The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Reading region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 34 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 36 39 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.09% 4.21% 4.25%
As % of the Vendors category 8.74% 8.26% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 27
Average daily rate
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£325 £205 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.53% -39.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £133 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £385 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
412 472 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.77% 50.92% 53.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 173 210
Average daily rate £375 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 26
Average hourly rate £17.29 £30.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.32% +95.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.13 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
VMware
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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 31 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 59 (81.94%) Windows
2 55 (76.39%) Active Directory
3 36 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 19 (26.39%) Linux
5 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
6 18 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 18 (25.00%) Citrix
6 18 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (20.83%) Security Cleared
8 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (18.06%) Hyper-V
9 13 (18.06%) XenApp
9 13 (18.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (18.06%) Firewall
9 13 (18.06%) DNS
10 12 (16.67%) HP
10 12 (16.67%) IIS
10 12 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (15.28%) vSphere
12 10 (13.89%) LAN
12 10 (13.89%) WAN
13 9 (12.50%) LDAP
13 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
13 9 (12.50%) WSUS
14 8 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
14 8 (11.11%) Cisco
14 8 (11.11%) ITIL

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 18 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.67%) IIS
2 12 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.06%) DNS
1 13 (18.06%) Firewall
2 10 (13.89%) LAN
2 10 (13.89%) WAN
3 9 (12.50%) LDAP
4 7 (9.72%) SAN
4 7 (9.72%) VPN
5 6 (8.33%) Internet
5 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.56%) HTTP
7 3 (4.17%) NetScaler
7 3 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.78%) VLAN
8 2 (2.78%) VoIP
8 2 (2.78%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.39%) FTP
9 1 (1.39%) SMTP
9 1 (1.39%) DHCP
9 1 (1.39%) ATM
9 1 (1.39%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.17%) MySQL
General
1 2 (2.78%) Publishing
1 2 (2.78%) Retail
2 1 (1.39%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.39%) Marketing
2 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (13.89%) Support Engineer
2 9 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (12.50%) Consultant
3 8 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Administrator
4 7 (9.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Server Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Architect
6 5 (6.94%) Wintel Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.17%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Wintel Architect
9 2 (2.78%) VMware Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Windows Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.17%) Clustering
2 3 (4.17%) EPoS
3 1 (1.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 59 (81.94%) Windows
2 36 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (26.39%) Linux
4 18 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (9.72%) UNIX
7 5 (6.94%) Windows XP
8 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.17%) AIX
10 2 (2.78%) Solaris
10 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.78%) CentOS
11 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.39%) VMS
11 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.06%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (11.11%) ITIL
3 6 (8.33%) High Availability
4 5 (6.94%) Test Scripting
5 4 (5.56%) Change Control
6 3 (4.17%) Change Management
6 3 (4.17%) DevOps
6 3 (4.17%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.17%) Workflow
7 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (2.78%) Requirements Management
7 2 (2.78%) Build Automation
7 2 (2.78%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.39%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.39%) Test Strategy
8 1 (1.39%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.39%) Analytics
8 1 (1.39%) SABSA
8 1 (1.39%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.39%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.56%) SQL
3 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.78%) C#
5 1 (1.39%) VBScript
5 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (8.33%) MCSE
5 5 (6.94%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.56%) MCSA
6 4 (5.56%) CCNA
6 4 (5.56%) MCP
6 4 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.17%) Degree
8 2 (2.78%) MCITP
8 2 (2.78%) CCA
8 2 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (1.39%) MCDST
9 1 (1.39%) MCTS
9 1 (1.39%) VCP4
9 1 (1.39%) VCAP
9 1 (1.39%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) COBIT
System Software
1 55 (76.39%) Active Directory
2 36 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (18.06%) Hyper-V
3 13 (18.06%) XenApp
4 11 (15.28%) vSphere
5 7 (9.72%) XenDesktop
5 7 (9.72%) VMware ESX
6 4 (5.56%) Terminal Services
6 4 (5.56%) VMware Server
6 4 (5.56%) XenServer
6 4 (5.56%) KVM
7 3 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.78%) vCloud
9 1 (1.39%) Nmap
9 1 (1.39%) NFS
9 1 (1.39%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) WSUS
2 6 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 5 (6.94%) Backup Exec
4 4 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (4.17%) ARCserve
5 3 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.78%) SCCM
6 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.39%) SCOM
7 1 (1.39%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 27 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 18 (25.00%) Citrix
3 12 (16.67%) HP
4 8 (11.11%) Cisco
5 5 (6.94%) Symantec
5 5 (6.94%) NetApp
5 5 (6.94%) EMC
6 4 (5.56%) Oracle
7 3 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.78%) IBM
8 2 (2.78%) Sophos
8 2 (2.78%) AppSense
9 1 (1.39%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.39%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.39%) F5
9 1 (1.39%) Remedy
9 1 (1.39%) McAfee
9 1 (1.39%) Apple
9 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.39%) Intel
Reading
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £195 - £245 per day
Posted: 13 days ago