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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 41 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware 136 125 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.40% 5.24% 6.38%
As % of the Vendors category 9.59% 11.30% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 71 95
Average daily rate
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£280 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 11
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -20.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £18.55 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.25 £25.00 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
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
1418 1106 1410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.89% 46.37% 46.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 518 656
Average daily rate £340 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £179 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 152 135
Average hourly rate £20.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +9 40 £288 +2.67% 12
Hertfordshire -18 33 £375 +5.26% 19
Essex -22 25 £363 +3.57% 6
Norfolk -1 16 £173 -
Bedfordshire -26 12 £275 -16.66% 10
Suffolk +14 10 £234 +7.47% 3
East Anglia - - - -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 178 (67.68%) Windows
2 131 (49.81%) Active Directory
3 124 (47.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 104 (39.54%) Microsoft
5 102 (38.78%) Citrix
6 88 (33.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 72 (27.38%) MS Exchange
8 65 (24.71%) HP
9 63 (23.95%) Cisco
10 58 (22.05%) SAN
11 55 (20.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 55 (20.91%) DNS
11 55 (20.91%) Linux
12 53 (20.15%) ITIL
13 50 (19.01%) SQL
14 44 (16.73%) Exchange Server 2010
15 43 (16.35%) DHCP
16 42 (15.97%) SQL Server
17 37 (14.07%) Firewall
18 36 (13.69%) Windows 7
19 35 (13.31%) vSphere
19 35 (13.31%) SCCM
20 34 (12.93%) NetApp
21 33 (12.55%) Finance
22 32 (12.17%) Microsoft Certification
23 30 (11.41%) Oracle
23 30 (11.41%) MS Excel
23 30 (11.41%) Exchange Server 2007
23 30 (11.41%) Windows Server 2012
24 27 (10.27%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 72 (27.38%) MS Exchange
2 44 (16.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (11.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 27 (10.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 20 (7.60%) SharePoint
6 13 (4.94%) IIS
7 11 (4.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (2.66%) Apache
9 6 (2.28%) IBM Notes
9 6 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.76%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.76%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.38%) SAS
12 1 (0.38%) Lync
12 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (11.41%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.46%) MS Office
3 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.38%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.52%) Office 365
2 3 (1.14%) SaaS
3 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 58 (22.05%) SAN
2 55 (20.91%) DNS
3 43 (16.35%) DHCP
4 37 (14.07%) Firewall
5 25 (9.51%) TCP/IP
6 18 (6.84%) LAN
7 16 (6.08%) WAN
8 14 (5.32%) VPN
8 14 (5.32%) NAS
9 10 (3.80%) Network Security
10 9 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (3.04%) NetScaler
12 7 (2.66%) iSCSI
12 7 (2.66%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (2.28%) VoIP
13 6 (2.28%) VLAN
13 6 (2.28%) Wireless
14 5 (1.90%) MPLS
15 4 (1.52%) IPsec
15 4 (1.52%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (15.97%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.04%) Oracle Exadata
3 8 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (1.52%) DB2
7 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.76%) Cognos Impromptu
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.38%) MySQL
10 1 (0.38%) MS Access
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.52%) MSI
3 3 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.38%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.38%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
General
1 33 (12.55%) Finance
2 14 (5.32%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.52%) Advertising
4 2 (0.76%) Publishing
4 2 (0.76%) Games
4 2 (0.76%) Legal
4 2 (0.76%) Retail
5 1 (0.38%) Billing
5 1 (0.38%) Local Government
5 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.38%) Military
5 1 (0.38%) Banking
5 1 (0.38%) Back Office
5 1 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 52 (19.77%) Analyst
2 46 (17.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (9.89%) Support Engineer
4 23 (8.75%) 3rd Line Support
5 19 (7.22%) Administrator
5 19 (7.22%) Support Analyst
6 15 (5.70%) Consultant
7 14 (5.32%) Systems Administrator
7 14 (5.32%) Server Engineer
8 12 (4.56%) Architect
8 12 (4.56%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (3.80%) Network Engineer
9 10 (3.80%) Service Analyst
9 10 (3.80%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (3.42%) IT Support
10 9 (3.42%) Wintel Engineer
11 7 (2.66%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 7 (2.66%) Security Analyst
11 7 (2.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.52%) .NET
2 3 (1.14%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.76%) MSMQ
3 2 (0.76%) Middleware
3 2 (0.76%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.38%) HTML
4 1 (0.38%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (0.38%) CSS
4 1 (0.38%) SOAP
4 1 (0.38%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.38%) jQuery
4 1 (0.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.51%) Clustering
2 17 (6.46%) Blackberry
3 14 (5.32%) PKI
4 13 (4.94%) Replication
5 6 (2.28%) CCTV
6 5 (1.90%) Thin Client
6 5 (1.90%) CLARiiON
6 5 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.90%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.90%) Fat Client
6 5 (1.90%) FMCG
7 3 (1.14%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.14%) iPad
7 3 (1.14%) CMDB
7 3 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.76%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.76%) Handset
8 2 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.76%) iPhone
9 1 (0.38%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 178 (67.68%) Windows
2 88 (33.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (20.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 55 (20.91%) Linux
4 36 (13.69%) Windows 7
5 30 (11.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (6.46%) UNIX
7 16 (6.08%) Windows XP
8 13 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (3.80%) Solaris
10 9 (3.42%) AIX
11 7 (2.66%) Windows 2000
12 6 (2.28%) Windows Vista
13 5 (1.90%) SUSE
14 4 (1.52%) HPUX
14 4 (1.52%) CentOS
14 4 (1.52%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.52%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.76%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.76%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (20.15%) ITIL
2 15 (5.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (4.94%) Service Delivery
4 11 (4.18%) Migration
5 10 (3.80%) Service Management
6 9 (3.42%) Load Balancing
7 7 (2.66%) E-Commerce
7 7 (2.66%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (2.66%) Mentoring
8 6 (2.28%) PRINCE2
8 6 (2.28%) Change Management
8 6 (2.28%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (2.28%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (1.90%) Change Control
9 5 (1.90%) Configuration Management
9 5 (1.90%) Asset Management
9 5 (1.90%) TOGAF
9 5 (1.90%) Information Security
10 4 (1.52%) Scrum
10 4 (1.52%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (19.01%) SQL
2 24 (9.13%) PowerShell
3 16 (6.08%) Perl
4 9 (3.42%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.90%) VB
5 5 (1.90%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.52%) VBScript
6 4 (1.52%) Korn
6 4 (1.52%) Python
6 4 (1.52%) Tcl
6 4 (1.52%) Java
6 4 (1.52%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.76%) C
7 2 (0.76%) PHP
7 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.76%) Ruby
8 1 (0.38%) VBA
8 1 (0.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (12.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (9.51%) MCSE
3 20 (7.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (6.84%) Security Cleared
5 16 (6.08%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (5.70%) SC Cleared
7 11 (4.18%) MCITP
7 11 (4.18%) CCNA
8 9 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (3.04%) MCSA
9 8 (3.04%) MCP
10 6 (2.28%) VCP5
11 5 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (1.90%) MCTS
11 5 (1.90%) CCNP
12 4 (1.52%) Degree
13 2 (0.76%) NCDA
13 2 (0.76%) NCIE
13 2 (0.76%) VCAP
13 2 (0.76%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.08%) SLA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 131 (49.81%) Active Directory
2 124 (47.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (13.31%) vSphere
4 20 (7.60%) Hyper-V
5 17 (6.46%) XenApp
5 17 (6.46%) VMware ESX
6 9 (3.42%) Terminal Services
7 8 (3.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (2.66%) vCloud
9 5 (1.90%) VMware Server
9 5 (1.90%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.52%) XenServer
10 4 (1.52%) ISA Server
11 3 (1.14%) MetaFrame
11 3 (1.14%) Xen
11 3 (1.14%) VMFS
12 2 (0.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 35 (13.31%) SCCM
2 15 (5.70%) Backup Exec
3 10 (3.80%) SCOM
4 9 (3.42%) NetBackup
5 8 (3.04%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (2.28%) Puppet
7 5 (1.90%) HP SIM
7 5 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.14%) ARCserve
8 3 (1.14%) WSUS
8 3 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (1.14%) SCOrch
8 3 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (1.14%) SCSM
9 2 (0.76%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.76%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 104 (39.54%) Microsoft
2 102 (38.78%) Citrix
3 65 (24.71%) HP
4 63 (23.95%) Cisco
5 34 (12.93%) NetApp
6 30 (11.41%) Oracle
7 24 (9.13%) EMC
8 15 (5.70%) Symantec
9 14 (5.32%) IBM
10 13 (4.94%) Dell
11 12 (4.56%) Remedy
12 11 (4.18%) Red Hat
13 10 (3.80%) Sophos
14 9 (3.42%) CheckPoint
14 9 (3.42%) CommVault
14 9 (3.42%) F5
15 8 (3.04%) Veeam
15 8 (3.04%) BMC
16 7 (2.66%) Veritas
17 6 (2.28%) Lotus
Essex
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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