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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 27 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware 17 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.97% 2.80% 6.10%
As % of the Vendors category 8.90% 6.43% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 15
Average daily rate
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£381 £306 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.48% -19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £356 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.06 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £23.21 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-2.24% +16.05%
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Wiltshire

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
191 140 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 44.63% 43.48% 52.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 103 138
Average daily rate £450 £405 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 10
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.50 £16.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.62% +6.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £12.15 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.33 £22.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014, 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 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 9 (42.86%) Citrix
3 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 6 (28.57%) McAfee
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco
6 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
6 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
7 4 (19.05%) XenApp
7 4 (19.05%) XenDesktop
7 4 (19.05%) ITIL
7 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (14.29%) Banking
8 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
8 3 (14.29%) Computacenter
8 3 (14.29%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (14.29%) Sophos
8 3 (14.29%) IBM
8 3 (14.29%) HP
8 3 (14.29%) EMC
8 3 (14.29%) SAP
8 3 (14.29%) Unisys

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DHCP
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile Banking
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
1 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 2 (9.52%) Process Management
3 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Data Security
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (9.52%) Requirements Management
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Network Management
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
1 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
1 3 (14.29%) VBScript
1 3 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
4 4 (19.05%) XenApp
4 4 (19.05%) XenDesktop
5 3 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (9.52%) vSphere
7 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
7 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Citrix
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) McAfee
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco
5 3 (14.29%) IBM
5 3 (14.29%) SAP
5 3 (14.29%) Unisys
5 3 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) EMC
5 3 (14.29%) Sophos
5 3 (14.29%) Computacenter
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
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