The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 17 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware 6 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 8.70% 11.11% 13.56%
As % of the Vendors category 13.04% 16.36% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 8
Average daily rate
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£423 £324 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.60% -23.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £260 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £388 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -6.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Vendors Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
46 55 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 66.67% 67.90% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 38
Average daily rate £325 £327 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% -20.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £260 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Erskine region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 30 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (66.67%) SQL
3 25 (64.10%) Security Cleared
3 25 (64.10%) SC Cleared
4 24 (61.54%) VMware ESX
5 19 (48.72%) Citrix
6 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
6 17 (43.59%) Windows
7 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
8 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (30.77%) Veritas
10 12 (30.77%) Configuration Management
10 12 (30.77%) Clustering
10 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (28.21%) MCSE
11 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
12 10 (25.64%) Windows 7
12 10 (25.64%) vSphere
12 10 (25.64%) MCITP
12 10 (25.64%) MCSA
12 10 (25.64%) IPsec
12 10 (25.64%) Change Management
13 9 (23.08%) Netcool
13 9 (23.08%) McAfee
13 9 (23.08%) Software Testing
13 9 (23.08%) MCTS
13 9 (23.08%) AIX
13 9 (23.08%) WinRunner
13 9 (23.08%) TestDirector

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Project
1 3 (7.69%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) IPsec
2 4 (10.26%) SAN
3 3 (7.69%) DHCP
3 3 (7.69%) DNS
4 2 (5.13%) Firewall
4 2 (5.13%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) WinRunner
1 9 (23.08%) TestDirector
1 9 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (5.13%) MSI
2 2 (5.13%) InstallShield
2 2 (5.13%) AdminStudio
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (15.38%) Test Engineer
1 6 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 3 (7.69%) Build Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Consultant
3 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (2.56%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (2.56%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Tester
5 1 (2.56%) Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Technical Tester
5 1 (2.56%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
1 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
1 2 (5.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Clustering
2 9 (23.08%) PDA
3 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.69%) Replication
4 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (25.64%) Windows 7
5 9 (23.08%) AIX
5 9 (23.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Configuration Management
2 10 (25.64%) Change Management
3 9 (23.08%) Software Testing
3 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL
5 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Analytics
5 2 (5.13%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.56%) Validation
6 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) SQL
2 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.26%) VBScript
4 2 (5.13%) VB
4 2 (5.13%) REXX
4 2 (5.13%) Tcl
4 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.13%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (64.10%) SC Cleared
1 25 (64.10%) Security Cleared
2 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (28.21%) MCSE
4 10 (25.64%) MCSA
4 10 (25.64%) MCITP
5 9 (23.08%) MCTS
6 8 (20.51%) ISTQB
7 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.56%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 30 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (61.54%) VMware ESX
3 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
4 10 (25.64%) vSphere
5 9 (23.08%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Netcool
1 9 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (23.08%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (17.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (7.69%) SCCM
4 2 (5.13%) SCOM
4 2 (5.13%) WSUS
5 1 (2.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Citrix
2 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
3 12 (30.77%) Veritas
4 9 (23.08%) McAfee
5 6 (15.38%) HP
6 4 (10.26%) CA
6 4 (10.26%) Cisco
7 3 (7.69%) EMC
7 3 (7.69%) Altiris
8 2 (5.13%) Symantec