The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 37 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 2744 2186 2009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 4.82% 4.00% 3.93%
As % of the Vendors category 11.00% 8.86% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1672 1350 1176
Average daily rate
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£350 £335 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £319 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.09% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 111 148
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £23.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -17.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £29.75 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -17.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24952 24668 23758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.82% 45.14% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14688 13604 12895
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1075 1064 1180
Average hourly rate £18.40 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VMware
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware within the UK.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware within the UK.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VMware
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

VMware
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +13 2546 £355 +5.57% 776
London +10 1007 £400 +6.66% 268
South East +11 598 £350 +3.70% 164
City of London +1 225 £425 +17.24% 67
East of England +23 223 £310 +24.00% 44
North West +3 210 £310 +10.71% 85
Yorkshire +12 182 £325 +20.37% 62
Hampshire +6 172 £375 +7.14% 30
South West -3 154 £338 -3.57% 68
Scotland +10 126 £330 -2.22% 23
West Yorkshire +5 125 £350 +55.55% 40
Manchester +17 122 £310 +3.33% 38
Surrey +5 97 £350 +6.06% 41
Berkshire +2 94 £380 +16.92% 36
Leeds -2 87 £375 +59.57% 30
West Midlands -12 84 £388 +28.95% 52
Buckinghamshire +25 69 £350 -12.50% 19
Hertfordshire +26 60 £394 +5.00% 16
Edinburgh +14 54 £350 -2.77% 17
East Midlands -7 53 £350 +7.69% 26
Milton Keynes +24 46 £350 -12.50% 7
Cambridgeshire +8 46 £363 +107.14% 17
Essex +1 43 £350 +9.80% 1
East Sussex +15 42 £330 +38.94% 7
Oxfordshire -2 41 £306 +30.31% 9
Bristol +2 40 £345 -13.75% 26
West Sussex -2 40 £356 +35.71% 7
Norfolk +22 38 £175 -27.08%
Brighton +16 38 £330 +38.94% 5
Cambridge +5 35 £363 +107.14% 11

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 3622 (68.59%) Windows
2 2779 (52.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2174 (41.17%) Active Directory
4 1872 (35.45%) Microsoft
5 1588 (30.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 1528 (28.93%) Citrix
7 1279 (24.22%) Linux
8 1233 (23.35%) SAN
9 1145 (21.68%) Cisco
10 1125 (21.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 988 (18.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 958 (18.14%) ITIL
13 926 (17.53%) SQL
14 893 (16.91%) MS Exchange
15 863 (16.34%) DNS
16 816 (15.45%) HP
17 812 (15.38%) vSphere
18 740 (14.01%) SQL Server
19 730 (13.82%) Firewall
20 713 (13.50%) Data Centre
21 691 (13.08%) Finance
22 655 (12.40%) PowerShell
23 641 (12.14%) Migration
24 627 (11.87%) Hyper-V
25 623 (11.80%) SCCM
26 614 (11.63%) Security Cleared
27 578 (10.94%) DHCP
28 573 (10.85%) Windows 7
29 569 (10.77%) XenApp
30 557 (10.55%) MS Excel

VMware
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 893 (16.91%) MS Exchange
2 446 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 440 (8.33%) IIS
4 367 (6.95%) SharePoint
5 217 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 215 (4.07%) Apache
7 205 (3.88%) Lync
8 194 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 180 (3.41%) Tomcat
10 146 (2.76%) OpenStack
11 117 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
12 107 (2.03%) JBoss
13 97 (1.84%) WebSphere
14 85 (1.61%) nginx
15 72 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 65 (1.23%) Node.js
17 54 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
17 54 (1.02%) WebLogic
18 48 (0.91%) IBM Notes
18 48 (0.91%) Jetty
Applications
1 557 (10.55%) MS Excel
2 327 (6.19%) MS Office
3 62 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 37 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (0.49%) MS Project
6 9 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.057%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.057%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.038%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.038%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.019%) GIMP
9 1 (0.019%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.019%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.019%) InDesign
9 1 (0.019%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 45 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 17 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 16 (0.30%) Maximo
5 13 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 11 (0.21%) SAP CRM
6 11 (0.21%) RMDS
7 9 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.076%) IntelliMatch
9 4 (0.076%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 4 (0.076%) Kondor+
9 4 (0.076%) Misys Midas
10 3 (0.057%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.057%) JDE OneWorld
11 2 (0.038%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.038%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.038%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 340 (6.44%) Amazon AWS
2 214 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 207 (3.92%) Office 365
4 88 (1.67%) IaaS
5 73 (1.38%) PaaS
6 72 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
7 66 (1.25%) SaaS
8 54 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
8 54 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
9 30 (0.57%) Google App Engine
10 15 (0.28%) GitHub
11 12 (0.23%) OpenShift
12 10 (0.19%) Mimecast
13 9 (0.17%) Yammer
14 8 (0.15%) IBM SmartCloud
15 5 (0.095%) Google Apps
16 4 (0.076%) SoftLayer
16 4 (0.076%) Heroku
16 4 (0.076%) Engine Yard
16 4 (0.076%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1233 (23.35%) SAN
2 863 (16.34%) DNS
3 730 (13.82%) Firewall
4 578 (10.94%) DHCP
5 536 (10.15%) WAN
6 517 (9.79%) LAN
7 406 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 353 (6.68%) NAS
9 285 (5.40%) VPN
10 188 (3.56%) VLAN
11 157 (2.97%) Cisco ASA
12 154 (2.92%) Network Security
13 151 (2.86%) Internet
14 137 (2.59%) NetScaler
15 130 (2.46%) iSCSI
16 128 (2.42%) MPLS
17 127 (2.40%) Fibre Channel
18 126 (2.39%) Wireless
19 120 (2.27%) SSL
20 107 (2.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 740 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 155 (2.94%) MySQL
3 130 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 114 (2.16%) Oracle Database
5 89 (1.69%) MongoDB
6 87 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 84 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
8 75 (1.42%) Relational Database
9 65 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
10 50 (0.95%) NoSQL
11 44 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 42 (0.80%) RDBMS
13 41 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 39 (0.74%) Hadoop
15 34 (0.64%) Redis
16 30 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 28 (0.53%) Big Data
18 21 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
19 19 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
20 18 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 223 (4.22%) Jenkins
2 147 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 83 (1.57%) JIRA
4 70 (1.33%) Subversion
5 48 (0.91%) TeamCity
6 44 (0.83%) MSI
7 42 (0.80%) JMeter
8 41 (0.78%) Artifactory
9 39 (0.74%) Maven
10 35 (0.66%) Gerrit
11 34 (0.64%) Hudson
12 32 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
13 31 (0.59%) Visual Studio
14 28 (0.53%) IntelliJ
15 27 (0.51%) Cucumber
16 24 (0.45%) SonarQube
17 22 (0.42%) Selenium
18 21 (0.40%) Gradle
19 19 (0.36%) Capybara
20 16 (0.30%) MSBuild
General
1 691 (13.08%) Finance
2 195 (3.69%) Banking
3 114 (2.16%) Telecoms
4 94 (1.78%) Retail
5 72 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 37 (0.70%) Back Office
6 37 (0.70%) Local Government
7 35 (0.66%) Marketing
8 34 (0.64%) Legal
9 32 (0.61%) Law
10 30 (0.57%) Military
10 30 (0.57%) Investment Banking
11 27 (0.51%) Financial Institution
12 26 (0.49%) Advertising
13 19 (0.36%) Electronics
14 18 (0.34%) Publishing
15 12 (0.23%) French Language
16 11 (0.21%) Automotive
17 9 (0.17%) Games
17 9 (0.17%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 637 (12.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 538 (10.19%) Architect
3 512 (9.70%) Analyst
4 416 (7.88%) Support Engineer
5 405 (7.67%) Administrator
6 357 (6.76%) Consultant
7 320 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
8 277 (5.25%) Systems Administrator
9 275 (5.21%) Server Engineer
10 221 (4.18%) Systems Engineer
11 207 (3.92%) Infrastructure Architect
12 193 (3.65%) 2nd Line Support
13 184 (3.48%) Support Analyst
14 155 (2.94%) Project Manager
15 154 (2.92%) DevOps Engineer
16 152 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
17 148 (2.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 139 (2.63%) Wintel Engineer
19 138 (2.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
20 124 (2.35%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (3.83%) .NET
2 178 (3.37%) Web Services
3 123 (2.33%) Middleware
4 77 (1.46%) J2EE
5 71 (1.34%) HTML
6 66 (1.25%) XML
7 57 (1.08%) CSS
8 41 (0.78%) LAMP
8 41 (0.78%) Application Packaging
9 40 (0.76%) Servlets
10 37 (0.70%) HTML5
10 37 (0.70%) REST
11 30 (0.57%) RabbitMQ
11 30 (0.57%) jQuery
12 29 (0.55%) SOAP
12 29 (0.55%) CSS3
13 28 (0.53%) AngularJS
14 26 (0.49%) Sinatra
15 25 (0.47%) Sass
16 20 (0.38%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 713 (13.50%) Data Centre
2 347 (6.57%) Clustering
3 213 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
4 146 (2.76%) Replication
5 97 (1.84%) Management Information System
6 94 (1.78%) Blackberry
6 94 (1.78%) PKI
7 84 (1.59%) Fat Client
7 84 (1.59%) Thin Client
7 84 (1.59%) Client/Server
8 80 (1.51%) EMC VNX
9 74 (1.40%) NHS
10 59 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
11 57 (1.08%) EqualLogic
12 52 (0.98%) FlexPod
13 46 (0.87%) CLARiiON
14 45 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
15 44 (0.83%) Computer Science
16 40 (0.76%) EMC VMAX
17 34 (0.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3622 (68.59%) Windows
2 1588 (30.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 1279 (24.22%) Linux
4 1125 (21.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 988 (18.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 573 (10.85%) Windows 7
7 489 (9.26%) UNIX
8 341 (6.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 231 (4.37%) Windows XP
10 184 (3.48%) Solaris
11 168 (3.18%) Windows 8
12 143 (2.71%) CentOS
13 130 (2.46%) AIX
14 114 (2.16%) Ubuntu
15 63 (1.19%) Data ONTAP
16 60 (1.14%) SUSE
17 57 (1.08%) HPUX
18 55 (1.04%) Android
19 48 (0.91%) Windows 2000
20 44 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 958 (18.14%) ITIL
2 641 (12.14%) Migration
3 338 (6.40%) Configuration Management
4 332 (6.29%) Agile Software Development
5 304 (5.76%) DevOps
6 272 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 270 (5.11%) Project Management
8 223 (4.22%) Change Management
9 209 (3.96%) Service Management
10 192 (3.64%) Service Delivery
11 190 (3.60%) Continuous Integration
12 182 (3.45%) Load Balancing
13 162 (3.07%) Open Source
14 147 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
15 144 (2.73%) PRINCE2
16 129 (2.44%) Server Building
17 128 (2.42%) Performance Tuning
18 120 (2.27%) Problem Management
19 115 (2.18%) Incident Management
20 108 (2.05%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 926 (17.53%) SQL
2 655 (12.40%) PowerShell
3 301 (5.70%) Python
4 272 (5.15%) Java
5 266 (5.04%) Perl
6 223 (4.22%) Bash Shell
7 141 (2.67%) VBScript
7 141 (2.67%) Shell Script
8 137 (2.59%) Ruby
9 99 (1.87%) JavaScript
10 92 (1.74%) C#
11 90 (1.70%) C
12 89 (1.69%) PHP
13 86 (1.63%) VB
14 62 (1.17%) C++
15 48 (0.91%) T-SQL
16 45 (0.85%) Korn
17 15 (0.28%) Groovy
17 15 (0.28%) PL/SQL
18 11 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 614 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 528 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 407 (7.71%) SC Cleared
4 377 (7.14%) MCSE
5 340 (6.44%) Cisco Certification
6 302 (5.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 239 (4.53%) CCNA
8 191 (3.62%) Degree
9 169 (3.20%) MCITP
10 153 (2.90%) MCSA
11 145 (2.75%) DV Cleared
12 138 (2.61%) CCNP
13 117 (2.22%) MCP
14 86 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
15 81 (1.53%) Citrix Certification
16 57 (1.08%) MCTS
17 46 (0.87%) CISSP
18 43 (0.81%) CCA
19 39 (0.74%) VCP5
20 36 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (4.03%) SLA
2 91 (1.72%) QA
3 63 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.076%) COBIT
8 2 (0.038%) TickIT
8 2 (0.038%) BS7799
8 2 (0.038%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.038%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.038%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.038%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.019%) BS25999
9 1 (0.019%) DICOM
9 1 (0.019%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2779 (52.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2174 (41.17%) Active Directory
3 812 (15.38%) vSphere
4 627 (11.87%) Hyper-V
5 569 (10.77%) XenApp
6 510 (9.66%) VMware ESX
7 339 (6.42%) VMware ESXi
8 233 (4.41%) XenDesktop
9 200 (3.79%) vCloud
10 170 (3.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 115 (2.18%) Xen
12 106 (2.01%) XenServer
13 105 (1.99%) VMware Server
13 105 (1.99%) NFS
14 83 (1.57%) KVM
15 74 (1.40%) Docker
16 66 (1.25%) Terminal Services
17 37 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
18 34 (0.64%) DFS Replication
19 32 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 623 (11.80%) SCCM
2 375 (7.10%) Puppet
3 226 (4.28%) SCOM
4 206 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
5 114 (2.16%) Backup Exec
6 113 (2.14%) Ansible
7 108 (2.05%) NetBackup
8 90 (1.70%) Nagios
9 81 (1.53%) Tivoli
10 80 (1.51%) WSUS
11 56 (1.06%) Salt
12 54 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 54 (1.02%) Vagrant
13 49 (0.93%) ZABBIX
14 46 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
15 44 (0.83%) vMotion
16 40 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
17 39 (0.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 39 (0.74%) EMC VPLEX
18 36 (0.68%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1872 (35.45%) Microsoft
2 1528 (28.93%) Citrix
3 1145 (21.68%) Cisco
4 816 (15.45%) HP
5 502 (9.51%) NetApp
6 493 (9.34%) Oracle
7 457 (8.65%) Red Hat
8 377 (7.14%) EMC
9 315 (5.96%) IBM
10 244 (4.62%) Dell
11 242 (4.58%) Symantec
12 186 (3.52%) CheckPoint
13 160 (3.03%) Juniper
14 136 (2.58%) McAfee
15 129 (2.44%) F5
16 123 (2.33%) Veeam
17 112 (2.12%) Veritas
18 107 (2.03%) Brocade
19 106 (2.01%) SolarWinds
20 105 (1.99%) 3PAR
London
Energon People
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Excellent Daily Rate
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £33 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £375 - £410 Per Day please send cv
Posted: 10 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Fixed Recruitment
Rate: £27000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £230 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £230 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day c£400-£550 p/day
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £270.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £220.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago