The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 22 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware 7 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.87% 4.40% 4.10%
As % of the Vendors category 6.31% 7.48% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £337 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.58% -0.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £313 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £381 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.53% +18.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
111 147 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 45.49% 58.80% 50.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 75 61
Average daily rate £475 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £30.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £31.00 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) NetApp
3 6 (66.67%) HP
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) Solaris
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle
4 5 (55.56%) LAN
4 5 (55.56%) WAN
4 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
4 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (55.56%) 3PAR
5 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (44.44%) XenApp
5 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
5 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (44.44%) Service Management
5 4 (44.44%) Citrix
5 4 (44.44%) ITSM
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco
5 4 (44.44%) IBM
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) Web Services
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) AIX
6 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (33.33%) vSphere
7 2 (22.22%) NAS

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) Extranet
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Design Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (11.11%) CLARiiON
2 1 (11.11%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Solaris
3 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (44.44%) AIX
5 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Service Management
1 4 (44.44%) ITSM
1 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) XenApp
2 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) NetApp
2 6 (66.67%) HP
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 5 (55.56%) 3PAR
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) IBM
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) EMC
6 1 (11.11%) Dell