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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 14 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware 14 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 10.37% 9.52% 2.25%
As % of the Vendors category 20.59% 18.87% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate
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£260 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.03% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% -21.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
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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
68 53 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 50.37% 50.48% 58.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 21 20
Average daily rate £310 £329 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% -17.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £269 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £415 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 3
Average hourly rate £18.25 £31.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.06% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.88 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £43.10 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Citrix
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
5 6 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (33.33%) Clustering
6 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
6 5 (27.78%) Firewall
6 5 (27.78%) Back Office
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (27.78%) Terminal Services
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (27.78%) Internet
6 5 (27.78%) Windows 2000
6 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
6 5 (27.78%) SQL
6 5 (27.78%) VBScript
6 5 (27.78%) VB
6 5 (27.78%) XenApp
6 5 (27.78%) XenServer
7 4 (22.22%) Symantec
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
8 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 2 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (11.11%) Lync
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
1 5 (27.78%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (27.78%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) French Language
2 1 (5.56%) German Language
2 1 (5.56%) Military
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Architect
1 3 (16.67%) Technical Architect
1 3 (16.67%) Wintel Specialist
2 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Project Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Customer Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (27.78%) Windows 2000
4 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (5.56%) CentOS
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.56%) VMS
6 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Customer Insight
1 2 (11.11%) CRM
1 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
1 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.56%) TDD
2 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
1 5 (27.78%) VBScript
1 5 (27.78%) VB
2 1 (5.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (27.78%) Terminal Services
4 5 (27.78%) XenApp
4 5 (27.78%) XenServer
5 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (11.11%) MOM
1 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Citrix
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Symantec
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) Lumension
5 2 (11.11%) IBM
5 2 (11.11%) Intel
5 2 (11.11%) Remedy
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
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