Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 34 51
Rank change year-on-year -5 +17 -18
Contract jobs citing VMware 20 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.24% 3.74% 3.84%
As % of the Vendors category 10.26% 10.11% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 12
Somerset median daily rate £280 £250 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -1.96% -6.85%
10th Percentile £228 £186 £250
90th Percentile £598 £358 £400
South West median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Somerset median hourly rate - £32.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.03% +82.14%
South West median hourly rate £24.50 £24.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% +4.69%

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 195 178 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 41.31% 37.01% 42.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 86 178
Somerset median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £159 £187 £254
90th Percentile £538 £481 £488
South West median daily rate £400 £374 £375
% change year-on-year +7.02% -0.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 38 17
Somerset median hourly rate £21.50 £35.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.44% -7.19% +90.68%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.59 £11.17
90th Percentile £41.88 £42.65 £57.00
South West median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £27.25
% change year-on-year +1.57% -15.09% +35.20%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 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 +2 15 £280 -13.85% 3
Clevedon - 2 £238 - 1
Frome - 1 £365 -
Glastonbury - 1 - - 1
Street - 1 - -
VMware
South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (35.00%) DevOps
6 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
7 6 (30.00%) JIRA
7 6 (30.00%) Groovy
7 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (30.00%) Subversion
7 6 (30.00%) Atlassian
7 6 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (30.00%) Linux
7 6 (30.00%) Citrix
7 6 (30.00%) SQL
7 6 (30.00%) Python
7 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (30.00%) Bitbucket
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (25.00%) ScriptRunner
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (25.00%) Web Services
8 5 (25.00%) Scrum
8 5 (25.00%) Kanban

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 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) Jupyter
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (20.00%) G Suite
4 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) DHCP
1 4 (20.00%) DNS
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) 3G
2 1 (5.00%) 4G
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) GSM
2 1 (5.00%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (30.00%) Bitbucket
2 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (30.00%) JIRA
2 6 (30.00%) Subversion
3 5 (25.00%) ScriptRunner
4 1 (5.00%) Artifactory
4 1 (5.00%) Gerrit
4 1 (5.00%) Gradle
4 1 (5.00%) Phabricator
4 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) JIRA Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Server Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) JIRA Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) C Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C/C++ Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (5.00%) JSON
2 1 (5.00%) JSON-LD
2 1 (5.00%) OAuth2
2 1 (5.00%) RESTful
2 1 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (10.00%) VMS
7 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (35.00%) DevOps
2 5 (25.00%) Kanban
2 5 (25.00%) Scrum
2 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (20.00%) Change Control
3 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (20.00%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.00%) Microservices
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.00%) Open Source Development
4 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) TDD
4 1 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Groovy
1 6 (30.00%) Python
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) C++
2 1 (5.00%) Gremlin
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (20.00%) Shibboleth
5 3 (15.00%) VMware Server
6 2 (10.00%) Docker
7 1 (5.00%) KVM
7 1 (5.00%) vCloud
7 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (10.00%) Ansible
2 2 (10.00%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) Mesos
3 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Atlassian
2 6 (30.00%) Citrix
3 4 (20.00%) Google
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (20.00%) Snow
3 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 4 (20.00%) Sophos
4 2 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) Veeam