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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 25 25 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware 20 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.82% 4.43% 3.69%
As % of the Vendors category 10.15% 9.94% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 6
Average daily rate
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£233 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.77% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £232 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £379 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £57.50 £8.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+576.47% -74.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +17.50%
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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
197 161 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.47% 44.60% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 74 57
Average daily rate £325 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 12 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £29.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.77% +47.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £11.15 £12.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.38 £40.70 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 (57.14%) Citrix
2 22 (52.38%) Windows
3 16 (38.10%) ITIL
4 14 (33.33%) Linux
4 14 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 14 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (30.95%) Cisco
5 13 (30.95%) HP
5 13 (30.95%) Finance
6 12 (28.57%) Remedy
7 9 (21.43%) EMC
7 9 (21.43%) Oracle
7 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
8 8 (19.05%) SCCM
9 7 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
9 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (16.67%) SLA
9 7 (16.67%) DNS
9 7 (16.67%) BMC
9 7 (16.67%) Service Management
9 7 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
10 6 (14.29%) CCTV
10 6 (14.29%) Blackberry
10 6 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (14.29%) SAN
10 6 (14.29%) DHCP
10 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 6 (14.29%) MCSE

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.76%) Apache
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) DNS
2 6 (14.29%) SAN
2 6 (14.29%) DHCP
3 4 (9.52%) Firewall
4 3 (7.14%) Network Security
5 2 (4.76%) Internet
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.38%) NAS
6 1 (2.38%) LDAP
6 1 (2.38%) ADSL
6 1 (2.38%) Broadband
6 1 (2.38%) SMS
6 1 (2.38%) VoIP
6 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.38%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.38%) MSI
3 1 (2.38%) InstallShield
3 1 (2.38%) AdminStudio
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Build Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Software Build Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) CCTV
1 6 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.14%) CLARiiON
3 2 (4.76%) PKI
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) CMDB
4 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Linux
3 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.14%) CentOS
5 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.14%) UNIX
5 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.14%) AIX
5 3 (7.14%) HPUX
5 3 (7.14%) Solaris
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) ITIL
2 7 (16.67%) Service Management
3 3 (7.14%) Migration
3 3 (7.14%) Scrum
3 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.14%) Test Management
4 2 (4.76%) ERP
4 2 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
4 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.38%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.38%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
1 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
2 3 (7.14%) Python
2 3 (7.14%) VBScript
2 3 (7.14%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) Tcl
3 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.76%) Perl
3 2 (4.76%) PHP
3 2 (4.76%) Korn
3 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.38%) VB
4 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (14.29%) MCSE
3 5 (11.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (7.14%) MCTS
4 3 (7.14%) CCNA
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.76%) OCP
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (4.76%) RHCE
5 2 (4.76%) CCA
5 2 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (4.76%) MCITP
5 2 (4.76%) VCAP
5 2 (4.76%) NCDA
5 2 (4.76%) NCIE
6 1 (2.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 14 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.29%) vSphere
3 5 (11.90%) XenApp
4 3 (7.14%) XenServer
4 3 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.38%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) SCOM
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Citrix
2 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (30.95%) Cisco
3 13 (30.95%) HP
4 12 (28.57%) Remedy
5 9 (21.43%) EMC
5 9 (21.43%) Oracle
6 7 (16.67%) BMC
7 3 (7.14%) F5
7 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.76%) NetApp
8 2 (4.76%) SAP
8 2 (4.76%) AppSense
9 1 (2.38%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.38%) Veeam
9 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.38%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.38%) Lotus
9 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.38%) Juniper