Period
to 20 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 49 35
Rank change year-on-year +7 -14 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware 220 200 270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.62% 4.28% 5.20%
As % of the Vendors category 9.97% 9.56% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 106 172
East of England median daily rate £350 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -10.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £175 £156 £185
90th Percentile £488 £575 £550
England median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 23
East of England median hourly rate £18.82 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.45% -33.33% -21.74%
10th Percentile £13.55 £13.75 £9.00
90th Percentile £30.63 £32.45 £48.75
England median hourly rate £27.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +42.11% -24.00% +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 of England.

All Vendors
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,207 2,091 2,464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 46.32% 44.78% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,269 1,210 1,359
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £184 £200 £212
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 130 192
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -19.51%
10th Percentile £11.45 £10.35 £9.00
90th Percentile £39.25 £40.49 £42.83
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +6 98 £325 -19.35% 34
Cambridgeshire -3 41 £343 +39.80% 29
Bedfordshire -2 29 £350 -11.39% 7
Suffolk +1 27 £425 +67.49% 4
Norfolk +22 13 £225 -39.05% 4
Essex -16 12 £400 -3.03% 7
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 132 (60.00%) Windows
2 122 (55.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (43.64%) Active Directory
4 89 (40.45%) Windows Server
5 85 (38.64%) Microsoft
6 58 (26.36%) Cisco
7 55 (25.00%) Citrix
8 52 (23.64%) ITIL
9 50 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 50 (22.73%) Data Centre
10 49 (22.27%) Firewall
11 45 (20.45%) DNS
12 44 (20.00%) DHCP
12 44 (20.00%) PowerShell
13 42 (19.09%) SQL
14 39 (17.73%) Windows Server 2008
15 37 (16.82%) Linux
16 34 (15.45%) MS Exchange
16 34 (15.45%) Hyper-V
17 32 (14.55%) HP
18 31 (14.09%) SAN
18 31 (14.09%) Security Cleared
18 31 (14.09%) Microsoft Azure
19 30 (13.64%) Load Balancing
20 28 (12.73%) Office 365
20 28 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
20 28 (12.73%) SQL Server
21 25 (11.36%) LAN
22 23 (10.45%) Service Management
22 23 (10.45%) Migration

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 34 (15.45%) MS Exchange
2 20 (9.09%) IIS
3 14 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (6.36%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.00%) Apache
5 8 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (3.64%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.27%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.27%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.27%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.82%) ThingWorx
9 3 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.45%) Confluence
11 1 (0.45%) Jetty
11 1 (0.45%) Mongrel
11 1 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (4.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (4.09%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.73%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.27%) Windchill
4 3 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.45%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.45%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.45%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (0.45%) SketchUp
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (12.73%) Office 365
3 19 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.36%) IaaS
4 3 (1.36%) SaaS
5 2 (0.91%) PaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Akamai
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.45%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.45%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.45%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 49 (22.27%) Firewall
2 45 (20.45%) DNS
3 44 (20.00%) DHCP
4 31 (14.09%) SAN
5 25 (11.36%) LAN
6 22 (10.00%) WAN
7 19 (8.64%) VoIP
8 18 (8.18%) VPN
9 16 (7.27%) SSL
10 15 (6.82%) TCP/IP
10 15 (6.82%) Wireless
11 14 (6.36%) IPsec
11 14 (6.36%) NAS
12 13 (5.91%) HTTP
13 12 (5.45%) Network Security
13 12 (5.45%) VLAN
14 9 (4.09%) Ethernet
14 9 (4.09%) SMTP
15 8 (3.64%) NetScaler
16 6 (2.73%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.18%) MySQL
3 5 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.45%) Firebird
5 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (2.27%) JIRA
2 4 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.91%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.91%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.45%) MSTest
4 1 (0.45%) NUnit
4 1 (0.45%) Selenium
4 1 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.45%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (7.27%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.45%) Finance
2 12 (5.45%) Retail
3 9 (4.09%) Legal
4 2 (0.91%) Banking
4 2 (0.91%) Billing
4 2 (0.91%) Local Government
5 1 (0.45%) French Language
5 1 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (15.45%) Analyst
1 34 (15.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (10.91%) Support Engineer
3 16 (7.27%) Architect
4 15 (6.82%) Administrator
5 14 (6.36%) Infrastructure Support
6 13 (5.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 13 (5.91%) Operations Analyst
6 13 (5.91%) Server Engineer
7 12 (5.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 12 (5.45%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
7 12 (5.45%) VMware Engineer
8 11 (5.00%) Desktop Support
8 11 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 11 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (5.00%) Web Analyst
8 11 (5.00%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
9 10 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (4.55%) Consultant
9 10 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.36%) Middleware
2 5 (2.27%) Web Services
3 3 (1.36%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.91%) .NET
4 2 (0.91%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.45%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.45%) HTML
5 1 (0.45%) J2EE
5 1 (0.45%) LDAP
5 1 (0.45%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.45%) REST
5 1 (0.45%) Servlets
5 1 (0.45%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.45%) WCF
5 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.64%) Clustering
3 8 (3.64%) PKI
4 6 (2.73%) Replication
5 5 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (2.27%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.82%) Derivative
7 3 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.36%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.91%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.91%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.45%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.45%) NHS
9 1 (0.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 132 (60.00%) Windows
2 89 (40.45%) Windows Server
3 50 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (17.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (16.82%) Linux
6 17 (7.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (3.64%) Unix
9 7 (3.18%) Windows 10
10 6 (2.73%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.36%) CentOS
11 3 (1.36%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.91%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.91%) Debian
12 2 (0.91%) Solaris
12 2 (0.91%) VMS
12 2 (0.91%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.91%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (23.64%) ITIL
2 30 (13.64%) Load Balancing
3 23 (10.45%) Migration
3 23 (10.45%) Service Management
4 18 (8.18%) Change Management
4 18 (8.18%) High Availability
5 12 (5.45%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 11 (5.00%) Project Management
6 11 (5.00%) SIEM
6 11 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (4.55%) Identity Management
8 9 (4.09%) Information Security
8 9 (4.09%) Network Management
8 9 (4.09%) SDLC
8 9 (4.09%) Secure Coding
8 9 (4.09%) Test Planning
8 9 (4.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 44 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 42 (19.09%) SQL
3 12 (5.45%) C
4 10 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 7 (3.18%) Shell Script
5 7 (3.18%) VBScript
6 6 (2.73%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.73%) Python
7 3 (1.36%) Java
7 3 (1.36%) VB
8 2 (0.91%) PHP
9 1 (0.45%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.45%) Korn
9 1 (0.45%) Perl
9 1 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (14.09%) Security Cleared
2 28 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (6.36%) Degree
5 13 (5.91%) DV Cleared
5 13 (5.91%) SC Cleared
6 10 (4.55%) CCNA
7 9 (4.09%) CCIE
7 9 (4.09%) MCSE
8 8 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (3.18%) CCNP
9 7 (3.18%) MCSA
10 5 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (1.82%) MCP
12 2 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.91%) CCDE
12 2 (0.91%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 2 (0.91%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.55%) SLA
2 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.91%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.91%) PMO
3 1 (0.45%) GCP
3 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 122 (55.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 96 (43.64%) Active Directory
3 34 (15.45%) Hyper-V
4 22 (10.00%) vSphere
5 21 (9.55%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (8.18%) VMware NSX
7 15 (6.82%) XenApp
8 14 (6.36%) Squid
9 11 (5.00%) Xen
10 9 (4.09%) XenDesktop
11 7 (3.18%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (2.73%) VirtualBox
13 5 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (1.82%) Terminal Services
15 3 (1.36%) BitLocker
15 3 (1.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (1.36%) XenServer
16 2 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
16 2 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (9.09%) SCCM
2 17 (7.73%) WSUS
3 15 (6.82%) Microsoft Clustering
4 10 (4.55%) Backup Exec
5 9 (4.09%) Puppet
5 9 (4.09%) vRealize
6 8 (3.64%) Ansible
6 8 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (3.18%) SCOM
7 7 (3.18%) vCenter Server
7 7 (3.18%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 6 (2.73%) NetBackup
8 6 (2.73%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.82%) HP ALM
9 4 (1.82%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (1.36%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (1.36%) Salt
11 2 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.91%) vMotion
Vendors
1 85 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 58 (26.36%) Cisco
3 55 (25.00%) Citrix
4 32 (14.55%) HP
5 19 (8.64%) Red Hat
6 18 (8.18%) Dell
7 15 (6.82%) IBM
8 13 (5.91%) 3PAR
8 13 (5.91%) Oracle
9 12 (5.45%) Symantec
9 12 (5.45%) Veeam
10 11 (5.00%) NetApp
11 10 (4.55%) SolarWinds
12 9 (4.09%) EMC
13 6 (2.73%) Sophos
14 5 (2.27%) CommVault
14 5 (2.27%) Mitel
14 5 (2.27%) Riverbed
14 5 (2.27%) Splunk
15 4 (1.82%) EqualLogic