The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 18 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware 14 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 9.86% 12.33% 18.45%
As % of the Vendors category 18.42% 34.62% 29.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 9
Average daily rate
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£183 £175 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £165 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £188 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +1.16%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

Vendors Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
76 26 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 53.52% 35.62% 62.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 16 38
Average daily rate £225 £175 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £165 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 14
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £17.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -16.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £14.50 £11.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £14.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 29 (74.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (64.10%) Fat Client
2 25 (64.10%) Cisco PIX
2 25 (64.10%) Firewall
2 25 (64.10%) Windows
2 25 (64.10%) Solaris
2 25 (64.10%) MS Excel
2 25 (64.10%) SharePoint
2 25 (64.10%) Cisco
2 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
2 25 (64.10%) Thin Client
2 25 (64.10%) CheckPoint
3 24 (61.54%) SLA
4 18 (46.15%) ITIL Certification
4 18 (46.15%) ITIL
5 13 (33.33%) Linux
6 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
8 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
9 7 (17.95%) Apache
10 6 (15.38%) Tomcat
10 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
11 5 (12.82%) Remedy
11 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
12 4 (10.26%) CentOS
12 4 (10.26%) Summit
12 4 (10.26%) IIS
12 4 (10.26%) ISO 14001
12 4 (10.26%) JBoss
12 4 (10.26%) HTTP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 25 (64.10%) SharePoint
2 7 (17.95%) Apache
3 6 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 4 (10.26%) IIS
4 4 (10.26%) JBoss
5 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (64.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 25 (64.10%) Cisco PIX
1 25 (64.10%) Firewall
2 4 (10.26%) HTTP
3 2 (5.13%) VLAN
3 2 (5.13%) FTP
3 2 (5.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Consultant
3 9 (23.08%) Linux Administrator
3 9 (23.08%) Technical Consultant
3 9 (23.08%) Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) Linux Support
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Web Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Support
6 1 (2.56%) Security Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Network Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Network Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 25 (64.10%) Fat Client
1 25 (64.10%) Thin Client
2 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (64.10%) Windows
1 25 (64.10%) Solaris
2 13 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (10.26%) CentOS
4 2 (5.13%) SELinux
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) ITIL
2 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.13%) Migration
4 1 (2.56%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.56%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (2.56%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (61.54%) SLA
2 4 (10.26%) ISO 14001
2 4 (10.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (74.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) Sendmail
2 2 (5.13%) Samba
2 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) YUM
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
1 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Cisco
1 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
1 25 (64.10%) CheckPoint
2 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 5 (12.82%) Remedy
4 3 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.56%) HP