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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 36 46 20
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Contract jobs citing VMware 40 30 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.84% 2.84% 7.00%
As % of the Vendors category 8.28% 5.64% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 26
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £246 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £385 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 14
Average hourly rate - £15.25 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.87%
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Berkshire

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
483 532 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.35% 50.43% 50.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 251 140
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% -23.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015, 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 61 (66.30%) Windows
2 54 (58.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (51.09%) Microsoft
4 42 (45.65%) Active Directory
5 36 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (32.61%) Security Cleared
6 30 (32.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (28.26%) Hyper-V
8 21 (22.83%) Cisco
8 21 (22.83%) SQL
9 20 (21.74%) Citrix
9 20 (21.74%) SCCM
10 19 (20.65%) SC Cleared
11 18 (19.57%) PowerShell
12 17 (18.48%) DV Cleared
13 16 (17.39%) Windows 7
13 16 (17.39%) HP
13 16 (17.39%) Oracle
14 15 (16.30%) TCP/IP
14 15 (16.30%) Firewall
15 14 (15.22%) DNS
15 14 (15.22%) VBScript
16 13 (14.13%) VB
16 13 (14.13%) Linux
16 13 (14.13%) DHCP
16 13 (14.13%) MS Exchange
17 12 (13.04%) SAN
17 12 (13.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 12 (13.04%) Migration
17 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 13 (14.13%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.96%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.26%) JBoss
5 2 (2.17%) IIS
5 2 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.09%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (1.09%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.09%) Office 365
2 1 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.30%) TCP/IP
1 15 (16.30%) Firewall
2 14 (15.22%) DNS
3 13 (14.13%) DHCP
4 12 (13.04%) SAN
5 10 (10.87%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (9.78%) LAN
7 8 (8.70%) WAN
7 8 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (6.52%) Ethernet
9 5 (5.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (4.35%) Network Security
10 4 (4.35%) iSCSI
10 4 (4.35%) BIG-IP
11 3 (3.26%) OpenLDAP
11 3 (3.26%) MPLS
11 3 (3.26%) OSPF
11 3 (3.26%) EIGRP
11 3 (3.26%) BGP
11 3 (3.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.26%) MySQL
3 2 (2.17%) DB2
3 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.09%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 10 (10.87%) StarTeam
2 3 (3.26%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.26%) SonarQube
2 3 (3.26%) Maven
2 3 (3.26%) jMock
2 3 (3.26%) Mockito
2 3 (3.26%) DbUnit
2 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.26%) JUnit
3 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.17%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.17%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.09%) NuGet
4 1 (1.09%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.09%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.17%) Retail
2 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (16.30%) Architect
2 13 (14.13%) Support Engineer
3 10 (10.87%) Integration Engineer
4 9 (9.78%) Consultant
5 8 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Network Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.52%) Server Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) VMware Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.35%) Network Consultant
9 4 (4.35%) Administrator
9 4 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) Linux Support
10 3 (3.26%) Network Security Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) Apache Camel
1 3 (3.26%) PowerMock
1 3 (3.26%) Spring
1 3 (3.26%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (3.26%) RESTful
1 3 (3.26%) Apache CXF
1 3 (3.26%) SOAP
1 3 (3.26%) Web Services
2 2 (2.17%) .NET
2 2 (2.17%) XSL
2 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.09%) LAMP
3 1 (1.09%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.09%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.35%) Clustering
3 3 (3.26%) PKI
4 2 (2.17%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.17%) Replication
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) iSeries
5 1 (1.09%) AS400
5 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 61 (66.30%) Windows
2 36 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (32.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (17.39%) Windows 7
5 13 (14.13%) Linux
6 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (6.52%) UNIX
8 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.09%) Debian
9 1 (1.09%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.09%) zOS
9 1 (1.09%) AIX
9 1 (1.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.04%) Migration
2 10 (10.87%) Configuration Management
3 8 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (6.52%) ITIL
5 4 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (4.35%) Scrum
5 4 (4.35%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (3.26%) BDD
6 3 (3.26%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.26%) TDD
6 3 (3.26%) Requirements Management
6 3 (3.26%) Business Development
6 3 (3.26%) Kanban
6 3 (3.26%) Project Management
6 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.17%) Time Management
7 2 (2.17%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.17%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.83%) SQL
2 18 (19.57%) PowerShell
3 14 (15.22%) VBScript
4 13 (14.13%) VB
5 2 (2.17%) Perl
5 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.09%) C
6 1 (1.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (32.61%) Security Cleared
2 19 (20.65%) SC Cleared
3 17 (18.48%) DV Cleared
4 11 (11.96%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (7.61%) CCNP
6 5 (5.43%) MCSE
7 4 (4.35%) MCP
7 4 (4.35%) CCIE
7 4 (4.35%) CCDP
7 4 (4.35%) Degree
7 4 (4.35%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.17%) MCDBA
8 2 (2.17%) HNC
8 2 (2.17%) PhD
8 2 (2.17%) CCNA
8 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.17%) MCTS
8 2 (2.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (58.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (45.65%) Active Directory
3 26 (28.26%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.61%) vSphere
5 6 (6.52%) XenApp
6 5 (5.43%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.26%) XenServer
8 2 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.09%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.09%) Xen
9 1 (1.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (1.09%) Veritas File System
9 1 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (21.74%) SCCM
2 12 (13.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (8.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (6.52%) SCOM
5 4 (4.35%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.26%) Hyperic
6 3 (3.26%) logstash
6 3 (3.26%) ZABBIX
7 2 (2.17%) Nagios
7 2 (2.17%) FortiGate
7 2 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.09%) Puppet
8 1 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (1.09%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (1.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (1.09%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (1.09%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 47 (51.09%) Microsoft
2 21 (22.83%) Cisco
3 20 (21.74%) Citrix
4 16 (17.39%) HP
4 16 (17.39%) Oracle
5 10 (10.87%) Borland
6 7 (7.61%) Juniper
7 6 (6.52%) CheckPoint
7 6 (6.52%) Symantec
7 6 (6.52%) F5
8 5 (5.43%) 3PAR
8 5 (5.43%) NetApp
9 4 (4.35%) Mercator
10 3 (3.26%) Veritas
10 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.26%) Dell
10 3 (3.26%) EMC
10 3 (3.26%) IBM
11 2 (2.17%) SAP
11 2 (2.17%) Remedy
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