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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 17 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware 8 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 7.21% 11.76% 16.54%
As % of the Vendors category 17.39% 21.74% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 16
Average daily rate
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£313 £175 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £167 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £258 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £16.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.87%
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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 46 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 41.44% 54.12% 63.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 48
Average daily rate £350 £175 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £148 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Average hourly rate £11.06 £12.98 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% -21.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £7.50 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.41 £60.60 £81.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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
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 27 March 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 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (54.55%) Windows
3 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (45.45%) Linux
5 8 (36.36%) Solaris
5 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
5 8 (36.36%) Cisco
5 8 (36.36%) Thin Client
5 8 (36.36%) CheckPoint
5 8 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
5 8 (36.36%) Fat Client
5 8 (36.36%) Firewall
5 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Satellite
6 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
6 7 (31.82%) SLA
6 7 (31.82%) JBoss
6 7 (31.82%) Apache
6 7 (31.82%) Tomcat
7 6 (27.27%) Python
7 6 (27.27%) Perl
7 6 (27.27%) Ruby
7 6 (27.27%) vSphere
7 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
8 5 (22.73%) ITIL
8 5 (22.73%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
9 4 (18.18%) RHCE

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 7 (31.82%) JBoss
2 7 (31.82%) Apache
2 7 (31.82%) Tomcat
3 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
3 3 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Firewall
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
General
1 2 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Administrator
1 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.55%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Thin Client
1 8 (36.36%) Fat Client
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Linux
3 8 (36.36%) Solaris
4 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (13.64%) CentOS
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Change Management
2 4 (18.18%) High Availability
2 4 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Perl
1 6 (27.27%) Python
1 6 (27.27%) Ruby
1 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 3 (13.64%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (18.18%) RHCE
2 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) SLA
2 3 (13.64%) ISO 14001
2 3 (13.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (27.27%) vSphere
3 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (13.64%) Ansible
2 3 (13.64%) SELinux
2 3 (13.64%) logstash
2 3 (13.64%) Salt
2 3 (13.64%) ZABBIX
2 3 (13.64%) yum
2 3 (13.64%) Puppet
3 2 (9.09%) WSUS
3 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.64%) Remedy
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Compaq
6 1 (4.55%) Dell