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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 34 33
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs citing VMware 107 124 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.04% 5.01% 5.23%
As % of the Vendors category 11.09% 10.60% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 70 63
Median daily rate £348 £348 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £189 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £505 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 29
Median hourly rate £25.14 £27.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.60% +27.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £11.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  

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 965 1170 1342
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 45.45% 47.29% 50.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 655 734
Median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 92 120
Median hourly rate £17.77 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +3.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.80 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

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

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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 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
Essex -3 29 £425 +22.30% 4
Cambridgeshire -6 26 £290 +0.86% 13
Hertfordshire -7 18 £288 -28.12% 11
Suffolk +15 16 £254 +12.77% 2
Norfolk -1 10 £365 +15.87% 1
Bedfordshire -6 9 £325 - 3
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 139 (68.14%) Windows
2 136 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (34.80%) Microsoft
4 67 (32.84%) Active Directory
5 66 (32.35%) Linux
5 66 (32.35%) Windows Server
6 48 (23.53%) DNS
7 44 (21.57%) VMware ESX
8 43 (21.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 41 (20.10%) Windows 7
9 41 (20.10%) Data Centre
10 39 (19.12%) Citrix
11 38 (18.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 37 (18.14%) Cisco
12 37 (18.14%) SQL
12 37 (18.14%) Firewall
13 36 (17.65%) ITIL
14 33 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 32 (15.69%) Finance
16 28 (13.73%) SAN
17 26 (12.75%) IIS
18 25 (12.25%) SQL Server
18 25 (12.25%) Microsoft Azure
18 25 (12.25%) vSphere
19 24 (11.76%) DHCP
19 24 (11.76%) MS Excel
19 24 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
20 23 (11.27%) SharePoint
20 23 (11.27%) Unix
20 23 (11.27%) Migration

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 26 (12.75%) IIS
2 24 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
3 23 (11.27%) SharePoint
4 20 (9.80%) Apache
5 16 (7.84%) MS Exchange
6 13 (6.37%) nginx
7 10 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (4.90%) JBoss
8 6 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (2.94%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.45%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.96%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.47%) Jetty
11 3 (1.47%) Mongrel
11 3 (1.47%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.98%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.49%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.49%) Odoo
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.49%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.37%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (5.39%) Office 365
4 5 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.45%) SaaS
5 4 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.47%) Google App Engine
6 3 (1.47%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.98%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.98%) IaaS
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.49%) G Suite
8 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (23.53%) DNS
2 37 (18.14%) Firewall
3 28 (13.73%) SAN
4 24 (11.76%) DHCP
5 18 (8.82%) TCP/IP
6 15 (7.35%) LAN
7 14 (6.86%) WAN
8 13 (6.37%) HTTP
9 11 (5.39%) NetScaler
10 10 (4.90%) SSL
10 10 (4.90%) Wireless
11 7 (3.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (3.43%) NAS
11 7 (3.43%) Network Security
12 6 (2.94%) Internet
12 6 (2.94%) VLAN
12 6 (2.94%) VPN
13 4 (1.96%) IPv4
13 4 (1.96%) MPLS
13 4 (1.96%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.39%) MySQL
3 10 (4.90%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.92%) Git (software)
1 8 (3.92%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.94%) Subversion
3 5 (2.45%) Maven
4 3 (1.47%) Travis CI
5 2 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (15.69%) Finance
2 4 (1.96%) French Language
3 3 (1.47%) Automotive
3 3 (1.47%) Banking
3 3 (1.47%) Law
3 3 (1.47%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (0.98%) Advertising
4 2 (0.98%) Billing
4 2 (0.98%) Local Government
5 1 (0.49%) Legal
5 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (15.20%) Analyst
2 21 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (9.80%) Support Engineer
4 18 (8.82%) Architect
5 17 (8.33%) Security Analyst
6 16 (7.84%) Operations Engineer
6 16 (7.84%) VMware Engineer
7 15 (7.35%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 14 (6.86%) Windows Engineer
9 13 (6.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 12 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (4.41%) Consultant
11 9 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (3.92%) Administrator
12 8 (3.92%) Incident Analyst
12 8 (3.92%) SOC Analyst
12 8 (3.92%) Support Analyst
13 7 (3.43%) 2nd Line Support
13 7 (3.43%) 3rd Line Support
13 7 (3.43%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.35%) Middleware
2 10 (4.90%) LAMP
3 8 (3.92%) J2EE
4 7 (3.43%) Java EE
5 5 (2.45%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (1.96%) .NET
6 4 (1.96%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (1.96%) Web Services
7 3 (1.47%) Java SE
7 3 (1.47%) Servlets
8 2 (0.98%) CSS
8 2 (0.98%) Django
8 2 (0.98%) jQuery
8 2 (0.98%) Matplotlib
9 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.49%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 41 (20.10%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.41%) Clustering
3 9 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.92%) EMC VNX
5 7 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.45%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (2.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 4 (1.96%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.96%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.47%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.47%) PKI
8 3 (1.47%) Replication
8 3 (1.47%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.98%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.98%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (0.98%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.98%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 139 (68.14%) Windows
2 66 (32.35%) Linux
2 66 (32.35%) Windows Server
3 43 (21.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (20.10%) Windows 7
5 38 (18.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (11.27%) Unix
8 9 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (3.43%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.96%) Solaris
10 4 (1.96%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.96%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.47%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.98%) AIX
12 2 (0.98%) Android
12 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.98%) CentOS
12 2 (0.98%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (17.65%) ITIL
2 23 (11.27%) Migration
3 20 (9.80%) CRM
4 18 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (7.35%) DevOps
5 15 (7.35%) Forensic Analysis
5 15 (7.35%) Vulnerability Management
6 13 (6.37%) Digital Forensics
6 13 (6.37%) High Availability
7 12 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (5.88%) Ethical Hacking
7 12 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (5.39%) Configuration Management
9 10 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (4.90%) Load Balancing
9 10 (4.90%) Mentoring
9 10 (4.90%) Project Management
10 9 (4.41%) Network Packet Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (18.14%) SQL
2 18 (8.82%) Java
3 16 (7.84%) Python
4 9 (4.41%) C
4 9 (4.41%) Perl
5 7 (3.43%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.94%) Ruby
7 5 (2.45%) PHP
8 4 (1.96%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.47%) C++
10 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.49%) Go
10 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.49%) VB
10 1 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (11.27%) Degree
1 23 (11.27%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.39%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.92%) DV Cleared
5 8 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (2.94%) CCNA
6 6 (2.94%) CCNP
6 6 (2.94%) MCSE
7 5 (2.45%) DBS Check
8 4 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (1.96%) MCP
8 4 (1.96%) MCSA
9 3 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.98%) CCEA
10 2 (0.98%) CCIE
10 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.98%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.43%) JSP 440
2 6 (2.94%) SLA
3 5 (2.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.96%) GDPR
4 4 (1.96%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.98%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.98%) QA
6 1 (0.49%) GAMP
6 1 (0.49%) GxP
6 1 (0.49%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 136 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (32.84%) Active Directory
3 44 (21.57%) VMware ESX
4 25 (12.25%) vSphere
5 20 (9.80%) Virtual Desktop
6 17 (8.33%) Hyper-V
6 17 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (7.84%) XenApp
8 9 (4.41%) Docker
8 9 (4.41%) FreeRADIUS
8 9 (4.41%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (3.43%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (3.43%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (1.96%) KVM
10 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.96%) Xen
10 4 (1.96%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.98%) LXC
11 2 (0.98%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.98%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (11.27%) SCCM
2 11 (5.39%) Ansible
2 11 (5.39%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (4.90%) Nagios
4 9 (4.41%) Puppet
5 5 (2.45%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (1.96%) EMC VPLEX
6 4 (1.96%) SCOM
7 3 (1.47%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.98%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.98%) Graphite
8 2 (0.98%) logstash
8 2 (0.98%) WSUS
9 1 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.49%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.49%) WMI
Vendors
1 71 (34.80%) Microsoft
2 39 (19.12%) Citrix
3 37 (18.14%) Cisco
4 21 (10.29%) Avaya
4 21 (10.29%) HP
5 19 (9.31%) Epicor
6 16 (7.84%) EMC
7 14 (6.86%) Oracle
8 11 (5.39%) Dell
8 11 (5.39%) NetApp
9 10 (4.90%) Apple
9 10 (4.90%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.94%) CheckPoint
10 6 (2.94%) Google
10 6 (2.94%) WSO2
11 5 (2.45%) Brocade
11 5 (2.45%) Intel Security
11 5 (2.45%) Lotus
12 4 (1.96%) F5
12 4 (1.96%) IBM
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