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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 26 May 2022 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
26 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 32 33 55
Rank change year-on-year +1 +22 -16
Contract jobs citing VMware 73 40 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.24% 4.18% 2.77%
As % of the Vendors category 12.17% 9.09% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 36 21
10th Percentile £194 £182 £250
25th Percentile £313 £263 £269
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £361 £325
Median % change year-on-year +14.19% +11.15% -10.34%
75th Percentile £520 £420 £475
90th Percentile £550 £575 £688
England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
10th Percentile - - £17.18
25th Percentile - £46.25 £18.19
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £33.83
Median % change year-on-year - +40.43% +120.07%
75th Percentile - £48.75 £49.86
90th Percentile - - £52.95
England median hourly rate £28.58 £47.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -39.19% +42.42% +13.79%

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 600 440 487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 43.10% 45.93% 44.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 284 257
10th Percentile £160 £121 £181
25th Percentile £285 £263 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £375 £400
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.23%
75th Percentile £513 £460 £500
90th Percentile £600 £538 £603
England median daily rate £525 £485 £460
% change year-on-year +8.25% +5.43% -1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 24 31
10th Percentile £9.50 £9.00 £10.00
25th Percentile £9.98 £9.45 £11.40
Median hourly rate £16.68 £14.60 £14.00
Median % change year-on-year +14.23% +4.29% +3.70%
75th Percentile £23.44 £15.00 £23.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £15.70 £48.75
England median hourly rate £21.45 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +7.25% +6.95% +1.08%

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 26 May 2022.

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
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 26 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Northamptonshire +6 27 £470 +121.18% 4
Leicestershire -2 15 £325 +44.44% 14
Nottinghamshire +6 13 £431 +7.81% 8
Derbyshire -9 13 £225 -43.75% 5
Lincolnshire -4 4 £425 +21.43% 3
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2022, 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 55 (75.34%) Windows
2 44 (60.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (49.32%) Microsoft
4 34 (46.58%) Active Directory
5 32 (43.84%) Windows Server
6 28 (38.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 27 (36.99%) SCCM
8 22 (30.14%) Microsoft 365
9 21 (28.77%) Cisco
10 18 (24.66%) DNS
11 16 (21.92%) ITIL
11 16 (21.92%) Azure
12 15 (20.55%) Microsoft Office
13 14 (19.18%) PowerShell
14 12 (16.44%) VMware ESXi
14 12 (16.44%) Data Centre
15 11 (15.07%) Veeam
15 11 (15.07%) Linux
15 11 (15.07%) NetApp
15 11 (15.07%) Social Skills
16 10 (13.70%) vCenter Server
16 10 (13.70%) DHCP
16 10 (13.70%) Security Cleared
17 9 (12.33%) Hyper-V
17 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
17 9 (12.33%) Windows 10
17 9 (12.33%) MS Exchange
17 9 (12.33%) SQL
18 8 (10.96%) Virtual Machines
18 8 (10.96%) Unix

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 9 (12.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.11%) IIS
3 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (20.55%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (30.14%) Microsoft 365
2 16 (21.92%) Azure
3 5 (6.85%) AWS
4 3 (4.11%) Nutanix
5 2 (2.74%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.74%) IaaS
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.37%) AWS Fargate
6 1 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.37%) GCP
6 1 (1.37%) PaaS
6 1 (1.37%) SaaS
6 1 (1.37%) Serverless
6 1 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.66%) DNS
2 10 (13.70%) DHCP
3 7 (9.59%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.22%) VPN
5 4 (5.48%) WAN
6 3 (4.11%) Firewall
6 3 (4.11%) LAN
7 2 (2.74%) BGP
7 2 (2.74%) MPLS
7 2 (2.74%) SAN
7 2 (2.74%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.37%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.37%) GLBP
8 1 (1.37%) HSRP
8 1 (1.37%) OSPF
8 1 (1.37%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (1.37%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.37%) MySQL
2 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.37%) JIRA
1 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (15.07%) Social Skills
2 6 (8.22%) Automotive
3 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.11%) Presentation Skills
4 2 (2.74%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.37%) Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Law
5 1 (1.37%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (1.37%) Retail
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (30.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (17.81%) Support Engineer
3 9 (12.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) IT Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) IT Support
5 7 (9.59%) Administrator
5 7 (9.59%) Server Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (8.22%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.48%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Support
8 4 (5.48%) SCCM Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.11%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Desktop Support
9 3 (4.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) LDAP
2 1 (1.37%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.22%) Smartphone
3 5 (6.85%) NHS
4 4 (5.48%) Clustering
5 2 (2.74%) CMDB
5 2 (2.74%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.37%) Derivative
6 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 55 (75.34%) Windows
2 32 (43.84%) Windows Server
3 11 (15.07%) Linux
4 9 (12.33%) Windows 10
5 8 (10.96%) Unix
5 8 (10.96%) Windows 7
5 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.11%) Solaris
7 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (2.74%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.37%) AIX
9 1 (1.37%) Android
9 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (21.92%) ITIL
3 8 (10.96%) Migration
4 6 (8.22%) Project Management
4 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.85%) Agile
5 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.48%) Customer-Centricity
6 4 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.48%) ERP
6 4 (5.48%) High Availability
6 4 (5.48%) Patch Management
6 4 (5.48%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (5.48%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.48%) Server Building
6 4 (5.48%) Server Management
6 4 (5.48%) Server Monitoring
6 4 (5.48%) Service Management
7 3 (4.11%) Due Diligence
7 3 (4.11%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.18%) PowerShell
2 9 (12.33%) SQL
3 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.85%) Degree
4 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.48%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.48%) MCSE
4 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.11%) CCIE
5 3 (4.11%) PMI Certification
5 3 (4.11%) PMP
5 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (4.11%) VCAP
6 2 (2.74%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.74%) CCNA
6 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.37%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (60.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (46.58%) Active Directory
3 12 (16.44%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (12.33%) Hyper-V
5 8 (10.96%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (9.59%) vSphere
7 2 (2.74%) NFS
7 2 (2.74%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.37%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (1.37%) Docker
8 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.37%) pfSense
8 1 (1.37%) vCloud
8 1 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.37%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 27 (36.99%) SCCM
2 10 (13.70%) vCenter Server
3 7 (9.59%) SCOM
4 5 (6.85%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (5.48%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (2.74%) Ansible
6 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (1.37%) CloudForms
7 1 (1.37%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.37%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.37%) Nagios
7 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.37%) Puppet
7 1 (1.37%) Terraform
7 1 (1.37%) vRealize
7 1 (1.37%) VxRail
7 1 (1.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (49.32%) Microsoft
2 21 (28.77%) Cisco
3 11 (15.07%) NetApp
3 11 (15.07%) Veeam
4 6 (8.22%) Citrix
4 6 (8.22%) HP
5 4 (5.48%) Aerohive Networks
6 3 (4.11%) Aruba
6 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.11%) EMC
6 3 (4.11%) Zscaler
7 2 (2.74%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.74%) McAfee
8 1 (1.37%) Avaya
8 1 (1.37%) Dell KACE
8 1 (1.37%) Nortel
8 1 (1.37%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.37%) Remedy
8 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.37%) Trend Micro