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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 27 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 2 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.26% - 4.97%
As % of the Vendors category 5.41% - 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate
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£225 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.63 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -8.94%
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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
37 46 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 23.27% 26.44% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 30
Average daily rate £375 £425 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +23.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £343 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (44.44%) SQL
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
5 7 (38.89%) Load Balancing
6 6 (33.33%) Windows 2000
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (33.33%) SAN
7 5 (27.78%) Finance
7 5 (27.78%) Clustering
7 5 (27.78%) Banking
8 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (22.22%) DHCP
9 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 3 (16.67%) HP
9 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (11.11%) High Availability
10 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
10 2 (11.11%) vSphere
10 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (11.11%) Time Management
10 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
10 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (11.11%) Use Case
10 2 (11.11%) VMware Server
10 2 (11.11%) EMC
10 2 (11.11%) WAN
10 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) LAN
3 2 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
1 5 (27.78%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
1 7 (38.89%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) ICT Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) ICT Support Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 2 (11.11%) Use Case
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Time Management
2 2 (11.11%) High Availability
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Server Building
3 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.56%) Data Management
3 1 (5.56%) SOA
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Server
3 2 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.56%) vCloud
4 1 (5.56%) XenApp
4 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) EMC
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.56%) Zerto
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) NetApp
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) Sophos
4 1 (5.56%) ProCurve
4 1 (5.56%) Veeam