The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 36 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware 6 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.98% 4.25% 4.33%
As % of the Vendors category 4.44% 8.23% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 6
Average daily rate £410 £250 £168
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.00% +49.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
VMware
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Vendors Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
135 158 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 44.55% 51.63% 51.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 97 64
Average daily rate £400 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £238 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 8
Average hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +122.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.10 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £45.60 £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

VMware
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 within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +10 2 £410 +64.00%
Yeovil -12 2 - -
Bath -6 1 - - 2
Street - 1 - -
VMware
South West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
7 7 (31.82%) SAN
8 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
8 6 (27.27%) Firewall
9 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (22.73%) Intel Security
10 4 (18.18%) ITIL
10 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
11 3 (13.64%) Kaspersky
11 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
11 3 (13.64%) Time Management
11 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
11 3 (13.64%) Migration
11 3 (13.64%) Nessus
11 3 (13.64%) MCITP
11 3 (13.64%) Unix
11 3 (13.64%) MCSE
11 3 (13.64%) LAN
11 3 (13.64%) WAN
11 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (9.09%) CommVault

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) SAN
2 6 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (13.64%) IT Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) IT Security Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Security Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Firewall Support
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) IT Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Mac Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
7 3 (13.64%) Unix
7 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
8 2 (9.09%) Linux
8 2 (9.09%) Solaris
9 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Time Management
3 2 (9.09%) Change Control
3 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) MCITP
1 3 (13.64%) MCSE
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Nessus
2 2 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Intel Security
3 3 (13.64%) Kaspersky
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) CommVault
4 2 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Lotus