Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 38 34
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 236 208 235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.03% 4.68% 4.65%
As % of the Vendors category 10.77% 10.10% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 128 124
East of England median daily rate £350 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -10.34% +31.82%
10th Percentile £158 £200 £207
90th Percentile £528 £544 £496
England median daily rate £375 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 35
East of England median hourly rate £18.34 £33.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.27% +24.07% +14.89%
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.50 £15.05
90th Percentile £24.60 £39.30 £60.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +4.55%

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 2,192 2,059 2,350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 46.68% 46.36% 46.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,237 1,167 1,297
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £213
90th Percentile £588 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 163 238
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.80 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £43.61 £47.88
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +7.88%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +18 74 £400 +23.08% 45
Bedfordshire +11 51 £300 -20.00% 6
Cambridgeshire -14 36 £315 - 39
Essex -10 35 £363 +12.40% 5
Suffolk +3 27 £551 +107.74% 5
Norfolk -22 13 £151 -58.63% 2
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 152 (64.41%) Windows
2 139 (58.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (52.12%) Active Directory
4 102 (43.22%) Microsoft
5 89 (37.71%) Citrix
5 89 (37.71%) Windows Server
6 57 (24.15%) SCCM
7 53 (22.46%) Data Centre
8 49 (20.76%) vSphere
9 47 (19.92%) PowerShell
9 47 (19.92%) SAN
10 46 (19.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 44 (18.64%) HP
11 44 (18.64%) MS Exchange
12 43 (18.22%) ITIL
13 41 (17.37%) DHCP
13 41 (17.37%) DNS
14 40 (16.95%) Office 365
14 40 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
15 39 (16.53%) Linux
15 39 (16.53%) SQL Server
16 37 (15.68%) Firewall
17 36 (15.25%) XenApp
18 34 (14.41%) Hyper-V
18 34 (14.41%) Skype for Business
19 33 (13.98%) Microsoft Certification
20 30 (12.71%) NetApp
20 30 (12.71%) SQL
20 30 (12.71%) IBM
20 30 (12.71%) Security Cleared

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 44 (18.64%) MS Exchange
2 34 (14.41%) Skype for Business
3 28 (11.86%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.66%) IIS
5 10 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (4.24%) OpenStack
6 9 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.27%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.85%) Apache
9 2 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.42%) JBoss
10 1 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.42%) ThingWorx
10 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (7.20%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.42%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (2.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 40 (16.95%) Office 365
2 21 (8.90%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (4.66%) OneDrive
5 6 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (2.54%) IaaS
6 5 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (2.12%) G Suite
6 5 (2.12%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.85%) SaaS
8 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.42%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 47 (19.92%) SAN
2 41 (17.37%) DHCP
2 41 (17.37%) DNS
3 37 (15.68%) Firewall
4 25 (10.59%) Fibre Channel
4 25 (10.59%) NAS
5 23 (9.75%) LAN
5 23 (9.75%) TCP/IP
6 22 (9.32%) iSCSI
6 22 (9.32%) WAN
7 21 (8.90%) Skype
8 17 (7.20%) VPN
9 12 (5.08%) SNMP
9 12 (5.08%) SSL
10 11 (4.66%) VoIP
10 11 (4.66%) Wireless
11 9 (3.81%) Internet
11 9 (3.81%) OSPF
12 8 (3.39%) BGP
12 8 (3.39%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (3.39%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.54%) DB2
4 6 (2.54%) MySQL
5 5 (2.12%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.42%) GIS
8 1 (0.42%) Ingres
8 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (4.24%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.39%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.97%) Subversion
4 6 (2.54%) Ant
5 5 (2.12%) JIRA
5 5 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.42%) AutoIt
6 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.42%) Maven
6 1 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.42%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.42%) Selenium
6 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (9.75%) Finance
2 13 (5.51%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.08%) French Language
4 7 (2.97%) Legal
5 6 (2.54%) Electronics
5 6 (2.54%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.54%) Marketing
6 5 (2.12%) Retail
7 3 (1.27%) Banking
8 2 (0.85%) Law
9 1 (0.42%) Billing
9 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.42%) Military
9 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.42%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (19.49%) Analyst
2 26 (11.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (7.63%) Server Engineer
4 17 (7.20%) Consultant
5 15 (6.36%) Project Manager
6 14 (5.93%) Infrastructure Manager
6 14 (5.93%) Support Engineer
7 13 (5.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 12 (5.08%) VMware Engineer
9 11 (4.66%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (4.66%) Architect
9 11 (4.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 10 (4.24%) Administrator
11 9 (3.81%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (3.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 9 (3.81%) Storage Analyst
12 8 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (3.39%) Network Engineer
12 8 (3.39%) Support Analyst
12 8 (3.39%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.66%) Web Services
2 7 (2.97%) 802.1X
3 6 (2.54%) Middleware
4 5 (2.12%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.42%) J2EE
5 1 (0.42%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.42%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (22.46%) Data Centre
2 26 (11.02%) Clustering
3 23 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.08%) Replication
5 11 (4.66%) CESG
6 10 (4.24%) NHS
7 9 (3.81%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.81%) User Experience
8 6 (2.54%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.54%) RSA SecurID
9 5 (2.12%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.27%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.27%) Derivative
10 3 (1.27%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.85%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.85%) PKI
11 2 (0.85%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 1 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 152 (64.41%) Windows
2 89 (37.71%) Windows Server
3 46 (19.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (16.53%) Linux
6 22 (9.32%) Windows 7
7 15 (6.36%) Unix
8 13 (5.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (4.24%) Windows 10
10 8 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (2.97%) Android
11 7 (2.97%) Apple iOS
11 7 (2.97%) Solaris
12 5 (2.12%) AIX
12 5 (2.12%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.12%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.85%) CentOS
13 2 (0.85%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.42%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (18.22%) ITIL
2 18 (7.63%) DevOps
3 15 (6.36%) Migration
4 14 (5.93%) Information Security
5 13 (5.51%) High Availability
6 12 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (5.08%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 12 (5.08%) E-Commerce
6 12 (5.08%) Project Management
7 11 (4.66%) Disk Encryption
7 11 (4.66%) Problem Management
8 10 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (4.24%) Network Optimisation
8 10 (4.24%) Risk Management
9 9 (3.81%) Secure Coding
10 8 (3.39%) DNA
10 8 (3.39%) Load Balancing
10 8 (3.39%) People Management
11 7 (2.97%) Data Privacy
11 7 (2.97%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 47 (19.92%) PowerShell
2 30 (12.71%) SQL
3 22 (9.32%) VBScript
4 14 (5.93%) Java
5 12 (5.08%) Bash Shell
6 10 (4.24%) Python
7 9 (3.81%) C
8 7 (2.97%) Ruby
9 6 (2.54%) PHP
10 4 (1.69%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.42%) R
11 1 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (13.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (12.71%) Security Cleared
3 24 (10.17%) MCSE
4 23 (9.75%) Degree
5 21 (8.90%) SC Cleared
6 19 (8.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (6.36%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (6.36%) MCSA
8 13 (5.51%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (4.24%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (3.81%) CCNA
11 8 (3.39%) DV Cleared
12 5 (2.12%) CCNP
12 5 (2.12%) CISM
13 4 (1.69%) CISSP
13 4 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (1.27%) CCIE
15 2 (0.85%) CCA
15 2 (0.85%) CCSP
15 2 (0.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.54%) SLA
3 3 (1.27%) GDPR
3 3 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.42%) AS 2805
4 1 (0.42%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.42%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.42%) PMO
System Software
1 139 (58.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 123 (52.12%) Active Directory
3 49 (20.76%) vSphere
4 36 (15.25%) XenApp
5 34 (14.41%) Hyper-V
6 22 (9.32%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (8.05%) XenDesktop
8 12 (5.08%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (4.66%) BitLocker
9 11 (4.66%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (4.66%) Terminal Services
10 9 (3.81%) DFS Replication
11 8 (3.39%) NFS
12 7 (2.97%) vCloud
13 6 (2.54%) VMware NSX
13 6 (2.54%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (1.27%) Xen
15 2 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 57 (24.15%) SCCM
2 26 (11.02%) Microsoft Clustering
3 23 (9.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 18 (7.63%) SCOM
5 17 (7.20%) vCenter Server
6 16 (6.78%) NetBackup
7 14 (5.93%) Ansible
8 13 (5.51%) Puppet
9 12 (5.08%) Backup Exec
9 12 (5.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 11 (4.66%) HP Data Protector
10 11 (4.66%) Microsoft Intune
11 10 (4.24%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (2.97%) WSUS
14 6 (2.54%) vRealize
15 5 (2.12%) Control-M
16 4 (1.69%) Nagios
17 3 (1.27%) SolarWinds Orion
17 3 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 102 (43.22%) Microsoft
2 89 (37.71%) Citrix
3 44 (18.64%) HP
4 30 (12.71%) IBM
4 30 (12.71%) NetApp
5 28 (11.86%) Symantec
6 26 (11.02%) Cisco
7 23 (9.75%) 3PAR
8 18 (7.63%) CommVault
9 16 (6.78%) McAfee
9 16 (6.78%) SolarWinds
10 14 (5.93%) Dell
10 14 (5.93%) Google
11 13 (5.51%) Ivanti
11 13 (5.51%) Oracle
12 12 (5.08%) Altiris
12 12 (5.08%) SAP
13 11 (4.66%) EqualLogic
13 11 (4.66%) Veritas
14 10 (4.24%) Huawei