The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
England / South West
Rank 59 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware 87 162 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.26% 5.37% 4.55%
As % of the Vendors category 7.97% 13.39% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 109 93
Median daily rate £300 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £125 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.32% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £17.00 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.90 £20.20 £21.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +8.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1092 1210 1285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.88% 40.09% 40.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 788 766
Median daily rate £375 £358 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £188 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £465 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 69 62
Median hourly rate £38.50 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.10% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.20 £44.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VMware
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 across the South West region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

VMware
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 across the South West region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VMware
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

VMware
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -15 26 £301 -14.14% 6
Wiltshire -25 19 £275 -19.41% 5
Devon +1 11 £543 +185.92% 4
Gloucestershire -18 11 £215 -35.33% 3
Somerset +8 9 £350 - 3
Dorset +4 2 £300 +50.00% 3
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for VMware.

1 157 (65.15%) Windows
2 134 (55.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (44.40%) Active Directory
4 99 (41.08%) Windows Server
5 87 (36.10%) Security Cleared
6 74 (30.71%) Microsoft
7 68 (28.22%) Cisco
7 68 (28.22%) SC Cleared
8 62 (25.73%) Linux
9 47 (19.50%) DNS
9 47 (19.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 44 (18.26%) Windows 7
10 44 (18.26%) ITIL
11 42 (17.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 37 (15.35%) DHCP
12 37 (15.35%) Citrix
13 35 (14.52%) PowerShell
14 34 (14.11%) Red Hat
15 31 (12.86%) DevOps
15 31 (12.86%) Data Centre
16 30 (12.45%) vSphere
17 29 (12.03%) Office 365
17 29 (12.03%) Puppet
18 28 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
19 27 (11.20%) HP
20 26 (10.79%) Hyper-V
21 25 (10.37%) LAN
21 25 (10.37%) MS Office
22 24 (9.96%) SAN
22 24 (9.96%) Windows Server 2003

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (7.47%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.81%) Skype for Business
3 13 (5.39%) IIS
4 11 (4.56%) Apache
5 10 (4.15%) Tomcat
6 9 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.07%) Confluence
7 5 (2.07%) JBoss
7 5 (2.07%) Jetty
7 5 (2.07%) Mongrel
7 5 (2.07%) nginx
7 5 (2.07%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.66%) ArcGIS
8 4 (1.66%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.24%) SAS
9 3 (1.24%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.83%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (10.37%) MS Office
2 21 (8.71%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.49%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.66%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.03%) Office 365
2 14 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (2.49%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.07%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.41%) IaaS
6 1 (0.41%) SaaS
6 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (19.50%) DNS
2 37 (15.35%) DHCP
3 25 (10.37%) LAN
4 24 (9.96%) Firewall
4 24 (9.96%) SAN
5 22 (9.13%) WAN
6 21 (8.71%) TCP/IP
7 20 (8.30%) VoIP
8 15 (6.22%) Wireless
9 11 (4.56%) NAS
10 10 (4.15%) VPN
11 9 (3.73%) SSL
12 7 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (2.49%) NetScaler
14 5 (2.07%) FTP
14 5 (2.07%) HTTP
14 5 (2.07%) IPsec
15 4 (1.66%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (1.66%) Network Security
15 4 (1.66%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.66%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.24%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.83%) Ingres
7 2 (0.83%) MySQL
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (4.15%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.07%) JIRA
2 5 (2.07%) TeamCity
2 5 (2.07%) Travis CI
3 4 (1.66%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.24%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.24%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.41%) Hudson
General
1 20 (8.30%) Finance
2 12 (4.98%) Military
3 9 (3.73%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.66%) Games
5 2 (0.83%) Back Office
6 1 (0.41%) Billing
6 1 (0.41%) Legal
6 1 (0.41%) Local Government
6 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (17.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 39 (16.18%) Support Engineer
3 28 (11.62%) Analyst
4 25 (10.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 16 (6.64%) Architect
6 15 (6.22%) VMware Engineer
7 14 (5.81%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (5.81%) Systems Engineer
8 13 (5.39%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (5.39%) 3rd Line Support
8 13 (5.39%) IT Support
9 11 (4.56%) Desktop Support
9 11 (4.56%) Infrastructure Support
9 11 (4.56%) Unix Engineer
10 10 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (4.15%) Citrix Analyst
10 10 (4.15%) Systems Support
11 9 (3.73%) DevOps Engineer
12 8 (3.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 8 (3.32%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.56%) .NET
2 5 (2.07%) J2EE
2 5 (2.07%) Servlets
3 3 (1.24%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.24%) ASP.NET Core
3 3 (1.24%) Web Services
4 2 (0.83%) Ajax
4 2 (0.83%) CSS
4 2 (0.83%) HTML
4 2 (0.83%) jQuery
4 2 (0.83%) Middleware
4 2 (0.83%) OAuth2
4 2 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.83%) RESTful
5 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.41%) boto
5 1 (0.41%) Express
5 1 (0.41%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.41%) WAP
5 1 (0.41%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.86%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.47%) Replication
3 17 (7.05%) Fat Client
3 17 (7.05%) Thin Client
4 10 (4.15%) Clustering
5 9 (3.73%) Cyber Defence
5 9 (3.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (3.73%) Reference Data
5 9 (3.73%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 7 (2.90%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.07%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.66%) CESG
8 4 (1.66%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.66%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.66%) EMC VNX
8 4 (1.66%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.24%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 157 (65.15%) Windows
2 99 (41.08%) Windows Server
3 62 (25.73%) Linux
4 47 (19.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (18.26%) Windows 7
6 42 (17.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (9.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (9.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (8.30%) Solaris
10 17 (7.05%) Unix
11 11 (4.56%) Windows 8
12 9 (3.73%) Windows 10
13 8 (3.32%) Mac OS X
14 5 (2.07%) Windows XP
15 3 (1.24%) Apple iOS
15 3 (1.24%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.83%) Android
16 2 (0.83%) Debian
16 2 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (18.26%) ITIL
2 31 (12.86%) DevOps
3 28 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (9.13%) Migration
5 17 (7.05%) Problem Management
6 16 (6.64%) Change Management
6 16 (6.64%) Project Management
7 15 (6.22%) Incident Management
8 12 (4.98%) Load Balancing
9 11 (4.56%) Information Security
9 11 (4.56%) Service Management
10 10 (4.15%) ITIL V3
10 10 (4.15%) Service Delivery
11 9 (3.73%) Configuration Management
11 9 (3.73%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (3.73%) Data Security
11 9 (3.73%) Open Source
11 9 (3.73%) Scrum
11 9 (3.73%) Time Management
12 8 (3.32%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (14.52%) PowerShell
2 21 (8.71%) SQL
3 11 (4.56%) Python
4 10 (4.15%) C
4 10 (4.15%) Shell Script
5 9 (3.73%) Bash Shell
6 8 (3.32%) Java
7 5 (2.07%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.66%) AWK
8 4 (1.66%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.66%) Ruby
9 3 (1.24%) VB
10 2 (0.83%) C#
10 2 (0.83%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.41%) Perl
11 1 (0.41%) PHP
11 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 87 (36.10%) Security Cleared
2 68 (28.22%) SC Cleared
3 19 (7.88%) DV Cleared
4 15 (6.22%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (4.98%) CCNA
6 12 (4.98%) DBS Check
7 10 (4.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (3.73%) MCSE
9 8 (3.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.49%) CCNP
11 5 (2.07%) MCITP
12 3 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (1.24%) MCP
12 3 (1.24%) MCSA
12 3 (1.24%) RHCE
13 2 (0.83%) CNA
13 2 (0.83%) CNE
13 2 (0.83%) Novell Certification
13 2 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (3.73%) PCI DSS
1 9 (3.73%) SLA
2 4 (1.66%) JSP 440
2 4 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.83%) GPG13
3 2 (0.83%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.83%) QA
4 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 134 (55.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 107 (44.40%) Active Directory
3 30 (12.45%) vSphere
4 26 (10.79%) Hyper-V
5 18 (7.47%) VMware ESX
6 17 (7.05%) XenApp
7 15 (6.22%) XenDesktop
8 14 (5.81%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (3.73%) Docker
9 9 (3.73%) Virtual Desktop
10 8 (3.32%) BitLocker
11 7 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (2.49%) vCloud
12 6 (2.49%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (2.07%) Xen
14 4 (1.66%) NFS
14 4 (1.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 4 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.83%) Firmware
15 2 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (12.03%) Puppet
2 21 (8.71%) SCCM
3 16 (6.64%) Ansible
4 11 (4.56%) vRealize
5 10 (4.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 9 (3.73%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (3.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 7 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (2.90%) Terraform
9 6 (2.49%) NetBackup
9 6 (2.49%) Packer
9 6 (2.49%) WSUS
10 5 (2.07%) yum
11 4 (1.66%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (1.66%) Zenoss
12 3 (1.24%) Nagios
12 3 (1.24%) PowerCLI
13 2 (0.83%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
14 1 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 74 (30.71%) Microsoft
2 68 (28.22%) Cisco
3 37 (15.35%) Citrix
4 34 (14.11%) Red Hat
5 27 (11.20%) HP
6 18 (7.47%) Oracle
7 16 (6.64%) Dell
8 15 (6.22%) Intel Security
9 14 (5.81%) AppSense
9 14 (5.81%) Symantec
9 14 (5.81%) Wyse
10 10 (4.15%) Apple
11 9 (3.73%) Splunk
12 8 (3.32%) CA
12 8 (3.32%) CheckPoint
13 7 (2.90%) Google
14 6 (2.49%) EMC
14 6 (2.49%) IBM
14 6 (2.49%) NetApp
14 6 (2.49%) Remedy
South West
IntaPeople
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400.00 - £401.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £350 - £351 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago