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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 37 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware 142 142 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.76% 4.74% 6.10%
As % of the Vendors category 12.64% 11.06% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 83 81
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 9
Average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £15.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £21.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
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
1123 1284 894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.65% 42.86% 43.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 835 521
Average daily rate £365 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 81 56
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £13.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% +23.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £37.50 £40.10
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 22 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 22 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 22 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 +27 43 £375 +36.36% 20
Bristol +6 31 £290 -31.76% 32
Somerset +12 27 £255 -21.53% 11
Gloucestershire -16 14 £420 +1.20% 14
Devon -1 13 £225 +28.57% 10
Dorset -11 10 - - 12
Cornwall -1 1 - -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 225 (78.13%) Windows
2 147 (51.04%) Active Directory
3 145 (50.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 105 (36.46%) Microsoft
5 94 (32.64%) Citrix
6 86 (29.86%) Linux
7 75 (26.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 72 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 65 (22.57%) MS Exchange
10 57 (19.79%) Security Cleared
11 56 (19.44%) Cisco
12 52 (18.06%) Firewall
13 50 (17.36%) Windows 7
14 45 (15.63%) ITIL
14 45 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
15 43 (14.93%) SQL
16 42 (14.58%) DNS
17 41 (14.24%) Red Hat
18 38 (13.19%) SCCM
19 34 (11.81%) SC Cleared
19 34 (11.81%) Migration
20 33 (11.46%) Puppet
21 32 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
21 32 (11.11%) DHCP
22 30 (10.42%) Symantec
22 30 (10.42%) vSphere
23 29 (10.07%) Java
23 29 (10.07%) UNIX
24 28 (9.72%) HP
25 27 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 65 (22.57%) MS Exchange
2 27 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (7.29%) SharePoint
3 21 (7.29%) Apache
4 19 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (6.25%) Lync
5 18 (6.25%) IIS
6 16 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (4.17%) JBoss
8 11 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (3.47%) Tomcat
10 9 (3.13%) WebSphere
11 8 (2.78%) MediaWiki
11 8 (2.78%) nginx
11 8 (2.78%) Confluence
12 6 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (1.74%) WebLogic
14 4 (1.39%) WebLogic Portal
14 4 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 21 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) assyst
1 2 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.94%) Office 365
2 16 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.43%) IaaS
4 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.69%) PaaS
6 1 (0.35%) SaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (18.06%) Firewall
2 42 (14.58%) DNS
3 32 (11.11%) DHCP
4 24 (8.33%) SAN
5 23 (7.99%) LAN
6 21 (7.29%) VPN
7 20 (6.94%) WAN
8 14 (4.86%) TCP/IP
9 13 (4.51%) NAS
10 12 (4.17%) IPsec
11 9 (3.13%) Network Security
12 8 (2.78%) LDAP
13 7 (2.43%) OSPF
13 7 (2.43%) BGP
13 7 (2.43%) EIGRP
13 7 (2.43%) IPv6
14 6 (2.08%) VLAN
15 5 (1.74%) Ethernet
16 4 (1.39%) Internet
17 3 (1.04%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.03%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.21%) MySQL
3 10 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.74%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.04%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.35%) Big Data
8 1 (0.35%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 20 (6.94%) Jenkins
2 15 (5.21%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.17%) Subversion
3 12 (4.17%) Hudson
4 8 (2.78%) JIRA
5 7 (2.43%) MSI
6 3 (1.04%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.35%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.35%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 25 (8.68%) Finance
2 11 (3.82%) Banking
3 9 (3.13%) Retail
4 7 (2.43%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.04%) Back Office
5 3 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.69%) Electronics
6 2 (0.69%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.69%) Marketing
6 2 (0.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 46 (15.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (14.93%) Support Engineer
3 27 (9.38%) Administrator
3 27 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 24 (8.33%) Consultant
5 23 (7.99%) Systems Administrator
6 20 (6.94%) DevOps Engineer
6 20 (6.94%) Analyst
7 19 (6.60%) Architect
7 19 (6.60%) Server Engineer
8 18 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 14 (4.86%) Storage Engineer
9 14 (4.86%) Technical Architect
10 12 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
11 11 (3.82%) Linux Administrator
11 11 (3.82%) Linux Engineer
12 10 (3.47%) Technical Support
12 10 (3.47%) Systems Engineer
13 9 (3.13%) Windows Engineer
13 9 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.17%) Web Services
2 10 (3.47%) Middleware
3 7 (2.43%) .NET
4 5 (1.74%) Application Packaging
5 4 (1.39%) LAMP
5 4 (1.39%) Java EE
6 3 (1.04%) J2EE
7 2 (0.69%) SOAP
7 2 (0.69%) BSON
7 2 (0.69%) REST
7 2 (0.69%) WCF
8 1 (0.35%) jQuery
8 1 (0.35%) JSON
8 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.35%) PostGIS
8 1 (0.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.35%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.35%) XML
8 1 (0.35%) XSD
8 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.33%) Clustering
2 11 (3.82%) Blackberry
3 10 (3.47%) Open Source
4 8 (2.78%) Thin Client
4 8 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.78%) Fat Client
4 8 (2.78%) Wiki
4 8 (2.78%) Statistics
5 7 (2.43%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.74%) PKI
6 5 (1.74%) Replication
7 4 (1.39%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.04%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.04%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (1.04%) FlexPod
8 3 (1.04%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.04%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.04%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.69%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 225 (78.13%) Windows
2 86 (29.86%) Linux
3 75 (26.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 72 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (17.36%) Windows 7
6 45 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (10.07%) UNIX
8 27 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (8.68%) Windows XP
10 13 (4.51%) CentOS
11 10 (3.47%) AIX
12 9 (3.13%) Windows 8
13 8 (2.78%) Debian
13 8 (2.78%) Ubuntu
14 6 (2.08%) Windows 2000
15 5 (1.74%) SUSE
15 5 (1.74%) Windows NT
16 4 (1.39%) NetWare
16 4 (1.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 4 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (15.63%) ITIL
2 34 (11.81%) Migration
3 32 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (8.68%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (8.33%) DevOps
6 18 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 15 (5.21%) Capacity Planning
7 15 (5.21%) PRINCE
8 14 (4.86%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (3.82%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (3.82%) Service Delivery
9 11 (3.82%) Change Management
10 9 (3.13%) Data Migration
10 9 (3.13%) Load Balancing
10 9 (3.13%) Time Management
10 9 (3.13%) Performance Management
10 9 (3.13%) Build Automation
11 8 (2.78%) Information Security
11 8 (2.78%) Scrum
11 8 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 43 (14.93%) SQL
2 29 (10.07%) Java
3 18 (6.25%) Ruby
4 17 (5.90%) Perl
4 17 (5.90%) Bash Shell
5 16 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 14 (4.86%) Python
7 12 (4.17%) VBScript
7 12 (4.17%) PHP
8 9 (3.13%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.78%) VB
10 7 (2.43%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.35%) PHP5
11 1 (0.35%) Groovy
11 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.35%) C
11 1 (0.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 57 (19.79%) Security Cleared
2 34 (11.81%) SC Cleared
3 21 (7.29%) DV Cleared
4 17 (5.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (4.51%) CCNA
7 12 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (3.47%) RHCE
9 9 (3.13%) MCSE
10 7 (2.43%) MCP
11 5 (1.74%) MCITP
12 4 (1.39%) CCNP
12 4 (1.39%) MCSA
12 4 (1.39%) MCTS
13 3 (1.04%) CISSP
14 1 (0.35%) Degree
14 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.35%) MCT
14 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.39%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.69%) SLA
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 147 (51.04%) Active Directory
2 145 (50.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (10.42%) vSphere
4 27 (9.38%) Hyper-V
4 27 (9.38%) XenApp
5 19 (6.60%) VMware ESX
6 17 (5.90%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (5.56%) XenDesktop
7 16 (5.56%) VMware Server
8 13 (4.51%) XenServer
9 11 (3.82%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (2.78%) Samba
10 8 (2.78%) iptables
10 8 (2.78%) Postfix
11 6 (2.08%) Firmware
12 4 (1.39%) Terminal Services
12 4 (1.39%) ISA Server
12 4 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (1.39%) Xen
13 3 (1.04%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 38 (13.19%) SCCM
2 33 (11.46%) Puppet
3 17 (5.90%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (4.86%) Ansible
5 11 (3.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 11 (3.82%) Salt
5 11 (3.82%) ZABBIX
6 10 (3.47%) SCOM
7 9 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
8 8 (2.78%) WSUS
9 7 (2.43%) NetBackup
9 7 (2.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (2.43%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (1.39%) ZENworks
10 4 (1.39%) SELinux
10 4 (1.39%) yum
11 3 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (1.04%) logstash
12 2 (0.69%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 105 (36.46%) Microsoft
2 94 (32.64%) Citrix
3 56 (19.44%) Cisco
4 41 (14.24%) Red Hat
5 30 (10.42%) Symantec
6 28 (9.72%) HP
7 25 (8.68%) McAfee
8 15 (5.21%) Oracle
9 13 (4.51%) NetApp
10 12 (4.17%) CheckPoint
11 11 (3.82%) EMC
12 9 (3.13%) Wyse
12 9 (3.13%) IBM
12 9 (3.13%) CommVault
13 7 (2.43%) Juniper
14 6 (2.08%) Dell
14 6 (2.08%) Lotus
14 6 (2.08%) FalconStor
14 6 (2.08%) Veeam
15 5 (1.74%) Infoblox
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