The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 29 April 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
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 5 32
Rank change year-on-year -8 +27  
Contract jobs citing VMware 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 4.88% 15.15% 2.34%
As % of the Vendors category 13.33% 38.46% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £375 £250 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -61.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £366 £338
% change year-on-year -4.43% +8.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £26.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -30.76% +10.63%  

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 Taunton.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 15 13 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 36.59% 39.39% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 37
Median daily rate £350 £250 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -44.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £160 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £425 £745
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware in Taunton.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Taunton

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware in Taunton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Taunton

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Taunton region with a requirement for VMware.

1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Xen
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Jetty
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) nginx
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (25.00%) Google App Engine
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (25.00%) Mongrel
2 1 (25.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco

VMware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Jetty
1 1 (25.00%) Mongrel
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) FTP
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Google
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft