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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 13 3 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware 9 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 7.56% 14.15% 6.09%
As % of the Vendors category 18.37% 26.79% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Average daily rate
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£260 £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 2
Average hourly rate £26.00 £31.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +18.12%
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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
49 56 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 41.18% 52.83% 64.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 31
Average daily rate £385 £313 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.20% -20.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £255 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 13
Average hourly rate £13.56 £31.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.94% +1.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £12.88 £23.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £36.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 September 2014, 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%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Citrix
2 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
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 2000
5 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (33.33%) XenApp
5 5 (33.33%) Back Office
5 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 5 (33.33%) Clustering
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (26.67%) Terminal Services
6 4 (26.67%) XenServer
6 4 (26.67%) Firewall
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) Symantec
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 2 (13.33%) Incident Management

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Lync
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Internet
2 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (6.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
1 1 (6.67%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Wintel Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000
4 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
1 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
1 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
1 2 (13.33%) Customer Insight
2 1 (6.67%) Network Management
2 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) UML
2 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) VBScript
1 5 (33.33%) VB
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 5 (33.33%) XenApp
3 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (26.67%) XenServer
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (26.67%) Terminal Services
5 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (13.33%) MOM
1 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (13.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Citrix
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Symantec
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) IBM
5 2 (13.33%) Intel
5 2 (13.33%) Remedy
5 2 (13.33%) Lumension