The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 26 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware 5 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.31% 7.09% 5.22%
As % of the Vendors category 4.50% 14.73% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£380 £365 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +32.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £20.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.63 £23.75 £20.07
% change year-on-year
-8.94% +18.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Vendors Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
111 129 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 51.39% 48.13% 61.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 35 31
Average daily rate £313 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £222 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -57.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Bracknell region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Bracknell region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (35.00%) DNS
6 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (30.00%) DHCP
6 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (30.00%) Migration
6 6 (30.00%) SCCM
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (25.00%) VPN
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco
8 4 (20.00%) SSL
8 4 (20.00%) HP
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (20.00%) Juniper
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
8 4 (20.00%) MCSE
8 4 (20.00%) Linux
8 4 (20.00%) NetScreen
8 4 (20.00%) Firewall
8 4 (20.00%) Validation
8 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
8 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Lync
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.00%) IIS
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) DNS
2 6 (30.00%) DHCP
2 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (25.00%) VPN
4 4 (20.00%) SSL
4 4 (20.00%) NetScreen
4 4 (20.00%) Firewall
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (5.00%) WAN
6 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) IT Support
3 1 (5.00%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (5.00%) AIX Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Tester
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Developer
3 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.00%) Statistics
1 1 (5.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) UNIX
6 1 (5.00%) AIX
6 1 (5.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Validation
3 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Software Distribution
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) MCSE
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (15.00%) MCITP
4 1 (5.00%) MCTS
4 1 (5.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (20.00%) UAG
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
5 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
5 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco
3 4 (20.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) Juniper
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) IBM
6 1 (5.00%) Apple
6 1 (5.00%) McAfee
6 1 (5.00%) Fujitsu
6 1 (5.00%) NetApp