The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 17 21 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware 20 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 7.55% 6.22% 11.96%
As % of the Vendors category 21.51% 12.61% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 17
Average daily rate
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£225 £175 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £130 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £355 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £16.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 - £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 - £92.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.87%
VMware
South West

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

Vendors Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
93 119 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 35.09% 49.38% 58.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 52 65
Average daily rate £300 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £148 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £430 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.98 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.97% -67.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £7.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £49.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Devon

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Devon region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Devon region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
Exeter -10 8 £313 +78.57% 10
Plymouth +7 6 £188 +50.00% 1
Paignton - - - -
VMware
South West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 33 (73.33%) Windows
2 23 (51.11%) Cisco
3 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 20 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (35.56%) ITIL
4 16 (35.56%) Linux
5 13 (28.89%) Firewall
6 12 (26.67%) CheckPoint
7 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
7 11 (24.44%) SharePoint
8 10 (22.22%) Solaris
8 10 (22.22%) Thin Client
8 10 (22.22%) Fat Client
8 10 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
8 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (20.00%) SLA
10 8 (17.78%) JBoss
10 8 (17.78%) Apache
10 8 (17.78%) Tomcat
10 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
10 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (15.56%) vSphere
11 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Satellite
11 7 (15.56%) VMware Server
11 7 (15.56%) DHCP
11 7 (15.56%) DNS
11 7 (15.56%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
12 6 (13.33%) Python

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 11 (24.44%) SharePoint
2 8 (17.78%) JBoss
2 8 (17.78%) Apache
2 8 (17.78%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.22%) Lync
4 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) Firewall
2 10 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
3 7 (15.56%) DHCP
3 7 (15.56%) DNS
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.22%) PBX
5 1 (2.22%) VoIP
5 1 (2.22%) Network Security
5 1 (2.22%) BIG-IP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MSI
General
1 2 (4.44%) Back Office
2 1 (2.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 9 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Administrator
2 7 (15.56%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (15.56%) Consultant
3 6 (13.33%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Server Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Server Support
7 2 (4.44%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
1 2 (4.44%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.22%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Thin Client
1 10 (22.22%) Fat Client
1 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.22%) Kindle
2 1 (2.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (73.33%) Windows
2 16 (35.56%) Linux
3 10 (22.22%) Solaris
4 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (8.89%) CentOS
9 3 (6.67%) SUSE
9 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
10 2 (4.44%) Android
10 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
10 2 (4.44%) Windows Phone
10 2 (4.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
10 2 (4.44%) NetWare
11 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
11 1 (2.22%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) ITIL
2 4 (8.89%) Change Management
2 4 (8.89%) High Availability
2 4 (8.89%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.22%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) Perl
1 6 (13.33%) SQL
1 6 (13.33%) Python
1 6 (13.33%) Ruby
1 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 4 (8.89%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) RHCE
3 4 (8.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) CCNA
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.22%) MCSE
6 1 (2.22%) MCSA
6 1 (2.22%) CCNP
6 1 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) SLA
2 4 (8.89%) ISO 9001
3 3 (6.67%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 20 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
3 7 (15.56%) VMware Server
3 7 (15.56%) vSphere
4 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (8.89%) SELinux
3 3 (6.67%) logstash
3 3 (6.67%) Salt
3 3 (6.67%) Ansible
3 3 (6.67%) SCCM
3 3 (6.67%) ZABBIX
3 3 (6.67%) yum
3 3 (6.67%) Puppet
4 2 (4.44%) ZENworks
4 2 (4.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Cisco
2 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 12 (26.67%) CheckPoint
4 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
5 6 (13.33%) FalconStor
6 3 (6.67%) Remedy
6 3 (6.67%) Citrix
6 3 (6.67%) Novell
7 2 (4.44%) Sophos
7 2 (4.44%) WatchGuard
7 2 (4.44%) SonicWALL
7 2 (4.44%) F5
8 1 (2.22%) Veeam
8 1 (2.22%) Acronis
8 1 (2.22%) Symantec
8 1 (2.22%) IBM
8 1 (2.22%) Adobe
8 1 (2.22%) HP
8 1 (2.22%) Compaq
8 1 (2.22%) Dell