The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 33 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware 147 104 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.15% 3.75% 4.77%
As % of the Vendors category 10.59% 7.49% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 58 48
Average daily rate
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£400 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £218 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% -25.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.36 £16.50 £19.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £28.73 £33.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.13 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.24% -6.11%
VMware
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1388 1389 1217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.65% 50.02% 48.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 657 457
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £188 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 64 73
Average hourly rate £18.55 £17.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.25 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £31.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Berkshire region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +6 44 £400 +8.10% 25
Slough +5 24 £400 - 3
Bracknell +3 24 £400 +33.25% 2
Newbury -6 4 £469 +17.18% 1
Maidenhead +3 2 £441 +89.56% 8
Wokingham - 2 £300 -
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware.

1 152 (54.87%) Windows
2 135 (48.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (41.16%) Microsoft
4 84 (30.32%) Active Directory
5 75 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 67 (24.19%) Security Cleared
7 66 (23.83%) Linux
8 65 (23.47%) Citrix
9 64 (23.10%) Cisco
10 58 (20.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 57 (20.58%) Hyper-V
12 53 (19.13%) SQL
13 50 (18.05%) HP
14 45 (16.25%) Firewall
15 44 (15.88%) DV Cleared
16 39 (14.08%) vSphere
17 38 (13.72%) Windows Server 2012
17 38 (13.72%) MS Exchange
18 36 (13.00%) DNS
18 36 (13.00%) SAN
19 33 (11.91%) SCCM
20 32 (11.55%) Oracle
21 31 (11.19%) Dell
22 30 (10.83%) LAN
22 30 (10.83%) PowerShell
23 28 (10.11%) SC Cleared
23 28 (10.11%) Migration
24 27 (9.75%) UNIX
25 25 (9.03%) WAN
25 25 (9.03%) TCP/IP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (13.72%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (6.14%) IIS
4 13 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (3.61%) SharePoint Server
6 9 (3.25%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.25%) Apache
7 6 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (2.17%) Lync
8 5 (1.81%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.08%) JBoss
9 3 (1.08%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.08%) nginx
10 2 (0.72%) Confluence
10 2 (0.72%) MediaWiki
10 2 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Maximo
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.81%) Mimecast
2 5 (1.81%) SaaS
2 5 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.44%) PaaS
3 4 (1.44%) Office 365
4 2 (0.72%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.72%) Amazon Glacier
4 2 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.72%) IaaS
4 2 (0.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 45 (16.25%) Firewall
2 36 (13.00%) DNS
2 36 (13.00%) SAN
3 30 (10.83%) LAN
4 25 (9.03%) WAN
4 25 (9.03%) TCP/IP
4 25 (9.03%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (7.94%) DHCP
6 21 (7.58%) Cisco Nexus
7 18 (6.50%) NetScaler
8 14 (5.05%) VPN
9 11 (3.97%) Network Security
9 11 (3.97%) VLAN
10 10 (3.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 10 (3.61%) Internet
11 9 (3.25%) IPsec
11 9 (3.25%) BGP
11 9 (3.25%) Ethernet
11 9 (3.25%) Cisco ICM
12 6 (2.17%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.30%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.78%) DB2
3 12 (4.33%) MySQL
4 8 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.81%) SAP BW
6 5 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.81%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (1.81%) SAP HANA
7 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.61%) StarTeam
2 6 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.81%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.44%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.08%) Maven
5 3 (1.08%) Subversion
5 3 (1.08%) JUnit
5 3 (1.08%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.08%) Mockito
5 3 (1.08%) MSBuild
5 3 (1.08%) SonarQube
5 3 (1.08%) jMock
5 3 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.08%) DbUnit
6 2 (0.72%) JIRA
6 2 (0.72%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.72%) NuGet
6 2 (0.72%) Hudson
6 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.36%) CruiseControl
General
1 12 (4.33%) Telecoms
2 10 (3.61%) Finance
3 7 (2.53%) Retail
4 5 (1.81%) Banking
4 5 (1.81%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.81%) Advertising
4 5 (1.81%) Marketing
5 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (11.55%) Architect
1 32 (11.55%) Consultant
2 27 (9.75%) Support Engineer
3 25 (9.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (9.03%) Server Engineer
4 17 (6.14%) Security Engineer
5 16 (5.78%) Network Engineer
6 13 (4.69%) Designer
7 12 (4.33%) Technical Architect
7 12 (4.33%) Technical Consultant
8 10 (3.61%) Desktop Engineer
9 9 (3.25%) Server Support Engineer
9 9 (3.25%) Integration Engineer
9 9 (3.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 9 (3.25%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (3.25%) Server Support
9 9 (3.25%) VMware Engineer
10 8 (2.89%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (2.89%) Network Security Engineer
10 8 (2.89%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.97%) .NET
1 11 (3.97%) SOAP
2 10 (3.61%) Web Services
3 7 (2.53%) Middleware
4 5 (1.81%) RESTful
5 4 (1.44%) Software Packaging
5 4 (1.44%) Regular Expression
5 4 (1.44%) XML
6 3 (1.08%) Spring
6 3 (1.08%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (1.08%) XSL
6 3 (1.08%) PowerMock
6 3 (1.08%) Apache Camel
6 3 (1.08%) Apache CXF
7 2 (0.72%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.72%) WPF
7 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.72%) COM+
7 2 (0.72%) JSP
7 2 (0.72%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.58%) PKI
2 10 (3.61%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.25%) Clustering
3 9 (3.25%) FlexPod
3 9 (3.25%) Social Media
4 8 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.89%) Replication
5 5 (1.81%) CESG
5 5 (1.81%) AS400
5 5 (1.81%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.44%) iSeries
7 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.72%) FMCG
8 2 (0.72%) Celerra
8 2 (0.72%) Wiki
8 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.72%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.72%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 152 (54.87%) Windows
2 75 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (23.83%) Linux
4 58 (20.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (13.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (9.75%) UNIX
7 20 (7.22%) AIX
8 19 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (6.14%) Windows 7
10 9 (3.25%) Solaris
11 8 (2.89%) SUSE
12 5 (1.81%) zOS
12 5 (1.81%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.81%) Windows Phone 8
12 5 (1.81%) Windows Phone
12 5 (1.81%) Android
13 4 (1.44%) CentOS
13 4 (1.44%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (1.08%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (10.11%) Migration
2 20 (7.22%) Configuration Management
3 19 (6.86%) ITIL
4 11 (3.97%) Operations Management
5 10 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (3.61%) Project Management
6 8 (2.89%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (2.89%) Load Balancing
6 8 (2.89%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (2.89%) DevOps
7 7 (2.53%) Change Management
8 6 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (2.17%) E-Commerce
8 6 (2.17%) PRINCE2
8 6 (2.17%) Scrum
8 6 (2.17%) TOGAF
9 5 (1.81%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (1.81%) Validation
9 5 (1.81%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 53 (19.13%) SQL
2 30 (10.83%) PowerShell
3 16 (5.78%) VBScript
3 16 (5.78%) Java
4 13 (4.69%) VB
5 11 (3.97%) Perl
6 7 (2.53%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.81%) ABAP
7 5 (1.81%) Python
8 4 (1.44%) C#
9 3 (1.08%) Ruby
9 3 (1.08%) Korn
10 2 (0.72%) C
10 2 (0.72%) PHP
10 2 (0.72%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 67 (24.19%) Security Cleared
2 44 (15.88%) DV Cleared
3 28 (10.11%) SC Cleared
4 23 (8.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (6.14%) MCSE
6 13 (4.69%) MCITP
7 11 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (2.89%) CCNP
9 7 (2.53%) MCTS
10 6 (2.17%) MCSA
11 5 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.81%) MCP
11 5 (1.81%) Degree
12 4 (1.44%) CCDP
12 4 (1.44%) JNCIS
13 3 (1.08%) CCIE
13 3 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.72%) CCNA
14 2 (0.72%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.44%) SLA
2 2 (0.72%) JSP 440
2 2 (0.72%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 135 (48.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 84 (30.32%) Active Directory
3 57 (20.58%) Hyper-V
4 39 (14.08%) vSphere
5 25 (9.03%) XenApp
6 21 (7.58%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (7.22%) XenDesktop
8 10 (3.61%) VMware ESX
9 9 (3.25%) Firmware
10 8 (2.89%) XenServer
10 8 (2.89%) vCloud
11 6 (2.17%) NFS
12 5 (1.81%) Samba
13 4 (1.44%) FreeRADIUS
14 2 (0.72%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.72%) Postfix
14 2 (0.72%) iptables
14 2 (0.72%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 33 (11.91%) SCCM
2 12 (4.33%) HP Data Protector
2 12 (4.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (3.25%) Puppet
4 7 (2.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (2.53%) SCOM
4 7 (2.53%) Cisco UCCE
5 6 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.17%) Tivoli
5 6 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (1.81%) Cisco IPCC
6 5 (1.81%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (1.81%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.44%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (1.08%) HP SIM
8 3 (1.08%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.08%) Hyperic
8 3 (1.08%) logstash
8 3 (1.08%) vMotion
Vendors
1 114 (41.16%) Microsoft
2 65 (23.47%) Citrix
3 64 (23.10%) Cisco
4 50 (18.05%) HP
5 32 (11.55%) Oracle
6 31 (11.19%) Dell
7 25 (9.03%) IBM
8 24 (8.66%) Red Hat
9 17 (6.14%) F5
10 14 (5.05%) CheckPoint
10 14 (5.05%) EMC
10 14 (5.05%) Wyse
11 13 (4.69%) Symantec
11 13 (4.69%) 3PAR
12 12 (4.33%) Lumension
12 12 (4.33%) Juniper
12 12 (4.33%) NetApp
12 12 (4.33%) AppSense
13 11 (3.97%) SAP
14 10 (3.61%) Borland
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