Period
to 16 June 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 16 June 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 12 23
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11 +16
Contract jobs citing VMware 50 47 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 10.08% 10.24% 8.49%
As % of the Vendors category 23.70% 21.66% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 25 34
Kent median daily rate £338 £350 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +1.82% -16.97%
10th Percentile £196 £313 £307
90th Percentile £564 £487 £438
South East median daily rate £400 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £39.00 £27.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year +44.44% +6.93% -36.48%

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 Kent.

All Vendors
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 211 217 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 42.54% 47.28% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 132 190
Kent median daily rate £425 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.84% +5.00%
10th Percentile £222 £200 £201
90th Percentile £590 £671 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 12
Kent median hourly rate £17.00 £17.38 £22.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.16% -22.85% -40.60%
10th Percentile £15.40 £10.60 £10.75
90th Percentile £17.80 £44.83 £28.65
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year +1.45% +7.81% -8.57%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Kent

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Kent

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Kent over the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Kent

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Kent

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Kent region over the 6 months to 16 June 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
Maidstone +4 7 £255 -43.33% 1
Tunbridge Wells -6 3 £288 -12.88%
Dartford - 3 £450 -
Folkestone - 3 £205 -
West Malling -9 2 £463 -7.50%
Chatham - 2 £500 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £200 -
Tonbridge - 1 £550 -
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 16 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for VMware.

1 40 (80.00%) Windows
2 38 (76.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (42.00%) Dell
4 20 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (38.00%) Active Directory
5 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (36.00%) SAN
7 16 (32.00%) EqualLogic
8 14 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (28.00%) Virtual Servers
9 13 (26.00%) ITIL
9 13 (26.00%) Service Management
9 13 (26.00%) Change Management
10 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
10 12 (24.00%) IaaS
11 11 (22.00%) DNS
12 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
13 8 (16.00%) Firewall
13 8 (16.00%) Migration
13 8 (16.00%) Skype
13 8 (16.00%) Windows 10
14 7 (14.00%) Azure Active Directory
14 7 (14.00%) vCenter Server
14 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 7 (14.00%) Citrix
15 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
16 5 (10.00%) VSAN
16 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
16 5 (10.00%) Project Management

VMware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.00%) IIS
2 3 (6.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (24.00%) IaaS
3 7 (14.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (10.00%) Office 365
4 5 (10.00%) PaaS
5 3 (6.00%) SaaS
6 1 (2.00%) npm
6 1 (2.00%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.00%) SAN
2 11 (22.00%) DNS
3 8 (16.00%) Firewall
3 8 (16.00%) Skype
4 5 (10.00%) DHCP
4 5 (10.00%) VLAN
4 5 (10.00%) VSAN
5 3 (6.00%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (6.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.00%) VoIP
6 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2017
2 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.00%) Hudson
3 2 (4.00%) Rational Rose
4 1 (2.00%) Bower
4 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) IT Support
2 8 (16.00%) Architect
2 8 (16.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 8 (16.00%) IT Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 7 (14.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 7 (14.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (12.00%) Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) SAN Support
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Technical Architect
6 4 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior IT Support
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) VMware Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
1 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.00%) JSON
1 1 (2.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (4.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 40 (80.00%) Windows
2 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (16.00%) Windows 10
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (8.00%) Linux
6 4 (8.00%) VMS
7 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Change Management
1 13 (26.00%) ITIL
1 13 (26.00%) Service Management
2 8 (16.00%) Migration
3 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (10.00%) Project Management
5 3 (6.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.00%) Line Management
5 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.00%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (6.00%) SOA
5 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (6.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.00%) DevOps
6 2 (4.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.00%) Server Building
6 2 (4.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) DBS Check
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.00%) VCAP
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 38 (76.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (38.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (28.00%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (10.00%) vCloud
7 4 (8.00%) XenApp
8 3 (6.00%) NFS
8 3 (6.00%) VMware NSX
8 3 (6.00%) vSphere
8 3 (6.00%) XenDesktop
9 2 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (2.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (2.00%) Docker
10 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) vCenter Server
2 3 (6.00%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (6.00%) SCCM
2 3 (6.00%) vRealize
2 3 (6.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.00%) Puppet
3 2 (4.00%) SCOM
4 1 (2.00%) Ansible
4 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Dell
2 16 (32.00%) EqualLogic
3 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (14.00%) Citrix
5 4 (8.00%) PlateSpin
6 3 (6.00%) Cisco
6 3 (6.00%) CommVault
6 3 (6.00%) EMC
7 2 (4.00%) HP
8 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.00%) Google
8 1 (2.00%) Meraki
8 1 (2.00%) NetApp
8 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.00%) SendGrid