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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 2 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 31 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 36.05% 5.08% 1.75%
As % of the Vendors category 57.41% 10.00% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 1
Average daily rate
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£315 £308 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +89.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 62.79% 50.85% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 13
Average daily rate £315 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £300 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £386 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £18.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.45 £31.00 £40.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
VMware
West Midlands

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +5 24 £315 +2.43% 1
Kidderminster - 5 £155 -
Redditch - 1 £300 - 1
Bromsgrove - - - -
Malvern - - - - 2
VMware
West Midlands

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 34 (80.95%) Windows
2 33 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 26 (61.90%) Citrix
3 26 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (57.14%) XenApp
4 24 (57.14%) XenDesktop
4 24 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (42.86%) SAN
6 16 (38.10%) NAS
7 15 (35.71%) Dell
8 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 14 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 14 (33.33%) MS Office
8 14 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (30.95%) SCCM
9 13 (30.95%) PDA
9 13 (30.95%) VLAN
9 13 (30.95%) XenServer
9 13 (30.95%) DHCP
9 13 (30.95%) DNS
9 13 (30.95%) Blackberry
10 12 (28.57%) Migration
10 12 (28.57%) Windows 7
10 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
11 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
11 11 (26.19%) Incident Management
11 11 (26.19%) NetScaler
11 11 (26.19%) vSphere
11 11 (26.19%) ITIL

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 14 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 14 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.76%) IIS
3 2 (4.76%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.38%) Lync
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 18 (42.86%) SAN
2 16 (38.10%) NAS
3 13 (30.95%) VLAN
3 13 (30.95%) DHCP
3 13 (30.95%) DNS
4 11 (26.19%) NetScaler
5 4 (9.52%) Firewall
5 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 4 (9.52%) LAN
6 3 (7.14%) WLAN
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) DataStage
General
1 4 (9.52%) Back Office
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (23.81%) Support Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Support Specialist
4 7 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Server Support Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Service Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Server Support
7 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Server Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 2 (4.76%) Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) PDA
1 13 (30.95%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 34 (80.95%) Windows
2 26 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 5 (11.90%) Linux
6 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Migration
2 11 (26.19%) Incident Management
2 11 (26.19%) ITIL
3 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.76%) Project Management
4 2 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (4.76%) Information Assurance
4 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) Java
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.38%) CCIE
5 1 (2.38%) CCNP
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 33 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 24 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (57.14%) XenApp
2 24 (57.14%) XenDesktop
3 13 (30.95%) XenServer
4 11 (26.19%) vSphere
5 6 (14.29%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) Citrix
2 15 (35.71%) Dell
3 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (19.05%) Cisco
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle
6 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.76%) EMC
7 1 (2.38%) FalconStor
7 1 (2.38%) Dot Hill
7 1 (2.38%) Mercator
7 1 (2.38%) HP
7 1 (2.38%) NetApp
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Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £180 - £210 per day + or £35k - £50k pro rata on FTC
Posted: 7 hours ago
Worcestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £145.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago