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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 12 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 12 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 7.84% - 1.79%
As % of the Vendors category 21.82% - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£265 - £138
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.13 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.24% -6.11%
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West Yorkshire

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
55 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 35.95% 16.29% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 15
Average daily rate £350 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £258 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £493 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 8 (50.00%) SAN
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
6 5 (31.25%) Banking
6 5 (31.25%) Clustering
6 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 2000
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (18.75%) DHCP
8 3 (18.75%) VPN
8 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
8 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
8 3 (18.75%) Finance
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (12.50%) High Availability
9 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
9 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (12.50%) Use Case
9 2 (12.50%) VMware Server
9 2 (12.50%) Time Management
9 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
9 2 (12.50%) Security Management

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) DHCP
2 3 (18.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Architect
1 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Server Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 2000
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (12.50%) High Availability
2 2 (12.50%) Use Case
2 2 (12.50%) Time Management
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) SOA
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) HND
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.25%) Veeam