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 27 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 34 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware 149 133 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.21% 5.55% 4.79%
As % of the Vendors category 11.08% 12.04% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 73 76
Average daily rate
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£275 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.03% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £215 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 7
Average hourly rate £24.50 £23.20 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +7.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £15.40 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £33.00 £29.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +1.16%
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
1345 1105 1344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 47.00% 46.08% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 831 552 645
Average daily rate £350 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £155 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 166 152
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.00 £36.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 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
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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
Cambridgeshire 0 42 £275 +14.58% 12
Hertfordshire -9 37 £400 +10.34% 30
Essex -11 31 £313 -6.71% 5
Norfolk +9 16 £175 -36.36%
Bedfordshire -9 16 £275 -8.33% 3
Suffolk +4 7 £248 -1.00% 6
East Anglia - - - -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

1 168 (67.74%) Windows
2 114 (45.97%) Active Directory
2 114 (45.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (41.53%) Citrix
4 99 (39.92%) Microsoft
5 76 (30.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 67 (27.02%) HP
7 64 (25.81%) Linux
8 60 (24.19%) MS Exchange
9 54 (21.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 51 (20.56%) SAN
11 46 (18.55%) Cisco
11 46 (18.55%) SQL
12 44 (17.74%) DNS
13 43 (17.34%) ITIL
14 39 (15.73%) Windows Server 2012
15 37 (14.92%) vSphere
15 37 (14.92%) SQL Server
16 36 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2010
17 35 (14.11%) Firewall
18 32 (12.90%) Clustering
18 32 (12.90%) DHCP
19 31 (12.50%) MS Excel
19 31 (12.50%) SCCM
20 29 (11.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 25 (10.08%) Oracle
21 25 (10.08%) Finance
22 24 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
23 22 (8.87%) Hyper-V
23 22 (8.87%) XenApp

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 60 (24.19%) MS Exchange
2 36 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (6.05%) SharePoint
5 13 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (3.63%) IIS
8 8 (3.23%) Lync
9 7 (2.82%) IBM Notes
10 6 (2.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.21%) Apache
11 3 (1.21%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.81%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.40%) SAS
13 1 (0.40%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 31 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.45%) MS Office
3 3 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Summit
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.81%) Office 365
3 1 (0.40%) PaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (20.56%) SAN
2 44 (17.74%) DNS
3 35 (14.11%) Firewall
4 32 (12.90%) DHCP
5 16 (6.45%) VPN
5 16 (6.45%) LAN
6 15 (6.05%) TCP/IP
7 14 (5.65%) WAN
8 10 (4.03%) NetScaler
9 7 (2.82%) VLAN
9 7 (2.82%) NAS
9 7 (2.82%) MPLS
10 6 (2.42%) LDAP
10 6 (2.42%) VoIP
10 6 (2.42%) Wireless
10 6 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (2.02%) SSH
12 4 (1.61%) Broadband
12 4 (1.61%) IPsec
12 4 (1.61%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (1.61%) DB2
7 3 (1.21%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.81%) Big Data
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.40%) MS Access
9 1 (0.40%) MySQL
9 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.40%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (1.21%) MSI
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
General
1 25 (10.08%) Finance
2 11 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.61%) Advertising
3 4 (1.61%) Games
4 2 (0.81%) Local Government
5 1 (0.40%) Billing
5 1 (0.40%) Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Retail
5 1 (0.40%) Military
5 1 (0.40%) Automotive
5 1 (0.40%) Legal
5 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (20.56%) Analyst
2 39 (15.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (9.27%) Support Analyst
4 21 (8.47%) Support Engineer
5 19 (7.66%) 3rd Line Support
5 19 (7.66%) Administrator
6 18 (7.26%) Consultant
7 15 (6.05%) Systems Administrator
8 14 (5.65%) Systems Engineer
8 14 (5.65%) Server Engineer
9 11 (4.44%) Architect
10 10 (4.03%) Desktop Support
11 9 (3.63%) IT Support
11 9 (3.63%) Wintel Engineer
11 9 (3.63%) Network Engineer
12 8 (3.23%) Service Analyst
12 8 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
12 8 (3.23%) Desktop Analyst
12 8 (3.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 7 (2.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.61%) .NET
2 3 (1.21%) REST
2 3 (1.21%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.21%) MSMQ
2 3 (1.21%) SOAP
3 2 (0.81%) Middleware
4 1 (0.40%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.40%) jQuery
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.40%) HTML
4 1 (0.40%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.90%) Clustering
2 19 (7.66%) Blackberry
3 14 (5.65%) PKI
4 12 (4.84%) Replication
5 6 (2.42%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.02%) FMCG
6 5 (2.02%) CLARiiON
6 5 (2.02%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.21%) Online Games
8 2 (0.81%) Handset
8 2 (0.81%) CMDB
8 2 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.81%) CCTV
8 2 (0.81%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.40%) iPad
9 1 (0.40%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.40%) Statistics
9 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 168 (67.74%) Windows
2 76 (30.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (25.81%) Linux
4 54 (21.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (15.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (11.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (7.66%) Windows 7
8 16 (6.45%) UNIX
9 14 (5.65%) CentOS
10 13 (5.24%) Solaris
11 10 (4.03%) Windows XP
12 8 (3.23%) AIX
12 8 (3.23%) VMS
13 7 (2.82%) Windows 2000
13 7 (2.82%) Mac OS X
14 5 (2.02%) SUSE
15 4 (1.61%) Windows Vista
15 4 (1.61%) Apple iOS
16 3 (1.21%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (1.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.34%) ITIL
2 14 (5.65%) Service Delivery
3 12 (4.84%) Migration
4 11 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (3.63%) Configuration Management
6 8 (3.23%) Service Management
6 8 (3.23%) Load Balancing
7 7 (2.82%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (2.82%) Asset Management
7 7 (2.82%) Project Management
7 7 (2.82%) E-Commerce
8 6 (2.42%) Change Management
8 6 (2.42%) Network Load Balancing
9 5 (2.02%) Change Control
9 5 (2.02%) Mentoring
9 5 (2.02%) TOGAF
9 5 (2.02%) PRINCE2
10 4 (1.61%) CRM
10 4 (1.61%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 46 (18.55%) SQL
2 20 (8.06%) PowerShell
3 11 (4.44%) Perl
4 7 (2.82%) Bash Shell
4 7 (2.82%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.61%) Tcl
5 4 (1.61%) Java
5 4 (1.61%) Python
5 4 (1.61%) Korn
6 3 (1.21%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.21%) VBScript
7 2 (0.81%) C
7 2 (0.81%) PHP
7 2 (0.81%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.81%) Ruby
8 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.40%) C++
8 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (7.66%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 15 (6.05%) MCSE
5 10 (4.03%) MCITP
6 9 (3.63%) Degree
6 9 (3.63%) MCP
6 9 (3.63%) CCNA
6 9 (3.63%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.02%) MCTS
9 4 (1.61%) MCSA
9 4 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.81%) ISEB
11 2 (0.81%) VCAP
11 2 (0.81%) NCDA
11 2 (0.81%) NCIE
12 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.05%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 114 (45.97%) Active Directory
1 114 (45.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (14.92%) vSphere
3 22 (8.87%) Hyper-V
3 22 (8.87%) XenApp
4 14 (5.65%) VMware ESX
5 13 (5.24%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (4.84%) XenDesktop
7 8 (3.23%) vCloud
8 7 (2.82%) XenServer
8 7 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (2.02%) Terminal Services
9 5 (2.02%) ISA Server
10 4 (1.61%) NFS
11 3 (1.21%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (1.21%) MetaFrame
12 2 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.40%) VMFS
13 1 (0.40%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (12.50%) SCCM
2 12 (4.84%) Backup Exec
3 10 (4.03%) SCOM
3 10 (4.03%) Puppet
4 7 (2.82%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (1.21%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (1.21%) SCSM
7 3 (1.21%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.21%) WSUS
7 3 (1.21%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.21%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (1.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.21%) Nagios
8 2 (0.81%) OpenView
Vendors
1 103 (41.53%) Citrix
2 99 (39.92%) Microsoft
3 67 (27.02%) HP
4 46 (18.55%) Cisco
5 25 (10.08%) Oracle
6 21 (8.47%) NetApp
7 19 (7.66%) EMC
8 16 (6.45%) Symantec
8 16 (6.45%) Red Hat
9 15 (6.05%) Dell
9 15 (6.05%) 3PAR
10 14 (5.65%) IBM
11 11 (4.44%) Sophos
12 9 (3.63%) CheckPoint
13 8 (3.23%) Brocade
14 7 (2.82%) Veeam
14 7 (2.82%) Lotus
14 7 (2.82%) Remedy
15 6 (2.42%) BMC
15 6 (2.42%) McAfee
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Red10
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Posted: 6 days ago
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