The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 3 months to 22 June 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 31 35
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4  
Contract jobs citing VMware 11 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.17% 2.24% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 10.78% 5.36% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Median daily rate £180 £385 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.24% +175.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £330
% change year-on-year +2.77% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £28.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year -40.35% +25.27%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 102 112 122
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 38.64% 41.79% 39.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 72 62
Median daily rate £300 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +8.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £194 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 17
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £12.00 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £12.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire citing VMware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Leicestershire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware in Leicestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Leicestershire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Leicestershire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware in Leicestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Leicestershire

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +3 7 £165 -50.74% 1
Hinckley +2 2 £291 -22.33%
VMware
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for VMware.

1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
3 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
4 10 (52.63%) SAN
5 8 (42.11%) Cisco
6 6 (31.58%) NetApp
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
7 5 (26.32%) WAN
7 5 (26.32%) Firewall
7 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
8 4 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (21.05%) CCNA
8 4 (21.05%) LAN
8 4 (21.05%) ITIL
8 4 (21.05%) Citrix
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
9 3 (15.79%) DHCP
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.79%) CCNP
9 3 (15.79%) DNS
9 3 (15.79%) HP
9 3 (15.79%) Linux
9 3 (15.79%) IIS
9 3 (15.79%) SQL
9 3 (15.79%) VLAN
9 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (15.79%) Network Management

VMware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (15.79%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) SAN
2 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) WAN
3 4 (21.05%) LAN
3 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.79%) DHCP
4 3 (15.79%) DNS
4 3 (15.79%) VLAN
5 2 (10.53%) ADSL
5 2 (10.53%) BGP
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
5 2 (10.53%) MPLS
5 2 (10.53%) OSPF
5 2 (10.53%) SNMP
5 2 (10.53%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (10.53%) TACACS
5 2 (10.53%) VPN
5 2 (10.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Local Government
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) SAN Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) SAN Storage Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.26%) VMS
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Network Management
3 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.53%) ERP
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
3 2 (10.53%) Network Design
3 2 (10.53%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CCNA
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (15.79%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Server
3 2 (10.53%) vSphere
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) NetApp
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) EqualLogic
5 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
5 2 (10.53%) Sophos
5 2 (10.53%) Veeam
6 1 (5.26%) Altiris
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) Meraki