The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 London 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 49 60 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing VMware 857 765 1030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.65% 3.15% 3.92%
As % of the Vendors category 8.05% 6.84% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 490 655
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 32 34
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £16.00 £16.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.70 £41.65 £29.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10647 11180 11862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.37% 46.04% 45.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6693 7118 7147
Average daily rate £423 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £254 £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 217 291 340
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
VMware
England

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 1 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 1 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 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
(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 +11 209 £363 -3.33% 91
Twickenham +1 5 £275 +30.95% 1
Hounslow +11 4 £400 - 1
Chessington +3 3 £375 - 1
Docklands, London +5 2 £275 -33.33%
Croydon +3 2 £373 +10.37% 2
Uxbridge +2 2 - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames -5 2 £275 -9.09% 1
Hammersmith +5 1 - - 1
Harrow -2 1 - - 2
Bromley -4 1 - - 2
Isleworth - 1 £200 - 1
Westminster - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 - -
Barnet - - - - 1
Beckenham - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
New Malden - - - - 1
Orpington - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 1075 (65.55%) Windows
2 943 (57.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 652 (39.76%) Active Directory
4 576 (35.12%) Microsoft
5 527 (32.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 525 (32.01%) Citrix
7 444 (27.07%) Linux
8 398 (24.27%) Cisco
9 371 (22.62%) SAN
10 341 (20.79%) MS Exchange
11 324 (19.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 304 (18.54%) HP
13 298 (18.17%) Finance
14 296 (18.05%) SQL
15 274 (16.71%) DNS
16 270 (16.46%) ITIL
17 256 (15.61%) SQL Server
17 256 (15.61%) vSphere
18 228 (13.90%) UNIX
19 221 (13.48%) Firewall
20 219 (13.35%) Windows 7
21 214 (13.05%) Oracle
22 201 (12.26%) PowerShell
23 199 (12.13%) XenApp
23 199 (12.13%) Exchange Server 2010
23 199 (12.13%) VMware ESX
24 198 (12.07%) NetApp
25 191 (11.65%) Windows Server 2012
26 190 (11.59%) Migration
27 188 (11.46%) MS Excel

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 341 (20.79%) MS Exchange
2 199 (12.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 142 (8.66%) SharePoint
4 112 (6.83%) IIS
4 112 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 81 (4.94%) Apache
6 78 (4.76%) WebSphere
7 77 (4.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 67 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2003
9 65 (3.96%) WebLogic
10 61 (3.72%) Tomcat
11 37 (2.26%) Lync
12 34 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
13 27 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
14 24 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
15 22 (1.34%) OpenStack
16 20 (1.22%) Node.js
17 17 (1.04%) GlassFish
18 16 (0.98%) nginx
19 14 (0.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 188 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 121 (7.38%) MS Office
3 16 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.91%) MS Project
5 9 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.30%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.061%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.061%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.61%) RMDS
3 9 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.30%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.18%) Cerner Millennium
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.12%) ReMetrica
8 2 (0.12%) assyst
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.061%) Summit
9 1 (0.061%) Agresso
9 1 (0.061%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 64 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
2 56 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (2.74%) Office 365
4 41 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
5 39 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 29 (1.77%) SaaS
7 12 (0.73%) PaaS
8 10 (0.61%) IaaS
9 9 (0.55%) Google App Engine
10 5 (0.30%) GitHub
11 4 (0.24%) IBM SmartCloud
12 3 (0.18%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.18%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.12%) Heroku
13 2 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
14 1 (0.061%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 371 (22.62%) SAN
2 274 (16.71%) DNS
3 221 (13.48%) Firewall
4 166 (10.12%) DHCP
5 152 (9.27%) TCP/IP
6 144 (8.78%) WAN
7 129 (7.87%) LAN
8 113 (6.89%) NAS
9 94 (5.73%) VPN
10 63 (3.84%) VoIP
11 55 (3.35%) VLAN
12 50 (3.05%) Wireless
13 49 (2.99%) iSCSI
14 48 (2.93%) Internet
15 47 (2.87%) MPLS
16 46 (2.80%) HTTP
17 43 (2.62%) Fibre Channel
18 40 (2.44%) SSL
19 39 (2.38%) NetScaler
20 35 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (15.61%) SQL Server
2 83 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (3.05%) MySQL
4 47 (2.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 36 (2.20%) Oracle Exadata
6 30 (1.83%) Oracle Database
7 27 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (1.40%) MongoDB
9 21 (1.28%) Relational Database
10 18 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (0.73%) DB2
13 11 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
16 7 (0.43%) Big Data
16 7 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
16 7 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 73 (4.45%) Jenkins
2 67 (4.09%) JIRA
3 55 (3.35%) Git (software)
4 32 (1.95%) Hudson
5 28 (1.71%) Subversion
6 21 (1.28%) Maven
6 21 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (1.10%) TeamCity
8 15 (0.91%) Ant
9 14 (0.85%) Cucumber
10 13 (0.79%) MSI
11 12 (0.73%) Capybara
12 11 (0.67%) IntelliJ
12 11 (0.67%) AnthillPro
12 11 (0.67%) Mercurial
12 11 (0.67%) Gerrit
13 8 (0.49%) JBehave
13 8 (0.49%) Eclipse
14 7 (0.43%) RubyMine
14 7 (0.43%) NetBeans
General
1 298 (18.17%) Finance
2 115 (7.01%) Banking
3 48 (2.93%) Financial Institution
3 48 (2.93%) Retail
4 46 (2.80%) Telecoms
5 30 (1.83%) Legal
6 28 (1.71%) Investment Banking
7 25 (1.52%) Law
8 20 (1.22%) Publishing
9 11 (0.67%) Front Office
9 11 (0.67%) Games
10 9 (0.55%) Marketing
11 8 (0.49%) Advertising
11 8 (0.49%) Back Office
12 6 (0.37%) Electronics
13 5 (0.30%) Local Government
14 3 (0.18%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.18%) German Language
15 2 (0.12%) French Language
15 2 (0.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 209 (12.74%) Architect
2 189 (11.52%) Analyst
3 160 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 138 (8.41%) Administrator
5 123 (7.50%) Infrastructure Architect
6 116 (7.07%) Consultant
7 93 (5.67%) Support Engineer
8 82 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
9 81 (4.94%) Support Analyst
10 69 (4.21%) Systems Administrator
11 65 (3.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 64 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support
12 64 (3.90%) Server Engineer
13 60 (3.66%) Project Manager
14 52 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support
15 50 (3.05%) Linux Engineer
16 49 (2.99%) Desktop Support
17 48 (2.93%) Wintel Engineer
18 44 (2.68%) DevOps Engineer
19 43 (2.62%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (4.09%) Middleware
2 45 (2.74%) .NET
3 41 (2.50%) Web Services
4 32 (1.95%) WebSphere MQ
5 29 (1.77%) J2EE
6 25 (1.52%) HTML
7 19 (1.16%) CSS
8 17 (1.04%) LAMP
9 14 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
9 14 (0.85%) XML
10 11 (0.67%) HTML5
11 10 (0.61%) JSON
11 10 (0.61%) Application Packaging
11 10 (0.61%) SOAP
12 9 (0.55%) REST
13 7 (0.43%) Servlets
14 6 (0.37%) CSS3
14 6 (0.37%) Sinatra
14 6 (0.37%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 6 (0.37%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 139 (8.48%) Clustering
2 113 (6.89%) Blackberry
3 74 (4.51%) Replication
4 48 (2.93%) Open Source
5 42 (2.56%) Hedge funds
6 35 (2.13%) Fat Client
6 35 (2.13%) Thin Client
6 35 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 26 (1.59%) NHS
8 25 (1.52%) CLARiiON
8 25 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
8 25 (1.52%) Computer Science
9 21 (1.28%) EqualLogic
10 19 (1.16%) Client/Server
11 18 (1.10%) iPhone
12 16 (0.98%) FlexPod
13 15 (0.91%) PKI
14 13 (0.79%) Celerra
15 10 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
15 10 (0.61%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1075 (65.55%) Windows
2 527 (32.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 444 (27.07%) Linux
4 324 (19.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 228 (13.90%) UNIX
6 219 (13.35%) Windows 7
7 191 (11.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 112 (6.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 96 (5.85%) Windows XP
10 72 (4.39%) Solaris
11 41 (2.50%) Windows 8
12 36 (2.20%) SELinux
13 34 (2.07%) AIX
14 28 (1.71%) SUSE
15 27 (1.65%) Oracle Linux
16 23 (1.40%) CentOS
16 23 (1.40%) Ubuntu
17 22 (1.34%) Windows 2000
18 21 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
19 13 (0.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (16.46%) ITIL
2 190 (11.59%) Migration
3 130 (7.93%) DevOps
4 126 (7.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 115 (7.01%) Configuration Management
6 76 (4.63%) Change Management
7 74 (4.51%) Agile Software Development
8 71 (4.33%) Service Management
9 62 (3.78%) Project Management
10 53 (3.23%) Load Balancing
11 49 (2.99%) SOA
12 46 (2.80%) Service Delivery
13 45 (2.74%) PRINCE2
14 44 (2.68%) Continuous Integration
14 44 (2.68%) Asset Management
15 40 (2.44%) TOGAF
16 38 (2.32%) Release Management
16 38 (2.32%) Business Continuity
17 37 (2.26%) Capacity Management
18 33 (2.01%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 296 (18.05%) SQL
2 201 (12.26%) PowerShell
3 106 (6.46%) Java
4 98 (5.98%) Python
5 87 (5.30%) Ruby
6 80 (4.88%) Bash Shell
7 70 (4.27%) Perl
8 53 (3.23%) VB
9 50 (3.05%) Shell Script
10 48 (2.93%) VBScript
11 46 (2.80%) C
12 18 (1.10%) JavaScript
12 18 (1.10%) PHP
13 14 (0.85%) PL/SQL
14 13 (0.79%) T-SQL
15 11 (0.67%) VBA
16 10 (0.61%) C#
17 8 (0.49%) Korn
18 6 (0.37%) Scala
19 4 (0.24%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 168 (10.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 121 (7.38%) MCSE
3 92 (5.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 86 (5.24%) Security Cleared
5 78 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
6 75 (4.57%) MCITP
7 62 (3.78%) Degree
8 58 (3.54%) CCNA
9 48 (2.93%) MCP
10 47 (2.87%) SC Cleared
11 42 (2.56%) CCNP
12 41 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
13 32 (1.95%) CCA
14 27 (1.65%) MCSA
15 21 (1.28%) MCTS
16 19 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
17 16 (0.98%) VCP5
18 15 (0.91%) DV Cleared
19 14 (0.85%) VCDX
19 14 (0.85%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.54%) SLA
2 20 (1.22%) QA
3 19 (1.16%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.73%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.061%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.061%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.061%) COBIT
System Software
1 943 (57.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 652 (39.76%) Active Directory
3 256 (15.61%) vSphere
4 199 (12.13%) XenApp
4 199 (12.13%) VMware ESX
5 123 (7.50%) Hyper-V
6 101 (6.16%) VMware ESXi
7 70 (4.27%) vCloud
8 68 (4.15%) XenDesktop
9 47 (2.87%) Oracle RAC
10 46 (2.80%) XenServer
11 43 (2.62%) Xen
12 42 (2.56%) NFS
13 35 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
14 27 (1.65%) Terminal Services
15 22 (1.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 21 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 18 (1.10%) VMware Server
17 18 (1.10%) ISA Server
18 16 (0.98%) KVM
Systems Management
1 156 (9.51%) Puppet
1 156 (9.51%) SCCM
2 68 (4.15%) SCOM
3 54 (3.29%) Opscode Chef
4 44 (2.68%) Backup Exec
5 37 (2.26%) NetBackup
5 37 (2.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 35 (2.13%) Nagios
7 28 (1.71%) WSUS
8 26 (1.59%) Ansible
9 24 (1.46%) EMC NetWorker
9 24 (1.46%) Tivoli
10 23 (1.40%) HP SIM
10 23 (1.40%) BladeLogic
11 19 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 14 (0.85%) Data Guard
13 13 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
14 12 (0.73%) SCVMM
14 12 (0.73%) MAILsweeper
14 12 (0.73%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 576 (35.12%) Microsoft
2 525 (32.01%) Citrix
3 398 (24.27%) Cisco
4 304 (18.54%) HP
5 214 (13.05%) Oracle
6 198 (12.07%) NetApp
7 174 (10.61%) IBM
8 156 (9.51%) EMC
9 120 (7.32%) Red Hat
10 87 (5.30%) Symantec
11 61 (3.72%) Dell
12 54 (3.29%) CheckPoint
13 48 (2.93%) JBoss
14 44 (2.68%) Remedy
15 43 (2.62%) Juniper
16 41 (2.50%) Websense
17 35 (2.13%) F5
18 29 (1.77%) Bloomberg
18 29 (1.77%) BMC
19 28 (1.71%) Veritas
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