The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 Preston 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 22 11 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 4.67% 3.85% 1.68%
As % of the Vendors category 8.77% 8.00% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £381 £175 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+117.85% -61.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -10.00%
Vendors Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
57 25 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 53.27% 48.08% 43.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 43
Average daily rate £375 £300 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.04 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.46% -36.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
VMware
Lancashire

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 12 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef