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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 39 29 15
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs citing VMware 13 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.82% 2.92% 5.85%
As % of the Vendors category 12.50% 7.14% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 11
Average daily rate
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£278 £335 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.16% +28.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £268 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £546 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
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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
104 112 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 30.59% 40.88% 44.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 74 43
Average daily rate £330 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 17
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +27.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £13.30 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.20 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 January 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 January 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 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Citrix
3 10 (29.41%) Web Services
3 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 10 (29.41%) Puppet
4 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
4 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (23.53%) EMC
6 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (20.59%) Open Source
6 7 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (17.65%) Scrum
7 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (17.65%) Internet
7 6 (17.65%) Java
7 6 (17.65%) XenApp
8 5 (14.71%) SaaS
8 5 (14.71%) Cucumber
8 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (14.71%) PostGIS
8 5 (14.71%) Vagrant
8 5 (14.71%) DevOps
8 5 (14.71%) Maven
8 5 (14.71%) JIRA
8 5 (14.71%) CentOS
8 5 (14.71%) RESTful
8 5 (14.71%) Apache Solr
8 5 (14.71%) FitNesse

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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%) Apache Solr
1 5 (14.71%) Apache
1 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 4 (11.76%) Lync
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (14.71%) SaaS
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Internet
2 3 (8.82%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) SAN
3 2 (5.88%) ADSL
3 2 (5.88%) LAN
3 2 (5.88%) WAN
3 2 (5.88%) VPN
3 2 (5.88%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.94%) Broadband
4 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.94%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
2 5 (14.71%) Cucumber
2 5 (14.71%) Maven
2 5 (14.71%) JIRA
2 5 (14.71%) FitNesse
2 5 (14.71%) Eclipse
3 3 (8.82%) RSpec
General
1 1 (2.94%) Retail
1 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (17.65%) Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 2 (5.88%) Wintel Support
5 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.88%) Citrix Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Storage Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Environment Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix Support
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) Web Services
2 5 (14.71%) PostGIS
2 5 (14.71%) RESTful
2 5 (14.71%) SOAP
3 3 (8.82%) J2EE
4 2 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Open Source
2 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (14.71%) CentOS
5 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.82%) Linux
7 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.65%) Scrum
3 5 (14.71%) DevOps
4 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.94%) Line Management
6 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.94%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.94%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (8.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.88%) BC Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) MCDST
3 1 (2.94%) MCP
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.65%) XenApp
4 5 (14.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (8.82%) vCloud
6 2 (5.88%) vSphere
7 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.94%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) Puppet
2 5 (14.71%) Vagrant
3 3 (8.82%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.94%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.94%) SCCM
4 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Citrix
2 8 (23.53%) EMC
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.82%) IBM
5 2 (5.88%) Avaya
5 2 (5.88%) Tripwire
6 1 (2.94%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.94%) Brocade
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco
6 1 (2.94%) Adobe
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) Wyse
6 1 (2.94%) CA
6 1 (2.94%) Symantec
6 1 (2.94%) McAfee
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