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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 34 25 34
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware 17 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.45% 4.40% 3.67%
As % of the Vendors category 7.98% 9.94% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 8
Average daily rate
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£175 £285 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.59% -8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £188 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £375 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £57.50 £12.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+379.16% -64.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.42% +18.75%
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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
213 161 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 43.20% 44.23% 38.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 71 83
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £188 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £517 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 16 26
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.41% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £10.80 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £39.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 22 (55.00%) Citrix
2 17 (42.50%) Windows
3 16 (40.00%) ITIL
4 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
6 13 (32.50%) Linux
7 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (27.50%) Finance
9 10 (25.00%) HP
9 10 (25.00%) EMC
9 10 (25.00%) Cisco
9 10 (25.00%) Remedy
10 9 (22.50%) DNS
10 9 (22.50%) Oracle
11 8 (20.00%) DHCP
11 8 (20.00%) SCCM
11 8 (20.00%) vSphere
12 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
12 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
13 6 (15.00%) VMware ESX
13 6 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
13 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (15.00%) Blackberry
13 6 (15.00%) XenApp
13 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
14 5 (12.50%) SAN
14 5 (12.50%) BMC
14 5 (12.50%) Red Hat

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (10.00%) Apache
4 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) DNS
2 8 (20.00%) DHCP
3 5 (12.50%) SAN
4 3 (7.50%) Firewall
4 3 (7.50%) Network Security
5 2 (5.00%) Internet
6 1 (2.50%) X.500
6 1 (2.50%) LDAP
6 1 (2.50%) ADSL
6 1 (2.50%) Broadband
6 1 (2.50%) SMS
6 1 (2.50%) VoIP
6 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.50%) NAS
6 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) MSI
3 1 (2.50%) InstallShield
3 1 (2.50%) AdminStudio
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Service Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Administrator
3 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Linux Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Server Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Build Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Software Build Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.00%) CCTV
3 3 (7.50%) PKI
4 2 (5.00%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.50%) Clustering
5 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.50%) CMDB
5 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Linux
3 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.00%) CentOS
4 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.50%) HPUX
6 2 (5.00%) Solaris
6 2 (5.00%) AIX
6 2 (5.00%) UNIX
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (12.50%) Service Management
3 4 (10.00%) ERP
3 4 (10.00%) Migration
3 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) Test Management
5 2 (5.00%) Scrum
5 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.50%) Network Design
6 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.50%) E-business
6 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
1 4 (10.00%) Perl
2 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
2 3 (7.50%) VBScript
2 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.00%) Python
3 2 (5.00%) Tcl
4 1 (2.50%) PHP
4 1 (2.50%) VB
4 1 (2.50%) C
4 1 (2.50%) Korn
4 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (10.00%) MCSE
3 3 (7.50%) CCA
3 3 (7.50%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (7.50%) OCP
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (7.50%) RHCE
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.00%) CCNA
4 2 (5.00%) MCTS
4 2 (5.00%) MCITP
4 2 (5.00%) NCDA
4 2 (5.00%) NCIE
5 1 (2.50%) VCAP
5 1 (2.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (20.00%) vSphere
4 6 (15.00%) XenApp
4 6 (15.00%) VMware ESX
5 4 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (10.00%) XenServer
6 3 (7.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) SCOM
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Citrix
2 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (25.00%) HP
3 10 (25.00%) EMC
3 10 (25.00%) Remedy
3 10 (25.00%) Cisco
4 9 (22.50%) Oracle
5 5 (12.50%) BMC
5 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 4 (10.00%) SAP
7 2 (5.00%) NetApp
7 2 (5.00%) Veeam
7 2 (5.00%) F5
7 2 (5.00%) AppSense
8 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.50%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.50%) Lotus
8 1 (2.50%) Juniper
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