The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 46 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware 1947 1879 2112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.06% 4.05% 3.99%
As % of the Vendors category 8.94% 8.66% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1208 1092 1142
Average daily rate
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£338 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 155 147
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +9.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.70 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.94% +18.75%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21774 21699 24565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.44% 46.82% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12378 12094 12807
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 995 1132 1282
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
VMware
UK

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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
(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 +9 833 £375 - 251
South East -12 412 £349 +2.57% 170
South West +5 143 £350 +14.75% 65
North West +2 131 £280 -8.94% 69
East of England -15 123 £250 -23.07% 47
West Midlands +5 113 £300 - 46
Yorkshire +2 102 £278 +0.90% 73
East Midlands -10 62 £325 +11.11% 29
North East -5 19 £290 -10.76% 6
Midlands +9 6 £425 -
VMware
UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2673 (69.25%) Windows
2 2083 (53.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1620 (41.97%) Active Directory
4 1373 (35.57%) Microsoft
5 1358 (35.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 1306 (33.83%) Citrix
7 943 (24.43%) Linux
8 902 (23.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 866 (22.44%) Cisco
10 855 (22.15%) SAN
11 834 (21.61%) MS Exchange
12 725 (18.78%) HP
13 689 (17.85%) ITIL
14 641 (16.61%) SQL
15 590 (15.28%) DNS
16 579 (15.00%) Firewall
17 564 (14.61%) vSphere
18 535 (13.86%) SQL Server
19 516 (13.37%) Windows 7
20 495 (12.82%) Security Cleared
21 492 (12.75%) XenApp
22 489 (12.67%) Windows Server 2012
23 479 (12.41%) UNIX
24 455 (11.79%) Exchange Server 2010
25 450 (11.66%) Finance
26 442 (11.45%) Microsoft Certification
27 433 (11.22%) MS Excel
28 427 (11.06%) VMware ESX
29 421 (10.91%) Oracle
30 420 (10.88%) SCCM

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 834 (21.61%) MS Exchange
2 455 (11.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 321 (8.32%) SharePoint
4 236 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 220 (5.70%) IIS
6 215 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 165 (4.27%) Apache
8 113 (2.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 111 (2.88%) Lync
10 102 (2.64%) WebSphere
11 94 (2.44%) Tomcat
12 80 (2.07%) WebLogic
13 79 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
14 59 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
15 45 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
16 38 (0.98%) nginx
17 28 (0.73%) OpenStack
18 27 (0.70%) Node.js
18 27 (0.70%) Confluence
19 26 (0.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 433 (11.22%) MS Excel
2 271 (7.02%) MS Office
3 41 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 38 (0.98%) MS Project
5 14 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
5 14 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.23%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.10%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.052%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.026%) SPSS
9 1 (0.026%) CATIA
9 1 (0.026%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.026%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 34 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 11 (0.28%) RMDS
5 8 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.16%) assyst
8 5 (0.13%) ION MarketView
9 4 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.078%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.078%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (0.078%) Magento
10 3 (0.078%) Cerner Millennium
11 2 (0.052%) ReMetrica
11 2 (0.052%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.052%) Oracle CRM
11 2 (0.052%) Agresso
11 2 (0.052%) Oracle 11i
12 1 (0.026%) Oracle ERP
12 1 (0.026%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 94 (2.44%) Office 365
2 91 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
3 76 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
4 66 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
5 60 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 45 (1.17%) SaaS
7 34 (0.88%) IaaS
8 21 (0.54%) PaaS
9 12 (0.31%) Google App Engine
10 11 (0.28%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.18%) Google Apps
12 5 (0.13%) GitHub
13 2 (0.052%) Heroku
13 2 (0.052%) Rackspace Cloud
13 2 (0.052%) IBM SmartCloud
14 1 (0.026%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 855 (22.15%) SAN
2 590 (15.28%) DNS
3 579 (15.00%) Firewall
4 416 (10.78%) DHCP
5 360 (9.33%) LAN
6 348 (9.02%) WAN
7 346 (8.96%) TCP/IP
8 210 (5.44%) NAS
9 207 (5.36%) VPN
10 123 (3.19%) VLAN
11 113 (2.93%) iSCSI
12 109 (2.82%) Internet
13 107 (2.77%) Cisco ASA
14 103 (2.67%) VoIP
15 102 (2.64%) Network Security
16 95 (2.46%) LDAP
17 93 (2.41%) Wireless
18 87 (2.25%) MPLS
19 72 (1.87%) NetScaler
19 72 (1.87%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 535 (13.86%) SQL Server
2 137 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 109 (2.82%) MySQL
4 83 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 80 (2.07%) Oracle Database
6 42 (1.09%) Relational Database
7 39 (1.01%) Oracle Exadata
8 35 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 33 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
10 32 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
11 31 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 31 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
12 30 (0.78%) MongoDB
13 28 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
14 21 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
15 20 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
16 18 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 18 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 12 (0.31%) DB2
17 12 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 124 (3.21%) Jenkins
2 90 (2.33%) JIRA
3 82 (2.12%) Git (software)
4 52 (1.35%) Hudson
5 49 (1.27%) Subversion
6 33 (0.85%) MSI
7 29 (0.75%) Maven
8 25 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (0.54%) Ant
10 20 (0.52%) TeamCity
10 20 (0.52%) Cucumber
11 19 (0.49%) QuickTest Pro
12 15 (0.39%) LoadRunner
13 12 (0.31%) Gerrit
13 12 (0.31%) Mercurial
13 12 (0.31%) AnthillPro
13 12 (0.31%) ClearCase
14 11 (0.28%) IntelliJ
14 11 (0.28%) Eclipse
14 11 (0.28%) Capybara
General
1 450 (11.66%) Finance
2 140 (3.63%) Telecoms
2 140 (3.63%) Banking
3 61 (1.58%) Retail
4 53 (1.37%) Financial Institution
5 40 (1.04%) Back Office
6 39 (1.01%) Legal
7 33 (0.85%) Investment Banking
8 32 (0.83%) Front Office
9 30 (0.78%) Publishing
10 23 (0.60%) Law
11 22 (0.57%) Marketing
12 21 (0.54%) Military
13 19 (0.49%) Manufacturing
13 19 (0.49%) Advertising
14 18 (0.47%) Local Government
15 16 (0.41%) Games
16 9 (0.23%) Electronics
17 7 (0.18%) Billing
18 6 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 432 (11.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 405 (10.49%) Analyst
3 379 (9.82%) Architect
4 321 (8.32%) Support Engineer
5 296 (7.67%) Administrator
6 294 (7.62%) Consultant
7 218 (5.65%) 3rd Line Support
8 193 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
9 181 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
10 169 (4.38%) Server Engineer
11 163 (4.22%) Systems Engineer
12 162 (4.20%) Support Analyst
13 138 (3.58%) Project Manager
14 113 (2.93%) 2nd Line Support
15 108 (2.80%) Wintel Engineer
16 100 (2.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 97 (2.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 91 (2.36%) Linux Engineer
19 86 (2.23%) Network Engineer
20 82 (2.12%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (2.44%) Web Services
2 92 (2.38%) Middleware
3 78 (2.02%) .NET
4 58 (1.50%) LAMP
5 37 (0.96%) WebSphere MQ
6 34 (0.88%) Application Packaging
6 34 (0.88%) J2EE
7 31 (0.80%) HTML
8 25 (0.65%) CSS
9 24 (0.62%) SOAP
10 20 (0.52%) XML
11 14 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
12 13 (0.34%) JSON
13 12 (0.31%) REST
13 12 (0.31%) .NET Framework
14 10 (0.26%) HTML5
15 9 (0.23%) Windows SharePoint Services
15 9 (0.23%) XMPP
15 9 (0.23%) jQuery
16 8 (0.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 259 (6.71%) Clustering
2 169 (4.38%) Blackberry
3 126 (3.26%) Replication
4 117 (3.03%) Thin Client
4 117 (3.03%) Fat Client
5 76 (1.97%) Open Source
6 70 (1.81%) Management Information System
7 60 (1.55%) PKI
8 44 (1.14%) Hedge funds
9 43 (1.11%) NHS
10 39 (1.01%) Client/Server
11 36 (0.93%) EqualLogic
12 35 (0.91%) Computer Science
13 32 (0.83%) CLARiiON
14 31 (0.80%) Statistics
15 30 (0.78%) iPhone
15 30 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
16 23 (0.60%) Mainframe
17 21 (0.54%) Firmware
18 19 (0.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2673 (69.25%) Windows
2 1358 (35.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 943 (24.43%) Linux
4 902 (23.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 516 (13.37%) Windows 7
6 489 (12.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 479 (12.41%) UNIX
8 275 (7.12%) Windows XP
9 265 (6.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 180 (4.66%) Solaris
11 109 (2.82%) CentOS
12 98 (2.54%) Windows 8
13 91 (2.36%) Ubuntu
14 88 (2.28%) AIX
15 52 (1.35%) Windows 2000
16 49 (1.27%) Debian
17 45 (1.17%) Windows 2000 Server
18 43 (1.11%) HPUX
19 42 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
20 39 (1.01%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 689 (17.85%) ITIL
2 376 (9.74%) Migration
3 263 (6.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 195 (5.05%) DevOps
5 177 (4.59%) Project Management
6 175 (4.53%) Configuration Management
7 162 (4.20%) Service Management
8 152 (3.94%) PRINCE2
9 128 (3.32%) Change Management
10 122 (3.16%) Service Delivery
11 105 (2.72%) Agile Software Development
12 87 (2.25%) Load Balancing
12 87 (2.25%) Continuous Integration
13 86 (2.23%) Capacity Planning
14 83 (2.15%) Incident Management
15 76 (1.97%) Capacity Management
16 74 (1.92%) TOGAF
17 66 (1.71%) E-Commerce
18 65 (1.68%) Performance Tuning
19 64 (1.66%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 641 (16.61%) SQL
2 333 (8.63%) PowerShell
3 191 (4.95%) Java
4 159 (4.12%) Perl
5 140 (3.63%) Bash Shell
5 140 (3.63%) Python
6 139 (3.60%) Ruby
7 93 (2.41%) C
8 89 (2.31%) VB
9 88 (2.28%) VBScript
10 87 (2.25%) Shell Script
11 71 (1.84%) PHP
12 33 (0.85%) JavaScript
13 32 (0.83%) T-SQL
14 28 (0.73%) PL/SQL
15 19 (0.49%) Korn
16 18 (0.47%) C#
17 13 (0.34%) VBA
18 12 (0.31%) C++
19 8 (0.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 495 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 442 (11.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 308 (7.98%) MCSE
4 305 (7.90%) SC Cleared
5 220 (5.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 206 (5.34%) Cisco Certification
7 145 (3.76%) MCITP
8 142 (3.68%) DV Cleared
9 137 (3.55%) CCNA
10 130 (3.37%) MCP
11 123 (3.19%) Degree
12 110 (2.85%) CCNP
13 77 (1.99%) MCSA
14 72 (1.87%) Citrix Certification
15 69 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
16 62 (1.61%) CCA
17 44 (1.14%) VCP5
18 41 (1.06%) MCTS
19 29 (0.75%) VCAP
20 28 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (4.09%) SLA
2 40 (1.04%) QA
3 23 (0.60%) ISO 9001
3 23 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.13%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.078%) COBIT
7 3 (0.078%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.052%) BS7799
9 1 (0.026%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2083 (53.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1620 (41.97%) Active Directory
3 564 (14.61%) vSphere
4 492 (12.75%) XenApp
5 427 (11.06%) VMware ESX
6 370 (9.59%) Hyper-V
7 205 (5.31%) XenDesktop
8 201 (5.21%) VMware ESXi
9 160 (4.15%) XenServer
10 111 (2.88%) vCloud
11 99 (2.56%) NFS
12 87 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
13 85 (2.20%) VMware Server
14 74 (1.92%) Xen
15 69 (1.79%) Terminal Services
16 59 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
17 44 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 37 (0.96%) ISA Server
19 35 (0.91%) UAG
20 32 (0.83%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 420 (10.88%) SCCM
2 237 (6.14%) Puppet
3 199 (5.16%) SCOM
4 131 (3.39%) Backup Exec
5 112 (2.90%) NetBackup
6 90 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
7 89 (2.31%) WSUS
8 47 (1.22%) Nagios
9 46 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 46 (1.19%) HP SIM
10 43 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
11 41 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
12 38 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
12 38 (0.98%) Tivoli
13 35 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
13 35 (0.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 33 (0.85%) Ansible
15 27 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 26 (0.67%) ZABBIX
17 25 (0.65%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 1373 (35.57%) Microsoft
2 1306 (33.83%) Citrix
3 866 (22.44%) Cisco
4 725 (18.78%) HP
5 421 (10.91%) Oracle
6 410 (10.62%) NetApp
7 327 (8.47%) Red Hat
8 317 (8.21%) EMC
9 257 (6.66%) IBM
10 199 (5.16%) Symantec
11 154 (3.99%) Dell
12 144 (3.73%) CheckPoint
13 108 (2.80%) Juniper
14 98 (2.54%) McAfee
15 85 (2.20%) Sophos
16 78 (2.02%) F5
17 68 (1.76%) Veeam
18 65 (1.68%) Veritas
18 65 (1.68%) Remedy
19 64 (1.66%) AppSense
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ARM Utilities
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 hours ago
Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £288 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £0.00 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £195 to £245 per day
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Hampshire
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Rate: Negotiable
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Intapeople
Rate: £150 to £175 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
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Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
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Rate: £300 - £360 per day
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