Period
to 22 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 53 38
Rank change year-on-year +10 -15 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware 205 173 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.65% 4.01% 4.70%
As % of the Vendors category 10.11% 8.93% 10.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 103 140
East of England median daily rate £330 £363 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.97% -5.54% +27.92%
10th Percentile £175 £166 £212
90th Percentile £500 £584 £551
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 22
East of England median hourly rate £19.52 £17.77 £29.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.85% -39.82% +24.33%
10th Percentile £13.97 £13.75 £9.00
90th Percentile £31.63 £40.60 £59.88
England median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -10.00% +9.51%

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 2,027 1,938 2,299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 46.03% 44.97% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,162 1,151 1,252
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £206 £200 £225
90th Percentile £588 £573 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 120 199
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.64 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.07% +6.88% -19.51%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.54 £48.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +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 22 May 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 May 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 May 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 +22 80 £300 -29.41% 26
Suffolk +8 35 £450 +76.47% 3
Bedfordshire +5 33 £314 -10.36% 5
Cambridgeshire -6 31 £315 +14.55% 19
Essex -10 15 £355 -13.94% 11
Norfolk 0 11 £212 -41.92% 4
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (64.39%) Windows
2 129 (62.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (49.27%) Active Directory
4 86 (41.95%) Windows Server
5 84 (40.98%) Microsoft
6 64 (31.22%) Citrix
7 53 (25.85%) ITIL
7 53 (25.85%) Firewall
8 47 (22.93%) Data Centre
9 45 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 44 (21.46%) Cisco
11 42 (20.49%) SQL
11 42 (20.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 39 (19.02%) DNS
12 39 (19.02%) DHCP
12 39 (19.02%) MS Exchange
13 35 (17.07%) SQL Server
13 35 (17.07%) PowerShell
14 34 (16.59%) SCCM
14 34 (16.59%) HP
14 34 (16.59%) SAN
15 32 (15.61%) Hyper-V
16 29 (14.15%) LAN
17 28 (13.66%) Load Balancing
18 27 (13.17%) Office 365
19 26 (12.68%) WAN
19 26 (12.68%) Cisco Certification
19 26 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
20 25 (12.20%) VMware ESXi
20 25 (12.20%) Security Cleared

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 39 (19.02%) MS Exchange
2 21 (10.24%) IIS
3 17 (8.29%) SharePoint
4 16 (7.80%) Skype for Business
5 13 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (4.88%) Apache
7 7 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.44%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.95%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.95%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.46%) ThingWorx
11 2 (0.98%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.49%) Confluence
12 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.49%) Jetty
12 1 (0.49%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (4.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.93%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.46%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (13.17%) Office 365
2 23 (11.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (9.27%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.46%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.49%) Akamai
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.49%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.49%) IaaS
5 1 (0.49%) NuGet
5 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (25.85%) Firewall
2 39 (19.02%) DHCP
2 39 (19.02%) DNS
3 34 (16.59%) SAN
4 29 (14.15%) LAN
5 26 (12.68%) WAN
6 20 (9.76%) NAS
7 18 (8.78%) SSL
7 18 (8.78%) VPN
8 17 (8.29%) VoIP
9 15 (7.32%) TCP/IP
9 15 (7.32%) VLAN
10 14 (6.83%) Wireless
11 13 (6.34%) HTTP
11 13 (6.34%) IPsec
11 13 (6.34%) iSCSI
12 12 (5.85%) Fibre Channel
13 10 (4.88%) SMTP
14 9 (4.39%) NetScaler
15 8 (3.90%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.85%) MySQL
3 9 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.93%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.44%) DB2
5 5 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.49%) Firebird
8 1 (0.49%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 7 (3.41%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.93%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.93%) JIRA
3 5 (2.44%) Ant
3 5 (2.44%) Subversion
3 5 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.98%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.49%) MSTest
5 1 (0.49%) NUnit
5 1 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.49%) Selenium
5 1 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.49%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (7.80%) Telecoms
2 11 (5.37%) Legal
3 9 (4.39%) Finance
3 9 (4.39%) French Language
4 4 (1.95%) Retail
5 2 (0.98%) Banking
5 2 (0.98%) Billing
5 2 (0.98%) Local Government
6 1 (0.49%) Law
6 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (20.00%) Analyst
2 29 (14.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (10.73%) Support Engineer
4 18 (8.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 17 (8.29%) Project Manager
6 15 (7.32%) Infrastructure Manager
7 13 (6.34%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 13 (6.34%) Operations Analyst
8 12 (5.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 12 (5.85%) Architect
8 12 (5.85%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
8 12 (5.85%) Infrastructure Support
9 11 (5.37%) Network Engineer
10 10 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (4.88%) Desktop Support
10 10 (4.88%) Server Engineer
10 10 (4.88%) Web Analyst
10 10 (4.88%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
11 9 (4.39%) VMware Engineer
12 8 (3.90%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.34%) Middleware
2 6 (2.93%) Web Services
3 5 (2.44%) SAP PI
4 4 (1.95%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.98%) .NET
6 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.49%) HTML
6 1 (0.49%) J2EE
6 1 (0.49%) LDAP
6 1 (0.49%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.49%) Servlets
6 1 (0.49%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.49%) WCF
6 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (22.93%) Data Centre
2 24 (11.71%) Clustering
3 21 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.90%) Replication
5 7 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.93%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.44%) PKI
7 5 (2.44%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.95%) Derivative
8 4 (1.95%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.46%) CESG
9 3 (1.46%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.46%) User Experience
10 2 (0.98%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.98%) NHS
10 2 (0.98%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 1 (0.49%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 132 (64.39%) Windows
2 86 (41.95%) Windows Server
3 45 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (20.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (10.73%) Linux
6 13 (6.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (5.37%) Unix
8 9 (4.39%) Windows 7
9 8 (3.90%) Windows 10
10 5 (2.44%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.44%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.46%) CentOS
11 3 (1.46%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.98%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.49%) Debian
13 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (25.85%) ITIL
2 28 (13.66%) Load Balancing
3 19 (9.27%) Service Management
4 18 (8.78%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (8.29%) Change Management
6 16 (7.80%) High Availability
6 16 (7.80%) Migration
7 14 (6.83%) Project Management
8 12 (5.85%) Information Security
9 11 (5.37%) Network Optimisation
10 10 (4.88%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (4.88%) Problem Management
10 10 (4.88%) SIEM
11 9 (4.39%) Business Continuity
11 9 (4.39%) DevOps
11 9 (4.39%) Secure Coding
12 8 (3.90%) Identity Management
12 8 (3.90%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 7 (3.41%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (3.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 42 (20.49%) SQL
2 35 (17.07%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.37%) VBScript
4 9 (4.39%) Bash Shell
4 9 (4.39%) C
5 8 (3.90%) Java
5 8 (3.90%) Python
6 7 (3.41%) PHP
7 6 (2.93%) Ruby
8 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (12.68%) Cisco Certification
1 26 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (12.20%) Security Cleared
3 20 (9.76%) Degree
4 13 (6.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (5.85%) MCSA
5 12 (5.85%) MCSE
6 11 (5.37%) SC Cleared
7 10 (4.88%) DV Cleared
8 9 (4.39%) CCNA
8 9 (4.39%) CCNP
9 8 (3.90%) CCIE
10 7 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (2.93%) MCP
11 6 (2.93%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.46%) JNCIE
12 3 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.98%) CCA
13 2 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.37%) SLA
2 4 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.95%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.46%) GDPR
4 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.49%) PMO
4 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 129 (62.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 101 (49.27%) Active Directory
3 32 (15.61%) Hyper-V
4 25 (12.20%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (10.24%) vSphere
6 19 (9.27%) XenApp
7 14 (6.83%) VMware NSX
7 14 (6.83%) XenDesktop
8 13 (6.34%) Squid
9 8 (3.90%) Terminal Services
9 8 (3.90%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (3.41%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (2.93%) BitLocker
11 6 (2.93%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (1.95%) DFS Replication
13 4 (1.95%) VirtualBox
14 3 (1.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (1.46%) Xen
14 3 (1.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (16.59%) SCCM
2 23 (11.22%) Microsoft Clustering
3 13 (6.34%) Backup Exec
3 13 (6.34%) Norton AntiVirus
3 13 (6.34%) Puppet
4 12 (5.85%) Ansible
4 12 (5.85%) SCOM
5 11 (5.37%) vCenter Server
6 10 (4.88%) NetBackup
7 9 (4.39%) WSUS
8 8 (3.90%) HP Data Protector
8 8 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (2.44%) Control-M
9 5 (2.44%) HP ALM
10 4 (1.95%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (1.46%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (1.46%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (1.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (1.46%) vRealize
Vendors
1 84 (40.98%) Microsoft
2 64 (31.22%) Citrix
3 44 (21.46%) Cisco
4 34 (16.59%) HP
5 23 (11.22%) IBM
6 20 (9.76%) Dell
6 20 (9.76%) Oracle
7 19 (9.27%) 3PAR
8 17 (8.29%) Symantec
9 15 (7.32%) NetApp
10 13 (6.34%) Red Hat
10 13 (6.34%) SolarWinds
11 11 (5.37%) Veeam
12 9 (4.39%) CommVault
13 8 (3.90%) EMC
13 8 (3.90%) EqualLogic
13 8 (3.90%) Veritas
14 7 (3.41%) McAfee
14 7 (3.41%) SAP
15 6 (2.93%) Juniper