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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 39 44 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 33 21 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.25% 2.46% 3.71%
As % of the Vendors category 6.24% 5.37% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 17
Average daily rate
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£398 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £215 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -0.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-2.27% -5.80%
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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
529 391 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 52.12% 45.84% 47.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 179 186
Average daily rate £415 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 26
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.29 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.67% -43.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £12.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £20.40 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 39 (60.94%) Windows
2 30 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (42.19%) Microsoft
4 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
5 22 (34.38%) Citrix
6 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (26.56%) Linux
8 15 (23.44%) DNS
9 12 (18.75%) SQL
9 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
10 11 (17.19%) Hyper-V
10 11 (17.19%) Firewall
10 11 (17.19%) Cisco
11 10 (15.63%) MS Exchange
11 10 (15.63%) DHCP
11 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
11 10 (15.63%) DV Cleared
11 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
12 9 (14.06%) Data Centre
13 8 (12.50%) Oracle
13 8 (12.50%) WAN
13 8 (12.50%) SCCM
13 8 (12.50%) Network Security
13 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
14 7 (10.94%) PowerShell
14 7 (10.94%) LAN
14 7 (10.94%) Migration
15 6 (9.38%) Wireless

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.81%) IIS
3 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.56%) Lync
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.56%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Maximo
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.13%) PaaS
1 2 (3.13%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.56%) IaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.44%) DNS
2 11 (17.19%) Firewall
3 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
3 10 (15.63%) DHCP
4 8 (12.50%) WAN
4 8 (12.50%) Network Security
5 7 (10.94%) LAN
6 6 (9.38%) Wireless
6 6 (9.38%) BGP
7 5 (7.81%) OSPF
8 4 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (6.25%) EIGRP
8 4 (6.25%) Internet
8 4 (6.25%) MPLS
8 4 (6.25%) iSCSI
8 4 (6.25%) IPv4
8 4 (6.25%) SAN
9 3 (4.69%) IPv6
9 3 (4.69%) VPN
10 2 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) DB2
2 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) JUnit
1 1 (1.56%) Maven
1 1 (1.56%) Selenium
1 1 (1.56%) jMock
1 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
1 1 (1.56%) DbUnit
1 1 (1.56%) Mockito
1 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.56%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (4.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Military
2 1 (1.56%) Banking
2 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (18.75%) Architect
2 10 (15.63%) Support Engineer
3 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Build Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Administrator
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Linux Support
7 2 (3.13%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Designer
7 2 (3.13%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Data Centre Architect
7 2 (3.13%) DBA
7 2 (3.13%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.13%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) Web Services
2 3 (4.69%) Middleware
3 1 (1.56%) Spring
3 1 (1.56%) RESTful
3 1 (1.56%) REST
3 1 (1.56%) PowerMock
3 1 (1.56%) RESTEasy
3 1 (1.56%) HTML
3 1 (1.56%) .NET
3 1 (1.56%) J2EE
3 1 (1.56%) CSS
3 1 (1.56%) JSP
3 1 (1.56%) SOAP
3 1 (1.56%) XML
3 1 (1.56%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.25%) Replication
3 3 (4.69%) Clustering
3 3 (4.69%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.13%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.13%) AS400
4 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) iSeries
5 1 (1.56%) Social Media
5 1 (1.56%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.56%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) CESG
5 1 (1.56%) PKI
5 1 (1.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (60.94%) Windows
2 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (26.56%) Linux
4 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 6 (9.38%) UNIX
8 4 (6.25%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.69%) SUSE
10 2 (3.13%) zOS
10 2 (3.13%) AIX
11 1 (1.56%) HPUX
11 1 (1.56%) Solaris
11 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.94%) Migration
2 4 (6.25%) Workflow
2 4 (6.25%) ITIL
2 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 3 (4.69%) Load Balancing
3 3 (4.69%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (4.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.13%) TOGAF
4 2 (3.13%) Network Design
4 2 (3.13%) High Availability
4 2 (3.13%) Server Building
5 1 (1.56%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (1.56%) Test Strategy
5 1 (1.56%) Transition Management
5 1 (1.56%) Data Analysis
5 1 (1.56%) Speech Recognition
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.75%) SQL
2 7 (10.94%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.13%) Java
4 2 (3.13%) Perl
5 1 (1.56%) C
5 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.56%) Python
5 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.63%) DV Cleared
3 6 (9.38%) Degree
3 6 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.81%) CCNP
5 3 (4.69%) CCIE
6 2 (3.13%) MCP
6 2 (3.13%) MCDBA
6 2 (3.13%) MCTS
6 2 (3.13%) MCITP
6 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.56%) CCIP
7 1 (1.56%) CCNA
7 1 (1.56%) CCSP
7 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.56%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.56%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.56%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
1 1 (1.56%) QA
1 1 (1.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 30 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
3 11 (17.19%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (7.81%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (7.81%) VMware ESX
6 4 (6.25%) XenApp
6 4 (6.25%) vSphere
7 3 (4.69%) Terminal Services
8 2 (3.13%) XenServer
9 1 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) SCCM
2 5 (7.81%) SCOM
3 3 (4.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (3.13%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.56%) WMI
5 1 (1.56%) WSUS
5 1 (1.56%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 27 (42.19%) Microsoft
2 22 (34.38%) Citrix
3 11 (17.19%) Cisco
4 8 (12.50%) Oracle
5 5 (7.81%) HP
5 5 (7.81%) Juniper
5 5 (7.81%) AppSense
6 4 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 4 (6.25%) Symantec
7 3 (4.69%) EMC
7 3 (4.69%) IBM
7 3 (4.69%) F5
8 2 (3.13%) Veeam
8 2 (3.13%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.13%) Varonis
8 2 (3.13%) Zerto
8 2 (3.13%) Neverfail
8 2 (3.13%) SAP
8 2 (3.13%) Dell
8 2 (3.13%) NetApp
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