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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 33 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware 14 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.93% 5.88% 1.95%
As % of the Vendors category 8.59% 11.93% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate £275 £275 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £309 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.63 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Vendors Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
163 109 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 45.79% 49.32% 43.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 40 37
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £225 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 8
Average hourly rate £13.75 £16.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +68.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £24.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -8 8 £258 +14.44% 2
Lutterworth - - - - 3
Hinckley - - - - 1
VMware
East Midlands

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (50.00%) Citrix
3 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 8 (36.36%) vSphere
6 6 (27.27%) Migration
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
8 4 (18.18%) ITIL
8 4 (18.18%) SAN
8 4 (18.18%) Clustering
8 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
8 4 (18.18%) XenApp
8 4 (18.18%) SCOM
8 4 (18.18%) Altiris
8 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
8 4 (18.18%) vCloud
8 4 (18.18%) NetScaler
8 4 (18.18%) 3PAR
9 3 (13.64%) PlateSpin
9 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
9 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
9 3 (13.64%) Internet
9 3 (13.64%) Change Management
9 3 (13.64%) MCSE
9 3 (13.64%) MS Excel

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (13.64%) IIS
1 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (4.55%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
2 4 (18.18%) SAN
2 4 (18.18%) NetScaler
3 3 (13.64%) Internet
4 2 (9.09%) LAN
4 2 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (4.55%) VLAN
5 1 (4.55%) MPLS
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall
5 1 (4.55%) VPN
5 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (13.64%) Designer
1 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (13.64%) Technical Designer
1 3 (13.64%) Technical Engineer
1 3 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
2 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Migration Project Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
3 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) FMCG
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.64%) Change Management
3 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.09%) ERP
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.09%) ITSM
4 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) VBScript
3 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) MCSE
3 2 (9.09%) MCP
3 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.55%) VCP4
4 1 (4.55%) CCNP
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
3 8 (36.36%) vSphere
4 4 (18.18%) XenApp
4 4 (18.18%) vCloud
5 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Citrix
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) Altiris
3 4 (18.18%) 3PAR
4 3 (13.64%) PlateSpin
5 2 (9.09%) Remedy
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) CommVault
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Dell