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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 32 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 178 152 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.84% 4.74% 4.87%
As % of the Vendors category 13.15% 12.02% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 79 88
Median daily rate £375 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £162 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 5
Median hourly rate £24.50 £19.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.64% -2.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +10.52%
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
1354 1265 1236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 44.44% 39.47% 41.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 834 772 789
Median daily rate £375 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 91 62
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +9 58 £356 -8.65% 11
Bristol -2 38 £365 +10.60% 9
Gloucestershire +6 24 £375 +10.29% 12
Somerset +24 21 £263 -25.53% 3
Devon +3 14 £325 +62.50% 2
Dorset -14 6 £393 +38.93% 2
Cornwall - 2 - - 4
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 233 (67.34%) Windows
2 176 (50.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 158 (45.66%) Active Directory
4 124 (35.84%) Windows Server
5 107 (30.92%) Microsoft
6 99 (28.61%) Security Cleared
7 78 (22.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 76 (21.97%) Cisco
8 76 (21.97%) Citrix
9 74 (21.39%) Linux
10 64 (18.50%) Migration
11 63 (18.21%) Windows 7
12 62 (17.92%) Windows Server 2008
13 59 (17.05%) SC Cleared
14 57 (16.47%) Firewall
15 53 (15.32%) Windows Server 2003
16 51 (14.74%) ITIL
16 51 (14.74%) MS Exchange
17 50 (14.45%) Finance
18 47 (13.58%) SCCM
19 46 (13.29%) SQL
19 46 (13.29%) SQL Server
20 42 (12.14%) Hyper-V
21 41 (11.85%) PowerShell
22 35 (10.12%) SAN
22 35 (10.12%) vSphere
23 34 (9.83%) DNS
24 33 (9.54%) DHCP
24 33 (9.54%) Office 365
25 30 (8.67%) Amazon AWS

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 51 (14.74%) MS Exchange
2 21 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2007
2 21 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (5.78%) SharePoint
4 18 (5.20%) Confluence
5 16 (4.62%) Skype for Business
6 14 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.02%) Apache
7 7 (2.02%) MQSeries
8 5 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.45%) IIS
9 2 (0.58%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.29%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.29%) JBoss
10 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (6.36%) MS Excel
1 22 (6.36%) MS Office
2 3 (0.87%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.58%) MS Project
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 33 (9.54%) Office 365
2 30 (8.67%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (5.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (4.34%) GitHub
5 5 (1.45%) IaaS
6 4 (1.16%) SaaS
7 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.58%) PaaS
7 2 (0.58%) Yammer
8 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 57 (16.47%) Firewall
2 35 (10.12%) SAN
3 34 (9.83%) DNS
4 33 (9.54%) DHCP
5 29 (8.38%) TCP/IP
6 21 (6.07%) LAN
6 21 (6.07%) WAN
7 14 (4.05%) VPN
8 13 (3.76%) LDAP
8 13 (3.76%) Remote Desktop
9 11 (3.18%) NAS
10 10 (2.89%) Cisco ISE
10 10 (2.89%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (2.60%) VoIP
12 8 (2.31%) HTTP
12 8 (2.31%) Network Security
13 7 (2.02%) FTP
13 7 (2.02%) HTTPS
13 7 (2.02%) IPsec
14 6 (1.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (13.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.89%) MySQL
3 9 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.02%) Star Schema
5 6 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.45%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.29%) Big Data
8 1 (0.29%) DTS
8 1 (0.29%) Ingres
8 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.29%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (5.78%) Jenkins
2 18 (5.20%) JIRA
2 18 (5.20%) Maven
3 7 (2.02%) Hudson
4 5 (1.45%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.16%) MSI
6 3 (0.87%) Ant
7 2 (0.58%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.58%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.58%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.29%) Gradle
General
1 50 (14.45%) Finance
2 6 (1.73%) Marketing
3 5 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.16%) Electronics
4 4 (1.16%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.87%) Back Office
5 3 (0.87%) Banking
5 3 (0.87%) Law
5 3 (0.87%) Retail
6 2 (0.58%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.58%) Local Government
6 2 (0.58%) Military
7 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (17.34%) Architect
2 49 (14.16%) Support Engineer
3 46 (13.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 44 (12.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 38 (10.98%) Analyst
6 35 (10.12%) 3rd Line Support
7 23 (6.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 23 (6.65%) Consultant
7 23 (6.65%) VMware Engineer
8 22 (6.36%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 22 (6.36%) Infrastructure Architect
9 20 (5.78%) Solutions Architect
10 18 (5.20%) Technical Architect
11 17 (4.91%) Windows Engineer
12 15 (4.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 15 (4.34%) Infrastructure Support
13 12 (3.47%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
13 12 (3.47%) Administrator
13 12 (3.47%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 12 (3.47%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.51%) Web Services
2 23 (6.65%) REST
2 23 (6.65%) WSDL
2 23 (6.65%) XML
2 23 (6.65%) XSD
3 9 (2.60%) J2EE
4 2 (0.58%) .NET
4 2 (0.58%) Middleware
5 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.29%) CGI
5 1 (0.29%) COM
5 1 (0.29%) JSON
5 1 (0.29%) JSON-LD
5 1 (0.29%) OAuth2
5 1 (0.29%) RESTful
5 1 (0.29%) SOAP
5 1 (0.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.38%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.20%) NHS
3 11 (3.18%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.18%) Fat Client
3 11 (3.18%) Private Cloud
3 11 (3.18%) Thin Client
4 10 (2.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (2.60%) Clustering
5 9 (2.60%) Driving Licence
5 9 (2.60%) iPad
6 7 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.73%) Replication
8 5 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.16%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.16%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.16%) Economics
9 4 (1.16%) EqualLogic
10 3 (0.87%) CESG
10 3 (0.87%) iPhone
10 3 (0.87%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 233 (67.34%) Windows
2 124 (35.84%) Windows Server
3 78 (22.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 74 (21.39%) Linux
5 63 (18.21%) Windows 7
6 62 (17.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 53 (15.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (6.94%) Windows 10
9 21 (6.07%) Windows 8
10 20 (5.78%) Unix
11 17 (4.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.16%) CentOS
12 4 (1.16%) Solaris
13 3 (0.87%) Android
14 2 (0.58%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.58%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.58%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.29%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.29%) RancherOS
15 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (18.50%) Migration
2 51 (14.74%) ITIL
3 30 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (7.80%) Service Delivery
4 27 (7.80%) Virtual Environments
5 24 (6.94%) TOGAF
6 23 (6.65%) SOA
7 18 (5.20%) MODAF
7 18 (5.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (4.91%) Knowledge Management
8 17 (4.91%) Technical Architecture
9 15 (4.34%) SIEM
9 15 (4.34%) Zachman Framework
10 14 (4.05%) Data Migration
10 14 (4.05%) Problem Management
11 13 (3.76%) Service Management
11 13 (3.76%) Vulnerability Management
12 12 (3.47%) DevOps
12 12 (3.47%) Project Management
13 11 (3.18%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (13.29%) SQL
2 41 (11.85%) PowerShell
3 16 (4.62%) Java
4 15 (4.34%) Python
4 15 (4.34%) VBScript
5 14 (4.05%) Shell Script
6 10 (2.89%) Perl
7 8 (2.31%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.45%) VB
9 4 (1.16%) C++
9 4 (1.16%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.87%) C-shell
10 3 (0.87%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.58%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.58%) PHP
12 1 (0.29%) C
12 1 (0.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 99 (28.61%) Security Cleared
2 59 (17.05%) SC Cleared
3 23 (6.65%) DV Cleared
4 20 (5.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (4.91%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (4.34%) MCSA
7 14 (4.05%) CCNA
7 14 (4.05%) MCSE
8 13 (3.76%) CISSP
9 9 (2.60%) Degree
10 8 (2.31%) MCSD
11 7 (2.02%) CCNP
12 4 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.87%) ISEB
14 2 (0.58%) A+ Certification
14 2 (0.58%) CCA
14 2 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.58%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.76%) HL7
2 11 (3.18%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.31%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.16%) SLA
6 3 (0.87%) QA
7 2 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 176 (50.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 158 (45.66%) Active Directory
3 42 (12.14%) Hyper-V
4 35 (10.12%) vSphere
5 30 (8.67%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (8.09%) VMware ESX
7 26 (7.51%) Xen
8 19 (5.49%) XenApp
9 17 (4.91%) XenDesktop
10 10 (2.89%) Docker
11 9 (2.60%) Firmware
12 8 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (2.02%) Samba
14 6 (1.73%) VMware Server
15 5 (1.45%) XenServer
16 4 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
17 3 (0.87%) NFS
17 3 (0.87%) Terminal Services
18 2 (0.58%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 47 (13.58%) SCCM
2 24 (6.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (4.05%) SCOM
4 12 (3.47%) Puppet
5 11 (3.18%) Nagios
5 11 (3.18%) WSUS
6 10 (2.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 9 (2.60%) NetBackup
7 9 (2.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 8 (2.31%) ZABBIX
9 5 (1.45%) Ansible
9 5 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.58%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.58%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.58%) Mesos
11 2 (0.58%) yum
Vendors
1 107 (30.92%) Microsoft
2 76 (21.97%) Cisco
2 76 (21.97%) Citrix
3 26 (7.51%) Oracle
4 24 (6.94%) Red Hat
5 22 (6.36%) NetApp
6 18 (5.20%) HP
7 16 (4.62%) Dell
8 12 (3.47%) Forcepoint
9 11 (3.18%) Cyber-Ark
10 10 (2.89%) ArcSight
10 10 (2.89%) CheckPoint
10 10 (2.89%) EMC
10 10 (2.89%) IBM
11 9 (2.60%) Intel Security
11 9 (2.60%) Veeam
12 8 (2.31%) Wyse
13 7 (2.02%) AppSense
13 7 (2.02%) F5
14 5 (1.45%) Juniper
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