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 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 35 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware 2296 1688 1724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.81% 3.66% 4.18%
As % of the Vendors category 10.58% 8.04% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1425 969 919
Average daily rate
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£377 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 106 175
Average hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £14.30 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
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
21697 21002 19019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.49% 45.54% 46.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12640 11746 10308
Average daily rate £400 £393 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £221 £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 895 927 1159
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 £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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 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 4 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 4 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
(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 +19 959 £413 +4.43% 349
South East +5 580 £397 +26.51% 181
North West +17 166 £355 +29.09% 91
Yorkshire +16 151 £350 +14.28% 69
South West +6 148 £375 +7.14% 90
East of England 0 118 £275 -20.28% 62
West Midlands +14 82 £300 +4.34% 51
East Midlands +16 57 £360 -2.70% 25
North East -7 26 £370 +51.02% 6
Midlands +5 2 £200 +53.84%
VMware
UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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 3156 (66.54%) Windows
2 2510 (52.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1861 (39.24%) Active Directory
4 1680 (35.42%) Microsoft
5 1459 (30.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1320 (27.83%) Citrix
7 1163 (24.52%) Linux
8 1115 (23.51%) Cisco
9 997 (21.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 984 (20.75%) SAN
11 887 (18.70%) MS Exchange
12 872 (18.38%) HP
13 810 (17.08%) ITIL
14 803 (16.93%) Windows Server 2012
15 791 (16.68%) Security Cleared
16 785 (16.55%) Firewall
17 780 (16.45%) DNS
18 716 (15.10%) vSphere
19 706 (14.89%) SQL
20 578 (12.19%) Hyper-V
21 569 (12.00%) SQL Server
22 561 (11.83%) Finance
23 533 (11.24%) Migration
23 533 (11.24%) NetApp
24 531 (11.20%) DHCP
25 510 (10.75%) SC Cleared
26 488 (10.29%) UNIX
27 479 (10.10%) MS Excel
28 478 (10.08%) SCCM
29 463 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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
1 887 (18.70%) MS Exchange
2 423 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 345 (7.27%) IIS
4 315 (6.64%) SharePoint
5 217 (4.58%) Apache
6 215 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 201 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 181 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2003
9 143 (3.01%) OpenStack
10 135 (2.85%) Lync
11 126 (2.66%) Tomcat
12 117 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 78 (1.64%) Node.js
14 70 (1.48%) WebSphere
15 66 (1.39%) WebLogic
16 62 (1.31%) JBoss
17 50 (1.05%) nginx
18 47 (0.99%) IBM Notes
19 40 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
20 33 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 479 (10.10%) MS Excel
2 270 (5.69%) MS Office
3 43 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 34 (0.72%) MS Project
5 32 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.084%) GIMP
8 2 (0.042%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.042%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.021%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.021%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 18 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.084%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.084%) Summit
8 3 (0.063%) Exstream
8 3 (0.063%) RMDS
8 3 (0.063%) assyst
9 2 (0.042%) IntelliMatch
9 2 (0.042%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.042%) ResourceLink
10 1 (0.021%) ENOVIA
10 1 (0.021%) Academy Housing
10 1 (0.021%) arcHouse
10 1 (0.021%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.021%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 143 (3.01%) Office 365
2 107 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
3 100 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 60 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
5 58 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
6 45 (0.95%) SaaS
6 45 (0.95%) IaaS
7 33 (0.70%) PaaS
8 20 (0.42%) Heroku
9 18 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
10 17 (0.36%) Engine Yard
11 15 (0.32%) Google App Engine
12 9 (0.19%) GitHub
12 9 (0.19%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.17%) Google Apps
13 8 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
14 6 (0.13%) OpenShift
15 3 (0.063%) IBM SmartCloud
16 2 (0.042%) Amazon EMR
17 1 (0.021%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 984 (20.75%) SAN
2 785 (16.55%) Firewall
3 780 (16.45%) DNS
4 531 (11.20%) DHCP
5 450 (9.49%) WAN
6 429 (9.04%) LAN
7 406 (8.56%) TCP/IP
8 269 (5.67%) VPN
9 264 (5.57%) NAS
10 192 (4.05%) Cisco ASA
11 166 (3.50%) VLAN
12 154 (3.25%) Internet
13 143 (3.01%) NetScaler
14 138 (2.91%) iSCSI
15 132 (2.78%) Network Security
16 118 (2.49%) BGP
17 117 (2.47%) OSPF
18 113 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
19 107 (2.26%) BIG-IP
19 107 (2.26%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 569 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 160 (3.37%) MySQL
3 127 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 87 (1.83%) MongoDB
5 78 (1.64%) Oracle Database
6 73 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 66 (1.39%) Relational Database
7 66 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 64 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
9 53 (1.12%) NoSQL
10 46 (0.97%) Redis
11 39 (0.82%) RDBMS
12 34 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
13 33 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 30 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
15 29 (0.61%) DB2
16 27 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
17 23 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 23 (0.48%) MariaDB
18 20 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 221 (4.66%) Jenkins
2 158 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 86 (1.81%) MSI
4 83 (1.75%) Subversion
5 54 (1.14%) Hudson
6 50 (1.05%) JIRA
7 48 (1.01%) Maven
8 47 (0.99%) TeamCity
9 42 (0.89%) StarTeam
10 29 (0.61%) Cucumber
10 29 (0.61%) Artifactory
11 23 (0.48%) IntelliJ
12 20 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
12 20 (0.42%) Capybara
13 19 (0.40%) Eclipse
14 15 (0.32%) Visual Studio
15 13 (0.27%) Ant
16 12 (0.25%) Selenium
17 11 (0.23%) Gradle
17 11 (0.23%) Mercurial
General
1 561 (11.83%) Finance
2 198 (4.17%) Banking
3 156 (3.29%) Telecoms
4 81 (1.71%) Retail
5 70 (1.48%) Manufacturing
6 50 (1.05%) Investment Banking
7 44 (0.93%) Legal
8 43 (0.91%) Marketing
9 38 (0.80%) Law
10 33 (0.70%) Advertising
11 30 (0.63%) Publishing
12 27 (0.57%) Back Office
13 23 (0.48%) Military
13 23 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 22 (0.46%) French Language
15 16 (0.34%) Games
16 14 (0.30%) Local Government
17 11 (0.23%) Electronics
18 8 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
19 7 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 579 (12.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 465 (9.80%) Analyst
3 423 (8.92%) Architect
4 385 (8.12%) Consultant
5 318 (6.70%) Support Engineer
6 302 (6.37%) Administrator
7 286 (6.03%) 3rd Line Support
8 229 (4.83%) Server Engineer
9 198 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
10 188 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
11 180 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
12 176 (3.71%) Support Analyst
13 154 (3.25%) Network Engineer
14 138 (2.91%) Project Manager
15 127 (2.68%) Infrastructure Architect
16 125 (2.64%) 2nd Line Support
17 124 (2.61%) Technical Architect
18 123 (2.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 122 (2.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
20 119 (2.51%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (2.64%) Web Services
2 118 (2.49%) .NET
3 91 (1.92%) Middleware
4 63 (1.33%) HTML
5 54 (1.14%) Application Packaging
6 50 (1.05%) CSS
7 44 (0.93%) SOAP
8 38 (0.80%) XML
9 37 (0.78%) LAMP
10 32 (0.67%) RabbitMQ
11 30 (0.63%) HTML5
12 29 (0.61%) MCollective
13 28 (0.59%) J2EE
14 27 (0.57%) jQuery
15 23 (0.48%) CSS3
16 20 (0.42%) Sass
16 20 (0.42%) REST
17 19 (0.40%) Sinatra
18 17 (0.36%) Servlets
18 17 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 321 (6.77%) Clustering
2 250 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
3 201 (4.24%) Replication
4 135 (2.85%) Blackberry
5 134 (2.83%) Open Source
6 117 (2.47%) Thin Client
6 117 (2.47%) Fat Client
7 88 (1.86%) PKI
8 69 (1.45%) Management Information System
9 44 (0.93%) Client/Server
10 43 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
11 42 (0.89%) Computer Science
12 41 (0.86%) NHS
13 37 (0.78%) CLARiiON
14 34 (0.72%) Symmetrix DMX
15 33 (0.70%) Device Driver
15 33 (0.70%) Wiki
15 33 (0.70%) FlexPod
16 25 (0.53%) Symmetrix
16 25 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3156 (66.54%) Windows
2 1459 (30.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1163 (24.52%) Linux
4 997 (21.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 803 (16.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 488 (10.29%) UNIX
7 448 (9.45%) Windows 7
8 308 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 243 (5.12%) Windows XP
10 214 (4.51%) Solaris
11 165 (3.48%) CentOS
12 126 (2.66%) Windows 8
13 121 (2.55%) Ubuntu
14 105 (2.21%) AIX
15 74 (1.56%) HPUX
16 60 (1.27%) Windows Vista
17 59 (1.24%) Windows 2000
18 55 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
19 48 (1.01%) SUSE
19 48 (1.01%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 810 (17.08%) ITIL
2 533 (11.24%) Migration
3 390 (8.22%) Configuration Management
4 332 (7.00%) DevOps
5 328 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
6 259 (5.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 199 (4.20%) Project Management
8 178 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
9 176 (3.71%) Service Delivery
10 166 (3.50%) Change Management
11 156 (3.29%) Service Management
11 156 (3.29%) Load Balancing
12 134 (2.83%) PRINCE2
13 121 (2.55%) Capacity Planning
13 121 (2.55%) Change Control
14 107 (2.26%) Problem Management
15 102 (2.15%) E-Commerce
15 102 (2.15%) Incident Management
16 98 (2.07%) Scrum
17 95 (2.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 706 (14.89%) SQL
2 420 (8.86%) PowerShell
3 254 (5.36%) Java
4 253 (5.33%) Python
5 249 (5.25%) Perl
6 228 (4.81%) Ruby
7 193 (4.07%) Bash Shell
8 173 (3.65%) Shell Script
9 138 (2.91%) VBScript
10 119 (2.51%) C
11 91 (1.92%) PHP
12 65 (1.37%) VB
13 62 (1.31%) JavaScript
14 50 (1.05%) C#
15 47 (0.99%) Korn
16 42 (0.89%) C++
17 26 (0.55%) T-SQL
18 22 (0.46%) Scala
19 20 (0.42%) Golang
20 13 (0.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 791 (16.68%) Security Cleared
2 510 (10.75%) SC Cleared
3 463 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 346 (7.29%) Cisco Certification
5 328 (6.92%) MCSE
6 280 (5.90%) DV Cleared
7 239 (5.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 218 (4.60%) CCNA
9 180 (3.80%) CCNP
10 138 (2.91%) MCITP
11 133 (2.80%) Degree
12 112 (2.36%) VCP4
13 111 (2.34%) MCP
14 91 (1.92%) MCSA
15 79 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
16 62 (1.31%) CCSE
17 60 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
18 49 (1.03%) MCTS
19 46 (0.97%) CCA
20 37 (0.78%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (4.30%) SLA
2 68 (1.43%) QA
3 22 (0.46%) ISO 9001
4 21 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.11%) COBIT
8 4 (0.084%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.063%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.042%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.021%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2510 (52.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1861 (39.24%) Active Directory
3 716 (15.10%) vSphere
4 578 (12.19%) Hyper-V
5 453 (9.55%) XenApp
6 417 (8.79%) VMware ESX
7 283 (5.97%) VMware ESXi
8 238 (5.02%) XenDesktop
9 141 (2.97%) XenServer
10 125 (2.64%) vCloud
11 112 (2.36%) Microsoft App-V
12 103 (2.17%) NFS
13 94 (1.98%) Terminal Services
14 91 (1.92%) Xen
15 74 (1.56%) VMware Server
16 50 (1.05%) KVM
17 48 (1.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 44 (0.93%) Firmware
19 42 (0.89%) Samba
19 42 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 478 (10.08%) SCCM
2 388 (8.18%) Puppet
3 207 (4.36%) SCOM
4 175 (3.69%) Opscode Chef
5 158 (3.33%) Nagios
6 120 (2.53%) NetBackup
7 117 (2.47%) Ansible
8 114 (2.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 103 (2.17%) Backup Exec
10 91 (1.92%) WSUS
11 73 (1.54%) HP SIM
12 70 (1.48%) Salt
13 65 (1.37%) Tivoli
14 62 (1.31%) ZABBIX
15 51 (1.08%) Vagrant
16 45 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 45 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
17 41 (0.86%) Cobbler
18 40 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
18 40 (0.84%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1680 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 1320 (27.83%) Citrix
3 1115 (23.51%) Cisco
4 872 (18.38%) HP
5 533 (11.24%) NetApp
6 433 (9.13%) EMC
7 419 (8.83%) Oracle
8 405 (8.54%) Red Hat
9 266 (5.61%) IBM
10 226 (4.76%) CheckPoint
11 214 (4.51%) Dell
12 197 (4.15%) Symantec
13 195 (4.11%) F5
14 149 (3.14%) McAfee
15 145 (3.06%) Juniper
16 120 (2.53%) 3PAR
17 94 (1.98%) Blue Coat
18 92 (1.94%) Veritas
18 92 (1.94%) Veeam
19 87 (1.83%) Brocade
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