Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 58 44
Rank change year-on-year +1 -14 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware 112 111 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.51% 3.35% 3.90%
As % of the Vendors category 8.02% 7.36% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 70 66
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £378 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.91% +0.33% +6.74%
10th Percentile £191 £262 £220
90th Percentile £434 £551 £494
England median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 9
East Midlands median hourly rate £19.00 £15.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.63% +1.61% -35.42%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.50 £13.40
90th Percentile £28.75 £20.15 £50.45
England median hourly rate £19.83 £26.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -24.46% +16.67% +4.65%

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 1396 1508 1340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 43.73% 45.49% 41.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 920 722
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £220 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £575 £525
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 77 110
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
10th Percentile £9.31 £8.76 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.75 £42.80 £28.08
England median hourly rate £17.31 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.92% -5.71% +6.06%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in the East Midlands

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in the East Midlands

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in the East Midlands

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor 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 17 November 2017. 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
Nottinghamshire +16 38 £350 -6.67% 11
Northamptonshire -3 25 £350 -12.50% 4
Leicestershire +10 23 £235 -37.33% 6
Derbyshire -21 13 £310 +3.33% 8
Lincolnshire +6 12 £213 -46.88% 3
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for VMware.

1 91 (81.25%) Windows
2 59 (52.68%) Windows Server
3 46 (41.07%) Microsoft
3 46 (41.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 41 (36.61%) Cisco
6 37 (33.04%) SAN
7 34 (30.36%) ITIL
8 32 (28.57%) Hyper-V
9 28 (25.00%) Citrix
9 28 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (24.11%) WAN
11 24 (21.43%) LAN
11 24 (21.43%) Firewall
11 24 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 23 (20.54%) SCCM
13 21 (18.75%) MS Exchange
13 21 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
14 20 (17.86%) HP
14 20 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
15 19 (16.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 18 (16.07%) MCSE
17 17 (15.18%) Linux
17 17 (15.18%) DNS
18 16 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
18 16 (14.29%) SQL Server
18 16 (14.29%) Project Management
18 16 (14.29%) Data Centre
19 15 (13.39%) Office 365
20 14 (12.50%) High Availability

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 21 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.25%) JBoss
3 6 (5.36%) Apache
3 6 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.36%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.46%) iPlanet
4 5 (4.46%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (4.46%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.46%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.57%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.68%) MQSeries
6 3 (2.68%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.68%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.79%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.89%) IIS
8 1 (0.89%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (4.46%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (13.39%) Office 365
3 7 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 37 (33.04%) SAN
2 27 (24.11%) WAN
3 24 (21.43%) Firewall
3 24 (21.43%) LAN
4 17 (15.18%) DNS
5 14 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 12 (10.71%) DHCP
7 11 (9.82%) NAS
8 9 (8.04%) Unified Communications
9 7 (6.25%) VLAN
10 3 (2.68%) LDAP
10 3 (2.68%) VoIP
10 3 (2.68%) VPN
11 2 (1.79%) Converged Networks
11 2 (1.79%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.79%) Network Security
11 2 (1.79%) Skype
12 1 (0.89%) FCoE
12 1 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.89%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.68%) MySQL
5 2 (1.79%) DB2
6 1 (0.89%) Big Data
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Burp Suite
1 3 (2.68%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.68%) Subversion
2 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.89%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.89%) MSI
3 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (6.25%) Automotive
2 4 (3.57%) Finance
2 4 (3.57%) Spanish Language
3 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 13 (11.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 12 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (9.82%) Administrator
5 11 (9.82%) Analyst
6 7 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) IT Support
7 6 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.46%) Consultant
8 5 (4.46%) Infrastructure Support
8 5 (4.46%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) Active Directory Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) Architect
9 4 (3.57%) Infrastructure Technician
9 4 (3.57%) Server Support
9 4 (3.57%) Unix Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (2.68%) Solaris Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.46%) J2EE
2 2 (1.79%) .NET
2 2 (1.79%) .NET Core
2 2 (1.79%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (1.79%) jQuery
2 2 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.61%) Clustering
3 6 (5.36%) Fat Client
3 6 (5.36%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.57%) NHS
5 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.79%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.79%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.89%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.89%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.89%) PKI
7 1 (0.89%) User Experience
7 1 (0.89%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (0.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 91 (81.25%) Windows
2 59 (52.68%) Windows Server
3 28 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (15.18%) Linux
6 11 (9.82%) Windows 7
7 9 (8.04%) Windows 10
8 8 (7.14%) Unix
9 7 (6.25%) AIX
10 6 (5.36%) Solaris
11 5 (4.46%) HPUX
11 5 (4.46%) Windows 8
11 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (2.68%) SUSE
12 3 (2.68%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.89%) CentOS
13 1 (0.89%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.89%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.36%) ITIL
2 16 (14.29%) Project Management
3 14 (12.50%) High Availability
4 11 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.04%) DevOps
5 9 (8.04%) Server Building
6 8 (7.14%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 8 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (7.14%) ERP
6 8 (7.14%) ITIL V3
6 8 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 8 (7.14%) SDLC
7 7 (6.25%) Data Loss Prevention
7 7 (6.25%) Migration
7 7 (6.25%) PLM
8 5 (4.46%) Change Management
8 5 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (3.57%) Information Security
9 4 (3.57%) Information Security Management
9 4 (3.57%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.61%) SQL
2 12 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.79%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.79%) C#
3 2 (1.79%) C-shell
3 2 (1.79%) Korn
3 2 (1.79%) Perl
3 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (16.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 18 (16.07%) MCSE
4 16 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (9.82%) Degree
6 9 (8.04%) CCNA
6 9 (8.04%) MCSA
6 9 (8.04%) Security Cleared
7 8 (7.14%) VCAP
8 7 (6.25%) CCIE
9 6 (5.36%) SC Cleared
10 5 (4.46%) CCNP
10 5 (4.46%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.79%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.79%) MCITP
12 1 (0.89%) CCSA
12 1 (0.89%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) SLA
2 1 (0.89%) GDPR
2 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (41.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 32 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 12 (10.71%) vSphere
5 7 (6.25%) XenApp
6 6 (5.36%) Docker
6 6 (5.36%) KVM
7 5 (4.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (2.68%) Firmware
8 3 (2.68%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (2.68%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.89%) Samba
10 1 (0.89%) vCloud
10 1 (0.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (20.54%) SCCM
2 7 (6.25%) SCOM
3 6 (5.36%) SCVMM
4 5 (4.46%) AirWatch
5 4 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (3.57%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (2.68%) OpenView
6 3 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.79%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.79%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.89%) Puppet
8 1 (0.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 46 (41.07%) Microsoft
2 41 (36.61%) Cisco
3 28 (25.00%) Citrix
4 20 (17.86%) HP
5 14 (12.50%) NetApp
6 8 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 7 (6.25%) Oracle
8 6 (5.36%) Sun
9 5 (4.46%) 3PAR
9 5 (4.46%) CheckPoint
9 5 (4.46%) Dell
9 5 (4.46%) PlateSpin
9 5 (4.46%) Veritas
10 4 (3.57%) F5
10 4 (3.57%) Intel
11 3 (2.68%) Atlassian
11 3 (2.68%) Borland
11 3 (2.68%) Cognos
11 3 (2.68%) EMC
11 3 (2.68%) Qualys