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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 32 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 41 34 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.63% 4.74% 4.06%
As % of the Vendors category 10.17% 10.37% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £175 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £125 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £383 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.95% +10.62%
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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
403 328 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 45.49% 45.75% 48.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 145 165
Average daily rate £338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £155 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £472 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 49 26
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.60 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £15.08 £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 46 (74.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (72.58%) Windows
3 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
4 28 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (37.10%) Active Directory
5 23 (37.10%) Citrix
6 22 (35.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (33.87%) SAN
7 21 (33.87%) SLA
7 21 (33.87%) MCSE
8 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (29.03%) Security Cleared
9 17 (27.42%) MS Excel
10 15 (24.19%) Linux
10 15 (24.19%) IIS
10 15 (24.19%) Intel
10 15 (24.19%) NetApp
10 15 (24.19%) SC Cleared
11 14 (22.58%) Change Management
11 14 (22.58%) HP
11 14 (22.58%) Windows 2000
12 13 (20.97%) Windows NT
12 13 (20.97%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (20.97%) VMware ESX
12 13 (20.97%) Terminal Services
12 13 (20.97%) Hyper-V
12 13 (20.97%) BladeLogic
13 12 (19.35%) Clustering
14 11 (17.74%) Finance
14 11 (17.74%) BizTalk Server

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 15 (24.19%) IIS
2 11 (17.74%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (16.13%) MS Exchange
4 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.23%) CICS
6 2 (3.23%) Apache
7 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.61%) Moodle
Applications
1 17 (27.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (33.87%) SAN
2 11 (17.74%) NAS
3 7 (11.29%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (8.06%) iSCSI
4 5 (8.06%) Broadband
5 4 (6.45%) DNS
5 4 (6.45%) WAN
5 4 (6.45%) Firewall
6 3 (4.84%) LAN
6 3 (4.84%) VoIP
7 2 (3.23%) DHCP
7 2 (3.23%) LDAP
8 1 (1.61%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.61%) VPN
8 1 (1.61%) IPv4
8 1 (1.61%) IPv6
8 1 (1.61%) IPsec
8 1 (1.61%) Network Security
8 1 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.23%) OLTP
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.61%) MSI
1 1 (1.61%) AdminStudio
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Automotive
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) International Banking
4 1 (1.61%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (12.90%) Storage Engineer
2 7 (11.29%) Windows Administrator
2 7 (11.29%) Administrator
3 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 6 (9.68%) Team Leader
4 5 (8.06%) Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Architect
5 4 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Server Support
5 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.84%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) LAMP
2 1 (1.61%) Spring
2 1 (1.61%) Ajax
2 1 (1.61%) JPA
2 1 (1.61%) WAMP
2 1 (1.61%) .NET
2 1 (1.61%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Clustering
2 5 (8.06%) EMC Centera
3 4 (6.45%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.45%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.61%) PMI
6 1 (1.61%) HACMP
6 1 (1.61%) PKI
6 1 (1.61%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 45 (72.58%) Windows
2 28 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (24.19%) Linux
5 14 (22.58%) Windows 2000
6 13 (20.97%) Windows NT
7 11 (17.74%) UNIX
8 10 (16.13%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (8.06%) HPUX
11 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (4.84%) CentOS
13 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
14 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
14 1 (1.61%) Solaris
14 1 (1.61%) AIX
14 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Change Management
2 13 (20.97%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (16.13%) ITIL
4 7 (11.29%) Service Management
5 5 (8.06%) Migration
6 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.45%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.84%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (4.84%) Performance Management
7 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.84%) Validation
8 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.23%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.23%) Change Control
8 2 (3.23%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.23%) C
3 1 (1.61%) C++
3 1 (1.61%) Java
3 1 (1.61%) Perl
3 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (35.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (33.87%) MCSE
3 18 (29.03%) Security Cleared
4 15 (24.19%) SC Cleared
5 10 (16.13%) Degree
6 9 (14.52%) MCP
7 7 (11.29%) DV Cleared
8 3 (4.84%) CCNA
8 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (4.84%) CNA
8 3 (4.84%) CNE
8 3 (4.84%) Novell Certification
9 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.61%) MCSA
9 1 (1.61%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (33.87%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (74.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (37.10%) Active Directory
3 13 (20.97%) Terminal Services
3 13 (20.97%) VMware ESX
3 13 (20.97%) Hyper-V
4 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 11 (17.74%) ISA Server
5 8 (12.90%) vSphere
6 5 (8.06%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (8.06%) NFS
7 4 (6.45%) Firmware
7 4 (6.45%) XenApp
8 3 (4.84%) Sendmail
9 2 (3.23%) Postfix
9 2 (3.23%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (3.23%) UAG
9 2 (3.23%) Squid
9 2 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.61%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 13 (20.97%) BladeLogic
2 10 (16.13%) SCOM
3 7 (11.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (9.68%) Backup Exec
4 6 (9.68%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (3.23%) SCCM
5 2 (3.23%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (3.23%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.61%) WSUS
6 1 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.61%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.61%) CA Wily
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.61%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.61%) SCSM
6 1 (1.61%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
2 23 (37.10%) Citrix
3 15 (24.19%) Intel
3 15 (24.19%) NetApp
4 14 (22.58%) HP
5 10 (16.13%) Oracle
5 10 (16.13%) Cisco
6 9 (14.52%) EMC
7 7 (11.29%) IBM
7 7 (11.29%) Hitachi
7 7 (11.29%) Sophos
7 7 (11.29%) 3PAR
8 6 (9.68%) Lumension
8 6 (9.68%) McAfee
9 5 (8.06%) Brocade
10 4 (6.45%) Remedy
11 3 (4.84%) Veeam
12 2 (3.23%) Computacenter
12 2 (3.23%) Websense
12 2 (3.23%) Red Hat