Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 41 46 40
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware 121 53 166
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 4.85% 3.64% 4.66%
As % of the Vendors category 12.14% 8.24% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 31 124
10th Percentile £253 £180 £250
25th Percentile £303 £200 £298
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £375 £350
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -6.67%
75th Percentile £488 £494 £425
90th Percentile £616 £650 £475
England median daily rate £465 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +6.90% +8.75% -0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
10th Percentile £17.90 £18.55 -
25th Percentile £21.50 £19.09 £51.25
Median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £52.50
Median % change year-on-year +23.81% -60.00% +279.75%
75th Percentile £28.41 £23.72 £53.75
90th Percentile - £24.75 -
England median hourly rate £41.35 £46.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -10.12% +48.39% +6.90%

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 997 643 1,578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 39.98% 44.19% 44.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 366 951
10th Percentile £160 £161 £185
25th Percentile £313 £258 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £400
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% - -6.98%
75th Percentile £538 £488 £500
90th Percentile £636 £550 £600
England median daily rate £520 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +12.43% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 67 120
10th Percentile £12.26 £11.96 £12.30
25th Percentile £13.44 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.42 £17.30
Median % change year-on-year -28.64% +29.60% +4.06%
75th Percentile £23.49 £45.00 £24.75
90th Percentile £39.50 £53.00 £51.95
England median hourly rate £20.00 £23.24 £18.70
% change year-on-year -13.92% +24.25% +6.86%

VMware
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

VMware
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 27 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for VMware in the East of England

VMware
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

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 27 January 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
Hertfordshire +2 39 £463 +23.33% 30
Cambridgeshire -11 38 £375 -25.00% 15
Suffolk +1 15 £675 +200.00% 7
Essex -9 12 £375 - 9
Norfolk -5 9 £325 +88.41% 8
Bedfordshire -17 8 £290 +45.00% 3
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (75.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 76 (62.81%) Windows
3 57 (47.11%) Microsoft
4 55 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 46 (38.02%) Windows Server
6 43 (35.54%) Azure
7 37 (30.58%) PowerShell
8 36 (29.75%) Linux
9 34 (28.10%) SCCM
9 34 (28.10%) Ansible
10 32 (26.45%) Microsoft 365
11 31 (25.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 31 (25.62%) Security Cleared
11 31 (25.62%) DNS
12 29 (23.97%) SQL Server
12 29 (23.97%) AWS
13 28 (23.14%) Windows Server 2016
13 28 (23.14%) Hyper-V
14 27 (22.31%) vSphere
15 26 (21.49%) Windows Server 2012
15 26 (21.49%) Windows Server 2008
16 25 (20.66%) Firewall
17 24 (19.83%) Python
17 24 (19.83%) Cisco
18 23 (19.01%) DHCP
18 23 (19.01%) Social Skills
19 21 (17.36%) Bash
19 21 (17.36%) DevOps
19 21 (17.36%) ITIL
20 20 (16.53%) CI/CD

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 15 (12.40%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (7.44%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.44%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (6.61%) Skype for Business
4 7 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.96%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.65%) Confluence
6 2 (1.65%) IIS
7 1 (0.83%) Apache
7 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Magento
1 1 (0.83%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.83%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 43 (35.54%) Azure
2 32 (26.45%) Microsoft 365
3 29 (23.97%) AWS
4 17 (14.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (7.44%) GCP
6 7 (5.79%) IaaS
7 6 (4.96%) PaaS
8 5 (4.13%) GitHub
9 3 (2.48%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.65%) Mimecast
10 2 (1.65%) Nutanix
11 1 (0.83%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.83%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.83%) Slack
11 1 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (25.62%) DNS
2 25 (20.66%) Firewall
3 23 (19.01%) DHCP
4 14 (11.57%) Network Security
4 14 (11.57%) VSAN
5 11 (9.09%) SAN
6 10 (8.26%) LAN
7 8 (6.61%) Skype
7 8 (6.61%) WAN
7 8 (6.61%) Wireless
8 7 (5.79%) IPv4
8 7 (5.79%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (4.96%) VoIP
10 5 (4.13%) iSCSI
10 5 (4.13%) SSH
11 4 (3.31%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (3.31%) TCP/IP
11 4 (3.31%) VPN
11 4 (3.31%) WLAN
12 3 (2.48%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.97%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.79%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.96%) GIS
3 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.48%) MySQL
5 3 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (14.05%) Jenkins
2 11 (9.09%) GitLab
3 8 (6.61%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.13%) CppUnit
4 5 (4.13%) PVCS
4 5 (4.13%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.48%) JIRA
6 2 (1.65%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.65%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.65%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 23 (19.01%) Social Skills
2 6 (4.96%) Public Sector
3 4 (3.31%) Retail
3 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.65%) Finance
4 2 (1.65%) Law
5 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.83%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (19.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (11.57%) Applications Engineer
2 14 (11.57%) Cloud Engineer
3 12 (9.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 12 (9.92%) Support Engineer
4 11 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 10 (8.26%) Consultant
6 8 (6.61%) Automation Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) Wintel Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Network Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Server Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.13%) Administrator
9 5 (4.13%) Embedded C Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Embedded Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) VMware Engineer
10 4 (3.31%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.96%) Web Services
2 5 (4.13%) Node.js
3 3 (2.48%) XML
4 1 (0.83%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.83%) Apache NiFi
4 1 (0.83%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.83%) JSON
4 1 (0.83%) ModSecurity
4 1 (0.83%) REST
4 1 (0.83%) SOAP
4 1 (0.83%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.61%) Replication
3 7 (5.79%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (4.96%) PKI
4 6 (4.96%) Public Cloud
5 5 (4.13%) NHS
6 3 (2.48%) Cloud Native
6 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.65%) CMDB
7 2 (1.65%) Cybercrime
7 2 (1.65%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.65%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.83%) BYOD
8 1 (0.83%) CCTV
8 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.83%) Clustering
8 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.83%) Digital Signage
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 76 (62.81%) Windows
2 46 (38.02%) Windows Server
3 36 (29.75%) Linux
4 28 (23.14%) Windows Server 2016
5 26 (21.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (21.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (13.22%) Windows 10
7 15 (12.40%) Windows Server 2019
8 7 (5.79%) Unix
9 6 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (4.96%) Solaris
9 6 (4.96%) Windows 7
10 5 (4.13%) Debian
11 3 (2.48%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.65%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.65%) SUSE
13 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 21 (17.36%) DevOps
2 21 (17.36%) ITIL
3 20 (16.53%) CI/CD
4 18 (14.88%) Change Management
5 16 (13.22%) Configuration Management
6 15 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (10.74%) Incident Management
8 12 (9.92%) Infrastructure as Code
8 12 (9.92%) Service Delivery
9 11 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (8.26%) Software Engineering
11 9 (7.44%) Migration
11 9 (7.44%) Observability
12 8 (6.61%) Infrastructure Automation
12 8 (6.61%) Systems Engineering
12 8 (6.61%) Validation
13 7 (5.79%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (5.79%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.58%) PowerShell
2 24 (19.83%) Python
3 21 (17.36%) Bash
4 12 (9.92%) C
5 10 (8.26%) SQL
6 9 (7.44%) VB
7 5 (4.13%) C++
7 5 (4.13%) Embedded C
7 5 (4.13%) Embedded C++
7 5 (4.13%) Perl
7 5 (4.13%) Ruby
8 4 (3.31%) Java
9 3 (2.48%) AWK
9 3 (2.48%) Go
9 3 (2.48%) PHP
9 3 (2.48%) sed
10 2 (1.65%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (25.62%) Security Cleared
2 17 (14.05%) SC Cleared
3 15 (12.40%) DV Cleared
4 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (4.13%) Degree
7 2 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.83%) CISA
8 1 (0.83%) CISM
8 1 (0.83%) CISSP
8 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.83%) MCSA
8 1 (0.83%) MCSE
8 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.88%) SLA
2 4 (3.31%) GDPR
3 3 (2.48%) QA
4 1 (0.83%) GxP
4 1 (0.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.83%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.83%) NCSC
4 1 (0.83%) NIST
System Software
1 91 (75.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 28 (23.14%) Hyper-V
4 27 (22.31%) vSphere
5 15 (12.40%) VMware NSX
6 13 (10.74%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
7 11 (9.09%) XenDesktop
8 9 (7.44%) Docker
8 9 (7.44%) XenApp
9 7 (5.79%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 7 (5.79%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (4.13%) vCloud
11 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (2.48%) NFS
12 3 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (1.65%) KVM
13 2 (1.65%) RHEV
13 2 (1.65%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.83%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 34 (28.10%) Ansible
1 34 (28.10%) SCCM
2 12 (9.92%) Terraform
3 11 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (8.26%) Puppet
5 9 (7.44%) Kubernetes
5 9 (7.44%) NetBackup
6 8 (6.61%) Grafana
7 7 (5.79%) Kibana
7 7 (5.79%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (5.79%) Prometheus
7 7 (5.79%) vCenter Server
7 7 (5.79%) vRealize
8 6 (4.96%) SCVMM
9 4 (3.31%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (3.31%) Packer
9 4 (3.31%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 3 (2.48%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (2.48%) SCOM
11 2 (1.65%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 57 (47.11%) Microsoft
2 24 (19.83%) Cisco
3 19 (15.70%) Citrix
4 12 (9.92%) Oracle
5 10 (8.26%) HP
6 9 (7.44%) Atlassian
6 9 (7.44%) McAfee
7 8 (6.61%) Dell
7 8 (6.61%) Red Hat
8 7 (5.79%) CheckPoint
8 7 (5.79%) Ivanti
8 7 (5.79%) Shavlik
8 7 (5.79%) Sophos
9 6 (4.96%) ESRI
9 6 (4.96%) F5
9 6 (4.96%) Google
9 6 (4.96%) Lumension
10 5 (4.13%) Ericsson
11 4 (3.31%) Commvault
11 4 (3.31%) Palo Alto