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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 31 27 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware 17 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.77% 5.19% 2.91%
As % of the Vendors category 8.29% 11.11% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 4
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£190 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £188 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £383 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £57.50 £12.00 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+379.16% -65.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £23.21 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-2.24% +16.05%
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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
205 171 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 45.45% 46.72% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 76 67
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 14 23
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £11.20 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.60 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 (57.50%) Citrix
2 19 (47.50%) Windows
3 15 (37.50%) ITIL
4 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
6 12 (30.00%) Finance
6 12 (30.00%) HP
6 12 (30.00%) Cisco
6 12 (30.00%) Linux
7 11 (27.50%) Remedy
7 11 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (22.50%) EMC
9 8 (20.00%) Oracle
9 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
10 7 (17.50%) vSphere
10 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
10 7 (17.50%) DNS
10 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (17.50%) SCCM
11 6 (15.00%) Remedy ITSM
11 6 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (15.00%) Service Management
11 6 (15.00%) SLA
11 6 (15.00%) Blackberry
11 6 (15.00%) SAN
11 6 (15.00%) BMC
11 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
11 6 (15.00%) DHCP
11 6 (15.00%) MCSE
11 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
4 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.00%) Apache
6 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.50%) SAS
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) DNS
2 6 (15.00%) SAN
2 6 (15.00%) DHCP
3 4 (10.00%) 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 6 (15.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) 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 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Service Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Build Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Software Build Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (12.50%) CCTV
3 3 (7.50%) CLARiiON
4 2 (5.00%) PKI
5 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.50%) Clustering
5 1 (2.50%) CMDB
5 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) Linux
3 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.50%) CentOS
4 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.00%) UNIX
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.00%) AIX
5 2 (5.00%) HPUX
5 2 (5.00%) Solaris
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) Service Management
3 3 (7.50%) Migration
4 2 (5.00%) Scrum
4 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.00%) ERP
4 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (5.00%) Test Management
4 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.50%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
1 3 (7.50%) VBScript
1 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
1 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.00%) Python
2 2 (5.00%) Tcl
2 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (2.50%) PHP
3 1 (2.50%) VB
3 1 (2.50%) C
3 1 (2.50%) Korn
3 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.00%) MCSE
2 6 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (7.50%) MCTS
4 3 (7.50%) CCNA
4 3 (7.50%) CCA
4 3 (7.50%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.00%) OCP
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (5.00%) RHCE
5 2 (5.00%) MCITP
5 2 (5.00%) NCDA
5 2 (5.00%) NCIE
5 2 (5.00%) VCAP
6 1 (2.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
2 11 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.50%) vSphere
4 6 (15.00%) XenApp
5 4 (10.00%) XenServer
5 4 (10.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (7.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) SCCM
2 3 (7.50%) SCOM
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) Citrix
2 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (30.00%) HP
3 12 (30.00%) Cisco
4 11 (27.50%) Remedy
5 9 (22.50%) EMC
6 8 (20.00%) Oracle
7 6 (15.00%) BMC
8 3 (7.50%) F5
8 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.00%) AppSense
9 2 (5.00%) NetApp
9 2 (5.00%) SAP
10 1 (2.50%) Lotus
10 1 (2.50%) Juniper
10 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.50%) WatchGuard
10 1 (2.50%) Veeam
10 1 (2.50%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
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