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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 6 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware 33 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 30.28% 14.58% 14.29%
As % of the Vendors category 40.24% 15.91% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 4
Average daily rate
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£344 £351 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.07% -15.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £303 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.37% -6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
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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
82 44 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 75.23% 91.67% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 24 15
Average daily rate £358 £350 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% -13.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £460 £500
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 £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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 January 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 40 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (76.00%) SC Cleared
2 38 (76.00%) Security Cleared
3 35 (70.00%) SQL
4 25 (50.00%) VMware ESX
5 24 (48.00%) Windows
6 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
7 22 (44.00%) Active Directory
7 22 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (42.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (40.00%) Citrix
10 16 (32.00%) DNS
10 16 (32.00%) DHCP
11 15 (30.00%) HP
11 15 (30.00%) Configuration Management
12 13 (26.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 13 (26.00%) Replication
12 13 (26.00%) vSphere
13 12 (24.00%) PowerShell
13 12 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2003
13 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
13 12 (24.00%) MS Project
13 12 (24.00%) MS Office
14 11 (22.00%) Veritas
14 11 (22.00%) Clustering
15 10 (20.00%) IPsec
15 10 (20.00%) Altiris
15 10 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (20.00%) SAN

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 12 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (6.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) MS Project
1 12 (24.00%) MS Office
2 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.00%) DNS
1 16 (32.00%) DHCP
2 10 (20.00%) IPsec
2 10 (20.00%) SAN
3 4 (8.00%) Firewall
4 3 (6.00%) WAN
5 2 (4.00%) VPN
5 2 (4.00%) LAN
6 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) WinRunner
1 7 (14.00%) TestDirector
1 7 (14.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.00%) MSI
2 1 (2.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Build Engineer
2 6 (12.00%) VMware Engineer
2 6 (12.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) VMware Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) SCCM Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Linux Support
7 1 (2.00%) Capacity Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Technical Tester
7 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) Web Services
1 3 (6.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Replication
2 11 (22.00%) Clustering
3 10 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (14.00%) PDA
5 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (6.00%) EqualLogic
6 3 (6.00%) Fat Client
6 3 (6.00%) Open Source
6 3 (6.00%) Thin Client
7 1 (2.00%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.00%) Windows
2 22 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (42.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (20.00%) AIX
5 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (14.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.00%) UNIX
7 3 (6.00%) HPUX
7 3 (6.00%) Solaris
7 3 (6.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (16.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (14.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (14.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (14.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (14.00%) Change Management
4 4 (8.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.00%) Change Data Capture
5 3 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL
6 2 (4.00%) Service Management
6 2 (4.00%) Analytics
7 1 (2.00%) Software Distribution
7 1 (2.00%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.00%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.00%) Statistical Modelling
7 1 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 35 (70.00%) SQL
2 12 (24.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.00%) VBScript
4 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.00%) C#
4 2 (4.00%) Java
4 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.00%) VB
5 1 (2.00%) REXX
5 1 (2.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 38 (76.00%) SC Cleared
1 38 (76.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (18.00%) MCSE
4 8 (16.00%) MCSA
4 8 (16.00%) MCITP
5 7 (14.00%) MCTS
6 6 (12.00%) ISTQB
7 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.00%) Degree
8 1 (2.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 22 (44.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (26.00%) vSphere
5 7 (14.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.00%) KVM
6 3 (6.00%) vCloud
6 3 (6.00%) RHEV
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (26.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (14.00%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (14.00%) Netcool
3 7 (14.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (4.00%) SCCM
4 2 (4.00%) SCOM
5 1 (2.00%) WSUS
5 1 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (40.00%) Citrix
3 15 (30.00%) HP
4 11 (22.00%) Veritas
5 10 (20.00%) Altiris
6 7 (14.00%) McAfee
7 5 (10.00%) Cisco
8 4 (8.00%) EMC
9 3 (6.00%) Oracle
9 3 (6.00%) Dell
9 3 (6.00%) NetApp
9 3 (6.00%) CA
9 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.00%) Symantec