Period
to 16 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 25 36
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware 34 41 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.26% 7.48% 5.22%
As % of the Vendors category 14.66% 16.33% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 50
Kent median daily rate £350 £344 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% -16.16% +7.54%
10th Percentile £312 £310 £174
90th Percentile £483 £438 £475
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.33 £38.00
% change year-on-year +20.91% -41.24% +26.67%

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 232 251 334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 49.57% 45.80% 41.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 170 239
Kent median daily rate £400 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +6.43% +1.45%
10th Percentile £163 £201 £175
90th Percentile £641 £539 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 3
Kent median hourly rate £17.38 £22.52 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.85% +3.54% +35.94%
10th Percentile £11.04 £11.25 £21.01
90th Percentile £44.83 £52.00 £50.35
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year +6.25% -7.91% -0.71%

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 July 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 July 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 +7 7 £330 -2.22%
Maidstone +3 3 £450 +31.39% 1
West Malling - 3 £490 - 1
VMware
South East

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 31 (91.18%) Windows
2 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 24 (70.59%) Windows Server
3 20 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 17 (50.00%) MCITP
4 17 (50.00%) Ivanti
4 17 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (50.00%) MCSE
4 17 (50.00%) MCSA
4 17 (50.00%) MCP
4 17 (50.00%) Shavlik
4 17 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (38.24%) Finance
6 12 (35.29%) Nessus
6 12 (35.29%) Shell Script
6 12 (35.29%) PowerShell
7 11 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (23.53%) Migration
9 7 (20.59%) Citrix
10 6 (17.65%) SCCM
10 6 (17.65%) XenApp
10 6 (17.65%) XenDesktop
10 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
10 6 (17.65%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (14.71%) Server Patching
11 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
12 4 (11.76%) Capita
12 4 (11.76%) Skype

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 (8.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) IaaS
2 2 (5.88%) PaaS
2 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Skype
2 3 (8.82%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) ISDN
3 1 (2.94%) PBX
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Back Office
3 2 (5.88%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Desktop Support
2 5 (14.71%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Citrix Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Server Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Service Continuity Leader
5 2 (5.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Automation Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) NetBackup Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Clustering
1 3 (8.82%) Fat Client
1 3 (8.82%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 31 (91.18%) Windows
2 24 (70.59%) Windows Server
3 20 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 4 (11.76%) Windows 10
7 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.94%) Linux
8 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Migration
2 5 (14.71%) Server Patching
3 3 (8.82%) Application Virtualisation
3 3 (8.82%) High Availability
3 3 (8.82%) ITIL
4 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
4 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.88%) Project Management
4 2 (5.88%) Service Continuity Management
5 1 (2.94%) Change Management
5 1 (2.94%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.94%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.94%) Privileged Access Management
5 1 (2.94%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (2.94%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (2.94%) Security Hardening
5 1 (2.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) PowerShell
1 12 (35.29%) Shell Script
2 3 (8.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) MCITP
1 17 (50.00%) MCP
1 17 (50.00%) MCSA
1 17 (50.00%) MCSE
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) GDPR
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.65%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (17.65%) XenApp
3 6 (17.65%) XenDesktop
4 3 (8.82%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (8.82%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.94%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) Nessus
2 6 (17.65%) SCCM
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (8.82%) NetBackup
3 3 (8.82%) Tivoli
3 3 (8.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.94%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.94%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 17 (50.00%) Ivanti
2 17 (50.00%) Shavlik
2 17 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 7 (20.59%) Citrix
4 4 (11.76%) Capita
5 3 (8.82%) IBM
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle
5 3 (8.82%) Veritas
5 3 (8.82%) Wyse
6 2 (5.88%) Polycom
7 1 (2.94%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) PlateSpin