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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 33 20
Rank change year-on-year -12 -13  
Contract jobs citing VMware 100 120 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.35% 4.81% 6.83%
As % of the Vendors category 9.53% 10.23% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 79 136
Median daily rate £375 £380 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.31% +26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £372 £358 £330
% change year-on-year +4.05% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 24
Median hourly rate £15.50 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.66% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £22.00 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.86 £45.75 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £28.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -40.35% +29.54%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1049 1173 1499
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 45.59% 47.03% 49.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 610 851
Median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 99 136
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.20 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.53 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing VMware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in the East of England

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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

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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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in the East of England

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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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +15 43 £475 +26.66% 14
Cambridgeshire -9 24 £213 -51.70% 11
Bedfordshire -5 21 £413 +17.85% 5
Essex -10 13 £400 +6.66% 7
Norfolk -3 1 £375 +97.36%
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 134 (64.73%) Windows
2 130 (62.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (33.82%) Microsoft
4 62 (29.95%) Active Directory
4 62 (29.95%) Windows Server
5 59 (28.50%) Linux
6 49 (23.67%) VMware ESXi
7 48 (23.19%) Data Centre
8 39 (18.84%) Citrix
9 38 (18.36%) Cisco
10 37 (17.87%) ITIL
10 37 (17.87%) Windows 7
11 34 (16.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 34 (16.43%) SAN
12 33 (15.94%) DNS
12 33 (15.94%) SCCM
13 31 (14.98%) Firewall
14 30 (14.49%) SQL
15 29 (14.01%) Unix
15 29 (14.01%) PowerShell
16 27 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
16 27 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
17 25 (12.08%) SQL Server
18 24 (11.59%) Finance
19 23 (11.11%) Python
20 21 (10.14%) Security Cleared
20 21 (10.14%) SharePoint
21 19 (9.18%) MS Exchange
21 19 (9.18%) LAN
21 19 (9.18%) IIS

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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 21 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 19 (9.18%) IIS
2 19 (9.18%) MS Exchange
3 15 (7.25%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (6.28%) Apache
5 11 (5.31%) Skype for Business
6 10 (4.83%) JBoss
7 8 (3.86%) OpenStack
8 7 (3.38%) IBM Notes
8 7 (3.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (2.90%) Tomcat
10 5 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (1.93%) Jetty
11 4 (1.93%) Mongrel
11 4 (1.93%) nginx
11 4 (1.93%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.97%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.97%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 13 (6.28%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.97%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.48%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.48%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (7.73%) Office 365
3 14 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (2.90%) SaaS
5 4 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.93%) Google App Engine
5 4 (1.93%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.45%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.97%) G Suite
7 2 (0.97%) IaaS
7 2 (0.97%) Yammer
8 1 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.48%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.48%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.48%) PaaS
8 1 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (16.43%) SAN
2 33 (15.94%) DNS
3 31 (14.98%) Firewall
4 19 (9.18%) LAN
5 18 (8.70%) DHCP
6 16 (7.73%) TCP/IP
7 14 (6.76%) HTTP
7 14 (6.76%) WAN
8 13 (6.28%) Internet
9 11 (5.31%) Network Security
9 11 (5.31%) Skype
10 10 (4.83%) SSL
11 8 (3.86%) NetScaler
12 7 (3.38%) NAS
12 7 (3.38%) VPN
13 6 (2.90%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (2.90%) VoIP
14 5 (2.42%) Wireless
15 4 (1.93%) Fibre Channel
15 4 (1.93%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.86%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.97%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.48%) MySQL
6 1 (0.48%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.38%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.38%) IDA Disassembler
2 7 (3.38%) Metasploit
2 7 (3.38%) OllyDbg
2 7 (3.38%) Subversion
3 6 (2.90%) Maven
4 3 (1.45%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.48%) GitLab
5 1 (0.48%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.48%) JIRA
General
1 24 (11.59%) Finance
2 11 (5.31%) Law
3 4 (1.93%) Banking
3 4 (1.93%) French Language
4 3 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.45%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.97%) Legal
5 2 (0.97%) Retail
6 1 (0.48%) Automotive
6 1 (0.48%) Billing
6 1 (0.48%) Local Government
6 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (14.01%) Analyst
2 22 (10.63%) VMware Engineer
3 21 (10.14%) Architect
4 18 (8.70%) Consultant
4 18 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 15 (7.25%) Incident Analyst
5 15 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (7.25%) Security Analyst
5 15 (7.25%) Windows Engineer
6 12 (5.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 12 (5.80%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 11 (5.31%) Security Incident Analyst
8 10 (4.83%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (4.83%) Operations Engineer
8 10 (4.83%) SOC Analyst
9 9 (4.35%) Administrator
9 9 (4.35%) Project Manager
9 9 (4.35%) Support Analyst
9 9 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (3.86%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.76%) Middleware
2 10 (4.83%) J2EE
3 7 (3.38%) .NET
4 4 (1.93%) Servlets
5 3 (1.45%) Java EE
5 3 (1.45%) Java SE
6 2 (0.97%) HTML
6 2 (0.97%) Web Services
6 2 (0.97%) XML
7 1 (0.48%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.48%) COM
7 1 (0.48%) CSS
7 1 (0.48%) HTML5
7 1 (0.48%) JSON
7 1 (0.48%) JSP
7 1 (0.48%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (23.19%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.38%) Clustering
3 7 (3.38%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (3.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (2.90%) EMC VNX
4 6 (2.90%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.42%) NHS
6 4 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.93%) CESG
6 4 (1.93%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 4 (1.93%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.45%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.45%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.45%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.45%) Replication
7 3 (1.45%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 2 (0.97%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 134 (64.73%) Windows
2 62 (29.95%) Windows Server
3 59 (28.50%) Linux
4 37 (17.87%) Windows 7
5 34 (16.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (14.01%) Unix
7 27 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (6.76%) VMS
9 12 (5.80%) Windows 10
10 10 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (3.86%) CentOS
11 8 (3.86%) Ubuntu
12 7 (3.38%) Solaris
13 3 (1.45%) AIX
13 3 (1.45%) Debian
13 3 (1.45%) Kali Linux
13 3 (1.45%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.97%) Android
14 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (17.87%) ITIL
2 18 (8.70%) Migration
3 15 (7.25%) DevOps
4 14 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (6.76%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (6.76%) Test Automation
5 13 (6.28%) Configuration Management
5 13 (6.28%) Programme Delivery
6 11 (5.31%) CRM
6 11 (5.31%) High Availability
6 11 (5.31%) Information Security
6 11 (5.31%) Mentoring
7 10 (4.83%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (4.83%) Ethical Hacking
7 10 (4.83%) Forensic Analysis
7 10 (4.83%) Network Packet Analysis
7 10 (4.83%) Scrum
7 10 (4.83%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (4.35%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 30 (14.49%) SQL
2 29 (14.01%) PowerShell
3 23 (11.11%) Python
4 19 (9.18%) Perl
5 11 (5.31%) Java
6 4 (1.93%) C
6 4 (1.93%) VBScript
7 3 (1.45%) Assembly Language
8 2 (0.97%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.48%) AWK
9 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.48%) C#
9 1 (0.48%) C++
9 1 (0.48%) sed
9 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.21%) Degree
3 14 (6.76%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (4.83%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.38%) CCNP
7 6 (2.90%) MCSA
7 6 (2.90%) MCSE
7 6 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (2.42%) MCP
9 4 (1.93%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.93%) CCNA
9 4 (1.93%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.93%) DBS Check
9 4 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.45%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.97%) HP APS
11 2 (0.97%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.93%) GDPR
1 4 (1.93%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.45%) SLA
3 2 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.97%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.48%) GAMP
4 1 (0.48%) GMP
4 1 (0.48%) GxP
4 1 (0.48%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.48%) QA
4 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 130 (62.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (29.95%) Active Directory
3 49 (23.67%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (7.73%) Hyper-V
5 14 (6.76%) Virtual Desktop
5 14 (6.76%) VirtualBox
6 13 (6.28%) vSphere
7 12 (5.80%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (5.80%) XenApp
8 7 (3.38%) Docker
9 6 (2.90%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (2.90%) XenDesktop
10 5 (2.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (2.42%) Xen
11 4 (1.93%) BitLocker
11 4 (1.93%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.97%) NFS
13 1 (0.48%) Firmware
13 1 (0.48%) Snort
Systems Management
1 33 (15.94%) SCCM
2 15 (7.25%) vCenter Server
3 8 (3.86%) Ansible
4 7 (3.38%) EnCase
4 7 (3.38%) Microsoft Clustering
4 7 (3.38%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (2.42%) Puppet
6 4 (1.93%) EMC VPLEX
6 4 (1.93%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.93%) SCOM
6 4 (1.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (1.45%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.45%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.97%) DameWare
8 2 (0.97%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.97%) yum
8 2 (0.97%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 70 (33.82%) Microsoft
2 39 (18.84%) Citrix
3 38 (18.36%) Cisco
4 18 (8.70%) HP
5 16 (7.73%) Oracle
6 13 (6.28%) Avaya
7 12 (5.80%) Apple
7 12 (5.80%) EMC
7 12 (5.80%) NetApp
8 11 (5.31%) Google
9 10 (4.83%) Epicor
9 10 (4.83%) Red Hat
10 8 (3.86%) Dell
10 8 (3.86%) Symantec
11 7 (3.38%) Lotus
11 7 (3.38%) WSO2
12 5 (2.42%) McAfee
13 4 (1.93%) Altiris
13 4 (1.93%) AppSense
13 4 (1.93%) CheckPoint
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