The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 20 20 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware 23 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.54% 8.14% 11.07%
As % of the Vendors category 19.49% 16.23% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 18
Average daily rate
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£369 £400 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £275 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £525 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.15% -0.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £21.75 £23.63
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -7.93%
VMware
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
118 154 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 38.69% 50.16% 46.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 91 78
Average daily rate £363 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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 0 6 £363 +3.57% 1
Sevenoaks - 1 - - 3
Tonbridge - 1 £475 -
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 31 (83.78%) Windows
1 31 (83.78%) Citrix
2 25 (67.57%) MS Exchange
3 24 (64.86%) Active Directory
4 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (59.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (54.05%) vSphere
7 20 (54.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (54.05%) Cisco
8 18 (48.65%) XenApp
9 16 (43.24%) XenDesktop
10 13 (35.14%) WAN
10 13 (35.14%) ITIL
10 13 (35.14%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (32.43%) SolarWinds
12 11 (29.73%) SolarWinds Orion
12 11 (29.73%) LAN
12 11 (29.73%) Firewall
13 10 (27.03%) SAN
13 10 (27.03%) CheckPoint
13 10 (27.03%) Capacity Planning
13 10 (27.03%) SCCM
13 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (27.03%) VMware ESX
13 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
14 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (24.32%) OSPF
14 9 (24.32%) BGP
14 9 (24.32%) MCSE

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 25 (67.57%) MS Exchange
2 22 (59.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (54.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (35.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (8.11%) Lync
7 2 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.70%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) WAN
2 11 (29.73%) LAN
2 11 (29.73%) Firewall
3 10 (27.03%) SAN
4 9 (24.32%) OSPF
4 9 (24.32%) BGP
5 8 (21.62%) MPLS
6 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
7 6 (16.22%) BIG-IP
7 6 (16.22%) NAS
8 5 (13.51%) VLAN
9 4 (10.81%) iSCSI
9 4 (10.81%) Wireless
10 3 (8.11%) VPN
10 3 (8.11%) DNS
10 3 (8.11%) DHCP
10 3 (8.11%) Internet
11 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (2.70%) Network Security
12 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Advertising
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Project Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) NHS
2 1 (2.70%) Replication
2 1 (2.70%) iSeries
2 1 (2.70%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.70%) HP Storage
2 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (83.78%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.41%) Linux
6 2 (5.41%) AIX
7 1 (2.70%) HPUX
7 1 (2.70%) Solaris
7 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) ITIL
2 10 (27.03%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (10.81%) Change Control
3 4 (10.81%) Performance Management
3 4 (10.81%) Migration
4 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.41%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (5.41%) SIEM
5 1 (2.70%) Transition Management
5 1 (2.70%) DevOps
5 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.70%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.70%) Data Security
5 1 (2.70%) Security Management
5 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.70%) Information Assurance
5 1 (2.70%) CRM
5 1 (2.70%) Information Security
5 1 (2.70%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
1 3 (8.11%) VBScript
1 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) MCSE
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (21.62%) CCNA
2 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (16.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (13.51%) CCNP
5 1 (2.70%) MCITP
5 1 (2.70%) CISSP
5 1 (2.70%) MCSA
5 1 (2.70%) CISM
5 1 (2.70%) CCSA
5 1 (2.70%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (64.86%) Active Directory
2 20 (54.05%) vSphere
3 18 (48.65%) XenApp
4 16 (43.24%) XenDesktop
5 10 (27.03%) VMware ESX
5 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (21.62%) DFS Replication
7 4 (10.81%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) SolarWinds Orion
2 10 (27.03%) SCCM
3 5 (13.51%) Foglight
4 2 (5.41%) SCOM
5 1 (2.70%) Nessus
5 1 (2.70%) Puppet
5 1 (2.70%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 31 (83.78%) Citrix
2 20 (54.05%) Cisco
3 12 (32.43%) SolarWinds
4 10 (27.03%) CheckPoint
5 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
6 7 (18.92%) HP
7 6 (16.22%) F5
8 3 (8.11%) Dell
9 2 (5.41%) Splunk
9 2 (5.41%) Meraki
9 2 (5.41%) Riverbed
9 2 (5.41%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (2.70%) LogRhythm
10 1 (2.70%) Mercator
10 1 (2.70%) CommVault
10 1 (2.70%) NetApp