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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 30 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware 585 437 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.03% 5.16% 4.03%
As % of the Vendors category 12.77% 10.58% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 226 210
Average daily rate
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£360 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.03% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 40 27
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £33.90 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
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
4581 4132 4588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.26% 48.83% 49.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2413 2090 2039
Average daily rate £363 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 248 297
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014. 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 +11 210 £350 -6.66% 33
Berkshire +6 113 £378 +7.85% 50
Surrey -3 108 £338 +17.39% 40
Buckinghamshire +10 62 £350 +19.65% 19
Kent +17 32 £400 -15.78% 13
East Sussex +3 19 £375 +29.31% 3
West Sussex +7 14 £375 +1.35% 11
Oxfordshire -31 12 £240 -26.15% 2
Middlesex +3 6 £456 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

1 726 (71.74%) Windows
2 515 (50.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 440 (43.48%) Active Directory
4 407 (40.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 365 (36.07%) Microsoft
6 288 (28.46%) Security Cleared
7 272 (26.88%) Citrix
8 267 (26.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 253 (25.00%) SAN
10 220 (21.74%) Cisco
11 214 (21.15%) Linux
12 205 (20.26%) MS Exchange
13 189 (18.68%) ITIL
14 183 (18.08%) Windows Server 2012
15 175 (17.29%) HP
16 165 (16.30%) SC Cleared
17 162 (16.01%) DNS
18 159 (15.71%) vSphere
19 151 (14.92%) SQL
20 148 (14.62%) Firewall
21 143 (14.13%) MS Excel
22 131 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
23 125 (12.35%) SQL Server
24 118 (11.66%) Windows 7
25 113 (11.17%) Hyper-V
26 112 (11.07%) EMC
26 112 (11.07%) VMware ESX
27 111 (10.97%) UNIX
28 106 (10.47%) DV Cleared
29 103 (10.18%) XenApp

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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
1 205 (20.26%) MS Exchange
2 94 (9.29%) IIS
3 81 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 68 (6.72%) SharePoint
5 53 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 40 (3.95%) Apache
6 40 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 31 (3.06%) Lync
8 26 (2.57%) Tomcat
9 23 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
10 20 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 20 (1.98%) WebLogic
11 17 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (1.09%) JBoss
14 9 (0.89%) IBM Notes
14 9 (0.89%) Lotus Domino
15 8 (0.79%) Apache Solr
16 7 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
16 7 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 143 (14.13%) MS Excel
2 65 (6.42%) MS Office
3 12 (1.19%) MS Project
4 10 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.099%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.20%) Maximo
4 1 (0.099%) assyst
4 1 (0.099%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.099%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.099%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.17%) Office 365
2 22 (2.17%) SaaS
3 18 (1.78%) IaaS
4 17 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (0.99%) Amazon S3
6 9 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.49%) Google App Engine
7 5 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 253 (25.00%) SAN
2 162 (16.01%) DNS
3 148 (14.62%) Firewall
4 98 (9.68%) WAN
5 97 (9.58%) DHCP
6 96 (9.49%) LAN
7 83 (8.20%) TCP/IP
8 56 (5.53%) Internet
9 45 (4.45%) NAS
10 32 (3.16%) LDAP
11 28 (2.77%) VPN
12 27 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
13 25 (2.47%) SMTP
14 24 (2.37%) VLAN
15 22 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
15 22 (2.17%) iSCSI
16 21 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
16 21 (2.08%) SSL
17 20 (1.98%) NetScaler
17 20 (1.98%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 19 (1.88%) MySQL
5 18 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (1.28%) EDRMS
8 12 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (0.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 10 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
10 10 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
10 10 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (0.99%) Oracle OWB
11 9 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (0.49%) SQLPlus
12 5 (0.49%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.40%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 32 (3.16%) Jenkins
2 20 (1.98%) MSI
3 15 (1.48%) Maven
4 14 (1.38%) RSpec
4 14 (1.38%) Eclipse
5 13 (1.28%) StarTeam
5 13 (1.28%) JIRA
5 13 (1.28%) Git (software)
6 12 (1.19%) Cucumber
7 10 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
8 8 (0.79%) FitNesse
9 7 (0.69%) Subversion
10 6 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.49%) Ant
12 4 (0.40%) Gradle
12 4 (0.40%) Selenium
12 4 (0.40%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.30%) Mockito
13 3 (0.30%) Wise Package Studio
13 3 (0.30%) Grunt
General
1 62 (6.13%) Finance
2 36 (3.56%) Telecoms
3 21 (2.08%) Military
4 18 (1.78%) Advertising
5 14 (1.38%) Retail
6 13 (1.28%) Banking
7 7 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.59%) Billing
8 6 (0.59%) Back Office
9 4 (0.40%) Marketing
9 4 (0.40%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.30%) Publishing
10 3 (0.30%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.20%) German Language
11 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.20%) Automotive
11 2 (0.20%) Legal
12 1 (0.099%) Electronics
12 1 (0.099%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.099%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 127 (12.55%) Architect
1 127 (12.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 90 (8.89%) Support Engineer
3 66 (6.52%) Administrator
4 65 (6.42%) Analyst
5 64 (6.32%) Consultant
6 47 (4.64%) Solutions Architect
7 46 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
8 44 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
9 35 (3.46%) Server Engineer
10 33 (3.26%) Infrastructure Architect
11 32 (3.16%) Project Manager
11 32 (3.16%) Technical Architect
12 30 (2.96%) Systems Engineer
13 27 (2.67%) Support Analyst
14 26 (2.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 22 (2.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 20 (1.98%) Desktop Support
16 20 (1.98%) Integration Engineer
16 20 (1.98%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (4.84%) Web Services
2 15 (1.48%) Ajax
3 14 (1.38%) Application Packaging
3 14 (1.38%) HTML
3 14 (1.38%) SOAP
4 13 (1.28%) CSS
4 13 (1.28%) .NET
4 13 (1.28%) jQuery
5 12 (1.19%) RESTful
6 11 (1.09%) Flash
6 11 (1.09%) PostGIS
7 8 (0.79%) Software Packaging
7 8 (0.79%) LAMP
8 7 (0.69%) Spring
8 7 (0.69%) J2EE
8 7 (0.69%) XML
9 6 (0.59%) COM+
10 5 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (0.49%) Middleware
10 5 (0.49%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 66 (6.52%) Clustering
2 63 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (4.05%) PKI
4 35 (3.46%) Blackberry
5 24 (2.37%) Open Source
6 16 (1.58%) Replication
7 12 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.09%) HACMP
9 10 (0.99%) CLARiiON
10 9 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
11 8 (0.79%) Fat Client
11 8 (0.79%) Mainframe
11 8 (0.79%) Thin Client
11 8 (0.79%) Device Driver
12 7 (0.69%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.59%) FlexPod
13 6 (0.59%) EqualLogic
13 6 (0.59%) EMC Centera
14 4 (0.40%) N-Tier
15 3 (0.30%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 726 (71.74%) Windows
2 407 (40.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 267 (26.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 214 (21.15%) Linux
5 183 (18.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 118 (11.66%) Windows 7
7 111 (10.97%) UNIX
8 74 (7.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 58 (5.73%) Windows XP
10 34 (3.36%) Solaris
10 34 (3.36%) Windows 2000
10 34 (3.36%) Windows 8
11 31 (3.06%) CentOS
12 30 (2.96%) AIX
13 24 (2.37%) Windows Vista
14 23 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
15 17 (1.68%) Oracle Linux
16 12 (1.19%) Windows NT
17 11 (1.09%) HPUX
18 8 (0.79%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (18.68%) ITIL
2 72 (7.11%) Migration
3 54 (5.34%) Configuration Management
4 50 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 44 (4.35%) Project Management
5 44 (4.35%) Change Management
6 29 (2.87%) Scrum
7 28 (2.77%) Service Delivery
7 28 (2.77%) Test Scripting
7 28 (2.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 27 (2.67%) Validation
9 26 (2.57%) PRINCE2
9 26 (2.57%) DevOps
10 24 (2.37%) Service Management
10 24 (2.37%) Mentoring
10 24 (2.37%) Technical Architecture
10 24 (2.37%) Load Balancing
11 21 (2.08%) Integration Testing
11 21 (2.08%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 151 (14.92%) SQL
2 72 (7.11%) PowerShell
3 51 (5.04%) Java
4 42 (4.15%) VBScript
5 40 (3.95%) Perl
6 37 (3.66%) C
7 35 (3.46%) Shell Script
8 25 (2.47%) C++
9 18 (1.78%) VB
10 17 (1.68%) Bash Shell
11 16 (1.58%) PHP
12 15 (1.48%) PL/SQL
12 15 (1.48%) JavaScript
13 13 (1.28%) Python
14 11 (1.09%) C#
15 8 (0.79%) Ruby
16 7 (0.69%) Korn
17 2 (0.20%) Groovy
17 2 (0.20%) T-SQL
18 1 (0.099%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 288 (28.46%) Security Cleared
2 165 (16.30%) SC Cleared
3 131 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 106 (10.47%) DV Cleared
5 101 (9.98%) MCSE
6 59 (5.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 51 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
8 43 (4.25%) CCNA
9 39 (3.85%) Degree
10 29 (2.87%) MCSA
11 28 (2.77%) MCP
12 24 (2.37%) CCNP
13 21 (2.08%) MCITP
14 15 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
16 7 (0.69%) CCA
16 7 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 7 (0.69%) VCDX
17 6 (0.59%) ISTQB
17 6 (0.59%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.73%) SLA
2 9 (0.89%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.59%) JSP 440
5 5 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.30%) BS7799
7 3 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 515 (50.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 440 (43.48%) Active Directory
3 159 (15.71%) vSphere
4 113 (11.17%) Hyper-V
5 112 (11.07%) VMware ESX
6 103 (10.18%) XenApp
7 62 (6.13%) VMware ESXi
8 56 (5.53%) XenDesktop
9 39 (3.85%) Terminal Services
10 33 (3.26%) vCloud
11 28 (2.77%) ISA Server
12 24 (2.37%) UAG
13 21 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
14 20 (1.98%) XenServer
15 16 (1.58%) VMware Server
15 16 (1.58%) Xen
16 15 (1.48%) NFS
17 14 (1.38%) Forefront TMG
17 14 (1.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 12 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 79 (7.81%) SCCM
2 48 (4.74%) Puppet
3 46 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 45 (4.45%) SCOM
5 39 (3.85%) Backup Exec
6 38 (3.75%) WSUS
7 34 (3.36%) NetBackup
8 25 (2.47%) ARCserve
9 22 (2.17%) HP SIM
10 21 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 21 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
11 19 (1.88%) EMC NetWorker
11 19 (1.88%) Vagrant
12 17 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
13 15 (1.48%) BladeLogic
14 14 (1.38%) Tivoli
15 13 (1.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 12 (1.19%) Nagios
16 12 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 8 (0.79%) MOM
Vendors
1 365 (36.07%) Microsoft
2 272 (26.88%) Citrix
3 220 (21.74%) Cisco
4 175 (17.29%) HP
5 112 (11.07%) EMC
6 99 (9.78%) Oracle
6 99 (9.78%) NetApp
7 90 (8.89%) Red Hat
8 66 (6.52%) Symantec
9 61 (6.03%) IBM
10 41 (4.05%) Dell
11 37 (3.66%) Lumension
11 37 (3.66%) McAfee
12 35 (3.46%) CA
13 31 (3.06%) CheckPoint
14 30 (2.96%) 3PAR
15 28 (2.77%) Juniper
15 28 (2.77%) SolarWinds
16 26 (2.57%) F5
17 24 (2.37%) Sophos
Farnham, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £16 - £18 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth
DP Connect
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £210 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £140 - £150 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Rate: £150 a shift + shift allowance depending on experience/knowledge
Posted: 9 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago