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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 45 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware 94 102 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.84% 3.88% 3.80%
As % of the Vendors category 8.42% 7.72% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 48 53
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £427 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 6
Average hourly rate £25.50 £16.50 £21.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -21.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £13.05 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £35.40 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.60 £23.63 £20.04
% change year-on-year
-4.35% +17.91%
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
1117 1322 1652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.61% 50.30% 52.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 544 558
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 54 55
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +9 24 £375 +5.63% 26
Bracknell +8 21 £325 -22.61% 13
Slough +5 20 £288 +9.52% 5
Maidenhead -1 8 £400 +14.28% 2
Newbury +2 5 £388 +3.33% 2
Wokingham +1 2 £213 -34.53%
Ascot - - - -
Windsor - - - - 1
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 157 (78.89%) Windows
2 104 (52.26%) Active Directory
2 104 (52.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (42.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 73 (36.68%) Microsoft
5 59 (29.65%) Citrix
6 51 (25.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 50 (25.13%) Linux
8 49 (24.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 46 (23.12%) Cisco
10 44 (22.11%) DNS
11 42 (21.11%) Security Cleared
12 41 (20.60%) SQL Server
12 41 (20.60%) SAN
13 40 (20.10%) vSphere
14 32 (16.08%) HP
15 29 (14.57%) ITIL
16 27 (13.57%) MS Exchange
16 27 (13.57%) Hyper-V
16 27 (13.57%) Windows 7
17 24 (12.06%) WAN
17 24 (12.06%) EMC
18 23 (11.56%) LAN
18 23 (11.56%) IIS
18 23 (11.56%) DV Cleared
19 22 (11.06%) MS Excel
19 22 (11.06%) Firewall
20 21 (10.55%) SQL
21 19 (9.55%) DHCP
21 19 (9.55%) Symantec

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (13.57%) MS Exchange
2 23 (11.56%) IIS
3 14 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (6.53%) SharePoint
5 12 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (4.02%) IBM Notes
8 7 (3.52%) Lotus Domino
8 7 (3.52%) GlassFish
9 4 (2.01%) Lync
10 3 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.51%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.51%) Apache
10 3 (1.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.51%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 3 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 22 (11.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.01%) MS Office
3 3 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.50%) assyst
1 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (2.51%) Google App Engine
1 5 (2.51%) PaaS
1 5 (2.51%) IaaS
2 4 (2.01%) SaaS
3 2 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (22.11%) DNS
2 41 (20.60%) SAN
3 24 (12.06%) WAN
4 23 (11.56%) LAN
5 22 (11.06%) Firewall
6 19 (9.55%) DHCP
7 18 (9.05%) TCP/IP
8 14 (7.04%) LDAP
9 12 (6.03%) VPN
10 11 (5.53%) Internet
11 6 (3.02%) NetScaler
12 5 (2.51%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (2.51%) VLAN
13 4 (2.01%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (2.01%) HTTP
13 4 (2.01%) Ethernet
13 4 (2.01%) NAS
14 3 (1.51%) SMTP
15 2 (1.01%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (20.60%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.52%) MySQL
3 5 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 7
4 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.50%) DB2
6 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 7 (3.52%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.51%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.51%) Ant
3 4 (2.01%) Gradle
4 2 (1.01%) Ranorex
4 2 (1.01%) WinRunner
4 2 (1.01%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.01%) Selenium
General
1 9 (4.52%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.02%) Retail
3 6 (3.02%) Finance
4 3 (1.51%) Legal
4 3 (1.51%) Publishing
4 3 (1.51%) Banking
5 2 (1.01%) Marketing
6 1 (0.50%) Electronics
6 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.50%) Billing
6 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (14.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (12.56%) Architect
3 16 (8.04%) Systems Engineer
4 15 (7.54%) Support Engineer
5 12 (6.03%) Analyst
5 12 (6.03%) Server Engineer
6 11 (5.53%) Project Manager
6 11 (5.53%) Consultant
6 11 (5.53%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (4.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (4.02%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (3.52%) Support Analyst
8 7 (3.52%) Administrator
8 7 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (3.52%) Technical Architect
9 6 (3.02%) Technical Project Manager
9 6 (3.02%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (3.02%) Technical Manager
10 5 (2.51%) Security Engineer
10 5 (2.51%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.52%) Flash
2 6 (3.02%) Application Packaging
3 4 (2.01%) Software Packaging
4 3 (1.51%) X-Windows
4 3 (1.51%) Web Services
5 2 (1.01%) LAMP
6 1 (0.50%) Middleware
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.03%) Blackberry
1 10 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.52%) CLARiiON
2 7 (3.52%) Clustering
3 4 (2.01%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.51%) EPoS
5 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.01%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.01%) Open Source
5 2 (1.01%) PKI
6 1 (0.50%) CMDB
6 1 (0.50%) Wiki
6 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.50%) FMCG
6 1 (0.50%) iPhone
6 1 (0.50%) iPad
6 1 (0.50%) Handset
6 1 (0.50%) Replication
6 1 (0.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 157 (78.89%) Windows
2 84 (42.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (25.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 50 (25.13%) Linux
5 49 (24.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (13.57%) Windows 7
7 14 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (5.53%) UNIX
9 7 (3.52%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.02%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.02%) AIX
11 3 (1.51%) Solaris
11 3 (1.51%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.01%) CentOS
12 2 (1.01%) SUSE
13 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.50%) Android
13 1 (0.50%) VMS
13 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (14.57%) ITIL
2 18 (9.05%) Migration
3 14 (7.04%) Change Management
4 13 (6.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (6.03%) Project Management
6 11 (5.53%) PRINCE2
7 9 (4.52%) Mentoring
8 8 (4.02%) DevOps
8 8 (4.02%) Test Scripting
8 8 (4.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (4.02%) Workflow
9 7 (3.52%) Validation
9 7 (3.52%) Web Development
9 7 (3.52%) Unit Testing
10 6 (3.02%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (2.51%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (2.51%) Automated Testing
11 5 (2.51%) Configuration Management
12 4 (2.01%) E-Commerce
12 4 (2.01%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (10.55%) SQL
2 9 (4.52%) Java
2 9 (4.52%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.02%) C#
4 3 (1.51%) VBScript
4 3 (1.51%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.01%) Python
5 2 (1.01%) C
5 2 (1.01%) Perl
5 2 (1.01%) PHP
6 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (21.11%) Security Cleared
2 23 (11.56%) DV Cleared
3 18 (9.05%) SC Cleared
3 18 (9.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (6.53%) MCSE
5 12 (6.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (4.52%) MCITP
7 8 (4.02%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.51%) MCSA
8 5 (2.51%) CCNA
9 4 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (2.01%) MCP
10 3 (1.51%) Degree
11 2 (1.01%) MCTS
11 2 (1.01%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.01%) VCP4
11 2 (1.01%) VCAP
11 2 (1.01%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.51%) SLA
2 2 (1.01%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 104 (52.26%) Active Directory
1 104 (52.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (20.10%) vSphere
3 27 (13.57%) Hyper-V
4 19 (9.55%) XenApp
4 19 (9.55%) XenDesktop
5 17 (8.54%) VMware ESX
6 9 (4.52%) Terminal Services
6 9 (4.52%) VMware Server
7 8 (4.02%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (4.02%) KVM
8 4 (2.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (2.01%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.01%) Xen
9 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.51%) DFS Replication
9 3 (1.51%) XenServer
10 2 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.01%) vCloud
11 1 (0.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (9.05%) WSUS
2 14 (7.04%) NetBackup
2 14 (7.04%) SCCM
3 10 (5.03%) SCOM
4 5 (2.51%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.51%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.51%) ARCserve
5 3 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.51%) Puppet
6 2 (1.01%) Plesk
7 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.50%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.50%) Check_MK
7 1 (0.50%) Netcool
7 1 (0.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 73 (36.68%) Microsoft
2 59 (29.65%) Citrix
3 46 (23.12%) Cisco
4 32 (16.08%) HP
5 24 (12.06%) EMC
6 19 (9.55%) Symantec
7 17 (8.54%) Red Hat
8 14 (7.04%) Oracle
9 13 (6.53%) IBM
9 13 (6.53%) NetApp
10 12 (6.03%) Dell
11 10 (5.03%) AppSense
12 8 (4.02%) Lotus
13 7 (3.52%) Adobe
13 7 (3.52%) Lumension
14 5 (2.51%) CA
14 5 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (2.51%) Google
15 4 (2.01%) Remedy
16 3 (1.51%) CheckPoint
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