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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 23 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware 60 44 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.09% 5.02% 4.32%
As % of the Vendors category 11.93% 11.46% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 21 21
Average daily rate £350 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £44.08 - £15.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 - £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 - £15.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
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
503 384 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 51.07% 43.84% 50.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 211 248
Average daily rate £375 £375 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 8 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +122.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 11 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Reading region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 71 (63.39%) Windows
2 54 (48.21%) Active Directory
3 51 (45.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 45 (40.18%) Linux
6 35 (31.25%) DNS
7 33 (29.46%) Citrix
8 31 (27.68%) Microsoft
9 27 (24.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (18.75%) Puppet
11 20 (17.86%) SQL Server
12 19 (16.96%) Python
12 19 (16.96%) TCP/IP
12 19 (16.96%) Configuration Management
12 19 (16.96%) High Availability
13 18 (16.07%) Perl
14 17 (15.18%) Web Services
14 17 (15.18%) Cisco
14 17 (15.18%) Nagios
14 17 (15.18%) Data Centre
14 17 (15.18%) Amazon AWS
15 16 (14.29%) OpenStack
15 16 (14.29%) DHCP
15 16 (14.29%) MS Exchange
15 16 (14.29%) Unix
16 15 (13.39%) HP
16 15 (13.39%) SAN
17 14 (12.50%) MySQL
17 14 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
18 13 (11.61%) MCollective

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 16 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 16 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 13 (11.61%) Apache
2 13 (11.61%) JBoss
2 13 (11.61%) nginx
2 13 (11.61%) Tomcat
2 13 (11.61%) WebLogic
3 9 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (6.25%) IIS
5 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (9.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.89%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.18%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.57%) IaaS
3 3 (2.68%) Office 365
4 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (31.25%) DNS
2 19 (16.96%) TCP/IP
3 16 (14.29%) DHCP
4 15 (13.39%) SAN
5 13 (11.61%) HTTP
5 13 (11.61%) LDAP
5 13 (11.61%) SMTP
5 13 (11.61%) SSL
6 12 (10.71%) Firewall
7 9 (8.04%) LAN
8 6 (5.36%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (5.36%) iSCSI
8 6 (5.36%) MPLS
8 6 (5.36%) Network Security
8 6 (5.36%) WAN
9 5 (4.46%) Ethernet
9 5 (4.46%) VPN
10 4 (3.57%) IPv6
10 4 (3.57%) NAS
11 3 (2.68%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.50%) MySQL
3 7 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.79%) DB2
7 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (7.14%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.68%) Publishing
4 2 (1.79%) Banking
4 2 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Back Office
5 1 (0.89%) Electronics
5 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.89%) Marketing
5 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (27.68%) Support Engineer
2 21 (18.75%) VMware Engineer
3 16 (14.29%) VMware Support Engineer
4 14 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (10.71%) Architect
5 12 (10.71%) AWS Engineer
5 12 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (9.82%) Windows Engineer
7 10 (8.93%) Administrator
7 10 (8.93%) Applications Engineer
7 10 (8.93%) Linux Support
7 10 (8.93%) Linux Support Engineer
8 9 (8.04%) Applications Support
8 9 (8.04%) Applications Support Engineer
9 7 (6.25%) Designer
10 6 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (5.36%) Active Directory Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (5.36%) Windows Support Engineer
11 5 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.18%) Web Services
2 13 (11.61%) LAMP
2 13 (11.61%) LEMP Stack
2 13 (11.61%) MCollective
3 3 (2.68%) SAP Basis
4 2 (1.79%) Middleware
5 1 (0.89%) .NET
5 1 (0.89%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.89%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.18%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.36%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.68%) Clustering
5 3 (2.68%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.68%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.79%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.79%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.79%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.79%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.89%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.89%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 71 (63.39%) Windows
2 48 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 45 (40.18%) Linux
4 27 (24.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (14.29%) Unix
6 14 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (11.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (8.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.46%) Solaris
9 5 (4.46%) SUSE
9 5 (4.46%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.68%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.79%) AIX
11 2 (1.79%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.89%) Nucleus RTOS
12 1 (0.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.96%) Configuration Management
1 19 (16.96%) High Availability
2 13 (11.61%) Migration
3 10 (8.93%) Incident Management
4 7 (6.25%) ITIL
5 6 (5.36%) Project Management
6 5 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (4.46%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (4.46%) Presales
6 5 (4.46%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.57%) Change Management
7 4 (3.57%) DevOps
7 4 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (3.57%) Test Strategy
7 4 (3.57%) Time Management
8 3 (2.68%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (2.68%) Data Protection
8 3 (2.68%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.68%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.96%) Python
2 18 (16.07%) Perl
3 10 (8.93%) SQL
4 9 (8.04%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.68%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.68%) Ruby
6 2 (1.79%) AWK
6 2 (1.79%) sed
6 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.89%) Java
7 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.82%) DV Cleared
3 9 (8.04%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (7.14%) CCNA
4 8 (7.14%) Degree
5 6 (5.36%) MCP
5 6 (5.36%) MCSA
5 6 (5.36%) MCSE
6 4 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.68%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.68%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.79%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.79%) CCA
8 2 (1.79%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (1.79%) HNC
8 2 (1.79%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (1.79%) RHCSA
8 2 (1.79%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) SLA
2 2 (1.79%) QA
3 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (48.21%) Active Directory
2 51 (45.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (11.61%) qmail
3 13 (11.61%) Squid
4 12 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 10 (8.93%) vSphere
5 10 (8.93%) XenApp
6 9 (8.04%) VMware ESX
7 5 (4.46%) XenServer
8 4 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (2.68%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.79%) NFS
10 2 (1.79%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.89%) KVM
11 1 (0.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (18.75%) Puppet
2 17 (15.18%) Nagios
3 13 (11.61%) Cacti
3 13 (11.61%) collectd
3 13 (11.61%) Ganglia
3 13 (11.61%) Graphite
3 13 (11.61%) logstash
3 13 (11.61%) ZABBIX
4 8 (7.14%) SCCM
5 6 (5.36%) SCOM
6 5 (4.46%) Backup Exec
7 4 (3.57%) Ansible
8 3 (2.68%) vMotion
8 3 (2.68%) vRealize
9 2 (1.79%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.79%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.79%) WSUS
10 1 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.89%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (29.46%) Citrix
2 31 (27.68%) Microsoft
3 17 (15.18%) Cisco
4 15 (13.39%) HP
5 13 (11.61%) Splunk
6 11 (9.82%) IBM
6 11 (9.82%) Red Hat
7 9 (8.04%) Oracle
8 6 (5.36%) EMC
9 5 (4.46%) Dell
10 4 (3.57%) Hitachi
10 4 (3.57%) Intel
10 4 (3.57%) Juniper
10 4 (3.57%) Remedy
10 4 (3.57%) SAP
11 3 (2.68%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.68%) F5
11 3 (2.68%) Symantec
12 2 (1.79%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.79%) NetApp
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