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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 45 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware 24 40 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.82% 4.21% 5.14%
As % of the Vendors category 5.19% 8.46% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 28 24
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £258 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £457 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 12
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -20.00%
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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
462 473 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 54.35% 49.84% 53.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 195 186
Average daily rate £400 £388 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +16.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £256 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 17 30
Average hourly rate £21.55 £15.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.03% -48.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £20.40 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 42 (65.63%) Windows
2 40 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 37 (57.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (40.63%) Active Directory
5 23 (35.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (32.81%) Hyper-V
7 19 (29.69%) Security Cleared
8 17 (26.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (23.44%) DV Cleared
10 14 (21.88%) SCCM
10 14 (21.88%) Cisco
11 13 (20.31%) TCP/IP
11 13 (20.31%) DNS
11 13 (20.31%) Linux
12 12 (18.75%) SQL
12 12 (18.75%) Citrix
12 12 (18.75%) PowerShell
13 11 (17.19%) Migration
13 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange
13 11 (17.19%) Oracle
14 10 (15.63%) SCOM
15 9 (14.06%) DHCP
16 8 (12.50%) HP
16 8 (12.50%) Firewall
16 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
16 8 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
17 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
17 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
18 6 (9.38%) Network Security
18 6 (9.38%) Degree

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.81%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.56%) Lync
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.56%) IIS
5 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.56%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) 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 4 (6.25%) Mimecast
2 2 (3.13%) PaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.31%) TCP/IP
1 13 (20.31%) DNS
2 9 (14.06%) DHCP
3 8 (12.50%) Firewall
4 6 (9.38%) WAN
4 6 (9.38%) Network Security
5 5 (7.81%) LAN
6 4 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (4.69%) SAN
7 3 (4.69%) VoIP
7 3 (4.69%) Ethernet
7 3 (4.69%) MPLS
8 2 (3.13%) OSPF
8 2 (3.13%) BGP
8 2 (3.13%) EIGRP
8 2 (3.13%) Wireless
8 2 (3.13%) Internet
8 2 (3.13%) Cisco ICM
8 2 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.56%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) 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%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.56%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.56%) NuGet
2 1 (1.56%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 10 (15.63%) Architect
3 5 (7.81%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (7.81%) Server Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) Consultant
4 4 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) SQL DBA
6 2 (3.13%) Technical Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 2 (3.13%) Network Architect
6 2 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Linux Support
6 2 (3.13%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.13%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.13%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.56%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.56%) .NET
2 1 (1.56%) JSP
2 1 (1.56%) Web Services
2 1 (1.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.25%) Replication
3 2 (3.13%) Clustering
3 2 (3.13%) PKI
3 2 (3.13%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.13%) AS400
3 2 (3.13%) iSeries
4 1 (1.56%) Social Media
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 42 (65.63%) Windows
2 23 (35.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (26.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (20.31%) Linux
5 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.69%) UNIX
8 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.13%) zOS
8 2 (3.13%) AIX
8 2 (3.13%) SUSE
9 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.19%) Migration
2 8 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
4 4 (6.25%) ITIL
4 4 (6.25%) Business Development
5 3 (4.69%) Workflow
5 3 (4.69%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.13%) Server Building
6 2 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.13%) Contact Management
6 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.56%) ETL
7 1 (1.56%) Project Management
7 1 (1.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.56%) Release Management
7 1 (1.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.56%) Data Entry
7 1 (1.56%) Scrum
7 1 (1.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.75%) SQL
1 12 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.81%) VBScript
2 5 (7.81%) VB
3 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.56%) C
4 1 (1.56%) C#
4 1 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (29.69%) Security Cleared
2 15 (23.44%) DV Cleared
3 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
4 6 (9.38%) Degree
5 5 (7.81%) CCNP
5 5 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.69%) MCP
7 2 (3.13%) MCDBA
7 2 (3.13%) CCIE
7 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.13%) MCTS
7 2 (3.13%) MCITP
8 1 (1.56%) CCNA
8 1 (1.56%) CCDP
8 1 (1.56%) PMP
8 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.56%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.56%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
1 1 (1.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 37 (57.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (40.63%) Active Directory
3 21 (32.81%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.81%) XenServer
5 4 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.13%) XenApp
6 2 (3.13%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (21.88%) SCCM
2 10 (15.63%) SCOM
3 6 (9.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (4.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (3.13%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (3.13%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (3.13%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (1.56%) Puppet
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 40 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.88%) Cisco
3 12 (18.75%) Citrix
4 11 (17.19%) Oracle
5 8 (12.50%) HP
6 6 (9.38%) Symantec
7 5 (7.81%) Juniper
7 5 (7.81%) NetApp
7 5 (7.81%) Dell
7 5 (7.81%) IBM
7 5 (7.81%) 3PAR
7 5 (7.81%) Borland
8 4 (6.25%) Varonis
8 4 (6.25%) Zerto
8 4 (6.25%) Neverfail
8 4 (6.25%) Veeam
9 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.13%) F5
9 2 (3.13%) SAP
10 1 (1.56%) EMC
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