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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 26 22 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing VMware 17 22 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.66% 6.51% 10.70%
As % of the Vendors category 11.97% 16.42% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 19
Average daily rate
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£340 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £443 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £18.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -18.94%
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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
142 134 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 38.90% 39.64% 57.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 97 94
Average daily rate £363 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £550 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 37
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.02% +4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £17.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £21.41 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
2 20 (62.50%) Windows
3 19 (59.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (43.75%) PowerShell
6 13 (40.63%) vSphere
6 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 12 (37.50%) SQL
8 11 (34.38%) Linux
9 10 (31.25%) Citrix
10 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (25.00%) Oracle
11 8 (25.00%) XenApp
12 7 (21.88%) SCCM
12 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (21.88%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (18.75%) SAN
13 6 (18.75%) IIS
13 6 (18.75%) MCSE
13 6 (18.75%) SCOM
13 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
13 6 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (15.63%) VCP4
14 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
14 5 (15.63%) DNS
14 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
14 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
14 5 (15.63%) VBScript
14 5 (15.63%) Shell Script

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 6 (18.75%) IIS
2 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
3 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
5 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.13%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) InfoPath
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) SAN
2 5 (15.63%) DNS
2 5 (15.63%) FCoE
2 5 (15.63%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (15.63%) NetScaler
3 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.38%) Internet
3 3 (9.38%) Firewall
4 2 (6.25%) Extranet
4 2 (6.25%) Intranet
4 2 (6.25%) NAS
5 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.13%) Ant
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Environment Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Technical Architect
4 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Wintel Support
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.13%) Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) Middleware
2 3 (9.38%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.25%) CSS
3 2 (6.25%) XHTML
3 2 (6.25%) jQuery
3 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 2 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (3.13%) YAML
4 1 (3.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) GIS
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) HP Storage
3 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (34.38%) Linux
5 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (21.88%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (6.25%) Android
6 2 (6.25%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
2 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) Change Management
3 3 (9.38%) Migration
4 2 (6.25%) Scrum
4 2 (6.25%) Workflow
4 2 (6.25%) SOA
4 2 (6.25%) Content Management
4 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.25%) DevOps
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.13%) Data Management
5 1 (3.13%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.13%) Security Patching
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.13%) SIEM
5 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) PowerShell
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
4 5 (15.63%) VBScript
4 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
5 4 (12.50%) Java
6 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.25%) C#
7 2 (6.25%) Ruby
7 2 (6.25%) Python
7 2 (6.25%) PHP
8 1 (3.13%) Groovy
8 1 (3.13%) C
8 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (18.75%) MCSE
3 5 (15.63%) VCP4
4 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) CCNP
5 2 (6.25%) CCNA
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.13%) Degree
6 1 (3.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
2 19 (59.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (40.63%) vSphere
4 8 (25.00%) XenApp
5 2 (6.25%) XenServer
5 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) SCCM
2 6 (18.75%) SCOM
3 5 (15.63%) Puppet
3 5 (15.63%) vMotion
4 3 (9.38%) Vagrant
5 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) Citrix
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle
4 5 (15.63%) 3PAR
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco
5 4 (12.50%) HP
6 3 (9.38%) Intel
7 2 (6.25%) Apple
7 2 (6.25%) Telerik
7 2 (6.25%) Nintex
8 1 (3.13%) Juniper
8 1 (3.13%) IronPort
8 1 (3.13%) Veeam