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 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 13 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware 4 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.76% 3.16% 16.54%
As % of the Vendors category 8.70% 5.77% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 11
Average daily rate
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£373 £338 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.37% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £338 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.63 £23.75 £20.07
% change year-on-year
-8.94% +18.33%
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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 52 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 54.76% 54.74% 51.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 38 30
Average daily rate £350 £338 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -24.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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 27 August 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 15 (93.75%) SAN
1 15 (93.75%) VMware ESX
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (62.50%) BladeLogic
4 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (56.25%) IIS
6 7 (43.75%) Linux
6 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
6 7 (43.75%) UNIX
6 7 (43.75%) SUSE
6 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
6 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (43.75%) vSphere
6 7 (43.75%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (37.50%) BMC
7 6 (37.50%) EMC
8 5 (31.25%) HP
8 5 (31.25%) Dell
8 5 (31.25%) AIX
8 5 (31.25%) AS400
8 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
8 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (25.00%) Computer Science

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (56.25%) IIS
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 2 (12.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) SAN
2 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) DMZ
4 2 (12.50%) OSPF
4 2 (12.50%) VLAN
4 2 (12.50%) LAN
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Network Support
2 2 (12.50%) Hardware Technician
2 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Support
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Wintel Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) AS400
2 4 (25.00%) Clustering
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (18.75%) Firmware
4 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
4 2 (12.50%) Replication
4 2 (12.50%) Taxonomies
5 1 (6.25%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
1 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (43.75%) SUSE
3 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) UNIX
4 5 (31.25%) AIX
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (43.75%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Release Management
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Workflow
4 2 (12.50%) Information Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Virtualisation
4 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
5 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) MCSM
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) MCSA
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
1 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) VMware ESX
2 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (43.75%) vSphere
5 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (12.50%) SRDF
7 2 (12.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
1 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
2 6 (37.50%) EMC
2 6 (37.50%) BMC
3 5 (31.25%) HP
3 5 (31.25%) Dell
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) Hitachi
5 2 (12.50%) NetApp
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) IBM
5 2 (12.50%) Symantec
5 2 (12.50%) Brocade
5 2 (12.50%) Avaya
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix