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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 37 48 53
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware 104 106 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.21% 4.02% 3.19%
As % of the Vendors category 9.03% 8.02% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 46 47
Average daily rate
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£375 £356 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £182 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £428 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 6
Average hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £21.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £13.20 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +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
1152 1322 1512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 46.64% 50.08% 50.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 562 525
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 58 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.08
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%

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 20 October 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
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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 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 -3 25 £400 +14.28% 23
Bracknell +4 22 £351 -16.86% 2
Slough +11 21 £294 +11.90% 7
Newbury +7 8 £413 +10.00% 6
Maidenhead -2 8 £400 +48.83% 1
Wokingham +3 1 £225 -30.76% 1
Windsor - - - -
Ascot - - - -
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 151 (77.84%) Windows
2 102 (52.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (50.52%) Active Directory
4 84 (43.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 76 (39.18%) Microsoft
6 61 (31.44%) Citrix
7 56 (28.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 56 (28.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 50 (25.77%) Linux
9 49 (25.26%) Cisco
10 44 (22.68%) vSphere
11 41 (21.13%) DNS
12 39 (20.10%) SAN
12 39 (20.10%) Security Cleared
13 34 (17.53%) SQL Server
14 32 (16.49%) HP
15 31 (15.98%) Hyper-V
16 27 (13.92%) EMC
16 27 (13.92%) ITIL
17 26 (13.40%) MS Exchange
17 26 (13.40%) Windows 7
18 23 (11.86%) DV Cleared
19 22 (11.34%) IIS
20 20 (10.31%) TCP/IP
20 20 (10.31%) XenDesktop
21 19 (9.79%) WAN
21 19 (9.79%) LAN
21 19 (9.79%) MS Excel
21 19 (9.79%) Symantec
21 19 (9.79%) Microsoft Certification

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 26 (13.40%) MS Exchange
2 22 (11.34%) IIS
3 14 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (4.64%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (3.61%) GlassFish
6 7 (3.61%) IBM Notes
6 7 (3.61%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.55%) Lync
8 3 (1.55%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.55%) Apache
8 3 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (9.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.58%) MS Office
3 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.52%) assyst
1 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (2.58%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (2.58%) Google App Engine
1 5 (2.58%) SaaS
1 5 (2.58%) PaaS
1 5 (2.58%) IaaS
2 2 (1.03%) Office 365
2 2 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (21.13%) DNS
2 39 (20.10%) SAN
3 20 (10.31%) TCP/IP
4 19 (9.79%) LAN
4 19 (9.79%) WAN
5 17 (8.76%) DHCP
6 14 (7.22%) LDAP
7 13 (6.70%) Firewall
8 10 (5.15%) Internet
9 8 (4.12%) VPN
9 8 (4.12%) NetScaler
10 5 (2.58%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (2.06%) DMZ
11 4 (2.06%) Ethernet
11 4 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (2.06%) VLAN
12 3 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.55%) NAS
12 3 (1.55%) Intranet
13 2 (1.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.55%) MySQL
3 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 7
3 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.52%) IDOL
4 1 (0.52%) DB2
4 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.09%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.58%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.58%) Ant
3 4 (2.06%) Gradle
4 1 (0.52%) Ranorex
4 1 (0.52%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.52%) Selenium
General
1 9 (4.64%) Retail
2 7 (3.61%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.58%) Finance
4 3 (1.55%) Banking
4 3 (1.55%) Marketing
5 2 (1.03%) Publishing
6 1 (0.52%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.52%) Billing
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (13.40%) Architect
2 24 (12.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (9.79%) Support Engineer
4 15 (7.73%) Systems Engineer
5 13 (6.70%) Server Engineer
6 12 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (5.67%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.64%) Analyst
8 9 (4.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (4.12%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (4.12%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.12%) Technical Architect
9 8 (4.12%) Consultant
10 7 (3.61%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.61%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (3.09%) Desktop Engineer
12 5 (2.58%) Security Engineer
12 5 (2.58%) Web Analyst
12 5 (2.58%) Designer
12 5 (2.58%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.61%) Flash
2 4 (2.06%) Web Services
2 4 (2.06%) Software Packaging
3 3 (1.55%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.55%) X-Windows
4 2 (1.03%) LAMP
5 1 (0.52%) Middleware
5 1 (0.52%) XML
5 1 (0.52%) .NET
5 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.52%) COM+
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.52%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.64%) Blackberry
2 8 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.61%) CLARiiON
4 4 (2.06%) Clustering
4 4 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.55%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.55%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.03%) PKI
7 1 (0.52%) CMDB
7 1 (0.52%) Wiki
7 1 (0.52%) Open Source
7 1 (0.52%) Replication
7 1 (0.52%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 151 (77.84%) Windows
2 84 (43.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (28.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 56 (28.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (25.77%) Linux
5 26 (13.40%) Windows 7
6 17 (8.76%) UNIX
7 14 (7.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (4.12%) Windows 8
9 7 (3.61%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.58%) AIX
11 4 (2.06%) Solaris
12 3 (1.55%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.03%) CentOS
13 2 (1.03%) SUSE
13 2 (1.03%) VMS
14 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (13.92%) ITIL
2 19 (9.79%) Migration
3 13 (6.70%) Change Management
4 10 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (4.64%) Project Management
5 9 (4.64%) PRINCE2
5 9 (4.64%) Mentoring
6 7 (3.61%) Web Development
6 7 (3.61%) Unit Testing
7 6 (3.09%) Validation
7 6 (3.09%) Configuration Management
8 5 (2.58%) Service Management
8 5 (2.58%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (2.58%) Automated Testing
8 5 (2.58%) DevOps
8 5 (2.58%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (2.06%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (2.06%) Problem Management
10 3 (1.55%) Requirements Management
10 3 (1.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.22%) SQL
2 10 (5.15%) Java
3 9 (4.64%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.09%) C#
5 4 (2.06%) VBScript
6 3 (1.55%) Python
6 3 (1.55%) Perl
7 2 (1.03%) PHP
7 2 (1.03%) C
7 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (20.10%) Security Cleared
2 23 (11.86%) DV Cleared
3 19 (9.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (8.25%) SC Cleared
5 15 (7.73%) MCSE
6 11 (5.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (5.67%) MCITP
7 5 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.06%) MCTS
8 4 (2.06%) MCSA
8 4 (2.06%) CCNA
9 3 (1.55%) MCP
9 3 (1.55%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.03%) CCA
10 2 (1.03%) PhD
10 2 (1.03%) CCIE
10 2 (1.03%) CCNP
10 2 (1.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 102 (52.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 98 (50.52%) Active Directory
3 44 (22.68%) vSphere
4 31 (15.98%) Hyper-V
5 20 (10.31%) XenDesktop
6 18 (9.28%) XenApp
7 16 (8.25%) VMware ESX
8 8 (4.12%) VMware Server
8 8 (4.12%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (3.61%) Terminal Services
10 6 (3.09%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (3.09%) KVM
11 4 (2.06%) vCloud
11 4 (2.06%) Xen
11 4 (2.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (1.55%) DFS Replication
12 3 (1.55%) XenServer
13 2 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (9.79%) WSUS
2 14 (7.22%) NetBackup
3 11 (5.67%) SCCM
4 4 (2.06%) SCOM
5 3 (1.55%) SCVMM
5 3 (1.55%) Puppet
5 3 (1.55%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.55%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.03%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.03%) Plesk
7 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.52%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.52%) Netcool
7 1 (0.52%) Nagios
7 1 (0.52%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 76 (39.18%) Microsoft
2 61 (31.44%) Citrix
3 49 (25.26%) Cisco
4 32 (16.49%) HP
5 27 (13.92%) EMC
6 19 (9.79%) Symantec
7 17 (8.76%) Red Hat
8 16 (8.25%) Dell
9 14 (7.22%) IBM
9 14 (7.22%) NetApp
10 12 (6.19%) Oracle
11 10 (5.15%) AppSense
12 7 (3.61%) Lumension
12 7 (3.61%) Adobe
12 7 (3.61%) Lotus
13 5 (2.58%) BMC
13 5 (2.58%) CA
13 5 (2.58%) Google
13 5 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (2.06%) Remedy
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