The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 25 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 Taunton 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 35 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs citing VMware 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 2.34% 6.78% -
As % of the Vendors category 5.00% 14.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£285 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
80 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 46.78% 45.76% 50.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 13 12
Average daily rate £350 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £423 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Taunton

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 21 (80.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (76.92%) Windows 7
4 19 (73.08%) ITIL
5 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
6 16 (61.54%) Service Management
7 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (53.85%) MCP
7 14 (53.85%) ITSM
7 14 (53.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 13 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (50.00%) Statistics
8 13 (50.00%) Service Delivery
9 12 (46.15%) Risk Analysis
9 12 (46.15%) Management Information System
9 12 (46.15%) Front Office
9 12 (46.15%) Back Office
9 12 (46.15%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (38.46%) Workflow
10 10 (38.46%) SLA
11 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
12 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
13 7 (26.92%) Citrix
14 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
14 6 (23.08%) SAN
15 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
17 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
17 3 (11.54%) MS Office
17 3 (11.54%) Nortel

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 3 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) SAN
2 3 (11.54%) Internet
2 3 (11.54%) Nortel Meridian
3 2 (7.69%) LAN
3 2 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MSI
General
1 12 (46.15%) Front Office
1 12 (46.15%) Back Office
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Support Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Network Support
3 8 (30.77%) Network Engineer
3 8 (30.77%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (26.92%) Lead Network Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Support Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support
6 3 (11.54%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (11.54%) Service Manager
7 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Technician
7 2 (7.69%) Support Technician
7 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Desktop Technician
8 1 (3.85%) Wintel Support Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Wintel Support
8 1 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Statistics
2 12 (46.15%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
3 3 (11.54%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) Windows 7
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) ITIL
2 16 (61.54%) Service Management
3 14 (53.85%) ITSM
4 13 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (50.00%) Service Delivery
5 12 (46.15%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (46.15%) Risk Analysis
6 10 (38.46%) Workflow
7 2 (7.69%) Change Management
8 1 (3.85%) Migration
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) MCP
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (53.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (80.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.54%) XenApp
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Citrix
3 3 (11.54%) Nortel
3 3 (11.54%) Altiris
4 1 (3.85%) NetApp
4 1 (3.85%) Sophos