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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 22 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware 23 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.12% 3.08% 2.63%
As % of the Vendors category 15.33% 5.95% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 6
Average daily rate
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£390 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £481 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.38 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% +16.05%
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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
150 168 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 39.89% 51.69% 51.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 119 66
Average daily rate £340 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £545 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 39
Average hourly rate £15.68 £13.75 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -46.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.73 £17.10 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 (52.27%) Web Services
2 21 (47.73%) Windows
2 21 (47.73%) Puppet
3 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (43.18%) Jenkins
5 18 (40.91%) Linux
6 17 (38.64%) Scrum
7 16 (36.36%) EMC
7 16 (36.36%) Vagrant
7 16 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (34.09%) CentOS
9 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (31.82%) Open Source
9 14 (31.82%) DevOps
9 14 (31.82%) Java
9 14 (31.82%) Apache
10 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
10 12 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (25.00%) RSpec
11 11 (25.00%) vCloud
11 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (25.00%) Tomcat
11 11 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
13 9 (20.45%) Citrix
13 9 (20.45%) Maven
13 9 (20.45%) Cucumber
13 9 (20.45%) Amazon EC2
13 9 (20.45%) Amazon S3
14 8 (18.18%) RESTful

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 14 (31.82%) Apache
2 11 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.36%) Apache Solr
4 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.82%) Node.js
6 2 (4.55%) IIS
7 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.27%) Confluence
7 1 (2.27%) Lync
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (20.45%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (20.45%) Amazon S3
3 5 (11.36%) SaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) Internet
2 3 (6.82%) SAN
3 2 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (4.55%) iSCSI
3 2 (4.55%) NAS
3 2 (4.55%) LDAP
3 2 (4.55%) LAN
3 2 (4.55%) WAN
3 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.55%) DNS
3 2 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (2.27%) VLAN
4 1 (2.27%) SSL
4 1 (2.27%) VoIP
4 1 (2.27%) DMZ
4 1 (2.27%) IPv4
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (43.18%) Jenkins
2 11 (25.00%) RSpec
3 9 (20.45%) Maven
3 9 (20.45%) Cucumber
4 6 (13.64%) JIRA
5 5 (11.36%) FitNesse
5 5 (11.36%) Eclipse
6 3 (6.82%) Selenium
6 3 (6.82%) Mockito
6 3 (6.82%) Grunt
7 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (13.64%) Architect
2 5 (11.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Designer
3 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (9.09%) Administrator
3 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Designer
4 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.82%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Developer
5 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (4.55%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support Technician
5 2 (4.55%) Support Technician
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (52.27%) Web Services
2 8 (18.18%) RESTful
2 8 (18.18%) PostGIS
3 5 (11.36%) SOAP
4 4 (9.09%) J2EE
4 4 (9.09%) Spring
5 3 (6.82%) Ajax
5 3 (6.82%) jQuery
5 3 (6.82%) Spring MVC
5 3 (6.82%) JSON
5 3 (6.82%) Hibernate
5 3 (6.82%) CSS
5 3 (6.82%) JTS
5 3 (6.82%) JPA
6 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Open Source
2 3 (6.82%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.82%) Linked Data
3 2 (4.55%) Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) PKI
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) Windows
2 18 (40.91%) Linux
3 15 (34.09%) CentOS
4 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (9.09%) UNIX
8 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.55%) Windows 2000
9 2 (4.55%) AIX
9 2 (4.55%) Solaris
9 2 (4.55%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) Scrum
3 14 (31.82%) DevOps
4 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (13.64%) ITIL
6 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.82%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) TDD
7 3 (6.82%) Web Development
7 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.82%) Migration
7 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.82%) MVC
7 3 (6.82%) Budget Control
7 3 (6.82%) Kanban
7 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) People Management
8 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.55%) Project Management
8 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) Java
2 5 (11.36%) SQL
3 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.27%) Korn
5 1 (2.27%) Python
5 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.36%) BC Cleared
4 4 (9.09%) VCP5
4 4 (9.09%) CCNP
4 4 (9.09%) CCNA
4 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.09%) MCSE
4 4 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.82%) Degree
6 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 16 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (25.00%) vCloud
3 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
4 6 (13.64%) vSphere
5 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.82%) VirtualBox
7 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (2.27%) XenApp
8 1 (2.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (47.73%) Puppet
2 16 (36.36%) Vagrant
3 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.27%) SCCM
4 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) EMC
2 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 9 (20.45%) Citrix
5 5 (11.36%) Tripwire
5 5 (11.36%) Cisco
6 4 (9.09%) Intel
6 4 (9.09%) Oracle
7 3 (6.82%) HP
8 2 (4.55%) IBM
8 2 (4.55%) Hitachi
8 2 (4.55%) NetApp
8 2 (4.55%) Veritas
8 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.55%) SAP
8 2 (4.55%) Brocade
9 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
9 1 (2.27%) Avaya