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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 29 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware 7 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.31% 4.55% 4.62%
As % of the Vendors category 5.60% 10.95% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 12
Median daily rate £350 £375 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +61.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £60.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.13 £21.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.11% -5.55%
VMware
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
125 201 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 41.25% 41.53% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 129 104
Median daily rate £400 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 45
Median hourly rate £17.25 £20.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.85% -25.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £15.77 £20.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £60.00 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for VMware.

1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
4 10 (45.45%) Linux
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 7 (31.82%) SCCM
7 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
7 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
7 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (27.27%) SAN
7 6 (27.27%) ITIL
8 5 (22.73%) HP
8 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
9 4 (18.18%) DHCP
9 4 (18.18%) PHP
9 4 (18.18%) SQL
9 4 (18.18%) Oracle
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 4 (18.18%) Unix
9 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
9 4 (18.18%) Puppet
9 4 (18.18%) DevOps
9 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
9 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (18.18%) SCOM
9 4 (18.18%) SCVMM
9 4 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
10 3 (13.64%) iSCSI

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (9.09%) IIS
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) BASE24
1 2 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) Office 365
3 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) SAN
2 4 (18.18%) DHCP
3 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
3 3 (13.64%) LDAP
4 2 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.55%) NAS
5 1 (4.55%) SMS
5 1 (4.55%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) VLAN
5 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Server Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Research Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Server Support
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) CCTV
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.09%) Hedge funds
1 2 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (18.18%) Unix
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) DevOps
2 4 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 2 (9.09%) OO
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Service Management
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) MOF
4 1 (4.55%) Server Building
4 1 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (4.55%) Storage Virtualisation
4 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 4 (18.18%) PHP
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.09%) C++
4 2 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) VCP5
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
5 2 (9.09%) Terminal Server
5 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) SCCM
2 4 (18.18%) Puppet
2 4 (18.18%) SCOM
2 4 (18.18%) SCVMM
3 2 (9.09%) Ansible
3 2 (9.09%) Cobbler
3 2 (9.09%) Control-M
3 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (9.09%) PowerCLI
4 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) HP
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) BMC
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) Remedy
6 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.55%) AppSense
6 1 (4.55%) Becrypt
6 1 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (4.55%) ESRI
6 1 (4.55%) Sophos