Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 24 22
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 +29
Contract jobs citing VMware 25 26 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.85% 5.62% 7.11%
As % of the Vendors category 15.15% 12.56% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 14
Somerset median daily rate £228 £388 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.29% +51.22% +2.50%
10th Percentile £205 £175 £179
90th Percentile £333 £625 £365
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Somerset median hourly rate £44.58 £47.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.15% +115.91% +7.88%
10th Percentile £39.90 £35.45 £14.70
90th Percentile £47.05 £49.50 £30.53
South West median hourly rate £47.00 £34.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +38.24% +38.78% +24.05%

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 165 207 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 32.04% 44.71% 46.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 121 113
Somerset median daily rate £339 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.31% +9.59% -2.67%
10th Percentile £196 £156 £213
90th Percentile £516 £550 £535
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 33
Somerset median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +115.91% -49.34%
10th Percentile £30.98 £13.00 £15.38
90th Percentile £45.13 £53.75 £41.75
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +39.13% +9.52%

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 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 15 October 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 -3 12 £225 -43.75% 11
Yeovil -4 4 £218 -
Taunton -1 3 - - 2
VMware
South West

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (44.00%) Linux
4 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (32.00%) DNS
6 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (24.00%) DHCP
8 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (20.00%) Cisco
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) SCCM
9 4 (16.00%) PKI
9 4 (16.00%) Citrix
9 4 (16.00%) Python
9 4 (16.00%) AIX
9 4 (16.00%) ITIL
9 4 (16.00%) Perl
9 4 (16.00%) PHP
9 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (16.00%) Office 365
9 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (12.00%) SQL
10 3 (12.00%) Sophos
11 2 (8.00%) VLAN
11 2 (8.00%) JIRA
11 2 (8.00%) WSUS
11 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
11 2 (8.00%) Finance

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 (8.00%) Apache
1 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
1 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.00%) Office 365
3 2 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (8.00%) G Suite
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) DNS
2 6 (24.00%) DHCP
3 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.00%) Skype
4 2 (8.00%) VLAN
5 1 (4.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.00%) eduroam
5 1 (4.00%) Firewall
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security
5 1 (4.00%) OSPF
5 1 (4.00%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Server Support
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) PKI
2 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Linux
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (16.00%) AIX
5 2 (8.00%) Unix
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) CentOS
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.00%) Server Building
4 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (4.00%) Security Hardening
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.00%) Perl
2 4 (16.00%) PHP
2 4 (16.00%) Python
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) CCNP
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) MCSA
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) Shibboleth
4 1 (4.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) Cacti
2 2 (8.00%) Grafana
2 2 (8.00%) Nagios
2 2 (8.00%) SCOrch
2 2 (8.00%) SCSM
2 2 (8.00%) WSUS
3 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Citrix
3 3 (12.00%) Sophos
4 2 (8.00%) Google
4 2 (8.00%) NetApp
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) F5
5 1 (4.00%) McAfee
5 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.00%) Snow
5 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds