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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 47 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware 22 35 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.59% 4.65% 3.97%
As % of the Vendors category 5.53% 10.45% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 16
Average daily rate
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£325 £245 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -5.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £130 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.42% +18.75%
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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
398 335 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 46.88% 44.55% 51.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 157 195
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 26
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.48 £8.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 33 (51.56%) Active Directory
4 27 (42.19%) NetApp
5 26 (40.63%) Microsoft
6 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared
6 22 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (29.69%) SC Cleared
7 19 (29.69%) HP
8 18 (28.13%) SAN
8 18 (28.13%) SLA
9 16 (25.00%) Linux
9 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (25.00%) iSCSI
9 16 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 15 (23.44%) Citrix
10 15 (23.44%) NFS
11 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (18.75%) VMware ESX
13 11 (17.19%) Cisco
13 11 (17.19%) MCSE
14 10 (15.63%) EMC
14 10 (15.63%) Intel
15 9 (14.06%) vSphere
15 9 (14.06%) Fibre Channel
15 9 (14.06%) SCOM
15 9 (14.06%) BladeLogic
15 9 (14.06%) Change Management
15 9 (14.06%) Finance

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (14.06%) IIS
2 8 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.25%) Apache
5 2 (3.13%) CICS
5 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.56%) Moodle
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.13%) SAN
2 16 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 9 (14.06%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (9.38%) NAS
5 4 (6.25%) LDAP
5 4 (6.25%) Broadband
6 3 (4.69%) BIG-IP
7 2 (3.13%) VoIP
7 2 (3.13%) WAN
7 2 (3.13%) Firewall
8 1 (1.56%) IPsec
8 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.56%) VPN
8 1 (1.56%) DNS
8 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.13%) OLTP
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MSI
1 1 (1.56%) AdminStudio
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) International Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (15.63%) Support Engineer
1 10 (15.63%) Storage Engineer
1 10 (15.63%) Cloud Engineer
2 9 (14.06%) Consultant
3 7 (10.94%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Systems Support
4 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Systems Support Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (6.25%) Administrator
5 4 (6.25%) Architect
5 4 (6.25%) Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.69%) Server Support
6 3 (4.69%) Storage Support Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) LAMP
2 1 (1.56%) WAMP
2 1 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Clustering
2 4 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 4 (6.25%) EMC Centera
3 3 (4.69%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.56%) EPoS
4 1 (1.56%) HACMP
4 1 (1.56%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 44 (68.75%) Windows
2 22 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (25.00%) Linux
4 9 (14.06%) Windows 2000
4 9 (14.06%) Windows NT
4 9 (14.06%) UNIX
5 8 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
5 8 (12.50%) CentOS
6 7 (10.94%) Ubuntu
7 6 (9.38%) Windows 7
7 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (7.81%) HPUX
9 4 (6.25%) Windows XP
9 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.13%) Solaris
10 2 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (14.06%) Migration
2 9 (14.06%) Change Management
3 6 (9.38%) Change Control
3 6 (9.38%) Capacity Management
4 3 (4.69%) Performance Management
5 2 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (3.13%) ITIL
5 2 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.56%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.56%) Service Management
6 1 (1.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.56%) Release Management
6 1 (1.56%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.06%) SQL
2 2 (3.13%) C
3 1 (1.56%) VBScript
3 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 19 (29.69%) SC Cleared
3 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (17.19%) MCSE
5 7 (10.94%) DV Cleared
5 7 (10.94%) Degree
6 4 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.13%) CCNA
8 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (28.13%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (73.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (51.56%) Active Directory
3 16 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 15 (23.44%) NFS
5 12 (18.75%) VMware ESX
6 9 (14.06%) vSphere
7 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (12.50%) Terminal Services
7 8 (12.50%) ISA Server
8 5 (7.81%) Sendmail
9 4 (6.25%) XenApp
9 4 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (6.25%) Squid
9 4 (6.25%) Postfix
10 2 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.56%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) BladeLogic
1 9 (14.06%) SCOM
2 5 (7.81%) SCCM
2 5 (7.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (3.13%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.13%) SCOrch
4 2 (3.13%) SCSM
4 2 (3.13%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (3.13%) ARCserve
4 2 (3.13%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.56%) WSUS
5 1 (1.56%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.56%) CA Wily
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 27 (42.19%) NetApp
2 26 (40.63%) Microsoft
3 19 (29.69%) HP
4 15 (23.44%) Citrix
5 11 (17.19%) Cisco
6 10 (15.63%) EMC
6 10 (15.63%) Intel
7 9 (14.06%) Oracle
8 6 (9.38%) Hitachi
8 6 (9.38%) IBM
8 6 (9.38%) 3PAR
9 4 (6.25%) Brocade
9 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
10 3 (4.69%) F5
10 3 (4.69%) Veeam
11 2 (3.13%) Dell
11 2 (3.13%) BMC
12 1 (1.56%) Sophos
12 1 (1.56%) Wyse
12 1 (1.56%) AppSense