The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 27 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
England / Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 31 19
Rank change year-on-year +14 -12  
Contract jobs citing VMware 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.00% 0.54% 3.57%
As % of the Vendors category 4.44% 0.88% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £363 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 - £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £358 £330
% change year-on-year +3.49% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £28.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -39.47% +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 the Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 45 113 90
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 45.00% 60.75% 53.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 67 42
Median daily rate £400 £475 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +16.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in the Midlands

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 Midlands region with a requirement for VMware.

1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) HPUX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) iPlanet
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) SUSE
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (100.00%) PlateSpin
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability

VMware
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) iPlanet
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) HPUX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) SUSE
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) KVM
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) PlateSpin
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas