Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 50 36
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14 -14
Contract jobs citing VMware 260 211 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.21% 4.31% 4.70%
As % of the Vendors category 11.09% 9.75% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 105 156
East of England median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - +17.19%
10th Percentile £160 £151 £186
90th Percentile £535 £545 £563
England median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +9.93% -6.19% +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 14
East of England median hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £25.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.63% -36.13% -33.20%
10th Percentile £12.10 £13.50 £10.19
90th Percentile £26.25 £21.25 £44.25
England median hourly rate £27.00 £19.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year +40.26% -25.24% +14.44%

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 2,345 2,164 2,426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 46.98% 44.19% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,355 1,204 1,292
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £178 £213 £205
90th Percentile £577 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £423
% change year-on-year +2.86% +3.55% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 133 188
East of England median hourly rate £16.88 £16.06 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.07% -2.67% -19.51%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.40 £10.00
90th Percentile £38.75 £39.95 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 £338 -25.00% 41
Cambridgeshire +26 63 £363 +38.10% 27
Essex +3 31 £425 +6.25% 7
Bedfordshire -6 30 £350 +3.70% 6
Suffolk +4 28 £450 -8.16% 4
Norfolk +29 13 £225 -40.07% 3
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 159 (61.15%) Windows
2 133 (51.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 121 (46.54%) Microsoft
4 111 (42.69%) Active Directory
5 97 (37.31%) Windows Server
6 79 (30.38%) DNS
7 78 (30.00%) Linux
8 66 (25.38%) Citrix
9 64 (24.62%) Firewall
10 62 (23.85%) PowerShell
11 56 (21.54%) DHCP
12 51 (19.62%) Cisco
12 51 (19.62%) Amazon AWS
13 50 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
13 50 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 47 (18.08%) Windows Server 2012
15 44 (16.92%) Hyper-V
15 44 (16.92%) ITIL
16 43 (16.54%) Windows Server 2008
16 43 (16.54%) Office 365
16 43 (16.54%) Data Centre
17 41 (15.77%) MS Exchange
17 41 (15.77%) vSphere
18 37 (14.23%) NetApp
19 36 (13.85%) TCP/IP
19 36 (13.85%) SQL
20 35 (13.46%) SQL Server
20 35 (13.46%) Load Balancing
21 34 (13.08%) SAN
22 32 (12.31%) IIS

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 41 (15.77%) MS Exchange
2 32 (12.31%) IIS
3 31 (11.92%) Apache
4 22 (8.46%) nginx
5 17 (6.54%) Tomcat
6 16 (6.15%) OpenStack
7 15 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (5.38%) SharePoint
9 12 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (4.23%) Jetty
10 11 (4.23%) Mongrel
10 11 (4.23%) WebSphere
11 7 (2.69%) Skype for Business
12 6 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (1.92%) WebLogic
14 4 (1.54%) ThingWorx
15 2 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
15 2 (0.77%) GlassFish
16 1 (0.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.31%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.92%) Windchill
5 4 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.38%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.38%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.38%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.38%) SketchUp
Cloud Services
1 51 (19.62%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (16.54%) Office 365
4 13 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (4.23%) Google App Engine
6 4 (1.54%) IaaS
6 4 (1.54%) SaaS
7 3 (1.15%) PaaS
8 2 (0.77%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.38%) GitHub
9 1 (0.38%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 79 (30.38%) DNS
2 64 (24.62%) Firewall
3 56 (21.54%) DHCP
4 36 (13.85%) TCP/IP
5 34 (13.08%) SAN
6 24 (9.23%) LAN
7 23 (8.85%) SSL
8 22 (8.46%) WAN
9 21 (8.08%) IPsec
9 21 (8.08%) VPN
10 20 (7.69%) NAS
11 18 (6.92%) HTTP
12 16 (6.15%) VoIP
13 15 (5.77%) Wireless
14 13 (5.00%) FTP
15 12 (4.62%) Network Security
16 10 (3.85%) VLAN
17 9 (3.46%) Ethernet
18 8 (3.08%) NetScaler
18 8 (3.08%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.92%) MySQL
3 13 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (4.62%) Hadoop
4 12 (4.62%) MongoDB
5 11 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 11 (4.23%) Vagrant
3 9 (3.46%) Travis CI
4 6 (2.31%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (1.15%) JIRA
6 2 (0.77%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.38%) GitLab
7 1 (0.38%) MSTest
7 1 (0.38%) NUnit
7 1 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (5.00%) Retail
1 13 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (3.46%) Finance
3 7 (2.69%) Legal
4 2 (0.77%) Publishing
5 1 (0.38%) Back Office
5 1 (0.38%) French Language
5 1 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 42 (16.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (12.31%) Analyst
3 27 (10.38%) Support Engineer
4 20 (7.69%) Administrator
5 18 (6.92%) DevOps Engineer
5 18 (6.92%) Infrastructure Support
6 17 (6.54%) Systems Administrator
7 14 (5.38%) Architect
7 14 (5.38%) Consultant
7 14 (5.38%) Systems Engineer
8 13 (5.00%) Project Manager
9 12 (4.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 12 (4.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 12 (4.62%) Operations Analyst
9 12 (4.62%) Support Analyst
10 11 (4.23%) Desktop Support
10 11 (4.23%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
11 10 (3.85%) Azure Engineer
11 10 (3.85%) Server Engineer
11 10 (3.85%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.15%) Middleware
2 11 (4.23%) .NET
2 11 (4.23%) LAMP
2 11 (4.23%) LAPP Stack
2 11 (4.23%) LEMP Stack
2 11 (4.23%) Servlets
3 10 (3.85%) J2EE
4 5 (1.92%) LDAP
5 3 (1.15%) REST
6 2 (0.77%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.77%) Web Services
7 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.38%) CSS
7 1 (0.38%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.38%) NHibernate
7 1 (0.38%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.54%) Data Centre
2 21 (8.08%) Clustering
3 20 (7.69%) PKI
4 13 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (1.92%) Private Cloud
6 5 (1.92%) Replication
7 4 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.77%) Derivative
8 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.77%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.38%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.38%) FMCG
9 1 (0.38%) RIA
9 1 (0.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 159 (61.15%) Windows
2 97 (37.31%) Windows Server
3 78 (30.00%) Linux
4 47 (18.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (16.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (5.77%) Windows 7
8 13 (5.00%) CentOS
8 13 (5.00%) Windows 10
9 12 (4.62%) Data ONTAP
9 12 (4.62%) Unix
10 11 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.54%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.54%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.15%) Solaris
12 3 (1.15%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.15%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.77%) HPUX
13 2 (0.77%) VMS
13 2 (0.77%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 44 (16.92%) ITIL
3 35 (13.46%) Load Balancing
4 30 (11.54%) Migration
5 28 (10.77%) DevOps
6 24 (9.23%) Service Management
7 16 (6.15%) High Availability
8 15 (5.77%) Change Management
8 15 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (5.38%) Project Management
10 13 (5.00%) Configuration Management
10 13 (5.00%) Identity Management
11 12 (4.62%) Open Source
11 12 (4.62%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (4.23%) Network Optimisation
12 11 (4.23%) Secure Coding
12 11 (4.23%) SIEM
12 11 (4.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 10 (3.85%) PRINCE2
13 10 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (23.85%) PowerShell
2 36 (13.85%) SQL
3 24 (9.23%) JavaScript
4 20 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 18 (6.92%) Python
6 14 (5.38%) Perl
7 13 (5.00%) Java
8 12 (4.62%) C
8 12 (4.62%) Ruby
9 8 (3.08%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.31%) VBScript
11 4 (1.54%) VB
12 2 (0.77%) C#
12 2 (0.77%) Korn
12 2 (0.77%) PHP
13 1 (0.38%) ANSI C
13 1 (0.38%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 27 (10.38%) Security Cleared
2 18 (6.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (6.54%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 9 (3.46%) MCSE
5 9 (3.46%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.69%) CCIE
6 7 (2.69%) MCSA
7 6 (2.31%) Degree
7 6 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.92%) CCNA
8 5 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.15%) CCNP
10 2 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.77%) CCDE
10 2 (0.77%) CCIE Data Center
10 2 (0.77%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 2 (0.77%) MCP
11 1 (0.38%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.69%) SLA
2 3 (1.15%) PMO
System Software
1 133 (51.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 111 (42.69%) Active Directory
3 44 (16.92%) Hyper-V
4 41 (15.77%) vSphere
5 32 (12.31%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (7.69%) Xen
6 20 (7.69%) XenApp
7 16 (6.15%) VMware NSX
8 13 (5.00%) Docker
8 13 (5.00%) Squid
9 10 (3.85%) XenDesktop
10 6 (2.31%) VirtualBox
11 4 (1.54%) DFS Replication
11 4 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (1.15%) BitLocker
12 3 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (1.15%) Terminal Services
12 3 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (1.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (11.54%) Puppet
2 20 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (6.15%) Ansible
3 16 (6.15%) SCCM
4 15 (5.77%) WSUS
5 14 (5.38%) Microsoft Clustering
5 14 (5.38%) vCenter Server
5 14 (5.38%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 13 (5.00%) Salt
6 13 (5.00%) vRealize
7 12 (4.62%) Kubernetes
8 11 (4.23%) Nagios
8 11 (4.23%) Terraform
8 11 (4.23%) ZABBIX
9 9 (3.46%) Backup Exec
10 8 (3.08%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (3.08%) SCOM
11 6 (2.31%) FortiGate
12 5 (1.92%) vMotion
13 3 (1.15%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 121 (46.54%) Microsoft
2 66 (25.38%) Citrix
3 51 (19.62%) Cisco
4 37 (14.23%) NetApp
5 26 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 23 (8.85%) HP
7 15 (5.77%) Dell
8 13 (5.00%) Symantec
9 12 (4.62%) Google
9 12 (4.62%) IBM
10 11 (4.23%) CheckPoint
10 11 (4.23%) Oracle
11 9 (3.46%) 3PAR
11 9 (3.46%) Veeam
12 6 (2.31%) Altiris
12 6 (2.31%) Draytek
12 6 (2.31%) McAfee
12 6 (2.31%) SonicWALL
12 6 (2.31%) Sophos
13 5 (1.92%) Juniper