The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 41 21 34
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware 1 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.32% 4.52% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% 13.08% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £375 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +53.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+12.82% -17.89%
VMware
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Vendors Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
119 107 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 38.64% 34.52% 46.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 52 44
Average daily rate £305 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £222 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 12
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £10.00 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -10.25%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Leicestershire region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Leicestershire region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Leicester -4 1 £275 -26.66%
VMware
East Midlands

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) SAN
3 5 (31.25%) NetApp
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) NAS
4 4 (25.00%) Veeam
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (25.00%) AIX
4 4 (25.00%) SAP
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) WAN
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (18.75%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) LAN
5 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) UNIX
6 2 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (12.50%) Firewall

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) NAS
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) LAN
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) VLAN
5 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
5 1 (6.25%) PBX
5 1 (6.25%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) AIX Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) SAP Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Server Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
5 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Server Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) AIX
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (12.50%) UNIX
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 1 (6.25%) VxWorks
7 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) Software Licensing
4 1 (6.25%) Server Building
4 1 (6.25%) Logistics
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.25%) MCTS
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
3 1 (6.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) NetApp
2 4 (25.00%) Veeam
2 4 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Sophos
4 1 (6.25%) QNX