Period
to 18 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 December 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 > Somerset
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 28 30
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2 +25
Contract jobs citing VMware 19 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.84% 4.63% 4.33%
As % of the Vendors category 11.80% 12.30% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 10
Somerset median daily rate £218 £245 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.22% +3.16% -6.86%
10th Percentile £199 £215 £167
90th Percentile £341 £570 £348
South West median daily rate £375 £338 £300
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Somerset median hourly rate £44.58 £47.50 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.15% +74.31% -28.76%
10th Percentile £39.90 £46.25 £22.03
90th Percentile £47.05 £48.75 £32.68
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% +40.21% +24.36%

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 Somerset.

All Vendors
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 161 187 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 32.53% 37.63% 38.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 120 83
Somerset median daily rate £400 £331 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.75% +1.92% -13.33%
10th Percentile £200 £140 £177
90th Percentile £572 £501 £485
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 39
Somerset median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.78% -31.82% -13.73%
10th Percentile £33.45 £13.00 £15.05
90th Percentile £44.85 £51.25 £42.50
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £24.00 £23.14
% change year-on-year +72.92% +3.73% -7.45%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Somerset

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Somerset

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Somerset over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Somerset

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Somerset

VMware
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 within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 18 December 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
Bath -9 12 £225 -28.85% 5
Yeovil -3 4 £218 -
Taunton - 3 - - 2
VMware
South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Somerset region with a requirement for VMware.

1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
3 10 (52.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (47.37%) Linux
5 8 (42.11%) Cisco
5 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
6 6 (31.58%) LAN
6 6 (31.58%) WLAN
6 6 (31.58%) WAN
6 6 (31.58%) SAN
6 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (21.05%) PKI
8 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
8 4 (21.05%) Office 365
9 3 (15.79%) SCCM
9 3 (15.79%) ITIL
9 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (10.53%) JIRA
10 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
10 2 (10.53%) Cacti
10 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
10 2 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (10.53%) Skype
10 2 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (10.53%) Server Building

VMware
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 2 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
1 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) LAN
1 6 (31.58%) SAN
1 6 (31.58%) WAN
1 6 (31.58%) WLAN
2 2 (10.53%) Skype
3 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security
3 1 (5.26%) OSPF
3 1 (5.26%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Server Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) PKI
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
3 9 (47.37%) Linux
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) Server Building
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCNP
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) Cacti
2 2 (10.53%) Grafana
2 2 (10.53%) Nagios
3 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) F5
3 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto