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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 35 37 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing VMware 114 135 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.48% 5.14% 6.43%
As % of the Vendors category 8.92% 11.20% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 79 53
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£275 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £208 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 7 17
Average hourly rate £23.13 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £18.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £25.40 £32.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £21.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%
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
1278 1205 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.20% 45.83% 45.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 613 475
Average daily rate £400 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £169 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 94 128
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.28 £10.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.18 £42.25 £37.32
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 3 March 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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +15 45 £475 +46.15% 25
Cambridgeshire -20 17 £275 -18.51% 13
Essex -3 16 £257 -39.52% 7
Suffolk +11 14 £248 -10.00% 4
Norfolk +10 13 £218 -11.22% 1
Bedfordshire -18 9 £243 -3.00% 6
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 187 (70.57%) Windows
2 119 (44.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (43.77%) Microsoft
4 109 (41.13%) Citrix
5 104 (39.25%) Active Directory
6 89 (33.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 84 (31.70%) HP
8 70 (26.42%) Cisco
9 68 (25.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 66 (24.91%) MS Exchange
11 59 (22.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 57 (21.51%) Linux
13 48 (18.11%) SAN
14 43 (16.23%) Firewall
15 41 (15.47%) ITIL
16 40 (15.09%) SQL
16 40 (15.09%) Hyper-V
17 38 (14.34%) DNS
18 37 (13.96%) Exchange Server 2010
19 36 (13.58%) NetApp
19 36 (13.58%) SQL Server
20 34 (12.83%) vSphere
21 33 (12.45%) XenApp
22 32 (12.08%) SCCM
23 31 (11.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 30 (11.32%) MS Excel
25 27 (10.19%) DHCP
25 27 (10.19%) MS Office
25 27 (10.19%) Clustering
26 26 (9.81%) Exchange Server 2007

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 66 (24.91%) MS Exchange
2 37 (13.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (9.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (9.06%) SharePoint
5 15 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (3.77%) Lync
8 9 (3.40%) IBM Notes
9 8 (3.02%) IIS
10 7 (2.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (2.26%) Lotus Domino
12 3 (1.13%) WorkSite
13 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.38%) SAS
14 1 (0.38%) NetWeaver
14 1 (0.38%) Apache
Applications
1 30 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 27 (10.19%) MS Office
3 6 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.38%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.40%) Office 365
2 7 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.51%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.38%) PaaS
5 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (18.11%) SAN
2 43 (16.23%) Firewall
3 38 (14.34%) DNS
4 27 (10.19%) DHCP
5 23 (8.68%) TCP/IP
6 20 (7.55%) LAN
7 19 (7.17%) Wireless
8 17 (6.42%) VPN
9 16 (6.04%) WAN
10 10 (3.77%) IP Telephony
10 10 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (3.02%) NAS
11 8 (3.02%) Cisco IPT
12 7 (2.64%) VLAN
12 7 (2.64%) NetScaler
13 5 (1.89%) iSCSI
13 5 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (1.89%) SSH
13 5 (1.89%) BIG-IP
13 5 (1.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.13%) DB2
4 3 (1.13%) Big Data
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.38%) MySQL
6 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.38%) MS Access
6 1 (0.38%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (0.75%) MSI
1 2 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (0.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.38%) TestLink
2 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.38%) JIRA
2 1 (0.38%) Selenium
2 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 18 (6.79%) Finance
2 6 (2.26%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.51%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.13%) Games
4 3 (1.13%) Retail
5 2 (0.75%) Local Government
5 2 (0.75%) Banking
6 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.38%) Billing
6 1 (0.38%) Military
6 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (22.26%) Analyst
2 41 (15.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (9.43%) Support Engineer
4 24 (9.06%) Support Analyst
5 21 (7.92%) Consultant
6 20 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 19 (7.17%) Architect
8 17 (6.42%) Desktop Support
9 14 (5.28%) Administrator
10 11 (4.15%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (3.77%) Network Engineer
11 10 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (3.40%) Server Engineer
12 9 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
12 9 (3.40%) Technical Architect
12 9 (3.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 9 (3.40%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (3.40%) Senior Support Analyst
13 8 (3.02%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.64%) .NET
2 5 (1.89%) Web Services
3 3 (1.13%) MSMQ
3 3 (1.13%) SOAP
3 3 (1.13%) REST
4 2 (0.75%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.38%) WPF
5 1 (0.38%) jQuery
5 1 (0.38%) HTML
5 1 (0.38%) CSS
5 1 (0.38%) Middleware
5 1 (0.38%) WinForms
5 1 (0.38%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.38%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.38%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.19%) Clustering
2 14 (5.28%) Replication
3 13 (4.91%) Blackberry
4 10 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.40%) PKI
5 9 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.64%) iPad
7 6 (2.26%) iPhone
8 5 (1.89%) FMCG
8 5 (1.89%) CLARiiON
9 4 (1.51%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.51%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.13%) Symmetrix
10 3 (1.13%) EMC Centera
10 3 (1.13%) Online Games
10 3 (1.13%) Celerra
10 3 (1.13%) Symmetrix DMX
11 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.75%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.75%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 187 (70.57%) Windows
2 89 (33.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (25.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 59 (22.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 57 (21.51%) Linux
6 31 (11.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (7.55%) UNIX
8 18 (6.79%) Windows 7
9 13 (4.91%) CentOS
10 10 (3.77%) Solaris
11 7 (2.64%) AIX
11 7 (2.64%) VMS
11 7 (2.64%) Mac OS X
11 7 (2.64%) Windows 8
12 6 (2.26%) Android
12 6 (2.26%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (2.26%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.51%) Windows Vista
13 4 (1.51%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (15.47%) ITIL
2 21 (7.92%) Migration
3 19 (7.17%) Project Management
4 18 (6.79%) Service Delivery
5 10 (3.77%) Change Management
6 9 (3.40%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (3.40%) E-Commerce
6 9 (3.40%) Configuration Management
7 8 (3.02%) Network Load Balancing
8 7 (2.64%) Asset Management
8 7 (2.64%) Network Design
8 7 (2.64%) Service Management
9 6 (2.26%) PRINCE2
9 6 (2.26%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (2.26%) High Availability
10 5 (1.89%) Change Control
10 5 (1.89%) SOA
10 5 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (1.89%) Mentoring
11 4 (1.51%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (15.09%) SQL
2 19 (7.17%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.64%) Perl
4 5 (1.89%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.89%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.13%) Korn
6 2 (0.75%) Ruby
6 2 (0.75%) Python
6 2 (0.75%) Java
6 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.38%) C#
7 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.38%) VBA
7 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.38%) PHP
7 1 (0.38%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 23 (8.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (6.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 16 (6.04%) MCSE
4 13 (4.91%) Degree
4 13 (4.91%) Security Cleared
5 11 (4.15%) SC Cleared
5 11 (4.15%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.77%) CCNA
7 9 (3.40%) MCITP
8 8 (3.02%) MCP
9 6 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.51%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (1.13%) VCP4
12 2 (0.75%) MCTS
12 2 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.75%) ISEB
12 2 (0.75%) HNC
13 1 (0.38%) HND
13 1 (0.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.92%) SLA
2 2 (0.75%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 119 (44.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 104 (39.25%) Active Directory
3 40 (15.09%) Hyper-V
4 34 (12.83%) vSphere
5 33 (12.45%) XenApp
6 24 (9.06%) VMware ESX
7 15 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (4.53%) XenDesktop
9 10 (3.77%) XenServer
10 9 (3.40%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (1.89%) vCloud
12 3 (1.13%) PowerHA
12 3 (1.13%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (1.13%) SRDF
12 3 (1.13%) DFS Replication
12 3 (1.13%) NFS
12 3 (1.13%) ISA Server
12 3 (1.13%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.75%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.75%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 32 (12.08%) SCCM
2 10 (3.77%) Puppet
3 8 (3.02%) Backup Exec
3 8 (3.02%) HP Data Protector
4 7 (2.64%) SCOM
5 6 (2.26%) WSUS
6 4 (1.51%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.51%) OpenView
7 3 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.13%) Nagios
7 3 (1.13%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (1.13%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (1.13%) SCSM
8 2 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.75%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 116 (43.77%) Microsoft
2 109 (41.13%) Citrix
3 84 (31.70%) HP
4 70 (26.42%) Cisco
5 36 (13.58%) NetApp
6 25 (9.43%) Oracle
7 24 (9.06%) Dell
8 19 (7.17%) 3PAR
9 18 (6.79%) EMC
9 18 (6.79%) Red Hat
10 11 (4.15%) Symantec
10 11 (4.15%) Brocade
11 10 (3.77%) Lotus
11 10 (3.77%) IBM
12 8 (3.02%) Sophos
13 7 (2.64%) CheckPoint
13 7 (2.64%) Veeam
14 6 (2.26%) BMC
15 5 (1.89%) Apple
15 5 (1.89%) Remedy
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