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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 48 49 60
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware 227 211 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.88% 3.64% 3.06%
As % of the Vendors category 8.86% 8.19% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 157 146
Average daily rate
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£425 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 11
Average hourly rate £22.83 £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -16.84%
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
2562 2575 3196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.76% 44.37% 45.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1890 1766 2207
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 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 51 116
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £34.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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.

1 328 (68.76%) Windows
2 254 (53.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 196 (41.09%) Active Directory
4 167 (35.01%) Microsoft
5 148 (31.03%) Citrix
6 137 (28.72%) Finance
7 134 (28.09%) SAN
8 127 (26.62%) Cisco
9 124 (26.00%) Linux
10 117 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 98 (20.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 88 (18.45%) Windows Server 2003
13 85 (17.82%) MS Exchange
14 81 (16.98%) XenApp
15 80 (16.77%) ITIL
16 72 (15.09%) SQL
16 72 (15.09%) HP
16 72 (15.09%) vSphere
17 70 (14.68%) Data Centre
18 68 (14.26%) PowerShell
18 68 (14.26%) WAN
19 63 (13.21%) LAN
20 61 (12.79%) Oracle
21 59 (12.37%) Migration
22 56 (11.74%) DNS
23 55 (11.53%) Microsoft Certification
23 55 (11.53%) SQL Server
24 51 (10.69%) Firewall
25 49 (10.27%) MCSE
26 47 (9.85%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 85 (17.82%) MS Exchange
2 37 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (6.71%) IIS
4 23 (4.82%) SharePoint
4 23 (4.82%) Lync
5 22 (4.61%) Tomcat
6 19 (3.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 17 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (3.56%) OpenStack
8 16 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (3.35%) Apache
9 11 (2.31%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.68%) WebLogic
10 8 (1.68%) Jetty
11 7 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (1.47%) JBoss
12 6 (1.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 6 (1.26%) Oracle Coherence
12 6 (1.26%) nginx
13 5 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 44 (9.22%) MS Excel
2 28 (5.87%) MS Office
3 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.42%) MS Project
4 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.21%) Shockwave
5 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (1.68%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (1.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.47%) RMDS
3 2 (0.42%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.21%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.94%) Office 365
3 12 (2.52%) IaaS
3 12 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.31%) SaaS
5 6 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.84%) PaaS
7 3 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.63%) GitHub
8 2 (0.42%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.21%) Yammer
9 1 (0.21%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 134 (28.09%) SAN
2 68 (14.26%) WAN
3 63 (13.21%) LAN
4 56 (11.74%) DNS
5 51 (10.69%) Firewall
6 46 (9.64%) NAS
7 38 (7.97%) DHCP
8 35 (7.34%) TCP/IP
9 19 (3.98%) VPN
10 18 (3.77%) iSCSI
11 13 (2.73%) VLAN
12 12 (2.52%) Fibre Channel
12 12 (2.52%) HTTP
13 11 (2.31%) MPLS
13 11 (2.31%) NetScaler
13 11 (2.31%) FCoE
14 10 (2.10%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (1.89%) Internet
15 9 (1.89%) LDAP
16 8 (1.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (11.53%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 14 (2.94%) MySQL
4 9 (1.89%) Hadoop
4 9 (1.89%) NoSQL
5 7 (1.47%) Oracle Exadata
5 7 (1.47%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.05%) HBase
6 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.63%) Redis
8 3 (0.63%) DTS
8 3 (0.63%) EDRMS
8 3 (0.63%) FileMaker
9 2 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 27 (5.66%) JIRA
2 26 (5.45%) Jenkins
3 18 (3.77%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.73%) Subversion
5 9 (1.89%) Maven
6 6 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (1.26%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.05%) Gradle
7 5 (1.05%) JMeter
7 5 (1.05%) JUnit
7 5 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.84%) Mockito
8 4 (0.84%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.84%) Gerrit
9 3 (0.63%) FishEye
9 3 (0.63%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.63%) Ant
10 2 (0.42%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.42%) WinDbg
10 2 (0.42%) Artifactory
General
1 137 (28.72%) Finance
2 37 (7.76%) Banking
3 10 (2.10%) Retail
4 7 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.26%) Back Office
5 6 (1.26%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.05%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.05%) Law
7 4 (0.84%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.42%) Advertising
8 2 (0.42%) German Language
9 1 (0.21%) Local Government
9 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Marketing
9 1 (0.21%) Games
9 1 (0.21%) Legal
9 1 (0.21%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 62 (13.00%) Architect
2 46 (9.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 38 (7.97%) Infrastructure Architect
4 37 (7.76%) Administrator
5 36 (7.55%) Consultant
6 31 (6.50%) Analyst
7 27 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
8 25 (5.24%) Server Engineer
9 24 (5.03%) Solutions Architect
10 23 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support
11 19 (3.98%) Systems Engineer
11 19 (3.98%) Infrastructure Manager
12 17 (3.56%) Support Engineer
13 15 (3.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 15 (3.14%) DevOps Engineer
14 14 (2.94%) Wintel Engineer
14 14 (2.94%) Project Manager
15 13 (2.73%) Support Analyst
15 13 (2.73%) Citrix Engineer
15 13 (2.73%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.45%) Middleware
2 14 (2.94%) Web Services
3 11 (2.31%) .NET
4 10 (2.10%) XML
5 9 (1.89%) HTML
6 7 (1.47%) Rendezvous
7 6 (1.26%) XSLT
7 6 (1.26%) Spring
7 6 (1.26%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (1.26%) AngularJS
8 5 (1.05%) Ultra Messaging
8 5 (1.05%) REST
8 5 (1.05%) J2EE
9 4 (0.84%) Guice
10 3 (0.63%) LAMP
10 3 (0.63%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (0.63%) JRules
10 3 (0.63%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (0.63%) Application Packaging
11 2 (0.42%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 70 (14.68%) Data Centre
2 44 (9.22%) Clustering
3 37 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.61%) Blackberry
5 16 (3.35%) Thin Client
5 16 (3.35%) Fat Client
6 12 (2.52%) Replication
7 11 (2.31%) EMC VNX
8 10 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (1.68%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.47%) CLARiiON
10 7 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (1.26%) CMDB
11 6 (1.26%) EMC VMAX
12 5 (1.05%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.05%) FlexPod
13 4 (0.84%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.84%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.84%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 328 (68.76%) Windows
2 124 (26.00%) Linux
3 117 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 98 (20.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 88 (18.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 46 (9.64%) Windows 7
7 38 (7.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (6.50%) UNIX
9 26 (5.45%) Solaris
10 25 (5.24%) Windows 8
11 11 (2.31%) Debian
12 10 (2.10%) Ubuntu
13 9 (1.89%) Windows XP
14 8 (1.68%) CentOS
15 6 (1.26%) Data ONTAP
15 6 (1.26%) Windows 2000
15 6 (1.26%) Mac OS X Server
16 5 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (0.84%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.84%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (16.77%) ITIL
2 59 (12.37%) Migration
3 34 (7.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 32 (6.71%) Project Management
5 30 (6.29%) DevOps
6 27 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (5.03%) Change Management
8 21 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (4.19%) Configuration Management
9 20 (4.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (3.77%) Server Building
11 17 (3.56%) Service Management
12 15 (3.14%) PRINCE2
12 15 (3.14%) Service Delivery
12 15 (3.14%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (2.73%) Capacity Planning
14 11 (2.31%) Continuous Delivery
15 10 (2.10%) Data Protection
15 10 (2.10%) Build Automation
15 10 (2.10%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (15.09%) SQL
2 68 (14.26%) PowerShell
3 36 (7.55%) Python
4 28 (5.87%) Java
5 21 (4.40%) Perl
6 19 (3.98%) Bash Shell
7 18 (3.77%) Ruby
8 16 (3.35%) VBScript
9 13 (2.73%) JavaScript
9 13 (2.73%) C
10 7 (1.47%) VB
11 5 (1.05%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.05%) Groovy
12 4 (0.84%) Scala
12 4 (0.84%) PHP
13 3 (0.63%) C#
13 3 (0.63%) C++
13 3 (0.63%) Korn
14 2 (0.42%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.21%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 55 (11.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (10.27%) MCSE
3 27 (5.66%) Security Cleared
4 25 (5.24%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (4.82%) MCSA
6 19 (3.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (3.35%) SC Cleared
7 16 (3.35%) CCNA
8 14 (2.94%) CCNP
9 11 (2.31%) Citrix Certification
10 10 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (2.10%) MCITP
11 8 (1.68%) MCP
12 7 (1.47%) Degree
12 7 (1.47%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.26%) CCA
14 4 (0.84%) CCEA
14 4 (0.84%) CISSP
14 4 (0.84%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.35%) SLA
2 6 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.05%) QA
4 4 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 254 (53.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 196 (41.09%) Active Directory
3 81 (16.98%) XenApp
4 72 (15.09%) vSphere
5 38 (7.97%) Hyper-V
6 36 (7.55%) VMware ESX
7 32 (6.71%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (3.77%) XenDesktop
8 18 (3.77%) Xen
9 16 (3.35%) Oracle RAC
9 16 (3.35%) VMware Server
10 15 (3.14%) KVM
11 13 (2.73%) Docker
11 13 (2.73%) vCloud
11 13 (2.73%) NFS
12 12 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (2.10%) XenServer
14 9 (1.89%) SRDF
15 7 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 7 (1.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 45 (9.43%) SCCM
2 38 (7.97%) Puppet
3 22 (4.61%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (3.56%) SCOM
5 13 (2.73%) NetBackup
6 12 (2.52%) Ansible
7 11 (2.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 9 (1.89%) OpenView
8 9 (1.89%) Tivoli
8 9 (1.89%) WSUS
9 7 (1.47%) ZABBIX
10 6 (1.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 6 (1.26%) Vagrant
10 6 (1.26%) HP SIM
11 5 (1.05%) HAProxy
11 5 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (1.05%) Control-M
12 4 (0.84%) BladeLogic
12 4 (0.84%) Data Guard
12 4 (0.84%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 167 (35.01%) Microsoft
2 148 (31.03%) Citrix
3 127 (26.62%) Cisco
4 72 (15.09%) HP
5 61 (12.79%) Oracle
6 47 (9.85%) NetApp
7 46 (9.64%) IBM
8 45 (9.43%) Red Hat
9 43 (9.01%) EMC
10 16 (3.35%) CheckPoint
10 16 (3.35%) Symantec
11 15 (3.14%) Remedy
11 15 (3.14%) BMC
12 13 (2.73%) Veritas
12 13 (2.73%) 3PAR
13 10 (2.10%) AppSense
13 10 (2.10%) Sybase
14 9 (1.89%) Intel
14 9 (1.89%) Sophos
15 8 (1.68%) Brocade
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