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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 31 51 19
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -32
Contract jobs citing VMware 64 46 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.54% 3.09% 6.80%
As % of the Vendors category 10.51% 6.69% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 15 36
Average daily rate
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£360 £379 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.95% +27.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £331 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £456 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 11
Average hourly rate £23.25 £27.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.45% -9.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £29.60 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
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
609 688 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 43.22% 46.21% 49.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 329 242
Average daily rate £340 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.11% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £70 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 68 102
Average hourly rate £16.80 £13.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -55.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.92 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £29.00 £38.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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
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 30 January 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
Leicestershire +17 21 £350 -23.28% 11
Nottinghamshire -1 16 £425 +14.86% 5
Derbyshire +23 15 £350 -1.89% 4
Northamptonshire -3 7 £315 -13.10% 1
Lincolnshire -2 1 - - 1
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 74 (51.03%) Windows
2 52 (35.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (31.72%) Active Directory
4 42 (28.97%) Microsoft
5 40 (27.59%) HP
6 38 (26.21%) Cisco
7 36 (24.83%) Linux
8 35 (24.14%) SAN
9 32 (22.07%) UNIX
10 28 (19.31%) Migration
11 27 (18.62%) Windows Server 2003
12 25 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (16.55%) Firewall
14 23 (15.86%) ITIL
14 23 (15.86%) NAS
15 21 (14.48%) MS Exchange
16 20 (13.79%) Citrix
16 20 (13.79%) Configuration Management
16 20 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
17 19 (13.10%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (13.10%) Security Cleared
18 18 (12.41%) SC Cleared
18 18 (12.41%) SQL
19 17 (11.72%) Red Hat
19 17 (11.72%) CheckPoint
19 17 (11.72%) Degree
19 17 (11.72%) Load Balancing
19 17 (11.72%) VMware ESXi
20 16 (11.03%) Cisco Nexus
20 16 (11.03%) Finance

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (14.48%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.21%) Node.js
3 9 (6.21%) OpenStack
4 8 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (4.83%) Apache
5 7 (4.83%) Tomcat
6 6 (4.14%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.14%) WebLogic
6 6 (4.14%) Lync
7 5 (3.45%) SAS
7 5 (3.45%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (2.76%) IIS
9 3 (2.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.38%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (5.52%) MS Office
2 6 (4.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.21%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.52%) Office 365
3 4 (2.76%) Google Apps
4 2 (1.38%) SaaS
5 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (24.14%) SAN
2 24 (16.55%) Firewall
3 23 (15.86%) NAS
4 16 (11.03%) Cisco Nexus
4 16 (11.03%) Wireless
5 15 (10.34%) Nortel Contivity
6 12 (8.28%) WAN
6 12 (8.28%) TCP/IP
7 11 (7.59%) DNS
8 10 (6.90%) LAN
9 6 (4.14%) VLAN
10 5 (3.45%) VoIP
11 3 (2.07%) FCoE
11 3 (2.07%) Ethernet
11 3 (2.07%) Wireshark
12 2 (1.38%) Network Security
12 2 (1.38%) Internet
12 2 (1.38%) SSL
12 2 (1.38%) SNMP
12 2 (1.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.14%) DB2
3 5 (3.45%) MySQL
4 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (7.59%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.07%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.38%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.38%) JDeveloper
3 2 (1.38%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.38%) IntelliJ
3 2 (1.38%) Ant
3 2 (1.38%) Gradle
4 1 (0.69%) Maven
General
1 16 (11.03%) Finance
2 12 (8.28%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.52%) Retail
4 4 (2.76%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (15.86%) Consultant
2 17 (11.72%) 3rd Line Support
3 14 (9.66%) Architect
4 13 (8.97%) Network Engineer
5 12 (8.28%) Technical Leader
6 11 (7.59%) Analyst
6 11 (7.59%) Administrator
7 9 (6.21%) DevOps Consultant
7 9 (6.21%) Senior Consultant
8 8 (5.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.83%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.83%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (4.14%) AIX Administrator
10 6 (4.14%) Linux Administrator
11 5 (3.45%) Developer
11 5 (3.45%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
11 5 (3.45%) SAP Administrator
12 4 (2.76%) Wintel Engineer
12 4 (2.76%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.38%) JSON
1 2 (1.38%) Middleware
1 2 (1.38%) WSDL
1 2 (1.38%) .NET
1 2 (1.38%) SOAP
1 2 (1.38%) XSD
1 2 (1.38%) XSL
1 2 (1.38%) REST
1 2 (1.38%) JAX-RS
2 1 (0.69%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.52%) Clustering
3 6 (4.14%) Open Source
3 6 (4.14%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.45%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.07%) EPoS
6 2 (1.38%) Replication
6 2 (1.38%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.69%) AS400
7 1 (0.69%) NHS
7 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.69%) FMCG
7 1 (0.69%) iSeries
7 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 74 (51.03%) Windows
2 36 (24.83%) Linux
3 32 (22.07%) UNIX
4 27 (18.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (11.03%) Windows XP
8 11 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (6.21%) Solaris
10 7 (4.83%) AIX
11 6 (4.14%) Windows 7
12 5 (3.45%) Windows 2000
13 4 (2.76%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (2.07%) VxWorks
15 1 (0.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.31%) Migration
2 23 (15.86%) ITIL
3 20 (13.79%) Configuration Management
4 17 (11.72%) Load Balancing
5 14 (9.66%) Change Control
6 13 (8.97%) Requirements Analysis
7 11 (7.59%) Project Management
8 9 (6.21%) DevOps
9 8 (5.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.14%) SAP Implementation
10 6 (4.14%) TOGAF
10 6 (4.14%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (3.45%) Information Security
11 5 (3.45%) IT Governance
12 4 (2.76%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (2.76%) Software Engineering
12 4 (2.76%) E-Commerce
12 4 (2.76%) PRINCE2
12 4 (2.76%) Line Management
13 2 (1.38%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.41%) SQL
2 16 (11.03%) Java
3 10 (6.90%) Ruby
4 9 (6.21%) Python
5 4 (2.76%) C
6 3 (2.07%) C++
6 3 (2.07%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.38%) C#
8 1 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (13.10%) Microsoft Certification
1 19 (13.10%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.41%) SC Cleared
3 17 (11.72%) Degree
4 16 (11.03%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (11.03%) CCNP
5 15 (10.34%) CCIE
6 12 (8.28%) CCNA
7 9 (6.21%) MCSE
8 7 (4.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.45%) MCITP
10 3 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.38%) MCSA
11 2 (1.38%) VCP5
12 1 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.69%) PMP
12 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.69%) MCTS
12 1 (0.69%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (35.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (31.72%) Active Directory
3 17 (11.72%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (11.03%) VMware ESX
5 15 (10.34%) ProxySG
6 10 (6.90%) Hyper-V
7 6 (4.14%) vSphere
8 5 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (3.45%) ISA Server
9 4 (2.76%) NFS
10 3 (2.07%) XenApp
11 2 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (1.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (1.38%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.69%) SRDF
12 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (8.28%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (6.90%) SCCM
2 10 (6.90%) Nagios
2 10 (6.90%) Ansible
3 9 (6.21%) Salt
3 9 (6.21%) Puppet
3 9 (6.21%) Vagrant
4 7 (4.83%) SCOM
5 6 (4.14%) WSUS
6 2 (1.38%) WMI
6 2 (1.38%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.38%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.38%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.69%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 42 (28.97%) Microsoft
2 40 (27.59%) HP
3 38 (26.21%) Cisco
4 20 (13.79%) Citrix
5 17 (11.72%) Red Hat
5 17 (11.72%) CheckPoint
6 16 (11.03%) Oracle
7 15 (10.34%) Nortel
7 15 (10.34%) Blue Coat
8 10 (6.90%) NetApp
9 9 (6.21%) New Relic
10 7 (4.83%) SAP
10 7 (4.83%) EMC
11 6 (4.14%) IBM
12 4 (2.76%) Google
12 4 (2.76%) Veritas
12 4 (2.76%) hybris
13 3 (2.07%) 3PAR
13 3 (2.07%) QNX
13 3 (2.07%) SolarWinds
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