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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 33 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware 151 138 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.32% 5.69% 4.66%
As % of the Vendors category 11.34% 12.52% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 76 64
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£275 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.91% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.91% -5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 14
Average hourly rate £23.56 £23.20 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +7.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £13.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £33.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
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
1332 1102 1316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.92% 45.44% 46.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 562 636
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £138 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 148 164
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Hertfordshire +1 46 £425 +18.46% 23
Cambridgeshire -8 31 £250 - 12
Essex -9 30 £268 -23.57% 6
Bedfordshire -11 21 £275 -8.33% 7
Norfolk +16 16 £173 -37.27%
Suffolk +4 7 £249 -0.50% 2
East Anglia - - - -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 183 (68.54%) Windows
2 124 (46.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (43.82%) Active Directory
4 112 (41.95%) Microsoft
5 108 (40.45%) Citrix
6 85 (31.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 81 (30.34%) HP
8 68 (25.47%) MS Exchange
9 65 (24.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 63 (23.60%) Linux
11 57 (21.35%) Cisco
12 52 (19.48%) SAN
13 48 (17.98%) SQL
13 48 (17.98%) Windows Server 2012
14 46 (17.23%) DNS
15 42 (15.73%) ITIL
15 42 (15.73%) Exchange Server 2010
16 40 (14.98%) SQL Server
17 38 (14.23%) Firewall
18 35 (13.11%) vSphere
19 34 (12.73%) MS Excel
20 33 (12.36%) Clustering
21 31 (11.61%) DHCP
22 29 (10.86%) NetApp
23 28 (10.49%) Oracle
23 28 (10.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 28 (10.49%) SCCM
24 25 (9.36%) Microsoft Certification
24 25 (9.36%) Exchange Server 2007
25 24 (8.99%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (25.47%) MS Exchange
2 42 (15.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (9.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (8.24%) SharePoint
5 15 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (3.75%) Lync
7 10 (3.75%) IBM Notes
8 9 (3.37%) IIS
9 7 (2.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (2.25%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.75%) WorkSite
12 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.75%) Apache
13 1 (0.37%) SAS
13 1 (0.37%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 34 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.12%) MS Office
3 6 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.37%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.00%) Office 365
2 7 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.50%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.37%) PaaS
5 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (19.48%) SAN
2 46 (17.23%) DNS
3 38 (14.23%) Firewall
4 31 (11.61%) DHCP
5 20 (7.49%) VPN
5 20 (7.49%) LAN
6 18 (6.74%) TCP/IP
7 15 (5.62%) WAN
8 14 (5.24%) Wireless
9 11 (4.12%) NetScaler
10 10 (3.75%) VLAN
10 10 (3.75%) IP Telephony
11 8 (3.00%) Cisco IPT
12 7 (2.62%) IPsec
12 7 (2.62%) MPLS
12 7 (2.62%) NAS
13 6 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (2.25%) LDAP
14 5 (1.87%) VoIP
14 5 (1.87%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.50%) DB2
7 3 (1.12%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.75%) Big Data
9 1 (0.37%) MS Access
9 1 (0.37%) MySQL
9 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.37%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (1.12%) MSI
1 3 (1.12%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
General
1 23 (8.61%) Finance
2 11 (4.12%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.50%) Games
3 4 (1.50%) Advertising
4 2 (0.75%) Local Government
4 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.37%) Military
5 1 (0.37%) Automotive
5 1 (0.37%) Legal
5 1 (0.37%) Banking
5 1 (0.37%) Retail
5 1 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 56 (20.97%) Analyst
2 43 (16.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (9.74%) Support Analyst
4 21 (7.87%) Consultant
5 20 (7.49%) Support Engineer
6 19 (7.12%) 3rd Line Support
7 18 (6.74%) Administrator
8 14 (5.24%) Systems Administrator
8 14 (5.24%) Systems Engineer
8 14 (5.24%) Server Engineer
9 11 (4.12%) Architect
10 10 (3.75%) Desktop Support
11 9 (3.37%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (3.37%) Senior Support Analyst
11 9 (3.37%) Network Engineer
12 8 (3.00%) Service Analyst
12 8 (3.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 8 (3.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 8 (3.00%) Service Desk Analyst
12 8 (3.00%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.50%) .NET
2 3 (1.12%) MSMQ
2 3 (1.12%) SOAP
2 3 (1.12%) Web Services
2 3 (1.12%) REST
2 3 (1.12%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.75%) Middleware
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.37%) CSS
4 1 (0.37%) HTML
4 1 (0.37%) jQuery
4 1 (0.37%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.36%) Clustering
2 19 (7.12%) Blackberry
3 15 (5.62%) PKI
4 12 (4.49%) Replication
5 6 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.87%) CLARiiON
6 5 (1.87%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.87%) FMCG
7 3 (1.12%) Online Games
8 2 (0.75%) CCTV
8 2 (0.75%) CMDB
8 2 (0.75%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.75%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.75%) Handset
9 1 (0.37%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.37%) iPad
9 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 183 (68.54%) Windows
2 85 (31.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (24.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 63 (23.60%) Linux
5 48 (17.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (10.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (7.49%) UNIX
8 16 (5.99%) Solaris
9 13 (4.87%) CentOS
9 13 (4.87%) Windows 7
10 8 (3.00%) AIX
10 8 (3.00%) VMS
10 8 (3.00%) Windows XP
11 7 (2.62%) Windows 2000
11 7 (2.62%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.87%) SUSE
12 5 (1.87%) Windows Vista
13 4 (1.50%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.12%) HPUX
14 3 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (15.73%) ITIL
2 20 (7.49%) Migration
3 14 (5.24%) Service Delivery
4 9 (3.37%) Change Management
4 9 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (3.37%) Configuration Management
4 9 (3.37%) Project Management
5 8 (3.00%) Load Balancing
5 8 (3.00%) Mentoring
5 8 (3.00%) Service Management
6 7 (2.62%) E-Commerce
6 7 (2.62%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (2.62%) Network Management
6 7 (2.62%) Asset Management
6 7 (2.62%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (2.62%) Network Design
7 6 (2.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (2.25%) Network Load Balancing
7 6 (2.25%) Test Strategy
8 5 (1.87%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 48 (17.98%) SQL
2 20 (7.49%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.75%) Perl
4 7 (2.62%) Shell Script
4 7 (2.62%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.50%) Korn
5 4 (1.50%) Tcl
5 4 (1.50%) Java
5 4 (1.50%) Python
6 3 (1.12%) VBScript
7 2 (0.75%) Ruby
7 2 (0.75%) PHP
7 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.75%) C
8 1 (0.37%) C++
8 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (9.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (8.24%) Security Cleared
3 19 (7.12%) SC Cleared
4 16 (5.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (5.99%) MCSE
5 11 (4.12%) MCITP
6 9 (3.37%) MCP
6 9 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (3.37%) CCNA
6 9 (3.37%) Degree
7 7 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.87%) MCTS
9 4 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.50%) MCSA
10 3 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.75%) NCDA
11 2 (0.75%) NCIE
11 2 (0.75%) VCAP
11 2 (0.75%) ISEB
12 1 (0.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.37%) SLA
2 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 124 (46.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 117 (43.82%) Active Directory
3 35 (13.11%) vSphere
4 24 (8.99%) Hyper-V
5 23 (8.61%) XenApp
6 16 (5.99%) VMware ESX
7 13 (4.87%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (3.75%) XenDesktop
9 8 (3.00%) vCloud
10 7 (2.62%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (2.62%) XenServer
11 5 (1.87%) Terminal Services
12 4 (1.50%) ISA Server
12 4 (1.50%) NFS
13 3 (1.12%) MetaFrame
13 3 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.37%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.37%) VMFS
15 1 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 28 (10.49%) SCCM
2 10 (3.75%) Puppet
2 10 (3.75%) Backup Exec
3 8 (3.00%) SCOM
3 8 (3.00%) HP Data Protector
4 7 (2.62%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.87%) OpenView
5 5 (1.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (1.87%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.87%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (1.87%) WSUS
6 3 (1.12%) Nagios
6 3 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.12%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.12%) SCSM
6 3 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.12%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 112 (41.95%) Microsoft
2 108 (40.45%) Citrix
3 81 (30.34%) HP
4 57 (21.35%) Cisco
5 29 (10.86%) NetApp
6 28 (10.49%) Oracle
7 19 (7.12%) EMC
8 18 (6.74%) Dell
9 17 (6.37%) 3PAR
10 16 (5.99%) Symantec
11 15 (5.62%) Red Hat
12 14 (5.24%) IBM
13 11 (4.12%) Lotus
13 11 (4.12%) Veeam
14 10 (3.75%) Brocade
14 10 (3.75%) Sophos
15 9 (3.37%) CheckPoint
16 7 (2.62%) Remedy
16 7 (2.62%) McAfee
17 6 (2.25%) Altiris
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £29.75 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Incisive Media
Rate: From £28,695 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago