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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 38 51 44
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware 2325 1756 1735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.67% 3.62% 4.11%
As % of the Vendors category 10.28% 7.94% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1445 1058 930
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 104 168
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.70 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.87%
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
22607 22103 19486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.40% 45.51% 46.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13184 12493 10698
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £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 977 1006 1112
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +19 956 £402 +0.37% 281
South East +8 553 £375 +15.38% 178
Yorkshire +20 182 £323 -3.73% 79
South West +4 160 £350 - 96
North West +14 153 £325 +15.66% 79
East of England +6 141 £338 -3.57% 51
West Midlands +10 91 £325 +22.64% 60
East Midlands +25 71 £350 +2.18% 28
North East -19 16 £370 +51.02% 10
Midlands +1 1 £200 +53.84% 1
VMware
UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 3117 (67.05%) Windows
2 2473 (53.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1802 (38.76%) Active Directory
4 1610 (34.63%) Microsoft
5 1427 (30.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1295 (27.86%) Citrix
7 1146 (24.65%) Linux
8 1135 (24.41%) Cisco
9 968 (20.82%) SAN
10 933 (20.07%) Windows Server 2003
11 869 (18.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 837 (18.00%) MS Exchange
13 794 (17.08%) HP
14 783 (16.84%) ITIL
15 764 (16.43%) Firewall
16 753 (16.20%) Security Cleared
17 738 (15.87%) DNS
18 708 (15.23%) SQL
19 680 (14.63%) vSphere
20 590 (12.69%) Hyper-V
21 564 (12.13%) Finance
22 554 (11.92%) SQL Server
23 551 (11.85%) Migration
24 510 (10.97%) NetApp
25 497 (10.69%) DHCP
26 481 (10.35%) SC Cleared
26 481 (10.35%) SCCM
27 466 (10.02%) WAN
28 463 (9.96%) UNIX
29 454 (9.77%) PowerShell

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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
1 837 (18.00%) MS Exchange
2 389 (8.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 325 (6.99%) IIS
4 311 (6.69%) SharePoint
5 196 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 194 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 194 (4.17%) Apache
7 158 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2003
8 142 (3.05%) OpenStack
9 133 (2.86%) Lync
10 128 (2.75%) Tomcat
11 101 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 79 (1.70%) Node.js
13 62 (1.33%) WebSphere
14 59 (1.27%) JBoss
15 56 (1.20%) WebLogic
16 53 (1.14%) nginx
17 39 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
18 35 (0.75%) IBM Notes
19 32 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 436 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 257 (5.53%) MS Office
3 35 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 24 (0.52%) MS Project
5 23 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.086%) GIMP
8 3 (0.065%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.043%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.022%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.022%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 26 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 15 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.22%) RMDS
4 9 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.11%) Maximo
7 4 (0.086%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.086%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.065%) Summit
8 3 (0.065%) Exstream
8 3 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.065%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.065%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.043%) IntelliMatch
9 2 (0.043%) ResourceLink
9 2 (0.043%) Remedy AR System
9 2 (0.043%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.043%) assyst
9 2 (0.043%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 138 (2.97%) Office 365
2 119 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
4 57 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 57 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
5 43 (0.92%) IaaS
6 41 (0.88%) SaaS
7 37 (0.80%) PaaS
8 20 (0.43%) Heroku
9 17 (0.37%) Engine Yard
10 16 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (0.22%) Google App Engine
12 9 (0.19%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.17%) GitHub
13 8 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
14 7 (0.15%) OpenShift
14 7 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (0.13%) Google Apps
16 4 (0.086%) IBM SmartCloud
16 4 (0.086%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 968 (20.82%) SAN
2 764 (16.43%) Firewall
3 738 (15.87%) DNS
4 497 (10.69%) DHCP
5 466 (10.02%) WAN
6 442 (9.51%) LAN
7 380 (8.17%) TCP/IP
8 279 (6.00%) NAS
9 257 (5.53%) VPN
10 191 (4.11%) Cisco ASA
11 156 (3.36%) VLAN
12 151 (3.25%) Internet
13 146 (3.14%) iSCSI
14 144 (3.10%) Network Security
15 127 (2.73%) NetScaler
16 115 (2.47%) OSPF
17 113 (2.43%) Fibre Channel
18 110 (2.37%) Cisco Nexus
19 108 (2.32%) BIG-IP
20 107 (2.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 554 (11.92%) SQL Server
2 156 (3.36%) MySQL
3 116 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 94 (2.02%) MongoDB
5 83 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 69 (1.48%) Relational Database
7 66 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 64 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
9 63 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
10 56 (1.20%) NoSQL
11 48 (1.03%) Redis
12 40 (0.86%) RDBMS
13 34 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
14 32 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
14 32 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 31 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 24 (0.52%) Hadoop
16 24 (0.52%) DB2
16 24 (0.52%) MariaDB
17 23 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 209 (4.50%) Jenkins
2 153 (3.29%) Git (software)
3 80 (1.72%) MSI
3 80 (1.72%) Subversion
4 51 (1.10%) TeamCity
5 45 (0.97%) Hudson
6 44 (0.95%) Maven
6 44 (0.95%) JIRA
7 43 (0.92%) StarTeam
8 33 (0.71%) Artifactory
9 23 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
10 20 (0.43%) Cucumber
10 20 (0.43%) IntelliJ
11 19 (0.41%) Visual Studio
12 18 (0.39%) Capybara
13 15 (0.32%) SonarQube
14 14 (0.30%) Mercurial
15 12 (0.26%) Ant
15 12 (0.26%) Selenium
16 11 (0.24%) JMeter
General
1 564 (12.13%) Finance
2 180 (3.87%) Banking
3 132 (2.84%) Telecoms
4 76 (1.63%) Retail
5 63 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 47 (1.01%) Investment Banking
7 41 (0.88%) Legal
8 38 (0.82%) Law
9 37 (0.80%) Marketing
10 25 (0.54%) Back Office
11 24 (0.52%) Financial Institution
11 24 (0.52%) Publishing
12 22 (0.47%) Advertising
13 20 (0.43%) Military
13 20 (0.43%) French Language
14 16 (0.34%) Games
15 14 (0.30%) Local Government
16 11 (0.24%) Electronics
17 10 (0.22%) Automotive
18 6 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 552 (11.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 450 (9.68%) Analyst
3 427 (9.18%) Architect
4 368 (7.92%) Consultant
5 329 (7.08%) Support Engineer
6 297 (6.39%) Administrator
7 272 (5.85%) 3rd Line Support
8 247 (5.31%) Server Engineer
9 200 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
10 180 (3.87%) Systems Engineer
11 177 (3.81%) DevOps Engineer
12 163 (3.51%) Support Analyst
13 157 (3.38%) Network Engineer
14 144 (3.10%) Infrastructure Architect
15 135 (2.90%) Project Manager
15 135 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support
16 127 (2.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 119 (2.56%) Technical Architect
18 118 (2.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 108 (2.32%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (2.90%) .NET
2 130 (2.80%) Web Services
3 93 (2.00%) Middleware
4 61 (1.31%) HTML
5 51 (1.10%) XML
6 45 (0.97%) Application Packaging
7 43 (0.92%) CSS
8 42 (0.90%) SOAP
9 41 (0.88%) LAMP
10 36 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
11 32 (0.69%) J2EE
12 30 (0.65%) HTML5
13 29 (0.62%) MCollective
14 25 (0.54%) jQuery
15 24 (0.52%) REST
16 21 (0.45%) CSS3
17 18 (0.39%) Sass
18 17 (0.37%) Sinatra
18 17 (0.37%) Servlets
19 15 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 311 (6.69%) Clustering
2 226 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 182 (3.91%) Replication
4 116 (2.50%) Open Source
5 114 (2.45%) Blackberry
6 112 (2.41%) Thin Client
6 112 (2.41%) Fat Client
7 99 (2.13%) PKI
8 70 (1.51%) Management Information System
9 53 (1.14%) Private Cloud
10 46 (0.99%) FlexPod
10 46 (0.99%) NHS
11 44 (0.95%) Client/Server
11 44 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
12 43 (0.92%) Computer Science
13 35 (0.75%) Symmetrix DMX
14 30 (0.65%) Device Driver
15 29 (0.62%) Wiki
16 26 (0.56%) CLARiiON
16 26 (0.56%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 3117 (67.05%) Windows
2 1427 (30.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1146 (24.65%) Linux
4 933 (20.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 869 (18.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 463 (9.96%) UNIX
7 448 (9.64%) Windows 7
8 298 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 215 (4.62%) Solaris
10 213 (4.58%) Windows XP
11 175 (3.76%) CentOS
12 132 (2.84%) Ubuntu
13 127 (2.73%) Windows 8
14 109 (2.34%) AIX
15 75 (1.61%) HPUX
16 55 (1.18%) Windows Vista
17 54 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
18 50 (1.08%) Windows 2000
19 45 (0.97%) SUSE
20 42 (0.90%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 783 (16.84%) ITIL
2 551 (11.85%) Migration
3 384 (8.26%) Configuration Management
4 319 (6.86%) DevOps
5 313 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
6 246 (5.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 209 (4.50%) Project Management
8 175 (3.76%) Continuous Integration
9 170 (3.66%) Service Delivery
10 167 (3.59%) Load Balancing
11 164 (3.53%) Service Management
12 149 (3.20%) Change Management
13 134 (2.88%) PRINCE2
14 121 (2.60%) Capacity Planning
15 116 (2.50%) Change Control
16 101 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
17 99 (2.13%) E-Commerce
18 95 (2.04%) Incident Management
19 92 (1.98%) Problem Management
20 91 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 708 (15.23%) SQL
2 454 (9.77%) PowerShell
3 266 (5.72%) Python
4 248 (5.33%) Java
4 248 (5.33%) Perl
5 217 (4.67%) Ruby
6 192 (4.13%) Bash Shell
7 165 (3.55%) Shell Script
8 136 (2.93%) VBScript
9 114 (2.45%) C
10 88 (1.89%) PHP
11 62 (1.33%) VB
12 59 (1.27%) JavaScript
13 56 (1.20%) C#
14 49 (1.05%) Korn
15 46 (0.99%) C++
16 28 (0.60%) T-SQL
17 23 (0.49%) Scala
18 21 (0.45%) Golang
19 12 (0.26%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 753 (16.20%) Security Cleared
2 481 (10.35%) SC Cleared
3 419 (9.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 341 (7.33%) Cisco Certification
5 301 (6.47%) MCSE
6 264 (5.68%) DV Cleared
7 240 (5.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 208 (4.47%) CCNA
9 181 (3.89%) CCNP
10 133 (2.86%) MCITP
11 113 (2.43%) MCP
12 111 (2.39%) Degree
13 95 (2.04%) MCSA
14 77 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
15 61 (1.31%) CCSE
16 59 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
17 48 (1.03%) CCA
18 46 (0.99%) MCTS
19 33 (0.71%) CISSP
20 30 (0.65%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (3.72%) SLA
2 83 (1.79%) QA
3 22 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.086%) COBIT
7 4 (0.086%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.065%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.022%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.022%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.022%) BS25999
9 1 (0.022%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2473 (53.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1802 (38.76%) Active Directory
3 680 (14.63%) vSphere
4 590 (12.69%) Hyper-V
5 426 (9.16%) XenApp
6 377 (8.11%) VMware ESX
7 268 (5.76%) VMware ESXi
8 237 (5.10%) XenDesktop
9 131 (2.82%) vCloud
10 121 (2.60%) XenServer
11 112 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
12 91 (1.96%) Terminal Services
12 91 (1.96%) NFS
13 86 (1.85%) VMware Server
14 81 (1.74%) Xen
15 56 (1.20%) KVM
16 42 (0.90%) Samba
17 40 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
18 39 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
19 38 (0.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 481 (10.35%) SCCM
2 371 (7.98%) Puppet
3 182 (3.91%) SCOM
4 175 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
5 151 (3.25%) Nagios
6 121 (2.60%) Ansible
7 101 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 87 (1.87%) NetBackup
9 81 (1.74%) WSUS
10 74 (1.59%) Backup Exec
11 72 (1.55%) Salt
12 70 (1.51%) ZABBIX
13 53 (1.14%) Vagrant
14 52 (1.12%) HP SIM
14 52 (1.12%) Tivoli
15 47 (1.01%) EMC NetWorker
16 44 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 40 (0.86%) SCVMM
18 38 (0.82%) Cobbler
19 36 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1610 (34.63%) Microsoft
2 1295 (27.86%) Citrix
3 1135 (24.41%) Cisco
4 794 (17.08%) HP
5 510 (10.97%) NetApp
6 433 (9.31%) Oracle
7 388 (8.35%) Red Hat
8 383 (8.24%) EMC
9 262 (5.64%) IBM
10 222 (4.78%) CheckPoint
11 215 (4.62%) Dell
12 200 (4.30%) F5
13 146 (3.14%) McAfee
14 145 (3.12%) Juniper
15 144 (3.10%) Symantec
16 118 (2.54%) 3PAR
17 96 (2.06%) Brocade
17 96 (2.06%) Veritas
18 91 (1.96%) Blue Coat
19 87 (1.87%) Veeam
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £150 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 9 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Sussex
Gold Group
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400-£425
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day - 3 Month Contract +
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum + NEG
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Rate: 250-£270/Day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £340 - 370 per day + .
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £485.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday