Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 64 49
Rank change year-on-year -16 -15 -22
Contract jobs citing VMware 36 35 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.33% 4.38% 4.15%
As % of the Vendors category 5.88% 8.60% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 27
Essex median daily rate £500 £363 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.93% +8.21% -10.67%
10th Percentile £201 £238 £210
90th Percentile £593 £536 £463
East of England median daily rate £364 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +3.93% +6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Essex median hourly rate £13.17 £16.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.72% -54.29% -2.78%
East of England median hourly rate £13.83 £15.00 £25.05
% change year-on-year -7.83% -40.12% -21.72%

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 612 407 531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 56.56% 50.88% 59.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 261 294
Essex median daily rate £520 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.46% +46.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £217 £308 £220
90th Percentile £600 £600 £504
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 103
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £16.47 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.21% -13.34% -
10th Percentile £10.71 £10.40 £15.75
90th Percentile £39.38 £43.53 £42.84
East of England median hourly rate £16.88 £16.43 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.71% -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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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
Southend-on-Sea +2 10 £575 -10.37% 2
Basildon - 4 £325 - 5
Grays - 3 £550 -
Chelmsford 0 2 £400 +100.00% 1
Colchester -3 2 - - 4
Brentwood +11 1 £450 +5.88% 2
Epping - 1 £175 -
Ingatestone - 1 £163 -
VMware
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for VMware.

1 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 21 (58.33%) DNS
3 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 19 (52.78%) TCP/IP
4 19 (52.78%) Windows
5 18 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (47.22%) Linux
7 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (41.67%) DHCP
9 12 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 12 (33.33%) DevOps
10 11 (30.56%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (30.56%) Mongrel
10 11 (30.56%) IPsec
10 11 (30.56%) FTP
10 11 (30.56%) HTTP
10 11 (30.56%) Apache
10 11 (30.56%) Tomcat
10 11 (30.56%) .NET
10 11 (30.56%) Servlets
10 11 (30.56%) Java
10 11 (30.56%) IIS
10 11 (30.56%) nginx
10 11 (30.56%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (30.56%) Google App Engine
10 11 (30.56%) Open Source
10 11 (30.56%) Puppet
10 11 (30.56%) Google
10 11 (30.56%) WebSphere
10 11 (30.56%) Xen

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 11 (30.56%) Apache
1 11 (30.56%) IIS
1 11 (30.56%) Jetty
1 11 (30.56%) Mongrel
1 11 (30.56%) nginx
1 11 (30.56%) Tomcat
1 11 (30.56%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (30.56%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (30.56%) Google App Engine
2 11 (30.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (27.78%) Office 365
4 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (5.56%) PaaS
6 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (58.33%) DNS
2 19 (52.78%) TCP/IP
3 15 (41.67%) DHCP
4 11 (30.56%) FTP
4 11 (30.56%) HTTP
4 11 (30.56%) IPsec
5 9 (25.00%) SSL
6 7 (19.44%) SAN
7 6 (16.67%) NAS
8 4 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
8 4 (11.11%) IP Telephony
9 2 (5.56%) LAN
9 2 (5.56%) NetScaler
9 2 (5.56%) VSAN
9 2 (5.56%) WAN
9 2 (5.56%) Wireless
10 1 (2.78%) Internet
10 1 (2.78%) VLAN
10 1 (2.78%) VoIP
10 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (25.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (2.78%) GitLab
General
1 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Support Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Azure Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (11.11%) IT Support
7 3 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Technical Support
7 3 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 2 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
8 2 (5.56%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) .NET
1 11 (30.56%) Servlets
2 10 (27.78%) J2EE
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) Linux
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 12 (33.33%) DevOps
2 11 (30.56%) Open Source
3 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2
5 6 (16.67%) Project Management
6 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.89%) Service Management
7 4 (11.11%) Scrum
8 3 (8.33%) ITIL
9 2 (5.56%) High Availability
9 2 (5.56%) Migration
9 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.78%) Commercial Awareness
10 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.78%) Contract Management
10 1 (2.78%) Cybersecurity
10 1 (2.78%) Problem-Solving
10 1 (2.78%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) Java
2 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) Perl
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby
4 1 (2.78%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (8.33%) MCSA
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) MCP
5 1 (2.78%) MCSE
5 1 (2.78%) MCTS
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (30.56%) Xen
4 8 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 8 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (19.44%) vSphere
6 2 (5.56%) VMware NSX
6 2 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) Puppet
2 2 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.78%) Ansible
3 1 (2.78%) PowerCLI
3 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.78%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) Google
3 8 (22.22%) Cisco
4 6 (16.67%) Draytek
4 6 (16.67%) SonicWALL
5 5 (13.89%) Citrix
6 2 (5.56%) 3PAR
6 2 (5.56%) Apple
6 2 (5.56%) HP
6 2 (5.56%) Symantec
7 1 (2.78%) Altiris
7 1 (2.78%) Huawei
7 1 (2.78%) Sophos