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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 24 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware 3 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.97% 3.98% 4.55%
As % of the Vendors category 3.75% 12.70% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate
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£225 £260 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +15.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +95.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+13.90% -20.52%
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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
80 63 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 52.63% 31.34% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 44 7
Average daily rate £450 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £468 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco
6 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (25.00%) vSphere
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (16.67%) ARCserve
7 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 2 (16.67%) Intel
7 2 (16.67%) SAN
7 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
7 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
7 2 (16.67%) WAN
7 2 (16.67%) LAN
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) MS Office
7 2 (16.67%) Replication
7 2 (16.67%) XenApp
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (16.67%) DFS Replication
7 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (16.67%) WSUS
7 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
7 2 (16.67%) SCCM

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) PSTN
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) TestLink
1 1 (8.33%) Robot Framework
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Support
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Server Support
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
1 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Debian
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Scalability Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCIE
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) CCIP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
3 2 (16.67%) DFS Replication
3 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) WSUS
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) ARCserve
2 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (8.33%) Iperf
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Intel
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Sophos
4 1 (8.33%) Agilent
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds