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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 16 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware 4 3 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.55% 3.80% 17.14%
As % of the Vendors category 8.70% 7.69% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 13
Average daily rate
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£373 £350 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -23.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £350 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £350 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% +16.05%
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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
46 39 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 52.27% 49.37% 55.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 28 34
Average daily rate £375 £320 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £160 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £534 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

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
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 17 September 2014, 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 10 (90.91%) SAN
1 10 (90.91%) VMware ESX
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) IIS
3 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 6 (54.55%) BladeLogic
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
5 5 (45.45%) UNIX
5 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (45.45%) SUSE
5 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
5 5 (45.45%) BMC
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (45.45%) vSphere
5 5 (45.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
6 4 (36.36%) MS Office
6 4 (36.36%) AIX
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL
6 4 (36.36%) HP
6 4 (36.36%) Dell
6 4 (36.36%) EMC
6 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
6 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 7 (63.64%) IIS
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Project
2 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) DMZ
3 1 (9.09%) OSPF
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Support
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) AS400
2 2 (18.18%) Taxonomies
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) CMDB
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Firmware
3 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (45.45%) UNIX
3 5 (45.45%) SUSE
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) AIX
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (45.45%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Information Management
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
4 1 (9.09%) Data Virtualisation
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCSM
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) MCSA
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) VMware ESX
2 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (45.45%) vSphere
5 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
6 1 (9.09%) SRDF
6 1 (9.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
1 5 (45.45%) BMC
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) Dell
2 4 (36.36%) EMC
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Brocade
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec
4 1 (9.09%) Avaya
4 1 (9.09%) Hitachi
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) IBM