The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cambridge region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 26 14 28
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Contract jobs citing VMware 18 34 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.81% 8.70% 5.29%
As % of the Vendors category 10.47% 17.17% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 17
Average daily rate £313 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £334 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £370 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £309 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +47.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.41%
Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
172 198 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 45.99% 50.64% 38.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 67 90
Average daily rate £375 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £417 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 27
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -41.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.50 £11.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
VMware
Cambridgeshire

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 19 (55.88%) SAN
2 16 (47.06%) Windows
3 14 (41.18%) Cisco
3 14 (41.18%) Firewall
4 12 (35.29%) Linux
5 11 (32.35%) MS Exchange
5 11 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (29.41%) HP
6 10 (29.41%) Citrix
6 10 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (26.47%) NetApp
7 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
7 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
7 9 (26.47%) XenApp
8 7 (20.59%) Finance
8 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (17.65%) CheckPoint
9 6 (17.65%) IIS
9 6 (17.65%) MCSE
9 6 (17.65%) FTP
9 6 (17.65%) NetBackup
9 6 (17.65%) Backup Exec
9 6 (17.65%) VMware ESX
10 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (14.71%) vSphere
10 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
10 5 (14.71%) ITIL
10 5 (14.71%) SQL
11 4 (11.76%) Perl
11 4 (11.76%) LAN

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 11 (32.35%) MS Exchange
2 10 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (17.65%) IIS
4 2 (5.88%) Apache
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.94%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (55.88%) SAN
2 14 (41.18%) Firewall
3 6 (17.65%) FTP
4 4 (11.76%) LAN
4 4 (11.76%) WAN
5 3 (8.82%) DHCP
5 3 (8.82%) DNS
6 2 (5.88%) VPN
6 2 (5.88%) Internet
7 1 (2.94%) SMS
7 1 (2.94%) VoIP
7 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Systems Engineer
1 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Wintel Systems Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.94%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (2.94%) PKI
1 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 12 (35.29%) Linux
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) UNIX
4 2 (5.88%) CentOS
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.88%) VMS
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) Debian
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.94%) HPUX
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) ITIL
2 3 (8.82%) Migration
3 2 (5.88%) ERP
3 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.94%) E-business
4 1 (2.94%) Security Management
4 1 (2.94%) Scrum
4 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.94%) Network Design
4 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
4 1 (2.94%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) Perl
3 2 (5.88%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.94%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.65%) MCSE
3 4 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.88%) CCA
4 2 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.94%) MCITP
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) NCDA
5 1 (2.94%) NCIE
5 1 (2.94%) OCP
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.94%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 9 (26.47%) XenApp
3 6 (17.65%) VMware ESX
4 5 (14.71%) vSphere
5 3 (8.82%) XenServer
6 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.88%) KVM
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) NetBackup
1 6 (17.65%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (5.88%) Puppet
3 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.94%) Nagios
3 1 (2.94%) SCCM
3 1 (2.94%) SCOM
3 1 (2.94%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco
2 10 (29.41%) Citrix
2 10 (29.41%) HP
3 9 (26.47%) NetApp
4 6 (17.65%) CheckPoint
5 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
7 3 (8.82%) Brocade
7 3 (8.82%) Oracle
8 2 (5.88%) SAP
8 2 (5.88%) EMC
8 2 (5.88%) Veeam
9 1 (2.94%) Percona
9 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.94%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.94%) Remedy
9 1 (2.94%) AppSense
9 1 (2.94%) Sun
9 1 (2.94%) Juniper
9 1 (2.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
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