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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 14 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware 2 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.33% 3.23% 11.50%
As % of the Vendors category 3.85% 5.17% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Average daily rate
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£373 £338 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.37% -26.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £338 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £338 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
52 58 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 60.47% 62.37% 43.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 43 23
Average daily rate £325 £338 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -24.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £215 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 25 July 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 20 (86.96%) SAN
2 19 (82.61%) VMware ESX
3 18 (78.26%) Windows
4 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (69.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
6 12 (52.17%) BladeLogic
7 11 (47.83%) UNIX
7 11 (47.83%) IIS
7 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
8 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
8 10 (43.48%) Linux
8 10 (43.48%) EMC
8 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
8 10 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
9 8 (34.78%) SUSE
9 8 (34.78%) vSphere
9 8 (34.78%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (30.43%) BMC
11 6 (26.09%) HP
11 6 (26.09%) Citrix
11 6 (26.09%) NetApp
11 6 (26.09%) SLA
11 6 (26.09%) ITIL
12 5 (21.74%) AIX
12 5 (21.74%) Cisco
12 5 (21.74%) Windows 2000

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (47.83%) IIS
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 20 (86.96%) SAN
2 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
3 4 (17.39%) LAN
3 4 (17.39%) WAN
3 4 (17.39%) DMZ
3 4 (17.39%) OSPF
3 4 (17.39%) VLAN
4 2 (8.70%) NAS
5 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security
5 1 (4.35%) Firewall
5 1 (4.35%) IPsec
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) FTP
5 1 (4.35%) HTTP
5 1 (4.35%) VPN
5 1 (4.35%) DNS
5 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
5 1 (4.35%) SSL
5 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Network Support
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Support
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Hardware Technician
5 1 (4.35%) Wintel Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Wintel Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) AS400
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
1 5 (21.74%) Clustering
2 4 (17.39%) Replication
2 4 (17.39%) Firmware
3 3 (13.04%) Mainframe
4 2 (8.70%) Taxonomies
5 1 (4.35%) CMDB
5 1 (4.35%) EqualLogic
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (47.83%) UNIX
5 10 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (43.48%) Linux
6 8 (34.78%) SUSE
7 5 (21.74%) Windows 2000
7 5 (21.74%) AIX
8 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
8 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (34.78%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
3 5 (21.74%) Release Management
4 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
4 4 (17.39%) Data Virtualisation
5 3 (13.04%) Workflow
6 2 (8.70%) Information Management
7 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
7 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Java
1 1 (4.35%) Perl
1 1 (4.35%) Python
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) CCNP
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) MCSA
3 2 (8.70%) MCSM
4 1 (4.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) SLA
2 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) VMware ESX
2 16 (69.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
4 8 (34.78%) vSphere
5 5 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (17.39%) SRDF
6 4 (17.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
6 4 (17.39%) XenApp
7 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
8 1 (4.35%) Samba
8 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
1 10 (43.48%) EMC
1 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
2 7 (30.43%) BMC
3 6 (26.09%) NetApp
3 6 (26.09%) Citrix
3 6 (26.09%) HP
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco
4 5 (21.74%) Hitachi
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle
5 4 (17.39%) Symantec
5 4 (17.39%) IBM
5 4 (17.39%) Avaya
5 4 (17.39%) Brocade
6 3 (13.04%) Dell
7 2 (8.70%) F5
7 2 (8.70%) AppSense
8 1 (4.35%) Intel
8 1 (4.35%) Wyse
8 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint