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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 18 27 10
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Contract jobs citing VMware 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 3.85% 2.46% 4.08%
As % of the Vendors category 7.69% 4.55% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£503 £381 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.80% +117.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
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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 Preston region.

Vendors Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
52 66 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 50.00% 54.10% 40.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 12
Average daily rate £400 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £460 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £19.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -5.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) PaaS
2 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Middleware
2 4 (80.00%) OpenShift
2 4 (80.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (80.00%) Ansible
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Salt
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (60.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) webMethods

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (60.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) PaaS
1 4 (80.00%) OpenShift
2 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
1 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (80.00%) Ansible
1 4 (80.00%) Salt
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) webMethods
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle