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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
Rank 34 27 33
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6  
Contract jobs citing VMware 29 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.82% 5.95% 4.92%
As % of the Vendors category 11.55% 13.92% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 13
Median daily rate £425 £348 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.30% +6.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.44% -2.17%  

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 251 194 196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 59.06% 42.73% 43.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 89 107
Median daily rate £425 £364 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.83% -9.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £201 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 12
Median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.75% -37.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £19.00 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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
Southend-on-Sea -18 5 £550 +25.60%
Chelmsford - 3 £500 -
Basildon -2 2 - -
Colchester -2 2 £413 +18.70% 1
Brentwood - 2 £300 -
Harlow - 1 £600 - 3
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 33 (70.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (65.96%) Linux
3 30 (63.83%) Windows
4 17 (36.17%) VMware ESX
4 17 (36.17%) Unix
4 17 (36.17%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (31.91%) Forensic Analysis
5 15 (31.91%) Vulnerability Management
6 13 (27.66%) Digital Forensics
6 13 (27.66%) Degree
7 12 (25.53%) Ethical Hacking
8 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
8 10 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (21.28%) DevOps
9 9 (19.15%) Mentoring
9 9 (19.15%) Network Packet Analysis
10 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
10 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
10 8 (17.02%) SSL
10 8 (17.02%) Configuration Management
10 8 (17.02%) J2EE
10 8 (17.02%) Apache
10 8 (17.02%) HTTP
10 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
11 7 (14.89%) JBoss
11 7 (14.89%) Citrix
11 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
11 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (14.89%) TDD
11 7 (14.89%) Scrum

VMware
Top Related 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 8 (17.02%) Apache
2 7 (14.89%) JBoss
3 6 (12.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.38%) IIS
5 3 (6.38%) Jetty
5 3 (6.38%) Mongrel
5 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
5 3 (6.38%) nginx
5 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
6 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) NetSuite
1 1 (2.13%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.51%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.38%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.13%) IaaS
3 1 (2.13%) PaaS
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) HTTP
1 8 (17.02%) SSL
1 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
2 6 (12.77%) DHCP
2 6 (12.77%) DNS
3 5 (10.64%) Firewall
4 3 (6.38%) FTP
4 3 (6.38%) IPsec
5 2 (4.26%) BGP
5 2 (4.26%) LAN
5 2 (4.26%) Network Security
5 2 (4.26%) OSPF
5 2 (4.26%) SAN
5 2 (4.26%) WAN
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.13%) DMVPN
6 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.77%) Subversion
3 5 (10.64%) Maven
4 3 (6.38%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (6.38%) Advertising
1 3 (6.38%) Automotive
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Law
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Analyst
2 17 (36.17%) Security Analyst
3 15 (31.91%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Incident Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) SOC Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (6.38%) Architect
7 3 (6.38%) DBA
7 3 (6.38%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Migration Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) SQL DBA
8 2 (4.26%) Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) J2EE
2 6 (12.77%) Middleware
3 3 (6.38%) .NET
3 3 (6.38%) Servlets
4 1 (2.13%) COM
4 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (2.13%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.13%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.13%) LPAR
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) NHS
3 1 (2.13%) PKI
3 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) RIA
3 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.13%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 31 (65.96%) Linux
2 30 (63.83%) Windows
3 17 (36.17%) Unix
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.13%) AIX
8 1 (2.13%) CentOS
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (31.91%) Forensic Analysis
2 15 (31.91%) Vulnerability Management
3 13 (27.66%) Digital Forensics
4 12 (25.53%) Ethical Hacking
5 10 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (21.28%) DevOps
6 9 (19.15%) Mentoring
6 9 (19.15%) Network Packet Analysis
7 8 (17.02%) Configuration Management
8 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.89%) Kanban
8 7 (14.89%) Open Source
8 7 (14.89%) Scrum
8 7 (14.89%) TDD
9 6 (12.77%) Microservices
9 6 (12.77%) SOA
10 5 (10.64%) API Design
10 5 (10.64%) Coaching
10 5 (10.64%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) Python
2 4 (8.51%) Java
3 3 (6.38%) C
3 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.26%) SQL
5 1 (2.13%) Go
5 1 (2.13%) Perl
5 1 (2.13%) Ruby
5 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.26%) CCNP
4 1 (2.13%) CCNA
4 1 (2.13%) CCSE
4 1 (2.13%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.13%) MCSE
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 33 (70.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (36.17%) VMware ESX
3 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (14.89%) Docker
4 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.38%) Xen
6 1 (2.13%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Ansible
2 3 (6.38%) Puppet
3 2 (4.26%) SCCM
4 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.13%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (2.13%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.13%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.13%) PowerCLI
4 1 (2.13%) SCOM
4 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Citrix
3 6 (12.77%) Oracle
3 6 (12.77%) WSO2
4 5 (10.64%) Cisco
5 4 (8.51%) F5
5 4 (8.51%) Google
5 4 (8.51%) NetApp
6 3 (6.38%) HP
6 3 (6.38%) Novell
7 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.13%) Apple
8 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.13%) Clearswift
8 1 (2.13%) EMC
8 1 (2.13%) Epicor
8 1 (2.13%) Hitachi
8 1 (2.13%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.13%) Juniper
8 1 (2.13%) Sage
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