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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 19 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware 208 148 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.65% 5.10% 4.58%
As % of the Vendors category 15.24% 10.63% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 88 54
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£292 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £152 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.48% -8.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.08 £11.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.30 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.75 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.35%
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
1365 1392 995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.22% 47.93% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 685 466
Average daily rate £350 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 121 127
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.29 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.90 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +11 62 £350 +40.00% 19
Cambridgeshire +11 51 £359 +68.82% 25
Essex -3 37 £269 -29.34% 10
Norfolk +15 29 £175 -12.50% 6
Bedfordshire +14 24 £200 -15.78% 7
Suffolk 0 5 £225 -10.00% 2
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 221 (68.63%) Windows
2 132 (40.99%) Active Directory
2 132 (40.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 127 (39.44%) Citrix
4 104 (32.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 102 (31.68%) Microsoft
6 101 (31.37%) HP
7 92 (28.57%) Cisco
8 79 (24.53%) SAN
9 78 (24.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 70 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 66 (20.50%) MS Exchange
12 59 (18.32%) SQL Server
13 56 (17.39%) ITIL
14 53 (16.46%) DNS
15 51 (15.84%) SharePoint
16 50 (15.53%) SQL
17 47 (14.60%) Firewall
18 46 (14.29%) Windows 7
19 45 (13.98%) NetApp
20 44 (13.66%) Oracle
21 43 (13.35%) vSphere
22 42 (13.04%) Hyper-V
23 41 (12.73%) Linux
24 37 (11.49%) Migration
25 36 (11.18%) VMware ESX
26 33 (10.25%) Finance
26 33 (10.25%) TCP/IP
27 32 (9.94%) DHCP
28 31 (9.63%) XenApp

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (20.50%) MS Exchange
2 51 (15.84%) SharePoint
3 28 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (8.39%) IIS
5 25 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (5.28%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (3.11%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.48%) Apache
9 8 (2.48%) Lotus Domino
10 7 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (2.17%) WebLogic
10 7 (2.17%) IBM Notes
11 5 (1.55%) JBoss
11 5 (1.55%) Zope
11 5 (1.55%) Plone
11 5 (1.55%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.55%) GlassFish
11 5 (1.55%) Lync
11 5 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (8.07%) MS Office
1 26 (8.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (5.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.80%) SAP CRM
3 8 (2.48%) Maximo
4 1 (0.31%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.31%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.97%) Office 365
3 8 (2.48%) SaaS
3 8 (2.48%) PaaS
4 5 (1.55%) IBM SmartCloud
5 4 (1.24%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.62%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 79 (24.53%) SAN
2 53 (16.46%) DNS
3 47 (14.60%) Firewall
4 33 (10.25%) TCP/IP
5 32 (9.94%) DHCP
6 27 (8.39%) LAN
7 25 (7.76%) WAN
8 24 (7.45%) Wireless
9 18 (5.59%) VPN
10 14 (4.35%) Cisco IPT
11 13 (4.04%) IP Telephony
11 13 (4.04%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (3.73%) VLAN
13 11 (3.42%) Internet
14 10 (3.11%) VoIP
15 8 (2.48%) FTP
15 8 (2.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 7 (2.17%) Network Security
16 7 (2.17%) NAS
16 7 (2.17%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (18.32%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.80%) RDBMS
4 8 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.24%) Big Data
8 4 (1.24%) MySQL
8 4 (1.24%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.62%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.31%) TestLink
2 1 (0.31%) Robot Framework
2 1 (0.31%) Ant
2 1 (0.31%) JIRA
2 1 (0.31%) Selenium
2 1 (0.31%) Maven
2 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
General
1 33 (10.25%) Finance
2 6 (1.86%) Retail
2 6 (1.86%) Legal
3 4 (1.24%) Local Government
3 4 (1.24%) Banking
3 4 (1.24%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.62%) Marketing
5 1 (0.31%) Electronics
5 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (18.32%) Analyst
2 35 (10.87%) Support Engineer
3 34 (10.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 31 (9.63%) Architect
5 30 (9.32%) Administrator
6 28 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 21 (6.52%) Support Analyst
8 19 (5.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 19 (5.90%) Operations Engineer
9 18 (5.59%) Systems Administrator
10 17 (5.28%) 2nd Line Support
11 15 (4.66%) Network Engineer
11 15 (4.66%) Solutions Architect
12 14 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 14 (4.35%) Desktop Support
12 14 (4.35%) Consultant
13 11 (3.42%) Help Desk Support
13 11 (3.42%) Infrastructure Architect
14 10 (3.11%) IT Support
15 9 (2.80%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.66%) Web Services
2 8 (2.48%) REST
2 8 (2.48%) SOAP
3 5 (1.55%) .NET
4 2 (0.62%) Middleware
5 1 (0.31%) ODBC
5 1 (0.31%) WinForms
5 1 (0.31%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.31%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.31%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.39%) Data Centre
2 17 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.04%) Clustering
4 12 (3.73%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.80%) CLARiiON
5 9 (2.80%) iPhone
6 8 (2.48%) iPad
6 8 (2.48%) Data Integration
6 8 (2.48%) GIS
7 7 (2.17%) Blackberry
7 7 (2.17%) Replication
8 6 (1.86%) PKI
9 4 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.24%) Kindle
9 4 (1.24%) Symmetrix DMX
9 4 (1.24%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.24%) Celerra
9 4 (1.24%) Symmetrix
9 4 (1.24%) EMC Centera
9 4 (1.24%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 221 (68.63%) Windows
2 104 (32.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 78 (24.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 70 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 41 (12.73%) Linux
7 18 (5.59%) UNIX
8 13 (4.04%) Windows 2000 Server
9 11 (3.42%) Debian
9 11 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (3.11%) Windows XP
10 10 (3.11%) Windows 8
11 9 (2.80%) Android
12 7 (2.17%) Solaris
13 3 (0.93%) AIX
13 3 (0.93%) Fedora
14 1 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (17.39%) ITIL
2 37 (11.49%) Migration
3 27 (8.39%) Project Management
4 23 (7.14%) Change Management
5 22 (6.83%) CRM
6 20 (6.21%) Service Delivery
7 15 (4.66%) SOA
8 12 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (3.73%) Mentoring
9 11 (3.42%) Load Balancing
9 11 (3.42%) Change Control
10 10 (3.11%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (2.80%) Process Management
11 9 (2.80%) TOGAF
11 9 (2.80%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (2.48%) High Availability
12 8 (2.48%) Content Management
12 8 (2.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (2.48%) ETL
13 7 (2.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 50 (15.53%) SQL
2 14 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 13 (4.04%) Perl
3 13 (4.04%) Bash Shell
4 10 (3.11%) Python
5 8 (2.48%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.55%) Korn
7 4 (1.24%) C
8 3 (0.93%) Bourne shell
8 3 (0.93%) C-shell
9 2 (0.62%) C++
9 2 (0.62%) Java
9 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.31%) VBScript
10 1 (0.31%) VB
10 1 (0.31%) C#
10 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (6.83%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (6.21%) Degree
3 20 (6.21%) CCNA
4 16 (4.97%) MCSE
5 15 (4.66%) Security Cleared
6 14 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (4.04%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.86%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (1.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (1.55%) HNC
11 4 (1.24%) LPIC
11 4 (1.24%) MCP
12 3 (0.93%) CCNP
12 3 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.62%) VCP4
13 2 (0.62%) VCP5
13 2 (0.62%) MCITP
13 2 (0.62%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.76%) SLA
2 4 (1.24%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.93%) QA
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 132 (40.99%) Active Directory
1 132 (40.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (13.35%) vSphere
3 42 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 36 (11.18%) VMware ESX
5 31 (9.63%) XenApp
6 21 (6.52%) Xen
7 9 (2.80%) XenServer
7 9 (2.80%) vCloud
8 7 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.86%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (1.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.93%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.93%) SRDF
11 3 (0.93%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.93%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.93%) PowerHA
12 2 (0.62%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.62%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 28 (8.70%) Backup Exec
2 27 (8.39%) SCCM
3 5 (1.55%) WSUS
3 5 (1.55%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (1.24%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (0.93%) OpenView
5 3 (0.93%) SCOM
5 3 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.62%) Puppet
6 2 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.62%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.62%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.62%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.31%) vMotion
7 1 (0.31%) Iperf
7 1 (0.31%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.31%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 127 (39.44%) Citrix
2 102 (31.68%) Microsoft
3 101 (31.37%) HP
4 92 (28.57%) Cisco
5 45 (13.98%) NetApp
6 44 (13.66%) Oracle
7 28 (8.70%) Symantec
8 26 (8.07%) Dell
9 22 (6.83%) IBM
9 22 (6.83%) Red Hat
9 22 (6.83%) SAP
10 21 (6.52%) EMC
11 19 (5.90%) Hitachi
12 17 (5.28%) 3PAR
13 11 (3.42%) CheckPoint
13 11 (3.42%) F5
14 10 (3.11%) Veeam
15 8 (2.48%) SolarWinds
15 8 (2.48%) Brocade
15 8 (2.48%) ESRI
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 - 300 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £220 - £260 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Hudson IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £100.00 - £175 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Norfolk
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £175 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Hertfordshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 14 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Royston
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago
Chelmsford
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 24 days ago