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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 44 33 23
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware 130 123 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.30% 5.14% 6.59%
As % of the Vendors category 9.34% 11.06% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 64 88
Average daily rate
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£250 £325 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £204 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 12
Average hourly rate £20.63 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.55 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.63 £32.50 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1392 1112 1414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.00% 46.49% 46.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 496 659
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 122 139
Average hourly rate £23.43 £22.66 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.38% -17.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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 24 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 24 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 24 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 -1 33 £306 -25.75% 3
Cambridgeshire +7 31 £200 -41.17% 13
Hertfordshire -7 25 £331 +1.92% 18
Bedfordshire -23 18 £300 +3.44% 7
Norfolk -4 12 £238 -5.94% 1
Suffolk -18 11 £250 +39.86% 3
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 (58.37%) Windows
2 121 (47.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 108 (42.02%) Active Directory
4 103 (40.08%) Citrix
5 85 (33.07%) Microsoft
6 71 (27.63%) Cisco
7 68 (26.46%) MS Exchange
8 63 (24.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 60 (23.35%) SAN
10 57 (22.18%) HP
11 50 (19.46%) DNS
12 49 (19.07%) SQL
13 45 (17.51%) Exchange Server 2010
14 42 (16.34%) NetApp
15 41 (15.95%) Linux
16 38 (14.79%) ITIL
16 38 (14.79%) Windows Server 2003
16 38 (14.79%) SCCM
17 37 (14.40%) vSphere
17 37 (14.40%) DHCP
17 37 (14.40%) Firewall
17 37 (14.40%) Finance
18 36 (14.01%) XenApp
19 34 (13.23%) Windows 7
19 34 (13.23%) Microsoft Certification
20 33 (12.84%) SQL Server
21 31 (12.06%) MCSE
22 28 (10.89%) Oracle
23 27 (10.51%) Migration
23 27 (10.51%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 (26.46%) MS Exchange
2 45 (17.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (10.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 24 (9.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (6.61%) SharePoint
6 11 (4.28%) Apache
6 11 (4.28%) IIS
7 8 (3.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.95%) JOnAS
10 4 (1.56%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.17%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.78%) SAS
12 2 (0.78%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.78%) Lync
13 1 (0.39%) CloudStack
13 1 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (10.12%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.11%) MS Office
3 3 (1.17%) MS Project
4 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.78%) Magento
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.17%) SaaS
3 2 (0.78%) Office 365
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (23.35%) SAN
2 50 (19.46%) DNS
3 37 (14.40%) DHCP
3 37 (14.40%) Firewall
4 23 (8.95%) LAN
5 21 (8.17%) TCP/IP
6 19 (7.39%) NAS
6 19 (7.39%) WAN
7 17 (6.61%) Network Security
8 13 (5.06%) VPN
9 12 (4.67%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (4.28%) iSCSI
11 10 (3.89%) VLAN
11 10 (3.89%) NetScaler
12 9 (3.50%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (3.11%) BGP
14 7 (2.72%) Fibre Channel
14 7 (2.72%) IP Telephony
14 7 (2.72%) OSPF
14 7 (2.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.33%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (1.95%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.17%) DTS
7 3 (1.17%) MySQL
7 3 (1.17%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.78%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.78%) Cognos Impromptu
8 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.17%) TeamCity
1 3 (1.17%) MSI
1 3 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.78%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.78%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.39%) JIRA
3 1 (0.39%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 37 (14.40%) Finance
2 6 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.56%) French Language
4 3 (1.17%) Publishing
5 2 (0.78%) Billing
6 1 (0.39%) Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Retail
6 1 (0.39%) Marketing
6 1 (0.39%) Games
6 1 (0.39%) Back Office
6 1 (0.39%) Legal
6 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.39%) Advertising
6 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 43 (16.73%) Analyst
2 37 (14.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (10.12%) 3rd Line Support
4 25 (9.73%) Support Engineer
5 20 (7.78%) Architect
6 19 (7.39%) Consultant
7 18 (7.00%) Server Engineer
8 16 (6.23%) Support Analyst
9 14 (5.45%) Administrator
10 12 (4.67%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (3.89%) Technical Consultant
11 10 (3.89%) Infrastructure Architect
12 9 (3.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
12 9 (3.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (3.50%) Network Engineer
13 8 (3.11%) Technical Architect
13 8 (3.11%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (3.11%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (3.11%) 2nd Line Support
13 8 (3.11%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.72%) .NET
2 4 (1.56%) Application Packaging
2 4 (1.56%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.17%) JRules
3 3 (1.17%) Web Services
4 2 (0.78%) Middleware
4 2 (0.78%) SOAP
4 2 (0.78%) REST
4 2 (0.78%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.39%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.39%) Flash
5 1 (0.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.00%) Clustering
2 15 (5.84%) Thin Client
2 15 (5.84%) Fat Client
3 10 (3.89%) Blackberry
4 8 (3.11%) PKI
5 7 (2.72%) iPhone
5 7 (2.72%) Replication
6 4 (1.56%) CCTV
6 4 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.17%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.17%) Open Source
7 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.78%) NHS
8 2 (0.78%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.78%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.78%) iPad
9 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.39%) CMDB
9 1 (0.39%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 150 (58.37%) Windows
2 63 (24.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (15.95%) Linux
4 38 (14.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (13.23%) Windows 7
6 24 (9.34%) UNIX
7 21 (8.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (5.45%) Windows XP
9 7 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.33%) Solaris
11 5 (1.95%) HPUX
12 4 (1.56%) CentOS
13 3 (1.17%) VMS
14 2 (0.78%) AIX
14 2 (0.78%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.39%) Android
15 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (14.79%) ITIL
2 27 (10.51%) Migration
3 14 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (3.89%) PRINCE2
4 10 (3.89%) TOGAF
5 8 (3.11%) E-Commerce
5 8 (3.11%) Software Deployment
6 7 (2.72%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (2.72%) Business Continuity
7 6 (2.33%) Project Management
7 6 (2.33%) Service Delivery
7 6 (2.33%) Test Strategy
8 5 (1.95%) Network Management
8 5 (1.95%) Load Balancing
8 5 (1.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (1.95%) Data Analysis
8 5 (1.95%) Validation
8 5 (1.95%) Information Security
8 5 (1.95%) Service Management
9 4 (1.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 49 (19.07%) SQL
2 15 (5.84%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.50%) Perl
4 8 (3.11%) Java
5 6 (2.33%) VB
6 5 (1.95%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.56%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.56%) VBScript
8 3 (1.17%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.39%) Ruby
9 1 (0.39%) Python
9 1 (0.39%) PHP
9 1 (0.39%) C
9 1 (0.39%) Tcl
9 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (13.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (12.06%) MCSE
3 22 (8.56%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (8.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (6.23%) Security Cleared
5 14 (5.45%) CCNP
6 12 (4.67%) CCNA
6 12 (4.67%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.89%) MCITP
8 9 (3.50%) MCSA
9 8 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (2.72%) MCP
11 6 (2.33%) CCA
11 6 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (2.33%) VCP5
12 5 (1.95%) CCSE
13 4 (1.56%) CCIE
13 4 (1.56%) RHCE
13 4 (1.56%) VCAP
14 3 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.67%) SLA
2 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 121 (47.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 108 (42.02%) Active Directory
3 37 (14.40%) vSphere
4 36 (14.01%) XenApp
5 20 (7.78%) VMware ESX
5 20 (7.78%) Hyper-V
6 12 (4.67%) XenDesktop
7 10 (3.89%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (3.50%) Terminal Services
9 8 (3.11%) XenServer
10 7 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (2.72%) VMware Server
11 5 (1.95%) UAG
11 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (1.95%) ISA Server
12 4 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
13 3 (1.17%) vCloud
13 3 (1.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 3 (1.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (1.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (14.79%) SCCM
2 14 (5.45%) SCOM
3 9 (3.50%) Backup Exec
4 8 (3.11%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (3.11%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (2.72%) NetBackup
6 6 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (1.95%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (1.56%) HP SIM
8 4 (1.56%) Puppet
8 4 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.17%) WSUS
10 2 (0.78%) OpenView
10 2 (0.78%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.78%) Foglight
10 2 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.39%) collectd
11 1 (0.39%) Opsview
Vendors
1 103 (40.08%) Citrix
2 85 (33.07%) Microsoft
3 71 (27.63%) Cisco
4 57 (22.18%) HP
5 42 (16.34%) NetApp
6 28 (10.89%) Oracle
7 23 (8.95%) EMC
8 14 (5.45%) Dell
9 12 (4.67%) IBM
10 11 (4.28%) Symantec
10 11 (4.28%) CommVault
11 10 (3.89%) Altiris
12 9 (3.50%) Veeam
12 9 (3.50%) Red Hat
12 9 (3.50%) CheckPoint
13 8 (3.11%) Juniper
13 8 (3.11%) WatchGuard
13 8 (3.11%) F5
13 8 (3.11%) Splunk
14 7 (2.72%) Remedy
Ipswich, Suffolk
X4 Group
Rate: £180 - 200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Intapeople
Rate: £180 to £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
JM
Rate: £125 - £175 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago