The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Southampton region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 20 13 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Contract jobs citing VMware 25 30 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.12% 9.40% 3.19%
As % of the Vendors category 16.34% 17.75% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 7
Average daily rate
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£358 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.74% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £213 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £473 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £21.38 £18.88 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.24% -36.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.28 £16.50 £19.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.48 £29.40 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
153 169 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 43.59% 52.98% 50.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 91 54
Average daily rate £349 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 29 40
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £12.33 £9.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.93 £28.50 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 July 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 29 July 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 30 (60.00%) Windows
2 28 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (42.00%) Linux
4 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (28.00%) Web Services
5 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (26.00%) Active Directory
6 13 (26.00%) Scrum
6 13 (26.00%) Puppet
6 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (24.00%) Jenkins
7 12 (24.00%) Vagrant
7 12 (24.00%) EMC
7 12 (24.00%) Citrix
8 11 (22.00%) ITIL
9 10 (20.00%) Oracle
9 10 (20.00%) Apache
9 10 (20.00%) DevOps
9 10 (20.00%) CentOS
10 9 (18.00%) LAN
10 9 (18.00%) Java
10 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (18.00%) Red Hat
11 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (16.00%) SQL
11 8 (16.00%) Tomcat
11 8 (16.00%) RSpec
11 8 (16.00%) Open Source
11 8 (16.00%) vSphere
11 8 (16.00%) vCloud

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (20.00%) Apache
2 8 (16.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.00%) Node.js
5 3 (6.00%) IIS
6 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.00%) nginx
7 1 (2.00%) Apache Solr
7 1 (2.00%) Confluence
7 1 (2.00%) Lync
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Office
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (14.00%) Amazon S3
2 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.00%) Office 365
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) LAN
2 5 (10.00%) SAN
3 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.00%) DNS
3 4 (8.00%) Internet
4 3 (6.00%) WAN
5 2 (4.00%) LDAP
5 2 (4.00%) Firewall
5 2 (4.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.00%) NAS
5 2 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (4.00%) IPv4
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.00%) VLAN
6 1 (2.00%) VoIP
6 1 (2.00%) SSL
6 1 (2.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.00%) MySQL
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (16.00%) RSpec
3 6 (12.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (10.00%) Maven
5 3 (6.00%) Selenium
5 3 (6.00%) Mockito
5 3 (6.00%) Grunt
6 2 (4.00%) JIRA
7 1 (2.00%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (14.00%) Systems Engineer
1 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (8.00%) Administrator
2 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 4 (8.00%) Designer
3 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (6.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (6.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (6.00%) Developer
4 2 (4.00%) Analyst
4 2 (4.00%) Architect
4 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (4.00%) Support Technician
4 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) Web Services
2 4 (8.00%) RESTful
2 4 (8.00%) PostGIS
3 3 (6.00%) JTS
3 3 (6.00%) CSS
3 3 (6.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (6.00%) Spring
3 3 (6.00%) Ajax
3 3 (6.00%) JSON
3 3 (6.00%) Spring MVC
3 3 (6.00%) jQuery
3 3 (6.00%) JPA
4 2 (4.00%) Middleware
5 1 (2.00%) SOAP
5 1 (2.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Open Source
2 3 (6.00%) Linked Data
2 3 (6.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.00%) Clustering
3 2 (4.00%) PKI
3 2 (4.00%) Replication
3 2 (4.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (60.00%) Windows
2 21 (42.00%) Linux
3 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (20.00%) CentOS
7 6 (12.00%) UNIX
8 5 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (6.00%) Windows 2000
11 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
11 2 (4.00%) AIX
11 2 (4.00%) Solaris
11 2 (4.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Scrum
2 11 (22.00%) ITIL
3 10 (20.00%) DevOps
4 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (8.00%) Migration
7 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.00%) TDD
7 3 (6.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.00%) Web Development
7 3 (6.00%) SOA
7 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.00%) Budget Control
7 3 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.00%) Kanban
7 3 (6.00%) MVC
7 3 (6.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) Java
2 8 (16.00%) SQL
3 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (8.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.00%) Python
6 2 (4.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.00%) MCSE
2 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) VCP5
3 4 (8.00%) CCNP
3 4 (8.00%) CCNA
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (6.00%) Degree
4 3 (6.00%) BC Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) RHCT
6 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 28 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (26.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (16.00%) vSphere
3 8 (16.00%) vCloud
4 6 (12.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.00%) RHEV
5 3 (6.00%) VirtualBox
6 2 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.00%) XenApp
7 1 (2.00%) XenServer
7 1 (2.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 13 (26.00%) Puppet
2 12 (24.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (4.00%) SCOM
3 2 (4.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) EMC
1 12 (24.00%) Citrix
2 10 (20.00%) Oracle
3 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (10.00%) Intel
4 5 (10.00%) Cisco
5 4 (8.00%) HP
6 3 (6.00%) IBM
6 3 (6.00%) Tripwire
7 2 (4.00%) Brocade
7 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.00%) Sophos
7 2 (4.00%) Hitachi
7 2 (4.00%) NetApp
7 2 (4.00%) Veritas
7 2 (4.00%) SAP
8 1 (2.00%) Avaya
8 1 (2.00%) Atlassian