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 3 months to 27 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.

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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 12 25
Rank change year-on-year -15 +13  
Contract jobs citing VMware 13 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.22% 9.84% 5.33%
As % of the Vendors category 11.30% 18.90% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 6
Median daily rate £225 £263 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £156 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £400 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £358 £330
% change year-on-year +3.49% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Median hourly rate £47.50 £17.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +179.41% -15.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £13.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £21.00 £20.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £28.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -39.47% +29.54%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 115 127 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 55.02% 52.05% 47.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 67 71
Median daily rate £423 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.75% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £483 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 27
Median hourly rate £47.50 £21.75 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.39% +7.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £13.05 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £37.63 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Somerset

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Somerset over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Somerset

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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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Somerset over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 27 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
Yeovil - 5 - - 1
Bath 0 4 £213 -19.04% 3
Taunton -16 2 £375 +56.25%
Clevedon +1 1 - -
Weston-super-Mare - 1 - -
VMware
South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for VMware.

1 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 15 (57.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 13 (50.00%) Linux
6 13 (50.00%) SQL
7 12 (46.15%) DNS
8 11 (42.31%) DHCP
8 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
10 9 (34.62%) Citrix
10 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
11 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
12 7 (26.92%) Cisco
12 7 (26.92%) Nagios
12 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (26.92%) Finance
12 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
12 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
12 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
12 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
13 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
14 5 (19.23%) SCOrch
14 5 (19.23%) DevOps
14 5 (19.23%) Webmin

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 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
2 5 (19.23%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (19.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) Jetty
4 1 (3.85%) Mongrel
4 1 (3.85%) nginx
4 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (19.23%) Office 365
3 2 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.85%) GitHub
4 1 (3.85%) Google App Engine
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) DNS
2 11 (42.31%) DHCP
3 5 (19.23%) Extranet
3 5 (19.23%) Intranet
3 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
4 4 (15.38%) VLAN
4 4 (15.38%) WAN
5 3 (11.54%) Firewall
5 3 (11.54%) LAN
6 2 (7.69%) VPN
7 1 (3.85%) DCCP
7 1 (3.85%) FTP
7 1 (3.85%) HTTP
7 1 (3.85%) IPsec
7 1 (3.85%) SSH
7 1 (3.85%) SSL
7 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (19.23%) MySQL
4 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
5 2 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (3.85%) Big Data
6 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (11.54%) TeamCity
2 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.85%) Artifactory
4 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.85%) Maven
4 1 (3.85%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 5 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
1 5 (19.23%) SharePoint Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Active Directory Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Active Directory Support
3 3 (11.54%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Citrix Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Citrix Support
3 3 (11.54%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
2 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (3.85%) boto
3 1 (3.85%) J2EE
3 1 (3.85%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) RIA
2 3 (11.54%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (50.00%) Linux
4 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
6 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (19.23%) CentOS
8 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) DevOps
1 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (19.23%) Migration
1 5 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
1 5 (19.23%) Test Management
1 5 (19.23%) Web Development
2 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Release Automation
3 3 (11.54%) Release Management
3 3 (11.54%) Scrum
4 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.69%) Process Management
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.85%) Open Source
5 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
3 5 (19.23%) PHP
4 4 (15.38%) Python
4 4 (15.38%) Ruby
5 2 (7.69%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) MCITP
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 15 (57.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
4 5 (19.23%) Samba
4 5 (19.23%) Squid
5 4 (15.38%) Docker
6 2 (7.69%) VMware Server
7 1 (3.85%) HDFS
7 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (3.85%) vSphere
7 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Nagios
2 5 (19.23%) SCCM
2 5 (19.23%) SCOrch
2 5 (19.23%) Webmin
2 5 (19.23%) Xymon
3 3 (11.54%) SCSM
4 2 (7.69%) Puppet
4 2 (7.69%) SCOM
5 1 (3.85%) Ansible
5 1 (3.85%) Terraform
5 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) Citrix
3 7 (26.92%) Cisco
4 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
4 5 (19.23%) Veeam
5 4 (15.38%) NetApp
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle
6 3 (11.54%) Sybase
7 2 (7.69%) Google
8 1 (3.85%) Hortonworks
8 1 (3.85%) SAP
8 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.85%) Sophos