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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
South East / Middlesex
Rank 16 16 20
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4  
Contract jobs citing VMware 4 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 3.20% 4.43% 1.88%
As % of the Vendors category 5.88% 8.64% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £550 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £13.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.44% -  

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 68 81 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 54.40% 51.27% 44.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 57 41
Median daily rate £375 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +0.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £13.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -38.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware in Middlesex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Middlesex

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 9 (56.25%) Dell
4 9 (56.25%) Cisco
5 8 (50.00%) Finance
5 8 (50.00%) Legal
6 7 (43.75%) WSUS
6 7 (43.75%) Sophos
6 7 (43.75%) Citrix
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
10 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (18.75%) MCSE
10 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
10 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
10 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
10 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (18.75%) vSphere
10 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (18.75%) Migration
10 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
11 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA

VMware
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) BGP
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (12.50%) IPsec
1 2 (12.50%) OSPF
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
1 8 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Desktop Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Desktop Support
1 7 (43.75%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Support Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) Wintel Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) System Design Authority
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
6 2 (12.50%) Windows NT
7 1 (6.25%) Linux
7 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
3 1 (6.25%) SDLC
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) System Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) MCSE
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) JSP 440
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) Dell
3 7 (43.75%) Citrix
3 7 (43.75%) Sophos
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat