The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 49 62 50
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware 207 214 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.57% 3.01% 3.60%
As % of the Vendors category 8.06% 6.57% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 143 178
Average daily rate
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£364 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -24.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £16.00 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.90 £46.00 £27.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.75%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2567 3259 3364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.31% 45.84% 42.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1782 2277 2316
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £270
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 53 113 98
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £57.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
VMware
London

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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.

1 303 (69.66%) Windows
2 245 (56.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 173 (39.77%) Citrix
4 171 (39.31%) Active Directory
5 159 (36.55%) Microsoft
6 149 (34.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 115 (26.44%) Cisco
8 107 (24.60%) MS Exchange
9 106 (24.37%) Linux
9 106 (24.37%) SAN
10 95 (21.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 95 (21.84%) Finance
11 85 (19.54%) SQL Server
11 85 (19.54%) ITIL
12 84 (19.31%) SQL
13 73 (16.78%) Oracle
14 68 (15.63%) HP
15 62 (14.25%) Windows 7
16 61 (14.02%) XenApp
17 59 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2010
18 56 (12.87%) UNIX
19 55 (12.64%) Banking
19 55 (12.64%) PowerShell
20 51 (11.72%) VMware ESX
20 51 (11.72%) Firewall
21 46 (10.57%) DNS
22 45 (10.34%) WAN
22 45 (10.34%) NetApp
22 45 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
22 45 (10.34%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 107 (24.60%) MS Exchange
2 59 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 36 (8.28%) SharePoint
5 29 (6.67%) WebSphere
6 28 (6.44%) WebLogic
7 26 (5.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 25 (5.75%) Tomcat
9 23 (5.29%) IIS
9 23 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 13 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (2.53%) Lync
11 11 (2.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 11 (2.53%) GlassFish
12 9 (2.07%) IBM Notes
12 9 (2.07%) Apache
13 8 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
15 2 (0.46%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 41 (9.43%) MS Office
2 36 (8.28%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.38%) MS Project
4 5 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.46%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.07%) RMDS
2 3 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.46%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.23%) Agresso
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.23%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.37%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (3.68%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.92%) SaaS
4 4 (0.92%) Office 365
5 2 (0.46%) PaaS
5 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 106 (24.37%) SAN
2 51 (11.72%) Firewall
3 46 (10.57%) DNS
4 45 (10.34%) WAN
5 36 (8.28%) LAN
6 27 (6.21%) TCP/IP
7 26 (5.98%) NAS
8 25 (5.75%) DHCP
9 17 (3.91%) VPN
10 15 (3.45%) VoIP
10 15 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (2.99%) iSCSI
11 13 (2.99%) Internet
12 12 (2.76%) NetScaler
13 11 (2.53%) MPLS
13 11 (2.53%) IP Telephony
14 8 (1.84%) SMTP
14 8 (1.84%) VLAN
15 7 (1.61%) Network Security
15 7 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (19.54%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.68%) MySQL
3 15 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.53%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.15%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.92%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.69%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.69%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.69%) Big Data
10 2 (0.46%) HBase
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.46%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (4.37%) JIRA
2 16 (3.68%) TeamCity
3 15 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (3.22%) Jenkins
5 13 (2.99%) Git (software)
6 11 (2.53%) AnthillPro
6 11 (2.53%) Mercurial
6 11 (2.53%) Gerrit
6 11 (2.53%) Ant
6 11 (2.53%) Subversion
6 11 (2.53%) Maven
7 7 (1.61%) MSI
8 3 (0.69%) NuGet
9 2 (0.46%) Apache Ivy
9 2 (0.46%) FishEye
9 2 (0.46%) Wise Package Studio
10 1 (0.23%) JMeter
10 1 (0.23%) JUnit
10 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.23%) ClearQuest
General
1 95 (21.84%) Finance
2 55 (12.64%) Banking
3 13 (2.99%) Investment Banking
4 10 (2.30%) Retail
4 10 (2.30%) Legal
5 9 (2.07%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.84%) Law
7 7 (1.61%) Publishing
8 5 (1.15%) Back Office
9 4 (0.92%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.69%) Games
10 3 (0.69%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.46%) Front Office
12 1 (0.23%) Advertising
12 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Marketing
12 1 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.23%) Local Government
12 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 67 (15.40%) Analyst
2 63 (14.48%) Architect
3 48 (11.03%) Administrator
4 39 (8.97%) Infrastructure Architect
5 27 (6.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (5.06%) Support Engineer
7 21 (4.83%) 3rd Line Support
7 21 (4.83%) Support Analyst
8 20 (4.60%) Systems Engineer
8 20 (4.60%) Solutions Architect
9 17 (3.91%) Service Analyst
9 17 (3.91%) Service Desk Analyst
10 16 (3.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 16 (3.68%) Systems Administrator
10 16 (3.68%) Project Manager
11 15 (3.45%) Server Engineer
12 14 (3.22%) Desktop Support
13 13 (2.99%) Network Engineer
13 13 (2.99%) Consultant
13 13 (2.99%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.83%) .NET
2 18 (4.14%) Middleware
3 14 (3.22%) J2EE
4 6 (1.38%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (0.92%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (0.69%) LAMP
6 3 (0.69%) Web Services
6 3 (0.69%) HTML
7 2 (0.46%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 2 (0.46%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.46%) XML
7 2 (0.46%) CSS
7 2 (0.46%) JRules
8 1 (0.23%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.23%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.23%) Xerces
8 1 (0.23%) Xalan
8 1 (0.23%) SOAP
8 1 (0.23%) XSLT
8 1 (0.23%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.89%) Clustering
2 41 (9.43%) Blackberry
3 19 (4.37%) Replication
4 15 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.53%) Thin Client
5 11 (2.53%) Fat Client
5 11 (2.53%) iPhone
5 11 (2.53%) EqualLogic
6 8 (1.84%) CLARiiON
7 5 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (1.15%) FlexPod
7 5 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (0.92%) NHS
8 4 (0.92%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.69%) PKI
9 3 (0.69%) Firmware
9 3 (0.69%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.69%) Symmetrix
9 3 (0.69%) Open Source
10 2 (0.46%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 303 (69.66%) Windows
2 149 (34.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 106 (24.37%) Linux
4 95 (21.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 62 (14.25%) Windows 7
6 56 (12.87%) UNIX
7 44 (10.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (8.74%) Windows XP
9 27 (6.21%) Solaris
10 23 (5.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (2.53%) Oracle Linux
12 10 (2.30%) Windows 8
13 8 (1.84%) Windows Mobile
13 8 (1.84%) Android
14 6 (1.38%) Windows Vista
14 6 (1.38%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (1.15%) SELinux
15 5 (1.15%) Ubuntu
15 5 (1.15%) SUSE
16 4 (0.92%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (19.54%) ITIL
2 41 (9.43%) Migration
3 33 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (6.21%) DevOps
5 22 (5.06%) Service Management
6 18 (4.14%) SOA
7 15 (3.45%) Risk Management
8 13 (2.99%) PRINCE2
8 13 (2.99%) Configuration Management
9 12 (2.76%) ETL
9 12 (2.76%) Service Delivery
9 12 (2.76%) Release Management
10 11 (2.53%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (2.53%) Change Management
11 10 (2.30%) Project Management
11 10 (2.30%) Requirements Management
11 10 (2.30%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (2.07%) TOGAF
12 9 (2.07%) Problem Management
12 9 (2.07%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 84 (19.31%) SQL
2 55 (12.64%) PowerShell
3 24 (5.52%) Bash Shell
3 24 (5.52%) Java
4 22 (5.06%) Python
5 19 (4.37%) C
6 15 (3.45%) Shell Script
7 13 (2.99%) Perl
7 13 (2.99%) Ruby
8 12 (2.76%) VB
9 11 (2.53%) PL/SQL
10 8 (1.84%) VBScript
11 5 (1.15%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.15%) C#
12 4 (0.92%) PHP
13 3 (0.69%) AWK
13 3 (0.69%) sed
14 2 (0.46%) C-shell
14 2 (0.46%) Korn
14 2 (0.46%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 36 (8.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (6.90%) MCSE
3 22 (5.06%) Security Cleared
4 16 (3.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (3.68%) MCITP
5 12 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.30%) Degree
6 10 (2.30%) MCP
6 10 (2.30%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (2.07%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.84%) CCNA
8 8 (1.84%) CCA
9 7 (1.61%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.38%) CCNP
11 4 (0.92%) MCSA
11 4 (0.92%) CCEA
11 4 (0.92%) MCTS
12 3 (0.69%) CCEE
13 2 (0.46%) VCDX
13 2 (0.46%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.14%) ISO 9001
2 8 (1.84%) SLA
3 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.46%) QA
4 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 245 (56.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 171 (39.31%) Active Directory
3 61 (14.02%) XenApp
4 51 (11.72%) VMware ESX
5 45 (10.34%) vSphere
6 41 (9.43%) Hyper-V
7 30 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
8 28 (6.44%) XenDesktop
9 25 (5.75%) XenServer
9 25 (5.75%) vCloud
10 18 (4.14%) Xen
11 12 (2.76%) Microsoft App-V
12 11 (2.53%) Oracle RMAN
13 9 (2.07%) NFS
13 9 (2.07%) KVM
14 8 (1.84%) Oracle RAC
14 8 (1.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 7 (1.61%) ISA Server
16 6 (1.38%) UAG
16 6 (1.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 34 (7.82%) SCCM
2 27 (6.21%) Puppet
3 13 (2.99%) SCOM
3 13 (2.99%) Tivoli
4 10 (2.30%) NetBackup
5 9 (2.07%) Backup Exec
6 8 (1.84%) WSUS
6 8 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.15%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 5 (1.15%) HP Data Protector
7 5 (1.15%) ARCserve
8 4 (0.92%) Nagios
8 4 (0.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.69%) Control-M
9 3 (0.69%) HP SIM
9 3 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (0.46%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 173 (39.77%) Citrix
2 159 (36.55%) Microsoft
3 115 (26.44%) Cisco
4 73 (16.78%) Oracle
5 68 (15.63%) HP
6 45 (10.34%) NetApp
7 41 (9.43%) IBM
8 38 (8.74%) EMC
9 26 (5.98%) Red Hat
10 17 (3.91%) Symantec
10 17 (3.91%) Dell
11 15 (3.45%) JBoss
11 15 (3.45%) Reuters
11 15 (3.45%) LANDesk
12 14 (3.22%) Bloomberg
13 13 (2.99%) CheckPoint
14 12 (2.76%) Remedy
15 11 (2.53%) McAfee
16 10 (2.30%) Apple
16 10 (2.30%) SonicWALL
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