The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 30 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware 45 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.39% 4.16% 5.98%
As % of the Vendors category 11.06% 9.67% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 6
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £264 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +5.52%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
407 331 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 48.74% 43.04% 47.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 172 87
Average daily rate £338 £400 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +20.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 31
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £10.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +32.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015, 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 75 (81.52%) Windows
2 70 (76.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (51.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (51.09%) Microsoft
4 35 (38.04%) Hyper-V
5 33 (35.87%) Active Directory
6 32 (34.78%) Security Cleared
7 31 (33.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 30 (32.61%) ITIL
8 30 (32.61%) MCSE
9 29 (31.52%) MS Excel
9 29 (31.52%) SC Cleared
10 26 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (28.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 25 (27.17%) Linux
12 24 (26.09%) Citrix
13 22 (23.91%) SLA
13 22 (23.91%) Finance
13 22 (23.91%) SAN
14 21 (22.83%) UNIX
15 20 (21.74%) VMware ESX
15 20 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
16 18 (19.57%) Service Management
16 18 (19.57%) MCP
17 17 (18.48%) Clustering
17 17 (18.48%) Change Management
18 16 (17.39%) NetApp
19 15 (16.30%) Intel
19 15 (16.30%) McAfee
19 15 (16.30%) Windows 2000

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 15 (16.30%) MS Exchange
2 13 (14.13%) IIS
3 12 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.09%) MediaWiki
7 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.09%) Lync
7 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.09%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.09%) Apache
Applications
1 29 (31.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) SaaS
1 4 (4.35%) PaaS
2 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.91%) SAN
2 9 (9.78%) LAN
2 9 (9.78%) NAS
3 8 (8.70%) WAN
4 6 (6.52%) DNS
5 5 (5.43%) iSCSI
5 5 (5.43%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (4.35%) BIG-IP
6 4 (4.35%) Firewall
6 4 (4.35%) DHCP
6 4 (4.35%) WLAN
7 3 (3.26%) Broadband
8 2 (2.17%) SSH
8 2 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.17%) VPN
9 1 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (1.09%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.09%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.09%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (5.43%) OLTP
2 2 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (23.91%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.43%) Banking
3 3 (3.26%) Retail
4 2 (2.17%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.09%) German Language
5 1 (1.09%) Back Office
5 1 (1.09%) Automotive
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (11.96%) Architect
1 11 (11.96%) Administrator
2 10 (10.87%) Team Leader
2 10 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (9.78%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (9.78%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 8 (8.70%) Windows Administrator
4 8 (8.70%) Consultant
5 7 (7.61%) Project Manager
5 7 (7.61%) Analyst
6 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (5.43%) Citrix Consultant
7 4 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (3.26%) Citrix Specialist
8 3 (3.26%) Virtualisation Architect
8 3 (3.26%) Citrix Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.09%) JMS
1 1 (1.09%) Spring
1 1 (1.09%) Ajax
1 1 (1.09%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.48%) Clustering
2 8 (8.70%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.43%) N-Tier
3 5 (5.43%) User Experience
4 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.17%) PMI
5 2 (2.17%) HACMP
6 1 (1.09%) EMC Centera
6 1 (1.09%) SecurID
6 1 (1.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 75 (81.52%) Windows
2 47 (51.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (27.17%) Linux
5 21 (22.83%) UNIX
6 20 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (16.30%) Windows 2000
7 15 (16.30%) Windows NT
8 13 (14.13%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (7.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (5.43%) Solaris
11 4 (4.35%) Ubuntu
11 4 (4.35%) Windows 7
11 4 (4.35%) CentOS
11 4 (4.35%) Windows XP
12 3 (3.26%) HPUX
12 3 (3.26%) SUSE
12 3 (3.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (2.17%) AIX
14 1 (1.09%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.61%) ITIL
2 26 (28.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (19.57%) Service Management
4 17 (18.48%) Change Management
5 11 (11.96%) Migration
6 9 (9.78%) Service Delivery
7 7 (7.61%) Incident Management
8 6 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (6.52%) Data Migration
9 5 (5.43%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (5.43%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (5.43%) Validation
9 5 (5.43%) Release Management
10 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (4.35%) Line Management
10 4 (4.35%) ITIL V3
10 4 (4.35%) Change Control
10 4 (4.35%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.22%) SQL
2 12 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.26%) Perl
3 3 (3.26%) C
3 3 (3.26%) C++
4 2 (2.17%) Korn
4 2 (2.17%) Bourne shell
4 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 31 (33.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (32.61%) MCSE
4 29 (31.52%) SC Cleared
5 18 (19.57%) MCP
6 12 (13.04%) DV Cleared
7 8 (8.70%) Degree
8 5 (5.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (3.26%) CNA
9 3 (3.26%) CNE
9 3 (3.26%) Novell Certification
10 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (2.17%) PMI Certification
10 2 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (2.17%) CCNP
10 2 (2.17%) CCNA
11 1 (1.09%) CCA
11 1 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.09%) CCEA
11 1 (1.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (23.91%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (76.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (38.04%) Hyper-V
3 33 (35.87%) Active Directory
4 20 (21.74%) VMware ESX
5 11 (11.96%) Firmware
6 9 (9.78%) vSphere
7 8 (8.70%) Terminal Services
8 7 (7.61%) XenApp
8 7 (7.61%) NFS
9 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (6.52%) XenDesktop
9 6 (6.52%) ISA Server
10 3 (3.26%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (2.17%) UAG
11 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (2.17%) GPFS
12 1 (1.09%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (15.22%) Backup Exec
2 11 (11.96%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (10.87%) BladeLogic
4 8 (8.70%) SCOM
5 6 (6.52%) XenMobile
6 4 (4.35%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 4 (4.35%) Tivoli
7 3 (3.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (3.26%) WSUS
7 3 (3.26%) YaST
8 2 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (2.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (2.17%) OVSD
9 1 (1.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (51.09%) Microsoft
2 24 (26.09%) Citrix
3 16 (17.39%) NetApp
4 15 (16.30%) Intel
4 15 (16.30%) McAfee
5 11 (11.96%) Sophos
5 11 (11.96%) Lumension
6 10 (10.87%) HP
6 10 (10.87%) Cisco
7 7 (7.61%) Oracle
7 7 (7.61%) EMC
8 6 (6.52%) IBM
9 5 (5.43%) Symantec
10 4 (4.35%) Remedy
10 4 (4.35%) Brocade
10 4 (4.35%) F5
11 3 (3.26%) 3PAR
11 3 (3.26%) Dell
11 3 (3.26%) Veritas
11 3 (3.26%) Red Hat