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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 29 38 61
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +23
Contract jobs citing VMware 136 114 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.10% 4.39% 2.50%
As % of the Vendors category 10.49% 9.22% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 55 28
Average daily rate
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£400 £330 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £149 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 18
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.47% -5.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.79 £15.60 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £34.70 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
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
1296 1237 1233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.58% 47.69% 49.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 617 478
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 47 76
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.60 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.21% +3.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.31 £12.45 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 17 December 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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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 +27 51 £431 +56.81% 11
Bracknell 0 28 £356 -16.17% 7
Slough -6 11 £313 +4.16% 5
Newbury - 4 £375 - 5
Maidenhead -11 2 £400 -
Hungerford - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 144 (66.36%) Windows
2 115 (53.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (41.01%) Microsoft
4 85 (39.17%) Active Directory
5 80 (36.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 60 (27.65%) Cisco
6 60 (27.65%) Citrix
6 60 (27.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 58 (26.73%) Linux
8 54 (24.88%) DNS
9 51 (23.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 49 (22.58%) SAN
11 47 (21.66%) Security Cleared
12 45 (20.74%) HP
13 43 (19.82%) vSphere
14 40 (18.43%) Hyper-V
15 31 (14.29%) TCP/IP
16 27 (12.44%) Dell
16 27 (12.44%) Red Hat
17 26 (11.98%) MS Exchange
17 26 (11.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 26 (11.98%) Windows 7
18 25 (11.52%) SC Cleared
18 25 (11.52%) SQL
18 25 (11.52%) EMC
18 25 (11.52%) Firewall
19 24 (11.06%) Microsoft Certification
19 24 (11.06%) DHCP
20 23 (10.60%) MS Excel
20 23 (10.60%) UNIX

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 26 (11.98%) MS Exchange
2 19 (8.76%) IIS
3 11 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (3.23%) IBM Notes
5 7 (3.23%) Lotus Domino
5 7 (3.23%) Apache
5 7 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (3.23%) GlassFish
6 6 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.30%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.84%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.84%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.38%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 3 (1.38%) JBoss
10 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.46%) Lync
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 23 (10.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) assyst
1 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.30%) SaaS
2 5 (2.30%) PaaS
2 5 (2.30%) IaaS
3 4 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.84%) Google App Engine
3 4 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.38%) Office 365
5 2 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (24.88%) DNS
2 49 (22.58%) SAN
3 31 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 25 (11.52%) Firewall
5 24 (11.06%) DHCP
6 20 (9.22%) LAN
6 20 (9.22%) WAN
7 17 (7.83%) Internet
8 16 (7.37%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (7.37%) NetScaler
9 15 (6.91%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (4.61%) Ethernet
10 10 (4.61%) VPN
11 9 (4.15%) VLAN
11 9 (4.15%) Network Security
12 8 (3.69%) BGP
13 7 (3.23%) SSL
14 6 (2.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 6 (2.76%) DAB
15 5 (2.30%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.15%) MySQL
3 6 (2.76%) DB2
4 3 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 7
4 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.46%) IDOL
5 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 7 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 7 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.84%) Gradle
2 4 (1.84%) Ant
3 3 (1.38%) StarTeam
3 3 (1.38%) Maven
3 3 (1.38%) JUnit
3 3 (1.38%) jMock
3 3 (1.38%) Mockito
3 3 (1.38%) DbUnit
4 1 (0.46%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.46%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.46%) MSBuild
General
1 8 (3.69%) Retail
2 6 (2.76%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.30%) Finance
3 5 (2.30%) Banking
4 2 (0.92%) Marketing
4 2 (0.92%) Publishing
5 1 (0.46%) Legal
5 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.46%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (15.67%) Architect
2 29 (13.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (9.22%) Support Engineer
4 16 (7.37%) Consultant
5 15 (6.91%) Security Engineer
6 14 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
7 13 (5.99%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (5.99%) Server Engineer
8 10 (4.61%) Technical Architect
8 10 (4.61%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (4.15%) Network Engineer
9 9 (4.15%) Desktop Engineer
9 9 (4.15%) Designer
10 7 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (3.23%) Network Security Engineer
10 7 (3.23%) VMware Engineer
10 7 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (2.76%) Virtualisation Consultant
11 6 (2.76%) Analyst
12 5 (2.30%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.23%) Software Packaging
1 7 (3.23%) Web Services
1 7 (3.23%) Flash
2 5 (2.30%) SOAP
2 5 (2.30%) Regular Expression
3 3 (1.38%) LAMP
3 3 (1.38%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (1.38%) Spring
3 3 (1.38%) X-Windows
3 3 (1.38%) .NET
3 3 (1.38%) Apache Camel
3 3 (1.38%) RESTful
3 3 (1.38%) Apache CXF
3 3 (1.38%) PowerMock
4 2 (0.92%) XML
4 2 (0.92%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.92%) COM+
5 1 (0.46%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.46%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.99%) PKI
2 10 (4.61%) Blackberry
3 7 (3.23%) CLARiiON
3 7 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.30%) CESG
4 5 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.38%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.38%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.38%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.92%) FlexPod
6 2 (0.92%) Replication
6 2 (0.92%) Clustering
7 1 (0.46%) CMDB
7 1 (0.46%) Wiki
7 1 (0.46%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 144 (66.36%) Windows
2 80 (36.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (27.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 58 (26.73%) Linux
5 51 (23.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (11.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (11.98%) Windows 7
7 23 (10.60%) UNIX
8 9 (4.15%) Solaris
9 8 (3.69%) Windows 8
10 7 (3.23%) AIX
11 6 (2.76%) SUSE
12 5 (2.30%) Windows Phone
12 5 (2.30%) Android
12 5 (2.30%) Apple iOS
12 5 (2.30%) Windows Phone 8
12 5 (2.30%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (1.84%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.38%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.92%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (10.14%) ITIL
2 18 (8.29%) Migration
3 17 (7.83%) Configuration Management
4 16 (7.37%) Change Management
5 11 (5.07%) Project Management
6 9 (4.15%) Validation
7 8 (3.69%) Mentoring
7 8 (3.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (3.23%) Service Management
8 7 (3.23%) Web Development
9 6 (2.76%) Unit Testing
9 6 (2.76%) Load Balancing
9 6 (2.76%) Operations Management
10 5 (2.30%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (2.30%) DevOps
10 5 (2.30%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (2.30%) Line Management
10 5 (2.30%) Change Control
10 5 (2.30%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (1.84%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.52%) SQL
2 13 (5.99%) PowerShell
3 12 (5.53%) Java
4 11 (5.07%) VBScript
5 6 (2.76%) VB
5 6 (2.76%) Perl
6 5 (2.30%) C#
7 3 (1.38%) Python
8 2 (0.92%) C
8 2 (0.92%) PHP
8 2 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (21.66%) Security Cleared
2 25 (11.52%) SC Cleared
3 24 (11.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (10.60%) DV Cleared
5 20 (9.22%) MCSE
6 12 (5.53%) MCITP
6 12 (5.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (3.69%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.30%) CCNA
8 5 (2.30%) MCSA
9 4 (1.84%) CCNP
10 3 (1.38%) Degree
10 3 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.38%) CCIE
11 2 (0.92%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.92%) PhD
11 2 (0.92%) MCP
11 2 (0.92%) HNC
11 2 (0.92%) CCDP
11 2 (0.92%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.84%) SLA
2 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 115 (53.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 85 (39.17%) Active Directory
3 43 (19.82%) vSphere
4 40 (18.43%) Hyper-V
5 21 (9.68%) XenApp
6 17 (7.83%) VMware ESX
7 14 (6.45%) XenDesktop
8 13 (5.99%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (4.61%) Firmware
10 7 (3.23%) Terminal Services
11 6 (2.76%) KVM
12 5 (2.30%) Xen
12 5 (2.30%) FreeRADIUS
12 5 (2.30%) vCloud
13 4 (1.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (1.84%) NFS
14 3 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (1.38%) DFS Replication
14 3 (1.38%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (6.91%) NetBackup
2 14 (6.45%) SCCM
3 7 (3.23%) WSUS
4 5 (2.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.30%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (1.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (1.38%) Nagios
5 3 (1.38%) Puppet
5 3 (1.38%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.38%) Hyperic
5 3 (1.38%) XenMobile
5 3 (1.38%) logstash
5 3 (1.38%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.38%) SCVMM
5 3 (1.38%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (1.38%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.92%) Plesk
6 2 (0.92%) SCOM
7 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.46%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 89 (41.01%) Microsoft
2 60 (27.65%) Cisco
2 60 (27.65%) Citrix
3 45 (20.74%) HP
4 27 (12.44%) Dell
4 27 (12.44%) Red Hat
5 25 (11.52%) EMC
6 22 (10.14%) Symantec
7 18 (8.29%) IBM
8 15 (6.91%) CheckPoint
9 14 (6.45%) NetApp
9 14 (6.45%) Oracle
10 11 (5.07%) CA
10 11 (5.07%) F5
11 7 (3.23%) Lotus
11 7 (3.23%) Adobe
12 6 (2.76%) Juniper
12 6 (2.76%) Remedy
13 5 (2.30%) AppSense
13 5 (2.30%) Crossbeam
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