The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Luton 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 Luton 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 27 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.00% 1.37% 4.00%
As % of the Vendors category 2.63% 2.94% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate £239 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.82% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £425 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £425 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £309 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Vendors Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
76 34 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 38.00% 46.58% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 22 8
Average daily rate £425 £335 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -2.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.52 - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
VMware
Bedfordshire

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Luton

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Luton region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (61.54%) SLA
5 8 (61.54%) HP
6 7 (53.85%) Citrix
7 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
8 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (30.77%) vSphere
9 4 (30.77%) WSUS
9 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
9 4 (30.77%) ITIL
10 3 (23.08%) SQL
10 3 (23.08%) SAN
10 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (23.08%) XenApp
10 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (15.38%) SCCM
11 2 (15.38%) SCOM
11 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 2 (15.38%) IIS
11 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
11 2 (15.38%) DHCP
11 2 (15.38%) FTP
11 2 (15.38%) DNS
12 1 (7.69%) LAN
12 1 (7.69%) WAN

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) IIS
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) FTP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Support Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.69%) Blog
1 1 (7.69%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (7.69%) NCDA
1 1 (7.69%) NCIE
1 1 (7.69%) CCEE
1 1 (7.69%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) vSphere
4 3 (23.08%) XenApp
5 1 (7.69%) Terminal Server
5 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) WSUS
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) SCOM
3 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) HP
2 7 (53.85%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) McAfee
4 1 (7.69%) Websense
4 1 (7.69%) Veeam