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 26 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
South West / Somerset
Rank 23 31 29
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2  
Contract jobs citing VMware 13 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.25% 2.26% 5.52%
As % of the Vendors category 15.12% 5.56% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 10
Median daily rate £350 £250 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -5.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £250 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.44% -  

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 86 108 178
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 41.35% 40.75% 51.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 56 103
Median daily rate £375 £338 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £473 £723
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 14
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.88 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +102.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £21.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £57.00 £42.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Somerset

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 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 - 10 £350 - 4
Street +2 2 £470 - 1
VMware
South West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server
5 9 (47.37%) PowerShell
6 8 (42.11%) Linux
6 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
6 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
7 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (26.32%) Python
8 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 5 (26.32%) Cisco
8 5 (26.32%) Finance
8 5 (26.32%) DevOps
9 4 (21.05%) Docker
9 4 (21.05%) SQL
9 4 (21.05%) .NET
9 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (21.05%) Ruby
9 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (15.79%) Release Management
10 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
10 3 (15.79%) ITIL
10 3 (15.79%) Sybase
10 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
10 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
10 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management

VMware
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 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.26%) GitHub
3 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.26%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DHCP
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) DCCP
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) SSH
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.26%) Big Data
4 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (15.79%) TeamCity
2 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) Artifactory
4 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.26%) Hudson
4 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Build and Release Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Build Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Release Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) WebOps Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (5.26%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server
3 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) DevOps
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Release Management
3 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.53%) Process Management
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Coaching
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.26%) Web Operations
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) PowerShell
2 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
3 5 (26.32%) Python
4 4 (21.05%) Ruby
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
3 4 (21.05%) Docker
4 1 (5.26%) HDFS
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Nagios
2 2 (10.53%) Ansible
2 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) SCOM
2 2 (10.53%) SCOrch
3 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.26%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) Terraform
3 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) Sybase
4 1 (5.26%) Google
4 1 (5.26%) Hortonworks
4 1 (5.26%) NetApp
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec
4 1 (5.26%) Veeam