The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 13 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware 12 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 8.51% 2.02% 3.45%
As % of the Vendors category 21.05% 6.06% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate
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£248 £338 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £23.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +5.52%
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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 Ipswich region.

Vendors Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
57 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 40.43% 33.33% 39.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 19
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £134 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 6
Average hourly rate £23.50 - £24.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.44 - £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
4 5 (31.25%) UNIX
4 5 (31.25%) LAN
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) Firewall
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (25.00%) VPN
5 4 (25.00%) NetApp
6 3 (18.75%) HP
6 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) Solaris
6 3 (18.75%) IPsec
6 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (18.75%) VLAN
6 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 3 (18.75%) vSphere
6 3 (18.75%) Network Management
6 3 (18.75%) Splunk
6 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
7 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
7 2 (12.50%) Replication
7 2 (12.50%) DFS Replication
7 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
1 5 (31.25%) LAN
2 4 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (18.75%) IPsec
3 3 (18.75%) VLAN
4 2 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) Internet
5 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
5 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) TestLink
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Support
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Replication
1 2 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) Solaris
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Debian
5 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
1 3 (18.75%) Network Management
1 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
2 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.25%) Scalability Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Project Management
2 1 (6.25%) Change Management
2 1 (6.25%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) vSphere
3 2 (12.50%) DFS Replication
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
4 1 (6.25%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) ARCserve
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) Nessus
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) NetApp
4 3 (18.75%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) Splunk
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) Intel
6 1 (6.25%) Sophos
6 1 (6.25%) Agilent
6 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds