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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 44 31 42
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware 129 165 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.86% 5.22% 3.66%
As % of the Vendors category 9.30% 12.88% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 99 39
Average daily rate
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£290 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 11
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.06 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.79% +5.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.01 £17.04 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £24.40 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.63 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -8.94%
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
1387 1281 891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.46% 40.51% 40.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 804 528
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £202 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 67 67
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.03 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% +8.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Bristol -3 36 £350 -8.19% 31
Wiltshire -15 23 £385 -6.66% 12
Dorset +12 21 £283 -27.09% 14
Devon -9 19 £185 -2.63% 9
Gloucestershire -18 17 £178 -43.20% 16
Somerset +3 9 £255 -15.00% 12
Cornwall - 1 - -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 215 (77.90%) Windows
2 146 (52.90%) Active Directory
3 124 (44.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 104 (37.68%) Microsoft
5 91 (32.97%) Linux
6 87 (31.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 76 (27.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 75 (27.17%) Citrix
9 63 (22.83%) MS Exchange
10 61 (22.10%) Windows 7
11 55 (19.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 45 (16.30%) Security Cleared
13 43 (15.58%) SAN
13 43 (15.58%) Red Hat
13 43 (15.58%) Hyper-V
14 39 (14.13%) SCCM
15 37 (13.41%) Web Services
15 37 (13.41%) SQL
16 36 (13.04%) HP
17 35 (12.68%) DNS
18 34 (12.32%) Cisco
18 34 (12.32%) vSphere
18 34 (12.32%) Puppet
19 32 (11.59%) Windows XP
20 30 (10.87%) MS Excel
20 30 (10.87%) SQL Server
21 29 (10.51%) DHCP
21 29 (10.51%) Exchange Server 2010
22 28 (10.14%) Configuration Management
23 27 (9.78%) ITIL

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 63 (22.83%) MS Exchange
2 29 (10.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (9.06%) SharePoint
4 23 (8.33%) Lync
5 21 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (4.35%) IIS
8 11 (3.99%) Apache
9 9 (3.26%) Tomcat
9 9 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.81%) nginx
10 5 (1.81%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.81%) Confluence
11 4 (1.45%) Lotus Domino
11 4 (1.45%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
12 3 (1.09%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (1.09%) JBoss
Applications
1 30 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 26 (9.42%) MS Office
3 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Agresso
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.42%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.35%) Office 365
3 6 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.81%) IaaS
5 2 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (15.58%) SAN
2 35 (12.68%) DNS
3 29 (10.51%) DHCP
4 24 (8.70%) Firewall
5 14 (5.07%) NAS
5 14 (5.07%) LAN
6 11 (3.99%) TCP/IP
7 9 (3.26%) VPN
7 9 (3.26%) WAN
8 6 (2.17%) VoIP
8 6 (2.17%) Internet
8 6 (2.17%) SSH
9 5 (1.81%) VLAN
9 5 (1.81%) IPsec
9 5 (1.81%) OpenVPN
9 5 (1.81%) OSPF
9 5 (1.81%) IPv6
10 4 (1.45%) LDAP
10 4 (1.45%) Unified Communications
11 3 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (5.07%) MySQL
4 11 (3.99%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.17%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.81%) MariaDB
7 4 (1.45%) MarkLogic
7 4 (1.45%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.72%) Big Data
10 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.36%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 19 (6.88%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.99%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.90%) JIRA
4 5 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (1.81%) RSpec
4 5 (1.81%) Subversion
4 5 (1.81%) GitLab
5 4 (1.45%) MSI
5 4 (1.45%) InstallShield
6 3 (1.09%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.36%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (7.61%) Finance
2 13 (4.71%) Banking
3 9 (3.26%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.54%) Retail
5 5 (1.81%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.45%) Back Office
7 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.36%) Military
8 1 (0.36%) Electronics
8 1 (0.36%) Local Government
8 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (15.94%) Support Engineer
2 42 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (11.96%) Administrator
4 27 (9.78%) 3rd Line Support
5 24 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
6 22 (7.97%) Architect
7 18 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 17 (6.16%) Systems Engineer
9 16 (5.80%) Linux Engineer
10 13 (4.71%) Analyst
10 13 (4.71%) Server Engineer
11 12 (4.35%) Technical Architect
11 12 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
12 11 (3.99%) Consultant
13 10 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (3.26%) Server Support
14 9 (3.26%) Desktop Engineer
14 9 (3.26%) Linux Administrator
15 8 (2.90%) Technical Engineer
15 8 (2.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.41%) Web Services
2 9 (3.26%) Middleware
3 8 (2.90%) .NET
3 8 (2.90%) WCF
4 6 (2.17%) REST
5 5 (1.81%) MCollective
6 4 (1.45%) BSON
6 4 (1.45%) HTML
7 3 (1.09%) Java EE
7 3 (1.09%) J2EE
7 3 (1.09%) CSS
7 3 (1.09%) SOAP
7 3 (1.09%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.72%) Ajax
9 1 (0.36%) JSON
9 1 (0.36%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.36%) Spring
9 1 (0.36%) JFC
9 1 (0.36%) XML
9 1 (0.36%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.42%) Data Centre
2 18 (6.52%) Clustering
3 11 (3.99%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.54%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.17%) Thin Client
6 6 (2.17%) PKI
6 6 (2.17%) Fat Client
6 6 (2.17%) Statistics
7 5 (1.81%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.81%) Replication
8 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.09%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (1.09%) Wiki
9 3 (1.09%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.72%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.72%) AS400
11 1 (0.36%) DTV
11 1 (0.36%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 215 (77.90%) Windows
2 91 (32.97%) Linux
3 87 (31.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 76 (27.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 61 (22.10%) Windows 7
6 55 (19.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (11.59%) Windows XP
8 27 (9.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (6.52%) UNIX
10 13 (4.71%) CentOS
11 10 (3.62%) AIX
12 8 (2.90%) SUSE
13 7 (2.54%) NetWare
13 7 (2.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 6 (2.17%) Ubuntu
15 5 (1.81%) CoreOS
15 5 (1.81%) Data ONTAP
15 5 (1.81%) SmartOS
16 4 (1.45%) Fedora
16 4 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (10.14%) Configuration Management
2 27 (9.78%) ITIL
3 25 (9.06%) Migration
4 23 (8.33%) DevOps
5 22 (7.97%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (7.61%) Open Source
7 14 (5.07%) Service Delivery
8 13 (4.71%) SOA
8 13 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (4.35%) Scrum
10 9 (3.26%) Information Security
11 8 (2.90%) Patch Management
11 8 (2.90%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (2.54%) Performance Management
12 7 (2.54%) Web Development
12 7 (2.54%) Unit Testing
13 6 (2.17%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (2.17%) Data Protection
13 6 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (2.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 37 (13.41%) SQL
2 25 (9.06%) PowerShell
3 23 (8.33%) Java
4 17 (6.16%) VBScript
5 14 (5.07%) Python
5 14 (5.07%) Perl
6 13 (4.71%) Shell Script
7 11 (3.99%) T-SQL
8 10 (3.62%) VB
8 10 (3.62%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.54%) Ruby
9 7 (2.54%) C#
10 6 (2.17%) C
11 4 (1.45%) MATLAB
11 4 (1.45%) C++
12 3 (1.09%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.72%) PHP
14 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (16.30%) Security Cleared
2 26 (9.42%) DV Cleared
3 22 (7.97%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (3.62%) RHCE
6 9 (3.26%) MCSE
7 8 (2.90%) MCSA
8 6 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.17%) Degree
9 4 (1.45%) MCITP
10 3 (1.09%) MCTS
10 3 (1.09%) CISSP
10 3 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.36%) MCT
11 1 (0.36%) CCNA
11 1 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.36%) CCEE
11 1 (0.36%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.99%) QA
2 5 (1.81%) SLA
3 4 (1.45%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.72%) TickIT
5 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 146 (52.90%) Active Directory
2 124 (44.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (15.58%) Hyper-V
4 34 (12.32%) vSphere
5 22 (7.97%) XenApp
6 21 (7.61%) VMware ESX
6 21 (7.61%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (6.88%) XenDesktop
8 16 (5.80%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (2.17%) Firmware
9 6 (2.17%) vCloud
9 6 (2.17%) KVM
10 5 (1.81%) Docker
10 5 (1.81%) LXC
10 5 (1.81%) iptables
10 5 (1.81%) Btrfs
10 5 (1.81%) Varnish
10 5 (1.81%) ISA Server
10 5 (1.81%) Snort
10 5 (1.81%) Squid
Systems Management
1 39 (14.13%) SCCM
2 34 (12.32%) Puppet
3 22 (7.97%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (7.61%) Ansible
5 12 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 10 (3.62%) SCOM
6 10 (3.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (2.54%) ZENworks
8 5 (1.81%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.81%) Nessus
8 5 (1.81%) CFEngine
8 5 (1.81%) systemd
8 5 (1.81%) Kubernetes
8 5 (1.81%) HAProxy
8 5 (1.81%) Vagrant
9 4 (1.45%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.45%) WSUS
10 3 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.09%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 104 (37.68%) Microsoft
2 75 (27.17%) Citrix
3 43 (15.58%) Red Hat
4 36 (13.04%) HP
5 34 (12.32%) Cisco
6 26 (9.42%) Symantec
7 22 (7.97%) McAfee
7 22 (7.97%) Oracle
8 15 (5.43%) NetApp
9 12 (4.35%) Dell
10 9 (3.26%) Novell
10 9 (3.26%) Lotus
10 9 (3.26%) Veeam
11 8 (2.90%) EMC
11 8 (2.90%) CommVault
11 8 (2.90%) IBM
12 5 (1.81%) Hitachi
12 5 (1.81%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.81%) ArcSight
12 5 (1.81%) TOWER Software
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £130 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £220 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £225 - £240 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £330 - £430 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: 26 days ago