The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 24 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware 11 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.89% 3.89% 4.68%
As % of the Vendors category 7.24% 8.62% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £335 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £380 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £19.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+10.90% -20.00%
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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 Slough region.

Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
152 116 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 53.71% 45.14% 46.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 62 59
Average daily rate £320 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £244 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Slough

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Slough region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (39.39%) Linux
3 13 (39.39%) vSphere
4 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 10 (30.30%) SAN
6 10 (30.30%) Data Centre
7 9 (27.27%) Migration
8 8 (24.24%) Firewall
8 8 (24.24%) DNS
8 8 (24.24%) LAN
8 8 (24.24%) WAN
9 7 (21.21%) Cisco
10 6 (18.18%) ITIL
10 6 (18.18%) Citrix
10 6 (18.18%) vCloud
10 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (15.15%) SCCM
11 5 (15.15%) Brocade
11 5 (15.15%) HP
11 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
12 4 (12.12%) UNIX
12 4 (12.12%) DHCP
12 4 (12.12%) Solaris
12 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
12 4 (12.12%) VPN
12 4 (12.12%) EMC

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (9.09%) OpenStack
3 3 (9.09%) Lync
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.06%) IaaS
3 2 (6.06%) SaaS
3 2 (6.06%) PaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) SAN
2 8 (24.24%) DNS
2 8 (24.24%) LAN
2 8 (24.24%) WAN
2 8 (24.24%) Firewall
3 4 (12.12%) VLAN
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (12.12%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (12.12%) DHCP
3 4 (12.12%) VPN
4 3 (9.09%) SNMP
4 3 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (9.09%) NAS
5 2 (6.06%) DAB
5 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.03%) Big Data
General
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Consultant
2 8 (24.24%) Architect
3 6 (18.18%) VMware Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Data Centre Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Technical Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Solutions Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) NetApp Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) SOAP
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
2 2 (6.06%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.03%) FMCG
3 1 (3.03%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.03%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (3.03%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Linux
3 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.12%) UNIX
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.12%) Solaris
6 2 (6.06%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.03%) SUSE
7 1 (3.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Migration
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) Service Management
4 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.06%) Information Security
5 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.03%) Change Control
5 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) VBScript
2 2 (6.06%) VB
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) Perl
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) MCSE
1 3 (9.09%) MCSA
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) NCDA
3 1 (3.03%) IBM Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (39.39%) vSphere
3 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (18.18%) vCloud
5 4 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
5 4 (12.12%) XenApp
5 4 (12.12%) XenDesktop
6 3 (9.09%) Samba
7 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
7 2 (6.06%) NFS
8 1 (3.03%) Sendmail
8 1 (3.03%) Xen
8 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
8 1 (3.03%) SRDF
8 1 (3.03%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (3.03%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) SCOM
3 1 (3.03%) Puppet
3 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.03%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (3.03%) SnapMirror
3 1 (3.03%) SnapVault
3 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Cisco
2 6 (18.18%) Citrix
3 5 (15.15%) HP
3 5 (15.15%) Brocade
4 4 (12.12%) ProCurve
4 4 (12.12%) EMC
4 4 (12.12%) 3PAR
4 4 (12.12%) NetApp
5 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 3 (9.09%) PlateSpin
6 2 (6.06%) Sandvine
6 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.06%) BMC
6 2 (6.06%) Redknee
6 2 (6.06%) Google
6 2 (6.06%) Dell
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle
6 2 (6.06%) SAP
7 1 (3.03%) IBM