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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 25 21 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing VMware 23 26 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 6.01% 6.12% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 12.17% 14.61% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 1
Average daily rate £340 £375 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £20.06 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
VMware
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
189 178 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 49.35% 41.88% 39.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 123 98
Average daily rate £363 £375 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £540 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £42.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 26 (86.67%) Windows
1 26 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
3 19 (63.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (60.00%) vSphere
5 17 (56.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (56.67%) ITIL
6 15 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
7 13 (43.33%) Migration
8 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
8 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (36.67%) NetApp
10 10 (33.33%) VMware ESX
10 10 (33.33%) NetBackup
10 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (30.00%) Skype for Business
11 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
12 8 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (26.67%) Data Protection
12 8 (26.67%) Skype
12 8 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (26.67%) Finance
12 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (26.67%) MCSE
12 8 (26.67%) MCSA

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (56.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (30.00%) Skype for Business
5 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
8 1 (3.33%) IBM Domino
8 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Skype
2 7 (23.33%) DHCP
2 7 (23.33%) DNS
2 7 (23.33%) Ethernet
2 7 (23.33%) SAN
3 4 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (10.00%) Internet
5 2 (6.67%) Firewall
5 2 (6.67%) LAN
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.33%) MPLS
6 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) IT Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Senior IT Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Windows Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (10.00%) Replication
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.33%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.33%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (63.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (16.67%) Linux
7 4 (13.33%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) ITIL
2 13 (43.33%) Migration
3 8 (26.67%) Data Protection
3 8 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (3.33%) Data Management
5 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management
5 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.33%) V-Model
5 1 (3.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) MCSA
1 8 (26.67%) MCSE
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
3 18 (60.00%) vSphere
4 10 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 9 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 6 (20.00%) WSUS
3 2 (6.67%) SCCM
4 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) NetApp
3 6 (20.00%) Sophos
4 4 (13.33%) Citrix
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle
5 3 (10.00%) Forcepoint
5 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco
7 1 (3.33%) Apple
7 1 (3.33%) arcserve
7 1 (3.33%) Dell
7 1 (3.33%) EMC
7 1 (3.33%) Lotus