The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 21 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.33% 1.50% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 2.82% 2.44% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £548 £200 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+173.75% +53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £360 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
VMware
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Vendors Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
71 82 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 47.33% 61.65% 59.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 29
Average daily rate £525 £380 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.15% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £440 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £25.75 £35.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.42% +32.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) AppSense
3 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Korn
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Software Packaging

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Domain Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ArchiMate
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Korn
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas File System
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Opsware
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas