The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 38 38
Rank change year-on-year -19 0  
Contract jobs citing VMware 1533 2280 2311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.68% 4.62% 4.71%
As % of the Vendors category 8.41% 10.57% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1039 1487 1440
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 84 150
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £12.06 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18223 21574 22209
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.80% 43.67% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11367 13293 12833
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 632 762 952
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.03 £50.00 £42.08
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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in England

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in England

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in England

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware in England

VMware
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
London -17 657 £425 - 183
South East -15 367 £425 +13.33% 100
East of England 0 107 £348 - 33
South West -18 106 £325 -7.14% 30
North West -5 98 £350 -12.50% 59
Yorkshire -24 72 £450 +16.20% 46
East Midlands -20 53 £325 -10.56% 21
West Midlands -32 52 £300 -37.50% 30
North East -9 19 £350 -3.44% 6
VMware
UK

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 England region with a requirement for VMware.

1 2105 (57.22%) Windows
2 1918 (52.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1265 (34.38%) Linux
4 1254 (34.09%) Active Directory
5 1143 (31.07%) Windows Server
6 1132 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 811 (22.04%) Cisco
8 766 (20.82%) Security Cleared
9 729 (19.82%) Citrix
10 697 (18.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 658 (17.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 657 (17.86%) Firewall
13 629 (17.10%) DNS
13 629 (17.10%) ITIL
14 611 (16.61%) SC Cleared
15 570 (15.49%) DevOps
16 546 (14.84%) Data Centre
17 536 (14.57%) Puppet
18 529 (14.38%) SAN
19 489 (13.29%) Amazon AWS
20 469 (12.75%) vSphere
21 466 (12.67%) Finance
22 457 (12.42%) PowerShell
23 453 (12.31%) Red Hat
24 452 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
25 449 (12.20%) SQL
26 438 (11.91%) HP
27 434 (11.80%) SQL Server
28 423 (11.50%) Hyper-V
29 419 (11.39%) Unix

VMware
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 376 (10.22%) MS Exchange
2 250 (6.80%) Apache
3 207 (5.63%) IIS
4 204 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 149 (4.05%) SharePoint
6 128 (3.48%) Tomcat
7 124 (3.37%) Skype for Business
8 99 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2013
9 94 (2.56%) OpenStack
10 81 (2.20%) nginx
11 70 (1.90%) WebSphere
12 66 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
13 61 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
14 56 (1.52%) Confluence
15 53 (1.44%) JBoss
16 39 (1.06%) WebLogic
17 35 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
18 30 (0.82%) Jetty
19 20 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 20 (0.54%) Mongrel
Applications
1 327 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 191 (5.19%) MS Office
3 34 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.52%) HipChat
5 13 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.24%) MS Project
7 6 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.082%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.054%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.027%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.027%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.027%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 26 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
6 7 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.11%) Infor M3
8 4 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (0.11%) Pegasus Opera
8 4 (0.11%) Teamcenter
9 3 (0.082%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.082%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 3 (0.082%) RMDS
9 3 (0.082%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.054%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.054%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.027%) Remedy AR System
11 1 (0.027%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 489 (13.29%) Amazon AWS
2 410 (11.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 306 (8.32%) Office 365
4 202 (5.49%) IaaS
5 139 (3.78%) PaaS
6 63 (1.71%) SaaS
7 47 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
8 44 (1.20%) GitHub
9 43 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
10 39 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
10 39 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
11 32 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
12 28 (0.76%) Amazon S3
13 20 (0.54%) Google App Engine
13 20 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 17 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 14 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
16 11 (0.30%) G Suite
17 10 (0.27%) Mimecast
18 8 (0.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 657 (17.86%) Firewall
2 629 (17.10%) DNS
3 529 (14.38%) SAN
4 336 (9.13%) WAN
5 330 (8.97%) LAN
6 322 (8.75%) TCP/IP
7 318 (8.64%) DHCP
8 236 (6.41%) VPN
9 158 (4.29%) NAS
10 140 (3.81%) LDAP
11 129 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
12 117 (3.18%) HTTP
12 117 (3.18%) Internet
13 108 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
14 107 (2.91%) VLAN
15 104 (2.83%) VoIP
16 99 (2.69%) MPLS
16 99 (2.69%) SSL
17 94 (2.56%) NetScaler
17 94 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 434 (11.80%) SQL Server
2 168 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
3 137 (3.72%) Oracle Database
4 136 (3.70%) MySQL
5 103 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 95 (2.58%) Hadoop
7 91 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 87 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 55 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 54 (1.47%) MongoDB
10 54 (1.47%) Relational Database
11 48 (1.30%) Big Data
12 40 (1.09%) DB2
13 38 (1.03%) NoSQL
14 37 (1.01%) Redis
15 33 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
16 30 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 26 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
18 25 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 22 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 333 (9.05%) Jenkins
2 245 (6.66%) Git (software)
3 90 (2.45%) JIRA
4 74 (2.01%) Maven
5 71 (1.93%) Vagrant
6 51 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
7 44 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
8 42 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 41 (1.11%) TeamCity
10 37 (1.01%) Ant
11 34 (0.92%) Bitbucket
12 30 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 30 (0.82%) SonarQube
13 29 (0.79%) GitLab
13 29 (0.79%) JUnit
13 29 (0.79%) Subversion
14 26 (0.71%) Liquibase
15 24 (0.65%) MSI
16 22 (0.60%) HP UFT
16 22 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
General
1 466 (12.67%) Finance
2 113 (3.07%) Banking
3 100 (2.72%) Telecoms
4 79 (2.15%) Manufacturing
5 70 (1.90%) Retail
6 60 (1.63%) Law
7 40 (1.09%) Legal
8 33 (0.90%) Marketing
9 32 (0.87%) Electronics
10 31 (0.84%) Back Office
11 28 (0.76%) Games
12 26 (0.71%) Advertising
13 23 (0.63%) Military
14 22 (0.60%) Local Government
15 18 (0.49%) Publishing
16 17 (0.46%) Investment Banking
17 12 (0.33%) Billing
17 12 (0.33%) Financial Institution
18 6 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
19 4 (0.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 439 (11.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 425 (11.55%) Architect
3 295 (8.02%) DevOps Engineer
4 279 (7.58%) Analyst
5 273 (7.42%) Support Engineer
6 258 (7.01%) Administrator
7 250 (6.80%) VMware Engineer
8 227 (6.17%) Consultant
9 209 (5.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 172 (4.68%) Windows Engineer
11 165 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
12 156 (4.24%) Infrastructure Architect
13 147 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
14 137 (3.72%) Network Engineer
14 137 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
15 129 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
16 110 (2.99%) Server Engineer
17 109 (2.96%) 2nd Line Support
18 105 (2.85%) Linux Administrator
19 93 (2.53%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (3.26%) Web Services
2 97 (2.64%) .NET
3 96 (2.61%) Middleware
4 93 (2.53%) Elastic Stack
5 78 (2.12%) LAMP
6 52 (1.41%) REST
6 52 (1.41%) SOAP
7 47 (1.28%) XML
8 43 (1.17%) RESTful
9 41 (1.11%) LAPP Stack
10 39 (1.06%) MCollective
11 36 (0.98%) Software Packaging
12 35 (0.95%) J2EE
13 33 (0.90%) HTML
14 32 (0.87%) Node.js
15 31 (0.84%) SAML
16 28 (0.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
16 28 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
17 22 (0.60%) CSS
17 22 (0.60%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 546 (14.84%) Data Centre
2 159 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
3 142 (3.86%) Clustering
4 114 (3.10%) Management Information System
5 93 (2.53%) Replication
6 83 (2.26%) EMC VNX
7 80 (2.17%) PKI
8 72 (1.96%) Computer Science
9 70 (1.90%) Private Cloud
10 69 (1.88%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 60 (1.63%) EMC VMAX
11 60 (1.63%) Fat Client
11 60 (1.63%) Thin Client
12 47 (1.28%) Public Cloud
13 39 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
14 37 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
15 36 (0.98%) Blackberry
15 36 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
16 35 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
17 32 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2105 (57.22%) Windows
2 1265 (34.38%) Linux
3 1143 (31.07%) Windows Server
4 697 (18.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 658 (17.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 419 (11.39%) Unix
7 400 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 343 (9.32%) Windows 7
9 339 (9.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 189 (5.14%) CentOS
11 174 (4.73%) Windows 10
12 160 (4.35%) Solaris
13 91 (2.47%) AIX
14 80 (2.17%) Ubuntu
15 71 (1.93%) SUSE
16 56 (1.52%) Windows 8
17 45 (1.22%) Mac OS X
18 43 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
19 37 (1.01%) Windows XP
20 31 (0.84%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 629 (17.10%) ITIL
2 570 (15.49%) DevOps
3 452 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
4 392 (10.66%) Migration
5 306 (8.32%) Configuration Management
6 264 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
7 235 (6.39%) Service Management
8 179 (4.87%) Scrum
9 178 (4.84%) Project Management
10 145 (3.94%) High Availability
11 144 (3.91%) Change Management
12 135 (3.67%) Disaster Recovery
13 130 (3.53%) Load Balancing
14 125 (3.40%) Continuous Delivery
15 122 (3.32%) Open Source
16 113 (3.07%) Problem Management
17 103 (2.80%) Stakeholder Management
18 102 (2.77%) ITIL V3
19 96 (2.61%) Incident Management
20 87 (2.36%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 457 (12.42%) PowerShell
2 449 (12.20%) SQL
3 281 (7.64%) Python
4 255 (6.93%) Bash Shell
5 248 (6.74%) Java
6 182 (4.95%) Perl
7 142 (3.86%) Ruby
8 93 (2.53%) Shell Script
9 87 (2.36%) C
10 69 (1.88%) JavaScript
11 65 (1.77%) VBScript
12 53 (1.44%) PHP
13 46 (1.25%) C#
14 45 (1.22%) VB
15 27 (0.73%) Korn
16 19 (0.52%) F#
17 18 (0.49%) Scala
18 15 (0.41%) PL/SQL
19 14 (0.38%) C++
20 12 (0.33%) Go
Qualifications
1 766 (20.82%) Security Cleared
2 611 (16.61%) SC Cleared
3 255 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 217 (5.90%) Cisco Certification
5 179 (4.87%) MCSE
6 153 (4.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 132 (3.59%) Degree
8 128 (3.48%) CCNA
8 128 (3.48%) DV Cleared
9 125 (3.40%) CCNP
10 81 (2.20%) MCSA
11 59 (1.60%) MCITP
11 59 (1.60%) MCP
12 52 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
13 35 (0.95%) RHCE
14 33 (0.90%) CCIE
15 30 (0.82%) DBS Check
16 29 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
17 27 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
18 18 (0.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (3.07%) SLA
2 64 (1.74%) PCI DSS
3 44 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
5 34 (0.92%) JSP 440
6 28 (0.76%) QA
7 12 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.19%) GPG13
9 6 (0.16%) GDPR
10 5 (0.14%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.082%) PA-DSS
12 2 (0.054%) BS25999
12 2 (0.054%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.054%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.054%) GxP
12 2 (0.054%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.027%) BS7799
13 1 (0.027%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.027%) GAMP
13 1 (0.027%) PMO
System Software
1 1918 (52.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1254 (34.09%) Active Directory
3 469 (12.75%) vSphere
4 423 (11.50%) Hyper-V
5 291 (7.91%) VMware ESX
6 240 (6.52%) XenApp
7 235 (6.39%) VMware ESXi
8 234 (6.36%) Docker
9 150 (4.08%) vCloud
10 132 (3.59%) Virtual Machines
10 132 (3.59%) XenDesktop
11 111 (3.02%) Microsoft App-V
12 80 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
13 67 (1.82%) NFS
14 64 (1.74%) Virtual Desktop
14 64 (1.74%) XenServer
15 50 (1.36%) KVM
16 48 (1.30%) Xen
17 45 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
18 37 (1.01%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 536 (14.57%) Puppet
2 346 (9.40%) SCCM
3 315 (8.56%) Ansible
4 183 (4.97%) Opscode Chef
5 129 (3.51%) vRealize
6 117 (3.18%) Nagios
7 115 (3.13%) ZABBIX
8 108 (2.94%) SCOM
9 87 (2.36%) Terraform
10 84 (2.28%) Kubernetes
11 78 (2.12%) NetBackup
12 64 (1.74%) logstash
13 62 (1.69%) WSUS
14 58 (1.58%) Kibana
14 58 (1.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 50 (1.36%) Backup Exec
15 50 (1.36%) Microsoft Clustering
16 49 (1.33%) AirWatch
16 49 (1.33%) HAProxy
17 47 (1.28%) Packer
Vendors
1 1132 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 811 (22.04%) Cisco
3 729 (19.82%) Citrix
4 453 (12.31%) Red Hat
5 438 (11.91%) HP
6 402 (10.93%) Oracle
7 286 (7.77%) EMC
8 271 (7.37%) NetApp
9 196 (5.33%) IBM
10 163 (4.43%) Dell
11 118 (3.21%) Symantec
12 116 (3.15%) CheckPoint
13 114 (3.10%) F5
14 81 (2.20%) Avaya
15 77 (2.09%) Juniper
16 76 (2.07%) SolarWinds
16 76 (2.07%) Veritas
17 72 (1.96%) 3PAR
17 72 (1.96%) AppSense
18 70 (1.90%) Veeam
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Rate: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rate
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East London
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £650.00 - £760.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £620.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £14 - £22 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £285 - £315 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Rate: Salary: £34,476 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Modis International
Rate: £320.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £425 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £180 - £260 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Plan-Net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 6 days ago