The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 29 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware 12 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.05% 0.36% 4.89%
As % of the Vendors category 5.61% 1.39% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 11
Average daily rate
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£300 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £27.10 - £23.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.08 - £21.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 - £25.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.42% +18.75%
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Vendors Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
214 72 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 54.45% 26.18% 49.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 26 72
Average daily rate £350 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £100 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 5 13
Average hourly rate £18.41 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.30% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.00 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £33.15 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Citrix
2 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 6 (31.58%) SAN
5 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
6 5 (26.32%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco
7 4 (21.05%) SQL
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle
7 4 (21.05%) Linux
7 4 (21.05%) SCCM
7 4 (21.05%) SCOM
7 4 (21.05%) Clustering
8 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
8 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
8 3 (15.79%) Xen
8 3 (15.79%) Firewall
8 3 (15.79%) ITIL
8 3 (15.79%) UNIX
8 3 (15.79%) LAN
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (15.79%) CCNP
8 3 (15.79%) CCNA
9 2 (10.53%) EMC

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (26.32%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
4 2 (10.53%) Apache
5 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) ENOVIA
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) VLAN
3 2 (10.53%) MPLS
4 1 (5.26%) NAS
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (10.53%) Automotive
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Designer
2 4 (21.05%) Designer
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.26%) IT Support
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Network Designer
3 1 (5.26%) Server Support
3 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 3 (15.79%) UNIX
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) CRM
2 2 (10.53%) Validation
2 2 (10.53%) PLM
2 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Change Control
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) Security Management
3 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CCNP
1 3 (15.79%) CCNA
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (10.53%) VCP4
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
4 3 (15.79%) Xen
5 2 (10.53%) vSphere
5 2 (10.53%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
1 4 (21.05%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Citrix
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
6 2 (10.53%) Nimsoft
6 2 (10.53%) Spiceworks
6 2 (10.53%) SAP
6 2 (10.53%) EMC
6 2 (10.53%) NetApp
7 1 (5.26%) McAfee
7 1 (5.26%) Veeam
7 1 (5.26%) CA