The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 31 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware 22 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.26% 3.68% 4.61%
As % of the Vendors category 10.63% 8.49% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £175 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -38.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £150 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £374 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.15% -0.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £54.25 £57.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.65% +379.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.65 £57.50 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.85 £57.50 £14.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £21.75 £23.63
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -7.93%
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Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
207 212 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.04% 43.35% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 128 72
Average daily rate £413 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 39 17
Average hourly rate £20.88 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.09% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.08 £21.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.20 £27.50 £42.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

VMware
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 37 (66.07%) Windows
2 22 (39.29%) Linux
3 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 20 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (32.14%) MS Exchange
6 17 (30.36%) SQL Server
6 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
7 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (21.43%) Cisco
9 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (21.43%) DNS
10 11 (19.64%) Oracle
10 11 (19.64%) SQL
10 11 (19.64%) Citrix
10 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (19.64%) DevOps
11 10 (17.86%) Puppet
11 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (17.86%) HP
11 10 (17.86%) ITIL
11 10 (17.86%) DHCP
12 9 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (14.29%) SCCM
13 8 (14.29%) Dell
13 8 (14.29%) Red Hat

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (10.71%) IIS
4 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.79%) Zope
6 1 (1.79%) Plone
6 1 (1.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.71%) Office 365
3 1 (1.79%) IaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) DNS
2 10 (17.86%) DHCP
3 7 (12.50%) Firewall
3 7 (12.50%) VLAN
4 6 (10.71%) SAN
5 4 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (3.57%) LAN
6 2 (3.57%) WAN
7 1 (1.79%) VPN
7 1 (1.79%) LDAP
7 1 (1.79%) IPv4
7 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (5.36%) EDRMS
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (1.79%) MySQL
8 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) Ant
3 1 (1.79%) Maven
3 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (19.64%) Administrator
2 8 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Implementation Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) IT Support
6 3 (5.36%) Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Database Specialist
7 2 (3.57%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) CLARiiON
1 4 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (3.57%) CCTV
2 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.79%) Replication
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Life Science
3 1 (1.79%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 37 (66.07%) Windows
2 22 (39.29%) Linux
3 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
7 5 (8.93%) Debian
8 3 (5.36%) Fedora
8 3 (5.36%) UNIX
8 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (19.64%) DevOps
3 10 (17.86%) ITIL
4 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (12.50%) Migration
6 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.93%) Scrum
7 5 (8.93%) Load Balancing
8 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.14%) Change Management
9 3 (5.36%) Service Management
10 2 (3.57%) Regression Testing
10 2 (3.57%) Workflow
10 2 (3.57%) Business Analysis
10 2 (3.57%) Change Control
10 2 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (1.79%) Network Monitoring
11 1 (1.79%) Continuous Delivery
11 1 (1.79%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.79%) C#
5 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.93%) MCSE
2 5 (8.93%) CCNA
2 5 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) CCA
5 1 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.79%) MCSA
5 1 (1.79%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 20 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.93%) vSphere
4 4 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (5.36%) XenApp
6 2 (3.57%) XenServer
6 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) Puppet
2 8 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (14.29%) SCCM
3 6 (10.71%) Ansible
4 2 (3.57%) SCOM
5 1 (1.79%) WMI
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.43%) Cisco
3 11 (19.64%) Citrix
3 11 (19.64%) Oracle
4 10 (17.86%) HP
5 8 (14.29%) Dell
5 8 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 6 (10.71%) EMC
7 5 (8.93%) NetApp
7 5 (8.93%) 3PAR
8 4 (7.14%) F5
8 4 (7.14%) CheckPoint
8 4 (7.14%) IBM
9 3 (5.36%) Splunk
9 3 (5.36%) Veeam
9 3 (5.36%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (3.57%) Nintex
10 2 (3.57%) WorldPay
10 2 (3.57%) Remedy
10 2 (3.57%) BMC
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