Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 34 26
Rank change year-on-year -7 -8 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware 16 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.06% 5.87% 5.71%
As % of the Vendors category 8.74% 13.33% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 26
Kent median daily rate £338 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% - -14.75%
10th Percentile £200 £190 £174
90th Percentile £388 £356 £413
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Kent median hourly rate - - £21.00
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +24.00% -23.08% +30.00%

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 183 240 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 46.45% 44.04% 44.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 162 153
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £135 £190 £171
90th Percentile £575 £536 £450
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 6
Kent median hourly rate £30.00 £25.69 £13.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.78% +94.25% -6.37%
10th Percentile £11.13 £9.90 £10.63
90th Percentile £35.50 £75.71 £21.63
South East median hourly rate £16.05 £17.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year -5.59% +12.40% -15.97%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +15 3 £375 +17.19% 1
Sevenoaks 0 2 - -
Tunbridge Wells -6 1 - -
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (68.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
5 7 (43.75%) ITIL
6 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
6 6 (37.50%) LAN
7 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
7 5 (31.25%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
8 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 4 (25.00%) Firewall
8 4 (25.00%) WAN
8 4 (25.00%) DHCP
8 4 (25.00%) VPN
8 4 (25.00%) DNS
8 4 (25.00%) SQL
8 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 4 (25.00%) Citrix
9 3 (18.75%) HP
9 3 (18.75%) Thin Client
9 3 (18.75%) Service Management
9 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
9 3 (18.75%) Finance
9 3 (18.75%) Migration
9 3 (18.75%) Fat Client
9 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (18.75%) DFS Replication

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 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) OneDrive
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
3 1 (6.25%) PaaS
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) LAN
2 4 (25.00%) DHCP
2 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) VPN
2 4 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) NAS
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) VLAN
4 2 (12.50%) Wireless
4 2 (12.50%) WLAN
5 1 (6.25%) SAN
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Advertising
2 2 (12.50%) Back Office
2 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Server Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Fat Client
1 3 (18.75%) Thin Client
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
2 2 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X Server
5 1 (6.25%) Unix
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (12.50%) Security Patching
4 2 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) High Availability
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) MCP
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 5 (31.25%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (18.75%) DFS Replication
5 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (12.50%) vCloud
5 2 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 2 (12.50%) Tivoli
1 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (12.50%) vCenter Server
1 2 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) PlateSpin
4 2 (12.50%) SonicWALL
4 2 (12.50%) Veeam
4 2 (12.50%) Veritas
5 1 (6.25%) 3Com
5 1 (6.25%) Apple
5 1 (6.25%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) Remedy
5 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
5 1 (6.25%) Trapeze