Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 25 51
Rank change year-on-year -9 +26 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware 22 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.27% 5.23% 4.08%
As % of the Vendors category 10.14% 11.94% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 12
Somerset median daily rate £388 £240 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.46% -4.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £213 £175 £216
90th Percentile £625 £388 £386
South West median daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year +8.00% -3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £22.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.91% -42.48% +86.31%
South West median hourly rate £34.00 £24.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +38.78% +25.64% -2.79%

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 217 201 326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 42.14% 43.79% 45.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 99 200
Somerset median daily rate £363 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.84% -6.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £144 £207 £260
90th Percentile £534 £491 £490
South West median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 34 29
Somerset median hourly rate £24.00 £21.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.63% -43.79% +91.25%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.30 £10.84
90th Percentile £53.75 £40.55 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% +12.50%

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 November 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 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 November 2017. 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 12 £413 +83.33% 1
Yeovil +4 3 - -
Clevedon +2 2 £238 -
Street 0 1 - -
Weston-super-Mare - 1 - -
Glastonbury - 1 - -
Frome - 1 £365 -
VMware
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (50.00%) Citrix
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 10 (45.45%) SQL
4 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (31.82%) DevOps
6 7 (31.82%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
6 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
7 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (27.27%) JIRA
7 6 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (27.27%) Atlassian
7 6 (27.27%) Groovy
7 6 (27.27%) Office 365
7 6 (27.27%) Bitbucket
7 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
7 6 (27.27%) Subversion
7 6 (27.27%) Python
7 6 (27.27%) Linux
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
8 5 (22.73%) DHCP
8 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (22.73%) DNS

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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.55%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) Jupyter
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.55%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) DHCP
1 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) Extranet
2 3 (13.64%) Intranet
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) 3G
4 1 (4.55%) 4G
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) GSM
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) OpenFlow
4 1 (4.55%) VLAN
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 6 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (27.27%) Bitbucket
2 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 6 (27.27%) JIRA
2 6 (27.27%) Subversion
3 5 (22.73%) ScriptRunner
4 1 (4.55%) Artifactory
4 1 (4.55%) Gerrit
4 1 (4.55%) Gradle
4 1 (4.55%) Phabricator
4 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) JIRA Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) DevOps Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) JIRA Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) SharePoint Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Server Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (4.55%) JSON
2 1 (4.55%) JSON-LD
2 1 (4.55%) OAuth2
2 1 (4.55%) RESTful
2 1 (4.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) RIA
2 1 (4.55%) Semantic Web
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
4 6 (27.27%) Linux
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (13.64%) CentOS
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
7 2 (9.09%) VMS
8 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (31.82%) DevOps
2 5 (22.73%) Kanban
2 5 (22.73%) Scrum
2 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
2 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
3 4 (18.18%) Change Control
3 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Test Management
4 3 (13.64%) Web Development
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) High Availability
5 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.55%) Open Source
5 1 (4.55%) Pair Programming
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) Groovy
2 6 (27.27%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) PHP
3 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (31.82%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
5 3 (13.64%) Samba
5 3 (13.64%) Squid
5 3 (13.64%) VMware Server
6 2 (9.09%) Docker
7 1 (4.55%) KVM
7 1 (4.55%) Shibboleth
7 1 (4.55%) vCloud
7 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Nagios
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
1 3 (13.64%) Webmin
1 3 (13.64%) Xymon
2 2 (9.09%) Ansible
2 2 (9.09%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) Mesos
3 1 (4.55%) SCOrch
3 1 (4.55%) SCSM
3 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Citrix
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) Atlassian
4 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 4 (18.18%) Veeam
5 3 (13.64%) NetApp
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco
7 1 (4.55%) F5
7 1 (4.55%) Google
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle
7 1 (4.55%) Snow
7 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.55%) Sophos