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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 12 18 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +17
Contract jobs citing VMware 26 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 8.64% 6.61% 1.44%
As % of the Vendors category 17.22% 13.08% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £21.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+9.30% -
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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
151 130 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 50.17% 50.58% 50.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 72 60
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £176 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% -34.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (40.54%) Linux
4 14 (37.84%) DNS
5 13 (35.14%) Firewall
6 11 (29.73%) HP
6 11 (29.73%) UNIX
6 11 (29.73%) vSphere
7 10 (27.03%) Java
8 9 (24.32%) Cisco
8 9 (24.32%) Solaris
8 9 (24.32%) LAN
8 9 (24.32%) WAN
8 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
9 8 (21.62%) Finance
9 8 (21.62%) SQL
9 8 (21.62%) Citrix
10 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
10 7 (18.92%) DAB
10 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
10 7 (18.92%) ITIL
10 7 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (18.92%) vCloud
11 6 (16.22%) TOGAF
11 6 (16.22%) DB2
11 6 (16.22%) SAP
11 6 (16.22%) AIX
11 6 (16.22%) IBM
11 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (8.11%) Lync
4 2 (5.41%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) SaaS
2 2 (5.41%) PaaS
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) IaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) DNS
2 13 (35.14%) Firewall
3 9 (24.32%) LAN
3 9 (24.32%) WAN
4 7 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (18.92%) DAB
5 6 (16.22%) SAN
6 4 (10.81%) Internet
6 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
6 4 (10.81%) VPN
6 4 (10.81%) DHCP
7 3 (8.11%) SNMP
7 3 (8.11%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (8.11%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (8.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) DB2
2 5 (13.51%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (13.51%) SAP BW
2 5 (13.51%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (13.51%) SAP HANA
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
3 5 (13.51%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Consultant
2 10 (27.03%) Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Technical Architect
3 6 (16.22%) VMware Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Project Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Technical Architect
5 3 (8.11%) SAP Technical Architect
5 3 (8.11%) SAP Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Solutions Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Data Centre Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) SOAP
2 3 (8.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.11%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) FMCG
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Linux
3 11 (29.73%) UNIX
4 9 (24.32%) Solaris
5 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (16.22%) AIX
7 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Project Management
2 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (16.22%) TOGAF
3 5 (13.51%) Migration
4 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.81%) Change Control
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (8.11%) ERP
6 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security
6 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) Java
2 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
3 8 (21.62%) SQL
4 5 (13.51%) ABAP
4 5 (13.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.11%) MCSE
3 3 (8.11%) MCSA
4 2 (5.41%) MCITP
5 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.70%) CCNP
5 1 (2.70%) CCNA
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (29.73%) vSphere
3 7 (18.92%) vCloud
3 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
4 5 (13.51%) NFS
5 4 (10.81%) XenApp
5 4 (10.81%) XenDesktop
5 4 (10.81%) VMware ESX
5 4 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (8.11%) Samba
7 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.70%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) HP
2 9 (24.32%) Cisco
3 8 (21.62%) Citrix
4 6 (16.22%) IBM
4 6 (16.22%) SAP
5 5 (13.51%) Business Objects
5 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
5 5 (13.51%) Redknee
5 5 (13.51%) 3PAR
6 4 (10.81%) F5
6 4 (10.81%) Crossbeam
6 4 (10.81%) ProCurve
6 4 (10.81%) Brocade
6 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
6 4 (10.81%) Sun
6 4 (10.81%) Dell
7 3 (8.11%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.41%) EMC
8 2 (5.41%) Oracle
8 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
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