Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 44 28
Rank change year-on-year +10 -16 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware 23 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 4.65% 3.25% 4.59%
As % of the Vendors category 13.86% 12.57% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 9
Devon median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% +44.44%
10th Percentile £216 £165 £224
90th Percentile £403 £579 £575
South West median daily rate £345 £350 £365
% change year-on-year -1.43% -4.11% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Devon median hourly rate £140.00 £29.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +382.76% +16.00% +28.21%
10th Percentile £135.00 £23.75 £17.10
90th Percentile £145.00 £33.85 £27.50
South West median hourly rate £47.00 £34.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +36.23% +56.82% +9.84%

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 166 167 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 33.54% 25.85% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 90 65
Devon median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% +11.11%
10th Percentile £189 £224 £183
90th Percentile £500 £551 £475
South West median daily rate £390 £390 £375
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 22
Devon median hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.86% +40.00% +47.06%
10th Percentile £10.08 £16.75 £10.34
90th Percentile £27.95 £45.00 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £39.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year -21.02% +57.00% +24.24%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +6 11 £325 +106.35% 4
Plymouth +19 4 £301 -39.75%
VMware
South West

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (56.52%) Linux
3 12 (52.17%) Windows
4 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
5 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
5 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
5 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
6 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
7 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
7 8 (34.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (26.09%) Firewall
8 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (26.09%) SCCM
9 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (21.74%) vSphere
9 5 (21.74%) Office 365
9 5 (21.74%) Cisco
9 5 (21.74%) IBM
9 5 (21.74%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (17.39%) Security Auditing
10 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (17.39%) HP
10 4 (17.39%) DNS
10 4 (17.39%) AIX
10 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
10 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
10 4 (17.39%) SQL
10 4 (17.39%) ITIL
10 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
10 4 (17.39%) RHCE

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 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) nginx
3 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) SAN
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (13.04%) DHCP
3 3 (13.04%) SMS
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (8.70%) SSL
4 2 (8.70%) VLAN
5 1 (4.35%) IPsec
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) NAS
5 1 (4.35%) Skype
5 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.35%) VoIP
5 1 (4.35%) VPN
5 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Publishing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Administrator
1 7 (30.43%) Linux Administrator
1 7 (30.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 7 (30.43%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (26.09%) Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Linux Support
4 3 (13.04%) Linux Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Server Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) LPAR
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) Windows
3 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
4 8 (34.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (17.39%) AIX
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (4.35%) CentOS
8 1 (4.35%) SUSE
8 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
1 4 (17.39%) ITIL
1 4 (17.39%) Security Auditing
2 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
2 2 (8.70%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.35%) Change Control
3 1 (4.35%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (4.35%) DevOps
3 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.35%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (4.35%) Proactive Management
3 1 (4.35%) Project Management
3 1 (4.35%) Service Management
3 1 (4.35%) Signal Processing
3 1 (4.35%) Time Management
3 1 (4.35%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
1 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) RHCE
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.70%) MCITP
4 2 (8.70%) MCSA
4 2 (8.70%) MCSE
5 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.35%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
5 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) JSP 440
1 1 (4.35%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 5 (21.74%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (21.74%) vSphere
4 4 (17.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (13.04%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
6 2 (8.70%) XenApp
7 1 (4.35%) Firmware
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) SCCM
2 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (17.39%) Puppet
2 4 (17.39%) Tivoli
2 4 (17.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.35%) Nagios
3 1 (4.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco
3 5 (21.74%) IBM
4 4 (17.39%) HP
5 3 (13.04%) Remedy
6 2 (8.70%) Avaya
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix
6 2 (8.70%) NetApp
6 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
6 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.35%) Capita
7 1 (4.35%) Dell
7 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.35%) jetNEXUS
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) Sonus
7 1 (4.35%) Sophos
7 1 (4.35%) Veeam