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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 54 47 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing VMware 40 35 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.92% 2.94% 4.41%
As % of the Vendors category 6.43% 6.78% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 27
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £238 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -0.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-2.27% -5.80%
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
622 516 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 45.47% 43.29% 39.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 262 207
Average daily rate £388 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 33
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £16.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 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
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 4 September 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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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 -7 24 £300 -7.69% 4
High Wycombe -6 3 - - 4
Marlow - 3 - -
Aylesbury - 3 - - 1
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 67 (69.07%) Windows
2 61 (62.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (43.30%) Microsoft
4 39 (40.21%) Active Directory
5 37 (38.14%) Citrix
6 32 (32.99%) ITIL
6 32 (32.99%) Hyper-V
7 31 (31.96%) HP
8 29 (29.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (26.80%) PowerShell
9 26 (26.80%) Security Cleared
9 26 (26.80%) SQL Server
10 25 (25.77%) SQL
11 24 (24.74%) vSphere
11 24 (24.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (22.68%) Cisco
12 22 (22.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (21.65%) MS Exchange
13 21 (21.65%) Data Centre
14 20 (20.62%) XenApp
14 20 (20.62%) SC Cleared
15 18 (18.56%) Clustering
16 17 (17.53%) SAN
16 17 (17.53%) DV Cleared
16 17 (17.53%) XenDesktop
17 16 (16.49%) SCCM
17 16 (16.49%) Linux
17 16 (16.49%) MS Excel
17 16 (16.49%) Migration
17 16 (16.49%) Finance

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 21 (21.65%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.34%) IIS
3 10 (10.31%) Lync
3 10 (10.31%) SharePoint
4 8 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (5.15%) Apache
6 5 (5.15%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (16.49%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.22%) MS Office
3 3 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) Office 365
2 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.53%) SAN
2 14 (14.43%) Firewall
2 14 (14.43%) DNS
3 10 (10.31%) DHCP
3 10 (10.31%) LAN
3 10 (10.31%) WAN
3 10 (10.31%) NetScaler
4 8 (8.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (8.25%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.19%) VPN
5 6 (6.19%) SSL
5 6 (6.19%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (5.15%) SMTP
6 5 (5.15%) VoIP
6 5 (5.15%) Wireshark
7 4 (4.12%) Wireless
8 3 (3.09%) 802.11
8 3 (3.09%) DWDM
8 3 (3.09%) Broadband
8 3 (3.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.80%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.15%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.12%) MySQL
4 4 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.12%) OLTP
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 16 (16.49%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Automotive
2 4 (4.12%) Banking
3 3 (3.09%) Local Government
3 3 (3.09%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (14.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 11 (11.34%) Architect
3 9 (9.28%) Administrator
4 8 (8.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (8.25%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (8.25%) Support Engineer
4 8 (8.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (7.22%) Consultant
5 7 (7.22%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (6.19%) Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.15%) Citrix Specialist
7 5 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Citrix Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.12%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.09%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) Web Services
1 4 (4.12%) X-Windows
2 3 (3.09%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.03%) .NET
3 1 (1.03%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.65%) Data Centre
2 18 (18.56%) Clustering
3 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.15%) User Experience
4 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.15%) HACMP
5 4 (4.12%) N-Tier
5 4 (4.12%) HP Storage
6 3 (3.09%) EMC VNXe
6 3 (3.09%) HP StoreVirtual
6 3 (3.09%) Device Driver
6 3 (3.09%) LPAR
6 3 (3.09%) Blog
7 2 (2.06%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.06%) EMC VNX
7 2 (2.06%) NHS
7 2 (2.06%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.03%) EPoS
8 1 (1.03%) Replication
8 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 67 (69.07%) Windows
2 29 (29.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (24.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (22.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (16.49%) Linux
6 15 (15.46%) UNIX
6 15 (15.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (7.22%) AIX
8 5 (5.15%) VMS
9 2 (2.06%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.06%) Solaris
9 2 (2.06%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.03%) HPUX
10 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.99%) ITIL
2 16 (16.49%) Migration
3 14 (14.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (12.37%) Change Management
5 11 (11.34%) Service Delivery
5 11 (11.34%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (9.28%) Problem Management
6 9 (9.28%) CRM
7 8 (8.25%) Performance Analysis
7 8 (8.25%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (7.22%) Capacity Management
8 7 (7.22%) ITIL V3
8 7 (7.22%) Service Management
9 6 (6.19%) Change Control
9 6 (6.19%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (5.15%) High Availability
10 5 (5.15%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (5.15%) Load Balancing
10 5 (5.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (5.15%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.80%) PowerShell
2 25 (25.77%) SQL
3 13 (13.40%) Shell Script
4 8 (8.25%) Perl
5 5 (5.15%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.15%) Python
6 3 (3.09%) sed
6 3 (3.09%) AWK
7 2 (2.06%) VB
8 1 (1.03%) VBScript
8 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (26.80%) Security Cleared
2 20 (20.62%) SC Cleared
3 17 (17.53%) DV Cleared
4 9 (9.28%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (9.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (7.22%) MCSE
5 7 (7.22%) CCA
5 7 (7.22%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (6.19%) VCP5
7 5 (5.15%) VCAP
7 5 (5.15%) CCEE
7 5 (5.15%) CCAA
7 5 (5.15%) CCIA
7 5 (5.15%) CCNP
7 5 (5.15%) CCNA
8 3 (3.09%) MCSA
8 3 (3.09%) CCDP
9 2 (2.06%) MCP
9 2 (2.06%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.31%) SLA
2 3 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.09%) QA
3 1 (1.03%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 61 (62.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (40.21%) Active Directory
3 32 (32.99%) Hyper-V
4 24 (24.74%) vSphere
5 20 (20.62%) XenApp
6 17 (17.53%) XenDesktop
7 13 (13.40%) VMware ESX
8 7 (7.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (5.15%) HDFS
9 5 (5.15%) Veritas File System
10 4 (4.12%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (4.12%) UAG
10 4 (4.12%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (2.06%) GPFS
11 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (1.03%) VMware Server
12 1 (1.03%) BitLocker
12 1 (1.03%) NFS
12 1 (1.03%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 16 (16.49%) SCCM
2 12 (12.37%) SCOM
3 8 (8.25%) OVSD
3 8 (8.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 6 (6.19%) WSUS
5 5 (5.15%) OpenView
5 5 (5.15%) Nagios
5 5 (5.15%) XenMobile
5 5 (5.15%) AirWatch
5 5 (5.15%) EMC VPLEX
5 5 (5.15%) Zenoss
6 3 (3.09%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (3.09%) Backup Exec
6 3 (3.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (2.06%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.03%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.03%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 1 (1.03%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (1.03%) Control-M
8 1 (1.03%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 42 (43.30%) Microsoft
2 37 (38.14%) Citrix
3 31 (31.96%) HP
4 22 (22.68%) Cisco
5 15 (15.46%) Symantec
6 14 (14.43%) Red Hat
7 10 (10.31%) NetApp
7 10 (10.31%) AppSense
7 10 (10.31%) EMC
7 10 (10.31%) Oracle
8 7 (7.22%) 3PAR
8 7 (7.22%) F5
8 7 (7.22%) Veritas
9 6 (6.19%) CheckPoint
9 6 (6.19%) McAfee
9 6 (6.19%) Splunk
10 5 (5.15%) Lumension
10 5 (5.15%) Brocade
10 5 (5.15%) IBM
11 4 (4.12%) Intel