The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 39 46 59
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware 244 218 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.50% 3.65% 3.20%
As % of the Vendors category 10.57% 8.17% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 149 142
Average daily rate
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£388 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 8
Average hourly rate £22.83 £22.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -35.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £20.85 £23.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £27.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
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London

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

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2309 2667 2893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.55% 44.61% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1714 1881 2035
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 40 105
Average hourly rate £17.98 £21.00 £23.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.38% -10.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

VMware
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 312 (65.68%) Windows
2 252 (53.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 186 (39.16%) Active Directory
4 162 (34.11%) Microsoft
5 161 (33.89%) Citrix
6 138 (29.05%) Cisco
7 131 (27.58%) SAN
8 130 (27.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 126 (26.53%) Linux
10 125 (26.32%) Finance
11 93 (19.58%) MS Exchange
12 92 (19.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 90 (18.95%) Windows Server 2003
14 79 (16.63%) vSphere
15 76 (16.00%) ITIL
16 69 (14.53%) DNS
17 67 (14.11%) HP
18 66 (13.89%) SQL
19 65 (13.68%) Migration
20 62 (13.05%) XenApp
21 58 (12.21%) Oracle
22 57 (12.00%) NetApp
23 55 (11.58%) SQL Server
24 53 (11.16%) EMC
25 52 (10.95%) WAN
26 51 (10.74%) LAN
26 51 (10.74%) Microsoft Certification
27 50 (10.53%) DHCP
28 49 (10.32%) PowerShell
28 49 (10.32%) Exchange Server 2010

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 93 (19.58%) MS Exchange
2 49 (10.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (5.26%) IIS
3 25 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 25 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (4.63%) SharePoint
5 17 (3.58%) Apache
6 15 (3.16%) Tomcat
7 14 (2.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (2.74%) WebSphere
9 12 (2.53%) Lync
10 11 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (2.11%) WebLogic
12 9 (1.89%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 4 (0.84%) Jetty
13 4 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.84%) nginx
14 3 (0.63%) Node.js
14 3 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 45 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 26 (5.47%) MS Office
3 7 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.26%) MS Project
5 5 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.21%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 10 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (1.05%) RMDS
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.42%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.42%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 1 (0.21%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.53%) Office 365
3 8 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.84%) SaaS
6 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.63%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.63%) IaaS
7 2 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 131 (27.58%) SAN
2 69 (14.53%) DNS
3 52 (10.95%) WAN
4 51 (10.74%) LAN
5 50 (10.53%) DHCP
6 48 (10.11%) Firewall
7 34 (7.16%) NAS
8 29 (6.11%) TCP/IP
9 21 (4.42%) BGP
10 20 (4.21%) OSPF
10 20 (4.21%) Cisco IOS
11 18 (3.79%) Internet
12 16 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (3.16%) NetScaler
13 15 (3.16%) Network Security
13 15 (3.16%) VPN
14 14 (2.95%) VLAN
14 14 (2.95%) BIG-IP
15 13 (2.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 12 (2.53%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (11.58%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.58%) MySQL
3 14 (2.95%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.68%) Oracle Exadata
5 6 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.84%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.84%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.84%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.42%) DTS
9 2 (0.42%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.42%) FileMaker
9 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.42%) Redis
9 2 (0.42%) HBase
Development Applications
1 21 (4.42%) JIRA
2 18 (3.79%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.53%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (1.26%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.05%) Maven
6 3 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.63%) Mercurial
6 3 (0.63%) Hudson
6 3 (0.63%) FishEye
6 3 (0.63%) Subversion
6 3 (0.63%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.63%) Ant
7 2 (0.42%) Zephyr
7 2 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.42%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.42%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.21%) Grunt
8 1 (0.21%) Gradle
8 1 (0.21%) Selenium
General
1 125 (26.32%) Finance
2 30 (6.32%) Banking
3 9 (1.89%) Financial Institution
4 8 (1.68%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.68%) Retail
5 7 (1.47%) Back Office
5 7 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.26%) Publishing
7 5 (1.05%) French Language
7 5 (1.05%) Legal
8 3 (0.63%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.63%) Law
9 2 (0.42%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.42%) Marketing
10 1 (0.21%) German Language
10 1 (0.21%) Local Government
10 1 (0.21%) International Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Front Office
10 1 (0.21%) Electronics
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 56 (11.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 47 (9.89%) Architect
3 40 (8.42%) Consultant
4 36 (7.58%) Analyst
5 33 (6.95%) Administrator
6 28 (5.89%) Infrastructure Architect
6 28 (5.89%) Server Engineer
7 21 (4.42%) Infrastructure Manager
7 21 (4.42%) Systems Administrator
7 21 (4.42%) Systems Engineer
8 19 (4.00%) Project Manager
8 19 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 19 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
9 17 (3.58%) Network Engineer
10 15 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (2.95%) Linux Engineer
12 13 (2.74%) Security Specialist
13 12 (2.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 12 (2.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 12 (2.53%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.00%) Middleware
2 13 (2.74%) Web Services
3 10 (2.11%) .NET
4 8 (1.68%) XML
4 8 (1.68%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (1.68%) Application Packaging
5 6 (1.26%) HTML
6 4 (0.84%) Rendezvous
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.63%) Ultra Messaging
7 3 (0.63%) MCollective
7 3 (0.63%) XSLT
7 3 (0.63%) J2EE
8 2 (0.42%) CSS
8 2 (0.42%) XMPP
8 2 (0.42%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (0.42%) WCF
8 2 (0.42%) Spring
8 2 (0.42%) JRules
8 2 (0.42%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.05%) Clustering
2 39 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.63%) Thin Client
3 22 (4.63%) Fat Client
4 20 (4.21%) Blackberry
5 16 (3.37%) Replication
6 8 (1.68%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (1.68%) Hedge funds
7 6 (1.26%) CMDB
7 6 (1.26%) CLARiiON
8 5 (1.05%) Open Source
8 5 (1.05%) Social Media
8 5 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.05%) Symmetrix
9 4 (0.84%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.84%) Celerra
9 4 (0.84%) EqualLogic
9 4 (0.84%) Symmetrix DMX
10 3 (0.63%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 312 (65.68%) Windows
2 130 (27.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 126 (26.53%) Linux
4 92 (19.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 90 (18.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (9.05%) Windows 7
7 42 (8.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (5.68%) UNIX
9 23 (4.84%) Solaris
10 16 (3.37%) Windows 8
11 11 (2.32%) Debian
11 11 (2.32%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.26%) Windows 2000
12 6 (1.26%) Ubuntu
12 6 (1.26%) CentOS
13 5 (1.05%) Mac OS X Server
13 5 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (1.05%) Windows Vista
13 5 (1.05%) AIX
13 5 (1.05%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (16.00%) ITIL
2 65 (13.68%) Migration
3 39 (8.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 25 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (4.63%) Project Management
6 20 (4.21%) Change Management
6 20 (4.21%) DevOps
7 17 (3.58%) Capacity Planning
7 17 (3.58%) Load Balancing
7 17 (3.58%) Service Management
7 17 (3.58%) E-Commerce
8 16 (3.37%) PRINCE2
8 16 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (2.74%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (2.32%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (2.32%) Release Management
10 11 (2.32%) Service Delivery
11 10 (2.11%) Business Continuity
11 10 (2.11%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 66 (13.89%) SQL
2 49 (10.32%) PowerShell
3 29 (6.11%) Python
4 17 (3.58%) Ruby
4 17 (3.58%) Perl
4 17 (3.58%) Java
5 16 (3.37%) C
5 16 (3.37%) Bash Shell
6 10 (2.11%) VBScript
7 8 (1.68%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.05%) VB
9 4 (0.84%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.63%) Groovy
11 2 (0.42%) C#
12 1 (0.21%) C-shell
12 1 (0.21%) R
12 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.21%) PHP5
12 1 (0.21%) Korn
12 1 (0.21%) C++
Qualifications
1 51 (10.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (8.63%) MCSE
2 41 (8.63%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (6.95%) CCNP
4 23 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 22 (4.63%) Security Cleared
6 19 (4.00%) MCSA
7 14 (2.95%) CCNA
7 14 (2.95%) MCITP
8 12 (2.53%) CCSE
9 11 (2.32%) SC Cleared
9 11 (2.32%) CCIE
10 9 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.26%) CCA
12 6 (1.26%) Degree
13 5 (1.05%) DV Cleared
13 5 (1.05%) MCP
14 4 (0.84%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.89%) SLA
2 7 (1.47%) QA
3 6 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.05%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 252 (53.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 186 (39.16%) Active Directory
3 79 (16.63%) vSphere
4 62 (13.05%) XenApp
5 34 (7.16%) Hyper-V
6 29 (6.11%) VMware ESX
7 20 (4.21%) VMware Server
8 18 (3.79%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (3.58%) XenDesktop
10 15 (3.16%) Oracle RAC
11 14 (2.95%) Microsoft App-V
12 13 (2.74%) Xen
13 11 (2.32%) vCloud
14 8 (1.68%) NFS
14 8 (1.68%) SRDF
14 8 (1.68%) XenServer
15 7 (1.47%) KVM
16 6 (1.26%) VMware Workstation
16 6 (1.26%) GlusterFS
16 6 (1.26%) GFS2
Systems Management
1 41 (8.63%) SCCM
2 37 (7.79%) Puppet
3 15 (3.16%) SCOM
4 14 (2.95%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (2.11%) NetBackup
6 9 (1.89%) Cisco UCCE
6 9 (1.89%) Cisco IPCC
7 7 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (1.26%) WSUS
9 5 (1.05%) HP SIM
9 5 (1.05%) Ansible
9 5 (1.05%) SELinux
9 5 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (1.05%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.84%) BladeLogic
10 4 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.84%) Cobbler
10 4 (0.84%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (0.84%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.84%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 162 (34.11%) Microsoft
2 161 (33.89%) Citrix
3 138 (29.05%) Cisco
4 67 (14.11%) HP
5 58 (12.21%) Oracle
6 57 (12.00%) NetApp
7 53 (11.16%) EMC
8 46 (9.68%) Red Hat
9 36 (7.58%) IBM
10 22 (4.63%) CheckPoint
11 19 (4.00%) F5
12 18 (3.79%) AppSense
13 17 (3.58%) Remedy
14 13 (2.74%) Infoblox
14 13 (2.74%) 3PAR
14 13 (2.74%) Blue Coat
14 13 (2.74%) Symantec
15 12 (2.53%) Imperva
16 9 (1.89%) BMC
17 8 (1.68%) Juniper
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