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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 8 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware 13 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 11.71% 6.40% 12.17%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 14.04% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Average daily rate
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£390 £260 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £260 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £388 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 11
Average hourly rate £47.83 £26.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.96% -17.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.63 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -8.94%
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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
52 57 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 46.85% 45.60% 54.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 17
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £212 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £426 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 21
Average hourly rate £47.83 £20.06 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.40% -27.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 7 (41.18%) Degree
4 6 (35.29%) L2TP
4 6 (35.29%) IPsec
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (35.29%) MPLS
4 6 (35.29%) OSPF
4 6 (35.29%) BGP
4 6 (35.29%) LAN
4 6 (35.29%) WAN
4 6 (35.29%) RIP
4 6 (35.29%) DNS
4 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
4 6 (35.29%) HSRP
4 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (29.41%) Juniper
5 5 (29.41%) CCNA
6 4 (23.53%) Citrix
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 4 (23.53%) SCCM
6 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
6 4 (23.53%) vSphere
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) LAN
1 6 (35.29%) WAN
1 6 (35.29%) RIP
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
1 6 (35.29%) MPLS
1 6 (35.29%) OSPF
1 6 (35.29%) BGP
1 6 (35.29%) L2TP
1 6 (35.29%) IPsec
1 6 (35.29%) HSRP
2 1 (5.88%) NAS
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Juju
General
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) EPoS
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) UNIX
5 2 (11.76%) HPUX
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.88%) Scientific Linux
6 1 (5.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
1 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
2 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
2 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (5.88%) Signal Processing
2 1 (5.88%) Kernel Tuning
2 1 (5.88%) Low Latency
2 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) UML
2 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (29.41%) CCNA
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (11.76%) MCSE
5 1 (5.88%) MCP
5 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
1 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) vSphere
3 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Juniper
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) Acronis
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Intel
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) Veeam