The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Portsmouth region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 15 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 4 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.28% 13.33% 14.04%
As % of the Vendors category 6.25% 28.07% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 - £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 - £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 8
Average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% +1.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
64 57 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 52.46% 47.50% 61.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 22
Average daily rate £356 £354 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.70% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 23
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £16.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £35.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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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 July 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 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (68.75%) Firewall
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (62.50%) XenServer
4 10 (62.50%) Citrix
4 10 (62.50%) Terminal Services
5 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
6 8 (50.00%) Windows
7 7 (43.75%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco
8 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
9 2 (12.50%) Linux
9 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
9 2 (12.50%) SAN
9 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
9 2 (12.50%) Military
9 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 1 (6.25%) Endeca
10 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
10 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
10 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
10 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
10 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
10 1 (6.25%) Legal
10 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
10 1 (6.25%) Service Management
10 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) Lync
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
3 1 (6.25%) SNMP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
1 1 (6.25%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (12.50%) Military
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Server Support
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) MSMQ
1 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) CentOS
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.25%) Network Management
2 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) UML
2 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
2 1 (6.25%) Service Management
2 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (62.50%) XenServer
2 10 (62.50%) Terminal Services
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) MOM
1 1 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) Remedy
4 1 (6.25%) Endeca
4 1 (6.25%) Lumension