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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 2 July 2022 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 42 28 43
Rank change year-on-year -14 +15 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware 112 118 85
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 4.47% 5.87% 4.18%
As % of the Vendors category 10.39% 13.35% 9.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 73 60
10th Percentile - £163 £259
25th Percentile £313 £311 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £360 £375
Median % change year-on-year +18.06% -4.00% -11.76%
75th Percentile £456 £538 £506
90th Percentile £550 £613 £690
England median daily rate £483 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +10.92% +2.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
10th Percentile - £16.04 £28.65
25th Percentile - £16.84 £40.13
Median hourly rate £28.41 £18.38 £59.50
Median % change year-on-year +54.61% -69.12% +138.00%
75th Percentile £33.71 £22.00 £59.95
90th Percentile £36.88 £24.06 £60.06
England median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +36.36% +38.95%

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 1,078 884 851
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 42.98% 43.96% 41.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 494 470
10th Percentile £188 £143 £180
25th Percentile £313 £233 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £408 £425
Median % change year-on-year +10.43% -4.12% -5.56%
75th Percentile £562 £521 £525
90th Percentile £675 £596 £594
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 108 66
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.32 £13.19
25th Percentile £15.25 £13.06 £14.50
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +21.88% -20.00% +17.65%
75th Percentile £35.00 £23.21 £39.31
90th Percentile £55.00 £40.60 £57.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +10.26% +2.63% +2.70%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for VMware in the East of England

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware in the East of England over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for VMware in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for VMware in the East of England

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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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire +16 67 £425 +25.93% 18
Hertfordshire -34 18 £400 -27.27% 15
Bedfordshire -19 9 £400 -8.57% 1
Suffolk -2 8 £675 +184.21% 3
Essex -8 7 £300 -14.29% 9
Norfolk -8 3 £350 - 1
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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 91 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 83 (74.11%) Windows
3 72 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 68 (60.71%) Active Directory
5 66 (58.93%) Azure
6 57 (50.89%) AWS
7 56 (50.00%) SCCM
8 55 (49.11%) Microsoft 365
9 47 (41.96%) SLA
9 47 (41.96%) Change Management
10 45 (40.18%) Windows Server
11 44 (39.29%) Azure Active Directory
11 44 (39.29%) Incident Management
12 38 (33.93%) DNS
13 37 (33.04%) Hyper-V
14 36 (32.14%) vSphere
14 36 (32.14%) DHCP
15 34 (30.36%) SQL Server
16 32 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
17 31 (27.68%) Windows Server 2012
18 25 (22.32%) IaaS
18 25 (22.32%) PaaS
18 25 (22.32%) SQL
19 24 (21.43%) SharePoint
19 24 (21.43%) Microsoft Intune
20 23 (20.54%) Skype for Business
20 23 (20.54%) Skype
20 23 (20.54%) Remote Desktop
21 22 (19.64%) SCVMM
21 22 (19.64%) PKI

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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 32 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 24 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 23 (20.54%) Skype for Business
4 11 (9.82%) MS Exchange
5 9 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.89%) CMS
6 1 (0.89%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 66 (58.93%) Azure
2 57 (50.89%) AWS
3 55 (49.11%) Microsoft 365
4 44 (39.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 25 (22.32%) IaaS
5 25 (22.32%) PaaS
6 2 (1.79%) GCP
6 2 (1.79%) GitHub
6 2 (1.79%) Nutanix
7 1 (0.89%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (33.93%) DNS
2 36 (32.14%) DHCP
3 23 (20.54%) Remote Desktop
3 23 (20.54%) Skype
4 20 (17.86%) Firewall
5 11 (9.82%) Network Security
6 10 (8.93%) LAN
7 9 (8.04%) IPv4
8 7 (6.25%) WAN
9 6 (5.36%) TCP/IP
9 6 (5.36%) VoIP
9 6 (5.36%) VPN
10 4 (3.57%) VSAN
11 3 (2.68%) Internet
11 3 (2.68%) Wireless
12 2 (1.79%) BGP
12 2 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (1.79%) OSPF
12 2 (1.79%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (30.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.68%) MySQL
4 2 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.89%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.36%) GitLab
2 4 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (13.39%) Social Skills
2 7 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.89%) Back Office
3 1 (0.89%) Influencing Skills
3 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.89%) Organisational Skills
3 1 (0.89%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 45 (40.18%) Applications Engineer
1 45 (40.18%) Cloud Engineer
2 25 (22.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 23 (20.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 16 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (8.04%) Support Engineer
5 9 (8.04%) Wintel Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Wintel Support
6 7 (6.25%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Network Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Administrator
8 5 (4.46%) Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Consultant
9 4 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.57%) Technical Design Authority
10 3 (2.68%) Architect
10 3 (2.68%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (2.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 2 (1.79%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.68%) Velocity
2 2 (1.79%) Web Services
2 2 (1.79%) XML
3 1 (0.89%) .NET
3 1 (0.89%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.89%) Spring
3 1 (0.89%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.64%) PKI
1 22 (19.64%) Replication
2 18 (16.07%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.46%) NHS
4 4 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.79%) Clustering
5 2 (1.79%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.89%) CCTV
6 1 (0.89%) CMDB
6 1 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.89%) Life Science
6 1 (0.89%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.89%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 83 (74.11%) Windows
2 45 (40.18%) Windows Server
3 31 (27.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (16.96%) Windows Server 2016
5 18 (16.07%) Linux
6 15 (13.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (11.61%) Windows 10
8 8 (7.14%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.79%) Debian
10 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.89%) CentOS
11 1 (0.89%) Solaris
11 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (41.96%) Change Management
2 44 (39.29%) Incident Management
3 22 (19.64%) Identity Management
4 18 (16.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (8.04%) DevOps
5 9 (8.04%) Patch Management
6 8 (7.14%) ITIL
7 6 (5.36%) CI/CD
7 6 (5.36%) Dashboard Development
7 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure as Code
7 6 (5.36%) Migration
8 5 (4.46%) Agile
8 5 (4.46%) Platform Engineering
8 5 (4.46%) User Stories
8 5 (4.46%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (3.57%) Build Automation
9 4 (3.57%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (3.57%) Presales
9 4 (3.57%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.32%) SQL
2 12 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 9 (8.04%) Bash
4 4 (3.57%) Python
5 2 (1.79%) AWK
5 2 (1.79%) sed
6 1 (0.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.25%) CCA
3 7 (6.25%) MCITP
3 7 (6.25%) MCSE
3 7 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (5.36%) MCP
4 6 (5.36%) MCSA
4 6 (5.36%) MCTS
5 5 (4.46%) DV Cleared
5 5 (4.46%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.57%) CCNP
6 4 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.79%) CCIE
8 1 (0.89%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.89%) CCIE Collaboration
8 1 (0.89%) CCNA
8 1 (0.89%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (41.96%) SLA
2 3 (2.68%) QA
3 1 (0.89%) GDPR
System Software
1 91 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (60.71%) Active Directory
3 37 (33.04%) Hyper-V
4 36 (32.14%) vSphere
5 10 (8.93%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 10 (8.93%) Virtual Servers
5 10 (8.93%) XenApp
5 10 (8.93%) XenDesktop
6 9 (8.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (5.36%) Docker
8 5 (4.46%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (4.46%) VMware NSX
9 2 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.89%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.89%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 56 (50.00%) SCCM
2 24 (21.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 22 (19.64%) SCVMM
4 11 (9.82%) NetBackup
5 9 (8.04%) Ansible
6 6 (5.36%) Kubernetes
6 6 (5.36%) Terraform
6 6 (5.36%) vCenter Server
7 4 (3.57%) Grafana
7 4 (3.57%) Kibana
7 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (3.57%) Prometheus
8 3 (2.68%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 2 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.89%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.89%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 72 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.29%) Citrix
3 14 (12.50%) Cisco
4 11 (9.82%) HP
5 10 (8.93%) Ivanti
6 9 (8.04%) Shavlik
7 6 (5.36%) Palo Alto
8 5 (4.46%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.57%) Atlassian
10 3 (2.68%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.68%) Dell
10 3 (2.68%) F5
10 3 (2.68%) Google
10 3 (2.68%) McAfee
10 3 (2.68%) NetApp
10 3 (2.68%) Oracle
11 2 (1.79%) CA
11 2 (1.79%) Juniper
11 2 (1.79%) Veeam
11 2 (1.79%) Veritas