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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 40 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware 226 190 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.45% 3.21% 3.19%
As % of the Vendors category 10.15% 7.46% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 138 109
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £534 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 13
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
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
2226 2546 2422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.84% 43.05% 42.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1652 1801 1729
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 58 70
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £30.83 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 311 (66.45%) Windows
2 242 (51.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 204 (43.59%) Active Directory
4 158 (33.76%) Citrix
5 144 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 141 (30.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 132 (28.21%) Linux
8 127 (27.14%) Finance
9 113 (24.15%) Cisco
10 110 (23.50%) SAN
11 99 (21.15%) MS Exchange
12 90 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 86 (18.38%) DNS
14 79 (16.88%) vSphere
15 73 (15.60%) SQL
16 70 (14.96%) HP
17 68 (14.53%) NetApp
18 67 (14.32%) Firewall
19 65 (13.89%) XenApp
20 63 (13.46%) EMC
21 62 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2010
22 61 (13.03%) SQL Server
22 61 (13.03%) ITIL
23 56 (11.97%) Migration
24 55 (11.75%) Windows 7
25 54 (11.54%) Oracle
26 51 (10.90%) DHCP
27 49 (10.47%) Banking
28 47 (10.04%) MS Excel
29 43 (9.19%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 99 (21.15%) MS Exchange
2 62 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (7.91%) SharePoint
4 32 (6.84%) IIS
5 24 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 23 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 23 (4.91%) Apache
7 22 (4.70%) WebSphere
8 21 (4.49%) Tomcat
9 19 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2013
10 15 (3.21%) WebLogic
11 14 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (1.71%) GlassFish
12 8 (1.71%) Lync
13 7 (1.50%) JBoss
14 6 (1.28%) OpenStack
15 5 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.85%) Confluence
16 4 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
17 3 (0.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 47 (10.04%) MS Excel
2 30 (6.41%) MS Office
3 12 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.21%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.21%) RMDS
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.35%) Office 365
3 7 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.07%) SaaS
5 5 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.43%) IaaS
6 2 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.21%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.21%) PaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 110 (23.50%) SAN
2 86 (18.38%) DNS
3 67 (14.32%) Firewall
4 51 (10.90%) DHCP
5 31 (6.62%) WAN
6 29 (6.20%) LAN
7 25 (5.34%) NAS
7 25 (5.34%) Internet
8 24 (5.13%) TCP/IP
9 22 (4.70%) VLAN
9 22 (4.70%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (4.49%) BGP
11 20 (4.27%) Network Security
12 18 (3.85%) OSPF
13 16 (3.42%) VPN
14 15 (3.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 14 (2.99%) BIG-IP
15 14 (2.99%) VoIP
16 13 (2.78%) NetScaler
17 12 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (13.03%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.70%) MySQL
3 13 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.71%) Oracle Exadata
6 6 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.07%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.64%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.64%) DB2
8 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.43%) Redis
10 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.21%) HBase
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (3.21%) Jenkins
2 10 (2.14%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.14%) JIRA
3 5 (1.07%) Hudson
3 5 (1.07%) Selenium
4 4 (0.85%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.43%) Maven
5 2 (0.43%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.43%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.21%) Introscope
General
1 127 (27.14%) Finance
2 49 (10.47%) Banking
3 18 (3.85%) Legal
3 18 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.21%) Law
5 13 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 13 (2.78%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.92%) Publishing
7 7 (1.50%) Back Office
7 7 (1.50%) French Language
7 7 (1.50%) Retail
8 5 (1.07%) Marketing
9 2 (0.43%) Front Office
10 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Electronics
10 1 (0.21%) German Language
10 1 (0.21%) International Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 70 (14.96%) Analyst
2 59 (12.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 39 (8.33%) Architect
4 37 (7.91%) Consultant
4 37 (7.91%) Administrator
5 30 (6.41%) Support Engineer
6 25 (5.34%) Support Analyst
7 21 (4.49%) Infrastructure Architect
7 21 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
7 21 (4.49%) Desktop Support
8 18 (3.85%) Network Engineer
8 18 (3.85%) Server Engineer
9 17 (3.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 16 (3.42%) Project Manager
10 16 (3.42%) Systems Administrator
10 16 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support
10 16 (3.42%) 3rd Line Support
11 13 (2.78%) Server Analyst
12 12 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (2.35%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.56%) Middleware
2 11 (2.35%) .NET
3 9 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (1.71%) Application Packaging
4 8 (1.71%) LAMP
4 8 (1.71%) Web Services
5 7 (1.50%) XML
6 4 (0.85%) XSD
6 4 (0.85%) MCollective
7 3 (0.64%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.64%) J2EE
8 2 (0.43%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (0.43%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.43%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.43%) OLE
8 2 (0.43%) Play Framework
9 1 (0.21%) HTML
9 1 (0.21%) COM
9 1 (0.21%) Servlets
9 1 (0.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.05%) Replication
1 33 (7.05%) Blackberry
2 30 (6.41%) Clustering
3 27 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.70%) Thin Client
4 22 (4.70%) Fat Client
5 8 (1.71%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.50%) Hedge funds
6 7 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (1.07%) Open Source
8 4 (0.85%) EqualLogic
9 3 (0.64%) Social Media
9 3 (0.64%) Handset
9 3 (0.64%) CLARiiON
9 3 (0.64%) Symmetrix
9 3 (0.64%) Celerra
9 3 (0.64%) CMDB
9 3 (0.64%) Symmetrix DMX
9 3 (0.64%) PKI
9 3 (0.64%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 311 (66.45%) Windows
2 141 (30.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 132 (28.21%) Linux
4 90 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 55 (11.75%) Windows 7
6 43 (9.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (8.97%) UNIX
8 38 (8.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (4.91%) Windows XP
10 17 (3.63%) Solaris
11 14 (2.99%) CentOS
12 8 (1.71%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.28%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.28%) Mac OS X
13 6 (1.28%) AIX
14 5 (1.07%) HPUX
15 4 (0.85%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.85%) SUSE
15 4 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.43%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (13.03%) ITIL
2 56 (11.97%) Migration
3 29 (6.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (4.49%) Load Balancing
5 21 (4.49%) Configuration Management
6 19 (4.06%) E-Commerce
7 18 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (3.63%) Service Management
8 17 (3.63%) Change Management
9 16 (3.42%) Service Delivery
10 15 (3.21%) Capacity Planning
10 15 (3.21%) DevOps
11 13 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (2.56%) PRINCE2
13 11 (2.35%) Project Management
13 11 (2.35%) Release Management
14 10 (2.14%) Problem Management
14 10 (2.14%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (1.92%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 73 (15.60%) SQL
2 39 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 22 (4.70%) Python
4 20 (4.27%) Ruby
5 18 (3.85%) C
6 17 (3.63%) Perl
6 17 (3.63%) Shell Script
7 16 (3.42%) Bash Shell
8 11 (2.35%) Java
9 8 (1.71%) VBScript
10 6 (1.28%) VB
11 2 (0.43%) Groovy
11 2 (0.43%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.43%) VBA
11 2 (0.43%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.43%) R
12 1 (0.21%) PHP
12 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.21%) C#
12 1 (0.21%) Korn
Qualifications
1 43 (9.19%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (8.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (6.41%) CCNP
4 26 (5.56%) MCSE
5 25 (5.34%) Security Cleared
6 24 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (3.42%) CCNA
8 15 (3.21%) SC Cleared
9 14 (2.99%) MCSA
10 11 (2.35%) CCSE
10 11 (2.35%) MCITP
11 10 (2.14%) CCIE
12 8 (1.71%) Degree
12 8 (1.71%) MCP
13 6 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (1.07%) DV Cleared
15 4 (0.85%) CCEA
15 4 (0.85%) CCA
15 4 (0.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.35%) ISO 9001
2 9 (1.92%) SLA
3 6 (1.28%) QA
4 5 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) COBIT
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 242 (51.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 204 (43.59%) Active Directory
3 79 (16.88%) vSphere
4 65 (13.89%) XenApp
5 37 (7.91%) Hyper-V
6 32 (6.84%) XenDesktop
7 31 (6.62%) VMware ESX
8 28 (5.98%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (4.49%) Xen
10 15 (3.21%) VMware Server
11 13 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
12 11 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (1.92%) XenServer
14 8 (1.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 8 (1.71%) Oracle RMAN
14 8 (1.71%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (1.71%) UAG
14 8 (1.71%) DFS Replication
15 7 (1.50%) NFS
16 6 (1.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 41 (8.76%) SCCM
2 30 (6.41%) Puppet
3 20 (4.27%) SCOM
4 15 (3.21%) Tivoli
5 9 (1.92%) Nagios
6 8 (1.71%) Backup Exec
6 8 (1.71%) Cobbler
7 7 (1.50%) Cisco IPCC
8 6 (1.28%) Cisco UCCE
8 6 (1.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 6 (1.28%) Ansible
9 5 (1.07%) SELinux
9 5 (1.07%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 5 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (1.07%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.85%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (0.85%) WSUS
10 4 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (0.85%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 158 (33.76%) Citrix
2 144 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 113 (24.15%) Cisco
4 70 (14.96%) HP
5 68 (14.53%) NetApp
6 63 (13.46%) EMC
7 54 (11.54%) Oracle
8 36 (7.69%) Red Hat
9 30 (6.41%) F5
10 25 (5.34%) IBM
11 20 (4.27%) CheckPoint
12 18 (3.85%) AppSense
13 17 (3.63%) Symantec
14 13 (2.78%) Juniper
14 13 (2.78%) Blue Coat
15 12 (2.56%) Infoblox
16 11 (2.35%) Imperva
17 10 (2.14%) Remedy
17 10 (2.14%) Dell
17 10 (2.14%) 3PAR
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