The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 24 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.65% 0.68% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 13.33% 2.50% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Vendors Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
30 40 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 19.87% 27.03% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 26
Average daily rate £396 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £199 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £8.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Halifax region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

VMware
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Server
3 2 (50.00%) HND
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Veeam

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) HND
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam