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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 48 38 62
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +24
Contract jobs citing VMware 121 226 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.86% 4.49% 3.15%
As % of the Vendors category 9.74% 10.22% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 180 131
Average daily rate £396 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £360 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +17.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
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
1242 2211 2507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.59% 43.92% 42.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 1629 1747
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 46 56
Average hourly rate £22.81 £20.45 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% +2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.18 £14.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.40 £31.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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.

1 173 (66.03%) Windows
2 137 (52.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 111 (42.37%) Active Directory
4 96 (36.64%) Windows Server
5 95 (36.26%) Finance
6 82 (31.30%) Linux
7 78 (29.77%) Citrix
8 77 (29.39%) Microsoft
9 61 (23.28%) Cisco
10 59 (22.52%) PowerShell
11 55 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
12 48 (18.32%) SAN
13 45 (17.18%) Data Centre
14 44 (16.79%) Windows Server 2012
15 42 (16.03%) SCCM
15 42 (16.03%) vSphere
16 41 (15.65%) SQL
16 41 (15.65%) ITIL
17 39 (14.89%) DNS
18 37 (14.12%) SQL Server
19 36 (13.74%) Puppet
20 34 (12.98%) Red Hat
20 34 (12.98%) XenApp
21 33 (12.60%) Bash Shell
21 33 (12.60%) HP
21 33 (12.60%) MS Exchange
22 32 (12.21%) Python
22 32 (12.21%) Windows Server 2003
23 31 (11.83%) VMware ESX
24 29 (11.07%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 33 (12.60%) MS Exchange
2 21 (8.02%) IIS
3 20 (7.63%) OpenStack
4 18 (6.87%) SharePoint
5 16 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (5.34%) Apache
7 13 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (3.44%) WebSphere
9 7 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (2.67%) Lync
9 7 (2.67%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.53%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (1.15%) Node.js
12 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.76%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.76%) nginx
12 2 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (8.40%) MS Excel
1 22 (8.40%) MS Office
2 3 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.38%) Relativity
2 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.16%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.11%) Office 365
3 11 (4.20%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (3.44%) IaaS
5 8 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (3.05%) SaaS
6 5 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.53%) GitHub
7 4 (1.53%) PaaS
8 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.38%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.38%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 48 (18.32%) SAN
2 39 (14.89%) DNS
3 29 (11.07%) DHCP
3 29 (11.07%) Firewall
4 21 (8.02%) LAN
5 20 (7.63%) NAS
5 20 (7.63%) TCP/IP
6 15 (5.73%) WAN
7 13 (4.96%) NetScaler
8 10 (3.82%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (3.82%) iSCSI
9 9 (3.44%) VPN
10 8 (3.05%) BGP
11 7 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (2.67%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (2.67%) Internet
11 7 (2.67%) LDAP
11 7 (2.67%) Network Security
11 7 (2.67%) OSPF
12 6 (2.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.34%) MySQL
3 7 (2.67%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.91%) Big Data
5 5 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.15%) DB2
7 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.76%) GIS
8 2 (0.76%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.76%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.38%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 18 (6.87%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.11%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.67%) Maven
4 6 (2.29%) JIRA
4 6 (2.29%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.29%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.91%) Subversion
6 4 (1.53%) Ant
6 4 (1.53%) Gerrit
6 4 (1.53%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.76%) GitLab
8 1 (0.38%) Hudson
8 1 (0.38%) JUnit
8 1 (0.38%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.38%) PyUnit
General
1 95 (36.26%) Finance
2 28 (10.69%) Banking
3 12 (4.58%) Financial Institution
4 10 (3.82%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.44%) Law
6 7 (2.67%) Front Office
7 6 (2.29%) Retail
8 5 (1.91%) Legal
9 4 (1.53%) Advertising
10 3 (1.15%) Marketing
11 2 (0.76%) Back Office
11 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.38%) Electronics
12 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (11.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (9.92%) Administrator
3 22 (8.40%) Architect
4 20 (7.63%) Systems Administrator
5 19 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 18 (6.87%) VMware Engineer
7 15 (5.73%) Analyst
7 15 (5.73%) DevOps Engineer
8 14 (5.34%) Linux Administrator
8 14 (5.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 13 (4.96%) Consultant
9 13 (4.96%) Support Engineer
10 12 (4.58%) Infrastructure Architect
10 12 (4.58%) Project Manager
11 10 (3.82%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
11 10 (3.82%) Linux Engineer
12 9 (3.44%) Windows Administrator
13 8 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (3.05%) Windows Engineer
13 8 (3.05%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.82%) Middleware
2 6 (2.29%) .NET
2 6 (2.29%) Web Services
3 5 (1.91%) LAMP
4 4 (1.53%) XML
5 3 (1.15%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (1.15%) JRuby
5 3 (1.15%) MCollective
5 3 (1.15%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (1.15%) XML Messaging
6 2 (0.76%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.76%) .NET Remoting
6 2 (0.76%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 2 (0.76%) ZeroMQ
7 1 (0.38%) COM
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.38%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.38%) SOAP
7 1 (0.38%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 45 (17.18%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.73%) Clustering
4 12 (4.58%) Blackberry
5 11 (4.20%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.91%) NHS
6 5 (1.91%) Replication
7 4 (1.53%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.53%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (1.53%) PKI
7 4 (1.53%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.53%) User Experience
7 4 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.15%) BYOD
8 3 (1.15%) Fintech
8 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.15%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.15%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.15%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 173 (66.03%) Windows
2 96 (36.64%) Windows Server
3 82 (31.30%) Linux
4 55 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (16.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (12.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (10.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (9.54%) Windows 7
9 21 (8.02%) Unix
10 15 (5.73%) Solaris
11 12 (4.58%) CentOS
12 10 (3.82%) Windows 8
13 7 (2.67%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.53%) Android
14 4 (1.53%) HPUX
14 4 (1.53%) VMS
14 4 (1.53%) Windows 10
15 3 (1.15%) AIX
15 3 (1.15%) Apple iOS
15 3 (1.15%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (15.65%) ITIL
2 28 (10.69%) Migration
3 26 (9.92%) Configuration Management
4 24 (9.16%) DevOps
5 19 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (5.73%) Project Management
7 14 (5.34%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (4.20%) Service Delivery
10 10 (3.82%) PRINCE2
11 9 (3.44%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (3.44%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (3.44%) Open Source
11 9 (3.44%) Service Management
12 8 (3.05%) Capacity Management
12 8 (3.05%) Change Control
12 8 (3.05%) E-Commerce
12 8 (3.05%) Mentoring
12 8 (3.05%) Scrum
13 7 (2.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (22.52%) PowerShell
2 41 (15.65%) SQL
3 33 (12.60%) Bash Shell
4 32 (12.21%) Python
5 18 (6.87%) Perl
6 12 (4.58%) Shell Script
7 11 (4.20%) Java
7 11 (4.20%) VBScript
8 10 (3.82%) Ruby
9 8 (3.05%) Korn
9 8 (3.05%) VB
10 5 (1.91%) C
11 4 (1.53%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.76%) C#
12 2 (0.76%) Groovy
12 2 (0.76%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.76%) PHP
13 1 (0.38%) Scala
13 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (6.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (5.73%) CCNP
4 14 (5.34%) MCSE
5 13 (4.96%) RHCE
6 12 (4.58%) RHCSA
6 12 (4.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (4.20%) CCNA
7 11 (4.20%) Security Cleared
8 8 (3.05%) Degree
9 7 (2.67%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.91%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (1.91%) MCSA
10 5 (1.91%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.53%) CCEE
11 4 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (1.15%) CCA
12 3 (1.15%) DBS Check
12 3 (1.15%) PMP
12 3 (1.15%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.96%) SLA
2 6 (2.29%) QA
3 3 (1.15%) ISO15022
3 3 (1.15%) ISO20022
3 3 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 137 (52.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 111 (42.37%) Active Directory
3 42 (16.03%) vSphere
4 34 (12.98%) XenApp
5 31 (11.83%) VMware ESX
6 17 (6.49%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (6.49%) XenDesktop
7 16 (6.11%) Hyper-V
8 15 (5.73%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (4.58%) vCloud
10 10 (3.82%) KVM
11 8 (3.05%) NFS
12 5 (1.91%) Docker
12 5 (1.91%) Squid
12 5 (1.91%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (1.91%) Xen
13 4 (1.53%) ISA Server
13 4 (1.53%) XenServer
14 3 (1.15%) Firmware
14 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 42 (16.03%) SCCM
2 36 (13.74%) Puppet
3 22 (8.40%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (6.87%) Ansible
5 15 (5.73%) SCOM
6 11 (4.20%) Nagios
7 5 (1.91%) CFEngine
7 5 (1.91%) HP SIM
7 5 (1.91%) vMotion
8 4 (1.53%) Cobbler
8 4 (1.53%) Oracle ZFS
8 4 (1.53%) WSUS
8 4 (1.53%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (1.15%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.76%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.76%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.76%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.76%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 78 (29.77%) Citrix
2 77 (29.39%) Microsoft
3 61 (23.28%) Cisco
4 34 (12.98%) Red Hat
5 33 (12.60%) HP
6 27 (10.31%) Oracle
7 23 (8.78%) NetApp
8 21 (8.02%) EMC
9 12 (4.58%) Veritas
10 11 (4.20%) IBM
11 10 (3.82%) AppSense
11 10 (3.82%) F5
11 10 (3.82%) SolarWinds
12 9 (3.44%) Bloomberg
12 9 (3.44%) Dell
13 8 (3.05%) Juniper
14 7 (2.67%) 3PAR
14 7 (2.67%) Reuters
14 7 (2.67%) Veeam
15 5 (1.91%) Altiris
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E-synergy Solutions
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