The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Cheltenham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 12 10 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +40
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 11 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.48% 9.72% 1.74%
As % of the System Software category 40.74% 43.75% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Average daily rate £400 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -5.55%
System Software Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
27 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 23.28% 22.22% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 13
Average daily rate £365 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware Infrastructure
Gloucestershire

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Cheltenham region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) DHCP
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) SCCM
4 5 (45.45%) Network Security
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Network Design
4 5 (45.45%) vSphere
4 5 (45.45%) DNS
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) VB
4 5 (45.45%) NetBackup
4 5 (45.45%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 5 (45.45%) SAN
5 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
5 3 (27.27%) ITSM
5 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
5 3 (27.27%) AppSense
5 3 (27.27%) MS Office
5 3 (27.27%) SMS
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (27.27%) Service Management
5 3 (27.27%) Application Packaging

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) DHCP
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Network Security
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MSI
1 2 (18.18%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SCCM Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
1 3 (27.27%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Network Design
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) VB
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) MCSA
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) vSphere
3 2 (18.18%) ISA Server
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) SCCM
2 5 (45.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) AppSense
5 2 (18.18%) Acronis
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) Veritas
5 2 (18.18%) 3Com