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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 22 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware 43 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.76% 7.07% 7.38%
As % of the Vendors category 15.30% 13.77% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £319 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £239 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £319 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.09% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 4
Average hourly rate £36.00 - £23.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 - £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 - £27.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -17.89%
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
281 247 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 44.18% 51.35% 45.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 125 74
Average daily rate £363 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 41 48
Average hourly rate £19.00 £24.12 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.22% -3.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.28 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 4 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 August 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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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 - 7 £262 -
Brentwood +6 6 £222 -
Chelmsford -11 3 £375 -23.07%
Colchester -6 2 £420 +63.90% 1
Southend-on-Sea -10 1 £565 +121.56%
Witham - 1 £325 -
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 52 (68.42%) Windows
2 37 (48.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (46.05%) Active Directory
4 28 (36.84%) Citrix
5 26 (34.21%) Linux
6 18 (23.68%) Cisco
6 18 (23.68%) SAN
6 18 (23.68%) VMware ESX
7 17 (22.37%) Finance
8 16 (21.05%) NetApp
8 16 (21.05%) HP
9 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
10 13 (17.11%) IIS
11 12 (15.79%) UNIX
11 12 (15.79%) IBM
11 12 (15.79%) Firewall
11 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (14.47%) Perl
12 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (13.16%) XenApp
13 10 (13.16%) DHCP
13 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
13 10 (13.16%) DNS
14 9 (11.84%) MS Exchange
14 9 (11.84%) SQL
14 9 (11.84%) Hyper-V
14 9 (11.84%) Migration
14 9 (11.84%) NAS
14 9 (11.84%) Cyber Security
15 8 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (17.11%) IIS
2 9 (11.84%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.58%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.58%) JBoss
3 5 (6.58%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.58%) GlassFish
3 5 (6.58%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.63%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.32%) SaaS
3 1 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.68%) SAN
2 12 (15.79%) Firewall
3 10 (13.16%) DHCP
3 10 (13.16%) DNS
4 9 (11.84%) NAS
5 6 (7.89%) NetScaler
6 5 (6.58%) Wireless
6 5 (6.58%) LAN
6 5 (6.58%) WAN
7 4 (5.26%) IP Telephony
7 4 (5.26%) VLAN
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco IPT
8 3 (3.95%) SMTP
8 3 (3.95%) LDAP
8 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.63%) VPN
9 2 (2.63%) BGP
9 2 (2.63%) Network Security
9 2 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) IntelliJ
1 1 (1.32%) JIRA
1 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (22.37%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Automotive
3 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (26.32%) Analyst
2 10 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (10.53%) Administrator
3 8 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 8 (10.53%) Security Analyst
3 8 (10.53%) Architect
4 7 (9.21%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (9.21%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (3.95%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Backup Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (3.95%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Citrix Consultant
8 2 (2.63%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) ODBC
1 1 (1.32%) Middleware
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Clustering
2 5 (6.58%) HP Storage
3 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.63%) PKI
4 2 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 52 (68.42%) Windows
2 26 (34.21%) Linux
3 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (15.79%) UNIX
4 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.58%) SUSE
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.63%) Debian
8 2 (2.63%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.32%) Fedora
9 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.32%) Solaris
9 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.84%) Migration
1 9 (11.84%) Cyber Security
2 8 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (9.21%) Load Balancing
3 7 (9.21%) ITIL
4 6 (7.89%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (7.89%) Digital Forensics
5 4 (5.26%) DevOps
6 3 (3.95%) Open Source
6 3 (3.95%) Project Management
7 2 (2.63%) Service Management
7 2 (2.63%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.63%) TOGAF
8 1 (1.32%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.32%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.32%) Data Architecture
8 1 (1.32%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.32%) Change Management
8 1 (1.32%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.47%) Perl
2 9 (11.84%) SQL
3 5 (6.58%) Korn
3 5 (6.58%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.58%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.32%) VBScript
4 1 (1.32%) VB
4 1 (1.32%) Python
4 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.63%) CCNP
5 1 (1.32%) CCNA
5 1 (1.32%) CCA
5 1 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.32%) CCEA
5 1 (1.32%) CCEE
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.32%) CCSE
5 1 (1.32%) CCIE
System Software
1 37 (48.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (46.05%) Active Directory
3 18 (23.68%) VMware ESX
4 10 (13.16%) XenApp
5 9 (11.84%) Hyper-V
6 6 (7.89%) vSphere
7 5 (6.58%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (5.26%) vCloud
9 2 (2.63%) XenServer
10 1 (1.32%) DFS Replication
10 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.32%) Samba
10 1 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (5.26%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.63%) SCCM
3 2 (2.63%) OSSEC
3 2 (2.63%) Ansible
3 2 (2.63%) logstash
3 2 (2.63%) Kibana
4 1 (1.32%) Mesos
4 1 (1.32%) Puppet
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.32%) ZENworks
4 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (36.84%) Citrix
2 18 (23.68%) Cisco
3 16 (21.05%) HP
3 16 (21.05%) NetApp
4 12 (15.79%) IBM
5 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
6 7 (9.21%) Oracle
7 6 (7.89%) 3PAR
8 5 (6.58%) F5
8 5 (6.58%) SolarWinds
8 5 (6.58%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.95%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (3.95%) Websense
9 3 (3.95%) Clearswift
10 2 (2.63%) Juniper
10 2 (2.63%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.63%) EMC
10 2 (2.63%) Aruba
11 1 (1.32%) Infoblox
11 1 (1.32%) Imperva