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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 18 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware 5 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 4.63% 10.89% 9.91%
As % of the Vendors category 14.71% 21.57% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 7
Average daily rate
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£275 £175 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £170 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £230 £244
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.66%
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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
34 51 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 31.48% 50.50% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 29
Average daily rate £305 £175 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.28% -44.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £148 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £427 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Average hourly rate £11.06 £12.98 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% -21.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) JBoss
2 7 (43.75%) Apache
2 7 (43.75%) Tomcat
2 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
2 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Satellite
3 6 (37.50%) vSphere
3 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (37.50%) Ruby
3 6 (37.50%) Python
3 6 (37.50%) Perl
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (25.00%) High Availability
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (25.00%) Change Management
5 4 (25.00%) RHCE
5 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (18.75%) Summit
6 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
6 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) ZABBIX
6 3 (18.75%) yum
6 3 (18.75%) Puppet

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 7 (43.75%) JBoss
1 7 (43.75%) Apache
1 7 (43.75%) Tomcat
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
General
1 2 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
1 6 (37.50%) Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) CentOS
5 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) High Availability
1 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
1 6 (37.50%) Ruby
1 6 (37.50%) Python
1 6 (37.50%) Perl
2 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (18.75%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) RHCE
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO 14001
1 3 (18.75%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) vSphere
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (18.75%) ZABBIX
2 3 (18.75%) yum
2 3 (18.75%) Puppet
2 3 (18.75%) Ansible
2 3 (18.75%) SELinux
2 3 (18.75%) logstash
2 3 (18.75%) Salt
3 2 (12.50%) WSUS
3 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Remedy
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Compaq
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco