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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 23 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware 6 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.05% 2.15% 3.38%
As % of the Vendors category 7.23% 5.71% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Average daily rate £471 £406 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £400 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £413 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
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 Middlesex region.

Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
83 70 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 56.08% 37.63% 61.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 44 80
Average daily rate £385 £396 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £267 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £432 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £16.50
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 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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Clustering
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (25.00%) Middleware
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) Big Data
5 2 (16.67%) Pega
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Sonic ESB
5 2 (16.67%) QA
5 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Server
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) Solaris
5 2 (16.67%) Apache
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) ETL
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) MPLS
5 2 (16.67%) EAI
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Sonic ESB
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) GIMP
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) MPLS
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (8.33%) FCoE
2 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (8.33%) FTP
2 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) NX-OS
2 1 (8.33%) SSH
2 1 (8.33%) VLAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Architect
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) Flash
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) BYOD
3 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) FMCG
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Analytics
1 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Change Management
1 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
1 2 (16.67%) EAI
1 2 (16.67%) ETL
1 2 (16.67%) High Availability
1 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (16.67%) Presales
1 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Case Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) OO
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) SOA
2 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Python
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Server
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) iptables
3 1 (8.33%) KVM
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Pega
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) NetIQ
4 1 (8.33%) Novell
4 1 (8.33%) Tumbleweed