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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 36 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware 2373 1885 1819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.70% 3.75% 4.16%
As % of the Vendors category 10.34% 8.22% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1458 1169 990
Average daily rate
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£365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 103 164
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.76 £14.10 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.20 £33.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.13 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.24% -6.11%
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
22947 22934 20258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.41% 45.61% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13292 13172 11100
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 1016 1130
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +11 929 £400 +6.66% 277
South East +7 578 £375 +9.48% 200
Yorkshire +19 193 £300 -7.69% 53
North West +8 175 £320 +13.47% 89
East of England +19 164 £338 +9.22% 65
South West 0 148 £350 - 80
West Midlands +16 106 £363 +36.79% 48
East Midlands +25 68 £363 +3.57% 29
North East -21 18 £335 +15.51% 7
Midlands - 1 - -
VMware
UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3153 (67.30%) Windows
2 2486 (53.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1826 (38.98%) Active Directory
4 1593 (34.00%) Microsoft
5 1395 (29.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 1276 (27.24%) Citrix
7 1195 (25.51%) Linux
8 1155 (24.65%) Cisco
9 1026 (21.90%) SAN
10 913 (19.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 880 (18.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 819 (17.48%) MS Exchange
13 794 (16.95%) HP
14 783 (16.71%) ITIL
15 763 (16.29%) DNS
16 758 (16.18%) Firewall
17 720 (15.37%) SQL
18 693 (14.79%) vSphere
19 692 (14.77%) Security Cleared
20 594 (12.68%) Hyper-V
21 584 (12.47%) Finance
22 563 (12.02%) SQL Server
23 538 (11.48%) Migration
24 537 (11.46%) NetApp
25 505 (10.78%) DHCP
26 480 (10.25%) SCCM
27 466 (9.95%) PowerShell
28 463 (9.88%) WAN
29 453 (9.67%) Windows 7
30 443 (9.46%) LAN

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 819 (17.48%) MS Exchange
2 376 (8.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 341 (7.28%) IIS
4 309 (6.60%) SharePoint
5 209 (4.46%) Apache
6 180 (3.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 176 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 165 (3.52%) OpenStack
9 157 (3.35%) Tomcat
10 144 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2003
11 141 (3.01%) Lync
12 90 (1.92%) WebSphere
13 87 (1.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 73 (1.56%) Node.js
15 71 (1.52%) JBoss
15 71 (1.52%) nginx
16 49 (1.05%) WebLogic
17 40 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
18 39 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
19 33 (0.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 438 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 251 (5.36%) MS Office
3 45 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 30 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (0.55%) MS Project
6 6 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.085%) GIMP
9 3 (0.064%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.043%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.021%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.021%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 25 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 16 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.21%) RMDS
3 10 (0.21%) Maximo
4 9 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.064%) Exstream
7 3 (0.064%) Summit
7 3 (0.064%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.064%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.043%) IntelliMatch
8 2 (0.043%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.043%) assyst
8 2 (0.043%) Remedy AR System
8 2 (0.043%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.043%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.043%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 288 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
2 154 (3.29%) Office 365
3 125 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 73 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
5 64 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
6 45 (0.96%) IaaS
7 43 (0.92%) PaaS
8 42 (0.90%) SaaS
9 39 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
10 27 (0.58%) Google App Engine
11 20 (0.43%) Heroku
12 17 (0.36%) Engine Yard
13 16 (0.34%) Mimecast
14 10 (0.21%) Amazon S3
15 9 (0.19%) GitHub
16 8 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
16 8 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
17 7 (0.15%) OpenShift
17 7 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 5 (0.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1026 (21.90%) SAN
2 763 (16.29%) DNS
3 758 (16.18%) Firewall
4 505 (10.78%) DHCP
5 463 (9.88%) WAN
6 443 (9.46%) LAN
7 374 (7.98%) TCP/IP
8 279 (5.96%) VPN
9 270 (5.76%) NAS
10 206 (4.40%) Cisco ASA
11 161 (3.44%) VLAN
12 157 (3.35%) Network Security
13 153 (3.27%) iSCSI
14 139 (2.97%) Internet
15 138 (2.95%) SSL
16 129 (2.75%) NetScaler
17 118 (2.52%) OSPF
18 111 (2.37%) BGP
19 110 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
20 109 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 563 (12.02%) SQL Server
2 157 (3.35%) MySQL
3 113 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 95 (2.03%) MongoDB
5 83 (1.77%) Oracle Database
6 72 (1.54%) Relational Database
7 68 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
8 62 (1.32%) NoSQL
9 59 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 55 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 48 (1.02%) Redis
12 46 (0.98%) RDBMS
13 34 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
14 28 (0.60%) Hadoop
14 28 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 28 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 24 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
16 23 (0.49%) DB2
17 21 (0.45%) MariaDB
18 19 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 221 (4.72%) Jenkins
2 151 (3.22%) Git (software)
3 81 (1.73%) Subversion
4 69 (1.47%) MSI
5 57 (1.22%) JIRA
6 52 (1.11%) TeamCity
7 41 (0.88%) Hudson
8 40 (0.85%) Maven
9 39 (0.83%) StarTeam
10 33 (0.70%) Artifactory
11 24 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
12 22 (0.47%) Visual Studio
13 20 (0.43%) Cucumber
13 20 (0.43%) IntelliJ
14 19 (0.41%) Capybara
15 18 (0.38%) SonarQube
16 17 (0.36%) Mercurial
17 16 (0.34%) Gerrit
18 13 (0.28%) Selenium
18 13 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 584 (12.47%) Finance
2 179 (3.82%) Banking
3 128 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 79 (1.69%) Retail
5 64 (1.37%) Manufacturing
6 49 (1.05%) Investment Banking
7 39 (0.83%) Legal
8 33 (0.70%) Law
8 33 (0.70%) Marketing
9 29 (0.62%) Back Office
10 24 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 19 (0.41%) Publishing
12 18 (0.38%) Advertising
13 17 (0.36%) French Language
14 16 (0.34%) Games
15 15 (0.32%) Military
16 14 (0.30%) Local Government
17 11 (0.23%) Electronics
18 9 (0.19%) Automotive
19 6 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 561 (11.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 436 (9.31%) Analyst
3 435 (9.28%) Architect
4 354 (7.56%) Consultant
5 341 (7.28%) Support Engineer
6 303 (6.47%) Administrator
7 271 (5.78%) 3rd Line Support
8 254 (5.42%) Server Engineer
9 209 (4.46%) Systems Administrator
10 189 (4.03%) Systems Engineer
11 178 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
12 158 (3.37%) Infrastructure Architect
12 158 (3.37%) Support Analyst
13 156 (3.33%) Network Engineer
14 142 (3.03%) Project Manager
15 139 (2.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 133 (2.84%) 2nd Line Support
17 125 (2.67%) Technical Architect
18 122 (2.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 116 (2.48%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (3.35%) .NET
2 148 (3.16%) Web Services
3 101 (2.16%) Middleware
4 62 (1.32%) HTML
5 59 (1.26%) XML
6 53 (1.13%) J2EE
7 43 (0.92%) CSS
7 43 (0.92%) Application Packaging
8 42 (0.90%) SOAP
9 40 (0.85%) LAMP
10 36 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
11 34 (0.73%) Servlets
12 33 (0.70%) HTML5
13 28 (0.60%) MCollective
14 27 (0.58%) REST
15 24 (0.51%) jQuery
16 23 (0.49%) CSS3
17 19 (0.41%) Sass
18 18 (0.38%) Sinatra
19 14 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 311 (6.64%) Clustering
2 212 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
3 165 (3.52%) Replication
4 137 (2.92%) Open Source
5 114 (2.43%) PKI
6 109 (2.33%) Thin Client
6 109 (2.33%) Fat Client
7 100 (2.13%) Blackberry
8 75 (1.60%) Management Information System
9 54 (1.15%) NHS
9 54 (1.15%) Client/Server
10 51 (1.09%) FlexPod
11 48 (1.02%) Private Cloud
12 47 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
13 44 (0.94%) Computer Science
14 33 (0.70%) Symmetrix DMX
15 31 (0.66%) CLARiiON
16 29 (0.62%) Device Driver
16 29 (0.62%) EqualLogic
17 28 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3153 (67.30%) Windows
2 1395 (29.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1195 (25.51%) Linux
4 913 (19.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 880 (18.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 453 (9.67%) Windows 7
7 439 (9.37%) UNIX
8 303 (6.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 193 (4.12%) Windows XP
10 192 (4.10%) Solaris
11 171 (3.65%) CentOS
12 130 (2.77%) Ubuntu
13 126 (2.69%) Windows 8
14 118 (2.52%) AIX
15 67 (1.43%) HPUX
16 57 (1.22%) Windows 2000
17 53 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
18 49 (1.05%) Windows Vista
19 42 (0.90%) SUSE
20 39 (0.83%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 783 (16.71%) ITIL
2 538 (11.48%) Migration
3 389 (8.30%) Configuration Management
4 327 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
5 315 (6.72%) DevOps
6 258 (5.51%) Disaster Recovery
7 217 (4.63%) Project Management
8 194 (4.14%) Continuous Integration
9 184 (3.93%) Load Balancing
10 173 (3.69%) Service Delivery
11 163 (3.48%) Service Management
12 158 (3.37%) Change Management
13 140 (2.99%) Capacity Planning
14 137 (2.92%) PRINCE2
15 106 (2.26%) Performance Tuning
16 101 (2.16%) Problem Management
17 99 (2.11%) Change Control
18 94 (2.01%) E-Commerce
18 94 (2.01%) Incident Management
19 92 (1.96%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 720 (15.37%) SQL
2 466 (9.95%) PowerShell
3 281 (6.00%) Python
4 266 (5.68%) Java
5 249 (5.31%) Perl
6 211 (4.50%) Bash Shell
7 204 (4.35%) Ruby
8 158 (3.37%) Shell Script
9 138 (2.95%) VBScript
10 117 (2.50%) C
11 96 (2.05%) PHP
12 69 (1.47%) VB
13 67 (1.43%) C#
14 62 (1.32%) JavaScript
15 53 (1.13%) Korn
16 51 (1.09%) C++
17 32 (0.68%) T-SQL
18 19 (0.41%) Go
18 19 (0.41%) Scala
19 12 (0.26%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 692 (14.77%) Security Cleared
2 428 (9.14%) SC Cleared
3 408 (8.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 333 (7.11%) Cisco Certification
5 297 (6.34%) MCSE
6 243 (5.19%) DV Cleared
7 238 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 201 (4.29%) CCNA
9 180 (3.84%) CCNP
10 138 (2.95%) MCITP
11 120 (2.56%) Degree
12 109 (2.33%) MCP
13 99 (2.11%) MCSA
14 72 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
15 62 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
16 59 (1.26%) CCSE
17 47 (1.00%) CCA
18 41 (0.88%) MCTS
19 35 (0.75%) CISSP
20 30 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (3.24%) SLA
2 94 (2.01%) QA
3 37 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 22 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.064%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.064%) COBIT
8 2 (0.043%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.043%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.043%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.021%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.021%) BS25999
System Software
1 2486 (53.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1826 (38.98%) Active Directory
3 693 (14.79%) vSphere
4 594 (12.68%) Hyper-V
5 430 (9.18%) XenApp
6 371 (7.92%) VMware ESX
7 274 (5.85%) VMware ESXi
8 245 (5.23%) XenDesktop
9 141 (3.01%) vCloud
10 126 (2.69%) XenServer
11 106 (2.26%) Microsoft App-V
12 93 (1.99%) Xen
13 91 (1.94%) NFS
14 86 (1.84%) VMware Server
15 78 (1.66%) Terminal Services
16 68 (1.45%) KVM
17 45 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
18 41 (0.88%) Samba
19 36 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 36 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 480 (10.25%) SCCM
2 368 (7.85%) Puppet
3 184 (3.93%) Opscode Chef
4 180 (3.84%) SCOM
5 140 (2.99%) Nagios
6 116 (2.48%) Ansible
7 92 (1.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 86 (1.84%) WSUS
9 74 (1.58%) ZABBIX
10 72 (1.54%) NetBackup
11 69 (1.47%) Salt
12 60 (1.28%) Backup Exec
13 56 (1.20%) Tivoli
14 51 (1.09%) Vagrant
15 44 (0.94%) HP SIM
15 44 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 41 (0.88%) SCVMM
17 37 (0.79%) Cobbler
18 34 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
19 33 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1593 (34.00%) Microsoft
2 1276 (27.24%) Citrix
3 1155 (24.65%) Cisco
4 794 (16.95%) HP
5 537 (11.46%) NetApp
6 426 (9.09%) Oracle
7 397 (8.47%) Red Hat
8 359 (7.66%) EMC
9 271 (5.78%) IBM
10 232 (4.95%) CheckPoint
11 228 (4.87%) Dell
12 197 (4.20%) F5
13 169 (3.61%) Juniper
14 138 (2.95%) McAfee
14 138 (2.95%) Symantec
15 129 (2.75%) 3PAR
16 102 (2.18%) Veritas
16 102 (2.18%) Brocade
17 85 (1.81%) Blue Coat
18 84 (1.79%) AppSense
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Harrington Starr
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Immediate start
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
West London
PCR
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
England
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £38 - £40.5 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago