The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 17 18 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware 7 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.11% 1.06% 11.82%
As % of the Vendors category 9.46% 1.75% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Average daily rate £365 - £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £365 £315
% change year-on-year
- +15.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
VMware
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Vendors Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
74 57 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 54.01% 60.64% 43.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 37 22
Average daily rate £365 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Average hourly rate £38.05 £13.10 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+190.56% -58.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.10 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.75 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Portsmouth region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Portsmouth region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 21 (91.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (56.52%) SC Cleared
2 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
3 11 (47.83%) Linux
4 10 (43.48%) Unix
5 9 (39.13%) Windows
5 9 (39.13%) Oracle
5 9 (39.13%) Cisco
5 9 (39.13%) EMC
5 9 (39.13%) Citrix
5 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database
5 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
6 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
6 8 (34.78%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
7 6 (26.09%) Juniper
8 5 (21.74%) NetApp
8 5 (21.74%) SUSE
8 5 (21.74%) LDAP
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
8 5 (21.74%) AIX
8 5 (21.74%) HPUX
8 5 (21.74%) Degree
9 4 (17.39%) Wiki
9 4 (17.39%) Korn
9 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (17.39%) Symmetrix DMX
9 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (17.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 4 (17.39%) Apache
1 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
1 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (13.04%) IaaS
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) LDAP
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) OSPF
2 4 (17.39%) SAN
3 3 (13.04%) BGP
3 3 (13.04%) HSRP
3 3 (13.04%) IPsec
3 3 (13.04%) L2TP
3 3 (13.04%) LAN
3 3 (13.04%) MPLS
3 3 (13.04%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (13.04%) RIP
3 3 (13.04%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.35%) NAS
4 1 (4.35%) SMTP
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Aerospace
3 2 (8.70%) Military
4 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Technical Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Data Centre Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Network Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Migration Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) Middleware
2 3 (13.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
2 4 (17.39%) Symmetrix DMX
2 4 (17.39%) Wiki
3 3 (13.04%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) EqualLogic
4 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) Unix
3 9 (39.13%) Windows
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
4 5 (21.74%) AIX
4 5 (21.74%) HPUX
4 5 (21.74%) SUSE
5 4 (17.39%) Solaris
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Software Architecture
3 3 (13.04%) Software Delivery
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
3 3 (13.04%) UML
3 3 (13.04%) Workflow
3 3 (13.04%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (4.35%) Change Control
4 1 (4.35%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (4.35%) Presales
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Korn
1 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
2 3 (13.04%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) SC Cleared
1 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) Degree
3 4 (17.39%) CCNA
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
4 3 (13.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (91.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (8.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (8.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (4.35%) StorNext
5 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCVMM
2 2 (8.70%) Simpana
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco
1 9 (39.13%) Citrix
1 9 (39.13%) EMC
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Juniper
3 5 (21.74%) NetApp
4 4 (17.39%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) Veritas
5 3 (13.04%) BMC
5 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.70%) CommVault
6 2 (8.70%) Dell
6 2 (8.70%) IBM
6 2 (8.70%) Sun
7 1 (4.35%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat