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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 40 22 39
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +17
Contract jobs citing VMware 26 54 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.66% 6.68% 3.47%
As % of the Vendors category 8.58% 13.60% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 14
Average daily rate £375 £363 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £208 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £41.25 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
VMware
Buckinghamshire

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
303 397 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 42.68% 49.13% 43.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 191 174
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 19
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.17 £9.75 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £30.00 £14.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 11 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 45 (70.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (65.63%) Windows
3 31 (48.44%) Microsoft
4 23 (35.94%) Windows Server
5 22 (34.38%) SQL
6 21 (32.81%) Oracle
6 21 (32.81%) Active Directory
7 16 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 14 (21.88%) Security Cleared
8 14 (21.88%) Clustering
8 14 (21.88%) Citrix
8 14 (21.88%) Unix
9 13 (20.31%) Finance
9 13 (20.31%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (20.31%) Service Management
10 12 (18.75%) SAN
10 12 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (18.75%) SCCM
11 11 (17.19%) Technical Architecture
11 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (17.19%) DV Cleared
11 11 (17.19%) Migration
11 11 (17.19%) ITIL
11 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange
11 11 (17.19%) HP
11 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (17.19%) Data Centre
12 10 (15.63%) Intel
12 10 (15.63%) Linux
12 10 (15.63%) AIX

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.56%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.75%) SAN
2 9 (14.06%) iSCSI
3 7 (10.94%) Firewall
3 7 (10.94%) Internet
4 6 (9.38%) NAS
4 6 (9.38%) SMTP
5 4 (6.25%) LAN
5 4 (6.25%) Network Security
5 4 (6.25%) WAN
6 3 (4.69%) Broadband
7 2 (3.13%) ATM
7 2 (3.13%) DNS
7 2 (3.13%) FTP
7 2 (3.13%) IPsec
7 2 (3.13%) SSH
8 1 (1.56%) DHCP
8 1 (1.56%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.56%) VoIP
8 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (12.50%) OLTP
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.13%) DB2
4 2 (3.13%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.13%) PowerCenter
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Aerospace
2 5 (7.81%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Automotive
3 2 (3.13%) Law
3 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Architect
2 10 (15.63%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (12.50%) Analyst
3 8 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.81%) Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Software Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) .NET
1 4 (6.25%) JMS
1 4 (6.25%) Middleware
1 4 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.56%) COM
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Clustering
2 11 (17.19%) Data Centre
3 9 (14.06%) HACMP
3 9 (14.06%) N-Tier
4 4 (6.25%) Cryptography
5 3 (4.69%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.69%) LPAR
5 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.13%) CESG
7 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 42 (65.63%) Windows
2 23 (35.94%) Windows Server
3 14 (21.88%) Unix
4 12 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (15.63%) AIX
6 10 (15.63%) Linux
6 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (10.94%) Solaris
8 5 (7.81%) CentOS
8 5 (7.81%) Ubuntu
9 3 (4.69%) VMS
9 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
10 2 (3.13%) Windows Vista
10 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) Disaster Recovery
1 13 (20.31%) Service Management
2 11 (17.19%) ITIL
2 11 (17.19%) Migration
2 11 (17.19%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (12.50%) High Availability
3 8 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (10.94%) Requirements Management
5 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
5 6 (9.38%) Project Management
6 5 (7.81%) Business Analysis
6 5 (7.81%) CRM
6 5 (7.81%) ITIL V3
6 5 (7.81%) ITSM
6 5 (7.81%) MODAF
6 5 (7.81%) TOGAF
6 5 (7.81%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (6.25%) DoDAF
7 4 (6.25%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.38%) SQL
2 6 (9.38%) Java
3 5 (7.81%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.69%) AWK
4 3 (4.69%) Perl
4 3 (4.69%) sed
5 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.13%) JCL
5 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.19%) DV Cleared
3 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
4 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.81%) DBS Check
6 4 (6.25%) CCNA
6 4 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (6.25%) MCSE
7 3 (4.69%) MCP
7 3 (4.69%) MCSA
7 3 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.13%) CREST Certified
8 2 (3.13%) Cyber Scheme
8 2 (3.13%) MCITP
8 2 (3.13%) OSCP
8 2 (3.13%) Tigerscheme
8 2 (3.13%) VCP5
9 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.56%) MCTS
9 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (70.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (32.81%) Active Directory
3 16 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (12.50%) vSphere
5 6 (9.38%) GPFS
5 6 (9.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (7.81%) NFS
6 5 (7.81%) VMware ESX
7 3 (4.69%) Veritas File System
8 2 (3.13%) Sendmail
9 1 (1.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (18.75%) SCCM
2 5 (7.81%) OVSD
3 4 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (6.25%) OpenView
3 4 (6.25%) SCOM
3 4 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.13%) WSUS
5 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 31 (48.44%) Microsoft
2 21 (32.81%) Oracle
3 14 (21.88%) Citrix
4 11 (17.19%) HP
5 10 (15.63%) Intel
6 9 (14.06%) NetApp
7 7 (10.94%) EMC
8 6 (9.38%) Cisco
9 5 (7.81%) Dell
10 4 (6.25%) StorageTek
10 4 (6.25%) Sun
10 4 (6.25%) Symantec
11 3 (4.69%) 3PAR
11 3 (4.69%) IBM
11 3 (4.69%) Rackspace
11 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
11 3 (4.69%) Veritas
12 2 (3.13%) GFI Software
13 1 (1.56%) Remedy
13 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds