The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 26 40 20
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Contract jobs citing VMware 13 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.09% 1.48% 6.50%
As % of the Vendors category 10.66% 3.55% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 14
Average daily rate
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£450 £250 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -43.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £230 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £270 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.19 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.75 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.35%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Vendors Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
122 169 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 38.36% 41.73% 53.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 143 130
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £210 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 12
Average hourly rate £20.19 £30.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +114.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.55 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £37.50 £17.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 30 (78.95%) Windows
2 26 (68.42%) Active Directory
3 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 19 (50.00%) ITIL
5 17 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
6 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (34.21%) PRINCE
7 11 (28.95%) MS Exchange
7 11 (28.95%) Office 365
7 11 (28.95%) Data Centre
8 10 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (26.32%) Windows XP
8 10 (26.32%) SQL
9 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
10 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
11 7 (18.42%) SCCM
11 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
11 7 (18.42%) VBScript
11 7 (18.42%) VB
11 7 (18.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (18.42%) McAfee
11 7 (18.42%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
12 6 (15.79%) Cisco
13 5 (13.16%) Citrix
13 5 (13.16%) MS Office
13 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (13.16%) Release Management

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 11 (28.95%) MS Exchange
2 10 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.89%) IBM Notes
3 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.26%) Lync
4 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) PaaS
2 2 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) DHCP
3 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.63%) VPN
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Technical Support
2 5 (13.16%) Architect
2 5 (13.16%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
4 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Support
5 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.26%) Network Support
5 2 (5.26%) Applications Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.53%) Fat Client
2 4 (10.53%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.63%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 30 (78.95%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Windows XP
3 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.63%) Windows NT
8 1 (2.63%) AIX
8 1 (2.63%) Linux
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) ITIL
2 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) PRINCE
3 5 (13.16%) Release Management
4 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
4 4 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.26%) Process Management
5 2 (5.26%) Data Security
6 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
2 7 (18.42%) VBScript
2 7 (18.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 26 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 17 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.42%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.63%) XenApp
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) SCCM
1 7 (18.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) McAfee
3 6 (15.79%) Cisco
4 5 (13.16%) Citrix
5 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
5 4 (10.53%) Juniper
5 4 (10.53%) Nokia
6 3 (7.89%) Lotus
7 2 (5.26%) SAP
7 2 (5.26%) IBM
7 2 (5.26%) Unisys
7 2 (5.26%) EMC
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