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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 18 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware 15 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 6.70% 6.70% 11.38%
As % of the Vendors category 19.48% 17.81% 29.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 18
Average daily rate
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£225 £175 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -32.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -15.21%
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
77 73 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 34.38% 37.63% 38.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 40 47
Average daily rate £280 £200 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.87% -34.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £175 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £437 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 £10.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.24% -74.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Barnstaple - 5 - -
Exeter -9 4 £213 +21.42% 2
Plymouth +1 1 £350 +25.00% 3
VMware
South West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 31 (77.50%) Windows
2 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (37.50%) Linux
4 11 (27.50%) ITIL
4 11 (27.50%) Cisco
5 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 9 (22.50%) SQL
7 8 (20.00%) DNS
8 7 (17.50%) DHCP
8 7 (17.50%) MS Office
8 7 (17.50%) JBoss
8 7 (17.50%) Apache
8 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
8 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (17.50%) vSphere
8 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
8 7 (17.50%) Red Hat Satellite
9 6 (15.00%) FalconStor
9 6 (15.00%) Bash Shell
9 6 (15.00%) VMware Server
9 6 (15.00%) Ruby
9 6 (15.00%) SUSE
9 6 (15.00%) Python
9 6 (15.00%) Perl
9 6 (15.00%) Novell
10 5 (12.50%) Citrix
10 5 (12.50%) Web Services
10 5 (12.50%) NetWare
10 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 7 (17.50%) JBoss
1 7 (17.50%) Apache
1 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
2 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.50%) WebSphere
4 3 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) DNS
2 7 (17.50%) DHCP
3 2 (5.00%) Internet
3 2 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) BIG-IP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MSI
General
1 4 (10.00%) Back Office
2 2 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Support Engineer
2 12 (30.00%) Server Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) VMware Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (15.00%) Storage Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Administrator
5 5 (12.50%) Server Support
5 5 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support
7 3 (7.50%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (77.50%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Linux
3 7 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
4 6 (15.00%) SUSE
5 5 (12.50%) NetWare
5 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (12.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (7.50%) CentOS
8 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) ITIL
2 4 (10.00%) High Availability
2 4 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.00%) Data Management
3 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (15.00%) Ruby
2 6 (15.00%) Python
2 6 (15.00%) Perl
3 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.50%) Java
5 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (10.00%) RHCE
2 2 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (5.00%) CCNA
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) CCNP
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.50%) vSphere
3 6 (15.00%) VMware Server
4 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.00%) ISA Server
5 2 (5.00%) Firmware
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Red Hat Satellite
2 5 (12.50%) ZENworks
3 3 (7.50%) SCCM
3 3 (7.50%) yum
3 3 (7.50%) Puppet
3 3 (7.50%) ZABBIX
3 3 (7.50%) Ansible
3 3 (7.50%) SELinux
3 3 (7.50%) logstash
3 3 (7.50%) Salt
4 2 (5.00%) WSUS
4 2 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (27.50%) Cisco
3 6 (15.00%) FalconStor
3 6 (15.00%) Novell
4 5 (12.50%) Citrix
5 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.00%) F5
6 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.00%) HP
6 2 (5.00%) Compaq
6 2 (5.00%) Dell
7 1 (2.50%) IBM