Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 71 78
Rank change year-on-year +23 +7 -28
Contract jobs citing VMware 21 34 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.25% 3.31% 2.98%
As % of the Vendors category 7.39% 5.90% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 13
Essex median daily rate £350 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% +16.79%
10th Percentile £271 £201 £182
90th Percentile £528 £593 £585
East of England median daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year +6.38% +0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Essex median hourly rate £14.13 £13.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.71% -15.66% -41.82%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.55 £15.05
90th Percentile £15.77 £15.50 £16.95
East of England median hourly rate £52.50 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +289.03% -10.03% -45.67%

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 284 576 423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 43.89% 56.14% 50.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 370 270
Essex median daily rate £450 £516 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.83% +2.23% +51.88%
10th Percentile £198 £206 £310
90th Percentile £550 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 30 29
Essex median hourly rate £15.76 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.48% - -8.33%
10th Percentile £12.90 £12.55 £10.40
90th Percentile £22.95 £44.13 £41.95
East of England median hourly rate £16.35 £16.88 £16.25
% change year-on-year -3.11% +3.88% -1.55%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +18 11 £300 -47.83% 2
Basildon 0 4 £394 +21.15% 3
Harlow - 3 £500 -
Chelmsford -1 1 - - 2
VMware
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (52.38%) PowerShell
5 11 (52.38%) PKI
6 9 (42.86%) DNS
6 9 (42.86%) DHCP
6 9 (42.86%) Hyper-V
7 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (38.10%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (38.10%) VB
8 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 6 (28.57%) Windows 10
10 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
10 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
10 5 (23.81%) Firewall
11 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
11 4 (19.05%) Cisco
11 4 (19.05%) Citrix
11 4 (19.05%) LAN
11 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
11 4 (19.05%) Office 365
12 3 (14.29%) Azure
12 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
12 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
12 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification

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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) nginx
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) Azure
3 1 (4.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) DHCP
1 9 (42.86%) DNS
2 5 (23.81%) Firewall
3 4 (19.05%) LAN
4 3 (14.29%) Wireless
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (9.52%) NAS
5 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
5 2 (9.52%) Network Security
6 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
6 1 (4.76%) Internet
6 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (4.76%) Skype
6 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.76%) WAN
6 1 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) MariaDB
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL Workbench
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (9.52%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Support Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Server Support
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server Support
3 7 (33.33%) Server Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Support Engineer
5 5 (23.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (23.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (23.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (23.81%) Server Support Engineer
6 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (14.29%) Active Directory Support
7 3 (14.29%) Architect
8 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (9.52%) Senior Architect
8 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Architect
8 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
1 1 (4.76%) Spring
1 1 (4.76%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) PKI
2 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.76%) Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.76%) NHS
4 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.52%) Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.76%) CentOS
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) ITSM
5 1 (4.76%) Business Development
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
5 1 (4.76%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) PowerShell
2 8 (38.10%) VB
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.52%) CCDP
4 2 (9.52%) CCNA
4 2 (9.52%) CCNP
5 1 (4.76%) MCSE
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 2 (9.52%) Equitrac
4 2 (9.52%) Forcepoint
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) QNAP
4 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
4 2 (9.52%) Sophos
5 1 (4.76%) CA
5 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.76%) Meraki
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) Remedy
5 1 (4.76%) SonicWALL