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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 33 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 32 37 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.90% 7.03% 8.16%
As % of the Vendors category 10.36% 13.50% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 21
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+13.90% -20.52%
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
309 274 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 47.32% 52.09% 49.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 126 88
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 52 50
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Harlow - 8 £257 -
Southend-on-Sea -7 3 £208 -18.62%
Colchester -3 2 £420 +56.27%
Chelmsford -14 2 £348 +97.16% 1
Witham - 2 £325 -
Brentwood -1 1 - - 1
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 35 (59.32%) Windows
2 31 (52.54%) Active Directory
3 26 (44.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (42.37%) Citrix
5 17 (28.81%) Finance
6 16 (27.12%) Cisco
7 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
8 14 (23.73%) HP
8 14 (23.73%) NetApp
9 13 (22.03%) IIS
10 12 (20.34%) SAN
10 12 (20.34%) Linux
11 10 (16.95%) DHCP
11 10 (16.95%) DNS
11 10 (16.95%) Firewall
11 10 (16.95%) XenApp
12 9 (15.25%) Migration
12 9 (15.25%) MS Exchange
12 9 (15.25%) SQL
12 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
13 7 (11.86%) VMware ESX
13 7 (11.86%) Clustering
13 7 (11.86%) 3PAR
13 7 (11.86%) NetScaler
14 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
14 6 (10.17%) HP Storage
14 6 (10.17%) vSphere
14 6 (10.17%) Hyper-V
14 6 (10.17%) Perl
14 6 (10.17%) Oracle

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (22.03%) IIS
2 9 (15.25%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.47%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.47%) JBoss
3 5 (8.47%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.47%) GlassFish
3 5 (8.47%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) SAN
2 10 (16.95%) Firewall
2 10 (16.95%) DHCP
2 10 (16.95%) DNS
3 7 (11.86%) NetScaler
4 5 (8.47%) Wireless
4 5 (8.47%) LAN
4 5 (8.47%) WAN
5 4 (6.78%) IP Telephony
5 4 (6.78%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (5.08%) VLAN
6 3 (5.08%) SMTP
6 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.39%) VPN
7 2 (3.39%) BGP
7 2 (3.39%) Network Security
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (3.39%) NAS
8 1 (1.69%) DMVPN
8 1 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
General
1 17 (28.81%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
2 1 (1.69%) Local Government
2 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Analyst
2 9 (15.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Administrator
5 6 (10.17%) Architect
5 6 (10.17%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.78%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.08%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) .NET
1 1 (1.69%) ODBC
1 1 (1.69%) WinForms
1 1 (1.69%) NHibernate
1 1 (1.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Clustering
2 6 (10.17%) HP Storage
3 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) PKI
5 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (59.32%) Windows
2 12 (20.34%) Linux
3 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (8.47%) UNIX
3 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.39%) Debian
5 2 (3.39%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (1.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.25%) Migration
2 5 (8.47%) Load Balancing
3 4 (6.78%) ITIL
3 4 (6.78%) Project Management
4 3 (5.08%) Open Source
4 3 (5.08%) DevOps
5 2 (3.39%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (3.39%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.39%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (3.39%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (3.39%) Cyber Security
5 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.69%) Information Security
6 1 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.69%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.69%) Multithreading
6 1 (1.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.69%) MVC
6 1 (1.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.25%) SQL
2 6 (10.17%) Perl
3 5 (8.47%) Korn
3 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.47%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.69%) C#
4 1 (1.69%) Java
4 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.69%) VBScript
4 1 (1.69%) VB
4 1 (1.69%) Python
4 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.39%) CCNP
2 2 (3.39%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) CCEE
3 1 (1.69%) CCNA
3 1 (1.69%) CCA
3 1 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.69%) CCEA
3 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.69%) CCSE
3 1 (1.69%) CCIE
System Software
1 31 (52.54%) Active Directory
2 26 (44.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (16.95%) XenApp
4 7 (11.86%) VMware ESX
5 6 (10.17%) Hyper-V
5 6 (10.17%) vSphere
6 4 (6.78%) vCloud
7 3 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.69%) XenServer
8 1 (1.69%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.69%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) SCCM
1 2 (3.39%) OSSEC
1 2 (3.39%) Ansible
1 2 (3.39%) logstash
1 2 (3.39%) Kibana
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.69%) ZENworks
2 1 (1.69%) WSUS
2 1 (1.69%) Puppet
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (42.37%) Citrix
2 16 (27.12%) Cisco
3 14 (23.73%) NetApp
3 14 (23.73%) HP
4 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
5 7 (11.86%) 3PAR
6 6 (10.17%) Oracle
7 5 (8.47%) IBM
7 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
7 5 (8.47%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.08%) F5
8 3 (5.08%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (5.08%) Websense
8 3 (5.08%) Clearswift
9 2 (3.39%) Juniper
9 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.39%) Aruba
10 1 (1.69%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.69%) Imperva
10 1 (1.69%) Nimble Storage
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