The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Berkshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 40 35 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware 91 117 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.63% 4.80% 3.50%
As % of the Vendors category 7.67% 9.98% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 51 49
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £140 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £30.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.14% -23.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1186 1172 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 47.33% 48.03% 49.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 433 542
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 48 62
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
VMware
South East

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 29 July 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
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 29 July 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 +7 37 £325 +56.62% 19
Slough -1 10 £350 +14.28% 6
Bracknell -6 8 £375 +30.43% 4
Wokingham -2 4 £220 -48.23% 3
Newbury -5 4 £475 - 3
Maidenhead -12 1 - - 2
Windsor - - - -
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South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 151 (78.24%) Windows
2 104 (53.89%) Active Directory
3 103 (53.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 76 (39.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (33.16%) Microsoft
6 55 (28.50%) Citrix
7 44 (22.80%) Security Cleared
8 43 (22.28%) Cisco
9 41 (21.24%) Linux
10 40 (20.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 38 (19.69%) SQL Server
12 37 (19.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 33 (17.10%) HP
14 30 (15.54%) DNS
14 30 (15.54%) MS Exchange
15 29 (15.03%) Firewall
16 26 (13.47%) Oracle
16 26 (13.47%) SQL
16 26 (13.47%) SAN
17 25 (12.95%) ITIL
17 25 (12.95%) LAN
17 25 (12.95%) SC Cleared
17 25 (12.95%) vSphere
18 24 (12.44%) Windows 7
19 23 (11.92%) Hyper-V
20 22 (11.40%) WAN
21 20 (10.36%) VMware ESX
21 20 (10.36%) XenApp
22 18 (9.33%) SCCM
22 18 (9.33%) MS Excel

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 30 (15.54%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.33%) IIS
3 17 (8.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (7.25%) SharePoint
5 9 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (4.15%) Lync
7 5 (2.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.07%) Apache
8 4 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.55%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.52%) Confluence
11 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.15%) MS Office
3 5 (2.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.55%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.04%) Office 365
3 1 (0.52%) IaaS
3 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (15.54%) DNS
2 29 (15.03%) Firewall
3 26 (13.47%) SAN
4 25 (12.95%) LAN
5 22 (11.40%) WAN
6 17 (8.81%) TCP/IP
7 16 (8.29%) VPN
8 15 (7.77%) DHCP
9 13 (6.74%) LDAP
10 10 (5.18%) Internet
11 6 (3.11%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (2.59%) NAS
12 5 (2.59%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (2.59%) VLAN
13 4 (2.07%) SSL
13 4 (2.07%) NetScreen
13 4 (2.07%) HTTP
13 4 (2.07%) NetScaler
14 3 (1.55%) VoIP
14 3 (1.55%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (19.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.15%) MySQL
3 5 (2.59%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (1.55%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.11%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.07%) Selenium
2 4 (2.07%) Ant
3 3 (1.55%) WinRunner
3 3 (1.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (1.55%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.55%) Gradle
3 3 (1.55%) Ranorex
4 2 (1.04%) Hudson
4 2 (1.04%) Subversion
4 2 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.52%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.52%) JIRA
5 1 (0.52%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.52%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.52%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (5.70%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.59%) Publishing
2 5 (2.59%) Retail
3 4 (2.07%) Finance
3 4 (2.07%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.07%) Marketing
4 3 (1.55%) Legal
5 2 (1.04%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) Automotive
6 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.52%) Local Government
6 1 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (10.88%) Support Engineer
2 17 (8.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (8.81%) Architect
3 14 (7.25%) Server Engineer
4 13 (6.74%) Consultant
4 13 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (6.22%) Project Manager
5 12 (6.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (5.70%) Analyst
7 10 (5.18%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (5.18%) Windows Engineer
8 9 (4.66%) Administrator
9 8 (4.15%) Technical Project Manager
9 8 (4.15%) Technical Manager
10 6 (3.11%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (3.11%) Technical Support
11 5 (2.59%) Server Support
11 5 (2.59%) Support Analyst
11 5 (2.59%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (2.59%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.59%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.55%) Web Services
3 2 (1.04%) .NET
3 2 (1.04%) Software Packaging
3 2 (1.04%) LAMP
4 1 (0.52%) XMPP
4 1 (0.52%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.52%) CPAN
4 1 (0.52%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.15%) Clustering
2 7 (3.63%) Blackberry
3 3 (1.55%) FMCG
3 3 (1.55%) Open Source
3 3 (1.55%) EPoS
4 2 (1.04%) DTV
4 2 (1.04%) PKI
5 1 (0.52%) Statistics
5 1 (0.52%) Wiki
5 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.52%) Handset
5 1 (0.52%) iPad
5 1 (0.52%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 151 (78.24%) Windows
2 76 (39.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (21.24%) Linux
4 40 (20.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (19.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (12.44%) Windows 7
7 12 (6.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (6.22%) UNIX
8 10 (5.18%) Solaris
9 8 (4.15%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.59%) AIX
11 4 (2.07%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.55%) CentOS
12 3 (1.55%) OpenVMS
12 3 (1.55%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.55%) HPUX
13 2 (1.04%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.52%) VMS
14 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (12.95%) ITIL
2 17 (8.81%) Migration
3 14 (7.25%) Project Management
4 13 (6.74%) PRINCE2
4 13 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (6.22%) Test Scripting
6 7 (3.63%) Validation
6 7 (3.63%) DevOps
7 6 (3.11%) High Availability
8 5 (2.59%) Change Control
8 5 (2.59%) Unit Testing
8 5 (2.59%) Workflow
8 5 (2.59%) Configuration Management
8 5 (2.59%) Change Management
8 5 (2.59%) E-Commerce
9 4 (2.07%) Release Management
9 4 (2.07%) Test Automation
9 4 (2.07%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (1.55%) User Stories
10 3 (1.55%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.47%) SQL
2 12 (6.22%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.11%) C#
4 5 (2.59%) VB
5 4 (2.07%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.55%) VBScript
7 2 (1.04%) Java
7 2 (1.04%) Perl
7 2 (1.04%) PHP
7 2 (1.04%) C
7 2 (1.04%) Ruby
8 1 (0.52%) Korn
8 1 (0.52%) C-shell
8 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (22.80%) Security Cleared
2 25 (12.95%) SC Cleared
3 18 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (8.81%) DV Cleared
5 13 (6.74%) MCSE
5 13 (6.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (4.66%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (4.66%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (4.15%) MCITP
8 7 (3.63%) CCNA
9 5 (2.59%) MCSA
10 4 (2.07%) MCP
10 4 (2.07%) MCTS
11 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.55%) ISTQB
11 3 (1.55%) Degree
11 3 (1.55%) VCP5
11 3 (1.55%) VCP4
11 3 (1.55%) VCAP
12 2 (1.04%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.59%) SLA
2 3 (1.55%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 104 (53.89%) Active Directory
2 103 (53.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (12.95%) vSphere
4 23 (11.92%) Hyper-V
5 20 (10.36%) XenApp
5 20 (10.36%) VMware ESX
6 17 (8.81%) XenDesktop
7 9 (4.66%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (4.15%) VMware Server
9 6 (3.11%) Terminal Services
10 5 (2.59%) XenServer
10 5 (2.59%) NFS
11 4 (2.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (2.07%) Xen
11 4 (2.07%) KVM
11 4 (2.07%) UAG
12 3 (1.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (1.55%) Veritas File System
12 3 (1.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 18 (9.33%) SCCM
2 16 (8.29%) WSUS
3 12 (6.22%) SCOM
4 7 (3.63%) NetBackup
5 6 (3.11%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.55%) ARCserve
7 3 (1.55%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (1.55%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.04%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.04%) Puppet
8 2 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (1.04%) Plesk
8 2 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.52%) YUM
9 1 (0.52%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 64 (33.16%) Microsoft
2 55 (28.50%) Citrix
3 43 (22.28%) Cisco
4 33 (17.10%) HP
5 26 (13.47%) Oracle
6 14 (7.25%) NetApp
6 14 (7.25%) Red Hat
7 11 (5.70%) EMC
8 9 (4.66%) AppSense
9 7 (3.63%) Lumension
10 6 (3.11%) Symantec
10 6 (3.11%) Juniper
11 4 (2.07%) IBM
11 4 (2.07%) Sun
11 4 (2.07%) Google
12 3 (1.55%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.55%) Veritas
13 2 (1.04%) Hitachi
13 2 (1.04%) Apple
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