The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bracknell region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 21 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 9 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.04% 8.81% 6.00%
As % of the Vendors category 7.03% 16.55% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£378 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
128 139 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 57.40% 53.26% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 40 33
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £153 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.00 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £182.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 25 July 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 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
5 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
5 11 (36.67%) Cisco
6 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (33.33%) DHCP
6 10 (33.33%) DNS
7 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
7 7 (23.33%) Oracle
7 7 (23.33%) SQL
7 7 (23.33%) HP
7 7 (23.33%) SCCM
8 6 (20.00%) Firewall
8 6 (20.00%) Validation
8 6 (20.00%) Migration
8 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (20.00%) VPN
9 5 (16.67%) LAN
9 5 (16.67%) Linux
9 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 5 (16.67%) ITIL
9 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) Lync
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) DHCP
1 10 (33.33%) DNS
2 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (20.00%) VPN
2 6 (20.00%) Firewall
3 5 (16.67%) LAN
4 4 (13.33%) SSL
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (13.33%) NetScreen
5 3 (10.00%) WAN
6 2 (6.67%) SAN
7 1 (3.33%) MGCP
7 1 (3.33%) PBX
7 1 (3.33%) Q.931
7 1 (3.33%) QSIG
7 1 (3.33%) H.323
7 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.33%) VLAN
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.33%) WinRunner
2 1 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.33%) Ranorex
General
1 3 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Local Government
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support
4 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Server Support
4 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) XMPP
2 1 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.33%) Statistics
1 1 (3.33%) FMCG
1 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (16.67%) Linux
5 4 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (10.00%) Solaris
7 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Validation
1 6 (20.00%) Migration
2 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.67%) Release Management
5 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.67%) Change Management
5 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Software Distribution
6 1 (3.33%) Automation Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Scrum
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.33%) Benchmarking
6 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.33%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) VB
3 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.33%) Ruby
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
1 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (13.33%) MCSE
3 4 (13.33%) MCITP
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.33%) MCSA
5 1 (3.33%) CCIE
5 1 (3.33%) CCNA
5 1 (3.33%) MCTS
5 1 (3.33%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 22 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
3 4 (13.33%) UAG
4 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.67%) vSphere
4 2 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.67%) XenApp
5 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) SCOM
3 2 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.33%) Data Guard
4 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Cisco
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) HP
3 7 (23.33%) Oracle
4 4 (13.33%) Juniper
5 3 (10.00%) Citrix
5 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.33%) Apple
6 1 (3.33%) McAfee
6 1 (3.33%) Brocade
6 1 (3.33%) Fujitsu
6 1 (3.33%) Verint
6 1 (3.33%) Becrypt
6 1 (3.33%) NetApp
6 1 (3.33%) EMC
6 1 (3.33%) IBM