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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 25 27 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing VMware 18 17 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.88% 4.86% 8.03%
As % of the Vendors category 9.78% 10.00% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 7
Average daily rate
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£358 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.16% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £205 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £400 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £47.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.66%
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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
184 170 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.86% 48.57% 48.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 104 63
Average daily rate £350 £400 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 27
Average hourly rate £20.50 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.76% +112.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £20.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £47.50 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 11 (33.33%) Linux
4 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
5 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 9 (27.27%) HP
6 8 (24.24%) Citrix
6 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (21.21%) DNS
7 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
8 6 (18.18%) IIS
8 6 (18.18%) SQL
8 6 (18.18%) SAN
9 5 (15.15%) Degree
9 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (15.15%) Cisco
9 5 (15.15%) MS Office
9 5 (15.15%) Finance
9 5 (15.15%) Mac OS X
9 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (15.15%) CentOS
9 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (12.12%) Office 365
10 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (12.12%) NetApp
10 4 (12.12%) Red Hat

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) IIS
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.03%) Zope
5 1 (3.03%) Plone
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) DNS
2 6 (18.18%) SAN
3 3 (9.09%) Firewall
4 2 (6.06%) LAN
4 2 (6.06%) WAN
4 2 (6.06%) DHCP
4 2 (6.06%) VLAN
5 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.03%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Desktop Support
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Administrator
2 6 (18.18%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Desktop Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) IT Support
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Support
4 3 (9.09%) Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) IT Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Database Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Support Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Life Science
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Linux
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (15.15%) Mac OS X
4 5 (15.15%) CentOS
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.09%) Fedora
7 2 (6.06%) UNIX
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.03%) Debian
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) Migration
2 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
2 2 (6.06%) Workflow
2 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
2 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
2 2 (6.06%) Scrum
2 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (6.06%) Change Control
2 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.15%) Degree
3 3 (9.09%) MCSE
4 2 (6.06%) MCP
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) HP
3 8 (24.24%) Citrix
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco
5 4 (12.12%) NetApp
5 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
6 3 (9.09%) IBM
6 3 (9.09%) Dell
7 2 (6.06%) EMC
7 2 (6.06%) Veeam
7 2 (6.06%) 3PAR
7 2 (6.06%) Nintex
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle
8 1 (3.03%) McAfee
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