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 3 months to 25 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 47 34
Rank change year-on-year -10 -13  
Contract jobs citing VMware 13 10 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.04% 2.13% 4.59%
As % of the Vendors category 6.05% 4.29% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 17
Median daily rate £400 £375 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +41.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £340 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £425 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £372 £358 £330
% change year-on-year +4.05% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.88% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £28.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -40.35% +29.54%  

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 Essex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 215 233 320
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 50.35% 49.57% 50.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 93 184
Median daily rate £500 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 62 30
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.86 £34.18 £44.50
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 Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Essex over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Essex

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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

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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 3 months to 25 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
Colchester +13 3 £363 -14.70%
Chelmsford +4 2 £200 -44.82%
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £531 -
Basildon - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Thurrock - 1 £138 -
VMware
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 Essex region with a requirement for VMware.

1 35 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (64.29%) Linux
3 24 (57.14%) Windows
4 13 (30.95%) Unix
4 13 (30.95%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (30.95%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (28.57%) DevOps
6 11 (26.19%) Degree
7 10 (23.81%) Ethical Hacking
7 10 (23.81%) SSL
7 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
7 10 (23.81%) J2EE
7 10 (23.81%) Apache
7 10 (23.81%) HTTP
7 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
7 10 (23.81%) Network Packet Analysis
7 10 (23.81%) Forensic Analysis
7 10 (23.81%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (21.43%) Digital Forensics
8 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
8 9 (21.43%) Open Source
8 9 (21.43%) Mentoring
9 8 (19.05%) Kanban
9 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (19.05%) TDD
9 8 (19.05%) Scrum
10 7 (16.67%) Subversion
10 7 (16.67%) SOA
10 7 (16.67%) JBoss

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 10 (23.81%) Apache
2 7 (16.67%) JBoss
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (11.90%) IIS
4 4 (9.52%) Jetty
4 4 (9.52%) Mongrel
4 4 (9.52%) nginx
4 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) NetSuite
1 1 (2.38%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.52%) Google App Engine
3 3 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.38%) IaaS
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.38%) Office 365
4 1 (2.38%) PaaS
4 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) HTTP
1 10 (23.81%) SSL
1 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 6 (14.29%) DHCP
2 6 (14.29%) DNS
2 6 (14.29%) Firewall
3 3 (7.14%) FTP
3 3 (7.14%) IPsec
4 2 (4.76%) LAN
4 2 (4.76%) Network Security
4 2 (4.76%) SAN
4 2 (4.76%) WLAN
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.38%) DMVPN
5 1 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.38%) Internet
5 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.67%) Subversion
3 6 (14.29%) Maven
4 3 (7.14%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Automotive
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Billing
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Analyst
2 13 (30.95%) Security Analyst
3 12 (28.57%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 9 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (21.43%) Incident Analyst
4 9 (21.43%) Security Incident Analyst
4 9 (21.43%) SOC Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Lead DevOps
6 4 (9.52%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Network Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (4.76%) IT Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) Security Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) J2EE
2 7 (16.67%) Middleware
3 5 (11.90%) .NET
4 3 (7.14%) Servlets
5 1 (2.38%) COM
5 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.76%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.38%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (2.38%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.38%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.38%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.38%) LPAR
4 1 (2.38%) NHS
4 1 (2.38%) PDA
4 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Replication
4 1 (2.38%) RIA
4 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.38%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 27 (64.29%) Linux
2 24 (57.14%) Windows
3 13 (30.95%) Unix
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.38%) AIX
8 1 (2.38%) CentOS
8 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (28.57%) DevOps
3 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
3 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (23.81%) Ethical Hacking
3 10 (23.81%) Forensic Analysis
3 10 (23.81%) Network Packet Analysis
3 10 (23.81%) Vulnerability Management
4 9 (21.43%) Digital Forensics
4 9 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 9 (21.43%) Open Source
5 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (19.05%) Kanban
5 8 (19.05%) Scrum
5 8 (19.05%) TDD
6 7 (16.67%) Microservices
6 7 (16.67%) SOA
6 7 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 6 (14.29%) API Design
7 6 (14.29%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) Python
2 4 (9.52%) Java
3 3 (7.14%) C
3 3 (7.14%) SQL
4 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.38%) C#
5 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) CCNP
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.38%) CCSE
3 1 (2.38%) MCP
3 1 (2.38%) MCSA
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 35 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (30.95%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (16.67%) Docker
4 4 (9.52%) Xen
5 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Ansible
1 6 (14.29%) SCCM
2 4 (9.52%) Puppet
3 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.76%) ZENworks
4 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.38%) DameWare
4 1 (2.38%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Cisco
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle
1 7 (16.67%) WSO2
2 5 (11.90%) Google
3 4 (9.52%) HP
4 3 (7.14%) Citrix
4 3 (7.14%) F5
5 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.76%) NetApp
5 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.76%) Veeam
6 1 (2.38%) EMC
6 1 (2.38%) Epicor
6 1 (2.38%) Hitachi
6 1 (2.38%) IBM
6 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.38%) Sage
6 1 (2.38%) Sophos
6 1 (2.38%) Symantec
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