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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 36 46 49
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware 2464 2089 1902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.65% 4.13% 3.99%
As % of the Vendors category 10.60% 9.08% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1528 1283 1117
Average daily rate
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£355 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -0.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 126 142
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.88 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £12.63 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-2.27% -5.80%
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
23242 23019 21938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.82% 45.54% 46.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14080 13196 12462
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £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 1040 1023
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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
(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 +2 940 £400 +6.66% 270
South East +8 602 £350 +7.69% 149
Yorkshire +19 220 £350 +12.90% 91
North West +2 213 £310 +3.33% 66
East of England +29 185 £350 +46.59% 51
South West -12 130 £288 -11.53% 92
West Midlands -16 79 £310 +3.33% 41
North East +7 50 £488 +62.50% 7
East Midlands -31 38 £300 -14.28% 16
Midlands -1 3 £310 -22.50%
South Coast - 1 - -
VMware
UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3379 (67.93%) Windows
2 2615 (52.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2022 (40.65%) Active Directory
4 1747 (35.12%) Microsoft
5 1435 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1428 (28.71%) Citrix
7 1277 (25.67%) Linux
8 1140 (22.92%) SAN
9 1056 (21.23%) Cisco
10 1018 (20.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 891 (17.91%) SQL
12 868 (17.45%) ITIL
13 848 (17.05%) MS Exchange
14 846 (17.01%) DNS
15 842 (16.93%) Windows Server 2003
16 772 (15.52%) HP
17 764 (15.36%) vSphere
18 708 (14.23%) SQL Server
19 693 (13.93%) Finance
19 693 (13.93%) Data Centre
20 689 (13.85%) Firewall
21 630 (12.67%) PowerShell
22 581 (11.68%) DHCP
23 568 (11.42%) Security Cleared
24 563 (11.32%) Migration
25 558 (11.22%) XenApp
26 556 (11.18%) SCCM
27 549 (11.04%) Hyper-V
28 539 (10.84%) Windows 7
29 522 (10.49%) MS Excel

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 848 (17.05%) MS Exchange
2 457 (9.19%) IIS
3 431 (8.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 346 (6.96%) SharePoint
5 228 (4.58%) Apache
6 218 (4.38%) Tomcat
7 196 (3.94%) Lync
8 195 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
9 169 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2013
10 123 (2.47%) WebSphere
11 117 (2.35%) OpenStack
12 105 (2.11%) nginx
13 98 (1.97%) JBoss
14 95 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
15 83 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 77 (1.55%) Jetty
17 71 (1.43%) Node.js
18 50 (1.01%) WebLogic
19 43 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
20 38 (0.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 522 (10.49%) MS Excel
2 315 (6.33%) MS Office
3 59 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 39 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (0.46%) MS Project
6 13 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.080%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.040%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.040%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.020%) Revit
10 1 (0.020%) GIMP
10 1 (0.020%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.020%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.020%) InDesign
10 1 (0.020%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 45 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 19 (0.38%) Maximo
4 15 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 13 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 11 (0.22%) SAP CRM
6 11 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
8 9 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
8 9 (0.18%) RMDS
9 6 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.080%) Kondor+
10 4 (0.080%) Misys Midas
10 4 (0.080%) Hyperion Enterprise
10 4 (0.080%) IntelliMatch
11 3 (0.060%) Remedy AR System
11 3 (0.060%) JDE OneWorld
11 3 (0.060%) SAP Business One
12 2 (0.040%) SAP ERP
12 2 (0.040%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 379 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
2 215 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 211 (4.24%) Office 365
4 92 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
5 87 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
5 87 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 85 (1.71%) IaaS
7 74 (1.49%) SaaS
8 73 (1.47%) PaaS
9 61 (1.23%) Google App Engine
10 18 (0.36%) GitHub
11 17 (0.34%) OpenShift
12 9 (0.18%) Yammer
12 9 (0.18%) Mimecast
13 8 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
14 5 (0.10%) Google Apps
15 4 (0.080%) SoftLayer
15 4 (0.080%) OneDrive
16 3 (0.060%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 2 (0.040%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 1140 (22.92%) SAN
2 846 (17.01%) DNS
3 689 (13.85%) Firewall
4 581 (11.68%) DHCP
5 501 (10.07%) WAN
6 490 (9.85%) LAN
7 428 (8.60%) TCP/IP
8 321 (6.45%) NAS
9 278 (5.59%) VPN
10 184 (3.70%) VLAN
11 160 (3.22%) SSL
12 139 (2.79%) Internet
13 138 (2.77%) Cisco ASA
14 137 (2.75%) NetScaler
15 134 (2.69%) Network Security
16 133 (2.67%) Wireless
17 131 (2.63%) HTTP
18 125 (2.51%) MPLS
19 113 (2.27%) VoIP
20 112 (2.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 708 (14.23%) SQL Server
2 156 (3.14%) MySQL
3 116 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 114 (2.29%) Oracle Database
5 105 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
6 104 (2.09%) MongoDB
7 85 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 75 (1.51%) Relational Database
9 59 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 50 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 46 (0.92%) NoSQL
12 41 (0.82%) Hadoop
12 41 (0.82%) RDBMS
13 39 (0.78%) Redis
14 38 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 31 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
16 29 (0.58%) Big Data
17 28 (0.56%) DB2
18 27 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 26 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 271 (5.45%) Jenkins
2 168 (3.38%) Git (software)
3 90 (1.81%) JIRA
4 71 (1.43%) Maven
5 64 (1.29%) Subversion
6 60 (1.21%) JMeter
7 52 (1.05%) TeamCity
8 42 (0.84%) Artifactory
9 41 (0.82%) Gerrit
10 36 (0.72%) SonarQube
11 34 (0.68%) Selenium
12 30 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
12 30 (0.60%) MSI
12 30 (0.60%) Gradle
13 27 (0.54%) JUnit
14 24 (0.48%) Visual Studio
14 24 (0.48%) IntelliJ
14 24 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 24 (0.48%) Hudson
15 22 (0.44%) Cucumber
General
1 693 (13.93%) Finance
2 177 (3.56%) Banking
3 122 (2.45%) Telecoms
4 92 (1.85%) Retail
5 62 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 42 (0.84%) Back Office
7 41 (0.82%) Law
7 41 (0.82%) Military
8 38 (0.76%) Legal
9 37 (0.74%) Local Government
10 33 (0.66%) Financial Institution
11 32 (0.64%) Marketing
12 31 (0.62%) Advertising
13 30 (0.60%) Investment Banking
14 18 (0.36%) Publishing
15 16 (0.32%) Electronics
16 10 (0.20%) Automotive
16 10 (0.20%) Online Betting
17 9 (0.18%) French Language
18 8 (0.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 640 (12.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 504 (10.13%) Architect
3 494 (9.93%) Analyst
4 402 (8.08%) Support Engineer
5 385 (7.74%) Administrator
6 321 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 317 (6.37%) Consultant
8 263 (5.29%) Systems Administrator
9 243 (4.89%) Server Engineer
10 197 (3.96%) Infrastructure Architect
11 192 (3.86%) Systems Engineer
12 176 (3.54%) Support Analyst
13 173 (3.48%) 2nd Line Support
14 160 (3.22%) DevOps Engineer
15 154 (3.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 151 (3.04%) Solutions Architect
17 147 (2.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 141 (2.83%) Project Manager
19 136 (2.73%) Network Engineer
20 128 (2.57%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (4.34%) .NET
2 195 (3.92%) Web Services
3 119 (2.39%) Middleware
4 100 (2.01%) J2EE
5 86 (1.73%) XML
6 73 (1.47%) HTML
7 61 (1.23%) CSS
8 60 (1.21%) REST
9 58 (1.17%) Servlets
10 47 (0.94%) SOAP
11 39 (0.78%) LAMP
12 34 (0.68%) jQuery
12 34 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
13 32 (0.64%) Application Packaging
14 30 (0.60%) Spring
14 30 (0.60%) HTML5
15 28 (0.56%) JSON
16 26 (0.52%) CSS3
17 22 (0.44%) AngularJS
17 22 (0.44%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 693 (13.93%) Data Centre
2 294 (5.91%) Clustering
3 178 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
4 141 (2.83%) Replication
5 99 (1.99%) Blackberry
5 99 (1.99%) Management Information System
6 98 (1.97%) PKI
7 70 (1.41%) Client/Server
7 70 (1.41%) NHS
8 60 (1.21%) Thin Client
8 60 (1.21%) Fat Client
9 53 (1.07%) EMC VNX
10 52 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
11 51 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
12 49 (0.99%) EqualLogic
13 43 (0.86%) FlexPod
14 35 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
15 34 (0.68%) AS400
16 33 (0.66%) Public Cloud
17 32 (0.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3379 (67.93%) Windows
2 1435 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1277 (25.67%) Linux
4 1018 (20.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 842 (16.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 539 (10.84%) Windows 7
7 463 (9.31%) UNIX
8 356 (7.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 190 (3.82%) Windows XP
10 167 (3.36%) Solaris
11 151 (3.04%) Windows 8
12 148 (2.98%) CentOS
13 130 (2.61%) Ubuntu
14 100 (2.01%) AIX
15 69 (1.39%) SUSE
16 57 (1.15%) Android
17 52 (1.05%) Data ONTAP
18 41 (0.82%) HPUX
19 34 (0.68%) Windows 2000
19 34 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 868 (17.45%) ITIL
2 563 (11.32%) Migration
3 357 (7.18%) Agile Software Development
4 331 (6.65%) DevOps
5 322 (6.47%) Configuration Management
6 274 (5.51%) Project Management
7 258 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
8 224 (4.50%) Continuous Integration
9 206 (4.14%) Change Management
10 186 (3.74%) Service Delivery
11 173 (3.48%) Service Management
12 168 (3.38%) Open Source
13 161 (3.24%) Load Balancing
14 133 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
15 132 (2.65%) PRINCE2
16 115 (2.31%) Performance Tuning
17 113 (2.27%) Incident Management
18 110 (2.21%) Scrum
19 107 (2.15%) Server Building
20 103 (2.07%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 891 (17.91%) SQL
2 630 (12.67%) PowerShell
3 293 (5.89%) Java
4 277 (5.57%) Python
5 263 (5.29%) Perl
6 222 (4.46%) Bash Shell
7 134 (2.69%) Shell Script
8 129 (2.59%) Ruby
9 127 (2.55%) VBScript
10 99 (1.99%) JavaScript
11 95 (1.91%) C#
12 86 (1.73%) PHP
13 78 (1.57%) C
14 74 (1.49%) VB
15 56 (1.13%) C++
16 50 (1.01%) T-SQL
17 38 (0.76%) Korn
18 19 (0.38%) PL/SQL
19 16 (0.32%) Groovy
20 13 (0.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 568 (11.42%) Security Cleared
2 474 (9.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 384 (7.72%) SC Cleared
4 345 (6.94%) MCSE
5 330 (6.63%) Cisco Certification
6 308 (6.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 241 (4.85%) CCNA
8 173 (3.48%) Degree
9 150 (3.02%) MCITP
10 132 (2.65%) CCNP
11 131 (2.63%) MCSA
12 116 (2.33%) DV Cleared
13 95 (1.91%) MCP
14 88 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
15 78 (1.57%) Citrix Certification
16 45 (0.90%) CISSP
17 44 (0.88%) VCP5
18 40 (0.80%) CCA
19 35 (0.70%) RHCE
20 34 (0.68%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (3.90%) SLA
2 86 (1.73%) QA
3 69 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.040%) BS7799
7 2 (0.040%) TickIT
7 2 (0.040%) COBIT
7 2 (0.040%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.040%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.040%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.040%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.020%) BS25999
8 1 (0.020%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2615 (52.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2022 (40.65%) Active Directory
3 764 (15.36%) vSphere
4 558 (11.22%) XenApp
5 549 (11.04%) Hyper-V
6 503 (10.11%) VMware ESX
7 313 (6.29%) VMware ESXi
8 234 (4.70%) XenDesktop
9 180 (3.62%) vCloud
10 161 (3.24%) Microsoft App-V
11 130 (2.61%) Xen
12 102 (2.05%) NFS
13 99 (1.99%) XenServer
13 99 (1.99%) VMware Server
14 87 (1.75%) Docker
15 71 (1.43%) KVM
16 52 (1.05%) Terminal Services
17 35 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
18 30 (0.60%) ISA Server
18 30 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 556 (11.18%) SCCM
2 374 (7.52%) Puppet
3 219 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
4 202 (4.06%) SCOM
5 121 (2.43%) Ansible
6 106 (2.13%) NetBackup
7 102 (2.05%) Backup Exec
8 89 (1.79%) Nagios
9 81 (1.63%) Tivoli
9 81 (1.63%) WSUS
10 52 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 51 (1.03%) ZABBIX
12 50 (1.01%) vMotion
13 49 (0.99%) Salt
14 42 (0.84%) Vagrant
15 41 (0.82%) HAProxy
16 37 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
16 37 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
17 36 (0.72%) logstash
18 34 (0.68%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1747 (35.12%) Microsoft
2 1428 (28.71%) Citrix
3 1056 (21.23%) Cisco
4 772 (15.52%) HP
5 465 (9.35%) Oracle
6 456 (9.17%) NetApp
7 454 (9.13%) Red Hat
8 325 (6.53%) EMC
9 320 (6.43%) IBM
10 229 (4.60%) Dell
11 222 (4.46%) Symantec
12 168 (3.38%) CheckPoint
13 153 (3.08%) Juniper
14 112 (2.25%) Veeam
15 108 (2.17%) SolarWinds
15 108 (2.17%) AppSense
16 107 (2.15%) 3PAR
16 107 (2.15%) F5
17 106 (2.13%) McAfee
18 102 (2.05%) Google
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £21.75 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Rate: Marketrate
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £225 - £240 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £8 - £10 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago