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 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 27 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware 190 147 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.39% 4.86% 4.45%
As % of the Vendors category 14.94% 12.97% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 76 80
Median daily rate £380 £350 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 6
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.19 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.99% +0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £16.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £22.00 £20.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +25.00%
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
1272 1133 1259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.76% 37.43% 42.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 651 824
Median daily rate £370 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 103 77
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.19 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.51% +15.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £41.75 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 70 £475 +28.37% 12
Bristol +2 39 £370 +23.33% 22
Dorset +5 21 £375 - 3
Somerset +3 18 £256 +0.49% 2
Gloucestershire +2 16 £638 +50.00% 14
Devon -5 9 £325 +44.44% 6
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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.

1 250 (72.46%) Windows
2 182 (52.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 167 (48.41%) Active Directory
4 135 (39.13%) Windows Server
5 124 (35.94%) Microsoft
6 96 (27.83%) Security Cleared
7 79 (22.90%) Linux
8 78 (22.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 77 (22.32%) Citrix
10 73 (21.16%) Cisco
11 69 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 63 (18.26%) Windows 7
13 61 (17.68%) ITIL
13 61 (17.68%) Migration
14 57 (16.52%) MS Exchange
15 54 (15.65%) SC Cleared
16 52 (15.07%) Firewall
17 50 (14.49%) Windows Server 2003
18 46 (13.33%) DNS
19 44 (12.75%) SCCM
20 43 (12.46%) VMware ESX
20 43 (12.46%) DHCP
21 42 (12.17%) vSphere
22 41 (11.88%) Finance
23 39 (11.30%) SQL Server
23 39 (11.30%) PowerShell
24 37 (10.72%) Hyper-V
24 37 (10.72%) SQL
25 36 (10.43%) VMware ESXi
26 34 (9.86%) Agile Software Development

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 57 (16.52%) MS Exchange
2 25 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 24 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (5.22%) Skype for Business
6 17 (4.93%) SharePoint
7 14 (4.06%) Confluence
8 6 (1.74%) Apache
8 6 (1.74%) MQSeries
9 4 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.87%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.87%) JBoss
10 3 (0.87%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.87%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.58%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.58%) IIS
12 1 (0.29%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 27 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.80%) MS Office
3 6 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.41%) Office 365
2 26 (7.54%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (3.77%) GitHub
5 3 (0.87%) IaaS
6 2 (0.58%) SaaS
7 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.29%) PaaS
7 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 52 (15.07%) Firewall
2 46 (13.33%) DNS
3 43 (12.46%) DHCP
4 26 (7.54%) SAN
5 20 (5.80%) LAN
6 19 (5.51%) TCP/IP
7 18 (5.22%) WAN
8 17 (4.93%) Remote Desktop
9 15 (4.35%) VPN
10 12 (3.48%) LDAP
10 12 (3.48%) NAS
11 9 (2.61%) HTTP
11 9 (2.61%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (2.32%) Network Security
12 8 (2.32%) VoIP
13 7 (2.03%) Cisco ISE
13 7 (2.03%) Skype
14 6 (1.74%) FTP
14 6 (1.74%) HTTPS
14 6 (1.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.90%) MySQL
3 9 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (2.61%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.74%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.74%) Star Schema
5 2 (0.58%) DTS
6 1 (0.29%) Big Data
6 1 (0.29%) Ingres
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (6.38%) Jenkins
2 20 (5.80%) Maven
3 14 (4.06%) JIRA
4 9 (2.61%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.03%) Hudson
6 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.29%) Ant
General
1 41 (11.88%) Finance
2 7 (2.03%) Back Office
3 5 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.16%) Marketing
4 4 (1.16%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.87%) Banking
5 3 (0.87%) Electronics
5 3 (0.87%) Retail
6 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.58%) Military
7 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (14.49%) Architect
2 47 (13.62%) Support Engineer
3 45 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 40 (11.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 40 (11.59%) Analyst
5 35 (10.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 24 (6.96%) VMware Engineer
7 21 (6.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 21 (6.09%) Windows Engineer
8 20 (5.80%) Consultant
9 19 (5.51%) Solutions Architect
10 17 (4.93%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (4.93%) Systems Engineer
10 17 (4.93%) Technical Architect
11 15 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
12 14 (4.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 14 (4.06%) Infrastructure Support
13 13 (3.77%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 11 (3.19%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
15 10 (2.90%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.38%) Web Services
2 20 (5.80%) REST
2 20 (5.80%) WSDL
2 20 (5.80%) XML
2 20 (5.80%) XSD
3 8 (2.32%) J2EE
4 6 (1.74%) MCollective
5 5 (1.45%) .NET
6 4 (1.16%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.58%) Middleware
7 2 (0.58%) SOAP
8 1 (0.29%) CGI
8 1 (0.29%) COM
8 1 (0.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.83%) Data Centre
2 17 (4.93%) Fat Client
2 17 (4.93%) Thin Client
3 14 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.90%) NHS
6 9 (2.61%) Private Cloud
7 8 (2.32%) Clustering
7 8 (2.32%) iPad
8 7 (2.03%) Blackberry
8 7 (2.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (2.03%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.74%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.74%) Replication
10 5 (1.45%) EqualLogic
11 4 (1.16%) Economics
11 4 (1.16%) HP Storage
11 4 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.87%) CESG
12 3 (0.87%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 250 (72.46%) Windows
2 135 (39.13%) Windows Server
3 79 (22.90%) Linux
4 78 (22.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 69 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 63 (18.26%) Windows 7
7 50 (14.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (5.80%) Windows 8
9 19 (5.51%) Unix
10 18 (5.22%) Windows 10
11 15 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.45%) CentOS
12 5 (1.45%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (1.16%) Solaris
14 3 (0.87%) Android
14 3 (0.87%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.58%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (17.68%) ITIL
1 61 (17.68%) Migration
2 34 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (6.09%) Service Delivery
3 21 (6.09%) SOA
3 21 (6.09%) TOGAF
4 18 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (4.93%) Service Management
5 17 (4.93%) Technical Architecture
6 16 (4.64%) DevOps
6 16 (4.64%) MODAF
6 16 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
8 14 (4.06%) Data Migration
8 14 (4.06%) Zachman Framework
9 13 (3.77%) Vulnerability Management
10 12 (3.48%) Problem Management
10 12 (3.48%) SIEM
11 11 (3.19%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (11.30%) PowerShell
2 37 (10.72%) SQL
3 16 (4.64%) Python
4 15 (4.35%) Java
5 14 (4.06%) Shell Script
6 13 (3.77%) Bash Shell
7 9 (2.61%) Perl
8 8 (2.32%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.74%) Ruby
10 5 (1.45%) C++
10 5 (1.45%) VBScript
11 4 (1.16%) C
11 4 (1.16%) VB
12 3 (0.87%) C#
13 2 (0.58%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.58%) PHP
14 1 (0.29%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 96 (27.83%) Security Cleared
2 54 (15.65%) SC Cleared
3 26 (7.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (6.38%) DV Cleared
5 22 (6.38%) MCSE
6 20 (5.80%) CCNA
7 18 (5.22%) MCSA
8 13 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (3.48%) CISSP
10 7 (2.03%) CCNP
10 7 (2.03%) MCSD
11 6 (1.74%) Degree
12 3 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.58%) ISEB
13 2 (0.58%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.58%) RHCE
14 1 (0.29%) MCITP
14 1 (0.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.48%) HL7
2 9 (2.61%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.74%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (1.45%) ISO 9001
6 4 (1.16%) QA
7 3 (0.87%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.87%) SLA
8 2 (0.58%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 182 (52.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 167 (48.41%) Active Directory
3 43 (12.46%) VMware ESX
4 42 (12.17%) vSphere
5 37 (10.72%) Hyper-V
6 36 (10.43%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (6.67%) Xen
8 20 (5.80%) XenApp
9 18 (5.22%) XenDesktop
10 10 (2.90%) Firmware
11 7 (2.03%) Docker
12 6 (1.74%) Samba
12 6 (1.74%) XenServer
13 4 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.87%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.58%) BitLocker
16 1 (0.29%) NFS
16 1 (0.29%) vCloud
16 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 44 (12.75%) SCCM
2 16 (4.64%) Puppet
3 15 (4.35%) WSUS
4 11 (3.19%) SCOM
5 10 (2.90%) Nagios
6 8 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (2.32%) ZABBIX
7 7 (2.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 7 (2.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 6 (1.74%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.87%) Ansible
10 3 (0.87%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.87%) Windows Intune
11 2 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.58%) yum
12 1 (0.29%) Hyperic
12 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.29%) NetVault Backup
12 1 (0.29%) vMotion
Vendors
1 124 (35.94%) Microsoft
2 77 (22.32%) Citrix
3 73 (21.16%) Cisco
4 29 (8.41%) NetApp
5 28 (8.12%) HP
6 27 (7.83%) Oracle
7 22 (6.38%) Red Hat
8 14 (4.06%) Dell
9 12 (3.48%) Forcepoint
9 12 (3.48%) IBM
10 11 (3.19%) AppSense
10 11 (3.19%) CheckPoint
10 11 (3.19%) Wyse
11 8 (2.32%) Sophos
11 8 (2.32%) Symantec
12 7 (2.03%) ArcSight
12 7 (2.03%) Cyber-Ark
12 7 (2.03%) EMC
12 7 (2.03%) Intel Security
12 7 (2.03%) Veeam
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