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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 32 49 44
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware 2557 2001 1863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.96% 4.05% 4.00%
As % of the Vendors category 11.26% 9.01% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1584 1247 1094
Average daily rate
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£353 £332 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% -2.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £186 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 104 149
Average hourly rate £22.25 £19.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.10% -17.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.65 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £29.38 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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
22699 22214 21524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.99% 44.93% 46.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13663 12543 11990
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £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 985 996 1107
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +13 1013 £394 +5.00% 258
South East +13 602 £350 +3.70% 152
East of England +33 225 £310 +26.53% 49
North West +3 209 £310 +10.71% 85
Yorkshire +14 181 £325 +18.18% 57
South West -5 154 £330 -4.00% 68
West Midlands -11 84 £388 +28.95% 52
East Midlands -11 53 £350 +7.69% 25
North East -21 20 £275 -5.17% 6
Midlands -2 5 £300 -29.41%
South Coast - 1 - -
VMware
UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 3385 (68.48%) Windows
2 2585 (52.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2043 (41.33%) Active Directory
4 1727 (34.94%) Microsoft
5 1476 (29.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 1454 (29.42%) Citrix
7 1189 (24.05%) Linux
8 1164 (23.55%) SAN
9 1088 (22.01%) Cisco
10 1064 (21.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 917 (18.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 885 (17.90%) ITIL
13 851 (17.22%) SQL
14 846 (17.12%) MS Exchange
15 814 (16.47%) DNS
16 770 (15.58%) HP
17 759 (15.36%) vSphere
18 695 (14.06%) SQL Server
19 691 (13.98%) Firewall
20 684 (13.84%) Data Centre
21 654 (13.23%) Finance
22 618 (12.50%) PowerShell
23 599 (12.12%) Migration
24 575 (11.63%) Hyper-V
25 572 (11.57%) Security Cleared
26 567 (11.47%) SCCM
27 552 (11.17%) XenApp
28 547 (11.07%) DHCP
29 525 (10.62%) Windows 7
30 519 (10.50%) WAN

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 846 (17.12%) MS Exchange
2 430 (8.70%) IIS
3 424 (8.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 351 (7.10%) SharePoint
5 201 (4.07%) Apache
6 199 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2007
7 193 (3.90%) Lync
8 185 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2013
9 178 (3.60%) Tomcat
10 142 (2.87%) OpenStack
11 107 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
12 90 (1.82%) JBoss
13 87 (1.76%) WebSphere
14 72 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 72 (1.46%) nginx
15 61 (1.23%) Node.js
16 51 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
16 51 (1.03%) WebLogic
17 46 (0.93%) IBM Notes
18 44 (0.89%) Jetty
Applications
1 514 (10.40%) MS Excel
2 309 (6.25%) MS Office
3 59 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 36 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (0.53%) MS Project
6 9 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.061%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.061%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.040%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.040%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.020%) GIMP
9 1 (0.020%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.020%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.020%) InDesign
9 1 (0.020%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 45 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 16 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 16 (0.32%) Maximo
4 13 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 12 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (0.22%) RMDS
6 11 (0.22%) SAP CRM
7 9 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.081%) IntelliMatch
9 4 (0.081%) Kondor+
9 4 (0.081%) Misys Midas
9 4 (0.081%) Hyperion Enterprise
10 3 (0.061%) JDE OneWorld
10 3 (0.061%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.040%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.040%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.040%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 331 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
2 203 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 202 (4.09%) Office 365
4 81 (1.64%) IaaS
5 72 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
6 70 (1.42%) PaaS
7 64 (1.29%) SaaS
8 51 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
9 50 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
10 27 (0.55%) Google App Engine
11 15 (0.30%) GitHub
12 12 (0.24%) OpenShift
13 11 (0.22%) Mimecast
14 9 (0.18%) Yammer
15 8 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
16 5 (0.10%) Google Apps
17 4 (0.081%) SoftLayer
17 4 (0.081%) Heroku
17 4 (0.081%) Engine Yard
17 4 (0.081%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1164 (23.55%) SAN
2 814 (16.47%) DNS
3 691 (13.98%) Firewall
4 547 (11.07%) DHCP
5 519 (10.50%) WAN
6 501 (10.14%) LAN
7 386 (7.81%) TCP/IP
8 339 (6.86%) NAS
9 278 (5.62%) VPN
10 182 (3.68%) VLAN
11 156 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
12 147 (2.97%) Internet
13 146 (2.95%) Network Security
14 129 (2.61%) NetScaler
15 126 (2.55%) MPLS
16 122 (2.47%) Wireless
17 119 (2.41%) iSCSI
18 116 (2.35%) SSL
19 115 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
20 102 (2.06%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 695 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 153 (3.10%) MySQL
3 123 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 109 (2.21%) Oracle Database
5 83 (1.68%) MongoDB
6 79 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 78 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
8 72 (1.46%) Relational Database
9 63 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 46 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 45 (0.91%) NoSQL
12 41 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 40 (0.81%) RDBMS
14 38 (0.77%) Hadoop
15 33 (0.67%) Redis
15 33 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 28 (0.57%) Big Data
17 21 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
18 18 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
19 17 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 214 (4.33%) Jenkins
2 140 (2.83%) Git (software)
3 80 (1.62%) JIRA
4 65 (1.31%) Subversion
5 48 (0.97%) TeamCity
6 41 (0.83%) JMeter
7 39 (0.79%) Maven
8 37 (0.75%) Artifactory
9 35 (0.71%) Gerrit
10 34 (0.69%) MSI
11 28 (0.57%) IntelliJ
12 27 (0.55%) Cucumber
13 25 (0.51%) Hudson
13 25 (0.51%) Visual Studio
14 24 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
14 24 (0.49%) SonarQube
15 23 (0.47%) Selenium
16 21 (0.42%) Gradle
17 19 (0.38%) Capybara
18 16 (0.32%) Mercurial
General
1 654 (13.23%) Finance
2 180 (3.64%) Banking
3 105 (2.12%) Telecoms
4 93 (1.88%) Retail
5 72 (1.46%) Manufacturing
6 37 (0.75%) Back Office
6 37 (0.75%) Local Government
7 34 (0.69%) Marketing
8 31 (0.63%) Investment Banking
8 31 (0.63%) Legal
9 30 (0.61%) Law
10 29 (0.59%) Military
11 26 (0.53%) Advertising
11 26 (0.53%) Financial Institution
12 18 (0.36%) Electronics
12 18 (0.36%) Publishing
13 10 (0.20%) Automotive
14 9 (0.18%) Games
14 9 (0.18%) Online Betting
15 8 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 612 (12.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 513 (10.38%) Architect
3 464 (9.39%) Analyst
4 385 (7.79%) Support Engineer
5 381 (7.71%) Administrator
6 331 (6.70%) Consultant
7 310 (6.27%) 3rd Line Support
8 265 (5.36%) Server Engineer
9 263 (5.32%) Systems Administrator
10 206 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
11 194 (3.92%) Infrastructure Architect
12 171 (3.46%) Support Analyst
13 166 (3.36%) 2nd Line Support
14 153 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
14 153 (3.10%) DevOps Engineer
15 149 (3.01%) Project Manager
16 147 (2.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 132 (2.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 128 (2.59%) Wintel Engineer
19 121 (2.45%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (3.84%) .NET
2 174 (3.52%) Web Services
3 117 (2.37%) Middleware
4 68 (1.38%) J2EE
5 64 (1.29%) HTML
6 60 (1.21%) XML
7 50 (1.01%) CSS
8 39 (0.79%) LAMP
9 37 (0.75%) Servlets
9 37 (0.75%) REST
9 37 (0.75%) HTML5
10 33 (0.67%) Application Packaging
11 30 (0.61%) RabbitMQ
12 29 (0.59%) CSS3
12 29 (0.59%) SOAP
13 26 (0.53%) jQuery
13 26 (0.53%) Sinatra
14 21 (0.42%) Sass
15 19 (0.38%) Spring
16 18 (0.36%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 684 (13.84%) Data Centre
2 326 (6.60%) Clustering
3 203 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 144 (2.91%) Replication
5 94 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 91 (1.84%) PKI
7 89 (1.80%) Blackberry
8 79 (1.60%) Thin Client
8 79 (1.60%) Fat Client
9 77 (1.56%) EMC VNX
10 71 (1.44%) NHS
11 68 (1.38%) Client/Server
12 52 (1.05%) FlexPod
13 49 (0.99%) EqualLogic
14 45 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
15 41 (0.83%) EMC VMAX
16 38 (0.77%) CLARiiON
17 37 (0.75%) Computer Science
18 35 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
19 33 (0.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3385 (68.48%) Windows
2 1476 (29.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1189 (24.05%) Linux
4 1064 (21.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 917 (18.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 525 (10.62%) Windows 7
7 468 (9.47%) UNIX
8 303 (6.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 205 (4.15%) Windows XP
10 178 (3.60%) Solaris
11 161 (3.26%) Windows 8
12 143 (2.89%) CentOS
13 114 (2.31%) Ubuntu
14 109 (2.21%) AIX
15 63 (1.27%) Data ONTAP
16 60 (1.21%) SUSE
17 54 (1.09%) HPUX
18 50 (1.01%) Android
19 45 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
19 45 (0.91%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 885 (17.90%) ITIL
2 599 (12.12%) Migration
3 325 (6.57%) Configuration Management
4 316 (6.39%) Agile Software Development
5 292 (5.91%) DevOps
6 258 (5.22%) Project Management
7 247 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 195 (3.94%) Change Management
9 189 (3.82%) Service Management
10 182 (3.68%) Service Delivery
10 182 (3.68%) Continuous Integration
11 173 (3.50%) Load Balancing
12 152 (3.08%) Open Source
13 144 (2.91%) Capacity Planning
14 140 (2.83%) PRINCE2
15 124 (2.51%) Server Building
16 119 (2.41%) Performance Tuning
17 107 (2.16%) Problem Management
18 106 (2.14%) Stakeholder Management
19 104 (2.10%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 851 (17.22%) SQL
2 618 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 287 (5.81%) Python
4 252 (5.10%) Perl
5 247 (5.00%) Java
6 215 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 142 (2.87%) Shell Script
8 137 (2.77%) Ruby
9 132 (2.67%) VBScript
10 91 (1.84%) PHP
11 85 (1.72%) C
11 85 (1.72%) C#
12 84 (1.70%) JavaScript
13 81 (1.64%) VB
14 60 (1.21%) C++
15 46 (0.93%) T-SQL
16 41 (0.83%) Korn
17 15 (0.30%) Groovy
18 11 (0.22%) C-shell
18 11 (0.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 572 (11.57%) Security Cleared
2 487 (9.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 379 (7.67%) SC Cleared
4 353 (7.14%) MCSE
5 326 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
6 294 (5.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 227 (4.59%) CCNA
8 169 (3.42%) Degree
9 154 (3.12%) MCITP
10 140 (2.83%) DV Cleared
11 136 (2.75%) CCNP
12 134 (2.71%) MCSA
13 107 (2.16%) MCP
14 88 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
15 80 (1.62%) Citrix Certification
16 47 (0.95%) CISSP
17 45 (0.91%) MCTS
18 42 (0.85%) CCA
19 39 (0.79%) VCP5
20 34 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (3.92%) SLA
2 90 (1.82%) QA
3 59 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (0.30%) ISO 9001
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%) TickIT
System Software
1 2585 (52.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2043 (41.33%) Active Directory
3 759 (15.36%) vSphere
4 575 (11.63%) Hyper-V
5 552 (11.17%) XenApp
6 469 (9.49%) VMware ESX
7 323 (6.53%) VMware ESXi
8 220 (4.45%) XenDesktop
9 178 (3.60%) vCloud
10 159 (3.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 111 (2.25%) Xen
12 107 (2.16%) XenServer
13 103 (2.08%) NFS
14 99 (2.00%) VMware Server
15 83 (1.68%) KVM
16 71 (1.44%) Docker
17 61 (1.23%) Terminal Services
18 35 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
19 32 (0.65%) DFS Replication
20 31 (0.63%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 567 (11.47%) SCCM
2 349 (7.06%) Puppet
3 215 (4.35%) SCOM
4 200 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
5 104 (2.10%) Ansible
6 101 (2.04%) NetBackup
7 95 (1.92%) Backup Exec
8 88 (1.78%) Nagios
9 77 (1.56%) Tivoli
10 71 (1.44%) WSUS
11 56 (1.13%) Salt
12 51 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 48 (0.97%) ZABBIX
14 46 (0.93%) Vagrant
15 44 (0.89%) vMotion
16 39 (0.79%) EMC VPLEX
17 37 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
18 35 (0.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
19 34 (0.69%) ARCserve
19 34 (0.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1727 (34.94%) Microsoft
2 1454 (29.42%) Citrix
3 1088 (22.01%) Cisco
4 770 (15.58%) HP
5 493 (9.97%) NetApp
6 458 (9.27%) Oracle
7 415 (8.40%) Red Hat
8 342 (6.92%) EMC
9 306 (6.19%) IBM
10 227 (4.59%) Dell
11 218 (4.41%) Symantec
12 184 (3.72%) CheckPoint
13 159 (3.22%) Juniper
14 123 (2.49%) F5
15 120 (2.43%) McAfee
16 115 (2.33%) Veeam
17 103 (2.08%) 3PAR
17 103 (2.08%) SolarWinds
18 100 (2.02%) Brocade
19 96 (1.94%) Veritas
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