The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Swindon region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 38 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware 7 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.70% 3.27% 5.29%
As % of the Vendors category 3.87% 6.50% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 12
Average daily rate
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£250 £343 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.00% -9.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £445 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.06 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -31.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
181 200 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 43.93% 50.38% 56.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 132 133
Average daily rate £450 £425 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 4
Average hourly rate £20.06 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.37% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) McAfee
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (25.00%) VBScript
5 3 (25.00%) VB
5 3 (25.00%) Computacenter
5 3 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (16.67%) SSH
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) vSphere
6 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) HP
7 1 (8.33%) Service Management

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SSH
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) EPoS
1 1 (8.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
1 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Network Management
2 1 (8.33%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) Logistics
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
1 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (25.00%) VBScript
1 3 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (16.67%) vSphere
4 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) McAfee
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Computacenter
3 2 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Sophos
4 1 (8.33%) AppSense
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