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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 32 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware 14 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.32% 8.97% 5.24%
As % of the Vendors category 11.48% 19.42% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 4
Average daily rate
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£288 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £344 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.85 £23.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.74% +16.25%
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
122 103 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 37.65% 46.19% 44.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 69 52
Average daily rate £310 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
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 £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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
Bath +2 4 £259 - 9
Taunton -21 4 £363 +11.53% 5
Yeovil - - - -
Frome - - - - 1
VMware
South West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (51.85%) Windows 7
4 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
5 9 (33.33%) Citrix
5 9 (33.33%) ITIL
6 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.93%) Service Management
8 6 (22.22%) Back Office
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (18.52%) SAN
9 5 (18.52%) ITSM
9 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
9 5 (18.52%) MCP
9 5 (18.52%) Linux
9 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
9 5 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (18.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
10 4 (14.81%) Workflow
10 4 (14.81%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (14.81%) Statistics
10 4 (14.81%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (14.81%) SCCM
10 4 (14.81%) MS Office
10 4 (14.81%) DNS
10 4 (14.81%) SLA
10 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) nginx
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) MediaWiki
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) PaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) SAN
2 4 (14.81%) DNS
3 3 (11.11%) Internet
3 3 (11.11%) LAN
3 3 (11.11%) WAN
3 3 (11.11%) Nortel Meridian
4 2 (7.41%) Firewall
4 2 (7.41%) VPN
4 2 (7.41%) DHCP
4 2 (7.41%) BGP
4 2 (7.41%) OSPF
5 1 (3.70%) IPsec
5 1 (3.70%) Intranet
5 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) IPv6
5 1 (3.70%) LDAP
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MSI
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Hudson
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (22.22%) Back Office
2 4 (14.81%) Front Office
3 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Support Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (18.52%) Network Support
3 4 (14.81%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Lead Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Technician
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (14.81%) Statistics
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) CMDB
3 1 (3.70%) Wiki
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows 7
3 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
3 5 (18.52%) Linux
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) CentOS
6 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.70%) Debian
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Service Management
3 5 (18.52%) ITSM
3 5 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (14.81%) Workflow
4 4 (14.81%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.70%) ERP
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) Change Control
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) Perl
2 1 (3.70%) PHP
2 1 (3.70%) Ruby
2 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (18.52%) MCP
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.70%) CCNA
5 1 (3.70%) MCSE
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.11%) XenApp
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.70%) XenServer
5 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.70%) Postfix
5 1 (3.70%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.70%) WSUS
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Citrix
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) NetApp
4 3 (11.11%) Nortel
4 3 (11.11%) Altiris
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco
6 1 (3.70%) Sophos
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.70%) EMC
6 1 (3.70%) SAP
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