Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 34 42
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8 -26
Contract jobs citing VMware 21 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 3.81% 4.29% 3.10%
As % of the Vendors category 13.29% 14.29% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 8
Devon median daily rate £325 £389 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.40% +99.36% -13.33%
10th Percentile £167 £140 £159
90th Percentile £458 £581 £575
South West median daily rate £300 £313 £350
% change year-on-year -4.00% -10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Devon median hourly rate £140.00 £23.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +508.70% +35.29% -
10th Percentile £135.00 £22.50 £16.05
90th Percentile £145.00 £23.50 £20.70
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +34.78% +15.00% -0.92%

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 158 154 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 28.68% 30.02% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 85 89
Devon median daily rate £375 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% +10.77%
10th Percentile £225 £169 £174
90th Percentile £530 £544 £475
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year +3.23% +4.73% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 16
Devon median hourly rate £40.00 £23.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.91% +3.37% +45.90%
10th Percentile £10.88 £13.75 £13.75
90th Percentile £92.28 £42.00 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £18.18 £38.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -52.77% +40.00% +36.24%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -7 11 £325 +16.07% 1
Plymouth +7 2 £300 -45.36% 4
VMware
South West

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 11 (52.38%) Windows
1 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
3 9 (42.86%) Firewall
4 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
4 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
5 7 (33.33%) Puppet
5 7 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (23.81%) DNS
7 5 (23.81%) DHCP
7 5 (23.81%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
8 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
8 4 (19.05%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (19.05%) Office 365
9 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (14.29%) vSphere
9 3 (14.29%) XenApp
9 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
9 3 (14.29%) SCCM
9 3 (14.29%) Migration

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 (19.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) Confluence
2 2 (9.52%) SAS
2 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) DHCP
2 5 (23.81%) DNS
3 3 (14.29%) SAN
3 3 (14.29%) SMS
3 3 (14.29%) SSL
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (9.52%) Skype
4 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.76%) IPv4
5 1 (4.76%) IPv6
5 1 (4.76%) LAN
5 1 (4.76%) VLAN
5 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Artifactory
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Administrator
1 7 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 7 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 7 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Linux Support
4 3 (14.29%) Linux Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.76%) JSP
2 1 (4.76%) LAMP
2 1 (4.76%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.76%) EMC VNX
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (4.76%) LPAR
1 1 (4.76%) NHS
1 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Linux
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
4 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.76%) AIX
8 1 (4.76%) CentOS
8 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
8 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
8 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
1 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.52%) DevOps
2 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (4.76%) Security Auditing
3 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Groovy
2 2 (9.52%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) Ruby
2 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (14.29%) MCITP
3 3 (14.29%) MCSA
4 2 (9.52%) MCSE
5 1 (4.76%) CCNA
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
3 5 (23.81%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (14.29%) vSphere
4 3 (14.29%) XenApp
5 2 (9.52%) Docker
5 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Puppet
2 3 (14.29%) SCCM
3 2 (9.52%) Ansible
3 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
3 2 (9.52%) Nagios
4 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) Avaya
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Dell
4 3 (14.29%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) IBM
4 3 (14.29%) Remedy
5 2 (9.52%) NetApp
5 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
5 2 (9.52%) Sonus
5 2 (9.52%) Veeam
6 1 (4.76%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds