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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 30 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware 17 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.21% 0.88% 6.11%
As % of the Vendors category 8.13% 1.83% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
Average daily rate £400 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 - £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 - £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £365 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
VMware
South Yorkshire

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
209 109 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 51.73% 47.81% 40.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 61 47
Average daily rate £400 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 6
Average hourly rate £9.00 £9.75 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram 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 14 February 2016, 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 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
4 15 (48.39%) Linux
5 13 (41.94%) Puppet
6 11 (35.48%) Configuration Management
7 10 (32.26%) Finance
7 10 (32.26%) Migration
7 10 (32.26%) SQL
7 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
7 10 (32.26%) DevOps
7 10 (32.26%) Data Centre
8 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
8 9 (29.03%) Java
8 9 (29.03%) Unix
9 8 (25.81%) NetApp
9 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (22.58%) Brocade
10 7 (22.58%) NAS
10 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
10 7 (22.58%) SAN
10 7 (22.58%) Financial Institution
10 7 (22.58%) Apache
10 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
10 7 (22.58%) NFS
10 7 (22.58%) Data ONTAP
10 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (22.58%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (19.35%) Ansible

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 7 (22.58%) Apache
1 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
2 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) nginx
3 3 (9.68%) IIS
3 3 (9.68%) Jetty
3 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.45%) Node.js
5 1 (3.23%) JBoss
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (9.68%) Google App Engine
1 3 (9.68%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Fibre Channel
1 7 (22.58%) NAS
1 7 (22.58%) SAN
2 6 (19.35%) HTTP
3 5 (16.13%) DHCP
3 5 (16.13%) DNS
4 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.68%) FTP
5 3 (9.68%) IPsec
5 3 (9.68%) SSL
6 2 (6.45%) DMZ
7 1 (3.23%) Internet
7 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
1 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.68%) Maven
4 2 (6.45%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.23%) Mockito
5 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) DevOps Engineer
1 5 (16.13%) Linux Engineer
1 5 (16.13%) NAS Engineer
1 5 (16.13%) NetApp Engineer
1 5 (16.13%) SAN Engineer
1 5 (16.13%) SAN Storage Engineer
1 5 (16.13%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (9.68%) Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Developer
3 3 (9.68%) DevOps Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Java Scala Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) PowerShell Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Scala Developer
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
1 3 (9.68%) J2EE
1 3 (9.68%) MCollective
1 3 (9.68%) Servlets
2 2 (6.45%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (6.45%) Play Framework
2 2 (6.45%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (6.45%) REST
2 2 (6.45%) SOAP
3 1 (3.23%) Ajax
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) CSS3
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) HTML5
3 1 (3.23%) JSON
3 1 (3.23%) LAMP
3 1 (3.23%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (3.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Linux
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (29.03%) Unix
4 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
5 7 (22.58%) Data ONTAP
6 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (9.68%) CentOS
7 3 (9.68%) Ubuntu
8 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
8 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000
8 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Configuration Management
2 10 (32.26%) DevOps
2 10 (32.26%) Migration
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.90%) ITIL
5 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Build Automation
6 3 (9.68%) Open Source
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) Security Patching
7 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.45%) High Availability
7 2 (6.45%) Server Building
8 1 (3.23%) MVC
8 1 (3.23%) Process Management
8 1 (3.23%) Service Management
8 1 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) Java
3 5 (16.13%) Perl
4 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
4 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
5 3 (9.68%) Ruby
6 2 (6.45%) PHP
6 2 (6.45%) Scala
7 1 (3.23%) Go
7 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) MCSE
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 17 (54.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) NFS
3 5 (16.13%) Docker
3 5 (16.13%) Xen
4 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.45%) DFS Replication
5 2 (6.45%) KVM
6 1 (3.23%) Varnish
6 1 (3.23%) vSphere
6 1 (3.23%) XenApp
6 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (41.94%) Puppet
2 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (19.35%) Ansible
4 3 (9.68%) SCCM
5 2 (6.45%) SCVMM
5 2 (6.45%) vMotion
6 1 (3.23%) Cacti
6 1 (3.23%) Graphite
6 1 (3.23%) Nagios
6 1 (3.23%) Opsview
6 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (3.23%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) NetApp
3 7 (22.58%) Brocade
4 3 (9.68%) Citrix
4 3 (9.68%) Dell
4 3 (9.68%) Google
4 3 (9.68%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
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