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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 39 62 49
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Contract jobs citing VMware 233 174 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.57% 2.98% 3.57%
As % of the Vendors category 10.70% 7.00% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 119 130
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £602 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 13
Average hourly rate £20.45 £20.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.98 £18.00 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.38 £28.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
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
2178 2486 2473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.72% 42.58% 42.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1600 1703 1728
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 52 64
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £32.09 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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.

1 312 (66.52%) Windows
2 244 (52.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 206 (43.92%) Active Directory
4 153 (32.62%) Microsoft
5 150 (31.98%) Citrix
6 140 (29.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 128 (27.29%) Cisco
8 122 (26.01%) Linux
9 110 (23.45%) Finance
10 105 (22.39%) SAN
11 98 (20.90%) MS Exchange
12 89 (18.98%) Windows Server 2003
13 80 (17.06%) DNS
14 72 (15.35%) NetApp
14 72 (15.35%) ITIL
14 72 (15.35%) vSphere
15 69 (14.71%) SQL
16 67 (14.29%) Migration
17 66 (14.07%) Firewall
17 66 (14.07%) HP
17 66 (14.07%) Windows Server 2012
18 61 (13.01%) SQL Server
19 60 (12.79%) EMC
19 60 (12.79%) Windows 7
19 60 (12.79%) Exchange Server 2010
20 57 (12.15%) XenApp
21 52 (11.09%) DHCP
22 51 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
23 49 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
24 45 (9.59%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 98 (20.90%) MS Exchange
2 60 (12.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (6.82%) SharePoint
4 29 (6.18%) IIS
5 26 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 25 (5.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 25 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (4.90%) Apache
7 23 (4.90%) Tomcat
8 22 (4.69%) WebSphere
9 16 (3.41%) WebLogic
10 12 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (1.71%) Lync
11 8 (1.71%) GlassFish
12 7 (1.49%) JBoss
12 7 (1.49%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.85%) Confluence
13 4 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 43 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 32 (6.82%) MS Office
3 12 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.71%) MS Project
5 7 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.43%) RMDS
3 2 (0.43%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.77%) Office 365
1 13 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.85%) SaaS
4 3 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.64%) IaaS
5 2 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (22.39%) SAN
2 80 (17.06%) DNS
3 66 (14.07%) Firewall
4 52 (11.09%) DHCP
5 40 (8.53%) WAN
6 39 (8.32%) LAN
7 31 (6.61%) NAS
8 23 (4.90%) TCP/IP
9 22 (4.69%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (4.69%) Internet
10 21 (4.48%) VLAN
11 20 (4.26%) BGP
12 19 (4.05%) OSPF
13 18 (3.84%) Network Security
14 17 (3.62%) VPN
15 15 (3.20%) VoIP
15 15 (3.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 14 (2.99%) NetScaler
16 14 (2.99%) Cisco IOS
16 14 (2.99%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.33%) MySQL
3 13 (2.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.49%) Oracle Exadata
5 6 (1.28%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.07%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.64%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.43%) Redis
9 2 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.43%) FileMaker
9 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.21%) DB2
10 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (2.99%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.13%) JIRA
4 5 (1.07%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.07%) Hudson
5 4 (0.85%) Mercurial
5 4 (0.85%) Maven
5 4 (0.85%) Selenium
6 3 (0.64%) Ant
7 2 (0.43%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.43%) Zephyr
7 2 (0.43%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.21%) Subversion
8 1 (0.21%) Introscope
8 1 (0.21%) Grunt
8 1 (0.21%) Gradle
General
1 110 (23.45%) Finance
2 41 (8.74%) Banking
3 19 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.56%) Law
4 12 (2.56%) Legal
5 11 (2.35%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.13%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.92%) Publishing
8 8 (1.71%) Back Office
9 6 (1.28%) French Language
10 4 (0.85%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.85%) Retail
11 3 (0.64%) Marketing
12 2 (0.43%) Front Office
13 1 (0.21%) German Language
13 1 (0.21%) International Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Local Government
13 1 (0.21%) Electronics
13 1 (0.21%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 62 (13.22%) Analyst
2 61 (13.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 38 (8.10%) Consultant
4 34 (7.25%) Administrator
5 33 (7.04%) Architect
6 32 (6.82%) Support Engineer
7 23 (4.90%) Server Engineer
8 20 (4.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 20 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 19 (4.05%) Support Analyst
9 19 (4.05%) Network Engineer
9 19 (4.05%) Infrastructure Architect
10 18 (3.84%) Systems Engineer
10 18 (3.84%) Desktop Support
11 16 (3.41%) Project Manager
12 15 (3.20%) Systems Administrator
12 15 (3.20%) 2nd Line Support
13 12 (2.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 12 (2.56%) Security Specialist
14 11 (2.35%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.56%) Middleware
2 9 (1.92%) .NET
3 8 (1.71%) Web Services
3 8 (1.71%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (1.49%) LAMP
5 6 (1.28%) XML
5 6 (1.28%) Application Packaging
6 3 (0.64%) HTML
6 3 (0.64%) MCollective
7 2 (0.43%) Play Framework
7 2 (0.43%) Rendezvous
7 2 (0.43%) XSD
7 2 (0.43%) XSLT
7 2 (0.43%) J2EE
7 2 (0.43%) Spring
7 2 (0.43%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.43%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (0.43%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.21%) Java EE
8 1 (0.21%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (6.61%) Clustering
2 31 (6.61%) Blackberry
3 26 (5.54%) Replication
4 23 (4.90%) Thin Client
4 23 (4.90%) Fat Client
5 8 (1.71%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (1.28%) Hedge funds
6 6 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.07%) Symmetrix
7 5 (1.07%) Symmetrix DMX
7 5 (1.07%) Open Source
8 4 (0.85%) EqualLogic
8 4 (0.85%) CLARiiON
9 3 (0.64%) PKI
9 3 (0.64%) PDA
9 3 (0.64%) Celerra
9 3 (0.64%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.64%) NHS
9 3 (0.64%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 312 (66.52%) Windows
2 140 (29.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 122 (26.01%) Linux
4 89 (18.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 66 (14.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 60 (12.79%) Windows 7
7 36 (7.68%) UNIX
8 33 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (4.69%) Windows XP
10 20 (4.26%) Solaris
11 14 (2.99%) Windows 8
12 13 (2.77%) CentOS
13 9 (1.92%) Ubuntu
13 9 (1.92%) Mac OS X
14 8 (1.71%) HPUX
15 5 (1.07%) Mac OS X Server
16 4 (0.85%) Debian
16 4 (0.85%) AIX
16 4 (0.85%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (15.35%) ITIL
2 67 (14.29%) Migration
3 31 (6.61%) Disaster Recovery
4 28 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (4.69%) Configuration Management
6 20 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
7 19 (4.05%) Load Balancing
8 18 (3.84%) E-Commerce
9 17 (3.62%) Change Management
9 17 (3.62%) DevOps
10 16 (3.41%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (3.41%) PRINCE2
10 16 (3.41%) Service Delivery
10 16 (3.41%) Project Management
11 15 (3.20%) Release Management
12 13 (2.77%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (2.56%) Change Control
14 11 (2.35%) Asset Management
15 10 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (2.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (14.71%) SQL
2 37 (7.89%) PowerShell
3 21 (4.48%) Python
4 20 (4.26%) C
5 17 (3.62%) Perl
5 17 (3.62%) Ruby
6 15 (3.20%) Shell Script
7 13 (2.77%) Bash Shell
8 12 (2.56%) VBScript
9 11 (2.35%) Java
10 3 (0.64%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.43%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.43%) PHP
11 2 (0.43%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.43%) VB
11 2 (0.43%) VBA
11 2 (0.43%) Groovy
12 1 (0.21%) Korn
12 1 (0.21%) PHP5
12 1 (0.21%) C#
Qualifications
1 51 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (8.32%) MCSE
4 34 (7.25%) CCNP
5 28 (5.97%) Security Cleared
6 27 (5.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 19 (4.05%) MCSA
8 18 (3.84%) MCITP
9 17 (3.62%) CCNA
9 17 (3.62%) SC Cleared
10 12 (2.56%) CCSE
11 11 (2.35%) CCIE
12 10 (2.13%) VCP4
13 7 (1.49%) Degree
13 7 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (1.49%) MCP
14 6 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 5 (1.07%) DV Cleared
15 5 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.35%) ISO 9001
2 9 (1.92%) SLA
3 8 (1.71%) QA
4 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.21%) COBIT
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 244 (52.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 206 (43.92%) Active Directory
3 72 (15.35%) vSphere
4 57 (12.15%) XenApp
5 39 (8.32%) Hyper-V
6 29 (6.18%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (5.12%) VMware ESX
8 21 (4.48%) XenDesktop
9 19 (4.05%) Xen
10 17 (3.62%) VMware Server
11 12 (2.56%) XenServer
12 11 (2.35%) Oracle RAC
13 9 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (1.92%) DFS Replication
13 9 (1.92%) vCloud
14 8 (1.71%) VMware Workstation
15 7 (1.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 7 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
15 7 (1.49%) NFS
16 6 (1.28%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 38 (8.10%) SCCM
2 31 (6.61%) Puppet
3 18 (3.84%) SCOM
4 13 (2.77%) Tivoli
5 8 (1.71%) NetBackup
6 7 (1.49%) Cisco IPCC
6 7 (1.49%) Backup Exec
6 7 (1.49%) Nagios
6 7 (1.49%) Cobbler
7 6 (1.28%) Cisco UCCE
7 6 (1.28%) WSUS
8 5 (1.07%) SELinux
8 5 (1.07%) Ansible
8 5 (1.07%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 4 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.85%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.64%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.64%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 153 (32.62%) Microsoft
2 150 (31.98%) Citrix
3 128 (27.29%) Cisco
4 72 (15.35%) NetApp
5 66 (14.07%) HP
6 60 (12.79%) EMC
7 45 (9.59%) Oracle
8 36 (7.68%) Red Hat
9 30 (6.40%) F5
10 25 (5.33%) IBM
11 20 (4.26%) CheckPoint
12 17 (3.62%) AppSense
13 16 (3.41%) Symantec
14 14 (2.99%) Blue Coat
15 13 (2.77%) Infoblox
16 12 (2.56%) Imperva
17 11 (2.35%) Dell
17 11 (2.35%) 3PAR
18 9 (1.92%) Juniper
18 9 (1.92%) Reuters
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