Period
to 16 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 16 November 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 of England
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 45 40
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 -17
Contract jobs citing VMware 255 249 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.00% 4.83% 4.85%
As % of the Vendors category 10.48% 10.95% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 134 150
East of England median daily rate £364 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.93% +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £179 £151 £199
90th Percentile £541 £511 £496
England median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 18
East of England median hourly rate £13.83 £15.00 £25.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.83% -40.12% -21.72%
10th Percentile £12.51 £13.45 £9.78
90th Percentile £26.60 £18.51 £35.93
England median hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +35.00% -23.08% +15.56%

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 of England.

All Vendors
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,434 2,275 2,403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 47.76% 44.11% 49.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,415 1,222 1,339
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £186 £200 £206
90th Percentile £588 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 155 189
East of England median hourly rate £16.88 £16.43 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.71% -0.42% -19.51%
10th Percentile £11.47 £10.44 £10.60
90th Percentile £43.00 £44.20 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.72% +5.30% -5.71%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in the East of England

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in the East of England

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in the East of England

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in the East of England

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware in the East of England

VMware
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 16 November 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
Hertfordshire -4 95 £350 -17.65% 36
Cambridgeshire +21 64 £356 +22.84% 33
Essex -16 36 £500 +37.93% 19
Suffolk +8 25 £423 -13.78% 3
Bedfordshire -12 20 £350 +16.67% 7
Norfolk +20 15 £238 +57.28% 4
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 of England region with a requirement for VMware.

1 154 (60.39%) Windows
2 121 (47.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (45.49%) Microsoft
4 111 (43.53%) Active Directory
5 87 (34.12%) Windows Server
6 85 (33.33%) Linux
7 79 (30.98%) DNS
8 74 (29.02%) PowerShell
9 60 (23.53%) Office 365
9 60 (23.53%) Citrix
10 57 (22.35%) Hyper-V
11 54 (21.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 50 (19.61%) Firewall
13 48 (18.82%) DHCP
14 47 (18.43%) vSphere
15 45 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
16 44 (17.25%) Microsoft Azure
16 44 (17.25%) Amazon AWS
17 41 (16.08%) Cisco
18 39 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
19 38 (14.90%) Puppet
19 38 (14.90%) NetApp
20 36 (14.12%) Windows Server 2008
21 35 (13.73%) DevOps
21 35 (13.73%) TCP/IP
21 35 (13.73%) MS Exchange
22 30 (11.76%) ITIL
22 30 (11.76%) Data Centre
23 28 (10.98%) SQL Server
23 28 (10.98%) SAN

VMware
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 35 (13.73%) MS Exchange
2 26 (10.20%) Apache
3 24 (9.41%) nginx
4 20 (7.84%) IIS
4 20 (7.84%) OpenStack
5 15 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (5.88%) Tomcat
6 11 (4.31%) Jetty
6 11 (4.31%) Mongrel
6 11 (4.31%) WebSphere
7 9 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (3.14%) Skype for Business
9 6 (2.35%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.57%) GlassFish
11 3 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.18%) IBM Connections
12 2 (0.78%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.78%) Windchill
4 1 (0.39%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.39%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.39%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (0.39%) SketchUp
Cloud Services
1 60 (23.53%) Office 365
2 44 (17.25%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (17.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (4.71%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (4.31%) Google App Engine
6 6 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (2.35%) PaaS
7 5 (1.96%) G Suite
7 5 (1.96%) IaaS
7 5 (1.96%) SaaS
8 4 (1.57%) Mimecast
9 3 (1.18%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.39%) GitHub
10 1 (0.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 79 (30.98%) DNS
2 50 (19.61%) Firewall
3 48 (18.82%) DHCP
4 35 (13.73%) TCP/IP
5 28 (10.98%) SAN
6 25 (9.80%) LAN
6 25 (9.80%) WAN
7 17 (6.67%) Wireless
8 16 (6.27%) IPsec
9 14 (5.49%) VPN
10 13 (5.10%) FTP
10 13 (5.10%) HTTP
11 12 (4.71%) NAS
11 12 (4.71%) SSL
11 12 (4.71%) VoIP
12 10 (3.92%) Network Security
13 9 (3.53%) Unicast
14 7 (2.75%) Skype
15 6 (2.35%) Ethernet
15 6 (2.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (5.10%) Hadoop
3 13 (5.10%) MongoDB
3 13 (5.10%) MySQL
4 9 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.18%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (9.02%) Jenkins
2 13 (5.10%) Vagrant
3 9 (3.53%) Travis CI
4 5 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (1.18%) JIRA
6 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.39%) GitLab
6 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 10 (3.92%) Retail
3 8 (3.14%) Finance
4 4 (1.57%) Publishing
5 3 (1.18%) Back Office
6 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.39%) French Language
7 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (18.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (9.41%) Support Engineer
3 21 (8.24%) Analyst
3 21 (8.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (7.45%) Administrator
5 17 (6.67%) Consultant
6 16 (6.27%) Systems Administrator
7 15 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 15 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
8 14 (5.49%) Architect
9 13 (5.10%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (4.71%) Linux Engineer
11 10 (3.92%) Azure Engineer
11 10 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support
11 10 (3.92%) Server Engineer
12 9 (3.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 9 (3.53%) IT Engineer
13 8 (3.14%) IT Support
13 8 (3.14%) Project Manager
13 8 (3.14%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.10%) .NET
2 12 (4.71%) LAMP
2 12 (4.71%) LAPP Stack
2 12 (4.71%) LEMP Stack
3 11 (4.31%) Servlets
4 10 (3.92%) J2EE
5 9 (3.53%) LDAP
6 7 (2.75%) Middleware
7 3 (1.18%) REST
7 3 (1.18%) Web Services
8 2 (0.78%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.39%) CSS
9 1 (0.39%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.39%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.06%) Clustering
2 18 (7.06%) PKI
3 11 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.75%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.18%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.78%) Derivative
8 2 (0.78%) FMCG
8 2 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.78%) Replication
8 2 (0.78%) User Experience
9 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.39%) Handset
9 1 (0.39%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.39%) RIA
9 1 (0.39%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 154 (60.39%) Windows
2 87 (34.12%) Windows Server
3 85 (33.33%) Linux
4 39 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (14.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (7.45%) Windows 7
7 17 (6.67%) Windows 10
8 14 (5.49%) CentOS
9 13 (5.10%) Data ONTAP
9 13 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (4.31%) Unix
11 5 (1.96%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.18%) Solaris
12 3 (1.18%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.18%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.78%) HPUX
13 2 (0.78%) VMS
13 2 (0.78%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (21.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 35 (13.73%) DevOps
3 30 (11.76%) ITIL
4 25 (9.80%) Migration
5 19 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (7.06%) Configuration Management
7 17 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (6.27%) Project Management
9 15 (5.88%) Service Management
10 14 (5.49%) Load Balancing
11 12 (4.71%) Open Source
11 12 (4.71%) PRINCE2
12 11 (4.31%) High Availability
13 9 (3.53%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (3.14%) Security Management
15 7 (2.75%) Identity Management
16 6 (2.35%) Disaster Recovery
16 6 (2.35%) Software Engineering
16 6 (2.35%) Task Automation
17 5 (1.96%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 74 (29.02%) PowerShell
2 27 (10.59%) Bash Shell
3 25 (9.80%) JavaScript
3 25 (9.80%) Python
4 23 (9.02%) SQL
5 18 (7.06%) Perl
6 15 (5.88%) Ruby
7 14 (5.49%) Java
8 13 (5.10%) C
9 8 (3.14%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.75%) VBScript
11 4 (1.57%) C#
11 4 (1.57%) VB
12 2 (0.78%) Korn
13 1 (0.39%) ANSI C
13 1 (0.39%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 24 (9.41%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.92%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.53%) MCSE
5 8 (3.14%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.75%) Degree
6 7 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.35%) MCSA
8 5 (1.96%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.18%) CCIE
10 3 (1.18%) MCP
11 2 (0.78%) CCDE
11 2 (0.78%) CCNA
11 2 (0.78%) CNE
11 2 (0.78%) MCTS
11 2 (0.78%) Novell Certification
11 2 (0.78%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.96%) SLA
2 4 (1.57%) PMO
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 121 (47.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 111 (43.53%) Active Directory
3 57 (22.35%) Hyper-V
4 47 (18.43%) vSphere
5 45 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (7.84%) Xen
7 18 (7.06%) XenApp
8 17 (6.67%) Docker
9 12 (4.71%) VMware NSX
9 12 (4.71%) XenDesktop
10 9 (3.53%) DFS Replication
10 9 (3.53%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (2.35%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (1.18%) BitLocker
13 3 (1.18%) KVM
13 3 (1.18%) vCloud
13 3 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.78%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 38 (14.90%) Puppet
2 25 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (7.84%) Ansible
3 20 (7.84%) SCCM
4 17 (6.67%) vCenter Server
5 15 (5.88%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 15 (5.88%) WSUS
6 14 (5.49%) Salt
6 14 (5.49%) vRealize
7 13 (5.10%) Kubernetes
8 12 (4.71%) Nagios
8 12 (4.71%) Terraform
8 12 (4.71%) ZABBIX
9 10 (3.92%) vMotion
10 9 (3.53%) FortiGate
10 9 (3.53%) SCOM
11 5 (1.96%) Cisco UCCX
11 5 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 116 (45.49%) Microsoft
2 60 (23.53%) Citrix
3 41 (16.08%) Cisco
4 38 (14.90%) NetApp
5 24 (9.41%) Red Hat
6 15 (5.88%) Google
6 15 (5.88%) HP
7 13 (5.10%) Symantec
8 12 (4.71%) CheckPoint
8 12 (4.71%) Dell
9 9 (3.53%) IBM
10 8 (3.14%) Juniper
10 8 (3.14%) McAfee
11 7 (2.75%) Sophos
12 6 (2.35%) Draytek
12 6 (2.35%) F5
12 6 (2.35%) SonicWALL
13 5 (1.96%) Altiris
13 5 (1.96%) Splunk
14 4 (1.57%) Apple