The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Devon region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 24 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware 13 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 5.18% 8.29% 2.31%
As % of the Vendors category 11.21% 16.85% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 2
Average daily rate £175 £200 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -38.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £309 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Vendors Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
116 89 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 46.22% 49.17% 49.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 53 40
Average daily rate £280 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £413 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 9
Average hourly rate £12.98 £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.55% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £16.30 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £48.95 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
VMware
South West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +2 10 £175 +2.94% 2
VMware
South West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 38 (95.00%) Windows
2 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 24 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (55.00%) MS Excel
5 21 (52.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (45.00%) SharePoint
6 18 (45.00%) ITIL
7 15 (37.50%) Cisco
8 14 (35.00%) Firewall
8 14 (35.00%) CheckPoint
9 13 (32.50%) Fat Client
9 13 (32.50%) Cisco PIX
9 13 (32.50%) SLA
9 13 (32.50%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (32.50%) Thin Client
9 13 (32.50%) PRINCE2
9 13 (32.50%) Solaris
10 12 (30.00%) MS Office
11 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
12 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
12 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
13 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (17.50%) MCSE
14 7 (17.50%) MCSA
15 6 (15.00%) ISO 9001
15 6 (15.00%) Citrix
16 5 (12.50%) HP
16 5 (12.50%) XenDesktop
17 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 18 (45.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.00%) Lync
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (55.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (30.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
1 1 (2.50%) PaaS
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
1 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) Firewall
2 13 (32.50%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (7.50%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) WAN
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Consultant
2 7 (17.50%) Support Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Desktop Support
4 5 (12.50%) IT Support
5 3 (7.50%) IT Support Technician
5 3 (7.50%) Sales Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Support Technician
5 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) IT Sales Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Business Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) IT Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) VMware Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Fat Client
1 13 (32.50%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.50%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 38 (95.00%) Windows
2 22 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (52.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (32.50%) Solaris
5 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
6 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.00%) AIX
8 2 (5.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) ITIL
2 13 (32.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (7.50%) Migration
3 3 (7.50%) Business Development
4 1 (2.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (17.50%) MCSE
3 7 (17.50%) MCSA
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (32.50%) SLA
2 6 (15.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 24 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
4 5 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 3 (7.50%) XenApp
6 2 (5.00%) vSphere
7 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (37.50%) Cisco
3 14 (35.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (15.00%) Citrix
5 5 (12.50%) HP
6 3 (7.50%) Compaq
6 3 (7.50%) Dell
7 2 (5.00%) CommVault
7 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.50%) Avaya
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