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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 36 49 33
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing VMware 36 24 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.76% 2.65% 4.83%
As % of the Vendors category 10.81% 5.83% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 17
Average daily rate £425 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £249 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £517 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year
+10.63% +11.24%
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
333 412 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 43.99% 45.58% 40.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 185 173
Average daily rate £425 £334 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.34% -11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £216 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 21
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.04 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.58% +11.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £9.00 £8.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £15.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 30 April 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 30 April 2016.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 43 (74.14%) Windows
1 43 (74.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (58.62%) Microsoft
3 30 (51.72%) Active Directory
4 24 (41.38%) SAN
5 20 (34.48%) SQL
6 19 (32.76%) MS Exchange
7 18 (31.03%) Citrix
8 16 (27.59%) Security Cleared
9 15 (25.86%) HP
10 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
10 14 (24.14%) SharePoint
10 14 (24.14%) NetApp
10 14 (24.14%) Windows Server
11 13 (22.41%) Finance
11 13 (22.41%) Linux
12 12 (20.69%) ITIL
12 12 (20.69%) EMC
12 12 (20.69%) Hyper-V
13 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
13 11 (18.97%) iSCSI
13 11 (18.97%) SCOM
13 11 (18.97%) Oracle
14 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (15.52%) WAN
15 9 (15.52%) MCSE
15 9 (15.52%) Firewall
15 9 (15.52%) Clustering

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 19 (32.76%) MS Exchange
2 14 (24.14%) SharePoint
3 7 (12.07%) Skype for Business
4 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.72%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.34%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) IaaS
1 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (41.38%) SAN
2 11 (18.97%) iSCSI
3 9 (15.52%) Firewall
3 9 (15.52%) WAN
4 8 (13.79%) Internet
4 8 (13.79%) LAN
5 6 (10.34%) NAS
5 6 (10.34%) SMTP
6 5 (8.62%) DNS
7 3 (5.17%) Broadband
7 3 (5.17%) Network Security
8 2 (3.45%) FTP
8 2 (3.45%) IPsec
8 2 (3.45%) SSH
8 2 (3.45%) Wireless
9 1 (1.72%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.72%) DB2
3 1 (1.72%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.72%) OLTP
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) PowerCenter
General
1 13 (22.41%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.45%) Automotive
2 2 (3.45%) Electronics
2 2 (3.45%) Law
2 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.45%) Marketing
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Advertising
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Architect
2 8 (13.79%) Server Specialist
2 8 (13.79%) Wintel Engineer
2 8 (13.79%) Wintel Server Specialist
2 8 (13.79%) Wintel Specialist
3 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) SAN Specialist
3 7 (12.07%) Server Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) VMware Specialist
4 6 (10.34%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Active Directory Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Active Directory Specialist
5 5 (8.62%) Consultant
5 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (8.62%) Exchange Specialist
5 5 (8.62%) SAN Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) .NET
1 4 (6.90%) JMS
1 4 (6.90%) SOAP
2 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.72%) COM
2 1 (1.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Clustering
2 5 (8.62%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.90%) Cryptography
3 4 (6.90%) HACMP
4 3 (5.17%) LPAR
4 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.45%) CESG
5 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.45%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.72%) iPhone
6 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.72%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 43 (74.14%) Windows
2 14 (24.14%) Windows Server
3 13 (22.41%) Linux
4 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (10.34%) Unix
8 4 (6.90%) AIX
8 4 (6.90%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (6.90%) Windows 7
8 4 (6.90%) Windows 8
9 3 (5.17%) CentOS
9 3 (5.17%) Ubuntu
9 3 (5.17%) VMS
10 2 (3.45%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.72%) Solaris
11 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) ITIL
2 8 (13.79%) Migration
2 8 (13.79%) Project Management
3 7 (12.07%) Capacity Management
3 7 (12.07%) Service Management
4 6 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.62%) CRM
5 5 (8.62%) High Availability
5 5 (8.62%) MODAF
5 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.62%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (8.62%) TOGAF
5 5 (8.62%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (6.90%) Business Analysis
6 4 (6.90%) Data Migration
6 4 (6.90%) DoDAF
6 4 (6.90%) ITSM
6 4 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.90%) Service Design
7 3 (5.17%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) SQL
2 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.17%) AWK
3 3 (5.17%) Perl
3 3 (5.17%) sed
4 1 (1.72%) Java
4 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.72%) JCL
4 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
3 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (15.52%) MCSE
5 8 (13.79%) DV Cleared
6 7 (12.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.45%) CCNA
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.45%) CREST Certified
7 2 (3.45%) Cyber Scheme
7 2 (3.45%) Dell Certification
7 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.45%) MCP
7 2 (3.45%) OSCP
7 2 (3.45%) Tigerscheme
8 1 (1.72%) CCSP
8 1 (1.72%) MCITP
8 1 (1.72%) MCSA
8 1 (1.72%) MCTS
8 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (74.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (51.72%) Active Directory
3 12 (20.69%) Hyper-V
4 7 (12.07%) NFS
4 7 (12.07%) vSphere
5 6 (10.34%) VMware ESX
5 6 (10.34%) XenApp
6 5 (8.62%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (5.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (5.17%) Veritas File System
8 2 (3.45%) Sendmail
9 1 (1.72%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) SCOM
2 5 (8.62%) SCCM
3 4 (6.90%) OpenView
3 4 (6.90%) OVSD
3 4 (6.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.45%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.72%) SCSM
5 1 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 34 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.03%) Citrix
3 15 (25.86%) HP
4 14 (24.14%) NetApp
5 12 (20.69%) EMC
6 11 (18.97%) Oracle
7 8 (13.79%) Cisco
7 8 (13.79%) CommVault
8 6 (10.34%) 3PAR
8 6 (10.34%) Dell
8 6 (10.34%) Red Hat
9 5 (8.62%) Symantec
10 4 (6.90%) StorageTek
10 4 (6.90%) Sun
11 3 (5.17%) Blue Coat
11 3 (5.17%) CheckPoint
11 3 (5.17%) IBM
11 3 (5.17%) Veritas
12 2 (3.45%) Rackspace
12 2 (3.45%) SAP
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