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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 31 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 551 434 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.82% 4.98% 4.82%
As % of the Vendors category 12.53% 10.46% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 227 209
Average daily rate
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£395 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.79% -3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 47
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.16 £15.33 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.35 £31.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +4.93%
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
4396 4148 3582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.45% 47.63% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2302 2018 1677
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 242 310
Average hourly rate £17.75 £18.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% -3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.93 £10.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £41.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 6 March 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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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 +12 188 £400 +23.07% 43
Berkshire +7 137 £409 +32.84% 45
Buckinghamshire -2 52 £398 +22.30% 11
Surrey -7 48 £325 +8.33% 41
Oxfordshire +7 36 £320 -13.51% 19
Kent +3 30 £400 +33.33% 4
West Sussex -14 29 £395 +43.63% 7
East Sussex +7 21 £338 -2.87% 9
Middlesex +1 3 £400 -27.27% 4
Sussex +2 2 £300 -
Home Counties - 1 £450 -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 807 (68.62%) Windows
2 643 (54.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 466 (39.63%) Active Directory
4 456 (38.78%) Microsoft
5 417 (35.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 408 (34.69%) Security Cleared
7 266 (22.62%) SQL
8 263 (22.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 254 (21.60%) Citrix
10 251 (21.34%) Cisco
11 244 (20.75%) Linux
12 243 (20.66%) HP
13 241 (20.49%) SC Cleared
14 232 (19.73%) SAN
15 220 (18.71%) Windows Server 2012
16 205 (17.43%) Firewall
17 202 (17.18%) ITIL
18 193 (16.41%) DV Cleared
19 191 (16.24%) Hyper-V
20 185 (15.73%) DNS
21 180 (15.31%) vSphere
22 178 (15.14%) MS Exchange
23 162 (13.78%) PowerShell
24 150 (12.76%) MS Excel
25 142 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
26 131 (11.14%) NetApp
27 126 (10.71%) SCCM
28 118 (10.03%) Migration
29 117 (9.95%) DHCP
30 115 (9.78%) LAN

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 178 (15.14%) MS Exchange
2 98 (8.33%) IIS
3 64 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 59 (5.02%) SharePoint
5 47 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 46 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 33 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 24 (2.04%) Lync
9 23 (1.96%) Apache
10 20 (1.70%) WebLogic
10 20 (1.70%) OpenStack
11 19 (1.62%) SharePoint Server
12 18 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 14 (1.19%) Tomcat
14 11 (0.94%) IBM Notes
14 11 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (0.85%) Lotus Domino
15 10 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (0.68%) JBoss
17 5 (0.43%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 150 (12.76%) MS Excel
2 58 (4.93%) MS Office
3 5 (0.43%) MS Project
4 4 (0.34%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.34%) GIMP
5 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.085%) Maximo
5 1 (0.085%) assyst
5 1 (0.085%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.085%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (1.96%) SaaS
3 18 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (1.36%) IaaS
5 14 (1.19%) PaaS
5 14 (1.19%) Office 365
6 13 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.26%) GitHub
8 3 (0.26%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.085%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.085%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 232 (19.73%) SAN
2 205 (17.43%) Firewall
3 185 (15.73%) DNS
4 117 (9.95%) DHCP
5 115 (9.78%) LAN
6 111 (9.44%) WAN
7 99 (8.42%) TCP/IP
8 67 (5.70%) Cisco ASA
9 66 (5.61%) VPN
10 41 (3.49%) iSCSI
11 40 (3.40%) Internet
12 39 (3.32%) Cisco Nexus
13 38 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
14 34 (2.89%) NAS
15 30 (2.55%) SMTP
16 29 (2.47%) SSL
16 29 (2.47%) Network Security
17 28 (2.38%) VLAN
18 24 (2.04%) MPLS
18 24 (2.04%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 29 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (2.13%) MySQL
4 17 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (1.19%) Oracle Database
6 14 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
8 11 (0.94%) DB2
9 9 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (0.68%) EDRMS
11 7 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (0.60%) Oracle OWB
11 7 (0.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 7 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.43%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 44 (3.74%) MSI
2 42 (3.57%) StarTeam
3 19 (1.62%) Jenkins
4 18 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
5 14 (1.19%) Git (software)
6 12 (1.02%) Eclipse
7 11 (0.94%) TeamCity
8 10 (0.85%) Maven
9 8 (0.68%) JIRA
10 7 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.43%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.43%) FitNesse
11 5 (0.43%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.43%) MSBuild
12 4 (0.34%) Mockito
12 4 (0.34%) Wise Package Studio
12 4 (0.34%) Subversion
12 4 (0.34%) Ant
12 4 (0.34%) NetBeans
General
1 92 (7.82%) Finance
2 29 (2.47%) Telecoms
3 20 (1.70%) Military
4 16 (1.36%) Banking
5 15 (1.28%) Retail
6 13 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 8 (0.68%) Advertising
8 6 (0.51%) Marketing
8 6 (0.51%) Back Office
9 5 (0.43%) Automotive
10 3 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.17%) Publishing
11 2 (0.17%) German Language
11 2 (0.17%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.085%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.085%) French Language
12 1 (0.085%) Billing
Job Titles
1 149 (12.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 127 (10.80%) Architect
3 86 (7.31%) Analyst
3 86 (7.31%) Support Engineer
4 84 (7.14%) Consultant
5 58 (4.93%) Administrator
6 55 (4.68%) 3rd Line Support
7 53 (4.51%) Server Engineer
8 40 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
9 38 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
10 37 (3.15%) Network Engineer
10 37 (3.15%) Solutions Architect
11 35 (2.98%) Technical Architect
12 34 (2.89%) Integration Engineer
13 33 (2.81%) Security Engineer
13 33 (2.81%) Build Engineer
14 32 (2.72%) Project Manager
15 30 (2.55%) Support Analyst
16 29 (2.47%) Developer
16 29 (2.47%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.15%) .NET
2 21 (1.79%) HTML
2 21 (1.79%) SOAP
2 21 (1.79%) Web Services
3 19 (1.62%) Application Packaging
4 14 (1.19%) XML
4 14 (1.19%) CSS
4 14 (1.19%) jQuery
5 11 (0.94%) RESTful
5 11 (0.94%) Middleware
6 10 (0.85%) Software Packaging
6 10 (0.85%) Ajax
7 7 (0.60%) Spring
8 6 (0.51%) JSP
9 5 (0.43%) J2EE
9 5 (0.43%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.43%) Flash
9 5 (0.43%) Regular Expression
9 5 (0.43%) PostGIS
10 4 (0.34%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 80 (6.80%) Clustering
2 59 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (4.93%) PKI
4 26 (2.21%) Replication
5 23 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 23 (1.96%) Open Source
6 19 (1.62%) Blackberry
7 13 (1.11%) FlexPod
8 12 (1.02%) Device Driver
9 11 (0.94%) HACMP
9 11 (0.94%) Mainframe
10 10 (0.85%) Management Information System
10 10 (0.85%) User Experience
10 10 (0.85%) Mobile App
11 8 (0.68%) Computer Science
12 7 (0.60%) NHS
12 7 (0.60%) e-Health
12 7 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (0.51%) Social Media
13 6 (0.51%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 807 (68.62%) Windows
2 417 (35.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 263 (22.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 244 (20.75%) Linux
5 220 (18.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 115 (9.78%) UNIX
7 103 (8.76%) Windows 7
8 75 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 55 (4.68%) Windows XP
10 46 (3.91%) AIX
11 43 (3.66%) Solaris
12 36 (3.06%) Windows Vista
13 31 (2.64%) Windows 2000
14 27 (2.30%) Windows 2000 Server
15 24 (2.04%) Windows 8
16 23 (1.96%) Oracle Linux
17 19 (1.62%) CentOS
18 18 (1.53%) HPUX
18 18 (1.53%) VMS
19 15 (1.28%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (17.18%) ITIL
2 118 (10.03%) Migration
3 102 (8.67%) Configuration Management
4 65 (5.53%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (4.93%) Disaster Recovery
6 51 (4.34%) Service Management
7 50 (4.25%) Change Management
8 46 (3.91%) Service Delivery
9 40 (3.40%) Project Management
10 29 (2.47%) Software Engineering
10 29 (2.47%) Technical Architecture
11 28 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (2.38%) Change Control
11 28 (2.38%) DevOps
12 25 (2.13%) Problem Management
12 25 (2.13%) PRINCE2
13 24 (2.04%) Network Monitoring
13 24 (2.04%) Kalman Filter
14 23 (1.96%) Validation
14 23 (1.96%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 266 (22.62%) SQL
2 162 (13.78%) PowerShell
3 61 (5.19%) Perl
4 55 (4.68%) VBScript
5 52 (4.42%) Shell Script
6 48 (4.08%) C
7 45 (3.83%) Java
8 39 (3.32%) VB
9 37 (3.15%) C++
10 35 (2.98%) Bash Shell
11 21 (1.79%) Python
12 17 (1.45%) JavaScript
13 15 (1.28%) PHP
14 12 (1.02%) C#
15 10 (0.85%) PL/SQL
15 10 (0.85%) Ruby
15 10 (0.85%) Korn
16 5 (0.43%) ABAP
17 2 (0.17%) Bourne shell
18 1 (0.085%) VBA
Qualifications
1 408 (34.69%) Security Cleared
2 241 (20.49%) SC Cleared
3 193 (16.41%) DV Cleared
4 142 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 109 (9.27%) MCSE
6 70 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
7 52 (4.42%) CCNA
8 44 (3.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 38 (3.23%) MCP
10 34 (2.89%) MCSA
11 32 (2.72%) CCNP
12 31 (2.64%) VCP4
12 31 (2.64%) Degree
13 29 (2.47%) MCITP
14 18 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.77%) MCTS
15 9 (0.77%) CCIE
15 9 (0.77%) RHCSA
16 8 (0.68%) RHCE
17 7 (0.60%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.76%) SLA
2 14 (1.19%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.77%) QA
4 2 (0.17%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 643 (54.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 466 (39.63%) Active Directory
3 191 (16.24%) Hyper-V
4 180 (15.31%) vSphere
5 100 (8.50%) VMware ESX
6 71 (6.04%) XenApp
7 58 (4.93%) VMware ESXi
8 51 (4.34%) XenDesktop
9 31 (2.64%) Terminal Services
10 30 (2.55%) vCloud
11 23 (1.96%) Firmware
12 22 (1.87%) Microsoft App-V
13 21 (1.79%) NFS
14 16 (1.36%) XenServer
15 15 (1.28%) UAG
16 14 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 12 (1.02%) Sendmail
18 11 (0.94%) ISA Server
19 10 (0.85%) Xen
20 9 (0.77%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 126 (10.71%) SCCM
2 86 (7.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 45 (3.83%) SCOM
4 39 (3.32%) Puppet
5 30 (2.55%) Backup Exec
6 28 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 24 (2.04%) NetBackup
7 24 (2.04%) WSUS
8 22 (1.87%) McAfee ePO
8 22 (1.87%) Tivoli
9 21 (1.79%) ARCserve
10 19 (1.62%) Nagios
11 17 (1.45%) HP SIM
11 17 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
11 17 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
12 15 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
13 12 (1.02%) BladeLogic
13 12 (1.02%) MIMEsweeper
13 12 (1.02%) MAILsweeper
14 11 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 456 (38.78%) Microsoft
2 254 (21.60%) Citrix
3 251 (21.34%) Cisco
4 243 (20.66%) HP
5 131 (11.14%) NetApp
6 114 (9.69%) Oracle
7 82 (6.97%) Red Hat
8 78 (6.63%) McAfee
9 75 (6.38%) IBM
10 69 (5.87%) Juniper
11 64 (5.44%) EMC
12 63 (5.36%) Dell
13 55 (4.68%) Lumension
14 51 (4.34%) CA
15 45 (3.83%) Symantec
16 44 (3.74%) 3PAR
17 41 (3.49%) CheckPoint
18 36 (3.06%) F5
19 34 (2.89%) Veritas
20 24 (2.04%) Brocade
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