The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Croydon 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 5 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware 21 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 19.81% 7.69% 5.03%
As % of the Vendors category 28.77% 14.71% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 3
Average daily rate £438 - £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 - £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £309 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Vendors Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
73 34 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 68.87% 52.31% 46.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 21 41
Average daily rate £475 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £503 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
VMware
London

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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 22 (78.57%) SAN
2 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) VMware ESX
3 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
4 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (46.43%) Red Hat
5 13 (46.43%) Linux
5 13 (46.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (42.86%) Telecoms
6 12 (42.86%) Citrix
7 10 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (35.71%) UNIX
7 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
7 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 10 (35.71%) SUSE
7 10 (35.71%) BladeLogic
7 10 (35.71%) vSphere
7 10 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (32.14%) IIS
9 8 (28.57%) EMC
9 8 (28.57%) XenApp
10 7 (25.00%) NetApp
10 7 (25.00%) ITIL
10 7 (25.00%) SLA
11 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
11 6 (21.43%) AppSense
11 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
11 6 (21.43%) Degree

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (32.14%) IIS
2 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Project
2 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 22 (78.57%) SAN
2 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 5 (17.86%) NetScaler
4 4 (14.29%) LAN
4 4 (14.29%) WAN
4 4 (14.29%) OSPF
4 4 (14.29%) DMZ
4 4 (14.29%) VLAN
5 3 (10.71%) NAS
6 2 (7.14%) LDAP
6 2 (7.14%) FTP
6 2 (7.14%) HTTP
6 2 (7.14%) VPN
6 2 (7.14%) HTTPS
6 2 (7.14%) SSL
6 2 (7.14%) IPsec
6 2 (7.14%) Firewall
6 2 (7.14%) Network Security
7 1 (3.57%) Wireless
7 1 (3.57%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Citrix Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Support
6 2 (7.14%) Hardware Technician
6 2 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Network Support
7 1 (3.57%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Network Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) IT Support
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Middleware
2 2 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.86%) Clustering
3 4 (14.29%) Firmware
3 4 (14.29%) Replication
4 3 (10.71%) Mainframe
4 3 (10.71%) AS400
5 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (7.14%) Taxonomies
6 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
6 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
6 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (46.43%) Linux
4 13 (46.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (35.71%) UNIX
5 10 (35.71%) SUSE
6 5 (17.86%) Windows 2000
7 3 (10.71%) AIX
8 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (25.00%) ITIL
3 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 5 (17.86%) Release Management
5 4 (14.29%) Workflow
5 4 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 4 (14.29%) Data Virtualisation
6 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
6 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.14%) Information Management
7 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) Python
1 2 (7.14%) Java
1 2 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) CCNP
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
3 2 (7.14%) MCSA
3 2 (7.14%) HND
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) SLA
2 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 18 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
4 10 (35.71%) vSphere
5 8 (28.57%) XenApp
6 6 (21.43%) XenDesktop
7 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
7 5 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (14.29%) SRDF
8 4 (14.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (7.14%) Samba
10 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Red Hat
2 12 (42.86%) Citrix
3 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 8 (28.57%) EMC
5 7 (25.00%) NetApp
6 6 (21.43%) AppSense
7 5 (17.86%) Wyse
7 5 (17.86%) Intel
7 5 (17.86%) BMC
7 5 (17.86%) Hitachi
7 5 (17.86%) Cisco
8 4 (14.29%) IBM
8 4 (14.29%) HP
8 4 (14.29%) Symantec
8 4 (14.29%) Avaya
8 4 (14.29%) Brocade
9 3 (10.71%) F5
9 3 (10.71%) Oracle
10 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
11 1 (3.57%) Dell