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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 21 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 5 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.16% - 6.32%
As % of the Vendors category 13.51% - 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate
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£400 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £18.38 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+14.68% -22.63%
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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
37 38 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 23.42% 25.00% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 27
Average daily rate £400 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £289 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £505 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 7 (41.18%) Load Balancing
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (29.41%) Banking
4 5 (29.41%) Clustering
4 5 (29.41%) SAN
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 2000
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (17.65%) DHCP
7 2 (11.76%) Project Management
7 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
7 2 (11.76%) HP
7 2 (11.76%) EMC
7 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
7 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
7 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
7 2 (11.76%) Use Case
7 2 (11.76%) VMware Server
7 2 (11.76%) Time Management
7 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (11.76%) High Availability
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
8 1 (5.88%) SOA

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Architect
1 7 (41.18%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Server Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 2000
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
2 2 (11.76%) Use Case
2 2 (11.76%) Time Management
2 2 (11.76%) High Availability
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) EMC
2 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft