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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 7 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 25 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 25.00% 14.75% 11.76%
As % of the Vendors category 34.72% 18.00% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 4
Average daily rate
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£333 £351 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.28% -15.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £446 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +5.52%
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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
72 50 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 72.00% 81.97% 61.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 27 17
Average daily rate £375 £351 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.82% -6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £301 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 33 (76.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (69.77%) SC Cleared
2 30 (69.77%) Security Cleared
2 30 (69.77%) SQL
3 27 (62.79%) VMware ESX
4 22 (51.16%) Citrix
5 18 (41.86%) Windows
6 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
6 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
7 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (34.88%) Configuration Management
8 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (30.23%) Clustering
9 13 (30.23%) Veritas
10 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (27.91%) AIX
11 11 (25.58%) MCSE
11 11 (25.58%) vSphere
12 10 (23.26%) Windows 7
12 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
12 10 (23.26%) MCITP
12 10 (23.26%) IPsec
12 10 (23.26%) MCSA
13 9 (20.93%) Windows XP
13 9 (20.93%) WinRunner
13 9 (20.93%) TestDirector
13 9 (20.93%) QuickTest Pro
13 9 (20.93%) Netcool
13 9 (20.93%) McAfee
13 9 (20.93%) Change Management

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
1 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
1 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Project
1 5 (11.63%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) IPsec
2 8 (18.60%) DNS
2 8 (18.60%) SAN
2 8 (18.60%) DHCP
3 4 (9.30%) Firewall
4 2 (4.65%) VPN
4 2 (4.65%) LAN
4 2 (4.65%) WAN
5 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) WinRunner
1 9 (20.93%) TestDirector
1 9 (20.93%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.33%) MSI
2 1 (2.33%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.33%) AdminStudio
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (13.95%) Wintel Engineer
1 6 (13.95%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) Test Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Build Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 3 (6.98%) Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) VMware Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Linux Support
6 1 (2.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Web Services
1 3 (6.98%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Clustering
2 9 (20.93%) PDA
3 5 (11.63%) Replication
4 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.98%) Fat Client
5 3 (6.98%) Open Source
5 3 (6.98%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) Windows
2 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (27.91%) AIX
5 10 (23.26%) Windows 7
6 9 (20.93%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.98%) UNIX
7 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.98%) HPUX
7 3 (6.98%) Solaris
7 3 (6.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Configuration Management
2 9 (20.93%) Change Management
2 9 (20.93%) Software Testing
2 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
2 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
3 4 (9.30%) Asset Management
4 3 (6.98%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (6.98%) Performance Testing
4 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.65%) Service Management
5 2 (4.65%) ITIL
5 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.65%) Analytics
6 1 (2.33%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.33%) Six Sigma
6 1 (2.33%) Validation
6 1 (2.33%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) SQL
2 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.30%) VBScript
4 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.65%) C#
4 2 (4.65%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) VB
5 1 (2.33%) REXX
5 1 (2.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 30 (69.77%) SC Cleared
1 30 (69.77%) Security Cleared
2 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (25.58%) MCSE
4 10 (23.26%) MCSA
4 10 (23.26%) MCITP
5 9 (20.93%) MCTS
6 8 (18.60%) ISTQB
7 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.33%) Degree
8 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 33 (76.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (62.79%) VMware ESX
3 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
4 11 (25.58%) vSphere
5 9 (20.93%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (6.98%) KVM
6 3 (6.98%) RHEV
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) Netcool
1 9 (20.93%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (20.93%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (16.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (9.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (4.65%) SCCM
4 2 (4.65%) SCOM
5 1 (2.33%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Citrix
2 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
3 13 (30.23%) Veritas
4 9 (20.93%) McAfee
5 8 (18.60%) HP
6 5 (11.63%) Cisco
7 4 (9.30%) Altiris
7 4 (9.30%) EMC
8 3 (6.98%) Oracle
8 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
8 3 (6.98%) CA
9 1 (2.33%) NetApp
9 1 (2.33%) Symantec
9 1 (2.33%) Dell