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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 34 43 62
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +19
Contract jobs citing VMware 137 112 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.16% 4.46% 2.52%
As % of the Vendors category 10.73% 9.09% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 53 37
Average daily rate
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£375 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £163 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 10
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.75 £21.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.49% +6.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £16.50 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £37.50 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +1.16%
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
1277 1232 1312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.13% 49.08% 49.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 613 490
Average daily rate £375 £386 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 71
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £37.85
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 28 November 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 November 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +21 50 £431 +68.29% 13
Bracknell 0 33 £331 -22.05% 4
Slough +6 21 £300 +49.06% 5
Maidenhead -7 5 £400 +19.40% 1
Newbury - 5 £375 - 1
Hungerford - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 3
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 148 (70.48%) Windows
2 114 (54.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (40.95%) Microsoft
3 86 (40.95%) Active Directory
4 76 (36.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (30.48%) Citrix
6 58 (27.62%) Linux
6 58 (27.62%) Cisco
7 57 (27.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 54 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 53 (25.24%) DNS
10 47 (22.38%) SAN
11 46 (21.90%) vSphere
12 42 (20.00%) HP
13 40 (19.05%) Security Cleared
14 36 (17.14%) Hyper-V
15 28 (13.33%) TCP/IP
16 27 (12.86%) MS Exchange
16 27 (12.86%) Windows 7
17 26 (12.38%) ITIL
17 26 (12.38%) Microsoft Certification
17 26 (12.38%) Red Hat
18 25 (11.90%) EMC
18 25 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 24 (11.43%) Firewall
20 23 (10.95%) UNIX
20 23 (10.95%) SQL Server
20 23 (10.95%) MS Excel
20 23 (10.95%) SC Cleared
21 22 (10.48%) DHCP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 27 (12.86%) MS Exchange
2 18 (8.57%) IIS
3 12 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (3.33%) GlassFish
5 7 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (3.33%) IBM Notes
5 7 (3.33%) Lotus Domino
5 7 (3.33%) Apache
6 6 (2.86%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.43%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.43%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 3 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.43%) JBoss
7 3 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.48%) Lync
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (10.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.38%) MS Office
3 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.48%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.81%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (2.38%) SaaS
2 5 (2.38%) PaaS
2 5 (2.38%) IaaS
2 5 (2.38%) Google App Engine
2 5 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.43%) Office 365
4 2 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (25.24%) DNS
2 47 (22.38%) SAN
3 28 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 24 (11.43%) Firewall
5 22 (10.48%) DHCP
6 19 (9.05%) LAN
6 19 (9.05%) WAN
7 16 (7.62%) Internet
8 15 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (5.71%) NetScaler
11 11 (5.24%) VPN
12 9 (4.29%) Network Security
12 9 (4.29%) VLAN
12 9 (4.29%) Ethernet
13 8 (3.81%) BGP
14 6 (2.86%) SSL
15 5 (2.38%) Cisco ISE
15 5 (2.38%) IPsec
15 5 (2.38%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.81%) MySQL
3 6 (2.86%) DB2
4 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 7
5 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.48%) IDOL
6 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (3.81%) Git (software)
1 8 (3.81%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.38%) Ant
3 4 (1.90%) Gradle
4 3 (1.43%) Mockito
4 3 (1.43%) DbUnit
4 3 (1.43%) jMock
4 3 (1.43%) Maven
4 3 (1.43%) JUnit
5 2 (0.95%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.48%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.48%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.48%) CruiseControl
General
1 8 (3.81%) Retail
1 8 (3.81%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.33%) Finance
3 5 (2.38%) Banking
4 3 (1.43%) Marketing
5 2 (0.95%) Publishing
6 1 (0.48%) Legal
6 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.48%) Electronics
6 1 (0.48%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (16.19%) Architect
2 27 (12.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 16 (7.62%) Consultant
5 14 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 13 (6.19%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (5.71%) Security Engineer
7 12 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (5.71%) Server Engineer
8 10 (4.76%) Technical Architect
9 9 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (4.29%) Network Engineer
10 7 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
11 6 (2.86%) Analyst
11 6 (2.86%) Project Manager
11 6 (2.86%) Desktop Engineer
11 6 (2.86%) Virtualisation Consultant
11 6 (2.86%) VMware Engineer
12 5 (2.38%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.33%) Web Services
1 7 (3.33%) Flash
2 6 (2.86%) Software Packaging
3 5 (2.38%) Regular Expression
3 5 (2.38%) SOAP
4 3 (1.43%) Apache Camel
4 3 (1.43%) PowerMock
4 3 (1.43%) RESTful
4 3 (1.43%) Apache CXF
4 3 (1.43%) LAMP
4 3 (1.43%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (1.43%) Spring
4 3 (1.43%) .NET
4 3 (1.43%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.95%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.95%) COM+
5 2 (0.95%) XML
5 2 (0.95%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.48%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.29%) Blackberry
2 8 (3.81%) PKI
3 7 (3.33%) CLARiiON
4 6 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.90%) CESG
6 4 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.43%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.43%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.95%) Clustering
8 2 (0.95%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.48%) Replication
9 1 (0.48%) CMDB
9 1 (0.48%) Wiki
9 1 (0.48%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 148 (70.48%) Windows
2 76 (36.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (27.62%) Linux
4 57 (27.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 54 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (12.86%) Windows 7
7 25 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (10.95%) UNIX
9 8 (3.81%) Solaris
9 8 (3.81%) Windows 8
10 7 (3.33%) AIX
11 6 (2.86%) SUSE
12 5 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (1.90%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.90%) Android
13 4 (1.90%) Windows Phone 8
13 4 (1.90%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.90%) Windows Phone
14 3 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.95%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (12.38%) ITIL
2 18 (8.57%) Migration
3 16 (7.62%) Change Management
4 15 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 11 (5.24%) Project Management
6 10 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 8 (3.81%) Validation
7 8 (3.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (3.33%) Unit Testing
8 7 (3.33%) Service Management
8 7 (3.33%) Web Development
9 6 (2.86%) Load Balancing
9 6 (2.86%) DevOps
10 5 (2.38%) Line Management
10 5 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (2.38%) Automated Testing
10 5 (2.38%) PRINCE2
11 4 (1.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (1.90%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.52%) SQL
2 12 (5.71%) PowerShell
2 12 (5.71%) Java
3 10 (4.76%) VBScript
4 6 (2.86%) Perl
5 5 (2.38%) C#
5 5 (2.38%) VB
6 3 (1.43%) Python
7 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.95%) C
7 2 (0.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 26 (12.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (10.95%) SC Cleared
4 21 (10.00%) MCSE
5 18 (8.57%) DV Cleared
6 13 (6.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (6.19%) MCITP
7 9 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (3.33%) CCNA
9 5 (2.38%) MCSA
10 4 (1.90%) MCTS
11 3 (1.43%) Degree
11 3 (1.43%) CCIE
11 3 (1.43%) CCNP
11 3 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.95%) CCA
12 2 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.95%) MCP
12 2 (0.95%) HNC
12 2 (0.95%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 114 (54.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 86 (40.95%) Active Directory
3 46 (21.90%) vSphere
4 36 (17.14%) Hyper-V
5 19 (9.05%) VMware ESX
6 17 (8.10%) XenApp
7 15 (7.14%) XenDesktop
8 13 (6.19%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (4.29%) Firmware
10 7 (3.33%) Terminal Services
11 6 (2.86%) vCloud
11 6 (2.86%) KVM
12 5 (2.38%) FreeRADIUS
12 5 (2.38%) VMware Server
12 5 (2.38%) Xen
13 4 (1.90%) NFS
13 4 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (1.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (1.43%) DFS Replication
14 3 (1.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 12 (5.71%) SCCM
3 8 (3.81%) WSUS
4 5 (2.38%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (1.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.43%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.43%) Hyperic
6 3 (1.43%) XenMobile
6 3 (1.43%) logstash
6 3 (1.43%) Puppet
6 3 (1.43%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.43%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.43%) Nagios
7 2 (0.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.95%) SCOM
7 2 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.95%) Plesk
8 1 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.48%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.48%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 86 (40.95%) Microsoft
2 64 (30.48%) Citrix
3 58 (27.62%) Cisco
4 42 (20.00%) HP
5 26 (12.38%) Red Hat
6 25 (11.90%) EMC
7 21 (10.00%) Dell
8 20 (9.52%) Symantec
9 17 (8.10%) IBM
10 14 (6.67%) CheckPoint
10 14 (6.67%) NetApp
10 14 (6.67%) Oracle
11 11 (5.24%) CA
12 8 (3.81%) F5
13 7 (3.33%) Lotus
13 7 (3.33%) Adobe
14 6 (2.86%) Remedy
15 5 (2.38%) Splunk
15 5 (2.38%) AppSense
15 5 (2.38%) Google
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