The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 30 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 York 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 10 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware 8 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 11.27% 10.84% 3.75%
As % of the Vendors category 34.78% 20.00% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.68% +302.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +18.75%
Vendors Category
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23 45 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 32.39% 54.22% 57.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 22
Average daily rate £401 £363 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.48% +18.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
VMware
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VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in York

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in York

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in York

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in York

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in York

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in York

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 27 (77.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (74.29%) Citrix
3 25 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (65.71%) Cisco
5 20 (57.14%) CCNP
5 20 (57.14%) Thin Client
5 20 (57.14%) CheckPoint
5 20 (57.14%) OSPF
5 20 (57.14%) BGP
5 20 (57.14%) Firewall
5 20 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
5 20 (57.14%) Fat Client
5 20 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (54.29%) Network Security
6 19 (54.29%) BIG-IP
6 19 (54.29%) NetScreen
6 19 (54.29%) Blue Coat
6 19 (54.29%) CCSE
6 19 (54.29%) DNS
6 19 (54.29%) Linux
6 19 (54.29%) DHCP
6 19 (54.29%) E-Commerce
6 19 (54.29%) Infoblox
6 19 (54.29%) Imperva
6 19 (54.29%) F5
6 19 (54.29%) DMVPN
6 19 (54.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 19 (54.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 16 (45.71%) HP
8 13 (37.14%) Microsoft

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 3 (8.57%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.71%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (57.14%) OSPF
1 20 (57.14%) BGP
1 20 (57.14%) Firewall
1 20 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
1 20 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
2 19 (54.29%) Network Security
2 19 (54.29%) BIG-IP
2 19 (54.29%) NetScreen
2 19 (54.29%) DNS
2 19 (54.29%) DHCP
2 19 (54.29%) DMVPN
2 19 (54.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 19 (54.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (14.29%) SAN
4 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.86%) VoIP
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Network Specialist
2 19 (54.29%) Network Security Specialist
2 19 (54.29%) Security Specialist
3 5 (14.29%) Citrix Specialist
4 4 (11.43%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 4 (11.43%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Wintel Technical Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) Wintel Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.86%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 20 (57.14%) Thin Client
1 20 (57.14%) Fat Client
2 4 (11.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Linux
2 12 (34.29%) Windows
3 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) E-Commerce
2 11 (31.43%) Load Balancing
3 7 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (11.43%) Content Management
4 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) C
2 5 (14.29%) VBScript
2 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (57.14%) CCNP
3 19 (54.29%) CCSE
4 5 (14.29%) CCNA
4 5 (14.29%) CCA
4 5 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (14.29%) CCEA
5 4 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.86%) CCVP
6 1 (2.86%) CCIE
System Software
1 27 (77.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 5 (14.29%) XenApp
2 5 (14.29%) XenServer
2 5 (14.29%) XenDesktop
2 5 (14.29%) VMware Server
2 5 (14.29%) vSphere
3 4 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (11.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) WSUS
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) Citrix
2 23 (65.71%) Cisco
3 20 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 19 (54.29%) Blue Coat
4 19 (54.29%) Infoblox
4 19 (54.29%) Imperva
4 19 (54.29%) F5
5 16 (45.71%) HP
6 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.29%) AppSense
7 5 (14.29%) Wyse
8 4 (11.43%) Altiris
9 1 (2.86%) Juniper