Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 2018 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 39 28
Rank change year-on-year 0 -11 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 16 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 3.49% 2.99% 4.96%
As % of the Vendors category 10.74% 13.93% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 11
Devon median daily rate £350 £313 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +13.64% +15.79%
10th Percentile £165 £207 £138
90th Percentile £403 £500 £404
South West median daily rate £370 £338 £313
% change year-on-year +9.63% +8.00% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Devon median hourly rate - £25.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.87% +15.00%
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% +38.78% +25.64%

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 149 122 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 32.46% 21.44% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 65 78
Devon median daily rate £370 £370 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.63% -11.11%
10th Percentile £165 £218 £162
90th Percentile £519 £564 £491
South West median daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 21
Devon median hourly rate £12.02 £35.00 £23.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.66% +50.38% +20.91%
10th Percentile £9.63 £28.13 £9.75
90th Percentile £21.85 £47.75 £51.60
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £28.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year +44.45% +33.72% -14.00%

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018. 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 9 £335 +112.70% 5
Plymouth +2 3 £350 +7.69%
VMware
South West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) Linux
6 6 (37.50%) ITIL
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco
6 6 (37.50%) HP
6 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
6 6 (37.50%) IIS
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) DNS
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (31.25%) SCCM
7 5 (31.25%) vSphere
8 4 (25.00%) nginx
8 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds
8 4 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
8 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (25.00%) jetNEXUS
8 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 4 (25.00%) VPN
8 4 (25.00%) SSL
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (25.00%) Apache
8 4 (25.00%) Nagios
8 4 (25.00%) Service Management

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 6 (37.50%) IIS
2 4 (25.00%) Apache
2 4 (25.00%) nginx
3 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) IPsec
2 4 (25.00%) SSL
2 4 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) NAS
5 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (6.25%) SMS
5 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) LPAR
2 2 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (43.75%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (25.00%) SUSE
6 2 (12.50%) AIX
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (6.25%) CentOS
7 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (25.00%) Security Management
2 4 (25.00%) Service Management
2 4 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Application Packaging
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Security Auditing
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (6.25%) Proactive Management
5 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Signal Processing
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) RHCE
3 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) JSP 440
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (31.25%) vSphere
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (6.25%) Firmware
6 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
6 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
6 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
2 4 (25.00%) Nagios
3 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (12.50%) Tivoli
3 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (6.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) HP
2 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 4 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 4 (25.00%) jetNEXUS
3 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Capita
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) McAfee
5 1 (6.25%) Sophos