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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 25 44 27
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Contract jobs citing VMware 164 128 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.21% 4.11% 5.46%
As % of the Vendors category 12.58% 8.64% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 81 51
Average daily rate
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£338 £309 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.22% +23.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £150 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 3 16
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £24.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £19.90 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.30 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.13 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.24% -6.11%
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
1304 1482 1005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 49.41% 47.53% 44.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 736 453
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 93 132
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +22 57 £400 +73.91% 27
Cambridgeshire +12 39 £338 +8.00% 19
Essex +1 33 £275 -31.25% 9
Bedfordshire +3 13 £175 -30.00% 7
Norfolk +9 11 £263 -1.40% 3
Suffolk +8 11 £225 -12.62%
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 196 (69.26%) Windows
2 126 (44.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 111 (39.22%) Active Directory
4 106 (37.46%) Citrix
5 98 (34.63%) Microsoft
6 84 (29.68%) HP
7 81 (28.62%) Cisco
7 81 (28.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 67 (23.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 67 (23.67%) MS Exchange
9 66 (23.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 54 (19.08%) Linux
11 47 (16.61%) SAN
11 47 (16.61%) vSphere
12 46 (16.25%) SQL Server
12 46 (16.25%) Firewall
13 45 (15.90%) Hyper-V
14 40 (14.13%) DNS
15 39 (13.78%) ITIL
16 38 (13.43%) Oracle
17 37 (13.07%) NetApp
18 36 (12.72%) XenApp
18 36 (12.72%) Exchange Server 2010
19 35 (12.37%) SQL
20 34 (12.01%) VMware ESX
21 30 (10.60%) SharePoint
22 27 (9.54%) Finance
22 27 (9.54%) TCP/IP
22 27 (9.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 26 (9.19%) Amazon AWS

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 67 (23.67%) MS Exchange
2 36 (12.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (10.60%) SharePoint
4 23 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (7.07%) IIS
6 13 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (3.89%) Lync
7 11 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (3.53%) Tomcat
9 7 (2.47%) WebLogic
10 6 (2.12%) Apache
11 5 (1.77%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.77%) GlassFish
11 5 (1.77%) WorkSite
11 5 (1.77%) JBoss
11 5 (1.77%) IBM Notes
11 5 (1.77%) Lotus Domino
11 5 (1.77%) Zope
11 5 (1.77%) Plone
12 4 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 26 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 24 (8.48%) MS Office
3 4 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.12%) Maximo
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.35%) TeleForm
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.19%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.59%) Office 365
3 7 (2.47%) PaaS
4 6 (2.12%) SaaS
5 5 (1.77%) IBM SmartCloud
6 4 (1.41%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.71%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (16.61%) SAN
2 46 (16.25%) Firewall
3 40 (14.13%) DNS
4 27 (9.54%) TCP/IP
5 25 (8.83%) DHCP
6 24 (8.48%) LAN
7 21 (7.42%) WAN
7 21 (7.42%) Wireless
8 17 (6.01%) VPN
9 10 (3.53%) IP Telephony
9 10 (3.53%) Cisco IPT
10 9 (3.18%) VLAN
11 8 (2.83%) NetScaler
11 8 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (2.47%) NAS
12 7 (2.47%) LDAP
12 7 (2.47%) Internet
13 6 (2.12%) VoIP
13 6 (2.12%) FTP
13 6 (2.12%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.89%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.12%) RDBMS
4 5 (1.77%) Big Data
4 5 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.41%) MySQL
5 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.35%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.35%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.35%) TestLink
2 1 (0.35%) Robot Framework
2 1 (0.35%) Selenium
2 1 (0.35%) JIRA
2 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (9.54%) Finance
2 4 (1.41%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.06%) Local Government
3 3 (1.06%) Retail
4 2 (0.71%) Games
4 2 (0.71%) Banking
5 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 61 (21.55%) Analyst
2 34 (12.01%) Support Engineer
3 30 (10.60%) Architect
4 29 (10.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 25 (8.83%) Support Analyst
5 25 (8.83%) 3rd Line Support
6 20 (7.07%) Administrator
7 19 (6.71%) Consultant
7 19 (6.71%) Desktop Support
8 16 (5.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 14 (4.95%) Network Engineer
9 14 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (4.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 13 (4.59%) Systems Administrator
10 13 (4.59%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (3.89%) Technical Architect
12 10 (3.53%) Infrastructure Architect
13 9 (3.18%) Data Centre Engineer
13 9 (3.18%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (3.18%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.59%) Web Services
2 8 (2.83%) SOAP
2 8 (2.83%) REST
3 5 (1.77%) .NET
4 2 (0.71%) Middleware
4 2 (0.71%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.35%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.35%) WPF
5 1 (0.35%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.35%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.71%) Clustering
2 11 (3.89%) Management Information System
2 11 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.53%) Blackberry
4 9 (3.18%) iPhone
4 9 (3.18%) Replication
5 8 (2.83%) iPad
6 6 (2.12%) GIS
6 6 (2.12%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.77%) PKI
8 4 (1.41%) CLARiiON
8 4 (1.41%) Symmetrix
8 4 (1.41%) EMC Centera
8 4 (1.41%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.41%) Symmetrix DMX
8 4 (1.41%) Celerra
8 4 (1.41%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.06%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.71%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 196 (69.26%) Windows
2 81 (28.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (23.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 66 (23.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 54 (19.08%) Linux
6 27 (9.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (7.77%) UNIX
8 20 (7.07%) Windows 7
9 11 (3.89%) CentOS
10 9 (3.18%) Windows 8
10 9 (3.18%) Solaris
11 8 (2.83%) Windows XP
11 8 (2.83%) Windows 2000 Server
12 7 (2.47%) Android
12 7 (2.47%) VMS
12 7 (2.47%) Mac OS X
13 6 (2.12%) Debian
14 3 (1.06%) AIX
15 2 (0.71%) Fedora
15 2 (0.71%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (13.78%) ITIL
2 26 (9.19%) Project Management
3 25 (8.83%) Migration
4 21 (7.42%) Service Delivery
5 14 (4.95%) Change Management
6 13 (4.59%) SOA
7 11 (3.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (3.53%) Change Control
9 9 (3.18%) Configuration Management
9 9 (3.18%) PRINCE2
10 8 (2.83%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (2.83%) TOGAF
10 8 (2.83%) Content Management
11 7 (2.47%) High Availability
11 7 (2.47%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (2.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (2.12%) Process Management
12 6 (2.12%) E-Commerce
12 6 (2.12%) ETL
12 6 (2.12%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (12.37%) SQL
2 14 (4.95%) PowerShell
3 12 (4.24%) Bash Shell
4 11 (3.89%) Perl
5 9 (3.18%) Shell Script
5 9 (3.18%) Python
6 5 (1.77%) Korn
7 3 (1.06%) Bourne shell
7 3 (1.06%) C-shell
7 3 (1.06%) C
8 2 (0.71%) C++
8 2 (0.71%) Java
8 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (6.36%) Degree
2 15 (5.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (4.59%) CCNA
5 11 (3.89%) MCSE
6 8 (2.83%) Security Cleared
7 7 (2.47%) MCP
8 6 (2.12%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (1.77%) HNC
10 4 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.41%) LPIC
11 3 (1.06%) MCITP
11 3 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.71%) CCNP
12 2 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.35%) CCSE
13 1 (0.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.95%) SLA
2 3 (1.06%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.35%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 126 (44.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 111 (39.22%) Active Directory
3 47 (16.61%) vSphere
4 45 (15.90%) Hyper-V
5 36 (12.72%) XenApp
6 34 (12.01%) VMware ESX
7 14 (4.95%) XenServer
8 10 (3.53%) XenDesktop
8 10 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (3.18%) vCloud
10 6 (2.12%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (1.06%) DFS Replication
12 3 (1.06%) SRDF
12 3 (1.06%) PowerHA
12 3 (1.06%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.71%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.71%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.71%) NFS
13 2 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 21 (7.42%) SCCM
2 6 (2.12%) Backup Exec
2 6 (2.12%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (2.12%) WSUS
3 5 (1.77%) SCOM
4 4 (1.41%) Puppet
5 3 (1.06%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.06%) OpenView
6 2 (0.71%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.71%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.71%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.35%) vMotion
7 1 (0.35%) Iperf
7 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.35%) Nessus
7 1 (0.35%) Nmap
Vendors
1 106 (37.46%) Citrix
2 98 (34.63%) Microsoft
3 84 (29.68%) HP
4 81 (28.62%) Cisco
5 38 (13.43%) Oracle
6 37 (13.07%) NetApp
7 24 (8.48%) Red Hat
8 22 (7.77%) 3PAR
8 22 (7.77%) Dell
9 17 (6.01%) EMC
10 16 (5.65%) IBM
11 12 (4.24%) Brocade
12 9 (3.18%) SolarWinds
12 9 (3.18%) CheckPoint
13 6 (2.12%) ESRI
13 6 (2.12%) Apple
13 6 (2.12%) Lotus
13 6 (2.12%) F5
13 6 (2.12%) Veeam
14 5 (1.77%) BMC
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £38 - £40.5 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day + NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Harlow
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £250 - £264 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 6 days ago
Harlow
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Royston
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago