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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 26 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware 15 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.50% 4.60% 4.18%
As % of the Vendors category 9.55% 10.79% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 12
Average daily rate
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£179 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £153 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £384 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £51.75 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+331.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
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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
157 139 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.15% 42.64% 50.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 76 93
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £150 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £488 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 31
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% +14.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £11.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £50.75 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 14 (42.42%) Linux
4 11 (33.33%) Citrix
5 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
5 10 (30.30%) Finance
6 9 (27.27%) ITIL
6 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
7 8 (24.24%) HP
8 7 (21.21%) DNS
8 7 (21.21%) Remedy
8 7 (21.21%) Blackberry
9 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
9 6 (18.18%) Cisco
9 6 (18.18%) EMC
9 6 (18.18%) Firewall
9 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (15.15%) UNIX
10 5 (15.15%) MCSE
10 5 (15.15%) Mac OS X
10 5 (15.15%) CentOS
11 4 (12.12%) MS Office
11 4 (12.12%) SAN
11 4 (12.12%) Advertising
11 4 (12.12%) Degree
11 4 (12.12%) SCCM
11 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (9.09%) SQL

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) DNS
2 6 (18.18%) Firewall
3 4 (12.12%) SAN
4 3 (9.09%) DHCP
5 2 (6.06%) ISDN
5 2 (6.06%) PBX
5 2 (6.06%) VoIP
5 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.03%) NAS
6 1 (3.03%) LDAP
6 1 (3.03%) ADSL
6 1 (3.03%) Broadband
6 1 (3.03%) VPN
6 1 (3.03%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Desktop Support
2 7 (21.21%) Service Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Desktop Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Support
5 3 (9.09%) Build Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Software Build Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Desktop Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.09%) CLARiiON
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) CCTV
4 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Linux
3 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (15.15%) UNIX
4 5 (15.15%) CentOS
4 5 (15.15%) Mac OS X
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.09%) AIX
6 3 (9.09%) HPUX
6 3 (9.09%) Solaris
7 2 (6.06%) Android
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Phone
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) Scrum
2 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (9.09%) Test Management
3 2 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
3 2 (6.06%) Service Management
4 1 (3.03%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.03%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
1 3 (9.09%) Python
1 3 (9.09%) Tcl
1 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
1 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.06%) Korn
2 2 (6.06%) VBScript
2 2 (6.06%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.15%) MCSE
3 4 (12.12%) Degree
4 3 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (9.09%) MCTS
4 3 (9.09%) CCNA
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (9.09%) MCP
5 2 (6.06%) NCDA
5 2 (6.06%) NCIE
5 2 (6.06%) VCAP
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (6.06%) MCITP
6 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) vSphere
4 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.03%) Nagios
3 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 11 (33.33%) Citrix
3 8 (24.24%) HP
4 7 (21.21%) Remedy
5 6 (18.18%) EMC
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco
6 3 (9.09%) F5
7 2 (6.06%) McAfee
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle
7 2 (6.06%) Dell
7 2 (6.06%) Avaya
7 2 (6.06%) BMC
7 2 (6.06%) NetApp
7 2 (6.06%) Apple
7 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.03%) Clearswift
8 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
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