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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 10 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware 34 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.01% 7.36% 8.76%
As % of the Vendors category 22.52% 19.77% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £270 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% +45.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £239 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £303 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
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
151 86 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 53.36% 37.23% 53.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 38 88
Average daily rate £400 £295 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% +55.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 11
Average hourly rate £11.50 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.50 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.91 £22.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 January 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 January 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
Maidstone - 5 £360 - 1
West Malling - 3 £300 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £263 - 1
Snodland - - - -
Stansted - - - - 1
Whitstable - - - -
Chatham - - - -
Dartford - - - - 1
Faversham - - - -
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 52 (78.79%) Windows
2 41 (62.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (51.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (37.88%) Citrix
5 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
6 22 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 18 (27.27%) vSphere
8 17 (25.76%) PowerShell
8 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (24.24%) MS Exchange
9 16 (24.24%) DevOps
10 15 (22.73%) Octopus Deploy
10 15 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (21.21%) Hyper-V
12 12 (18.18%) XenApp
12 12 (18.18%) Build Automation
12 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
12 12 (18.18%) Cisco
13 11 (16.67%) LAN
13 11 (16.67%) WAN
13 11 (16.67%) ITIL
13 11 (16.67%) Firewall
13 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (15.15%) Configuration Management
14 10 (15.15%) Finance
14 10 (15.15%) Advertising
14 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (13.64%) SQL
15 9 (13.64%) Puppet
15 9 (13.64%) XenDesktop

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.09%) IIS
3 5 (7.58%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.03%) Lync
7 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.52%) Apache
7 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.52%) JBoss
7 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Office 365
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.67%) LAN
1 11 (16.67%) WAN
1 11 (16.67%) Firewall
2 5 (7.58%) SAN
3 4 (6.06%) DNS
4 3 (4.55%) VPN
4 3 (4.55%) MPLS
5 2 (3.03%) BIG-IP
5 2 (3.03%) VLAN
5 2 (3.03%) Wireless
5 2 (3.03%) OSPF
5 2 (3.03%) DHCP
5 2 (3.03%) BGP
5 2 (3.03%) Internet
6 1 (1.52%) DMZ
6 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.52%) LDAP
6 1 (1.52%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.52%) MySQL
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (22.73%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (12.12%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.03%) MSBuild
3 2 (3.03%) AdminStudio
4 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
1 10 (15.15%) Advertising
2 4 (6.06%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Automotive
3 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (15.15%) Support Engineer
1 10 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (13.64%) Consultant
3 7 (10.61%) Analyst
3 7 (10.61%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (10.61%) Technical Manager
3 7 (10.61%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (10.61%) DevOps Consultant
4 5 (7.58%) Technical Project Manager
4 5 (7.58%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.55%) Architect
6 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) .NET
2 5 (7.58%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.52%) MSMQ
3 1 (1.52%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) YAML
3 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) NHS
1 3 (4.55%) Thin Client
1 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 3 (4.55%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.52%) Clustering
2 1 (1.52%) Replication
2 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 52 (78.79%) Windows
2 34 (51.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.12%) Windows 7
6 6 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 6 (9.09%) Linux
7 5 (7.58%) UNIX
8 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (4.55%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.52%) AIX
10 1 (1.52%) Solaris
10 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) DevOps
2 15 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (18.18%) Build Automation
4 11 (16.67%) ITIL
5 10 (15.15%) Configuration Management
5 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.58%) Migration
7 4 (6.06%) BCP
8 3 (4.55%) Business Continuity
8 3 (4.55%) Scrum
8 3 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.55%) Operations Management
8 3 (4.55%) Change Control
8 3 (4.55%) Business Continuity Planning
8 3 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.03%) Network Management
9 2 (3.03%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.03%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (3.03%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) PowerShell
2 9 (13.64%) SQL
3 3 (4.55%) VBScript
4 2 (3.03%) C
5 1 (1.52%) Python
5 1 (1.52%) C++
5 1 (1.52%) Java
5 1 (1.52%) Perl
5 1 (1.52%) PHP
5 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.58%) CCNA
4 4 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.55%) MCSE
6 2 (3.03%) CRISC
6 2 (3.03%) CISA
6 2 (3.03%) CISM
6 2 (3.03%) CCNP
6 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.03%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) PCI DSS
1 3 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (62.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 18 (27.27%) vSphere
4 14 (21.21%) Hyper-V
5 12 (18.18%) XenApp
6 9 (13.64%) XenDesktop
7 6 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.52%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.52%) NFS
10 1 (1.52%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.52%) DFS Replication
10 1 (1.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) Puppet
2 8 (12.12%) SCCM
3 7 (10.61%) SCOM
4 4 (6.06%) WSUS
5 3 (4.55%) Foglight
5 3 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (3.03%) HP SIM
6 2 (3.03%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (37.88%) Citrix
2 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
3 12 (18.18%) Cisco
4 6 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 6 (9.09%) HP
4 6 (9.09%) CommVault
5 5 (7.58%) CheckPoint
6 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.03%) F5
7 2 (3.03%) Veeam
7 2 (3.03%) Wyse
7 2 (3.03%) IBM
7 2 (3.03%) Symantec
8 1 (1.52%) Veritas
8 1 (1.52%) Intel
8 1 (1.52%) AppSense
8 1 (1.52%) Clearswift
8 1 (1.52%) Sophos
8 1 (1.52%) BT
8 1 (1.52%) MobileIron
Maidstone
Pearson Whiffin
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £301 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago