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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 22 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 24 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 5.44% 1.95% 3.12%
As % of the Vendors category 13.48% 4.32% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 9
Average daily rate
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£448 £675 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.70% +80.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £224 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £675 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +1.16%
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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
178 139 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 40.36% 45.28% 55.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 105 166
Average daily rate £418 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 4
Average hourly rate £22.69 £12.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.52% -61.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £14.02 £73.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 26 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (43.24%) Citrix
4 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
5 12 (32.43%) EMC
6 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
7 10 (27.03%) Cisco
8 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
9 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
9 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (18.92%) XenApp
10 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (18.92%) Finance
11 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (16.22%) McAfee
11 6 (16.22%) IBM
11 6 (16.22%) Unisys
11 6 (16.22%) SAP
11 6 (16.22%) ITIL
11 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
11 6 (16.22%) Banking
11 6 (16.22%) TOGAF
11 6 (16.22%) XenDesktop
11 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
12 5 (13.51%) Retail Banking
12 5 (13.51%) WebSphere
12 5 (13.51%) vSphere
12 5 (13.51%) Retail
12 5 (13.51%) UNIX
12 5 (13.51%) Data Security

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (13.51%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) DHCP
1 3 (8.11%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.70%) VLAN
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) VoIP
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
3 1 (2.70%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 5 (13.51%) Retail Banking
3 5 (13.51%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Architect
2 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Applications Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Technical Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (10.81%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Server Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Citrix Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Citrix Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Citrix Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Replication
2 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
5 5 (13.51%) UNIX
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.41%) Linux
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.70%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (16.22%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) TOGAF
3 5 (13.51%) Data Security
3 5 (13.51%) Process Management
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (5.41%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (5.41%) Migration
4 2 (5.41%) Network Management
4 2 (5.41%) Requirements Management
4 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (2.70%) Network Design
5 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
2 3 (8.11%) VBScript
2 3 (8.11%) VB
3 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.41%) MCSA
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.70%) MCTS
4 1 (2.70%) CCEE
4 1 (2.70%) MCSE
4 1 (2.70%) MCP
4 1 (2.70%) CCNA
4 1 (2.70%) CCA
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.70%) CISSP
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.70%) CISA
4 1 (2.70%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (48.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
3 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
4 7 (18.92%) XenApp
5 6 (16.22%) XenDesktop
6 5 (13.51%) vSphere
7 3 (8.11%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (5.41%) Terminal Services
8 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (5.41%) XenServer
9 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.70%) Snort
9 1 (2.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (5.41%) SCCM
3 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Citrix
2 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (32.43%) EMC
4 10 (27.03%) Cisco
5 6 (16.22%) McAfee
5 6 (16.22%) IBM
5 6 (16.22%) Unisys
5 6 (16.22%) SAP
6 3 (8.11%) Computacenter
6 3 (8.11%) HP
6 3 (8.11%) Sophos
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle
7 2 (5.41%) Veeam
8 1 (2.70%) AppSense
8 1 (2.70%) Dell
8 1 (2.70%) Symantec
8 1 (2.70%) Juniper
8 1 (2.70%) BMC