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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 39 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 2320 1837 1803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.35% 3.90% 3.61%
As % of the Vendors category 9.66% 8.46% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1412 1071 1017
Average daily rate
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£363 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 123 113
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £20.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £32.40
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
24029 21717 23464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.05% 46.07% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14280 12609 12461
Average daily rate £396 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.26%
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 1176 1049 1233
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 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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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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 +5 955 £384 +3.71% 270
South East +2 565 £350 +7.69% 213
South West -2 163 £330 +11.86% 107
Yorkshire +17 147 £325 +8.33% 78
North West +10 146 £350 +27.27% 101
East of England -8 136 £280 -15.15% 50
West Midlands +8 95 £315 +5.88% 68
East Midlands +25 84 £400 +60.00% 19
North East -28 28 £303 +0.83% 15
Midlands - 6 £350 -
VMware
UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 2910 (67.71%) Windows
2 2234 (51.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1833 (42.65%) Active Directory
4 1545 (35.95%) Microsoft
5 1462 (34.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 1334 (31.04%) Citrix
7 1095 (25.48%) Linux
8 1026 (23.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 985 (22.92%) SAN
10 963 (22.41%) Cisco
11 914 (21.27%) MS Exchange
12 784 (18.24%) HP
13 729 (16.96%) DNS
14 721 (16.78%) ITIL
15 647 (15.05%) SQL
16 640 (14.89%) Firewall
17 634 (14.75%) vSphere
18 610 (14.19%) Windows Server 2012
19 584 (13.59%) Security Cleared
20 544 (12.66%) Finance
21 541 (12.59%) SQL Server
22 518 (12.05%) XenApp
23 511 (11.89%) UNIX
24 503 (11.70%) MS Excel
25 489 (11.38%) DHCP
26 488 (11.35%) Windows 7
27 471 (10.96%) VMware ESX
28 469 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
28 469 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2010
29 462 (10.75%) NetApp

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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
1 914 (21.27%) MS Exchange
2 469 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 341 (7.93%) SharePoint
4 315 (7.33%) IIS
5 279 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 229 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 221 (5.14%) Apache
8 131 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2013
9 123 (2.86%) Tomcat
10 120 (2.79%) WebSphere
11 115 (2.68%) WebLogic
12 106 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 106 (2.47%) Lync
13 77 (1.79%) JBoss
14 50 (1.16%) OpenStack
15 47 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
16 44 (1.02%) Node.js
17 39 (0.91%) nginx
18 34 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
19 33 (0.77%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 503 (11.70%) MS Excel
2 292 (6.79%) MS Office
3 50 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 34 (0.79%) MS Project
5 19 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.047%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.023%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.023%) CATIA
8 1 (0.023%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 33 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 14 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.12%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.093%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.093%) ENOVIA
8 3 (0.070%) assyst
8 3 (0.070%) Summit
8 3 (0.070%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.070%) ReMetrica
8 3 (0.070%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.047%) Cerner Millennium
9 2 (0.047%) RMDS
9 2 (0.047%) Maximo
9 2 (0.047%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.023%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.023%) Movex
10 1 (0.023%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 143 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (2.61%) Office 365
3 96 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
4 92 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 63 (1.47%) SaaS
6 44 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 39 (0.91%) IaaS
8 24 (0.56%) PaaS
9 18 (0.42%) Google App Engine
10 11 (0.26%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.21%) Google Apps
11 9 (0.21%) GitHub
12 5 (0.12%) IBM SmartCloud
13 2 (0.047%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 985 (22.92%) SAN
2 729 (16.96%) DNS
3 640 (14.89%) Firewall
4 489 (11.38%) DHCP
5 389 (9.05%) WAN
6 362 (8.42%) LAN
7 345 (8.03%) TCP/IP
8 244 (5.68%) NAS
9 213 (4.96%) VPN
10 142 (3.30%) VLAN
11 137 (3.19%) Internet
12 109 (2.54%) NetScaler
13 106 (2.47%) VoIP
14 104 (2.42%) Network Security
15 103 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
15 103 (2.40%) LDAP
16 100 (2.33%) Wireless
17 94 (2.19%) iSCSI
18 90 (2.09%) MPLS
19 87 (2.02%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 541 (12.59%) SQL Server
2 148 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 109 (2.54%) MySQL
4 82 (1.91%) Oracle Database
5 72 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 69 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 57 (1.33%) Oracle Exadata
8 43 (1.00%) MongoDB
8 43 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
9 41 (0.95%) Relational Database
10 33 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 33 (0.77%) DB2
11 29 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
12 26 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
14 19 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 17 (0.40%) RDBMS
16 16 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
17 15 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
17 15 (0.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 179 (4.16%) Jenkins
2 97 (2.26%) Git (software)
3 84 (1.95%) JIRA
4 53 (1.23%) Hudson
5 51 (1.19%) MSI
6 47 (1.09%) Maven
7 42 (0.98%) Subversion
8 28 (0.65%) Cucumber
9 25 (0.58%) TeamCity
10 22 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (0.44%) Eclipse
12 15 (0.35%) IntelliJ
13 14 (0.33%) Ant
13 14 (0.33%) RSpec
14 12 (0.28%) Capybara
15 11 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 10 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
16 10 (0.23%) ClearCase
17 9 (0.21%) QuickTest Pro
17 9 (0.21%) Selenium
General
1 544 (12.66%) Finance
2 183 (4.26%) Banking
3 152 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 88 (2.05%) Retail
5 55 (1.28%) Financial Institution
6 50 (1.16%) Legal
7 48 (1.12%) Advertising
8 36 (0.84%) Law
9 35 (0.81%) Publishing
10 32 (0.74%) Investment Banking
11 29 (0.67%) Manufacturing
12 26 (0.60%) Military
13 25 (0.58%) Back Office
14 23 (0.54%) Marketing
15 13 (0.30%) Local Government
16 11 (0.26%) Games
17 9 (0.21%) Automotive
17 9 (0.21%) Front Office
17 9 (0.21%) Retail Banking
18 8 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 491 (11.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 448 (10.42%) Architect
3 418 (9.73%) Analyst
4 345 (8.03%) Administrator
5 319 (7.42%) Consultant
6 298 (6.93%) Support Engineer
7 255 (5.93%) 3rd Line Support
8 216 (5.03%) Systems Administrator
9 188 (4.37%) Systems Engineer
10 184 (4.28%) Server Engineer
11 178 (4.14%) Infrastructure Architect
11 178 (4.14%) Support Analyst
12 118 (2.75%) Project Manager
13 117 (2.72%) 2nd Line Support
14 113 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
15 111 (2.58%) Network Engineer
16 108 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
17 106 (2.47%) Technical Architect
18 100 (2.33%) Wintel Engineer
19 98 (2.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (3.12%) Web Services
2 94 (2.19%) Middleware
3 70 (1.63%) .NET
4 61 (1.42%) LAMP
5 51 (1.19%) HTML
6 49 (1.14%) WebSphere MQ
7 44 (1.02%) Application Packaging
8 42 (0.98%) CSS
9 28 (0.65%) J2EE
10 24 (0.56%) SOAP
11 19 (0.44%) XML
12 18 (0.42%) HTML5
13 17 (0.40%) Ajax
14 16 (0.37%) jQuery
15 15 (0.35%) RabbitMQ
15 15 (0.35%) Regular Expression
16 14 (0.33%) RESTful
17 12 (0.28%) Sinatra
17 12 (0.28%) CSS3
17 12 (0.28%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 295 (6.86%) Clustering
2 221 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
3 184 (4.28%) Blackberry
4 156 (3.63%) Replication
5 104 (2.42%) Open Source
6 95 (2.21%) Fat Client
6 95 (2.21%) Thin Client
7 69 (1.61%) Management Information System
8 66 (1.54%) PKI
9 45 (1.05%) NHS
9 45 (1.05%) Hedge funds
10 43 (1.00%) Client/Server
11 36 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
12 35 (0.81%) CLARiiON
13 34 (0.79%) Computer Science
14 23 (0.54%) EqualLogic
15 20 (0.47%) Wiki
15 20 (0.47%) HACMP
15 20 (0.47%) Mainframe
16 19 (0.44%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2910 (67.71%) Windows
2 1462 (34.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 1095 (25.48%) Linux
4 1026 (23.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 610 (14.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 511 (11.89%) UNIX
7 488 (11.35%) Windows 7
8 318 (7.40%) Windows XP
9 277 (6.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 186 (4.33%) Solaris
11 143 (3.33%) CentOS
12 112 (2.61%) AIX
13 110 (2.56%) Windows 8
14 96 (2.23%) Ubuntu
15 66 (1.54%) SUSE
16 54 (1.26%) Windows 2000
16 54 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
17 52 (1.21%) Windows Vista
18 48 (1.12%) SELinux
19 46 (1.07%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 721 (16.78%) ITIL
2 419 (9.75%) Migration
3 258 (6.00%) DevOps
4 252 (5.86%) Agile Software Development
5 242 (5.63%) Configuration Management
6 227 (5.28%) Disaster Recovery
7 153 (3.56%) Project Management
8 140 (3.26%) Service Management
9 136 (3.16%) Change Management
10 125 (2.91%) Load Balancing
11 124 (2.89%) Service Delivery
12 115 (2.68%) Continuous Integration
13 101 (2.35%) PRINCE2
14 96 (2.23%) Incident Management
15 88 (2.05%) Scrum
16 77 (1.79%) Problem Management
17 76 (1.77%) Stakeholder Management
17 76 (1.77%) Change Control
18 75 (1.74%) TOGAF
19 74 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 647 (15.05%) SQL
2 341 (7.93%) PowerShell
3 226 (5.26%) Java
4 191 (4.44%) Perl
5 179 (4.16%) Ruby
6 168 (3.91%) Python
7 159 (3.70%) Bash Shell
8 133 (3.09%) Shell Script
9 107 (2.49%) VBScript
10 99 (2.30%) PHP
11 94 (2.19%) C
12 87 (2.02%) VB
13 53 (1.23%) JavaScript
14 30 (0.70%) T-SQL
15 26 (0.60%) Korn
16 25 (0.58%) C++
17 21 (0.49%) PL/SQL
18 19 (0.44%) C#
19 18 (0.42%) VBA
20 13 (0.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 584 (13.59%) Security Cleared
2 469 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 349 (8.12%) SC Cleared
4 320 (7.45%) MCSE
5 247 (5.75%) Cisco Certification
6 217 (5.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 188 (4.37%) CCNA
8 184 (4.28%) DV Cleared
9 152 (3.54%) Degree
10 119 (2.77%) MCITP
11 116 (2.70%) CCNP
12 103 (2.40%) MCP
13 88 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
14 86 (2.00%) MCSA
15 58 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
16 46 (1.07%) MCTS
17 41 (0.95%) CCA
18 35 (0.81%) VCP5
19 31 (0.72%) CCIE
20 24 (0.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (4.56%) SLA
2 31 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 27 (0.63%) PCI DSS
3 27 (0.63%) QA
4 23 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 19 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.16%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.070%) COBIT
7 3 (0.070%) BS7799
8 2 (0.047%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.047%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.023%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2234 (51.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1833 (42.65%) Active Directory
3 634 (14.75%) vSphere
4 518 (12.05%) XenApp
5 471 (10.96%) VMware ESX
6 407 (9.47%) Hyper-V
7 218 (5.07%) VMware ESXi
8 215 (5.00%) XenDesktop
9 174 (4.05%) XenServer
10 123 (2.86%) vCloud
11 98 (2.28%) Microsoft App-V
12 94 (2.19%) NFS
13 92 (2.14%) VMware Server
14 88 (2.05%) Terminal Services
15 79 (1.84%) Xen
16 72 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
17 63 (1.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 53 (1.23%) ISA Server
19 41 (0.95%) UAG
20 30 (0.70%) Samba
Systems Management
1 416 (9.68%) SCCM
2 346 (8.05%) Puppet
3 203 (4.72%) SCOM
4 172 (4.00%) Backup Exec
5 143 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
6 139 (3.23%) NetBackup
7 86 (2.00%) WSUS
8 84 (1.95%) Nagios
9 82 (1.91%) HP SIM
10 69 (1.61%) Tivoli
11 62 (1.44%) Ansible
12 58 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 55 (1.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 49 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
15 46 (1.07%) Salt
16 43 (1.00%) Vagrant
16 43 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
17 40 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
18 39 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
19 38 (0.88%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 1545 (35.95%) Microsoft
2 1334 (31.04%) Citrix
3 963 (22.41%) Cisco
4 784 (18.24%) HP
5 462 (10.75%) NetApp
6 454 (10.56%) Oracle
7 400 (9.31%) EMC
8 366 (8.52%) Red Hat
9 327 (7.61%) IBM
10 275 (6.40%) Symantec
11 175 (4.07%) Dell
12 170 (3.96%) CheckPoint
13 132 (3.07%) Juniper
14 102 (2.37%) F5
15 101 (2.35%) McAfee
16 90 (2.09%) 3PAR
17 88 (2.05%) SolarWinds
18 85 (1.98%) Veeam
18 85 (1.98%) Sophos
19 84 (1.95%) Remedy
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £140 - £150 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £30 per hour
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Posted: 12 hours ago
Essex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £180 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Midlands
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £445.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £14 - £16 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday