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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 28 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware 44 38 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.12% 3.84% 3.27%
As % of the Vendors category 11.40% 7.66% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 19
Average daily rate
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£425 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £218 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
Average hourly rate - £15.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
VMware
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
386 496 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 44.88% 50.15% 51.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 252 159
Average daily rate £375 £390 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 34
Average hourly rate £55.65 £19.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+192.89% +2.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 49 (67.12%) Windows
2 44 (60.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (50.68%) Active Directory
4 36 (49.32%) Microsoft
5 26 (35.62%) Security Cleared
6 25 (34.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (31.51%) Citrix
8 20 (27.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (26.03%) Windows 7
10 18 (24.66%) Hyper-V
11 17 (23.29%) SC Cleared
12 16 (21.92%) Cisco
13 15 (20.55%) SQL
13 15 (20.55%) PowerShell
14 13 (17.81%) DV Cleared
14 13 (17.81%) VBScript
14 13 (17.81%) Oracle
15 12 (16.44%) VB
15 12 (16.44%) SAN
15 12 (16.44%) Firewall
15 12 (16.44%) SCCM
15 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (15.07%) HP
17 10 (13.70%) Cisco Certification
17 10 (13.70%) MS Exchange
17 10 (13.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 10 (13.70%) Cisco Nexus
17 10 (13.70%) SharePoint Server
18 9 (12.33%) StarTeam
18 9 (12.33%) Configuration Management

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (13.70%) MS Exchange
1 10 (13.70%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (4.11%) JBoss
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.37%) Lync
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.44%) SAN
1 12 (16.44%) Firewall
2 10 (13.70%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (12.33%) DNS
4 8 (10.96%) TCP/IP
4 8 (10.96%) LAN
4 8 (10.96%) WAN
4 8 (10.96%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (9.59%) DHCP
6 5 (6.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (5.48%) Ethernet
7 4 (5.48%) iSCSI
7 4 (5.48%) BIG-IP
8 3 (4.11%) Network Security
8 3 (4.11%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (4.11%) EIGRP
8 3 (4.11%) BGP
8 3 (4.11%) MPLS
8 3 (4.11%) OSPF
9 2 (2.74%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.74%) MySQL
3 1 (1.37%) IDOL
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.37%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (12.33%) StarTeam
2 3 (4.11%) Maven
2 3 (4.11%) jMock
2 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.11%) DbUnit
2 3 (4.11%) Mockito
2 3 (4.11%) JUnit
3 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.37%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.37%) CruiseControl
General
1 1 (1.37%) Retail
1 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (15.07%) Architect
2 10 (13.70%) Consultant
3 8 (10.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) Integration Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Security Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (6.85%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Network Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Linux Support
8 3 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Linux Support Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) Spring
1 3 (4.11%) Apache CXF
1 3 (4.11%) RESTful
1 3 (4.11%) Apache Camel
1 3 (4.11%) PowerMock
1 3 (4.11%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (4.11%) SOAP
1 3 (4.11%) Web Services
2 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.37%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.37%) LAMP
2 1 (1.37%) .NET
2 1 (1.37%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.11%) PKI
2 2 (2.74%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.74%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 49 (67.12%) Windows
2 25 (34.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (27.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (26.03%) Windows 7
5 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (9.59%) Linux
7 5 (6.85%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.48%) UNIX
9 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.37%) Debian
10 1 (1.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (6.85%) Migration
3 4 (5.48%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (4.11%) Requirements Management
4 3 (4.11%) Kanban
4 3 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (4.11%) BDD
4 3 (4.11%) Scrum
4 3 (4.11%) TDD
4 3 (4.11%) ITIL
5 2 (2.74%) Project Management
5 2 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (2.74%) Time Management
5 2 (2.74%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.74%) Load Balancing
5 2 (2.74%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.37%) Change Control
6 1 (1.37%) High Availability
6 1 (1.37%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.37%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.55%) SQL
1 15 (20.55%) PowerShell
2 13 (17.81%) VBScript
3 12 (16.44%) VB
4 1 (1.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (35.62%) Security Cleared
2 17 (23.29%) SC Cleared
3 13 (17.81%) DV Cleared
4 10 (13.70%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (8.22%) CCNP
6 4 (5.48%) MCSE
6 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.48%) CCDP
6 4 (5.48%) CCIE
6 4 (5.48%) JNCIS
7 2 (2.74%) HNC
7 2 (2.74%) PhD
7 2 (2.74%) CCNA
7 2 (2.74%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.74%) RHCSA
8 1 (1.37%) Degree
8 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.37%) CCEE
8 1 (1.37%) CCIA
8 1 (1.37%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (60.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (50.68%) Active Directory
3 18 (24.66%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.96%) XenApp
5 6 (8.22%) vSphere
6 3 (4.11%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.74%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.37%) Xen
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (1.37%) Veritas File System
8 1 (1.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (16.44%) SCCM
2 10 (13.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (9.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (5.48%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.11%) ZABBIX
5 3 (4.11%) logstash
5 3 (4.11%) Hyperic
6 2 (2.74%) Nagios
6 2 (2.74%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (2.74%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 36 (49.32%) Microsoft
2 23 (31.51%) Citrix
3 16 (21.92%) Cisco
4 13 (17.81%) Oracle
5 11 (15.07%) HP
6 9 (12.33%) Borland
7 8 (10.96%) Symantec
8 6 (8.22%) Juniper
9 5 (6.85%) F5
9 5 (6.85%) CheckPoint
10 4 (5.48%) Mercator
11 3 (4.11%) EMC
11 3 (4.11%) NetApp
11 3 (4.11%) Veritas
11 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.74%) Remedy
12 2 (2.74%) Altiris
12 2 (2.74%) 3PAR
12 2 (2.74%) Isilon
13 1 (1.37%) WatchGuard
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