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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 41 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware 2196 1886 2038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.19% 3.92% 3.80%
As % of the Vendors category 9.18% 8.44% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1333 1120 1134
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £201 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 133 120
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £36.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +18.12%
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
23934 22343 24958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.62% 46.39% 46.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13814 12876 13105
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1101 1010 1277
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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
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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 +6 955 £375 +1.35% 277
South East 0 483 £335 +0.75% 202
South West +9 172 £325 +4.00% 75
North West +10 154 £300 +9.09% 84
West Midlands +13 119 £300 - 43
East of England -12 116 £240 -26.15% 54
Yorkshire +14 106 £325 +16.07% 67
East Midlands +7 72 £400 +60.00% 25
North East -27 17 £288 +6.77% 6
Midlands - 7 £350 - 1
VMware
UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2808 (67.74%) Windows
2 2170 (52.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1754 (42.32%) Active Directory
4 1464 (35.32%) Microsoft
5 1406 (33.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 1289 (31.10%) Citrix
7 1072 (25.86%) Linux
8 982 (23.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 943 (22.75%) SAN
10 900 (21.71%) MS Exchange
11 897 (21.64%) Cisco
12 757 (18.26%) HP
13 709 (17.10%) DNS
14 700 (16.89%) ITIL
15 638 (15.39%) SQL
16 609 (14.69%) vSphere
17 592 (14.28%) Firewall
18 555 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
19 535 (12.91%) SQL Server
20 533 (12.86%) Security Cleared
21 529 (12.76%) Windows 7
22 516 (12.45%) Finance
23 515 (12.42%) XenApp
24 485 (11.70%) MS Excel
25 483 (11.65%) Exchange Server 2010
26 481 (11.60%) DHCP
27 475 (11.46%) UNIX
28 465 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
29 438 (10.57%) NetApp
30 437 (10.54%) VMware ESX

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 900 (21.71%) MS Exchange
2 483 (11.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 354 (8.54%) SharePoint
4 288 (6.95%) IIS
5 271 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 230 (5.55%) Apache
7 221 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 135 (3.26%) WebSphere
9 127 (3.06%) Tomcat
10 111 (2.68%) Lync
11 107 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
12 99 (2.39%) WebLogic
13 97 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 46 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
15 45 (1.09%) OpenStack
15 45 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
16 43 (1.04%) nginx
17 31 (0.75%) Node.js
17 31 (0.75%) GlassFish
18 28 (0.68%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 485 (11.70%) MS Excel
2 281 (6.78%) MS Office
3 49 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 35 (0.84%) MS Project
5 17 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.048%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.048%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.048%) CATIA
8 1 (0.024%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.024%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 34 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.14%) assyst
6 5 (0.12%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.097%) ENOVIA
8 3 (0.072%) Summit
8 3 (0.072%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.072%) ReMetrica
8 3 (0.072%) Cerner Millennium
8 3 (0.072%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.048%) RMDS
9 2 (0.048%) Maximo
9 2 (0.048%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (0.048%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.024%) Academy Housing
10 1 (0.024%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 140 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (2.46%) Office 365
3 95 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
4 79 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 60 (1.45%) SaaS
6 50 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
7 36 (0.87%) IaaS
8 25 (0.60%) PaaS
8 25 (0.60%) Google App Engine
9 11 (0.27%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.22%) GitHub
11 8 (0.19%) Google Apps
12 5 (0.12%) IBM SmartCloud
13 2 (0.048%) Heroku
14 1 (0.024%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 943 (22.75%) SAN
2 709 (17.10%) DNS
3 592 (14.28%) Firewall
4 481 (11.60%) DHCP
5 360 (8.69%) WAN
6 340 (8.20%) LAN
7 330 (7.96%) TCP/IP
8 213 (5.14%) VPN
9 199 (4.80%) NAS
10 135 (3.26%) VLAN
11 130 (3.14%) Internet
12 104 (2.51%) LDAP
13 101 (2.44%) iSCSI
13 101 (2.44%) NetScaler
14 100 (2.41%) VoIP
15 98 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
16 97 (2.34%) Network Security
17 94 (2.27%) Wireless
18 84 (2.03%) MPLS
19 79 (1.91%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 535 (12.91%) SQL Server
2 143 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 116 (2.80%) MySQL
4 80 (1.93%) Oracle Database
5 65 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 51 (1.23%) Oracle Exadata
7 48 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 44 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
9 39 (0.94%) Relational Database
10 36 (0.87%) MongoDB
11 31 (0.75%) DB2
12 26 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 24 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
14 22 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
15 19 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
16 16 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
17 15 (0.36%) RDBMS
18 14 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 13 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
20 12 (0.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 169 (4.08%) Jenkins
2 98 (2.36%) JIRA
3 96 (2.32%) Git (software)
4 58 (1.40%) Hudson
5 47 (1.13%) MSI
6 46 (1.11%) Subversion
7 44 (1.06%) Maven
8 29 (0.70%) Cucumber
9 25 (0.60%) TeamCity
10 23 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (0.46%) Eclipse
12 17 (0.41%) Ant
13 14 (0.34%) IntelliJ
13 14 (0.34%) ClearCase
13 14 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
13 14 (0.34%) RSpec
13 14 (0.34%) Capybara
14 11 (0.27%) Mercurial
14 11 (0.27%) Gerrit
15 8 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 516 (12.45%) Finance
2 164 (3.96%) Banking
3 147 (3.55%) Telecoms
4 83 (2.00%) Retail
5 54 (1.30%) Financial Institution
6 52 (1.25%) Legal
7 44 (1.06%) Advertising
8 42 (1.01%) Back Office
9 35 (0.84%) Publishing
10 34 (0.82%) Law
11 28 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 28 (0.68%) Investment Banking
12 25 (0.60%) Front Office
13 21 (0.51%) Marketing
14 19 (0.46%) Military
15 16 (0.39%) Games
16 13 (0.31%) Local Government
17 8 (0.19%) Automotive
18 7 (0.17%) Electronics
18 7 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 456 (11.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 409 (9.87%) Architect
3 395 (9.53%) Analyst
4 340 (8.20%) Administrator
5 316 (7.62%) Support Engineer
6 302 (7.29%) Consultant
7 243 (5.86%) 3rd Line Support
8 212 (5.11%) Systems Administrator
9 194 (4.68%) Systems Engineer
10 173 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
11 171 (4.13%) Support Analyst
12 170 (4.10%) Server Engineer
13 125 (3.02%) Project Manager
14 122 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
15 105 (2.53%) DevOps Engineer
16 100 (2.41%) Network Engineer
17 99 (2.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 98 (2.36%) Wintel Engineer
18 98 (2.36%) Linux Engineer
19 97 (2.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (3.14%) Web Services
2 85 (2.05%) Middleware
3 68 (1.64%) LAMP
4 65 (1.57%) .NET
5 46 (1.11%) Application Packaging
6 45 (1.09%) WebSphere MQ
7 41 (0.99%) HTML
8 35 (0.84%) J2EE
9 32 (0.77%) CSS
10 25 (0.60%) XML
11 24 (0.58%) SOAP
12 16 (0.39%) HTML5
13 15 (0.36%) Servlets
14 13 (0.31%) RESTful
15 12 (0.29%) Regular Expression
16 11 (0.27%) RabbitMQ
16 11 (0.27%) Flash
17 10 (0.24%) Sinatra
17 10 (0.24%) Software Packaging
17 10 (0.24%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 271 (6.54%) Clustering
2 215 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 179 (4.32%) Blackberry
4 143 (3.45%) Replication
5 108 (2.61%) Open Source
6 98 (2.36%) Fat Client
6 98 (2.36%) Thin Client
7 81 (1.95%) Management Information System
8 57 (1.38%) PKI
9 47 (1.13%) NHS
10 45 (1.09%) Client/Server
10 45 (1.09%) Hedge funds
11 35 (0.84%) CLARiiON
11 35 (0.84%) Computer Science
12 33 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
13 28 (0.68%) EqualLogic
14 26 (0.63%) Firmware
15 25 (0.60%) Mainframe
16 22 (0.53%) Statistics
17 21 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2808 (67.74%) Windows
2 1406 (33.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 1072 (25.86%) Linux
4 982 (23.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 555 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 529 (12.76%) Windows 7
7 475 (11.46%) UNIX
8 315 (7.60%) Windows XP
9 263 (6.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 172 (4.15%) Solaris
11 132 (3.18%) CentOS
12 119 (2.87%) AIX
13 106 (2.56%) Windows 8
14 96 (2.32%) Ubuntu
15 63 (1.52%) SUSE
16 61 (1.47%) Windows 2000
17 46 (1.11%) SELinux
18 43 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
18 43 (1.04%) Debian
18 43 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 700 (16.89%) ITIL
2 413 (9.96%) Migration
3 254 (6.13%) DevOps
4 246 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
5 235 (5.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 222 (5.36%) Configuration Management
7 153 (3.69%) Project Management
8 142 (3.43%) Service Management
9 132 (3.18%) Change Management
10 123 (2.97%) Load Balancing
11 116 (2.80%) Service Delivery
12 114 (2.75%) Continuous Integration
13 112 (2.70%) PRINCE2
14 92 (2.22%) Incident Management
15 78 (1.88%) Scrum
15 78 (1.88%) Capacity Planning
16 68 (1.64%) Root Cause Analysis
16 68 (1.64%) E-Commerce
17 66 (1.59%) TOGAF
18 65 (1.57%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 638 (15.39%) SQL
2 323 (7.79%) PowerShell
3 216 (5.21%) Java
4 176 (4.25%) Perl
5 166 (4.00%) Ruby
6 161 (3.88%) Bash Shell
7 158 (3.81%) Python
8 119 (2.87%) Shell Script
9 112 (2.70%) VBScript
10 95 (2.29%) PHP
11 91 (2.20%) C
12 84 (2.03%) VB
13 46 (1.11%) JavaScript
14 31 (0.75%) T-SQL
15 24 (0.58%) Korn
16 21 (0.51%) PL/SQL
17 20 (0.48%) C++
18 18 (0.43%) VBA
18 18 (0.43%) C#
19 10 (0.24%) Scala
Qualifications
1 533 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 465 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 311 (7.50%) SC Cleared
4 310 (7.48%) MCSE
5 230 (5.55%) Cisco Certification
6 217 (5.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 176 (4.25%) CCNA
8 171 (4.13%) DV Cleared
9 149 (3.59%) Degree
10 132 (3.18%) MCITP
11 128 (3.09%) MCP
12 110 (2.65%) CCNP
13 89 (2.15%) MCSA
14 84 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
15 67 (1.62%) Citrix Certification
16 51 (1.23%) CCA
17 42 (1.01%) MCTS
18 40 (0.97%) VCP5
19 32 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 26 (0.63%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (4.32%) SLA
2 34 (0.82%) QA
3 30 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 29 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 24 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.17%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.072%) COBIT
8 3 (0.072%) BS7799
9 2 (0.048%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.024%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2170 (52.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1754 (42.32%) Active Directory
3 609 (14.69%) vSphere
4 515 (12.42%) XenApp
5 437 (10.54%) VMware ESX
6 390 (9.41%) Hyper-V
7 218 (5.26%) XenDesktop
8 207 (4.99%) VMware ESXi
9 183 (4.41%) XenServer
10 121 (2.92%) vCloud
11 97 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
11 97 (2.34%) NFS
12 92 (2.22%) VMware Server
13 83 (2.00%) Xen
14 77 (1.86%) Terminal Services
15 68 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
16 57 (1.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 49 (1.18%) ISA Server
18 42 (1.01%) UAG
19 30 (0.72%) KVM
Systems Management
1 413 (9.96%) SCCM
2 329 (7.94%) Puppet
3 201 (4.85%) SCOM
4 161 (3.88%) Backup Exec
5 135 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
6 117 (2.82%) NetBackup
7 81 (1.95%) WSUS
8 73 (1.76%) HP SIM
9 69 (1.66%) Nagios
10 66 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 62 (1.50%) Tivoli
12 53 (1.28%) Ansible
13 49 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
14 46 (1.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 37 (0.89%) Salt
16 35 (0.84%) ARCserve
16 35 (0.84%) Vagrant
17 34 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 30 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
18 30 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1464 (35.32%) Microsoft
2 1289 (31.10%) Citrix
3 897 (21.64%) Cisco
4 757 (18.26%) HP
5 438 (10.57%) NetApp
6 427 (10.30%) Oracle
7 361 (8.71%) Red Hat
8 357 (8.61%) EMC
9 326 (7.86%) IBM
10 239 (5.77%) Symantec
11 162 (3.91%) Dell
12 158 (3.81%) CheckPoint
13 129 (3.11%) Juniper
14 91 (2.20%) 3PAR
15 84 (2.03%) JBoss
16 83 (2.00%) McAfee
16 83 (2.00%) F5
17 82 (1.98%) Sophos
18 74 (1.79%) Remedy
18 74 (1.79%) Veeam
Hayes, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 1 hour ago
Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £200 - £350 per day + (Negotiable)
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Salary - Day Rate - Negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £405.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £405.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 20 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Executive Resource Group Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Cititec
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cyber Team
Rate: From £230 to £260 per day 3 Months Contract
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North East
Harvey Nash RPO
Rate: £400 to £450
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £23 to £25 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £100.00 - £200.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday