The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 19 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware 8 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.02% 3.57% 2.22%
As % of the Vendors category 11.76% 8.79% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £173 £225 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +18.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £360 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +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 Dorset region.

Vendors Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
68 91 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 34.17% 40.63% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 46 46
Average daily rate £338 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £215 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £516 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 5 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
Bournemouth +1 4 £180 -20.00% 3
Poole - 3 £170 - 2
VMware
South West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 11 (73.33%) Windows
1 11 (73.33%) vSphere
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (53.33%) Citrix
5 7 (46.67%) VMware ESX
6 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (40.00%) Linux
6 6 (40.00%) SQL
7 5 (33.33%) Symantec
7 5 (33.33%) QA
7 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
8 4 (26.67%) XenApp
8 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
8 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (26.67%) Patch Management
8 4 (26.67%) Data Security
8 4 (26.67%) Banking
8 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
8 4 (26.67%) SCCM
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (26.67%) VBScript
8 4 (26.67%) Perl
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (26.67%) MS Office

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) NAS
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) Broadband
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) DTS
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory Support
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Exchange Support
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) WCF
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.67%) CCTV
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.67%) CentOS
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Data Security
1 4 (26.67%) Patch Management
1 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Web Development
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (26.67%) Perl
2 4 (26.67%) VBScript
3 3 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) vSphere
2 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) VMware ESX
5 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
5 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (26.67%) XenApp
6 2 (13.33%) vCloud
7 1 (6.67%) Firmware
7 1 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) vMotion
3 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Citrix
2 5 (33.33%) Symantec
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Sun
4 2 (13.33%) EMC
4 2 (13.33%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
5 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard