Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 46 42
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware 223 224 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.98% 4.74% 4.52%
As % of the Vendors category 10.32% 10.53% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 139 123
East of England median daily rate £365 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +3.70% -6.25%
10th Percentile £160 £151 £201
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 13
East of England median hourly rate £14.41 £16.72 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% -48.56% +10.24%
10th Percentile £12.55 £13.25 £9.40
90th Percentile £41.40 £23.29 £35.20
England median hourly rate £33.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +34.00% - +1.01%

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 2,160 2,127 2,142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 48.21% 45.02% 48.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,246 1,200 1,179
East of England median daily rate £430 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £200 £205 £210
90th Percentile £575 £595 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 138 174
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -7.04% -15.99%
10th Percentile £11.15 £10.40 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.11% -0.11% -2.78%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +7 81 £356 -17.39% 45
Cambridgeshire +42 58 £351 +8.68% 24
Essex -15 38 £513 +41.38% 9
Suffolk -3 19 £420 -24.53% 2
Bedfordshire -22 15 £325 +8.33% 11
Norfolk +12 10 £142 -22.15% 1
East Anglia - 2 £162 - 15
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 131 (58.74%) Windows
2 111 (49.78%) Microsoft
3 107 (47.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 99 (44.39%) Active Directory
5 72 (32.29%) DNS
6 69 (30.94%) Windows Server
7 67 (30.04%) Linux
8 61 (27.35%) Office 365
9 58 (26.01%) PowerShell
10 52 (23.32%) Citrix
11 50 (22.42%) Amazon AWS
12 49 (21.97%) Hyper-V
12 49 (21.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 44 (19.73%) vSphere
14 43 (19.28%) Microsoft Azure
15 42 (18.83%) VMware ESXi
16 40 (17.94%) Firewall
16 40 (17.94%) Puppet
17 39 (17.49%) DHCP
18 36 (16.14%) NetApp
19 35 (15.70%) DevOps
20 32 (14.35%) Windows Server 2008
21 29 (13.00%) SCCM
21 29 (13.00%) Cisco
22 28 (12.56%) Data Centre
23 27 (12.11%) MS Exchange
23 27 (12.11%) Apache
23 27 (12.11%) Migration
24 26 (11.66%) TCP/IP
25 25 (11.21%) SQL Server

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 27 (12.11%) Apache
1 27 (12.11%) MS Exchange
2 24 (10.76%) nginx
3 18 (8.07%) IIS
4 17 (7.62%) OpenStack
4 17 (7.62%) Tomcat
5 11 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (4.93%) Jetty
5 11 (4.93%) Mongrel
5 11 (4.93%) WebSphere
6 9 (4.04%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.24%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.79%) GlassFish
9 3 (1.35%) IBM Connections
9 3 (1.35%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.90%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.45%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (5.83%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 61 (27.35%) Office 365
2 50 (22.42%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (19.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (5.38%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (4.93%) Google App Engine
5 11 (4.93%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (3.14%) G Suite
7 5 (2.24%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.79%) PaaS
9 3 (1.35%) IaaS
9 3 (1.35%) Mimecast
9 3 (1.35%) OneDrive
9 3 (1.35%) SaaS
10 2 (0.90%) Akamai
11 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.45%) GitHub
11 1 (0.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 72 (32.29%) DNS
2 40 (17.94%) Firewall
3 39 (17.49%) DHCP
4 26 (11.66%) TCP/IP
5 23 (10.31%) SAN
6 22 (9.87%) WAN
7 20 (8.97%) LAN
8 14 (6.28%) HTTP
9 13 (5.83%) IPsec
9 13 (5.83%) SSL
10 12 (5.38%) FTP
10 12 (5.38%) Wireless
11 11 (4.93%) VPN
12 10 (4.48%) NAS
13 9 (4.04%) Unicast
14 8 (3.59%) Skype
15 7 (3.14%) VoIP
16 5 (2.24%) IP Telephony
16 5 (2.24%) VPLS
17 4 (1.79%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.17%) MySQL
3 14 (6.28%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (5.38%) Hadoop
4 12 (5.38%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.24%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.24%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.24%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.79%) Cosmos DB
7 4 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.45%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (10.76%) Jenkins
2 13 (5.83%) Vagrant
3 9 (4.04%) Travis CI
4 4 (1.79%) JIRA
5 2 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.45%) GitLab
6 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (5.38%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.24%) Retail
3 4 (1.79%) Finance
3 4 (1.79%) Publishing
4 3 (1.35%) Back Office
5 2 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (18.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (12.11%) Support Engineer
3 22 (9.87%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (8.52%) Architect
4 19 (8.52%) Consultant
5 18 (8.07%) Analyst
5 18 (8.07%) VMware Engineer
6 12 (5.38%) Support Analyst
7 11 (4.93%) Administrator
7 11 (4.93%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (4.48%) Infrastructure Support
8 10 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.04%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 9 (4.04%) IT Support
9 9 (4.04%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (4.04%) Windows Engineer
10 8 (3.59%) Azure Engineer
10 8 (3.59%) IT Engineer
10 8 (3.59%) Technical Support
11 7 (3.14%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.83%) .NET
2 12 (5.38%) J2EE
2 12 (5.38%) LAMP
2 12 (5.38%) LAPP Stack
2 12 (5.38%) LEMP Stack
3 11 (4.93%) LDAP
3 11 (4.93%) Servlets
4 10 (4.48%) Middleware
5 4 (1.79%) Web Services
6 2 (0.90%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.90%) REST
7 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.45%) CSS
7 1 (0.45%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.56%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.73%) Clustering
3 14 (6.28%) PKI
4 8 (3.59%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (3.59%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.35%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 2 (0.90%) EMC VNX
7 2 (0.90%) FMCG
7 2 (0.90%) HP Storage
7 2 (0.90%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.90%) NHS
7 2 (0.90%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.90%) User Experience
7 2 (0.90%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.45%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 131 (58.74%) Windows
2 69 (30.94%) Windows Server
3 67 (30.04%) Linux
4 32 (14.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (11.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (8.52%) Windows 10
7 18 (8.07%) Windows 7
8 14 (6.28%) CentOS
9 11 (4.93%) Data ONTAP
10 10 (4.48%) Unix
11 7 (3.14%) Solaris
12 6 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (2.24%) AIX
13 5 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (2.24%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.35%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.90%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.45%) HPUX
16 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (21.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 35 (15.70%) DevOps
3 27 (12.11%) Migration
4 24 (10.76%) ITIL
5 22 (9.87%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (8.07%) Configuration Management
7 15 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (4.93%) Load Balancing
8 11 (4.93%) Open Source
8 11 (4.93%) Project Management
8 11 (4.93%) Service Management
9 10 (4.48%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (3.59%) High Availability
10 8 (3.59%) PRINCE2
11 7 (3.14%) Presales
12 6 (2.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (2.69%) Virtual Environments
13 5 (2.24%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (2.24%) ITSM
13 5 (2.24%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 58 (26.01%) PowerShell
2 23 (10.31%) Python
3 21 (9.42%) Bash Shell
4 19 (8.52%) JavaScript
5 18 (8.07%) Java
6 17 (7.62%) Perl
7 15 (6.73%) Ruby
7 15 (6.73%) SQL
8 8 (3.59%) C
9 5 (2.24%) VBScript
10 4 (1.79%) C#
11 1 (0.45%) ANSI C
11 1 (0.45%) Korn
11 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (10.76%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (4.93%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (2.69%) MCSE
5 5 (2.24%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.24%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.79%) MCP
7 3 (1.35%) CCNA
7 3 (1.35%) CNE
7 3 (1.35%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.35%) Degree
7 3 (1.35%) MCSA
7 3 (1.35%) Novell Certification
7 3 (1.35%) VCAP
8 2 (0.90%) MCTS
8 2 (0.90%) VCP5
8 2 (0.90%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.69%) SLA
2 4 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.90%) PMO
4 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.45%) HL7
System Software
1 107 (47.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 99 (44.39%) Active Directory
3 49 (21.97%) Hyper-V
4 44 (19.73%) vSphere
5 42 (18.83%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (7.62%) Docker
7 15 (6.73%) XenApp
8 12 (5.38%) Xen
8 12 (5.38%) XenDesktop
9 11 (4.93%) VMware NSX
10 9 (4.04%) DFS Replication
10 9 (4.04%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (2.69%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (2.69%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (1.35%) BitLocker
13 3 (1.35%) KVM
13 3 (1.35%) vCloud
14 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.90%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 40 (17.94%) Puppet
2 29 (13.00%) SCCM
3 22 (9.87%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (8.97%) Ansible
5 17 (7.62%) vCenter Server
6 13 (5.83%) Kubernetes
6 13 (5.83%) Salt
6 13 (5.83%) Terraform
7 12 (5.38%) Nagios
7 12 (5.38%) ZABBIX
8 11 (4.93%) SCOM
8 11 (4.93%) vRealize
8 11 (4.93%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 9 (4.04%) FortiGate
9 9 (4.04%) vMotion
10 8 (3.59%) WSUS
11 7 (3.14%) Microsoft Intune
12 6 (2.69%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (1.79%) Cisco UCCX
13 4 (1.79%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 111 (49.78%) Microsoft
2 52 (23.32%) Citrix
3 36 (16.14%) NetApp
4 29 (13.00%) Cisco
5 16 (7.17%) Red Hat
6 14 (6.28%) Google
7 13 (5.83%) Symantec
8 12 (5.38%) CheckPoint
8 12 (5.38%) Dell
9 11 (4.93%) HP
9 11 (4.93%) IBM
10 10 (4.48%) McAfee
11 9 (4.04%) Oracle
12 7 (3.14%) Juniper
13 6 (2.69%) F5
14 5 (2.24%) Apple
14 5 (2.24%) Draytek
14 5 (2.24%) SonicWALL
14 5 (2.24%) Sophos
14 5 (2.24%) Veeam