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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 27 33 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing VMware 11 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.44% 3.77% 3.85%
As % of the Vendors category 9.91% 10.87% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £200 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £254 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +95.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -16.84%
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
111 92 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 44.76% 34.72% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 62 25
Average daily rate £425 £359 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.10 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
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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
Ipswich -4 3 £275 +37.50%
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £175 -
Stowmarket - 1 - -
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
4 5 (22.73%) SCCM
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 4 (18.18%) vSphere
5 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) Linux
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (13.64%) ARCserve
6 3 (13.64%) Citrix
6 3 (13.64%) Firewall
6 3 (13.64%) LAN
6 3 (13.64%) WAN
6 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.64%) MS Office
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) XenApp
6 3 (13.64%) SCOM
7 2 (9.09%) Replication
7 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
7 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
7 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (9.09%) WSUS
7 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) LAN
1 3 (13.64%) WAN
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) PSTN
3 1 (4.55%) VoIP
3 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) OLAP
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) TestLink
1 1 (4.55%) Robot Framework
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) NetApp Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Server Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
1 2 (9.09%) Replication
1 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) UNIX
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.55%) Debian
5 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (4.55%) Change Management
3 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Scrum
3 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) Scalability Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Kanban
3 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
3 1 (4.55%) ETL
3 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.55%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) MCSE
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) CCIE
2 1 (4.55%) CCNP
2 1 (4.55%) CCIP
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 4 (18.18%) vSphere
4 3 (13.64%) XenApp
5 2 (9.09%) DFS Replication
5 2 (9.09%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.55%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) SCOM
2 3 (13.64%) ARCserve
3 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 2 (9.09%) WSUS
4 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (4.55%) Iperf
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) Intel
4 2 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) McAfee
5 1 (4.55%) Sophos
5 1 (4.55%) Agilent
5 1 (4.55%) SonicWALL
5 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) Avaya