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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 20 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware 4 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.60% 0.93% 8.15%
As % of the Vendors category 6.67% 2.94% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 11
Average daily rate
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£325 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 - £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.20 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +1.16%
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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
60 34 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 38.96% 31.78% 47.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 18 48
Average daily rate £403 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.16% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 4
Average hourly rate - £22.48 £16.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.35%
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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 November 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 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (60.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (30.00%) VLAN
4 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (30.00%) Network Management
4 3 (30.00%) Splunk
4 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (30.00%) IPsec
4 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (30.00%) PKI
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Solaris
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 3 (30.00%) NetApp
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) Mitel
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) VLAN
3 3 (30.00%) IPsec
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Solaris
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Network Management
1 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (10.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Splunk
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) NetApp
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Mitel
3 2 (20.00%) ProCurve
4 1 (10.00%) Sophos
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) Intel