The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 18 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware 7 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.90% 4.35% 2.65%
As % of the Vendors category 9.59% 11.59% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Average daily rate £300 £248 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £231 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £268 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £23.31 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +12.50%
VMware
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
73 69 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 51.05% 37.50% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 41 28
Average daily rate £363 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £23.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.55% +56.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £25.00 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
Ipswich +6 3 £263 +6.06%
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 12 (80.00%) Windows
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (73.33%) DNS
2 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (60.00%) DHCP
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
4 8 (53.33%) IIS
4 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
4 8 (53.33%) Firewall
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (46.67%) Office 365
5 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
5 7 (46.67%) SAN
6 6 (40.00%) VoIP
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco
6 6 (40.00%) Windows XP
6 6 (40.00%) Web Services
6 6 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (40.00%) Software Licensing
6 6 (40.00%) iSCSI
6 6 (40.00%) NAS
6 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 8 (53.33%) IIS
1 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Office 365
2 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) DNS
2 9 (60.00%) DHCP
3 8 (53.33%) Firewall
4 7 (46.67%) SAN
4 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
5 6 (40.00%) iSCSI
5 6 (40.00%) NAS
5 6 (40.00%) VoIP
5 6 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (6.67%) Skype
7 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
7 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 7 (46.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall Support
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Server Migration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (40.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (40.00%) Software Licensing
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Intel Security