Period
to 18 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 36 40
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 -24
Contract jobs citing VMware 15 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.96% 4.53% 4.84%
As % of the Vendors category 14.29% 13.91% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 16
Devon median daily rate £225 £186 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.81% -32.27% +44.74%
10th Percentile £167 £127 £170
90th Percentile £428 £404 £500
South West median daily rate £325 £300 £333
% change year-on-year +8.33% -9.77% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Devon median hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.43% +35.29% +3.03%
10th Percentile £15.50 £16.50 £16.05
90th Percentile £16.50 £135.70 £22.85
South West median hourly rate £24.50 £24.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% +4.69%

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 105 151 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 20.71% 32.54% 36.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 84 152
Devon median daily rate £350 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -12.16% +7.25%
10th Percentile £185 £146 £221
90th Percentile £538 £507 £500
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 11
Devon median hourly rate £40.00 £23.14 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.88% +10.18% +58.49%
10th Percentile £14.08 £10.13 £15.75
90th Percentile £48.60 £49.80 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year +2.17% -15.60% +34.57%

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

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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 January 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

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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 January 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 0 6 £305 -7.92% 8
Plymouth +2 5 £225 +38.46% 4
VMware
South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Devon region with a requirement for VMware.

1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
5 4 (26.67%) Firewall
5 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (20.00%) Puppet
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) Python
7 2 (13.33%) SAS
7 2 (13.33%) SMS
7 2 (13.33%) DHCP
7 2 (13.33%) Java
7 2 (13.33%) DNS
7 2 (13.33%) SSL
7 2 (13.33%) Dell
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (13.33%) Nagios
7 2 (13.33%) Migration
7 2 (13.33%) Ruby
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) JIRA

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 2 (13.33%) Confluence
1 2 (13.33%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) SMS
2 2 (13.33%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) IPv4
3 1 (6.67%) IPv6
3 1 (6.67%) LDAP
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) Skype
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Artifactory
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (6.67%) JSP
2 1 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) EMC VNX
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.67%) CentOS
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (13.33%) DevOps
1 2 (13.33%) Migration
1 2 (13.33%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Groovy
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) MCITP
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Docker
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Ansible
2 2 (13.33%) Nagios
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Dell
2 1 (6.67%) Avaya
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Dell Compellent
2 1 (6.67%) EMC
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) Sonus
2 1 (6.67%) Veeam