Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 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
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 30 31
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware 14 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.90% 5.15% 5.66%
As % of the Vendors category 10.14% 14.04% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 13
Somerset median daily rate £250 £235 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -32.86% +33.33%
10th Percentile £202 £209 £313
90th Percentile £300 £290 £468
South West median daily rate £425 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +30.77% +4.00% -13.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Somerset median hourly rate - £14.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -70.53% +115.91%
South West median hourly rate £46.00 £37.55 £28.25
% change year-on-year +22.50% +32.92% +37.80%

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 138 171 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 38.44% 36.70% 42.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 99 97
Somerset median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £227 £201 £197
90th Percentile £572 £557 £475
South West median daily rate £440 £390 £388
% change year-on-year +12.82% +0.65% +4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 38
Somerset median hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -47.67% +10.97%
10th Percentile £13.50 £14.70 £24.46
90th Percentile £46.20 £43.75 £52.88
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £17.62 £38.50
% change year-on-year +127.01% -54.23% +50.98%

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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 -1 9 £250 +8.70% 2
Taunton +11 1 £325 -26.97%
VMware
South West

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
2 11 (78.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (50.00%) SAN
4 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco
5 6 (42.86%) LAN
5 6 (42.86%) WLAN
5 6 (42.86%) WAN
5 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (35.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (35.71%) Public Cloud
6 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
6 5 (35.71%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) WSUS
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 2 (14.29%) IIS
9 1 (7.14%) SAP
9 1 (7.14%) Unix
9 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
9 1 (7.14%) SharePoint

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 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (35.71%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) SAN
2 6 (42.86%) LAN
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 6 (42.86%) WLAN
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) French Language
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Server Support
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (50.00%) Linux
5 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Android
6 1 (7.14%) Unix
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.14%) Server Building
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) VMware NSX
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) WSUS
2 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 1 (7.14%) Nessus
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Aerohive Networks
2 1 (7.14%) Apple
2 1 (7.14%) Aruba
2 1 (7.14%) Dell
2 1 (7.14%) ESET
2 1 (7.14%) Forcepoint
2 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
2 1 (7.14%) McAfee
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Sophos
2 1 (7.14%) Veeam