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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 25 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware 21 14 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.37% 5.86% 10.43%
As % of the Vendors category 17.80% 11.48% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 14
Average daily rate
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£438 £350 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +26.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £285 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £390 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -20.00%
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
118 122 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 41.40% 51.05% 58.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 67 100
Average daily rate £450 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £32.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.38% +101.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Chatham - 2 £475 -
Tonbridge +1 1 £475 +46.15%
Tunbridge Wells -3 1 - -
Sevenoaks - 1 - - 1
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 29 (69.05%) Windows
2 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
3 21 (50.00%) Citrix
4 17 (40.48%) MS Exchange
5 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (35.71%) vSphere
6 14 (33.33%) ITIL
7 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (28.57%) Firewall
8 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 12 (28.57%) XenApp
8 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (26.19%) Cisco
9 11 (26.19%) LAN
9 11 (26.19%) SCCM
10 10 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (23.81%) WAN
10 10 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (23.81%) XenDesktop
11 8 (19.05%) SQL
11 8 (19.05%) PowerShell
12 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (16.67%) SolarWinds
12 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (16.67%) DevOps
13 6 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
13 6 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (14.29%) .NET

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 17 (40.48%) MS Exchange
2 10 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (7.14%) Lync
6 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Office 365
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) Firewall
2 11 (26.19%) LAN
3 10 (23.81%) WAN
4 5 (11.90%) SAN
5 4 (9.52%) VPN
5 4 (9.52%) MPLS
5 4 (9.52%) OSPF
5 4 (9.52%) BGP
6 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.14%) Internet
7 2 (4.76%) Wireless
7 2 (4.76%) BIG-IP
7 2 (4.76%) DNS
7 2 (4.76%) DHCP
7 2 (4.76%) VoIP
7 2 (4.76%) iSCSI
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (4.76%) NAS
8 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.38%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (7.14%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Advertising
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Analyst
2 5 (11.90%) Support Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Architect
3 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.14%) Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 3 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) HP Storage
2 2 (4.76%) NHS
2 2 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.38%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (69.05%) Windows
2 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.38%) Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (16.67%) DevOps
3 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (11.90%) Build Automation
5 3 (7.14%) Kanban
5 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.14%) Scrum
6 2 (4.76%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.76%) CRM
6 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.76%) Information Assurance
6 2 (4.76%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.76%) SIEM
6 2 (4.76%) Change Control
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.76%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) SQL
1 8 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.14%) VBScript
3 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.90%) MCSE
3 4 (9.52%) CCNA
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.76%) MCSA
5 2 (4.76%) CCNP
6 1 (2.38%) CISSP
6 1 (2.38%) CISM
6 1 (2.38%) CCSA
6 1 (2.38%) CCSE
6 1 (2.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.76%) SLA
3 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (35.71%) vSphere
3 12 (28.57%) XenApp
4 10 (23.81%) XenDesktop
5 5 (11.90%) DFS Replication
6 4 (9.52%) VMware ESX
6 4 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.38%) XenServer
8 1 (2.38%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) SCCM
2 6 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (9.52%) Puppet
4 2 (4.76%) WSUS
4 2 (4.76%) SCOM
4 2 (4.76%) Foglight
5 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.38%) Nessus
5 1 (2.38%) vMotion
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) Citrix
2 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 11 (26.19%) Cisco
4 7 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 6 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 4 (9.52%) HP
7 2 (4.76%) NetApp
7 2 (4.76%) F5
7 2 (4.76%) Splunk
8 1 (2.38%) LogRhythm
8 1 (2.38%) FalconStor
8 1 (2.38%) Symantec
8 1 (2.38%) AppSense
8 1 (2.38%) Dell
8 1 (2.38%) Juniper
8 1 (2.38%) CommVault
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