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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 25 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 8 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.94% 3.52% 2.04%
As % of the Vendors category 7.69% 6.67% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £200 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £318 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.75 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.35%
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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
104 105 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 38.24% 52.76% 42.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 72 30
Average daily rate £288 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 12
Average hourly rate £8.99 £11.00 £11.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.27% -1.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.70 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £25.00 £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) MS Office
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (20.00%) SAN
7 2 (20.00%) Symantec
7 2 (20.00%) Firewall
7 2 (20.00%) Clustering
7 2 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) LAN
7 2 (20.00%) WAN
7 2 (20.00%) DHCP
7 2 (20.00%) .NET
7 2 (20.00%) Apache
7 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) JBoss
7 2 (20.00%) Puppet

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
1 2 (20.00%) DBA
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (10.00%) CentOS
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (10.00%) Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (20.00%) vCloud
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (10.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (20.00%) Puppet
2 2 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Symantec
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) Splunk
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Websense
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp