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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 31 36 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing VMware 122 107 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.03% 4.19% 6.00%
As % of the Vendors category 10.10% 8.67% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 67 51
Average daily rate
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£400 £370 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £244 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £30.00 £21.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £30.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.75 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.35%
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
1208 1234 1227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.81% 48.34% 50.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 564 481
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 43 46
Average hourly rate £21.55 £15.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.03% -27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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 29 May 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 29 May 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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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 -11 30 £409 +14.31% 15
Maidenhead +16 13 £398 - 4
Slough +5 13 £400 +14.28% 6
Bracknell -8 12 £410 +31.20% 1
Newbury -1 4 £488 +11.42%
Wokingham 0 1 - -
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (58.02%) Windows
2 129 (49.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (40.84%) Microsoft
4 92 (35.11%) Active Directory
5 79 (30.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 60 (22.90%) Security Cleared
7 57 (21.76%) Cisco
8 56 (21.37%) Citrix
9 54 (20.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 50 (19.08%) Linux
10 50 (19.08%) Hyper-V
11 49 (18.70%) SQL
12 45 (17.18%) DV Cleared
13 43 (16.41%) Firewall
14 42 (16.03%) HP
15 41 (15.65%) LAN
15 41 (15.65%) Data Centre
16 38 (14.50%) vSphere
16 38 (14.50%) DNS
17 37 (14.12%) WAN
17 37 (14.12%) Windows Server 2012
18 35 (13.36%) SCCM
19 33 (12.60%) PowerShell
20 31 (11.83%) MS Exchange
20 31 (11.83%) Migration
21 29 (11.07%) SAN
22 28 (10.69%) Dell
23 27 (10.31%) Oracle
24 25 (9.54%) Microsoft Certification
24 25 (9.54%) XenApp

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 31 (11.83%) MS Exchange
2 16 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (4.58%) IIS
4 10 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (3.05%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.05%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (2.67%) Lync
8 5 (1.91%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.91%) Apache
9 3 (1.15%) nginx
9 3 (1.15%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.76%) MediaWiki
10 2 (0.76%) Confluence
11 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 22 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.29%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Maximo
2 2 (0.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.91%) Mimecast
2 5 (1.91%) SaaS
3 4 (1.53%) PaaS
3 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.15%) Office 365
5 2 (0.76%) GitHub
5 2 (0.76%) IaaS
5 2 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.76%) Amazon Glacier
5 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.76%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 43 (16.41%) Firewall
2 41 (15.65%) LAN
3 38 (14.50%) DNS
4 37 (14.12%) WAN
5 29 (11.07%) SAN
6 23 (8.78%) TCP/IP
7 21 (8.02%) DHCP
8 16 (6.11%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (6.11%) VPN
9 15 (5.73%) NetScaler
10 14 (5.34%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (4.58%) Cisco ICM
12 11 (4.20%) MPLS
13 8 (3.05%) VLAN
13 8 (3.05%) Network Security
14 6 (2.29%) Internet
14 6 (2.29%) HTTP
14 6 (2.29%) SMTP
14 6 (2.29%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (2.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.20%) DB2
3 8 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.29%) MySQL
6 5 (1.91%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (1.91%) SAP HANA
6 5 (1.91%) SAP BW
6 5 (1.91%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (3.05%) StarTeam
2 5 (1.91%) Subversion
3 4 (1.53%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.15%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.76%) MSI
5 2 (0.76%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.76%) NuGet
5 2 (0.76%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.76%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.76%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.76%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.76%) Hudson
5 2 (0.76%) JIRA
5 2 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.38%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.38%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.38%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (4.20%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.05%) Finance
3 6 (2.29%) Retail
4 5 (1.91%) Marketing
4 5 (1.91%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.91%) Advertising
5 3 (1.15%) Banking
6 1 (0.38%) French Language
6 1 (0.38%) German Language
6 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (10.69%) Architect
1 28 (10.69%) Consultant
2 26 (9.92%) Support Engineer
3 25 (9.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (9.54%) Server Engineer
4 15 (5.73%) Designer
5 10 (3.82%) Desktop Engineer
5 10 (3.82%) Security Engineer
6 9 (3.44%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (3.44%) Technical Consultant
6 9 (3.44%) Network Engineer
6 9 (3.44%) Technical Architect
7 8 (3.05%) Server Support
7 8 (3.05%) Server Support Engineer
7 8 (3.05%) Integration Engineer
7 8 (3.05%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 8 (3.05%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (2.67%) VMware Engineer
8 7 (2.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (2.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.44%) .NET
2 8 (3.05%) Middleware
2 8 (3.05%) Web Services
3 6 (2.29%) SOAP
4 3 (1.15%) XML
4 3 (1.15%) VXML
5 2 (0.76%) XSL
5 2 (0.76%) JSP
5 2 (0.76%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.76%) WPF
5 2 (0.76%) RESTful
6 1 (0.38%) YAML
6 1 (0.38%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.38%) jQuery
6 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.38%) J2EE
6 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.38%) COM
6 1 (0.38%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.65%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.73%) PKI
3 10 (3.82%) Clustering
4 9 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.44%) Social Media
5 8 (3.05%) Replication
5 8 (3.05%) FlexPod
6 5 (1.91%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.91%) AS400
7 4 (1.53%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.53%) iSeries
8 3 (1.15%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.15%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.76%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.76%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.76%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.76%) Wiki
9 2 (0.76%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 152 (58.02%) Windows
2 79 (30.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (20.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 50 (19.08%) Linux
5 37 (14.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (8.78%) Windows 7
7 20 (7.63%) UNIX
8 16 (6.11%) AIX
9 8 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.91%) zOS
11 4 (1.53%) SUSE
11 4 (1.53%) Solaris
11 4 (1.53%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.53%) CentOS
12 3 (1.15%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.15%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.38%) Android
14 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (11.83%) Migration
2 23 (8.78%) ITIL
3 13 (4.96%) Project Management
4 12 (4.58%) Configuration Management
4 12 (4.58%) Converged Infrastructure
5 11 (4.20%) Operations Management
5 11 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (3.82%) Incident Management
7 8 (3.05%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (2.67%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (2.67%) DevOps
8 7 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (2.29%) TOGAF
9 6 (2.29%) E-Commerce
10 5 (1.91%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (1.91%) Data Migration
10 5 (1.91%) Online Marketing
10 5 (1.91%) Telemarketing
10 5 (1.91%) Change Control
10 5 (1.91%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.70%) SQL
2 33 (12.60%) PowerShell
3 16 (6.11%) VBScript
3 16 (6.11%) Java
4 14 (5.34%) VB
5 8 (3.05%) Perl
6 7 (2.67%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.91%) ABAP
7 5 (1.91%) Python
8 4 (1.53%) C#
9 3 (1.15%) Ruby
9 3 (1.15%) Korn
10 2 (0.76%) C
10 2 (0.76%) PHP
10 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (22.90%) Security Cleared
2 45 (17.18%) DV Cleared
3 25 (9.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (7.25%) SC Cleared
5 18 (6.87%) MCITP
6 16 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (4.96%) MCSE
8 9 (3.44%) Degree
8 9 (3.44%) CCNP
9 8 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (2.67%) MCTS
10 7 (2.67%) CCNA
11 5 (1.91%) MCSA
12 4 (1.53%) CCDP
12 4 (1.53%) MCP
12 4 (1.53%) JNCIS
13 3 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (1.15%) CCIE
14 2 (0.76%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.15%) SLA
2 2 (0.76%) QA
2 2 (0.76%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 129 (49.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 92 (35.11%) Active Directory
3 50 (19.08%) Hyper-V
4 38 (14.50%) vSphere
5 25 (9.54%) XenApp
6 21 (8.02%) XenDesktop
7 16 (6.11%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (3.82%) VMware ESX
9 9 (3.44%) XenServer
10 6 (2.29%) vCloud
11 5 (1.91%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.91%) Samba
12 3 (1.15%) NFS
13 2 (0.76%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.76%) iptables
13 2 (0.76%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.76%) Postfix
13 2 (0.76%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.38%) Firmware
14 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 35 (13.36%) SCCM
2 12 (4.58%) HP Data Protector
3 11 (4.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 10 (3.82%) Puppet
4 10 (3.82%) SCOM
4 10 (3.82%) Cisco UCCE
5 8 (3.05%) Tivoli
6 7 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (2.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (1.91%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (1.91%) HP SIM
7 5 (1.91%) Cisco IPCC
8 4 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (1.15%) WSUS
9 3 (1.15%) vMotion
9 3 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.76%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.76%) Netcool
Vendors
1 107 (40.84%) Microsoft
2 57 (21.76%) Cisco
3 56 (21.37%) Citrix
4 42 (16.03%) HP
5 28 (10.69%) Dell
6 27 (10.31%) Oracle
7 23 (8.78%) IBM
8 20 (7.63%) EMC
9 14 (5.34%) Wyse
10 13 (4.96%) AppSense
10 13 (4.96%) Red Hat
11 12 (4.58%) Symantec
11 12 (4.58%) Lumension
12 11 (4.20%) F5
12 11 (4.20%) 3PAR
12 11 (4.20%) NetApp
13 10 (3.82%) Juniper
13 10 (3.82%) CheckPoint
13 10 (3.82%) SAP
14 8 (3.05%) Borland
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