The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
South West / Somerset
Rank 27 40 42
Rank change year-on-year +13 +2  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 10 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.72% 0.76% 1.77%
As % of the System Software category 33.33% 10.53% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Median daily rate £350 £250 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £250 £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £38.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -46.51% +43.33%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 30 19 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 14.15% 7.20% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 9
Median daily rate £350 £343 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.18% +34.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.51% -45.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.78 £15.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £20.60 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Somerset

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Somerset

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Somerset

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 8 £350 - 1
Street +1 1 £375 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
South West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Somerset region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
4 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) Python
6 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 4 (28.57%) DevOps
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Core
7 3 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (21.43%) Docker
7 3 (21.43%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 3 (21.43%) Sybase
7 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) .NET
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
7 3 (21.43%) ITIL
7 3 (21.43%) SLA
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco
7 3 (21.43%) Nagios
7 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 3 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) DCCP
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 3 (21.43%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
2 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) Hudson
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) WebOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Release Management
2 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Process Management
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 4 (28.57%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) Ruby
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Docker
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Nagios
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 2 (14.29%) SCOrch
3 1 (7.14%) Ansible
3 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
3 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) Sybase
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds