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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 30 33 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing VMware 159 152 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.34% 4.71% 3.93%
As % of the Vendors category 13.17% 11.78% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 97 58
Average daily rate £340 £375 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.03 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.39% +14.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £16.35 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.15 £34.00 £20.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
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
1207 1290 1063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.52% 40.01% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 773 610
Average daily rate £356 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 75 62
Average hourly rate £19.00 £24.38 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +54.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.53 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £30.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 11 February 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the South West region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 54 £340 -6.84% 6
Bristol -4 36 £320 -27.88% 19
Gloucestershire +17 34 £300 +71.42% 18
Devon -16 9 £190 - 4
Dorset +3 8 £173 -41.27% 8
Somerset -6 6 £410 +64.00% 2
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 221 (81.55%) Windows
2 168 (61.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 144 (53.14%) Active Directory
4 119 (43.91%) Windows Server
5 111 (40.96%) Microsoft
6 84 (31.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 78 (28.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 68 (25.09%) Linux
8 68 (25.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 61 (22.51%) Cisco
10 59 (21.77%) MS Exchange
11 55 (20.30%) Citrix
12 54 (19.93%) Security Cleared
13 53 (19.56%) ITIL
14 50 (18.45%) vSphere
15 46 (16.97%) Hyper-V
15 46 (16.97%) Windows 7
16 45 (16.61%) HP
17 44 (16.24%) DNS
18 39 (14.39%) DHCP
18 39 (14.39%) SAN
19 38 (14.02%) Firewall
20 35 (12.92%) PowerShell
21 34 (12.55%) Agile Software Development
22 32 (11.81%) Puppet
22 32 (11.81%) VMware ESXi
22 32 (11.81%) DevOps
23 31 (11.44%) Exchange Server 2010
24 30 (11.07%) SCCM
24 30 (11.07%) VMware ESX

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 59 (21.77%) MS Exchange
2 31 (11.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (10.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (5.90%) SharePoint
4 16 (5.90%) Skype for Business
5 15 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (3.69%) OpenStack
7 8 (2.95%) nginx
8 7 (2.58%) Apache
9 5 (1.85%) IIS
9 5 (1.85%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.11%) Eucalyptus
11 3 (1.11%) JBoss
12 2 (0.74%) Confluence
12 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.74%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.74%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (10.33%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.27%) MS Office
3 4 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.12%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.90%) Office 365
3 11 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.74%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.74%) SaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.37%) IaaS
5 1 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 44 (16.24%) DNS
2 39 (14.39%) DHCP
2 39 (14.39%) SAN
3 38 (14.02%) Firewall
4 19 (7.01%) LAN
5 16 (5.90%) TCP/IP
6 15 (5.54%) WAN
7 11 (4.06%) VoIP
8 10 (3.69%) Ethernet
8 10 (3.69%) NAS
8 10 (3.69%) Remote Desktop
9 9 (3.32%) Skype
9 9 (3.32%) SSL
9 9 (3.32%) VPN
10 6 (2.21%) Internet
10 6 (2.21%) Network Security
10 6 (2.21%) Unified Communications
11 5 (1.85%) HTTP
11 5 (1.85%) HTTPS
11 5 (1.85%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.12%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (1.85%) MySQL
4 4 (1.48%) Redis
4 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.74%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.74%) MariaDB
5 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.37%) Big Data
6 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.37%) DTS
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (10.33%) Jenkins
2 23 (8.49%) Git (software)
3 16 (5.90%) Maven
4 5 (1.85%) Subversion
5 2 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.74%) GitLab
5 2 (0.74%) JIRA
5 2 (0.74%) RSpec
5 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.37%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (7.38%) Finance
2 13 (4.80%) Back Office
3 6 (2.21%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.48%) Banking
5 2 (0.74%) Military
6 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (14.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (12.55%) 3rd Line Support
3 33 (12.18%) Support Engineer
4 27 (9.96%) VMware Engineer
5 22 (8.12%) Administrator
6 21 (7.75%) Systems Administrator
7 19 (7.01%) Analyst
8 17 (6.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 15 (5.54%) Architect
9 15 (5.54%) Windows Engineer
10 13 (4.80%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (4.43%) 2nd Line Support
11 12 (4.43%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (3.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
13 9 (3.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 9 (3.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 9 (3.32%) IT Engineer
13 9 (3.32%) Network Engineer
13 9 (3.32%) Security Engineer
13 9 (3.32%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.64%) MCollective
2 11 (4.06%) Web Services
3 9 (3.32%) .NET
4 5 (1.85%) Middleware
5 4 (1.48%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (1.11%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.11%) J2EE
6 3 (1.11%) Java EE
6 3 (1.11%) WCF
7 2 (0.74%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (0.74%) REST
7 2 (0.74%) Servlets
7 2 (0.74%) SOAP
8 1 (0.37%) CGI
8 1 (0.37%) COM
8 1 (0.37%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.86%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.43%) Fat Client
2 12 (4.43%) Thin Client
3 11 (4.06%) Replication
4 6 (2.21%) Clustering
4 6 (2.21%) HP Storage
5 5 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.85%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.48%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.11%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.11%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.11%) Statistics
8 2 (0.74%) AS400
8 2 (0.74%) CESG
8 2 (0.74%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.74%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.74%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.74%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 221 (81.55%) Windows
2 119 (43.91%) Windows Server
3 84 (31.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 78 (28.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (25.09%) Linux
5 68 (25.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 46 (16.97%) Windows 7
7 14 (5.17%) Unix
8 12 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (3.69%) CentOS
9 10 (3.69%) Windows XP
10 8 (2.95%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.85%) Windows 10
12 4 (1.48%) Fedora
12 4 (1.48%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (1.11%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.74%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.74%) SmartOS
14 2 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (19.56%) ITIL
2 34 (12.55%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (11.81%) DevOps
4 29 (10.70%) Configuration Management
5 26 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (9.59%) Migration
6 19 (7.01%) Scrum
6 19 (7.01%) Service Management
7 16 (5.90%) Build Automation
8 14 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (5.17%) Open Source
9 13 (4.80%) Incident Management
10 12 (4.43%) Service Delivery
11 11 (4.06%) Information Security
12 10 (3.69%) Data Protection
12 10 (3.69%) PRINCE
12 10 (3.69%) Problem Management
12 10 (3.69%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (2.58%) Project Management
14 6 (2.21%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (12.92%) PowerShell
2 26 (9.59%) Bash Shell
3 24 (8.86%) Ruby
3 24 (8.86%) SQL
4 18 (6.64%) JavaScript
5 13 (4.80%) Python
6 9 (3.32%) Java
7 7 (2.58%) Perl
8 6 (2.21%) C#
9 4 (1.48%) C
9 4 (1.48%) VB
9 4 (1.48%) VBScript
10 2 (0.74%) PHP
10 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 54 (19.93%) Security Cleared
2 27 (9.96%) SC Cleared
3 22 (8.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (6.64%) DV Cleared
5 17 (6.27%) MCSE
6 14 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (4.80%) CCNA
7 13 (4.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (4.43%) MCSA
9 4 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.48%) Degree
9 4 (1.48%) MCITP
10 2 (0.74%) CCNP
10 2 (0.74%) CISSP
10 2 (0.74%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.74%) ISEB
10 2 (0.74%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.37%) CCDA
11 1 (0.37%) MCP
11 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.58%) QA
2 6 (2.21%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (2.21%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.85%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.85%) SLA
4 3 (1.11%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.74%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 168 (61.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 144 (53.14%) Active Directory
3 50 (18.45%) vSphere
4 46 (16.97%) Hyper-V
5 32 (11.81%) VMware ESXi
6 30 (11.07%) VMware ESX
7 13 (4.80%) XenApp
8 8 (2.95%) XenDesktop
9 7 (2.58%) KVM
10 5 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (1.85%) XenServer
11 4 (1.48%) vCloud
11 4 (1.48%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (1.11%) Firmware
12 3 (1.11%) Xen
13 2 (0.74%) Docker
13 2 (0.74%) Snort
13 2 (0.74%) Squid
13 2 (0.74%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.74%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 32 (11.81%) Puppet
2 30 (11.07%) SCCM
3 29 (10.70%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (4.43%) WSUS
5 10 (3.69%) NetBackup
6 9 (3.32%) Ansible
7 7 (2.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 6 (2.21%) Nagios
8 6 (2.21%) SCOM
9 5 (1.85%) Ganglia
9 5 (1.85%) Graphite
9 5 (1.85%) Kibana
9 5 (1.85%) Nessus
9 5 (1.85%) Riemann
10 4 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (1.48%) Windows Intune
11 3 (1.11%) Backup Exec
11 3 (1.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.74%) OpenView
12 2 (0.74%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 111 (40.96%) Microsoft
2 61 (22.51%) Cisco
3 55 (20.30%) Citrix
4 45 (16.61%) HP
5 18 (6.64%) NetApp
6 16 (5.90%) Symantec
7 15 (5.54%) Red Hat
8 10 (3.69%) Dell
8 10 (3.69%) Sophos
9 9 (3.32%) Oracle
10 8 (2.95%) EMC
10 8 (2.95%) IBM
11 7 (2.58%) Intel Security
11 7 (2.58%) Veeam
12 6 (2.21%) 3PAR
12 6 (2.21%) Hitachi
13 4 (1.48%) AppSense
13 4 (1.48%) CA
13 4 (1.48%) CommVault
13 4 (1.48%) Wyse
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