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 29 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 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 28 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware 6 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.90% 3.96% 3.28%
As % of the Vendors category 4.44% 8.70% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Average daily rate
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£278 £213 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.58% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £173 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £405 £184
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
Vendors Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
135 138 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 42.72% 45.54% 44.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 70 63
Average daily rate £350 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £414 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +71.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.48 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.60 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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
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 29 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
Sheffield 0 2 £278 +8.29% 9
Doncaster -2 1 - -
Barnsley - 1 £213 - 1
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Yorkshire

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (44.00%) HP
4 9 (36.00%) Citrix
5 8 (32.00%) XenServer
6 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (24.00%) SAN
6 6 (24.00%) SQL
7 5 (20.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.00%) DNS
7 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (20.00%) NetApp
7 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (20.00%) Veeam
7 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (16.00%) SCCM
8 4 (16.00%) SCDPM
8 4 (16.00%) Firmware
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (16.00%) Cisco
8 4 (16.00%) DHCP
8 4 (16.00%) MCSE
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (16.00%) UNIX
8 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (12.00%) Migration

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.00%) DNS
3 4 (16.00%) DHCP
4 3 (12.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (8.00%) Firewall
6 1 (4.00%) VPN
6 1 (4.00%) LAN
6 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Build Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Server Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Data Migration Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) VMware Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) VMware Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Firmware
2 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.00%) Open Source
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (20.00%) Linux
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (16.00%) UNIX
6 3 (12.00%) CentOS
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.00%) AIX
7 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (12.00%) Migration
2 3 (12.00%) Project Management
2 3 (12.00%) Data Management
2 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (8.00%) Workflow
3 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.00%) Service Management
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.00%) ITSM
4 1 (4.00%) Release Management
4 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) MCSE
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.00%) MCITP
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (8.00%) MCP
4 1 (4.00%) MCTS
4 1 (4.00%) NCDA
4 1 (4.00%) NCIE
4 1 (4.00%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (32.00%) XenServer
3 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (8.00%) vSphere
6 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (4.00%) VMware Server
7 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) SCCM
1 4 (16.00%) SCDPM
2 2 (8.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (8.00%) Foglight
3 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) HP
3 9 (36.00%) Citrix
4 5 (20.00%) NetApp
4 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (20.00%) Veeam
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco
6 3 (12.00%) IBM
6 3 (12.00%) EMC
7 2 (8.00%) BMC
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle