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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 35 21 41
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +20
Contract jobs citing VMware 159 149 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.83% 6.66% 4.16%
As % of the Vendors category 11.50% 15.87% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 85 53
Average daily rate
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£288 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £166 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 8
Average hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £14.10 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.28 £27.00 £16.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +8.75%
VMware
England

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
1383 939 1221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.01% 41.99% 44.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 552 646
Average daily rate £375 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £172 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 88 105
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.30 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.58% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £12.50 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £30.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
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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
Wiltshire -7 36 £475 +5.55% 13
Gloucestershire -18 30 £273 -6.03% 9
Bristol -10 24 £450 +69.81% 19
Somerset -12 22 £260 -5.45% 8
Devon -13 22 £183 +10.60% 7
Dorset +8 14 £325 -23.52% 10
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 218 (67.28%) Windows
2 168 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 120 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 115 (35.49%) Linux
5 105 (32.41%) Active Directory
6 103 (31.79%) Firewall
7 101 (31.17%) Citrix
8 90 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 89 (27.47%) Security Cleared
10 79 (24.38%) Cisco
11 70 (21.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 67 (20.68%) MS Excel
13 64 (19.75%) ITIL
14 58 (17.90%) DNS
15 52 (16.05%) Red Hat
16 50 (15.43%) DV Cleared
17 49 (15.12%) HP
17 49 (15.12%) Apache
18 47 (14.51%) MS Exchange
18 47 (14.51%) SLA
19 45 (13.89%) vSphere
20 43 (13.27%) Perl
21 42 (12.96%) DHCP
21 42 (12.96%) CentOS
22 41 (12.65%) Puppet
23 40 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
23 40 (12.35%) SC Cleared
23 40 (12.35%) WAN
23 40 (12.35%) LAN
24 39 (12.04%) Bash Shell

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 49 (15.12%) Apache
2 47 (14.51%) MS Exchange
3 38 (11.73%) SharePoint
4 26 (8.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (4.01%) IIS
8 12 (3.70%) WebSphere
9 11 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (2.78%) Lync
10 9 (2.78%) nginx
10 9 (2.78%) JBoss
10 9 (2.78%) Tomcat
11 7 (2.16%) Confluence
11 7 (2.16%) MediaWiki
12 5 (1.54%) SAS
13 3 (0.93%) Drupal
13 3 (0.93%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.93%) Eucalyptus
13 3 (0.93%) Moodle
Applications
1 67 (20.68%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Summit
2 2 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.16%) Office 365
3 5 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.93%) IaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.31%) SaaS
5 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (31.79%) Firewall
2 58 (17.90%) DNS
3 42 (12.96%) DHCP
4 40 (12.35%) WAN
4 40 (12.35%) LAN
5 33 (10.19%) VPN
6 31 (9.57%) SAN
7 28 (8.64%) Cisco PIX
8 25 (7.72%) LDAP
9 16 (4.94%) TCP/IP
10 10 (3.09%) OSPF
10 10 (3.09%) BGP
11 9 (2.78%) Network Security
11 9 (2.78%) VLAN
12 8 (2.47%) IPsec
13 7 (2.16%) SSH
13 7 (2.16%) EIGRP
13 7 (2.16%) VoIP
13 7 (2.16%) HTTPS
13 7 (2.16%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.32%) MySQL
1 14 (4.32%) Relational Database
2 11 (3.40%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (2.16%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.54%) DB2
5 5 (1.54%) JasperReports
5 5 (1.54%) Ingres
6 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.31%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 23 (7.10%) Jenkins
2 19 (5.86%) Hudson
3 11 (3.40%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.78%) Subversion
4 9 (2.78%) JIRA
5 5 (1.54%) PHPUnit
6 3 (0.93%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.62%) MSI
7 2 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.31%) Metasploit
General
1 32 (9.88%) Telecoms
2 24 (7.41%) Finance
3 15 (4.63%) Retail
4 12 (3.70%) Banking
5 5 (1.54%) Retail Banking
6 3 (0.93%) Marketing
6 3 (0.93%) Military
6 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.62%) Legal
7 2 (0.62%) Back Office
7 2 (0.62%) Electronics
8 1 (0.31%) Automotive
8 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (16.36%) Administrator
2 50 (15.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 40 (12.35%) Systems Administrator
4 34 (10.49%) Architect
5 33 (10.19%) Consultant
6 30 (9.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 24 (7.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 23 (7.10%) Server Engineer
9 22 (6.79%) Support Engineer
10 21 (6.48%) Linux Administrator
10 21 (6.48%) Linux Engineer
11 20 (6.17%) Analyst
12 19 (5.86%) Systems Engineer
13 18 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
14 14 (4.32%) Network Engineer
14 14 (4.32%) Technical Architect
15 13 (4.01%) Storage Administrator
15 13 (4.01%) Storage Systems Administrator
16 10 (3.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 10 (3.09%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.95%) LAMP
2 14 (4.32%) Web Services
3 7 (2.16%) HTML
4 6 (1.85%) CSS
4 6 (1.85%) JDBC
4 6 (1.85%) Laravel
5 5 (1.54%) CGI
5 5 (1.54%) Hibernate
5 5 (1.54%) DAO
6 3 (0.93%) Java EE
6 3 (0.93%) Application Packaging
6 3 (0.93%) Middleware
7 1 (0.31%) Flash
7 1 (0.31%) .NET
7 1 (0.31%) jQuery
7 1 (0.31%) Ajax
7 1 (0.31%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.31%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.95%) Thin Client
1 29 (8.95%) Fat Client
2 20 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.32%) Clustering
4 8 (2.47%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.47%) Wiki
5 6 (1.85%) Replication
6 5 (1.54%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.54%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.54%) iPad
6 5 (1.54%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (1.54%) FlexPod
7 3 (0.93%) VLE
8 2 (0.62%) CESG
8 2 (0.62%) PKI
8 2 (0.62%) Statistics
8 2 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.62%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.62%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 218 (67.28%) Windows
2 115 (35.49%) Linux
3 90 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 70 (21.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (12.96%) CentOS
6 40 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (9.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (9.88%) Ubuntu
8 29 (8.95%) Solaris
9 28 (8.64%) Windows 7
10 27 (8.33%) UNIX
11 21 (6.48%) Debian
12 20 (6.17%) Windows XP
13 7 (2.16%) VMS
13 7 (2.16%) SELinux
14 5 (1.54%) Windows 8
15 4 (1.23%) Android
16 3 (0.93%) Scientific Linux
17 2 (0.62%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (19.75%) ITIL
2 32 (9.88%) DevOps
3 28 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (7.41%) Migration
5 15 (4.63%) Capacity Management
6 13 (4.01%) Configuration Management
6 13 (4.01%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (3.70%) TOGAF
7 12 (3.70%) Build Automation
8 10 (3.09%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (2.78%) Change Control
9 9 (2.78%) PRINCE2
10 8 (2.47%) Service Delivery
10 8 (2.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (2.47%) Business Continuity
11 7 (2.16%) Validation
11 7 (2.16%) Service Management
11 7 (2.16%) OO
11 7 (2.16%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 43 (13.27%) Perl
2 39 (12.04%) Bash Shell
3 38 (11.73%) SQL
3 38 (11.73%) PHP
4 34 (10.49%) Ruby
5 30 (9.26%) Java
6 9 (2.78%) VBScript
7 8 (2.47%) VB
7 8 (2.47%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.16%) Korn
9 6 (1.85%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.54%) Python
11 4 (1.23%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.23%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.23%) C
12 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (27.47%) Security Cleared
2 50 (15.43%) DV Cleared
3 40 (12.35%) SC Cleared
4 23 (7.10%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (5.86%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (5.56%) CCNA
7 17 (5.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (3.70%) MCSE
9 10 (3.09%) CCNP
10 9 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (2.47%) Degree
12 6 (1.85%) MCP
13 4 (1.23%) CCA
13 4 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.93%) MCSA
14 3 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
14 3 (0.93%) CCEE
15 2 (0.62%) CCAA
15 2 (0.62%) VCP5
15 2 (0.62%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (14.51%) SLA
2 7 (2.16%) QA
3 5 (1.54%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.93%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 168 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 105 (32.41%) Active Directory
3 45 (13.89%) vSphere
4 39 (12.04%) XenApp
5 31 (9.57%) XenServer
6 30 (9.26%) Hyper-V
7 27 (8.33%) VMware ESX
8 25 (7.72%) Samba
8 25 (7.72%) XenDesktop
9 14 (4.32%) NFS
10 11 (3.40%) Postfix
11 7 (2.16%) VMware Server
11 7 (2.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (1.54%) Sendmail
13 4 (1.23%) ISA Server
13 4 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.93%) qmail
14 3 (0.93%) Squid
Systems Management
1 41 (12.65%) Puppet
2 26 (8.02%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (7.72%) SCCM
4 24 (7.41%) Salt
5 22 (6.79%) NetBackup
6 20 (6.17%) HP SIM
6 20 (6.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 15 (4.63%) SCOM
8 13 (4.01%) Backup Exec
9 11 (3.40%) ZABBIX
10 7 (2.16%) WSUS
11 6 (1.85%) YUM
12 4 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 3 (0.93%) Ansible
13 3 (0.93%) Nagios
14 2 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
14 2 (0.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 2 (0.62%) Tivoli
14 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 120 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 101 (31.17%) Citrix
3 79 (24.38%) Cisco
4 52 (16.05%) Red Hat
5 49 (15.12%) HP
6 33 (10.19%) CheckPoint
7 31 (9.57%) Symantec
8 26 (8.02%) NetApp
9 19 (5.86%) EMC
10 17 (5.25%) Oracle
11 15 (4.63%) 3PAR
12 13 (4.01%) McAfee
12 13 (4.01%) IBM
13 11 (3.40%) SAP
14 10 (3.09%) Juniper
14 10 (3.09%) Sophos
15 9 (2.78%) AppSense
16 7 (2.16%) Apple
17 6 (1.85%) Unisys
18 5 (1.54%) Dell
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wiltshire
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Rate: £200 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Roc Search
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
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Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Somerset
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Rate: £275 - £375 per day
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Bristol
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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Bournemouth
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Plymouth
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Rate: £150 - £200 per day + 12 month term
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Plymouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
South West
Venn Group - UK
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Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
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Swindon
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Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
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