The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 11 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 Worcestershire 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 2 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware 29 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 32.95% 5.48% 3.70%
As % of the Vendors category 51.79% 10.00% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 1
Average daily rate
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£308 £234 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.55% +43.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.14% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
56 40 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 63.64% 54.79% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 12
Average daily rate £340 £319 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £168 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £389 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £19.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
VMware
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VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
Worcester +6 21 £315 +5.00% 1
Kidderminster +1 4 £159 -5.22% 1
Bromsgrove - - - -
VMware
West Midlands

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 28 (77.78%) Windows
1 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 21 (58.33%) Citrix
2 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (52.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (52.78%) XenApp
3 19 (52.78%) XenDesktop
3 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (38.89%) SAN
5 12 (33.33%) Dell
5 12 (33.33%) NAS
6 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
6 11 (30.56%) MS Office
6 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
7 10 (27.78%) DHCP
7 10 (27.78%) DNS
7 10 (27.78%) ITIL
7 10 (27.78%) Blackberry
7 10 (27.78%) Migration
7 10 (27.78%) PDA
7 10 (27.78%) VLAN
7 10 (27.78%) SCCM
7 10 (27.78%) XenServer
7 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
8 9 (25.00%) NetScaler
8 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 9 (25.00%) vSphere
8 9 (25.00%) Incident Management
9 8 (22.22%) SharePoint

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 (30.56%) MS Exchange
1 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 2 (5.56%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.78%) Lync
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) SAN
2 12 (33.33%) NAS
3 10 (27.78%) DNS
3 10 (27.78%) VLAN
3 10 (27.78%) DHCP
4 9 (25.00%) NetScaler
5 4 (11.11%) Firewall
6 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (8.33%) LAN
7 2 (5.56%) WLAN
8 1 (2.78%) VPN
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) MySQL
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.56%) DataStage
General
1 4 (11.11%) Back Office
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (19.44%) Support Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Support Specialist
4 5 (13.89%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Server Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 4 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Server Support Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Server Support
5 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Blackberry
1 10 (27.78%) PDA
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 28 (77.78%) Windows
2 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.11%) Linux
6 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Migration
1 10 (27.78%) ITIL
2 9 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.56%) Project Management
4 2 (5.56%) Time Management
4 2 (5.56%) Information Assurance
4 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) Java
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.78%) CCIE
5 1 (2.78%) CCNP
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 19 (52.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (52.78%) XenApp
2 19 (52.78%) XenDesktop
3 10 (27.78%) XenServer
4 9 (25.00%) vSphere
5 3 (8.33%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Citrix
2 12 (33.33%) Dell
3 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
4 7 (19.44%) Cisco
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle
5 2 (5.56%) EMC
5 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.78%) Mercator
6 1 (2.78%) FalconStor
6 1 (2.78%) Dot Hill
6 1 (2.78%) NetApp
6 1 (2.78%) HP
Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £100.00 - £145.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £180 - £210 per day + or on £35k - £50k pro rata on FTC
Posted: 17 days ago
Kidderminster
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: 25 days ago