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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 20 18 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware 21 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 8.11% 8.02% 2.65%
As % of the Vendors category 16.54% 18.09% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.87%
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
127 94 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 49.03% 44.34% 49.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 47 83
Average daily rate £400 £386 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +28.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £16.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £24.50 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Maidstone - 4 £350 -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Whitstable - - - -
Chatham - - - -
Dartford - - - - 1
VMware
South East

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 34 (69.39%) Windows
2 26 (53.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (32.65%) PowerShell
4 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (30.61%) Octopus Deploy
4 15 (30.61%) DevOps
4 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
4 15 (30.61%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (26.53%) Citrix
5 13 (26.53%) Hyper-V
6 12 (24.49%) vSphere
6 12 (24.49%) Build Automation
6 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
7 11 (22.45%) LAN
7 11 (22.45%) ITIL
8 10 (20.41%) WAN
8 10 (20.41%) Firewall
8 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
9 9 (18.37%) Configuration Management
9 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (16.33%) TeamCity
10 8 (16.33%) Puppet
10 8 (16.33%) SQL
11 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 7 (14.29%) Cisco
12 6 (12.24%) SCCM
13 5 (10.20%) SAN
13 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (10.20%) MS Office

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.16%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.04%) Lync
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Office
2 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) LAN
2 10 (20.41%) WAN
2 10 (20.41%) Firewall
3 5 (10.20%) SAN
4 3 (6.12%) MPLS
5 2 (4.08%) OSPF
5 2 (4.08%) BGP
5 2 (4.08%) Wireless
5 2 (4.08%) BIG-IP
5 2 (4.08%) VoIP
6 1 (2.04%) DMZ
6 1 (2.04%) Internet
6 1 (2.04%) DHCP
6 1 (2.04%) VPN
6 1 (2.04%) DNS
6 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.04%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (16.33%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.08%) AdminStudio
3 2 (4.08%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Advertising
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Automotive
3 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Consultant
2 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
3 6 (12.24%) Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.12%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Build Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.08%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) NHS
2 2 (4.08%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.08%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (69.39%) Windows
2 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.16%) Linux
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Continuous Integration
1 15 (30.61%) DevOps
2 12 (24.49%) Build Automation
3 11 (22.45%) ITIL
4 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (18.37%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.16%) Migration
7 3 (6.12%) Scrum
7 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Kanban
8 2 (4.08%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.08%) BCP
8 2 (4.08%) Operations Management
9 1 (2.04%) Matrix Management
9 1 (2.04%) Security Testing
9 1 (2.04%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.04%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.04%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) PowerShell
2 8 (16.33%) SQL
3 2 (4.08%) VBScript
4 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (8.16%) CCNA
2 4 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.12%) MCSE
4 2 (4.08%) MCSA
4 2 (4.08%) CCNP
4 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (53.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
3 13 (26.53%) Hyper-V
4 12 (24.49%) vSphere
5 5 (10.20%) XenApp
5 5 (10.20%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.04%) Xen
7 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.04%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.04%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) Puppet
2 6 (12.24%) SCCM
3 4 (8.16%) WSUS
4 3 (6.12%) Foglight
5 2 (4.08%) SCOM
5 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.04%) vMotion
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Citrix
2 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.29%) Cisco
4 4 (8.16%) HP
4 4 (8.16%) CommVault
5 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.08%) Symantec
6 2 (4.08%) Wyse
6 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.08%) IBM
6 2 (4.08%) F5
6 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.04%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.04%) NetApp
7 1 (2.04%) Juniper
7 1 (2.04%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.04%) FalconStor
7 1 (2.04%) AppSense
7 1 (2.04%) Clearswift
7 1 (2.04%) BT