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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 21 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing VMware 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.92% 0.62% -
As % of the Vendors category 3.37% 1.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
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
89 79 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 57.05% 48.77% 50.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 32
Average daily rate £450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £460 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) HP StorageWorks
4 1 (20.00%) Puppet
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (20.00%) vCloud
4 1 (20.00%) Data Virtualisation
4 1 (20.00%) Juju
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Docker
4 1 (20.00%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) LXC
4 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Juju
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) HP StorageWorks
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (20.00%) Symmetrix DMX
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) CLARiiON
1 1 (20.00%) Symmetrix
1 1 (20.00%) Celerra
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) SUSE
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) HPUX
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCA
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) vCloud
3 1 (20.00%) Docker
3 1 (20.00%) LXC
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas File System
3 1 (20.00%) SRDF
3 1 (20.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) Xen
3 1 (20.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) EMC TimeFinder
1 1 (20.00%) EMC Navisphere
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (20.00%) OpenView
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) ProCurve
2 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) CommVault
2 1 (20.00%) JDA
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle