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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 47 36 46
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware 33 49 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.76% 4.48% 3.20%
As % of the Vendors category 6.37% 10.82% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 20
Average daily rate
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£300 £365 £261
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +40.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £149 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £441 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £190.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +744.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.63 £23.75 £20.07
% change year-on-year
-8.94% +18.33%
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
518 453 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 43.38% 41.45% 49.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 220 251
Average daily rate £348 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.73% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 38
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £8.80 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.57 £190.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -15 22 £325 +32.65% 5
High Wycombe +3 7 £300 -29.41% 2
Marlow - - - - 2
Amersham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Chesham - - - -
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 68 (70.10%) Windows
2 64 (65.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (54.64%) Active Directory
4 35 (36.08%) SAN
4 35 (36.08%) NetApp
5 34 (35.05%) Microsoft
6 31 (31.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (28.87%) Citrix
8 27 (27.84%) HP
8 27 (27.84%) Security Cleared
9 24 (24.74%) SC Cleared
9 24 (24.74%) iSCSI
10 23 (23.71%) Linux
10 23 (23.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (22.68%) Hyper-V
12 20 (20.62%) Migration
12 20 (20.62%) Cisco
13 19 (19.59%) NFS
13 19 (19.59%) SLA
13 19 (19.59%) SQL
14 18 (18.56%) MS Exchange
15 17 (17.53%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (15.46%) MCSE
16 15 (15.46%) vSphere
17 14 (14.43%) CentOS
17 14 (14.43%) SQL Server
17 14 (14.43%) IIS
18 13 (13.40%) VMware ESX
18 13 (13.40%) Disaster Recovery
18 13 (13.40%) Firewall

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 18 (18.56%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.43%) IIS
3 10 (10.31%) Apache
4 8 (8.25%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2000
6 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.06%) nginx
7 2 (2.06%) CICS
7 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.03%) Moodle
8 1 (1.03%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (12.37%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) SaaS
2 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (36.08%) SAN
2 24 (24.74%) iSCSI
3 13 (13.40%) Firewall
4 9 (9.28%) NAS
4 9 (9.28%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (8.25%) MPLS
5 8 (8.25%) LDAP
5 8 (8.25%) TCP/IP
6 7 (7.22%) WAN
6 7 (7.22%) BIG-IP
7 6 (6.19%) DHCP
7 6 (6.19%) DNS
8 5 (5.15%) LAN
8 5 (5.15%) VLAN
9 4 (4.12%) Broadband
9 4 (4.12%) DSL
10 3 (3.09%) VoIP
10 3 (3.09%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.06%) Network Security
11 2 (2.06%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.06%) OLTP
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.06%) MySQL
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Subversion
1 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.03%) MSI
2 1 (1.03%) AdminStudio
General
1 12 (12.37%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.03%) Legal
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) International Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (13.40%) Support Engineer
2 11 (11.34%) Consultant
3 10 (10.31%) Storage Engineer
3 10 (10.31%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (9.28%) Analyst
4 9 (9.28%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (9.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (8.25%) Administrator
6 7 (7.22%) Project Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.19%) Systems Support
7 6 (6.19%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Linux Support
8 5 (5.15%) Systems Support Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.12%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Architect
9 4 (4.12%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.25%) LAMP
2 2 (2.06%) Web Services
3 1 (1.03%) .NET
3 1 (1.03%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Clustering
2 4 (4.12%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.12%) N-Tier
2 4 (4.12%) Thin Client
2 4 (4.12%) Fat Client
2 4 (4.12%) EqualLogic
2 4 (4.12%) EMC Centera
3 3 (3.09%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.03%) HACMP
4 1 (1.03%) EPoS
4 1 (1.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 68 (70.10%) Windows
2 31 (31.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (23.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (23.71%) Linux
4 14 (14.43%) CentOS
5 11 (11.34%) Ubuntu
5 11 (11.34%) Windows 7
6 10 (10.31%) UNIX
7 9 (9.28%) Windows 2000
7 9 (9.28%) Windows NT
8 8 (8.25%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (7.22%) Windows XP
9 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (5.15%) HPUX
12 2 (2.06%) Solaris
12 2 (2.06%) AIX
12 2 (2.06%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.62%) Migration
2 13 (13.40%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (10.31%) Change Management
3 10 (10.31%) ITIL
4 6 (6.19%) Change Control
4 6 (6.19%) Capacity Management
5 4 (4.12%) Performance Management
6 3 (3.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.09%) Service Management
6 3 (3.09%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (2.06%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.06%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.06%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.06%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.03%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.03%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (1.03%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.03%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.03%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.59%) SQL
2 5 (5.15%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.06%) C
3 2 (2.06%) PHP
3 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (27.84%) Security Cleared
2 24 (24.74%) SC Cleared
3 17 (17.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (15.46%) MCSE
5 12 (12.37%) DV Cleared
6 8 (8.25%) Degree
7 7 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (5.15%) CCNA
9 3 (3.09%) MCSA
10 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.03%) MCP
11 1 (1.03%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.59%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (65.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (54.64%) Active Directory
3 22 (22.68%) Hyper-V
4 19 (19.59%) NFS
5 15 (15.46%) vSphere
6 13 (13.40%) VMware ESX
7 11 (11.34%) XenApp
8 9 (9.28%) Sendmail
9 8 (8.25%) Postfix
9 8 (8.25%) Terminal Services
9 8 (8.25%) ISA Server
9 8 (8.25%) Squid
9 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (5.15%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (4.12%) Xen
11 4 (4.12%) NLBS
11 4 (4.12%) DFS Replication
12 2 (2.06%) Varnish
12 2 (2.06%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (10.31%) SCOM
2 9 (9.28%) BladeLogic
3 8 (8.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 7 (7.22%) SCCM
5 5 (5.15%) WSUS
5 5 (5.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (4.12%) Backup Exec
7 3 (3.09%) WhatsUp Gold
7 3 (3.09%) SCVMM
7 3 (3.09%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (3.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (3.09%) SCOrch
7 3 (3.09%) SCSM
8 2 (2.06%) Zenoss
8 2 (2.06%) Puppet
8 2 (2.06%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (2.06%) Nagios
8 2 (2.06%) ARCserve
9 1 (1.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 35 (36.08%) NetApp
2 34 (35.05%) Microsoft
3 28 (28.87%) Citrix
4 27 (27.84%) HP
5 20 (20.62%) Cisco
6 12 (12.37%) Oracle
7 10 (10.31%) Red Hat
7 10 (10.31%) EMC
7 10 (10.31%) Intel
8 8 (8.25%) Veeam
9 6 (6.19%) 3PAR
9 6 (6.19%) IBM
9 6 (6.19%) Hitachi
10 5 (5.15%) CheckPoint
11 4 (4.12%) Brocade
12 3 (3.09%) F5
12 3 (3.09%) Symantec
13 2 (2.06%) BMC
13 2 (2.06%) Dell
13 2 (2.06%) Sophos
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