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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 34 41 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware 40 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.28% 3.68% 5.07%
As % of the Vendors category 9.57% 7.39% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 21
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 14
Average hourly rate - £15.25 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £21.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%
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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
418 501 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 44.71% 49.85% 50.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 244 133
Average daily rate £400 £390 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £517 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 33
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +20.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £10.36 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £30.50
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 3 March 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 3 March 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 62 (68.89%) Windows
2 56 (62.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 45 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 34 (37.78%) Security Cleared
5 34 (37.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (32.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (27.78%) Citrix
7 25 (27.78%) Hyper-V
8 21 (23.33%) DV Cleared
9 20 (22.22%) Windows 7
9 20 (22.22%) Cisco
10 19 (21.11%) SC Cleared
10 19 (21.11%) SCCM
11 17 (18.89%) PowerShell
12 16 (17.78%) HP
12 16 (17.78%) SQL
13 14 (15.56%) VBScript
13 14 (15.56%) Oracle
13 14 (15.56%) MS Exchange
13 14 (15.56%) TCP/IP
14 13 (14.44%) DNS
14 13 (14.44%) VB
15 12 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 12 (13.33%) Firewall
15 12 (13.33%) DHCP
15 12 (13.33%) SAN
15 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (12.22%) SharePoint Server
17 10 (11.11%) Symantec

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 14 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.22%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (3.33%) JBoss
3 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.22%) IIS
4 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.11%) Lync
5 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.56%) TCP/IP
2 13 (14.44%) DNS
3 12 (13.33%) SAN
3 12 (13.33%) DHCP
3 12 (13.33%) Firewall
4 10 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (8.89%) LAN
6 7 (7.78%) WAN
7 6 (6.67%) Ethernet
8 5 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (4.44%) iSCSI
9 4 (4.44%) BIG-IP
10 3 (3.33%) Network Security
10 3 (3.33%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (3.33%) VoIP
10 3 (3.33%) MPLS
10 3 (3.33%) OSPF
10 3 (3.33%) BGP
10 3 (3.33%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) MySQL
1 3 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) DB2
2 1 (1.11%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 10 (11.11%) StarTeam
2 3 (3.33%) jMock
2 3 (3.33%) JUnit
2 3 (3.33%) DbUnit
2 3 (3.33%) Mockito
2 3 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.33%) Maven
2 3 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.22%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.22%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.11%) NuGet
4 1 (1.11%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.11%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (2.22%) Retail
2 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (14.44%) Architect
2 12 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 11 (12.22%) Consultant
4 10 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (6.67%) Server Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Security Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Network Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Build Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) SOAP
1 3 (3.33%) Web Services
1 3 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (3.33%) Spring
1 3 (3.33%) Apache CXF
1 3 (3.33%) RESTful
1 3 (3.33%) PowerMock
1 3 (3.33%) Apache Camel
2 2 (2.22%) .NET
2 2 (2.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.22%) XSL
3 1 (1.11%) LAMP
3 1 (1.11%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.11%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.33%) PKI
3 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 62 (68.89%) Windows
2 34 (37.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (32.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (8.89%) Linux
7 5 (5.56%) UNIX
7 5 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.11%) Debian
9 1 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.11%) Configuration Management
1 10 (11.11%) Migration
2 5 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (4.44%) Protective Monitoring
3 4 (4.44%) ITIL
3 4 (4.44%) Scrum
4 3 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (3.33%) TDD
4 3 (3.33%) Requirements Management
4 3 (3.33%) Business Development
4 3 (3.33%) Project Management
4 3 (3.33%) BDD
4 3 (3.33%) Kanban
5 2 (2.22%) Time Management
5 2 (2.22%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.22%) DevOps
5 2 (2.22%) People Management
5 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.22%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.89%) PowerShell
2 16 (17.78%) SQL
3 14 (15.56%) VBScript
4 13 (14.44%) VB
5 2 (2.22%) Perl
6 1 (1.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 34 (37.78%) Security Cleared
2 21 (23.33%) DV Cleared
3 19 (21.11%) SC Cleared
4 10 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.67%) CCNP
6 5 (5.56%) MCSE
6 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.44%) CCDP
7 4 (4.44%) CCIE
7 4 (4.44%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.22%) Degree
8 2 (2.22%) VCP4
8 2 (2.22%) RHCSA
8 2 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.22%) MCP
8 2 (2.22%) CCNA
8 2 (2.22%) HNC
8 2 (2.22%) PhD
9 1 (1.11%) MCSD
9 1 (1.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (62.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 25 (27.78%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.78%) XenApp
5 6 (6.67%) vSphere
6 4 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.33%) XenServer
8 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.11%) Xen
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.11%) NFS
9 1 (1.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (1.11%) Veritas File System
9 1 (1.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 19 (21.11%) SCCM
2 12 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (8.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (5.56%) SCOM
5 4 (4.44%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.33%) ZABBIX
6 3 (3.33%) logstash
6 3 (3.33%) Hyperic
7 2 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (2.22%) FortiGate
7 2 (2.22%) Nagios
8 1 (1.11%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (1.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (1.11%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (1.11%) Puppet
8 1 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 48 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 25 (27.78%) Citrix
3 20 (22.22%) Cisco
4 16 (17.78%) HP
5 14 (15.56%) Oracle
6 10 (11.11%) Borland
6 10 (11.11%) Symantec
7 6 (6.67%) Juniper
8 5 (5.56%) NetApp
8 5 (5.56%) CheckPoint
8 5 (5.56%) 3PAR
8 5 (5.56%) F5
9 4 (4.44%) Mercator
10 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.33%) Veritas
10 3 (3.33%) IBM
10 3 (3.33%) Dell
10 3 (3.33%) EMC
11 2 (2.22%) Varonis
11 2 (2.22%) Isilon
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