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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 22 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.30% 0.97% 3.29%
As % of the Vendors category 2.02% 1.65% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Average daily rate
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£200 £130 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -69.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £21.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%
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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 Midlands region.

Vendors Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
99 121 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 64.29% 58.74% 53.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 36 38
Average daily rate £375 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £330 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -5.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) ProCurve
4 1 (16.67%) HP ASE
4 1 (16.67%) HP MASE
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Xen
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) HP ASE
2 1 (16.67%) HP MASE
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) CCDP
2 1 (16.67%) CCA
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) ProCurve
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco