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 3 months to 26 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 55 34
Rank change year-on-year +2 -21  
Contract jobs citing VMware 50 39 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.25% 2.57% 4.47%
As % of the Vendors category 7.14% 6.53% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 38
Median daily rate £338 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +1.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £358 £330
% change year-on-year +3.49% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -72.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.80 £48.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £14.00 £55.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £28.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -39.47% +29.54%  

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 the East Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 700 597 674
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 45.48% 39.35% 42.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 373 364
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £275 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 34
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -28.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £10.00 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £16.35 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 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
Northamptonshire +9 17 £319 -10.52% 4
Nottinghamshire 0 15 £425 +25.92% 3
Leicestershire -4 10 £165 -57.14% 1
Derbyshire -16 6 £275 -29.48% 10
Lincolnshire -9 2 - - 1
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for VMware.

1 72 (70.59%) Windows
2 59 (57.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (49.02%) Windows Server
4 47 (46.08%) Active Directory
5 46 (45.10%) Microsoft
6 29 (28.43%) SAN
7 27 (26.47%) Cisco
8 22 (21.57%) Citrix
8 22 (21.57%) ITIL
8 22 (21.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 22 (21.57%) NetApp
8 22 (21.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (20.59%) Linux
10 19 (18.63%) SQL Server
10 19 (18.63%) Firewall
10 19 (18.63%) Hyper-V
11 18 (17.65%) MCSE
12 16 (15.69%) DNS
12 16 (15.69%) Security Cleared
12 16 (15.69%) Migration
13 15 (14.71%) PowerShell
13 15 (14.71%) MS Exchange
13 15 (14.71%) LAN
13 15 (14.71%) Data Centre
14 14 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (12.75%) Cisco Certification
16 12 (11.76%) WAN
16 12 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 12 (11.76%) Office 365
16 12 (11.76%) vSphere

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 15 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.92%) IIS
3 4 (3.92%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.94%) Apache
4 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.96%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.98%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.98%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.98%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.98%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.76%) Office 365
2 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.98%) Datadog
5 1 (0.98%) GitHub
5 1 (0.98%) Heroku
5 1 (0.98%) IaaS
5 1 (0.98%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 29 (28.43%) SAN
2 19 (18.63%) Firewall
3 16 (15.69%) DNS
4 15 (14.71%) LAN
5 12 (11.76%) WAN
6 10 (9.80%) DHCP
7 8 (7.84%) TCP/IP
8 7 (6.86%) VLAN
9 6 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (4.90%) MPLS
10 5 (4.90%) Wireless
11 4 (3.92%) WLAN
12 3 (2.94%) Cisco ISE
12 3 (2.94%) Cisco PIX
12 3 (2.94%) Cisco Wireless
12 3 (2.94%) NAS
12 3 (2.94%) TACACS
12 3 (2.94%) Unified Communications
12 3 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.90%) RDBMS
2 5 (4.90%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.92%) MySQL
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.98%) DB2
6 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.96%) Burp Suite
2 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.96%) Subversion
3 1 (0.98%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.98%) git-flow
3 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.98%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (10.78%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.96%) Automotive
2 2 (1.96%) Finance
2 2 (1.96%) Local Government
2 2 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.98%) Marketing
3 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (28.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (12.75%) Analyst
3 11 (10.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (9.80%) Support Engineer
5 7 (6.86%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (6.86%) Architect
5 7 (6.86%) Support Analyst
5 7 (6.86%) VMware Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Server Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Support
7 5 (4.90%) IT Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Network Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Project Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Technical Leader
7 5 (4.90%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Administrator
8 4 (3.92%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.92%) .NET
2 3 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (0.98%) Akka
3 1 (0.98%) J2EE
3 1 (0.98%) JSP
3 1 (0.98%) Node.js
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (0.98%) Play Framework
3 1 (0.98%) REST
3 1 (0.98%) spray
3 1 (0.98%) Spring
3 1 (0.98%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.71%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.90%) Clustering
4 4 (3.92%) Replication
5 3 (2.94%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.96%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.96%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (0.98%) AS400
7 1 (0.98%) CESG
7 1 (0.98%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.98%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.98%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.98%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.98%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 72 (70.59%) Windows
2 50 (49.02%) Windows Server
3 22 (21.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (20.59%) Linux
5 14 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (6.86%) Unix
8 5 (4.90%) Data ONTAP
8 5 (4.90%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.94%) CentOS
9 3 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.94%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.94%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.94%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.96%) Solaris
10 2 (1.96%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.98%) AIX
11 1 (0.98%) VMS
11 1 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.98%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.57%) ITIL
2 16 (15.69%) Migration
3 11 (10.78%) Project Management
4 9 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (8.82%) ITIL V3
5 8 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (6.86%) Configuration Management
6 7 (6.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (6.86%) SDLC
6 7 (6.86%) Server Virtualisation
7 6 (5.88%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 6 (5.88%) DevOps
7 6 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.90%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (3.92%) Data Loss Prevention
9 4 (3.92%) Data Migration
9 4 (3.92%) High Availability
9 4 (3.92%) Identity Management
9 4 (3.92%) Integration Testing
9 4 (3.92%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.71%) PowerShell
2 10 (9.80%) SQL
3 3 (2.94%) Java
4 1 (0.98%) C
4 1 (0.98%) C#
4 1 (0.98%) PHP
4 1 (0.98%) Python
4 1 (0.98%) Scala
4 1 (0.98%) VB
4 1 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (21.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (17.65%) MCSE
3 16 (15.69%) Security Cleared
4 13 (12.75%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (10.78%) SC Cleared
7 7 (6.86%) CCNA
8 6 (5.88%) CCNP
8 6 (5.88%) MCITP
9 5 (4.90%) Degree
10 3 (2.94%) CCIE
10 3 (2.94%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.96%) MCSA
11 2 (1.96%) VCAP
12 1 (0.98%) CCSA
12 1 (0.98%) CCSE
12 1 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.98%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.98%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 59 (57.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (46.08%) Active Directory
3 19 (18.63%) Hyper-V
4 12 (11.76%) vSphere
5 7 (6.86%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (4.90%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (4.90%) XenApp
7 4 (3.92%) Docker
7 4 (3.92%) vCloud
7 4 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.92%) VMware Server
7 4 (3.92%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.94%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.98%) KVM
10 1 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (9.80%) SCCM
2 6 (5.88%) AirWatch
3 5 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.90%) SCOM
4 4 (3.92%) Kubernetes
4 4 (3.92%) NetBackup
4 4 (3.92%) XenMobile
5 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.96%) Ansible
6 2 (1.96%) Consul
6 2 (1.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (1.96%) Puppet
7 1 (0.98%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.98%) OpenView
7 1 (0.98%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 46 (45.10%) Microsoft
2 27 (26.47%) Cisco
3 22 (21.57%) Citrix
3 22 (21.57%) NetApp
4 11 (10.78%) HP
5 9 (8.82%) EMC
6 7 (6.86%) Dell
7 6 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.90%) Siemens
9 4 (3.92%) Intel
9 4 (3.92%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.94%) LANDesk
10 3 (2.94%) Qualys
10 3 (2.94%) Rackspace
10 3 (2.94%) Veeam
11 2 (1.96%) Apple
11 2 (1.96%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.96%) IBM
11 2 (1.96%) PTC
11 2 (1.96%) Sun
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