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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 24 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware 2 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.94% 6.80% 4.00%
As % of the Vendors category 1.90% 13.60% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
Average daily rate
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£278 £213 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.58% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.63 £23.75 £20.07
% change year-on-year
-8.94% +18.33%
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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
105 125 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 49.30% 50.00% 40.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 61 44
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £210 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +170.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.85 £10.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £44.60 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) XenServer
3 4 (44.44%) SAN
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Veeam
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) SCDPM
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Firmware
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) UNIX
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (11.11%) AIX
6 1 (11.11%) Solaris
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) LAN
6 1 (11.11%) WAN
6 1 (11.11%) DHCP
6 1 (11.11%) VPN
6 1 (11.11%) DNS
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma

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Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Build Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Firmware
2 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
1 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
1 1 (11.11%) Service Management
1 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) XenServer
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat