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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 41 34 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Contract jobs citing VMware 2012 2298 1650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.25% 4.94% 3.68%
As % of the Vendors category 9.99% 10.80% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1272 1420 940
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £365 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 124 101
Average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.45% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
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
20136 21275 20395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.58% 45.69% 45.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12190 12559 11454
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 787 912 897
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +0.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
London -15 768 £425 +6.25% 243
South East -4 497 £350 -12.50% 177
South West +1 161 £340 -9.33% 58
North West -1 156 £410 +9.33% 61
Yorkshire -7 129 £396 +7.09% 58
West Midlands +3 98 £475 +58.33% 58
East Midlands +6 85 £355 +1.42% 22
East of England -15 84 £350 +27.27% 50
North East -14 37 £438 +25.89% 8
Midlands -1 2 £650 +225.00%
VMware
UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2649 (63.97%) Windows
2 2331 (56.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1692 (40.86%) Active Directory
4 1482 (35.79%) Windows Server
5 1383 (33.40%) Linux
6 1336 (32.26%) Microsoft
7 983 (23.74%) Citrix
8 952 (22.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 887 (21.42%) Cisco
10 779 (18.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 700 (16.90%) SAN
12 656 (15.84%) DNS
13 645 (15.58%) Data Centre
14 633 (15.29%) ITIL
15 609 (14.71%) SQL
16 595 (14.37%) HP
16 595 (14.37%) Security Cleared
17 586 (14.15%) MS Exchange
18 584 (14.10%) Finance
19 579 (13.98%) Unix
20 578 (13.96%) vSphere
21 554 (13.38%) Firewall
22 529 (12.77%) Puppet
23 524 (12.65%) SQL Server
24 506 (12.22%) Windows Server 2003
25 500 (12.07%) Red Hat
26 497 (12.00%) Migration
27 484 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
28 476 (11.49%) DevOps
29 466 (11.25%) Hyper-V

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 586 (14.15%) MS Exchange
2 282 (6.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 271 (6.54%) IIS
4 231 (5.58%) Apache
5 229 (5.53%) Tomcat
6 190 (4.59%) SharePoint
7 180 (4.35%) OpenStack
8 147 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2013
9 135 (3.26%) Skype for Business
10 118 (2.85%) WebSphere
11 105 (2.54%) nginx
12 87 (2.10%) JBoss
13 86 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
14 72 (1.74%) WebLogic
15 71 (1.71%) Jetty
16 67 (1.62%) Node.js
17 55 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
18 54 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 36 (0.87%) Confluence
20 31 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 382 (9.22%) MS Excel
2 209 (5.05%) MS Office
3 29 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 28 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (0.46%) MS Project
6 9 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.17%) HipChat
8 4 (0.097%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.024%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.024%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.024%) GIMP
10 1 (0.024%) PaintShop Pro
10 1 (0.024%) Revit
Business Applications
1 26 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 25 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.17%) Maximo
5 6 (0.14%) RMDS
6 5 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.097%) Relativity
7 4 (0.097%) Sentinel
8 3 (0.072%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (0.072%) Northgate Housing
8 3 (0.072%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.048%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.048%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.048%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.048%) Remedy AR System
9 2 (0.048%) SAP GRC
10 1 (0.024%) Eikon
10 1 (0.024%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.024%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 430 (10.38%) Amazon AWS
2 239 (5.77%) Office 365
3 211 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 110 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
5 104 (2.51%) IaaS
6 83 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
7 77 (1.86%) PaaS
8 73 (1.76%) SaaS
9 69 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
10 53 (1.28%) Google App Engine
11 39 (0.94%) GitHub
12 13 (0.31%) Amazon S3
13 12 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
14 9 (0.22%) SoftLayer
15 8 (0.19%) OpenShift
16 7 (0.17%) Google Apps
17 6 (0.14%) Mimecast
17 6 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 5 (0.12%) IBM PureFlex
19 4 (0.097%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 700 (16.90%) SAN
2 656 (15.84%) DNS
3 554 (13.38%) Firewall
4 447 (10.79%) DHCP
5 375 (9.06%) LAN
6 355 (8.57%) TCP/IP
7 350 (8.45%) WAN
8 211 (5.10%) VPN
9 187 (4.52%) NAS
10 167 (4.03%) SSL
11 156 (3.77%) HTTP
12 127 (3.07%) VoIP
13 119 (2.87%) NetScaler
14 114 (2.75%) IPsec
15 113 (2.73%) Network Security
16 110 (2.66%) LDAP
17 109 (2.63%) VLAN
18 106 (2.56%) FTP
19 103 (2.49%) Internet
20 98 (2.37%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 524 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 150 (3.62%) MySQL
3 120 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
4 105 (2.54%) Oracle Database
5 99 (2.39%) MongoDB
6 97 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 81 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 76 (1.84%) Relational Database
9 56 (1.35%) DB2
10 47 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
11 40 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
12 38 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
13 33 (0.80%) Big Data
13 33 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
13 33 (0.80%) NoSQL
14 31 (0.75%) Redis
15 30 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 27 (0.65%) Hadoop
17 22 (0.53%) RDBMS
18 21 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 398 (9.61%) Jenkins
2 292 (7.05%) Git (software)
3 173 (4.18%) Maven
4 67 (1.62%) JIRA
5 60 (1.45%) Subversion
6 43 (1.04%) TeamCity
7 41 (0.99%) Vagrant
8 36 (0.87%) Hudson
9 32 (0.77%) Selenium
10 29 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
11 28 (0.68%) JMeter
12 27 (0.65%) Gradle
12 27 (0.65%) SonarQube
13 26 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
14 24 (0.58%) MSI
15 23 (0.56%) JUnit
16 20 (0.48%) Eclipse
17 19 (0.46%) Mockito
18 18 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 17 (0.41%) IntelliJ
General
1 584 (14.10%) Finance
2 152 (3.67%) Telecoms
3 144 (3.48%) Banking
4 84 (2.03%) Retail
5 63 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 61 (1.47%) Legal
7 51 (1.23%) Financial Institution
8 49 (1.18%) Law
9 40 (0.97%) Back Office
10 39 (0.94%) Investment Banking
11 30 (0.72%) Electronics
12 29 (0.70%) Marketing
13 27 (0.65%) Games
14 26 (0.63%) Advertising
15 25 (0.60%) Military
16 23 (0.56%) Local Government
17 21 (0.51%) Front Office
18 16 (0.39%) Aerospace
18 16 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
19 15 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 543 (13.11%) Architect
2 446 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 381 (9.20%) Support Engineer
4 341 (8.23%) Analyst
5 284 (6.86%) VMware Engineer
6 277 (6.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 271 (6.54%) 3rd Line Support
8 239 (5.77%) Administrator
9 206 (4.97%) Consultant
10 200 (4.83%) Systems Administrator
11 194 (4.68%) Infrastructure Architect
12 166 (4.01%) Windows Engineer
13 162 (3.91%) Linux Engineer
14 156 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 146 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
16 124 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
17 119 (2.87%) Network Engineer
18 116 (2.80%) Project Manager
19 115 (2.78%) Server Engineer
20 112 (2.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (4.37%) Web Services
2 153 (3.69%) .NET
3 122 (2.95%) Middleware
4 117 (2.83%) MCollective
5 93 (2.25%) J2EE
6 64 (1.55%) Servlets
7 54 (1.30%) LAMP
8 47 (1.13%) REST
9 39 (0.94%) SOAP
10 37 (0.89%) XML
11 33 (0.80%) RabbitMQ
12 31 (0.75%) HTML
13 27 (0.65%) LEMP Stack
13 27 (0.65%) Software Packaging
14 25 (0.60%) CSS
15 23 (0.56%) Spring
16 22 (0.53%) Sensu
17 21 (0.51%) LAPP Stack
18 20 (0.48%) jQuery
19 19 (0.46%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 645 (15.58%) Data Centre
2 193 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
3 181 (4.37%) Clustering
4 102 (2.46%) Management Information System
5 94 (2.27%) Private Cloud
5 94 (2.27%) Replication
6 81 (1.96%) EMC VNX
7 70 (1.69%) Blackberry
7 70 (1.69%) Public Cloud
8 54 (1.30%) iSeries
8 54 (1.30%) VCE vBlock
9 51 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
10 49 (1.18%) Hedge funds
11 48 (1.16%) Fat Client
11 48 (1.16%) Thin Client
12 47 (1.13%) Driving Licence
13 45 (1.09%) AS400
14 43 (1.04%) Computer Science
15 38 (0.92%) EMC VMAX
16 36 (0.87%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2649 (63.97%) Windows
2 1482 (35.79%) Windows Server
3 1383 (33.40%) Linux
4 952 (22.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 779 (18.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 579 (13.98%) Unix
7 506 (12.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 450 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 370 (8.94%) Windows 7
10 225 (5.43%) CentOS
11 212 (5.12%) Solaris
12 167 (4.03%) Ubuntu
13 152 (3.67%) AIX
14 146 (3.53%) Windows XP
15 121 (2.92%) Windows 8
16 63 (1.52%) HPUX
17 56 (1.35%) SUSE
18 38 (0.92%) Windows 10
19 34 (0.82%) Mac OS X
20 32 (0.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 633 (15.29%) ITIL
2 497 (12.00%) Migration
3 484 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
4 476 (11.49%) DevOps
5 464 (11.21%) Configuration Management
6 308 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
7 235 (5.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 218 (5.26%) Project Management
9 193 (4.66%) Open Source
10 187 (4.52%) Scrum
11 186 (4.49%) High Availability
12 168 (4.06%) Change Management
13 158 (3.82%) Service Management
14 129 (3.12%) Service Delivery
15 125 (3.02%) Build Automation
16 116 (2.80%) Incident Management
17 111 (2.68%) TOGAF
18 105 (2.54%) PRINCE2
19 100 (2.41%) Load Balancing
20 92 (2.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 609 (14.71%) SQL
2 445 (10.75%) PowerShell
3 434 (10.48%) Java
4 313 (7.56%) Bash Shell
5 271 (6.54%) Python
6 259 (6.25%) Ruby
7 243 (5.87%) Perl
8 130 (3.14%) Shell Script
9 74 (1.79%) JavaScript
10 61 (1.47%) C
11 55 (1.33%) Korn
12 53 (1.28%) PHP
13 49 (1.18%) C#
14 47 (1.13%) VBScript
15 39 (0.94%) C++
16 33 (0.80%) VB
17 21 (0.51%) T-SQL
18 19 (0.46%) PL/SQL
19 14 (0.34%) COBOL
20 12 (0.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 595 (14.37%) Security Cleared
2 433 (10.46%) SC Cleared
3 278 (6.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 249 (6.01%) Cisco Certification
5 205 (4.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 195 (4.71%) CCNA
7 171 (4.13%) MCSE
8 143 (3.45%) Degree
9 121 (2.92%) MCSA
10 99 (2.39%) CCNP
11 97 (2.34%) DV Cleared
12 63 (1.52%) MCITP
13 47 (1.13%) MCP
14 46 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
15 41 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
16 34 (0.82%) CISSP
16 34 (0.82%) RHCE
17 27 (0.65%) DBS Check
18 26 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 25 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (2.68%) SLA
2 46 (1.11%) QA
3 42 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 32 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
4 32 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.24%) ISO27002
6 8 (0.19%) COBIT
7 6 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.072%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.072%) ISO15022
9 3 (0.072%) ISO20022
9 3 (0.072%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.072%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.048%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.024%) JTAG
System Software
1 2331 (56.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1692 (40.86%) Active Directory
3 578 (13.96%) vSphere
4 466 (11.25%) Hyper-V
5 344 (8.31%) VMware ESX
6 340 (8.21%) XenApp
7 226 (5.46%) VMware ESXi
8 182 (4.40%) XenDesktop
9 128 (3.09%) Docker
10 126 (3.04%) Microsoft App-V
11 122 (2.95%) vCloud
12 109 (2.63%) XenServer
13 105 (2.54%) Xen
14 77 (1.86%) NFS
15 70 (1.69%) KVM
16 50 (1.21%) VMware Server
17 39 (0.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 32 (0.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
19 29 (0.70%) Squid
19 29 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 529 (12.77%) Puppet
2 438 (10.58%) SCCM
3 260 (6.28%) Opscode Chef
4 177 (4.27%) SCOM
5 163 (3.94%) Ansible
6 140 (3.38%) Nagios
7 118 (2.85%) ZABBIX
8 99 (2.39%) NetBackup
9 82 (1.98%) WSUS
10 69 (1.67%) Backup Exec
11 58 (1.40%) vRealize
12 54 (1.30%) logstash
13 51 (1.23%) Tivoli
14 49 (1.18%) Salt
15 39 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 36 (0.87%) SCVMM
17 34 (0.82%) Cacti
18 33 (0.80%) vMotion
19 31 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
20 28 (0.68%) Icinga
Vendors
1 1336 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 983 (23.74%) Citrix
3 887 (21.42%) Cisco
4 595 (14.37%) HP
5 500 (12.07%) Red Hat
6 444 (10.72%) Oracle
7 362 (8.74%) EMC
8 343 (8.28%) NetApp
9 270 (6.52%) IBM
10 184 (4.44%) Dell
11 122 (2.95%) Juniper
12 106 (2.56%) Symantec
13 105 (2.54%) CheckPoint
14 95 (2.29%) Veritas
15 84 (2.03%) 3PAR
15 84 (2.03%) Google
16 83 (2.00%) AppSense
17 77 (1.86%) SAP
17 77 (1.86%) Sun
18 74 (1.79%) SolarWinds
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Rate: £330.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: From £450 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £350.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Rate: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £42k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Connectus
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McGregor Boyall
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Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
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Goole, North Humberside
Search Consultancy
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Hayes, Middlesex
The Resourcing Hub
Rate: From £550 to £580 per day
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
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Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Leicestershire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
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Corsham, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
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Pentasia Ltd
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Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £200 - £255 per day
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Surrey
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Venturi
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City, London
Client Server
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London
LA International
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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