The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 28 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
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 20 21
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1  
Contract jobs citing VMware 13 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 10.57% 0.81% 4.73%
As % of the Vendors category 25.49% 1.82% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Median daily rate £255 £225 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £24.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  

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 Ipswich.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 51 55 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 41.46% 44.35% 41.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 36 38
Median daily rate £348 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.13% -19.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £23.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -49.60%  
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 Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich 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 Ipswich

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Ipswich

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Ipswich over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Ipswich

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for VMware.

1 17 (77.27%) Windows
1 17 (77.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
3 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 11 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 9 (40.91%) SAN
7 8 (36.36%) Citrix
8 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (31.82%) High Availability
9 6 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (27.27%) NAS
9 6 (27.27%) Network Optimisation
9 6 (27.27%) Firewall
9 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
10 5 (22.73%) IIS
10 5 (22.73%) LAN
10 5 (22.73%) WAN
10 5 (22.73%) Clustering
10 5 (22.73%) Middleware
10 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
10 5 (22.73%) Secure Coding
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
11 4 (18.18%) vSphere
11 4 (18.18%) French Language
11 4 (18.18%) Java EE
11 4 (18.18%) Network Security
11 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 5 (22.73%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.55%) CloudStack
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Mimecast
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS
2 2 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) SAN
2 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) NAS
3 5 (22.73%) LAN
3 5 (22.73%) WAN
4 4 (18.18%) IPv4
4 4 (18.18%) Network Security
5 2 (9.09%) DNS
6 1 (4.55%) MPLS
6 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.55%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (18.18%) French Language
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Architect
1 6 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Applications Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Designer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Middleware
2 4 (18.18%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (22.73%) Clustering
3 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
4 2 (9.09%) EMC VNX
5 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (13.64%) Linux
6 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) High Availability
2 6 (27.27%) Network Optimisation
3 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
3 5 (22.73%) Secure Coding
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 2 (9.09%) Benchmarking
5 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (9.09%) SIEM
5 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
3 6 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (18.18%) vSphere
5 2 (9.09%) KVM
6 1 (4.55%) Xen
6 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco
4 3 (13.64%) Intel Security
4 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
5 2 (9.09%) Acronis
5 2 (9.09%) Dell
5 2 (9.09%) EMC
5 2 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) Lotus
6 1 (4.55%) BT