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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 17 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware 22 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 10.33% 14.10% 2.33%
As % of the Vendors category 17.19% 20.00% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £309 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Vendors Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
128 55 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 60.09% 70.51% 69.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 13 16
Average daily rate £325 £285 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -21.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £265 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
VMware
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 26 (83.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (74.19%) ITIL
3 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
4 20 (64.52%) Windows 7
5 17 (54.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (54.84%) MCP
6 16 (51.61%) Service Management
7 15 (48.39%) Front Office
8 14 (45.16%) ITSM
8 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
9 13 (41.94%) SLA
9 13 (41.94%) Service Delivery
9 13 (41.94%) Statistics
9 13 (41.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (38.71%) Risk Analysis
10 12 (38.71%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (38.71%) Management Information System
10 12 (38.71%) Back Office
11 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
12 10 (32.26%) Workflow
13 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
14 7 (22.58%) SAN
14 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
14 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
15 6 (19.35%) Nortel Meridian
15 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
15 6 (19.35%) MS Office
15 6 (19.35%) Nortel

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (19.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) WordPress
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 6 (19.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) SAN
2 6 (19.35%) Nortel Meridian
3 3 (9.68%) Internet
3 3 (9.68%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MSI
General
1 15 (48.39%) Front Office
2 12 (38.71%) Back Office
3 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Support Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Network Support
3 8 (25.81%) Network Support Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Network Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Lead Network Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (9.68%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Service Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Desktop Technician
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Support Technician
7 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Technician
8 1 (3.23%) Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.23%) Wintel Support
8 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Software Packaging
2 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Statistics
2 12 (38.71%) Management Information System
3 6 (19.35%) Blackberry
4 3 (9.68%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.23%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Windows 7
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) ITIL
2 16 (51.61%) Service Management
3 14 (45.16%) ITSM
4 13 (41.94%) Service Delivery
4 13 (41.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (38.71%) Risk Analysis
5 12 (38.71%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (32.26%) Workflow
7 2 (6.45%) Content Management
7 2 (6.45%) Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft Certification
1 17 (54.84%) MCP
2 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
3 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (83.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Nortel
3 4 (12.90%) Citrix
4 3 (9.68%) Altiris
4 3 (9.68%) Apple
5 2 (6.45%) MobileIron
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) Juniper
5 2 (6.45%) Dell
5 2 (6.45%) Wyse
6 1 (3.23%) Sophos
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