The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 29 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.

VMware
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 13 18
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Contract jobs citing VMware 9 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 6.92% 10.27% 6.07%
As % of the Vendors category 21.95% 18.29% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 8
Median daily rate £450 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +4.82%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

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 Guildford.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 41 82 98
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 31.54% 56.16% 45.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 45 74
Median daily rate £425 £430 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +37.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £185 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -13.79%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware in Guildford.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Guildford

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware in Guildford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 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 Guildford region with a requirement for VMware.

1 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 6 (40.00%) HTTP
5 5 (33.33%) HTTPS
5 5 (33.33%) SOAP
5 5 (33.33%) Law
5 5 (33.33%) REST
6 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
6 4 (26.67%) Project Management
6 4 (26.67%) Apache
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) HP
6 4 (26.67%) VPN
7 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (20.00%) JAXB
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (20.00%) Mule
7 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (20.00%) Spring
7 3 (20.00%) Maven
7 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 4 (26.67%) Apache
2 3 (20.00%) Mule
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) HTTP
2 5 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 4 (26.67%) VPN
4 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (13.33%) DNS
5 2 (13.33%) Firewall
5 2 (13.33%) VLAN
5 2 (13.33%) Wireless
6 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
6 1 (6.67%) LAN
6 1 (6.67%) Network Security
6 1 (6.67%) SAN
6 1 (6.67%) SSL
6 1 (6.67%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (20.00%) Maven
1 3 (20.00%) NeoLoad
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) REST
1 5 (33.33%) SOAP
2 3 (20.00%) JAXB
2 3 (20.00%) Spring
2 3 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (13.33%) JMS
3 2 (13.33%) Middleware
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
1 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Data Transformation
2 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) Test Management
2 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Data Security
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (6.67%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) Bourne shell
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CISA
2 1 (6.67%) CISM
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) PA-DSS
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) HP
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Nimble Storage
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) arcserve
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) EMC