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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 26 22 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware 26 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.30% 6.71% 3.24%
As % of the Vendors category 10.61% 15.35% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 14
Average daily rate
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£313 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £110.88 £23.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+366.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £23.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-14.61% +10.46%
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
245 202 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 49.90% 43.72% 52.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 67 135
Average daily rate £383 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £155 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 46 29
Average hourly rate £28.50 £23.83 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.59% -13.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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
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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
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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
Colchester 0 7 £238 -40.62%
Brentwood -5 4 - - 1
Chelmsford - 1 £488 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £255 - 1
Basildon - - - -
Epping - - - -
Harwich - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 40 (61.54%) Windows
2 38 (58.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (44.62%) Citrix
4 24 (36.92%) Cisco
5 19 (29.23%) Active Directory
6 17 (26.15%) DNS
6 17 (26.15%) SAN
7 16 (24.62%) Linux
7 16 (24.62%) Firewall
7 16 (24.62%) Finance
8 14 (21.54%) HP
8 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
8 14 (21.54%) DHCP
9 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (18.46%) XenApp
10 12 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (18.46%) MS Exchange
11 11 (16.92%) SQL
12 10 (15.38%) Network Security
13 9 (13.85%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (13.85%) EMC
13 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (13.85%) VPN
13 9 (13.85%) CCNP
14 8 (12.31%) ITIL
14 8 (12.31%) Migration
14 8 (12.31%) NAS
14 8 (12.31%) SCCM
15 7 (10.77%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (10.77%) Windows 7

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 12 (18.46%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.62%) IIS
3 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.08%) Apache
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Magento
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.15%) DNS
1 17 (26.15%) SAN
2 16 (24.62%) Firewall
3 14 (21.54%) DHCP
4 10 (15.38%) Network Security
5 9 (13.85%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (13.85%) VPN
6 8 (12.31%) NAS
7 7 (10.77%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (10.77%) IP Telephony
7 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
8 6 (9.23%) BGP
8 6 (9.23%) iSCSI
9 5 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (7.69%) DMVPN
9 5 (7.69%) OSPF
9 5 (7.69%) NetScreen
9 5 (7.69%) BIG-IP
9 5 (7.69%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.54%) DB2
General
1 16 (24.62%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) French Language
3 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.08%) Billing
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Automotive
5 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (10.77%) Server Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (9.23%) Network Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Architect
4 5 (7.69%) Network Security Specialist
4 5 (7.69%) Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) Security Specialist
4 5 (7.69%) Network Specialist
5 4 (6.15%) Security Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Service Desk Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) IT Operations Manager
6 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.62%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Administrator
6 3 (4.62%) Operations Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Fat Client
1 5 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 5 (7.69%) Thin Client
2 4 (6.15%) iPhone
3 3 (4.62%) Open Source
4 2 (3.08%) EqualLogic
4 2 (3.08%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.08%) PKI
5 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 40 (61.54%) Windows
2 16 (24.62%) Linux
3 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (10.77%) Windows 7
5 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.69%) UNIX
7 3 (4.62%) SUSE
8 2 (3.08%) AIX
8 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.54%) HPUX
9 1 (1.54%) Solaris
9 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.31%) ITIL
1 8 (12.31%) Migration
2 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
3 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 4 (6.15%) Information Security
5 3 (4.62%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (4.62%) Information Governance
5 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.62%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.08%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (3.08%) Software Deployment
6 2 (3.08%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.54%) SIEM
7 1 (1.54%) Change Control
7 1 (1.54%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.54%) Project Management
7 1 (1.54%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.54%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.92%) SQL
2 5 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.62%) Perl
4 1 (1.54%) PHP
4 1 (1.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (13.85%) CCNP
3 7 (10.77%) CCNA
4 5 (7.69%) CCSE
4 5 (7.69%) MCSE
4 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.54%) MCP
7 1 (1.54%) MCSA
7 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.54%) CCA
7 1 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.54%) CISSP
System Software
1 38 (58.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (29.23%) Active Directory
3 12 (18.46%) XenApp
4 5 (7.69%) vSphere
5 4 (6.15%) Terminal Services
6 3 (4.62%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.62%) NFS
6 3 (4.62%) ISA Server
7 2 (3.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.08%) Xen
8 1 (1.54%) XenServer
8 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.54%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) SCCM
2 7 (10.77%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (4.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.08%) SCOM
5 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.54%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 29 (44.62%) Citrix
2 24 (36.92%) Cisco
3 14 (21.54%) HP
3 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
4 9 (13.85%) EMC
5 7 (10.77%) F5
6 6 (9.23%) Altiris
7 5 (7.69%) Infoblox
7 5 (7.69%) Imperva
7 5 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 5 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 5 (7.69%) Dell
7 5 (7.69%) IBM
8 4 (6.15%) NetApp
8 4 (6.15%) Oracle
8 4 (6.15%) Veeam
9 3 (4.62%) Qualys
9 3 (4.62%) Brocade
9 3 (4.62%) 3PAR
9 3 (4.62%) Zeacom