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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 28 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 26 44 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.43% 6.06% 5.57%
As % of the Vendors category 12.15% 12.87% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 9
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£300 £400 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £302 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £555 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.87%
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
214 342 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 44.68% 47.11% 45.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 195 89
Average daily rate £375 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £190 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 41
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.00 £27.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.37% -1.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £16.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £35.62 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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
(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
Brentwood -1 9 £325 -39.53% 4
Colchester -3 5 £420 +5.00% 1
Chelmsford -4 3 - - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £146 -
Basildon -1 1 £210 -
Harlow - - - -
Leigh-on-Sea - - - -
Loughton - - - -
Rayleigh - - - -
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 34 (61.82%) Windows
2 33 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 25 (45.45%) Citrix
4 21 (38.18%) HP
4 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
5 19 (34.55%) MS Exchange
6 17 (30.91%) Linux
6 17 (30.91%) SAN
7 16 (29.09%) SQL
8 14 (25.45%) Cisco
8 14 (25.45%) Finance
8 14 (25.45%) XenApp
9 13 (23.64%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (21.82%) Clustering
11 11 (20.00%) Migration
11 11 (20.00%) VMware ESX
11 11 (20.00%) ITIL
11 11 (20.00%) NetApp
11 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (18.18%) 3PAR
12 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (16.36%) IIS
13 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
14 8 (14.55%) DNS
14 8 (14.55%) DHCP
14 8 (14.55%) Oracle
14 8 (14.55%) Red Hat
14 8 (14.55%) Wireless
14 8 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2013

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (34.55%) MS Exchange
2 13 (23.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (16.36%) IIS
4 8 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (12.73%) Lync
6 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (9.09%) GlassFish
7 5 (9.09%) WebSphere
7 5 (9.09%) WebLogic
7 5 (9.09%) JBoss
7 5 (9.09%) Tomcat
8 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) PaaS
2 1 (1.82%) IaaS
2 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.91%) SAN
2 8 (14.55%) DNS
2 8 (14.55%) DHCP
2 8 (14.55%) Wireless
3 6 (10.91%) IP Telephony
3 6 (10.91%) Cisco IPT
4 5 (9.09%) Firewall
5 4 (7.27%) NetScaler
5 4 (7.27%) NAS
6 3 (5.45%) VLAN
6 3 (5.45%) LAN
6 3 (5.45%) WAN
7 2 (3.64%) LDAP
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (3.64%) Network Security
8 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.82%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Local Government
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Legal
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) Analyst
2 8 (14.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (12.73%) Administrator
3 7 (12.73%) Architect
4 5 (9.09%) Security Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (7.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.64%) Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Support Technician
7 2 (3.64%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) WPF
1 1 (1.82%) NHibernate
1 1 (1.82%) WinForms
1 1 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Clustering
2 2 (3.64%) Replication
2 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 34 (61.82%) Windows
2 17 (30.91%) Linux
3 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.73%) UNIX
6 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (7.27%) VMS
7 4 (7.27%) CentOS
8 2 (3.64%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) Migration
1 11 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (7.27%) Cyber Security
2 4 (7.27%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (7.27%) Load Balancing
2 4 (7.27%) Digital Forensics
3 3 (5.45%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (5.45%) Build Automation
3 3 (5.45%) Information Security
3 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.45%) Project Management
4 2 (3.64%) Service Management
4 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.64%) TOGAF
4 2 (3.64%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (1.82%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.82%) Multithreading
5 1 (1.82%) Wealth Management
5 1 (1.82%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (1.82%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) SQL
2 6 (10.91%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.09%) Korn
3 5 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 5 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (1.82%) C#
4 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
1 3 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.64%) ISEB
2 2 (3.64%) CCNP
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.82%) CCSE
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.82%) CCNA
3 1 (1.82%) PMP
3 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 14 (25.45%) XenApp
4 11 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 7 (12.73%) XenDesktop
6 6 (10.91%) Hyper-V
7 5 (9.09%) vSphere
8 4 (7.27%) vCloud
9 3 (5.45%) XenServer
9 3 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) SCCM
2 2 (3.64%) ZENworks
3 1 (1.82%) SCOM
3 1 (1.82%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 25 (45.45%) Citrix
2 21 (38.18%) HP
2 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
3 14 (25.45%) Cisco
4 11 (20.00%) NetApp
5 10 (18.18%) 3PAR
6 8 (14.55%) Oracle
6 8 (14.55%) Red Hat
7 5 (9.09%) Brocade
7 5 (9.09%) IBM
8 4 (7.27%) SolarWinds
9 3 (5.45%) F5
9 3 (5.45%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.64%) Websense
10 2 (3.64%) Aruba
11 1 (1.82%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (1.82%) Veeam
11 1 (1.82%) Infoblox
11 1 (1.82%) Imperva
11 1 (1.82%) Blue Coat
Brentwood
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Chelmsford
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 21 days ago