The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Leicestershire region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 25 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware 17 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.45% 1.96% 3.19%
As % of the Vendors category 12.23% 5.21% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £245 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.06% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
139 96 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 44.55% 37.65% 52.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 49 37
Average daily rate £350 £331 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.70% +10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £103 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 11 20
Average hourly rate £20.50 £31.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.92% +57.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.69 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
VMware
East Midlands

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram 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 August 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
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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 15 £388 +58.16% 1
Loughborough - - - - 1
Lutterworth - - - -
Market Harborough - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
VMware
East Midlands

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (37.93%) Migration
4 11 (37.93%) Citrix
5 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (27.59%) ITIL
7 7 (24.14%) XenApp
8 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
8 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (17.24%) SAN
9 5 (17.24%) SQL
10 4 (13.79%) AIX
10 4 (13.79%) Cisco
10 4 (13.79%) VMware ESX
11 3 (10.34%) ITSM
11 3 (10.34%) Remedy
11 3 (10.34%) LAN
11 3 (10.34%) WAN
11 3 (10.34%) Oracle
11 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
11 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (10.34%) XenServer
11 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
11 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
11 3 (10.34%) Remedy ITSM
12 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (6.90%) Lync
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.45%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) SAN
2 3 (10.34%) LAN
2 3 (10.34%) WAN
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) MPLS
4 1 (3.45%) NAS
4 1 (3.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.45%) DB2
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
2 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
2 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Migration Project Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix Support
3 2 (6.90%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) AIX Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) SAP Technical Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
1 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.45%) FMCG
1 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
4 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
5 4 (13.79%) AIX
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.90%) Linux
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Migration
2 8 (27.59%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) ITSM
3 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (6.90%) ERP
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) IT Governance
5 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.90%) MCSE
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.45%) CCNP
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (24.14%) XenApp
4 4 (13.79%) VMware ESX
5 3 (10.34%) XenServer
5 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.90%) vSphere
7 1 (3.45%) vCloud
7 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Citrix
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco
4 3 (10.34%) Remedy
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) SAP
5 2 (6.90%) IBM
5 2 (6.90%) JD Edwards
6 1 (3.45%) Sophos
6 1 (3.45%) NetApp
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) EMC
6 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.45%) Veeam