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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 47 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware 85 108 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.46% 4.19% 4.03%
As % of the Vendors category 7.59% 8.42% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 50 60
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £211 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 5
Average hourly rate £25.50 £16.50 £20.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -17.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £13.10 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £33.40 £25.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% +16.05%
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
1120 1282 1639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.64% 49.69% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 509 551
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 51 50
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 £12.00 £12.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 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 19 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
Slough +7 21 £288 +4.54% 5
Reading -2 21 £375 +3.44% 22
Bracknell -1 16 £313 -25.59% 5
Maidenhead -1 6 £400 +14.28% 4
Newbury +4 5 £388 +3.33%
Wokingham +1 2 £213 -34.53% 1
Windsor - - - -
Ascot - - - -
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 154 (80.21%) Windows
2 101 (52.60%) Active Directory
2 101 (52.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 68 (35.42%) Microsoft
5 55 (28.65%) Citrix
6 49 (25.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 47 (24.48%) Linux
8 46 (23.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 42 (21.88%) DNS
9 42 (21.88%) Cisco
10 41 (21.35%) Security Cleared
11 39 (20.31%) SQL Server
12 38 (19.79%) vSphere
13 35 (18.23%) SAN
14 29 (15.10%) HP
15 28 (14.58%) MS Exchange
16 27 (14.06%) ITIL
17 25 (13.02%) IIS
17 25 (13.02%) Hyper-V
18 24 (12.50%) Windows 7
19 23 (11.98%) SQL
20 22 (11.46%) WAN
20 22 (11.46%) Firewall
21 21 (10.94%) LAN
21 21 (10.94%) MS Excel
21 21 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
21 21 (10.94%) DV Cleared
22 20 (10.42%) EMC
23 19 (9.90%) Migration

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 28 (14.58%) MS Exchange
2 25 (13.02%) IIS
3 16 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (7.29%) SharePoint
5 13 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (3.65%) IBM Notes
8 6 (3.13%) Lotus Domino
8 6 (3.13%) GlassFish
9 5 (2.60%) Apache
10 4 (2.08%) Lync
11 3 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (1.56%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
12 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 2 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.52%) Confluence
13 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.60%) MS Office
3 4 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (2.60%) Google App Engine
1 5 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.08%) IaaS
2 4 (2.08%) PaaS
3 3 (1.56%) SaaS
4 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (21.88%) DNS
2 35 (18.23%) SAN
3 22 (11.46%) WAN
3 22 (11.46%) Firewall
4 21 (10.94%) LAN
5 18 (9.38%) TCP/IP
5 18 (9.38%) DHCP
6 15 (7.81%) LDAP
7 13 (6.77%) VPN
8 11 (5.73%) Internet
9 6 (3.13%) NetScaler
10 5 (2.60%) VLAN
11 4 (2.08%) Ethernet
11 4 (2.08%) HTTP
11 4 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (2.08%) NAS
11 4 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.56%) SMTP
12 3 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.65%) MySQL
3 4 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 7
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.04%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.04%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.13%) Ant
3 5 (2.60%) Gradle
3 5 (2.60%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.56%) Selenium
5 2 (1.04%) WinRunner
5 2 (1.04%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.04%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.52%) Hudson
6 1 (0.52%) JIRA
6 1 (0.52%) Subversion
6 1 (0.52%) IntelliJ
General
1 9 (4.69%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.65%) Finance
2 7 (3.65%) Retail
3 3 (1.56%) Publishing
3 3 (1.56%) Legal
3 3 (1.56%) Marketing
3 3 (1.56%) Banking
4 2 (1.04%) Electronics
4 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (13.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (10.94%) Architect
3 15 (7.81%) Systems Engineer
3 15 (7.81%) Support Engineer
4 14 (7.29%) Server Engineer
5 11 (5.73%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (5.73%) Project Manager
5 11 (5.73%) Analyst
6 9 (4.69%) Consultant
7 8 (4.17%) Administrator
7 8 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (3.65%) Support Analyst
9 6 (3.13%) Technical Project Manager
9 6 (3.13%) Technical Manager
10 5 (2.60%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
10 5 (2.60%) Technical Architect
11 4 (2.08%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (2.08%) Web Analyst
11 4 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.13%) Flash
1 6 (3.13%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.56%) Software Packaging
2 3 (1.56%) Web Services
2 3 (1.56%) X-Windows
3 2 (1.04%) LAMP
4 1 (0.52%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.52%) CPAN
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.69%) Blackberry
3 8 (4.17%) Clustering
4 6 (3.13%) CLARiiON
5 3 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.56%) EPoS
6 2 (1.04%) DTV
6 2 (1.04%) PKI
6 2 (1.04%) Wiki
6 2 (1.04%) Open Source
7 1 (0.52%) iPad
7 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.52%) iPhone
7 1 (0.52%) FMCG
7 1 (0.52%) Replication
7 1 (0.52%) Handset
7 1 (0.52%) Statistics
7 1 (0.52%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 154 (80.21%) Windows
2 84 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (25.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (24.48%) Linux
5 46 (23.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 13 (6.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (5.21%) UNIX
9 7 (3.65%) AIX
10 6 (3.13%) Windows XP
11 5 (2.60%) Windows 8
12 4 (2.08%) Solaris
13 3 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.56%) CentOS
14 2 (1.04%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.04%) SUSE
15 1 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.52%) Android
15 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.06%) ITIL
2 19 (9.90%) Migration
3 14 (7.29%) Change Management
4 13 (6.77%) Project Management
5 12 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 12 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (4.17%) Test Scripting
6 8 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 8 (4.17%) DevOps
7 7 (3.65%) Unit Testing
7 7 (3.65%) Workflow
8 6 (3.13%) Configuration Management
8 6 (3.13%) Web Development
8 6 (3.13%) Validation
8 6 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (2.60%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (2.60%) Coaching
9 5 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (2.60%) Automated Testing
10 4 (2.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.98%) SQL
2 12 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.17%) Java
4 5 (2.60%) C#
5 4 (2.08%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.56%) C
6 3 (1.56%) VBScript
7 2 (1.04%) Perl
7 2 (1.04%) PHP
8 1 (0.52%) C-shell
8 1 (0.52%) Korn
8 1 (0.52%) Ruby
8 1 (0.52%) Python
8 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (21.35%) Security Cleared
2 21 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (10.94%) DV Cleared
3 19 (9.90%) SC Cleared
4 16 (8.33%) MCSE
5 15 (7.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (4.69%) MCITP
7 8 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (3.13%) MCSA
8 6 (3.13%) CCNA
9 4 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (2.08%) MCP
9 4 (2.08%) MCTS
10 3 (1.56%) VCP4
10 3 (1.56%) VCAP
10 3 (1.56%) VCP5
10 3 (1.56%) Degree
11 2 (1.04%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.52%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.56%) SLA
2 2 (1.04%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 101 (52.60%) Active Directory
1 101 (52.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (19.79%) vSphere
3 25 (13.02%) Hyper-V
4 18 (9.38%) XenDesktop
4 18 (9.38%) XenApp
4 18 (9.38%) VMware ESX
5 8 (4.17%) Terminal Services
5 8 (4.17%) VMware Server
5 8 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (3.13%) KVM
7 5 (2.60%) Xen
8 4 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.56%) XenServer
10 2 (1.04%) NFS
10 2 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.04%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.04%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (8.85%) SCCM
2 16 (8.33%) WSUS
3 13 (6.77%) NetBackup
4 10 (5.21%) SCOM
5 5 (2.60%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.56%) Puppet
6 3 (1.56%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.56%) ARCserve
7 2 (1.04%) Nagios
7 2 (1.04%) Plesk
8 1 (0.52%) Check_MK
8 1 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.52%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.52%) YUM
8 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 68 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 55 (28.65%) Citrix
3 42 (21.88%) Cisco
4 29 (15.10%) HP
5 20 (10.42%) EMC
6 16 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 14 (7.29%) Oracle
7 14 (7.29%) Symantec
8 13 (6.77%) NetApp
9 10 (5.21%) IBM
9 10 (5.21%) Dell
9 10 (5.21%) AppSense
10 7 (3.65%) Lumension
10 7 (3.65%) Lotus
11 6 (3.13%) Adobe
11 6 (3.13%) Google
12 5 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (2.08%) CA
14 3 (1.56%) SAP
14 3 (1.56%) Remedy
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