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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 16 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware 26 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 9.06% 6.77% 8.45%
As % of the Vendors category 16.99% 14.75% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 19
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £275 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +48.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £313 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.42 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.06% -0.39%
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
153 122 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 53.31% 45.86% 51.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 65 104
Average daily rate £388 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £535 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 35
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £15.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(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
Maidstone +5 3 £375 +20.00% 1
West Malling +5 2 £350 -
Snodland - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Chatham - - - - 2
Dartford - - - - 1
Dover - - - -
Faversham - - - -
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 48 (90.57%) Windows
2 36 (67.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (64.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (45.28%) Citrix
5 22 (41.51%) Active Directory
6 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
7 17 (32.08%) vSphere
8 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (26.42%) MS Exchange
9 14 (26.42%) XenApp
9 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (24.53%) Cisco
11 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
11 12 (22.64%) Advertising
12 11 (20.75%) Finance
12 11 (20.75%) Hyper-V
12 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
13 10 (18.87%) DevOps
13 10 (18.87%) ITIL
14 9 (16.98%) LAN
14 9 (16.98%) WAN
14 9 (16.98%) SCCM
14 9 (16.98%) XenDesktop
14 9 (16.98%) Windows 7
15 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (15.09%) Octopus Deploy
15 8 (15.09%) Firewall
16 7 (13.21%) Configuration Management
16 7 (13.21%) MS Office
16 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (26.42%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (11.32%) IIS
4 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.77%) Lync
5 2 (3.77%) JBoss
5 2 (3.77%) Apache
5 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.21%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) LAN
1 9 (16.98%) WAN
2 8 (15.09%) Firewall
3 5 (9.43%) DNS
4 4 (7.55%) SAN
5 3 (5.66%) MPLS
5 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.77%) VPN
6 2 (3.77%) DHCP
6 2 (3.77%) OSPF
6 2 (3.77%) BGP
6 2 (3.77%) BIG-IP
6 2 (3.77%) VLAN
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.77%) LDAP
7 1 (1.89%) NAS
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.89%) Wireless
7 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (9.43%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.77%) MSBuild
3 2 (3.77%) AdminStudio
3 2 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (22.64%) Advertising
2 11 (20.75%) Finance
3 4 (7.55%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Automotive
4 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Support Engineer
2 11 (20.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (9.43%) Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.66%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) IT Support
7 3 (5.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) DevOps Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) Application Packaging
2 3 (5.66%) .NET
3 2 (3.77%) YAML
4 1 (1.89%) Web Services
4 1 (1.89%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.77%) NHS
3 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.89%) Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 48 (90.57%) Windows
2 36 (67.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (16.98%) Windows 7
6 6 (11.32%) UNIX
6 6 (11.32%) Linux
6 6 (11.32%) Windows XP
7 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.66%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.77%) AIX
9 2 (3.77%) Solaris
9 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) ITIL
1 10 (18.87%) DevOps
2 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (13.21%) Configuration Management
4 6 (11.32%) Build Automation
5 5 (9.43%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (9.43%) Migration
6 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.66%) Operations Management
7 3 (5.66%) BCP
7 3 (5.66%) Change Management
7 3 (5.66%) Change Control
7 3 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.77%) Network Management
8 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (3.77%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.77%) Data Security
8 2 (3.77%) Project Management
8 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.55%) SQL
3 3 (5.66%) VBScript
4 2 (3.77%) Python
4 2 (3.77%) Ruby
4 2 (3.77%) C
4 2 (3.77%) C++
4 2 (3.77%) Java
4 2 (3.77%) Perl
4 2 (3.77%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.32%) CCNA
2 6 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (5.66%) MCSE
3 3 (5.66%) CCNP
4 2 (3.77%) CISSP
4 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.77%) CISA
4 2 (3.77%) CISM
4 2 (3.77%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (64.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (41.51%) Active Directory
3 17 (32.08%) vSphere
4 14 (26.42%) XenApp
5 11 (20.75%) Hyper-V
6 9 (16.98%) XenDesktop
7 7 (13.21%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (9.43%) VMware ESX
9 4 (7.55%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (3.77%) NFS
11 1 (1.89%) DFS Replication
11 1 (1.89%) Xen
11 1 (1.89%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) SCCM
2 7 (13.21%) Puppet
3 5 (9.43%) SCOM
4 3 (5.66%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (5.66%) Foglight
5 2 (3.77%) HP SIM
5 2 (3.77%) WSUS
5 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 24 (45.28%) Citrix
2 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
3 13 (24.53%) Cisco
4 6 (11.32%) CheckPoint
4 6 (11.32%) CommVault
4 6 (11.32%) SolarWinds
5 5 (9.43%) HP
5 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.77%) IBM
6 2 (3.77%) F5
6 2 (3.77%) Veritas
6 2 (3.77%) Wyse
6 2 (3.77%) Veeam
7 1 (1.89%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.89%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.89%) Intel
7 1 (1.89%) Symantec
7 1 (1.89%) Sophos
7 1 (1.89%) Clearswift
7 1 (1.89%) BT
Sittingbourne, Kent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £275.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago