The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Coventry 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 36 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware 3 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.91% 5.29% 3.14%
As % of the Vendors category 1.99% 10.34% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Average daily rate £450 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.25 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.89% +3.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -10.00%
Vendors Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
151 116 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 45.90% 51.10% 45.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 32 47
Average daily rate £398 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £100 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £503 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 38 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +98.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
VMware
West Midlands

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Coventry region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Coventry region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) XenApp
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) vSphere
4 2 (22.22%) SCCM
4 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
4 2 (22.22%) Statistics
5 1 (11.11%) Network Design
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
5 1 (11.11%) Clustering
5 1 (11.11%) SCOM
5 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (11.11%) NCDA
5 1 (11.11%) NCIE
5 1 (11.11%) VCAP
5 1 (11.11%) CCEE

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Support
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Data Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Statistics
2 1 (11.11%) FlexPod
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (11.11%) NCDA
1 1 (11.11%) NCIE
1 1 (11.11%) VCAP
1 1 (11.11%) CCEE
1 1 (11.11%) CCIA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (44.44%) XenApp
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
3 1 (11.11%) XenServer
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) MOM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) NetApp
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
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