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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 16 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 9 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 8.82% - 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 12.68% - 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£515 - £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% +16.05%
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
71 18 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 69.61% 32.73% 58.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 69
Average daily rate £500 £313 £447
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -30.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.22 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.67% -58.42%
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Preston region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 September 2014, 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 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (61.54%) DHCP
2 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
2 8 (61.54%) DNS
2 8 (61.54%) Puppet
3 6 (46.15%) HTTP
3 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) Xen
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (38.46%) IPsec
4 5 (38.46%) Google
4 5 (38.46%) FTP
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (38.46%) Google App Engine
4 5 (38.46%) Open Source
5 4 (30.77%) DevOps
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) SSL
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
6 3 (23.08%) Replication
6 3 (23.08%) NetBackup
6 3 (23.08%) Backup Exec
6 3 (23.08%) Infor
6 3 (23.08%) Jetty
6 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 3 (23.08%) IIS
1 3 (23.08%) Apache
1 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
1 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
1 3 (23.08%) Jetty
1 3 (23.08%) nginx
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (38.46%) Google App Engine
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
1 8 (61.54%) DNS
1 8 (61.54%) DHCP
2 6 (46.15%) HTTP
3 5 (38.46%) FTP
3 5 (38.46%) IPsec
4 4 (30.77%) SSL
5 2 (15.38%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (7.69%) NAS
6 1 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (7.69%) SAN
6 1 (7.69%) MPLS
6 1 (7.69%) Firewall
6 1 (7.69%) ADSL
6 1 (7.69%) LAN
6 1 (7.69%) SMS
6 1 (7.69%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Support
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) J2EE
1 3 (23.08%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Open Source
2 3 (23.08%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
2 2 (15.38%) PHP
2 2 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (46.15%) Xen
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) XenServer
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Puppet
2 3 (23.08%) NetBackup
2 3 (23.08%) Backup Exec
2 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (15.38%) HP SIM
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (38.46%) Google
2 3 (23.08%) Infor
3 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
3 2 (15.38%) Remedy
4 1 (7.69%) AppSense
4 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco