The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 13 23 9
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing VMware 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 4.17% 3.33% 10.53%
As % of the Vendors category 10.53% 5.36% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Average daily rate £410 £250 £168
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.00% +49.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
VMware
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Vendors Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
19 56 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 39.58% 62.22% 65.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 48 40
Average daily rate £425 £450 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +45.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £321 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £723 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 11 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) SAN
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL
6 3 (33.33%) Unix
6 3 (33.33%) MCSE
6 3 (33.33%) LAN
6 3 (33.33%) WAN
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (33.33%) Time Management
6 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
6 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (33.33%) Nessus
6 3 (33.33%) MCITP
7 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 2 (22.22%) Citrix
7 2 (22.22%) Solaris
7 2 (22.22%) Linux
8 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 1 (11.11%) SQL
8 1 (11.11%) IIS
8 1 (11.11%) IBM
8 1 (11.11%) Lotus

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) IT Security Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) Unix
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Solaris
7 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCITP
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Lotus