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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 8 2 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware 14 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 13.33% 38.24% 8.33%
As % of the Vendors category 26.42% 55.32% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £155 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £315 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.63 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -8.94%
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
53 47 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 50.48% 69.12% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 18
Average daily rate £375 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £155 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £9.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -69.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 6 £310 -1.58% 3
Redditch -2 4 - -
Malvern - 4 £485 -
VMware
West Midlands

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) Linux
5 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
6 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
6 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (21.74%) SAN
7 5 (21.74%) Solaris
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle
7 5 (21.74%) UNIX
8 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
8 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
8 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
8 4 (17.39%) XML
8 4 (17.39%) XSLT
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
8 4 (17.39%) MySQL
8 4 (17.39%) DHCP
8 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
8 4 (17.39%) Juniper
8 4 (17.39%) DNS
8 4 (17.39%) RDBMS

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) Lync
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) DHCP
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
3 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (8.70%) LAN
3 2 (8.70%) WAN
3 2 (8.70%) Internet
3 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) VLAN
4 1 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MySQL
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
1 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Subversion
1 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.35%) Back Office
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) XML
1 4 (17.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (30.43%) Linux
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (21.74%) Solaris
5 5 (21.74%) UNIX
6 4 (17.39%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.35%) CentOS
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
2 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
2 2 (8.70%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (4.35%) High Availability
3 1 (4.35%) Patch Management
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
3 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
3 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (8.70%) CCIE
3 2 (8.70%) CCNP
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) ISEB
4 1 (4.35%) MCITP
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.35%) BC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.35%) MCSA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
2 4 (17.39%) VirtualBox
3 2 (8.70%) vSphere
3 2 (8.70%) IAG
3 2 (8.70%) UAG
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) XenApp
4 1 (4.35%) XenServer
4 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) ARCserve
2 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco
3 4 (17.39%) Juniper
4 3 (13.04%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) LANDesk
6 1 (4.35%) Veeam
6 1 (4.35%) Dell
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (4.35%) CA