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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 21 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware 6 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.83% 2.88% 6.49%
As % of the Vendors category 6.98% 5.07% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate
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£413 £588 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% +62.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +1.16%
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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
86 138 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 40.57% 56.79% 58.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 83 73
Average daily rate £400 £484 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.35% +13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £325 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £588 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
Average hourly rate £34.50 £29.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.94% +63.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.66 £12.05 £17.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.70 £42.75 £19.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 26 November 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 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) HP
4 6 (46.15%) NetApp
5 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco
5 5 (38.46%) Web Services
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) vSphere
6 4 (30.77%) AIX
6 4 (30.77%) Solaris
6 4 (30.77%) UNIX
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) IBM
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
6 4 (30.77%) LAN
6 4 (30.77%) WAN
6 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
6 4 (30.77%) Service Management
6 4 (30.77%) ITSM
6 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (30.77%) XenApp
6 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
6 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (30.77%) 3PAR
6 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (23.08%) Tomcat

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Photoshop
1 2 (15.38%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) NAS
3 1 (7.69%) MPLS
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
1 2 (15.38%) NetBeans
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Design Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Development Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) JSP
2 2 (15.38%) Servlets
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) Dojo
2 2 (15.38%) jQuery
2 2 (15.38%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) AIX
3 4 (30.77%) Solaris
3 4 (30.77%) UNIX
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
2 4 (30.77%) Service Management
2 4 (30.77%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) vSphere
3 4 (30.77%) XenApp
3 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) collectd
1 1 (7.69%) Opsview
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) HP
2 6 (46.15%) NetApp
3 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) IBM
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 4 (30.77%) 3PAR
5 3 (23.08%) Dell
5 3 (23.08%) EMC
6 2 (15.38%) Adobe
7 1 (7.69%) F5
7 1 (7.69%) Akamai