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 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 July 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 of England 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 48 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware 119 122 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.93% 5.13% 6.40%
As % of the Vendors category 8.74% 11.14% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 62 85
Average daily rate
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£240 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £222 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 10
Average hourly rate £20.63 £20.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -39.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.55 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.63 £32.50 £49.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +18.75%
Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1362 1095 1409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.00% 46.03% 46.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 491 648
Average daily rate £353 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 120 139
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.66 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -13.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.85 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
VMware
England

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 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Essex -3 33 £300 -27.27% 1
Cambridgeshire -2 30 £188 -40.00% 9
Hertfordshire -13 21 £375 +15.38% 22
Bedfordshire -29 14 £300 +3.44% 6
Norfolk -5 10 £240 -4.95%
Suffolk -13 10 £200 -11.11% 3
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 150 (57.92%) Windows
2 122 (47.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (41.31%) Active Directory
4 101 (39.00%) Citrix
5 86 (33.20%) Microsoft
6 72 (27.80%) Cisco
7 68 (26.25%) MS Exchange
8 63 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 61 (23.55%) SAN
10 57 (22.01%) HP
11 49 (18.92%) DNS
11 49 (18.92%) SQL
12 45 (17.37%) Exchange Server 2010
13 42 (16.22%) NetApp
14 40 (15.44%) Linux
15 39 (15.06%) ITIL
15 39 (15.06%) Windows Server 2003
15 39 (15.06%) Finance
16 38 (14.67%) vSphere
17 37 (14.29%) SCCM
17 37 (14.29%) Firewall
18 36 (13.90%) DHCP
19 35 (13.51%) XenApp
20 34 (13.13%) Windows 7
20 34 (13.13%) SQL Server
21 33 (12.74%) Microsoft Certification
22 30 (11.58%) MCSE
23 28 (10.81%) Oracle
23 28 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2003
24 27 (10.42%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 68 (26.25%) MS Exchange
2 45 (17.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2003
4 25 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (6.56%) SharePoint
6 11 (4.25%) Apache
6 11 (4.25%) IIS
7 8 (3.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (2.32%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.93%) JOnAS
10 4 (1.54%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.16%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.77%) SAS
12 2 (0.77%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.77%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.77%) Lync
13 1 (0.39%) CloudStack
13 1 (0.39%) Node.js
13 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (10.04%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.47%) MS Office
3 3 (1.16%) MS Project
4 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.77%) Magento
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.16%) SaaS
3 2 (0.77%) Office 365
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (23.55%) SAN
2 49 (18.92%) DNS
3 37 (14.29%) Firewall
4 36 (13.90%) DHCP
5 23 (8.88%) TCP/IP
6 22 (8.49%) LAN
7 18 (6.95%) NAS
7 18 (6.95%) WAN
8 17 (6.56%) Network Security
9 13 (5.02%) VPN
10 12 (4.63%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (4.25%) iSCSI
12 10 (3.86%) NetScaler
12 10 (3.86%) VLAN
13 9 (3.47%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (3.09%) BGP
15 7 (2.70%) IP Telephony
15 7 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
15 7 (2.70%) Internet
15 7 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.32%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (1.93%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.16%) DTS
7 3 (1.16%) MySQL
7 3 (1.16%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.77%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.77%) Cognos Impromptu
8 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.16%) TeamCity
1 3 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (1.16%) MSI
2 2 (0.77%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.77%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.39%) JIRA
3 1 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.39%) AdminStudio
General
1 39 (15.06%) Finance
2 6 (2.32%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.54%) French Language
4 3 (1.16%) Publishing
5 2 (0.77%) Advertising
5 2 (0.77%) Billing
6 1 (0.39%) Marketing
6 1 (0.39%) Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Retail
6 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.39%) Back Office
6 1 (0.39%) Games
6 1 (0.39%) Legal
6 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (17.37%) Analyst
2 36 (13.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 28 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
4 26 (10.04%) Support Engineer
5 20 (7.72%) Architect
6 18 (6.95%) Consultant
7 17 (6.56%) Support Analyst
7 17 (6.56%) Server Engineer
8 15 (5.79%) Administrator
9 13 (5.02%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (3.86%) Infrastructure Architect
10 10 (3.86%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 10 (3.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (3.47%) Network Engineer
11 9 (3.47%) Technical Consultant
11 9 (3.47%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (3.09%) Technical Architect
12 8 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (3.09%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (3.09%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.70%) .NET
2 4 (1.54%) .NET Framework
2 4 (1.54%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.16%) JRules
3 3 (1.16%) Web Services
4 2 (0.77%) SOAP
4 2 (0.77%) Middleware
4 2 (0.77%) REST
4 2 (0.77%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.39%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.39%) Flash
5 1 (0.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.56%) Clustering
2 14 (5.41%) Thin Client
2 14 (5.41%) Fat Client
3 11 (4.25%) Blackberry
4 8 (3.09%) PKI
5 7 (2.70%) iPhone
5 7 (2.70%) Replication
6 4 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.54%) CCTV
7 3 (1.16%) Open Source
7 3 (1.16%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.16%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.77%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.77%) NHS
8 2 (0.77%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.77%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.77%) iPad
9 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.39%) Statistics
9 1 (0.39%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 150 (57.92%) Windows
2 63 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (15.44%) Linux
4 39 (15.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (13.13%) Windows 7
6 23 (8.88%) UNIX
7 21 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (5.41%) Windows XP
9 7 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.32%) Solaris
11 5 (1.93%) HPUX
12 4 (1.54%) CentOS
13 3 (1.16%) VMS
14 2 (0.77%) AIX
14 2 (0.77%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.77%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.39%) Android
15 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (15.06%) ITIL
2 27 (10.42%) Migration
3 14 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (3.86%) PRINCE2
4 10 (3.86%) TOGAF
5 8 (3.09%) E-Commerce
6 7 (2.70%) Software Deployment
6 7 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (2.32%) Business Continuity
7 6 (2.32%) Service Delivery
7 6 (2.32%) Project Management
7 6 (2.32%) Test Strategy
8 5 (1.93%) Network Management
8 5 (1.93%) Load Balancing
8 5 (1.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (1.93%) Data Analysis
8 5 (1.93%) Service Management
8 5 (1.93%) Validation
8 5 (1.93%) Information Security
9 4 (1.54%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.92%) SQL
2 15 (5.79%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.47%) Perl
4 8 (3.09%) Java
5 6 (2.32%) VB
6 5 (1.93%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.54%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.54%) VBScript
8 3 (1.16%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.39%) Ruby
9 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.39%) Tcl
9 1 (0.39%) Python
9 1 (0.39%) PHP
9 1 (0.39%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (12.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (11.58%) MCSE
3 22 (8.49%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (8.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (6.18%) Security Cleared
5 14 (5.41%) CCNP
6 12 (4.63%) CCNA
6 12 (4.63%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.86%) MCITP
8 8 (3.09%) MCSA
9 7 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (2.70%) MCP
10 6 (2.32%) CCA
10 6 (2.32%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (2.32%) VCP5
11 5 (1.93%) CCSE
12 4 (1.54%) CCIE
12 4 (1.54%) RHCE
12 4 (1.54%) VCAP
13 3 (1.16%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.25%) SLA
2 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.77%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 122 (47.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 107 (41.31%) Active Directory
3 38 (14.67%) vSphere
4 35 (13.51%) XenApp
5 19 (7.34%) VMware ESX
5 19 (7.34%) Hyper-V
6 11 (4.25%) XenDesktop
7 10 (3.86%) Terminal Services
8 9 (3.47%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (3.09%) XenServer
10 7 (2.70%) VMware Server
10 7 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.93%) UAG
12 4 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (1.54%) ISA Server
12 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (1.16%) vCloud
13 3 (1.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 3 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (1.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (14.29%) SCCM
2 14 (5.41%) SCOM
3 9 (3.47%) Backup Exec
4 8 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (3.09%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (2.70%) NetBackup
6 6 (2.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (1.93%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (1.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (1.54%) HP SIM
8 4 (1.54%) Puppet
8 4 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.16%) WSUS
9 3 (1.16%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.77%) Foglight
10 2 (0.77%) OpenView
10 2 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.77%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.39%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.39%) collectd
Vendors
1 101 (39.00%) Citrix
2 86 (33.20%) Microsoft
3 72 (27.80%) Cisco
4 57 (22.01%) HP
5 42 (16.22%) NetApp
6 28 (10.81%) Oracle
7 23 (8.88%) EMC
8 13 (5.02%) Dell
9 11 (4.25%) IBM
9 11 (4.25%) CommVault
9 11 (4.25%) Symantec
10 10 (3.86%) Altiris
11 9 (3.47%) Veeam
11 9 (3.47%) CheckPoint
11 9 (3.47%) Red Hat
12 8 (3.09%) Remedy
12 8 (3.09%) Juniper
12 8 (3.09%) F5
12 8 (3.09%) Splunk
12 8 (3.09%) WatchGuard
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
JM
Rate: £125 - £175 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Essex
Montash
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
X4 Group
Rate: £180 - 200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Intapeople
Rate: £180 to £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Watford
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Peterborough
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago