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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 27 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware 66 40 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.24% 3.93% 3.98%
As % of the Vendors category 11.89% 9.22% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £180 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -19.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £127 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £415 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.95% +10.62%
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
555 434 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 44.05% 42.67% 48.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 203 214
Average daily rate £338 £350 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £166 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 54 41
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 2014.

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
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 24 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
Milton Keynes 0 41 £350 +100.00% 3
High Wycombe -1 8 £350 -17.64% 4
Marlow - - - - 1
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Buckingham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 69 (73.40%) Windows
2 65 (69.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (41.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (41.49%) Active Directory
4 37 (39.36%) Microsoft
5 32 (34.04%) Citrix
5 32 (34.04%) SAN
6 29 (30.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (29.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (28.72%) MCSE
9 25 (26.60%) NetApp
9 25 (26.60%) Security Cleared
10 23 (24.47%) Hyper-V
10 23 (24.47%) HP
11 22 (23.40%) SLA
11 22 (23.40%) Linux
11 22 (23.40%) SC Cleared
12 20 (21.28%) IIS
12 20 (21.28%) Cisco
13 18 (19.15%) MS Excel
13 18 (19.15%) VMware ESX
14 17 (18.09%) MS Exchange
14 17 (18.09%) Change Management
15 16 (17.02%) NAS
16 15 (15.96%) BladeLogic
16 15 (15.96%) Intel
16 15 (15.96%) SQL
17 14 (14.89%) ITIL
17 14 (14.89%) Windows 2000
18 13 (13.83%) Windows NT

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 20 (21.28%) IIS
2 17 (18.09%) MS Exchange
3 11 (11.70%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (10.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (7.45%) Apache
5 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (4.26%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.19%) nginx
8 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.13%) CICS
9 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (1.06%) iPlanet
9 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.06%) Moodle
9 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (34.04%) SAN
2 16 (17.02%) NAS
3 13 (13.83%) Firewall
4 12 (12.77%) iSCSI
5 11 (11.70%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (10.64%) WAN
7 9 (9.57%) LAN
8 7 (7.45%) DNS
9 5 (5.32%) VoIP
9 5 (5.32%) Broadband
9 5 (5.32%) DHCP
9 5 (5.32%) TCP/IP
10 4 (4.26%) LDAP
10 4 (4.26%) MPLS
10 4 (4.26%) DSL
10 4 (4.26%) Network Security
10 4 (4.26%) BIG-IP
11 3 (3.19%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (3.19%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (3.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.32%) MySQL
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.13%) OLTP
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Subversion
1 3 (3.19%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.06%) MSI
3 1 (1.06%) AdminStudio
General
1 13 (13.83%) Finance
2 8 (8.51%) Banking
3 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.13%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.06%) Automotive
5 1 (1.06%) Retail
5 1 (1.06%) International Banking
5 1 (1.06%) German Language
Job Titles
1 13 (13.83%) Administrator
2 12 (12.77%) Windows Administrator
3 9 (9.57%) Analyst
4 8 (8.51%) Storage Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Team Leader
6 6 (6.38%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.38%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 6 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Wintel Administrator
7 5 (5.32%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Server Support
8 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.26%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) LAMP
2 3 (3.19%) Web Services
3 2 (2.13%) JMS
3 2 (2.13%) Spring
3 2 (2.13%) Ajax
3 2 (2.13%) JPA
4 1 (1.06%) WAMP
4 1 (1.06%) Middleware
4 1 (1.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Clustering
2 6 (6.38%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.32%) EMC Centera
4 4 (4.26%) Fat Client
4 4 (4.26%) EqualLogic
4 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.26%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.26%) N-Tier
4 4 (4.26%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (2.13%) Blog
6 1 (1.06%) iPad
6 1 (1.06%) HACMP
6 1 (1.06%) PMI
6 1 (1.06%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 69 (73.40%) Windows
2 39 (41.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (29.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (23.40%) Linux
5 14 (14.89%) Windows 2000
6 13 (13.83%) Windows NT
7 12 (12.77%) Windows 2000 Server
8 11 (11.70%) UNIX
9 10 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (8.51%) CentOS
11 7 (7.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (6.38%) HPUX
13 5 (5.32%) Windows 7
14 4 (4.26%) Ubuntu
15 3 (3.19%) Debian
15 3 (3.19%) Windows XP
16 2 (2.13%) Solaris
17 1 (1.06%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.09%) Change Management
2 14 (14.89%) ITIL
3 13 (13.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (8.51%) Service Management
4 8 (8.51%) Migration
4 8 (8.51%) Capacity Management
5 6 (6.38%) Change Control
6 5 (5.32%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (5.32%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.26%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.26%) Performance Management
7 4 (4.26%) Validation
8 3 (3.19%) Supplier Management
8 3 (3.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (3.19%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.19%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.19%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (2.13%) Network Architecture
9 2 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.13%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.96%) SQL
2 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
2 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.19%) PHP
3 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.13%) C
3 2 (2.13%) C++
3 2 (2.13%) Java
3 2 (2.13%) Perl
4 1 (1.06%) VBScript
4 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (30.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (28.72%) MCSE
3 25 (26.60%) Security Cleared
4 22 (23.40%) SC Cleared
5 11 (11.70%) Degree
6 10 (10.64%) DV Cleared
7 9 (9.57%) MCP
8 5 (5.32%) CCNA
8 5 (5.32%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.19%) MCSA
9 3 (3.19%) CNA
9 3 (3.19%) CNE
9 3 (3.19%) Novell Certification
10 2 (2.13%) CCNP
10 2 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (23.40%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (69.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (41.49%) Active Directory
3 23 (24.47%) Hyper-V
4 18 (19.15%) VMware ESX
5 13 (13.83%) Terminal Services
5 13 (13.83%) ISA Server
6 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 11 (11.70%) NFS
7 10 (10.64%) vSphere
8 8 (8.51%) XenApp
9 6 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (5.32%) Sendmail
11 4 (4.26%) Postfix
11 4 (4.26%) Firmware
11 4 (4.26%) Squid
11 4 (4.26%) Xen
11 4 (4.26%) NLBS
12 3 (3.19%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (3.19%) UAG
12 3 (3.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (15.96%) BladeLogic
2 11 (11.70%) SCOM
3 7 (7.45%) Backup Exec
3 7 (7.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (6.38%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (5.32%) WSUS
6 4 (4.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (3.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (3.19%) Nagios
7 3 (3.19%) Puppet
7 3 (3.19%) Zenoss
7 3 (3.19%) WhatsUp Gold
7 3 (3.19%) SCCM
8 2 (2.13%) SCVMM
8 2 (2.13%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (2.13%) ARCserve
8 2 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (2.13%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (2.13%) SCOrch
8 2 (2.13%) SCSM
Vendors
1 37 (39.36%) Microsoft
2 32 (34.04%) Citrix
3 25 (26.60%) NetApp
4 23 (24.47%) HP
5 20 (21.28%) Cisco
6 15 (15.96%) Intel
7 13 (13.83%) Oracle
8 10 (10.64%) EMC
9 7 (7.45%) IBM
9 7 (7.45%) Hitachi
9 7 (7.45%) Red Hat
9 7 (7.45%) Sophos
9 7 (7.45%) 3PAR
10 6 (6.38%) Lumension
10 6 (6.38%) McAfee
11 5 (5.32%) Brocade
11 5 (5.32%) CheckPoint
12 4 (4.26%) Remedy
12 4 (4.26%) Veeam
13 3 (3.19%) Websense
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