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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 36 47 45
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 2397 1871 1727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.84% 4.00% 3.90%
As % of the Vendors category 10.63% 8.68% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1473 1113 924
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 123 148
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.15 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £31.56 £44.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.42 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.06% -0.39%
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
22556 21567 20997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.50% 46.05% 47.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13730 12523 11265
Average daily rate £388 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1022 1287
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +4 956 £375 -2.84% 231
South East +9 640 £375 +15.38% 146
Yorkshire +27 156 £338 +22.72% 48
East of England -6 148 £275 -19.11% 48
South West -13 146 £294 +6.81% 66
North West +5 125 £375 +36.36% 57
West Midlands +15 97 £300 +0.84% 49
East Midlands +13 76 £370 +7.63% 23
North East -7 44 £325 +5.34% 5
Midlands +2 2 - -
VMware
UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3073 (67.01%) Windows
2 2379 (51.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1873 (40.84%) Active Directory
4 1632 (35.59%) Microsoft
5 1454 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 1309 (28.54%) Citrix
7 1179 (25.71%) Linux
8 1018 (22.20%) SAN
9 1013 (22.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 984 (21.46%) Cisco
11 916 (19.97%) MS Exchange
12 868 (18.93%) HP
13 788 (17.18%) DNS
14 752 (16.40%) ITIL
15 710 (15.48%) Security Cleared
16 703 (15.33%) SQL
17 697 (15.20%) Windows Server 2012
18 693 (15.11%) vSphere
19 691 (15.07%) Firewall
20 553 (12.06%) SQL Server
21 548 (11.95%) Finance
22 530 (11.56%) MS Excel
23 520 (11.34%) DHCP
24 517 (11.27%) Hyper-V
25 507 (11.06%) NetApp
26 500 (10.90%) XenApp
27 498 (10.86%) UNIX
28 485 (10.58%) Microsoft Certification
29 465 (10.14%) VMware ESX
30 462 (10.07%) Exchange Server 2010

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 916 (19.97%) MS Exchange
2 462 (10.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 346 (7.54%) SharePoint
4 327 (7.13%) IIS
5 260 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 235 (5.12%) Apache
7 221 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2003
8 174 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 139 (3.03%) Tomcat
10 137 (2.99%) Lync
11 119 (2.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 102 (2.22%) WebSphere
13 93 (2.03%) WebLogic
14 90 (1.96%) OpenStack
15 86 (1.88%) JBoss
16 62 (1.35%) Node.js
17 40 (0.87%) IBM Notes
18 38 (0.83%) nginx
19 36 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
20 30 (0.65%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 530 (11.56%) MS Excel
2 286 (6.24%) MS Office
3 47 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 33 (0.72%) MS Project
5 25 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.044%) GIMP
7 2 (0.044%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.044%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.044%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.022%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.022%) CATIA
8 1 (0.022%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.022%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 24 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.13%) Summit
8 4 (0.087%) ENOVIA
8 4 (0.087%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.087%) assyst
9 3 (0.065%) Exstream
9 3 (0.065%) RMDS
9 3 (0.065%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.044%) Maximo
10 2 (0.044%) ResourceLink
10 2 (0.044%) ReMetrica
10 2 (0.044%) IntelliMatch
11 1 (0.022%) Oracle EBS R12
11 1 (0.022%) Academy Housing
11 1 (0.022%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 147 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (2.55%) Office 365
3 101 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 72 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
5 51 (1.11%) SaaS
6 47 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 33 (0.72%) IaaS
8 28 (0.61%) PaaS
9 22 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
10 19 (0.41%) Google App Engine
11 15 (0.33%) Heroku
12 12 (0.26%) Engine Yard
13 11 (0.24%) Google Apps
14 10 (0.22%) Amazon S3
15 7 (0.15%) GitHub
16 5 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
17 3 (0.065%) Amazon ELB
17 3 (0.065%) OpenShift
18 2 (0.044%) SoftLayer
19 1 (0.022%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1018 (22.20%) SAN
2 788 (17.18%) DNS
3 691 (15.07%) Firewall
4 520 (11.34%) DHCP
5 401 (8.74%) WAN
6 398 (8.68%) TCP/IP
7 384 (8.37%) LAN
8 262 (5.71%) NAS
9 241 (5.26%) VPN
10 169 (3.69%) VLAN
11 139 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
11 139 (3.03%) NetScaler
12 135 (2.94%) Internet
13 110 (2.40%) iSCSI
14 107 (2.33%) Network Security
14 107 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
15 104 (2.27%) SSL
15 104 (2.27%) VoIP
16 92 (2.01%) MPLS
17 90 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 553 (12.06%) SQL Server
2 141 (3.07%) MySQL
3 134 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 79 (1.72%) Oracle Database
5 75 (1.64%) MongoDB
6 74 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 67 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 57 (1.24%) Relational Database
9 53 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
10 38 (0.83%) Redis
11 37 (0.81%) Oracle Exadata
12 35 (0.76%) DB2
13 33 (0.72%) RDBMS
14 32 (0.70%) NoSQL
15 31 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 25 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
16 25 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
17 24 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
18 22 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
19 20 (0.44%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 211 (4.60%) Jenkins
2 122 (2.66%) Git (software)
3 86 (1.88%) MSI
4 63 (1.37%) Subversion
5 57 (1.24%) JIRA
6 56 (1.22%) Maven
7 51 (1.11%) Hudson
8 38 (0.83%) StarTeam
9 28 (0.61%) TeamCity
10 26 (0.57%) Cucumber
11 22 (0.48%) Artifactory
11 22 (0.48%) Eclipse
12 19 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (0.37%) IntelliJ
14 13 (0.28%) Capybara
15 12 (0.26%) LoadRunner
16 11 (0.24%) Selenium
16 11 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 11 (0.24%) Gradle
17 10 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
General
1 548 (11.95%) Finance
2 203 (4.43%) Banking
3 167 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 85 (1.85%) Retail
5 58 (1.26%) Legal
6 46 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 45 (0.98%) Advertising
8 43 (0.94%) Law
9 41 (0.89%) Investment Banking
10 36 (0.78%) Marketing
10 36 (0.78%) Financial Institution
11 31 (0.68%) Publishing
12 30 (0.65%) Military
13 24 (0.52%) Back Office
14 17 (0.37%) Games
15 16 (0.35%) French Language
16 12 (0.26%) Local Government
17 11 (0.24%) Automotive
18 9 (0.20%) German Language
19 8 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 552 (12.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 447 (9.75%) Analyst
3 428 (9.33%) Architect
4 350 (7.63%) Consultant
5 342 (7.46%) Administrator
6 322 (7.02%) Support Engineer
7 284 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support
8 208 (4.54%) Systems Administrator
9 203 (4.43%) Systems Engineer
9 203 (4.43%) Server Engineer
10 176 (3.84%) Support Analyst
11 141 (3.07%) Infrastructure Architect
12 139 (3.03%) Network Engineer
13 136 (2.97%) DevOps Engineer
14 120 (2.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 117 (2.55%) 2nd Line Support
16 116 (2.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 113 (2.46%) Wintel Engineer
18 110 (2.40%) Technical Architect
18 110 (2.40%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (3.29%) Web Services
2 90 (1.96%) .NET
2 90 (1.96%) Middleware
3 61 (1.33%) HTML
4 52 (1.13%) Application Packaging
5 49 (1.07%) LAMP
6 44 (0.96%) SOAP
6 44 (0.96%) CSS
7 34 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
8 33 (0.72%) XML
9 30 (0.65%) RabbitMQ
10 24 (0.52%) J2EE
10 24 (0.52%) jQuery
11 22 (0.48%) MCollective
12 21 (0.46%) Regular Expression
13 19 (0.41%) HTML5
14 17 (0.37%) Ajax
15 15 (0.33%) CSS3
16 14 (0.31%) REST
16 14 (0.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 326 (7.11%) Clustering
2 222 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 186 (4.06%) Replication
4 183 (3.99%) Blackberry
5 114 (2.49%) Open Source
6 92 (2.01%) Fat Client
6 92 (2.01%) Thin Client
7 91 (1.98%) PKI
8 77 (1.68%) Management Information System
9 50 (1.09%) Client/Server
10 44 (0.96%) Computer Science
11 41 (0.89%) NHS
12 38 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
13 29 (0.63%) CLARiiON
14 28 (0.61%) Mobile App
15 27 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
16 25 (0.55%) Hedge funds
17 23 (0.50%) Wiki
18 21 (0.46%) CESG
18 21 (0.46%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3073 (67.01%) Windows
2 1454 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 1179 (25.71%) Linux
4 1013 (22.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 697 (15.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 498 (10.86%) UNIX
7 455 (9.92%) Windows 7
8 320 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 291 (6.35%) Windows XP
10 203 (4.43%) Solaris
11 161 (3.51%) CentOS
12 117 (2.55%) Windows 8
13 102 (2.22%) AIX
14 97 (2.12%) Ubuntu
15 73 (1.59%) SUSE
16 60 (1.31%) Windows Vista
17 55 (1.20%) HPUX
17 55 (1.20%) Windows 2000
18 53 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
19 48 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 752 (16.40%) ITIL
2 446 (9.73%) Migration
3 292 (6.37%) DevOps
4 290 (6.32%) Configuration Management
5 286 (6.24%) Agile Software Development
6 231 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 178 (3.88%) Project Management
8 166 (3.62%) Service Delivery
9 156 (3.40%) Change Management
10 153 (3.34%) Load Balancing
11 149 (3.25%) Service Management
12 138 (3.01%) Continuous Integration
13 109 (2.38%) Scrum
14 106 (2.31%) Change Control
15 98 (2.14%) Incident Management
16 97 (2.12%) PRINCE2
17 91 (1.98%) Performance Tuning
18 89 (1.94%) Problem Management
19 85 (1.85%) Capacity Planning
20 80 (1.74%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 703 (15.33%) SQL
2 395 (8.61%) PowerShell
3 234 (5.10%) Java
4 208 (4.54%) Perl
5 198 (4.32%) Ruby
6 197 (4.30%) Python
7 162 (3.53%) Bash Shell
8 153 (3.34%) Shell Script
9 131 (2.86%) VBScript
10 95 (2.07%) C
11 94 (2.05%) PHP
12 80 (1.74%) VB
13 56 (1.22%) JavaScript
14 42 (0.92%) Korn
15 37 (0.81%) C#
16 33 (0.72%) C++
17 31 (0.68%) T-SQL
18 22 (0.48%) Scala
19 20 (0.44%) Golang
20 17 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 710 (15.48%) Security Cleared
2 485 (10.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 432 (9.42%) SC Cleared
4 343 (7.48%) MCSE
5 276 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
6 256 (5.58%) DV Cleared
7 212 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 195 (4.25%) CCNA
9 144 (3.14%) Degree
10 127 (2.77%) CCNP
11 125 (2.73%) MCITP
12 109 (2.38%) MCP
13 97 (2.12%) MCSA
14 83 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
15 63 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
16 47 (1.02%) CCA
17 44 (0.96%) MCTS
18 38 (0.83%) CCIE
19 29 (0.63%) CCEA
20 26 (0.57%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (4.84%) SLA
2 42 (0.92%) QA
3 28 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 23 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 22 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.13%) JSP 440
8 5 (0.11%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.087%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.065%) BS7799
11 2 (0.044%) COBIT
System Software
1 2379 (51.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1873 (40.84%) Active Directory
3 693 (15.11%) vSphere
4 517 (11.27%) Hyper-V
5 500 (10.90%) XenApp
6 465 (10.14%) VMware ESX
7 261 (5.69%) VMware ESXi
8 246 (5.36%) XenDesktop
9 160 (3.49%) XenServer
10 122 (2.66%) vCloud
11 106 (2.31%) NFS
12 94 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
12 94 (2.05%) Xen
13 90 (1.96%) Terminal Services
14 79 (1.72%) VMware Server
15 69 (1.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 57 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
17 50 (1.09%) ISA Server
18 43 (0.94%) Firmware
19 41 (0.89%) KVM
Systems Management
1 452 (9.86%) SCCM
2 370 (8.07%) Puppet
3 222 (4.84%) SCOM
4 160 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
5 136 (2.97%) Nagios
5 136 (2.97%) NetBackup
6 135 (2.94%) Backup Exec
7 104 (2.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 98 (2.14%) Ansible
9 85 (1.85%) HP SIM
10 80 (1.74%) WSUS
11 75 (1.64%) Tivoli
12 54 (1.18%) Salt
13 51 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 49 (1.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 48 (1.05%) ZABBIX
16 47 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
17 41 (0.89%) SELinux
18 39 (0.85%) Vagrant
19 36 (0.78%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 1632 (35.59%) Microsoft
2 1309 (28.54%) Citrix
3 984 (21.46%) Cisco
4 868 (18.93%) HP
5 507 (11.06%) NetApp
6 450 (9.81%) Oracle
7 413 (9.01%) Red Hat
8 401 (8.74%) EMC
9 319 (6.96%) IBM
10 237 (5.17%) Symantec
11 208 (4.54%) Dell
12 180 (3.92%) CheckPoint
13 147 (3.21%) F5
14 132 (2.88%) Juniper
15 131 (2.86%) McAfee
16 121 (2.64%) 3PAR
17 87 (1.90%) Veeam
18 84 (1.83%) SolarWinds
19 76 (1.66%) CA
20 75 (1.64%) Remedy
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Posted: 10 hours ago
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Red10
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South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 400-475 a day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
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Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
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London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £600 - £670 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £380 - £400 per day
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London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
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Rate: £0.00 - £300 per day
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Tank Recruitment
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Halifax, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
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