The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Somerset region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 26 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 28 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.59% 6.34% -
As % of the System Software category 31.82% 30.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 0
Average daily rate £325 £188 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -15.78%
System Software Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
88 42 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 20.71% 20.49% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 8 10
Average daily rate £328 £200 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.75% -44.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £175 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £409 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £10.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware Infrastructure
South West

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Taunton -6 18 £325 - 5
Bath - 2 £413 - 4
Street - - - -
Templecombe - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
South West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure.

1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 40 (97.56%) Windows
3 29 (70.73%) Microsoft
4 28 (68.29%) ITIL
4 28 (68.29%) Windows 7
5 25 (60.98%) MCP
6 20 (48.78%) Front Office
7 19 (46.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (46.34%) Security Cleared
8 18 (43.90%) Capacity Planning
8 18 (43.90%) Statistics
8 18 (43.90%) Service Management
9 17 (41.46%) Back Office
9 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
9 17 (41.46%) SC Cleared
9 17 (41.46%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (39.02%) Risk Analysis
10 16 (39.02%) ITSM
10 16 (39.02%) Management Information System
11 14 (34.15%) Service Delivery
11 14 (34.15%) SLA
12 11 (26.83%) Workflow
13 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
13 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
14 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
14 7 (17.07%) MS Office
15 6 (14.63%) Nortel Meridian
15 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
15 6 (14.63%) Blackberry
15 6 (14.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (7.32%) Apache
4 2 (4.88%) WordPress
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.88%) IIS
5 1 (2.44%) MediaWiki
5 1 (2.44%) Confluence
5 1 (2.44%) nginx
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.07%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Nortel Meridian
2 5 (12.20%) SSH
3 4 (9.76%) Firewall
3 4 (9.76%) SAN
4 3 (7.32%) Internet
5 1 (2.44%) IPv6
5 1 (2.44%) LAN
5 1 (2.44%) WAN
5 1 (2.44%) DHCP
5 1 (2.44%) VPN
5 1 (2.44%) DNS
5 1 (2.44%) LDAP
5 1 (2.44%) IPsec
5 1 (2.44%) OSPF
5 1 (2.44%) BGP
5 1 (2.44%) Intranet
5 1 (2.44%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MSI
2 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) Hudson
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 20 (48.78%) Front Office
2 17 (41.46%) Back Office
3 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Support Engineer
1 12 (29.27%) Network Support
2 8 (19.51%) Network Support Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Network Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (17.07%) Administrator
3 7 (17.07%) Lead Network Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support
6 3 (7.32%) Service Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support Technician
7 2 (4.88%) Desktop Technician
7 2 (4.88%) Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Software Packaging
2 2 (4.88%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (43.90%) Statistics
2 16 (39.02%) Management Information System
3 6 (14.63%) Blackberry
4 4 (9.76%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.44%) Wiki
5 1 (2.44%) CMDB
5 1 (2.44%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 40 (97.56%) Windows
2 28 (68.29%) Windows 7
3 6 (14.63%) Windows XP
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.44%) Linux
7 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.44%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) ITIL
2 18 (43.90%) Capacity Planning
2 18 (43.90%) Service Management
3 17 (41.46%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (39.02%) Risk Analysis
4 16 (39.02%) ITSM
5 14 (34.15%) Service Delivery
6 11 (26.83%) Workflow
7 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.88%) Migration
8 2 (4.88%) Content Management
8 2 (4.88%) Change Management
9 1 (2.44%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) Perl
2 1 (2.44%) PHP
2 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (60.98%) MCP
2 19 (46.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (46.34%) Security Cleared
3 17 (41.46%) SC Cleared
4 6 (14.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (34.15%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) Terminal Services
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.44%) Postfix
4 1 (2.44%) XenServer
4 1 (2.44%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (70.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.63%) Nortel
4 5 (12.20%) Citrix
5 3 (7.32%) Apple
5 3 (7.32%) Altiris
6 2 (4.88%) MobileIron
6 2 (4.88%) Wyse
6 2 (4.88%) Juniper
6 2 (4.88%) Dell
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco
7 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.44%) Sophos
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