Period
to 24 January 2021

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 24 January 2021 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
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 44 36 43
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware 52 168 219
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 3.60% 4.66% 4.94%
As % of the Vendors category 8.15% 10.50% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 128 120
Median daily rate £355 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.43% -5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £181 £250 £156
90th Percentile £650 £483 £575
England median daily rate £430 £400 £401
% change year-on-year +7.50% -0.12% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 11
Median hourly rate £21.00 £52.50 £13.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +279.75% -17.30%
10th Percentile £18.55 £51.25 £12.55
90th Percentile £24.75 £53.75 £27.00
England median hourly rate £52.00 £31.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +67.74% +10.71% +16.67%

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 638 1,600 2,109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 44.18% 44.42% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 966 1,236
Median daily rate £400 £400 £429
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.71% +0.88%
10th Percentile £160 £185 £197
90th Percentile £550 £600 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 117 130
Median hourly rate £22.42 £17.50 £16.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.11% +5.26% +0.76%
10th Percentile £11.94 £12.30 £11.14
90th Percentile £53.25 £52.55 £45.03
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year +22.99% +6.89% +2.91%

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 24 January 2021.

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 24 January 2021. 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
Cambridgeshire +1 17 £450 +28.57% 8
Hertfordshire -12 12 £375 +15.38% 14
Essex -4 8 £375 +7.14% 3
Bedfordshire +20 7 £200 -42.86% 4
Norfolk +10 5 £173 - 1
Suffolk +15 2 £225 -64.71% 1
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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 38 (73.08%) Windows
2 31 (59.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (57.69%) Microsoft
4 24 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 22 (42.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 21 (40.38%) Windows Server
7 17 (32.69%) PowerShell
7 17 (32.69%) Azure
8 16 (30.77%) Hyper-V
8 16 (30.77%) Cisco
9 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
10 13 (25.00%) Office 365
10 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (23.08%) Windows 10
11 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2016
12 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (21.15%) ITIL
13 10 (19.23%) DV Cleared
13 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (19.23%) Ansible
14 9 (17.31%) Oracle
14 9 (17.31%) Linux
14 9 (17.31%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (17.31%) Firewall
15 8 (15.38%) Sophos
15 8 (15.38%) Migration
15 8 (15.38%) SAN
15 8 (15.38%) DNS
15 8 (15.38%) LAN
15 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2019

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 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.69%) ArcGIS
2 4 (7.69%) IIS
3 3 (5.77%) IBM Notes
3 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.85%) Apache
4 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.92%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.92%) Documentum
5 1 (1.92%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Magento
1 1 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.92%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.69%) Azure
2 13 (25.00%) Office 365
3 8 (15.38%) AWS
4 2 (3.85%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.92%) GCP
5 1 (1.92%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) Firewall
2 8 (15.38%) DNS
2 8 (15.38%) LAN
2 8 (15.38%) SAN
3 7 (13.46%) DHCP
4 6 (11.54%) WAN
5 4 (7.69%) HTTP
5 4 (7.69%) SNMP
5 4 (7.69%) VLAN
5 4 (7.69%) Wireless
6 3 (5.77%) NAS
6 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.77%) VoIP
6 3 (5.77%) VPN
7 2 (3.85%) ADSL
7 2 (3.85%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.85%) Network Security
7 2 (3.85%) SMTP
7 2 (3.85%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (3.85%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) GIS
3 3 (5.77%) MySQL
4 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.92%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.92%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
1 2 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.92%) Legal
2 1 (1.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (40.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Architect
5 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Designer
5 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Network Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Network Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (3.85%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.92%) Java RMI
3 1 (1.92%) Node.js
3 1 (1.92%) SAML
3 1 (1.92%) Web Services
3 1 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Algorithms
1 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.85%) NHS
2 1 (1.92%) Clustering
2 1 (1.92%) CMDB
2 1 (1.92%) Life Science
2 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (73.08%) Windows
2 21 (40.38%) Windows Server
3 12 (23.08%) Windows 10
3 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2016
4 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (17.31%) Linux
7 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2019
8 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
9 6 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (5.77%) Unix
11 1 (1.92%) Solaris
11 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (21.15%) ITIL
3 8 (15.38%) Migration
4 7 (13.46%) DevOps
5 6 (11.54%) Data Migration
6 3 (5.77%) Change Management
6 3 (5.77%) Coaching
6 3 (5.77%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (5.77%) Image Processing
6 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.77%) Network Management
6 3 (5.77%) Open Source
6 3 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.77%) Presales
6 3 (5.77%) Preventative Maintenance
6 3 (5.77%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (5.77%) Service Design
6 3 (5.77%) Systems Engineering
6 3 (5.77%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.85%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) PowerShell
2 7 (13.46%) SQL
3 5 (9.62%) VB
4 4 (7.69%) Python
5 3 (5.77%) C
5 3 (5.77%) Java
6 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.92%) Go
7 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.92%) PHP
7 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
2 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (19.23%) DV Cleared
4 9 (17.31%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (13.46%) MCSE
6 5 (9.62%) CCNA
6 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
7 4 (7.69%) MCSA
8 3 (5.77%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.92%) CCA
10 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 31 (59.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 16 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 6 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (11.54%) VMware NSX
5 3 (5.77%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (5.77%) vSphere
6 2 (3.85%) Docker
6 2 (3.85%) XenApp
6 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.92%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.92%) Postfix
7 1 (1.92%) qmail
7 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) Ansible
2 7 (13.46%) SCCM
3 5 (9.62%) vCenter Server
3 5 (9.62%) vRealize
4 3 (5.77%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.85%) Iperf
5 2 (3.85%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.92%) Puppet
6 1 (1.92%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.92%) Terraform
6 1 (1.92%) WMI
Vendors
1 30 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 16 (30.77%) Cisco
3 9 (17.31%) Oracle
4 8 (15.38%) Sophos
5 6 (11.54%) Citrix
5 6 (11.54%) Veeam
6 4 (7.69%) ESRI
6 4 (7.69%) Hortonworks
6 4 (7.69%) IBM
6 4 (7.69%) Lumension
7 3 (5.77%) Forcepoint
7 3 (5.77%) Lotus
7 3 (5.77%) SAP
7 3 (5.77%) Veritas
8 2 (3.85%) Snow
9 1 (1.92%) Dynatrace
9 1 (1.92%) F5
9 1 (1.92%) New Relic
9 1 (1.92%) Okta
9 1 (1.92%) Xerox