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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 32 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 580 464 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.76% 4.77% 5.04%
As % of the Vendors category 12.46% 10.00% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 246 226
Average daily rate
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£375 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 37 51
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £15.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.60 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+9.30% -
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
4656 4642 4097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.27% 47.67% 48.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2476 2315 1989
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 268 325
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +9 174 £377 +4.00% 58
Berkshire +16 147 £400 +21.21% 46
Surrey +12 87 £350 +10.67% 36
Oxfordshire +20 50 £300 -7.69% 17
Buckinghamshire -15 41 £443 +47.50% 12
West Sussex -7 37 £395 +12.85% 11
East Sussex -3 22 £325 -6.47% 5
Kent -8 16 £360 -7.09% 3
Middlesex +6 4 £394 -28.40% 3
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £450 -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 788 (68.28%) Windows
2 625 (54.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 448 (38.82%) Active Directory
4 437 (37.87%) Microsoft
5 401 (34.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 374 (32.41%) Security Cleared
7 274 (23.74%) Cisco
8 273 (23.66%) SQL
9 266 (23.05%) Linux
10 244 (21.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 241 (20.88%) SAN
12 233 (20.19%) Citrix
13 230 (19.93%) HP
14 229 (19.84%) Windows Server 2012
15 217 (18.80%) SC Cleared
16 198 (17.16%) Firewall
17 195 (16.90%) vSphere
18 187 (16.20%) DNS
19 186 (16.12%) Hyper-V
20 179 (15.51%) DV Cleared
20 179 (15.51%) PowerShell
21 176 (15.25%) ITIL
22 164 (14.21%) MS Exchange
23 145 (12.56%) NetApp
24 138 (11.96%) SCCM
25 136 (11.79%) Migration
26 130 (11.27%) MS Excel
27 127 (11.01%) UNIX
28 126 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
29 119 (10.31%) SQL Server

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 164 (14.21%) MS Exchange
2 97 (8.41%) IIS
3 66 (5.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 65 (5.63%) SharePoint
5 45 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 37 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2003
7 35 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 27 (2.34%) Lync
9 22 (1.91%) Apache
10 17 (1.47%) OpenStack
10 17 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
11 14 (1.21%) WebLogic
12 12 (1.04%) Tomcat
12 12 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (0.69%) JBoss
15 7 (0.61%) IBM Notes
16 5 (0.43%) Lotus Domino
16 5 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 130 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 43 (3.73%) MS Office
3 4 (0.35%) GIMP
3 4 (0.35%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.26%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.17%) Maximo
3 1 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.087%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.087%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 36 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 36 (3.12%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (1.47%) Office 365
3 13 (1.13%) SaaS
4 11 (0.95%) IaaS
5 10 (0.87%) PaaS
6 7 (0.61%) Mimecast
7 5 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.26%) GitHub
8 3 (0.26%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.17%) Amazon Glacier
9 2 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.087%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 241 (20.88%) SAN
2 198 (17.16%) Firewall
3 187 (16.20%) DNS
4 114 (9.88%) LAN
5 113 (9.79%) WAN
6 109 (9.45%) DHCP
7 90 (7.80%) TCP/IP
8 86 (7.45%) VPN
9 76 (6.59%) Cisco ASA
10 50 (4.33%) iSCSI
11 42 (3.64%) Fibre Channel
12 40 (3.47%) Cisco Nexus
13 38 (3.29%) Network Security
13 38 (3.29%) SSL
14 36 (3.12%) NAS
15 33 (2.86%) LDAP
16 31 (2.69%) Internet
16 31 (2.69%) VLAN
17 28 (2.43%) SMTP
18 25 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (1.99%) MySQL
4 22 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (1.21%) DB2
7 13 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (1.04%) Oracle Database
9 10 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (0.61%) OLTP
12 7 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (0.43%) SAP Data Services
13 5 (0.43%) SAP HANA
13 5 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.43%) SAP BW
14 4 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 39 (3.38%) StarTeam
2 37 (3.21%) MSI
3 21 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
4 16 (1.39%) Jenkins
5 14 (1.21%) TeamCity
6 13 (1.13%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.61%) MSBuild
8 5 (0.43%) Maven
8 5 (0.43%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.43%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.35%) NetBeans
9 4 (0.35%) Subversion
9 4 (0.35%) Mockito
9 4 (0.35%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.26%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.26%) DbUnit
10 3 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (0.26%) Hudson
10 3 (0.26%) jMock
General
1 99 (8.58%) Finance
2 32 (2.77%) Telecoms
3 16 (1.39%) Military
4 15 (1.30%) Banking
5 14 (1.21%) Retail
5 14 (1.21%) Manufacturing
6 7 (0.61%) Back Office
7 6 (0.52%) Automotive
7 6 (0.52%) Advertising
7 6 (0.52%) Marketing
8 3 (0.26%) Online Betting
8 3 (0.26%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.087%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.087%) Local Government
9 1 (0.087%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.087%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 152 (13.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 115 (9.97%) Architect
3 92 (7.97%) Consultant
4 83 (7.19%) Analyst
5 78 (6.76%) Support Engineer
6 59 (5.11%) Server Engineer
7 58 (5.03%) 3rd Line Support
8 46 (3.99%) Systems Engineer
9 45 (3.90%) Network Engineer
9 45 (3.90%) Administrator
10 36 (3.12%) Systems Administrator
11 34 (2.95%) Technical Architect
11 34 (2.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 34 (2.95%) Security Engineer
12 32 (2.77%) Integration Engineer
13 31 (2.69%) Build Engineer
14 30 (2.60%) Wintel Engineer
15 29 (2.51%) Support Analyst
16 28 (2.43%) Developer
16 28 (2.43%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.21%) .NET
2 18 (1.56%) HTML
3 17 (1.47%) SOAP
4 15 (1.30%) Web Services
4 15 (1.30%) Application Packaging
5 14 (1.21%) XML
5 14 (1.21%) Middleware
6 10 (0.87%) CSS
6 10 (0.87%) jQuery
7 6 (0.52%) Software Packaging
7 6 (0.52%) JSP
7 6 (0.52%) RESTful
8 5 (0.43%) Regular Expression
8 5 (0.43%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.35%) Servlets
9 4 (0.35%) Dojo
9 4 (0.35%) MooTools
9 4 (0.35%) Spring
9 4 (0.35%) Ajax
9 4 (0.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 84 (7.28%) Clustering
2 55 (4.77%) PKI
3 45 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (3.03%) Replication
5 26 (2.25%) Client/Server
6 20 (1.73%) FlexPod
7 17 (1.47%) Open Source
8 16 (1.39%) Private Cloud
9 14 (1.21%) HACMP
10 13 (1.13%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.13%) Computer Science
11 11 (0.95%) Mainframe
11 11 (0.95%) User Experience
12 10 (0.87%) Mobile App
12 10 (0.87%) Blackberry
13 9 (0.78%) NHS
13 9 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
13 9 (0.78%) EqualLogic
14 8 (0.69%) Social Media
14 8 (0.69%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 788 (68.28%) Windows
2 401 (34.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 266 (23.05%) Linux
4 244 (21.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 229 (19.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 127 (11.01%) UNIX
7 102 (8.84%) Windows 7
8 68 (5.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 57 (4.94%) AIX
10 48 (4.16%) Solaris
11 46 (3.99%) Windows XP
12 30 (2.60%) Windows Vista
13 25 (2.17%) Windows 8
14 23 (1.99%) CentOS
15 19 (1.65%) Oracle Linux
15 19 (1.65%) Windows 2000 Server
15 19 (1.65%) Windows 2000
16 18 (1.56%) HPUX
17 16 (1.39%) VMS
18 15 (1.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (15.25%) ITIL
2 136 (11.79%) Migration
3 107 (9.27%) Configuration Management
4 57 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 57 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (4.59%) Change Management
6 43 (3.73%) Service Management
6 43 (3.73%) Service Delivery
7 35 (3.03%) Project Management
8 33 (2.86%) Load Balancing
9 29 (2.51%) Data Migration
9 29 (2.51%) Problem Management
10 28 (2.43%) Software Engineering
10 28 (2.43%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (2.34%) DevOps
11 27 (2.34%) Kalman Filter
12 26 (2.25%) Change Control
12 26 (2.25%) Technical Architecture
13 22 (1.91%) Software Testing
13 22 (1.91%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 273 (23.66%) SQL
2 179 (15.51%) PowerShell
3 63 (5.46%) Perl
4 55 (4.77%) Shell Script
5 53 (4.59%) VBScript
6 52 (4.51%) C
7 43 (3.73%) Java
8 38 (3.29%) VB
9 37 (3.21%) C++
9 37 (3.21%) Bash Shell
10 24 (2.08%) Python
11 18 (1.56%) PHP
12 14 (1.21%) JavaScript
12 14 (1.21%) C#
12 14 (1.21%) Korn
13 9 (0.78%) Ruby
14 5 (0.43%) ABAP
14 5 (0.43%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.26%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.17%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 374 (32.41%) Security Cleared
2 217 (18.80%) SC Cleared
3 179 (15.51%) DV Cleared
4 126 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 87 (7.54%) MCSE
6 78 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
7 51 (4.42%) CCNA
8 39 (3.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 36 (3.12%) CCNP
10 34 (2.95%) MCP
11 32 (2.77%) MCSA
11 32 (2.77%) MCITP
12 31 (2.69%) Degree
13 14 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (0.95%) MCTS
15 9 (0.78%) RHCSA
15 9 (0.78%) CCIE
16 8 (0.69%) CISSP
16 8 (0.69%) ISTQB
17 7 (0.61%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.38%) SLA
2 14 (1.21%) QA
3 12 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.17%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.087%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.087%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 625 (54.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 448 (38.82%) Active Directory
3 195 (16.90%) vSphere
4 186 (16.12%) Hyper-V
5 84 (7.28%) VMware ESX
6 66 (5.72%) VMware ESXi
6 66 (5.72%) XenApp
7 51 (4.42%) XenDesktop
8 24 (2.08%) vCloud
9 20 (1.73%) NFS
10 18 (1.56%) Firmware
10 18 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
11 17 (1.47%) Sendmail
12 14 (1.21%) XenServer
12 14 (1.21%) Terminal Services
13 13 (1.13%) UAG
14 12 (1.04%) GPFS
15 11 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 11 (0.95%) VMware Server
16 10 (0.87%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 138 (11.96%) SCCM
2 81 (7.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 40 (3.47%) SCOM
4 31 (2.69%) Puppet
5 27 (2.34%) Tivoli
6 25 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 21 (1.82%) WSUS
8 20 (1.73%) Nagios
9 17 (1.47%) MIMEsweeper
9 17 (1.47%) MAILsweeper
10 16 (1.39%) HP Data Protector
11 15 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
11 15 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
12 14 (1.21%) EMC NetWorker
13 13 (1.13%) Backup Exec
14 12 (1.04%) NetBackup
15 11 (0.95%) ARCserve
15 11 (0.95%) FortiGate
16 10 (0.87%) SCSM
16 10 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 437 (37.87%) Microsoft
2 274 (23.74%) Cisco
3 233 (20.19%) Citrix
4 230 (19.93%) HP
5 145 (12.56%) NetApp
6 108 (9.36%) Oracle
7 81 (7.02%) Juniper
8 77 (6.67%) Red Hat
9 71 (6.15%) McAfee
9 71 (6.15%) IBM
10 69 (5.98%) Dell
11 54 (4.68%) EMC
12 53 (4.59%) 3PAR
13 47 (4.07%) Lumension
14 43 (3.73%) CheckPoint
15 38 (3.29%) Veritas
15 38 (3.29%) F5
16 36 (3.12%) CA
17 34 (2.95%) Brocade
18 26 (2.25%) Symantec
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