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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 28 31 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware 593 589 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.14% 5.90% 4.72%
As % of the Vendors category 12.57% 12.80% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 315 236
Average daily rate £375 £365 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £487 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 56 33
Average hourly rate £38.50 £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £16.13 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.63% +11.90%
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
4719 4603 4420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.85% 46.12% 47.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2830 2455 2214
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 259 251
Average hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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 -3 178 £388 +3.33% 25
Berkshire 0 133 £360 -10.00% 46
Surrey +10 120 £375 +7.14% 30
Buckinghamshire +18 49 £420 +4.34% 18
Oxfordshire +4 46 £281 +3.21% 19
West Sussex -32 23 £400 +0.62% 7
Kent -14 22 £406 +16.07% 6
East Sussex -27 6 £225 -37.50% 7
Middlesex -3 5 £400 +3.22%
M4 Corridor -4 3 - -
Sussex +3 2 £275 -8.33%
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 696 (65.35%) Windows
2 592 (55.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 459 (43.10%) Active Directory
4 394 (37.00%) Windows Server
5 371 (34.84%) Microsoft
6 368 (34.55%) Linux
7 304 (28.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 259 (24.32%) Citrix
9 255 (23.94%) Cisco
10 250 (23.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 227 (21.31%) SQL
12 213 (20.00%) Security Cleared
13 211 (19.81%) vSphere
14 193 (18.12%) SAN
15 190 (17.84%) Data Centre
16 184 (17.28%) Firewall
17 172 (16.15%) ITIL
18 168 (15.77%) Windows Server 2003
19 160 (15.02%) Hyper-V
20 151 (14.18%) MS Exchange
21 144 (13.52%) HP
22 143 (13.43%) PowerShell
23 141 (13.24%) SC Cleared
24 139 (13.05%) Red Hat
25 131 (12.30%) DNS
26 126 (11.83%) Oracle
27 125 (11.74%) SQL Server
28 122 (11.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
29 117 (10.99%) Unix
29 117 (10.99%) MS Excel

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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
1 151 (14.18%) MS Exchange
2 79 (7.42%) SharePoint
3 67 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 45 (4.23%) OpenStack
5 44 (4.13%) Apache
6 35 (3.29%) WebLogic
7 33 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 33 (3.10%) IIS
8 32 (3.00%) Skype for Business
8 32 (3.00%) Tomcat
9 25 (2.35%) JBoss
10 20 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2007
11 15 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
11 15 (1.41%) nginx
11 15 (1.41%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
12 10 (0.94%) WordPress
13 8 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 117 (10.99%) MS Excel
2 52 (4.88%) MS Office
3 7 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.38%) MS Project
6 1 (0.094%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.094%) GIMP
6 1 (0.094%) PaintShop Pro
6 1 (0.094%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.19%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.094%) Line 500
4 1 (0.094%) Magento
4 1 (0.094%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.094%) Primavera
4 1 (0.094%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.094%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.094%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.094%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 88 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (5.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (4.60%) Office 365
4 38 (3.57%) IaaS
5 31 (2.91%) PaaS
6 27 (2.54%) SaaS
7 19 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.75%) GitHub
9 7 (0.66%) Amazon Kinesis
10 5 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.47%) Heroku
11 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.19%) Yammer
12 1 (0.094%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.094%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.094%) CloudBees
12 1 (0.094%) IBM PureFlex
12 1 (0.094%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.094%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 193 (18.12%) SAN
2 184 (17.28%) Firewall
3 131 (12.30%) DNS
4 85 (7.98%) LAN
5 83 (7.79%) WAN
6 74 (6.95%) DHCP
7 65 (6.10%) TCP/IP
8 51 (4.79%) LDAP
9 37 (3.47%) NAS
10 36 (3.38%) VPN
11 34 (3.19%) Fibre Channel
12 32 (3.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 32 (3.00%) SSL
13 31 (2.91%) Network Security
14 29 (2.72%) Internet
15 26 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
15 26 (2.44%) SMTP
16 25 (2.35%) iSCSI
17 24 (2.25%) MPLS
18 23 (2.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (11.74%) SQL Server
2 45 (4.23%) MySQL
3 40 (3.76%) Oracle Database
3 40 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (3.29%) DB2
5 22 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
8 15 (1.41%) Hadoop
8 15 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (1.31%) Oracle Database 12c
10 12 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
11 11 (1.03%) Big Data
12 8 (0.75%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.66%) MongoDB
13 7 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (0.47%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 33 (3.10%) Git (software)
2 22 (2.07%) Jenkins
3 16 (1.50%) MSI
4 13 (1.22%) Subversion
5 11 (1.03%) TeamCity
6 9 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (0.85%) Maven
7 7 (0.66%) JIRA
7 7 (0.66%) StarTeam
8 6 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (0.47%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (0.38%) Ant
10 4 (0.38%) IntelliJ
10 4 (0.38%) JUnit
10 4 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.38%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.28%) FishEye
11 3 (0.28%) GitLab
11 3 (0.28%) InstallShield
General
1 106 (9.95%) Finance
2 59 (5.54%) Telecoms
3 19 (1.78%) Retail
4 17 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 16 (1.50%) Marketing
6 15 (1.41%) Electronics
7 13 (1.22%) Banking
8 12 (1.13%) Military
9 11 (1.03%) Aerospace
9 11 (1.03%) Back Office
10 7 (0.66%) Advertising
10 7 (0.66%) Billing
11 6 (0.56%) Local Government
12 4 (0.38%) Automotive
13 3 (0.28%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.28%) Law
13 3 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.28%) Publishing
14 1 (0.094%) Legal
14 1 (0.094%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 172 (16.15%) Support Engineer
2 126 (11.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 120 (11.27%) Architect
4 108 (10.14%) VMware Engineer
5 104 (9.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 77 (7.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 70 (6.57%) Analyst
8 68 (6.38%) Server Engineer
9 63 (5.92%) Administrator
10 58 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 52 (4.88%) Consultant
12 50 (4.69%) Wintel Engineer
13 49 (4.60%) VMware Support Engineer
14 47 (4.41%) Windows Engineer
15 41 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support
15 41 (3.85%) VMware Specialist
16 40 (3.76%) Systems Engineer
17 39 (3.66%) Server Support
18 37 (3.47%) Infrastructure Architect
18 37 (3.47%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (3.19%) .NET
2 30 (2.82%) Web Services
3 25 (2.35%) LAMP
4 23 (2.16%) Middleware
5 17 (1.60%) SOAP
6 15 (1.41%) LEMP Stack
7 14 (1.31%) MCollective
8 13 (1.22%) SAML
9 12 (1.13%) HTML
9 12 (1.13%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (0.85%) CSS
11 8 (0.75%) jQuery
12 7 (0.66%) JMS
12 7 (0.66%) POSIX
12 7 (0.66%) XML
13 6 (0.56%) REST
14 5 (0.47%) Ajax
14 5 (0.47%) J2EE
14 5 (0.47%) Java EE
14 5 (0.47%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 190 (17.84%) Data Centre
2 48 (4.51%) Clustering
3 42 (3.94%) iSeries
4 35 (3.29%) AS400
5 32 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 29 (2.72%) Driving Licence
7 28 (2.63%) EMC VNX
7 28 (2.63%) PKI
7 28 (2.63%) VCE vBlock
8 19 (1.78%) Computer Science
8 19 (1.78%) FlexPod
9 18 (1.69%) Public Cloud
10 16 (1.50%) EMC VMAX
11 13 (1.22%) Mainframe
12 12 (1.13%) Private Cloud
13 11 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
14 10 (0.94%) Cryptography
14 10 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
15 9 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 696 (65.35%) Windows
2 394 (37.00%) Windows Server
3 368 (34.55%) Linux
4 304 (28.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 250 (23.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 168 (15.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 122 (11.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 117 (10.99%) Unix
9 77 (7.23%) Windows 7
10 58 (5.45%) AIX
11 33 (3.10%) CentOS
12 29 (2.72%) Solaris
13 21 (1.97%) Data ONTAP
14 17 (1.60%) SUSE
15 16 (1.50%) Windows 8
15 16 (1.50%) Windows Vista
15 16 (1.50%) Windows XP
16 14 (1.31%) Windows 10
17 13 (1.22%) HPUX
18 8 (0.75%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (16.15%) ITIL
2 112 (10.52%) Change Management
3 88 (8.26%) Migration
4 80 (7.51%) Configuration Management
5 68 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 64 (6.01%) Project Management
7 62 (5.82%) Incident Management
8 52 (4.88%) Service Management
9 49 (4.60%) DevOps
10 44 (4.13%) High Availability
10 44 (4.13%) Problem Management
11 35 (3.29%) Open Source
11 35 (3.29%) Service Delivery
12 31 (2.91%) Technical Architecture
13 29 (2.72%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (2.72%) PRINCE2
14 27 (2.54%) Mentoring
14 27 (2.54%) TOGAF
15 25 (2.35%) Information Security
15 25 (2.35%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 227 (21.31%) SQL
2 143 (13.43%) PowerShell
3 69 (6.48%) Perl
4 68 (6.38%) Python
5 51 (4.79%) Java
6 42 (3.94%) Ruby
7 41 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 32 (3.00%) VBScript
9 24 (2.25%) JavaScript
10 22 (2.07%) PHP
11 19 (1.78%) C
12 18 (1.69%) Bash Shell
12 18 (1.69%) VB
13 10 (0.94%) C#
14 9 (0.85%) C++
15 8 (0.75%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.56%) AWK
16 6 (0.56%) Korn
16 6 (0.56%) sed
17 5 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 213 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 141 (13.24%) SC Cleared
3 116 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 84 (7.89%) MCSE
5 72 (6.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 66 (6.20%) Cisco Certification
7 62 (5.82%) DV Cleared
8 59 (5.54%) MCSA
9 52 (4.88%) CCNA
10 35 (3.29%) Degree
11 27 (2.54%) MCP
12 25 (2.35%) CCNP
13 14 (1.31%) MCITP
14 10 (0.94%) CISSP
14 10 (0.94%) ISEB
15 9 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
16 8 (0.75%) ISTQB
16 8 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 8 (0.75%) NCDA
17 7 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.76%) SLA
2 17 (1.60%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.22%) QA
4 7 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.47%) ISO27002
6 3 (0.28%) COBIT
6 3 (0.28%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.19%) HIPAA
System Software
1 592 (55.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 459 (43.10%) Active Directory
3 211 (19.81%) vSphere
4 160 (15.02%) Hyper-V
5 95 (8.92%) VMware ESXi
6 92 (8.64%) VMware ESX
7 64 (6.01%) XenApp
8 50 (4.69%) XenServer
9 42 (3.94%) XenDesktop
10 33 (3.10%) vCloud
11 22 (2.07%) NFS
12 18 (1.69%) Squid
13 14 (1.31%) qmail
14 12 (1.13%) KVM
15 11 (1.03%) Docker
15 11 (1.03%) VMware Server
15 11 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
16 10 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
17 6 (0.56%) Firmware
17 6 (0.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 109 (10.23%) SCCM
2 71 (6.67%) Puppet
3 64 (6.01%) SCOM
4 38 (3.57%) Nagios
5 36 (3.38%) Backup Exec
6 34 (3.19%) vRealize
6 34 (3.19%) WSUS
7 33 (3.10%) SCVMM
7 33 (3.10%) Tivoli
8 32 (3.00%) NetBackup
9 27 (2.54%) Ansible
9 27 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
9 27 (2.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 24 (2.25%) McAfee ePO
11 21 (1.97%) Cacti
11 21 (1.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 16 (1.50%) Graphite
12 16 (1.50%) logstash
13 15 (1.41%) Ganglia
14 14 (1.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 371 (34.84%) Microsoft
2 259 (24.32%) Citrix
3 255 (23.94%) Cisco
4 144 (13.52%) HP
5 139 (13.05%) Red Hat
6 126 (11.83%) Oracle
7 102 (9.58%) EMC
8 98 (9.20%) IBM
9 94 (8.83%) NetApp
10 48 (4.51%) Juniper
11 46 (4.32%) Dell
12 38 (3.57%) Intel Security
13 35 (3.29%) Veritas
14 31 (2.91%) Symantec
15 27 (2.54%) CheckPoint
16 24 (2.25%) Splunk
17 22 (2.07%) 3PAR
17 22 (2.07%) F5
17 22 (2.07%) SAP
18 14 (1.31%) Intel
Surrey
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £401.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Vadis People
Rate: circ £340 - £370 Per Day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Rate: £25,000 - £35,000 per year plus on-going training and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £240 - £280 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Mahler Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Boston Hale
Rate: £170 - £215 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £280.00 - £340.00 per day + Dep on Experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxford
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 - £310 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £275 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Newbury
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £34000 - £35000 per day + Circa £35'000
Posted: 16 days ago
Newbury
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £26000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Please quote
Posted: 16 days ago
Woking
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Berkshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day + Please quote
Posted: 24 days ago
Hampshire
IQ Telecom
Rate: £275 - £295 per day
Posted: 24 days ago