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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 33 44 27
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Contract jobs citing VMware 143 102 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.48% 4.16% 6.19%
As % of the Vendors category 11.22% 9.89% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 61 73
Average daily rate
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£355 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 20
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.40 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% -9.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £14.50 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £20.45 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
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
1275 1031 1155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.96% 42.05% 46.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 605 647
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 60 72
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.30 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.53% -10.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.01 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +25 37 £431 +1.47% 36
Wiltshire +10 27 £365 -21.50% 3
Gloucestershire -19 26 £228 -24.16% 13
Devon -8 24 £215 +43.33% 2
Somerset +4 15 £250 +25.00% 3
Dorset 0 7 - - 6
Cornwall - - - -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (71.15%) Windows
2 166 (53.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (39.42%) Active Directory
4 108 (34.62%) Citrix
5 104 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 98 (31.41%) Linux
7 86 (27.56%) Security Cleared
8 79 (25.32%) Cisco
9 78 (25.00%) Firewall
10 67 (21.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 63 (20.19%) ITIL
12 57 (18.27%) MS Exchange
13 56 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
14 53 (16.99%) DNS
15 50 (16.03%) SC Cleared
16 44 (14.10%) SQL
17 43 (13.78%) Apache
18 41 (13.14%) MS Excel
19 40 (12.82%) LAN
19 40 (12.82%) WAN
20 39 (12.50%) DHCP
20 39 (12.50%) Red Hat
21 38 (12.18%) UNIX
21 38 (12.18%) DV Cleared
22 36 (11.54%) vSphere
23 35 (11.22%) XenApp
24 34 (10.90%) Finance
24 34 (10.90%) SharePoint
25 33 (10.58%) Puppet
25 33 (10.58%) Windows Server 2012

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 57 (18.27%) MS Exchange
2 43 (13.78%) Apache
3 34 (10.90%) SharePoint
4 21 (6.73%) IIS
5 19 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (4.17%) WebSphere
6 13 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (2.88%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.56%) JBoss
10 7 (2.24%) Lync
10 7 (2.24%) MediaWiki
10 7 (2.24%) nginx
10 7 (2.24%) Confluence
11 5 (1.60%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.60%) Eucalyptus
12 4 (1.28%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.28%) SAS
12 4 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 41 (13.14%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.96%) Summit
2 2 (0.64%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.13%) Office 365
2 7 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.64%) IaaS
5 1 (0.32%) SaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 78 (25.00%) Firewall
2 53 (16.99%) DNS
3 40 (12.82%) LAN
3 40 (12.82%) WAN
4 39 (12.50%) DHCP
5 24 (7.69%) SAN
6 22 (7.05%) VPN
7 20 (6.41%) LDAP
8 19 (6.09%) Cisco PIX
9 13 (4.17%) TCP/IP
10 11 (3.53%) IPsec
11 9 (2.88%) BGP
11 9 (2.88%) OSPF
12 8 (2.56%) VLAN
12 8 (2.56%) Network Security
13 7 (2.24%) SSH
13 7 (2.24%) VoIP
13 7 (2.24%) HTTPS
13 7 (2.24%) Internet
14 6 (1.92%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.13%) SQL Server
1 16 (5.13%) MySQL
2 12 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (2.24%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.60%) JasperReports
5 5 (1.60%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.60%) Ingres
6 4 (1.28%) DB2
7 3 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.64%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 23 (7.37%) Jenkins
2 20 (6.41%) Hudson
3 11 (3.53%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.24%) JIRA
4 7 (2.24%) Subversion
5 5 (1.60%) PHPUnit
6 3 (0.96%) MSI
7 2 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.64%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.32%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.32%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.32%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.32%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 34 (10.90%) Finance
2 16 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 16 (5.13%) Retail
3 14 (4.49%) Banking
4 7 (2.24%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.28%) Back Office
6 3 (0.96%) Marketing
6 3 (0.96%) Electronics
7 2 (0.64%) Military
8 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.32%) Publishing
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (14.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 36 (11.54%) Support Engineer
3 33 (10.58%) Consultant
4 32 (10.26%) Architect
5 30 (9.62%) 3rd Line Support
6 28 (8.97%) Administrator
6 28 (8.97%) Analyst
7 24 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 23 (7.37%) Server Engineer
9 19 (6.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 19 (6.09%) Systems Administrator
10 17 (5.45%) Technical Architect
11 16 (5.13%) Network Engineer
12 15 (4.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 13 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
13 13 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
14 11 (3.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
15 10 (3.21%) Applications Architect
15 10 (3.21%) Systems Engineer
16 9 (2.88%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.81%) LAMP
2 11 (3.53%) Web Services
3 7 (2.24%) HTML
4 6 (1.92%) Middleware
4 6 (1.92%) .NET
4 6 (1.92%) CSS
4 6 (1.92%) JDBC
4 6 (1.92%) Laravel
5 5 (1.60%) DAO
5 5 (1.60%) Java EE
5 5 (1.60%) Hibernate
5 5 (1.60%) CGI
6 4 (1.28%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.64%) BSON
7 2 (0.64%) jQuery
8 1 (0.32%) Ajax
8 1 (0.32%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.32%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.69%) Thin Client
1 24 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 19 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.09%) Clustering
3 13 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 8 (2.56%) Wiki
5 7 (2.24%) FlexPod
5 7 (2.24%) Mobile Banking
6 6 (1.92%) Replication
7 5 (1.60%) Open Source
7 5 (1.60%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.60%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.28%) Statistics
9 3 (0.96%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.96%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.96%) DTV
10 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.64%) iPhone
10 2 (0.64%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 222 (71.15%) Windows
2 98 (31.41%) Linux
3 67 (21.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (12.18%) UNIX
6 33 (10.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (10.26%) Windows 7
8 30 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (8.97%) CentOS
10 22 (7.05%) Solaris
11 18 (5.77%) Ubuntu
12 17 (5.45%) Windows XP
13 7 (2.24%) Windows 8
13 7 (2.24%) Debian
13 7 (2.24%) VMS
14 6 (1.92%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.28%) Android
16 3 (0.96%) Windows NT
16 3 (0.96%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (20.19%) ITIL
2 32 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (9.29%) Migration
4 26 (8.33%) DevOps
5 22 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (6.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (5.45%) Configuration Management
8 12 (3.85%) Change Control
8 12 (3.85%) Load Balancing
9 11 (3.53%) Data Migration
9 11 (3.53%) TOGAF
9 11 (3.53%) PRINCE
10 10 (3.21%) Service Management
10 10 (3.21%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (3.21%) Capacity Management
11 9 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (2.56%) Business Continuity
13 7 (2.24%) Build Automation
13 7 (2.24%) Process Management
13 7 (2.24%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 44 (14.10%) SQL
2 32 (10.26%) Perl
3 31 (9.94%) Bash Shell
4 27 (8.65%) PHP
5 24 (7.69%) Java
6 23 (7.37%) Ruby
7 11 (3.53%) PowerShell
8 8 (2.56%) Python
9 7 (2.24%) Korn
9 7 (2.24%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.60%) C
10 5 (1.60%) VBScript
11 3 (0.96%) VB
11 3 (0.96%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.32%) PHP5
12 1 (0.32%) Groovy
12 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 86 (27.56%) Security Cleared
2 50 (16.03%) SC Cleared
3 38 (12.18%) DV Cleared
4 27 (8.65%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (7.69%) CCNA
6 15 (4.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (3.85%) MCSE
9 10 (3.21%) MCP
10 7 (2.24%) CCNP
11 4 (1.28%) CCA
11 4 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (1.28%) MCSA
11 4 (1.28%) Degree
12 3 (0.96%) CCEE
13 2 (0.64%) ISEB
13 2 (0.64%) CCAA
13 2 (0.64%) VCP5
13 2 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.97%) SLA
2 4 (1.28%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.28%) QA
3 3 (0.96%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 166 (53.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 123 (39.42%) Active Directory
3 36 (11.54%) vSphere
4 35 (11.22%) XenApp
5 31 (9.94%) Hyper-V
6 24 (7.69%) XenServer
7 18 (5.77%) Samba
7 18 (5.77%) XenDesktop
8 15 (4.81%) VMware Server
9 14 (4.49%) VMware ESX
10 8 (2.56%) NFS
10 8 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (2.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 7 (2.24%) Postfix
12 5 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (1.60%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.64%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 1 (0.32%) Squid
Systems Management
1 33 (10.58%) Puppet
2 21 (6.73%) SCCM
2 21 (6.73%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (6.41%) Salt
4 12 (3.85%) NetBackup
5 10 (3.21%) ZABBIX
5 10 (3.21%) WSUS
6 8 (2.56%) HP SIM
6 8 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 8 (2.56%) Ansible
6 8 (2.56%) SELinux
7 7 (2.24%) yum
8 6 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.60%) SCOM
9 5 (1.60%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (0.96%) Nagios
10 3 (0.96%) logstash
11 2 (0.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 108 (34.62%) Citrix
2 104 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 79 (25.32%) Cisco
4 39 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 28 (8.97%) HP
6 24 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 23 (7.37%) Symantec
8 22 (7.05%) NetApp
9 20 (6.41%) Oracle
10 19 (6.09%) EMC
11 14 (4.49%) IBM
11 14 (4.49%) McAfee
12 12 (3.85%) SAP
13 10 (3.21%) Sophos
14 9 (2.88%) 3PAR
14 9 (2.88%) Juniper
15 8 (2.56%) Unisys
16 6 (1.92%) Wyse
16 6 (1.92%) AppSense
17 5 (1.60%) Veeam
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