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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 47 63 48
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs citing VMware 215 229 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.72% 3.11% 3.71%
As % of the Vendors category 8.20% 6.73% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 145 189
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £28.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.53% +18.75%
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
2623 3403 3418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.36% 46.20% 42.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1817 2373 2332
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 96 95
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £59.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014, 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.

1 311 (71.33%) Windows
2 237 (54.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 174 (39.91%) Active Directory
4 163 (37.39%) Microsoft
5 160 (36.70%) Citrix
6 159 (36.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 119 (27.29%) SAN
8 114 (26.15%) Linux
9 109 (25.00%) Cisco
10 106 (24.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 105 (24.08%) Finance
12 102 (23.39%) MS Exchange
13 87 (19.95%) SQL
13 87 (19.95%) SQL Server
14 76 (17.43%) Oracle
14 76 (17.43%) ITIL
15 75 (17.20%) HP
16 61 (13.99%) vSphere
17 59 (13.53%) PowerShell
17 59 (13.53%) XenApp
18 54 (12.39%) Exchange Server 2010
18 54 (12.39%) Banking
18 54 (12.39%) DNS
19 53 (12.16%) Firewall
20 52 (11.93%) UNIX
20 52 (11.93%) Windows 7
21 47 (10.78%) IBM
21 47 (10.78%) NetApp
22 46 (10.55%) Windows Server 2012
23 45 (10.32%) VMware ESX

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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
1 102 (23.39%) MS Exchange
2 54 (12.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 36 (8.26%) SharePoint
5 31 (7.11%) WebSphere
6 28 (6.42%) WebLogic
7 27 (6.19%) IIS
7 27 (6.19%) Tomcat
8 23 (5.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 19 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (3.21%) Apache
11 13 (2.98%) GlassFish
12 10 (2.29%) Lync
13 9 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 9 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (1.15%) IBM Notes
16 3 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
17 2 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
17 2 (0.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 40 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 38 (8.72%) MS Office
3 5 (1.15%) MS Project
4 4 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.46%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.38%) RMDS
2 3 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.69%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.23%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.13%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.15%) SaaS
5 4 (0.92%) Office 365
6 2 (0.46%) PaaS
6 2 (0.46%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 119 (27.29%) SAN
2 54 (12.39%) DNS
3 53 (12.16%) Firewall
4 41 (9.40%) WAN
5 36 (8.26%) LAN
6 29 (6.65%) TCP/IP
7 28 (6.42%) DHCP
8 22 (5.05%) NAS
9 20 (4.59%) VPN
10 15 (3.44%) VoIP
10 15 (3.44%) Internet
11 14 (3.21%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (2.98%) VLAN
12 13 (2.98%) NetScaler
13 11 (2.52%) MPLS
14 10 (2.29%) iSCSI
15 9 (2.06%) Network Security
15 9 (2.06%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (2.06%) IP Telephony
15 9 (2.06%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (19.95%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.44%) MySQL
2 15 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (3.21%) Oracle Database
4 12 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.15%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.92%) DB2
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.69%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.69%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.69%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.46%) Big Data
10 2 (0.46%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.46%) HBase
10 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (4.13%) JIRA
2 13 (2.98%) TeamCity
2 13 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (2.98%) Jenkins
3 11 (2.52%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.29%) Maven
5 9 (2.06%) Subversion
5 9 (2.06%) AnthillPro
5 9 (2.06%) Ant
5 9 (2.06%) Mercurial
5 9 (2.06%) Gerrit
6 7 (1.61%) MSI
7 3 (0.69%) NuGet
8 2 (0.46%) Wise Package Studio
9 1 (0.23%) JMeter
9 1 (0.23%) JUnit
9 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 105 (24.08%) Finance
2 54 (12.39%) Banking
3 14 (3.21%) Retail
3 14 (3.21%) Legal
4 13 (2.98%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.52%) Law
6 7 (1.61%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.61%) Publishing
7 5 (1.15%) Back Office
8 4 (0.92%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.69%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.69%) Games
10 2 (0.46%) Front Office
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Marketing
11 1 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.23%) French Language
11 1 (0.23%) Local Government
11 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 66 (15.14%) Architect
2 60 (13.76%) Analyst
3 49 (11.24%) Administrator
4 41 (9.40%) Infrastructure Architect
5 30 (6.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
6 22 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support
7 21 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
8 20 (4.59%) Support Engineer
9 19 (4.36%) Server Engineer
10 18 (4.13%) Support Analyst
11 16 (3.67%) Windows Administrator
12 15 (3.44%) Systems Administrator
12 15 (3.44%) Technical Architect
13 14 (3.21%) Desktop Support
13 14 (3.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 13 (2.98%) Service Analyst
14 13 (2.98%) Service Desk Analyst
14 13 (2.98%) Wintel Engineer
14 13 (2.98%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.36%) .NET
2 18 (4.13%) Middleware
3 13 (2.98%) J2EE
4 5 (1.15%) Web Services
4 5 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (0.92%) XML
5 4 (0.92%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (0.69%) LAMP
6 3 (0.69%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.46%) HTML
7 2 (0.46%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 2 (0.46%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.46%) Rendezvous
7 2 (0.46%) XSLT
8 1 (0.23%) CORBA
8 1 (0.23%) ActiveX
8 1 (0.23%) XSD
8 1 (0.23%) CSS
8 1 (0.23%) Servlets
8 1 (0.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.17%) Clustering
2 39 (8.94%) Blackberry
3 25 (5.73%) Replication
4 15 (3.44%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.21%) Thin Client
5 14 (3.21%) Fat Client
6 9 (2.06%) iPhone
6 9 (2.06%) CLARiiON
7 7 (1.61%) EqualLogic
8 6 (1.38%) Firmware
9 5 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (0.92%) FlexPod
10 4 (0.92%) Celerra
10 4 (0.92%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.92%) Open Source
10 4 (0.92%) NHS
11 3 (0.69%) Symmetrix
11 3 (0.69%) PKI
12 2 (0.46%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 311 (71.33%) Windows
2 159 (36.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 114 (26.15%) Linux
4 106 (24.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 52 (11.93%) UNIX
5 52 (11.93%) Windows 7
6 46 (10.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (8.26%) Windows XP
8 23 (5.28%) Solaris
9 21 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (2.06%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (1.83%) Windows 8
12 7 (1.61%) AIX
12 7 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (1.38%) Android
13 6 (1.38%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (1.15%) Windows Vista
14 5 (1.15%) SUSE
14 5 (1.15%) Ubuntu
14 5 (1.15%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (17.43%) ITIL
2 41 (9.40%) Migration
3 31 (7.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (5.50%) Service Management
4 24 (5.50%) DevOps
5 16 (3.67%) Configuration Management
6 15 (3.44%) SOA
7 14 (3.21%) Release Management
8 12 (2.75%) Change Management
9 11 (2.52%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (2.29%) ETL
10 10 (2.29%) PRINCE2
10 10 (2.29%) Service Delivery
11 9 (2.06%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (1.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (1.83%) Project Management
13 7 (1.61%) Problem Management
13 7 (1.61%) Enterprise Architecture
13 7 (1.61%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (1.61%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 87 (19.95%) SQL
2 59 (13.53%) PowerShell
3 21 (4.82%) Java
4 20 (4.59%) Python
4 20 (4.59%) Shell Script
4 20 (4.59%) Bash Shell
5 18 (4.13%) C
6 14 (3.21%) VB
7 12 (2.75%) Perl
8 10 (2.29%) Ruby
9 9 (2.06%) PL/SQL
10 8 (1.83%) VBScript
11 5 (1.15%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.15%) C#
12 3 (0.69%) PHP
13 2 (0.46%) Korn
13 2 (0.46%) C-shell
14 1 (0.23%) Lisp
14 1 (0.23%) VBA
14 1 (0.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (7.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (6.42%) Security Cleared
3 25 (5.73%) MCSE
4 17 (3.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (3.21%) SC Cleared
6 12 (2.75%) MCITP
7 11 (2.52%) Degree
8 10 (2.29%) Citrix Certification
9 9 (2.06%) DV Cleared
9 9 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.83%) CCA
10 8 (1.83%) MCP
11 6 (1.38%) CCNA
12 5 (1.15%) CCNP
13 4 (0.92%) MCSA
13 4 (0.92%) MCTS
14 3 (0.69%) CCEE
14 3 (0.69%) CCEA
15 2 (0.46%) ISEB
15 2 (0.46%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.13%) ISO 9001
2 9 (2.06%) SLA
3 8 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 237 (54.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 174 (39.91%) Active Directory
3 61 (13.99%) vSphere
4 59 (13.53%) XenApp
5 45 (10.32%) VMware ESX
6 36 (8.26%) Hyper-V
7 28 (6.42%) VMware ESXi
8 23 (5.28%) XenServer
9 21 (4.82%) XenDesktop
10 19 (4.36%) vCloud
11 16 (3.67%) Xen
12 14 (3.21%) Oracle RMAN
13 12 (2.75%) Microsoft App-V
14 11 (2.52%) Oracle RAC
15 9 (2.06%) VMware Server
16 8 (1.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 8 (1.83%) NFS
17 7 (1.61%) ISA Server
17 7 (1.61%) UAG
18 5 (1.15%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 33 (7.57%) SCCM
2 25 (5.73%) Puppet
3 19 (4.36%) Tivoli
4 16 (3.67%) SCOM
5 9 (2.06%) Backup Exec
6 8 (1.83%) NetBackup
7 7 (1.61%) WSUS
8 6 (1.38%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 6 (1.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (1.15%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (0.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (0.92%) HP SIM
10 4 (0.92%) Nagios
10 4 (0.92%) ARCserve
11 3 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (0.69%) Control-M
11 3 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.69%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.69%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 163 (37.39%) Microsoft
2 160 (36.70%) Citrix
3 109 (25.00%) Cisco
4 76 (17.43%) Oracle
5 75 (17.20%) HP
6 47 (10.78%) IBM
6 47 (10.78%) NetApp
7 44 (10.09%) EMC
8 24 (5.50%) Red Hat
9 19 (4.36%) Symantec
10 18 (4.13%) LANDesk
11 16 (3.67%) CheckPoint
11 16 (3.67%) JBoss
12 13 (2.98%) Dell
12 13 (2.98%) Remedy
13 10 (2.29%) Reuters
13 10 (2.29%) Bloomberg
13 10 (2.29%) Apple
13 10 (2.29%) 3PAR
14 9 (2.06%) McAfee
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