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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 16 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware 24 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 7.92% 11.79% 15.24%
As % of the Vendors category 17.02% 22.94% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 20
Average daily rate
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£215 £150 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £123 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £175 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
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
141 109 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 46.53% 51.42% 65.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 54 87
Average daily rate £265 £175 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.42% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £142 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 10
Average hourly rate £16.25 £22.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £17.50 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £29.75 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 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
Exeter -9 11 £250 +42.85% 2
Plymouth +1 9 £178 +27.14%
Paignton - - - -
VMware
South West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 40 (76.92%) Windows
2 30 (57.69%) Cisco
3 29 (55.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 24 (46.15%) SharePoint
6 21 (40.38%) MS Excel
7 20 (38.46%) Firewall
8 19 (36.54%) Fat Client
8 19 (36.54%) Cisco PIX
8 19 (36.54%) ITIL
8 19 (36.54%) Solaris
8 19 (36.54%) Thin Client
8 19 (36.54%) CheckPoint
9 18 (34.62%) SLA
10 13 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (21.15%) Active Directory
11 11 (21.15%) Linux
11 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
13 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (11.54%) VMware Server
14 6 (11.54%) Apache
14 6 (11.54%) Tomcat
14 6 (11.54%) DNS
14 6 (11.54%) DHCP
15 5 (9.62%) SQL
15 5 (9.62%) Citrix
15 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (9.62%) FalconStor

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (46.15%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.54%) Apache
2 6 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.69%) JBoss
4 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.85%) IIS
6 1 (1.92%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (40.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (38.46%) Firewall
2 19 (36.54%) Cisco PIX
3 6 (11.54%) DNS
3 6 (11.54%) DHCP
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (3.85%) SAN
4 2 (3.85%) HTTP
5 1 (1.92%) PBX
5 1 (1.92%) VoIP
5 1 (1.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (3.85%) Back Office
1 2 (3.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (23.08%) Consultant
3 8 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Administrator
4 5 (9.62%) Server Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (9.62%) Storage Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.77%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.77%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Security Consultant
8 1 (1.92%) Applications Support
8 1 (1.92%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Flash
1 1 (1.92%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (36.54%) Fat Client
1 19 (36.54%) Thin Client
2 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 40 (76.92%) Windows
2 19 (36.54%) Solaris
3 11 (21.15%) Linux
4 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.69%) CentOS
6 4 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.85%) Windows Phone
7 2 (3.85%) Android
7 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.85%) UNIX
8 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.92%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) ITIL
2 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
3 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (1.92%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (1.92%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (1.92%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) SQL
2 4 (7.69%) Java
3 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.85%) Ruby
3 2 (3.85%) Python
3 2 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) MCSE
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) CCNA
5 1 (1.92%) MCSA
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (34.62%) SLA
2 4 (7.69%) ISO 9001
3 3 (5.77%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 29 (55.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (21.15%) Active Directory
3 6 (11.54%) VMware Server
4 3 (5.77%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.85%) vSphere
5 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.92%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) SELinux
2 3 (5.77%) ZABBIX
2 3 (5.77%) logstash
2 3 (5.77%) Salt
2 3 (5.77%) Ansible
2 3 (5.77%) yum
2 3 (5.77%) Puppet
2 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (3.85%) WSUS
3 2 (3.85%) SCCM
3 2 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 30 (57.69%) Cisco
2 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (36.54%) CheckPoint
4 5 (9.62%) Citrix
4 5 (9.62%) FalconStor
5 4 (7.69%) HP
6 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.77%) Remedy
7 2 (3.85%) WatchGuard
7 2 (3.85%) SonicWALL
7 2 (3.85%) Sophos
8 1 (1.92%) Compaq
8 1 (1.92%) Dell
8 1 (1.92%) EMC
8 1 (1.92%) Adobe
8 1 (1.92%) Symantec
8 1 (1.92%) Veeam
8 1 (1.92%) Acronis