Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 24 45
Rank change year-on-year -3 +21 -32
Contract jobs citing VMware 48 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 8.99% 6.25% 3.27%
As % of the Vendors category 18.68% 12.61% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 15
Kent median daily rate £344 £343 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.36% -19.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £255 £298 £353
90th Percentile £356 £434 £500
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Kent median hourly rate - £21.00 -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £36.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year -31.97% +13.08% +44.44%

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 257 230 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 48.13% 49.57% 38.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 164 136
Kent median daily rate £350 £344 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +1.85% -3.57%
10th Percentile £175 £186 £201
90th Percentile £525 £484 £481
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 8
Kent median hourly rate £19.10 £12.00 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.13% -15.04% -25.99%
10th Percentile £9.06 £10.45 £10.87
90th Percentile £25.69 £18.68 £23.30
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.36 £19.00
% change year-on-year +13.97% -19.18% +19.22%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 - 5 £320 -
West Malling - 3 £430 - 6
Tunbridge Wells 0 1 - -
Dartford - 1 £200 - 3
Sevenoaks - 1 - - 2
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Kent region with a requirement for VMware.

1 45 (93.75%) Windows
2 38 (79.17%) Active Directory
3 31 (64.58%) Windows Server
4 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 24 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (35.42%) SolarWinds
7 17 (35.42%) MCITP
7 17 (35.42%) Ivanti
7 17 (35.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (35.42%) MCP
7 17 (35.42%) MCSE
7 17 (35.42%) MCSA
8 16 (33.33%) Finance
9 13 (27.08%) Nessus
9 13 (27.08%) PowerShell
10 11 (22.92%) .NET
11 9 (18.75%) SQL
11 9 (18.75%) Data Centre
12 7 (14.58%) Management Information System
12 7 (14.58%) Information Security
12 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
12 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio Team System
12 7 (14.58%) Data Protection
12 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (14.58%) Manual Testing
12 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework

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 (8.33%) IIS
2 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) EPiServer
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (14.58%) IaaS
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (14.58%) npm
1 7 (14.58%) PaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) DNS
2 4 (8.33%) DHCP
2 4 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Bower
1 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
1 7 (14.58%) NuGet
1 7 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
1 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Senior DevOps
3 7 (14.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Administrator
4 6 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Platform Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Wintel Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Exchange Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) .NET
2 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.58%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.33%) Online Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Clustering
5 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 45 (93.75%) Windows
2 31 (64.58%) Windows Server
3 24 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.17%) Linux
6 2 (4.17%) Unix
7 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.08%) Solaris
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.58%) Continuous Delivery
1 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (14.58%) Data Protection
1 7 (14.58%) DevOps
1 7 (14.58%) Information Security
1 7 (14.58%) Manual Testing
1 7 (14.58%) Microservices
1 7 (14.58%) SDLC
1 7 (14.58%) Test Automation
2 6 (12.50%) Task Automation
3 5 (10.42%) Problem Management
3 5 (10.42%) Security Patching
4 4 (8.33%) Line Management
4 4 (8.33%) Server Patching
5 3 (6.25%) ITIL
6 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.08%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.08%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) PowerShell
2 9 (18.75%) SQL
3 5 (10.42%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) MCITP
1 17 (35.42%) MCP
1 17 (35.42%) MCSA
1 17 (35.42%) MCSE
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.17%) DBS Check
2 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 38 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 21 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 7 (14.58%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (8.33%) vCloud
4 4 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.08%) Docker
6 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (27.08%) Nessus
2 7 (14.58%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (14.58%) Puppet
3 4 (8.33%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.17%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.08%) SCCM
5 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 17 (35.42%) Ivanti
2 17 (35.42%) SolarWinds
3 6 (12.50%) Citrix
4 4 (8.33%) Symantec
5 3 (6.25%) Capita
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco
6 2 (4.17%) PlateSpin
7 1 (2.08%) HP
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle
7 1 (2.08%) Siebel
7 1 (2.08%) Veeam