Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 56 55
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 85 115 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.07% 3.62% 3.14%
As % of the Vendors category 7.10% 7.96% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 86 74
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £325 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.58% -3.75%
10th Percentile £182 £191 £258
90th Percentile £506 £494 £550
England median daily rate £413 £381 £400
% change year-on-year +8.20% -4.69% +13.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +42.86% -70.53%
10th Percentile £15.35 £13.30 £11.93
90th Percentile £40.26 £29.00 £17.13
England median hourly rate £27.00 £19.66 £26.50
% change year-on-year +37.33% -25.81% +17.78%

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 1,197 1,445 1,353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 43.24% 45.47% 42.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 907 851
East Midlands median daily rate £393 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £220 £250
90th Percentile £550 £547 £575
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +3.06% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 84 63
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.10 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +12.80% -10.71%
10th Percentile £9.31 £9.33 £8.69
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.53 £18.98
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +27 27 £263 -10.26% 8
Nottinghamshire +5 26 £380 -3.49% 12
Leicestershire -2 15 £395 +73.63% 7
Northamptonshire -32 11 £250 -28.57% 14
Lincolnshire +5 4 £300 +41.18%
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 54 (63.53%) Windows
2 50 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 37 (43.53%) Microsoft
3 37 (43.53%) Windows Server
4 32 (37.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (29.41%) Office 365
6 24 (28.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 23 (27.06%) Microsoft Azure
7 23 (27.06%) Citrix
8 20 (23.53%) SCCM
9 18 (21.18%) Firewall
10 17 (20.00%) Cisco
10 17 (20.00%) vSphere
10 17 (20.00%) Hyper-V
10 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (18.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (18.82%) ITIL
12 15 (17.65%) Linux
12 15 (17.65%) MS Exchange
13 14 (16.47%) TCP/IP
13 14 (16.47%) Migration
14 13 (15.29%) DNS
14 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
15 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
15 12 (14.12%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 11 (12.94%) JIRA
16 11 (12.94%) SQL
16 11 (12.94%) SAN
17 10 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (11.76%) LAN

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 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.71%) JBoss
4 3 (3.53%) Confluence
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.53%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.18%) Apache
5 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.18%) IIS
5 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.18%) Site Server
5 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 25 (29.41%) Office 365
2 23 (27.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.71%) IaaS
5 3 (3.53%) PaaS
5 3 (3.53%) SaaS
6 2 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.18%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (1.18%) npm
7 1 (1.18%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.18%) Firewall
2 14 (16.47%) TCP/IP
3 13 (15.29%) DNS
4 11 (12.94%) SAN
5 10 (11.76%) LAN
6 9 (10.59%) WAN
7 8 (9.41%) DHCP
7 8 (9.41%) VPN
8 4 (4.71%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (4.71%) MPLS
8 4 (4.71%) VLAN
8 4 (4.71%) Wireless
9 3 (3.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (3.53%) Internet
9 3 (3.53%) NetScaler
9 3 (3.53%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.35%) NAS
11 1 (1.18%) DDNS
11 1 (1.18%) Intranet
11 1 (1.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.41%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.24%) MySQL
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) JIRA
2 8 (9.41%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.24%) Maven
4 4 (4.71%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.71%) DbUnit
4 4 (4.71%) Gradle
4 4 (4.71%) JMeter
4 4 (4.71%) JUnit
4 4 (4.71%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (4.71%) Subversion
5 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.18%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.18%) FishEye
6 1 (1.18%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.18%) WinRunner
General
1 9 (10.59%) Retail
2 4 (4.71%) Finance
3 3 (3.53%) Marketing
4 2 (2.35%) Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Law
5 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (25.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (10.59%) Analyst
2 9 (10.59%) Architect
2 9 (10.59%) Support Engineer
3 8 (9.41%) Infrastructure Support
3 8 (9.41%) Server Support
3 8 (9.41%) Test Analyst
4 7 (8.24%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (7.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (7.06%) IT Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) Technical Architect
6 5 (5.88%) Active Directory Support
6 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Junior Test Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Server Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Technical Leader
6 5 (5.88%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) Spring
2 5 (5.88%) CSS
2 5 (5.88%) HTML
3 4 (4.71%) Apache Camel
3 4 (4.71%) Gherkin
3 4 (4.71%) Hibernate
3 4 (4.71%) Java EE
3 4 (4.71%) JAX-RS
3 4 (4.71%) JPA
3 4 (4.71%) JSF
3 4 (4.71%) Middleware
3 4 (4.71%) RESTful
3 4 (4.71%) Swagger
3 4 (4.71%) Web Services
4 3 (3.53%) LDAP
5 2 (2.35%) REST
6 1 (1.18%) Ajax
6 1 (1.18%) HTML5
6 1 (1.18%) JSON
6 1 (1.18%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.88%) Virtual Team
3 4 (4.71%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.53%) Clustering
4 3 (3.53%) Credit Risk
4 3 (3.53%) NHS
5 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.35%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.18%) PDA
6 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 54 (63.53%) Windows
2 37 (43.53%) Windows Server
3 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (18.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (17.65%) Linux
6 8 (9.41%) Android
6 8 (9.41%) Apple iOS
7 6 (7.06%) Unix
8 4 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.53%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.35%) Solaris
10 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.35%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.18%) AIX
11 1 (1.18%) CentOS
11 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (18.82%) ITIL
3 14 (16.47%) Migration
4 12 (14.12%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 10 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 8 (9.41%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 8 (9.41%) Integration Testing
6 8 (9.41%) Test Management
7 7 (8.24%) Test Automation
8 6 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.71%) Incident Management
10 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (4.71%) Problem Management
10 4 (4.71%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (4.71%) Software Testing
10 4 (4.71%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (4.71%) Test Scripting
10 4 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (4.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.94%) SQL
2 9 (10.59%) PowerShell
3 8 (9.41%) Java
4 6 (7.06%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.35%) Java 8
5 2 (2.35%) Python
6 1 (1.18%) C
6 1 (1.18%) Go
6 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.41%) MCSE
4 6 (7.06%) Degree
4 6 (7.06%) MCSA
5 5 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.71%) CCNP
7 2 (2.35%) CCNA
7 2 (2.35%) CEH
7 2 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.35%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.35%) MCITP
8 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.18%) MCP
8 1 (1.18%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (1.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) GDPR
System Software
1 50 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 32 (37.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 17 (20.00%) vSphere
4 8 (9.41%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (8.24%) XenApp
6 6 (7.06%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (4.71%) vCloud
8 3 (3.53%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (3.53%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.18%) Docker
9 1 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 20 (23.53%) SCCM
2 8 (9.41%) vCenter Server
3 7 (8.24%) Ansible
3 7 (8.24%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.71%) Puppet
5 3 (3.53%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (3.53%) Jamf Pro
5 3 (3.53%) SCOrch
5 3 (3.53%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (2.35%) AirWatch
6 2 (2.35%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (2.35%) ThinApp
6 2 (2.35%) XenMobile
7 1 (1.18%) HP ALM
7 1 (1.18%) Kibana
7 1 (1.18%) logstash
7 1 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.18%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 37 (43.53%) Microsoft
2 23 (27.06%) Citrix
3 17 (20.00%) Cisco
4 10 (11.76%) Oracle
5 8 (9.41%) Micro Focus
6 7 (8.24%) HP
6 7 (8.24%) IBM
7 6 (7.06%) Veeam
8 5 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 5 (5.88%) CommVault
9 3 (3.53%) Fortinet
9 3 (3.53%) NetApp
9 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.53%) Riverbed
9 3 (3.53%) Veritas
10 2 (2.35%) Brocade
10 2 (2.35%) Meraki
10 2 (2.35%) Symantec
10 2 (2.35%) Synology
11 1 (1.18%) Dell Compellent