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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 19 47 32
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -15
Contract jobs citing VMware 218 119 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.14% 3.93% 5.10%
As % of the Vendors category 15.28% 8.92% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 68 62
Average daily rate
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£310 £240 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £170 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 14 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.63 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £11.65 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.80 £28.63 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -16.84%
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
1427 1334 1085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.73% 44.07% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 726 491
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 147 121
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.12 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.44% +6.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +25 63 £369 -1.66% 14
Cambridgeshire +13 47 £363 +93.33% 17
Norfolk +23 37 £175 -27.08%
Essex -4 35 £350 +16.66% 2
Bedfordshire +21 25 £300 - 9
Suffolk +6 11 £325 +62.50%
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 268 (68.37%) Windows
2 174 (44.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 173 (44.13%) Active Directory
4 156 (39.80%) Citrix
5 122 (31.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 116 (29.59%) Microsoft
7 105 (26.79%) HP
8 102 (26.02%) SAN
9 97 (24.74%) Cisco
10 95 (24.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 90 (22.96%) Windows Server 2003
12 77 (19.64%) Linux
13 76 (19.39%) ITIL
14 75 (19.13%) MS Exchange
15 74 (18.88%) SQL Server
16 70 (17.86%) DNS
17 58 (14.80%) SQL
18 56 (14.29%) Firewall
18 56 (14.29%) vSphere
19 55 (14.03%) Windows 7
19 55 (14.03%) SharePoint
20 51 (13.01%) DHCP
21 47 (11.99%) Oracle
22 44 (11.22%) XenApp
23 43 (10.97%) VMware ESX
24 42 (10.71%) Migration
24 42 (10.71%) NetApp
25 41 (10.46%) Finance
25 41 (10.46%) SCCM
26 40 (10.20%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 75 (19.13%) MS Exchange
2 55 (14.03%) SharePoint
3 35 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (8.42%) IIS
5 19 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2003
6 18 (4.59%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (2.81%) Apache
7 11 (2.81%) Tomcat
8 10 (2.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (1.79%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.53%) WebSphere
12 5 (1.28%) WorkSite
12 5 (1.28%) GlassFish
12 5 (1.28%) Zope
12 5 (1.28%) Plone
12 5 (1.28%) Lotus Domino
12 5 (1.28%) JBoss
13 3 (0.77%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 31 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 27 (6.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.81%) SAP CRM
3 10 (2.55%) Maximo
4 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.26%) TeleForm
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 34 (8.67%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.06%) Office 365
3 11 (2.81%) PaaS
4 10 (2.55%) SaaS
5 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.28%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (26.02%) SAN
2 70 (17.86%) DNS
3 56 (14.29%) Firewall
4 51 (13.01%) DHCP
5 37 (9.44%) TCP/IP
6 35 (8.93%) WAN
7 31 (7.91%) LAN
8 19 (4.85%) VPN
9 17 (4.34%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (4.08%) VLAN
11 14 (3.57%) VoIP
12 13 (3.32%) Internet
12 13 (3.32%) NAS
12 13 (3.32%) Wireless
13 11 (2.81%) FTP
14 10 (2.55%) IP Telephony
14 10 (2.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 8 (2.04%) NetScaler
15 8 (2.04%) LDAP
16 7 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (18.88%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.08%) Relational Database
3 15 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (2.81%) RDBMS
4 11 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.79%) Big Data
7 5 (1.28%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.28%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.02%) MySQL
9 3 (0.77%) EDRMS
9 3 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (1.28%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.28%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.77%) Subversion
2 3 (0.77%) JIRA
3 1 (0.26%) Selenium
3 1 (0.26%) Maven
3 1 (0.26%) Ant
3 1 (0.26%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.26%) TestLink
3 1 (0.26%) Robot Framework
3 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (10.46%) Finance
2 8 (2.04%) Local Government
3 7 (1.79%) Legal
4 6 (1.53%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.53%) Retail
5 5 (1.28%) Marketing
6 4 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.77%) Electronics
7 3 (0.77%) Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Back Office
8 1 (0.26%) Automotive
8 1 (0.26%) Advertising
8 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 54 (13.78%) Analyst
2 39 (9.95%) Architect
3 38 (9.69%) Administrator
4 37 (9.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 36 (9.18%) Support Engineer
6 26 (6.63%) 3rd Line Support
7 25 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
8 21 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
9 20 (5.10%) Operations Engineer
10 19 (4.85%) Desktop Support
10 19 (4.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 19 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
11 17 (4.34%) Consultant
12 16 (4.08%) Support Analyst
12 16 (4.08%) Network Engineer
12 16 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
13 15 (3.83%) Systems Engineer
14 14 (3.57%) Server Engineer
15 13 (3.32%) IT Support
16 12 (3.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.08%) Web Services
2 13 (3.32%) REST
3 10 (2.55%) SOAP
4 6 (1.53%) .NET
5 4 (1.02%) Middleware
6 1 (0.26%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.26%) MDX
6 1 (0.26%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.26%) ODBC
6 1 (0.26%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.67%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.85%) Clustering
3 14 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.32%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.06%) Replication
6 10 (2.55%) CLARiiON
6 10 (2.55%) Blackberry
6 10 (2.55%) GIS
6 10 (2.55%) Data Integration
7 8 (2.04%) HP Storage
8 7 (1.79%) Kindle
8 7 (1.79%) HP StoreVirtual
8 7 (1.79%) iPhone
9 6 (1.53%) iPad
9 6 (1.53%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.53%) NHS
9 6 (1.53%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.28%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.28%) PKI
11 4 (1.02%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 268 (68.37%) Windows
2 122 (31.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 95 (24.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 90 (22.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 77 (19.64%) Linux
6 55 (14.03%) Windows 7
7 21 (5.36%) UNIX
8 19 (4.85%) Windows XP
9 16 (4.08%) Windows 2000 Server
10 15 (3.83%) Android
11 14 (3.57%) Windows 8
11 14 (3.57%) Debian
12 11 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.28%) Solaris
14 3 (0.77%) Fedora
14 3 (0.77%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.51%) SUSE
15 2 (0.51%) HPUX
16 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (19.39%) ITIL
2 42 (10.71%) Migration
3 33 (8.42%) Project Management
4 29 (7.40%) Change Management
5 25 (6.38%) CRM
6 24 (6.12%) Service Delivery
7 23 (5.87%) DevOps
8 22 (5.61%) Configuration Management
9 20 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (4.08%) SOA
11 15 (3.83%) Load Balancing
12 14 (3.57%) Mentoring
13 13 (3.32%) Change Control
14 12 (3.06%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (3.06%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (3.06%) TOGAF
15 11 (2.81%) ETL
15 11 (2.81%) PRINCE2
15 11 (2.81%) Process Management
15 11 (2.81%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 58 (14.80%) SQL
2 21 (5.36%) PowerShell
3 19 (4.85%) Python
4 17 (4.34%) Bash Shell
4 17 (4.34%) Perl
5 11 (2.81%) Shell Script
6 9 (2.30%) C
7 6 (1.53%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.28%) Korn
9 4 (1.02%) C++
9 4 (1.02%) Java
10 3 (0.77%) Bourne shell
10 3 (0.77%) C-shell
11 2 (0.51%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.26%) VBScript
12 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (7.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (7.14%) Degree
3 28 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 26 (6.63%) CCNA
5 21 (5.36%) SC Cleared
6 18 (4.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (4.59%) MCSE
7 10 (2.55%) Citrix Certification
7 10 (2.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.79%) CCNP
10 5 (1.28%) MCSA
10 5 (1.28%) MCP
10 5 (1.28%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (1.28%) MCITP
11 4 (1.02%) LPIC
11 4 (1.02%) HNC
11 4 (1.02%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.89%) SLA
2 7 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.77%) QA
4 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 174 (44.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 173 (44.13%) Active Directory
3 56 (14.29%) vSphere
4 44 (11.22%) XenApp
5 43 (10.97%) VMware ESX
6 40 (10.20%) Hyper-V
7 24 (6.12%) Xen
7 24 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (4.08%) vCloud
9 12 (3.06%) XenServer
10 7 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (1.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (1.28%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.02%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.77%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.77%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.77%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.77%) Docker
15 2 (0.51%) iptables
Systems Management
1 41 (10.46%) SCCM
2 31 (7.91%) Backup Exec
3 21 (5.36%) Puppet
4 13 (3.32%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.04%) Ansible
5 8 (2.04%) SCOM
6 5 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (1.02%) ARCserve
7 4 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.77%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.77%) WSUS
8 3 (0.77%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (0.77%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.51%) logstash
9 2 (0.51%) Kibana
9 2 (0.51%) OSSEC
9 2 (0.51%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.51%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.51%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 156 (39.80%) Citrix
2 116 (29.59%) Microsoft
3 105 (26.79%) HP
4 97 (24.74%) Cisco
5 47 (11.99%) Oracle
6 42 (10.71%) NetApp
7 35 (8.93%) Symantec
8 29 (7.40%) Dell
9 26 (6.63%) SAP
9 26 (6.63%) IBM
10 25 (6.38%) Red Hat
11 21 (5.36%) Hitachi
12 18 (4.59%) EMC
12 18 (4.59%) 3PAR
13 14 (3.57%) F5
14 13 (3.32%) CheckPoint
15 11 (2.81%) Apple
16 10 (2.55%) ESRI
16 10 (2.55%) Veeam
17 8 (2.04%) SolarWinds
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - 370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
EMIS Health
Rate: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + 10% completion bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Code Red Associates
Rate: £100-£120 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salt
Rate: £100 - £400 per day + ***NEGOTIABLE BASED ON EXPERIENCE***
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £26 - £30 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 20 days ago