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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 28 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware 577 429 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.18% 5.16% 5.02%
As % of the Vendors category 12.91% 11.05% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 221 218
Average daily rate
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£395 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 44
Average hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.76 £14.32 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
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
4469 3881 3586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.87% 46.64% 47.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2313 1911 1657
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 227 321
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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 +12 204 £400 +21.21% 64
Berkshire +3 132 £444 +44.30% 48
Buckinghamshire +14 69 £350 +5.66% 18
Surrey -5 57 £350 +16.66% 33
Kent +7 34 £400 +48.14% 14
East Sussex +7 27 £383 +12.50% 2
Oxfordshire -12 15 £390 +11.42% 11
West Sussex -25 13 £350 -9.67% 4
Middlesex -3 3 £413 -17.50% 2
Sussex +3 2 £400 -5.88%
Home Counties - 1 £450 -
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England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 801 (69.65%) Windows
2 622 (54.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 462 (40.17%) Active Directory
4 426 (37.04%) Microsoft
5 414 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 394 (34.26%) Security Cleared
7 292 (25.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 270 (23.48%) Citrix
9 269 (23.39%) SAN
10 253 (22.00%) SQL
11 239 (20.78%) Cisco
12 238 (20.70%) Linux
13 230 (20.00%) HP
14 229 (19.91%) SC Cleared
15 196 (17.04%) Firewall
16 191 (16.61%) Windows Server 2012
17 188 (16.35%) ITIL
18 187 (16.26%) MS Exchange
19 181 (15.74%) DV Cleared
20 177 (15.39%) DNS
21 175 (15.22%) Hyper-V
22 167 (14.52%) vSphere
23 164 (14.26%) MS Excel
24 145 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
25 142 (12.35%) PowerShell
26 117 (10.17%) Windows 7
27 116 (10.09%) MCSE
27 116 (10.09%) Oracle
28 112 (9.74%) UNIX
28 112 (9.74%) NetApp

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 187 (16.26%) MS Exchange
2 97 (8.43%) IIS
3 72 (6.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 63 (5.48%) SharePoint
5 52 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 48 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 31 (2.70%) Apache
7 31 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 28 (2.43%) Lync
9 24 (2.09%) Tomcat
10 22 (1.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 20 (1.74%) OpenStack
11 20 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
12 18 (1.57%) WebLogic
13 17 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
14 13 (1.13%) IBM Notes
15 12 (1.04%) Lotus Domino
16 10 (0.87%) JBoss
17 7 (0.61%) GlassFish
17 7 (0.61%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 164 (14.26%) MS Excel
2 59 (5.13%) MS Office
3 7 (0.61%) MS Project
4 3 (0.26%) GIMP
4 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.087%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.17%) Maximo
4 1 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.087%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.087%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.087%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.087%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.087%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.91%) SaaS
2 20 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (1.13%) Office 365
5 9 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.78%) PaaS
6 8 (0.70%) IaaS
7 7 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.26%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.17%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.087%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 269 (23.39%) SAN
2 196 (17.04%) Firewall
3 177 (15.39%) DNS
4 111 (9.65%) LAN
5 109 (9.48%) DHCP
6 108 (9.39%) WAN
7 93 (8.09%) TCP/IP
8 58 (5.04%) Cisco ASA
9 57 (4.96%) VPN
10 42 (3.65%) Internet
10 42 (3.65%) NAS
11 38 (3.30%) iSCSI
12 35 (3.04%) Fibre Channel
13 33 (2.87%) SSL
13 33 (2.87%) VLAN
13 33 (2.87%) Cisco Nexus
14 30 (2.61%) SMTP
15 27 (2.35%) Network Security
16 24 (2.09%) LDAP
17 23 (2.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (2.09%) MySQL
4 21 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (1.39%) Oracle Database
6 16 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
9 13 (1.13%) EDRMS
10 12 (1.04%) DB2
11 10 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (0.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 9 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
12 9 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (0.78%) Oracle OWB
13 5 (0.43%) SAP Data Services
13 5 (0.43%) SAP HANA
13 5 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.43%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 43 (3.74%) MSI
2 41 (3.57%) StarTeam
3 21 (1.83%) Jenkins
4 15 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
4 15 (1.30%) Git (software)
5 14 (1.22%) Eclipse
6 13 (1.13%) Maven
7 11 (0.96%) JIRA
8 9 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
9 8 (0.70%) TeamCity
10 7 (0.61%) Cucumber
10 7 (0.61%) FitNesse
10 7 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (0.61%) Subversion
11 5 (0.43%) RSpec
12 3 (0.26%) Mockito
12 3 (0.26%) Gradle
12 3 (0.26%) MSBuild
12 3 (0.26%) jMock
12 3 (0.26%) DbUnit
General
1 91 (7.91%) Finance
2 34 (2.96%) Telecoms
3 21 (1.83%) Military
4 20 (1.74%) Banking
5 15 (1.30%) Advertising
6 14 (1.22%) Retail
7 10 (0.87%) Back Office
7 10 (0.87%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.52%) Marketing
9 4 (0.35%) Automotive
10 3 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.17%) Publishing
11 2 (0.17%) German Language
11 2 (0.17%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.17%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.087%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.087%) French Language
12 1 (0.087%) Legal
12 1 (0.087%) Billing
Job Titles
1 148 (12.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 129 (11.22%) Architect
3 82 (7.13%) Consultant
4 78 (6.78%) Support Engineer
5 71 (6.17%) Analyst
6 58 (5.04%) Administrator
7 46 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 39 (3.39%) Server Engineer
9 38 (3.30%) Technical Architect
10 37 (3.22%) Systems Administrator
11 36 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
11 36 (3.13%) Integration Engineer
12 35 (3.04%) Systems Engineer
13 31 (2.70%) Network Engineer
13 31 (2.70%) Security Engineer
13 31 (2.70%) Build Engineer
14 27 (2.35%) Project Manager
15 26 (2.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 26 (2.26%) 2nd Line Support
15 26 (2.26%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (2.61%) .NET
1 30 (2.61%) Web Services
2 19 (1.65%) HTML
2 19 (1.65%) SOAP
3 18 (1.57%) Application Packaging
4 13 (1.13%) jQuery
4 13 (1.13%) CSS
5 11 (0.96%) RESTful
5 11 (0.96%) Ajax
6 10 (0.87%) XML
7 8 (0.70%) Spring
7 8 (0.70%) Flash
7 8 (0.70%) Software Packaging
8 7 (0.61%) PostGIS
8 7 (0.61%) COM+
8 7 (0.61%) Middleware
9 6 (0.52%) J2EE
10 5 (0.43%) Regular Expression
10 5 (0.43%) JSP
11 3 (0.26%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 76 (6.61%) Clustering
2 55 (4.78%) PKI
2 55 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (2.78%) Blackberry
4 29 (2.52%) Replication
4 29 (2.52%) Open Source
5 18 (1.57%) Client/Server
6 15 (1.30%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.04%) Device Driver
8 11 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
9 10 (0.87%) HACMP
9 10 (0.87%) Mainframe
10 9 (0.78%) Mobile App
11 8 (0.70%) User Experience
12 7 (0.61%) Fat Client
12 7 (0.61%) Thin Client
12 7 (0.61%) CLARiiON
12 7 (0.61%) e-Health
13 6 (0.52%) NHS
13 6 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 801 (69.65%) Windows
2 414 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 292 (25.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 238 (20.70%) Linux
5 191 (16.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 117 (10.17%) Windows 7
7 112 (9.74%) UNIX
8 74 (6.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 67 (5.83%) Windows XP
10 44 (3.83%) AIX
11 40 (3.48%) Solaris
12 38 (3.30%) Windows 2000
13 34 (2.96%) Windows Vista
14 31 (2.70%) Windows 8
15 29 (2.52%) Windows 2000 Server
16 24 (2.09%) CentOS
17 18 (1.57%) Windows NT
17 18 (1.57%) VMS
17 18 (1.57%) Oracle Linux
18 14 (1.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (16.35%) ITIL
2 106 (9.22%) Migration
3 92 (8.00%) Configuration Management
4 70 (6.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 66 (5.74%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (4.70%) Change Management
7 46 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 41 (3.57%) Project Management
8 41 (3.57%) Service Management
9 32 (2.78%) Load Balancing
10 30 (2.61%) DevOps
11 27 (2.35%) Mentoring
11 27 (2.35%) Network Monitoring
11 27 (2.35%) Technical Architecture
12 26 (2.26%) Change Control
13 24 (2.09%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (2.00%) Incident Management
14 23 (2.00%) Validation
15 22 (1.91%) Software Engineering
15 22 (1.91%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 253 (22.00%) SQL
2 142 (12.35%) PowerShell
3 66 (5.74%) VBScript
4 56 (4.87%) Perl
5 48 (4.17%) Java
6 46 (4.00%) Shell Script
7 41 (3.57%) C
8 38 (3.30%) VB
9 33 (2.87%) C++
10 24 (2.09%) Bash Shell
11 16 (1.39%) JavaScript
12 15 (1.30%) Python
13 14 (1.22%) PHP
14 12 (1.04%) PL/SQL
15 11 (0.96%) Ruby
16 7 (0.61%) Korn
16 7 (0.61%) C#
17 5 (0.43%) ABAP
18 2 (0.17%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.17%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 394 (34.26%) Security Cleared
2 229 (19.91%) SC Cleared
3 181 (15.74%) DV Cleared
4 145 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 116 (10.09%) MCSE
6 71 (6.17%) Cisco Certification
7 58 (5.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 55 (4.78%) CCNA
9 35 (3.04%) MCP
9 35 (3.04%) Degree
10 30 (2.61%) CCNP
11 26 (2.26%) MCSA
11 26 (2.26%) MCITP
12 19 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (0.78%) RHCSA
13 9 (0.78%) CCIE
13 9 (0.78%) MCTS
14 8 (0.70%) RHCE
14 8 (0.70%) VCDX
15 7 (0.61%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.65%) SLA
2 14 (1.22%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.61%) QA
4 2 (0.17%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 622 (54.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 462 (40.17%) Active Directory
3 175 (15.22%) Hyper-V
4 167 (14.52%) vSphere
5 102 (8.87%) VMware ESX
6 90 (7.83%) XenApp
7 59 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
7 59 (5.13%) XenDesktop
8 40 (3.48%) Terminal Services
9 31 (2.70%) vCloud
10 26 (2.26%) ISA Server
11 23 (2.00%) Firmware
12 21 (1.83%) UAG
12 21 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
13 18 (1.57%) NFS
14 14 (1.22%) Forefront TMG
15 13 (1.13%) XenServer
16 12 (1.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 12 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 11 (0.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 103 (8.96%) SCCM
2 89 (7.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 47 (4.09%) SCOM
4 42 (3.65%) Puppet
5 40 (3.48%) Backup Exec
6 33 (2.87%) NetBackup
7 32 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 25 (2.17%) WSUS
9 23 (2.00%) ARCserve
10 21 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
10 21 (1.83%) Nagios
11 20 (1.74%) HP SIM
12 19 (1.65%) Tivoli
13 18 (1.57%) BladeLogic
14 14 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
14 14 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
14 14 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
15 11 (0.96%) FortiGate
15 11 (0.96%) XenMobile
15 11 (0.96%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 426 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 270 (23.48%) Citrix
3 239 (20.78%) Cisco
4 230 (20.00%) HP
5 116 (10.09%) Oracle
6 112 (9.74%) NetApp
7 85 (7.39%) Red Hat
8 78 (6.78%) EMC
9 73 (6.35%) IBM
10 68 (5.91%) McAfee
11 65 (5.65%) Symantec
12 60 (5.22%) Dell
13 57 (4.96%) Juniper
14 50 (4.35%) Lumension
15 47 (4.09%) CA
16 44 (3.83%) 3PAR
17 43 (3.74%) CheckPoint
18 41 (3.57%) F5
19 34 (2.96%) Veritas
20 30 (2.61%) SolarWinds
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