The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 47 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 1999 1861 2078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.05% 3.99% 3.93%
As % of the Vendors category 8.89% 8.52% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1248 1095 1150
Average daily rate
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£336 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% -2.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 147 127
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +7.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £15.50 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £38.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22497 21835 24501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.58% 46.85% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12759 12225 12831
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1001 1104 1284
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
VMware
UK

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 1 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 1 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 1 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 +11 857 £375 - 245
South East -10 418 £338 -0.73% 165
South West +9 152 £350 +16.66% 74
North West 0 138 £280 -2.60% 61
West Midlands +7 119 £301 +0.58% 43
East of England -10 118 £250 -23.07% 46
Yorkshire +8 102 £270 -6.08% 69
East Midlands -9 66 £325 +10.16% 27
North East -9 19 £290 +1.39% 10
Midlands +9 7 £425 - 1
VMware
UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 2677 (68.87%) Windows
2 2086 (53.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1609 (41.39%) Active Directory
4 1377 (35.43%) Microsoft
5 1355 (34.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 1287 (33.11%) Citrix
7 958 (24.65%) Linux
8 898 (23.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 893 (22.97%) Cisco
10 865 (22.25%) SAN
11 839 (21.58%) MS Exchange
12 736 (18.93%) HP
13 691 (17.78%) ITIL
14 644 (16.57%) SQL
15 607 (15.62%) DNS
16 590 (15.18%) Firewall
17 582 (14.97%) vSphere
18 509 (13.09%) SQL Server
19 501 (12.89%) Windows 7
20 500 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
21 491 (12.63%) Security Cleared
22 478 (12.30%) XenApp
23 464 (11.94%) UNIX
24 456 (11.73%) Finance
25 454 (11.68%) Exchange Server 2010
26 441 (11.35%) MS Excel
26 441 (11.35%) Microsoft Certification
27 426 (10.96%) DHCP
27 426 (10.96%) Oracle
28 424 (10.91%) VMware ESX

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 839 (21.58%) MS Exchange
2 454 (11.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 325 (8.36%) SharePoint
4 243 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 222 (5.71%) IIS
6 214 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 168 (4.32%) Apache
8 119 (3.06%) Lync
9 111 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 105 (2.70%) WebSphere
11 94 (2.42%) Tomcat
12 85 (2.19%) WebLogic
13 81 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
14 56 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
15 45 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
16 40 (1.03%) nginx
17 28 (0.72%) Confluence
17 28 (0.72%) OpenStack
18 25 (0.64%) Node.js
19 24 (0.62%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 441 (11.35%) MS Excel
2 255 (6.56%) MS Office
3 44 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 36 (0.93%) MS Project
5 14 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.21%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.051%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.051%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.026%) SPSS
9 1 (0.026%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.026%) CATIA
9 1 (0.026%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 34 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (0.26%) RMDS
5 8 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.15%) assyst
7 5 (0.13%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.077%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.077%) Cerner Millennium
9 3 (0.077%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.051%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.051%) Magento
10 2 (0.051%) ReMetrica
10 2 (0.051%) Oracle 11i
10 2 (0.051%) Summit
11 1 (0.026%) SimCorp Dimension
11 1 (0.026%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 1 (0.026%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 101 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 94 (2.42%) Office 365
3 76 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
4 62 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 60 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
6 47 (1.21%) SaaS
7 33 (0.85%) IaaS
8 22 (0.57%) PaaS
9 12 (0.31%) Google App Engine
9 12 (0.31%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.18%) Google Apps
11 5 (0.13%) GitHub
12 4 (0.10%) IBM SmartCloud
13 2 (0.051%) Heroku
13 2 (0.051%) Rackspace Cloud
14 1 (0.026%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 865 (22.25%) SAN
2 607 (15.62%) DNS
3 590 (15.18%) Firewall
4 426 (10.96%) DHCP
5 357 (9.18%) LAN
6 347 (8.93%) WAN
7 344 (8.85%) TCP/IP
8 220 (5.66%) VPN
9 209 (5.38%) NAS
10 128 (3.29%) VLAN
11 117 (3.01%) Internet
12 116 (2.98%) iSCSI
13 105 (2.70%) Network Security
14 104 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
15 101 (2.60%) VoIP
16 97 (2.50%) LDAP
17 93 (2.39%) Wireless
18 92 (2.37%) MPLS
19 82 (2.11%) NetScaler
20 75 (1.93%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 509 (13.09%) SQL Server
2 130 (3.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 106 (2.73%) MySQL
4 84 (2.16%) Oracle Database
5 71 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 42 (1.08%) Relational Database
6 42 (1.08%) Oracle Exadata
7 38 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 34 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
9 30 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
10 29 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 29 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
11 28 (0.72%) MongoDB
12 21 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
13 20 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
13 20 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 18 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
15 16 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 15 (0.39%) DB2
17 10 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 126 (3.24%) Jenkins
2 91 (2.34%) JIRA
3 87 (2.24%) Git (software)
4 51 (1.31%) Subversion
4 51 (1.31%) Hudson
5 34 (0.87%) MSI
6 28 (0.72%) Maven
7 24 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (0.54%) TeamCity
8 21 (0.54%) Cucumber
9 20 (0.51%) Ant
10 19 (0.49%) QuickTest Pro
11 13 (0.33%) LoadRunner
12 12 (0.31%) Capybara
12 12 (0.31%) IntelliJ
12 12 (0.31%) ClearCase
13 11 (0.28%) Eclipse
13 11 (0.28%) Gerrit
13 11 (0.28%) AnthillPro
13 11 (0.28%) Mercurial
General
1 456 (11.73%) Finance
2 140 (3.60%) Banking
3 137 (3.52%) Telecoms
4 66 (1.70%) Retail
5 54 (1.39%) Financial Institution
6 39 (1.00%) Legal
6 39 (1.00%) Back Office
7 30 (0.77%) Front Office
7 30 (0.77%) Investment Banking
8 29 (0.75%) Publishing
9 25 (0.64%) Law
10 23 (0.59%) Advertising
11 22 (0.57%) Marketing
12 18 (0.46%) Manufacturing
12 18 (0.46%) Military
13 17 (0.44%) Local Government
14 16 (0.41%) Games
15 9 (0.23%) Electronics
16 8 (0.21%) Billing
17 6 (0.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 419 (10.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 403 (10.37%) Analyst
3 388 (9.98%) Architect
4 327 (8.41%) Support Engineer
5 306 (7.87%) Administrator
6 290 (7.46%) Consultant
7 224 (5.76%) 3rd Line Support
8 197 (5.07%) Infrastructure Architect
9 190 (4.89%) Systems Administrator
10 171 (4.40%) Server Engineer
11 168 (4.32%) Systems Engineer
12 162 (4.17%) Support Analyst
13 127 (3.27%) Project Manager
14 116 (2.98%) 2nd Line Support
15 105 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 102 (2.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 100 (2.57%) Wintel Engineer
18 92 (2.37%) Network Engineer
19 91 (2.34%) Linux Engineer
20 86 (2.21%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (2.62%) Web Services
2 91 (2.34%) Middleware
3 75 (1.93%) .NET
4 59 (1.52%) LAMP
5 38 (0.98%) WebSphere MQ
6 35 (0.90%) Application Packaging
7 34 (0.87%) HTML
8 32 (0.82%) J2EE
9 27 (0.69%) CSS
10 22 (0.57%) XML
11 21 (0.54%) SOAP
12 14 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
13 13 (0.33%) JSON
14 12 (0.31%) .NET Framework
15 11 (0.28%) HTML5
16 10 (0.26%) REST
17 9 (0.23%) Windows SharePoint Services
17 9 (0.23%) Ajax
17 9 (0.23%) XMPP
17 9 (0.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 253 (6.51%) Clustering
2 172 (4.43%) Blackberry
3 124 (3.19%) Replication
4 112 (2.88%) Thin Client
4 112 (2.88%) Fat Client
5 80 (2.06%) Open Source
6 73 (1.88%) Management Information System
7 62 (1.60%) PKI
8 46 (1.18%) NHS
9 44 (1.13%) Client/Server
10 42 (1.08%) Hedge funds
11 36 (0.93%) EqualLogic
12 34 (0.87%) Computer Science
13 33 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
14 32 (0.82%) CLARiiON
15 31 (0.80%) Statistics
16 28 (0.72%) iPhone
17 27 (0.69%) Mainframe
18 22 (0.57%) Firmware
19 20 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2677 (68.87%) Windows
2 1355 (34.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 958 (24.65%) Linux
4 898 (23.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 501 (12.89%) Windows 7
6 500 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 464 (11.94%) UNIX
8 279 (7.18%) Windows XP
9 265 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 171 (4.40%) Solaris
11 118 (3.04%) CentOS
12 95 (2.44%) Ubuntu
13 90 (2.32%) AIX
13 90 (2.32%) Windows 8
14 51 (1.31%) Windows 2000
15 50 (1.29%) Debian
16 44 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
17 43 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
18 39 (1.00%) HPUX
18 39 (1.00%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 691 (17.78%) ITIL
2 384 (9.88%) Migration
3 254 (6.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 195 (5.02%) DevOps
5 183 (4.71%) Configuration Management
6 168 (4.32%) Project Management
7 163 (4.19%) Service Management
8 139 (3.58%) PRINCE2
9 133 (3.42%) Change Management
10 124 (3.19%) Service Delivery
11 100 (2.57%) Agile Software Development
12 88 (2.26%) Load Balancing
13 86 (2.21%) Continuous Integration
13 86 (2.21%) Incident Management
14 85 (2.19%) Capacity Planning
15 74 (1.90%) Capacity Management
16 73 (1.88%) TOGAF
17 69 (1.78%) Workflow
18 68 (1.75%) E-Commerce
19 63 (1.62%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 644 (16.57%) SQL
2 336 (8.64%) PowerShell
3 192 (4.94%) Java
4 157 (4.04%) Perl
5 145 (3.73%) Ruby
6 144 (3.70%) Python
7 140 (3.60%) Bash Shell
8 94 (2.42%) C
9 93 (2.39%) Shell Script
10 92 (2.37%) VBScript
11 85 (2.19%) VB
12 73 (1.88%) PHP
13 36 (0.93%) JavaScript
14 34 (0.87%) T-SQL
15 27 (0.69%) PL/SQL
16 20 (0.51%) Korn
17 17 (0.44%) C#
18 13 (0.33%) C++
19 11 (0.28%) VBA
20 9 (0.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 491 (12.63%) Security Cleared
2 441 (11.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 308 (7.92%) MCSE
4 297 (7.64%) SC Cleared
5 228 (5.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 210 (5.40%) Cisco Certification
7 144 (3.70%) DV Cleared
8 143 (3.68%) MCITP
9 141 (3.63%) CCNA
10 131 (3.37%) MCP
11 124 (3.19%) Degree
12 113 (2.91%) CCNP
13 75 (1.93%) MCSA
14 71 (1.83%) Citrix Certification
15 70 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
16 60 (1.54%) CCA
17 44 (1.13%) VCP5
18 40 (1.03%) MCTS
19 31 (0.80%) VCAP
20 30 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (4.19%) SLA
2 43 (1.11%) QA
3 26 (0.67%) ISO 9001
4 24 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.57%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.15%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.077%) COBIT
8 3 (0.077%) BS7799
9 2 (0.051%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.051%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2086 (53.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1609 (41.39%) Active Directory
3 582 (14.97%) vSphere
4 478 (12.30%) XenApp
5 424 (10.91%) VMware ESX
6 376 (9.67%) Hyper-V
7 213 (5.48%) XenDesktop
8 196 (5.04%) VMware ESXi
9 173 (4.45%) XenServer
10 113 (2.91%) vCloud
11 99 (2.55%) NFS
12 88 (2.26%) VMware Server
13 87 (2.24%) Microsoft App-V
14 75 (1.93%) Xen
15 74 (1.90%) Terminal Services
16 61 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
17 43 (1.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 39 (1.00%) ISA Server
19 36 (0.93%) UAG
20 33 (0.85%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 402 (10.34%) SCCM
2 246 (6.33%) Puppet
3 201 (5.17%) SCOM
4 134 (3.45%) Backup Exec
5 111 (2.86%) NetBackup
6 96 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
7 81 (2.08%) WSUS
8 52 (1.34%) HP SIM
9 51 (1.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 45 (1.16%) Tivoli
10 45 (1.16%) Nagios
11 43 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
12 40 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
13 37 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
14 36 (0.93%) Ansible
15 35 (0.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 34 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
17 27 (0.69%) ZABBIX
18 26 (0.67%) Vagrant
18 26 (0.67%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 1377 (35.43%) Microsoft
2 1287 (33.11%) Citrix
3 893 (22.97%) Cisco
4 736 (18.93%) HP
5 426 (10.96%) Oracle
6 419 (10.78%) NetApp
7 334 (8.59%) EMC
8 333 (8.57%) Red Hat
9 270 (6.95%) IBM
10 209 (5.38%) Symantec
11 162 (4.17%) Dell
12 151 (3.88%) CheckPoint
13 114 (2.93%) Juniper
14 97 (2.50%) McAfee
15 85 (2.19%) Sophos
16 77 (1.98%) F5
17 69 (1.78%) Remedy
18 65 (1.67%) Veeam
19 64 (1.65%) JBoss
20 62 (1.60%) 3PAR
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Rate: Negotiable
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Rate: £35.00 - £40.00 per hour
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Rate: Unspecified - £Market Rates
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Rate: £300 - 325 per day
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
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