Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 25 34
Rank change year-on-year -6 +9 -15
Contract jobs citing VMware 32 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.23% 5.20% 5.30%
As % of the Vendors category 14.29% 12.32% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 21
Kent median daily rate £325 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.13% -
10th Percentile £241 £174 £350
90th Percentile £375 £395 £488
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Kent median hourly rate - £21.00 -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £38.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -35.06% +60.42% +6.67%

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 Kent.

All Vendors
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 224 211 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 43.58% 42.20% 38.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 140 149
Kent median daily rate £350 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% - -3.57%
10th Percentile £263 £168 £200
90th Percentile £538 £475 £490
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £17.64 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.63% +12.00% -32.26%
10th Percentile £19.35 £10.98 £10.95
90th Percentile £88.22 £32.48 £24.40
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £18.50
% change year-on-year +7.26% -14.32% +17.61%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 - 8 £320 -
Dartford - 2 £200 -
Tunbridge Wells +5 1 - -
West Malling - 1 £350 -
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for VMware.

1 30 (93.75%) Windows
2 24 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 24 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (37.50%) Data Protection
5 12 (37.50%) Banking
6 10 (31.25%) Security Patching
7 9 (28.13%) NetBackup
7 9 (28.13%) Symantec
8 8 (25.00%) ITIL
9 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
9 7 (21.88%) Online Banking
10 6 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (18.75%) Finance
11 5 (15.63%) Firewall
11 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
11 5 (15.63%) Citrix
12 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
12 4 (12.50%) HP
12 4 (12.50%) SQL
13 3 (9.38%) .NET
13 3 (9.38%) IIS
13 3 (9.38%) Unix
13 3 (9.38%) Cisco
13 3 (9.38%) DNS
13 3 (9.38%) SAN
13 3 (9.38%) Line Management
13 3 (9.38%) vCloud

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 3 (9.38%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) EPiServer
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) DHCP
3 1 (3.13%) HTTP
3 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) Network Security
3 1 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (37.50%) Banking
2 6 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Administrator
1 10 (31.25%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (15.63%) Active Directory Administrator
2 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) NetBackup Administrator
2 5 (15.63%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.38%) Computer Operator
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (6.25%) VMware Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
1 7 (21.88%) Online Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.13%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 30 (93.75%) Windows
2 24 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.38%) Unix
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.13%) Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Solaris
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Data Protection
2 10 (31.25%) Security Patching
3 8 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (9.38%) Line Management
6 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.25%) Server Patching
7 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.13%) Change Management
7 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.13%) ITSM
7 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.13%) Migration
7 1 (3.13%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) C
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) DBS Check
1 2 (6.25%) MCITP
1 2 (6.25%) MCP
1 2 (6.25%) MCSA
1 2 (6.25%) MCSE
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (9.38%) vCloud
5 2 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Symantec
2 5 (15.63%) Citrix
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) HP
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) Hitachi
5 2 (6.25%) LANDesk
5 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.13%) Capita
6 1 (3.13%) Meraki
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) PlateSpin
6 1 (3.13%) Polycom
6 1 (3.13%) Siebel
6 1 (3.13%) Sophos
6 1 (3.13%) Veeam