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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 46 48 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs citing VMware 120 117 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.24% 3.59% 5.17%
As % of the Vendors category 10.22% 8.80% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 56 103
Median daily rate £285 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £575 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 12
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 £19.03 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £53.50 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £22.72
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.57%
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
1174 1330 1373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.51% 40.77% 40.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 798 871
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 85 74
Median hourly rate £24.50 £22.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% +11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.19 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +11 40 £325 -38.09% 10
Wiltshire +17 25 £163 -46.72% 6
Gloucestershire +6 24 £350 +45.83% 12
Somerset +25 13 £238 -8.65% 5
Devon -9 9 £400 +45.45%
Dorset -8 6 £393 -12.77% 7
Cornwall +2 2 - - 8
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 209 (67.86%) Windows
2 149 (48.38%) Active Directory
3 146 (47.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 116 (37.66%) Windows Server
5 98 (31.82%) Microsoft
6 85 (27.60%) Security Cleared
7 75 (24.35%) Cisco
8 67 (21.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 66 (21.43%) Citrix
10 65 (21.10%) Windows 7
11 63 (20.45%) Migration
12 58 (18.83%) Firewall
13 56 (18.18%) Linux
13 56 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 50 (16.23%) SCCM
15 49 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
16 47 (15.26%) MS Exchange
17 45 (14.61%) DHCP
18 44 (14.29%) PowerShell
19 43 (13.96%) Office 365
20 42 (13.64%) SC Cleared
20 42 (13.64%) SQL
21 41 (13.31%) DNS
22 39 (12.66%) SQL Server
23 38 (12.34%) Hyper-V
23 38 (12.34%) vSphere
24 35 (11.36%) Finance
25 34 (11.04%) TCP/IP
25 34 (11.04%) SAN
26 33 (10.71%) Data Centre

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 47 (15.26%) MS Exchange
2 23 (7.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (6.17%) Confluence
5 18 (5.84%) SharePoint
6 15 (4.87%) Skype for Business
7 14 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.95%) MQSeries
9 4 (1.30%) IIS
10 3 (0.97%) Apache
10 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 22 (7.14%) MS Office
2 19 (6.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.32%) MS Project
3 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 43 (13.96%) Office 365
2 26 (8.44%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (4.87%) GitHub
5 3 (0.97%) IaaS
6 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.65%) PaaS
6 2 (0.65%) SaaS
7 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.32%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 58 (18.83%) Firewall
2 45 (14.61%) DHCP
3 41 (13.31%) DNS
4 34 (11.04%) SAN
4 34 (11.04%) TCP/IP
5 21 (6.82%) LAN
6 20 (6.49%) WAN
7 13 (4.22%) VoIP
8 12 (3.90%) VPN
9 11 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
10 10 (3.25%) Cisco ISE
10 10 (3.25%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (3.25%) NAS
11 7 (2.27%) Internet
11 7 (2.27%) LDAP
11 7 (2.27%) Network Security
11 7 (2.27%) Wireless
12 6 (1.95%) FTP
12 6 (1.95%) tcpdump
12 6 (1.95%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (2.92%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (2.27%) Star Schema
4 6 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.62%) MySQL
5 5 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.32%) Ingres
6 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.32%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (6.17%) Jenkins
1 19 (6.17%) JIRA
2 18 (5.84%) Maven
3 7 (2.27%) Hudson
3 7 (2.27%) MSI
4 4 (1.30%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.97%) Ant
5 3 (0.97%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.65%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.65%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.32%) Gradle
General
1 35 (11.36%) Finance
2 5 (1.62%) Back Office
2 5 (1.62%) Marketing
3 4 (1.30%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.97%) Electronics
4 3 (0.97%) Law
4 3 (0.97%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.65%) Banking
5 2 (0.65%) Local Government
6 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.32%) Military
6 1 (0.32%) Publishing
6 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 46 (14.94%) Architect
3 41 (13.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 40 (12.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 34 (11.04%) 3rd Line Support
6 33 (10.71%) Analyst
7 22 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (6.82%) VMware Engineer
9 20 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 19 (6.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 18 (5.84%) Infrastructure Support
12 17 (5.52%) Consultant
12 17 (5.52%) Infrastructure Architect
13 15 (4.87%) 2nd Line Support
13 15 (4.87%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 14 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
15 13 (4.22%) Administrator
15 13 (4.22%) Solutions Architect
16 12 (3.90%) Desktop Support
16 12 (3.90%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.44%) Web Services
2 23 (7.47%) REST
2 23 (7.47%) WSDL
2 23 (7.47%) XML
2 23 (7.47%) XSD
3 6 (1.95%) J2EE
4 2 (0.65%) 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%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.32%) Spring
5 1 (0.32%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.84%) NHS
3 11 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 11 (3.57%) Driving Licence
3 11 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 11 (3.57%) Private Cloud
3 11 (3.57%) Thin Client
4 8 (2.60%) Clustering
5 7 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.95%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.95%) iPad
7 5 (1.62%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.30%) Replication
9 3 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.65%) CESG
10 2 (0.65%) Health Informatics
10 2 (0.65%) Informatics
11 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.32%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 209 (67.86%) Windows
2 116 (37.66%) Windows Server
3 67 (21.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 65 (21.10%) Windows 7
5 56 (18.18%) Linux
5 56 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (10.39%) Windows 10
8 21 (6.82%) Unix
8 21 (6.82%) Windows 8
9 14 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (3.25%) Solaris
11 4 (1.30%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.97%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.65%) Android
13 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.65%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.32%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (20.45%) Migration
2 31 (10.06%) ITIL
3 27 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (8.12%) TOGAF
4 25 (8.12%) Virtual Environments
5 24 (7.79%) SOA
6 19 (6.17%) MODAF
7 15 (4.87%) Zachman Framework
8 14 (4.55%) Data Migration
8 14 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (4.22%) Service Delivery
10 12 (3.90%) Information Security
10 12 (3.90%) Knowledge Management
10 12 (3.90%) Problem Management
11 11 (3.57%) Kernel Tuning
11 11 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (3.57%) Security Architecture
11 11 (3.57%) SIEM
11 11 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
11 11 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 42 (13.64%) SQL
3 17 (5.52%) Shell Script
3 17 (5.52%) VBScript
4 9 (2.92%) Java
4 9 (2.92%) Perl
4 9 (2.92%) Python
5 8 (2.60%) VB
6 6 (1.95%) Bash Shell
6 6 (1.95%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.97%) C-shell
8 1 (0.32%) Groovy
8 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 85 (27.60%) Security Cleared
2 42 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 27 (8.77%) DV Cleared
4 20 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (4.87%) MCSA
5 15 (4.87%) MCSE
6 13 (4.22%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (3.90%) CISSP
8 11 (3.57%) CCNA
9 8 (2.60%) MCSD
10 6 (1.95%) Degree
11 5 (1.62%) MCP
12 4 (1.30%) CCNP
12 4 (1.30%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.97%) ISEB
13 3 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.97%) MCITP
13 3 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
14 2 (0.65%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.22%) HL7
2 12 (3.90%) PCI DSS
3 11 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.92%) SLA
5 5 (1.62%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.65%) QA
7 1 (0.32%) JSP 440
System Software
1 149 (48.38%) Active Directory
2 146 (47.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (12.34%) Hyper-V
3 38 (12.34%) vSphere
4 24 (7.79%) Xen
5 18 (5.84%) VMware ESX
6 16 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (4.22%) XenApp
8 11 (3.57%) Docker
8 11 (3.57%) XenDesktop
9 8 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (1.95%) Samba
11 6 (1.95%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (1.62%) Firmware
12 5 (1.62%) VMware Server
13 4 (1.30%) NFS
14 3 (0.97%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.65%) vCloud
15 2 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 50 (16.23%) SCCM
2 25 (8.12%) Microsoft Intune
3 16 (5.19%) WSUS
4 15 (4.87%) SCOM
5 11 (3.57%) Puppet
6 10 (3.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 10 (3.25%) Nagios
7 7 (2.27%) yum
8 5 (1.62%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.30%) Ansible
9 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (1.30%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (0.97%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.97%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.65%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.65%) Mesos
Vendors
1 98 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 75 (24.35%) Cisco
3 66 (21.43%) Citrix
4 21 (6.82%) Red Hat
5 13 (4.22%) HP
5 13 (4.22%) NetApp
5 13 (4.22%) Oracle
6 11 (3.57%) Cyber-Ark
6 11 (3.57%) Dell
6 11 (3.57%) Forcepoint
7 10 (3.25%) ArcSight
7 10 (3.25%) CheckPoint
8 7 (2.27%) Intel Security
9 6 (1.95%) EMC
9 6 (1.95%) F5
9 6 (1.95%) Veeam
9 6 (1.95%) Wyse
10 5 (1.62%) Juniper
10 5 (1.62%) TOWER Software
11 4 (1.30%) SAP
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £100 - £125 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £120.0 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West
Salt
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago