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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 41 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 48 64 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.04% 4.98% 5.29%
As % of the Vendors category 9.32% 11.41% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 21
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £244 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £435 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Average hourly rate £28.00 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.64% -31.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -15.21%
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
515 561 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 43.35% 43.66% 45.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 288 199
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 46 46
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.98 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.70 £26.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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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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 -8 30 £320 -17.41% 8
Aylesbury - 5 £200 -
High Wycombe -10 2 - - 5
Buckingham - 1 - -
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 87 (81.31%) Windows
2 67 (62.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (42.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (42.06%) Hyper-V
4 44 (41.12%) Microsoft
5 41 (38.32%) Active Directory
6 40 (37.38%) Security Cleared
7 39 (36.45%) Citrix
8 37 (34.58%) ITIL
9 35 (32.71%) SC Cleared
10 31 (28.97%) Data Centre
11 29 (27.10%) PowerShell
12 28 (26.17%) SQL
13 27 (25.23%) HP
13 27 (25.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 27 (25.23%) Windows Server 2012
14 25 (23.36%) SQL Server
15 23 (21.50%) vSphere
16 22 (20.56%) XenDesktop
17 20 (18.69%) MS Exchange
17 20 (18.69%) DNS
18 19 (17.76%) Cisco
19 18 (16.82%) UNIX
19 18 (16.82%) MS Excel
19 18 (16.82%) Linux
19 18 (16.82%) NetApp
19 18 (16.82%) XenApp
20 16 (14.95%) Service Management
20 16 (14.95%) Disaster Recovery
20 16 (14.95%) Finance

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 (18.69%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (10.28%) SharePoint
3 11 (10.28%) IIS
4 10 (9.35%) Lync
5 8 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (5.61%) Apache
6 6 (5.61%) Tomcat
6 6 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.93%) MediaWiki
8 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.93%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 18 (16.82%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.41%) MS Office
3 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (8.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) PaaS
2 5 (4.67%) Office 365
3 4 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.74%) SaaS
4 2 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.69%) DNS
2 15 (14.02%) LAN
2 15 (14.02%) WAN
2 15 (14.02%) DHCP
3 13 (12.15%) SAN
4 10 (9.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (6.54%) NetScaler
5 7 (6.54%) Firewall
5 7 (6.54%) VPN
6 6 (5.61%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.61%) BIG-IP
7 5 (4.67%) Wireshark
7 5 (4.67%) iSCSI
7 5 (4.67%) DWDM
7 5 (4.67%) SMTP
7 5 (4.67%) SSL
8 4 (3.74%) WLAN
9 3 (2.80%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.36%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.67%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.67%) MySQL
4 4 (3.74%) OLTP
4 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 16 (14.95%) Finance
2 4 (3.74%) Automotive
3 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.87%) Banking
4 2 (1.87%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Local Government
5 1 (0.93%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.93%) Back Office
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (15.89%) Architect
2 15 (14.02%) 3rd Line Support
2 15 (14.02%) Consultant
3 11 (10.28%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (8.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (8.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (7.48%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (7.48%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Citrix Consultant
7 6 (5.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (4.67%) Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Network Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.74%) Citrix Specialist
9 4 (3.74%) Technical Specialist
10 3 (2.80%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (2.80%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 3 (2.80%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 3 (2.80%) Citrix Technical Specialist
10 3 (2.80%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.74%) Web Services
1 4 (3.74%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.93%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (28.97%) Data Centre
2 14 (13.08%) Clustering
3 8 (7.48%) User Experience
4 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.74%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.74%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.80%) Blog
6 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.87%) HACMP
8 1 (0.93%) SecurID
8 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.93%) Telematics
8 1 (0.93%) NHS
8 1 (0.93%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 87 (81.31%) Windows
2 45 (42.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (25.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (25.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (16.82%) UNIX
4 18 (16.82%) Linux
5 7 (6.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.67%) Ubuntu
6 5 (4.67%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (4.67%) CentOS
6 5 (4.67%) Windows 2000
6 5 (4.67%) Windows NT
6 5 (4.67%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.87%) AIX
7 2 (1.87%) Solaris
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.93%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.58%) ITIL
2 16 (14.95%) Service Management
2 16 (14.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (13.08%) Problem Management
3 14 (13.08%) Change Management
4 10 (9.35%) Change Control
5 9 (8.41%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (8.41%) Capacity Management
5 9 (8.41%) CRM
5 9 (8.41%) Migration
5 9 (8.41%) Service Delivery
6 8 (7.48%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (6.54%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (6.54%) TOGAF
7 7 (6.54%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (6.54%) ITSM
8 6 (5.61%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (5.61%) Patch Management
9 5 (4.67%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.10%) PowerShell
2 28 (26.17%) SQL
3 8 (7.48%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.67%) Python
4 5 (4.67%) Perl
4 5 (4.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.93%) VBScript
5 1 (0.93%) VB
5 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (37.38%) Security Cleared
2 35 (32.71%) SC Cleared
3 15 (14.02%) DV Cleared
4 11 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (9.35%) MCSE
5 10 (9.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (6.54%) MCP
7 5 (4.67%) CCA
7 5 (4.67%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.80%) VCP5
8 3 (2.80%) CCIA
8 3 (2.80%) VCAP
8 3 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.80%) CCNP
9 2 (1.87%) CCNA
9 2 (1.87%) CCDP
9 2 (1.87%) CCEE
9 2 (1.87%) CCAA
9 2 (1.87%) Degree
9 2 (1.87%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.15%) SLA
2 3 (2.80%) QA
System Software
1 67 (62.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (42.06%) Hyper-V
3 41 (38.32%) Active Directory
4 23 (21.50%) vSphere
5 22 (20.56%) XenDesktop
6 18 (16.82%) XenApp
7 6 (5.61%) VMware ESX
7 6 (5.61%) Firmware
7 6 (5.61%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (4.67%) HDFS
8 5 (4.67%) NFS
9 4 (3.74%) UAG
10 2 (1.87%) GPFS
11 1 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (11.21%) OVSD
2 11 (10.28%) SCOM
3 10 (9.35%) SCCM
4 8 (7.48%) Backup Exec
4 8 (7.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 8 (7.48%) XenMobile
4 8 (7.48%) AirWatch
5 5 (4.67%) Zenoss
5 5 (4.67%) Nagios
5 5 (4.67%) OpenView
6 4 (3.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (2.80%) WSUS
7 3 (2.80%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.93%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 44 (41.12%) Microsoft
2 39 (36.45%) Citrix
3 27 (25.23%) HP
4 19 (17.76%) Cisco
5 18 (16.82%) NetApp
6 11 (10.28%) Oracle
7 9 (8.41%) Brocade
8 8 (7.48%) F5
9 6 (5.61%) EMC
9 6 (5.61%) McAfee
9 6 (5.61%) AppSense
9 6 (5.61%) Lumension
10 5 (4.67%) Splunk
10 5 (4.67%) Symantec
10 5 (4.67%) Intel
10 5 (4.67%) Dell
11 4 (3.74%) GFI Software
12 3 (2.80%) Infoblox
12 3 (2.80%) TOWER Software
12 3 (2.80%) Sophos
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