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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 51 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware 24 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.45% 2.77% 4.50%
As % of the Vendors category 5.23% 5.96% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +32.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £257 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -0.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-2.27% -5.80%
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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
459 386 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 46.84% 46.51% 42.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 200 146
Average daily rate £386 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 27
Average hourly rate £10.04 £12.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.37% +2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.50 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.20 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 40 (64.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (58.06%) Windows
3 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
4 28 (45.16%) Hyper-V
5 24 (38.71%) Citrix
6 23 (37.10%) Security Cleared
7 22 (35.48%) Active Directory
7 22 (35.48%) ITIL
8 19 (30.65%) PowerShell
9 18 (29.03%) SC Cleared
9 18 (29.03%) SQL
10 17 (27.42%) MS Exchange
11 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
11 16 (25.81%) HP
11 16 (25.81%) Data Centre
12 15 (24.19%) Symantec
13 14 (22.58%) Clustering
13 14 (22.58%) Cisco
13 14 (22.58%) Linux
13 14 (22.58%) DV Cleared
13 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (19.35%) Red Hat
15 12 (19.35%) UNIX
15 12 (19.35%) Finance
15 12 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
16 11 (17.74%) VMware ESX
16 11 (17.74%) SAN
16 11 (17.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 17 (27.42%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
3 9 (14.52%) Lync
4 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (9.68%) IIS
5 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.29%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) SAN
2 6 (9.68%) Firewall
2 6 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.68%) DNS
3 5 (8.06%) VoIP
3 5 (8.06%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (6.45%) WAN
4 4 (6.45%) DHCP
4 4 (6.45%) LAN
5 3 (4.84%) Broadband
5 3 (4.84%) Wireless
5 3 (4.84%) 802.11
5 3 (4.84%) Network Security
6 2 (3.23%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.61%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.61%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.61%) SSL
7 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.45%) MySQL
4 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.23%) OLTP
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Local Government
2 3 (4.84%) Spanish Language
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (11.29%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (11.29%) Architect
3 6 (9.68%) Consultant
3 6 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (9.68%) Administrator
4 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (8.06%) Citrix Specialist
5 4 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.84%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Virtualisation Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.23%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.61%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.81%) Data Centre
2 14 (22.58%) Clustering
3 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.06%) User Experience
5 3 (4.84%) LPAR
5 3 (4.84%) HACMP
6 2 (3.23%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.23%) NHS
6 2 (3.23%) Thin Client
6 2 (3.23%) EMC VNX
6 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.23%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.61%) Telematics
7 1 (1.61%) EPoS
7 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (58.06%) Windows
2 14 (22.58%) Linux
2 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (19.35%) UNIX
5 11 (17.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (8.06%) VMS
6 5 (8.06%) AIX
7 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.61%) CentOS
8 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) ITIL
2 12 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (14.52%) Migration
3 9 (14.52%) CRM
3 9 (14.52%) Service Delivery
3 9 (14.52%) Change Management
4 8 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (9.68%) Change Control
6 5 (8.06%) Service Management
6 5 (8.06%) High Availability
6 5 (8.06%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (8.06%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (8.06%) Problem Management
6 5 (8.06%) Data Migration
6 5 (8.06%) Network Design
7 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.84%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (4.84%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.65%) PowerShell
2 18 (29.03%) SQL
3 7 (11.29%) Shell Script
4 5 (8.06%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.84%) Perl
5 3 (4.84%) AWK
5 3 (4.84%) sed
6 2 (3.23%) VB
7 1 (1.61%) VBScript
7 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (37.10%) Security Cleared
2 18 (29.03%) SC Cleared
3 14 (22.58%) DV Cleared
4 6 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.06%) CCNP
6 4 (6.45%) CCNA
6 4 (6.45%) MCSE
7 3 (4.84%) CCDP
8 2 (3.23%) MCP
8 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.61%) MCITP
9 1 (1.61%) Degree
9 1 (1.61%) MCSA
9 1 (1.61%) CCDA
9 1 (1.61%) CCA
9 1 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (64.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (45.16%) Hyper-V
3 22 (35.48%) Active Directory
4 11 (17.74%) VMware ESX
5 9 (14.52%) vSphere
6 7 (11.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 7 (11.29%) XenApp
7 6 (9.68%) XenDesktop
8 5 (8.06%) Veritas File System
9 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (3.23%) UAG
10 1 (1.61%) BitLocker
10 1 (1.61%) NFS
10 1 (1.61%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (16.13%) SCOM
2 9 (14.52%) SCCM
3 6 (9.68%) OVSD
3 6 (9.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (8.06%) XenMobile
4 5 (8.06%) AirWatch
4 5 (8.06%) WSUS
5 3 (4.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (4.84%) OpenView
5 3 (4.84%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (4.84%) Backup Exec
6 2 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (3.23%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (1.61%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.61%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (1.61%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.61%) Control-M
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
2 24 (38.71%) Citrix
3 16 (25.81%) HP
4 15 (24.19%) Symantec
5 14 (22.58%) Cisco
6 12 (19.35%) Red Hat
7 8 (12.90%) NetApp
8 7 (11.29%) Veritas
9 5 (8.06%) McAfee
9 5 (8.06%) IBM
9 5 (8.06%) EMC
9 5 (8.06%) 3PAR
9 5 (8.06%) F5
9 5 (8.06%) Lumension
10 4 (6.45%) CheckPoint
11 3 (4.84%) Sourcefire
11 3 (4.84%) Dell
11 3 (4.84%) IronPort
11 3 (4.84%) GFI Software
12 2 (3.23%) Oracle