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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
England / South West
Rank 47 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware 97 146 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.75% 5.05% 4.70%
As % of the Vendors category 9.25% 12.27% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 99 90
Median daily rate £300 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £125 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 8
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.90 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.05 £39.20 £41.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £26.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.98% +17.77%

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
1049 1190 1231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.50% 41.18% 40.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 786 750
Median daily rate £365 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £181 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 72 87
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.55 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Wiltshire -5 39 £313 -8.08% 4
Bristol +2 17 £305 -1.61% 12
Gloucestershire -10 14 £150 -47.82% 5
Devon +15 12 £281 +48.02% 3
Somerset -7 6 £375 +44.23% 1
Cornwall - 4 £350 - 2
Dorset -4 3 £300 +71.42%
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 163 (69.66%) Windows
2 125 (53.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (47.86%) Active Directory
4 100 (42.74%) Windows Server
5 81 (34.62%) Security Cleared
6 71 (30.34%) Microsoft
7 63 (26.92%) Cisco
7 63 (26.92%) SC Cleared
8 50 (21.37%) Linux
9 47 (20.09%) Windows 7
10 43 (18.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 39 (16.67%) PowerShell
12 37 (15.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 36 (15.38%) ITIL
14 35 (14.96%) DNS
15 33 (14.10%) DHCP
16 32 (13.68%) SAN
17 31 (13.25%) Office 365
18 30 (12.82%) vSphere
18 30 (12.82%) SCCM
18 30 (12.82%) Citrix
19 29 (12.39%) MS Office
20 27 (11.54%) Data Centre
20 27 (11.54%) Red Hat
20 27 (11.54%) Migration
21 26 (11.11%) Firewall
21 26 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
22 25 (10.68%) HP
23 24 (10.26%) Hyper-V
24 23 (9.83%) Puppet

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 20 (8.55%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.98%) Skype for Business
3 10 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.14%) Apache
4 5 (2.14%) Confluence
4 5 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.71%) IIS
5 4 (1.71%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.71%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.85%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 29 (12.39%) MS Office
2 22 (9.40%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.14%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.43%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 31 (13.25%) Office 365
2 8 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.43%) IaaS
5 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (14.96%) DNS
2 33 (14.10%) DHCP
3 32 (13.68%) SAN
4 26 (11.11%) Firewall
5 22 (9.40%) VoIP
6 19 (8.12%) LAN
6 19 (8.12%) TCP/IP
7 17 (7.26%) WAN
8 13 (5.56%) NAS
9 10 (4.27%) Wireless
10 7 (2.99%) VPN
11 4 (1.71%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (1.71%) Cisco Wireless
11 4 (1.71%) Network Security
11 4 (1.71%) SMTP
11 4 (1.71%) SSL
11 4 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (1.28%) Skype
12 3 (1.28%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.26%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.99%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.85%) Ingres
7 2 (0.85%) MySQL
7 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.43%) GIS
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (2.99%) MSI
2 5 (2.14%) JIRA
3 3 (1.28%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.43%) Hudson
5 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (6.84%) Finance
2 12 (5.13%) Military
3 10 (4.27%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.14%) Back Office
5 4 (1.71%) Games
6 1 (0.43%) Billing
6 1 (0.43%) Legal
6 1 (0.43%) Local Government
6 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (18.38%) Support Engineer
2 41 (17.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 28 (11.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 27 (11.54%) Analyst
5 18 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 16 (6.84%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (6.84%) VMware Engineer
7 13 (5.56%) Desktop Support
7 13 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
8 12 (5.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 12 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (5.13%) Administrator
9 11 (4.70%) Architect
9 11 (4.70%) DBA
9 11 (4.70%) IT Support
9 11 (4.70%) Unix Engineer
10 10 (4.27%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (3.85%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
11 9 (3.85%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.28%) .NET
2 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.43%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.43%) Web Services
2 1 (0.43%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.12%) Replication
3 18 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (7.26%) Fat Client
4 17 (7.26%) Thin Client
5 12 (5.13%) Clustering
6 9 (3.85%) Client/Server
6 9 (3.85%) Cyber Defence
6 9 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (3.85%) Reference Data
6 9 (3.85%) VCE vBlock
7 7 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (2.56%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.71%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.71%) EMC VNX
9 4 (1.71%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.71%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.28%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.85%) CESG
11 2 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 163 (69.66%) Windows
2 100 (42.74%) Windows Server
3 50 (21.37%) Linux
4 47 (20.09%) Windows 7
5 43 (18.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (15.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (8.55%) Solaris
8 20 (8.55%) Windows 10
9 18 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (7.26%) Unix
11 11 (4.70%) Windows 8
12 7 (2.99%) Mac OS X
13 5 (2.14%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.71%) Apple iOS
15 3 (1.28%) Android
16 2 (0.85%) Debian
16 2 (0.85%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
17 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (15.38%) ITIL
2 27 (11.54%) Migration
3 18 (7.69%) Change Management
4 15 (6.41%) DevOps
4 15 (6.41%) Project Management
4 15 (6.41%) Time Management
5 14 (5.98%) Incident Management
5 14 (5.98%) Problem Management
6 12 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (5.13%) Application Virtualisation
6 12 (5.13%) Business Continuity
6 12 (5.13%) Information Security
7 11 (4.70%) Service Management
8 9 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (3.85%) Data Security
8 9 (3.85%) High Availability
8 9 (3.85%) Load Balancing
9 8 (3.42%) Server Virtualisation
9 8 (3.42%) Service Delivery
10 7 (2.99%) Kernel Tuning
Programming Languages
1 39 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 21 (8.97%) SQL
3 13 (5.56%) VBScript
4 10 (4.27%) C
4 10 (4.27%) Shell Script
4 10 (4.27%) T-SQL
4 10 (4.27%) VB
5 7 (2.99%) Python
6 5 (2.14%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.71%) AWK
8 2 (0.85%) C#
9 1 (0.43%) Java
9 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 81 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 63 (26.92%) SC Cleared
3 19 (8.12%) DV Cleared
4 15 (6.41%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (5.13%) CCNA
7 11 (4.70%) MCSE
7 11 (4.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (4.27%) DBS Check
9 9 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (2.99%) MCITP
11 5 (2.14%) CCNP
11 5 (2.14%) Degree
12 3 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (1.28%) MCP
12 3 (1.28%) RHCE
13 2 (0.85%) CNA
13 2 (0.85%) CNE
13 2 (0.85%) MCSA
13 2 (0.85%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.70%) SLA
2 9 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.85%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.28%) QA
4 2 (0.85%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.85%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.85%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 125 (53.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 112 (47.86%) Active Directory
3 30 (12.82%) vSphere
4 24 (10.26%) Hyper-V
5 18 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 15 (6.41%) VMware ESX
6 15 (6.41%) XenApp
7 13 (5.56%) XenDesktop
8 9 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (2.99%) BitLocker
9 7 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (2.99%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (2.56%) Docker
11 5 (2.14%) NFS
11 5 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (1.71%) Firmware
12 4 (1.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.85%) XenServer
14 1 (0.43%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 30 (12.82%) SCCM
2 23 (9.83%) Puppet
3 15 (6.41%) Ansible
4 10 (4.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 10 (4.27%) WSUS
5 9 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (2.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (2.56%) NetBackup
7 6 (2.56%) Packer
7 6 (2.56%) Terraform
7 6 (2.56%) vRealize
8 5 (2.14%) yum
9 4 (1.71%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (1.71%) Zenoss
10 3 (1.28%) Nagios
10 3 (1.28%) PowerCLI
11 2 (0.85%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.43%) MOM
Vendors
1 71 (30.34%) Microsoft
2 63 (26.92%) Cisco
3 30 (12.82%) Citrix
4 27 (11.54%) Red Hat
5 25 (10.68%) HP
6 18 (7.69%) Dell
7 15 (6.41%) Intel Security
8 13 (5.56%) Symantec
8 13 (5.56%) Wyse
9 12 (5.13%) AppSense
10 9 (3.85%) Splunk
11 8 (3.42%) Apple
11 8 (3.42%) CheckPoint
12 7 (2.99%) CA
12 7 (2.99%) Oracle
13 6 (2.56%) EMC
14 5 (2.14%) Remedy
14 5 (2.14%) TOWER Software
14 5 (2.14%) Veeam
14 5 (2.14%) Veritas
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