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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 24 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware 10 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.83% 4.68% 1.63%
As % of the Vendors category 8.47% 10.00% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £306 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +36.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
118 110 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 45.21% 46.81% 42.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 57 48
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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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
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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Citrix
2 12 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (44.00%) Cisco
4 9 (36.00%) SQL
4 9 (36.00%) Oracle
4 9 (36.00%) ITIL
5 8 (32.00%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (32.00%) SAN
5 8 (32.00%) Project Management
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (28.00%) HP
6 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2
7 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
8 5 (20.00%) LAN
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) WAN
8 5 (20.00%) Linux
8 5 (20.00%) NetApp
8 5 (20.00%) Firewall
8 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (16.00%) Lync
9 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
9 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
9 4 (16.00%) Google
9 4 (16.00%) Ant
10 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.00%) Lync
3 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.00%) Apache
4 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.00%) Confluence
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (12.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.00%) LAN
2 5 (20.00%) WAN
2 5 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) VoIP
4 1 (4.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) LDAP
4 1 (4.00%) DMZ
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.00%) VLAN
4 1 (4.00%) SSH
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (16.00%) Ant
2 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) Gradle
3 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) Hudson
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Ivy
General
1 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Electronics
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Technical Manager
1 7 (28.00%) Project Manager
1 7 (28.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.00%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Technical Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Technical Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) CPAN
1 1 (4.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Clustering
1 2 (8.00%) DTV
1 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) iPhone
2 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.00%) FMCG
2 1 (4.00%) Wiki
2 1 (4.00%) Handset
2 1 (4.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.00%) AIX
6 2 (8.00%) Solaris
7 1 (4.00%) UNIX
7 1 (4.00%) CentOS
7 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 8 (32.00%) Project Management
3 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (12.00%) DevOps
5 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Kanban
6 1 (4.00%) Network Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.00%) Data Security
6 1 (4.00%) Network Management
6 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
2 1 (4.00%) VB
2 1 (4.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) Perl
2 1 (4.00%) Korn
2 1 (4.00%) Ruby
2 1 (4.00%) C-shell
2 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.00%) XenApp
3 2 (8.00%) NFS
4 1 (4.00%) Xen
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.00%) Sendmail
4 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
1 2 (8.00%) WSUS
1 2 (8.00%) SCOM
2 1 (4.00%) Nagios
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.00%) YUM
2 1 (4.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Citrix
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco
3 9 (36.00%) Oracle
4 7 (28.00%) HP
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.00%) NetApp
6 4 (16.00%) Google
7 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (8.00%) Dell
8 2 (8.00%) SAP
9 1 (4.00%) Sun
9 1 (4.00%) Vignette
9 1 (4.00%) Avaya
9 1 (4.00%) Juniper
9 1 (4.00%) BEA
9 1 (4.00%) Remedy
9 1 (4.00%) Lotus
9 1 (4.00%) Hitachi