The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors 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.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 42 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware 9 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.53% 5.64% 1.79%
As % of the Vendors category 5.92% 11.70% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
152 94 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 42.70% 48.21% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 49 44
Average daily rate £350 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +20.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
VMware
South West

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
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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
Bath - 3 £400 - 18
Yeovil - - - - 2
VMware
South West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 38 (90.48%) Windows
2 34 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (71.43%) Windows 7
4 29 (69.05%) ITIL
5 28 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 23 (54.76%) MCP
7 19 (45.24%) Capacity Planning
7 19 (45.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 18 (42.86%) Service Management
8 18 (42.86%) Statistics
8 18 (42.86%) Back Office
9 17 (40.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (40.48%) Security Cleared
9 17 (40.48%) Front Office
9 17 (40.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (38.10%) ITSM
10 16 (38.10%) Management Information System
10 16 (38.10%) Risk Analysis
11 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
11 14 (33.33%) Service Delivery
12 11 (26.19%) SLA
12 11 (26.19%) Workflow
13 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
14 9 (21.43%) Citrix
15 7 (16.67%) SAN
15 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
17 4 (9.52%) Linux
17 4 (9.52%) MS Office
17 4 (9.52%) LAN

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
2 2 (4.76%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) nginx
2 2 (4.76%) Confluence
2 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) MediaWiki
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
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 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
1 1 (2.38%) PaaS
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
1 1 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) SAN
2 4 (9.52%) LAN
2 4 (9.52%) WAN
3 3 (7.14%) Internet
3 3 (7.14%) Firewall
3 3 (7.14%) Nortel Meridian
4 2 (4.76%) Network Security
4 2 (4.76%) IPsec
4 2 (4.76%) OSPF
4 2 (4.76%) BGP
4 2 (4.76%) EIGRP
4 2 (4.76%) VPN
4 2 (4.76%) LDAP
4 2 (4.76%) IPv6
5 1 (2.38%) Intranet
5 1 (2.38%) DNS
5 1 (2.38%) DHCP
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) MySQL
1 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MSI
2 2 (4.76%) Subversion
2 2 (4.76%) JIRA
2 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.76%) Hudson
2 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (42.86%) Back Office
2 17 (40.48%) Front Office
3 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Network Support
1 14 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Network Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Network Support Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Lead Network Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Service Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.76%) Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support Technician
7 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) Statistics
2 16 (38.10%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.76%) Wiki
6 1 (2.38%) Clustering
6 1 (2.38%) E-Learning
6 1 (2.38%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 38 (90.48%) Windows
2 30 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (9.52%) Linux
5 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.76%) Debian
6 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.38%) CentOS
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (69.05%) ITIL
2 19 (45.24%) Capacity Planning
3 18 (42.86%) Service Management
4 17 (40.48%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (38.10%) Risk Analysis
5 16 (38.10%) ITSM
6 14 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 11 (26.19%) Workflow
8 3 (7.14%) Migration
9 2 (4.76%) Change Management
9 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.76%) DevOps
10 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
10 1 (2.38%) ERP
10 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
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
1 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (54.76%) MCP
2 19 (45.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 17 (40.48%) Security Cleared
3 17 (40.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (33.33%) 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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.14%) XenApp
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.76%) XenServer
4 2 (4.76%) Samba
4 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.76%) Postfix
5 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) ZABBIX
2 2 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) Citrix
3 3 (7.14%) Nortel
3 3 (7.14%) Altiris
4 2 (4.76%) NetApp
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.38%) Sophos
5 1 (2.38%) EMC
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Posted: 8 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £180 - £280 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago