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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 33 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware 127 127 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.00% 4.68% 5.21%
As % of the Vendors category 10.23% 9.88% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 60 69
Average daily rate £360 £450 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +46.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £240 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £535 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.96% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £13.65 £14.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £16.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
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
1242 1285 1285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.88% 47.38% 48.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 614 613
Average daily rate £380 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £237 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 35 63
Average hourly rate £27.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £47.76 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 60 £350 -6.66% 34
Bracknell -9 16 £255 -15.00% 1
Slough +1 14 £400 - 5
Maidenhead +6 9 £404 - 4
Wokingham -3 6 £325 -18.75% 2
Newbury +7 1 - - 2
Windsor - 1 £365 - 1
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (66.67%) Windows
2 121 (53.07%) Active Directory
3 110 (48.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 108 (47.37%) Windows Server
5 73 (32.02%) Linux
5 73 (32.02%) Microsoft
6 67 (29.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 55 (24.12%) Citrix
8 52 (22.81%) DNS
9 51 (22.37%) Cisco
10 49 (21.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 40 (17.54%) Firewall
11 40 (17.54%) Data Centre
12 39 (17.11%) SQL Server
12 39 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
13 36 (15.79%) vSphere
14 35 (15.35%) Hyper-V
14 35 (15.35%) SQL
14 35 (15.35%) Windows Server 2003
15 33 (14.47%) Puppet
16 32 (14.04%) MS Exchange
17 31 (13.60%) LAN
17 31 (13.60%) Migration
18 30 (13.16%) HP
18 30 (13.16%) Unix
18 30 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 29 (12.72%) DHCP
20 28 (12.28%) WAN
20 28 (12.28%) IBM
20 28 (12.28%) Oracle

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 32 (14.04%) MS Exchange
2 26 (11.40%) OpenStack
3 19 (8.33%) WebLogic
4 18 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (7.89%) JBoss
4 18 (7.89%) Tomcat
5 14 (6.14%) Apache
6 13 (5.70%) nginx
7 10 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (3.51%) IIS
9 6 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (2.63%) SharePoint
9 6 (2.63%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.88%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.44%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.63%) MS Office
3 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.88%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.44%) Line 500
3 1 (0.44%) Maximo
3 1 (0.44%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.44%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 39 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (9.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.19%) Office 365
4 4 (1.75%) IaaS
5 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.88%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.44%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.44%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (22.81%) DNS
2 40 (17.54%) Firewall
3 31 (13.60%) LAN
4 29 (12.72%) DHCP
5 28 (12.28%) WAN
6 26 (11.40%) SAN
7 22 (9.65%) TCP/IP
8 15 (6.58%) SMTP
9 13 (5.70%) HTTP
9 13 (5.70%) LDAP
9 13 (5.70%) SSL
10 10 (4.39%) MPLS
11 9 (3.95%) VPN
12 8 (3.51%) Network Security
13 6 (2.63%) Ethernet
13 6 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (2.63%) iSCSI
13 6 (2.63%) NetScaler
14 5 (2.19%) IPv6
15 4 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.14%) MySQL
3 11 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.19%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.88%) DB2
6 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.19%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.32%) FishEye
3 3 (1.32%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.88%) PVCS
5 1 (0.44%) MSI
General
1 13 (5.70%) Finance
2 12 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.32%) Banking
3 3 (1.32%) Electronics
3 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.32%) Marketing
3 3 (1.32%) Publishing
3 3 (1.32%) Retail
4 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.44%) Advertising
5 1 (0.44%) Back Office
5 1 (0.44%) Billing
5 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (20.61%) Support Engineer
2 34 (14.91%) VMware Engineer
3 31 (13.60%) Architect
4 26 (11.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (11.40%) VMware Support Engineer
5 15 (6.58%) Administrator
5 15 (6.58%) Windows Engineer
6 14 (6.14%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (5.26%) Active Directory Engineer
7 12 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
7 12 (5.26%) Exchange Engineer
8 11 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (4.82%) Consultant
9 10 (4.39%) Applications Engineer
9 10 (4.39%) Linux Support
9 10 (4.39%) Linux Support Engineer
9 10 (4.39%) Server Engineer
9 10 (4.39%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (3.95%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.46%) Web Services
2 13 (5.70%) LAMP
2 13 (5.70%) LEMP Stack
2 13 (5.70%) MCollective
3 12 (5.26%) Middleware
4 5 (2.19%) J2EE
5 4 (1.75%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.88%) WAP
7 1 (0.44%) .NET
7 1 (0.44%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 40 (17.54%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.14%) Hybrid Cloud
3 12 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.82%) Public Cloud
5 8 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.51%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (3.07%) Clustering
7 5 (2.19%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.19%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.19%) VCE vBlock
8 4 (1.75%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.75%) EMC VNX
8 4 (1.75%) HP Storage
9 3 (1.32%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.32%) FlexPod
10 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.88%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.88%) iSeries
10 2 (0.88%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 152 (66.67%) Windows
2 108 (47.37%) Windows Server
3 73 (32.02%) Linux
4 67 (29.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (21.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (15.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (13.16%) Unix
8 13 (5.70%) Windows 7
9 12 (5.26%) Windows XP
10 11 (4.82%) SUSE
11 10 (4.39%) AIX
11 10 (4.39%) Solaris
12 6 (2.63%) Windows 8
13 5 (2.19%) CentOS
14 3 (1.32%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.44%) Android
16 1 (0.44%) Nucleus RTOS
16 1 (0.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (13.60%) Migration
2 24 (10.53%) ITIL
3 22 (9.65%) Configuration Management
3 22 (9.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (8.77%) High Availability
5 15 (6.58%) Change Management
6 13 (5.70%) Incident Management
7 11 (4.82%) DevOps
7 11 (4.82%) Project Management
8 9 (3.95%) Open Source
8 9 (3.95%) Problem Management
9 8 (3.51%) Mentoring
10 7 (3.07%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (3.07%) Presales
10 7 (3.07%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.07%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (2.63%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (2.63%) Service Management
11 6 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (15.35%) SQL
2 23 (10.09%) PowerShell
3 21 (9.21%) Perl
4 19 (8.33%) Python
5 14 (6.14%) Ruby
6 5 (2.19%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.32%) VB
8 2 (0.88%) AWK
8 2 (0.88%) Korn
8 2 (0.88%) sed
8 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.44%) Java
9 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
1 21 (9.21%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.14%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (6.14%) DV Cleared
3 12 (5.26%) CCNA
4 11 (4.82%) MCSA
5 10 (4.39%) Degree
5 10 (4.39%) MCSE
6 8 (3.51%) MCP
6 8 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (2.19%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (1.75%) CCA
8 4 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.75%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.32%) CCNP
9 3 (1.32%) DBS Check
9 3 (1.32%) MCSD
9 3 (1.32%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (1.32%) VCP5
10 2 (0.88%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.14%) SLA
2 4 (1.75%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.88%) QA
4 1 (0.44%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 121 (53.07%) Active Directory
2 110 (48.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (15.79%) vSphere
4 35 (15.35%) Hyper-V
5 21 (9.21%) VMware ESX
6 18 (7.89%) XenApp
7 13 (5.70%) qmail
7 13 (5.70%) Squid
8 10 (4.39%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (3.07%) VMware Server
9 7 (3.07%) XenServer
10 6 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (2.63%) XenDesktop
11 5 (2.19%) vCloud
12 4 (1.75%) NFS
12 4 (1.75%) Terminal Services
13 3 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (1.32%) ISA Server
13 3 (1.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (14.47%) Puppet
2 24 (10.53%) SCCM
3 20 (8.77%) SCOM
4 18 (7.89%) Nagios
5 13 (5.70%) Cacti
5 13 (5.70%) collectd
5 13 (5.70%) Ganglia
5 13 (5.70%) Graphite
5 13 (5.70%) logstash
5 13 (5.70%) ZABBIX
6 12 (5.26%) SCVMM
6 12 (5.26%) Windows Intune
7 9 (3.95%) vRealize
8 7 (3.07%) Backup Exec
8 7 (3.07%) NetBackup
9 6 (2.63%) WSUS
10 5 (2.19%) Ansible
10 5 (2.19%) HP Data Protector
10 5 (2.19%) Tivoli
10 5 (2.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 73 (32.02%) Microsoft
2 55 (24.12%) Citrix
3 51 (22.37%) Cisco
4 30 (13.16%) HP
5 28 (12.28%) IBM
5 28 (12.28%) Oracle
6 26 (11.40%) Red Hat
7 19 (8.33%) EMC
8 15 (6.58%) NetApp
9 13 (5.70%) Splunk
10 12 (5.26%) RightScale
11 9 (3.95%) Dell
11 9 (3.95%) F5
12 8 (3.51%) SAP
13 7 (3.07%) Juniper
14 6 (2.63%) Symantec
15 5 (2.19%) AppSense
15 5 (2.19%) CA
16 4 (1.75%) Hitachi
16 4 (1.75%) Intel
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