Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 43 54
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware 118 130 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.46% 4.07% 3.46%
As % of the Vendors category 9.92% 9.32% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 87 70
East Midlands median daily rate £345 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.15% -13.33% -
10th Percentile £163 £180 £254
90th Percentile £520 £501 £551
England median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.73% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
East Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £19.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -16.98% +30.33%
10th Percentile £14.75 £13.35 £17.16
90th Percentile £35.00 £28.25 £39.79
England median hourly rate £29.11 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +38.61% -16.00% +8.70%

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 1,190 1,395 1,492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 44.97% 43.65% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 874 900
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £220 £225
90th Percentile £550 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 86 81
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.69 £14.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.59% +1.43% +2.19%
10th Percentile £9.05 £9.15 £10.00
90th Percentile £24.03 £43.13 £43.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 14 December 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
Derbyshire +28 40 £275 -9.84% 10
Nottinghamshire -5 34 £380 +5.56% 22
Northamptonshire -7 22 £325 -7.14% 21
Leicestershire -6 10 £520 +121.28% 3
Lincolnshire +1 5 £300 +41.18% 5
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 75 (63.56%) Windows
2 65 (55.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (44.07%) Active Directory
4 51 (43.22%) Windows Server
5 43 (36.44%) Microsoft
6 35 (29.66%) Linux
7 29 (24.58%) vSphere
8 28 (23.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 27 (22.88%) Cisco
9 27 (22.88%) Firewall
10 26 (22.03%) Microsoft Azure
11 24 (20.34%) ITIL
11 24 (20.34%) SCCM
12 22 (18.64%) Citrix
13 21 (17.80%) Office 365
14 20 (16.95%) SQL Server
14 20 (16.95%) SAN
15 19 (16.10%) Oracle
16 18 (15.25%) Security Cleared
16 18 (15.25%) Hyper-V
17 16 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (13.56%) SC Cleared
17 16 (13.56%) SQL
18 15 (12.71%) IBM
18 15 (12.71%) VPN
18 15 (12.71%) DNS
18 15 (12.71%) JIRA
18 15 (12.71%) Windows Server 2012
19 14 (11.86%) Opscode Chef
19 14 (11.86%) Amazon AWS

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 12 (10.17%) WebSphere
2 11 (9.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (7.63%) MS Exchange
4 7 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.93%) JBoss
5 6 (5.08%) NetWeaver
6 5 (4.24%) Confluence
7 4 (3.39%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.69%) IIS
9 1 (0.85%) Apache
9 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.85%) Site Server
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.24%) HFM
1 5 (4.24%) Maximo
2 1 (0.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 26 (22.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (17.80%) Office 365
3 14 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.08%) Boomi
5 5 (4.24%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (4.24%) IaaS
6 3 (2.54%) PaaS
7 2 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 27 (22.88%) Firewall
2 20 (16.95%) SAN
3 15 (12.71%) DNS
3 15 (12.71%) VPN
4 14 (11.86%) LAN
4 14 (11.86%) TCP/IP
5 12 (10.17%) WAN
6 11 (9.32%) DHCP
7 7 (5.93%) MPLS
8 5 (4.24%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (3.39%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (3.39%) Wireless
10 3 (2.54%) BGP
10 3 (2.54%) EIGRP
10 3 (2.54%) Ethernet
10 3 (2.54%) Internet
10 3 (2.54%) OSPF
11 2 (1.69%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.32%) Relational Database
3 9 (7.63%) MySQL
4 1 (0.85%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (12.71%) JIRA
2 10 (8.47%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.47%) Subversion
3 9 (7.63%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.63%) Maven
4 4 (3.39%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.39%) DbUnit
4 4 (3.39%) Gradle
4 4 (3.39%) JMeter
4 4 (3.39%) JUnit
4 4 (3.39%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.69%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.69%) WinRunner
General
1 14 (11.86%) Retail
2 6 (5.08%) Back Office
3 5 (4.24%) Finance
4 4 (3.39%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.39%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.54%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Front Office
6 1 (0.85%) Law
6 1 (0.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (22.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (21.19%) Architect
3 13 (11.02%) Analyst
4 12 (10.17%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (7.63%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (7.63%) Server Support
5 9 (7.63%) Support Engineer
6 8 (6.78%) Test Analyst
7 7 (5.93%) Network Engineer
7 7 (5.93%) Technical Architect
7 7 (5.93%) Technical Leader
8 6 (5.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 6 (5.08%) Active Directory Support
8 6 (5.08%) Windows Server Support
9 5 (4.24%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Support
9 5 (4.24%) Junior Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) Platform Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.86%) Middleware
2 10 (8.47%) RESTful
2 10 (8.47%) Web Services
3 8 (6.78%) Spring
4 6 (5.08%) IDoc
4 6 (5.08%) SAP PI
4 6 (5.08%) SAP XI
4 6 (5.08%) SOAP
4 6 (5.08%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (4.24%) LDAP
6 4 (3.39%) Apache Camel
6 4 (3.39%) CSS
6 4 (3.39%) Gherkin
6 4 (3.39%) Hibernate
6 4 (3.39%) HTML
6 4 (3.39%) Java EE
6 4 (3.39%) JAX-RS
6 4 (3.39%) JPA
6 4 (3.39%) JSF
6 4 (3.39%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.63%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.24%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.54%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.54%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.69%) Clustering
5 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.69%) NHS
5 2 (1.69%) PDA
5 2 (1.69%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) Blog
6 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 75 (63.56%) Windows
2 51 (43.22%) Windows Server
3 35 (29.66%) Linux
4 16 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (12.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (11.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (11.02%) Unix
8 10 (8.47%) Android
8 10 (8.47%) Apple iOS
9 8 (6.78%) Solaris
10 3 (2.54%) AIX
11 2 (1.69%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.69%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 24 (20.34%) ITIL
3 14 (11.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 12 (10.17%) Configuration Management
4 12 (10.17%) SOA
5 11 (9.32%) Migration
5 11 (9.32%) Test Automation
6 10 (8.47%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 10 (8.47%) Integration Testing
6 10 (8.47%) Issue Tracking
6 10 (8.47%) Test Management
7 9 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (7.63%) TOGAF
8 8 (6.78%) CRM
9 7 (5.93%) ERP
9 7 (5.93%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (5.93%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (5.08%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (5.08%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.08%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.56%) SQL
2 13 (11.02%) Java
3 11 (9.32%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.08%) ABAP
5 5 (4.24%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.69%) Java 8
7 1 (0.85%) C
7 1 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (15.25%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.56%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (8.47%) Degree
4 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (5.93%) CCNA
6 6 (5.08%) MCSE
7 5 (4.24%) CCNP
8 4 (3.39%) MCSA
9 3 (2.54%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (2.54%) MCITP
9 3 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.69%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.85%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.85%) MCP
11 1 (0.85%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.85%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) SLA
2 3 (2.54%) COBIT
3 2 (1.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 65 (55.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (44.07%) Active Directory
3 29 (24.58%) vSphere
4 18 (15.25%) Hyper-V
5 13 (11.02%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (11.02%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (7.63%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (3.39%) vCloud
7 4 (3.39%) XenApp
8 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.69%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (20.34%) SCCM
2 14 (11.86%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (7.63%) Ansible
3 9 (7.63%) vCenter Server
4 4 (3.39%) Puppet
5 3 (2.54%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.69%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.69%) HP ALM
6 2 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.69%) Nessus
6 2 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.69%) vMotion
6 2 (1.69%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.85%) Kibana
7 1 (0.85%) logstash
7 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.85%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.85%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 43 (36.44%) Microsoft
2 27 (22.88%) Cisco
3 22 (18.64%) Citrix
4 19 (16.10%) Oracle
5 15 (12.71%) IBM
6 14 (11.86%) Red Hat
7 10 (8.47%) Dell
7 10 (8.47%) Micro Focus
8 8 (6.78%) HP
9 7 (5.93%) SAP
10 6 (5.08%) Sun
11 5 (4.24%) Atlassian
11 5 (4.24%) CheckPoint
11 5 (4.24%) CommVault
11 5 (4.24%) Hyperion
11 5 (4.24%) NetApp
12 4 (3.39%) Symantec
13 3 (2.54%) Juniper
14 2 (1.69%) McAfee
14 2 (1.69%) Veritas