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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 36 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware 14 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.00% 7.41% 6.57%
As % of the Vendors category 9.79% 15.38% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £218 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £316 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% +16.05%
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
143 104 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 40.86% 48.15% 48.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 69 52
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £170 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.30 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.62% +22.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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
(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 -18 5 £350 +12.00%
Bath +1 2 £315 - 12
Frome - - - - 2
Yeovil - - - - 2
VMware
South West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 35 (83.33%) Windows
2 32 (76.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (71.43%) Windows 7
4 24 (57.14%) ITIL
4 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 21 (50.00%) MCP
6 18 (42.86%) Back Office
7 17 (40.48%) Capacity Planning
7 17 (40.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
8 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (38.10%) Service Management
9 15 (35.71%) Statistics
9 15 (35.71%) Front Office
10 14 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
10 14 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (33.33%) ITSM
10 14 (33.33%) Management Information System
11 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
12 11 (26.19%) Workflow
12 11 (26.19%) Service Delivery
12 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
12 11 (26.19%) SLA
13 10 (23.81%) Citrix
14 5 (11.90%) SAN
14 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
14 5 (11.90%) Windows XP
15 4 (9.52%) Linux
15 4 (9.52%) MS Office
15 4 (9.52%) LAN

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.76%) MediaWiki
2 2 (4.76%) Confluence
2 2 (4.76%) nginx
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) PaaS
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) SAN
2 4 (9.52%) LAN
2 4 (9.52%) WAN
3 3 (7.14%) Nortel Meridian
3 3 (7.14%) Firewall
3 3 (7.14%) Internet
3 3 (7.14%) OSPF
3 3 (7.14%) BGP
3 3 (7.14%) VPN
3 3 (7.14%) DNS
4 2 (4.76%) LDAP
4 2 (4.76%) IPv6
4 2 (4.76%) DHCP
4 2 (4.76%) EIGRP
4 2 (4.76%) IPsec
4 2 (4.76%) Network Security
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.38%) Intranet
5 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
1 2 (4.76%) MySQL
1 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MSI
2 2 (4.76%) Hudson
2 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.76%) Subversion
2 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 18 (42.86%) Back Office
2 15 (35.71%) Front Office
3 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Support Engineer
2 14 (33.33%) Network Support
3 9 (21.43%) Network Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Network Support Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Lead Network Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (7.14%) Administrator
9 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support
10 2 (4.76%) Desktop Technician
10 2 (4.76%) Analyst
10 2 (4.76%) Support Technician
10 2 (4.76%) Technical Support
10 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
10 2 (4.76%) Server Engineer
10 2 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
10 2 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 2 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Statistics
2 14 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.76%) Wiki
6 1 (2.38%) CMDB
6 1 (2.38%) Clustering
6 1 (2.38%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 35 (83.33%) Windows
2 30 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 5 (11.90%) Windows XP
4 4 (9.52%) Linux
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.76%) Debian
6 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.38%) CentOS
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) ITIL
2 17 (40.48%) Capacity Planning
3 16 (38.10%) Service Management
4 14 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
4 14 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (33.33%) ITSM
5 11 (26.19%) Workflow
5 11 (26.19%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.14%) Migration
7 2 (4.76%) DevOps
7 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.38%) Scrum
8 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.38%) ERP
8 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
1 2 (4.76%) Java
1 2 (4.76%) Perl
1 2 (4.76%) PHP
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
1 2 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (50.00%) MCP
2 17 (40.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
3 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.38%) CCNA
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (76.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.14%) XenApp
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.76%) Samba
4 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.76%) XenServer
4 2 (4.76%) Postfix
5 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) Citrix
3 4 (9.52%) NetApp
4 3 (7.14%) Altiris
4 3 (7.14%) Nortel
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco
5 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.38%) Sophos
6 1 (2.38%) EMC
6 1 (2.38%) SAP
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 24 days ago