The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the 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 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 33 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware 2420 1834 1801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.92% 3.82% 4.24%
As % of the Vendors category 10.89% 8.49% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1487 1149 989
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 114 158
Average hourly rate £24.13 £21.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.88% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £12.50 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
VMware
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22232 21594 19770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.19% 45.01% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13100 12532 10879
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1010 1142
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.86 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in England

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the England region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in England

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in England

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the England region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in England

VMware
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in England

VMware
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 22 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
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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
London +15 976 £375 -1.96% 303
South East +10 549 £357 +1.86% 191
East of England +15 204 £300 - 82
Yorkshire +11 182 £300 -4.00% 49
North West +11 175 £300 - 99
South West +4 142 £350 - 92
West Midlands +8 107 £375 +41.50% 72
East Midlands +16 80 £363 +31.81% 22
North East -20 12 £300 -22.58% 14
Midlands +2 3 - -
VMware
UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 3207 (67.97%) Windows
2 2472 (52.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1897 (40.21%) Active Directory
4 1638 (34.72%) Microsoft
5 1423 (30.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 1321 (28.00%) Citrix
7 1127 (23.89%) Linux
8 1125 (23.84%) Cisco
9 1060 (22.47%) SAN
10 934 (19.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 886 (18.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 826 (17.51%) ITIL
13 814 (17.25%) MS Exchange
14 783 (16.60%) HP
15 773 (16.38%) DNS
16 760 (16.11%) SQL
17 723 (15.32%) Firewall
18 701 (14.86%) vSphere
19 680 (14.41%) Security Cleared
20 617 (13.08%) Finance
21 597 (12.65%) SQL Server
22 570 (12.08%) Hyper-V
23 550 (11.66%) Migration
24 519 (11.00%) PowerShell
25 517 (10.96%) NetApp
26 513 (10.87%) DHCP
27 501 (10.62%) SCCM
28 482 (10.22%) WAN
29 480 (10.17%) Windows 7
30 459 (9.73%) XenApp

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 814 (17.25%) MS Exchange
2 374 (7.93%) IIS
3 362 (7.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 327 (6.93%) SharePoint
5 192 (4.07%) Apache
6 183 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 175 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 155 (3.29%) Tomcat
9 148 (3.14%) OpenStack
10 142 (3.01%) Lync
11 132 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2003
12 89 (1.89%) WebSphere
13 82 (1.74%) JBoss
14 71 (1.50%) nginx
15 68 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 67 (1.42%) Node.js
17 53 (1.12%) WebLogic
18 46 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
19 35 (0.74%) IBM Notes
20 34 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 446 (9.45%) MS Excel
2 265 (5.62%) MS Office
3 54 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 36 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (0.57%) MS Project
6 7 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.064%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.064%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.042%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.042%) GIMP
9 1 (0.021%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.021%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.021%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 38 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 19 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (0.25%) Maximo
5 10 (0.21%) RMDS
6 8 (0.17%) SAP CRM
6 8 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
9 5 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
10 4 (0.085%) Misys Midas
10 4 (0.085%) Kondor+
10 4 (0.085%) Hyperion Enterprise
11 3 (0.064%) Exstream
11 3 (0.064%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.064%) JDE OneWorld
12 2 (0.042%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 286 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 169 (3.58%) Office 365
3 136 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 76 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
5 57 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
6 52 (1.10%) IaaS
7 45 (0.95%) PaaS
8 44 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
8 44 (0.93%) SaaS
9 28 (0.59%) Google App Engine
10 14 (0.30%) Mimecast
11 12 (0.25%) Heroku
11 12 (0.25%) OpenShift
12 9 (0.19%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.19%) GitHub
12 9 (0.19%) Engine Yard
13 8 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
13 8 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
14 7 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1060 (22.47%) SAN
2 773 (16.38%) DNS
3 723 (15.32%) Firewall
4 513 (10.87%) DHCP
5 482 (10.22%) WAN
6 456 (9.67%) LAN
7 366 (7.76%) TCP/IP
8 274 (5.81%) NAS
9 273 (5.79%) VPN
10 197 (4.18%) Cisco ASA
11 150 (3.18%) Network Security
12 148 (3.14%) VLAN
13 145 (3.07%) iSCSI
14 136 (2.88%) Internet
15 129 (2.73%) SSL
16 127 (2.69%) NetScaler
17 116 (2.46%) Wireless
18 115 (2.44%) MPLS
19 114 (2.42%) OSPF
20 107 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 597 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 145 (3.07%) MySQL
3 115 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 99 (2.10%) Oracle Database
5 87 (1.84%) MongoDB
6 68 (1.44%) Relational Database
7 67 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
8 55 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 55 (1.17%) NoSQL
9 52 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 46 (0.97%) RDBMS
11 44 (0.93%) Redis
12 33 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 31 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 27 (0.57%) Hadoop
15 26 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 25 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
17 23 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
18 21 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
19 15 (0.32%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 211 (4.47%) Jenkins
2 146 (3.09%) Git (software)
3 68 (1.44%) Subversion
4 62 (1.31%) JIRA
5 59 (1.25%) TeamCity
6 48 (1.02%) MSI
7 38 (0.81%) Hudson
8 36 (0.76%) Maven
9 33 (0.70%) Artifactory
10 28 (0.59%) StarTeam
11 25 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
12 24 (0.51%) Visual Studio
13 22 (0.47%) Cucumber
13 22 (0.47%) Gerrit
14 21 (0.45%) Capybara
14 21 (0.45%) IntelliJ
15 18 (0.38%) SonarQube
16 17 (0.36%) Mercurial
16 17 (0.36%) JMeter
17 16 (0.34%) Selenium
General
1 617 (13.08%) Finance
2 167 (3.54%) Banking
3 112 (2.37%) Telecoms
4 86 (1.82%) Retail
5 72 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 36 (0.76%) Back Office
7 34 (0.72%) Investment Banking
8 32 (0.68%) Legal
8 32 (0.68%) Marketing
9 30 (0.64%) Law
10 27 (0.57%) Financial Institution
11 24 (0.51%) Military
11 24 (0.51%) Publishing
12 23 (0.49%) Advertising
13 19 (0.40%) Local Government
14 17 (0.36%) French Language
15 11 (0.23%) Games
16 10 (0.21%) Electronics
17 9 (0.19%) Automotive
18 7 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 569 (12.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 439 (9.30%) Architect
3 432 (9.16%) Analyst
4 341 (7.23%) Support Engineer
5 331 (7.02%) Consultant
6 320 (6.78%) Administrator
7 274 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support
8 273 (5.79%) Server Engineer
9 225 (4.77%) Systems Administrator
10 182 (3.86%) Systems Engineer
11 163 (3.45%) Support Analyst
11 163 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
11 163 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
12 153 (3.24%) Project Manager
13 141 (2.99%) 2nd Line Support
14 138 (2.92%) Network Engineer
15 137 (2.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 127 (2.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 122 (2.59%) Wintel Engineer
18 120 (2.54%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (3.73%) .NET
2 141 (2.99%) Web Services
3 104 (2.20%) Middleware
4 59 (1.25%) HTML
5 57 (1.21%) J2EE
5 57 (1.21%) XML
6 45 (0.95%) CSS
7 40 (0.85%) Application Packaging
8 37 (0.78%) HTML5
9 35 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
10 34 (0.72%) LAMP
10 34 (0.72%) Servlets
11 33 (0.70%) SOAP
12 27 (0.57%) CSS3
12 27 (0.57%) REST
13 22 (0.47%) jQuery
13 22 (0.47%) Sass
14 21 (0.45%) MCollective
14 21 (0.45%) Sinatra
15 15 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 312 (6.61%) Clustering
2 214 (4.54%) Analytical Skills
3 148 (3.14%) Replication
4 142 (3.01%) Open Source
5 103 (2.18%) Thin Client
5 103 (2.18%) Fat Client
6 96 (2.03%) PKI
7 85 (1.80%) Blackberry
8 80 (1.70%) Management Information System
9 62 (1.31%) Client/Server
10 58 (1.23%) NHS
11 49 (1.04%) FlexPod
12 43 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
13 41 (0.87%) Computer Science
13 41 (0.87%) Private Cloud
14 37 (0.78%) CLARiiON
15 35 (0.74%) EqualLogic
16 29 (0.61%) Symmetrix DMX
16 29 (0.61%) Mainframe
17 28 (0.59%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 3207 (67.97%) Windows
2 1423 (30.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 1127 (23.89%) Linux
4 934 (19.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 886 (18.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 480 (10.17%) Windows 7
7 423 (8.97%) UNIX
8 278 (5.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 192 (4.07%) Windows XP
10 164 (3.48%) Solaris
11 136 (2.88%) CentOS
12 127 (2.69%) AIX
13 126 (2.67%) Windows 8
14 112 (2.37%) Ubuntu
15 57 (1.21%) Windows 2000
16 55 (1.17%) HPUX
17 52 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
18 37 (0.78%) Debian
19 36 (0.76%) Windows Vista
19 36 (0.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 826 (17.51%) ITIL
2 550 (11.66%) Migration
3 354 (7.50%) Configuration Management
4 329 (6.97%) Agile Software Development
5 291 (6.17%) DevOps
6 251 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 225 (4.77%) Project Management
8 199 (4.22%) Continuous Integration
9 179 (3.79%) Load Balancing
10 172 (3.65%) Change Management
11 165 (3.50%) Service Delivery
12 158 (3.35%) Service Management
13 149 (3.16%) Capacity Planning
14 136 (2.88%) PRINCE2
15 105 (2.23%) Problem Management
16 103 (2.18%) Incident Management
17 102 (2.16%) Performance Tuning
18 100 (2.12%) Mentoring
19 93 (1.97%) Stakeholder Management
20 91 (1.93%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 760 (16.11%) SQL
2 519 (11.00%) PowerShell
3 269 (5.70%) Python
4 261 (5.53%) Java
5 234 (4.96%) Perl
6 206 (4.37%) Bash Shell
7 188 (3.98%) Ruby
8 146 (3.09%) Shell Script
9 128 (2.71%) VBScript
10 112 (2.37%) C
11 92 (1.95%) PHP
12 88 (1.87%) C#
13 78 (1.65%) VB
14 65 (1.38%) JavaScript
15 51 (1.08%) C++
16 44 (0.93%) Korn
17 35 (0.74%) T-SQL
18 15 (0.32%) Go
19 13 (0.28%) Groovy
19 13 (0.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 680 (14.41%) Security Cleared
2 444 (9.41%) SC Cleared
3 434 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 342 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
5 309 (6.55%) MCSE
6 252 (5.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 213 (4.51%) DV Cleared
7 213 (4.51%) CCNA
8 174 (3.69%) CCNP
9 167 (3.54%) MCITP
10 128 (2.71%) Degree
11 108 (2.29%) MCP
12 93 (1.97%) MCSA
13 71 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
14 65 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
15 58 (1.23%) CCSE
16 49 (1.04%) MCTS
17 44 (0.93%) CISSP
18 42 (0.89%) CCA
19 33 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (3.48%) SLA
2 90 (1.91%) QA
3 48 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 21 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.064%) COBIT
8 2 (0.042%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.042%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.021%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.021%) BS25999
9 1 (0.021%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.021%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.021%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.021%) BS7799
System Software
1 2472 (52.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1897 (40.21%) Active Directory
3 701 (14.86%) vSphere
4 570 (12.08%) Hyper-V
5 459 (9.73%) XenApp
6 406 (8.61%) VMware ESX
7 252 (5.34%) VMware ESXi
8 228 (4.83%) XenDesktop
9 146 (3.09%) vCloud
10 118 (2.50%) XenServer
11 116 (2.46%) Microsoft App-V
12 96 (2.03%) VMware Server
13 92 (1.95%) Xen
14 91 (1.93%) NFS
15 68 (1.44%) Terminal Services
16 54 (1.14%) KVM
17 43 (0.91%) Docker
18 41 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
19 37 (0.78%) Samba
20 32 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 501 (10.62%) SCCM
2 350 (7.42%) Puppet
3 205 (4.35%) SCOM
4 175 (3.71%) Opscode Chef
5 114 (2.42%) Nagios
6 102 (2.16%) Ansible
7 87 (1.84%) WSUS
8 77 (1.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 77 (1.63%) NetBackup
9 75 (1.59%) Backup Exec
10 68 (1.44%) Salt
11 67 (1.42%) ZABBIX
12 64 (1.36%) Tivoli
13 45 (0.95%) Vagrant
14 40 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 38 (0.81%) SCVMM
16 37 (0.78%) HP SIM
17 34 (0.72%) ARCserve
18 33 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
19 31 (0.66%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 1638 (34.72%) Microsoft
2 1321 (28.00%) Citrix
3 1125 (23.84%) Cisco
4 783 (16.60%) HP
5 517 (10.96%) NetApp
6 425 (9.01%) Oracle
7 386 (8.18%) Red Hat
8 329 (6.97%) EMC
9 279 (5.91%) IBM
10 230 (4.87%) CheckPoint
11 228 (4.83%) Dell
12 179 (3.79%) F5
13 170 (3.60%) Juniper
14 155 (3.29%) Symantec
15 125 (2.65%) McAfee
16 111 (2.35%) 3PAR
17 98 (2.08%) Brocade
18 96 (2.03%) Veritas
19 91 (1.93%) AppSense
20 87 (1.84%) Veeam
England
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
England
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + +
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £351 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £325 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £230 - £231 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £30k - £35k plus package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £385 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday