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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 30 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware 20 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.25% 3.51% 4.02%
As % of the Vendors category 9.30% 7.39% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £188 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -53.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
215 176 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 45.65% 47.57% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 73 97
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 26
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.92% -21.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
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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 July 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 30 July 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 20 (55.56%) Citrix
2 15 (41.67%) Windows
3 13 (36.11%) ITIL
3 13 (36.11%) Linux
4 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 11 (30.56%) Cisco
5 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (25.00%) Finance
6 9 (25.00%) Oracle
7 8 (22.22%) Remedy
7 8 (22.22%) HP
7 8 (22.22%) EMC
7 8 (22.22%) DNS
7 8 (22.22%) VMware ESX
7 8 (22.22%) SCCM
8 7 (19.44%) Windows 7
8 7 (19.44%) vSphere
8 7 (19.44%) DHCP
9 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (16.67%) XenApp
9 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (13.89%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (13.89%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (13.89%) Service Management
10 5 (13.89%) SAN
10 5 (13.89%) BMC
10 5 (13.89%) Red Hat

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (11.11%) Apache
2 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.78%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) DNS
2 7 (19.44%) DHCP
3 5 (13.89%) SAN
4 3 (8.33%) Network Security
4 3 (8.33%) Firewall
5 2 (5.56%) Internet
6 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.78%) NAS
6 1 (2.78%) X.500
6 1 (2.78%) LDAP
6 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.78%) ADSL
6 1 (2.78%) Broadband
6 1 (2.78%) SMS
6 1 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.78%) MSI
2 1 (2.78%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.78%) AdminStudio
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Administrator
3 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Service Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Linux Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.78%) EMC Storage Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 4 (11.11%) CCTV
2 3 (8.33%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) CMDB
3 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Windows
2 13 (36.11%) Linux
3 7 (19.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (11.11%) CentOS
4 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.78%) UNIX
7 1 (2.78%) HPUX
7 1 (2.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Service Management
3 4 (11.11%) ERP
3 4 (11.11%) Migration
3 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.78%) E-business
5 1 (2.78%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Perl
2 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 3 (8.33%) VBScript
3 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (11.11%) MCSE
3 4 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (8.33%) CCA
4 3 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (8.33%) OCP
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (8.33%) RHCE
5 1 (2.78%) NCDA
5 1 (2.78%) NCIE
5 1 (2.78%) MCTS
5 1 (2.78%) MCITP
5 1 (2.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (22.22%) VMware ESX
4 7 (19.44%) vSphere
5 6 (16.67%) XenApp
6 4 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (11.11%) XenServer
7 3 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
9 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
9 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) SCCM
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (11.11%) SCOM
3 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Citrix
2 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (30.56%) Cisco
4 9 (25.00%) Oracle
5 8 (22.22%) Remedy
5 8 (22.22%) HP
5 8 (22.22%) EMC
6 5 (13.89%) BMC
6 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
7 4 (11.11%) SAP
8 2 (5.56%) AppSense
8 2 (5.56%) Veeam
9 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.78%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.78%) NetApp
9 1 (2.78%) Lotus
9 1 (2.78%) Juniper
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