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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 28 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware 153 133 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.48% 4.16% 4.88%
As % of the Vendors category 13.01% 10.04% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 81 92
Median daily rate £300 £340 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 20
Median hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.85 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £39.68 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +2.22%
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
1176 1325 1354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.09% 41.46% 41.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 849 843
Median daily rate £350 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £497 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 62 127
Median hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +54.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £46.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Wiltshire +18 57 £320 +5.78% 5
Gloucestershire +5 29 £153 -44.54% 8
Bristol +9 20 £310 -17.33% 19
Devon +5 16 £186 -59.72% 1
Cornwall - 9 £350 - 1
Somerset +16 6 £325 -18.75% 6
Dorset -7 6 £225 +26.76% 9
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 185 (68.27%) Windows
2 140 (51.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (45.76%) Active Directory
4 109 (40.22%) Windows Server
5 91 (33.58%) Security Cleared
6 77 (28.41%) Microsoft
7 71 (26.20%) Cisco
8 68 (25.09%) SC Cleared
9 56 (20.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 55 (20.30%) Linux
11 54 (19.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 52 (19.19%) Windows 7
13 45 (16.61%) Windows Server 2003
14 43 (15.87%) ITIL
14 43 (15.87%) PowerShell
15 40 (14.76%) SAN
16 38 (14.02%) Citrix
17 35 (12.92%) MS Exchange
18 34 (12.55%) DNS
19 33 (12.18%) DHCP
19 33 (12.18%) vSphere
19 33 (12.18%) SCCM
19 33 (12.18%) Data Centre
20 32 (11.81%) Firewall
21 31 (11.44%) Migration
21 31 (11.44%) SQL
21 31 (11.44%) HP
21 31 (11.44%) Office 365
22 30 (11.07%) Hyper-V
23 29 (10.70%) Red Hat

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 35 (12.92%) MS Exchange
2 23 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (4.80%) Skype for Business
4 10 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (3.32%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.21%) Confluence
7 5 (1.85%) Apache
7 5 (1.85%) IIS
8 4 (1.48%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.37%) MQSeries
Applications
1 26 (9.59%) MS Office
2 23 (8.49%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.37%) MS Project
5 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.37%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.44%) Office 365
2 13 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.11%) IaaS
4 3 (1.11%) SaaS
5 1 (0.37%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.37%) PaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 40 (14.76%) SAN
2 34 (12.55%) DNS
3 33 (12.18%) DHCP
4 32 (11.81%) Firewall
5 28 (10.33%) TCP/IP
6 23 (8.49%) LAN
7 22 (8.12%) VoIP
8 21 (7.75%) WAN
9 14 (5.17%) NAS
10 9 (3.32%) Wireless
11 8 (2.95%) VPN
12 6 (2.21%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (1.85%) Network Security
13 5 (1.85%) SSL
14 4 (1.48%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (1.48%) Cisco Wireless
14 4 (1.48%) NetScaler
14 4 (1.48%) SMTP
15 3 (1.11%) Ethernet
15 3 (1.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (2.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.58%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.74%) Ingres
6 2 (0.74%) MySQL
6 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.37%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (2.58%) MSI
2 6 (2.21%) JIRA
3 3 (1.11%) InstallShield
3 3 (1.11%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.37%) Ant
5 1 (0.37%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.37%) Hudson
5 1 (0.37%) Maven
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (6.64%) Finance
2 13 (4.80%) Military
3 10 (3.69%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.21%) Back Office
5 4 (1.48%) Games
6 3 (1.11%) Local Government
7 2 (0.74%) Banking
7 2 (0.74%) Law
8 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.37%) Billing
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (19.19%) Support Engineer
2 43 (15.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (12.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 26 (9.59%) 3rd Line Support
4 26 (9.59%) Analyst
5 21 (7.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (7.01%) Architect
7 18 (6.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 17 (6.27%) 2nd Line Support
8 17 (6.27%) VMware Engineer
9 16 (5.90%) Infrastructure Support
10 14 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 14 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 14 (5.17%) Administrator
10 14 (5.17%) Desktop Support
11 11 (4.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
11 11 (4.06%) DBA
11 11 (4.06%) Problem Manager
11 11 (4.06%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (4.06%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.74%) .NET
2 1 (0.37%) J2EE
2 1 (0.37%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.37%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.18%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.75%) Replication
3 15 (5.54%) Fat Client
3 15 (5.54%) Thin Client
4 14 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.17%) Clustering
5 11 (4.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (3.32%) Client/Server
6 9 (3.32%) Driving Licence
6 9 (3.32%) Reference Data
7 7 (2.58%) VCE vBlock
8 5 (1.85%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.48%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.48%) CESG
9 4 (1.48%) EMC VNX
9 4 (1.48%) NHS
9 4 (1.48%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.11%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.74%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 185 (68.27%) Windows
2 109 (40.22%) Windows Server
3 56 (20.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 55 (20.30%) Linux
5 54 (19.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (19.19%) Windows 7
7 45 (16.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (9.23%) Windows 10
9 20 (7.38%) Solaris
9 20 (7.38%) Unix
10 19 (7.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (4.80%) Windows 8
12 6 (2.21%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.85%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.48%) Apple iOS
15 3 (1.11%) Android
16 2 (0.74%) Debian
16 2 (0.74%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.74%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (15.87%) ITIL
2 31 (11.44%) Migration
3 20 (7.38%) Change Management
4 19 (7.01%) Problem Management
5 17 (6.27%) DevOps
5 17 (6.27%) Project Management
6 15 (5.54%) Service Management
7 14 (5.17%) Information Security
7 14 (5.17%) Service Delivery
7 14 (5.17%) Time Management
8 13 (4.80%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (4.80%) Business Continuity
9 10 (3.69%) Application Virtualisation
10 9 (3.32%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (3.32%) Data Security
10 9 (3.32%) High Availability
10 9 (3.32%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (3.32%) Server Virtualisation
11 8 (2.95%) Incident Management
11 8 (2.95%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 43 (15.87%) PowerShell
2 31 (11.44%) SQL
3 14 (5.17%) VBScript
4 11 (4.06%) Shell Script
5 10 (3.69%) C
5 10 (3.69%) T-SQL
5 10 (3.69%) VB
6 8 (2.95%) Python
7 4 (1.48%) AWK
7 4 (1.48%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.74%) C#
9 1 (0.37%) C-shell
9 1 (0.37%) Java
9 1 (0.37%) Perl
9 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 91 (33.58%) Security Cleared
2 68 (25.09%) SC Cleared
3 21 (7.75%) DV Cleared
4 16 (5.90%) ITIL Certification
4 16 (5.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (5.17%) CCNA
5 14 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (4.80%) MCSE
7 10 (3.69%) DBS Check
8 8 (2.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.58%) Degree
9 7 (2.58%) MCITP
9 7 (2.58%) MCSA
10 4 (1.48%) MCP
11 3 (1.11%) CCNP
11 3 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.11%) RHCE
12 2 (0.74%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.74%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.43%) PCI DSS
1 12 (4.43%) SLA
2 11 (4.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.21%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.11%) JSP 440
4 3 (1.11%) QA
5 2 (0.74%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 140 (51.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 124 (45.76%) Active Directory
3 33 (12.18%) vSphere
4 30 (11.07%) Hyper-V
5 13 (4.80%) XenApp
6 12 (4.43%) VMware ESX
6 12 (4.43%) XenDesktop
7 11 (4.06%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (3.69%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (2.95%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (2.95%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (2.58%) Docker
11 6 (2.21%) NFS
12 5 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (1.48%) BitLocker
13 4 (1.48%) Firmware
13 4 (1.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (1.11%) Terminal Services
14 3 (1.11%) VMware Server
14 3 (1.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (12.18%) SCCM
2 25 (9.23%) Puppet
3 16 (5.90%) Ansible
4 13 (4.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 10 (3.69%) WSUS
6 9 (3.32%) McAfee ePO
6 9 (3.32%) NetBackup
7 8 (2.95%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (2.21%) Packer
8 6 (2.21%) Terraform
8 6 (2.21%) vRealize
9 5 (1.85%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (1.85%) yum
10 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (1.48%) SCOM
10 4 (1.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (1.48%) Zenoss
11 3 (1.11%) Backup Exec
11 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (1.11%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 77 (28.41%) Microsoft
2 71 (26.20%) Cisco
3 38 (14.02%) Citrix
4 31 (11.44%) HP
5 29 (10.70%) Red Hat
6 15 (5.54%) Dell
7 14 (5.17%) Intel Security
8 11 (4.06%) Symantec
8 11 (4.06%) Veeam
9 10 (3.69%) EMC
10 9 (3.32%) Oracle
10 9 (3.32%) Splunk
11 8 (2.95%) CheckPoint
11 8 (2.95%) Wyse
12 7 (2.58%) Apple
12 7 (2.58%) NetApp
13 6 (2.21%) Veritas
14 5 (1.85%) AppSense
14 5 (1.85%) Remedy
14 5 (1.85%) TOWER Software
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