The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Server over the 3 months to 27 January 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Server
Rank 133 125 124
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 12 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.080% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 4.14% 0.83% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
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£178 £223 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -47.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £250 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -41.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
290 240 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.13% 9.65% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 106 128
Average daily rate £353 £279 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.45% -23.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £411 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 37 46
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.75 £11.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £21.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

VMware Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Server across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VMware Server
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

VMware Server Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VMware Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

VMware Server Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing VMware Server 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 Server.

1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
4 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (33.33%) DHCP
4 5 (33.33%) DNS
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (33.33%) Time Management
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) FalconStor
5 4 (26.67%) Symantec
6 3 (20.00%) Firewall
6 3 (20.00%) Migration
6 3 (20.00%) MS Office
6 3 (20.00%) UNIX
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Veeam
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (20.00%) Android
7 2 (13.33%) iPhone
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
7 2 (13.33%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (13.33%) IaaS
7 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) NAS
7 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (13.33%) Isilon

VMware Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing VMware Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DHCP
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) NAS
3 2 (13.33%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) PBX
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Storage Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Server Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Backup Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Flash
1 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) iPhone
1 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) UNIX
3 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) Time Management
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) FalconStor
4 4 (26.67%) Symantec
5 3 (20.00%) Veeam
6 2 (13.33%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (13.33%) Isilon
6 2 (13.33%) EMC
6 2 (13.33%) Juniper
6 2 (13.33%) NetApp
7 1 (6.67%) Sophos
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) Adobe
7 1 (6.67%) Acronis
7 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard
7 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL