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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 30 26 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware 497 597 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.79% 6.34% 5.32%
As % of the Vendors category 12.11% 13.32% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 314 237
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £365 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 32
Average hourly rate £44.00 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.55% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.90 £15.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.59 £40.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +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
4105 4482 3991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.82% 47.59% 47.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 2338 1943
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 216 236
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.47 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £44.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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 14 February 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 14 February 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 14 February 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 -7 169 £365 -8.75% 36
Berkshire -4 129 £350 -18.84% 53
Surrey +16 98 £348 +6.92% 43
Buckinghamshire -19 27 £375 +7.14% 15
East Sussex -1 16 £326 -5.43% 2
Kent -20 14 £425 +6.25% 11
West Sussex -10 9 £440 +13.54% 5
Oxfordshire -8 8 £300 -20.00% 11
Middlesex +3 7 £471 +17.81%
M4 Corridor -3 2 - -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 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.

1 684 (69.09%) Windows
2 555 (56.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 433 (43.74%) Active Directory
4 406 (41.01%) Windows Server
5 346 (34.95%) Microsoft
6 304 (30.71%) Linux
7 294 (29.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 275 (27.78%) Citrix
9 228 (23.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 222 (22.42%) Cisco
11 220 (22.22%) Security Cleared
12 205 (20.71%) SQL
13 184 (18.59%) Data Centre
14 171 (17.27%) vSphere
15 168 (16.97%) Windows Server 2003
16 166 (16.77%) Firewall
17 159 (16.06%) SC Cleared
18 157 (15.86%) SAN
19 151 (15.25%) SQL Server
20 145 (14.65%) HP
21 142 (14.34%) Oracle
22 141 (14.24%) Hyper-V
23 128 (12.93%) ITIL
23 128 (12.93%) Unix
24 127 (12.83%) Red Hat
25 126 (12.73%) MS Exchange
26 125 (12.63%) DNS
27 118 (11.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 118 (11.92%) PowerShell
28 110 (11.11%) MS Excel

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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
1 126 (12.73%) MS Exchange
2 60 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (5.35%) IIS
4 43 (4.34%) Apache
5 42 (4.24%) SharePoint
6 37 (3.74%) Skype for Business
6 37 (3.74%) WebLogic
7 33 (3.33%) JBoss
8 32 (3.23%) OpenStack
9 29 (2.93%) Tomcat
10 28 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
11 16 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2007
12 14 (1.41%) nginx
13 13 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
14 12 (1.21%) WebSphere
15 10 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
16 5 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 5 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
17 4 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
17 4 (0.40%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 110 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.84%) MS Office
3 8 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.51%) MS Project
5 1 (0.10%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.10%) GIMP
5 1 (0.10%) PaintShop Pro
5 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.20%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.10%) Line 500
6 1 (0.10%) Maximo
6 1 (0.10%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.10%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.10%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.10%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 79 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (3.23%) Office 365
4 27 (2.73%) IaaS
5 23 (2.32%) PaaS
6 14 (1.41%) SaaS
7 7 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.20%) Heroku
9 2 (0.20%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.10%) GitHub
10 1 (0.10%) HP Helion
10 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 166 (16.77%) Firewall
2 157 (15.86%) SAN
3 125 (12.63%) DNS
4 80 (8.08%) WAN
5 79 (7.98%) LAN
6 78 (7.88%) DHCP
7 77 (7.78%) TCP/IP
8 44 (4.44%) VPN
9 41 (4.14%) LDAP
10 40 (4.04%) SSL
11 32 (3.23%) NetScaler
11 32 (3.23%) SMTP
12 31 (3.13%) NAS
12 31 (3.13%) Network Security
13 28 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
13 28 (2.83%) Internet
13 28 (2.83%) IPsec
14 27 (2.73%) VLAN
15 24 (2.42%) Intrusion Detection
16 23 (2.32%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 49 (4.95%) Oracle Database
3 37 (3.74%) DB2
4 32 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (2.93%) MySQL
6 24 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
8 18 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
8 18 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (1.31%) Hadoop
10 12 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (0.81%) OLTP
13 8 (0.81%) Relational Database
13 8 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
14 7 (0.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 23 (2.32%) Git (software)
2 15 (1.52%) Jenkins
2 15 (1.52%) TeamCity
3 11 (1.11%) MSI
4 10 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
6 7 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (0.71%) StarTeam
7 6 (0.61%) Subversion
7 6 (0.61%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.51%) JIRA
9 4 (0.40%) Wise Package Studio
10 3 (0.30%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.30%) FishEye
10 3 (0.30%) Selenium
11 2 (0.20%) GitLab
11 2 (0.20%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.20%) JUnit
11 2 (0.20%) Maven
11 2 (0.20%) PVCS
General
1 97 (9.80%) Finance
2 59 (5.96%) Telecoms
3 21 (2.12%) Retail
4 20 (2.02%) Military
5 16 (1.62%) Manufacturing
6 15 (1.52%) Aerospace
7 13 (1.31%) Marketing
8 12 (1.21%) Electronics
9 11 (1.11%) Back Office
9 11 (1.11%) Banking
10 6 (0.61%) Billing
10 6 (0.61%) Local Government
11 4 (0.40%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.30%) Advertising
12 3 (0.30%) Law
12 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.30%) Publishing
13 2 (0.20%) Automotive
14 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 145 (14.65%) Support Engineer
2 134 (13.54%) Architect
3 125 (12.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 78 (7.88%) Analyst
5 76 (7.68%) VMware Engineer
6 58 (5.86%) 3rd Line Support
7 48 (4.85%) Infrastructure Architect
8 47 (4.75%) Administrator
9 45 (4.55%) Consultant
9 45 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
10 42 (4.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 37 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
11 37 (3.74%) Wintel Engineer
12 36 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
12 36 (3.64%) VMware Support Engineer
13 34 (3.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 33 (3.33%) Linux Specialist
14 33 (3.33%) Technical Architect
15 32 (3.23%) Network Engineer
15 32 (3.23%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (3.94%) .NET
2 36 (3.64%) Middleware
3 27 (2.73%) Web Services
4 15 (1.52%) LAMP
5 14 (1.41%) CSS
5 14 (1.41%) HTML
5 14 (1.41%) LEMP Stack
5 14 (1.41%) MCollective
6 12 (1.21%) Ajax
7 9 (0.91%) SAML
8 8 (0.81%) jQuery
8 8 (0.81%) Oracle Fusion
8 8 (0.81%) XML
9 6 (0.61%) JMS
9 6 (0.61%) POSIX
9 6 (0.61%) SOAP
9 6 (0.61%) WPF
10 5 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (0.51%) JSF
10 5 (0.51%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 184 (18.59%) Data Centre
2 52 (5.25%) Clustering
3 43 (4.34%) iSeries
4 42 (4.24%) AS400
5 39 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (2.63%) Management Information System
7 25 (2.53%) Driving Licence
8 23 (2.32%) Public Cloud
9 21 (2.12%) VCE vBlock
10 20 (2.02%) EMC VNX
11 18 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
12 15 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
13 14 (1.41%) N-Tier
14 13 (1.31%) HACMP
14 13 (1.31%) Replication
15 12 (1.21%) Computer Science
15 12 (1.21%) Mainframe
16 11 (1.11%) EMC VMAX
16 11 (1.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 684 (69.09%) Windows
2 406 (41.01%) Windows Server
3 304 (30.71%) Linux
4 294 (29.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 228 (23.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 168 (16.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 128 (12.93%) Unix
8 118 (11.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 78 (7.88%) Windows 7
10 62 (6.26%) AIX
11 39 (3.94%) Solaris
12 33 (3.33%) Windows XP
13 24 (2.42%) Windows 8
14 23 (2.32%) CentOS
15 22 (2.22%) HPUX
16 19 (1.92%) SUSE
17 13 (1.31%) Windows Vista
18 9 (0.91%) Ubuntu
19 8 (0.81%) Windows 10
20 7 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (12.93%) ITIL
2 107 (10.81%) Migration
3 90 (9.09%) Change Management
4 69 (6.97%) Disaster Recovery
5 63 (6.36%) Project Management
6 54 (5.45%) Technical Architecture
7 48 (4.85%) Configuration Management
8 46 (4.65%) Incident Management
9 44 (4.44%) High Availability
10 39 (3.94%) Service Management
11 38 (3.84%) DevOps
12 34 (3.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 33 (3.33%) TOGAF
14 30 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (2.83%) Service Delivery
16 27 (2.73%) Business Intelligence
16 27 (2.73%) Open Source
17 25 (2.53%) PRINCE2
18 24 (2.42%) CRM
19 23 (2.32%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 205 (20.71%) SQL
2 118 (11.92%) PowerShell
3 58 (5.86%) Perl
4 42 (4.24%) Python
5 39 (3.94%) Shell Script
6 36 (3.64%) Java
7 24 (2.42%) JavaScript
8 23 (2.32%) Ruby
9 19 (1.92%) Bash Shell
10 16 (1.62%) C#
11 15 (1.52%) C
12 11 (1.11%) VB
12 11 (1.11%) VBScript
13 10 (1.01%) PHP
13 10 (1.01%) PL/SQL
14 9 (0.91%) Korn
15 7 (0.71%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.61%) AWK
16 6 (0.61%) C++
16 6 (0.61%) sed
Qualifications
1 220 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 159 (16.06%) SC Cleared
3 75 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 65 (6.57%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (5.86%) DV Cleared
5 58 (5.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 57 (5.76%) CCNA
7 51 (5.15%) MCSE
8 35 (3.54%) MCSA
9 34 (3.43%) Degree
10 20 (2.02%) MCP
11 18 (1.82%) CCNP
12 12 (1.21%) CISSP
12 12 (1.21%) DBS Check
13 10 (1.01%) MCITP
14 8 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
15 7 (0.71%) CCENT
15 7 (0.71%) VCP5
16 6 (0.61%) CCA
16 6 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.84%) SLA
2 17 (1.72%) QA
3 13 (1.31%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.51%) ISO27002
6 4 (0.40%) COBIT
7 2 (0.20%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.20%) PMBOK
System Software
1 555 (56.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 433 (43.74%) Active Directory
3 171 (17.27%) vSphere
4 141 (14.24%) Hyper-V
5 74 (7.47%) VMware ESX
5 74 (7.47%) XenApp
6 64 (6.46%) VMware ESXi
7 46 (4.65%) XenServer
8 31 (3.13%) XenDesktop
9 26 (2.63%) vCloud
10 14 (1.41%) Squid
11 13 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (1.31%) qmail
11 13 (1.31%) VMware Server
12 12 (1.21%) NFS
12 12 (1.21%) Terminal Services
13 11 (1.11%) Docker
13 11 (1.11%) KVM
13 11 (1.11%) VMware Workstation
14 10 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 109 (11.01%) SCCM
2 56 (5.66%) Puppet
3 52 (5.25%) SCOM
4 38 (3.84%) Tivoli
5 29 (2.93%) WSUS
6 28 (2.83%) Nagios
7 27 (2.73%) vRealize
8 24 (2.42%) Backup Exec
9 23 (2.32%) SCVMM
10 22 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 18 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
11 18 (1.82%) NetBackup
12 17 (1.72%) Cacti
13 16 (1.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 15 (1.52%) Ganglia
14 15 (1.52%) Graphite
14 15 (1.52%) logstash
15 13 (1.31%) collectd
15 13 (1.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 13 (1.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 346 (34.95%) Microsoft
2 275 (27.78%) Citrix
3 222 (22.42%) Cisco
4 145 (14.65%) HP
5 142 (14.34%) Oracle
6 127 (12.83%) Red Hat
7 106 (10.71%) IBM
8 91 (9.19%) EMC
9 71 (7.17%) NetApp
10 38 (3.84%) Dell
11 37 (3.74%) Juniper
12 27 (2.73%) 3PAR
12 27 (2.73%) Veritas
13 25 (2.53%) CheckPoint
14 23 (2.32%) Splunk
15 20 (2.02%) Intel Security
15 20 (2.02%) SAP
15 20 (2.02%) Symantec
16 17 (1.72%) Intel
16 17 (1.72%) Sun
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