Period
to 15 January 2018

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 15 January 2018 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
15 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 49 43
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware 128 117 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.24% 3.75% 4.16%
As % of the Vendors category 9.61% 8.32% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 75 65
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.47% +1.33% +2.74%
10th Percentile £167 £260 £211
90th Percentile £511 £550 £495
England median daily rate £375 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 12
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.23% +43.33% -36.17%
10th Percentile £13.25 £17.57 £13.00
90th Percentile £26.00 £36.00 £20.33
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year -4.00% -0.99% +12.22%

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 1,332 1,407 1,326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 44.15% 45.07% 42.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 863 702
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £225
90th Percentile £538 £575 £506
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 86 108
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.11% -12.69%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.75 £41.25 £38.05
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.05 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.64% -2.57% +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 15 January 2018.

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 15 January 2018.

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 15 January 2018. 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 48 £360 -12.73% 17
Leicestershire +27 29 £235 -37.33% 7
Northamptonshire 0 21 £339 -15.31% 9
Derbyshire -14 16 £308 +2.50% 15
Lincolnshire +6 9 £213 -55.73% 2
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2018, 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.

1 100 (78.13%) Windows
2 62 (48.44%) Windows Server
3 59 (46.09%) Microsoft
3 59 (46.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (39.84%) Active Directory
5 43 (33.59%) Cisco
6 42 (32.81%) Citrix
7 39 (30.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (29.69%) Hyper-V
9 37 (28.91%) Microsoft Azure
9 37 (28.91%) ITIL
10 35 (27.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 30 (23.44%) SAN
12 25 (19.53%) TCP/IP
12 25 (19.53%) LAN
13 24 (18.75%) Linux
14 23 (17.97%) SQL Server
14 23 (17.97%) MS Exchange
14 23 (17.97%) WAN
14 23 (17.97%) Office 365
15 20 (15.63%) SCCM
16 19 (14.84%) Windows 7
16 19 (14.84%) Firewall
16 19 (14.84%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (14.84%) DNS
17 17 (13.28%) DHCP
18 16 (12.50%) MCSE
18 16 (12.50%) PowerShell
18 16 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 15 (11.72%) Degree

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 23 (17.97%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.03%) Skype for Business
4 6 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (4.69%) JBoss
4 6 (4.69%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.13%) Apache
5 4 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.13%) iPlanet
5 4 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.13%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.34%) MQSeries
6 3 (2.34%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.34%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.56%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.78%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (11.72%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (3.91%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 37 (28.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (17.97%) Office 365
3 10 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.47%) PaaS
5 5 (3.91%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.56%) G Suite
7 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.78%) IaaS
7 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (23.44%) SAN
2 25 (19.53%) LAN
2 25 (19.53%) TCP/IP
3 23 (17.97%) WAN
4 19 (14.84%) DNS
4 19 (14.84%) Firewall
5 17 (13.28%) DHCP
6 10 (7.81%) NAS
7 8 (6.25%) Unified Communications
8 6 (4.69%) VLAN
8 6 (4.69%) VPN
9 4 (3.13%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.34%) LDAP
10 3 (2.34%) MPLS
11 2 (1.56%) Converged Networks
11 2 (1.56%) Network Security
11 2 (1.56%) VoIP
12 1 (0.78%) FCoE
12 1 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.78%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.97%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.34%) MySQL
4 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.56%) DB2
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.78%) Big Data
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (8.59%) Subversion
2 8 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.69%) Bitbucket
3 6 (4.69%) FishEye
3 6 (4.69%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (4.69%) TeamCity
4 5 (3.91%) Burp Suite
4 5 (3.91%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.78%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.78%) MSI
General
1 7 (5.47%) Automotive
2 6 (4.69%) Finance
3 4 (3.13%) Spanish Language
4 3 (2.34%) Retail
5 2 (1.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (17.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (10.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 11 (8.59%) Wintel Engineer
4 10 (7.81%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (7.81%) Analyst
4 10 (7.81%) Desktop Support
5 9 (7.03%) Administrator
5 9 (7.03%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (5.47%) Architect
6 7 (5.47%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.47%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (4.69%) IT Support
7 6 (4.69%) Server Support
8 5 (3.91%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 5 (3.91%) Consultant
8 5 (3.91%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support
9 4 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.13%) .NET
1 4 (3.13%) J2EE
2 2 (1.56%) .NET Core
2 2 (1.56%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.56%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (1.56%) jQuery
2 2 (1.56%) Middleware
3 1 (0.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.72%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.59%) Clustering
3 7 (5.47%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.69%) Fat Client
4 6 (4.69%) Life Science
4 6 (4.69%) Thin Client
5 5 (3.91%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (3.13%) NHS
7 2 (1.56%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.56%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.78%) PKI
8 1 (0.78%) Replication
8 1 (0.78%) User Experience
8 1 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 100 (78.13%) Windows
2 62 (48.44%) Windows Server
3 39 (30.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (27.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (18.75%) Linux
6 19 (14.84%) Windows 7
7 12 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (9.38%) Windows 10
8 7 (5.47%) CentOS
8 7 (5.47%) Unix
8 7 (5.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.69%) AIX
10 5 (3.91%) Windows 8
11 4 (3.13%) HPUX
11 4 (3.13%) Solaris
12 2 (1.56%) SUSE
13 1 (0.78%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.78%) VMS
13 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (28.91%) ITIL
2 15 (11.72%) DevOps
2 15 (11.72%) Project Management
3 14 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (10.16%) High Availability
5 11 (8.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (8.59%) Migration
6 10 (7.81%) ITIL V3
7 8 (6.25%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 8 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 8 (6.25%) SDLC
7 8 (6.25%) Server Building
8 7 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (5.47%) CRM
8 7 (5.47%) Data Loss Prevention
8 7 (5.47%) ERP
8 7 (5.47%) PLM
9 6 (4.69%) Asset Management
10 5 (3.91%) Change Management
10 5 (3.91%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 11 (8.59%) SQL
3 3 (2.34%) C#
4 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.78%) C-shell
4 1 (0.78%) Korn
4 1 (0.78%) Perl
4 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (14.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (12.50%) MCSE
2 16 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 15 (11.72%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (11.72%) Degree
4 11 (8.59%) Security Cleared
5 9 (7.03%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (6.25%) MCSA
6 8 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 8 (6.25%) VCAP
7 7 (5.47%) CCIE
7 7 (5.47%) CCNA
8 4 (3.13%) CCNP
9 3 (2.34%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.56%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) GDPR
2 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 59 (46.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (39.84%) Active Directory
3 38 (29.69%) Hyper-V
4 15 (11.72%) vSphere
5 12 (9.38%) XenApp
6 9 (7.03%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (4.69%) Docker
7 6 (4.69%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (3.91%) KVM
8 5 (3.91%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (3.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (2.34%) Firmware
10 3 (2.34%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (2.34%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.56%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.78%) Samba
12 1 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (15.63%) SCCM
2 6 (4.69%) SCVMM
3 5 (3.91%) AirWatch
3 5 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.91%) WSUS
4 4 (3.13%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (3.13%) SCOM
5 3 (2.34%) Jamf Pro
5 3 (2.34%) OpenView
5 3 (2.34%) SCOrch
5 3 (2.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.56%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.78%) Puppet
7 1 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.78%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 59 (46.09%) Microsoft
2 43 (33.59%) Cisco
3 42 (32.81%) Citrix
4 12 (9.38%) HP
4 12 (9.38%) Oracle
5 10 (7.81%) Red Hat
6 9 (7.03%) NetApp
7 7 (5.47%) Sophos
8 5 (3.91%) Apple
8 5 (3.91%) Atlassian
8 5 (3.91%) Black Duck
8 5 (3.91%) F5
8 5 (3.91%) Qualys
8 5 (3.91%) Veracode
9 4 (3.13%) 3PAR
9 4 (3.13%) Dell
9 4 (3.13%) IBM
9 4 (3.13%) PlateSpin
9 4 (3.13%) Sun
9 4 (3.13%) Veritas