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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 33 48 41
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware 2628 1944 1909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.17% 3.99% 4.28%
As % of the Vendors category 11.48% 8.87% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1618 1233 1090
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 106 152
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -17.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+12.82% -17.89%
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
22892 21915 20887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.05% 45.00% 46.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13709 12593 11484
Average daily rate £399 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 977 1154
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.48 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -10.25%

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 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +14 1056 £375 - 233
South East +14 624 £360 +2.99% 200
North West +19 233 £300 +1.69% 85
East of England +22 214 £300 +17.64% 55
Yorkshire +12 184 £320 +15.31% 76
South West +2 142 £338 +3.05% 55
West Midlands -9 82 £373 +21.13% 45
East Midlands +3 66 £350 +7.69% 13
North East -19 22 £285 -1.72% 6
Midlands 0 6 £300 -29.41%
VMware
UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 3382 (68.28%) Windows
2 2595 (52.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2026 (40.90%) Active Directory
4 1736 (35.05%) Microsoft
5 1452 (29.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 1429 (28.85%) Citrix
7 1189 (24.01%) Linux
8 1157 (23.36%) SAN
9 1135 (22.92%) Cisco
10 997 (20.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 951 (19.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 897 (18.11%) ITIL
13 854 (17.24%) MS Exchange
14 822 (16.60%) SQL
15 802 (16.19%) HP
16 799 (16.13%) DNS
17 747 (15.08%) Firewall
18 746 (15.06%) vSphere
19 695 (14.03%) SQL Server
20 690 (13.93%) Data Centre
21 650 (13.12%) Finance
22 616 (12.44%) Migration
23 608 (12.28%) Security Cleared
24 591 (11.93%) Hyper-V
25 562 (11.35%) SCCM
26 553 (11.16%) PowerShell
27 534 (10.78%) DHCP
28 523 (10.56%) Windows 7
29 518 (10.46%) NetApp
30 517 (10.44%) XenApp

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 854 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 413 (8.34%) IIS
3 406 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 355 (7.17%) SharePoint
5 209 (4.22%) Apache
6 188 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 186 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 176 (3.55%) Tomcat
9 166 (3.35%) Lync
10 144 (2.91%) OpenStack
11 117 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2003
12 85 (1.72%) JBoss
13 84 (1.70%) WebSphere
14 75 (1.51%) nginx
15 68 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 62 (1.25%) Node.js
17 53 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
18 50 (1.01%) WebLogic
19 49 (0.99%) IBM Notes
20 35 (0.71%) Jetty
Applications
1 502 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 308 (6.22%) MS Office
3 59 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 40 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (0.57%) MS Project
6 8 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.061%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.061%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.040%) GIMP
8 2 (0.040%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.020%) Shockwave
9 1 (0.020%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.020%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.020%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 44 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 16 (0.32%) Maximo
4 14 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 13 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (0.22%) RMDS
6 11 (0.22%) SAP CRM
7 8 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 8 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.081%) Hyperion Enterprise
10 4 (0.081%) Kondor+
10 4 (0.081%) Misys Midas
10 4 (0.081%) IntelliMatch
11 3 (0.061%) SAP Business One
11 3 (0.061%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.061%) JDE OneWorld
12 2 (0.040%) Oracle ERP
12 2 (0.040%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 338 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 193 (3.90%) Office 365
3 173 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 76 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
5 72 (1.45%) IaaS
6 65 (1.31%) SaaS
7 63 (1.27%) PaaS
8 57 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
9 47 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
10 26 (0.52%) Google App Engine
11 12 (0.24%) Mimecast
12 9 (0.18%) GitHub
12 9 (0.18%) OpenShift
13 8 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
14 5 (0.10%) Google Apps
14 5 (0.10%) Heroku
14 5 (0.10%) Engine Yard
15 4 (0.081%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.081%) Amazon ELB
15 4 (0.081%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1157 (23.36%) SAN
2 799 (16.13%) DNS
3 747 (15.08%) Firewall
4 534 (10.78%) DHCP
5 515 (10.40%) WAN
6 495 (9.99%) LAN
7 374 (7.55%) TCP/IP
8 299 (6.04%) NAS
9 288 (5.81%) VPN
10 176 (3.55%) Cisco ASA
11 162 (3.27%) VLAN
12 156 (3.15%) Network Security
13 142 (2.87%) Internet
14 138 (2.79%) iSCSI
15 126 (2.54%) SSL
16 125 (2.52%) NetScaler
17 118 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
17 118 (2.38%) MPLS
18 117 (2.36%) Wireless
19 107 (2.16%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 695 (14.03%) SQL Server
2 154 (3.11%) MySQL
3 134 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 107 (2.16%) Oracle Database
5 79 (1.59%) MongoDB
6 73 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 72 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
8 70 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 70 (1.41%) Relational Database
9 54 (1.09%) NoSQL
10 45 (0.91%) RDBMS
11 40 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 38 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 36 (0.73%) Redis
14 32 (0.65%) Hadoop
15 29 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 27 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
17 20 (0.40%) Big Data
18 19 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
19 18 (0.36%) DB2
Development Applications
1 222 (4.48%) Jenkins
2 151 (3.05%) Git (software)
3 79 (1.59%) JIRA
4 67 (1.35%) Subversion
5 60 (1.21%) TeamCity
6 36 (0.73%) MSI
7 35 (0.71%) Hudson
8 33 (0.67%) Artifactory
9 32 (0.65%) Gerrit
10 28 (0.57%) Maven
11 26 (0.52%) Visual Studio
11 26 (0.52%) Cucumber
12 24 (0.48%) SonarQube
12 24 (0.48%) IntelliJ
13 23 (0.46%) Capybara
14 22 (0.44%) JMeter
15 21 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (0.36%) Selenium
17 17 (0.34%) Mercurial
18 16 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 650 (13.12%) Finance
2 176 (3.55%) Banking
3 112 (2.26%) Telecoms
4 97 (1.96%) Retail
5 74 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 37 (0.75%) Marketing
7 34 (0.69%) Back Office
8 33 (0.67%) Investment Banking
8 33 (0.67%) Local Government
9 30 (0.61%) Legal
10 28 (0.57%) Advertising
11 27 (0.55%) Military
12 24 (0.48%) Law
13 21 (0.42%) Publishing
13 21 (0.42%) Financial Institution
14 16 (0.32%) Electronics
15 11 (0.22%) French Language
16 10 (0.20%) Games
17 9 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 602 (12.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 503 (10.16%) Architect
3 444 (8.96%) Analyst
4 377 (7.61%) Support Engineer
4 377 (7.61%) Administrator
5 335 (6.76%) Consultant
6 303 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
7 271 (5.47%) Server Engineer
8 259 (5.23%) Systems Administrator
9 197 (3.98%) Infrastructure Architect
10 196 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
11 176 (3.55%) Support Analyst
12 171 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
13 165 (3.33%) Project Manager
14 164 (3.31%) 2nd Line Support
15 149 (3.01%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 137 (2.77%) Solutions Architect
17 128 (2.58%) Wintel Engineer
18 126 (2.54%) Network Engineer
19 120 (2.42%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (3.80%) .NET
2 163 (3.29%) Web Services
3 117 (2.36%) Middleware
4 72 (1.45%) J2EE
5 60 (1.21%) HTML
6 57 (1.15%) XML
7 47 (0.95%) CSS
8 38 (0.77%) HTML5
9 37 (0.75%) LAMP
10 35 (0.71%) Servlets
10 35 (0.71%) Application Packaging
11 30 (0.61%) CSS3
12 29 (0.59%) RabbitMQ
13 28 (0.57%) Sinatra
13 28 (0.57%) REST
14 25 (0.50%) Sass
15 24 (0.48%) SOAP
16 22 (0.44%) jQuery
17 15 (0.30%) MCollective
18 14 (0.28%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 690 (13.93%) Data Centre
2 330 (6.66%) Clustering
3 210 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
4 152 (3.07%) Replication
5 94 (1.90%) Thin Client
5 94 (1.90%) Fat Client
6 88 (1.78%) PKI
7 85 (1.72%) Management Information System
8 83 (1.68%) Blackberry
9 81 (1.64%) EMC VNX
10 64 (1.29%) Client/Server
10 64 (1.29%) NHS
11 49 (0.99%) EqualLogic
12 48 (0.97%) FlexPod
13 47 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
14 42 (0.85%) EMC VMAX
15 41 (0.83%) CLARiiON
16 36 (0.73%) HP Storage
16 36 (0.73%) Computer Science
17 34 (0.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3382 (68.28%) Windows
2 1452 (29.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 1189 (24.01%) Linux
4 997 (20.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 951 (19.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 523 (10.56%) Windows 7
7 462 (9.33%) UNIX
8 291 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 209 (4.22%) Windows XP
10 172 (3.47%) Solaris
11 157 (3.17%) Windows 8
12 152 (3.07%) CentOS
13 132 (2.67%) AIX
14 115 (2.32%) Ubuntu
15 60 (1.21%) Data ONTAP
16 56 (1.13%) HPUX
17 54 (1.09%) Windows 2000
18 52 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
19 45 (0.91%) Android
20 42 (0.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 897 (18.11%) ITIL
2 616 (12.44%) Migration
3 355 (7.17%) Configuration Management
4 343 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
5 316 (6.38%) DevOps
6 251 (5.07%) Disaster Recovery
7 250 (5.05%) Project Management
8 200 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
9 188 (3.80%) Change Management
10 178 (3.59%) Service Management
11 176 (3.55%) Load Balancing
12 169 (3.41%) Service Delivery
13 158 (3.19%) Capacity Planning
14 149 (3.01%) PRINCE2
15 148 (2.99%) Open Source
16 114 (2.30%) Performance Tuning
17 113 (2.28%) Problem Management
18 112 (2.26%) Server Building
19 102 (2.06%) Mentoring
19 102 (2.06%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 822 (16.60%) SQL
2 553 (11.16%) PowerShell
3 303 (6.12%) Python
4 277 (5.59%) Java
4 277 (5.59%) Perl
5 221 (4.46%) Bash Shell
6 168 (3.39%) Ruby
7 160 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 122 (2.46%) VBScript
9 111 (2.24%) C
10 96 (1.94%) PHP
11 87 (1.76%) C#
12 75 (1.51%) VB
13 72 (1.45%) JavaScript
14 63 (1.27%) C++
15 41 (0.83%) Korn
16 39 (0.79%) T-SQL
17 14 (0.28%) Groovy
18 10 (0.20%) C-shell
18 10 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 608 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 477 (9.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 398 (8.04%) SC Cleared
4 336 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
5 331 (6.68%) MCSE
6 293 (5.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 232 (4.68%) CCNA
8 175 (3.53%) MCITP
9 164 (3.31%) DV Cleared
10 155 (3.13%) Degree
11 151 (3.05%) CCNP
12 116 (2.34%) MCP
13 114 (2.30%) MCSA
14 91 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
15 79 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
16 50 (1.01%) CISSP
17 46 (0.93%) MCTS
18 42 (0.85%) CCA
19 37 (0.75%) CCSE
20 36 (0.73%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (3.69%) SLA
2 98 (1.98%) QA
3 55 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 21 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.061%) COBIT
8 2 (0.040%) BS7799
8 2 (0.040%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.040%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.040%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.040%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.020%) BS25999
9 1 (0.020%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.020%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2595 (52.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2026 (40.90%) Active Directory
3 746 (15.06%) vSphere
4 591 (11.93%) Hyper-V
5 517 (10.44%) XenApp
6 434 (8.76%) VMware ESX
7 295 (5.96%) VMware ESXi
8 216 (4.36%) XenDesktop
9 161 (3.25%) vCloud
10 153 (3.09%) Microsoft App-V
11 116 (2.34%) XenServer
12 113 (2.28%) Xen
13 105 (2.12%) NFS
14 95 (1.92%) VMware Server
15 71 (1.43%) KVM
16 70 (1.41%) Terminal Services
17 60 (1.21%) Docker
18 40 (0.81%) Samba
19 36 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
20 33 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 562 (11.35%) SCCM
2 371 (7.49%) Puppet
3 211 (4.26%) SCOM
4 206 (4.16%) Opscode Chef
5 111 (2.24%) Nagios
6 109 (2.20%) Ansible
7 99 (2.00%) NetBackup
8 92 (1.86%) Backup Exec
9 79 (1.59%) WSUS
10 68 (1.37%) Salt
11 62 (1.25%) Tivoli
12 59 (1.19%) ZABBIX
13 57 (1.15%) Vagrant
14 48 (0.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 40 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 39 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
17 38 (0.77%) HP SIM
17 38 (0.77%) SCVMM
18 35 (0.71%) ARCserve
18 35 (0.71%) vMotion
Vendors
1 1736 (35.05%) Microsoft
2 1429 (28.85%) Citrix
3 1135 (22.92%) Cisco
4 802 (16.19%) HP
5 518 (10.46%) NetApp
6 455 (9.19%) Oracle
7 407 (8.22%) Red Hat
8 367 (7.41%) EMC
9 299 (6.04%) IBM
10 232 (4.68%) Dell
11 217 (4.38%) CheckPoint
12 208 (4.20%) Symantec
13 167 (3.37%) Juniper
14 153 (3.09%) F5
15 131 (2.64%) McAfee
16 114 (2.30%) 3PAR
17 110 (2.22%) Veritas
18 105 (2.12%) Veeam
19 102 (2.06%) Brocade
20 97 (1.96%) SAP
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