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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 21 28 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing VMware 5 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 6.58% 3.68% 12.50%
As % of the Vendors category 9.26% 9.52% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate
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£260 £318 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.11% +1.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.60 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £21.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-2.78% -8.42%
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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 Taunton region.

Vendors Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54 63 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 71.05% 38.65% 55.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 44 15
Average daily rate £365 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.60 £15.00 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.33% -22.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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 1 September 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
4 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
5 3 (37.50%) UML
5 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (37.50%) Hitachi
5 3 (37.50%) HP
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (25.00%) Replication
6 2 (25.00%) Clustering
6 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (25.00%) MODAF
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
6 2 (25.00%) CommVault
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) Zerto
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) XenApp
6 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (25.00%) Veeam
6 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (25.00%) Information Security

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) UML
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (25.00%) MODAF
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Hitachi
3 3 (37.50%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Veeam
4 2 (25.00%) Zerto
4 2 (25.00%) CommVault
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Lotus
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper