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 26 June 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
South West / Somerset
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 28 35
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 5 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.38% 2.90% 2.90%
As % of the System Software category 12.20% 15.91% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Median daily rate £225 £170 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -24.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year - +11.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £31.50 £22.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.18% +8.99%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -50.00% -6.66%  

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 41 44 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 19.52% 18.26% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 12
Median daily rate £400 £263 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.38% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £176 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 9
Median hourly rate £47.50 £15.75 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +201.58% -21.97%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% +24.28%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Somerset over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Somerset

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 26 June 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 +5 3 £213 +112.50% 3
Taunton -12 1 £375 +56.25%
Weston-super-Mare - 1 - -
VMware Infrastructure
South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
3 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) Finance
5 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco
6 6 (40.00%) DHCP
6 6 (40.00%) DNS
6 6 (40.00%) Linux
6 6 (40.00%) SQL
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 5 (33.33%) SCCM
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (33.33%) SCOrch
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 4 (26.67%) DevOps
8 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
8 4 (26.67%) NetApp
8 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
8 4 (26.67%) .NET
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle
9 3 (20.00%) Sybase
9 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
9 3 (20.00%) Python
9 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (20.00%) SLA

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring 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 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Jetty
2 1 (6.67%) Mongrel
2 1 (6.67%) nginx
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (6.67%) Google App Engine
3 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DHCP
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (20.00%) VLAN
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) DCCP
5 1 (6.67%) FTP
5 1 (6.67%) HTTP
5 1 (6.67%) IPsec
5 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory Support
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix Support
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (26.67%) DevOps
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Release Automation
2 3 (20.00%) Release Management
2 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) Process Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) MCITP
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Docker
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
1 5 (33.33%) SCOrch
2 3 (20.00%) SCSM
3 2 (13.33%) Nagios
3 2 (13.33%) SCOM
4 1 (6.67%) Puppet
4 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (26.67%) NetApp
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) Sybase
6 1 (6.67%) Google
6 1 (6.67%) SAP
6 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds