Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 31 23
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8 +16
Contract jobs citing VMware 20 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.40% 5.84% 6.07%
As % of the Vendors category 15.63% 12.26% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 10
Somerset median daily rate £228 £350 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% +36.59% +0.49%
10th Percentile £207 £186 £158
90th Percentile £292 £460 £399
South West median daily rate £340 £350 £365
% change year-on-year -2.86% -4.11% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Somerset median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.53% +115.91% +8.99%
10th Percentile £13.50 £37.25 £13.80
90th Percentile £14.50 £49.38 £23.00
South West median hourly rate £47.00 £34.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +38.24% +54.55% +9.67%

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 128 212 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 28.13% 47.64% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 114 126
Somerset median daily rate £325 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £171 £161 £213
90th Percentile £498 £546 £544
South West median daily rate £393 £399 £375
% change year-on-year -1.57% +6.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 29 39
Somerset median hourly rate £21.50 £50.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.00% +88.68% -28.86%
10th Percentile £14.40 £35.25 £14.55
90th Percentile £32.05 £53.75 £57.00
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £39.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -20.51% +56.00% +23.85%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 10 £225 -35.71% 4
Taunton +2 1 £445 +18.67%
Clevedon +1 1 - -
VMware
South West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (55.00%) Linux
4 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 9 (45.00%) DNS
6 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (35.00%) DHCP
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (30.00%) Cisco
9 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (25.00%) Python
9 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (20.00%) Google
10 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (20.00%) AIX
10 4 (20.00%) Perl
10 4 (20.00%) PHP
10 4 (20.00%) Sophos
11 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
11 3 (15.00%) Citrix
11 3 (15.00%) SQL
11 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (15.00%) VLAN
11 3 (15.00%) SCCM
11 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (15.00%) G Suite
12 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
12 2 (10.00%) SCOrch
12 2 (10.00%) SCSM

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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Jetty
2 1 (5.00%) Mongrel
2 1 (5.00%) nginx
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.00%) G Suite
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.00%) Google App Engine
4 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) DNS
2 7 (35.00%) DHCP
3 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.00%) VLAN
5 1 (5.00%) eduroam
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall
5 1 (5.00%) FTP
5 1 (5.00%) HTTP
5 1 (5.00%) IPsec
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) SSL
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
1 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Server Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) J2EE
1 1 (5.00%) Servlets
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Linux
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (20.00%) AIX
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) Unix
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL
1 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (5.00%) Change Management
2 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (5.00%) DevOps
2 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (5.00%) Migration
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (5.00%) Security Hardening
2 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.00%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (5.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (5.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Python
2 4 (20.00%) Perl
2 4 (20.00%) PHP
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.00%) Docker
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) Shibboleth
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (10.00%) SCOrch
2 2 (10.00%) SCSM
2 2 (10.00%) WSUS
3 1 (5.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) SmoothWall
3 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco
3 4 (20.00%) Google
3 4 (20.00%) Sophos
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.00%) NetApp
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.00%) Adobe
6 1 (5.00%) Avaya
6 1 (5.00%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (5.00%) Dell KACE
6 1 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) McAfee
6 1 (5.00%) Snow
6 1 (5.00%) Veeam