The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South East region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 38 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware 418 489 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.62% 5.80% 4.16%
As % of the Vendors category 9.67% 11.77% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 274 192
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 55 41
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.75%
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4323 4155 4800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.80% 49.28% 48.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2145 2060 2069
Average daily rate £350 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £208 £230
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 245 320 340
Average hourly rate £16.49 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.43% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.10 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
VMware
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -7 134 £350 -11.11% 30
Berkshire -10 92 £350 +7.69% 40
Surrey -3 74 £335 +11.66% 21
West Sussex +1 35 £263 -30.92% 7
Buckinghamshire -22 28 £400 +3.22% 5
Oxfordshire -21 20 £263 -28.08% 19
Kent -11 15 £350 - 5
East Sussex +1 11 £238 -40.62% 5
Middlesex -8 4 £308 -8.61% 3
Sussex - 2 £370 -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 634 (72.96%) Windows
2 435 (50.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 412 (47.41%) Active Directory
4 338 (38.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 312 (35.90%) Microsoft
6 261 (30.03%) Citrix
7 215 (24.74%) Security Cleared
8 213 (24.51%) Linux
9 203 (23.36%) MS Exchange
10 195 (22.44%) Cisco
11 190 (21.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 183 (21.06%) SAN
13 164 (18.87%) HP
14 153 (17.61%) ITIL
15 148 (17.03%) Windows Server 2012
16 139 (16.00%) Firewall
17 134 (15.42%) SQL
17 134 (15.42%) vSphere
18 133 (15.30%) SC Cleared
19 125 (14.38%) SQL Server
20 118 (13.58%) Exchange Server 2010
21 109 (12.54%) DNS
22 106 (12.20%) UNIX
23 103 (11.85%) MS Excel
23 103 (11.85%) Microsoft Certification
24 101 (11.62%) Windows 7
25 100 (11.51%) Hyper-V
26 97 (11.16%) SCCM
27 92 (10.59%) Oracle
28 88 (10.13%) LAN

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 203 (23.36%) MS Exchange
2 118 (13.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 71 (8.17%) SharePoint
4 58 (6.67%) IIS
5 43 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2003
6 37 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 35 (4.03%) Apache
8 33 (3.80%) Lync
9 23 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
10 20 (2.30%) Tomcat
10 20 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 13 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (1.27%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2000
13 8 (0.92%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.58%) Oracle Application Server
15 5 (0.58%) Documentum
15 5 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 103 (11.85%) MS Excel
2 57 (6.56%) MS Office
3 12 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.04%) MS Project
5 6 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.35%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.53%) Office 365
3 18 (2.07%) IaaS
4 17 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (1.15%) SaaS
8 8 (0.92%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.58%) PaaS
10 3 (0.35%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 183 (21.06%) SAN
2 139 (16.00%) Firewall
3 109 (12.54%) DNS
4 88 (10.13%) LAN
5 79 (9.09%) WAN
6 64 (7.36%) TCP/IP
6 64 (7.36%) DHCP
7 46 (5.29%) Internet
8 43 (4.95%) iSCSI
9 33 (3.80%) LDAP
10 29 (3.34%) VPN
11 27 (3.11%) Cisco ASA
12 26 (2.99%) NAS
13 23 (2.65%) MPLS
14 21 (2.42%) VLAN
15 19 (2.19%) SMTP
16 17 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
17 15 (1.73%) Cisco Nexus
18 13 (1.50%) NetScaler
18 13 (1.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.88%) MySQL
3 22 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (2.30%) Oracle Database
5 11 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
5 11 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (0.81%) SQLPlus
10 5 (0.58%) Oracle OWB
10 5 (0.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 5 (0.58%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (0.46%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.46%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.35%) Oracle Discoverer
12 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (2.76%) Jenkins
2 11 (1.27%) MSI
3 9 (1.04%) RSpec
4 8 (0.92%) Subversion
5 7 (0.81%) JIRA
5 7 (0.81%) Selenium
5 7 (0.81%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.81%) Cucumber
5 7 (0.81%) Hudson
6 6 (0.69%) Maven
7 5 (0.58%) StarTeam
7 5 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (0.58%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.46%) Ant
8 4 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.35%) Mockito
9 3 (0.35%) Grunt
9 3 (0.35%) Gradle
General
1 54 (6.21%) Finance
2 43 (4.95%) Telecoms
3 20 (2.30%) Military
4 12 (1.38%) Advertising
5 11 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 8 (0.92%) Retail
7 7 (0.81%) Marketing
8 6 (0.69%) Publishing
9 5 (0.58%) Legal
10 4 (0.46%) Games
10 4 (0.46%) Billing
11 3 (0.35%) Banking
12 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.23%) Electronics
12 2 (0.23%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.12%) Automotive
13 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 105 (12.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 96 (11.05%) Support Engineer
3 88 (10.13%) Architect
4 76 (8.75%) Consultant
5 61 (7.02%) Administrator
6 55 (6.33%) Analyst
7 51 (5.87%) 3rd Line Support
8 47 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
9 39 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
9 39 (4.49%) Project Manager
10 34 (3.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 31 (3.57%) Server Engineer
12 29 (3.34%) Infrastructure Architect
13 22 (2.53%) Technical Architect
14 20 (2.30%) Support Analyst
14 20 (2.30%) Solutions Architect
15 19 (2.19%) Network Engineer
15 19 (2.19%) Wintel Engineer
16 18 (2.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 16 (1.84%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.34%) Web Services
2 14 (1.61%) .NET
3 10 (1.15%) LAMP
3 10 (1.15%) Application Packaging
4 8 (0.92%) jQuery
4 8 (0.92%) Ajax
4 8 (0.92%) CSS
4 8 (0.92%) HTML
5 7 (0.81%) SOAP
5 7 (0.81%) Middleware
6 6 (0.69%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.58%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (0.58%) RESTful
8 4 (0.46%) PostGIS
8 4 (0.46%) SAML
8 4 (0.46%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.35%) JTS
9 3 (0.35%) JSON
9 3 (0.35%) JPA
9 3 (0.35%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 48 (5.52%) Clustering
2 28 (3.22%) PKI
3 25 (2.88%) Blackberry
4 18 (2.07%) Replication
5 17 (1.96%) Open Source
6 13 (1.50%) Client/Server
7 11 (1.27%) HACMP
8 10 (1.15%) Thin Client
8 10 (1.15%) Fat Client
9 9 (1.04%) Management Information System
10 8 (0.92%) Mainframe
11 7 (0.81%) CESG
12 6 (0.69%) Cryptography
12 6 (0.69%) EqualLogic
13 5 (0.58%) EPoS
14 4 (0.46%) N-Tier
14 4 (0.46%) CLARiiON
14 4 (0.46%) FMCG
14 4 (0.46%) Digital Media
14 4 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 634 (72.96%) Windows
2 338 (38.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 213 (24.51%) Linux
4 190 (21.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 148 (17.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 106 (12.20%) UNIX
7 101 (11.62%) Windows 7
8 61 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 53 (6.10%) Windows XP
10 36 (4.14%) Solaris
11 29 (3.34%) CentOS
11 29 (3.34%) Windows 8
12 27 (3.11%) AIX
13 18 (2.07%) Windows 2000
13 18 (2.07%) Ubuntu
13 18 (2.07%) Windows 2000 Server
14 16 (1.84%) Windows Vista
15 15 (1.73%) Oracle Linux
16 14 (1.61%) HPUX
17 10 (1.15%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (17.61%) ITIL
2 78 (8.98%) Migration
3 47 (5.41%) Project Management
3 47 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 42 (4.83%) PRINCE2
5 40 (4.60%) Configuration Management
6 34 (3.91%) Change Management
7 27 (3.11%) Service Delivery
8 23 (2.65%) Root Cause Analysis
9 22 (2.53%) Service Management
10 21 (2.42%) DevOps
11 20 (2.30%) Test Scripting
11 20 (2.30%) Scrum
12 19 (2.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (2.19%) Validation
12 19 (2.19%) Change Control
13 16 (1.84%) Software Engineering
13 16 (1.84%) Incident Management
13 16 (1.84%) Release Management
14 15 (1.73%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 134 (15.42%) SQL
2 56 (6.44%) PowerShell
3 37 (4.26%) Java
4 31 (3.57%) Perl
5 24 (2.76%) C
6 22 (2.53%) Shell Script
7 21 (2.42%) Bash Shell
8 19 (2.19%) PHP
9 17 (1.96%) VBScript
10 16 (1.84%) VB
11 15 (1.73%) Python
12 14 (1.61%) Ruby
13 11 (1.27%) Korn
13 11 (1.27%) JavaScript
14 10 (1.15%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.92%) C++
16 7 (0.81%) C#
17 4 (0.46%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.23%) Groovy
18 2 (0.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 215 (24.74%) Security Cleared
2 133 (15.30%) SC Cleared
3 103 (11.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 78 (8.98%) MCSE
5 76 (8.75%) DV Cleared
6 54 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
7 48 (5.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 42 (4.83%) CCNA
9 27 (3.11%) MCSA
10 25 (2.88%) MCP
11 23 (2.65%) CCNP
11 23 (2.65%) Degree
11 23 (2.65%) MCITP
12 16 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (1.73%) Citrix Certification
14 14 (1.61%) CCA
15 11 (1.27%) VCP5
16 8 (0.92%) MCTS
17 7 (0.81%) ISTQB
18 6 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.37%) SLA
2 10 (1.15%) QA
3 6 (0.69%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.58%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.23%) BS7799
8 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 435 (50.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 412 (47.41%) Active Directory
3 134 (15.42%) vSphere
4 100 (11.51%) Hyper-V
5 80 (9.21%) XenApp
6 75 (8.63%) VMware ESX
7 52 (5.98%) VMware ESXi
8 34 (3.91%) XenDesktop
9 26 (2.99%) NFS
10 25 (2.88%) vCloud
11 23 (2.65%) XenServer
12 22 (2.53%) Terminal Services
13 20 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
14 14 (1.61%) VMware Server
14 14 (1.61%) UAG
15 11 (1.27%) Squid
16 10 (1.15%) Sendmail
17 9 (1.04%) Xen
17 9 (1.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 9 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 97 (11.16%) SCCM
2 41 (4.72%) WSUS
3 40 (4.60%) SCOM
4 36 (4.14%) Backup Exec
5 31 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
6 26 (2.99%) NetBackup
7 25 (2.88%) Puppet
8 22 (2.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 19 (2.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 16 (1.84%) Tivoli
11 13 (1.50%) Vagrant
12 12 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
12 12 (1.38%) EMC NetWorker
13 9 (1.04%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 8 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 8 (0.92%) MOM
15 7 (0.81%) Nagios
15 7 (0.81%) ARCserve
15 7 (0.81%) HP SIM
15 7 (0.81%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 312 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 261 (30.03%) Citrix
3 195 (22.44%) Cisco
4 164 (18.87%) HP
5 92 (10.59%) Oracle
6 83 (9.55%) Red Hat
7 82 (9.44%) NetApp
8 69 (7.94%) EMC
9 37 (4.26%) IBM
9 37 (4.26%) McAfee
9 37 (4.26%) Lumension
10 31 (3.57%) CheckPoint
11 28 (3.22%) Symantec
12 27 (3.11%) Juniper
13 23 (2.65%) Sophos
14 22 (2.53%) Dell
15 19 (2.19%) Veeam
16 16 (1.84%) CA
17 14 (1.61%) Sun
18 12 (1.38%) Intel
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £170 - £190 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £225.00 - £275.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
ARM Utilities
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £195 to £245 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
ARM Technology
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £175 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
UK SBS
Rate: From £28,384 to £29,566 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
West Sussex
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Winchester
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 20 days ago