The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 7 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware 28 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 19.31% 2.33% 3.23%
As % of the Vendors category 34.57% 3.85% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 1
Average daily rate
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£438 £373 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.44% +10.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -20.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Vendors Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
81 52 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 55.86% 60.47% 61.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 38 42
Average daily rate £450 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.32% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £125 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £27.78 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.41% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 38 (71.70%) Windows
2 31 (58.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (56.60%) Active Directory
4 25 (47.17%) Linux
5 24 (45.28%) Red Hat
6 23 (43.40%) Finance
6 23 (43.40%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (35.85%) vSphere
8 18 (33.96%) SAN
8 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
9 17 (32.08%) IIS
9 17 (32.08%) VMware ESX
10 16 (30.19%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (30.19%) Citrix
10 16 (30.19%) Root Cause Analysis
11 15 (28.30%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (24.53%) vCloud
12 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (24.53%) CentOS
13 12 (22.64%) nginx
13 12 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
13 12 (22.64%) HAProxy
13 12 (22.64%) Dell
13 12 (22.64%) Apache
13 12 (22.64%) SharePoint
13 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
13 12 (22.64%) MySQL
13 12 (22.64%) PostgreSQL

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 17 (32.08%) IIS
2 12 (22.64%) Apache
2 12 (22.64%) SharePoint
2 12 (22.64%) nginx
3 11 (20.75%) Tomcat
3 11 (20.75%) JBoss
4 10 (18.87%) Node.js
5 8 (15.09%) Jetty
5 8 (15.09%) Confluence
5 8 (15.09%) Mule ESB
6 7 (13.21%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (11.32%) Apache Qpid
7 6 (11.32%) Alfresco
7 6 (11.32%) Mule
7 6 (11.32%) iPlanet
7 6 (11.32%) GlassFish
7 6 (11.32%) Apache TomEE
7 6 (11.32%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (11.32%) Tornado
7 6 (11.32%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Project
1 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (11.32%) OpenShift
1 6 (11.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.96%) SAN
2 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
3 7 (13.21%) Firewall
4 6 (11.32%) OpenLDAP
4 6 (11.32%) VPN
4 6 (11.32%) HTTP
5 5 (9.43%) DMZ
6 4 (7.55%) DNS
6 4 (7.55%) DHCP
6 4 (7.55%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.77%) LAN
7 2 (3.77%) WAN
7 2 (3.77%) OSPF
7 2 (3.77%) SSH
7 2 (3.77%) VLAN
7 2 (3.77%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.89%) Network Security
8 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.89%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) MySQL
1 12 (22.64%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (13.21%) Redis
2 7 (13.21%) MongoDB
3 6 (11.32%) Riak
3 6 (11.32%) Infinispan
3 6 (11.32%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) JMeter
1 11 (20.75%) Gerrit
2 10 (18.87%) Gradle
2 10 (18.87%) Artifactory
2 10 (18.87%) Jenkins
2 10 (18.87%) Maven
2 10 (18.87%) Selenium
2 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
3 9 (16.98%) JIRA
4 8 (15.09%) SonarQube
5 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
6 6 (11.32%) JUnit
6 6 (11.32%) Mocha
7 4 (7.55%) Ant
7 4 (7.55%) Jasmine
7 4 (7.55%) PhantomJS
7 4 (7.55%) Mercurial
8 2 (3.77%) FishEye
8 2 (3.77%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (3.77%) CruiseControl
General
1 23 (43.40%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 11 (20.75%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (11.32%) Citrix Engineer
2 6 (11.32%) Architect
3 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Java Architect
5 3 (5.66%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Design Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Wintel Support
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Technical Support
7 1 (1.89%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) jQuery
2 8 (15.09%) HTML
2 8 (15.09%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (13.21%) Web Services
3 7 (13.21%) JSON
4 6 (11.32%) Dojo
4 6 (11.32%) Spring MVC
4 6 (11.32%) Apache Flex
4 6 (11.32%) LAMP
4 6 (11.32%) Hibernate
4 6 (11.32%) Spring
4 6 (11.32%) Ajax
4 6 (11.32%) OpenLaszlo
4 6 (11.32%) J2EE
4 6 (11.32%) CSS
4 6 (11.32%) JDBC
4 6 (11.32%) Struts
4 6 (11.32%) REST
4 6 (11.32%) CSS3
4 6 (11.32%) Modernizr
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.32%) W3C
3 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (7.55%) Taxonomies
5 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.77%) AS400
6 2 (3.77%) Tandem
7 1 (1.89%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 38 (71.70%) Windows
2 31 (58.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (47.17%) Linux
4 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (24.53%) CentOS
5 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (22.64%) Ubuntu
7 11 (20.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (18.87%) SUSE
9 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
10 7 (13.21%) UNIX
11 3 (5.66%) AIX
12 2 (3.77%) Solaris
12 2 (3.77%) Mac OS
13 1 (1.89%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Disaster Recovery
1 16 (30.19%) Root Cause Analysis
2 12 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.87%) ITIL
4 9 (16.98%) Scrum
5 7 (13.21%) Open Source
5 7 (13.21%) DevOps
6 6 (11.32%) Microservices
6 6 (11.32%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
6 6 (11.32%) Software Deployment
6 6 (11.32%) Data Virtualisation
6 6 (11.32%) Document Management
6 6 (11.32%) SOA
6 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
6 6 (11.32%) MVC
6 6 (11.32%) Workflow
6 6 (11.32%) Validation
7 5 (9.43%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) Java
1 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
1 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.98%) SQL
3 6 (11.32%) Perl
3 6 (11.32%) PHP
3 6 (11.32%) Bash Shell
3 6 (11.32%) Python
3 6 (11.32%) Ruby
4 5 (9.43%) VBScript
4 5 (9.43%) VB
5 2 (3.77%) C++
5 2 (3.77%) R
6 1 (1.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (15.09%) MCSE
3 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
4 6 (11.32%) MCSA
5 4 (7.55%) MCSM
6 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.77%) CCNP
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (56.60%) Active Directory
2 23 (43.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (35.85%) vSphere
4 17 (32.08%) VMware ESX
5 15 (28.30%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (24.53%) vCloud
7 8 (15.09%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (15.09%) Hyper-V
7 8 (15.09%) XenApp
7 8 (15.09%) XenDesktop
8 6 (11.32%) Squid
8 6 (11.32%) Docker
8 6 (11.32%) Varnish
9 2 (3.77%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (22.64%) HAProxy
2 11 (20.75%) Puppet
3 9 (16.98%) Ansible
4 8 (15.09%) logstash
4 8 (15.09%) Salt
4 8 (15.09%) Kibana
4 8 (15.09%) Rundeck
4 8 (15.09%) ZABBIX
5 6 (11.32%) BladeLogic
6 5 (9.43%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (5.66%) EdgeSight
8 2 (3.77%) SCCM
8 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (45.28%) Red Hat
2 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
3 16 (30.19%) Citrix
4 12 (22.64%) Dell
5 8 (15.09%) EMC
5 8 (15.09%) Oracle
5 8 (15.09%) NetApp
6 6 (11.32%) AppSense
6 6 (11.32%) Google
6 6 (11.32%) Pega
6 6 (11.32%) Splunk
6 6 (11.32%) Twitter
7 4 (7.55%) HP
7 4 (7.55%) BMC
8 3 (5.66%) Atlassian
9 2 (3.77%) IBM
9 2 (3.77%) Sun
10 1 (1.89%) CommVault
10 1 (1.89%) Symantec