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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 37 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware 9 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 3.26% 8.86% 10.53%
As % of the Vendors category 11.54% 19.72% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 16
Average daily rate £190 £215 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +43.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +12.50%
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
78 142 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 28.26% 44.94% 46.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 64 55
Average daily rate £325 £265 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% +51.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £178 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 6
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -40.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £10.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.25 £31.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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
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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 5 - - 2
Plymouth -18 1 - -
VMware
South West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 18 (72.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (68.00%) Windows
3 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (48.00%) Citrix
5 12 (48.00%) MS Exchange
6 11 (44.00%) DHCP
6 11 (44.00%) DNS
6 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
7 8 (32.00%) SSL
7 8 (32.00%) Linux
8 7 (28.00%) Java
8 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
8 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (28.00%) DevOps
8 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (28.00%) Puppet
8 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
9 6 (24.00%) nginx
9 6 (24.00%) Open Source
9 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (20.00%) Nagios
10 5 (20.00%) Thin Client
10 5 (20.00%) Subversion
10 5 (20.00%) Back Office
10 5 (20.00%) Cisco
10 5 (20.00%) HP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (48.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (24.00%) nginx
3 5 (20.00%) OpenStack
4 4 (16.00%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (12.00%) IIS
6 2 (8.00%) Apache
6 2 (8.00%) Jetty
6 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
7 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (16.00%) Office 365
4 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (8.00%) Google App Engine
4 2 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) DHCP
1 11 (44.00%) DNS
2 8 (32.00%) SSL
2 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.00%) HTTPS
4 4 (16.00%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (12.00%) IPsec
6 2 (8.00%) Firewall
6 2 (8.00%) FTP
6 2 (8.00%) HTTP
6 2 (8.00%) SAN
6 2 (8.00%) VPN
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
7 1 (4.00%) LAN
7 1 (4.00%) MPLS
7 1 (4.00%) NAS
7 1 (4.00%) VoIP
7 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (16.00%) Redis
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (24.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 4 (16.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 1 (4.00%) Active Directory Support
6 1 (4.00%) Exchange Support
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.00%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support
6 1 (4.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Middleware
1 4 (16.00%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) J2EE
2 2 (8.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 5 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (32.00%) Linux
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (16.00%) CentOS
6 4 (16.00%) Fedora
6 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (4.00%) Unix
8 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (28.00%) DevOps
2 6 (24.00%) Open Source
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Service Management
4 3 (12.00%) Coaching
5 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) Python
2 5 (20.00%) Ruby
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) MCP
1 1 (4.00%) MCSA
1 1 (4.00%) MCSE
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 18 (72.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (20.00%) KVM
3 5 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (20.00%) vSphere
4 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (8.00%) Xen
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.00%) XenApp
5 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Puppet
2 5 (20.00%) Ansible
2 5 (20.00%) Ganglia
2 5 (20.00%) Graphite
2 5 (20.00%) Kibana
2 5 (20.00%) Nagios
2 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (20.00%) Riemann
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) Citrix
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco
3 5 (20.00%) HP
4 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.00%) Google
6 1 (4.00%) IronPort