The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 25 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
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 25 8
Rank change year-on-year +10 -17  
Contract jobs citing VMware 1 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 1.12% 1.16% 7.69%
As % of the Vendors category 2.00% 2.38% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £405 £325 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.61% +75.67%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £372 £358 £330
% change year-on-year +4.05% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £28.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -40.35% +29.54%  

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 Middlesex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 50 84 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 56.18% 48.55% 47.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 56 43
Median daily rate £435 £398 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.29% +20.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £325 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
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 Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Middlesex

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 25 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for VMware.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (33.33%) WSUS
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Legal
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Sophos
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) Windows NT
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall

VMware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support
2 1 (16.67%) System Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 2 (33.33%) Windows NT
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Presales
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) Sophos