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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 15 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware 11 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 7.64% 11.88% 8.24%
As % of the Vendors category 23.91% 34.78% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 3
Average daily rate
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£170 £175 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.63 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -8.94%
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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
46 69 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 31.94% 34.16% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 47 18
Average daily rate £300 £299 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.41% -3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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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
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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) Citrix
3 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 5 (33.33%) vSphere
6 5 (33.33%) HP
6 5 (33.33%) MS Office
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL
7 4 (26.67%) SAN
7 4 (26.67%) Back Office
7 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (20.00%) Data Management
8 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (20.00%) SCOM
8 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
8 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (20.00%) Internet
8 3 (20.00%) ISA Server
8 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
8 3 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (13.33%) VLAN
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
General
1 4 (26.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Support Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) PC Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) Data Management
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (33.33%) vSphere
3 3 (20.00%) Firmware
3 3 (20.00%) ISA Server
3 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
1 11 (73.33%) Citrix
2 5 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Compaq
3 2 (13.33%) Dell
3 2 (13.33%) Veeam
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco