The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 8 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 10.67% 1.82% 1.43%
As % of the Vendors category 16.00% 3.03% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £24.53 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
VMware
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
50 33 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 66.67% 60.00% 68.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 13
Average daily rate £350 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £261 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 20
Average hourly rate £22.69 £8.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+183.62% -75.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.54 £8.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £8.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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
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 30 January 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
Worcester -2 5 £225 -18.18% 1
Redditch - 3 - -
Bromsgrove - - - -
Kidderminster - - - -
Malvern - - - -
VMware
West Midlands

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (64.71%) XenApp
3 11 (64.71%) Citrix
3 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
4 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (47.06%) XenDesktop
6 7 (41.18%) SCCM
6 7 (41.18%) NAS
6 7 (41.18%) SAN
7 6 (35.29%) DNS
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
7 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
7 6 (35.29%) vSphere
8 5 (29.41%) PDA
8 5 (29.41%) VLAN
8 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (29.41%) XenServer
8 5 (29.41%) VMware Server
8 5 (29.41%) Dell
8 5 (29.41%) Blackberry
8 5 (29.41%) MS Office
8 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
8 5 (29.41%) DHCP
9 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
9 3 (17.65%) MCP
9 3 (17.65%) Linux
9 3 (17.65%) MCSE

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) NAS
1 7 (41.18%) SAN
2 6 (35.29%) DNS
3 5 (29.41%) VLAN
3 5 (29.41%) DHCP
4 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 3 (17.65%) NetScaler
5 2 (11.76%) LAN
5 2 (11.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
General
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Coordinator
3 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Server Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) PDA
1 5 (29.41%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (5.88%) VMS
6 1 (5.88%) UNIX
6 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
1 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) MCP
2 3 (17.65%) MCSE
2 3 (17.65%) CCA
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCEA
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (17.65%) MCTS
2 3 (17.65%) MCITP
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (64.71%) XenApp
2 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 8 (47.06%) XenDesktop
4 6 (35.29%) vSphere
5 5 (29.41%) XenServer
5 5 (29.41%) VMware Server
6 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Citrix
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Dell
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle