The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Essex region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 20 18 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware 36 38 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.30% 8.14% 4.61%
As % of the Vendors category 13.69% 16.38% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +50.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £413 £287
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £23.75 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.14% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
263 232 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 53.35% 49.68% 58.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 90 145
Average daily rate £388 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £164 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 23
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.90 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
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East of England

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Colchester +3 14 £263 -36.36%
Chelmsford - 2 £350 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £255 -
Basildon -1 1 - -
Brentwood -5 1 - -
Epping - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 46 (58.23%) Windows
1 46 (58.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (46.84%) Citrix
3 29 (36.71%) Cisco
4 27 (34.18%) Microsoft
5 20 (25.32%) Firewall
5 20 (25.32%) Finance
6 19 (24.05%) Active Directory
7 18 (22.78%) SAN
8 17 (21.52%) XenApp
9 16 (20.25%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (20.25%) DNS
10 14 (17.72%) Linux
11 13 (16.46%) MS Exchange
11 13 (16.46%) DHCP
11 13 (16.46%) HP
12 12 (15.19%) SQL
13 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
13 11 (13.92%) CCNP
13 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (13.92%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (13.92%) Network Security
14 10 (12.66%) SCCM
15 9 (11.39%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (11.39%) Migration
15 9 (11.39%) CCNA
16 8 (10.13%) UNIX
16 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
16 8 (10.13%) EMC
16 8 (10.13%) BGP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 13 (16.46%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.86%) IIS
3 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.06%) Apache
5 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.53%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) MS Project
3 2 (2.53%) MS Office
4 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.32%) Firewall
2 18 (22.78%) SAN
3 16 (20.25%) DNS
4 13 (16.46%) DHCP
5 11 (13.92%) Network Security
5 11 (13.92%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (11.39%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (10.13%) BGP
8 7 (8.86%) OSPF
8 7 (8.86%) IP Telephony
8 7 (8.86%) NAS
9 6 (7.59%) iSCSI
9 6 (7.59%) NetScaler
9 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
9 6 (7.59%) VPN
10 5 (6.33%) BIG-IP
10 5 (6.33%) DMVPN
10 5 (6.33%) NetScreen
10 5 (6.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (6.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.80%) EDRMS
4 3 (3.80%) DTS
5 2 (2.53%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.53%) MySQL
5 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.27%) MS Access
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) TeamCity
1 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.27%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (25.32%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) French Language
3 2 (2.53%) Billing
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Publishing
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (13.92%) Architect
1 11 (13.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (10.13%) Server Engineer
3 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (8.86%) Analyst
3 7 (8.86%) Network Specialist
4 6 (7.59%) Network Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (6.33%) Security Analyst
5 5 (6.33%) Security Specialist
5 5 (6.33%) Network Security Specialist
6 4 (5.06%) Service Desk Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Administrator
7 3 (3.80%) Operations Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Consultant
7 3 (3.80%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) IT Operations Manager
8 2 (2.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) .NET
2 3 (3.80%) JRules
3 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.53%) SOAP
3 2 (2.53%) Web Services
3 2 (2.53%) REST
3 2 (2.53%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.27%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Thin Client
1 7 (8.86%) Fat Client
2 4 (5.06%) iPhone
2 4 (5.06%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.06%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.80%) Open Source
4 2 (2.53%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.53%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.53%) Clustering
4 2 (2.53%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.27%) NHS
5 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 46 (58.23%) Windows
2 14 (17.72%) Linux
3 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (10.13%) UNIX
4 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (8.86%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.27%) VMS
7 1 (1.27%) AIX
7 1 (1.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.39%) Migration
2 8 (10.13%) TOGAF
3 7 (8.86%) PRINCE2
4 6 (7.59%) ITIL
4 6 (7.59%) E-Commerce
5 5 (6.33%) Project Management
5 5 (6.33%) Information Security
6 4 (5.06%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.06%) SOA
6 4 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.06%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (5.06%) Information Governance
7 3 (3.80%) OO
8 2 (2.53%) SSADM
8 2 (2.53%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (2.53%) ETL
8 2 (2.53%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.53%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (2.53%) BDD
8 2 (2.53%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) SQL
2 6 (7.59%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.06%) Java
4 1 (1.27%) PHP
4 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (20.25%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (13.92%) CCNP
3 9 (11.39%) CCNA
4 6 (7.59%) MCSE
4 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.33%) CCSE
6 4 (5.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.80%) CCA
7 3 (3.80%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.53%) CCIE
8 2 (2.53%) CCVP
8 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.27%) CCAA
9 1 (1.27%) MCTS
9 1 (1.27%) MCP
9 1 (1.27%) MCSA
9 1 (1.27%) CCEA
9 1 (1.27%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 46 (58.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (24.05%) Active Directory
3 17 (21.52%) XenApp
4 5 (6.33%) vSphere
4 5 (6.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.06%) Terminal Services
5 4 (5.06%) ISA Server
5 4 (5.06%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.80%) NFS
7 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.53%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (2.53%) XenServer
7 2 (2.53%) Xen
7 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.27%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) SCCM
2 5 (6.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.80%) Puppet
4 2 (2.53%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.53%) SCOM
4 2 (2.53%) Foglight
5 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.27%) WMI
5 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.27%) ZENworks
5 1 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 37 (46.84%) Citrix
2 29 (36.71%) Cisco
3 27 (34.18%) Microsoft
4 13 (16.46%) HP
5 8 (10.13%) EMC
5 8 (10.13%) Altiris
6 7 (8.86%) CheckPoint
6 7 (8.86%) F5
6 7 (8.86%) NetApp
7 5 (6.33%) Symantec
7 5 (6.33%) Dell
7 5 (6.33%) Blue Coat
7 5 (6.33%) Infoblox
7 5 (6.33%) Imperva
8 4 (5.06%) Qualys
8 4 (5.06%) Veeam
8 4 (5.06%) ScanSafe
9 3 (3.80%) Zeacom
9 3 (3.80%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.80%) webMethods