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 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 47 48 42
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware 2101 1898 2121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.12% 3.90% 3.99%
As % of the Vendors category 8.98% 8.34% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1302 1111 1173
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£338 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 139 133
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.21 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.90 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £23.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-14.61% +10.46%
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
23409 22747 24578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.94% 46.74% 46.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13406 12936 12896
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1041 1259
Average hourly rate £18.44 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.43% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £39.00
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 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 August 2014.

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 August 2014.

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 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
(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 +10 910 £375 +1.01% 237
South East -8 441 £335 -0.74% 186
South West +13 168 £325 +8.33% 63
North West +5 160 £280 -2.60% 76
West Midlands +7 128 £300 - 41
East of England -26 103 £238 -26.92% 60
Yorkshire +14 101 £311 +13.18% 66
East Midlands +1 69 £350 +27.27% 22
North East -10 17 £295 +3.14% 5
Midlands +10 7 £400 - 2
VMware
UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2727 (69.20%) Windows
2 2112 (53.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1688 (42.83%) Active Directory
4 1399 (35.50%) Microsoft
5 1392 (35.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 1261 (32.00%) Citrix
7 1006 (25.53%) Linux
8 941 (23.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 906 (22.99%) SAN
10 874 (22.18%) Cisco
11 872 (22.13%) MS Exchange
12 736 (18.68%) HP
13 667 (16.92%) ITIL
14 653 (16.57%) DNS
15 617 (15.66%) SQL
16 597 (15.15%) vSphere
17 559 (14.18%) Firewall
18 535 (13.58%) Windows Server 2012
19 503 (12.76%) Windows 7
20 501 (12.71%) Security Cleared
21 493 (12.51%) SQL Server
22 492 (12.48%) XenApp
23 482 (12.23%) Finance
24 469 (11.90%) MS Excel
25 466 (11.82%) Exchange Server 2010
26 458 (11.62%) UNIX
27 450 (11.42%) DHCP
28 449 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
29 440 (11.16%) NetApp
30 425 (10.78%) VMware ESX

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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
1 872 (22.13%) MS Exchange
2 466 (11.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 347 (8.80%) SharePoint
4 265 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 247 (6.27%) IIS
6 221 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 193 (4.90%) Apache
8 117 (2.97%) Lync
9 114 (2.89%) WebSphere
10 102 (2.59%) Tomcat
11 100 (2.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 95 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
13 87 (2.21%) WebLogic
14 55 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
15 48 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
16 42 (1.07%) nginx
17 37 (0.94%) OpenStack
18 27 (0.69%) Confluence
19 25 (0.63%) Node.js
20 22 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 469 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 271 (6.88%) MS Office
3 44 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 32 (0.81%) MS Project
5 12 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.20%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.051%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.051%) CATIA
9 1 (0.025%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.025%) SPSS
9 1 (0.025%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 34 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.15%) assyst
7 5 (0.13%) RMDS
7 5 (0.13%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.076%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.076%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.076%) Cerner Millennium
9 3 (0.076%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.076%) ReMetrica
10 2 (0.051%) Summit
10 2 (0.051%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (0.025%) Movex
11 1 (0.025%) Oracle CRM
11 1 (0.025%) Teamcenter
11 1 (0.025%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 118 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (2.26%) Office 365
3 81 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
4 72 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 50 (1.27%) SaaS
6 49 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
7 35 (0.89%) IaaS
8 24 (0.61%) PaaS
9 16 (0.41%) Google App Engine
10 11 (0.28%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.20%) GitHub
12 6 (0.15%) Google Apps
13 4 (0.10%) IBM SmartCloud
14 2 (0.051%) Heroku
15 1 (0.025%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 906 (22.99%) SAN
2 653 (16.57%) DNS
3 559 (14.18%) Firewall
4 450 (11.42%) DHCP
5 350 (8.88%) WAN
6 344 (8.73%) LAN
7 326 (8.27%) TCP/IP
8 209 (5.30%) VPN
9 187 (4.74%) NAS
10 124 (3.15%) VLAN
11 116 (2.94%) Internet
12 105 (2.66%) LDAP
13 102 (2.59%) iSCSI
13 102 (2.59%) Network Security
14 100 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
15 97 (2.46%) VoIP
16 94 (2.39%) Wireless
17 85 (2.16%) NetScaler
18 84 (2.13%) MPLS
19 73 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 493 (12.51%) SQL Server
2 131 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 114 (2.89%) MySQL
4 86 (2.18%) Oracle Database
5 64 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 45 (1.14%) Oracle Exadata
7 43 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 43 (1.09%) Relational Database
8 39 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 29 (0.74%) MongoDB
10 26 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 25 (0.63%) DB2
12 23 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
14 17 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
15 16 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
16 14 (0.36%) RDBMS
17 10 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 141 (3.58%) Jenkins
2 94 (2.39%) JIRA
3 90 (2.28%) Git (software)
4 56 (1.42%) Hudson
5 49 (1.24%) Subversion
6 35 (0.89%) Maven
7 34 (0.86%) MSI
8 25 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (0.48%) Ant
9 19 (0.48%) TeamCity
10 18 (0.46%) Cucumber
11 17 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
12 13 (0.33%) ClearCase
12 13 (0.33%) IntelliJ
12 13 (0.33%) Eclipse
13 12 (0.30%) Capybara
13 12 (0.30%) Gerrit
13 12 (0.30%) Mercurial
14 11 (0.28%) RSpec
15 10 (0.25%) AnthillPro
General
1 482 (12.23%) Finance
2 147 (3.73%) Banking
3 137 (3.48%) Telecoms
4 77 (1.95%) Retail
5 55 (1.40%) Financial Institution
6 46 (1.17%) Legal
7 42 (1.07%) Back Office
8 36 (0.91%) Advertising
9 35 (0.89%) Publishing
10 29 (0.74%) Front Office
10 29 (0.74%) Investment Banking
11 28 (0.71%) Law
12 19 (0.48%) Manufacturing
13 17 (0.43%) Games
13 17 (0.43%) Marketing
14 15 (0.38%) Military
15 11 (0.28%) Local Government
16 8 (0.20%) French Language
16 8 (0.20%) Billing
16 8 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 432 (10.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 388 (9.85%) Architect
3 383 (9.72%) Analyst
4 333 (8.45%) Administrator
5 327 (8.30%) Support Engineer
6 276 (7.00%) Consultant
7 230 (5.84%) 3rd Line Support
8 209 (5.30%) Systems Administrator
9 185 (4.69%) Infrastructure Architect
10 181 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
11 172 (4.36%) Server Engineer
12 165 (4.19%) Support Analyst
13 120 (3.04%) 2nd Line Support
14 117 (2.97%) Project Manager
15 103 (2.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 93 (2.36%) Wintel Engineer
17 92 (2.33%) Technical Architect
18 91 (2.31%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 90 (2.28%) Linux Engineer
20 88 (2.23%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (3.10%) Web Services
2 92 (2.33%) Middleware
3 73 (1.85%) .NET
4 65 (1.65%) LAMP
5 40 (1.01%) WebSphere MQ
6 34 (0.86%) HTML
7 33 (0.84%) Application Packaging
8 31 (0.79%) J2EE
9 27 (0.69%) XML
10 25 (0.63%) CSS
11 22 (0.56%) SOAP
12 13 (0.33%) JSON
13 12 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
14 11 (0.28%) .NET Framework
15 10 (0.25%) HTML5
15 10 (0.25%) Servlets
16 9 (0.23%) jQuery
16 9 (0.23%) Ajax
16 9 (0.23%) Windows SharePoint Services
16 9 (0.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 255 (6.47%) Clustering
2 176 (4.47%) Blackberry
3 128 (3.25%) Replication
4 105 (2.66%) Fat Client
4 105 (2.66%) Thin Client
5 83 (2.11%) Open Source
6 79 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 51 (1.29%) PKI
8 46 (1.17%) NHS
9 44 (1.12%) Hedge funds
10 42 (1.07%) Client/Server
11 36 (0.91%) Computer Science
12 32 (0.81%) EqualLogic
12 32 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
13 28 (0.71%) CLARiiON
14 27 (0.69%) Mainframe
15 26 (0.66%) Statistics
16 25 (0.63%) Firmware
17 24 (0.61%) iPhone
18 22 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2727 (69.20%) Windows
2 1392 (35.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 1006 (25.53%) Linux
4 941 (23.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 535 (13.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 503 (12.76%) Windows 7
7 458 (11.62%) UNIX
8 302 (7.66%) Windows XP
9 263 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 169 (4.29%) Solaris
11 126 (3.20%) CentOS
12 117 (2.97%) AIX
13 99 (2.51%) Ubuntu
14 92 (2.33%) Windows 8
15 55 (1.40%) Windows 2000
16 52 (1.32%) SUSE
17 49 (1.24%) Debian
18 45 (1.14%) HPUX
19 43 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
20 42 (1.07%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 667 (16.92%) ITIL
2 405 (10.28%) Migration
3 252 (6.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 211 (5.35%) DevOps
5 187 (4.74%) Configuration Management
6 150 (3.81%) Service Management
7 149 (3.78%) Project Management
8 121 (3.07%) Change Management
9 120 (3.04%) PRINCE2
10 115 (2.92%) Service Delivery
11 107 (2.72%) Agile Software Development
12 106 (2.69%) Load Balancing
13 98 (2.49%) Continuous Integration
14 83 (2.11%) Capacity Planning
15 78 (1.98%) Incident Management
16 70 (1.78%) E-Commerce
17 68 (1.73%) Capacity Management
18 67 (1.70%) Root Cause Analysis
18 67 (1.70%) TOGAF
19 65 (1.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 617 (15.66%) SQL
2 322 (8.17%) PowerShell
3 198 (5.02%) Java
4 171 (4.34%) Perl
5 159 (4.03%) Bash Shell
6 157 (3.98%) Python
6 157 (3.98%) Ruby
7 105 (2.66%) Shell Script
8 99 (2.51%) VBScript
9 93 (2.36%) PHP
10 90 (2.28%) C
11 86 (2.18%) VB
12 38 (0.96%) JavaScript
13 34 (0.86%) T-SQL
14 26 (0.66%) Korn
15 25 (0.63%) PL/SQL
16 18 (0.46%) C++
17 17 (0.43%) C#
18 14 (0.36%) VBA
19 9 (0.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 501 (12.71%) Security Cleared
2 449 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 315 (7.99%) MCSE
4 294 (7.46%) SC Cleared
5 215 (5.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 208 (5.28%) Cisco Certification
7 150 (3.81%) DV Cleared
8 145 (3.68%) CCNA
9 139 (3.53%) MCITP
10 134 (3.40%) MCP
11 129 (3.27%) Degree
12 109 (2.77%) CCNP
13 82 (2.08%) MCSA
14 72 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
15 69 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
16 56 (1.42%) CCA
17 43 (1.09%) MCTS
17 43 (1.09%) VCP5
18 31 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 29 (0.74%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (4.19%) SLA
2 33 (0.84%) QA
3 27 (0.69%) PCI DSS
4 26 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 24 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 22 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.15%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.076%) BS7799
8 3 (0.076%) COBIT
9 2 (0.051%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.025%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2112 (53.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1688 (42.83%) Active Directory
3 597 (15.15%) vSphere
4 492 (12.48%) XenApp
5 425 (10.78%) VMware ESX
6 380 (9.64%) Hyper-V
7 206 (5.23%) XenDesktop
8 199 (5.05%) VMware ESXi
9 179 (4.54%) XenServer
10 113 (2.87%) vCloud
11 90 (2.28%) NFS
12 89 (2.26%) Microsoft App-V
13 87 (2.21%) VMware Server
14 80 (2.03%) Terminal Services
15 73 (1.85%) Xen
16 63 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
17 48 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 44 (1.12%) ISA Server
19 37 (0.94%) UAG
20 32 (0.81%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 394 (10.00%) SCCM
2 275 (6.98%) Puppet
3 195 (4.95%) SCOM
4 140 (3.55%) Backup Exec
5 116 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
6 104 (2.64%) NetBackup
7 67 (1.70%) WSUS
8 66 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 53 (1.34%) Tivoli
10 52 (1.32%) HP SIM
11 47 (1.19%) Nagios
12 42 (1.07%) Ansible
13 40 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
14 37 (0.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 34 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
16 32 (0.81%) ZABBIX
17 31 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
18 29 (0.74%) BladeLogic
18 29 (0.74%) Vagrant
18 29 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1399 (35.50%) Microsoft
2 1261 (32.00%) Citrix
3 874 (22.18%) Cisco
4 736 (18.68%) HP
5 440 (11.16%) NetApp
6 419 (10.63%) Oracle
7 339 (8.60%) Red Hat
8 321 (8.15%) EMC
9 312 (7.92%) IBM
10 217 (5.51%) Symantec
11 156 (3.96%) Dell
12 148 (3.76%) CheckPoint
13 110 (2.79%) Juniper
14 85 (2.16%) McAfee
15 82 (2.08%) Sophos
16 81 (2.06%) 3PAR
16 81 (2.06%) F5
17 71 (1.80%) Veeam
18 69 (1.75%) JBoss
19 66 (1.67%) Remedy
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £180.00 - £200 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £180.00 - £200 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £180 - £240 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £347 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day 3 months contract, possibility to get extend
Posted: Yesterday