The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 28 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.

VMware
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 27 20
Rank change year-on-year +15 -7  
Contract jobs citing VMware 16 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 9.41% 1.03% 4.46%
As % of the Vendors category 24.24% 2.00% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Median daily rate £254 £225 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.77% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £23.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  

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 Suffolk.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 66 100 84
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 38.82% 51.55% 41.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 68 47
Median daily rate £335 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 13
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Suffolk

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Suffolk over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Suffolk

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Suffolk

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Ipswich +8 13 £255 +13.33% 2
Bury St Edmunds - 1 - -
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for VMware.

1 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 23 (76.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
4 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (46.67%) SAN
5 14 (46.67%) Data Centre
5 14 (46.67%) Windows Server
6 10 (33.33%) High Availability
6 10 (33.33%) Citrix
6 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (33.33%) Firewall
7 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (26.67%) vSphere
8 8 (26.67%) Cisco
8 8 (26.67%) EMC
9 7 (23.33%) HP
9 7 (23.33%) LAN
10 6 (20.00%) NAS
10 6 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (20.00%) Network Optimisation
10 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 5 (16.67%) IIS
11 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 5 (16.67%) WAN
11 5 (16.67%) Dell
11 5 (16.67%) Middleware
11 5 (16.67%) Clustering
11 5 (16.67%) EMC VNX
11 5 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (16.67%) Capacity Planning

VMware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 5 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.33%) CloudStack
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Mimecast
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) SaaS
2 2 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) SAN
2 10 (33.33%) Firewall
3 7 (23.33%) LAN
4 6 (20.00%) NAS
5 5 (16.67%) WAN
6 4 (13.33%) IPv4
6 4 (13.33%) Network Security
7 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (6.67%) DNS
8 2 (6.67%) VLAN
8 2 (6.67%) Wireless
8 2 (6.67%) WLAN
9 1 (3.33%) MPLS
9 1 (3.33%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (13.33%) French Language
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (23.33%) Windows Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Applications Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 3 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Middleware
2 4 (13.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.67%) Clustering
2 5 (16.67%) EMC VNX
3 4 (13.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (10.00%) Linux
7 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) High Availability
2 6 (20.00%) Network Optimisation
3 5 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 5 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (16.67%) Secure Coding
4 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.67%) Benchmarking
6 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.67%) Identity Management
6 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.67%) SIEM
6 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (3.33%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.33%) Project Management
7 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) Java
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) CCNA
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) CCNP
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) MCSA
3 2 (6.67%) MCSE
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (76.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (26.67%) vSphere
4 6 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (10.00%) XenApp
6 2 (6.67%) KVM
7 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) Citrix
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco
3 8 (26.67%) EMC
4 7 (23.33%) HP
5 5 (16.67%) Dell
6 3 (10.00%) Intel Security
6 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.67%) Acronis
7 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.67%) Lotus
8 1 (3.33%) BT
8 1 (3.33%) Fortinet