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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 19 22 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware 21 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.44% 6.33% 3.04%
As % of the Vendors category 13.64% 14.38% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 12
Average daily rate
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£220 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £383 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £57.50 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+379.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +8.75%
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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
154 146 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.24% 43.98% 46.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 75 97
Average daily rate £300 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £163 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £481 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 25
Average hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.02 £11.70 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £50.75 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 25 (67.57%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Linux
2 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
3 14 (37.84%) Citrix
4 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
4 11 (29.73%) HP
4 11 (29.73%) ITIL
4 11 (29.73%) Finance
5 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (21.62%) Cisco
6 8 (21.62%) Remedy
7 7 (18.92%) DNS
7 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
7 7 (18.92%) Blackberry
7 7 (18.92%) EMC
7 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (16.22%) CentOS
8 6 (16.22%) Firewall
9 5 (13.51%) MCSE
9 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
9 5 (13.51%) Mac OS X
9 5 (13.51%) SCCM
10 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
10 4 (10.81%) vSphere
10 4 (10.81%) SAN
10 4 (10.81%) DHCP
10 4 (10.81%) UNIX
10 4 (10.81%) Oracle
10 4 (10.81%) MS Office

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) DNS
2 6 (16.22%) Firewall
3 4 (10.81%) DHCP
3 4 (10.81%) SAN
4 3 (8.11%) VoIP
5 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (5.41%) ISDN
5 2 (5.41%) PBX
6 1 (2.70%) LDAP
6 1 (2.70%) ADSL
6 1 (2.70%) Broadband
6 1 (2.70%) Internet
6 1 (2.70%) X.500
6 1 (2.70%) Network Security
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.70%) NAS
6 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (8.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Desktop Support
2 7 (18.92%) Service Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Desktop Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Desktop Support
5 3 (8.11%) Build Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Software Build Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Desktop Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.11%) CLARiiON
2 3 (8.11%) CCTV
3 2 (5.41%) Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (67.57%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Linux
3 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (16.22%) CentOS
5 5 (13.51%) Mac OS X
6 4 (10.81%) UNIX
6 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
7 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (8.11%) AIX
7 3 (8.11%) HPUX
7 3 (8.11%) Solaris
8 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.41%) Android
8 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.41%) Windows Phone
9 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) ITIL
2 3 (8.11%) Service Management
2 3 (8.11%) Scrum
2 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (8.11%) Test Management
3 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.70%) Automated Testing
4 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.70%) Migration
4 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.70%) ERP
4 1 (2.70%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
1 3 (8.11%) Python
1 3 (8.11%) Tcl
1 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
1 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
1 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.41%) PHP
2 2 (5.41%) VBScript
2 2 (5.41%) Korn
3 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.70%) C
3 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.51%) MCSE
3 4 (10.81%) Degree
4 3 (8.11%) CCNA
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (8.11%) MCTS
4 3 (8.11%) MCP
5 2 (5.41%) MCITP
5 2 (5.41%) NCDA
5 2 (5.41%) NCIE
5 2 (5.41%) VCAP
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) OCP
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (2.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.81%) vSphere
4 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) SCOM
2 1 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.70%) Nagios
2 1 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (37.84%) Citrix
3 11 (29.73%) HP
4 8 (21.62%) Cisco
4 8 (21.62%) Remedy
5 7 (18.92%) EMC
6 4 (10.81%) Oracle
7 3 (8.11%) BMC
7 3 (8.11%) F5
8 2 (5.41%) Apple
8 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.41%) NetApp
8 2 (5.41%) Dell
8 2 (5.41%) Avaya
9 1 (2.70%) SAP
9 1 (2.70%) Lotus
9 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.70%) McAfee
9 1 (2.70%) Clearswift
9 1 (2.70%) 3PAR