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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 26 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware 19 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.03% 5.11% 4.52%
As % of the Vendors category 10.38% 12.32% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 12
Average daily rate
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£281 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £230 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £375 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £57.50 £8.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+576.47% -74.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
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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
183 138 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.41% 41.44% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 64 69
Average daily rate £325 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £515 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 16 22
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.09% +102.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £11.45 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £50.76 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.08
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%

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 20 October 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 23 (58.97%) Windows
2 22 (56.41%) Citrix
3 16 (41.03%) HP
3 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
3 16 (41.03%) ITIL
4 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (35.90%) Linux
5 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
6 12 (30.77%) Cisco
6 12 (30.77%) Remedy
6 12 (30.77%) Finance
7 9 (23.08%) EMC
7 9 (23.08%) Oracle
7 9 (23.08%) SCCM
7 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
8 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
8 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
9 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (17.95%) BMC
9 7 (17.95%) DNS
9 7 (17.95%) SLA
9 7 (17.95%) Service Management
9 7 (17.95%) Blackberry
9 7 (17.95%) Remedy ITSM
9 7 (17.95%) Oracle Exadata
10 6 (15.38%) CCTV
10 6 (15.38%) DHCP
10 6 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (12.82%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (12.82%) MCSE

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.13%) Apache
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) DNS
2 6 (15.38%) DHCP
3 4 (10.26%) Firewall
3 4 (10.26%) SAN
4 3 (7.69%) Network Security
4 3 (7.69%) VoIP
5 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (5.13%) ISDN
5 2 (5.13%) PBX
6 1 (2.56%) LDAP
6 1 (2.56%) ADSL
6 1 (2.56%) Broadband
6 1 (2.56%) Internet
6 1 (2.56%) X.500
6 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.56%) VPN
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) MSI
3 1 (2.56%) InstallShield
3 1 (2.56%) AdminStudio
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Service Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Build Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Software Build Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) MSMQ
1 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Blackberry
2 6 (15.38%) CCTV
3 3 (7.69%) CLARiiON
3 3 (7.69%) PKI
4 2 (5.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) CMDB
5 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Replication
5 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Linux
3 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.26%) UNIX
6 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.69%) AIX
6 3 (7.69%) HPUX
6 3 (7.69%) Solaris
6 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.13%) Android
7 2 (5.13%) CentOS
7 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) ITIL
2 7 (17.95%) Service Management
3 3 (7.69%) Scrum
3 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.69%) Test Management
4 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (5.13%) ERP
4 2 (5.13%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
4 2 (5.13%) Migration
5 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.56%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.56%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) Python
2 3 (7.69%) Tcl
2 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 3 (7.69%) VBScript
2 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.13%) Korn
3 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.13%) Perl
3 2 (5.13%) PHP
4 1 (2.56%) VB
4 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (12.82%) MCSE
4 3 (7.69%) CCNA
4 3 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (7.69%) MCTS
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.13%) MCITP
5 2 (5.13%) NCDA
5 2 (5.13%) NCIE
5 2 (5.13%) VCAP
5 2 (5.13%) OCP
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (5.13%) RHCE
6 1 (2.56%) CCA
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
3 5 (12.82%) vSphere
4 3 (7.69%) XenApp
5 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.56%) XenServer
6 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) SCCM
2 3 (7.69%) SCOM
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (5.13%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.56%) Nagios
4 1 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Citrix
2 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 16 (41.03%) HP
3 12 (30.77%) Cisco
3 12 (30.77%) Remedy
4 9 (23.08%) EMC
4 9 (23.08%) Oracle
5 7 (17.95%) BMC
6 3 (7.69%) F5
7 2 (5.13%) NetApp
7 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.13%) Apple
7 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.13%) SAP
7 2 (5.13%) Dell
7 2 (5.13%) Avaya
8 1 (2.56%) Lotus
8 1 (2.56%) McAfee
8 1 (2.56%) Clearswift
8 1 (2.56%) AppSense