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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 15 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 11 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.39% 2.93% 3.91%
As % of the Vendors category 10.38% 6.42% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 5
Average daily rate
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£355 £500 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.00% +48.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £520 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.15% -0.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £21.75 £23.63
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -7.93%
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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
106 109 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 51.96% 45.61% 58.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 51 80
Average daily rate £355 £475 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.26% +34.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Average hourly rate £28.13 £43.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +45.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

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
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 2 September 2015, 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 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Citrix
3 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) Linux
3 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
6 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 6 (27.27%) Cisco
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
7 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
7 5 (22.73%) vSphere
7 5 (22.73%) SCCM
7 5 (22.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (18.18%) Puppet
8 4 (18.18%) Clustering
8 4 (18.18%) Network Security
8 4 (18.18%) SQL
8 4 (18.18%) EMC
8 4 (18.18%) SAN
8 4 (18.18%) CCNA
8 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
9 3 (13.64%) HP
9 3 (13.64%) SLA
9 3 (13.64%) IBM
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
1 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (13.64%) OpenStack
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (9.09%) Eucalyptus
4 1 (4.55%) Lync
4 1 (4.55%) Confluence
4 1 (4.55%) JBoss
4 1 (4.55%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) CloudStack
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) GIMP
2 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) SAN
1 4 (18.18%) Network Security
2 3 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (9.09%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 2 (9.09%) NAS
3 2 (9.09%) FCoE
3 2 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (4.55%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) SSL
4 1 (4.55%) MPLS
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) LDAP
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.55%) NetBeans
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
1 1 (4.55%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Platform Architect
3 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (4.55%) SQL DBA
4 1 (4.55%) Project Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) JSP
1 1 (4.55%) Servlets
1 1 (4.55%) Dojo
1 1 (4.55%) jQuery
1 1 (4.55%) MooTools
1 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 4 (18.18%) Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Linux
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (9.09%) UNIX
7 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.55%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (4.55%) CentOS
8 1 (4.55%) Android
8 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Workflow
2 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
2 2 (9.09%) Open Source
2 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.09%) Change Management
2 2 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.55%) Change Control
3 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.55%) Use Case
3 1 (4.55%) UML
3 1 (4.55%) OO
3 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (9.09%) CCNP
4 1 (4.55%) CCIE
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) VCDX
4 1 (4.55%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (22.73%) vSphere
3 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (13.64%) XenApp
5 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.55%) vCloud
6 1 (4.55%) iptables
6 1 (4.55%) NFS
6 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) SCCM
2 4 (18.18%) Puppet
3 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.55%) Ansible
4 1 (4.55%) vMotion
4 1 (4.55%) Nagios
4 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Citrix
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco
4 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
5 4 (18.18%) EMC
6 3 (13.64%) HP
6 3 (13.64%) IBM
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle
7 2 (9.09%) SAP
7 2 (9.09%) CA
8 1 (4.55%) NetApp
8 1 (4.55%) Apple
8 1 (4.55%) Brocade
8 1 (4.55%) Adobe