The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 43 29 43
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Contract jobs citing VMware 31 67 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.17% 5.66% 3.57%
As % of the Vendors category 7.54% 12.14% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 14
Average daily rate £398 £375 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £215 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £41.25 £30.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +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 Buckinghamshire region.

Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
411 552 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 42.07% 46.66% 42.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 263 225
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 34
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.59 £9.95 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

VMware
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Milton Keynes -18 26 £375 +3.44% 5
Amersham - 1 - - 1
Marlow - 1 - - 3
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 53 (70.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (61.33%) Windows
3 34 (45.33%) Microsoft
4 25 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 24 (32.00%) Active Directory
5 24 (32.00%) SQL
6 23 (30.67%) Oracle
7 19 (25.33%) Hyper-V
8 16 (21.33%) Citrix
9 15 (20.00%) Unix
9 15 (20.00%) Clustering
10 14 (18.67%) Migration
10 14 (18.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (18.67%) Security Cleared
11 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (17.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (17.33%) SCCM
11 13 (17.33%) Service Management
11 13 (17.33%) Finance
11 13 (17.33%) MS Exchange
11 13 (17.33%) SAN
12 12 (16.00%) HP
12 12 (16.00%) Linux
12 12 (16.00%) ITIL
12 12 (16.00%) Data Centre
13 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (14.67%) AIX
13 11 (14.67%) Firewall
13 11 (14.67%) DV Cleared
13 11 (14.67%) Technical Architecture

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 13 (17.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.33%) SAN
2 11 (14.67%) Firewall
3 9 (12.00%) iSCSI
4 8 (10.67%) Internet
5 7 (9.33%) LAN
5 7 (9.33%) SMTP
6 6 (8.00%) NAS
6 6 (8.00%) Network Security
7 5 (6.67%) WAN
8 3 (4.00%) Broadband
8 3 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (4.00%) DNS
8 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.67%) ATM
9 2 (2.67%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (2.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (2.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (2.67%) IPsec
9 2 (2.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.67%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (10.67%) OLTP
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.67%) DB2
4 2 (2.67%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.67%) PowerCenter
General
1 13 (17.33%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Aerospace
3 5 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (2.67%) Automotive
4 2 (2.67%) Law
4 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (26.67%) Architect
2 10 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Consultant
6 6 (8.00%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (5.33%) IT Technician
8 4 (5.33%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.33%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) VMware Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.00%) Desktop Support
9 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 3 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) .NET
1 4 (5.33%) JMS
1 4 (5.33%) Middleware
1 4 (5.33%) SOAP
2 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.33%) COM
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) Clustering
2 12 (16.00%) Data Centre
3 10 (13.33%) HACMP
4 9 (12.00%) N-Tier
5 4 (5.33%) Cryptography
6 3 (4.00%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.00%) LPAR
6 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.67%) CESG
8 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.33%) Replication
8 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 46 (61.33%) Windows
2 25 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 15 (20.00%) Unix
4 13 (17.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (16.00%) Linux
6 11 (14.67%) AIX
6 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (9.33%) Solaris
9 5 (6.67%) CentOS
9 5 (6.67%) Ubuntu
10 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
11 3 (4.00%) VMS
11 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
12 2 (2.67%) Windows 10
12 2 (2.67%) Windows Vista
12 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 14 (18.67%) Migration
2 13 (17.33%) Service Management
3 12 (16.00%) ITIL
4 11 (14.67%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (12.00%) High Availability
5 9 (12.00%) Service Delivery
6 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (9.33%) Project Management
7 7 (9.33%) Requirements Management
8 6 (8.00%) ITIL V3
8 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 5 (6.67%) CRM
9 5 (6.67%) ITSM
9 5 (6.67%) MODAF
9 5 (6.67%) TOGAF
9 5 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (5.33%) Asset Management
10 4 (5.33%) DoDAF
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.00%) SQL
2 6 (8.00%) Java
2 6 (8.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (5.33%) AWK
3 4 (5.33%) Perl
3 4 (5.33%) sed
4 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.67%) JCL
4 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.67%) DV Cleared
3 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (6.67%) DBS Check
5 5 (6.67%) MCP
5 5 (6.67%) MCSE
6 4 (5.33%) CCNA
6 4 (5.33%) MCSA
6 4 (5.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.00%) MCITP
7 3 (4.00%) VCP5
8 2 (2.67%) CCSE
8 2 (2.67%) CREST Certified
8 2 (2.67%) Cyber Scheme
8 2 (2.67%) OSCP
8 2 (2.67%) Tigerscheme
9 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (70.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (32.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (25.33%) Hyper-V
4 10 (13.33%) vSphere
5 7 (9.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (8.00%) GPFS
6 6 (8.00%) VMware ESX
7 5 (6.67%) NFS
8 4 (5.33%) Veritas File System
9 2 (2.67%) Sendmail
9 2 (2.67%) XenApp
10 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (17.33%) SCCM
2 5 (6.67%) OVSD
3 4 (5.33%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (5.33%) OpenView
3 4 (5.33%) SCOM
3 4 (5.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.67%) WSUS
5 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.33%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 34 (45.33%) Microsoft
2 23 (30.67%) Oracle
3 16 (21.33%) Citrix
4 12 (16.00%) HP
5 10 (13.33%) Intel
6 9 (12.00%) Cisco
6 9 (12.00%) NetApp
7 8 (10.67%) EMC
8 5 (6.67%) 3PAR
8 5 (6.67%) Dell
8 5 (6.67%) Symantec
9 4 (5.33%) IBM
9 4 (5.33%) Red Hat
9 4 (5.33%) StorageTek
9 4 (5.33%) Sun
9 4 (5.33%) Veritas
10 3 (4.00%) F5
10 3 (4.00%) Rackspace
11 2 (2.67%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.67%) GFI Software