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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 27 40 28
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware 591 427 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.20% 4.64% 5.80%
As % of the Vendors category 13.08% 9.96% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 248 281
Average daily rate
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£350 £335 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 53
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £12.70 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.18 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -16.84%
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
4518 4289 4132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.39% 46.63% 48.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2556 2129 2041
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 236 314
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.42 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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 +8 173 £375 +11.52% 29
Surrey +6 96 £350 +4.47% 46
Berkshire +4 96 £388 +19.23% 40
Buckinghamshire +26 68 £350 -12.50% 14
East Sussex +19 42 £330 +38.94% 6
West Sussex -7 38 £363 +52.63% 9
Oxfordshire -8 37 £350 +20.68% 11
Kent +2 22 £388 +10.71% 13
Middlesex +14 17 £353 +2.17%
Home Counties - 1 - -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 838 (70.90%) Windows
2 658 (55.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 514 (43.49%) Active Directory
4 442 (37.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 420 (35.53%) Microsoft
6 301 (25.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 295 (24.96%) SAN
8 280 (23.69%) Citrix
9 270 (22.84%) Cisco
10 262 (22.17%) Linux
11 261 (22.08%) SQL
12 260 (22.00%) vSphere
12 260 (22.00%) Security Cleared
13 245 (20.73%) Windows Server 2003
14 215 (18.19%) DNS
15 211 (17.85%) HP
16 207 (17.51%) MS Exchange
17 206 (17.43%) PowerShell
18 199 (16.84%) Data Centre
19 191 (16.16%) SQL Server
20 183 (15.48%) ITIL
21 177 (14.97%) SC Cleared
22 176 (14.89%) Firewall
23 173 (14.64%) SCCM
24 165 (13.96%) Migration
25 150 (12.69%) MS Excel
26 149 (12.61%) Hyper-V
27 135 (11.42%) LAN
28 132 (11.17%) DHCP
29 129 (10.91%) VMware ESX

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 207 (17.51%) MS Exchange
2 125 (10.58%) IIS
3 103 (8.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 80 (6.77%) SharePoint
5 64 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 54 (4.57%) Lync
7 38 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 30 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2003
9 29 (2.45%) Apache
10 14 (1.18%) Tomcat
11 12 (1.02%) WebLogic
12 9 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.59%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.51%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.42%) MediaWiki
15 5 (0.42%) nginx
15 5 (0.42%) GlassFish
16 4 (0.34%) JBoss
16 4 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 150 (12.69%) MS Excel
2 67 (5.67%) MS Office
3 12 (1.02%) MS Project
4 8 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.25%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.17%) GIMP
6 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.51%) Maximo
3 4 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.085%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.085%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 69 (5.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (3.89%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (2.96%) Office 365
4 29 (2.45%) IaaS
5 24 (2.03%) PaaS
6 19 (1.61%) SaaS
7 7 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.42%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.25%) Yammer
10 2 (0.17%) Amazon Glacier
10 2 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.17%) GitHub
11 1 (0.085%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 295 (24.96%) SAN
2 215 (18.19%) DNS
3 176 (14.89%) Firewall
4 135 (11.42%) LAN
5 132 (11.17%) DHCP
6 125 (10.58%) WAN
7 110 (9.31%) TCP/IP
8 93 (7.87%) VPN
9 61 (5.16%) NAS
10 52 (4.40%) Fibre Channel
11 48 (4.06%) Cisco ASA
12 46 (3.89%) Network Security
13 42 (3.55%) iSCSI
14 41 (3.47%) VLAN
15 38 (3.21%) Internet
16 33 (2.79%) NetScaler
16 33 (2.79%) Wireless
17 32 (2.71%) MPLS
18 30 (2.54%) Cisco Nexus
19 29 (2.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (16.16%) SQL Server
2 54 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (2.20%) MySQL
5 24 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (1.61%) Oracle Database
7 12 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (0.85%) Relational Database
10 9 (0.76%) DB2
10 9 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.51%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.51%) SSDT
13 6 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.34%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (1.78%) Git (software)
2 19 (1.61%) Jenkins
3 14 (1.18%) TeamCity
3 14 (1.18%) Visual Studio
3 14 (1.18%) Subversion
4 13 (1.10%) MSI
5 12 (1.02%) MSBuild
6 11 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (0.68%) StarTeam
8 7 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.51%) WinDbg
10 4 (0.34%) Wise Package Studio
11 3 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (0.25%) Hudson
11 3 (0.25%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.25%) NuGet
11 3 (0.25%) Artifactory
11 3 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.25%) Eclipse
General
1 115 (9.73%) Finance
2 38 (3.21%) Telecoms
3 25 (2.12%) Banking
4 15 (1.27%) Military
5 13 (1.10%) Retail
6 11 (0.93%) Back Office
7 10 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 9 (0.76%) Online Betting
9 5 (0.42%) Automotive
9 5 (0.42%) Local Government
9 5 (0.42%) Marketing
10 4 (0.34%) Advertising
11 3 (0.25%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.25%) Electronics
12 2 (0.17%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.17%) Games
13 1 (0.085%) Law
13 1 (0.085%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.085%) French Language
13 1 (0.085%) German Language
Job Titles
1 151 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 141 (11.93%) Analyst
3 100 (8.46%) Architect
4 95 (8.04%) Support Engineer
5 87 (7.36%) 3rd Line Support
6 75 (6.35%) Consultant
6 75 (6.35%) Server Engineer
7 71 (6.01%) Administrator
8 62 (5.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 55 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
9 55 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
10 45 (3.81%) Support Analyst
11 44 (3.72%) Network Engineer
12 37 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
13 33 (2.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 32 (2.71%) Wintel Engineer
15 30 (2.54%) Project Manager
16 26 (2.20%) Software Engineer
16 26 (2.20%) 2nd Line Support
16 26 (2.20%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (3.30%) .NET
2 18 (1.52%) Middleware
3 12 (1.02%) HTML
3 12 (1.02%) Web Services
4 11 (0.93%) XML
5 9 (0.76%) CSS
5 9 (0.76%) jQuery
6 8 (0.68%) Application Packaging
7 7 (0.59%) Software Packaging
8 5 (0.42%) Ajax
8 5 (0.42%) SOAP
8 5 (0.42%) SAML
8 5 (0.42%) WPF
8 5 (0.42%) 802.1X
9 4 (0.34%) JSP
9 4 (0.34%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.34%) VXML
9 4 (0.34%) X-Windows
10 3 (0.25%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 199 (16.84%) Data Centre
2 118 (9.98%) Clustering
3 51 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (3.21%) Replication
5 26 (2.20%) Client/Server
6 22 (1.86%) Management Information System
7 20 (1.69%) EqualLogic
8 19 (1.61%) FlexPod
8 19 (1.61%) PKI
9 17 (1.44%) Mainframe
9 17 (1.44%) EMC VNX
10 14 (1.18%) AS400
11 13 (1.10%) Computer Science
12 11 (0.93%) NHS
12 11 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (0.93%) iSeries
13 10 (0.85%) Visualisation
13 10 (0.85%) HACMP
14 9 (0.76%) User Experience
14 9 (0.76%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 838 (70.90%) Windows
2 442 (37.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 301 (25.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 262 (22.17%) Linux
5 245 (20.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 127 (10.74%) UNIX
7 122 (10.32%) Windows 7
8 63 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 56 (4.74%) AIX
10 38 (3.21%) Solaris
11 34 (2.88%) Windows XP
12 31 (2.62%) Windows 8
13 22 (1.86%) HPUX
14 20 (1.69%) CentOS
15 18 (1.52%) Data ONTAP
16 15 (1.27%) SUSE
17 14 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
18 12 (1.02%) Windows Vista
19 10 (0.85%) Ubuntu
19 10 (0.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (15.48%) ITIL
2 165 (13.96%) Migration
3 70 (5.92%) Change Management
4 69 (5.84%) Configuration Management
5 59 (4.99%) Disaster Recovery
6 52 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (3.98%) Load Balancing
8 45 (3.81%) Project Management
9 40 (3.38%) Service Delivery
10 38 (3.21%) Problem Management
11 31 (2.62%) PRINCE2
12 30 (2.54%) Incident Management
12 30 (2.54%) Root Cause Analysis
12 30 (2.54%) DevOps
13 29 (2.45%) Capacity Planning
14 28 (2.37%) Change Control
14 28 (2.37%) Software Engineering
14 28 (2.37%) Service Management
14 28 (2.37%) Server Building
15 27 (2.28%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 261 (22.08%) SQL
2 206 (17.43%) PowerShell
3 72 (6.09%) Perl
4 62 (5.25%) Shell Script
5 43 (3.64%) VBScript
6 38 (3.21%) Python
7 37 (3.13%) Java
8 31 (2.62%) C#
9 30 (2.54%) C
9 30 (2.54%) Bash Shell
10 25 (2.12%) VB
11 24 (2.03%) PHP
12 23 (1.95%) C++
13 12 (1.02%) Korn
14 11 (0.93%) JavaScript
14 11 (0.93%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.59%) Ruby
16 6 (0.51%) C++/CLI
17 3 (0.25%) sed
17 3 (0.25%) AWK
Qualifications
1 260 (22.00%) Security Cleared
2 177 (14.97%) SC Cleared
3 110 (9.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 80 (6.77%) DV Cleared
5 75 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
6 72 (6.09%) MCSE
7 63 (5.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 53 (4.48%) CCNA
9 46 (3.89%) Degree
10 32 (2.71%) CCNP
11 31 (2.62%) MCITP
12 29 (2.45%) MCSA
13 27 (2.28%) MCP
14 17 (1.44%) VCP4
15 13 (1.10%) VCP5
16 11 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (0.76%) CCA
17 9 (0.76%) ISTQB
18 8 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
18 8 (0.68%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.13%) SLA
2 13 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.76%) QA
3 9 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.17%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.17%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.085%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.085%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.085%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 658 (55.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 514 (43.49%) Active Directory
3 260 (22.00%) vSphere
4 149 (12.61%) Hyper-V
5 129 (10.91%) VMware ESX
6 121 (10.24%) XenApp
7 82 (6.94%) VMware ESXi
8 56 (4.74%) XenDesktop
9 32 (2.71%) vCloud
10 24 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
11 23 (1.95%) XenServer
12 15 (1.27%) NFS
12 15 (1.27%) DFS Replication
13 13 (1.10%) VMware Server
13 13 (1.10%) Forefront TMG
14 10 (0.85%) Sendmail
15 9 (0.76%) UAG
15 9 (0.76%) Docker
16 8 (0.68%) GPFS
17 7 (0.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 173 (14.64%) SCCM
2 70 (5.92%) SCOM
3 45 (3.81%) Puppet
4 37 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 27 (2.28%) WSUS
6 26 (2.20%) vMotion
7 24 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
8 23 (1.95%) Tivoli
9 22 (1.86%) Nagios
10 20 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 17 (1.44%) NetBackup
11 17 (1.44%) HP Data Protector
12 16 (1.35%) ARCserve
13 13 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
14 12 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
14 12 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 12 (1.02%) Backup Exec
15 11 (0.93%) OVSD
15 11 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
15 11 (0.93%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 420 (35.53%) Microsoft
2 280 (23.69%) Citrix
3 270 (22.84%) Cisco
4 211 (17.85%) HP
5 110 (9.31%) Oracle
6 107 (9.05%) NetApp
7 92 (7.78%) EMC
8 82 (6.94%) Red Hat
9 67 (5.67%) Dell
10 63 (5.33%) Juniper
11 56 (4.74%) IBM
12 49 (4.15%) McAfee
13 48 (4.06%) Symantec
14 47 (3.98%) CheckPoint
15 43 (3.64%) 3PAR
16 33 (2.79%) Veritas
17 32 (2.71%) F5
18 30 (2.54%) Brocade
19 28 (2.37%) SolarWinds
20 26 (2.20%) Veeam
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £90 - £110 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
KPRS Limited
Rate: Top Market
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Salt
Rate: £100 - £400 per day + ***NEGOTIABLE BASED ON EXPERIENCE***
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour + Uplift
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified MARKET RATE
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £410 - £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Isotrak Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 - 6 month contract (initially)
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Incite Insight
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
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