The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 7 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 3.23% 2.17% 10.91%
As % of the Vendors category 11.11% 4.76% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate
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£488 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.63 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.94% +18.75%
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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 Chelmsford region.

Vendors Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 29.03% 45.65% 52.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 18
Average daily rate £425 £145 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+193.10% -58.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £8.48 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+401.17% -45.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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Top 19 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Terminal Services
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) IP Telephony
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) iPhone
1 4 (66.67%) French Language
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) Brocade
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Switch Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 4 (66.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Terminal Services
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Brocade
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft