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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 47 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware 955 877 885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.90% 3.49% 3.38%
As % of the Vendors category 8.50% 7.56% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 566 580
Average daily rate
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£375 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 28
Average hourly rate £25.25 £19.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.16% -14.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £15.36 £17.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.35 £45.00 £29.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +18.12%
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
11238 11598 11955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.85% 46.16% 45.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7287 7558 7287
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 246 336
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.95 £45.00 £41.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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
City of London +6 229 £375 -0.66% 91
Hounslow - 7 £425 -
Croydon -12 4 £373 +6.04% 5
Twickenham +1 3 £450 +114.28% 2
Chessington 0 3 - -
Ilford - 3 £375 -
Harrow -2 2 £400 +16.36%
Hayes - 2 - - 2
Uxbridge - 2 £290 - 2
New Malden - 2 - - 5
Westminster - 2 £250 -
Paddington - 2 - -
Hammersmith - 2 £475 -
Canary Wharf +17 1 £300 -25.00%
Kingston Upon Thames -6 1 £275 -30.15% 1
Bromley -11 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 £180 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Docklands, London - - - - 2
Southwark - - - -
Barking - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Hornchurch - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1132 (63.52%) Windows
2 1020 (57.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 728 (40.85%) Active Directory
4 610 (34.23%) Microsoft
5 553 (31.03%) Citrix
6 540 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 515 (28.90%) Linux
8 412 (23.12%) Cisco
9 409 (22.95%) SAN
10 386 (21.66%) MS Exchange
11 352 (19.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 333 (18.69%) Finance
13 322 (18.07%) HP
14 319 (17.90%) DNS
15 291 (16.33%) SQL
15 291 (16.33%) vSphere
16 276 (15.49%) SQL Server
17 273 (15.32%) ITIL
18 237 (13.30%) UNIX
19 234 (13.13%) Firewall
20 231 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2010
21 227 (12.74%) XenApp
22 220 (12.35%) Oracle
23 211 (11.84%) IBM
23 211 (11.84%) Windows 7
24 208 (11.67%) PowerShell
24 208 (11.67%) Migration
25 206 (11.56%) Puppet
26 205 (11.50%) NetApp
27 203 (11.39%) VMware ESX

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 386 (21.66%) MS Exchange
2 231 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 160 (8.98%) SharePoint
4 133 (7.46%) IIS
5 122 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 107 (6.00%) Apache
7 87 (4.88%) WebSphere
8 80 (4.49%) WebLogic
9 76 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
10 73 (4.10%) Tomcat
11 64 (3.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 51 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
13 40 (2.24%) Lync
14 36 (2.02%) OpenStack
15 31 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
16 30 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
17 26 (1.46%) Node.js
18 21 (1.18%) GlassFish
19 16 (0.90%) nginx
20 12 (0.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 184 (10.33%) MS Excel
2 136 (7.63%) MS Office
3 23 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.95%) MS Project
5 13 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.056%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.056%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 32 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.28%) ION MarketView
4 4 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.17%) ReMetrica
5 3 (0.17%) Cerner Millennium
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.11%) assyst
6 2 (0.11%) RMDS
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.056%) Summit
7 1 (0.056%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 83 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (3.93%) Amazon EC2
3 53 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (2.97%) Office 365
4 32 (1.80%) SaaS
5 30 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.79%) PaaS
7 12 (0.67%) Google App Engine
7 12 (0.67%) IaaS
8 9 (0.51%) GitHub
9 5 (0.28%) IBM SmartCloud
10 2 (0.11%) Heroku
10 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.056%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.056%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 409 (22.95%) SAN
2 319 (17.90%) DNS
3 234 (13.13%) Firewall
4 181 (10.16%) DHCP
5 156 (8.75%) WAN
6 136 (7.63%) TCP/IP
7 124 (6.96%) LAN
8 105 (5.89%) VPN
9 95 (5.33%) NAS
10 68 (3.82%) VLAN
11 58 (3.25%) Internet
11 58 (3.25%) VoIP
12 56 (3.14%) NetScaler
13 50 (2.81%) HTTP
14 49 (2.75%) iSCSI
14 49 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
15 48 (2.69%) MPLS
16 47 (2.64%) Wireless
16 47 (2.64%) Fibre Channel
17 46 (2.58%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 85 (4.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 62 (3.48%) MySQL
4 44 (2.47%) Oracle Exadata
5 42 (2.36%) Oracle Database
6 34 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
7 31 (1.74%) MongoDB
8 28 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (1.07%) Relational Database
10 17 (0.95%) DB2
11 15 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
13 10 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (0.45%) NoSQL
15 8 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (0.45%) Redis
15 8 (0.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 93 (5.22%) Jenkins
2 68 (3.82%) JIRA
3 64 (3.59%) Git (software)
4 37 (2.08%) Hudson
5 29 (1.63%) Maven
6 25 (1.40%) TeamCity
7 24 (1.35%) Subversion
8 22 (1.23%) MSI
9 19 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (1.01%) Cucumber
11 14 (0.79%) Capybara
11 14 (0.79%) IntelliJ
12 11 (0.62%) Ant
12 11 (0.62%) Gerrit
12 11 (0.62%) Mercurial
13 8 (0.45%) AnthillPro
14 5 (0.28%) Visual Studio
14 5 (0.28%) Eclipse
15 4 (0.22%) LoadRunner
15 4 (0.22%) JMeter
General
1 333 (18.69%) Finance
2 122 (6.85%) Banking
3 51 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 48 (2.69%) Retail
5 47 (2.64%) Financial Institution
6 43 (2.41%) Legal
7 33 (1.85%) Law
8 29 (1.63%) Publishing
9 25 (1.40%) Investment Banking
10 20 (1.12%) Advertising
11 14 (0.79%) Marketing
12 12 (0.67%) Games
13 10 (0.56%) Front Office
14 8 (0.45%) Back Office
14 8 (0.45%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.34%) Local Government
16 5 (0.28%) Electronics
17 3 (0.17%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 206 (11.56%) Architect
2 186 (10.44%) Analyst
3 177 (9.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 160 (8.98%) Administrator
5 134 (7.52%) Consultant
6 102 (5.72%) Infrastructure Architect
7 100 (5.61%) Systems Engineer
8 88 (4.94%) Systems Administrator
9 85 (4.77%) Support Engineer
10 79 (4.43%) Support Analyst
11 68 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support
12 63 (3.54%) Server Engineer
13 61 (3.42%) Project Manager
14 58 (3.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 58 (3.25%) DevOps Engineer
15 57 (3.20%) Linux Engineer
16 52 (2.92%) 2nd Line Support
17 49 (2.75%) Desktop Support
18 46 (2.58%) Technical Architect
19 43 (2.41%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (3.25%) Web Services
1 58 (3.25%) Middleware
2 46 (2.58%) .NET
3 39 (2.19%) WebSphere MQ
4 30 (1.68%) HTML
5 22 (1.23%) LAMP
5 22 (1.23%) CSS
6 20 (1.12%) J2EE
7 17 (0.95%) Application Packaging
8 16 (0.90%) HTML5
8 16 (0.90%) XML
9 11 (0.62%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (0.62%) Regular Expression
10 10 (0.56%) CSS3
10 10 (0.56%) Sinatra
10 10 (0.56%) Sass
11 9 (0.51%) MCollective
12 8 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
12 8 (0.45%) Servlets
12 8 (0.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 137 (7.69%) Clustering
2 108 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 99 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 97 (5.44%) Replication
5 63 (3.54%) Open Source
6 45 (2.53%) Hedge funds
7 40 (2.24%) Fat Client
7 40 (2.24%) Thin Client
8 36 (2.02%) Management Information System
9 27 (1.52%) Computer Science
10 25 (1.40%) NHS
11 23 (1.29%) Enterprise Storage
12 19 (1.07%) Client/Server
13 16 (0.90%) CLARiiON
14 15 (0.84%) EqualLogic
15 14 (0.79%) PKI
16 13 (0.73%) Firmware
17 12 (0.67%) FlexPod
17 12 (0.67%) iPhone
18 11 (0.62%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 1132 (63.52%) Windows
2 540 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 515 (28.90%) Linux
4 352 (19.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 237 (13.30%) UNIX
6 211 (11.84%) Windows 7
7 196 (11.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 106 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 106 (5.95%) Windows XP
9 69 (3.87%) Solaris
10 53 (2.97%) AIX
11 44 (2.47%) Windows 8
12 43 (2.41%) SELinux
13 41 (2.30%) SUSE
14 32 (1.80%) Oracle Linux
15 28 (1.57%) Ubuntu
16 26 (1.46%) CentOS
17 20 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
18 17 (0.95%) Windows 2000
19 14 (0.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (15.32%) ITIL
2 208 (11.67%) Migration
3 173 (9.71%) DevOps
4 149 (8.36%) Agile Software Development
5 129 (7.24%) Configuration Management
6 110 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 72 (4.04%) Change Management
8 71 (3.98%) Service Management
9 63 (3.54%) Continuous Integration
10 61 (3.42%) Project Management
11 56 (3.14%) Load Balancing
12 53 (2.97%) SOA
13 47 (2.64%) Service Delivery
14 43 (2.41%) Asset Management
15 41 (2.30%) Scrum
16 40 (2.24%) PRINCE2
17 39 (2.19%) Continuous Improvement
18 35 (1.96%) Capacity Management
18 35 (1.96%) Incident Management
18 35 (1.96%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 291 (16.33%) SQL
2 208 (11.67%) PowerShell
3 115 (6.45%) Python
4 110 (6.17%) Ruby
5 107 (6.00%) Java
6 93 (5.22%) Bash Shell
7 78 (4.38%) Perl
8 69 (3.87%) Shell Script
9 55 (3.09%) VBScript
10 51 (2.86%) VB
11 41 (2.30%) C
12 28 (1.57%) PHP
13 25 (1.40%) JavaScript
14 13 (0.73%) T-SQL
14 13 (0.73%) VBA
15 11 (0.62%) PL/SQL
15 11 (0.62%) C#
16 8 (0.45%) Korn
17 7 (0.39%) Scala
18 4 (0.22%) Golang
Qualifications
1 177 (9.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 116 (6.51%) MCSE
3 99 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 91 (5.11%) Security Cleared
5 88 (4.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 81 (4.55%) CCNA
7 67 (3.76%) MCITP
8 63 (3.54%) Degree
9 52 (2.92%) SC Cleared
10 47 (2.64%) MCP
11 44 (2.47%) Citrix Certification
12 43 (2.41%) CCNP
13 36 (2.02%) MCSA
14 32 (1.80%) CCA
15 21 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
15 21 (1.18%) MCTS
16 19 (1.07%) DV Cleared
17 16 (0.90%) CISSP
18 15 (0.84%) CCSA
18 15 (0.84%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (2.81%) SLA
2 23 (1.29%) ISO 9001
3 20 (1.12%) QA
4 16 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.056%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.056%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1020 (57.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 728 (40.85%) Active Directory
3 291 (16.33%) vSphere
4 227 (12.74%) XenApp
5 203 (11.39%) VMware ESX
6 152 (8.53%) Hyper-V
7 92 (5.16%) VMware ESXi
8 75 (4.21%) XenDesktop
9 72 (4.04%) vCloud
10 60 (3.37%) XenServer
10 60 (3.37%) Oracle RAC
11 49 (2.75%) NFS
12 48 (2.69%) Xen
13 39 (2.19%) Microsoft App-V
14 27 (1.52%) VMware Server
15 25 (1.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 24 (1.35%) Terminal Services
17 21 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
18 17 (0.95%) UAG
19 15 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 206 (11.56%) Puppet
2 173 (9.71%) SCCM
3 83 (4.66%) Opscode Chef
4 69 (3.87%) SCOM
5 61 (3.42%) Backup Exec
6 56 (3.14%) Nagios
7 47 (2.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 42 (2.36%) Ansible
9 37 (2.08%) Tivoli
10 35 (1.96%) WSUS
11 30 (1.68%) NetBackup
12 29 (1.63%) HP SIM
13 20 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
14 17 (0.95%) BladeLogic
14 17 (0.95%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
15 16 (0.90%) Vagrant
15 16 (0.90%) Data Guard
16 15 (0.84%) MIMEsweeper
17 14 (0.79%) Control-M
17 14 (0.79%) Salt
Vendors
1 610 (34.23%) Microsoft
2 553 (31.03%) Citrix
3 412 (23.12%) Cisco
4 322 (18.07%) HP
5 220 (12.35%) Oracle
6 211 (11.84%) IBM
7 205 (11.50%) NetApp
8 161 (9.03%) EMC
9 124 (6.96%) Red Hat
10 88 (4.94%) Symantec
11 65 (3.65%) Dell
12 64 (3.59%) JBoss
13 59 (3.31%) CheckPoint
14 53 (2.97%) Juniper
15 44 (2.47%) 3PAR
16 43 (2.41%) Remedy
17 40 (2.24%) BMC
18 38 (2.13%) F5
19 36 (2.02%) SolarWinds
20 33 (1.85%) LANDesk
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