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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 35 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware 478 460 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.15% 5.33% 4.27%
As % of the Vendors category 11.00% 10.85% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 258 215
Average daily rate
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£333 £337 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% +5.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £199 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 41 32
Average hourly rate £22.75 £23.75 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.21% +6.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £13.00 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.80 £36.00 £43.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £23.21 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-2.24% +16.05%
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
4346 4239 4962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.83% 49.15% 49.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2274 2148 2137
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 254 294
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 +4 169 £338 -15.62% 35
Surrey -7 84 £335 +11.66% 45
Berkshire -10 83 £325 -7.14% 46
Buckinghamshire -10 38 £313 +27.55% 19
Kent -2 27 £400 - 6
East Sussex +4 23 £325 +29.74% 8
Oxfordshire -10 23 £230 -39.07% 18
West Sussex 0 20 £256 -40.23% 8
Middlesex 0 8 £500 +33.51% 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Home Counties - - - - 1
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 657 (73.41%) Windows
2 440 (49.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 403 (45.03%) Active Directory
4 365 (40.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 320 (35.75%) Microsoft
6 244 (27.26%) Citrix
7 239 (26.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 229 (25.59%) SAN
9 220 (24.58%) Security Cleared
10 201 (22.46%) Linux
11 200 (22.35%) MS Exchange
12 194 (21.68%) Cisco
13 164 (18.32%) Windows Server 2012
14 155 (17.32%) ITIL
15 154 (17.21%) HP
16 145 (16.20%) vSphere
17 137 (15.31%) SQL
18 128 (14.30%) DNS
19 125 (13.97%) SQL Server
20 123 (13.74%) MS Excel
20 123 (13.74%) Firewall
21 117 (13.07%) SC Cleared
22 107 (11.96%) Microsoft Certification
23 106 (11.84%) Windows 7
24 101 (11.28%) Exchange Server 2010
25 99 (11.06%) UNIX
26 97 (10.84%) EMC
27 94 (10.50%) Hyper-V
28 93 (10.39%) XenApp
29 90 (10.06%) VMware ESX

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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
1 200 (22.35%) MS Exchange
2 101 (11.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 88 (9.83%) IIS
4 71 (7.93%) SharePoint
5 46 (5.14%) Apache
5 46 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 41 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 30 (3.35%) Lync
8 29 (3.24%) Tomcat
9 27 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2013
10 15 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 12 (1.34%) WebLogic
12 12 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (1.12%) GlassFish
14 9 (1.01%) WebSphere
15 8 (0.89%) IBM Notes
16 7 (0.78%) Apache Solr
17 6 (0.67%) Lotus Domino
17 6 (0.67%) SAS
Applications
1 123 (13.74%) MS Excel
2 47 (5.25%) MS Office
3 12 (1.34%) MS Project
3 12 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.22%) Maximo
3 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.11%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 41 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.23%) Office 365
3 19 (2.12%) IaaS
4 18 (2.01%) SaaS
5 17 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.12%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.67%) PaaS
10 5 (0.56%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 229 (25.59%) SAN
2 128 (14.30%) DNS
3 123 (13.74%) Firewall
4 82 (9.16%) LAN
4 82 (9.16%) WAN
5 76 (8.49%) DHCP
6 61 (6.82%) TCP/IP
7 53 (5.92%) Internet
8 37 (4.13%) LDAP
9 35 (3.91%) iSCSI
10 34 (3.80%) NAS
11 25 (2.79%) VPN
12 22 (2.46%) Fibre Channel
13 19 (2.12%) NetScaler
13 19 (2.12%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
14 18 (2.01%) SMTP
14 18 (2.01%) MPLS
15 17 (1.90%) SSL
15 17 (1.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (13.97%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (2.12%) MySQL
5 15 (1.68%) Oracle Database
6 14 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (0.67%) EDRMS
10 5 (0.56%) SQLPlus
10 5 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.56%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.45%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 3 (0.34%) Oracle OWB
12 3 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (3.58%) Jenkins
2 15 (1.68%) JIRA
3 14 (1.56%) Maven
3 14 (1.56%) RSpec
4 13 (1.45%) Eclipse
5 11 (1.23%) MSI
5 11 (1.23%) Cucumber
6 9 (1.01%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.78%) FitNesse
7 7 (0.78%) Subversion
8 6 (0.67%) Selenium
8 6 (0.67%) StarTeam
8 6 (0.67%) Ant
9 5 (0.56%) Gradle
10 4 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.34%) Wise Package Studio
11 3 (0.34%) Mockito
11 3 (0.34%) Grunt
11 3 (0.34%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.34%) ClearCase
General
1 62 (6.93%) Finance
2 41 (4.58%) Telecoms
3 18 (2.01%) Advertising
4 14 (1.56%) Military
5 13 (1.45%) Retail
6 11 (1.23%) Banking
7 7 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.56%) Back Office
8 5 (0.56%) Billing
9 4 (0.45%) Legal
9 4 (0.45%) Marketing
10 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.34%) Publishing
10 3 (0.34%) Games
11 2 (0.22%) Electronics
11 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.22%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.11%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.11%) German Language
12 1 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 113 (12.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 102 (11.40%) Architect
3 88 (9.83%) Support Engineer
4 68 (7.60%) Consultant
5 61 (6.82%) Administrator
6 59 (6.59%) Analyst
7 49 (5.47%) 3rd Line Support
8 45 (5.03%) Systems Administrator
9 38 (4.25%) Systems Engineer
10 33 (3.69%) Server Engineer
11 32 (3.58%) Project Manager
12 30 (3.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 29 (3.24%) Infrastructure Architect
14 28 (3.13%) Support Analyst
15 26 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
16 23 (2.57%) Technical Architect
17 18 (2.01%) Desktop Support
17 18 (2.01%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 17 (1.90%) Technical Manager
18 17 (1.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (5.14%) Web Services
2 15 (1.68%) Application Packaging
3 13 (1.45%) SOAP
4 11 (1.23%) RESTful
5 10 (1.12%) LAMP
5 10 (1.12%) Flash
5 10 (1.12%) PostGIS
6 8 (0.89%) Ajax
7 7 (0.78%) Software Packaging
7 7 (0.78%) J2EE
8 6 (0.67%) HTML
8 6 (0.67%) .NET
8 6 (0.67%) CSS
8 6 (0.67%) jQuery
8 6 (0.67%) Spring
9 5 (0.56%) JPA
9 5 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (0.45%) SAML
10 4 (0.45%) COM+
10 4 (0.45%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (8.04%) Clustering
2 54 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (3.91%) Blackberry
4 26 (2.91%) PKI
4 26 (2.91%) Open Source
5 17 (1.90%) Replication
6 12 (1.34%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.23%) Thin Client
7 11 (1.23%) HACMP
7 11 (1.23%) Client/Server
7 11 (1.23%) Fat Client
7 11 (1.23%) Mainframe
8 9 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
8 9 (1.01%) CLARiiON
9 6 (0.67%) EqualLogic
10 5 (0.56%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.56%) EMC Centera
11 4 (0.45%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.45%) PMI
11 4 (0.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 657 (73.41%) Windows
2 365 (40.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 239 (26.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 201 (22.46%) Linux
5 164 (18.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 106 (11.84%) Windows 7
7 99 (11.06%) UNIX
8 64 (7.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 60 (6.70%) Windows XP
10 40 (4.47%) CentOS
11 36 (4.02%) AIX
12 34 (3.80%) Solaris
13 33 (3.69%) Windows 2000
14 29 (3.24%) Windows 8
15 20 (2.23%) Windows 2000 Server
16 15 (1.68%) Windows Vista
17 12 (1.34%) Ubuntu
17 12 (1.34%) HPUX
18 10 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
19 9 (1.01%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (17.32%) ITIL
2 73 (8.16%) Migration
3 54 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 44 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (4.69%) Change Management
5 42 (4.69%) Project Management
6 38 (4.25%) Configuration Management
7 33 (3.69%) PRINCE2
8 29 (3.24%) Load Balancing
8 29 (3.24%) DevOps
9 28 (3.13%) Scrum
10 26 (2.91%) Test Scripting
11 25 (2.79%) Root Cause Analysis
12 22 (2.46%) Service Delivery
13 20 (2.23%) Validation
14 19 (2.12%) Problem Management
14 19 (2.12%) Integration Testing
14 19 (2.12%) Performance Tuning
15 17 (1.90%) Mentoring
15 17 (1.90%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 137 (15.31%) SQL
2 59 (6.59%) PowerShell
3 54 (6.03%) Java
4 35 (3.91%) Perl
5 30 (3.35%) VBScript
6 26 (2.91%) C
7 21 (2.35%) Shell Script
8 20 (2.23%) PHP
9 17 (1.90%) Bash Shell
10 15 (1.68%) C++
11 14 (1.56%) VB
12 11 (1.23%) Python
12 11 (1.23%) Ruby
13 10 (1.12%) Korn
14 9 (1.01%) JavaScript
15 8 (0.89%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.78%) C#
17 3 (0.34%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.22%) Groovy
19 1 (0.11%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 220 (24.58%) Security Cleared
2 117 (13.07%) SC Cleared
3 107 (11.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 83 (9.27%) DV Cleared
5 81 (9.05%) MCSE
6 63 (7.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 46 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
8 39 (4.36%) CCNA
9 35 (3.91%) Degree
10 25 (2.79%) MCSA
11 21 (2.35%) MCITP
12 19 (2.12%) MCP
12 19 (2.12%) CCNP
13 15 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (1.12%) CCA
14 10 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
14 10 (1.12%) MCTS
15 9 (1.01%) VCP5
16 7 (0.78%) VCAP
16 7 (0.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.92%) SLA
2 6 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (0.67%) JSP 440
2 6 (0.67%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.45%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.34%) BS7799
4 3 (0.34%) QA
5 1 (0.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 440 (49.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 403 (45.03%) Active Directory
3 145 (16.20%) vSphere
4 94 (10.50%) Hyper-V
5 93 (10.39%) XenApp
6 90 (10.06%) VMware ESX
7 63 (7.04%) VMware ESXi
8 48 (5.36%) XenDesktop
9 37 (4.13%) vCloud
10 28 (3.13%) Terminal Services
11 23 (2.57%) ISA Server
12 21 (2.35%) NFS
12 21 (2.35%) UAG
13 19 (2.12%) XenServer
14 16 (1.79%) VMware Server
15 15 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
16 12 (1.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 11 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 11 (1.23%) Xen
17 11 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 85 (9.50%) SCCM
2 51 (5.70%) SCOM
3 44 (4.92%) Puppet
4 37 (4.13%) Backup Exec
5 33 (3.69%) WSUS
6 32 (3.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 32 (3.58%) NetBackup
7 21 (2.35%) ARCserve
8 20 (2.23%) McAfee ePO
9 19 (2.12%) Norton AntiVirus
9 19 (2.12%) Vagrant
10 18 (2.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 18 (2.01%) Tivoli
11 16 (1.79%) HP SIM
12 13 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 13 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
13 9 (1.01%) BladeLogic
13 9 (1.01%) Nagios
13 9 (1.01%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 9 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 320 (35.75%) Microsoft
2 244 (27.26%) Citrix
3 194 (21.68%) Cisco
4 154 (17.21%) HP
5 97 (10.84%) EMC
6 88 (9.83%) NetApp
7 87 (9.72%) Red Hat
8 79 (8.83%) Oracle
9 56 (6.26%) Symantec
10 48 (5.36%) IBM
11 30 (3.35%) Juniper
11 30 (3.35%) CheckPoint
12 29 (3.24%) Dell
13 26 (2.91%) Lumension
14 25 (2.79%) 3PAR
15 24 (2.68%) SolarWinds
15 24 (2.68%) CA
16 21 (2.35%) McAfee
17 20 (2.23%) Intel
18 19 (2.12%) Sophos
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