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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 27 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware 5 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 3.31% 14.00% 8.33%
As % of the Vendors category 8.47% 25.00% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.00%
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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
59 28 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 39.07% 56.00% 63.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 15 15
Average daily rate £404 £310 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.24% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £125 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £369 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -

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 15 September 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 18 (85.71%) Windows
1 18 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 14 (66.67%) Service Management
2 14 (66.67%) ITIL
3 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 13 (61.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (57.14%) MCP
4 12 (57.14%) ITSM
4 12 (57.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 10 (47.62%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (47.62%) Management Information System
5 10 (47.62%) Front Office
5 10 (47.62%) Back Office
5 10 (47.62%) Service Delivery
5 10 (47.62%) Workflow
5 10 (47.62%) Risk Analysis
5 10 (47.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (47.62%) Statistics
5 10 (47.62%) SLA
6 7 (33.33%) Citrix
6 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
9 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
10 3 (14.29%) XenApp
10 3 (14.29%) Nortel
10 3 (14.29%) MS Office
10 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
10 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
1 3 (14.29%) Nortel Meridian
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MSI
General
1 10 (47.62%) Front Office
1 10 (47.62%) Back Office
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Network Support
3 8 (38.10%) Network Support Engineer
3 8 (38.10%) Network Engineer
4 7 (33.33%) Lead Network Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Support Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
7 2 (9.52%) Desktop Technician
7 2 (9.52%) Support Technician
7 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Technician
8 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Wintel Support
8 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
8 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Management Information System
1 10 (47.62%) Statistics
2 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 3 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.76%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
1 18 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) ITIL
1 14 (66.67%) Service Management
2 12 (57.14%) ITSM
3 10 (47.62%) Workflow
3 10 (47.62%) Service Delivery
3 10 (47.62%) Risk Analysis
3 10 (47.62%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (47.62%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (57.14%) MCP
2 12 (57.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (14.29%) XenApp
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) Nortel
3 3 (14.29%) Altiris
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp
4 1 (4.76%) Sophos