The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Ipswich region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 21 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 9 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.26% 2.74% 9.04%
As % of the Vendors category 15.00% 10.00% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 9
Average daily rate
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£205 £225 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £10.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.00% -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
60 20 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 35.09% 27.40% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 10 39
Average daily rate £353 £400 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.81% +30.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 12
Average hourly rate £11.75 £10.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -48.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £10.00 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £14.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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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

VMware
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

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (50.00%) LAN
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco
4 7 (43.75%) HP
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) VPN
6 5 (31.25%) SAN
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle
6 5 (31.25%) UNIX
6 5 (31.25%) Solaris
6 5 (31.25%) IPsec
6 5 (31.25%) PKI
6 5 (31.25%) VLAN
6 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (31.25%) Network Management
6 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (31.25%) Splunk
6 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
6 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
2 8 (50.00%) LAN
3 5 (31.25%) VPN
3 5 (31.25%) SAN
3 5 (31.25%) IPsec
3 5 (31.25%) VLAN
4 3 (18.75%) Network Security
4 3 (18.75%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) DNS
5 2 (12.50%) PSTN
5 2 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (12.50%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (37.50%) Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Technical Support
5 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Security Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) PKI
2 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) UNIX
2 5 (31.25%) Solaris
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (31.25%) Network Management
1 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
2 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CCIE
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) CCIP
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) Terminal Services
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (18.75%) ARCserve
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) HP
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 5 (31.25%) Splunk
5 3 (18.75%) Intel
6 2 (12.50%) ProCurve
6 2 (12.50%) Cognos
6 2 (12.50%) Mitel
7 1 (6.25%) Sophos
7 1 (6.25%) NetApp
7 1 (6.25%) Citrix