The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead 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 Maidenhead 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 20 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware 5 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 4.07% 20.55% 1.41%
As % of the Vendors category 10.87% 38.46% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 0
Average daily rate £233 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £309 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Vendors Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
46 39 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 37.40% 53.42% 40.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 6
Average daily rate £325 £280 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -28.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £130 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 6
Average hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.50 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
VMware
Berkshire

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) SAN
3 16 (80.00%) HP
4 15 (75.00%) Cisco
4 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (75.00%) Symantec
4 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (75.00%) Windows 7
5 14 (70.00%) SCCM
5 14 (70.00%) WSUS
5 14 (70.00%) NetBackup
5 14 (70.00%) DNS
5 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (70.00%) LAN
6 12 (60.00%) Internet
6 12 (60.00%) VPN
6 12 (60.00%) MPLS
6 12 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 12 (60.00%) vSphere
7 10 (50.00%) Firewall
7 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (45.00%) CheckPoint
8 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (40.00%) Brocade
9 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (40.00%) Blue Coat
9 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
9 8 (40.00%) WAN
9 8 (40.00%) SMTP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) SAN
2 14 (70.00%) DNS
2 14 (70.00%) LAN
3 12 (60.00%) Internet
3 12 (60.00%) VPN
3 12 (60.00%) MPLS
4 10 (50.00%) Firewall
5 8 (40.00%) WAN
5 8 (40.00%) SMTP
5 8 (40.00%) HTTP
6 6 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (30.00%) LDAP
7 2 (10.00%) BGP
7 2 (10.00%) OSPF
7 2 (10.00%) DHCP
7 2 (10.00%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (30.00%) Japanese Language
2 4 (20.00%) French Language
2 4 (20.00%) German Language
2 4 (20.00%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 10 (50.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 7 (35.00%) Operations Team Leader
2 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
3 3 (15.00%) Desktop Team Leader
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Operations Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Data Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Operations Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Service Operations Manager
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (5.00%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Server Support
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) CentOS
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Operations Management
3 3 (15.00%) Security Management
4 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) B2B
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBScript
2 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCSA
1 2 (10.00%) CCNA
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (60.00%) vSphere
3 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.00%) KVM
5 1 (5.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (70.00%) SCCM
1 14 (70.00%) WSUS
1 14 (70.00%) NetBackup
2 12 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) HP
2 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 15 (75.00%) Symantec
3 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (45.00%) CheckPoint
5 8 (40.00%) Brocade
5 8 (40.00%) Blue Coat
6 6 (30.00%) McAfee
7 3 (15.00%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (10.00%) Nokia
8 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
9 1 (5.00%) MobileIron
9 1 (5.00%) Dell