SCCM
2 5 (5.75%) vCenter Server
3 3 (3.45%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 2 (2.30%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.30%) SCOM
4 2 (2.30%) vMotion
5 1 (1.15%) Ansible
5 1 (1.15%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.15%) CloudForms
5 1 (1.15%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.15%) Nagios
5 1 (1.15%) Nessus
5 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.15%) Puppet
5 1 (1.15%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.15%) vRealize
5 1 (1.15%) WSUS
5 1 (1.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (45.98%) Microsoft
2 28 (32.18%) HP
3 20 (22.99%) Cisco
4 16 (18.39%) Aruba
5 15 (17.24%) Palo Alto
6 14 (16.09%) Citrix
7 10 (11.49%) Veeam
8 5 (5.75%) 3PAR
8 5 (5.75%) Aerohive Networks
8 5 (5.75%) Cognos
9 4 (4.60%) Extreme Networks
9 4 (4.60%) IBM
9 4 (4.60%) Ruckus Wireless
9 4 (4.60%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 3 (3.45%) Brocade
10 3 (3.45%) CommVault
10 3 (3.45%) EMC
10 3 (3.45%) NetApp
10 3 (3.45%) Sophos