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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 25 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware 650 429 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.57% 5.00% 4.43%
As % of the Vendors category 13.45% 10.78% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 235 220
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 38
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.42 £20.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.60% +5.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £15.75 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £31.05 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
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
4833 3979 4117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.88% 46.39% 49.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2544 2038 1905
Average daily rate £370 £363 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 219 352
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.35 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 22 December 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
(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 +13 246 £360 +5.88% 57
Berkshire +8 136 £400 +21.21% 33
Surrey 0 87 £350 +16.66% 18
Buckinghamshire +13 69 £365 +8.88% 15
East Sussex +5 26 £400 +17.64% 3
Kent +2 26 £400 +45.45% 12
West Sussex -14 16 £375 +11.11% 7
Oxfordshire -23 11 £425 +57.40% 16
Middlesex -2 5 £413 -8.33% 1
Sussex 0 1 £400 -13.51%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Home Counties - - - -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 778 (68.67%) Windows
2 594 (52.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 456 (40.25%) Active Directory
4 421 (37.16%) Microsoft
5 413 (36.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 372 (32.83%) Security Cleared
7 286 (25.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 278 (24.54%) SAN
9 264 (23.30%) Citrix
10 232 (20.48%) HP
11 231 (20.39%) Cisco
12 230 (20.30%) SQL
12 230 (20.30%) Linux
13 213 (18.80%) SC Cleared
14 189 (16.68%) ITIL
15 185 (16.33%) MS Exchange
15 185 (16.33%) DNS
15 185 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
16 176 (15.53%) Firewall
17 165 (14.56%) MS Excel
18 163 (14.39%) DV Cleared
19 162 (14.30%) vSphere
20 160 (14.12%) Hyper-V
21 144 (12.71%) Microsoft Certification
22 124 (10.94%) PowerShell
23 120 (10.59%) Oracle
23 120 (10.59%) Windows 7
24 117 (10.33%) MCSE
24 117 (10.33%) VMware ESX
25 111 (9.80%) SQL Server

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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
1 185 (16.33%) MS Exchange
2 99 (8.74%) IIS
3 70 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 66 (5.83%) SharePoint
5 50 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 49 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 34 (3.00%) Lync
7 34 (3.00%) Apache
8 31 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
9 25 (2.21%) Tomcat
10 22 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 20 (1.77%) WebLogic
11 20 (1.77%) OpenStack
12 15 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
13 14 (1.24%) IBM Notes
14 13 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
15 12 (1.06%) Lotus Domino
15 12 (1.06%) JBoss
16 7 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
16 7 (0.62%) GlassFish
Applications
1 165 (14.56%) MS Excel
2 61 (5.38%) MS Office
3 12 (1.06%) MS Project
4 6 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.18%) GIMP
6 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.088%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.18%) Maximo
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.088%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.088%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.088%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.088%) assyst
4 1 (0.088%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.088%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (1.50%) SaaS
4 13 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (1.15%) Office 365
5 9 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.71%) IaaS
7 6 (0.53%) PaaS
8 5 (0.44%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.26%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.26%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 278 (24.54%) SAN
2 185 (16.33%) DNS
3 176 (15.53%) Firewall
4 111 (9.80%) DHCP
5 106 (9.36%) LAN
6 105 (9.27%) WAN
7 99 (8.74%) TCP/IP
8 50 (4.41%) Cisco ASA
9 49 (4.32%) NAS
10 46 (4.06%) VPN
11 45 (3.97%) Internet
12 32 (2.82%) VLAN
13 31 (2.74%) SSL
13 31 (2.74%) SMTP
14 30 (2.65%) Cisco Nexus
15 28 (2.47%) NetScaler
16 26 (2.29%) Fibre Channel
17 25 (2.21%) Network Security
18 22 (1.94%) LDAP
19 21 (1.85%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 29 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (2.47%) MySQL
4 20 (1.77%) Oracle Database
5 19 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (1.24%) EDRMS
8 14 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
10 10 (0.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 10 (0.88%) Oracle OWB
10 10 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (0.53%) DB2
12 5 (0.44%) OLTP
13 4 (0.35%) SQLPlus
13 4 (0.35%) Big Data
14 3 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 40 (3.53%) MSI
2 38 (3.35%) StarTeam
3 25 (2.21%) Jenkins
4 13 (1.15%) Maven
4 13 (1.15%) Git (software)
4 13 (1.15%) Eclipse
5 10 (0.88%) JIRA
5 10 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
6 9 (0.79%) RSpec
7 8 (0.71%) Cucumber
7 8 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.62%) FitNesse
9 6 (0.53%) Subversion
10 5 (0.44%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.35%) Mockito
11 4 (0.35%) Ant
12 3 (0.26%) JUnit
12 3 (0.26%) AdminStudio
12 3 (0.26%) MSBuild
General
1 83 (7.33%) Finance
2 41 (3.62%) Telecoms
3 25 (2.21%) Military
4 20 (1.77%) Banking
5 16 (1.41%) Retail
6 12 (1.06%) Advertising
7 10 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 10 (0.88%) Back Office
8 6 (0.53%) Billing
9 4 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.35%) Automotive
9 4 (0.35%) Publishing
10 3 (0.26%) Marketing
10 3 (0.26%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.18%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.18%) Legal
11 2 (0.18%) German Language
12 1 (0.088%) French Language
12 1 (0.088%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.088%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 136 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 131 (11.56%) Architect
3 90 (7.94%) Support Engineer
4 76 (6.71%) Analyst
5 71 (6.27%) Consultant
6 68 (6.00%) Administrator
7 51 (4.50%) 3rd Line Support
8 42 (3.71%) Systems Administrator
9 41 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
10 37 (3.27%) Server Engineer
11 35 (3.09%) Systems Engineer
12 34 (3.00%) Integration Engineer
13 32 (2.82%) Technical Architect
14 31 (2.74%) Network Engineer
14 31 (2.74%) Infrastructure Architect
15 28 (2.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 27 (2.38%) Build Engineer
16 27 (2.38%) Security Engineer
16 27 (2.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 26 (2.29%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (3.53%) Web Services
2 26 (2.29%) .NET
3 19 (1.68%) HTML
3 19 (1.68%) SOAP
4 13 (1.15%) CSS
4 13 (1.15%) Ajax
4 13 (1.15%) Application Packaging
4 13 (1.15%) jQuery
5 11 (0.97%) RESTful
6 10 (0.88%) Software Packaging
6 10 (0.88%) Flash
7 9 (0.79%) XML
8 8 (0.71%) Spring
8 8 (0.71%) PostGIS
9 6 (0.53%) COM+
10 5 (0.44%) J2EE
10 5 (0.44%) Middleware
10 5 (0.44%) LAMP
10 5 (0.44%) Regular Expression
11 4 (0.35%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (6.71%) Clustering
2 59 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (4.50%) PKI
4 36 (3.18%) Blackberry
5 31 (2.74%) Open Source
6 27 (2.38%) Replication
7 18 (1.59%) Client/Server
8 15 (1.32%) Management Information System
9 11 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
9 11 (0.97%) HACMP
10 9 (0.79%) Device Driver
11 8 (0.71%) Mainframe
11 8 (0.71%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.62%) N-Tier
12 7 (0.62%) CLARiiON
12 7 (0.62%) e-Health
13 6 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.53%) FlexPod
14 5 (0.44%) EMC Centera
14 5 (0.44%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 778 (68.67%) Windows
2 413 (36.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 286 (25.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 230 (20.30%) Linux
5 185 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 120 (10.59%) Windows 7
7 108 (9.53%) UNIX
8 89 (7.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 69 (6.09%) Windows XP
10 40 (3.53%) Solaris
11 39 (3.44%) Windows 8
12 36 (3.18%) Windows 2000
13 33 (2.91%) AIX
13 33 (2.91%) Windows Vista
14 26 (2.29%) Windows 2000 Server
15 25 (2.21%) CentOS
16 20 (1.77%) Oracle Linux
17 16 (1.41%) SUSE
18 15 (1.32%) Windows NT
19 11 (0.97%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (16.68%) ITIL
2 83 (7.33%) Migration
3 82 (7.24%) Configuration Management
4 65 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 55 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (4.68%) Change Management
7 48 (4.24%) Service Delivery
8 46 (4.06%) Project Management
9 41 (3.62%) Service Management
10 32 (2.82%) Load Balancing
11 29 (2.56%) Mentoring
12 28 (2.47%) Network Monitoring
13 27 (2.38%) DevOps
14 26 (2.29%) Technical Architecture
15 24 (2.12%) Validation
15 24 (2.12%) Change Control
16 23 (2.03%) Root Cause Analysis
16 23 (2.03%) Integration Testing
16 23 (2.03%) Incident Management
17 22 (1.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 230 (20.30%) SQL
2 124 (10.94%) PowerShell
3 58 (5.12%) VBScript
4 46 (4.06%) Java
5 45 (3.97%) Perl
6 41 (3.62%) Shell Script
7 39 (3.44%) C
8 32 (2.82%) VB
9 28 (2.47%) C++
10 24 (2.12%) Bash Shell
11 17 (1.50%) JavaScript
11 17 (1.50%) PHP
12 14 (1.24%) PL/SQL
13 13 (1.15%) Python
14 11 (0.97%) Ruby
15 10 (0.88%) Korn
16 9 (0.79%) C#
17 2 (0.18%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.18%) Bourne shell
18 1 (0.088%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 372 (32.83%) Security Cleared
2 213 (18.80%) SC Cleared
3 163 (14.39%) DV Cleared
4 144 (12.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 117 (10.33%) MCSE
6 66 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
7 59 (5.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 52 (4.59%) CCNA
9 42 (3.71%) Degree
10 33 (2.91%) MCP
11 26 (2.29%) CCNP
11 26 (2.29%) MCITP
12 25 (2.21%) MCSA
13 15 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.79%) VCDX
14 9 (0.79%) RHCSA
15 8 (0.71%) RHCE
15 8 (0.71%) CCIE
15 8 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
16 7 (0.62%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.65%) SLA
2 12 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.53%) JSP 440
4 5 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.26%) BS7799
7 2 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 594 (52.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 456 (40.25%) Active Directory
3 162 (14.30%) vSphere
4 160 (14.12%) Hyper-V
5 117 (10.33%) VMware ESX
6 95 (8.38%) XenApp
7 70 (6.18%) VMware ESXi
8 51 (4.50%) XenDesktop
9 42 (3.71%) Terminal Services
10 32 (2.82%) vCloud
11 28 (2.47%) ISA Server
12 20 (1.77%) Firmware
12 20 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
12 20 (1.77%) UAG
13 19 (1.68%) XenServer
14 18 (1.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 17 (1.50%) NFS
16 15 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
17 14 (1.24%) Xen
18 13 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 96 (8.47%) SCCM
2 84 (7.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 47 (4.15%) SCOM
4 46 (4.06%) Puppet
5 42 (3.71%) Backup Exec
6 34 (3.00%) NetBackup
7 32 (2.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 25 (2.21%) ARCserve
9 23 (2.03%) HP SIM
10 22 (1.94%) McAfee ePO
10 22 (1.94%) WSUS
10 22 (1.94%) Tivoli
11 18 (1.59%) BladeLogic
12 17 (1.50%) Nagios
13 15 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
14 14 (1.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 13 (1.15%) EMC NetWorker
15 13 (1.15%) Vagrant
16 11 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
17 10 (0.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 421 (37.16%) Microsoft
2 264 (23.30%) Citrix
3 232 (20.48%) HP
4 231 (20.39%) Cisco
5 120 (10.59%) Oracle
6 110 (9.71%) NetApp
7 101 (8.91%) Red Hat
8 90 (7.94%) EMC
9 75 (6.62%) IBM
10 69 (6.09%) Symantec
11 61 (5.38%) McAfee
12 52 (4.59%) Dell
13 51 (4.50%) Juniper
14 49 (4.32%) CA
15 45 (3.97%) 3PAR
16 44 (3.88%) Lumension
17 37 (3.27%) F5
18 33 (2.91%) CheckPoint
19 32 (2.82%) SolarWinds
20 25 (2.21%) Intel
Slough
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Noir Consulting
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
The Curve Group
Rate: £300 - £390 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £465 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Church International
Rate: £485 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crowborough, East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £100 - £110 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £15.00 - £20.00 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
Farnborough
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago