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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 21 44 21
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -23
Contract jobs citing VMware 18 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 5.01% 1.14% 6.39%
As % of the Vendors category 11.18% 2.86% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £275 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.19 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.13 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.24% -6.11%
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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
161 175 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 44.85% 39.95% 48.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 144 101
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £221 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 5
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.34% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.30 £17.50
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
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 24 April 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 32 (78.05%) Windows
2 26 (63.41%) Active Directory
3 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
4 20 (48.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (46.34%) ITIL
6 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
7 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (31.71%) PRINCE
8 12 (29.27%) Office 365
9 11 (26.83%) MS Exchange
10 10 (24.39%) SQL
10 10 (24.39%) Windows XP
10 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
11 9 (21.95%) SCCM
11 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (19.51%) Windows 7
13 7 (17.07%) Cisco
13 7 (17.07%) Citrix
13 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
13 7 (17.07%) VBScript
13 7 (17.07%) VB
13 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (17.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 7 (17.07%) McAfee
13 7 (17.07%) VMware Workstation
14 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
15 5 (12.20%) EMC
15 5 (12.20%) Release Management
16 4 (9.76%) Fat Client

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (26.83%) MS Exchange
2 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.32%) IBM Notes
4 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (29.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) DHCP
3 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.44%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) SAN
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
2 2 (4.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) Technical Support
2 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Architect
3 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.32%) Network Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Network Support
5 2 (4.88%) Applications Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Fat Client
1 4 (9.76%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.44%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 32 (78.05%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) Windows XP
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (19.51%) Windows 7
5 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.32%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.88%) Windows NT
8 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) ITIL
2 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) PRINCE
3 5 (12.20%) Release Management
4 4 (9.76%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.88%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.88%) Process Management
6 2 (4.88%) Data Security
6 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.44%) Migration
7 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Test Management
7 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
2 7 (17.07%) VBScript
2 7 (17.07%) VB
3 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
2 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.44%) CCA
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.44%) CCEE
4 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) MCTS
System Software
1 26 (63.41%) Active Directory
2 20 (48.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.07%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (9.76%) XenApp
5 3 (7.32%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.88%) XenServer
6 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.88%) vSphere
6 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) SCCM
2 7 (17.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) Cisco
2 7 (17.07%) Citrix
2 7 (17.07%) McAfee
3 5 (12.20%) EMC
4 4 (9.76%) CheckPoint
4 4 (9.76%) Juniper
4 4 (9.76%) Nokia
5 3 (7.32%) Lotus
6 2 (4.88%) Veeam
6 2 (4.88%) IBM
6 2 (4.88%) SAP
6 2 (4.88%) Unisys
7 1 (2.44%) BMC
7 1 (2.44%) Symantec
7 1 (2.44%) AppSense