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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 23 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 11 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.21% 2.76% 3.11%
As % of the Vendors category 10.78% 7.29% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
Average daily rate
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£225 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £219 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £420 £254
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £21.13 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.42% -3.97%
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
102 96 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 48.34% 37.80% 34.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 59 38
Average daily rate £450 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.32% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 9
Average hourly rate £23.50 £14.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.85% +21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.21 £19.00 £15.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
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 20 April 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
Ipswich +10 9 £225 -3.22%
Newmarket - - - -
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) Cisco
5 6 (31.58%) Firewall
5 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
6 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
6 5 (26.32%) LAN
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 5 (26.32%) Citrix
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (21.05%) SQL
7 4 (21.05%) UNIX
7 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (15.79%) vSphere
8 3 (15.79%) Network Management
8 3 (15.79%) Splunk
8 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
8 3 (15.79%) VPN
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle
8 3 (15.79%) Solaris
8 3 (15.79%) IPsec
8 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (15.79%) VLAN
8 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
8 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
8 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
8 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
9 2 (10.53%) SCCM
9 2 (10.53%) Replication

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 5 (26.32%) LAN
3 3 (15.79%) VPN
3 3 (15.79%) IPsec
3 3 (15.79%) VLAN
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) TestLink
1 1 (5.26%) Robot Framework
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (5.26%) Server Support
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Replication
1 2 (10.53%) PKI
1 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
1 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) UNIX
4 3 (15.79%) Solaris
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.26%) Android
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Network Management
1 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
1 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
2 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) vSphere
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) XenApp
4 2 (10.53%) DFS Replication
4 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.26%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
1 2 (10.53%) ARCserve
2 1 (5.26%) Iperf
2 1 (5.26%) Nessus
2 1 (5.26%) Nmap
2 1 (5.26%) WSUS
2 1 (5.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) Splunk
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Intel
6 1 (5.26%) Sophos
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Agilent
6 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds