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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 28 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.65% 8.64% 1.41%
As % of the Vendors category 6.94% 24.14% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
72 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 38.10% 35.80% 43.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 20 19
Average daily rate £356 £295 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% -18.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £449 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.00 - £9.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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
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 23 July 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) SaaS
4 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
4 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (42.86%) HP SIM
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Server
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) DMZ
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Validation
1 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
1 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) VCP5
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Server
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) VMFS
4 1 (14.29%) Terminal Server
4 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
4 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP SIM
2 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee
4 1 (14.29%) Websense
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
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