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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 21 37 18
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Contract jobs citing VMware 10 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.05% 2.34% 8.24%
As % of the Vendors category 12.66% 5.81% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 19
Average daily rate
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£234 £225 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £245 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.20 £160.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.94% -85.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.95% +10.62%
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
79 86 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 39.90% 40.19% 45.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 54 71
Average daily rate £375 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 9
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.20 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.94% +9.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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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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 +8 6 £208 -7.77%
Woodbridge - - - - 1
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
VMware
East of England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 7 (33.33%) SAN
5 7 (33.33%) LAN
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco
6 6 (28.57%) HP
7 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) UNIX
8 4 (19.05%) NetApp
8 4 (19.05%) Citrix
8 4 (19.05%) VPN
8 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (14.29%) Splunk
9 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 3 (14.29%) Network Management
9 3 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (14.29%) Terminal Services
9 3 (14.29%) IPsec
9 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
9 3 (14.29%) VLAN
9 3 (14.29%) PKI

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) LAN
1 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 7 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (19.05%) VPN
3 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 3 (14.29%) PSTN
3 3 (14.29%) IPsec
3 3 (14.29%) VLAN
3 3 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (9.52%) Network Security
4 2 (9.52%) Firewall
4 2 (9.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (9.52%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
1 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) PKI
2 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (19.05%) UNIX
5 3 (14.29%) Solaris
6 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (14.29%) Network Management
1 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
2 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Network Design
3 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCIE
1 2 (9.52%) CCNP
1 2 (9.52%) CCIP
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) ARCserve
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) HP
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) NetApp
4 3 (14.29%) Intel
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) Splunk
5 2 (9.52%) Mitel
5 2 (9.52%) ProCurve
5 2 (9.52%) Cognos
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) Sophos