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 23 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
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 38 32
Rank change year-on-year -17 -6  
Contract jobs citing VMware 1580 2309 2604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.68% 4.67% 5.10%
As % of the Vendors category 8.36% 10.50% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1000 1582 1597
Median daily rate £400 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +12.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £358 £330
% change year-on-year +4.89% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 90 175
Median hourly rate £17.77 £28.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.53% +22.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £28.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year -40.35% +25.27%  

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 18890 22000 22906
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.94% 44.52% 44.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11569 13814 13687
Median daily rate £428 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 630 730 1047
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £42.00
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 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 23 June 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 23 June 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 23 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
London -39 584 £444 +5.59% 199
South East +2 459 £395 +5.33% 128
South West -18 119 £350 -7.89% 39
North West +5 112 £360 +1.40% 61
East of England -12 101 £375 - 47
Yorkshire -28 71 £425 +6.25% 58
West Midlands -5 70 £296 -25.93% 48
East Midlands +2 48 £344 -3.50% 20
North East -26 17 £215 -23.21% 7
Midlands +12 2 £363 - 68
VMware
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for VMware.

1 1826 (58.90%) Windows
2 1645 (53.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1156 (37.29%) Active Directory
4 1079 (34.81%) Linux
5 996 (32.13%) Windows Server
6 981 (31.65%) Microsoft
7 644 (20.77%) Citrix
8 639 (20.61%) Cisco
9 599 (19.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 577 (18.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 560 (18.06%) Security Cleared
12 554 (17.87%) Firewall
13 532 (17.16%) DNS
14 519 (16.74%) Data Centre
15 514 (16.58%) ITIL
16 498 (16.06%) DevOps
17 471 (15.19%) PowerShell
18 456 (14.71%) SAN
19 427 (13.77%) SC Cleared
20 416 (13.42%) SQL
20 416 (13.42%) Finance
21 411 (13.26%) Migration
22 400 (12.90%) Hyper-V
23 394 (12.71%) MS Exchange
23 394 (12.71%) HP
24 387 (12.48%) Amazon AWS
25 386 (12.45%) SQL Server
26 385 (12.42%) vSphere
27 381 (12.29%) Puppet
28 380 (12.26%) VMware ESXi

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
1 394 (12.71%) MS Exchange
2 192 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 178 (5.74%) IIS
4 155 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 152 (4.90%) Apache
6 125 (4.03%) Skype for Business
7 123 (3.97%) OpenStack
8 108 (3.48%) Tomcat
9 105 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
10 58 (1.87%) JBoss
11 56 (1.81%) WebSphere
12 45 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
13 44 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
14 41 (1.32%) Confluence
15 35 (1.13%) WebLogic
16 31 (1.00%) nginx
17 26 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
18 25 (0.81%) Jetty
19 22 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
19 22 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 157 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 24 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.13%) Acrobat
5 4 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.065%) 3ds Max
6 2 (0.065%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.065%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.065%) CINEMA 4D
6 2 (0.065%) SketchUp
7 1 (0.032%) HipChat
7 1 (0.032%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 1 (0.032%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 33 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 22 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
6 7 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
6 7 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.13%) Maximo
8 4 (0.13%) Pegasus Opera
9 3 (0.097%) Teamcenter
10 2 (0.065%) Bankmaster
10 2 (0.065%) Primavera
11 1 (0.032%) BusinessWorks
11 1 (0.032%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.032%) Remedy AR System
11 1 (0.032%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.032%) Sentinel
11 1 (0.032%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 387 (12.48%) Amazon AWS
2 370 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 347 (11.19%) Office 365
4 120 (3.87%) IaaS
5 100 (3.23%) PaaS
6 68 (2.19%) SaaS
7 51 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
8 48 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
9 45 (1.45%) GitHub
10 32 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
10 32 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
11 29 (0.94%) Amazon S3
12 25 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
13 24 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 21 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
15 17 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 17 (0.55%) Google App Engine
15 17 (0.55%) Mimecast
16 14 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
16 14 (0.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 554 (17.87%) Firewall
2 532 (17.16%) DNS
3 456 (14.71%) SAN
4 303 (9.77%) WAN
5 293 (9.45%) LAN
6 290 (9.35%) DHCP
7 256 (8.26%) TCP/IP
8 194 (6.26%) VPN
9 126 (4.06%) NAS
10 117 (3.77%) LDAP
11 109 (3.52%) HTTP
12 105 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
13 92 (2.97%) NetScaler
14 91 (2.94%) SSL
15 89 (2.87%) Internet
16 83 (2.68%) MPLS
17 81 (2.61%) Network Security
18 79 (2.55%) Cisco Nexus
19 75 (2.42%) Wireless
20 73 (2.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 386 (12.45%) SQL Server
2 95 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
2 95 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 84 (2.71%) MySQL
3 84 (2.71%) Oracle Database
4 78 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 58 (1.87%) MongoDB
6 56 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 55 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 52 (1.68%) Hadoop
9 42 (1.35%) Big Data
10 36 (1.16%) Relational Database
11 34 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
12 30 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
13 29 (0.94%) NoSQL
14 24 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
15 21 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
16 20 (0.65%) DB2
17 18 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
18 17 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 239 (7.71%) Jenkins
2 193 (6.23%) Git (software)
3 70 (2.26%) JIRA
4 60 (1.94%) Vagrant
5 54 (1.74%) Maven
6 43 (1.39%) TeamCity
7 40 (1.29%) Oracle APEX
8 36 (1.16%) Bitbucket
8 36 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 33 (1.06%) Subversion
10 31 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
11 29 (0.94%) GitLab
11 29 (0.94%) Selenium
12 26 (0.84%) Ant
12 26 (0.84%) HP UFT
13 25 (0.81%) Toad
14 21 (0.68%) MSI
14 21 (0.68%) SpecFlow
15 19 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
16 18 (0.58%) SoapUI
General
1 416 (13.42%) Finance
2 152 (4.90%) Banking
3 102 (3.29%) Telecoms
4 73 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 58 (1.87%) Retail
6 44 (1.42%) Law
7 39 (1.26%) Marketing
8 38 (1.23%) Electronics
9 33 (1.06%) Investment Banking
10 30 (0.97%) Legal
11 20 (0.65%) Back Office
12 16 (0.52%) Games
13 15 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.42%) Advertising
14 13 (0.42%) Local Government
15 11 (0.35%) Billing
16 8 (0.26%) Military
16 8 (0.26%) Publishing
17 6 (0.19%) French Language
18 3 (0.097%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 376 (12.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 375 (12.10%) Architect
3 288 (9.29%) Analyst
4 242 (7.81%) Administrator
5 232 (7.48%) DevOps Engineer
6 229 (7.39%) VMware Engineer
7 206 (6.65%) Support Engineer
8 195 (6.29%) Consultant
9 166 (5.35%) Systems Administrator
10 165 (5.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 156 (5.03%) Windows Engineer
12 136 (4.39%) Linux Engineer
13 126 (4.06%) 3rd Line Support
14 119 (3.84%) Systems Engineer
15 117 (3.77%) Infrastructure Architect
16 109 (3.52%) Linux Administrator
17 104 (3.35%) Server Engineer
18 100 (3.23%) Network Engineer
19 99 (3.19%) Technical Architect
20 90 (2.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (3.61%) Web Services
2 89 (2.87%) .NET
3 85 (2.74%) Middleware
4 77 (2.48%) Elastic Stack
5 50 (1.61%) RESTful
6 46 (1.48%) SOAP
7 44 (1.42%) REST
8 41 (1.32%) Sensu
9 36 (1.16%) J2EE
10 35 (1.13%) XML
11 29 (0.94%) LAMP
12 27 (0.87%) SAML
13 21 (0.68%) MCollective
14 20 (0.65%) Spring
15 18 (0.58%) Oracle GoldenGate
16 17 (0.55%) HTML
16 17 (0.55%) Node.js
16 17 (0.55%) Servlets
17 16 (0.52%) 802.1X
18 15 (0.48%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 519 (16.74%) Data Centre
2 140 (4.52%) Clustering
3 126 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
4 84 (2.71%) Computer Science
5 80 (2.58%) Private Cloud
6 72 (2.32%) Management Information System
7 69 (2.23%) PKI
8 67 (2.16%) Replication
9 63 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
10 49 (1.58%) EMC VNX
11 48 (1.55%) Fat Client
11 48 (1.55%) Thin Client
12 43 (1.39%) Public Cloud
13 36 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
14 35 (1.13%) VxBlock/Vblock
15 33 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
16 30 (0.97%) Blackberry
17 26 (0.84%) Client/Server
17 26 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
18 24 (0.77%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1826 (58.90%) Windows
2 1079 (34.81%) Linux
3 996 (32.13%) Windows Server
4 599 (19.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 577 (18.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 380 (12.26%) Unix
7 318 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 264 (8.52%) Windows 7
9 256 (8.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 213 (6.87%) CentOS
11 175 (5.65%) Windows 10
12 121 (3.90%) Ubuntu
13 116 (3.74%) Solaris
14 90 (2.90%) AIX
15 83 (2.68%) SUSE
16 49 (1.58%) Windows 8
17 30 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
18 29 (0.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 26 (0.84%) Data ONTAP
20 25 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (16.58%) ITIL
2 498 (16.06%) DevOps
3 411 (13.26%) Migration
4 338 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
5 260 (8.39%) Configuration Management
6 180 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
7 159 (5.13%) Service Management
8 148 (4.77%) Project Management
9 140 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 121 (3.90%) High Availability
11 118 (3.81%) Change Management
11 118 (3.81%) Open Source
12 114 (3.68%) Scrum
13 111 (3.58%) ITIL V3
14 108 (3.48%) Load Balancing
15 88 (2.84%) Problem Management
15 88 (2.84%) Virtual Environments
16 77 (2.48%) Network Design
17 76 (2.45%) Continuous Delivery
18 72 (2.32%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 471 (15.19%) PowerShell
2 416 (13.42%) SQL
3 270 (8.71%) Python
4 208 (6.71%) Bash Shell
5 188 (6.06%) Java
6 172 (5.55%) Perl
7 135 (4.35%) Ruby
8 71 (2.29%) Shell Script
9 52 (1.68%) C
9 52 (1.68%) PHP
10 51 (1.65%) VBScript
11 45 (1.45%) JavaScript
12 30 (0.97%) Groovy
13 29 (0.94%) VB
14 28 (0.90%) Korn
15 24 (0.77%) C#
16 23 (0.74%) F#
17 18 (0.58%) Go
18 13 (0.42%) PL/SQL
19 10 (0.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 560 (18.06%) Security Cleared
2 427 (13.77%) SC Cleared
3 238 (7.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 202 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
5 168 (5.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 157 (5.06%) MCSE
7 123 (3.97%) Degree
8 122 (3.94%) DV Cleared
9 113 (3.65%) CCNP
10 110 (3.55%) CCNA
11 73 (2.35%) MCSA
12 55 (1.77%) MCP
13 52 (1.68%) MCITP
14 36 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
15 35 (1.13%) CCIE
16 30 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
16 30 (0.97%) RHCE
17 27 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
18 20 (0.65%) VCP6
19 19 (0.61%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (3.26%) SLA
2 34 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (1.06%) PCI DSS
4 32 (1.03%) QA
5 24 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
6 20 (0.65%) JSP 440
7 13 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.29%) GPG13
9 6 (0.19%) GDPR
10 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.13%) COBIT
11 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 4 (0.13%) PMO
12 3 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 19770
13 2 (0.065%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.065%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.065%) GxP
13 2 (0.065%) HL7
13 2 (0.065%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.032%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 1645 (53.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1156 (37.29%) Active Directory
3 400 (12.90%) Hyper-V
4 385 (12.42%) vSphere
5 380 (12.26%) VMware ESXi
6 190 (6.13%) Docker
7 183 (5.90%) XenApp
8 144 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
9 134 (4.32%) XenDesktop
10 116 (3.74%) vCloud
11 82 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
12 69 (2.23%) KVM
13 67 (2.16%) Virtual Servers
14 63 (2.03%) Xen
15 54 (1.74%) XenServer
16 53 (1.71%) Virtual Desktop
17 44 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
18 39 (1.26%) VMware Workstation
19 31 (1.00%) VMware Server
20 29 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 381 (12.29%) Puppet
2 347 (11.19%) SCCM
3 281 (9.06%) Ansible
4 155 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 152 (4.90%) vCenter Server
6 118 (3.81%) SCOM
7 116 (3.74%) vRealize
8 92 (2.97%) NetBackup
9 82 (2.65%) Nagios
10 80 (2.58%) Terraform
11 67 (2.16%) Kubernetes
12 63 (2.03%) WSUS
13 49 (1.58%) AirWatch
14 48 (1.55%) ZABBIX
15 46 (1.48%) Microsoft Clustering
16 43 (1.39%) logstash
17 37 (1.19%) Backup Exec
18 34 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 33 (1.06%) vMotion
20 32 (1.03%) Kibana
Vendors
1 981 (31.65%) Microsoft
2 644 (20.77%) Citrix
3 639 (20.61%) Cisco
4 394 (12.71%) HP
5 363 (11.71%) Red Hat
6 335 (10.81%) Oracle
7 214 (6.90%) NetApp
8 195 (6.29%) EMC
9 163 (5.26%) IBM
10 139 (4.48%) Dell
11 115 (3.71%) Symantec
12 94 (3.03%) F5
13 83 (2.68%) CheckPoint
14 79 (2.55%) Veeam
15 75 (2.42%) Veritas
16 70 (2.26%) Juniper
17 68 (2.19%) SAP
18 62 (2.00%) McAfee
18 62 (2.00%) Palo Alto
18 62 (2.00%) SolarWinds
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