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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 9 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware 16 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 17.78% 10.94% 17.24%
As % of the Vendors category 26.23% 15.56% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 5
Average daily rate
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£336 £335 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.37% -17.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £397 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.87%
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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
61 45 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 67.78% 70.31% 79.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 18
Average daily rate £347 £335 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.72% -10.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £264 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 1 April 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 1 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 34 (79.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (67.44%) Security Cleared
2 29 (67.44%) SC Cleared
2 29 (67.44%) SQL
3 28 (65.12%) VMware ESX
4 22 (51.16%) Citrix
5 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
5 17 (39.53%) Windows
6 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
7 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (34.88%) Configuration Management
8 14 (32.56%) 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%) PowerShell
11 11 (25.58%) vSphere
12 10 (23.26%) Windows 7
12 10 (23.26%) IPsec
12 10 (23.26%) MCITP
12 10 (23.26%) MCSA
12 10 (23.26%) Change Management
13 9 (20.93%) McAfee
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%) Windows XP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Project
1 3 (6.98%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) IPsec
2 8 (18.60%) SAN
3 6 (13.95%) DNS
3 6 (13.95%) DHCP
4 5 (11.63%) Firewall
5 2 (4.65%) LAN
5 2 (4.65%) WAN
5 2 (4.65%) VPN
5 2 (4.65%) NAS
5 2 (4.65%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) WinRunner
1 9 (20.93%) TestDirector
1 9 (20.93%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (4.65%) MSI
2 2 (4.65%) InstallShield
2 2 (4.65%) AdminStudio
2 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (13.95%) Test Engineer
1 6 (13.95%) Wintel Engineer
1 6 (13.95%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 3 (6.98%) Build Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Consultant
4 2 (4.65%) Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) VMware Consultant
4 2 (4.65%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Linux Support
5 1 (2.33%) Technical Tester
5 1 (2.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Web Services
1 3 (6.98%) Middleware
2 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.65%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Clustering
2 9 (20.93%) PDA
3 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.98%) Fat Client
4 3 (6.98%) Replication
4 3 (6.98%) Open Source
4 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (6.98%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Windows
2 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (27.91%) AIX
5 10 (23.26%) Windows 7
6 9 (20.93%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.98%) UNIX
7 3 (6.98%) HPUX
7 3 (6.98%) Solaris
7 3 (6.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Configuration Management
2 10 (23.26%) Change Management
3 9 (20.93%) Software Testing
3 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
3 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
4 4 (9.30%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.98%) Change Data Capture
5 3 (6.98%) Performance Testing
5 3 (6.98%) ITIL
5 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.65%) Service Management
6 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Analytics
6 2 (4.65%) Software Distribution
7 1 (2.33%) Validation
7 1 (2.33%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.33%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (67.44%) SQL
2 11 (25.58%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.30%) VBScript
4 2 (4.65%) REXX
4 2 (4.65%) Tcl
4 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.65%) C#
4 2 (4.65%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (67.44%) Security Cleared
1 29 (67.44%) SC Cleared
2 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (25.58%) MCSE
4 10 (23.26%) MCITP
4 10 (23.26%) MCSA
5 9 (20.93%) MCTS
6 8 (18.60%) ISTQB
7 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 34 (79.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (65.12%) 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 2 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
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 3 (6.98%) SCCM
3 3 (6.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (4.65%) SCOM
4 2 (4.65%) WSUS
5 1 (2.33%) WMI
5 1 (2.33%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Citrix
2 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
3 13 (30.23%) Veritas
4 9 (20.93%) McAfee
5 7 (16.28%) HP
6 5 (11.63%) Cisco
7 4 (9.30%) EMC
7 4 (9.30%) CA
8 3 (6.98%) Altiris
8 3 (6.98%) Oracle
8 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.65%) Symantec