Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 18 32
Rank change year-on-year -12 +14 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware 24 49 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.44% 9.66% 4.32%
As % of the Vendors category 12.50% 21.12% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 38 19
Kent median daily rate £335 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.74% +3.85% -14.75%
10th Percentile £241 £264 £174
90th Percentile £423 £403 £435
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £395
% change year-on-year +6.67% -5.06% +12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Kent median hourly rate - - £21.00
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +8.00% -39.02% +36.67%

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 192 232 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 43.54% 45.76% 43.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 164 140
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £163 £263 £174
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 6
Kent median hourly rate £30.00 £25.69 £20.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.78% +22.83% +30.72%
10th Percentile £11.77 £13.00 £12.10
90th Percentile £39.50 £79.75 £39.63
South East median hourly rate £16.58 £17.48 £15.85
% change year-on-year -5.15% +10.28% -11.94%

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 October 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 16 October 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
Tunbridge Wells -2 7 £330 -2.22%
Maidstone +5 4 £413 +28.91% 4
Sevenoaks - 2 - -
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
5 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 10 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
7 9 (37.50%) Citrix
8 8 (33.33%) ITIL
8 8 (33.33%) Finance
9 7 (29.17%) Migration
9 7 (29.17%) DNS
9 7 (29.17%) Windows 10
10 6 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (25.00%) Office 365
10 6 (25.00%) SCCM
10 6 (25.00%) XenApp
10 6 (25.00%) XenDesktop
10 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (25.00%) LAN
10 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
10 6 (25.00%) Thin Client
10 6 (25.00%) Fat Client
11 5 (20.83%) Back Office
11 5 (20.83%) SQL
12 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
12 4 (16.67%) WAN
12 4 (16.67%) DHCP
12 4 (16.67%) VPN
12 4 (16.67%) Firewall

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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) IaaS
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) OneDrive
2 2 (8.33%) PaaS
2 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) DNS
2 6 (25.00%) LAN
3 4 (16.67%) DHCP
3 4 (16.67%) Firewall
3 4 (16.67%) VPN
3 4 (16.67%) WAN
4 3 (12.50%) NAS
4 3 (12.50%) Skype
5 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.33%) VLAN
5 2 (8.33%) Wireless
5 2 (8.33%) WLAN
6 1 (4.17%) SAN
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Back Office
3 3 (12.50%) Advertising
4 2 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Citrix Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Server Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Service Continuity Leader
6 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 6 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (12.50%) Clustering
3 2 (8.33%) Replication
3 2 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 7 (29.17%) Windows 10
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (33.33%) ITIL
3 7 (29.17%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Application Virtualisation
4 3 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) High Availability
5 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (8.33%) Security Patching
5 2 (8.33%) Server Management
5 2 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (8.33%) Service Continuity Management
6 1 (4.17%) CRM
6 1 (4.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) MCP
3 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) GDPR
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (25.00%) XenApp
3 6 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (12.50%) DFS Replication
4 3 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 3 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 3 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (12.50%) IBM
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) Veritas
3 3 (12.50%) Wyse
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco
4 2 (8.33%) Polycom
4 2 (8.33%) SonicWALL
4 2 (8.33%) Veeam
5 1 (4.17%) 3Com
5 1 (4.17%) Apple
5 1 (4.17%) Dell
5 1 (4.17%) Remedy
5 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.17%) Trapeze