Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 46 31
Rank change year-on-year -14 -15 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware 36 35 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.54% 4.04% 6.00%
As % of the Vendors category 8.98% 6.65% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 29
Essex median daily rate £363 £343 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.84% -2.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £245 £209 £238
90th Percentile £535 £469 £525
East of England median daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +30.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 13
Essex median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.29% -2.78% +13.79%
10th Percentile £15.05 £32.38 £27.40
90th Percentile £16.95 £35.00 £47.90
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £27.60 £32.03
% change year-on-year -42.03% -13.82% +33.45%

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 Essex.

All Vendors
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 401 526 537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 50.57% 60.67% 44.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 293 274
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £306 £221 £226
90th Percentile £600 £504 £525
East of England median daily rate £407 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +8.60% -6.25% +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 98 78
Essex median hourly rate £16.47 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.34% - +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.40 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £43.53 £42.84 £41.13
East of England median hourly rate £16.43 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -0.42% -19.51% -

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Essex

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Essex

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Essex over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Essex

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Essex

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Essex region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Witham +1 7 £350 -36.36%
Chelmsford -2 2 £200 -44.83%
Colchester +11 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £642 -
Thurrock - 1 £138 -
Brentwood - 1 £425 -
VMware
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Essex region with a requirement for VMware.

1 25 (69.44%) Active Directory
2 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 19 (52.78%) Windows
3 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (47.22%) SC Cleared
4 17 (47.22%) Security Cleared
5 15 (41.67%) Windows Server
5 15 (41.67%) Data Centre
6 13 (36.11%) Cisco
7 12 (33.33%) SCCM
8 11 (30.56%) HP
9 10 (27.78%) vSphere
10 9 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (19.44%) SSL
12 7 (19.44%) Linux
12 7 (19.44%) ITIL
12 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
13 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
13 6 (16.67%) DHCP
13 6 (16.67%) DNS
13 6 (16.67%) SAN
13 6 (16.67%) Brocade
13 6 (16.67%) Firewall
13 6 (16.67%) IPsec
13 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
14 5 (13.89%) vCenter Server
14 5 (13.89%) Skype

VMware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.89%) Skype for Business
3 3 (8.33%) Apache Spark
4 2 (5.56%) Apache
5 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
5 1 (2.78%) JBoss
5 1 (2.78%) Jetty
5 1 (2.78%) Mongrel
5 1 (2.78%) nginx
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.78%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (19.44%) SSL
3 6 (16.67%) DHCP
3 6 (16.67%) DNS
3 6 (16.67%) Firewall
3 6 (16.67%) IPsec
3 6 (16.67%) SAN
4 5 (13.89%) BGP
4 5 (13.89%) HSRP
4 5 (13.89%) iSCSI
4 5 (13.89%) Junos
4 5 (13.89%) NX-OS
4 5 (13.89%) OSPF
4 5 (13.89%) Skype
4 5 (13.89%) SNMP
4 5 (13.89%) VPN
4 5 (13.89%) VRRP
4 5 (13.89%) Wireshark
5 2 (5.56%) HTTP
5 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) Maven
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Analyst
1 6 (16.67%) Data Centre Manager
1 6 (16.67%) Data Manager
1 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Data Centre Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Wintel Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) IT Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) IT Security Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Network Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Security Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.56%) J2EE
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) Middleware
3 1 (2.78%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) PDA
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 15 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (19.44%) Linux
4 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.33%) CentOS
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) ITIL
2 4 (11.11%) Server Building
3 3 (8.33%) Change Management
3 3 (8.33%) DevOps
3 3 (8.33%) Open Source
4 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.56%) IT Strategy
4 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (5.56%) SIEM
4 2 (5.56%) Time Management
4 2 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (2.78%) Coaching
5 1 (2.78%) Line Management
5 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.78%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (2.78%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (2.78%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) SC Cleared
1 17 (47.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.56%) CISSP
3 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.56%) MCSE
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.78%) CCNP
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.78%) MCP
4 1 (2.78%) MCSA
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.78%) VCAP
System Software
1 25 (69.44%) Active Directory
2 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (27.78%) vSphere
4 6 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (13.89%) DFS Replication
5 5 (13.89%) NFS
6 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (5.56%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.78%) Docker
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.78%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.78%) Xen
7 1 (2.78%) XenApp
7 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) SCCM
2 5 (13.89%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (13.89%) vCenter Server
3 3 (8.33%) Terraform
3 3 (8.33%) yum
4 2 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (5.56%) ZENworks
5 1 (2.78%) Ansible
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.78%) DameWare
5 1 (2.78%) PowerCLI
5 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (36.11%) Cisco
3 11 (30.56%) HP
4 6 (16.67%) Brocade
5 5 (13.89%) Citrix
5 5 (13.89%) Clearswift
5 5 (13.89%) Huawei
5 5 (13.89%) IBM
5 5 (13.89%) Juniper
5 5 (13.89%) McAfee
5 5 (13.89%) NetApp
6 4 (11.11%) 3PAR
7 3 (8.33%) Cloudera
7 3 (8.33%) CommVault
7 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.78%) F5
8 1 (2.78%) Google
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle
8 1 (2.78%) Symantec
8 1 (2.78%) WSO2