The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 48 56 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware 914 812 1011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.77% 3.28% 3.86%
As % of the Vendors category 8.24% 7.08% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 512 649
Average daily rate
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£375 £371 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £238 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 40
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.02% -7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £15.85 £16.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.95 £32.95 £27.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £23.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-15.53% +10.46%
VMware
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11091 11466 11840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.78% 46.29% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6965 7369 7164
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £576 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 259 345
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £48.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in London

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in London

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the London region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in London

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in London

VMware
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the London region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in London

VMware
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the London region over the 3 months to 21 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
(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
City of London +15 219 £364 -3.00% 90
Hounslow +8 8 £425 -
Twickenham +2 5 £275 +30.95%
Croydon +3 4 £373 +10.37% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -5 3 £275 - 1
Docklands, London +6 2 £275 -34.32%
Chessington +1 2 - -
Uxbridge -2 2 - - 1
Hayes - 2 - - 1
Hammersmith +2 1 - -
Harrow -2 1 - - 2
Bromley -10 1 - - 1
Isleworth - 1 £200 - 1
Westminster - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 £180 -
Mayfair - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Barking - - - -
Barnet - - - - 1
Beckenham - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
New Malden - - - - 1
Orpington - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1094 (65.20%) Windows
2 972 (57.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 680 (40.52%) Active Directory
4 581 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 540 (32.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 515 (30.69%) Citrix
7 465 (27.71%) Linux
8 388 (23.12%) SAN
9 385 (22.94%) Cisco
10 348 (20.74%) MS Exchange
11 340 (20.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 308 (18.36%) Finance
13 302 (18.00%) HP
14 288 (17.16%) SQL
15 287 (17.10%) DNS
16 276 (16.45%) vSphere
17 252 (15.02%) ITIL
18 250 (14.90%) SQL Server
19 234 (13.95%) UNIX
20 223 (13.29%) Oracle
21 210 (12.51%) Firewall
22 209 (12.46%) PowerShell
23 207 (12.34%) NetApp
24 206 (12.28%) Windows 7
25 201 (11.98%) Exchange Server 2010
26 200 (11.92%) VMware ESX
27 198 (11.80%) Windows Server 2012
28 195 (11.62%) Migration
28 195 (11.62%) XenApp
29 193 (11.50%) IBM

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 348 (20.74%) MS Exchange
2 201 (11.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 152 (9.06%) SharePoint
4 123 (7.33%) IIS
5 122 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 90 (5.36%) Apache
7 81 (4.83%) WebSphere
8 70 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
9 69 (4.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 67 (3.99%) WebLogic
11 60 (3.58%) Tomcat
12 42 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
13 37 (2.21%) Lync
14 30 (1.79%) OpenStack
15 28 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
16 27 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
17 20 (1.19%) Node.js
18 17 (1.01%) GlassFish
19 15 (0.89%) nginx
20 13 (0.77%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 192 (11.44%) MS Excel
2 126 (7.51%) MS Office
3 18 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.95%) MS Project
5 8 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.30%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.060%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.060%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.30%) ION MarketView
4 5 (0.30%) RMDS
5 4 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.18%) ReMetrica
6 3 (0.18%) Cerner Millennium
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.12%) assyst
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.060%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.060%) Summit
8 1 (0.060%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.060%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 69 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (3.99%) Amazon EC2
3 47 (2.80%) Office 365
4 46 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 35 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (1.79%) SaaS
7 13 (0.77%) PaaS
8 12 (0.72%) Google App Engine
8 12 (0.72%) IaaS
9 8 (0.48%) GitHub
10 4 (0.24%) IBM SmartCloud
11 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.12%) Heroku
12 1 (0.060%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.060%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 388 (23.12%) SAN
2 287 (17.10%) DNS
3 210 (12.51%) Firewall
4 166 (9.89%) DHCP
5 145 (8.64%) WAN
6 141 (8.40%) TCP/IP
7 126 (7.51%) LAN
8 99 (5.90%) NAS
9 90 (5.36%) VPN
10 59 (3.52%) VoIP
10 59 (3.52%) VLAN
11 52 (3.10%) Internet
12 48 (2.86%) HTTP
13 46 (2.74%) Wireless
14 44 (2.62%) iSCSI
15 43 (2.56%) NetScaler
16 41 (2.44%) MPLS
17 40 (2.38%) SSL
18 39 (2.32%) Network Security
19 38 (2.26%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (14.90%) SQL Server
2 75 (4.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (3.16%) MySQL
4 39 (2.32%) Oracle Exadata
4 39 (2.32%) Oracle Database
5 37 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 27 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (1.43%) MongoDB
8 21 (1.25%) Relational Database
9 16 (0.95%) DB2
10 15 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
15 7 (0.42%) NoSQL
16 6 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 83 (4.95%) Jenkins
2 68 (4.05%) JIRA
3 59 (3.52%) Git (software)
4 35 (2.09%) Hudson
5 27 (1.61%) Subversion
5 27 (1.61%) Maven
6 21 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (1.13%) TeamCity
8 16 (0.95%) MSI
9 14 (0.83%) Ant
10 13 (0.77%) IntelliJ
10 13 (0.77%) Cucumber
10 13 (0.77%) Capybara
11 12 (0.72%) Mercurial
11 12 (0.72%) Gerrit
12 10 (0.60%) AnthillPro
13 9 (0.54%) Eclipse
14 8 (0.48%) JBehave
15 7 (0.42%) NetBeans
15 7 (0.42%) RubyMine
General
1 308 (18.36%) Finance
2 114 (6.79%) Banking
3 52 (3.10%) Retail
4 48 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 48 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 36 (2.15%) Legal
6 28 (1.67%) Law
7 27 (1.61%) Publishing
7 27 (1.61%) Investment Banking
8 12 (0.72%) Advertising
8 12 (0.72%) Games
9 10 (0.60%) Front Office
10 8 (0.48%) Marketing
11 7 (0.42%) Back Office
12 5 (0.30%) Electronics
12 5 (0.30%) Local Government
13 4 (0.24%) French Language
13 4 (0.24%) German Language
13 4 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 206 (12.28%) Architect
2 184 (10.97%) Analyst
3 165 (9.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 152 (9.06%) Administrator
5 115 (6.85%) Consultant
6 113 (6.73%) Infrastructure Architect
7 93 (5.54%) Support Engineer
8 87 (5.18%) Systems Engineer
9 81 (4.83%) Support Analyst
10 80 (4.77%) Systems Administrator
11 69 (4.11%) Server Engineer
12 66 (3.93%) 3rd Line Support
13 58 (3.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 56 (3.34%) Project Manager
15 52 (3.10%) 2nd Line Support
16 49 (2.92%) Desktop Support
16 49 (2.92%) Linux Engineer
16 49 (2.92%) DevOps Engineer
17 47 (2.80%) Technical Architect
18 46 (2.74%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (3.99%) Middleware
2 56 (3.34%) Web Services
3 47 (2.80%) .NET
4 34 (2.03%) WebSphere MQ
5 26 (1.55%) J2EE
5 26 (1.55%) HTML
6 19 (1.13%) LAMP
7 18 (1.07%) XML
7 18 (1.07%) CSS
8 13 (0.77%) SOAP
9 12 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
10 11 (0.66%) Application Packaging
10 11 (0.66%) HTML5
11 10 (0.60%) JSON
12 9 (0.54%) REST
13 8 (0.48%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (0.48%) Regular Expression
13 8 (0.48%) MCollective
13 8 (0.48%) Servlets
14 6 (0.36%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 135 (8.05%) Clustering
2 107 (6.38%) Blackberry
3 80 (4.77%) Replication
4 50 (2.98%) Open Source
5 44 (2.62%) Hedge funds
6 33 (1.97%) Management Information System
7 32 (1.91%) Thin Client
7 32 (1.91%) Fat Client
8 27 (1.61%) Computer Science
9 23 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
9 23 (1.37%) NHS
10 21 (1.25%) CLARiiON
11 18 (1.07%) Client/Server
12 16 (0.95%) EqualLogic
13 14 (0.83%) iPhone
14 13 (0.77%) FlexPod
14 13 (0.77%) Firmware
15 12 (0.72%) Celerra
16 11 (0.66%) PKI
17 10 (0.60%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1094 (65.20%) Windows
2 540 (32.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 465 (27.71%) Linux
4 340 (20.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 234 (13.95%) UNIX
6 206 (12.28%) Windows 7
7 198 (11.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 105 (6.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 99 (5.90%) Windows XP
10 69 (4.11%) Solaris
11 48 (2.86%) AIX
12 38 (2.26%) SELinux
13 37 (2.21%) Windows 8
13 37 (2.21%) SUSE
14 29 (1.73%) Oracle Linux
15 25 (1.49%) Ubuntu
16 24 (1.43%) CentOS
17 23 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
18 20 (1.19%) Windows 2000
19 12 (0.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (15.02%) ITIL
2 195 (11.62%) Migration
3 142 (8.46%) DevOps
4 125 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 118 (7.03%) Configuration Management
6 74 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (4.17%) Service Management
8 68 (4.05%) Change Management
9 55 (3.28%) Load Balancing
10 54 (3.22%) Continuous Integration
10 54 (3.22%) Project Management
11 51 (3.04%) SOA
12 44 (2.62%) Service Delivery
12 44 (2.62%) Asset Management
13 42 (2.50%) PRINCE2
14 38 (2.26%) TOGAF
15 37 (2.21%) Capacity Management
16 36 (2.15%) Scrum
17 34 (2.03%) Release Management
18 32 (1.91%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 288 (17.16%) SQL
2 209 (12.46%) PowerShell
3 108 (6.44%) Python
4 104 (6.20%) Java
5 95 (5.66%) Ruby
6 87 (5.18%) Bash Shell
7 75 (4.47%) Perl
8 59 (3.52%) Shell Script
9 57 (3.40%) VB
10 50 (2.98%) VBScript
11 40 (2.38%) C
12 26 (1.55%) PHP
13 20 (1.19%) JavaScript
14 13 (0.77%) PL/SQL
15 12 (0.72%) T-SQL
15 12 (0.72%) C#
16 11 (0.66%) VBA
17 9 (0.54%) Korn
18 6 (0.36%) Scala
19 4 (0.24%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 167 (9.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 123 (7.33%) MCSE
3 92 (5.48%) Security Cleared
4 90 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 80 (4.77%) Cisco Certification
6 72 (4.29%) MCITP
7 61 (3.64%) CCNA
8 60 (3.58%) Degree
9 51 (3.04%) SC Cleared
10 49 (2.92%) MCP
11 41 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
12 38 (2.26%) CCNP
13 31 (1.85%) CCA
14 30 (1.79%) MCSA
15 24 (1.43%) MCTS
16 19 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
17 18 (1.07%) DV Cleared
18 16 (0.95%) VCP5
19 15 (0.89%) VCAP
19 15 (0.89%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.10%) SLA
2 19 (1.13%) QA
2 19 (1.13%) ISO 9001
3 15 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.060%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.060%) COBIT
6 1 (0.060%) Data Quality
System Software
1 972 (57.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 680 (40.52%) Active Directory
3 276 (16.45%) vSphere
4 200 (11.92%) VMware ESX
5 195 (11.62%) XenApp
6 135 (8.05%) Hyper-V
7 91 (5.42%) VMware ESXi
8 74 (4.41%) vCloud
9 62 (3.69%) XenDesktop
10 52 (3.10%) Oracle RAC
11 45 (2.68%) XenServer
12 41 (2.44%) Xen
13 40 (2.38%) NFS
14 34 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
15 27 (1.61%) Terminal Services
16 23 (1.37%) VMware Server
17 22 (1.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 20 (1.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 16 (0.95%) ISA Server
19 16 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 177 (10.55%) Puppet
2 156 (9.30%) SCCM
3 69 (4.11%) SCOM
3 69 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (2.74%) Backup Exec
5 44 (2.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 35 (2.09%) NetBackup
7 34 (2.03%) Nagios
8 32 (1.91%) Ansible
9 29 (1.73%) Tivoli
10 28 (1.67%) WSUS
11 22 (1.31%) BladeLogic
11 22 (1.31%) HP SIM
12 17 (1.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 15 (0.89%) Data Guard
13 15 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
14 14 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
15 13 (0.77%) Vagrant
16 11 (0.66%) SCOrch
16 11 (0.66%) Control-M
Vendors
1 581 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 515 (30.69%) Citrix
3 385 (22.94%) Cisco
4 302 (18.00%) HP
5 223 (13.29%) Oracle
6 207 (12.34%) NetApp
7 193 (11.50%) IBM
8 147 (8.76%) EMC
9 117 (6.97%) Red Hat
10 86 (5.13%) Symantec
11 55 (3.28%) Dell
12 52 (3.10%) JBoss
12 52 (3.10%) CheckPoint
13 44 (2.62%) Remedy
14 43 (2.56%) Juniper
15 37 (2.21%) Websense
15 37 (2.21%) F5
16 36 (2.15%) BMC
17 33 (1.97%) 3PAR
18 32 (1.91%) SAP
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Square One Resources
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
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TEKsystems
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
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City, London
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Lorien Resourcing
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Coal IT Services
Rate: From £350 to £375 per annum
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