The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 42 38 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware 23 40 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.67% 3.98% 4.87%
As % of the Vendors category 5.69% 8.11% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 30
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £176 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £385 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.63 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.94% +18.75%
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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 Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
404 493 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.87% 49.05% 55.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 196 209
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £171 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 20
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Reading

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 55 (82.09%) Windows
2 52 (77.61%) Active Directory
3 33 (49.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (47.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (41.79%) Microsoft
6 18 (26.87%) Linux
6 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
7 17 (25.37%) MS Exchange
7 17 (25.37%) Citrix
7 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (25.37%) Security Cleared
8 13 (19.40%) XenApp
9 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (17.91%) IIS
10 11 (16.42%) DNS
10 11 (16.42%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (16.42%) Firewall
10 11 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (14.93%) Hyper-V
11 10 (14.93%) vSphere
11 10 (14.93%) HP
11 10 (14.93%) LAN
11 10 (14.93%) WAN
12 9 (13.43%) LDAP
12 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
12 9 (13.43%) WSUS
13 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (10.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (10.45%) VMware ESX

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 17 (25.37%) MS Exchange
2 12 (17.91%) IIS
3 11 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.42%) DNS
1 11 (16.42%) Firewall
2 10 (14.93%) LAN
2 10 (14.93%) WAN
3 9 (13.43%) LDAP
4 7 (10.45%) VPN
5 6 (8.96%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.96%) Internet
6 4 (5.97%) HTTP
6 4 (5.97%) SAN
7 3 (4.48%) NetScaler
7 3 (4.48%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.99%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.49%) VoLTE
9 1 (1.49%) IPsec
9 1 (1.49%) VLAN
9 1 (1.49%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.49%) LTE
9 1 (1.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.48%) MySQL
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (2.99%) Publishing
1 2 (2.99%) Retail
2 1 (1.49%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.49%) Marketing
2 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.49%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (13.43%) Consultant
2 8 (11.94%) Support Engineer
2 8 (11.94%) Server Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (10.45%) Administrator
3 7 (10.45%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Wintel Consultant
5 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.48%) Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (4.48%) Wintel Architect
8 2 (2.99%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) EPoS
1 3 (4.48%) Blackberry
1 3 (4.48%) Clustering
2 1 (1.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 55 (82.09%) Windows
2 33 (49.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (26.87%) Linux
4 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.46%) UNIX
6 5 (7.46%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.48%) AIX
7 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.99%) CentOS
8 2 (2.99%) Solaris
8 2 (2.99%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (8.96%) ITIL
3 4 (5.97%) Test Scripting
3 4 (5.97%) High Availability
3 4 (5.97%) Change Control
4 3 (4.48%) DevOps
4 3 (4.48%) E-Commerce
4 3 (4.48%) Change Management
4 3 (4.48%) Requirements Management
4 3 (4.48%) Workflow
5 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (2.99%) Unit Testing
5 2 (2.99%) Build Automation
6 1 (1.49%) Analytics
6 1 (1.49%) SABSA
6 1 (1.49%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.49%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.49%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.49%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.97%) SQL
1 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.48%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.99%) C#
4 1 (1.49%) VBScript
4 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (25.37%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.45%) DV Cleared
3 7 (10.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (8.96%) MCSE
5 4 (5.97%) MCSA
5 4 (5.97%) CCNA
5 4 (5.97%) MCP
5 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.48%) Degree
7 2 (2.99%) MCITP
7 2 (2.99%) CCA
7 2 (2.99%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.49%) MCDST
8 1 (1.49%) MCTS
8 1 (1.49%) VCP4
8 1 (1.49%) VCAP
8 1 (1.49%) VTSP
8 1 (1.49%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) COBIT
System Software
1 52 (77.61%) Active Directory
2 32 (47.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (19.40%) XenApp
4 10 (14.93%) vSphere
4 10 (14.93%) Hyper-V
5 7 (10.45%) VMware ESX
5 7 (10.45%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.97%) KVM
6 4 (5.97%) VMware Server
7 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (4.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (4.48%) Terminal Services
7 3 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.48%) XenServer
8 1 (1.49%) vCloud
8 1 (1.49%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) WSUS
2 5 (7.46%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.97%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.48%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (4.48%) ARCserve
4 3 (4.48%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.49%) SCCM
5 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 28 (41.79%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.37%) Citrix
3 10 (14.93%) HP
4 7 (10.45%) Cisco
5 4 (5.97%) NetApp
5 4 (5.97%) Symantec
6 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.48%) EMC
7 2 (2.99%) IBM
7 2 (2.99%) Sophos
7 2 (2.99%) AppSense
7 2 (2.99%) Oracle
8 1 (1.49%) F5
8 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.49%) Intel
8 1 (1.49%) Juniper
8 1 (1.49%) CA
8 1 (1.49%) Hitachi