Period
to 17 February 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 6 months to 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

VMware
South West > Devon
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 36 32
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware 19 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 4.07% 3.47% 5.27%
As % of the Vendors category 12.34% 14.17% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 17
Devon median daily rate £245 £313 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.60% +8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £153 £172 £127
90th Percentile £392 £468 £579
South West median daily rate £400 £318 £300
% change year-on-year +25.98% +5.83% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.75% -30.43% +27.78%
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £34.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year +20.86% +51.09% +15.00%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Devon.

All Vendors
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 154 127 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 32.98% 24.47% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 61 94
Devon median daily rate £350 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +5.71% -5.41%
10th Percentile £163 £193 £140
90th Percentile £494 £525 £532
South West median daily rate £427 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.81% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 12
Devon median hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.50% +73.91% +21.05%
10th Percentile £10.39 £14.08 £13.75
90th Percentile £83.44 £48.60 £51.04
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £26.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +53.85% +6.12% -23.44%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Devon

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware in Devon.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Devon

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Devon over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Devon

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Devon

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Devon region over the 6 months to 17 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +5 11 £245 -38.75% 6
Plymouth -7 1 - - 2
VMware
South West

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for VMware.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server
3 12 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
3 12 (63.16%) IIS
4 11 (57.89%) ITIL
5 10 (52.63%) DNS
6 9 (47.37%) Linux
6 9 (47.37%) vSphere
7 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
7 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (42.11%) HP
8 7 (36.84%) SSL
8 7 (36.84%) Cisco
8 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
8 7 (36.84%) Nagios
8 7 (36.84%) Apache
8 7 (36.84%) VPN
8 7 (36.84%) Security Management
8 7 (36.84%) IPsec
8 7 (36.84%) Service Management
8 7 (36.84%) SUSE
8 7 (36.84%) Fortinet
8 7 (36.84%) Load Balancing
8 7 (36.84%) SCCM
8 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (36.84%) jetNEXUS
8 7 (36.84%) nginx

VMware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (63.16%) IIS
2 7 (36.84%) Apache
2 7 (36.84%) nginx
3 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) DNS
2 7 (36.84%) IPsec
2 7 (36.84%) SSL
2 7 (36.84%) VPN
3 3 (15.79%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
5 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (15.79%) Electronics
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
1 3 (15.79%) Marketing
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support
4 1 (5.26%) Server Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server
3 9 (47.37%) Linux
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (36.84%) SUSE
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Load Balancing
2 7 (36.84%) Security Management
2 7 (36.84%) Service Management
3 5 (26.32%) Trend Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.79%) Application Packaging
5 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) Data Management
7 1 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
1 1 (5.26%) MCSA
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (47.37%) vSphere
4 6 (31.58%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (15.79%) XenApp
7 2 (10.53%) Xen
7 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
7 2 (10.53%) XenServer
8 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
8 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Nagios
1 7 (36.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) HP
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco
3 7 (36.84%) Fortinet
3 7 (36.84%) jetNEXUS
3 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
3 7 (36.84%) SolarWinds
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) SAP
5 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow