The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Milton Keynes region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 46 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware 22 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.47% 4.47% 4.33%
As % of the Vendors category 5.29% 9.72% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.13 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
416 319 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 46.64% 45.97% 48.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 139 137
Average daily rate £363 £335 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 39 24
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £9.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 47 (73.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (68.75%) Windows
3 30 (46.88%) Active Directory
4 29 (45.31%) Security Cleared
5 26 (40.63%) Microsoft
6 24 (37.50%) NetApp
6 24 (37.50%) SC Cleared
7 21 (32.81%) Linux
8 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (29.69%) Hyper-V
10 18 (28.13%) iSCSI
11 15 (23.44%) NFS
11 15 (23.44%) SLA
12 14 (21.88%) HP
13 12 (18.75%) Citrix
13 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (18.75%) SAN
13 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (18.75%) MS Exchange
14 10 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (15.63%) Migration
14 10 (15.63%) DV Cleared
15 9 (14.06%) VMware ESX
15 9 (14.06%) MCSE
15 9 (14.06%) UNIX
15 9 (14.06%) Cisco
16 8 (12.50%) Oracle
16 8 (12.50%) CentOS
16 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
17 7 (10.94%) Ubuntu

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 12 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (6.25%) Apache
4 4 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.13%) IIS
5 2 (3.13%) CICS
5 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.56%) SAS
6 1 (1.56%) Moodle
6 1 (1.56%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.13%) iSCSI
2 12 (18.75%) SAN
3 5 (7.81%) Firewall
3 5 (7.81%) NAS
3 5 (7.81%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (6.25%) LDAP
5 3 (4.69%) Broadband
5 3 (4.69%) SMTP
5 3 (4.69%) BIG-IP
5 3 (4.69%) Internet
6 2 (3.13%) ICMP
6 2 (3.13%) DNS
6 2 (3.13%) VoIP
7 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.13%) OLTP
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MSI
1 1 (1.56%) AdminStudio
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) International Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (15.63%) Consultant
1 10 (15.63%) Support Engineer
1 10 (15.63%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (9.38%) Storage Engineer
2 6 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (7.81%) Systems Support
3 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (7.81%) Systems Support Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (6.25%) Architect
5 3 (4.69%) Server Support
5 3 (4.69%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (4.69%) Storage Support Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Linux Support
6 2 (3.13%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Data Centre Consultant
6 2 (3.13%) Blackberry Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) LAMP
2 1 (1.56%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Clustering
2 4 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.69%) CESG
3 3 (4.69%) Cryptography
4 2 (3.13%) PKI
4 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.56%) EPoS
5 1 (1.56%) HACMP
5 1 (1.56%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 44 (68.75%) Windows
2 21 (32.81%) Linux
3 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (14.06%) UNIX
6 8 (12.50%) CentOS
6 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 7 (10.94%) Ubuntu
8 5 (7.81%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (7.81%) Windows NT
8 5 (7.81%) Windows XP
9 4 (6.25%) Windows 2000
9 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (4.69%) AIX
10 3 (4.69%) HPUX
10 3 (4.69%) Solaris
11 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (15.63%) Migration
2 7 (10.94%) Change Management
3 6 (9.38%) Change Control
4 5 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (6.25%) Capacity Management
5 4 (6.25%) ITIL
5 4 (6.25%) Service Management
6 3 (4.69%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (3.13%) Release Management
7 2 (3.13%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.13%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.56%) CRM
8 1 (1.56%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.56%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.56%) Email Migration
8 1 (1.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) SQL
2 2 (3.13%) C
3 1 (1.56%) VBScript
3 1 (1.56%) VB
3 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (45.31%) Security Cleared
2 24 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (15.63%) DV Cleared
5 9 (14.06%) MCSE
6 4 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (6.25%) Degree
7 3 (4.69%) MCP
8 2 (3.13%) CCNA
9 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.44%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 47 (73.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (46.88%) Active Directory
3 19 (29.69%) Hyper-V
4 15 (23.44%) NFS
5 9 (14.06%) VMware ESX
6 6 (9.38%) vSphere
7 5 (7.81%) Sendmail
8 4 (6.25%) Postfix
8 4 (6.25%) Squid
9 3 (4.69%) XenApp
10 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (3.13%) Terminal Services
10 2 (3.13%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.56%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) SCOM
2 5 (7.81%) SCCM
2 5 (7.81%) Backup Exec
3 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 3 (4.69%) BladeLogic
5 2 (3.13%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (3.13%) ARCserve
5 2 (3.13%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.13%) SCSM
5 2 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (3.13%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.56%) CA Wily
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.56%) WSUS
6 1 (1.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 26 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 24 (37.50%) NetApp
3 14 (21.88%) HP
4 12 (18.75%) Citrix
5 9 (14.06%) Cisco
6 8 (12.50%) Oracle
7 6 (9.38%) Intel
8 5 (7.81%) Lumension
8 5 (7.81%) EMC
9 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
9 4 (6.25%) McAfee
10 3 (4.69%) Sophos
10 3 (4.69%) F5
11 2 (3.13%) Remedy
11 2 (3.13%) Veeam
11 2 (3.13%) 3PAR
11 2 (3.13%) StorageTek
11 2 (3.13%) Sun
11 2 (3.13%) BMC
11 2 (3.13%) IBM