Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 37 25
Rank change year-on-year -7 -12 +19
Contract jobs citing VMware 253 234 352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.90% 4.80% 5.98%
As % of the Vendors category 11.03% 9.73% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 149 195
East of England median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% +27.27%
10th Percentile £151 £199 £180
90th Percentile £515 £496 £488
England median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 53
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £24.22 £31.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.93% -23.26% +28.80%
10th Percentile £13.45 £9.78 £14.25
90th Percentile £18.51 £35.93 £50.95
England median hourly rate £20.00 £25.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -22.33% +14.44% +4.65%

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 2294 2406 2737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 44.46% 49.36% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1235 1330 1496
East of England median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £191 £210 £200
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 191 285
East of England median hourly rate £16.47 £17.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.15% -17.07% -0.61%
10th Percentile £10.47 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.65 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +13 97 £425 +30.77% 21
Bedfordshire -2 55 £300 -20.00% 4
Cambridgeshire -8 50 £290 -15.64% 26
Essex -15 37 £363 +3.57% 2
Suffolk +4 12 £490 +58.06%
Norfolk -24 5 £182 -51.01% 2
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for VMware.

1 148 (58.50%) Windows
2 142 (56.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 125 (49.41%) Microsoft
4 124 (49.01%) Active Directory
5 83 (32.81%) Windows Server
6 81 (32.02%) Citrix
7 58 (22.92%) Data Centre
8 52 (20.55%) SAN
9 51 (20.16%) Linux
10 48 (18.97%) SCCM
11 47 (18.58%) PowerShell
11 47 (18.58%) Cisco
12 46 (18.18%) ITIL
13 43 (17.00%) HP
14 42 (16.60%) vSphere
15 41 (16.21%) Windows Server 2012
15 41 (16.21%) DNS
15 41 (16.21%) DHCP
15 41 (16.21%) MS Exchange
16 40 (15.81%) Firewall
17 39 (15.42%) XenApp
18 37 (14.62%) SQL Server
19 36 (14.23%) LAN
20 35 (13.83%) Microsoft Certification
20 35 (13.83%) Windows 7
21 34 (13.44%) Security Cleared
22 31 (12.25%) Windows Server 2008
22 31 (12.25%) Office 365
23 30 (11.86%) SharePoint
23 30 (11.86%) SQL

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 (16.21%) MS Exchange
2 30 (11.86%) SharePoint
2 30 (11.86%) Skype for Business
3 16 (6.32%) OpenStack
4 13 (5.14%) IIS
5 8 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.98%) Apache
6 5 (1.98%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.19%) JBoss
7 3 (1.19%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.79%) K2 blackpearl
8 2 (0.79%) MediaWiki
8 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.40%) Jetty
9 1 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.40%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (12.25%) Office 365
2 21 (8.30%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (7.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (5.14%) OneDrive
5 8 (3.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (3.16%) IaaS
6 6 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (2.37%) Google App Engine
7 5 (1.98%) G Suite
8 3 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.79%) SaaS
10 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.40%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 52 (20.55%) SAN
2 41 (16.21%) DHCP
2 41 (16.21%) DNS
3 40 (15.81%) Firewall
4 36 (14.23%) LAN
5 23 (9.09%) Skype
6 21 (8.30%) WAN
7 20 (7.91%) TCP/IP
8 18 (7.11%) Fibre Channel
8 18 (7.11%) VPN
9 17 (6.72%) NAS
10 16 (6.32%) VoIP
11 14 (5.53%) iSCSI
12 12 (4.74%) Internet
13 11 (4.35%) NetScaler
13 11 (4.35%) SSL
14 10 (3.95%) HTTP
14 10 (3.95%) OSPF
14 10 (3.95%) SNMP
14 10 (3.95%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.98%) Hadoop
2 5 (1.98%) Relational Database
2 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.79%) MySQL
4 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.40%) DB2
5 1 (0.40%) GIS
5 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.40%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (2.77%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.98%) AutoIt
3 3 (1.19%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.19%) IDA Disassembler
3 3 (1.19%) Metasploit
3 3 (1.19%) OllyDbg
4 2 (0.79%) Subversion
4 2 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.40%) Ant
5 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.40%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.40%) JIRA
5 1 (0.40%) Maven
5 1 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.40%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.40%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (9.49%) Finance
2 12 (4.74%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.77%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.37%) Electronics
4 6 (2.37%) Law
4 6 (2.37%) Marketing
5 5 (1.98%) Publishing
5 5 (1.98%) Retail
6 4 (1.58%) Legal
7 3 (1.19%) French Language
7 3 (1.19%) Local Government
8 2 (0.79%) Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.40%) Military
9 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (12.25%) Analyst
2 28 (11.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (10.67%) Consultant
4 21 (8.30%) Support Engineer
5 20 (7.91%) Architect
6 19 (7.51%) VMware Engineer
6 19 (7.51%) Windows Engineer
7 14 (5.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 14 (5.53%) Administrator
8 13 (5.14%) Server Engineer
9 11 (4.35%) Project Manager
10 9 (3.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (3.56%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (3.56%) Infrastructure Manager
10 9 (3.56%) Technical Consultant
11 8 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (3.16%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (2.77%) Server Support
12 7 (2.77%) Service Analyst
12 7 (2.77%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.56%) Middleware
2 6 (2.37%) .NET
3 5 (1.98%) Web Services
4 4 (1.58%) 802.1X
4 4 (1.58%) HTML
5 3 (1.19%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.19%) CSS
5 3 (1.19%) HTML5
6 2 (0.79%) CSS3
6 2 (0.79%) J2EE
6 2 (0.79%) Servlets
6 2 (0.79%) WCF
6 2 (0.79%) XML
7 1 (0.40%) JSON
7 1 (0.40%) JSP
7 1 (0.40%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.40%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 58 (22.92%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.72%) Clustering
3 15 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.14%) CESG
4 13 (5.14%) NHS
4 13 (5.14%) User Experience
5 9 (3.56%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.16%) Client/Server
6 8 (3.16%) Replication
7 7 (2.77%) RSA SecurID
8 6 (2.37%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.98%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.58%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.58%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.19%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.79%) Derivative
12 2 (0.79%) PDA
13 1 (0.40%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 148 (58.50%) Windows
2 83 (32.81%) Windows Server
3 51 (20.16%) Linux
4 41 (16.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (13.83%) Windows 7
6 31 (12.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (10.28%) Unix
8 15 (5.93%) Solaris
8 15 (5.93%) Windows 10
9 12 (4.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.16%) AIX
10 8 (3.16%) CentOS
11 7 (2.77%) Android
11 7 (2.77%) Apple iOS
11 7 (2.77%) Ubuntu
12 5 (1.98%) VMS
12 5 (1.98%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.19%) Debian
13 3 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (18.18%) ITIL
2 21 (8.30%) Information Security
2 21 (8.30%) Migration
3 19 (7.51%) DevOps
4 16 (6.32%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 16 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (6.32%) High Availability
5 13 (5.14%) Disk Encryption
5 13 (5.14%) People Management
6 12 (4.74%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (4.74%) Server Virtualisation
7 11 (4.35%) Project Management
8 9 (3.56%) Business Continuity
8 9 (3.56%) Change Management
8 9 (3.56%) Customer Requirements
8 9 (3.56%) Presales
8 9 (3.56%) Risk Management
8 9 (3.56%) Secure Coding
9 8 (3.16%) E-Commerce
9 8 (3.16%) Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 47 (18.58%) PowerShell
2 30 (11.86%) SQL
3 19 (7.51%) VBScript
4 15 (5.93%) Java
5 12 (4.74%) Python
6 8 (3.16%) Bash Shell
6 8 (3.16%) Perl
7 6 (2.37%) C
8 5 (1.98%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.58%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.19%) Ruby
11 1 (0.40%) AWK
11 1 (0.40%) C#
11 1 (0.40%) PHP
11 1 (0.40%) R
11 1 (0.40%) sed
11 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (13.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (13.44%) Security Cleared
3 28 (11.07%) SC Cleared
4 25 (9.88%) MCSE
5 20 (7.91%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (6.32%) Degree
6 16 (6.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (5.93%) MCSA
8 11 (4.35%) CCNP
8 11 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (3.56%) CCNA
10 7 (2.77%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (2.77%) VCAP
11 5 (1.98%) CCA
11 5 (1.98%) CISM
11 5 (1.98%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.98%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.58%) CISSP
12 4 (1.58%) MCP
13 3 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.77%) SLA
2 6 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.40%) AS 2805
3 1 (0.40%) GMP
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.40%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.40%) PMO
3 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 142 (56.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 124 (49.01%) Active Directory
3 42 (16.60%) vSphere
4 39 (15.42%) XenApp
5 25 (9.88%) Hyper-V
6 22 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (7.11%) XenDesktop
8 17 (6.72%) Microsoft App-V
9 14 (5.53%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (5.14%) BitLocker
11 12 (4.74%) Terminal Services
12 8 (3.16%) vCloud
12 8 (3.16%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (1.98%) DFS Replication
13 5 (1.98%) NFS
13 5 (1.98%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (1.98%) VirtualBox
14 4 (1.58%) Docker
14 4 (1.58%) VMware NSX
14 4 (1.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 48 (18.97%) SCCM
2 21 (8.30%) Norton AntiVirus
3 18 (7.11%) Microsoft Clustering
4 16 (6.32%) vCenter Server
5 14 (5.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 13 (5.14%) Microsoft Intune
7 11 (4.35%) Ansible
7 11 (4.35%) SCOM
8 10 (3.95%) NetBackup
8 10 (3.95%) Puppet
9 9 (3.56%) Backup Exec
10 7 (2.77%) Terraform
11 6 (2.37%) HP Data Protector
11 6 (2.37%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (2.37%) PowerCLI
11 6 (2.37%) WSUS
12 5 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (1.98%) yum
13 4 (1.58%) vRealize
14 3 (1.19%) EnCase
Vendors
1 125 (49.41%) Microsoft
2 81 (32.02%) Citrix
3 47 (18.58%) Cisco
4 43 (17.00%) HP
5 27 (10.67%) Symantec
6 26 (10.28%) NetApp
7 21 (8.30%) Dell
8 19 (7.51%) Google
9 15 (5.93%) CommVault
9 15 (5.93%) IBM
9 15 (5.93%) Oracle
10 13 (5.14%) Altiris
10 13 (5.14%) LANDesk
10 13 (5.14%) McAfee
10 13 (5.14%) Red Hat
11 12 (4.74%) 3PAR
11 12 (4.74%) AppSense
11 12 (4.74%) Brocade
12 9 (3.56%) SolarWinds
13 8 (3.16%) Apple