The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Middlesex 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 26 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.19% 1.01% 2.36%
As % of the Vendors category 2.21% 1.75% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate £550 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £309 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
136 114 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 53.97% 57.29% 51.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 57 78
Average daily rate £400 £380 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -0.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £258 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £573 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 10
Average hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
VMware
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) NetApp
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Solaris
5 3 (33.33%) AIX
5 3 (33.33%) SAP
5 3 (33.33%) UNIX
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) EMC
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) Brocade
6 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (22.22%) Release Management
6 2 (22.22%) 3PAR
6 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (22.22%) NAS
6 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
6 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
6 2 (22.22%) Clustering
6 2 (22.22%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) HACMP
6 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) IBM

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) Extranet
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SAP HANA
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
1 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Design Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) HACMP
2 1 (11.11%) CLARiiON
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (11.11%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Solaris
4 3 (33.33%) AIX
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (22.22%) Release Management
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (22.22%) High Availability
1 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) ABAP
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
2 2 (22.22%) PowerHA
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) NetApp
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) EMC
3 3 (33.33%) Brocade
4 2 (22.22%) 3PAR
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix