The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 7 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing VMware 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 9.52% 8.33% -
As % of the Vendors category 15.38% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
VMware
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor region.

Vendors Category
M4 Corridor
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
13 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 61.90% 41.67% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
Average daily rate £288 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.11% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £350 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the M4 Corridor region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) GitLab
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Varnish
2 1 (50.00%) CoreOS
2 1 (50.00%) iptables
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) Btrfs
2 1 (50.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (50.00%) LXC
2 1 (50.00%) systemd
2 1 (50.00%) CFEngine
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) MariaDB
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) MCollective
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (50.00%) SmartOS

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) IPv6
1 1 (50.00%) OpenVPN
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MariaDB
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) GitLab
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (50.00%) MCollective
2 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CoreOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SmartOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Btrfs
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) iptables
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
1 1 (50.00%) LXC
1 1 (50.00%) Snort
1 1 (50.00%) Squid
1 1 (50.00%) Varnish
1 1 (50.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) CFEngine
2 1 (50.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) systemd
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) SaltStack