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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 36 39 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware 141 122 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.43% 4.33% 6.57%
As % of the Vendors category 11.04% 10.26% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 74 82
Average daily rate
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£375 £343 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £161 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £14.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £25.60 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +5.52%
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
1277 1189 1145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.14% 42.19% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 671 648
Average daily rate £375 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £198 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 62 73
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.54 £11.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.45 £30.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 27 February 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
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 27 February 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 +20 40 £438 +3.00% 25
Wiltshire +12 30 £375 - 11
Devon 0 25 £225 +28.57% 14
Gloucestershire -26 21 £175 -50.70% 18
Somerset +1 12 £250 +49.25% 7
Dorset -10 8 £363 -14.70% 8
Cornwall -1 1 - - 2
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (73.51%) Windows
2 158 (52.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 119 (39.40%) Active Directory
4 107 (35.43%) Citrix
5 95 (31.46%) Linux
6 94 (31.13%) Microsoft
7 76 (25.17%) Security Cleared
8 73 (24.17%) Cisco
9 72 (23.84%) Firewall
10 64 (21.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 58 (19.21%) ITIL
12 55 (18.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 51 (16.89%) MS Exchange
14 47 (15.56%) DNS
14 47 (15.56%) SC Cleared
15 46 (15.23%) SQL
16 42 (13.91%) LAN
16 42 (13.91%) WAN
16 42 (13.91%) Red Hat
17 39 (12.91%) Apache
17 39 (12.91%) UNIX
17 39 (12.91%) vSphere
18 35 (11.59%) DHCP
19 34 (11.26%) Puppet
20 33 (10.93%) XenApp
20 33 (10.93%) Windows Server 2012
20 33 (10.93%) Perl
20 33 (10.93%) Migration
21 32 (10.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 31 (10.26%) Windows 7

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 51 (16.89%) MS Exchange
2 39 (12.91%) Apache
3 27 (8.94%) SharePoint
4 19 (6.29%) IIS
5 17 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (4.30%) JBoss
6 13 (4.30%) WebSphere
7 10 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (3.31%) Tomcat
7 10 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (2.98%) MediaWiki
8 9 (2.98%) nginx
8 9 (2.98%) Confluence
9 7 (2.32%) Lync
10 5 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.66%) Eucalyptus
10 5 (1.66%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.66%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 29 (9.60%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.99%) Summit
3 2 (0.66%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.30%) Office 365
2 7 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.66%) IaaS
5 1 (0.33%) SaaS
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 72 (23.84%) Firewall
2 47 (15.56%) DNS
3 42 (13.91%) LAN
3 42 (13.91%) WAN
4 35 (11.59%) DHCP
5 25 (8.28%) SAN
6 22 (7.28%) VPN
7 17 (5.63%) LDAP
8 14 (4.64%) TCP/IP
9 13 (4.30%) IPsec
9 13 (4.30%) Cisco PIX
10 10 (3.31%) Network Security
10 10 (3.31%) OSPF
10 10 (3.31%) BGP
11 8 (2.65%) EIGRP
11 8 (2.65%) VLAN
11 8 (2.65%) IPv6
12 7 (2.32%) Internet
12 7 (2.32%) VoIP
13 6 (1.99%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.29%) MySQL
2 18 (5.96%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (3.31%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.66%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.32%) JasperReports
6 4 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.32%) Ingres
6 4 (1.32%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.66%) DB2
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.66%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.33%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 23 (7.62%) Jenkins
2 20 (6.62%) Hudson
3 13 (4.30%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.31%) Subversion
5 9 (2.98%) JIRA
6 5 (1.66%) MSI
7 4 (1.32%) PHPUnit
8 2 (0.66%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.33%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.33%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.33%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.33%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 28 (9.27%) Finance
2 13 (4.30%) Retail
3 12 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.64%) Banking
5 6 (1.99%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.66%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.32%) Back Office
7 4 (1.32%) Electronics
7 4 (1.32%) Marketing
8 2 (0.66%) Military
9 1 (0.33%) Local Government
9 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (14.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 38 (12.58%) Support Engineer
3 33 (10.93%) 3rd Line Support
4 32 (10.60%) Consultant
5 29 (9.60%) Administrator
6 27 (8.94%) Architect
6 27 (8.94%) Analyst
7 25 (8.28%) DevOps Engineer
8 24 (7.95%) Server Engineer
9 21 (6.95%) Systems Administrator
9 21 (6.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 16 (5.30%) Linux Administrator
11 15 (4.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 15 (4.97%) Technical Architect
11 15 (4.97%) 2nd Line Support
12 14 (4.64%) Network Engineer
13 11 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (3.64%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 11 (3.64%) Storage Engineer
14 10 (3.31%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.97%) LAMP
2 8 (2.65%) Web Services
3 7 (2.32%) .NET
4 6 (1.99%) HTML
4 6 (1.99%) Middleware
5 5 (1.66%) CSS
5 5 (1.66%) Java EE
5 5 (1.66%) Application Packaging
6 4 (1.32%) Hibernate
6 4 (1.32%) DAO
6 4 (1.32%) JDBC
6 4 (1.32%) CGI
6 4 (1.32%) Laravel
7 2 (0.66%) BSON
7 2 (0.66%) jQuery
8 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.33%) REST
8 1 (0.33%) WCF
8 1 (0.33%) Ajax
8 1 (0.33%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.96%) Thin Client
2 18 (5.96%) Fat Client
3 17 (5.63%) Clustering
4 14 (4.64%) Blackberry
5 10 (3.31%) Wiki
6 6 (1.99%) Mobile Banking
6 6 (1.99%) Replication
7 5 (1.66%) FlexPod
7 5 (1.66%) Open Source
8 4 (1.32%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.32%) DTV
8 4 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.32%) Statistics
9 3 (0.99%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.99%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.66%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.66%) iPhone
10 2 (0.66%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 222 (73.51%) Windows
2 95 (31.46%) Linux
3 64 (21.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 55 (18.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (12.91%) UNIX
6 33 (10.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (10.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (10.26%) Windows 7
9 25 (8.28%) CentOS
10 19 (6.29%) Windows XP
11 16 (5.30%) Solaris
11 16 (5.30%) Ubuntu
12 10 (3.31%) Windows 8
13 9 (2.98%) Debian
14 6 (1.99%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.32%) Android
15 4 (1.32%) AIX
15 4 (1.32%) VMS
15 4 (1.32%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.99%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (19.21%) ITIL
2 33 (10.93%) Migration
3 28 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (9.27%) DevOps
4 26 (8.61%) Disaster Recovery
5 22 (7.28%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (6.29%) Configuration Management
7 14 (4.64%) Load Balancing
8 13 (4.30%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (3.64%) Data Migration
9 11 (3.64%) PRINCE
10 10 (3.31%) Change Control
11 9 (2.98%) Build Automation
11 9 (2.98%) Change Management
11 9 (2.98%) Service Management
12 8 (2.65%) TOGAF
12 8 (2.65%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (2.32%) Scrum
13 7 (2.32%) Business Continuity
13 7 (2.32%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (15.23%) SQL
2 33 (10.93%) Perl
3 31 (10.26%) Bash Shell
4 26 (8.61%) Java
4 26 (8.61%) Ruby
5 24 (7.95%) PHP
6 15 (4.97%) Python
7 13 (4.30%) PowerShell
8 8 (2.65%) VBScript
9 7 (2.32%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.99%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.66%) C
11 5 (1.66%) VB
12 4 (1.32%) Korn
13 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.33%) C#
14 1 (0.33%) PHP5
14 1 (0.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 76 (25.17%) Security Cleared
2 47 (15.56%) SC Cleared
3 30 (9.93%) DV Cleared
4 26 (8.61%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (7.95%) CCNA
6 21 (6.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (4.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (3.97%) MCSE
9 9 (2.98%) MCP
9 9 (2.98%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.99%) CCNP
11 4 (1.32%) VCP4
11 4 (1.32%) RHCE
11 4 (1.32%) CCA
11 4 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.99%) MCSA
12 3 (0.99%) CCEE
12 3 (0.99%) Degree
13 2 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.66%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.29%) SLA
2 4 (1.32%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.99%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.66%) QA
5 1 (0.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 158 (52.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 119 (39.40%) Active Directory
3 39 (12.91%) vSphere
4 33 (10.93%) XenApp
5 25 (8.28%) Hyper-V
6 24 (7.95%) XenServer
7 17 (5.63%) VMware Server
8 16 (5.30%) Samba
9 14 (4.64%) XenDesktop
10 12 (3.97%) VMware ESX
11 9 (2.98%) Postfix
11 9 (2.98%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (1.66%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (1.66%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.32%) NFS
13 4 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (0.99%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.99%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (0.66%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 34 (11.26%) Puppet
2 26 (8.61%) SCCM
3 21 (6.95%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (6.29%) Salt
5 12 (3.97%) ZABBIX
6 11 (3.64%) WSUS
7 10 (3.31%) NetBackup
7 10 (3.31%) Ansible
8 8 (2.65%) SELinux
9 7 (2.32%) Red Hat Satellite
9 7 (2.32%) yum
10 6 (1.99%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (1.66%) SCOM
11 5 (1.66%) HP SIM
11 5 (1.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (1.32%) Backup Exec
13 3 (0.99%) Nagios
13 3 (0.99%) logstash
14 2 (0.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 2 (0.66%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 107 (35.43%) Citrix
2 94 (31.13%) Microsoft
3 73 (24.17%) Cisco
4 42 (13.91%) Red Hat
5 24 (7.95%) HP
6 21 (6.95%) CheckPoint
6 21 (6.95%) Symantec
7 20 (6.62%) NetApp
8 18 (5.96%) Oracle
9 17 (5.63%) EMC
10 13 (4.30%) IBM
10 13 (4.30%) McAfee
11 10 (3.31%) SAP
12 9 (2.98%) Juniper
13 7 (2.32%) 3PAR
14 6 (1.99%) FalconStor
14 6 (1.99%) Unisys
14 6 (1.99%) Sophos
14 6 (1.99%) Wyse
14 6 (1.99%) Lotus
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