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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 43 43 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware 124 135 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.26% 4.03% 5.20%
As % of the Vendors category 9.97% 9.85% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 69 99
Median daily rate £320 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.92% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 7
Median hourly rate £24.50 £19.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.64% -2.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £19.01 £17.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £26.00 £24.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.32 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+24.28% +6.29%
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
1244 1370 1267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.76% 40.86% 40.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 840 797
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £175 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 94 66
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.60 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.35% +2.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.96 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Bristol 0 45 £350 - 16
Wiltshire +6 26 £308 -19.07% 9
Somerset +21 17 £225 -13.46% 8
Gloucestershire +9 17 £306 +72.53% 25
Devon -1 9 £338 +68.75% 3
Dorset -19 3 £393 +38.93% 4
Cornwall - 2 - - 5
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 217 (68.67%) Windows
2 158 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 152 (48.10%) Active Directory
4 119 (37.66%) Windows Server
5 102 (32.28%) Microsoft
6 80 (25.32%) Security Cleared
7 72 (22.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 70 (22.15%) Citrix
9 67 (21.20%) Cisco
9 67 (21.20%) Migration
10 65 (20.57%) Windows 7
11 59 (18.67%) Linux
12 57 (18.04%) Windows Server 2008
13 54 (17.09%) Firewall
14 51 (16.14%) MS Exchange
14 51 (16.14%) SCCM
15 49 (15.51%) Windows Server 2003
16 45 (14.24%) SQL
16 45 (14.24%) SC Cleared
16 45 (14.24%) PowerShell
17 41 (12.97%) Office 365
18 40 (12.66%) Hyper-V
18 40 (12.66%) Finance
18 40 (12.66%) SQL Server
19 36 (11.39%) DHCP
19 36 (11.39%) SAN
20 34 (10.76%) DNS
21 32 (10.13%) vSphere
22 31 (9.81%) ITIL
23 30 (9.49%) 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 (16.14%) MS Exchange
2 24 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (7.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (6.01%) SharePoint
5 18 (5.70%) Confluence
6 17 (5.38%) Skype for Business
7 15 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (2.22%) MQSeries
9 6 (1.90%) Apache
10 4 (1.27%) IIS
11 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 27 (8.54%) MS Office
2 20 (6.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.63%) MS Project
5 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 41 (12.97%) Office 365
2 30 (9.49%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (5.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (4.75%) GitHub
5 4 (1.27%) IaaS
6 3 (0.95%) SaaS
7 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.63%) PaaS
8 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.32%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 54 (17.09%) Firewall
2 36 (11.39%) DHCP
2 36 (11.39%) SAN
3 34 (10.76%) DNS
4 29 (9.18%) TCP/IP
5 22 (6.96%) LAN
5 22 (6.96%) WAN
6 15 (4.75%) VPN
7 13 (4.11%) Remote Desktop
8 12 (3.80%) NAS
9 11 (3.48%) LDAP
10 10 (3.16%) Cisco ISE
10 10 (3.16%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (2.85%) VoIP
12 8 (2.53%) Network Security
13 7 (2.22%) FTP
13 7 (2.22%) HTTP
13 7 (2.22%) HTTPS
13 7 (2.22%) IPsec
14 6 (1.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.48%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (2.53%) MySQL
3 8 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.22%) Star Schema
5 6 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.27%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.32%) DTS
8 1 (0.32%) Ingres
8 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.32%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (6.01%) Jenkins
2 18 (5.70%) JIRA
2 18 (5.70%) Maven
3 7 (2.22%) Hudson
3 7 (2.22%) MSI
4 4 (1.27%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.95%) Ant
5 3 (0.95%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.63%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.63%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.32%) Gradle
General
1 40 (12.66%) Finance
2 5 (1.58%) Back Office
2 5 (1.58%) Marketing
3 4 (1.27%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.95%) Banking
4 3 (0.95%) Electronics
4 3 (0.95%) Law
4 3 (0.95%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.95%) Retail
5 2 (0.63%) Local Government
5 2 (0.63%) Military
6 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (17.41%) Architect
2 51 (16.14%) Support Engineer
3 43 (13.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 42 (13.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 33 (10.44%) 3rd Line Support
6 32 (10.13%) Analyst
7 24 (7.59%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 23 (7.28%) VMware Engineer
9 21 (6.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 21 (6.65%) Infrastructure Architect
10 19 (6.01%) Consultant
10 19 (6.01%) Infrastructure Support
10 19 (6.01%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (4.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 15 (4.75%) Windows Engineer
12 14 (4.43%) Technical Architect
13 13 (4.11%) Administrator
13 13 (4.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 12 (3.80%) Network Engineer
15 11 (3.48%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.23%) Web Services
2 23 (7.28%) REST
2 23 (7.28%) WSDL
2 23 (7.28%) XML
2 23 (7.28%) XSD
3 7 (2.22%) J2EE
4 2 (0.63%) Middleware
5 1 (0.32%) .NET
5 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.32%) JSON
5 1 (0.32%) JSON-LD
5 1 (0.32%) OAuth2
5 1 (0.32%) RESTful
5 1 (0.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.49%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.70%) NHS
3 14 (4.43%) Fat Client
3 14 (4.43%) Thin Client
4 11 (3.48%) Driving Licence
4 11 (3.48%) Private Cloud
5 10 (3.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (2.85%) iPad
7 7 (2.22%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.22%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.90%) Clustering
9 4 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.27%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.27%) Replication
10 3 (0.95%) CESG
10 3 (0.95%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.95%) iPhone
10 3 (0.95%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.63%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 217 (68.67%) Windows
2 119 (37.66%) Windows Server
3 72 (22.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 65 (20.57%) Windows 7
5 59 (18.67%) Linux
6 57 (18.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (15.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (9.18%) Windows 10
9 20 (6.33%) Unix
9 20 (6.33%) Windows 8
10 8 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.27%) Solaris
12 3 (0.95%) Android
13 2 (0.63%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.32%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.32%) RancherOS
14 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (21.20%) Migration
2 31 (9.81%) ITIL
3 29 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (8.23%) Virtual Environments
5 25 (7.91%) TOGAF
6 24 (7.59%) SOA
7 19 (6.01%) MODAF
8 16 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (4.75%) Zachman Framework
10 14 (4.43%) Data Migration
10 14 (4.43%) Service Delivery
10 14 (4.43%) SIEM
11 13 (4.11%) Technical Architecture
12 12 (3.80%) Knowledge Management
13 11 (3.48%) Information Security
14 10 (3.16%) Content Management
14 10 (3.16%) DDoS Mitigation
14 10 (3.16%) Problem Management
14 10 (3.16%) Security Architecture
14 10 (3.16%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (14.24%) PowerShell
1 45 (14.24%) SQL
2 19 (6.01%) VBScript
3 14 (4.43%) Java
3 14 (4.43%) Shell Script
4 13 (4.11%) Python
5 10 (3.16%) Perl
6 8 (2.53%) VB
7 6 (1.90%) Bash Shell
7 6 (1.90%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.27%) C++
9 3 (0.95%) C-shell
10 2 (0.63%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.32%) Groovy
11 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 80 (25.32%) Security Cleared
2 45 (14.24%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (5.70%) DV Cleared
5 15 (4.75%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (4.75%) MCSA
6 14 (4.43%) MCSE
7 13 (4.11%) CCNA
8 12 (3.80%) CISSP
9 8 (2.53%) MCSD
10 7 (2.22%) Degree
11 6 (1.90%) CCNP
12 4 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.95%) ISEB
14 2 (0.63%) CCA
14 2 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (0.63%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.63%) MCITP
14 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.63%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.11%) HL7
2 11 (3.48%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.22%) SLA
5 5 (1.58%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.95%) QA
7 2 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.32%) JSP 440
System Software
1 158 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 152 (48.10%) Active Directory
3 40 (12.66%) Hyper-V
4 32 (10.13%) vSphere
5 26 (8.23%) VMware ESX
6 25 (7.91%) Xen
7 20 (6.33%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (6.01%) XenApp
9 17 (5.38%) XenDesktop
10 10 (3.16%) Docker
11 8 (2.53%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (2.22%) Samba
13 6 (1.90%) Firmware
13 6 (1.90%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (1.90%) VMware Server
14 4 (1.27%) NFS
14 4 (1.27%) XenServer
15 3 (0.95%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 51 (16.14%) SCCM
2 24 (7.59%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (4.43%) SCOM
4 12 (3.80%) WSUS
5 11 (3.48%) Nagios
5 11 (3.48%) Puppet
6 10 (3.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 8 (2.53%) ZABBIX
8 4 (1.27%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (0.95%) Ansible
9 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.63%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.63%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.63%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.63%) Mesos
10 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.63%) yum
11 1 (0.32%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 102 (32.28%) Microsoft
2 70 (22.15%) Citrix
3 67 (21.20%) Cisco
4 17 (5.38%) NetApp
4 17 (5.38%) Red Hat
5 16 (5.06%) Oracle
6 12 (3.80%) Dell
6 12 (3.80%) Forcepoint
7 11 (3.48%) Cyber-Ark
8 10 (3.16%) ArcSight
8 10 (3.16%) CheckPoint
8 10 (3.16%) HP
8 10 (3.16%) Wyse
9 8 (2.53%) Veeam
10 7 (2.22%) AppSense
10 7 (2.22%) F5
10 7 (2.22%) Intel Security
11 5 (1.58%) EMC
12 4 (1.27%) Juniper
12 4 (1.27%) SAP
Cornwall
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago