The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 11 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 6.76% 1.05% 4.62%
As % of the Vendors category 15.15% 1.82% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £365 £317
% change year-on-year
-0.27% +15.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.54 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
VMware
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Vendors Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
33 55 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 44.59% 57.89% 36.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 34 7
Average daily rate £375 £300 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -47.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £200 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £535 £690
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.54 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.24% +109.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.30 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.55 £41.68 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Preston region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Preston

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Preston region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) DHCP
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) Clustering
6 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (33.33%) Veritas
6 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (33.33%) Time Management
7 2 (22.22%) WSUS
7 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
7 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle
7 2 (22.22%) ClearQuest
8 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (11.11%) Network Design
8 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (11.11%) JIRA
8 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 1 (11.11%) Project Management
8 1 (11.11%) Firewall
8 1 (11.11%) Finance
8 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Bluemix
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) OpenShift
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
1 2 (22.22%) ClearQuest
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) VMS
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
4 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) WSUS
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Veritas
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat