The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 29 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware 38 27 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.17% 4.05% 6.00%
As % of the Vendors category 10.73% 9.85% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 19
Average daily rate
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£291 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.90% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £207 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £378 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.03% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £8.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+458.82% -57.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
VMware
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Vendors Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
354 274 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 48.16% 41.08% 43.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 112 135
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 £150 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £508 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 22 43
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.52% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £50.75 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Cambridgeshire region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Cambridgeshire region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

VMware
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -4 17 £281 +0.44% 9
Peterborough +15 13 £315 - 1
Huntingdon +10 3 - -
St Neots - - - -
Ely - - - -
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 40 (58.82%) Windows
2 35 (51.47%) Citrix
3 29 (42.65%) Microsoft
3 29 (42.65%) Active Directory
4 25 (36.76%) HP
5 24 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (32.35%) ITIL
6 22 (32.35%) MS Exchange
7 21 (30.88%) Cisco
8 18 (26.47%) SCCM
9 17 (25.00%) Linux
10 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (20.59%) SQL
11 14 (20.59%) DNS
11 14 (20.59%) EMC
12 13 (19.12%) SAN
13 12 (17.65%) DHCP
13 12 (17.65%) Remedy
13 12 (17.65%) Finance
14 11 (16.18%) Oracle
14 11 (16.18%) Windows 7
15 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (13.24%) vSphere
17 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
17 8 (11.76%) SLA
17 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
17 8 (11.76%) Firewall
17 8 (11.76%) Blackberry

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 22 (32.35%) MS Exchange
2 14 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.94%) Apache
7 2 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.47%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.59%) DNS
2 13 (19.12%) SAN
3 12 (17.65%) DHCP
4 8 (11.76%) Firewall
5 4 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.41%) VoIP
6 3 (4.41%) Network Security
6 3 (4.41%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (2.94%) VPN
7 2 (2.94%) PBX
7 2 (2.94%) ISDN
7 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.47%) Wireless
8 1 (1.47%) X.500
8 1 (1.47%) Internet
8 1 (1.47%) LAN
8 1 (1.47%) WAN
8 1 (1.47%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) Oracle Exadata
2 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (4.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (27.94%) Analyst
2 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Support Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (13.24%) Service Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) Administrator
4 7 (10.29%) Consultant
5 6 (8.82%) IT Support
5 6 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.41%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) MSMQ
1 2 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.82%) CCTV
2 6 (8.82%) Clustering
3 5 (7.35%) CLARiiON
3 5 (7.35%) FMCG
4 4 (5.88%) PKI
5 3 (4.41%) Replication
5 3 (4.41%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.94%) CMDB
7 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (58.82%) Windows
2 17 (25.00%) Linux
3 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (16.18%) Windows 7
5 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.35%) Windows XP
6 5 (7.35%) UNIX
6 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.41%) AIX
8 3 (4.41%) HPUX
8 3 (4.41%) Solaris
9 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.94%) Windows Phone
9 2 (2.94%) Android
9 2 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.94%) CentOS
9 2 (2.94%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.94%) Debian
10 1 (1.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) ITIL
2 7 (10.29%) Service Management
3 4 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 3 (4.41%) Migration
4 3 (4.41%) Scrum
4 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (4.41%) Test Management
5 2 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (2.94%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (2.94%) Data Analysis
5 2 (2.94%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.94%) ERP
5 2 (2.94%) E-Commerce
5 2 (2.94%) Change Management
6 1 (1.47%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.47%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.59%) SQL
2 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.41%) Tcl
3 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.41%) Python
3 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.94%) Korn
4 2 (2.94%) Perl
4 2 (2.94%) PHP
4 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.94%) VBScript
5 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.29%) MCSE
3 6 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.35%) CCNA
5 4 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (5.88%) MCTS
6 3 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.41%) MCITP
7 2 (2.94%) NCDA
7 2 (2.94%) NCIE
7 2 (2.94%) VCAP
7 2 (2.94%) OCP
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (2.94%) RHCE
8 1 (1.47%) MCP
8 1 (1.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (42.65%) Active Directory
2 24 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.24%) vSphere
4 6 (8.82%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.41%) XenApp
6 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.47%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.47%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.47%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 18 (26.47%) SCCM
2 2 (2.94%) SCOM
2 2 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (2.94%) Nagios
3 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (51.47%) Citrix
2 29 (42.65%) Microsoft
3 25 (36.76%) HP
4 21 (30.88%) Cisco
5 14 (20.59%) EMC
6 12 (17.65%) Remedy
7 11 (16.18%) Oracle
8 7 (10.29%) BMC
9 6 (8.82%) F5
9 6 (8.82%) NetApp
10 5 (7.35%) AppSense
10 5 (7.35%) CheckPoint
10 5 (7.35%) Dell
11 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
12 3 (4.41%) 3PAR
13 2 (2.94%) SAP
13 2 (2.94%) IBM
13 2 (2.94%) Apple
13 2 (2.94%) Avaya
13 2 (2.94%) McAfee