The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 30 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware 123 125 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.81% 5.48% 5.58%
As % of the Vendors category 9.53% 12.04% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 66 54
Average daily rate
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£275 £331 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £203 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £456 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 13
Average hourly rate £23.44 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £12.90 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £24.35 £27.50
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 of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1290 1038 1125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.43% 45.51% 46.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 540 529
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £150 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 108 128
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £40.00 £36.00
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 of England

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

VMware
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

VMware
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England 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
Hertfordshire 0 40 £501 +47.42% 26
Cambridgeshire -19 27 £190 -40.39% 27
Essex +14 25 £260 -45.26% 13
Bedfordshire -19 14 £270 -10.00% 5
Norfolk +11 11 £175 - 2
Suffolk 0 6 £245 -10.90% 3
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 185 (72.27%) Windows
2 115 (44.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 110 (42.97%) Microsoft
4 102 (39.84%) Active Directory
5 100 (39.06%) Citrix
6 80 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 76 (29.69%) HP
8 64 (25.00%) Linux
9 63 (24.61%) MS Exchange
10 61 (23.83%) Cisco
11 57 (22.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 51 (19.92%) SAN
13 48 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
14 42 (16.41%) SQL
15 40 (15.63%) Firewall
16 39 (15.23%) DNS
17 37 (14.45%) ITIL
18 36 (14.06%) SQL Server
19 35 (13.67%) Exchange Server 2010
20 34 (13.28%) vSphere
20 34 (13.28%) NetApp
21 32 (12.50%) MS Excel
22 29 (11.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 28 (10.94%) SCCM
23 28 (10.94%) DHCP
23 28 (10.94%) Clustering
24 27 (10.55%) Hyper-V
25 26 (10.16%) Exchange Server 2007
25 26 (10.16%) Oracle
26 23 (8.98%) MS Office

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 63 (24.61%) MS Exchange
2 35 (13.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (10.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (8.20%) SharePoint
5 14 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (3.91%) Lync
7 9 (3.52%) IBM Notes
8 8 (3.13%) IIS
9 7 (2.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (2.34%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.78%) WorkSite
11 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.39%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.39%) Apache
12 1 (0.39%) SAS
12 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 23 (8.98%) MS Office
3 6 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.39%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.52%) Office 365
2 7 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.56%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.39%) PaaS
5 1 (0.39%) IaaS
5 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (19.92%) SAN
2 40 (15.63%) Firewall
3 39 (15.23%) DNS
4 28 (10.94%) DHCP
5 17 (6.64%) Wireless
5 17 (6.64%) LAN
6 16 (6.25%) VPN
7 15 (5.86%) WAN
8 13 (5.08%) TCP/IP
9 10 (3.91%) IP Telephony
10 9 (3.52%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (3.13%) Cisco IPT
11 8 (3.13%) NetScaler
12 7 (2.73%) VLAN
12 7 (2.73%) NAS
13 6 (2.34%) iSCSI
13 6 (2.34%) MPLS
14 5 (1.95%) LDAP
14 5 (1.95%) SSH
15 3 (1.17%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.56%) DB2
4 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.78%) Big Data
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.39%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.39%) MySQL
7 1 (0.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.78%) MSI
3 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (8.20%) Finance
2 10 (3.91%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.17%) Games
5 2 (0.78%) Local Government
5 2 (0.78%) Banking
5 2 (0.78%) Retail
5 2 (0.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.39%) Automotive
6 1 (0.39%) Legal
6 1 (0.39%) Military
6 1 (0.39%) Billing
6 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (21.88%) Analyst
2 41 (16.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (9.77%) Support Analyst
4 20 (7.81%) Consultant
5 18 (7.03%) 3rd Line Support
6 17 (6.64%) Support Engineer
7 14 (5.47%) Administrator
7 14 (5.47%) Architect
8 11 (4.30%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (3.91%) Network Engineer
9 10 (3.91%) Desktop Support
9 10 (3.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 10 (3.91%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (3.52%) Senior Support Analyst
10 9 (3.52%) Server Engineer
10 9 (3.52%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (3.13%) Desktop Analyst
11 8 (3.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 7 (2.73%) Network Analyst
12 7 (2.73%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.95%) .NET
2 3 (1.17%) SOAP
2 3 (1.17%) Web Services
2 3 (1.17%) MSMQ
2 3 (1.17%) REST
3 2 (0.78%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.39%) WinForms
4 1 (0.39%) Middleware
4 1 (0.39%) CSS
4 1 (0.39%) HTML
4 1 (0.39%) NHibernate
4 1 (0.39%) WPF
4 1 (0.39%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (0.39%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.94%) Clustering
2 17 (6.64%) Blackberry
3 13 (5.08%) Replication
4 12 (4.69%) PKI
5 5 (1.95%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.95%) CLARiiON
5 5 (1.95%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.95%) FMCG
6 3 (1.17%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.17%) iPad
6 3 (1.17%) Online Games
7 2 (0.78%) iPhone
7 2 (0.78%) CMDB
7 2 (0.78%) CCTV
7 2 (0.78%) Handset
8 1 (0.39%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.39%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 185 (72.27%) Windows
2 80 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (25.00%) Linux
4 57 (22.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 48 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (11.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (8.20%) UNIX
8 15 (5.86%) Windows 7
9 13 (5.08%) Solaris
9 13 (5.08%) CentOS
10 11 (4.30%) AIX
11 8 (3.13%) VMS
12 7 (2.73%) Mac OS X
12 7 (2.73%) Windows XP
13 6 (2.34%) Windows 2000
14 5 (1.95%) SUSE
14 5 (1.95%) Windows Vista
15 4 (1.56%) Windows 8
15 4 (1.56%) Apple iOS
16 3 (1.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (14.45%) ITIL
2 22 (8.59%) Migration
3 12 (4.69%) Service Delivery
4 10 (3.91%) Project Management
5 9 (3.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (3.52%) Configuration Management
6 8 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (3.13%) Change Management
6 8 (3.13%) Service Management
7 7 (2.73%) Asset Management
7 7 (2.73%) Network Design
8 6 (2.34%) Network Load Balancing
8 6 (2.34%) E-Commerce
9 5 (1.95%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (1.95%) Load Balancing
10 4 (1.56%) Software Licensing
10 4 (1.56%) Mentoring
10 4 (1.56%) Software Asset Management
10 4 (1.56%) Change Control
10 4 (1.56%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 42 (16.41%) SQL
2 18 (7.03%) PowerShell
3 12 (4.69%) Perl
4 7 (2.73%) Shell Script
4 7 (2.73%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.56%) Korn
6 3 (1.17%) Tcl
6 3 (1.17%) Java
6 3 (1.17%) Python
7 2 (0.78%) Ruby
7 2 (0.78%) PHP
7 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.39%) C
8 1 (0.39%) C#
8 1 (0.39%) C++
8 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.39%) VBScript
8 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (8.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (7.03%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.86%) MCSE
3 15 (5.86%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (4.30%) MCITP
4 11 (4.30%) Degree
5 8 (3.13%) CCNA
5 8 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.34%) MCP
8 3 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.17%) MCTS
9 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.78%) VCAP
9 2 (0.78%) NCDA
9 2 (0.78%) NCIE
9 2 (0.78%) MCSA
9 2 (0.78%) ISEB
10 1 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 115 (44.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 102 (39.84%) Active Directory
3 34 (13.28%) vSphere
4 27 (10.55%) Hyper-V
5 23 (8.98%) XenApp
6 20 (7.81%) VMware ESX
7 13 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (3.52%) XenDesktop
9 8 (3.13%) XenServer
10 7 (2.73%) vCloud
11 6 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (1.56%) ISA Server
12 4 (1.56%) NFS
13 3 (1.17%) MetaFrame
13 3 (1.17%) Terminal Services
13 3 (1.17%) SRDF
13 3 (1.17%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (1.17%) PowerHA
14 2 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (10.94%) SCCM
2 10 (3.91%) Puppet
2 10 (3.91%) Backup Exec
3 8 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
3 8 (3.13%) SCOM
4 6 (2.34%) WSUS
5 5 (1.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (1.95%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.56%) OpenView
6 4 (1.56%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.17%) Nagios
7 3 (1.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.17%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (1.17%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (1.17%) SCSM
7 3 (1.17%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 110 (42.97%) Microsoft
2 100 (39.06%) Citrix
3 76 (29.69%) HP
4 61 (23.83%) Cisco
5 34 (13.28%) NetApp
6 26 (10.16%) Oracle
7 19 (7.42%) Dell
7 19 (7.42%) EMC
8 17 (6.64%) 3PAR
9 16 (6.25%) Red Hat
10 15 (5.86%) IBM
11 13 (5.08%) Symantec
12 10 (3.91%) Brocade
12 10 (3.91%) Lotus
13 7 (2.73%) CheckPoint
13 7 (2.73%) Veeam
14 6 (2.34%) McAfee
14 6 (2.34%) BMC
14 6 (2.34%) Sophos
15 5 (1.95%) AppSense
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