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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 28 51 37
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Contract jobs citing VMware 147 70 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.77% 3.08% 4.01%
As % of the Vendors category 14.13% 7.19% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 42 41
Average daily rate
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£325 £298 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 2
Average hourly rate £16.75 £35.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.14% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £25.00 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.38 £35.00 £17.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +6.09%
VMware
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
1040 973 1030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 40.83% 42.75% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 511 417
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 72 63
Average hourly rate £14.93 £15.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.45% -5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.83 £9.00 £9.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.15 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -5.40%

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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 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
West Yorkshire +36 101 £311 +5.50% 40
South Yorkshire +1 23 £344 +14.66% 16
North Yorkshire +3 17 £375 +50.00% 15
East Yorkshire -4 2 £240 -36.00% 1
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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.

1 160 (64.52%) Windows
2 123 (49.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 108 (43.55%) Active Directory
4 93 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 76 (30.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 65 (26.21%) Citrix
7 60 (24.19%) MS Exchange
8 59 (23.79%) SAN
8 59 (23.79%) vSphere
9 52 (20.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 51 (20.56%) NetApp
11 47 (18.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 46 (18.55%) Linux
13 43 (17.34%) DNS
14 40 (16.13%) HP
15 37 (14.92%) ITIL
16 36 (14.52%) DHCP
17 34 (13.71%) Cisco
18 32 (12.90%) IIS
18 32 (12.90%) SCCM
19 31 (12.50%) SQL Server
20 30 (12.10%) VMware ESX
21 29 (11.69%) SQL
22 28 (11.29%) MS Excel
22 28 (11.29%) EMC
22 28 (11.29%) SCOM
23 27 (10.89%) Symantec
24 26 (10.48%) Windows XP
24 26 (10.48%) Finance
25 24 (9.68%) Firewall

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 60 (24.19%) MS Exchange
2 32 (12.90%) IIS
3 19 (7.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (4.84%) SharePoint
6 12 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (4.03%) Lotus Domino
7 10 (4.03%) Tomcat
8 9 (3.63%) Apache
9 6 (2.42%) WebSphere
9 6 (2.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (2.02%) Lync
11 4 (1.61%) nginx
11 4 (1.61%) Jetty
11 4 (1.61%) JBoss
12 3 (1.21%) WorkSite
13 2 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 28 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.05%) MS Office
3 12 (4.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.21%) Google App Engine
1 3 (1.21%) Office 365
1 3 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.40%) IaaS
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (23.79%) SAN
2 43 (17.34%) DNS
3 36 (14.52%) DHCP
4 24 (9.68%) Firewall
5 20 (8.06%) NAS
6 17 (6.85%) VPN
7 16 (6.45%) TCP/IP
8 12 (4.84%) LAN
8 12 (4.84%) Internet
9 9 (3.63%) WAN
9 9 (3.63%) FTP
9 9 (3.63%) iSCSI
9 9 (3.63%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (3.23%) HTTP
10 8 (3.23%) Network Security
11 7 (2.82%) SSL
11 7 (2.82%) DMZ
12 6 (2.42%) Ethernet
12 6 (2.42%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 18 (7.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.21%) MySQL
5 2 (0.81%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.40%) HBase
6 1 (0.40%) DB2
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (3.63%) MSI
2 7 (2.82%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.42%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.81%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (10.48%) Finance
2 5 (2.02%) Banking
3 4 (1.61%) Advertising
3 4 (1.61%) Legal
4 3 (1.21%) German Language
5 2 (0.81%) Norwegian Language
5 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.81%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (10.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (9.68%) Architect
3 21 (8.47%) Support Engineer
4 20 (8.06%) Administrator
5 18 (7.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 18 (7.26%) Consultant
6 17 (6.85%) Infrastructure Architect
7 16 (6.45%) Server Engineer
8 14 (5.65%) Analyst
9 13 (5.24%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (4.03%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (4.03%) Windows Engineer
11 9 (3.63%) Exchange Engineer
12 8 (3.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 8 (3.23%) Exchange Administrator
13 7 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (2.82%) Support Analyst
14 6 (2.42%) VMware Engineer
15 5 (2.02%) Windows Systems Engineer
15 5 (2.02%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.02%) .NET
2 3 (1.21%) J2EE
2 3 (1.21%) Servlets
2 3 (1.21%) Web Services
2 3 (1.21%) Middleware
2 3 (1.21%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.81%) HTML
3 2 (0.81%) X-Windows
3 2 (0.81%) XML
3 2 (0.81%) XSLT
3 2 (0.81%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.40%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.40%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.82%) NHS
1 7 (2.82%) CLARiiON
1 7 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.02%) PDA
2 5 (2.02%) Fat Client
2 5 (2.02%) Clustering
2 5 (2.02%) Replication
2 5 (2.02%) Thin Client
3 4 (1.61%) Blackberry
4 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.81%) CCTV
4 2 (0.81%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.40%) CMDB
5 1 (0.40%) FMCG
5 1 (0.40%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.40%) PKI
5 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 160 (64.52%) Windows
2 76 (30.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (20.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (18.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (18.55%) Linux
6 26 (10.48%) Windows XP
7 17 (6.85%) UNIX
8 13 (5.24%) CentOS
8 13 (5.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (5.24%) Windows 7
9 11 (4.44%) Ubuntu
9 11 (4.44%) Solaris
10 9 (3.63%) SUSE
10 9 (3.63%) VMS
11 7 (2.82%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.61%) AIX
13 2 (0.81%) Debian
14 1 (0.40%) Fedora
14 1 (0.40%) HPUX
14 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (14.92%) ITIL
2 16 (6.45%) Service Management
2 16 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (6.05%) Migration
4 14 (5.65%) Service Delivery
5 13 (5.24%) Data Protection
6 10 (4.03%) Project Management
7 9 (3.63%) PRINCE2
7 9 (3.63%) Incident Management
8 8 (3.23%) Workflow
8 8 (3.23%) Configuration Management
8 8 (3.23%) Software Deployment
9 7 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (2.82%) E-Commerce
9 7 (2.82%) Load Balancing
9 7 (2.82%) Problem Management
10 6 (2.42%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (2.42%) DevOps
11 5 (2.02%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (2.02%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.69%) SQL
2 10 (4.03%) Python
2 10 (4.03%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.63%) Java
4 7 (2.82%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.42%) C
6 4 (1.61%) VBScript
6 4 (1.61%) Ruby
7 3 (1.21%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.21%) VB
7 3 (1.21%) PHP
8 2 (0.81%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.40%) Perl
9 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (6.45%) MCSE
3 13 (5.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (4.03%) MCSA
5 9 (3.63%) MCP
5 9 (3.63%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.82%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.02%) CCNP
8 5 (2.02%) CCSE
9 4 (1.61%) MCITP
9 4 (1.61%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.81%) CCNA
10 2 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.81%) VCAP
11 1 (0.40%) VCP5
11 1 (0.40%) CCDA
11 1 (0.40%) CCDP
11 1 (0.40%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.85%) SLA
2 3 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.21%) HIPAA
3 2 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 123 (49.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 108 (43.55%) Active Directory
3 59 (23.79%) vSphere
4 30 (12.10%) VMware ESX
5 14 (5.65%) Hyper-V
5 14 (5.65%) XenApp
6 12 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (3.63%) VMware Server
8 6 (2.42%) XenDesktop
9 5 (2.02%) Xen
9 5 (2.02%) MetaFrame
9 5 (2.02%) vCloud
10 4 (1.61%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.21%) ISA Server
11 3 (1.21%) NFS
11 3 (1.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.21%) KVM
11 3 (1.21%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.81%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 32 (12.90%) SCCM
2 28 (11.29%) SCOM
3 21 (8.47%) NetBackup
4 20 (8.06%) Puppet
5 16 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.42%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (2.42%) Backup Exec
6 6 (2.42%) Tivoli
7 5 (2.02%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.61%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (1.61%) ZABBIX
8 4 (1.61%) EMC Navisphere
8 4 (1.61%) WSUS
9 3 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.21%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.81%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.40%) Nagios
11 1 (0.40%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.40%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 93 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 65 (26.21%) Citrix
3 51 (20.56%) NetApp
4 40 (16.13%) HP
5 34 (13.71%) Cisco
6 28 (11.29%) EMC
7 27 (10.89%) Symantec
8 21 (8.47%) IBM
9 19 (7.66%) Oracle
9 19 (7.66%) Red Hat
10 14 (5.65%) Dell
11 9 (3.63%) Remedy
11 9 (3.63%) Lotus
12 8 (3.23%) Splunk
13 7 (2.82%) Imperva
13 7 (2.82%) CheckPoint
14 6 (2.42%) McAfee
15 5 (2.02%) Veeam
16 4 (1.61%) Infoblox
16 4 (1.61%) F5
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