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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 43 46 58
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing VMware 241 218 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.13% 3.79% 3.08%
As % of the Vendors category 9.52% 8.36% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 156 145
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 8
Average hourly rate £22.83 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.15% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 £13.45 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £27.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+13.90% -20.52%
VMware
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
2531 2607 3139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.38% 45.29% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1878 1797 2191
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 43 115
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.99 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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.

1 329 (67.28%) Windows
2 254 (51.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 192 (39.26%) Active Directory
4 168 (34.36%) Microsoft
5 153 (31.29%) Citrix
6 139 (28.43%) Linux
7 138 (28.22%) Cisco
8 137 (28.02%) Finance
9 132 (26.99%) SAN
10 119 (24.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 98 (20.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 91 (18.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 89 (18.20%) MS Exchange
14 84 (17.18%) ITIL
15 75 (15.34%) vSphere
16 74 (15.13%) XenApp
16 74 (15.13%) SQL
17 73 (14.93%) HP
18 71 (14.52%) Data Centre
19 66 (13.50%) DNS
20 64 (13.09%) Oracle
20 64 (13.09%) SQL Server
21 63 (12.88%) WAN
22 62 (12.68%) Migration
23 61 (12.47%) LAN
24 59 (12.07%) PowerShell
25 58 (11.86%) Firewall
26 51 (10.43%) Microsoft Certification
26 51 (10.43%) NetApp
27 50 (10.22%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 89 (18.20%) MS Exchange
2 41 (8.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (6.75%) IIS
4 23 (4.70%) SharePoint
5 22 (4.50%) Tomcat
6 20 (4.09%) Lync
7 19 (3.89%) Apache
8 18 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 18 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2013
9 17 (3.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 16 (3.27%) OpenStack
11 11 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
11 11 (2.25%) WebSphere
12 8 (1.64%) WebLogic
13 7 (1.43%) JBoss
13 7 (1.43%) nginx
14 6 (1.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 6 (1.23%) Oracle Coherence
15 5 (1.02%) Jetty
16 4 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 45 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.93%) MS Office
3 5 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.82%) MS Project
4 4 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.20%) Shockwave
5 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.43%) RMDS
3 2 (0.41%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.20%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 35 (7.16%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.66%) Office 365
3 11 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.04%) SaaS
5 8 (1.64%) IaaS
6 5 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.41%) PaaS
8 2 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.41%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.20%) Yammer
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.20%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 132 (26.99%) SAN
2 66 (13.50%) DNS
3 63 (12.88%) WAN
4 61 (12.47%) LAN
5 58 (11.86%) Firewall
6 46 (9.41%) DHCP
7 39 (7.98%) NAS
8 33 (6.75%) TCP/IP
9 16 (3.27%) VPN
9 16 (3.27%) iSCSI
9 16 (3.27%) Cisco IOS
10 15 (3.07%) NetScaler
10 15 (3.07%) Internet
11 14 (2.86%) BGP
12 13 (2.66%) OSPF
12 13 (2.66%) Fibre Channel
13 12 (2.45%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (2.45%) Network Security
13 12 (2.45%) VLAN
14 11 (2.25%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (13.09%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.68%) MySQL
2 18 (3.68%) Oracle Database
3 9 (1.84%) Hadoop
4 8 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.64%) NoSQL
5 7 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (1.23%) Oracle Exadata
6 6 (1.23%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.02%) HBase
8 4 (0.82%) Redis
8 4 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.61%) DTS
9 3 (0.61%) EDRMS
9 3 (0.61%) FileMaker
9 3 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 27 (5.52%) JIRA
2 24 (4.91%) Jenkins
3 14 (2.86%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.43%) Subversion
4 7 (1.43%) TeamCity
5 6 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (1.02%) Maven
6 5 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.82%) Gerrit
8 3 (0.61%) FishEye
8 3 (0.61%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.61%) Ant
8 3 (0.61%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.41%) JUnit
9 2 (0.41%) WinDbg
9 2 (0.41%) Gradle
9 2 (0.41%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.41%) Zephyr
9 2 (0.41%) SonarQube
General
1 137 (28.02%) Finance
2 40 (8.18%) Banking
3 8 (1.64%) Retail
4 7 (1.43%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.23%) Back Office
6 5 (1.02%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.02%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.61%) Legal
8 2 (0.41%) French Language
8 2 (0.41%) Law
8 2 (0.41%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.41%) Advertising
8 2 (0.41%) Publishing
9 1 (0.20%) Games
9 1 (0.20%) Front Office
9 1 (0.20%) Marketing
9 1 (0.20%) Local Government
9 1 (0.20%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (13.09%) Architect
2 45 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 40 (8.18%) Administrator
4 39 (7.98%) Infrastructure Architect
5 37 (7.57%) Consultant
6 33 (6.75%) Analyst
7 28 (5.73%) Systems Administrator
8 27 (5.52%) Server Engineer
9 25 (5.11%) Solutions Architect
10 22 (4.50%) Systems Engineer
11 20 (4.09%) Infrastructure Manager
12 19 (3.89%) 3rd Line Support
13 17 (3.48%) Support Engineer
13 17 (3.48%) DevOps Engineer
14 16 (3.27%) Project Manager
15 15 (3.07%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
16 13 (2.66%) Wintel Engineer
16 13 (2.66%) Network Engineer
16 13 (2.66%) Support Analyst
16 13 (2.66%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.70%) Middleware
2 17 (3.48%) Web Services
3 12 (2.45%) .NET
4 11 (2.25%) XML
5 9 (1.84%) HTML
6 7 (1.43%) Rendezvous
7 6 (1.23%) J2EE
7 6 (1.23%) XSLT
8 5 (1.02%) Ultra Messaging
9 4 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (0.82%) Application Packaging
10 3 (0.61%) JRules
10 3 (0.61%) Spring
10 3 (0.61%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (0.61%) LAMP
10 3 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (0.61%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.41%) XMPP
11 2 (0.41%) Backbone.js
11 2 (0.41%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 71 (14.52%) Data Centre
2 42 (8.59%) Clustering
3 40 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.09%) Fat Client
4 20 (4.09%) Thin Client
4 20 (4.09%) Blackberry
5 13 (2.66%) Replication
6 10 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (2.04%) EMC VNX
7 8 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.43%) CLARiiON
9 6 (1.23%) CMDB
9 6 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (1.02%) EqualLogic
10 5 (1.02%) EMC VMAX
10 5 (1.02%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.82%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.82%) FlexPod
11 4 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 329 (67.28%) Windows
2 139 (28.43%) Linux
3 119 (24.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 98 (20.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 91 (18.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (8.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 40 (8.18%) Windows 7
8 31 (6.34%) UNIX
9 28 (5.73%) Solaris
10 21 (4.29%) Windows 8
11 11 (2.25%) Debian
12 10 (2.04%) Ubuntu
12 10 (2.04%) Windows XP
12 10 (2.04%) CentOS
13 6 (1.23%) Data ONTAP
13 6 (1.23%) Windows 2000
13 6 (1.23%) AIX
13 6 (1.23%) Mac OS X Server
14 5 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (17.18%) ITIL
2 62 (12.68%) Migration
3 37 (7.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 30 (6.13%) DevOps
5 29 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (5.52%) Project Management
7 23 (4.70%) Configuration Management
8 22 (4.50%) Change Management
9 19 (3.89%) Service Management
9 19 (3.89%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (3.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (3.27%) PRINCE2
11 16 (3.27%) Capacity Planning
12 15 (3.07%) Server Building
13 14 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (2.66%) Service Delivery
15 12 (2.45%) Load Balancing
16 11 (2.25%) Release Management
16 11 (2.25%) Business Continuity
16 11 (2.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 74 (15.13%) SQL
2 59 (12.07%) PowerShell
3 37 (7.57%) Python
4 25 (5.11%) Perl
5 24 (4.91%) Java
6 20 (4.09%) Bash Shell
7 17 (3.48%) C
7 17 (3.48%) Ruby
8 13 (2.66%) JavaScript
9 12 (2.45%) VBScript
10 7 (1.43%) VB
11 4 (0.82%) PHP
12 3 (0.61%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.61%) C++
12 3 (0.61%) Groovy
13 2 (0.41%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.41%) C#
14 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.20%) Korn
14 1 (0.20%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 51 (10.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (8.59%) MCSE
3 36 (7.36%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (4.91%) CCNP
4 24 (4.91%) Security Cleared
5 23 (4.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (3.89%) MCSA
7 18 (3.68%) CCNA
8 14 (2.86%) SC Cleared
9 13 (2.66%) MCITP
10 10 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
10 10 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.84%) MCP
12 8 (1.64%) CCSE
13 6 (1.23%) Degree
13 6 (1.23%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.23%) CCIE
14 5 (1.02%) CCEA
14 5 (1.02%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.66%) SLA
2 7 (1.43%) QA
3 6 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.02%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 254 (51.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 192 (39.26%) Active Directory
3 75 (15.34%) vSphere
4 74 (15.13%) XenApp
5 38 (7.77%) Hyper-V
6 34 (6.95%) VMware ESX
7 25 (5.11%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (3.48%) XenDesktop
8 17 (3.48%) Oracle RAC
8 17 (3.48%) Xen
9 16 (3.27%) VMware Server
10 15 (3.07%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (2.86%) KVM
12 13 (2.66%) NFS
13 12 (2.45%) vCloud
14 10 (2.04%) XenServer
15 9 (1.84%) Docker
15 9 (1.84%) SRDF
16 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 5 (1.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 43 (8.79%) SCCM
2 42 (8.59%) Puppet
3 21 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (3.48%) SCOM
5 13 (2.66%) NetBackup
6 10 (2.04%) Ansible
7 9 (1.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (1.43%) Tivoli
8 7 (1.43%) HP SIM
8 7 (1.43%) ZABBIX
9 6 (1.23%) WSUS
9 6 (1.23%) Vagrant
10 5 (1.02%) HAProxy
10 5 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (1.02%) Cisco UCCE
10 5 (1.02%) OpenView
11 4 (0.82%) Control-M
11 4 (0.82%) Cisco IPCC
11 4 (0.82%) BladeLogic
11 4 (0.82%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 168 (34.36%) Microsoft
2 153 (31.29%) Citrix
3 138 (28.22%) Cisco
4 73 (14.93%) HP
5 64 (13.09%) Oracle
6 51 (10.43%) NetApp
7 50 (10.22%) Red Hat
8 47 (9.61%) EMC
9 43 (8.79%) IBM
10 23 (4.70%) CheckPoint
11 14 (2.86%) Symantec
11 14 (2.86%) Remedy
11 14 (2.86%) BMC
11 14 (2.86%) F5
12 13 (2.66%) 3PAR
12 13 (2.66%) AppSense
13 10 (2.04%) Veritas
13 10 (2.04%) Sybase
13 10 (2.04%) Juniper
14 9 (1.84%) Dell
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