Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 53 41
Rank change year-on-year -20 -12 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware 75 107 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.63% 3.57% 4.03%
As % of the Vendors category 6.12% 7.54% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 75 91
East Midlands median daily rate £315 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -10.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £179 £196 £263
90th Percentile £489 £533 £438
England median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
East Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +53.57% -26.32%
10th Percentile £16.50 £13.30 £10.90
90th Percentile £40.84 £25.80 £17.00
England median hourly rate £27.00 £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year +27.06% -15.00% +11.11%

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 1,226 1,419 1,301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 42.91% 47.36% 41.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 870 749
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +10.25%
10th Percentile £210 £213 £247
90th Percentile £538 £550 £544
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 71 73
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.13 £15.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.87% +10.33% -6.24%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.70 £9.63
90th Percentile £45.64 £52.50 £39.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.32% -3.08% +2.86%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -5 26 £388 -13.89% 30
Leicestershire +11 18 £363 +36.79% 7
Northamptonshire -25 16 £250 -23.08% 8
Derbyshire 0 11 £345 +6.15% 5
Lincolnshire +7 5 £255 +59.38% 7
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 52 (69.33%) Windows
2 46 (61.33%) Active Directory
3 37 (49.33%) Windows Server
4 36 (48.00%) Microsoft
5 29 (38.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (36.00%) Office 365
7 25 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 23 (30.67%) Hyper-V
10 22 (29.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (29.33%) Citrix
11 18 (24.00%) MS Exchange
11 18 (24.00%) vSphere
12 17 (22.67%) ITIL
13 14 (18.67%) SCCM
14 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (14.67%) SAN
15 11 (14.67%) TCP/IP
15 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
15 11 (14.67%) MCSE
15 11 (14.67%) Migration
15 11 (14.67%) VMware ESXi
16 10 (13.33%) PowerShell
16 10 (13.33%) DNS
16 10 (13.33%) Cisco
16 10 (13.33%) Data Centre
17 9 (12.00%) HP
17 9 (12.00%) Firewall
18 8 (10.67%) Retail
19 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared

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 18 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.33%) IIS
4 1 (1.33%) JBoss
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (36.00%) Office 365
2 24 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (8.00%) PaaS
4 4 (5.33%) SaaS
5 1 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.33%) G Suite
5 1 (1.33%) IaaS
5 1 (1.33%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.33%) npm
5 1 (1.33%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.67%) SAN
1 11 (14.67%) TCP/IP
2 10 (13.33%) DNS
3 9 (12.00%) Firewall
4 6 (8.00%) LAN
5 5 (6.67%) DHCP
5 5 (6.67%) Internet
5 5 (6.67%) WAN
6 4 (5.33%) VPN
7 3 (4.00%) NAS
7 3 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (2.67%) DDNS
8 2 (2.67%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.67%) Network Security
8 2 (2.67%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.67%) VLAN
8 2 (2.67%) Wireless
9 1 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.33%) MPLS
9 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.33%) Bitbucket
2 4 (5.33%) FishEye
2 4 (5.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (5.33%) Subversion
2 4 (5.33%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.67%) InstallShield
3 2 (2.67%) MSI
4 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.33%) DbUnit
4 1 (1.33%) Gradle
4 1 (1.33%) Hudson
4 1 (1.33%) JMeter
4 1 (1.33%) JUnit
4 1 (1.33%) Maven
4 1 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (10.67%) Retail
2 4 (5.33%) Finance
3 2 (2.67%) Banking
3 2 (2.67%) Local Government
3 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (14.67%) Architect
3 8 (10.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) IT Support
6 4 (5.33%) Security Architect
6 4 (5.33%) Server Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Server Support
6 4 (5.33%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.00%) Administrator
7 3 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) .NET
1 2 (2.67%) CSS
1 2 (2.67%) HTML
1 2 (2.67%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.33%) Ajax
2 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (1.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.33%) HTML5
2 1 (1.33%) Java EE
2 1 (1.33%) JAX-RS
2 1 (1.33%) JPA
2 1 (1.33%) JSF
2 1 (1.33%) JSON
2 1 (1.33%) Node.js
2 1 (1.33%) REST
2 1 (1.33%) RESTful
2 1 (1.33%) Spring
2 1 (1.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.33%) Clustering
3 4 (5.33%) NHS
4 3 (4.00%) Life Science
5 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.67%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.33%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.33%) iPhone
6 1 (1.33%) iSeries
6 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (69.33%) Windows
2 37 (49.33%) Windows Server
3 25 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (29.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.33%) Linux
6 6 (8.00%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.33%) CentOS
9 3 (4.00%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.67%) Unix
10 2 (2.67%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.33%) Android
11 1 (1.33%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.67%) ITIL
2 11 (14.67%) Migration
3 6 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.33%) Change Management
5 4 (5.33%) DevOps
5 4 (5.33%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.33%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (4.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 3 (4.00%) Security Architecture
7 2 (2.67%) Application Packaging
7 2 (2.67%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.67%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.67%) Network Design
7 2 (2.67%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (2.67%) Requirements Management
7 2 (2.67%) Time Management
7 2 (2.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.33%) SQL
3 2 (2.67%) C
3 2 (2.67%) Java
3 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.33%) Go
4 1 (1.33%) Java 8
4 1 (1.33%) Python
4 1 (1.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (14.67%) MCSE
3 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (8.00%) MCSA
4 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (5.33%) CISSP
7 3 (4.00%) CCNP
7 3 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.67%) CEH
8 2 (2.67%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.67%) DBS Check
8 2 (2.67%) Degree
8 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.33%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.33%) CCNA
9 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.33%) MCITP
9 1 (1.33%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) QA
3 1 (1.33%) PMO
System Software
1 46 (61.33%) Active Directory
2 29 (38.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (30.67%) Hyper-V
4 18 (24.00%) vSphere
5 11 (14.67%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (6.67%) XenApp
7 4 (5.33%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (4.00%) VMware Server
9 2 (2.67%) NFS
9 2 (2.67%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.33%) Docker
10 1 (1.33%) vCloud
10 1 (1.33%) VMware NSX
10 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (18.67%) SCCM
2 6 (8.00%) vCenter Server
3 3 (4.00%) Jamf Pro
3 3 (4.00%) SCOrch
3 3 (4.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (4.00%) WSUS
4 2 (2.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.67%) ThinApp
5 1 (1.33%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.33%) Ansible
5 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.33%) Puppet
5 1 (1.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (29.33%) Citrix
3 10 (13.33%) Cisco
4 9 (12.00%) HP
5 6 (8.00%) CommVault
5 6 (8.00%) Veeam
6 5 (6.67%) IBM
6 5 (6.67%) Oracle
7 3 (4.00%) Apple
7 3 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.00%) NetApp
7 3 (4.00%) Veritas
8 2 (2.67%) Brocade
8 2 (2.67%) Dell
8 2 (2.67%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (2.67%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.67%) Sophos
9 1 (1.33%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (1.33%) Aruba
9 1 (1.33%) EqualLogic