The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 29 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware 18 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.37% 6.56% 9.84%
As % of the Vendors category 13.95% 17.07% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 20
Average daily rate
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£340 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £423 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £21.75 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.15 £30.00 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -15.21%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Vendors Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
129 123 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 38.51% 38.44% 57.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 87 99
Average daily rate £370 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.73% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 30
Average hourly rate £12.50 £21.15 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.89% +7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £14.43 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £36.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Southampton region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Southampton region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
2 22 (64.71%) Windows
3 21 (61.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (38.24%) SQL
5 13 (38.24%) vSphere
5 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 12 (35.29%) Citrix
6 12 (35.29%) PowerShell
7 11 (32.35%) Linux
8 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (23.53%) Oracle
10 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (20.59%) SCCM
10 7 (20.59%) XenApp
10 7 (20.59%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
11 6 (17.65%) SCOM
11 6 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (17.65%) SAN
11 6 (17.65%) MCSE
11 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
12 5 (14.71%) DNS
12 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
12 5 (14.71%) WebLogic
12 5 (14.71%) VBScript
12 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
12 5 (14.71%) Middleware
12 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (14.71%) WebLogic
2 4 (11.76%) IIS
2 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.88%) Lync
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) MS Office
3 2 (5.88%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) SAN
2 5 (14.71%) DNS
2 5 (14.71%) FCoE
2 5 (14.71%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (14.71%) NetScaler
3 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.82%) Internet
3 3 (8.82%) Firewall
4 2 (5.88%) Unified Communications
4 2 (5.88%) NAS
4 2 (5.88%) Extranet
4 2 (5.88%) Intranet
5 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.94%) Ant
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Architect
3 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (8.82%) Wintel Support
4 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Technical Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.94%) IT Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Middleware
2 3 (8.82%) HTML
3 2 (5.88%) HTML5
3 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 2 (5.88%) jQuery
3 2 (5.88%) .NET
3 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.88%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) XHTML
4 1 (2.94%) Ajax
4 1 (2.94%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) GIS
3 1 (2.94%) PKI
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 22 (64.71%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (32.35%) Linux
5 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (5.88%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (5.88%) Android
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
2 3 (8.82%) ITIL
2 3 (8.82%) Migration
3 2 (5.88%) DevOps
3 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (5.88%) Content Management
3 2 (5.88%) Scrum
3 2 (5.88%) Change Management
3 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.88%) Workflow
3 2 (5.88%) SOA
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.94%) Project Management
4 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.94%) Data Management
4 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.94%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.94%) Web Development
4 1 (2.94%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) SQL
2 12 (35.29%) PowerShell
3 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
4 5 (14.71%) VBScript
4 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
5 4 (11.76%) Java
6 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.88%) Ruby
7 2 (5.88%) C#
7 2 (5.88%) PHP
7 2 (5.88%) Python
8 1 (2.94%) C
8 1 (2.94%) Perl
8 1 (2.94%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (17.65%) MCSE
3 5 (14.71%) VCP4
4 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.88%) CCNP
5 2 (5.88%) CCNA
6 1 (2.94%) MCP
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
2 21 (61.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (38.24%) vSphere
4 7 (20.59%) XenApp
5 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.94%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) SCCM
2 6 (17.65%) SCOM
3 5 (14.71%) Puppet
3 5 (14.71%) vMotion
4 3 (8.82%) Vagrant
5 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
1 12 (35.29%) Citrix
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle
3 5 (14.71%) 3PAR
4 4 (11.76%) HP
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco
5 3 (8.82%) Intel
6 2 (5.88%) Nintex
6 2 (5.88%) Telerik
6 2 (5.88%) Apple
7 1 (2.94%) Juniper
7 1 (2.94%) IronPort
7 1 (2.94%) Veeam