Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 36 47 56
Rank change year-on-year +11 +9 -17
Contract jobs citing VMware 130 47 167
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 5.35% 4.03% 3.99%
As % of the Vendors category 12.88% 8.85% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 34 110
10th Percentile £200 £215 £244
25th Percentile £295 £313 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £411 £375
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +9.53% +7.14%
75th Percentile £538 £525 £447
90th Percentile £613 £613 £526
England median daily rate £450 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £52.50
England median hourly rate £43.19 £39.25 £34.51
% change year-on-year +10.04% +13.74% +27.81%

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 1,009 531 1,885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 41.52% 45.50% 45.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 311 1,125
10th Percentile £138 £206 £200
25th Percentile £263 £300 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year -2.82% - -
75th Percentile £525 £525 £525
90th Percentile £600 £588 £600
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 45 89
10th Percentile £11.26 £14.25 £10.72
25th Percentile £13.06 £17.38 £12.50
Median hourly rate £16.48 £45.00 £16.20
Median % change year-on-year -63.39% +177.78% -1.82%
75th Percentile £28.56 £50.00 £47.50
90th Percentile £47.18 £60.70 £53.75
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.81 £19.22
% change year-on-year -8.70% +8.27% +10.94%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Hertfordshire -2 45 £550 +43.79% 31
Cambridgeshire -5 36 £350 -30.00% 21
Bedfordshire +2 17 £360 +94.59% 4
Norfolk - 16 £350 - 3
Suffolk -5 7 £375 +66.67% 4
Essex -8 6 £400 +0.44% 11
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 79 (60.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (56.15%) Windows
3 51 (39.23%) Active Directory
4 44 (33.85%) Windows Server
5 35 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 34 (26.15%) Microsoft
6 34 (26.15%) Azure
7 33 (25.38%) Hyper-V
7 33 (25.38%) Microsoft 365
8 32 (24.62%) Security Cleared
9 24 (18.46%) Citrix
9 24 (18.46%) Linux
10 23 (17.69%) Cisco
10 23 (17.69%) Firewall
10 23 (17.69%) SC Cleared
10 23 (17.69%) PowerShell
11 22 (16.92%) SCCM
11 22 (16.92%) Windows Server 2016
12 19 (14.62%) DNS
12 19 (14.62%) ITIL
13 18 (13.85%) SQL Server
14 17 (13.08%) Migration
14 17 (13.08%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (10.77%) Requirements Analysis
16 14 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (10.77%) C
16 14 (10.77%) MS Exchange
16 14 (10.77%) Virtual Machines
16 14 (10.77%) 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 14 (10.77%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (5.38%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.85%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.08%) ArcGIS
5 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.77%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.08%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 34 (26.15%) Azure
2 33 (25.38%) Microsoft 365
3 11 (8.46%) AWS
4 9 (6.92%) Mimecast
5 4 (3.08%) GCP
5 4 (3.08%) Power Platform
6 3 (2.31%) Akamai
6 3 (2.31%) IaaS
7 2 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.54%) Google Workspace
8 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.77%) PaaS
8 1 (0.77%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.69%) Firewall
2 19 (14.62%) DNS
3 12 (9.23%) DHCP
4 10 (7.69%) NetScaler
5 7 (5.38%) VPN
6 6 (4.62%) LAN
6 6 (4.62%) Network Security
6 6 (4.62%) Skype
6 6 (4.62%) VoIP
7 5 (3.85%) Internet
7 5 (3.85%) MPLS
7 5 (3.85%) SNMP
8 4 (3.08%) SAN
8 4 (3.08%) VSAN
8 4 (3.08%) WAN
8 4 (3.08%) Wireless
9 3 (2.31%) HTTP
9 3 (2.31%) HTTPS
9 3 (2.31%) Intranet
9 3 (2.31%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.08%) GIS
2 4 (3.08%) Hadoop
2 4 (3.08%) Power BI
2 4 (3.08%) Tableau
3 2 (1.54%) MySQL
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (7.69%) CppUnit
1 10 (7.69%) PVCS
1 10 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (3.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.77%) GitLab
4 1 (0.77%) JIRA
General
1 14 (10.77%) Social Skills
2 7 (5.38%) Public Sector
3 6 (4.62%) Retail
4 5 (3.85%) Documentation Skills
5 4 (3.08%) Finance
6 2 (1.54%) Law
6 2 (1.54%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (1.54%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.77%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.77%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (25.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (9.23%) Consultant
3 11 (8.46%) Network Engineer
4 10 (7.69%) Analyst
4 10 (7.69%) Embedded C Engineer
4 10 (7.69%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 10 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 10 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
4 10 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 8 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (6.15%) C Software Engineer
5 8 (6.15%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (6.15%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (6.15%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (6.15%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 8 (6.15%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (6.15%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (6.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (6.15%) Server Engineer
5 8 (6.15%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.08%) Kafka
2 2 (1.54%) Node.js
2 2 (1.54%) Web Services
3 1 (0.77%) Micronaut
3 1 (0.77%) ModSecurity
3 1 (0.77%) RxJava
3 1 (0.77%) SAML
3 1 (0.77%) Spring
3 1 (0.77%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.31%) Clustering
2 3 (2.31%) CMDB
3 2 (1.54%) Cybercrime
3 2 (1.54%) NHS
3 2 (1.54%) Private Cloud
3 2 (1.54%) Replication
4 1 (0.77%) Cloud Native
4 1 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.77%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 73 (56.15%) Windows
2 44 (33.85%) Windows Server
3 24 (18.46%) Linux
4 22 (16.92%) Windows Server 2016
5 17 (13.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (10.77%) Windows Server 2019
8 13 (10.00%) Windows 10
9 7 (5.38%) Unix
9 7 (5.38%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.31%) Solaris
11 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.77%) Debian
12 1 (0.77%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.77%) SUSE
12 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (14.62%) ITIL
3 17 (13.08%) Migration
4 14 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (10.77%) Requirements Analysis
5 12 (9.23%) Software Engineering
5 12 (9.23%) Validation
6 10 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
6 10 (7.69%) Test Planning
6 10 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 9 (6.92%) Open Source
8 8 (6.15%) Configuration Management
8 8 (6.15%) DevOps
9 7 (5.38%) Project Delivery
10 6 (4.62%) Systems Engineering
11 5 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (3.08%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (3.08%) Service Management
12 4 (3.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.69%) PowerShell
2 14 (10.77%) C
3 10 (7.69%) C++
3 10 (7.69%) Embedded C
3 10 (7.69%) Embedded C++
4 9 (6.92%) SQL
5 7 (5.38%) Python
5 7 (5.38%) VB
6 4 (3.08%) Java
7 3 (2.31%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.54%) Ruby
9 1 (0.77%) Go
9 1 (0.77%) Java 11
9 1 (0.77%) Perl
9 1 (0.77%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (24.62%) Security Cleared
2 23 (17.69%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.38%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.62%) MCSE
6 5 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (3.85%) Degree
7 2 (1.54%) CCNP
7 2 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.54%) JNCIP
7 2 (1.54%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.77%) CCNA
8 1 (0.77%) CISA
8 1 (0.77%) CISM
8 1 (0.77%) CISSP
8 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.77%) MCSA
8 1 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.08%) SLA
2 2 (1.54%) GDPR
3 1 (0.77%) GxP
3 1 (0.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.77%) NCSC
3 1 (0.77%) NIST
3 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 79 (60.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (39.23%) Active Directory
3 33 (25.38%) Hyper-V
4 14 (10.77%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (10.00%) VMware NSX
6 11 (8.46%) XenApp
7 10 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (6.92%) vSphere
9 6 (4.62%) XenDesktop
10 5 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.54%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.54%) vCloud
12 1 (0.77%) Docker
12 1 (0.77%) KVM
12 1 (0.77%) NFS
12 1 (0.77%) RHEV
12 1 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 22 (16.92%) SCCM
2 13 (10.00%) Ansible
3 8 (6.15%) vRealize
4 6 (4.62%) Kubernetes
4 6 (4.62%) Puppet
4 6 (4.62%) vCenter Server
5 5 (3.85%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (3.08%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 3 (2.31%) FortiGate
7 3 (2.31%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (2.31%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.54%) Avamar
8 2 (1.54%) Packer
8 2 (1.54%) SCOM
8 2 (1.54%) Terraform
8 2 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.77%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 34 (26.15%) Microsoft
2 24 (18.46%) Citrix
3 23 (17.69%) Cisco
4 10 (7.69%) Sophos
5 9 (6.92%) Oracle
6 6 (4.62%) Veeam
7 5 (3.85%) Dell
7 5 (3.85%) F5
7 5 (3.85%) NetApp
8 4 (3.08%) Alteryx
8 4 (3.08%) ESRI
8 4 (3.08%) Google
8 4 (3.08%) HP
8 4 (3.08%) Ivanti
8 4 (3.08%) Juniper
8 4 (3.08%) Lumension
8 4 (3.08%) Palo Alto
8 4 (3.08%) Symantec
9 3 (2.31%) Meraki
9 3 (2.31%) Zscaler