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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 22 11 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware 23 32 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.52% 11.23% 3.86%
As % of the Vendors category 14.94% 24.24% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 6
Average daily rate
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£394 £369 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.77% -7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £140 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £504 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £162.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -89.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.42% +18.75%
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
154 132 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 50.33% 46.32% 44.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 77 58
Average daily rate £350 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -64.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £9.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £20.00 £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 - 2
West Malling +4 1 £388 -
Dartford - - - - 1
Dover - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Rochester - - - -
Sandwich - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Stansted - - - -
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 38 (95.00%) Windows
2 29 (72.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 21 (52.50%) Citrix
4 21 (52.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (40.00%) Advertising
7 15 (37.50%) XenApp
8 13 (32.50%) Cisco
8 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (30.00%) Firewall
10 11 (27.50%) vSphere
11 10 (25.00%) SCCM
11 10 (25.00%) LAN
11 10 (25.00%) WAN
12 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
12 9 (22.50%) CCNA
12 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
12 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (22.50%) CheckPoint
12 9 (22.50%) Finance
13 8 (20.00%) CCNP
14 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (15.00%) DNS
15 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
15 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
15 6 (15.00%) SCOM
15 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
15 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.50%) IIS
4 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.00%) Apache
6 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.50%) Lync
7 1 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) InfoPath
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) PaaS
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
1 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) Firewall
2 10 (25.00%) LAN
2 10 (25.00%) WAN
3 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (15.00%) DNS
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (10.00%) MPLS
6 4 (10.00%) OSPF
6 4 (10.00%) BGP
7 3 (7.50%) HTTP
7 3 (7.50%) SMTP
8 2 (5.00%) DHCP
8 2 (5.00%) LDAP
8 2 (5.00%) VPN
9 1 (2.50%) SAN
9 1 (2.50%) Internet
9 1 (2.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) MySQL
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (40.00%) Advertising
2 9 (22.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 14 (35.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Network Support
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support
6 3 (7.50%) Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) IT Support
7 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
1 3 (7.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 2 (5.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.00%) YAML
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 38 (95.00%) Windows
2 29 (72.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (12.50%) Linux
6 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 4 (10.00%) UNIX
8 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.00%) AIX
8 2 (5.00%) Solaris
8 2 (5.00%) Debian
8 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) Change Management
2 4 (10.00%) ITIL
2 4 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (7.50%) BCP
4 2 (5.00%) Project Management
4 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.00%) Data Security
4 2 (5.00%) Network Management
4 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (5.00%) DevOps
5 1 (2.50%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.50%) Information Governance
5 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (2.50%) Change Control
5 1 (2.50%) Workflow
5 1 (2.50%) Migration
5 1 (2.50%) Scrum
5 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.00%) PHP
2 4 (10.00%) Python
2 4 (10.00%) Ruby
3 3 (7.50%) SQL
3 3 (7.50%) Java
3 3 (7.50%) Perl
4 2 (5.00%) C
4 2 (5.00%) C++
4 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) CCNA
1 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (20.00%) CCNP
3 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (10.00%) MCSE
6 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) VCAP
7 1 (2.50%) CRISC
7 1 (2.50%) CISSP
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.50%) CISA
7 1 (2.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (52.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (37.50%) XenApp
4 11 (27.50%) vSphere
5 6 (15.00%) XenDesktop
6 4 (10.00%) VMware ESX
6 4 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.00%) NFS
7 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) SCCM
2 6 (15.00%) SCOM
3 2 (5.00%) ZABBIX
3 2 (5.00%) Cacti
3 2 (5.00%) Puppet
3 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.00%) Nagios
4 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) Citrix
2 13 (32.50%) Cisco
3 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (22.50%) CheckPoint
4 6 (15.00%) SolarWinds
5 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.50%) Nintex
7 2 (5.00%) JBoss
7 2 (5.00%) Veritas
8 1 (2.50%) Sophos
Kent
Church International
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £270 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago