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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 24 42 24
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Contract jobs citing VMware 43 24 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.85% 3.56% 6.59%
As % of the Vendors category 12.29% 8.70% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 20
Average daily rate
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£288 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.67% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £223 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £8.50 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+341.17% -68.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £8.50 £21.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £8.50 £32.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +8.75%
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
350 276 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 47.62% 40.89% 42.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 109 119
Average daily rate £315 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £508 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 24 41
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.25 £13.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% +43.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.75 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 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 21 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 21 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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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 -1 19 £281 +0.44% 8
Peterborough +21 16 £298 - 3
Huntingdon +8 3 - - 2
St Neots - - - - 2
Ely - - - -
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 42 (60.00%) Windows
2 36 (51.43%) Citrix
3 30 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 30 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 25 (35.71%) HP
4 25 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (31.43%) MS Exchange
5 22 (31.43%) ITIL
6 21 (30.00%) Cisco
7 20 (28.57%) SCCM
8 17 (24.29%) Linux
9 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (20.00%) SQL
10 14 (20.00%) DNS
10 14 (20.00%) EMC
11 13 (18.57%) SAN
11 13 (18.57%) Finance
11 13 (18.57%) Windows 7
12 12 (17.14%) Remedy
12 12 (17.14%) DHCP
13 11 (15.71%) Oracle
13 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
14 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (12.86%) vSphere
15 8 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
15 8 (11.43%) SLA
15 8 (11.43%) Blackberry
15 8 (11.43%) Firewall

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (31.43%) MS Exchange
2 14 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.86%) Apache
8 1 (1.43%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.43%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.00%) DNS
2 13 (18.57%) SAN
3 12 (17.14%) DHCP
4 8 (11.43%) Firewall
5 4 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (4.29%) NetScaler
6 3 (4.29%) Network Security
6 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.29%) VoIP
7 2 (2.86%) VPN
7 2 (2.86%) ISDN
7 2 (2.86%) PBX
7 2 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.43%) NAS
8 1 (1.43%) Wireless
8 1 (1.43%) Internet
8 1 (1.43%) X.500
8 1 (1.43%) LAN
8 1 (1.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.43%) MSI
3 1 (1.43%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.43%) AdminStudio
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Advertising
3 1 (1.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (28.57%) Analyst
2 10 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (12.86%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Support Engineer
3 9 (12.86%) Service Analyst
4 7 (10.00%) Consultant
4 7 (10.00%) Administrator
5 6 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (8.57%) IT Support
6 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Technical Support
7 4 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Build Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Software Build Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) .NET
1 2 (2.86%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.43%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.57%) Clustering
2 6 (8.57%) CCTV
3 5 (7.14%) FMCG
3 5 (7.14%) CLARiiON
4 4 (5.71%) PKI
5 3 (4.29%) Replication
5 3 (4.29%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.86%) CMDB
7 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (60.00%) Windows
2 17 (24.29%) Linux
3 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (18.57%) Windows 7
5 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.57%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.14%) UNIX
7 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (4.29%) AIX
9 3 (4.29%) HPUX
9 3 (4.29%) Solaris
10 2 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.86%) CentOS
10 2 (2.86%) Debian
10 2 (2.86%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.86%) Android
10 2 (2.86%) Windows Phone
10 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) ITIL
2 7 (10.00%) Service Management
3 4 (5.71%) Load Balancing
4 3 (4.29%) Migration
4 3 (4.29%) Scrum
4 3 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.29%) Test Management
5 2 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (2.86%) Change Management
5 2 (2.86%) E-Commerce
5 2 (2.86%) ERP
5 2 (2.86%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.86%) Data Analysis
5 2 (2.86%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (2.86%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.43%) Logistics
6 1 (1.43%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.29%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.29%) VBScript
3 3 (4.29%) Python
3 3 (4.29%) Tcl
3 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.86%) Korn
4 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.86%) Perl
4 2 (2.86%) PHP
5 1 (1.43%) VB
5 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.00%) MCSE
3 6 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (7.14%) CCNA
4 5 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (5.71%) MCTS
6 3 (4.29%) MCITP
6 3 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.86%) NCDA
7 2 (2.86%) NCIE
7 2 (2.86%) VCAP
7 2 (2.86%) OCP
7 2 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (2.86%) RHCE
8 1 (1.43%) MCSA
8 1 (1.43%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 25 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.86%) vSphere
4 6 (8.57%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.71%) XenApp
6 2 (2.86%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 20 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) SCOM
2 2 (2.86%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (2.86%) Nagios
2 2 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (51.43%) Citrix
2 30 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 25 (35.71%) HP
4 21 (30.00%) Cisco
5 14 (20.00%) EMC
6 12 (17.14%) Remedy
7 11 (15.71%) Oracle
8 7 (10.00%) BMC
9 6 (8.57%) NetApp
9 6 (8.57%) AppSense
9 6 (8.57%) F5
10 5 (7.14%) CheckPoint
10 5 (7.14%) Dell
11 4 (5.71%) Red Hat
12 3 (4.29%) 3PAR
13 2 (2.86%) Apple
13 2 (2.86%) McAfee
13 2 (2.86%) Clearswift
13 2 (2.86%) Avaya
13 2 (2.86%) SAP