The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 30 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware 2 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.84% 7.44% 7.02%
As % of the Vendors category 1.94% 16.82% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Average daily rate
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- £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +5.52%
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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 Sheffield region.

Vendors Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
103 107 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 43.10% 44.21% 40.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 49 25
Average daily rate £310 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 11
Average hourly rate £9.89 £28.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.68% +89.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.00 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.36 £35.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Sheffield region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Sheffield region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 8 (61.54%) NetApp
4 7 (53.85%) EMC
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco
4 7 (53.85%) Solaris
5 6 (46.15%) ITIL
5 6 (46.15%) Oracle
5 6 (46.15%) Apache
5 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (38.46%) CLARiiON
6 5 (38.46%) NetBackup
6 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
6 5 (38.46%) Symantec
6 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
6 5 (38.46%) DNS
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 5 (38.46%) SCOM
6 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (38.46%) vSphere
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (30.77%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (30.77%) Puppet
7 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (30.77%) vCloud
7 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
7 4 (30.77%) ZABBIX

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 6 (46.15%) Apache
1 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
2 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
3 4 (30.77%) JBoss
4 2 (15.38%) IIS
4 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (7.69%) Lync
5 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) SAN
2 4 (30.77%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) HTTP
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
3 2 (15.38%) NAS
3 2 (15.38%) FCoE
3 2 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (15.38%) Multicast
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) HBase
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Storage Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
1 2 (15.38%) XSLT
1 2 (15.38%) Rendezvous
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Solaris
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) BCP
2 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Benchmarking
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) vSphere
3 4 (30.77%) vCloud
3 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (15.38%) SRDF
4 2 (15.38%) Xen
4 2 (15.38%) KVM
4 2 (15.38%) NFS
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) NetBackup
1 5 (38.46%) SCOM
2 4 (30.77%) ZABBIX
2 4 (30.77%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (30.77%) Puppet
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (30.77%) EMC Navisphere
3 2 (15.38%) SCCM
4 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) NetApp
3 7 (53.85%) EMC
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle
5 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
5 5 (38.46%) Symantec
6 4 (30.77%) McAfee
6 4 (30.77%) Citrix
7 2 (15.38%) TIBCO
7 2 (15.38%) DataSynapse
7 2 (15.38%) IBM
7 2 (15.38%) Intel
8 1 (7.69%) HP
8 1 (7.69%) Sybase
8 1 (7.69%) CommVault