The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 28 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware 601 458 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.07% 4.92% 5.33%
As % of the Vendors category 12.75% 10.60% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 249 274
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 46
Average hourly rate £23.25 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.68 £14.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.45 £44.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.25 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-3.37% -4.73%
VMware
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4713 4319 4277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.63% 46.36% 48.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2714 2239 2149
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 251 259
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VMware
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

VMware
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +3 187 £375 +11.94% 26
Surrey +2 94 £325 -2.98% 33
Berkshire +16 93 £384 +18.07% 34
Oxfordshire +9 56 £230 -2.12% 13
East Sussex +18 50 £325 +20.93% 4
West Sussex -2 41 £350 +47.36% 6
Buckinghamshire -10 40 £300 - 10
Kent -3 23 £369 -7.81% 6
Middlesex +11 11 £355 -29.00% 2
Sussex +2 2 £400 +40.35%
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 831 (71.03%) Windows
2 669 (57.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 509 (43.50%) Active Directory
4 422 (36.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 408 (34.87%) Microsoft
6 303 (25.90%) Citrix
7 289 (24.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 285 (24.36%) Linux
9 281 (24.02%) Cisco
10 274 (23.42%) SAN
11 267 (22.82%) SQL
12 254 (21.71%) Security Cleared
13 250 (21.37%) vSphere
14 214 (18.29%) Windows Server 2003
15 212 (18.12%) DNS
16 211 (18.03%) MS Exchange
16 211 (18.03%) Data Centre
17 206 (17.61%) SQL Server
18 204 (17.44%) Firewall
19 197 (16.84%) HP
20 190 (16.24%) SC Cleared
21 188 (16.07%) PowerShell
22 175 (14.96%) ITIL
23 156 (13.33%) MS Excel
24 154 (13.16%) Migration
25 149 (12.74%) SCCM
26 141 (12.05%) VMware ESX
27 131 (11.20%) XenApp
28 129 (11.03%) DHCP
29 128 (10.94%) LAN

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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
1 211 (18.03%) MS Exchange
2 118 (10.09%) IIS
3 116 (9.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 87 (7.44%) SharePoint
5 63 (5.38%) Lync
6 60 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 34 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2013
8 31 (2.65%) Apache
9 23 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (1.20%) Tomcat
11 12 (1.03%) WebLogic
12 9 (0.77%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.51%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.43%) GlassFish
15 4 (0.34%) nginx
15 4 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.34%) JBoss
15 4 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 156 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 65 (5.56%) MS Office
3 12 (1.03%) MS Project
4 10 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.085%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.085%) GIMP
6 1 (0.085%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.51%) Maximo
3 5 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 72 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (3.33%) Office 365
4 27 (2.31%) IaaS
5 24 (2.05%) PaaS
6 19 (1.62%) SaaS
7 5 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.26%) Yammer
8 3 (0.26%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.085%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.085%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 274 (23.42%) SAN
2 212 (18.12%) DNS
3 204 (17.44%) Firewall
4 129 (11.03%) DHCP
5 128 (10.94%) LAN
6 123 (10.51%) WAN
7 116 (9.91%) TCP/IP
8 89 (7.61%) VPN
9 59 (5.04%) NAS
10 49 (4.19%) VLAN
11 45 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
12 44 (3.76%) Cisco ASA
12 44 (3.76%) Network Security
13 42 (3.59%) Wireless
13 42 (3.59%) Internet
14 38 (3.25%) NetScaler
15 37 (3.16%) iSCSI
16 35 (2.99%) IPsec
17 34 (2.91%) MPLS
17 34 (2.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (17.61%) SQL Server
2 48 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 33 (2.82%) Oracle Database
5 25 (2.14%) MySQL
6 24 (2.05%) DB2
6 24 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 23 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
8 22 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
11 11 (0.94%) Relational Database
12 10 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (0.68%) Hadoop
14 8 (0.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 8 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
15 7 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (0.51%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 24 (2.05%) Git (software)
2 19 (1.62%) TeamCity
3 16 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (1.11%) Jenkins
4 13 (1.11%) Subversion
5 11 (0.94%) Visual Studio
6 10 (0.85%) MSI
6 10 (0.85%) MSBuild
7 9 (0.77%) StarTeam
8 8 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.51%) WinDbg
10 4 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.26%) Selenium
11 3 (0.26%) JIRA
12 2 (0.17%) Hudson
12 2 (0.17%) Wise Package Studio
13 1 (0.085%) Rational DOORS
13 1 (0.085%) Mockito
13 1 (0.085%) Cucumber
General
1 114 (9.74%) Finance
2 43 (3.68%) Telecoms
3 28 (2.39%) Military
4 23 (1.97%) Banking
5 12 (1.03%) Back Office
6 10 (0.85%) Retail
6 10 (0.85%) Online Betting
7 9 (0.77%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.51%) Local Government
9 4 (0.34%) Marketing
9 4 (0.34%) Automotive
10 3 (0.26%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.26%) Electronics
10 3 (0.26%) Advertising
10 3 (0.26%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.17%) Games
12 1 (0.085%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.085%) Law
12 1 (0.085%) French Language
12 1 (0.085%) German Language
Job Titles
1 158 (13.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 152 (12.99%) Analyst
3 110 (9.40%) Support Engineer
4 109 (9.32%) Architect
5 77 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support
6 70 (5.98%) Administrator
7 65 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 65 (5.56%) Consultant
8 59 (5.04%) Server Engineer
9 54 (4.62%) Network Engineer
10 49 (4.19%) Systems Administrator
10 49 (4.19%) Systems Engineer
11 48 (4.10%) Support Analyst
12 38 (3.25%) Infrastructure Architect
13 32 (2.74%) 2nd Line Support
14 30 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 29 (2.48%) Wintel Engineer
15 29 (2.48%) Technical Architect
16 26 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
17 24 (2.05%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (4.19%) .NET
2 21 (1.79%) Middleware
3 16 (1.37%) HTML
4 13 (1.11%) CSS
4 13 (1.11%) XML
5 12 (1.03%) Web Services
6 11 (0.94%) Ajax
6 11 (0.94%) jQuery
7 7 (0.60%) SAML
8 6 (0.51%) 802.1X
9 5 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (0.43%) JSF
9 5 (0.43%) WPF
10 4 (0.34%) Application Packaging
10 4 (0.34%) Software Packaging
10 4 (0.34%) VXML
10 4 (0.34%) X-Windows
10 4 (0.34%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.34%) COM+
11 3 (0.26%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 211 (18.03%) Data Centre
2 94 (8.03%) Clustering
3 46 (3.93%) Replication
4 38 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (2.74%) Client/Server
6 31 (2.65%) AS400
7 29 (2.48%) Management Information System
8 24 (2.05%) iSeries
9 21 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (1.62%) EqualLogic
11 16 (1.37%) PKI
12 15 (1.28%) EMC VNX
13 14 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
14 13 (1.11%) Mainframe
15 12 (1.03%) Computer Science
16 11 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
16 11 (0.94%) FlexPod
16 11 (0.94%) Enterprise Cloud
16 11 (0.94%) Visualisation
17 10 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 831 (71.03%) Windows
2 422 (36.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 289 (24.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 285 (24.36%) Linux
5 214 (18.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 126 (10.77%) Windows 7
7 113 (9.66%) UNIX
8 88 (7.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 51 (4.36%) AIX
10 38 (3.25%) Windows 8
11 35 (2.99%) Solaris
12 29 (2.48%) Windows XP
13 24 (2.05%) HPUX
14 14 (1.20%) SUSE
14 14 (1.20%) Windows Vista
15 12 (1.03%) CentOS
16 11 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
17 8 (0.68%) Data ONTAP
17 8 (0.68%) VMS
18 7 (0.60%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (14.96%) ITIL
2 154 (13.16%) Migration
3 77 (6.58%) Change Management
4 70 (5.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 58 (4.96%) Configuration Management
6 54 (4.62%) Project Management
7 48 (4.10%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (4.10%) Load Balancing
8 42 (3.59%) Service Delivery
9 41 (3.50%) Incident Management
10 35 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
11 32 (2.74%) Technical Architecture
12 31 (2.65%) Capacity Planning
13 28 (2.39%) Change Control
13 28 (2.39%) Capacity Management
13 28 (2.39%) DevOps
14 27 (2.31%) Problem Management
14 27 (2.31%) PRINCE2
15 25 (2.14%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (2.14%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 267 (22.82%) SQL
2 188 (16.07%) PowerShell
3 69 (5.90%) Perl
4 53 (4.53%) Shell Script
5 42 (3.59%) VBScript
6 32 (2.74%) Python
6 32 (2.74%) C#
7 29 (2.48%) Java
8 24 (2.05%) Bash Shell
9 22 (1.88%) PHP
9 22 (1.88%) VB
9 22 (1.88%) C
10 17 (1.45%) JavaScript
10 17 (1.45%) C++
11 13 (1.11%) T-SQL
12 9 (0.77%) PL/SQL
12 9 (0.77%) Korn
13 6 (0.51%) C++/CLI
14 4 (0.34%) Ruby
15 3 (0.26%) AWK
Qualifications
1 254 (21.71%) Security Cleared
2 190 (16.24%) SC Cleared
3 104 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 94 (8.03%) Cisco Certification
5 78 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 71 (6.07%) MCSE
7 69 (5.90%) CCNA
8 61 (5.21%) Degree
9 56 (4.79%) DV Cleared
10 34 (2.91%) CCNP
11 30 (2.56%) MCITP
12 25 (2.14%) MCSA
13 23 (1.97%) MCP
14 17 (1.45%) VCP4
15 15 (1.28%) VCP5
16 13 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
17 10 (0.85%) CCENT
18 9 (0.77%) CCA
19 8 (0.68%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.16%) SLA
2 15 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.20%) QA
4 9 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.17%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.17%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.085%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.085%) COBIT
7 1 (0.085%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.085%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 669 (57.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 509 (43.50%) Active Directory
3 250 (21.37%) vSphere
4 141 (12.05%) VMware ESX
5 131 (11.20%) XenApp
6 128 (10.94%) Hyper-V
7 75 (6.41%) VMware ESXi
8 54 (4.62%) XenDesktop
9 28 (2.39%) Microsoft App-V
10 20 (1.71%) vCloud
11 16 (1.37%) XenServer
12 15 (1.28%) DFS Replication
12 15 (1.28%) VMware Server
13 12 (1.03%) NFS
13 12 (1.03%) Forefront TMG
14 10 (0.85%) Terminal Services
15 9 (0.77%) Docker
16 8 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 7 (0.60%) Sendmail
17 7 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 149 (12.74%) SCCM
2 63 (5.38%) SCOM
3 33 (2.82%) Puppet
4 32 (2.74%) Tivoli
5 29 (2.48%) WSUS
6 28 (2.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 27 (2.31%) vMotion
8 21 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 21 (1.79%) Backup Exec
9 20 (1.71%) NetBackup
10 19 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
11 18 (1.54%) SolarWinds Orion
11 18 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
12 17 (1.45%) Nagios
12 17 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
13 13 (1.11%) HP Data Protector
14 11 (0.94%) ARCserve
15 10 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 10 (0.85%) SCVMM
15 10 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 408 (34.87%) Microsoft
2 303 (25.90%) Citrix
3 281 (24.02%) Cisco
4 197 (16.84%) HP
5 121 (10.34%) Oracle
6 103 (8.80%) Red Hat
7 96 (8.21%) EMC
8 84 (7.18%) NetApp
9 73 (6.24%) IBM
10 61 (5.21%) Dell
11 54 (4.62%) Symantec
12 51 (4.36%) CheckPoint
13 50 (4.27%) Juniper
14 47 (4.02%) 3PAR
15 38 (3.25%) McAfee
16 36 (3.08%) SolarWinds
17 30 (2.56%) F5
18 24 (2.05%) AppSense
19 23 (1.97%) Veritas
19 23 (1.97%) Veeam
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Brighton, Sussex
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Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £170.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Rate: £160.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intel Security
Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East Sussex
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £230 - £330 per day + competitive
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Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
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