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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 25 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware 15 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.67% 6.44% 5.71%
As % of the Vendors category 8.67% 13.82% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 4
Average daily rate
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£170 £360 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.77% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £240 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £377 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £46.00 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+283.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
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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
173 123 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 53.89% 46.59% 52.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 73 77
Average daily rate £425 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £483 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 27
Average hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £11.50 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 26 (81.25%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Linux
3 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
4 12 (37.50%) HP
4 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (34.38%) Citrix
6 9 (28.13%) Cisco
6 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
7 7 (21.88%) MS Office
7 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (21.88%) SAN
7 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (21.88%) Finance
8 6 (18.75%) Firewall
8 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (18.75%) NetApp
8 6 (18.75%) ITIL
9 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
9 5 (15.63%) DNS
9 5 (15.63%) UNIX
9 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
9 5 (15.63%) Mac OS X
9 5 (15.63%) CentOS
10 4 (12.50%) Degree
10 4 (12.50%) Remedy
10 4 (12.50%) Blackberry
10 4 (12.50%) MCSE
11 3 (9.38%) Python
11 3 (9.38%) EMC

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Office
2 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) SAN
2 6 (18.75%) Firewall
3 5 (15.63%) DNS
4 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (6.25%) ISDN
4 2 (6.25%) PBX
4 2 (6.25%) VoIP
4 2 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Desktop Support
3 6 (18.75%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Desktop Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Service Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Desktop Support
6 3 (9.38%) Build Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Software Build Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) IT Support
7 2 (6.25%) SAN Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Desktop Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) MSMQ
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.38%) CLARiiON
3 2 (6.25%) CCTV
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (81.25%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Linux
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (15.63%) UNIX
5 5 (15.63%) Mac OS X
5 5 (15.63%) CentOS
6 3 (9.38%) AIX
6 3 (9.38%) HPUX
6 3 (9.38%) Solaris
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Phone
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
7 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.25%) Android
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (9.38%) Scrum
2 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (9.38%) Test Management
3 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
3 2 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.13%) Migration
4 1 (3.13%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) Python
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
1 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
1 3 (9.38%) Tcl
1 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
1 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.25%) Korn
2 2 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) MCSE
3 3 (9.38%) CCNA
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.25%) VCAP
4 2 (6.25%) NCDA
4 2 (6.25%) NCIE
4 2 (6.25%) MCTS
4 2 (6.25%) MCITP
4 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.25%) MCP
5 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.38%) vSphere
4 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) Nagios
2 1 (3.13%) WSUS
2 1 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) HP
3 11 (34.38%) Citrix
4 9 (28.13%) Cisco
5 6 (18.75%) NetApp
6 4 (12.50%) Remedy
7 3 (9.38%) EMC
7 3 (9.38%) F5
8 2 (6.25%) Avaya
8 2 (6.25%) BMC
8 2 (6.25%) Apple
8 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
8 2 (6.25%) McAfee
8 2 (6.25%) Oracle
8 2 (6.25%) Dell
9 1 (3.13%) Clearswift
9 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
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