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 Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Yorkshire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 16 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware 23 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 6.30% 4.21% 6.37%
As % of the Vendors category 12.92% 9.80% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 13
Average daily rate £238 £298 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £219 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £381 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £309 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £10.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+250.00% -47.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.41%
Vendors Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
178 153 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 48.77% 42.98% 55.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 87 73
Average daily rate £305 £360 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.41% +21.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £238 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 15
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
VMware
Yorkshire

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the South Yorkshire region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the South Yorkshire region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

VMware
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +3 15 £232 -11.71% 1
Rotherham - 2 - -
Doncaster -3 1 £400 +24.12% 1
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Yorkshire

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 37 (82.22%) Windows
2 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 20 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (37.78%) Citrix
4 17 (37.78%) SAN
5 16 (35.56%) SQL
6 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (26.67%) HP
9 10 (22.22%) NetApp
9 10 (22.22%) Cisco
9 10 (22.22%) Hyper-V
10 9 (20.00%) XenServer
10 9 (20.00%) vSphere
11 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (17.78%) Linux
11 8 (17.78%) UNIX
12 7 (15.56%) SCCM
12 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
12 7 (15.56%) LAN
12 7 (15.56%) DNS
12 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
13 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (13.33%) MCSE
13 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
13 6 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (11.11%) SCOM
14 5 (11.11%) EMC
14 5 (11.11%) Firewall

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) IIS
3 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.22%) Apache
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Project
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (37.78%) SAN
2 7 (15.56%) LAN
2 7 (15.56%) DNS
3 5 (11.11%) Firewall
3 5 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 4 (8.89%) NAS
4 4 (8.89%) WAN
4 4 (8.89%) DHCP
5 3 (6.67%) VPN
5 3 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (4.44%) Wireless
6 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.44%) VoIP
6 2 (4.44%) Internet
7 1 (2.22%) OSPF
7 1 (2.22%) BGP
7 1 (2.22%) SMTP
7 1 (2.22%) PBX
7 1 (2.22%) FTP
7 1 (2.22%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (6.67%) Back Office
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Law
3 1 (2.22%) Publishing
3 1 (2.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Systems Engineer
1 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Technical Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Build Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) SAN Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Middleware
1 1 (2.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Firmware
2 2 (4.44%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.44%) EqualLogic
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.44%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.22%) NHS
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 37 (82.22%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (17.78%) Linux
3 8 (17.78%) UNIX
4 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.67%) CentOS
7 2 (4.44%) Solaris
8 1 (2.22%) VMS
8 1 (2.22%) AIX
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (8.89%) Project Management
2 3 (6.67%) ITIL
2 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
2 3 (6.67%) Data Management
2 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (4.44%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (4.44%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (4.44%) Service Management
3 2 (4.44%) Change Management
3 2 (4.44%) Information Security
3 2 (4.44%) Migration
3 2 (4.44%) B2B
3 2 (4.44%) B2C
4 1 (2.22%) Six Sigma
4 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.22%) Perl
2 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (13.33%) MCSE
1 6 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) CCNP
3 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.22%) MCP
3 1 (2.22%) MCITP
3 1 (2.22%) CCEE
3 1 (2.22%) CCIA
3 1 (2.22%) VCAP
3 1 (2.22%) NCDA
3 1 (2.22%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.44%) QA
1 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 9 (20.00%) XenServer
4 9 (20.00%) vSphere
5 5 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.44%) UAG
6 2 (4.44%) XenApp
6 2 (4.44%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) SCCM
2 5 (11.11%) SCOM
3 4 (8.89%) SCDPM
4 2 (4.44%) Foglight
4 2 (4.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.22%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (2.22%) Control-M
5 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.22%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (37.78%) Citrix
3 12 (26.67%) HP
4 10 (22.22%) NetApp
4 10 (22.22%) Cisco
5 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 5 (11.11%) EMC
7 4 (8.89%) Veeam
7 4 (8.89%) IBM
8 3 (6.67%) BMC
8 3 (6.67%) Oracle
8 3 (6.67%) Brocade
9 2 (4.44%) Dell
10 1 (2.22%) Symantec
10 1 (2.22%) Sun
10 1 (2.22%) Juniper
10 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.22%) Hitachi
10 1 (2.22%) Veritas
10 1 (2.22%) NETGEAR