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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 57 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware 103 128 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.24% 5.27% 6.99%
As % of the Vendors category 7.25% 11.44% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 65 97
Average daily rate
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£238 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 9
Average hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £12.55 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £32.50 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £23.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-14.61% +10.46%
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
1420 1119 1472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 44.63% 46.09% 47.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 806 516 665
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 113 135
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.66 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.32% +0.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £39.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 -16 28 £375 +15.38% 28
Cambridgeshire -3 27 £175 -40.17% 16
Essex -4 26 £313 -19.35% 5
Norfolk -5 9 £240 -4.95% 1
Suffolk -15 8 £200 -11.11% 1
Bedfordshire -41 4 £350 +6.06% 9
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England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 148 (60.41%) Windows
2 121 (49.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 118 (48.16%) Active Directory
4 91 (37.14%) Citrix
5 77 (31.43%) Microsoft
6 71 (28.98%) MS Exchange
7 68 (27.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 63 (25.71%) Cisco
9 60 (24.49%) SAN
10 54 (22.04%) HP
10 54 (22.04%) DNS
11 46 (18.78%) Exchange Server 2010
12 44 (17.96%) SQL
13 41 (16.73%) Linux
13 41 (16.73%) vSphere
14 40 (16.33%) DHCP
15 39 (15.92%) ITIL
15 39 (15.92%) Windows Server 2003
16 38 (15.51%) Finance
17 37 (15.10%) NetApp
18 35 (14.29%) Windows 7
19 33 (13.47%) SCCM
19 33 (13.47%) Firewall
20 31 (12.65%) SQL Server
20 31 (12.65%) Exchange Server 2003
21 28 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
22 27 (11.02%) Oracle
22 27 (11.02%) MS Excel
23 25 (10.20%) MCSE
23 25 (10.20%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 71 (28.98%) MS Exchange
2 46 (18.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (12.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 25 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (7.76%) SharePoint
6 10 (4.08%) IIS
7 9 (3.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (3.27%) Apache
9 6 (2.45%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (2.04%) JOnAS
11 3 (1.22%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.22%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.41%) SAS
13 1 (0.41%) Lync
13 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.22%) SaaS
2 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (24.49%) SAN
2 54 (22.04%) DNS
3 40 (16.33%) DHCP
4 33 (13.47%) Firewall
5 25 (10.20%) TCP/IP
6 21 (8.57%) LAN
7 19 (7.76%) WAN
8 16 (6.53%) VPN
8 16 (6.53%) Network Security
9 15 (6.12%) NAS
10 11 (4.49%) iSCSI
10 11 (4.49%) VLAN
11 10 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (3.27%) NetScaler
13 7 (2.86%) IP Telephony
13 7 (2.86%) Internet
13 7 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (2.45%) VoIP
14 6 (2.45%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (2.45%) Oracle Exadata
3 5 (2.04%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.82%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.41%) MySQL
6 1 (0.41%) DB2
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.22%) MSI
1 3 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.82%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.82%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.41%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.41%) JIRA
General
1 38 (15.51%) Finance
2 8 (3.27%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.63%) French Language
3 4 (1.63%) Advertising
4 2 (0.82%) Billing
4 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.82%) Publishing
5 1 (0.41%) Back Office
5 1 (0.41%) Automotive
5 1 (0.41%) Legal
5 1 (0.41%) Games
5 1 (0.41%) Retail
5 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (17.55%) Analyst
2 37 (15.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (11.02%) 3rd Line Support
4 26 (10.61%) Support Engineer
5 18 (7.35%) Support Analyst
6 16 (6.53%) Administrator
7 15 (6.12%) Server Engineer
8 14 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
8 14 (5.71%) Architect
9 13 (5.31%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (4.08%) Network Engineer
11 9 (3.67%) Consultant
11 9 (3.67%) Service Analyst
11 9 (3.67%) Infrastructure Architect
11 9 (3.67%) Service Desk Analyst
11 9 (3.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
12 8 (3.27%) Wintel Engineer
12 8 (3.27%) IT Support
12 8 (3.27%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.22%) .NET
1 3 (1.22%) Application Packaging
2 2 (0.82%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.41%) Middleware
3 1 (0.41%) Flash
3 1 (0.41%) XML
3 1 (0.41%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.94%) Blackberry
2 12 (4.90%) Clustering
3 11 (4.49%) PKI
4 9 (3.67%) Thin Client
4 9 (3.67%) Fat Client
5 7 (2.86%) Replication
5 7 (2.86%) iPhone
6 4 (1.63%) CCTV
6 4 (1.63%) EqualLogic
6 4 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.22%) Open Source
8 2 (0.82%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.82%) iPad
8 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.82%) NHS
9 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.41%) Tandem
9 1 (0.41%) e-Health
9 1 (0.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 148 (60.41%) Windows
2 68 (27.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (16.73%) Linux
4 39 (15.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 20 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (7.35%) UNIX
8 17 (6.94%) Windows XP
9 9 (3.67%) Solaris
10 7 (2.86%) HPUX
10 7 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (2.45%) AIX
12 4 (1.63%) CentOS
12 4 (1.63%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.22%) SUSE
13 3 (1.22%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.22%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.82%) VMS
15 1 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (15.92%) ITIL
2 24 (9.80%) Migration
3 16 (6.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (3.67%) Service Delivery
5 8 (3.27%) E-Commerce
5 8 (3.27%) PRINCE2
6 7 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (2.45%) Load Balancing
7 6 (2.45%) Service Management
8 5 (2.04%) Validation
8 5 (2.04%) TOGAF
8 5 (2.04%) Network Management
8 5 (2.04%) Test Strategy
8 5 (2.04%) Software Deployment
8 5 (2.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (1.63%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (1.63%) Change Control
9 4 (1.63%) ERP
9 4 (1.63%) Information Security
10 3 (1.22%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (17.96%) SQL
2 15 (6.12%) PowerShell
3 14 (5.71%) Perl
4 7 (2.86%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.04%) VB
5 5 (2.04%) Java
6 4 (1.63%) VBScript
7 3 (1.22%) Tcl
7 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.22%) Python
7 3 (1.22%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.22%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.82%) PHP
8 2 (0.82%) C
9 1 (0.41%) C++
9 1 (0.41%) Korn
Qualifications
1 28 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (10.20%) MCSE
3 22 (8.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 20 (8.16%) Security Cleared
5 17 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (6.12%) SC Cleared
7 11 (4.49%) CCNP
8 10 (4.08%) MCITP
9 9 (3.67%) CCNA
10 8 (3.27%) MCP
11 7 (2.86%) MCSA
12 6 (2.45%) VCP5
12 6 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (2.04%) CCSE
14 4 (1.63%) CCA
14 4 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (1.22%) OCP
15 3 (1.22%) Oracle Certification
15 3 (1.22%) RHCE
15 3 (1.22%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.67%) SLA
2 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 121 (49.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 118 (48.16%) Active Directory
3 41 (16.73%) vSphere
4 24 (9.80%) XenApp
5 18 (7.35%) VMware ESX
6 13 (5.31%) Hyper-V
7 12 (4.90%) Terminal Services
8 7 (2.86%) XenServer
8 7 (2.86%) XenDesktop
9 6 (2.45%) VMware Server
9 6 (2.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (2.04%) UAG
10 5 (2.04%) vCloud
11 4 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.63%) NFS
11 4 (1.63%) ISA Server
11 4 (1.63%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (1.22%) VMFS
12 3 (1.22%) Xen
12 3 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 33 (13.47%) SCCM
2 14 (5.71%) SCOM
3 13 (5.31%) Backup Exec
4 10 (4.08%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (3.27%) NetBackup
6 7 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (2.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (1.63%) WSUS
8 4 (1.63%) HP SIM
8 4 (1.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.22%) ARCserve
9 3 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.82%) OpenView
11 1 (0.41%) ZENworks
11 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.41%) Puppet
11 1 (0.41%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 91 (37.14%) Citrix
2 77 (31.43%) Microsoft
3 63 (25.71%) Cisco
4 54 (22.04%) HP
5 37 (15.10%) NetApp
6 27 (11.02%) Oracle
7 23 (9.39%) EMC
8 13 (5.31%) CommVault
9 11 (4.49%) Symantec
9 11 (4.49%) IBM
10 10 (4.08%) Dell
10 10 (4.08%) Remedy
11 9 (3.67%) Veeam
12 8 (3.27%) Altiris
12 8 (3.27%) F5
12 8 (3.27%) Red Hat
13 7 (2.86%) Juniper
13 7 (2.86%) CheckPoint
13 7 (2.86%) Sophos
13 7 (2.86%) Splunk
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