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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 19 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware 7 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.91% 1.49% 2.99%
As % of the Vendors category 6.54% 2.59% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Average daily rate
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£400 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 - £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.63 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.94% +18.75%
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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
107 116 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 59.78% 57.71% 60.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 54 40
Average daily rate £400 £400 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+900.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 28 August 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) SCCM
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) IBM

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) Architect
1 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) Consultant
1 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) Administrator
1 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Contracts Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (12.50%) Senior Windows Administrator
1 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Designer
1 1 (12.50%) Designer
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) F5
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) IBM