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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 45 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware 24 36 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.57% 4.07% 4.23%
As % of the Vendors category 4.88% 8.78% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 21
Average daily rate
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£388 £325 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +58.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £243 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -16.84%
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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
492 410 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 52.62% 46.38% 50.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 169 177
Average daily rate £388 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £255 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 29
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -37.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £12.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £19.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 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 31 July 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 43 (65.15%) Windows
2 35 (53.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (51.52%) Microsoft
4 25 (37.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 18 (27.27%) Hyper-V
6 18 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 17 (25.76%) DV Cleared
8 16 (24.24%) Citrix
9 14 (21.21%) Cisco
9 14 (21.21%) Linux
10 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (19.70%) TCP/IP
10 13 (19.70%) SCCM
11 12 (18.18%) MS Exchange
11 12 (18.18%) DNS
12 10 (15.15%) Migration
12 10 (15.15%) SCOM
13 9 (13.64%) HP
14 8 (12.12%) DHCP
14 8 (12.12%) SQL
14 8 (12.12%) Firewall
14 8 (12.12%) PowerShell
14 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (12.12%) Performance Monitoring
15 7 (10.61%) Windows 7
15 7 (10.61%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (10.61%) Degree
15 7 (10.61%) WAN
15 7 (10.61%) Oracle

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.52%) Lync
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.52%) IIS
4 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.52%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Maximo
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Mimecast
2 2 (3.03%) PaaS
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.70%) TCP/IP
2 12 (18.18%) DNS
3 8 (12.12%) DHCP
3 8 (12.12%) Firewall
4 7 (10.61%) WAN
5 6 (9.09%) Network Security
6 5 (7.58%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (7.58%) LAN
7 4 (6.06%) OSPF
7 4 (6.06%) BGP
7 4 (6.06%) EIGRP
7 4 (6.06%) Wireless
7 4 (6.06%) SAN
8 3 (4.55%) Internet
8 3 (4.55%) MPLS
8 3 (4.55%) VoIP
8 3 (4.55%) Ethernet
9 2 (3.03%) IGRP
9 2 (3.03%) IPv4
9 2 (3.03%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) DB2
2 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.52%) StarTeam
1 1 (1.52%) Selenium
1 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
1 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.52%) MSBuild
1 1 (1.52%) NuGet
1 1 (1.52%) Artifactory
General
1 4 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Banking
2 1 (1.52%) Retail
2 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (21.21%) Support Engineer
2 10 (15.15%) Architect
3 5 (7.58%) Network Engineer
3 5 (7.58%) Build Engineer
4 4 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (6.06%) Server Engineer
4 4 (6.06%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Consultant
5 3 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) Network Architect
6 2 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) Linux Support
6 2 (3.03%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.03%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) Middleware
2 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.52%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.52%) HTML
2 1 (1.52%) .NET
2 1 (1.52%) CSS
2 1 (1.52%) JSP
2 1 (1.52%) Web Services
2 1 (1.52%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.06%) Replication
3 2 (3.03%) Clustering
3 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.03%) iSeries
3 2 (3.03%) AS400
4 1 (1.52%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.52%) Social Media
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 43 (65.15%) Windows
2 25 (37.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (21.21%) Linux
4 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (10.61%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.06%) UNIX
8 3 (4.55%) SUSE
9 2 (3.03%) zOS
9 2 (3.03%) AIX
9 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.52%) HPUX
10 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.15%) Migration
2 8 (12.12%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (6.06%) ITIL
3 4 (6.06%) Business Development
4 3 (4.55%) Workflow
4 3 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.03%) Server Building
5 2 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.03%) Contact Management
5 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.03%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.52%) Release Management
6 1 (1.52%) Integration Testing
6 1 (1.52%) Test Scripting
6 1 (1.52%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.52%) Manual Testing
6 1 (1.52%) Test Automation
6 1 (1.52%) Data Entry
6 1 (1.52%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.12%) SQL
1 8 (12.12%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.03%) Perl
2 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.52%) VBScript
3 1 (1.52%) VB
3 1 (1.52%) Python
3 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.52%) C
3 1 (1.52%) C#
3 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 17 (25.76%) DV Cleared
3 7 (10.61%) Degree
4 6 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.58%) CCNP
6 4 (6.06%) CCIE
7 3 (4.55%) MCP
7 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.03%) MCDBA
8 2 (3.03%) MCTS
8 2 (3.03%) MCITP
8 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.52%) PMP
9 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.52%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.52%) MCSD
9 1 (1.52%) MCSE
9 1 (1.52%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
1 1 (1.52%) JSP 440
System Software
1 35 (53.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 18 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 7 (10.61%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (7.58%) XenServer
6 4 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.03%) XenApp
7 2 (3.03%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (19.70%) SCCM
2 10 (15.15%) SCOM
3 3 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (3.03%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.52%) Puppet
5 1 (1.52%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.52%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 16 (24.24%) Citrix
3 14 (21.21%) Cisco
4 9 (13.64%) HP
5 7 (10.61%) Oracle
6 6 (9.09%) Symantec
7 5 (7.58%) NetApp
7 5 (7.58%) IBM
7 5 (7.58%) Dell
7 5 (7.58%) 3PAR
8 4 (6.06%) AppSense
8 4 (6.06%) Veeam
8 4 (6.06%) Varonis
8 4 (6.06%) Zerto
8 4 (6.06%) Neverfail
8 4 (6.06%) Juniper
9 2 (3.03%) EMC
9 2 (3.03%) SAP
9 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.03%) F5
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