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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 39 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware 138 156 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.50% 4.90% 6.54%
As % of the Vendors category 11.41% 11.33% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 94 88
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £434 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 17
Average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% +37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.20 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £23.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.66%
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
1209 1377 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.38% 43.22% 43.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 847 566
Average daily rate £360 £353 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £476 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 80 60
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.34% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.35 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 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
Wiltshire +23 38 £388 +9.15% 19
Bristol +13 32 £313 -26.38% 30
Somerset -4 25 £255 -21.53% 6
Devon +5 14 £288 +64.28% 8
Dorset -7 13 £431 +1.47% 12
Gloucestershire -28 12 £250 -31.50% 19
Cornwall 0 2 - -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

1 222 (78.17%) Windows
2 150 (52.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 138 (48.59%) Active Directory
4 99 (34.86%) Microsoft
5 93 (32.75%) Citrix
6 87 (30.63%) Linux
7 71 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 69 (24.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 60 (21.13%) MS Exchange
10 59 (20.77%) Security Cleared
11 57 (20.07%) Cisco
12 51 (17.96%) Firewall
13 45 (15.85%) Windows 7
14 44 (15.49%) ITIL
15 43 (15.14%) Windows Server 2012
16 42 (14.79%) Red Hat
17 39 (13.73%) SQL
17 39 (13.73%) SCCM
18 38 (13.38%) SC Cleared
19 37 (13.03%) DNS
20 33 (11.62%) Migration
21 32 (11.27%) Disaster Recovery
21 32 (11.27%) Java
21 32 (11.27%) Puppet
22 31 (10.92%) XenApp
22 31 (10.92%) Symantec
23 28 (9.86%) UNIX
23 28 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
23 28 (9.86%) Finance
23 28 (9.86%) vSphere

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 60 (21.13%) MS Exchange
2 24 (8.45%) Apache
3 22 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (6.69%) IIS
5 18 (6.34%) SharePoint
5 18 (6.34%) Lync
6 16 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (4.93%) JBoss
8 12 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (3.87%) WebSphere
10 10 (3.52%) Tomcat
11 8 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (2.82%) nginx
11 8 (2.82%) MediaWiki
11 8 (2.82%) Confluence
12 5 (1.76%) OpenStack
12 5 (1.76%) Eucalyptus
12 5 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.76%) WebLogic
13 4 (1.41%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 21 (7.39%) MS Office
1 21 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.06%) Summit
3 2 (0.70%) assyst
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.04%) Office 365
2 19 (6.69%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.11%) IaaS
5 2 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.35%) SaaS
6 1 (0.35%) PaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 51 (17.96%) Firewall
2 37 (13.03%) DNS
3 27 (9.51%) DHCP
4 26 (9.15%) LAN
5 24 (8.45%) WAN
5 24 (8.45%) SAN
6 21 (7.39%) VPN
7 13 (4.58%) NAS
8 12 (4.23%) IPsec
9 11 (3.87%) TCP/IP
10 9 (3.17%) Network Security
11 8 (2.82%) LDAP
12 7 (2.46%) EIGRP
12 7 (2.46%) Ethernet
12 7 (2.46%) IPv6
12 7 (2.46%) BGP
12 7 (2.46%) OSPF
13 6 (2.11%) VLAN
14 4 (1.41%) Internet
15 3 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.63%) MySQL
3 10 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.76%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.41%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.06%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.35%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.35%) Big Data
8 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 20 (7.04%) Jenkins
2 16 (5.63%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.23%) Subversion
3 12 (4.23%) Hudson
4 9 (3.17%) MSI
5 8 (2.82%) JIRA
6 3 (1.06%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.35%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.35%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 28 (9.86%) Finance
2 9 (3.17%) Banking
2 9 (3.17%) Retail
3 8 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.41%) Electronics
4 4 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.41%) Marketing
5 2 (0.70%) Back Office
5 2 (0.70%) Local Government
5 2 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (13.38%) Support Engineer
2 37 (13.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (9.51%) 3rd Line Support
4 25 (8.80%) Administrator
5 24 (8.45%) Analyst
5 24 (8.45%) Consultant
6 22 (7.75%) DevOps Engineer
7 19 (6.69%) Server Engineer
7 19 (6.69%) Systems Administrator
8 18 (6.34%) Architect
9 17 (5.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 14 (4.93%) Linux Administrator
10 14 (4.93%) 2nd Line Support
10 14 (4.93%) Storage Engineer
11 12 (4.23%) Technical Architect
12 10 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (3.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 9 (3.17%) Windows Engineer
13 9 (3.17%) Linux Engineer
13 9 (3.17%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.87%) Web Services
2 9 (3.17%) Middleware
3 8 (2.82%) Application Packaging
4 7 (2.46%) .NET
5 6 (2.11%) Java EE
6 4 (1.41%) LAMP
7 3 (1.06%) J2EE
8 2 (0.70%) SOAP
8 2 (0.70%) WCF
8 2 (0.70%) REST
8 2 (0.70%) BSON
9 1 (0.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.35%) PostGIS
9 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.35%) jQuery
9 1 (0.35%) JSON
9 1 (0.35%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.35%) JMS
9 1 (0.35%) Flash
9 1 (0.35%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.04%) Clustering
2 11 (3.87%) Open Source
3 10 (3.52%) Blackberry
3 10 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.17%) Fat Client
4 9 (3.17%) Thin Client
5 8 (2.82%) Wiki
5 8 (2.82%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.46%) Statistics
7 6 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.11%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.76%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.76%) PKI
8 5 (1.76%) Replication
9 4 (1.41%) DTV
9 4 (1.41%) FlexPod
10 3 (1.06%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.06%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (1.06%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 222 (78.17%) Windows
2 87 (30.63%) Linux
3 71 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 69 (24.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (15.85%) Windows 7
6 43 (15.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (9.86%) UNIX
8 27 (9.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (9.51%) Windows XP
9 15 (5.28%) CentOS
10 10 (3.52%) Windows 8
11 9 (3.17%) AIX
12 8 (2.82%) Debian
12 8 (2.82%) Ubuntu
13 6 (2.11%) Windows 2000
14 5 (1.76%) Windows NT
15 4 (1.41%) Apple iOS
16 3 (1.06%) Windows Vista
16 3 (1.06%) SUSE
16 3 (1.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (15.49%) ITIL
2 33 (11.62%) Migration
3 32 (11.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 28 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (8.80%) DevOps
6 19 (6.69%) Configuration Management
7 15 (5.28%) Capacity Planning
7 15 (5.28%) PRINCE
8 14 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (4.23%) Load Balancing
10 11 (3.87%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (3.87%) Data Migration
10 11 (3.87%) Scrum
11 10 (3.52%) Change Management
12 9 (3.17%) Build Automation
12 9 (3.17%) Time Management
12 9 (3.17%) Performance Management
13 8 (2.82%) Service Delivery
13 8 (2.82%) Service Management
14 7 (2.46%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 39 (13.73%) SQL
2 32 (11.27%) Java
3 19 (6.69%) Bash Shell
3 19 (6.69%) Perl
4 18 (6.34%) Ruby
5 16 (5.63%) PowerShell
6 14 (4.93%) Python
7 13 (4.58%) VBScript
8 12 (4.23%) PHP
9 9 (3.17%) VB
10 7 (2.46%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.11%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.06%) C
13 1 (0.35%) PHP5
13 1 (0.35%) Groovy
13 1 (0.35%) C#
13 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 59 (20.77%) Security Cleared
2 38 (13.38%) SC Cleared
3 18 (6.34%) DV Cleared
3 18 (6.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (4.93%) CCNA
6 13 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (3.87%) MCSE
8 8 (2.82%) RHCE
8 8 (2.82%) MCP
9 5 (1.76%) MCSA
9 5 (1.76%) CCNP
10 3 (1.06%) CCEE
10 3 (1.06%) Degree
10 3 (1.06%) CCA
10 3 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.06%) CISSP
11 2 (0.70%) ISEB
11 2 (0.70%) MCTS
11 2 (0.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.41%) ISO 9001
1 4 (1.41%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.06%) ISO 14001
2 3 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.70%) SLA
3 2 (0.70%) QA
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 150 (52.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 138 (48.59%) Active Directory
3 31 (10.92%) XenApp
4 28 (9.86%) vSphere
5 23 (8.10%) Hyper-V
6 18 (6.34%) XenDesktop
6 18 (6.34%) VMware Server
7 16 (5.63%) VMware ESX
8 15 (5.28%) XenServer
9 11 (3.87%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (3.87%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (2.82%) Samba
10 8 (2.82%) Postfix
10 8 (2.82%) iptables
11 6 (2.11%) Terminal Services
12 5 (1.76%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (1.41%) ISA Server
13 4 (1.41%) Xen
14 3 (1.06%) BitLocker
14 3 (1.06%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 39 (13.73%) SCCM
2 32 (11.27%) Puppet
3 18 (6.34%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (5.28%) Ansible
5 11 (3.87%) Salt
5 11 (3.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 11 (3.87%) ZABBIX
6 9 (3.17%) Red Hat Satellite
6 9 (3.17%) SCOM
6 9 (3.17%) WSUS
7 7 (2.46%) NetBackup
7 7 (2.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (2.46%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (2.11%) yum
8 6 (2.11%) SELinux
9 3 (1.06%) logstash
9 3 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.70%) ZENworks
10 2 (0.70%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.35%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 99 (34.86%) Microsoft
2 93 (32.75%) Citrix
3 57 (20.07%) Cisco
4 42 (14.79%) Red Hat
5 31 (10.92%) Symantec
6 22 (7.75%) HP
7 21 (7.39%) McAfee
8 19 (6.69%) NetApp
9 17 (5.99%) Oracle
10 14 (4.93%) CheckPoint
10 14 (4.93%) EMC
11 9 (3.17%) Wyse
11 9 (3.17%) IBM
12 8 (2.82%) Dell
13 7 (2.46%) Juniper
14 6 (2.11%) Sophos
14 6 (2.11%) CommVault
14 6 (2.11%) SAP
14 6 (2.11%) AppSense
14 6 (2.11%) Veeam
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £20 - £24 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £430 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago