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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 33 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware 13 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.95% 1.63% 3.04%
As % of the Vendors category 7.22% 3.87% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £250 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £230 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.07% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -16.84%
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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
180 181 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 40.91% 42.09% 49.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 128 128
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £278 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 13
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +25.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.71 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £28.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 25 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
4 14 (46.67%) Windows XP
5 13 (43.33%) SQL
5 13 (43.33%) VMware Workstation
5 13 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 12 (40.00%) McAfee
6 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 11 (36.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 11 (36.67%) T-SQL
7 11 (36.67%) VBScript
7 11 (36.67%) VB
8 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
9 7 (23.33%) ITIL
9 7 (23.33%) SCCM
9 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
10 5 (16.67%) PRINCE
10 5 (16.67%) Release Management
10 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 4 (13.33%) Office 365
11 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (13.33%) Citrix
11 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
12 3 (10.00%) SAN
12 3 (10.00%) MS Office
12 3 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (10.00%) Lync

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (10.00%) Lync
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) IaaS
2 2 (6.67%) PaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) Wireless
3 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.33%) SSH
3 1 (3.33%) NAS
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) VoIP
3 1 (3.33%) WLAN
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) SMTP
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Support
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.33%) IT Support
7 1 (3.33%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows XP
3 12 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) Linux
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.33%) AIX
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) PRINCE
2 5 (16.67%) Release Management
3 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.33%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.33%) Time Management
6 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) T-SQL
2 11 (36.67%) VBScript
2 11 (36.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (43.33%) VMware Workstation
2 13 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (23.33%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.33%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) McAfee
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) Avaya
4 1 (3.33%) Lotus
4 1 (3.33%) Symantec
4 1 (3.33%) Websense
4 1 (3.33%) Toshiba
4 1 (3.33%) OpenText
4 1 (3.33%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.33%) Veeam
4 1 (3.33%) MobileIron
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco