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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 33 39 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing VMware 44 35 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.39% 3.32% 5.93%
As % of the Vendors category 9.13% 6.49% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 23
Average daily rate
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£400 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 13
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.13 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.24% -6.11%
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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
482 539 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 48.06% 51.14% 50.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 254 156
Average daily rate £400 £365 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £199 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 31
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.67 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.89% -47.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 55 (60.44%) Windows
1 55 (60.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 35 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 31 (34.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (32.97%) Security Cleared
6 27 (29.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (28.57%) Hyper-V
8 23 (25.27%) Cisco
9 22 (24.18%) SQL
10 19 (20.88%) Oracle
10 19 (20.88%) SCCM
11 18 (19.78%) SC Cleared
11 18 (19.78%) Linux
12 17 (18.68%) Firewall
12 17 (18.68%) DV Cleared
13 16 (17.58%) PowerShell
13 16 (17.58%) Citrix
14 14 (15.38%) HP
14 14 (15.38%) Migration
14 14 (15.38%) Windows 7
15 13 (14.29%) TCP/IP
15 13 (14.29%) VBScript
16 12 (13.19%) VB
16 12 (13.19%) MS Exchange
16 12 (13.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 11 (12.09%) DNS
18 10 (10.99%) DHCP
18 10 (10.99%) LAN
18 10 (10.99%) SAN

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (13.19%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.99%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.30%) JBoss
4 2 (2.20%) IIS
4 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.10%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.10%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (2.20%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Mimecast
2 3 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.68%) Firewall
2 13 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 11 (12.09%) DNS
4 10 (10.99%) DHCP
4 10 (10.99%) LAN
4 10 (10.99%) SAN
5 9 (9.89%) WAN
5 9 (9.89%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (8.79%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (5.49%) Ethernet
7 5 (5.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (4.40%) Network Security
8 4 (4.40%) iSCSI
8 4 (4.40%) BIG-IP
9 3 (3.30%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (3.30%) BGP
9 3 (3.30%) MPLS
9 3 (3.30%) OSPF
9 3 (3.30%) EIGRP
9 3 (3.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.30%) DB2
2 3 (3.30%) MySQL
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (10.99%) StarTeam
2 3 (3.30%) Maven
2 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.30%) jMock
2 3 (3.30%) Mockito
2 3 (3.30%) JUnit
2 3 (3.30%) SonarQube
2 3 (3.30%) DbUnit
2 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.20%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.20%) MSBuild
3 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.10%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.10%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.10%) NuGet
General
1 2 (2.20%) Retail
2 1 (1.10%) Finance
2 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (18.68%) Architect
2 12 (13.19%) Support Engineer
3 10 (10.99%) Consultant
4 9 (9.89%) Integration Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Server Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.40%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.40%) Network Consultant
8 4 (4.40%) Linux Support Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Linux Support
9 3 (3.30%) Security Architect
9 3 (3.30%) Security Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) Spring
1 3 (3.30%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (3.30%) RESTful
1 3 (3.30%) Apache CXF
1 3 (3.30%) SOAP
1 3 (3.30%) Web Services
1 3 (3.30%) PowerMock
1 3 (3.30%) Apache Camel
2 2 (2.20%) .NET
2 2 (2.20%) XSL
2 2 (2.20%) Middleware
2 2 (2.20%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.10%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.10%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.10%) LAMP
3 1 (1.10%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.40%) Replication
3 3 (3.30%) PKI
4 2 (2.20%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.20%) AS400
4 2 (2.20%) iSeries
4 2 (2.20%) Clustering
5 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.10%) Social Media
5 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 55 (60.44%) Windows
2 31 (34.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (29.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (19.78%) Linux
5 14 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (6.59%) UNIX
8 2 (2.20%) AIX
8 2 (2.20%) zOS
8 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.20%) SUSE
9 1 (1.10%) Debian
9 1 (1.10%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.10%) Solaris
9 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.38%) Migration
2 10 (10.99%) Configuration Management
3 8 (8.79%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (6.59%) ITIL
5 4 (4.40%) Protective Monitoring
5 4 (4.40%) Scrum
5 4 (4.40%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (4.40%) Business Development
6 3 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.30%) TDD
6 3 (3.30%) Kanban
6 3 (3.30%) BDD
6 3 (3.30%) Project Management
6 3 (3.30%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.20%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.20%) High Availability
7 2 (2.20%) DevOps
7 2 (2.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.20%) Contact Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.18%) SQL
2 16 (17.58%) PowerShell
3 13 (14.29%) VBScript
4 12 (13.19%) VB
5 2 (2.20%) Perl
5 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.10%) C
6 1 (1.10%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (32.97%) Security Cleared
2 18 (19.78%) SC Cleared
3 17 (18.68%) DV Cleared
4 9 (9.89%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (6.59%) CCNP
7 4 (4.40%) CCDP
7 4 (4.40%) Degree
7 4 (4.40%) JNCIS
8 3 (3.30%) CCIE
8 3 (3.30%) MCSE
8 3 (3.30%) MCP
9 2 (2.20%) MCDBA
9 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.20%) MCTS
9 2 (2.20%) MCITP
10 1 (1.10%) PMP
10 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.10%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.10%) JSP 440
System Software
1 55 (60.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 26 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.49%) XenServer
5 4 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.40%) vSphere
6 3 (3.30%) XenApp
7 1 (1.10%) Xen
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (1.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.10%) Veritas File System
7 1 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.10%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.10%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (20.88%) SCCM
2 12 (13.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (6.59%) SCOM
5 3 (3.30%) ZABBIX
5 3 (3.30%) logstash
5 3 (3.30%) Hyperic
6 2 (2.20%) FortiGate
6 2 (2.20%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (2.20%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (2.20%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.20%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (1.10%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.10%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.10%) Puppet
7 1 (1.10%) Nagios
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 49 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 23 (25.27%) Cisco
3 19 (20.88%) Oracle
4 16 (17.58%) Citrix
5 14 (15.38%) HP
6 10 (10.99%) Borland
7 9 (9.89%) Juniper
8 8 (8.79%) Symantec
9 6 (6.59%) F5
9 6 (6.59%) CheckPoint
9 6 (6.59%) 3PAR
10 5 (5.49%) NetApp
10 5 (5.49%) Dell
10 5 (5.49%) IBM
11 4 (4.40%) Varonis
11 4 (4.40%) Zerto
11 4 (4.40%) Neverfail
11 4 (4.40%) Mercator
11 4 (4.40%) Veeam
12 3 (3.30%) SAP
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