The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire 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 49 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware 20 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.81% 4.74% 3.55%
As % of the Vendors category 6.49% 12.72% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 8
Average daily rate £335 £440 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.86% +25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £302 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £479 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £309 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -49.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Vendors Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
308 173 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 43.26% 37.28% 52.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 134 214
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £232 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £497 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 34
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.75 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -50.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.59 £13.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £18.90 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
VMware
South West

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

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

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -20 5 £275 -37.50% 8
Salisbury - 2 £400 -
Chippenham - 1 £335 - 4
Corsham - - - - 5
VMware
South West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 16 (47.06%) HP
5 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
5 13 (38.24%) Firewall
6 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
6 12 (35.29%) Linux
7 11 (32.35%) Cisco
7 11 (32.35%) Citrix
7 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
8 10 (29.41%) ITIL
9 9 (26.47%) UNIX
9 9 (26.47%) Symantec
9 9 (26.47%) vCloud
9 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
10 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (23.53%) DNS
10 8 (23.53%) DHCP
10 8 (23.53%) Python
10 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
10 8 (23.53%) Perl
11 7 (20.59%) NetBackup
12 6 (17.65%) VMware ESX
12 6 (17.65%) Ruby
12 6 (17.65%) DV Cleared
12 6 (17.65%) SCCM
12 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
12 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Site Server
2 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) Firewall
2 8 (23.53%) DNS
2 8 (23.53%) DHCP
3 6 (17.65%) SAN
4 5 (14.71%) SSH
5 4 (11.76%) VPN
6 2 (5.88%) NAS
6 2 (5.88%) FTP
6 2 (5.88%) HTTP
6 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.94%) LAN
7 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Back Office
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (17.65%) Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Security Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Architect
3 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.88%) VMware Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Cryptography
1 4 (11.76%) PKI
2 3 (8.82%) Statistics
3 2 (5.88%) Celerra
3 2 (5.88%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.94%) EPoS
4 1 (2.94%) PMI
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.94%) Open Source
4 1 (2.94%) iSeries
4 1 (2.94%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 12 (35.29%) Linux
3 9 (26.47%) UNIX
4 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (8.82%) Solaris
7 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.94%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Project Management
3 4 (11.76%) Service Management
3 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 4 (11.76%) SOA
4 3 (8.82%) Network Management
4 3 (8.82%) Security Architecture
4 3 (8.82%) Security Testing
4 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
4 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Time Management
5 2 (5.88%) Software Deployment
5 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.94%) Migration
6 1 (2.94%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) Python
1 8 (23.53%) Perl
2 6 (17.65%) Ruby
2 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 5 (14.71%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) VBScript
5 1 (2.94%) VB
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.65%) DV Cleared
4 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.94%) MCSE
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.94%) RHCE
6 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 9 (26.47%) vCloud
4 6 (17.65%) VMware ESX
5 5 (14.71%) XenApp
6 4 (11.76%) UAG
7 3 (8.82%) Terminal Services
7 3 (8.82%) vSphere
8 2 (5.88%) NFS
9 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) NetBackup
2 6 (17.65%) SCCM
2 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (14.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (14.71%) HP SIM
3 5 (14.71%) SCOM
4 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.88%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) HP
2 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
3 11 (32.35%) Cisco
3 11 (32.35%) Citrix
4 9 (26.47%) Symantec
5 4 (11.76%) 3PAR
5 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle
6 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.88%) Sun
7 2 (5.88%) EMC
8 1 (2.94%) IBM
8 1 (2.94%) AppSense
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