The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 24 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.07% 5.04% 4.24%
As % of the Vendors category 11.36% 12.77% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£200 £223 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £319 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.09% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -41.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -17.89%
VMware
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
44 47 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 26.99% 39.50% 39.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 25
Average daily rate £338 £275 £261
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £183 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £385 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -41.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £200 - 5
Cannock -1 1 - -
VMware
West Midlands

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 7 (46.67%) SAN
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) Migration
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco
4 4 (26.67%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
6 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (13.33%) HP
6 2 (13.33%) EMC
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) Finance
6 2 (13.33%) Remedy
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Service Management
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
7 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
7 1 (6.67%) XenApp
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
7 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) SAN
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Project Manager
1 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Server Technician
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Network Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
1 5 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco
1 4 (26.67%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) EMC
3 2 (13.33%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper