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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 44 53 41
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware 92 73 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.53% 3.01% 4.06%
As % of the Vendors category 6.88% 6.57% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 33 46
Average daily rate
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£378 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £216 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 17
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.16 £21.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.63 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -8.94%
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
1338 1111 1200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.32% 45.78% 47.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 501 449
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 37 55
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.25 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £30.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 +1 32 £395 +21.53% 25
Bracknell +4 16 £286 -24.67% 2
Slough 0 10 £413 +26.92% 3
Newbury -9 5 £345 -10.96% 2
Maidenhead +6 4 £350 - 3
Wokingham -2 2 £310 +45.71%
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 134 (61.75%) Windows
2 108 (49.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (35.94%) Active Directory
4 73 (33.64%) Microsoft
5 66 (30.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (27.19%) Linux
7 53 (24.42%) Cisco
8 47 (21.66%) Citrix
9 43 (19.82%) DNS
10 39 (17.97%) Firewall
10 39 (17.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 39 (17.97%) Data Centre
11 36 (16.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 36 (16.59%) vSphere
12 34 (15.67%) SAN
13 33 (15.21%) SQL
14 32 (14.75%) SQL Server
15 31 (14.29%) Migration
15 31 (14.29%) Hyper-V
16 30 (13.82%) LAN
17 29 (13.36%) WAN
17 29 (13.36%) HP
18 28 (12.90%) MS Exchange
19 26 (11.98%) TCP/IP
20 25 (11.52%) Oracle
21 24 (11.06%) ITIL
21 24 (11.06%) EMC
21 24 (11.06%) Security Cleared
21 24 (11.06%) SCCM
22 22 (10.14%) PowerShell

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (4.15%) Lync
3 9 (4.15%) IIS
4 8 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (3.69%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.76%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.84%) Apache
8 3 (1.38%) nginx
8 3 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.38%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.46%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.46%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 19 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.69%) MS Office
3 6 (2.76%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.76%) Maximo
2 3 (1.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.38%) Mimecast
3 3 (1.38%) Office 365
4 2 (0.92%) PaaS
5 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (19.82%) DNS
2 39 (17.97%) Firewall
3 34 (15.67%) SAN
4 30 (13.82%) LAN
5 29 (13.36%) WAN
6 26 (11.98%) TCP/IP
7 22 (10.14%) DHCP
8 17 (7.83%) VPN
9 12 (5.53%) VLAN
10 11 (5.07%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (5.07%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (4.61%) MPLS
12 9 (4.15%) Wireless
13 8 (3.69%) SMTP
13 8 (3.69%) NAS
13 8 (3.69%) Network Security
14 7 (3.23%) Cisco ICM
14 7 (3.23%) Internet
15 6 (2.76%) BGP
15 6 (2.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (3.69%) DB2
4 6 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.84%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.38%) MySQL
7 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.46%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (0.92%) TeamCity
1 2 (0.92%) MSI
1 2 (0.92%) Subversion
2 1 (0.46%) Maven
2 1 (0.46%) Selenium
2 1 (0.46%) jMock
2 1 (0.46%) JUnit
2 1 (0.46%) PVCS
2 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.46%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.46%) DbUnit
2 1 (0.46%) Mockito
2 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.46%) SonarQube
General
1 12 (5.53%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.23%) Finance
3 4 (1.84%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.38%) Marketing
5 2 (0.92%) Retail
5 2 (0.92%) Local Government
5 2 (0.92%) Electronics
5 2 (0.92%) Games
6 1 (0.46%) Military
6 1 (0.46%) Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.46%) Advertising
6 1 (0.46%) French Language
6 1 (0.46%) German Language
Job Titles
1 37 (17.05%) Architect
2 20 (9.22%) Support Engineer
2 20 (9.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (8.76%) Consultant
4 11 (5.07%) Server Engineer
5 10 (4.61%) Infrastructure Architect
5 10 (4.61%) Network Engineer
5 10 (4.61%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (4.15%) Administrator
7 7 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (3.23%) Technical Architect
8 6 (2.76%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (2.76%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (2.76%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (2.76%) Build Engineer
8 6 (2.76%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (2.76%) FlexPod Specialist
9 5 (2.30%) Designer
9 5 (2.30%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (2.30%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.23%) Web Services
2 6 (2.76%) Middleware
3 4 (1.84%) VXML
4 3 (1.38%) .NET
5 2 (0.92%) J2EE
5 2 (0.92%) JSP
5 2 (0.92%) SOAP
5 2 (0.92%) XML
5 2 (0.92%) WPF
5 2 (0.92%) Spring
6 1 (0.46%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.46%) HTML
6 1 (0.46%) jQuery
6 1 (0.46%) YAML
6 1 (0.46%) RESTful
6 1 (0.46%) REST
6 1 (0.46%) PowerMock
6 1 (0.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.46%) RESTEasy
6 1 (0.46%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.97%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.99%) Clustering
3 10 (4.61%) FlexPod
4 9 (4.15%) Replication
5 7 (3.23%) AS400
5 7 (3.23%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.76%) iSeries
6 6 (2.76%) EMC VNX
7 5 (2.30%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.84%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.84%) Social Media
8 4 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.38%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.38%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.38%) EqualLogic
9 3 (1.38%) CLARiiON
9 3 (1.38%) PKI
10 2 (0.92%) Wiki
10 2 (0.92%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.92%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 134 (61.75%) Windows
2 66 (30.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (27.19%) Linux
4 39 (17.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (16.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (10.14%) UNIX
7 20 (9.22%) Windows 7
8 13 (5.99%) AIX
9 9 (4.15%) Solaris
10 8 (3.69%) Windows 8
11 7 (3.23%) zOS
11 7 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (2.76%) SUSE
12 6 (2.76%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.84%) CentOS
13 4 (1.84%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (1.38%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.38%) HPUX
15 2 (0.92%) Android
16 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.29%) Migration
2 24 (11.06%) ITIL
3 13 (5.99%) Project Management
4 12 (5.53%) Incident Management
5 11 (5.07%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (4.61%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (4.15%) Service Delivery
8 6 (2.76%) Change Management
8 6 (2.76%) PRINCE2
8 6 (2.76%) Business Continuity
8 6 (2.76%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (2.76%) Server Building
9 5 (2.30%) Change Control
9 5 (2.30%) Load Balancing
9 5 (2.30%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (2.30%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (1.84%) TOGAF
10 4 (1.84%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (1.84%) Information Security
10 4 (1.84%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 33 (15.21%) SQL
2 22 (10.14%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.61%) VBScript
4 7 (3.23%) VB
4 7 (3.23%) Java
5 4 (1.84%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.84%) Korn
6 3 (1.38%) Perl
6 3 (1.38%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.38%) Python
7 2 (0.92%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.92%) C#
8 1 (0.46%) C
8 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.46%) Jython
Qualifications
1 24 (11.06%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (6.91%) Degree
5 14 (6.45%) MCITP
6 13 (5.99%) DV Cleared
7 10 (4.61%) SC Cleared
7 10 (4.61%) CCNA
8 8 (3.69%) MCSE
8 8 (3.69%) CCNP
9 6 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.84%) MCSA
12 3 (1.38%) MCP
12 3 (1.38%) CCIE
12 3 (1.38%) MCTS
13 2 (0.92%) CCA
13 2 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.92%) NCDA
13 2 (0.92%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.38%) SLA
1 3 (1.38%) QA
2 2 (0.92%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 108 (49.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (35.94%) Active Directory
3 36 (16.59%) vSphere
4 31 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 19 (8.76%) VMware ESX
6 17 (7.83%) XenApp
7 12 (5.53%) XenDesktop
8 10 (4.61%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (2.76%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (2.76%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.84%) NFS
10 4 (1.84%) Samba
10 4 (1.84%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (1.84%) VMware Server
11 3 (1.38%) XenServer
11 3 (1.38%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.92%) vCloud
12 2 (0.92%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.92%) Xen
12 2 (0.92%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 24 (11.06%) SCCM
2 10 (4.61%) NetBackup
3 9 (4.15%) Tivoli
3 9 (4.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (3.69%) SCOM
4 8 (3.69%) Cisco UCCE
5 7 (3.23%) WSUS
6 6 (2.76%) HP Data Protector
7 5 (2.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (2.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (1.38%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (1.38%) cPanel
8 3 (1.38%) Webmin
8 3 (1.38%) HP SIM
8 3 (1.38%) Puppet
8 3 (1.38%) Cisco IPCC
8 3 (1.38%) Plesk
9 2 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.92%) yum
10 1 (0.46%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 73 (33.64%) Microsoft
2 53 (24.42%) Cisco
3 47 (21.66%) Citrix
4 29 (13.36%) HP
5 25 (11.52%) Oracle
6 24 (11.06%) EMC
7 17 (7.83%) Symantec
8 15 (6.91%) IBM
9 14 (6.45%) CheckPoint
10 13 (5.99%) NetApp
11 10 (4.61%) Dell
11 10 (4.61%) Red Hat
12 9 (4.15%) SAP
12 9 (4.15%) 3PAR
13 8 (3.69%) McAfee
13 8 (3.69%) AppSense
14 7 (3.23%) Juniper
14 7 (3.23%) F5
15 6 (2.76%) SolarWinds
16 5 (2.30%) ProCurve
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