Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 52 53
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 -25
Contract jobs citing VMware 38 35 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.87% 5.13% 4.27%
As % of the Vendors category 7.01% 9.64% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 22
Essex median daily rate £513 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.38% +20.83% +7.14%
10th Percentile £244 £310 £206
90th Percentile £594 £535 £428
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 7
Essex median hourly rate £13.17 - £35.00
10th Percentile £12.55 - £31.25
90th Percentile £15.50 - £37.80
East of England median hourly rate £13.83 £16.72 £32.50
% change year-on-year -17.30% -48.56% +8.33%

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 542 363 488
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 55.14% 53.23% 61.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 261 294
Essex median daily rate £500 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +46.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £308 £227
90th Percentile £600 £600 £518
East of England median daily rate £430 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +1.18% +9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 78
Essex median hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -46.15% +42.86%
10th Percentile £9.94 £12.54 £15.75
90th Percentile £20.81 £45.00 £43.23
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% -16.67%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 15 £575 -10.37% 1
Basildon - 4 £325 - 1
Colchester 0 3 £450 -20.00%
Grays - 3 £550 -
Ingatestone - 1 £163 -
Epping - 1 £175 -
VMware
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 22 (57.89%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 19 (50.00%) DNS
4 17 (44.74%) Windows
4 17 (44.74%) Linux
4 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
5 16 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (34.21%) DHCP
7 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (31.58%) IPsec
8 11 (28.95%) Google
8 11 (28.95%) WebSphere
8 11 (28.95%) Xen
8 11 (28.95%) Google App Engine
8 11 (28.95%) Open Source
8 11 (28.95%) Puppet
8 11 (28.95%) nginx
8 11 (28.95%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (28.95%) Jetty
8 11 (28.95%) Configuration Management
8 11 (28.95%) FTP
8 11 (28.95%) HTTP
8 11 (28.95%) Apache
8 11 (28.95%) Tomcat
8 11 (28.95%) IIS
8 11 (28.95%) Servlets
8 11 (28.95%) .NET
8 11 (28.95%) Java
8 11 (28.95%) DevOps

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 (28.95%) Apache
1 11 (28.95%) IIS
1 11 (28.95%) Jetty
1 11 (28.95%) Mongrel
1 11 (28.95%) nginx
1 11 (28.95%) Tomcat
1 11 (28.95%) WebSphere
2 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 22 (57.89%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (28.95%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (28.95%) Google App Engine
3 11 (28.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (21.05%) Office 365
5 2 (5.26%) PaaS
6 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (50.00%) DNS
1 19 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 13 (34.21%) DHCP
3 12 (31.58%) IPsec
4 11 (28.95%) FTP
4 11 (28.95%) HTTP
5 10 (26.32%) SSL
6 8 (21.05%) SAN
7 6 (15.79%) NAS
8 4 (10.53%) Cisco IPT
8 4 (10.53%) IP Telephony
9 2 (5.26%) VPN
9 2 (5.26%) VSAN
10 1 (2.63%) BGP
10 1 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (2.63%) HSRP
10 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
10 1 (2.63%) NX-OS
10 1 (2.63%) OSPF
10 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
1 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
1 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
1 9 (23.68%) Travis CI
2 1 (2.63%) GitLab
General
1 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Architect
3 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Azure Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support
4 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (10.53%) Azure Architect
6 4 (10.53%) IT Support
7 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Support
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) VMware Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) .NET
1 11 (28.95%) Servlets
2 10 (26.32%) J2EE
3 5 (13.16%) Middleware
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.26%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.63%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Linux
1 17 (44.74%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.16%) AIX
4 5 (13.16%) Solaris
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Configuration Management
1 11 (28.95%) DevOps
1 11 (28.95%) Open Source
2 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (13.16%) Presales
5 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.53%) Project Management
6 4 (10.53%) Scrum
6 4 (10.53%) Service Management
7 2 (5.26%) Migration
7 2 (5.26%) Virtual Team Management
8 1 (2.63%) Change Management
8 1 (2.63%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (2.63%) Deployment Automation
8 1 (2.63%) IT Strategy
8 1 (2.63%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (2.63%) Server Building
8 1 (2.63%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) Java
2 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) Perl
4 1 (2.63%) Ruby
4 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.16%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (5.26%) MCSA
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.63%) MCP
5 1 (2.63%) MCSE
5 1 (2.63%) MCTS
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
2 16 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (28.95%) Xen
4 8 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (21.05%) vSphere
5 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.26%) VMware NSX
7 1 (2.63%) NFS
7 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) Puppet
2 3 (7.89%) SCCM
3 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.63%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.63%) Ansible
4 1 (2.63%) PowerCLI
4 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.63%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.63%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.95%) Google
3 7 (18.42%) Cisco
4 6 (15.79%) Draytek
4 6 (15.79%) SonicWALL
5 5 (13.16%) IBM
5 5 (13.16%) Oracle
6 3 (7.89%) Citrix
7 2 (5.26%) Fujitsu
7 2 (5.26%) HP
7 2 (5.26%) Symantec
8 1 (2.63%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.63%) Altiris
8 1 (2.63%) Apple
8 1 (2.63%) Dell
8 1 (2.63%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (2.63%) McAfee
8 1 (2.63%) NetApp