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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 19 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.43% 2.47% 1.51%
As % of the Vendors category 6.67% 4.76% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.88 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+15.23% -20.52%
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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
90 84 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 51.43% 51.85% 54.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 18 43
Average daily rate £416 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £180 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £175.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.71% +446.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

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 2 July 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 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) HP Storage
4 1 (14.29%) Puppet
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (14.29%) vCloud
4 1 (14.29%) Data Virtualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Juju
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
4 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) Docker
4 1 (14.29%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) LXC
4 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (14.29%) EMC VNX
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) SUSE
4 1 (14.29%) Replication

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Juju
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Server Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) CLARiiON
1 1 (14.29%) Symmetrix
1 1 (14.29%) Celerra
1 1 (14.29%) Symmetrix DMX
1 1 (14.29%) HP Storage
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
2 1 (14.29%) HPUX
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) VMS
2 1 (14.29%) SUSE
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) SOA
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Data Virtualisation
1 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) vCloud
3 1 (14.29%) Docker
3 1 (14.29%) LXC
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas File System
3 1 (14.29%) SRDF
3 1 (14.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (14.29%) NFS
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (14.29%) EMC TimeFinder
1 1 (14.29%) EMC Navisphere
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) CommVault
3 1 (14.29%) JDA
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Sun
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Nortel
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle