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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 37 42 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs citing VMware 11 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.37% 2.47% 5.67%
As % of the Vendors category 6.43% 5.88% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 6
Average daily rate
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£353 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £253 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £405 £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.60 - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -17.89%
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
171 153 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 52.45% 42.03% 48.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 119 49
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £268 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £488 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 2 5
Average hourly rate £43.43 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.15% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £20.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £28.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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
Taunton +10 4 £503 +76.31% 2
Yeovil - 2 - -
Clevedon - 2 - -
Bath -4 1 £225 -43.75% 6
VMware
South West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 34 (91.89%) Windows
2 25 (67.57%) Active Directory
3 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
4 18 (48.65%) Citrix
4 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (48.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (35.14%) Symantec
6 12 (32.43%) MS Exchange
7 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
8 8 (21.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
8 8 (21.62%) Middleware
9 7 (18.92%) Migration
9 7 (18.92%) Cisco
9 7 (18.92%) CommVault
9 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
9 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
10 6 (16.22%) XenApp
10 6 (16.22%) XenDesktop
10 6 (16.22%) HP
10 6 (16.22%) SAN
10 6 (16.22%) Firewall
11 5 (13.51%) McAfee
11 5 (13.51%) Veeam
11 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
11 5 (13.51%) SCOM
11 5 (13.51%) PKI

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 12 (32.43%) MS Exchange
2 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.70%) Lync
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) SAN
1 6 (16.22%) Firewall
2 4 (10.81%) VPN
3 1 (2.70%) Wireless
3 1 (2.70%) VLAN
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.70%) Intranet
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MSI
2 2 (5.41%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Support Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (18.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) IT Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) VMware Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Server Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Project Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) Middleware
2 2 (5.41%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.70%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) PKI
1 5 (13.51%) Statistics
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) Replication
2 2 (5.41%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (91.89%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.70%) Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.70%) Windows NT
5 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Migration
2 5 (13.51%) Change Control
3 3 (8.11%) Capacity Management
3 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (8.11%) ITIL
3 3 (8.11%) UML
3 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
4 2 (5.41%) Information Security
4 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
4 2 (5.41%) TOGAF
4 2 (5.41%) MODAF
4 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.70%) Change Management
5 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.70%) Project Management
5 1 (2.70%) Service Management
5 1 (2.70%) Data Management
5 1 (2.70%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
1 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (67.57%) Active Directory
2 18 (48.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
4 6 (16.22%) XenApp
4 6 (16.22%) XenDesktop
5 3 (8.11%) vSphere
5 3 (8.11%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.41%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (13.51%) SCOM
3 4 (10.81%) SCCM
4 2 (5.41%) Tivoli
4 2 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 18 (48.65%) Citrix
3 13 (35.14%) Symantec
4 7 (18.92%) CommVault
4 7 (18.92%) Cisco
5 6 (16.22%) HP
6 5 (13.51%) McAfee
6 5 (13.51%) Veeam
7 3 (8.11%) Hitachi
8 2 (5.41%) Lotus
8 2 (5.41%) IBM
8 2 (5.41%) Becrypt
8 2 (5.41%) Zerto
9 1 (2.70%) Juniper
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