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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 35 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware 452 492 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.94% 5.56% 4.30%
As % of the Vendors category 10.48% 11.40% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 287 212
Average daily rate
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£333 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.48% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 50 33
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.95 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £35.10 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.63 £23.75 £20.07
% change year-on-year
-8.94% +18.33%
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
4315 4317 4956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.17% 48.80% 49.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2233 2179 2151
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £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 234 267 305
Average hourly rate £16.72 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.40 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +3 153 £338 -14.28% 44
Surrey -7 87 £335 +11.66% 36
Berkshire -10 75 £325 -7.14% 37
Buckinghamshire -11 33 £300 -17.80% 14
West Sussex +4 26 £256 -37.50% 5
East Sussex +6 23 £269 -2.36% 7
Oxfordshire -7 23 £235 -37.33% 26
Kent -14 23 £394 +6.77% 4
Middlesex -9 7 £500 +48.58% 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Sussex - - - - 1
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 660 (74.24%) Windows
2 446 (50.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 412 (46.34%) Active Directory
4 353 (39.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 310 (34.87%) Microsoft
6 247 (27.78%) Citrix
7 228 (25.65%) SAN
8 224 (25.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 216 (24.30%) Security Cleared
10 213 (23.96%) Linux
11 206 (23.17%) MS Exchange
12 197 (22.16%) Cisco
13 162 (18.22%) HP
14 157 (17.66%) Windows Server 2012
15 156 (17.55%) ITIL
16 142 (15.97%) vSphere
17 135 (15.19%) SQL
18 131 (14.74%) Firewall
19 123 (13.84%) SC Cleared
20 118 (13.27%) DNS
21 116 (13.05%) SQL Server
22 113 (12.71%) MS Excel
23 109 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2010
24 107 (12.04%) UNIX
25 106 (11.92%) Microsoft Certification
26 104 (11.70%) Hyper-V
27 100 (11.25%) Windows 7
28 94 (10.57%) NetApp
29 93 (10.46%) XenApp
30 89 (10.01%) Oracle

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 206 (23.17%) MS Exchange
2 109 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 76 (8.55%) IIS
4 72 (8.10%) SharePoint
5 48 (5.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 39 (4.39%) Apache
7 38 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 35 (3.94%) Lync
9 28 (3.15%) Tomcat
10 26 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
11 16 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 15 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (1.46%) WebLogic
14 12 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
16 9 (1.01%) WebSphere
17 8 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2000
18 6 (0.67%) SAS
19 5 (0.56%) Documentum
19 5 (0.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 113 (12.71%) MS Excel
2 54 (6.07%) MS Office
3 12 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.12%) MS Project
5 7 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.34%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.11%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.36%) Office 365
3 18 (2.02%) IaaS
4 16 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (1.35%) SaaS
7 10 (1.12%) Amazon S3
7 10 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.56%) PaaS
9 3 (0.34%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 228 (25.65%) SAN
2 131 (14.74%) Firewall
3 118 (13.27%) DNS
4 87 (9.79%) WAN
5 85 (9.56%) LAN
6 73 (8.21%) TCP/IP
7 72 (8.10%) DHCP
8 47 (5.29%) Internet
9 42 (4.72%) iSCSI
10 37 (4.16%) LDAP
11 31 (3.49%) NAS
12 30 (3.37%) VPN
13 26 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
14 24 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
15 22 (2.47%) MPLS
16 18 (2.02%) VLAN
17 17 (1.91%) NetScaler
17 17 (1.91%) SMTP
18 16 (1.80%) SSL
19 15 (1.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (13.05%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (2.36%) MySQL
4 20 (2.25%) Oracle Database
5 17 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (0.67%) SQLPlus
11 5 (0.56%) EDRMS
11 5 (0.56%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (0.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 4 (0.45%) Oracle OWB
12 4 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 27 (3.04%) Jenkins
2 13 (1.46%) RSpec
3 10 (1.12%) JIRA
4 9 (1.01%) Maven
4 9 (1.01%) MSI
5 8 (0.90%) Cucumber
6 6 (0.67%) Selenium
6 6 (0.67%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.67%) Subversion
6 6 (0.67%) StarTeam
6 6 (0.67%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.56%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.45%) Ant
8 4 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.34%) FitNesse
9 3 (0.34%) Mockito
9 3 (0.34%) Grunt
9 3 (0.34%) Gradle
9 3 (0.34%) ClearQuest
General
1 60 (6.75%) Finance
2 45 (5.06%) Telecoms
3 17 (1.91%) Advertising
4 15 (1.69%) Military
5 13 (1.46%) Retail
6 9 (1.01%) Banking
7 8 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.56%) Publishing
8 5 (0.56%) Billing
8 5 (0.56%) Legal
9 4 (0.45%) Back Office
9 4 (0.45%) Marketing
10 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.34%) Games
11 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
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%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 100 (11.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 95 (10.69%) Architect
3 91 (10.24%) Support Engineer
4 74 (8.32%) Consultant
5 63 (7.09%) Administrator
6 57 (6.41%) Analyst
7 49 (5.51%) Systems Administrator
8 47 (5.29%) 3rd Line Support
9 44 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
10 33 (3.71%) Project Manager
10 33 (3.71%) Server Engineer
11 32 (3.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 30 (3.37%) Infrastructure Architect
13 25 (2.81%) Technical Architect
14 23 (2.59%) Support Analyst
15 21 (2.36%) Solutions Architect
16 19 (2.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 15 (1.69%) Network Engineer
17 15 (1.69%) Technical Manager
17 15 (1.69%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (4.61%) Web Services
2 12 (1.35%) .NET
2 12 (1.35%) Application Packaging
3 10 (1.12%) LAMP
4 9 (1.01%) SOAP
5 7 (0.79%) CSS
5 7 (0.79%) HTML
5 7 (0.79%) Middleware
5 7 (0.79%) Ajax
5 7 (0.79%) jQuery
5 7 (0.79%) RESTful
6 6 (0.67%) PostGIS
7 5 (0.56%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (0.45%) YAML
8 4 (0.45%) Spring
8 4 (0.45%) Software Packaging
8 4 (0.45%) Flash
8 4 (0.45%) SAML
8 4 (0.45%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 68 (7.65%) Clustering
2 30 (3.37%) Blackberry
3 25 (2.81%) PKI
4 21 (2.36%) Open Source
5 16 (1.80%) Replication
6 13 (1.46%) Thin Client
6 13 (1.46%) HACMP
6 13 (1.46%) Fat Client
7 12 (1.35%) Mainframe
8 11 (1.24%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.01%) Client/Server
10 8 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (0.67%) EqualLogic
12 5 (0.56%) EMC Centera
13 4 (0.45%) CLARiiON
13 4 (0.45%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.45%) EPoS
13 4 (0.45%) Computer Science
14 3 (0.34%) Wiki
14 3 (0.34%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 660 (74.24%) Windows
2 353 (39.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 224 (25.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 213 (23.96%) Linux
5 157 (17.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 107 (12.04%) UNIX
7 100 (11.25%) Windows 7
8 66 (7.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 63 (7.09%) Windows XP
10 40 (4.50%) Solaris
10 40 (4.50%) CentOS
11 39 (4.39%) AIX
12 28 (3.15%) Windows 8
13 27 (3.04%) Windows 2000
14 21 (2.36%) Windows 2000 Server
15 17 (1.91%) Windows Vista
16 16 (1.80%) HPUX
16 16 (1.80%) Ubuntu
17 11 (1.24%) Oracle Linux
18 9 (1.01%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (17.55%) ITIL
2 80 (9.00%) Migration
3 51 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
4 44 (4.95%) Project Management
5 36 (4.05%) Configuration Management
5 36 (4.05%) Change Management
6 33 (3.71%) PRINCE2
7 27 (3.04%) DevOps
8 26 (2.92%) Test Scripting
8 26 (2.92%) Scrum
9 25 (2.81%) Root Cause Analysis
10 24 (2.70%) Service Delivery
10 24 (2.70%) Load Balancing
11 18 (2.02%) Problem Management
11 18 (2.02%) Software Engineering
11 18 (2.02%) Validation
11 18 (2.02%) Integration Testing
12 17 (1.91%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (1.80%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (1.80%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 135 (15.19%) SQL
2 60 (6.75%) PowerShell
3 48 (5.40%) Java
4 38 (4.27%) Perl
5 27 (3.04%) C
5 27 (3.04%) VBScript
6 24 (2.70%) Shell Script
7 21 (2.36%) PHP
7 21 (2.36%) Bash Shell
8 16 (1.80%) Ruby
8 16 (1.80%) Python
9 14 (1.57%) VB
10 13 (1.46%) Korn
10 13 (1.46%) C++
11 10 (1.12%) JavaScript
12 9 (1.01%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.67%) C#
14 5 (0.56%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.22%) Groovy
16 1 (0.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 216 (24.30%) Security Cleared
2 123 (13.84%) SC Cleared
3 106 (11.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 82 (9.22%) MCSE
5 74 (8.32%) DV Cleared
6 62 (6.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 49 (5.51%) Cisco Certification
8 40 (4.50%) CCNA
9 31 (3.49%) Degree
10 25 (2.81%) MCSA
11 22 (2.47%) MCITP
12 21 (2.36%) MCP
12 21 (2.36%) CCNP
13 15 (1.69%) CCA
13 15 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
14 14 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (1.24%) VCP5
16 10 (1.12%) MCTS
17 7 (0.79%) VCAP
17 7 (0.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.84%) 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
1 446 (50.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 412 (46.34%) Active Directory
3 142 (15.97%) vSphere
4 104 (11.70%) Hyper-V
5 93 (10.46%) XenApp
6 89 (10.01%) VMware ESX
7 61 (6.86%) VMware ESXi
8 44 (4.95%) XenDesktop
9 34 (3.82%) vCloud
10 29 (3.26%) Terminal Services
11 25 (2.81%) NFS
12 23 (2.59%) XenServer
13 22 (2.47%) UAG
14 20 (2.25%) ISA Server
15 18 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
16 15 (1.69%) VMware Server
17 11 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 10 (1.12%) Sendmail
19 9 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
19 9 (1.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 86 (9.67%) SCCM
2 48 (5.40%) SCOM
3 37 (4.16%) Puppet
4 34 (3.82%) Backup Exec
5 30 (3.37%) WSUS
6 28 (3.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 25 (2.81%) NetBackup
8 21 (2.36%) McAfee ePO
9 20 (2.25%) Tivoli
10 19 (2.14%) Vagrant
11 16 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
12 15 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 15 (1.69%) ARCserve
13 14 (1.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 13 (1.46%) EMC NetWorker
15 11 (1.24%) Nagios
16 10 (1.12%) HP SIM
17 9 (1.01%) Red Hat Spacewalk
17 9 (1.01%) BladeLogic
17 9 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 310 (34.87%) Microsoft
2 247 (27.78%) Citrix
3 197 (22.16%) Cisco
4 162 (18.22%) HP
5 94 (10.57%) NetApp
6 89 (10.01%) Oracle
7 85 (9.56%) Red Hat
8 83 (9.34%) EMC
9 52 (5.85%) IBM
10 41 (4.61%) Symantec
11 31 (3.49%) CheckPoint
12 28 (3.15%) Juniper
13 27 (3.04%) 3PAR
14 26 (2.92%) Dell
15 23 (2.59%) McAfee
16 22 (2.47%) SolarWinds
16 22 (2.47%) Lumension
17 20 (2.25%) Veritas
18 19 (2.14%) Veeam
18 19 (2.14%) F5
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Rate: From £0 to £0 per day £competitive
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Rate: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Rate: From £300 to £375 per day
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Rate: 400
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Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
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Rate: £300 - £347 per day
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