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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 28 36
Rank change year-on-year -20 +8  
Contract jobs citing VMware 54 88 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.55% 5.34% 4.00%
As % of the Vendors category 7.21% 12.17% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 51 33
Median daily rate £305 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.86% +0.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £414 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 8
Median hourly rate £23.25 £14.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.34% -23.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £11.00 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.65 £15.00 £31.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  

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 749 723 736
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 49.31% 43.84% 43.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 394 373
Median daily rate £350 £370 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +1.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 42 45
Median hourly rate £16.55 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.30% -10.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.63 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £38.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

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 30 March 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
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 30 March 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 -5 16 £325 -7.14% 6
Derbyshire -17 16 £305 -19.73% 1
Leicestershire -7 10 £291 +0.43% 4
Nottinghamshire -2 7 £350 - 13
Lincolnshire -9 4 £160 -48.80% 1
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 74 (63.79%) Windows
2 72 (62.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (49.14%) Active Directory
4 56 (48.28%) Microsoft
5 46 (39.66%) Windows Server
6 34 (29.31%) ITIL
7 30 (25.86%) SQL Server
7 30 (25.86%) Cisco
8 28 (24.14%) Firewall
9 27 (23.28%) Citrix
9 27 (23.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (20.69%) NetApp
11 22 (18.97%) Linux
12 21 (18.10%) SAN
13 20 (17.24%) MCSE
13 20 (17.24%) Data Centre
14 19 (16.38%) Unix
14 19 (16.38%) DNS
14 19 (16.38%) Security Cleared
15 18 (15.52%) Manufacturing
15 18 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (14.66%) LAN
17 16 (13.79%) HP
18 15 (12.93%) WAN
18 15 (12.93%) SQL
18 15 (12.93%) Configuration Management
18 15 (12.93%) Project Management
18 15 (12.93%) Migration
19 14 (12.07%) MS Exchange

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 14 (12.07%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.03%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.17%) iPlanet
3 6 (5.17%) OpenStack
3 6 (5.17%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.45%) IIS
5 3 (2.59%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.72%) JBoss
6 2 (1.72%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.86%) Apache
7 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.59%) MS Office
3 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.34%) Office 365
2 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.45%) Datadog
4 4 (3.45%) GitHub
4 4 (3.45%) Heroku
4 4 (3.45%) OpenShift
5 3 (2.59%) Boomi
6 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 28 (24.14%) Firewall
2 21 (18.10%) SAN
3 19 (16.38%) DNS
4 17 (14.66%) LAN
5 15 (12.93%) WAN
6 11 (9.48%) DHCP
6 11 (9.48%) TCP/IP
7 8 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (6.90%) VLAN
8 7 (6.03%) MPLS
9 6 (5.17%) BIG-IP
9 6 (5.17%) Wireless
10 4 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (3.45%) SNMP
10 4 (3.45%) TACACS
10 4 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (2.59%) Cisco Wireless
11 3 (2.59%) NAS
11 3 (2.59%) VPN
11 3 (2.59%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.76%) RDBMS
2 9 (7.76%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.17%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.59%) MySQL
4 3 (2.59%) Power BI
4 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.72%) DB2
5 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.31%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.45%) Bitbucket
2 4 (3.45%) git-flow
2 4 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.59%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.86%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.86%) Subversion
General
1 18 (15.52%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.45%) Local Government
3 2 (1.72%) Finance
3 2 (1.72%) Retail
3 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.86%) Advertising
4 1 (0.86%) Banking
4 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (21.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (11.21%) Architect
3 11 (9.48%) Analyst
4 10 (8.62%) Technical Leader
5 9 (7.76%) Project Engineer
6 8 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Consultant
7 7 (6.03%) Infrastructure Support
7 7 (6.03%) Network Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Support Analyst
7 7 (6.03%) VMware Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.31%) Administrator
9 5 (4.31%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 4 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.17%) J2EE
2 5 (4.31%) JSP
2 5 (4.31%) Web Services
3 3 (2.59%) .NET
4 2 (1.72%) Middleware
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.45%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.59%) Clustering
5 3 (2.59%) HP Storage
5 3 (2.59%) HP StoreVirtual
5 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.72%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.72%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.86%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.86%) Replication
7 1 (0.86%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 74 (63.79%) Windows
2 46 (39.66%) Windows Server
3 27 (23.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (18.97%) Linux
5 19 (16.38%) Unix
6 18 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (7.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (6.03%) Windows 7
9 6 (5.17%) AIX
9 6 (5.17%) Solaris
9 6 (5.17%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.59%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (2.59%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.59%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.72%) Android
11 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.72%) CentOS
11 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.86%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.31%) ITIL
2 15 (12.93%) Configuration Management
2 15 (12.93%) Migration
2 15 (12.93%) Project Management
3 13 (11.21%) ITIL V3
4 12 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (9.48%) System Integration Testing
6 10 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (8.62%) SDLC
7 9 (7.76%) DevOps
7 9 (7.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (6.90%) Data Migration
8 8 (6.90%) Integration Testing
9 7 (6.03%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (5.17%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (5.17%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (5.17%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (5.17%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.17%) Six Sigma
11 5 (4.31%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.93%) SQL
2 12 (10.34%) Java
3 9 (7.76%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.59%) C
5 2 (1.72%) Python
6 1 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (17.24%) MCSE
3 19 (16.38%) Security Cleared
4 13 (11.21%) SC Cleared
5 12 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (7.76%) Degree
7 6 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (4.31%) MCITP
9 4 (3.45%) CCNA
9 4 (3.45%) CCNP
9 4 (3.45%) MCP
10 3 (2.59%) MCSA
11 2 (1.72%) CCSA
11 2 (1.72%) CCSE
12 1 (0.86%) CCIE
12 1 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.86%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.86%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.03%) SLA
2 5 (4.31%) JSP 440
System Software
1 72 (62.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (49.14%) Active Directory
3 12 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.62%) vSphere
5 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 9 (7.76%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (7.76%) XenApp
6 6 (5.17%) VMware ESX
7 5 (4.31%) XenDesktop
8 4 (3.45%) Docker
8 4 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (3.45%) VMware Server
9 3 (2.59%) Terminal Server
10 2 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.72%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.72%) vCloud
10 2 (1.72%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.86%) KVM
11 1 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (9.48%) SCCM
2 7 (6.03%) AirWatch
2 7 (6.03%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.17%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (5.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (5.17%) XenMobile
4 5 (4.31%) Puppet
5 4 (3.45%) Ansible
5 4 (3.45%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (3.45%) Graphite
5 4 (3.45%) Kubernetes
5 4 (3.45%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.45%) Packer
6 3 (2.59%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.72%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.72%) OpenView
7 2 (1.72%) SCOM
7 2 (1.72%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 56 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 30 (25.86%) Cisco
3 27 (23.28%) Citrix
4 24 (20.69%) NetApp
5 16 (13.79%) HP
6 12 (10.34%) EMC
7 11 (9.48%) Red Hat
8 9 (7.76%) Siemens
9 8 (6.90%) Dell
9 8 (6.90%) F5
9 8 (6.90%) Oracle
10 6 (5.17%) BEA
10 6 (5.17%) Sun
11 5 (4.31%) CheckPoint
11 5 (4.31%) Intel
12 4 (3.45%) Apigee
12 4 (3.45%) Software AG
12 4 (3.45%) Splunk
12 4 (3.45%) Symantec
12 4 (3.45%) Veritas
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Posted: 17 hours ago
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