The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Slough region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 17 35 10
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -25
Contract jobs citing VMware 18 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 7.11% 1.46% 8.75%
As % of the Vendors category 13.64% 2.92% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 8
Average daily rate £365 - £268
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 - £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.25 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.13 £22.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-3.97% -8.33%
Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
132 137 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 52.17% 50.00% 49.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 60 58
Average daily rate £340 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £285 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 6
Average hourly rate £21.25 £32.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% +120.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £11.17 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £44.88 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
VMware
Berkshire

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 2014.

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 2014, 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 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 21 (61.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (47.06%) HP
4 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (38.24%) Citrix
5 13 (38.24%) Cisco
6 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
6 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (29.41%) ITIL
7 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
8 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
9 7 (20.59%) WAN
9 7 (20.59%) SAN
9 7 (20.59%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (20.59%) SQL
9 7 (20.59%) Oracle
9 7 (20.59%) LAN
10 6 (17.65%) Linux
10 6 (17.65%) Dell
10 6 (17.65%) DNS
10 6 (17.65%) Project Management
10 6 (17.65%) Firewall
10 6 (17.65%) Finance
10 6 (17.65%) SCCM
11 5 (14.71%) SLA
11 5 (14.71%) EMC
11 5 (14.71%) MS Office
11 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
12 4 (11.76%) NetApp
12 4 (11.76%) SSL

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (5.88%) Lync
1 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.94%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) LAN
1 7 (20.59%) WAN
1 7 (20.59%) SAN
2 6 (17.65%) DNS
2 6 (17.65%) Firewall
3 4 (11.76%) Wireless
3 4 (11.76%) SSL
4 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.82%) VPN
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.94%) DHCP
6 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.94%) VoIP
6 1 (2.94%) LDAP
6 1 (2.94%) ADSL
6 1 (2.94%) DMZ
6 1 (2.94%) MPLS
6 1 (2.94%) SSH
6 1 (2.94%) VLAN
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Maven
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.94%) Hudson
2 1 (2.94%) Gradle
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Selenium
2 1 (2.94%) Ant
2 1 (2.94%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Publishing
4 1 (2.94%) Games
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (14.71%) Project Manager
1 5 (14.71%) Technical Project Manager
1 5 (14.71%) Server Engineer
1 5 (14.71%) Technical Manager
2 3 (8.82%) Senior Technical Manager
2 3 (8.82%) Customer Support Manager
2 3 (8.82%) Senior Technical Project Manager
2 3 (8.82%) Senior Project Manager
2 3 (8.82%) Support Manager
2 3 (8.82%) Architect
2 3 (8.82%) Senior Manager
3 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
3 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
3 2 (5.88%) Analyst
3 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (2.94%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) CPAN
1 1 (2.94%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) FMCG
2 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Wiki
3 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.94%) DTV
3 1 (2.94%) Handset
3 1 (2.94%) iPhone
3 1 (2.94%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 6 (17.65%) Linux
6 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
7 3 (8.82%) Solaris
8 2 (5.88%) AIX
8 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.94%) CentOS
9 1 (2.94%) SUSE
9 1 (2.94%) Android
9 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Project Management
3 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.88%) Migration
4 2 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.94%) Network Planning
5 1 (2.94%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.94%) Operations Management
5 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.94%) Release Management
5 1 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Kanban
5 1 (2.94%) Network Management
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL V2
5 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) Java
2 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.94%) C
3 1 (2.94%) Perl
3 1 (2.94%) VBScript
3 1 (2.94%) VB
3 1 (2.94%) Python
3 1 (2.94%) Ruby
3 1 (2.94%) Korn
3 1 (2.94%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.94%) JNCIP
2 1 (2.94%) MCSE
2 1 (2.94%) MCSA
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
2 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 21 (61.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.82%) XenApp
3 3 (8.82%) XenServer
4 2 (5.88%) vSphere
4 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.88%) NFS
5 1 (2.94%) KVM
5 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.94%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.94%) Xen
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) SCOM
2 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.88%) Ansible
3 1 (2.94%) YUM
3 1 (2.94%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.94%) Puppet
3 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.94%) Nagios
3 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) HP
2 13 (38.24%) Cisco
2 13 (38.24%) Citrix
3 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.59%) Oracle
5 6 (17.65%) Dell
6 5 (14.71%) EMC
7 4 (11.76%) NetApp
7 4 (11.76%) F5
8 2 (5.88%) Sun
8 2 (5.88%) Juniper
8 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.94%) Google
9 1 (2.94%) Polycom
9 1 (2.94%) BEA
9 1 (2.94%) Hitachi
9 1 (2.94%) Avaya
9 1 (2.94%) Vignette
9 1 (2.94%) SAP
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