The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 27 50 40
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware 135 75 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.54% 3.32% 4.16%
As % of the Vendors category 13.73% 7.80% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 36 25
Average daily rate
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£350 £240 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £200 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £303 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.37% -6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.47 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.14% +87.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £33.00 £17.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
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England

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

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
983 962 985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 40.35% 42.57% 44.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 505 423
Average daily rate £363 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 44 69
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.63 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.38 £32.00 £24.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
West Yorkshire +23 62 £331 +12.28% 42
North Yorkshire +17 40 £401 +72.25% 13
South Yorkshire -9 13 £348 +26.36% 11
East Yorkshire +3 9 £150 -60.00% 1
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

1 165 (58.10%) Windows
2 135 (47.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (39.79%) Microsoft
4 112 (39.44%) Active Directory
5 81 (28.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 76 (26.76%) Cisco
7 68 (23.94%) DNS
8 63 (22.18%) ITIL
8 63 (22.18%) Citrix
9 61 (21.48%) HP
9 61 (21.48%) Linux
9 61 (21.48%) MS Exchange
10 60 (21.13%) SAN
11 56 (19.72%) DHCP
11 56 (19.72%) vSphere
12 53 (18.66%) Windows Server 2003
13 48 (16.90%) NetApp
13 48 (16.90%) Windows Server 2012
14 44 (15.49%) Firewall
15 36 (12.68%) SQL Server
16 34 (11.97%) SCCM
17 33 (11.62%) MS Excel
17 33 (11.62%) Cisco Certification
18 31 (10.92%) EMC
18 31 (10.92%) CheckPoint
18 31 (10.92%) IIS
18 31 (10.92%) Finance
18 31 (10.92%) VMware ESX
19 29 (10.21%) CCNP
19 29 (10.21%) Red Hat

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 61 (21.48%) MS Exchange
2 31 (10.92%) IIS
3 20 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (4.23%) Apache
6 12 (4.23%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.52%) Tomcat
7 10 (3.52%) Lotus Domino
8 7 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (2.11%) WebSphere
9 6 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.76%) Lync
11 4 (1.41%) Jetty
11 4 (1.41%) nginx
11 4 (1.41%) Tuxedo
11 4 (1.41%) JBoss
12 3 (1.06%) TeamSite
12 3 (1.06%) WorkSite
13 2 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 33 (11.62%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.93%) MS Office
3 3 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (1.41%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.06%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.06%) Google App Engine
1 3 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (1.06%) Office 365
2 1 (0.35%) SaaS
2 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (23.94%) DNS
2 60 (21.13%) SAN
3 56 (19.72%) DHCP
4 44 (15.49%) Firewall
5 29 (10.21%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (9.86%) OSPF
7 27 (9.51%) BIG-IP
7 27 (9.51%) Cisco IOS
8 26 (9.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 26 (9.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 23 (8.10%) TCP/IP
10 21 (7.39%) Network Security
11 20 (7.04%) LAN
12 19 (6.69%) NAS
12 19 (6.69%) WAN
13 18 (6.34%) VPN
13 18 (6.34%) BGP
13 18 (6.34%) DMVPN
14 16 (5.63%) NetScreen
15 12 (4.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (6.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (5.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (2.11%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.41%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.41%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.06%) MySQL
9 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.35%) DB2
10 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.35%) HBase
Development Applications
1 9 (3.17%) MSI
2 7 (2.46%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.70%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 31 (10.92%) Finance
2 12 (4.23%) Banking
3 5 (1.76%) Advertising
4 4 (1.41%) Legal
5 3 (1.06%) German Language
6 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.70%) Law
7 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (9.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (8.80%) Support Engineer
3 23 (8.10%) 3rd Line Support
4 21 (7.39%) Server Engineer
5 18 (6.34%) Administrator
5 18 (6.34%) Project Manager
6 17 (5.99%) Architect
7 16 (5.63%) Security Specialist
7 16 (5.63%) Network Security Specialist
7 16 (5.63%) Network Specialist
8 14 (4.93%) Analyst
8 14 (4.93%) Consultant
9 13 (4.58%) Network Engineer
10 12 (4.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 11 (3.87%) Infrastructure Manager
11 11 (3.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 11 (3.87%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
12 10 (3.52%) Windows Engineer
12 10 (3.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 10 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.11%) .NET
2 4 (1.41%) X-Windows
3 3 (1.06%) Servlets
3 3 (1.06%) J2EE
3 3 (1.06%) Middleware
3 3 (1.06%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.70%) Rendezvous
4 2 (0.70%) HTML
4 2 (0.70%) Web Services
4 2 (0.70%) XML
4 2 (0.70%) XSLT
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.35%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.35%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.99%) Fat Client
1 17 (5.99%) Thin Client
2 16 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.52%) Clustering
4 7 (2.46%) CLARiiON
4 7 (2.46%) NHS
5 5 (1.76%) PDA
6 4 (1.41%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.41%) Replication
7 3 (1.06%) Open Source
7 3 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.70%) CCTV
8 2 (0.70%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.35%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.35%) FMCG
9 1 (0.35%) CMDB
9 1 (0.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 165 (58.10%) Windows
2 81 (28.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (21.48%) Linux
4 53 (18.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 48 (16.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (6.34%) Windows XP
8 16 (5.63%) UNIX
9 11 (3.87%) Solaris
9 11 (3.87%) Windows 7
10 10 (3.52%) CentOS
11 9 (3.17%) VMS
12 8 (2.82%) Windows 8
12 8 (2.82%) Ubuntu
12 8 (2.82%) SUSE
13 7 (2.46%) AIX
14 2 (0.70%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.70%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.70%) Debian
15 1 (0.35%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (22.18%) ITIL
2 27 (9.51%) E-Commerce
3 24 (8.45%) Project Management
4 22 (7.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (7.75%) PRINCE2
5 19 (6.69%) Migration
6 15 (5.28%) Incident Management
6 15 (5.28%) Load Balancing
6 15 (5.28%) Service Delivery
7 13 (4.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (3.87%) Service Management
10 8 (2.82%) Configuration Management
11 7 (2.46%) Supplier Management
11 7 (2.46%) Problem Management
11 7 (2.46%) Software Deployment
11 7 (2.46%) Mentoring
11 7 (2.46%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (2.11%) DevOps
12 6 (2.11%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.10%) SQL
2 16 (5.63%) C
3 9 (3.17%) Java
4 7 (2.46%) Shell Script
4 7 (2.46%) Python
5 6 (2.11%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.41%) Ruby
6 4 (1.41%) VBScript
7 3 (1.06%) VB
7 3 (1.06%) PHP
7 3 (1.06%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.70%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (11.62%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (10.21%) CCNP
3 28 (9.86%) CCSE
4 21 (7.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (5.28%) MCSE
5 15 (5.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (3.52%) MCSA
7 9 (3.17%) Security Cleared
8 8 (2.82%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.46%) MCP
10 6 (2.11%) CCNA
11 5 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.70%) VCP5
13 2 (0.70%) VCAP
13 2 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.70%) Degree
13 2 (0.70%) CISSP
13 2 (0.70%) CCDA
13 2 (0.70%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.34%) SLA
2 3 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.06%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 135 (47.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 112 (39.44%) Active Directory
3 56 (19.72%) vSphere
4 31 (10.92%) VMware ESX
5 13 (4.58%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (4.58%) Hyper-V
6 10 (3.52%) XenApp
7 8 (2.82%) VMware Server
7 8 (2.82%) Terminal Services
8 7 (2.46%) XenServer
9 6 (2.11%) vCloud
9 6 (2.11%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.76%) MetaFrame
10 5 (1.76%) Xen
11 4 (1.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 4 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.06%) NFS
12 3 (1.06%) ISA Server
12 3 (1.06%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (1.06%) KVM
Systems Management
1 34 (11.97%) SCCM
2 26 (9.15%) SCOM
3 19 (6.69%) NetBackup
4 11 (3.87%) Puppet
5 10 (3.52%) Tivoli
6 7 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (2.11%) WSUS
8 5 (1.76%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (1.41%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (1.41%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.41%) Nagios
9 4 (1.41%) EMC Navisphere
9 4 (1.41%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.06%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.70%) ARCserve
12 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 113 (39.79%) Microsoft
2 76 (26.76%) Cisco
3 63 (22.18%) Citrix
4 61 (21.48%) HP
5 48 (16.90%) NetApp
6 31 (10.92%) EMC
6 31 (10.92%) CheckPoint
7 29 (10.21%) Red Hat
8 27 (9.51%) F5
9 26 (9.15%) Blue Coat
10 24 (8.45%) Oracle
11 23 (8.10%) Infoblox
11 23 (8.10%) IBM
12 22 (7.75%) Symantec
13 19 (6.69%) Imperva
14 10 (3.52%) Dell
15 9 (3.17%) Lotus
16 7 (2.46%) Juniper
16 7 (2.46%) Remedy
17 6 (2.11%) McAfee
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