The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 East Midlands 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 56 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 40 64 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.48% 4.96% 4.16%
As % of the Vendors category 6.02% 11.23% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 28
Average daily rate £363 £264 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.44% -10.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £325 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £309 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 11
Average hourly rate £13.25 £27.25 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.37% -19.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £14.53 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £30.15 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
664 570 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 41.17% 44.15% 43.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 235 291
Average daily rate £313 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £230 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 54 50
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £20.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.21 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £28.55 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
VMware
England

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 18 April 2014.

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
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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -11 17 £365 +40.38% 9
Leicestershire -11 14 £275 - 7
Derbyshire -24 3 £388 +21.09%
Lincolnshire -7 1 - - 1
Northamptonshire -16 1 - - 3
Rutland - - - -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 79 (78.22%) Windows
2 49 (48.51%) Active Directory
3 48 (47.52%) Microsoft
4 44 (43.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 42 (41.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (37.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (35.64%) Citrix
8 27 (26.73%) Windows 7
9 23 (22.77%) SAN
9 23 (22.77%) MS Exchange
10 22 (21.78%) ITIL
11 20 (19.80%) Windows XP
12 19 (18.81%) HP
12 19 (18.81%) Cisco
13 18 (17.82%) SCCM
13 18 (17.82%) vSphere
14 17 (16.83%) Exchange Server 2010
15 14 (13.86%) Migration
16 13 (12.87%) MS Office
16 13 (12.87%) Windows 8
16 13 (12.87%) Security Cleared
17 12 (11.88%) SQL
18 11 (10.89%) VMware ESX
18 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
18 11 (10.89%) TCP/IP
18 11 (10.89%) Dell
18 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
18 11 (10.89%) SC Cleared
19 10 (9.90%) Firewall
20 9 (8.91%) UNIX

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 23 (22.77%) MS Exchange
2 17 (16.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (5.94%) IIS
5 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.97%) Lync
6 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.99%) Apache
7 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.99%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 13 (12.87%) MS Office
2 6 (5.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.99%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Office 365
2 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.77%) SAN
2 11 (10.89%) TCP/IP
3 10 (9.90%) Firewall
4 7 (6.93%) Internet
5 6 (5.94%) WAN
5 6 (5.94%) LAN
6 4 (3.96%) NetScaler
7 3 (2.97%) DNS
7 3 (2.97%) Wireless
8 2 (1.98%) NAS
9 1 (0.99%) WLAN
9 1 (0.99%) SMTP
9 1 (0.99%) DHCP
9 1 (0.99%) VPN
9 1 (0.99%) MPLS
9 1 (0.99%) VLAN
9 1 (0.99%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (4.95%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.98%) Retail
2 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.98%) Finance
3 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.99%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (17.82%) Support Engineer
2 14 (13.86%) Consultant
3 12 (11.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (8.91%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (7.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) SCCM Consultant
6 6 (5.94%) Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (4.95%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.95%) Technical Leader
8 4 (3.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Server Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Service Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 3 (2.97%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Technical Designer
9 3 (2.97%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.99%) Web Services
1 1 (0.99%) .NET
1 1 (0.99%) Middleware
1 1 (0.99%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.94%) Clustering
2 2 (1.98%) Fat Client
2 2 (1.98%) CLARiiON
2 2 (1.98%) Firmware
2 2 (1.98%) Thin Client
3 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.99%) CESG
3 1 (0.99%) Replication
3 1 (0.99%) FlexPod
3 1 (0.99%) Open Source
3 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.99%) Blog
3 1 (0.99%) FMCG
3 1 (0.99%) Online Gambling
3 1 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 79 (78.22%) Windows
2 42 (41.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (37.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (26.73%) Windows 7
5 20 (19.80%) Windows XP
6 13 (12.87%) Windows 8
7 9 (8.91%) UNIX
7 9 (8.91%) Linux
8 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.98%) SUSE
9 2 (1.98%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.99%) AIX
10 1 (0.99%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.78%) ITIL
2 14 (13.86%) Migration
3 6 (5.94%) Project Management
4 5 (4.95%) PRINCE2
4 5 (4.95%) Problem Management
5 4 (3.96%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (3.96%) Change Management
5 4 (3.96%) E-Commerce
6 3 (2.97%) Configuration Management
6 3 (2.97%) Incident Management
7 2 (1.98%) Data Migration
7 2 (1.98%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (1.98%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (1.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (1.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.98%) ITSM
7 2 (1.98%) ERP
8 1 (0.99%) Data Modelling
8 1 (0.99%) E-Discovery
8 1 (0.99%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.88%) SQL
2 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.97%) VBScript
4 1 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (12.87%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (10.89%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.91%) MCSE
4 7 (6.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (4.95%) MCP
6 2 (1.98%) Degree
6 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.98%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.99%) CCA
7 1 (0.99%) CCNP
7 1 (0.99%) CCNA
7 1 (0.99%) VCP4
7 1 (0.99%) CCEE
7 1 (0.99%) CCIA
7 1 (0.99%) NCDA
7 1 (0.99%) NCIE
7 1 (0.99%) MCITP
7 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) GPG13
System Software
1 49 (48.51%) Active Directory
2 44 (43.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (17.82%) vSphere
4 11 (10.89%) VMware ESX
5 9 (8.91%) XenApp
6 5 (4.95%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.96%) XenServer
7 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (3.96%) vCloud
8 3 (2.97%) Xen
8 3 (2.97%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.98%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (1.98%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.98%) NFS
10 1 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.99%) Postfix
10 1 (0.99%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 18 (17.82%) SCCM
2 9 (8.91%) SCOM
3 7 (6.93%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.98%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.99%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.99%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.99%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.99%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.99%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.99%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 48 (47.52%) Microsoft
2 36 (35.64%) Citrix
3 19 (18.81%) HP
3 19 (18.81%) Cisco
4 11 (10.89%) Dell
5 8 (7.92%) Red Hat
6 7 (6.93%) Mercator
7 5 (4.95%) Oracle
7 5 (4.95%) IBM
7 5 (4.95%) 3PAR
8 4 (3.96%) Altiris
9 3 (2.97%) PlateSpin
10 2 (1.98%) Veeam
10 2 (1.98%) EMC
10 2 (1.98%) Remedy
10 2 (1.98%) Sophos
10 2 (1.98%) NetApp
11 1 (0.99%) CommVault
11 1 (0.99%) Hitachi
11 1 (0.99%) Symantec
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