The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 11 July 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 Kent 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 27 8 28
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Contract jobs citing VMware 14 33 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.83% 12.13% 3.14%
As % of the Vendors category 10.61% 21.29% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £280 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £129 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £606
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £17.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.14% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
132 155 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 55.00% 56.99% 49.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 90 63
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 18
Average hourly rate £47.00 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.75% -23.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
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VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Kent

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Kent region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Kent region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £350 -
Tonbridge - 1 £325 -
West Malling - - - -
Dartford - - - - 2
Dover - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Stansted - - - -
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
4 16 (48.48%) MS Exchange
4 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (45.45%) Citrix
6 12 (36.36%) Cisco
7 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (30.30%) XenApp
8 10 (30.30%) Linux
8 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (30.30%) Firewall
9 9 (27.27%) Advertising
9 9 (27.27%) vSphere
10 8 (24.24%) Debian
10 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (24.24%) Red Hat
10 8 (24.24%) CCNA
11 7 (21.21%) CCNP
11 7 (21.21%) LAN
11 7 (21.21%) WAN
11 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
11 7 (21.21%) MySQL
11 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
11 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (18.18%) Nagios
12 6 (18.18%) MCSE
12 6 (18.18%) DNS

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 16 (48.48%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (12.12%) IIS
4 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.03%) Apache
6 1 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) InfoPath
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) PaaS
1 1 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) Firewall
2 7 (21.21%) LAN
2 7 (21.21%) WAN
2 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
3 6 (18.18%) DNS
4 4 (12.12%) SAN
4 4 (12.12%) MPLS
4 4 (12.12%) OSPF
4 4 (12.12%) BGP
5 3 (9.09%) SMTP
5 3 (9.09%) DHCP
5 3 (9.09%) HTTP
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (9.09%) NAS
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (6.06%) Wireless
6 2 (6.06%) iSCSI
6 2 (6.06%) Kerberos
7 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) MySQL
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
General
1 9 (27.27%) Advertising
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (21.21%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (21.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (18.18%) Administrator
5 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Network Support
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Network Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Consultant
9 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
9 1 (3.03%) IT Support Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Desktop Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (30.30%) Linux
4 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (24.24%) Debian
6 5 (15.15%) Ubuntu
7 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (6.06%) BCP
3 2 (6.06%) Change Control
3 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
3 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
3 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.03%) Workflow
4 1 (3.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) PHP
1 5 (15.15%) Python
1 5 (15.15%) Ruby
1 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
2 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) Perl
4 1 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) CCNA
1 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (21.21%) CCNP
3 6 (18.18%) MCSE
4 5 (15.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.03%) VCAP
5 1 (3.03%) CCIA
5 1 (3.03%) RHCE
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (30.30%) XenApp
4 9 (27.27%) vSphere
5 4 (12.12%) XenDesktop
6 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
6 3 (9.09%) Squid
7 2 (6.06%) DFS Replication
8 1 (3.03%) Xen
8 1 (3.03%) Varnish
8 1 (3.03%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Nagios
2 5 (15.15%) SCCM
2 5 (15.15%) ZABBIX
2 5 (15.15%) Cacti
3 3 (9.09%) SCOM
4 1 (3.03%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Citrix
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco
3 8 (24.24%) Red Hat
4 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
5 4 (12.12%) SolarWinds
6 3 (9.09%) Nintex
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.06%) HP
8 1 (3.03%) Infoblox
8 1 (3.03%) Foundry