The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 26 40 20
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Contract jobs citing VMware 25 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.88% 2.97% 6.67%
As % of the Vendors category 11.68% 6.18% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 15
Average daily rate
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£260 £475 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.26% +82.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £322 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
VMware
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
214 275 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 50.35% 48.08% 44.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 152 67
Average daily rate £300 £400 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £123 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.45 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.04 £43.25 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Essex

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Essex region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Brentwood - 8 £288 - 1
Harlow +2 4 £259 -
Basildon - 2 £293 -
Leigh-on-Sea - - - - 1
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - -
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (66.00%) Windows
2 25 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (48.00%) Microsoft
4 23 (46.00%) Linux
5 22 (44.00%) HP
5 22 (44.00%) Citrix
6 19 (38.00%) MS Exchange
7 18 (36.00%) Active Directory
8 17 (34.00%) SQL
8 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (32.00%) SAN
10 14 (28.00%) XenApp
11 13 (26.00%) Cisco
11 13 (26.00%) Clustering
12 12 (24.00%) ITIL
13 11 (22.00%) Migration
13 11 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (20.00%) Wireless
14 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (18.00%) IBM
15 9 (18.00%) Oracle
16 8 (16.00%) NetApp
16 8 (16.00%) Finance
16 8 (16.00%) XenDesktop
16 8 (16.00%) Brocade
16 8 (16.00%) 3PAR
16 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
17 7 (14.00%) Lync

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 19 (38.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (14.00%) Lync
5 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.00%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
3 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) PaaS
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.00%) IaaS
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.00%) SAN
2 10 (20.00%) Wireless
3 7 (14.00%) NAS
4 6 (12.00%) Cisco IPT
4 6 (12.00%) IP Telephony
4 6 (12.00%) DNS
4 6 (12.00%) DHCP
5 4 (8.00%) MPLS
5 4 (8.00%) VPN
5 4 (8.00%) LAN
5 4 (8.00%) WAN
6 3 (6.00%) Broadband
6 3 (6.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.00%) RTP
7 2 (4.00%) Firewall
7 2 (4.00%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.00%) VLAN
8 1 (2.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) DB2
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.00%) MS Access
5 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.00%) MSI
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Billing
4 1 (2.00%) Local Government
4 1 (2.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (10.00%) Analyst
3 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (8.00%) Architect
3 4 (8.00%) Administrator
3 4 (8.00%) Security Analyst
3 4 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (6.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Consultant
5 2 (4.00%) Data Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) DBA
5 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (4.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.00%) SQL DBA
5 2 (4.00%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) jQuery
1 1 (2.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (2.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (2.00%) WPF
1 1 (2.00%) CSS
1 1 (2.00%) HTML
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
1 1 (2.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Clustering
2 3 (6.00%) PKI
3 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.00%) Handset
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 33 (66.00%) Windows
2 23 (46.00%) Linux
3 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.00%) SUSE
6 4 (8.00%) VMS
6 4 (8.00%) AIX
6 4 (8.00%) Solaris
6 4 (8.00%) CentOS
6 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.00%) UNIX
8 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Vista
8 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) ITIL
2 11 (22.00%) Migration
3 3 (6.00%) Cyber Security
3 3 (6.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (6.00%) Digital Forensics
3 3 (6.00%) Information Security
4 2 (4.00%) Project Management
4 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (4.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (4.00%) Change Control
4 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.00%) Memory Management
5 1 (2.00%) High Availability
5 1 (2.00%) SIEM
5 1 (2.00%) MVVM
5 1 (2.00%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) Perl
3 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.00%) C#
4 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.00%) ISEB
3 2 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.00%) MCITP
4 1 (2.00%) MCSE
4 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.00%) PMP
4 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (36.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (28.00%) XenApp
4 8 (16.00%) XenDesktop
5 6 (12.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (6.00%) MetaFrame
7 2 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (4.00%) XenServer
7 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (6.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.00%) SCOM
3 1 (2.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.00%) ZENworks
3 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (44.00%) HP
2 22 (44.00%) Citrix
3 13 (26.00%) Cisco
4 9 (18.00%) IBM
4 9 (18.00%) Oracle
5 8 (16.00%) NetApp
5 8 (16.00%) Brocade
5 8 (16.00%) 3PAR
6 6 (12.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (10.00%) EMC
8 4 (8.00%) Juniper
9 3 (6.00%) Riverbed
10 2 (4.00%) Symantec
11 1 (2.00%) Spiceworks
11 1 (2.00%) Veeam
11 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.00%) SAP
11 1 (2.00%) Adobe
11 1 (2.00%) McAfee