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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 45 46 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware 26 44 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.02% 4.07% 3.70%
As % of the Vendors category 6.42% 7.65% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £164 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £403 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £24.00 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 - £22.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +8.75%
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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
405 575 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 47.09% 53.14% 57.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 282 226
Average daily rate £385 £390 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 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
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 21 October 2014.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (87.30%) Windows
2 46 (73.02%) Active Directory
3 30 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 30 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (42.86%) Citrix
5 17 (26.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (26.98%) Security Cleared
6 16 (25.40%) Linux
7 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
7 15 (23.81%) MS Exchange
7 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (22.22%) DV Cleared
8 14 (22.22%) XenApp
9 12 (19.05%) HP
10 11 (17.46%) DNS
10 11 (17.46%) vSphere
11 10 (15.87%) Hyper-V
11 10 (15.87%) IIS
12 9 (14.29%) LDAP
12 9 (14.29%) WSUS
12 9 (14.29%) XenDesktop
12 9 (14.29%) Windows 7
13 8 (12.70%) Symantec
13 8 (12.70%) TCP/IP
13 8 (12.70%) SAN
14 7 (11.11%) Cisco
14 7 (11.11%) WAN
14 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (9.52%) LAN

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 15 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 10 (15.87%) IIS
3 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.59%) Lync
7 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.46%) DNS
2 9 (14.29%) LDAP
3 8 (12.70%) TCP/IP
3 8 (12.70%) SAN
4 7 (11.11%) WAN
5 6 (9.52%) LAN
6 5 (7.94%) NetScaler
7 4 (6.35%) VPN
7 4 (6.35%) DHCP
7 4 (6.35%) Internet
8 3 (4.76%) Firewall
8 3 (4.76%) Ethernet
9 2 (3.17%) VoIP
9 2 (3.17%) DMZ
9 2 (3.17%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.59%) VoLTE
10 1 (1.59%) MGCP
10 1 (1.59%) SSH
10 1 (1.59%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.59%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) IDOL
General
1 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.59%) Retail
1 1 (1.59%) Multimedia
1 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (17.46%) Support Engineer
2 8 (12.70%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Server Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Administrator
6 4 (6.35%) Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.17%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.17%) UNIX Administrator
8 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Clustering
2 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.59%) PKI
3 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 55 (87.30%) Windows
2 30 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (26.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (25.40%) Linux
5 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 6 (9.52%) UNIX
8 5 (7.94%) Windows 8
8 5 (7.94%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.76%) AIX
10 2 (3.17%) Solaris
10 2 (3.17%) CentOS
10 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.52%) ITIL
2 3 (4.76%) Change Management
2 3 (4.76%) Requirements Management
3 2 (3.17%) Unit Testing
3 2 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (3.17%) Build Automation
3 2 (3.17%) Mentoring
4 1 (1.59%) Coaching
4 1 (1.59%) People Management
4 1 (1.59%) Analytics
4 1 (1.59%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.59%) Migration
4 1 (1.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (1.59%) Logistics
4 1 (1.59%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.59%) Time Management
4 1 (1.59%) Performance Management
4 1 (1.59%) Change Control
4 1 (1.59%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.17%) C#
3 1 (1.59%) SQL
3 1 (1.59%) VBScript
3 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (26.98%) Security Cleared
2 14 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) MCSE
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.76%) MCP
5 2 (3.17%) CCNA
5 2 (3.17%) MCSA
5 2 (3.17%) PhD
5 2 (3.17%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.17%) MCITP
6 1 (1.59%) MCDST
6 1 (1.59%) MCTS
6 1 (1.59%) CCIE
6 1 (1.59%) CCNP
6 1 (1.59%) CCA
6 1 (1.59%) HNC
6 1 (1.59%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (73.02%) Active Directory
2 30 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (22.22%) XenApp
4 11 (17.46%) vSphere
5 10 (15.87%) Hyper-V
6 9 (14.29%) XenDesktop
7 5 (7.94%) VMware ESX
8 4 (6.35%) VMware Server
8 4 (6.35%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (3.17%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.59%) NFS
11 1 (1.59%) vCloud
11 1 (1.59%) KVM
11 1 (1.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) WSUS
2 4 (6.35%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.59%) SCCM
5 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.59%) Nagios
5 1 (1.59%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 27 (42.86%) Citrix
3 12 (19.05%) HP
4 8 (12.70%) Symantec
5 7 (11.11%) Cisco
6 6 (9.52%) NetApp
7 4 (6.35%) EMC
7 4 (6.35%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle
8 2 (3.17%) Sophos
8 2 (3.17%) AppSense
9 1 (1.59%) Altiris
9 1 (1.59%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.59%) Isilon
9 1 (1.59%) Veritas
9 1 (1.59%) Intel
9 1 (1.59%) Avaya
9 1 (1.59%) CA
9 1 (1.59%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.59%) Remedy
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