The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 65 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware 38 66 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.36% 4.40% 4.11%
As % of the Vendors category 5.90% 9.58% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 41 38
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -0.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £18.25 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £24.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-2.27% -5.80%
VMware
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
644 689 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 40.02% 45.93% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 314 340
Average daily rate £375 £375 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £231 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 71 46
Average hourly rate £15.06 £16.60 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.27% -20.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.94 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VMware
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

VMware
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -22 13 £300 -25.00% 8
Derbyshire +2 10 £350 +12.90% 2
Leicestershire -2 9 £275 -31.25% 6
Northamptonshire -5 5 £416 +23.25%
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 75 (63.56%) Windows
2 60 (50.85%) Active Directory
3 56 (47.46%) Microsoft
4 54 (45.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 38 (32.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (28.81%) SAN
6 34 (28.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (27.97%) Citrix
8 32 (27.12%) Cisco
9 28 (23.73%) Linux
9 28 (23.73%) UNIX
10 27 (22.88%) Hyper-V
11 26 (22.03%) Security Cleared
11 26 (22.03%) HP
12 25 (21.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (20.34%) Red Hat
14 21 (17.80%) MS Exchange
15 20 (16.95%) Firewall
15 20 (16.95%) VMware ESX
16 19 (16.10%) SC Cleared
16 19 (16.10%) Configuration Management
17 18 (15.25%) ITIL
17 18 (15.25%) SQL
18 17 (14.41%) Windows XP
19 16 (13.56%) Requirements Analysis
20 15 (12.71%) MS Excel
20 15 (12.71%) SQL Server
21 14 (11.86%) DNS
21 14 (11.86%) NetApp
22 13 (11.02%) Manufacturing

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 21 (17.80%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.32%) SharePoint
3 9 (7.63%) IIS
4 8 (6.78%) Apache
4 8 (6.78%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (4.24%) JBoss
7 4 (3.39%) WebLogic
7 4 (3.39%) Apache Solr
8 3 (2.54%) Lync
8 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.54%) iPlanet
8 3 (2.54%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.69%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.69%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.69%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (12.71%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.17%) MS Office
3 2 (1.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) iPaaS
2 1 (0.85%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (0.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 34 (28.81%) SAN
2 20 (16.95%) Firewall
3 14 (11.86%) DNS
4 12 (10.17%) TCP/IP
5 10 (8.47%) iSCSI
6 6 (5.08%) NAS
6 6 (5.08%) BIG-IP
6 6 (5.08%) VLAN
7 5 (4.24%) WAN
7 5 (4.24%) DHCP
8 4 (3.39%) FTP
8 4 (3.39%) HTTP
8 4 (3.39%) SMTP
8 4 (3.39%) HTTPS
8 4 (3.39%) Internet
9 3 (2.54%) Wireless
9 3 (2.54%) IP Telephony
9 3 (2.54%) SNMP
9 3 (2.54%) LDAP
9 3 (2.54%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.93%) MySQL
3 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.39%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.85%) DB2
5 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.85%) ProC
1 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (11.02%) Manufacturing
2 11 (9.32%) Retail
3 8 (6.78%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.39%) Finance
5 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (11.02%) Architect
2 10 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (7.63%) Project Manager
3 9 (7.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 9 (7.63%) Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (6.78%) Technical Leader
4 8 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (6.78%) Consultant
4 8 (6.78%) Support Engineer
4 8 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (5.93%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (5.08%) Analyst
6 6 (5.08%) Administrator
6 6 (5.08%) Server Engineer
7 5 (4.24%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.24%) Virtualisation Specialist
8 4 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.39%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (3.39%) Virtualisation Architect
8 4 (3.39%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.54%) J2EE
2 2 (1.69%) .NET
3 1 (0.85%) Middleware
3 1 (0.85%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.17%) Replication
2 11 (9.32%) Clustering
2 11 (9.32%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.54%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.69%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.69%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.85%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.85%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 75 (63.56%) Windows
2 38 (32.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 34 (28.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (23.73%) UNIX
4 28 (23.73%) Linux
5 25 (21.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (14.41%) Windows XP
7 8 (6.78%) AIX
8 7 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (5.08%) Windows 7
9 6 (5.08%) Ubuntu
9 6 (5.08%) CentOS
10 5 (4.24%) Solaris
11 4 (3.39%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.54%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (2.54%) SUSE
12 3 (2.54%) HPUX
13 1 (0.85%) VMS
13 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.85%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.10%) Configuration Management
2 18 (15.25%) ITIL
3 16 (13.56%) Requirements Analysis
4 12 (10.17%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (9.32%) Mentoring
6 10 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (7.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (6.78%) Data Protection
9 7 (5.93%) ITSM
9 7 (5.93%) Migration
9 7 (5.93%) Project Management
9 7 (5.93%) Service Management
9 7 (5.93%) Change Control
10 6 (5.08%) Capacity Management
10 6 (5.08%) DevOps
11 5 (4.24%) Change Management
11 5 (4.24%) Software Delivery
12 4 (3.39%) Patch Management
12 4 (3.39%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.39%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.25%) SQL
2 5 (4.24%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.39%) C-shell
3 4 (3.39%) Korn
3 4 (3.39%) Perl
4 3 (2.54%) Java
4 3 (2.54%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.54%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.85%) Python
5 1 (0.85%) C
5 1 (0.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (22.03%) Security Cleared
2 19 (16.10%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.93%) DV Cleared
5 6 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (4.24%) CCNA
7 4 (3.39%) MCSE
8 3 (2.54%) MCITP
9 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.69%) MCP
9 2 (1.69%) CCNP
10 1 (0.85%) MCSA
10 1 (0.85%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.85%) MCSM
10 1 (0.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.54%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 60 (50.85%) Active Directory
2 54 (45.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (22.88%) Hyper-V
4 20 (16.95%) VMware ESX
5 8 (6.78%) NFS
6 5 (4.24%) XenApp
7 4 (3.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (3.39%) vSphere
8 3 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.54%) KVM
8 3 (2.54%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.54%) Samba
9 2 (1.69%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.69%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.85%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (8.47%) SCCM
2 7 (5.93%) OVSD
3 5 (4.24%) Puppet
4 4 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.39%) Nagios
5 3 (2.54%) Foglight
5 3 (2.54%) WSUS
6 2 (1.69%) OpenView
6 2 (1.69%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.69%) SCOM
7 1 (0.85%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.85%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.85%) Ansible
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 56 (47.46%) Microsoft
2 33 (27.97%) Citrix
3 32 (27.12%) Cisco
4 26 (22.03%) HP
5 24 (20.34%) Red Hat
6 14 (11.86%) NetApp
7 12 (10.17%) F5
8 10 (8.47%) Oracle
9 8 (6.78%) IBM
10 5 (4.24%) Dell
10 5 (4.24%) EMC
10 5 (4.24%) Veeam
10 5 (4.24%) hybris
11 4 (3.39%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.39%) Sun
11 4 (3.39%) Juniper
11 4 (3.39%) Sophos
12 3 (2.54%) Veritas
12 3 (2.54%) Altiris
12 3 (2.54%) PlateSpin
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