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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 18 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware 2 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.02% 10.81% 3.80%
As % of the Vendors category 3.23% 25.00% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£410 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £303 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.37% -6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £31.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
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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 Portsmouth region.

Vendors Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
62 48 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 62.63% 43.24% 44.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 10
Average daily rate £360 £290 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £540 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 9
Average hourly rate £13.10 £31.50 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.42% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £25.00 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.48 £155.00 £43.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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 27 January 2015, 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 11 (73.33%) Citrix
1 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (40.00%) Clustering
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (33.33%) Back Office
5 5 (33.33%) XenApp
5 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (33.33%) Internet
5 5 (33.33%) VBScript
5 5 (33.33%) VB
5 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) XenServer
6 4 (26.67%) Terminal Services
6 4 (26.67%) Firewall
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) Symantec
7 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (13.33%) Customer Insight
8 2 (13.33%) Tivoli

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 1 (6.67%) Lync
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Internet
2 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) French Language
2 1 (6.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Architect
1 3 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Customer Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) CentOS
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) VMS
6 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Customer Insight
1 2 (13.33%) CRM
1 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.67%) Fault Management
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) TDD
2 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) VBScript
1 5 (33.33%) VB
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (33.33%) XenApp
4 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 4 (26.67%) XenServer
5 4 (26.67%) Terminal Services
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) MOM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Citrix
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Symantec
4 2 (13.33%) Intel
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Lumension
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy